Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said on Sunday his government will encourage the development of electric cars to help wean Israel off fossil fuels.
Israel captain Yossi Benayoun is to undergo a scan on an adductor injury which could keep him out of his country's Euro 2008 qualifier against Russia next week.
The American-sponsored Middle East peace conference expected by the end of the month looks to be thin on content, mostly serving as a stage to begin formal negotiations on a peace treaty between Israel and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.
BEIRUT, Lebanon -- The leader of the militant Hezbollah group said Sunday Israel's recent military exercises near the Lebanese border were intended to prepare for a new war on Lebanon.
JERUSALEM, Nov 11 (Reuters) - Israel coach Dror Kashtan on Sunday left out injured Liverpool midfielder Yossi Benayoun from the 23-man squad he named to face Russia and Macedonia in their final Euro 2008 Group E qualifiers.
TREASURED for six decades as one man's lucky charm, a 1,000-year-old parchment from a Hebrew bible manuscript that bears Moses's plea for Egypt to "Let my people go" will arrive in Israel this week.
Chief Palestinian negotiator Ahmed Qurei's office said on Sunday night that Israel barred him from reaching Jerusalem to join a scheduled meeting with his Israeli negotiators. Israeli soldiers stationed at an army barrier east of J ...
Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Mohammad-Ali Hosseini said on Sunday that Israel is too weak to threaten Iran, the official IRNA news agency reported. "In case any threat is made against Iran, it will definitely face Iran's unpred ...
Officials have been so busy dampening expectations that they are not even calling the event a conference anymore, instead referring to it merely as a ?meeting.?
RAMALLAH, West Bank - Tens of thousands of Palestinians packed a memorial service for the late Yasser Arafat on Sunday, providing a massive show of support for his successor, President Mahmoud Abbas, as he prepares for peace talks with Israel.