Last Updated: Friday, May 30, 2014, 02:22
Israeli President Shimon Peres and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will meet at the Vatican and pray for peace together at an unprecedented gathering on June 8, the Vatican said on Thursday.
Last Updated: Tuesday, May 13, 2014, 23:29
Israeli President Shimon Peres said today that he hoped for a return to talks with Palestinians which were suspended in April.
Last Updated: Monday, April 15, 2013, 19:32
Israeli President Shimon Peres, known as an eternal optimist, today said that he still dreams of living in harmony with the Palestinians and the troubled region would see peace in the coming five years.
Last Updated: Sunday, February 03, 2013, 23:11
Secretary of State John Kerry has discussed bilateral and regional issues with Israeli President Shimon Peres and other counterparts.
Last Updated: Sunday, May 13, 2012, 15:46
The President underwent surgery, shortly after returning from a week-long state visit to Canada.
Last Updated: Wednesday, December 07, 2011, 13:53
Former Israeli president Moshe Katsav has arrived at a prison in central Israel to begin serving his seven-year rape sentence.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 23, 2011, 20:40
Communist Vietnam and Israel established ties in 1993 but Hanoi did not open an embassy in Israel until 2009.
Last Updated: Sunday, October 16, 2011, 08:46
Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners are to be exchanged for an Israeli soldier held by Gaza militants for 5 years.
Last Updated: Thursday, March 24, 2011, 15:45
Former president Moshe Katsav has been sentenced to 7 years in jail for rape.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 30, 2010, 15:16
Former Israel president Katsav claims to be a victim of political witch-hunt.
Last Updated: Monday, April 19, 2010, 08:29
Iran is a danger to the whole civilised world, not just Israel, President Shimon Peres warned on Sunday.
Last Updated: Wednesday, August 19, 2009, 13:14
Israeli President Shimon Peres said on Wednesday that the Kremlin has promised to reconsider the planned delivery of powerful air defence missiles to Iran.
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