Israel's prime minister is assessing prospects for renewed peace talks with Syria and has indicated to his aides a willingness to give up the Golan Heights as part of an accord, a senior Israeli official said Thursday.
If Iran goes nuclear, then Israel's reluctant style of being nuclear will no doubt be replaced by a major nuclear arms race throughout the Middle East.
Britain's largest union of university and college teachers voted to hold talks on an academic boycott of Israel, a spokesman said Thursday.
Newly released documents show it was claimed Israel helped hijack a plane carrying its own citizens in 1976.
Israel is prepared to transfer withheld tax revenues to the Palestinians through a mechanism that guarantees none of the money will go to the Hamas-led government or militants, Israeli officials said on Thursday.
TEL AVIV -- Israel is in advanced negotiations with British Gas to purchase natural gas from underwater fields off the Gaza Strip in a deal that could lead to a $38 million annual windfall for the Palestinian Authority.
Israel injured at least two Palestinians in an air strike against rocket launchers in the northern Gaza Strip on Thursday, local residents said.
Israel resolved Wednesday to keep striking Palestinians who fire rockets at Israeli border towns and a pre-dawn air attack on northern Gaza killed two members of a Hamas rocket squad.
For Israel's most experienced statesman, the 1967 Six Day War transformed Israel itself into a regional power but also prompted errors that are still reverberating around the region today.
JERUSALEM - Shimon Peres said yesterday he will ask parliament to elect him Israel's head of state, taking over a mostly ceremonial role that has been overshadowed by a rape inquiry into the outgoing president. "I have decided to answer the calls...