Israeli President Shimon Peres said today that he hoped for a return to talks with Palestinians which were suspended in April.
Secretary of State John Kerry has discussed bilateral and regional issues with Israeli President Shimon Peres and other counterparts.
The President underwent surgery, shortly after returning from a week-long state visit to Canada.
Communist Vietnam and Israel established ties in 1993 but Hanoi did not open an embassy in Israel until 2009.
Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners are to be exchanged for an Israeli soldier held by Gaza militants for 5 years.
Former president Moshe Katsav has been sentenced to 7 years in jail for rape.
Former Israel president Katsav claims to be a victim of political witch-hunt.
Iran is a danger to the whole civilised world, not just Israel, President Shimon Peres warned on Sunday.
Israeli President Shimon Peres said on Wednesday that the Kremlin has promised to reconsider the planned delivery of powerful air defence missiles to Iran.
Day in Pics: 6th May
Showbiz World - May 6, 2015
62nd National Film Awards