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    1. The World

      December 12, 2014

      The end of the Netanyahu era?

      When an election was called in Israel earlier this week, most people assumed that the likeliest outcome was that a...

    2. August 27, 2014

      War in Gaza: winners and losers

      Palestinians gather after ceasefire agreement Israel and the Palestinians have agreed an open-ended ceasefire to end...

    1. August 5, 2014

      In search of lasting peace in Gaza

      The ceasefire in Gaza is an occasion for both relief and sorrow: relief that the killing has stopped for now, but sorrow...

    2. July 30, 2014

      Israeli Arabs complain of harassment for anti-war views

      Israel’s Palestinian minority say they are being harassed by rightwing Jewish Israelis and targeted by law enforcement...

    3. June 27, 2014

      Turkey ready to accept Kurdish state in historic shift

      Turkey’s ruling party has signalled it is ready to accept an independent Kurdish state in what is now northern Iraq, marking...

    4. January 17, 2014

      Israel rebukes European ambassadors over protest on settlements

      The Israeli foreign minister on Friday summoned four European ambassadors to rebuke them for their countries’ “one-sided”...

    5. November 6, 2013

      Israel’s Lieberman set to rejoin government after acquittal

      The Jerusalem magistrates’ court on Wednesday acquitted Avigdor Lieberman, Israel’s former foreign minister, of charges of...

    6. September 30, 2013

      Ankara takes slow road to rapprochement with Israel

      Yosef Levi Safari, Israel’s chargé d’affaires in Ankara, was invited to attend a state reception in August at the Cankaya...

    7. September 16, 2013

      Israel seeks similar pressure on Iran as US applies on Syria

      Israel is pressing the US to use the deal to remove Syria’s chemical weapons stockpile as a model for making Iran renounce...

    8. August 27, 2013

      Israel promotes trade route between Turkey and Middle East

      More than 20 trucks line up at the Israeli-Jordanian border, bearing Turkish goods ranging from carrots and fabrics to...

    9. March 14, 2013

      Netanyahu agrees coalition government

      Benjamin Netanyahu has reached an agreement with rival rightwing and centrist politicians to form a four-party coalition...

    10. January 23, 2013

      Centre-left revival shakes up Israel

      Benjamin Netanyahu has begun putting out feelers to potential coalition partners after an election on Tuesday that robbed...

    11. December 14, 2012

      Israeli minister quits to fight criminal charges

      Avigdor Lieberman, the Israeli foreign minister, resigned from office on Friday to fight criminal charges of fraud and...

    12. December 13, 2012

      Israeli foreign minister faces fraud charge

      Israeli prosecutors have formally charged Avigdor Lieberman for breach of trust and fraud, but decided to drop several more...

    13. November 25, 2012

      Netanyahu stands to gain from Gaza flare-up

      Israel’s latest clash with Hamas is over. The ceasefire appears to be holding. Rocket fire from Gaza has stopped, thousands...

    14. November 18, 2012

      Israel needs a Gaza strategy more than war

      Almost a week after “Operation Pillar of Defence”, morale is running high in Israel. The public is justifiably proud of the...

    15. November 14, 2012

      Call to topple Abbas over UN effort

      Israel’s foreign minister has called for Mahmoud Abbas to be “toppled” from office if the Palestinian Authority president...

    16. October 25, 2012

      Netanyahu and Lieberman join forces

      Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s prime minister, announced on Thursday that his ruling Likud party would join forces with an...

    17. August 22, 2012

      Egypt’s moves in Sinai alarm Israel

      Israel expressed concern on Wednesday over Egypt bolstering of its military presence in the Sinai desert in possible...

    18. March 22, 2012

      Israel feels mixed emotions over Syria

      As the bloodshed and violence rages on in Syria, Israeli leaders are watching events across the border with a blend of...

    19. October 28, 2011

      Gunman stages US embassy attack in Bosnia

      A gunman fired shots outside the US embassy in Sarajevo on Friday in an attack apparently motivated by Islamic extremism,...

    20. July 10, 2011

      Israel and Lebanon dispute maritime border

      Israel and Lebanon are locked in an escalating dispute over the precise location of their maritime border, as both countries...

    21. April 28, 2011

      Israel warns Palestinians over accord

      Avigdor Lieberman, Israel’s foreign minister, has warned that Israel may act against the Palestinian Authority after the...

    22. April 13, 2011

      Israeli minister faces criminal charges

      Avigdor Lieberman, the Israeli foreign minister, faces criminal charges for fraud, money-laundering and witness tampering,...

    23. March 2, 2011

      Veteran diplomat hits at Netanyahu’s policies

      Israel’s former ambassador to South Africa has spoken out against Israel’s government, saying he resigned from the foreign...

    24. February 16, 2011

      Iran insists warships bound for Suez Canal

      Iran intends to send two warships through the Suez Canal and Egypt has raised no objections, state-run television insisted...

    25. January 23, 2011

      Turkey is losing hope of a rapport with Israel

      Can Turkey and Israel be friends? It is a question that will affect the future of the entire Middle East. For many years...

    26. January 17, 2011

      Barak quits Israeli Labour party

      Blurred vision: Ehud Barak’s departure from his party has thrown into doubt the future of the coalition led by prime...

    27. December 3, 2010

      Foreign fire crews to help fight Israeli blaze

      Firefighters try to extinguish the flames in Tirat Hacarmel, northern Israel Israel is bracing itself for more casualties...

    28. December 1, 2010

      Israeli minister berates settlement freezes

      Israel’s foreign minister said on Wednesday that the country should not implement another freeze on Jewish settlement...

    29. November 14, 2010

      US-Israeli talks over settlement freeze

      Israel and the US are in talks about an American plan that promises generous security and diplomatic incentives – including...

    30. November 8, 2010

      Israel prepares to withdraw from Ghajar

      Israel is preparing to withdraw from the northern half of Ghajar, a disputed village on the Lebanese-Israeli border, in a...

    31. November 3, 2010

      Spat mars Hague’s Israel visit

      William Hague was invol­ved in an embarrassing spat with the Israeli government on his first official visit to the country...

    32. November 3, 2010

      Israel postpones UK meeting over arrest fears

      Israel has postponed a high-level meeting with the British government known as the “Strategic Dialogue”, saying it does not...

    33. October 7, 2010

      Netanyahu backs loyalty pledge for non-Jews

      Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, gave his backing on Thursday to controversial legislation that would require...

    34. July 2, 2010

      Israel and Turkey seek to heal damaged relations

      Turkey and Israel yesterday sought to restore a bilateral relationship shattered by last month's assault on the Gaza aid...

    35. July 1, 2010

      Israel and Turkey hold secret talks

      Palestinians hold a demonstration at the Gaza port to mark one month since the attack on the Gaza aid convoy in which nine...

    36. June 4, 2010

      Turkey mourns Gaza victims

      Tens of thousands of mourners filled the streets around Istanbul's Fatih mosque yesterday as the victims of Israel's attack...

    37. June 4, 2010

      Israel signals rethink on blockade

      Israel gave the first sign of concession to international calls for an end to its blockade of the Gaza Strip as thousands of...

    38. June 3, 2010

      Israel signals rethink on blockade

      Israel gave the first sign of concession to international calls for an end to its blockade of the Gaza Strip as thousands of...

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