Turkey's Foreign Minister Ali Babacan demanded quick explanation from Israel over fuel tanks found near its border with Syria that were allegedly dropped by Israeli aircraft, calling it "unacceptable."
France's Foreign Minister Bernard Kouchner will travel to Israel, the Palestinian territories and Jordan next week, his ministry said Tuesday.
African migrants seeking a way out of poverty have been heading to Israel, where a job awaits them in a vibrant Red Sea resort or internment in a Negev desert prison.
Israel is only allowing Palestinian men over the age of 45 or women older than 35 to visit the Al Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem, as the holy month of Ramadan begins. The hill, the Temple Mount to Jews, is also Islam's third holiest site.
In their uphill struggle for a just, comprehensive, and lasting peace, President Mahmoud Abbas and the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) are facing two major problems. The first is Israel’s continuing occupation of Palestinian territories.
Israel tightened security around East Jerusalem and stopped thousands of West Bank Palestinians from praying at the revered al-Aqsa mosque on the first Friday of Ramadan.
Syria and Israel last turned their guns on each other in all-out war a quarter century ago, but tensions are sky high after a mysterious Israeli airstrike deep into Syrian territory last week.
Twenty-five years after militiamen massacred Palestinian refugees in Lebanon's refugee camps of Sabra and Shatila, Israel seems to have forgotten its involvement in the slaughter "Everything happened as if we in Israel wanted to wipe the massacre from collective consciousness and think as little as possible about the army's.
MOSCOW, Sept 14 (Reuters) - Fed Cup finalists Russia face a tricky trip to World Group newcomers Israel in February after the draw for the next year's team competition was made on Friday.
American pop diva Madonna and other celebrity practitioners of the ancient Jewish mystical tradition Kabbalah are in Israel for the new year holiday of Rosh Hashana, local media reported on Thursday.