A group of Israeli soldiers has stirred up a storm of criticism after they were filmed dancing alongside Palestinians while on patrol in the West Bank.
Israeli Defense Forces
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Tuesday 06 December 2011
Rise of Islamists in Egypt and beyond confronts Barak with daunting new set of region faultlines
Monday 05 December 2011
Hamas, the Palestinian group which held the captive Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit, raced to reach a deal for his freedom after he went on hunger strike, an Israeli newspaper claimed.
Friday 02 December 2011
US Vice President Joe Biden has called on Turkey to impose new sanctions against Iran, while praising Ankara for its role in pressuring Syria to stop its bloody crackdown on protesters.
Wednesday 30 November 2011
Rockets fired from Lebanon hit northern Israel yesterday in the first such incident since 2009, prompting the Israeli army to return fire. The shelling comes at a time of heightened tensions over Syria and Iran's nuclear programme.
Monday 21 November 2011
Israeli women have posed naked to show solidarity with Aliaa Mahdy, an Egyptian girl who attracted a slew of death threats after posting a naked self-portrait on her blog to protest against intolerance towards women.
Saturday 12 November 2011
Britain is heading for a potential rift with Israel over plans for draconian legislation designed to curb foreign funding of human rights and civil society organisations that sometimes criticise government policy.
Monday 07 November 2011
Embarrassment for UN ambassador over meeting with head of French National Front
Thursday 20 October 2011
Gilad Shalit, freed in a prisoner exchange this week, is expected to be debriefed by intelligence officers soon about his long incarceration since being seized by Gaza militants more than five years ago.
Wednesday 24 August 2011
Wednesday 17 August 2011
Israel has arrested a Palestinian journalist who works for the Arabic language Al Jazeera satellite network.
Tuesday 09 August 2011
An Israeli defence official says air force drones are carrying out surveillance missions over its gas fields in the Mediterranean Sea due to security concerns.
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