The Times of Israel
Pope announces planned May visit to Israel, West Bank, and Jordan
VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis will travel to Israel, the West Bank and Jordan in May, his first visit to the Holy Land and one that comes amid a new U.S. push for peace between Israel and the Palestinians. Francis told thousands gathered in the rain for ...
Pope Francis confirms May visit to Israel, West Bank, Jordan
Pope Francis to Visit Israel in Late May
Pope Francis will visit Israel, West Bank, Jordan
Kerry pledges fair Palestine-Israel plan
United States Secretary of State John Kerry has urged Israeli and Palestinian leaders to make "tough choices" to reach a peace agreement, saying he made progress during his tenth visit to the region in the past 12 months. Kerry said that any peace plan ...
Israeli Hardliners Object to Kerry Pressure
Saudi King backs Israeli-Palestinian push, Kerry says
New settler campaign: Kerry's 'porcu-shine' is dangerous for Israel
African migrants protest, push for asylum in Israel
(CNN) -- Thousands of African migrants cram into Rabin Square in Tel Aviv, Israel, calling for a labor strike. Their chants fill the air, summing up their message: "We need asylum." Activists estimate more than 50,000 migrants work illegally in low ...
Thousands of African migrants protest Israel detention policy
Thousands of asylum seekers protest in Israel
African migrants protest against Israel's new open-ended detention law
The Daily Star
Ex-navy chief: Israel has defenses against Russian missile coveted by Hezbollah
“Israel has answers for these missiles, and these are being developed all of the time,” Marom, who completed his term as navy chief in 2011, added. “The more advanced the missile is, the less percentage of defenses available. This is a big challenge to ...
Hezbollah upgrades missile threat to Israel
Why Hezbollah's new missiles are problem for Israel
March 14 wants Lebanon under Israel's control: Raad
Backlash Against Israel Boycott Throws Academic Association on Defensive
New York Times
NEW YORK — With its recent vote to boycott Israel's higher-education institutions to protest the country's treatment of Palestinians, the American Studies Association has itself become the target of widespread criticism and ostracism. It has gone from ...
Former Israeli leader Ariel Sharon remains in critical condition
Jerusalem (CNN) -- Doctors have stabilized former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon's heart and blood pressure, but he still remains in critical condition, a hospital official said Sunday. The 85-year old is still suffering from multiple organ ...
Israel's Sharon Fights For Life, But Doctors 'Pessimistic'
Hospital says former Israeli PM Ariel Sharon fighting for his life
Why the Israeli public loved Ariel Sharon
Israel: Trading partners
In the last week of November, Israel was locked in a tense, politically charged set of negotiations with EU diplomats over a €1.5bn package of loans from Brussels. The talks were bound to be difficult: the Europeans had already stipulated that the ...
McCain, in Israel, voices skepticism about Kerry's Middle East peace push
While Kerry Pushes Peace Talks, Israeli Leader Airs Criticism
Liberman: Peace deal must be based on Israeli security, stable Palestinian ...
Israel tests Arrow 3 missile shield with eye on Hezbollah
JERUSALEM - Israel successfully tested its upgraded Arrow missile interceptor for the second time on Friday, pushing forward work on a U.S.-backed defense against ballistic threats it sees from Lebanon's Hezbollah guerrillas as well as from Iran and Syria.
Israeli nuclear ambiguity as an illusion
Israel's nuclear capability is an eternal “festive mystery,” the late Foreign Minister Abba Eban once said. According to the famous formula, what hasn't been tested and exposed does not exist. Suspicions, conjectures, inferences and circumstantial ...
Israeli Arabs reject Liberman's bid for land exchange with Palestinians
Israeli Arabs reacted strongly against Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman's call on Sunday for a land swap that would include some Israeli Arab areas in any future deal with the Palestinians. Liberman said that the land exchanges would be based roughly ...
PA Official: "Israel Agreed to Release Israeli Arabs"