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.
26 September 2012 09:35 AM
Leaving the house on Yom Kippur, the first thing that one notices is the silence – there are no cars on the roads, no telephones ring, the television and radio broadcasts are non-existent. Israel itself is cut off from the outside world, the airport is shut down, the borders are closed and the checkpoints into the West Bank remain sealed off.
20 September 2012 12:00 AM
World Bank urges donors to act urgently and calls on Israel to remove trade barriers in the West Bank
17 May 2012 12:00 AM
Villagers face eviction from a bitterly contested border area that was designated as a military zone
11 May 2012 12:00 AM
International outcry as Palestinians protesting against policy of detention without charge near death
09 May 2012 12:00 AM
Dramatic agreement with centrist Kadima party keeps hawkish Israeli PM in power until late 2013
08 May 2012 12:00 AM
Israel's security services are calling for the punitive demolition of the family homes of two Palestinian men who murdered several members of a Jewish settler family more than a year ago.
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
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