Ex-Israeli PM Olmert convicted in another corruption case

 Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, already facing a six-year prison term after a corruption conviction, was found guilty on Monday in a separate case of accepting illegal payments from a US businessman.

Iran nuclear talks close in on deal as Israel lashes out

Iran and world powers have reached tentative agreement on parts of a deal sharply curtailing Tehran`s nuclear programme, Western diplomats said Sunday while cautioning a deal is by no means done.

Iran, powers explore nuclear compromises as Israel hopes for failure

 Iran and six major powers were exploring possible compromises to break an impasse in nuclear negotiations on Sunday, but officials cautioned they were unable to move on several sticking points.

Israeli PM lashes out as Iran nuclear talks intensify

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued a dire warning Sunday about a possible nuclear accord with Iran as talks in Switzerland towards the outline of a deal intensified days before a deadline.

Expected Iranian nuclear deal worse than Israel feared: Netanyahu

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned on Sunday the framework Iranian nuclear agreement being sought by international negotiators, saying it was even worse than his country had feared. 

PM Narendra Modi meets Singapore leader, Israeli president

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met senior Singapore leader Goh Chok Tong and Israeli President Reuven Rivlin here on Sunday.

Abbas says he doubts Israel vow to free Palestinian funds

Palestinian President Mahmud Abbas said today he doubted Israel's willingness to unblock hundreds of millions of dollars in unpaid taxes a day after it promised to do so.

Wales top group as Gareth Bale wreaks havoc in Israel
Wales top group as Gareth Bale wreaks havoc in Israel

Gareth Bale scored a second-half brace as Wales romped to a 3-0 win in Israel on Saturday evening that took them to the top of Euro 2016 qualifying Group B.

Eight children wounded by cluster bomb in south Lebanon

Eight children were wounded on Friday, one severely, when a cluster bomb from the 2006 war between Israel and Hezbollah exploded in south Lebanon, security and medical officials told AFP.

Israel says Golan resident spied for Syria

 Israel on Friday charged a Druze resident of the occupied Golan Heights with spying for Syria, the Shin Bet internal security service and police said.

Rights group accuses Israel of war crimes during Gaza war

The Israeli Army committed war crimes and crimes against humanity during last year`s offensive in Gaza, a rights group said on Friday. 

Disputes emerge as Netanyahu starts work on new Israel govt

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu began talks on Thursday to form a new Israeli government, which will have to mend shattered ties with key ally Washington, while tackling pressing social and security issues.

Israeli settlements may have already killed two-state bid: UN

 Israeli settlements on occupied land wanted by the Palestinians may have already killed a possible two-state solution, said the United Nations Middle East envoy on Thursday as he suggested the U.N. Security Council should take action on the peace process. 

UN seeks settlement freeze from new Israeli government

 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu`s new government must take steps to freeze Jewish settlements that are threatening to "kill the very possibility of reaching peace," the UN`s Middle East envoy said Thursday.

Netanyahu extends `hand of peace` to Palestinians

 Benjamin Netanyahu said Wednesday Israel wants peace with the Palestinians as he was tasked to form a government a week after saying they won`t get a state if he is re-elected.

Israel president chastises Netanyahu over Arab voter remark

Israeli President Reuven Rivlin on Wednesday took Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to task over an attempt to ramp up rightwing votes by playing the anti-Arab race card.

Palestinian teen dies of injuries in Israeli clash: Hospital

A Palestinian teenager died on Wednesday of a gunshot wound sustained a week ago during a confrontation with Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank, hospital officials said.

Netanyahu set for go-ahead to form Israel's next government

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, grappling with fierce White House disapproval, was poised to win the nod from Israel`s president on Wednesday to try to form a new coalition government.

Israel president wants new govt `as soon as possible`

Israel`s president will seek the formation of a new government "as soon as possible", his office said Wednesday, with incumbent Benjamin Netanyahu expected to be named prime minister.

Israeli magician dazzles crowd by 'floating in air'

llusionist Hezi Dean baffles crowd in Tel Aviv as he appears to stand mid-air with one hand touching outer wall of Dizengoff Center.