04 May 2012 12:00 AM
An early election date could have implications for the timing of any pre-emptive strike on Iran
02 May 2012 12:00 AM
Former foreign minister Tzipi Livni announced her resignation from Israel's parliament yesterday with a withering attack against the current leadership, warning that its policies had placed Israel's existence as a Jewish and democratic state "in mortal danger".
25 April 2012 12:00 AM
Israel has legalised three outposts in a move that critics say effectively establishes the first new Jewish settlements on occupied Palestinian land in more than 20 years.
24 April 2012 12:00 AM
Netanyahu tries to play down fraying relations as Cairo scraps Mubarak-era contract
23 April 2012 12:00 AM
Washington expresses doubts as Iranian military claims it has cracked secret codes
18 April 2012 12:00 AM
Abbas letter calling on Netanyahu to end settlement expansion exposes leadership split
17 April 2012 12:00 AM
Prisoners hope to draw attention to solitary confinement and detention without charge
13 April 2012 12:00 AM
Kuwait's parliament has voted in favour of a legal amendment that would make blasphemy a crime punishable by death following the arrest of a man accused of insulting the Prophet Mohamed on the social-networking website Twitter.
11 April 2012 12:00 AM
Israel deported a Palestinian man to Gaza even though he faced almost certain execution there if caught by Hamas, which has charged him with spying for Israel, the man's lawyer said.
09 April 2012 12:00 AM
A kennel devoted to the survival of the rare Canaan is facing eviction by the government, says Catrina Stewart in Jerusalem
Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
New era of cheap oil 'will destroy green revolution'
Ukip founder Alan Sked and Nigel Farage 'begged Enoch Powell to stand as a candidate'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
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