12 March 2012 07:36 PM
Israeli air strikes today killed five Palestinians, including a father and his daughter, as Gaza-based militants fired dozens of rockets into Israel’s south for a fourth consecutive day.
10 March 2012 12:00 AM
Thousands of African asylum-seekers fleeing persecution could end up in Negev desert camp
07 March 2012 12:00 AM
Netanyahu argued that if Iran obtains the bomb it could set off a regional nuclear arms race
29 February 2012 12:00 AM
23 February 2012 12:00 AM
UN experts have returned from Tehran empty-handed after two days of talks focused on Iran’s nuclear programme, narrowing the options for diplomacy amid fears of a military confrontation with Israel and the West.
30 January 2012 12:00 AM
Thousands of troops and tanks rushed to Syrian capital's suburbs in fierce crackdown on rebels
30 January 2012 12:00 AM
The Afghan government will hold talks with the Taliban in Saudi Arabia, opening up an alternative avenue to peace negotiations between the insurgent group and the United States, according to reports.
28 January 2012 12:00 AM
Russia dismissed as unacceptable last night a joint European and Arab League attempt at the UN Security Council to demand President Assad of Syria step down.
27 January 2012 12:00 AM
Hours after Palestinians declared that talks with Israel were "over," the European Union's foreign policy chief Baroness Ashton has insisted that the peace process is not at an impasse.
26 January 2012 12:00 AM
President Abbas blames Israeli settlements for failed bid to revive top-level negotiations
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
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