Tzipi Livni, the first woman to serve as Israel's foreign minister since Golda Meir is a potential prime minister and an advocate of a two-state solution to solve the Palestinian question. An encounter with Roger Cohen.
Egyptian police arrested 40 Africans, mostly Sudanese, attempting to illegally sneak into Israel, a security official said on Friday.
Israel destroyed more than 100 mosques in Palestinian villages incorporated into the state, including the site where the head of Imam Hussein was allegedly buried, a daily wrote on Friday.
Israel is reportedly concerned about Hamas' acquisition of a large supply of weapons.
The United Nations says it is working with Israel and the Palestinian Authority to increase the capacity of a crossing that allows Egyptian goods to enter Gaza.
An explosion on a truck carrying beer barrels killed one person and injured six others in Jaffa, Israel, Friday.
U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice will visit Israel and the West Bank later this month to promote Israeli-Palestinian peace.
Hamas claims to have fired two rockets from the Gaza Strip at Israel, at a time when heavy fighting between Israel and Hamas was at its peak.
A landmark meeting between the diplomatic chiefs of Morocco and Israel this week was not aimed at isolating the Islamist Hamas movement, a Moroccan government source said Thursday.
Israel is planning to build a sophisticated fence to prevent smuggling and infiltration across its long desert border with Egypt, an army publication reported, the latest effort to fortify the frontier.