05 May 2012 12:00 AM
The brother of the man who murdered the Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin walked free yesterday after 16-and-a-half years in jail for being an accomplice, declaring that he was "proud" of what he did.
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.
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