23 October 2012 11:00 AM
Tzipi Livni, Israel's former opposition leader who crashed out of politics this year after losing her party's leadership contest, is poised to make a political comeback as head of a new party ahead of early elections in January.
22 October 2012 08:47 AM
Eleven Jordanian militants, accused of an ambitious plot to blow up multiple targets in Amman, had been planning since June the operation that would have been the worst terror attack in the Middle Eastern kingdom in years.
19 October 2012 12:00 AM
Gilad Shalit's fate transfixed the nation. A year after release he talks of chess games with his captors
Former head of Israel’s spy agency Mossad Meir Dagan seeks liver transplant in Belarus after European and US surgeons 'refuse to treat him'
17 October 2012 05:14 PM
Meir Dagan, the former head of Israel’s spy agency Mossad, has been forced to seek a liver transplant in Belarus, Europe’s most autocratic state, after European and American surgeons reportedly refused to treat him. He is said to be in critical condition.
04 October 2012 09:43 AM
To an outsider, it is one of the more bizarre aspects of Judaism: the annual selection of the etrog, a lumpy-looking citrus fruit that is required for Jewish rituals.
04 October 2012 12:00 AM
The Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has accused Ehud Barak, his Defence Minister and closest ally on dealing with Iran, of exacerbating fraught relations with the US to position himself as a moderate "saviour", Israel's Channel 2 television has reported.
04 October 2012 12:00 AM
Mobs brand Ahmadinejad a 'traitor' as rial loses 40 per cent of its value in just seven days
Nearly half of Benjamin Netanyahu's donors also gave money to Mitt Romney or the US Republican Party
30 September 2012 07:15 PM
Nearly half of those who contributed to the hawkish Israeli premier’s political campaigns also gave money to presidential candidate Mitt Romney or to the Republican Party, underscoring the shared common ground between the two men.
29 September 2012 12:01 AM
Tehran said it will respond with “full force” to any attack on its nuclear facilities after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged global action to prevent Iran from obtaining nuclear weapons.
27 September 2012 12:01 AM
Saudi Arabia is embarking on two ambitious projects in Islam's holiest cities, Mecca and Medina, including plans to build one of the world's largest mosques.
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