The new Israeli apartheid: Poll reveals widespread Jewish support for policy of discrimination against Arab minority
23 October 2012 09:00 PM
47 per cent of respondents would like to see Israel's Arab citizens stripped of their citizenship rights
Hamas hails diplomatic victory: Cheering crowds greet Emir of Qatar as he becomes first foreign head of state to visit Gaza since group seized power
23 October 2012 03:50 PM
Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al Thani, the Emir of Qatar, arrived in Gaza today, in the first visit by a foreign head of state since Hamas seized power five years ago.
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
Mobs brand Ahmadinejad a 'traitor' as rial loses 40 per cent of its value in just seven days
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.
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.
EU referendum: David Cameron's rules are a 'democratic disgrace', says French-born Scottish politician set to be denied a vote
The day that Britain resigned as a global power
SNP fury as HS2 finds 'no business case' for taking fast train service to Scotland
A nation of inequality: How the UK is failing to feed its most vulnerable people
Australian man punched in the face for defending Muslim women from abuse on train
EU referendum: David Cameron to deny EU migrants and under-18s the chance to vote
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