Israel and Palestine
Kerry tries for optimism on Israeli-Palestinian peace talks
US Secretary of State John Kerry struck an optimistic note even as he scrambled to prevent the collapse of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks.
Yasser Arafat may have been killed with polonium: Swiss report
Researchers from the University Center of Legal Medicine in Lausanne said that the levels of polonium in Arafat’s ribs and pelvis were at least 18 times higher than normal.
Court acquits Israel's former foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman of corruption charges
The right-wing firebrand's acquittal is politically challenging for Prime Minister Netanyahu and Middle East Peace.
Israel denies Hamas shot drone down over Gaza
The Palestinian militant group and political party Hamas claimed that the drone was shot down and seized.
5 things Rouhani can do to show Iran is serious about rapprochement
Commentary: Despite a show of courtesy, President Hassan Rouhani gives no sign of moderating Iran’s ideology.
Israel on Syria strike: 'No comment'
While maintaining a public wall of silence, Israel is likely pleased to have an American official confirm its action in Syria.
Four Palestinians killed as Israel dismantles ‘terror tunnels’
One of the tunnels ran nearly a mile from a house in Gaza to a site near a kibbutz in Israel.
Israeli warplanes attack missile storage sites near Latakia, Syria: Officials
The Israeli Air Force targeted military bases storing Russian-made weapons, according to US security officials.
Some families exultant, some heartbroken as Palestinian prisoners released
Israeli politicians squabble over the release of Palestinian prisoners, while some families rejoice and others grieve.
Divisions over Iran could delay progress on Middle East peace
Netanyahu is resisting Kerry's entreaties on the subject of Iran's nuclear program. Will peace negotiations suffer?
From Castro to Cheney: history's most insane assassination plots
Last year was a weird one for assassinations plots. History is even weirder.
Hezbollah accuses endangered Israeli eagle of spying
Hezbollah's television station Al Manar said that the bird had tags on it that read "ISRAEL."
8 global cities where Banksy left his mark
As Banksy takes New York, a look at where else the British graffiti artist has been.
What Iran talks mean for the region: 3 questions with our correspondent
Will the nuclear negotiations in progress open the possibility of disarmament across the region?
Yes, there are Iranians in Israel. Here's what one thinks of this week's nuclear talks
As Iran makes gains on the world stage, an Iranian in Israel reflects on his treacherous trip out of the country in the 1980s.
Israeli military destroys another tunnel linking Gaza to Israel
The Israeli military found a second tunnel from Gaza into Israel, which it said militants could use to attack Israelis.
Syria war 'devastating Palestinian lives and homes'
Among the affected camps is Yarmuk, in southern Damascus, which was once home to some 150,000 people. After all-out violence broke out there late last year, tens of thousands fled.
Israel finds an underground tunnel from Gaza (PHOTOS)
The Israeli military alleges the concrete-lined tunnel was planned for militants to attack or kidnap Israelis.
Israeli military finds an underground tunnel on Gaza border
The military says it found a concrete-lined tunnel dug underneath the border between Gaza and Israel.
The language of dumplings is universal
Who doesn't like a tiny present wrapped in dough?
Three scientists win Nobel Chemistry Prize for 'taking chemical experiments into cyberspace'
Martin Karplus, Michael Levitt and Arieh Warshel were honoured for their work developing computer models that mirror real-life chemical processes.
This just in: Iranians have been wearing blue jeans for decades
But Netanyahu just learned that today.
Baby animals! Baby animals! Baby animals!
Happy World Animal Day! These baby animals are here for you!
Israeli analysts praise chemical disarmament in Syria but question timetable
This is the first time members of the OPCW have been asked to destroy a nation's chemical weapons during wartime.
If Obama was a minipig ...
... and Rouhani was a minipig. Their story might look a little like this.
Peres: Israel will consider joining chemical weapons ban treaty
Israel remains one of just six countries in the world not to have joined the 1997 Chemical Weapons Convention following Syria's move this month.
US-Iran thaw: Netanyahu's personal high noon
As the Israeli prime minister heads to Washington, this is the moment much of his career has led to.
Ali Mansouri, Belgian-Iranian national, arrested for spying in Israel
Ali Mansouri, arrested as he tried to leave Israel on Sept. 11, has reportedly confessed to spying for Iran.
Israel tight-lipped on Obama-Rouhani phone call
News of the historic phone call between the US and Iranian leaders broke late in the night on Friday, Israel time.
The Holocaust diaries: Iran and Israel's war of words
Analysis: Did Iran's new president condemn the Holocaust? Did he even say the word Holocaust? To Israel, it might not matter.
Abbas insists Mideast peace deal must be 'permanent'
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday demanded that any peace deal with Israel be permanent, calling new US-brokered talks a "last chance."