Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu commends his military for ‘quick and forceful’ retaliation
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Saturday 24 December 2011
Israel's plans to extend its controversial 470-mile security barrier further into Palestinian territory have pitted a Christian community's nuns and monks against each other, writes Catrina Stewart in Beit Jala
Thursday 22 December 2011
Israel has announced plans to begin restoring the sacred river Jordan by pumping about 30 million cubic metres of water into the parched valley.
Wednesday 21 December 2011
Monday 19 December 2011
Political and religious leaders have been speaking out against ultra-Orthodox Jewish men trying to shunt Israeli women to the back of the bus.
Sunday 18 December 2011
Mr Drew of Passmores school was my hero, in a year in which the reality show got a bit more real
Friday 16 December 2011
Israel is preparing to free 550 Palestinian prisoners this weekend in the final part of a swap deal with Hamas for the Jewish soldier Gilad Shalit.
Tuesday 13 December 2011
Cabinet split over Bill that would prevent Muslims from being called to prayer
Sunday 11 December 2011
Local Palestinian residents and Israeli troops clashed today after the funeral of a 28-year-old demonstrator, whose death from wounds inflicted by a tear gas canister fired at short range by an Israeli soldier, is now the subject of a military police investigation.
Saturday 10 December 2011
Egypt condemns latest attacks on Palestinians in Gaza as tensions rise across the Middle East
Friday 09 December 2011
Palestinian militants have launched three more rockets into Israel but there were no casualties, officials say.
Wednesday 07 December 2011
Scientists studying ancient mud samples taken from the bed of the Dead Sea separating Israel and Jordan have warned that the fragile political situation in the Middle East will be made worse by the intense water shortages their study is predicting.
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.
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