16 March 2012 12:00 AM
Israeli commentators speculated yesterday that the country's Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, is preparing the public for war against Iran after he delivered his most decisive speech yet on the nuclear threat posed by its arch foe.
13 March 2012 12:00 AM
Jewish settlers have agreed to leave the largest unauthorised outpost in the occupied West Bank and move to a nearby hill in a compromise deal with the Israeli government that an anti-settler advocacy group denounced as "a disgrace".
12 March 2012 07:36 PM
Israeli air strikes today killed five Palestinians, including a father and his daughter, as Gaza-based militants fired dozens of rockets into Israel’s south for a fourth consecutive day.
10 March 2012 12:00 AM
Thousands of African asylum-seekers fleeing persecution could end up in Negev desert camp
07 March 2012 12:00 AM
Netanyahu argued that if Iran obtains the bomb it could set off a regional nuclear arms race
29 February 2012 12:00 AM
23 February 2012 12:00 AM
UN experts have returned from Tehran empty-handed after two days of talks focused on Iran’s nuclear programme, narrowing the options for diplomacy amid fears of a military confrontation with Israel and the West.
30 January 2012 12:00 AM
Thousands of troops and tanks rushed to Syrian capital's suburbs in fierce crackdown on rebels
30 January 2012 12:00 AM
The Afghan government will hold talks with the Taliban in Saudi Arabia, opening up an alternative avenue to peace negotiations between the insurgent group and the United States, according to reports.
28 January 2012 12:00 AM
Russia dismissed as unacceptable last night a joint European and Arab League attempt at the UN Security Council to demand President Assad of Syria step down.
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
Greece elections: Syriza and EU on collision course after election win for left-wing party
British Muslim school children suffering a backlash of abuse following Paris attacks
British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford faces execution by firing squad in Indonesia
Liberal Democrat minister defends comments suggesting immigration causes pub closures
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