Britain's higher education minister went to Israel Sunday to express his solidarity with the country's academics amid efforts by a British professors' union to shun Israeli colleagues in a protest against occupation of Palestinian territory.
Israel's military launched a spy satellite early Monday that is meant to keep track of developments in Iran, Israeli Radio reported.
Israel's central bank chief, Stanley Fischer, was standing in a Cyprus airport when an Israeli recognized him. The traveler wanted to pick Fischer's brain on a pressing economic issue.
The air force struck in the early hours of Sunday morning in an apparent response to a raid across the Gaza-Israel border by Palestinian militants on Saturday.
Egypt is to deport 24 Africans who tried to cross into Israel illegally, a security source told AFP on Sunday.
Syria had no official reaction Sunday to Israel's announcement that it has sent secret peace feelers to the Arab country, but a state-run Syrian newspaper accused Israel of sending mixed signals.
Israeli aircraft fired on militant targets in Gaza City in predawn airstrikes Sunday, hours after Palestinian gunmen breached Israel's heavily fortified Gaza border and tried to capture an Israeli soldier.
Israel's military has launched a spy satellite aimed at keeping track of developments in Iran, Israeli Radio has reported.
If the Knesset elects Shimon Peres as state president this week, Israel's elder statesman will be 91 at the end of his seven-year term, a daunting prospect for a mere mortal but one the supernaturally youthful grandfather of the nation is taking in his stride.
A leading Arab-American group wants the United Nations to investigate Israel for alleged crimes against civilians in Lebanon.