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    1. May 13, 2014

      Former Israeli PM Ehud Olmert jailed for six years

      A Tel Aviv judge has sentenced Ehud Olmert, the former Israeli prime minister, to six years in prison for bribes he accepted...

    2. March 31, 2014

      Ehud Olmert convicted on corruption charges

      Ehud Olmert, former Israeli prime minister, on Monday was found guilty of accepting bribes by a court in Tel Aviv in...

    1. February 1, 2013

      Israel: perched between hope and fear

      I arrived in Israel thinking that when the earth collides with a meteorite 500 million years from now, Israelis and...

    2. January 25, 2013

      Yair Lapid, Israeli political sensation

      Long before becoming the matinee idol of Israeli politics, Yair Lapid used to end his television chat show with a quiz,...

    3. November 8, 2012

      Democrats retain support of Jewish voters

      As if the deluge on television were not enough, for the last month drivers in Florida’s Palm Beach county have also been...

    4. October 10, 2012

      Polls see comfortable win for Netanyahu

      Israelis will have to wait at least another three months before electing a new parliament, but few will be surprised if the...

    5. September 24, 2012

      Olmert spared jail for graft conviction

      Ehud Olmert, the former Israeli prime minister, was on Monday handed a one-year suspended prison sentence and ordered to pay...

    6. July 10, 2012

      Israeli ex-PM cleared on key graft charges

      Ehud Olmert, the former Israeli prime minister, was on Tuesday acquitted of the bulk of corruption charges levelled against...

    7. April 30, 2012

      Netanyahu sees unity on Iran crumble

      Israeli leaders have spent years calling for international unity to face down the threat posed by Iran’s nuclear programme....

    8. November 16, 2011

      ‘Please work quickly.’ If only it were that simple

      From Mr David Harris. Sir, Kishore Mahbubani began his article “Letter to Netanyahu: time is no longer on Israel’s side”...

    9. April 15, 2011

      Tzipi Livni talks to Simon Schama

      ‘I don’t do interim’: Tzipi Livni in her office in the Israeli parliament, Jerusalem It’s a long, lonely walk to the...

    10. January 27, 2011

      Settlements bury a Palestinian state

      The funny thing about these leaks of hitherto secret papers is just how much of the material has turned out to describe the...

    11. December 30, 2010

      Former Israeli leader convicted of rape

      Moshe Katsav, the former Israeli president, who was convicted of rape on Thursday A Tel Aviv court has found Israel’s former...

    12. August 2, 2010

      Patten ignores important steps taken by Israel

      From Mr David Harris. Sir, Chris Patten’s article “To avert disaster, stop isolating Hamas now” (July 29) is an illustration...

    13. July 28, 2010

      To avert disaster, stop isolating Hamas

      As we all know, peace will come to the Middle East when Israel and Palestine agree to a two-state solution, with a viable...

    14. July 2, 2010

      Netanyahu agrees to offer on prisoner swap

      Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, said on Thursday that he would release 1,000 Palestinian prisoners in return...

    15. April 16, 2010

      Olmert named in fresh graft case

      Ehud Olmert, the former Israeli prime minister, on Thursday confirmed that he was a suspect in an escalating corruption...

    16. April 6, 2010

      Even Israel knows there is no future in apartheid

      After decades of military rule over Palestinians and theft of our land, Israeli leaders are increasingly seeing the writing...

    17. April 5, 2010

      Israel knows apartheid has no future

      After decades of military rule over Palestinians and theft of our land, Israeli leaders are increasingly seeing the writing...

    18. March 5, 2010

      Few Israelis believe apartheid is not a reality

      From Mr Henry Siegman. Sir, I am flattered to be linked by Andrew Roberts in his article “Israel is no more rogue than...

    19. February 24, 2010

      For Israel, defiance comes at the cost of legitimacy

      The Middle East peace process and its quest for a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict that got underway...

    20. February 23, 2010

      For Israel, defiance comes at the cost of legitimacy

      The Middle East peace process and its quest for a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestine conflict that got under way...

    21. September 26, 2009

      Olmert begins court battle

      Ehud Olmert, the former Israeli prime minister, on Friday began his court battle against the corruption allegations that...

    22. September 25, 2009

      Abbas and Netanyahu trade blame

      Israeli and Palestinian leaders traded blame and demanded concessions from each other after their talks in New York this...

    23. September 24, 2009

      Abbas and Netanyahu trade blame after talks

      Israeli and Palestinian leaders traded blame and demanded concessions from each other after their talks in New York this...

    24. August 31, 2009

      Former Israeli PM faces criminal charges

      Ehud Olmert, the former Israeli prime minister, was indicted yesterday on corruption charges that led to his resignation...

    25. August 30, 2009

      Israel’s ex-PM Olmert charged with fraud

      Ehud Olmert, the former Israeli prime minister, was indicted on Sunday on corruption charges that led to his resignation...

    26. July 11, 2009

      Israelis rule out complete Golan departure

      Israel will not withdraw entirely from the Golan Heights even as part of a peace deal with Syria, the country's national...

    27. July 10, 2009

      Israeli official rules out Golan withdrawal

      Israel will not withdraw entirely from the Golan Heights even as part of a peace deal with Syria, the country’s national...

    28. March 20, 2009

      Soldiers admit to abuses in Gaza war

      Israeli soldiers have provided the most damning indictment yet of the army's conduct during the recent Gaza war, claiming...

    29. March 19, 2009

      Troops condemn Israeli army actions in Gaza

      Israeli soldiers have provided the most damning indictment yet of the army’s conduct during the recent Gaza war, claiming...

    30. March 14, 2009

      Father of captured Israeli soldier holds centre stage

      The geographical centre of Israeli politics has shifted a few metres over the past week - from the Jerusalem residence of...

    31. March 14, 2009

      Soldier's father steps up campaign

      The geographical centre of Israeli politics has shifted a few metres over the past week - from the Jerusalem residence of...

    32. March 13, 2009

      Father of captured Israeli soldier in spotlight

      The geographical centre of Israeli politics has shifted a few metres over the past week – from the Jerusalem residence of...

    33. March 2, 2009

      Israel drafts West Bank expansion plans

      The Israeli government has drafted plans to build more than 70,000 new housing units in Jewish settlements in the occupied...

    34. March 2, 2009

      Focus on Gaza blockade amid aid pledges

      International donors will today make big pledges to help rebuild the Gaza Strip but attention will be focused on whether...

    35. March 2, 2009

      Focus on Gaza blockade amid donor pledges

      International donors will today make big pledges to help rebuild the Gaza Strip but attention will be focused on whether...

    36. March 1, 2009

      Gaza militants increase rocket attacks on Israel

      Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip fired at least 11 rockets into Israel over the weekend, the most intense bombardment...

    37. March 1, 2009

      Focus on Gaza blockade amid donor pledges

      International donors will on Monday make big pledges to help rebuild the Gaza Strip but attention will be focused on whether...

    38. February 12, 2009

      Leaders scramble to forge alliances

      The leaders of Israel's main parties yesterday began the process of assembling a new government, and resolving the political...

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