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Israel PM imposes silence on UN over Iran deal
Israel PM imposes silence on UN over Iran deal

Israel's prime minister savaged the nuclear deal with Iran, falling silent for nearly a minute at the United Nations in protest and offering to resume direct peace talks with the Palestinians.

Israel PM imposes silence on UN over Iran deal
Microbrew trend in Holy Land turns water to hummus beer
Microbrew trend in Holy Land turns water to hummus beer

In an industrial zone among the hills of Galilee in northern Israel, a ponytailed sociologist with an intolerance for gluten explained what he was up to: beer made with chickpeas and dates.

Microbrew trend in Holy Land turns water to hummus beer
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Nazarbayev meets former Israeli president Shimon Peres in Astana

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev met with former Israeli president Shimon Peres, who arrived in Kazakhstan for the Council of Sages.

Nazarbayev meets former Israeli president Shimon Peres in Astana
Israeli PM announces tougher penalties against stone throwers
Israeli PM announces tougher penalties against stone throwers

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced a toughening of the penalties for stone throwers, following a third day of clashes between Palestinians and security forces.

Israeli PM announces tougher penalties against stone throwers
UN warns Jerusalem clashes could ignite Mideast violence
UN warns Jerusalem clashes could ignite Mideast violence

Clashes between Israeli security forces and Palestinians at a Jerusalem holy site could trigger violence elsewhere in the Middle East.

UN warns Jerusalem clashes could ignite Mideast violence
Clashes rock Jerusalem mosque compound for third day
Clashes rock Jerusalem mosque compound for third day

Palestinians and Israeli security forces clashed in Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound and the surrounding Old City for a third straight day.

Clashes rock Jerusalem mosque compound for third day
Netanyahu seeks UK support against 'militant Islam'
Netanyahu seeks UK support against 'militant Islam'

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sought Britain's cooperation to "turn back the tide of militant Islam" as he met Prime Minister David Cameron in London.

Netanyahu seeks UK support against 'militant Islam'
EU chief calls human traffickers 'murderers', urges crackdown
EU chief calls human traffickers 'murderers', urges crackdown

EU president Donald Tusk urged a crackdown on the "murderers" among human traffickers who have killed scores of people trying to reach Europe from conflicts abroad.

EU chief calls human traffickers 'murderers', urges crackdown
Netanyahu says will not allow Israel to be 'submerged' by refugees
Netanyahu says will not allow Israel to be 'submerged' by refugees

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he would not allow Israel to be "submerged" by refugees after calls for the Jewish state to take in those fleeing Syria's war.

Netanyahu says will not allow Israel to be 'submerged' by refugees
Netanyahu aims to amend public broadcast 'handcuff' clause
Netanyahu aims to amend public broadcast 'handcuff' clause

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was working to amend a newly passed public broadcasting law, officials said, after an outcry over a provision prohibiting journalists from expressing opinions.

Netanyahu aims to amend public broadcast 'handcuff' clause
Netanyahu ready for peace talks with Abbas 'now'
Netanyahu ready for peace talks with Abbas 'now'

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday he was willing to engage in immediate and direct peace talks with Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas.

Netanyahu ready for peace talks with Abbas 'now'
Israel PM criticised for eating at 'temple of gourmet dining'
Israel PM criticised for eating at 'temple of gourmet dining'

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced criticism from ultra-Orthodox politicians for having eaten in a non-kosher restaurant serving rabbit, escargot and lobster.

Israel PM criticised for eating at 'temple of gourmet dining'
Netanyahu implores US Jews to oppose Iran deal
Netanyahu implores US Jews to oppose Iran deal

Benjamin Netanyahu personally called on US Jewish groups to thwart a White House-backed Iran nuclear deal.

Netanyahu implores US Jews to oppose Iran deal
Israel president threatened over 'Jewish terrorism' comment
Israel president threatened over 'Jewish terrorism' comment

Police have opened an investigation into online threats against Israel's president following his condemnation of "Jewish terrorism" after a firebombing killed a Palestinian child.

Israel president threatened over 'Jewish terrorism' comment
Teen stabbed at Jerusalem Gay Pride march dies: hospital
Teen stabbed at Jerusalem Gay Pride march dies: hospital

A teenage girl stabbed along with five other people at a Jerusalem Gay Pride march by a suspect identified as an ultra-Orthodox Jew died of her wounds.

Teen stabbed at Jerusalem Gay Pride march dies: hospital
6 stabbed as assailant repeats Gay Pride attack in Jerusalem: police
6 stabbed as assailant repeats Gay Pride attack in Jerusalem: police

An ultra-Orthodox Jew stabbed six Gay Pride marchers in Jerusalem, in a repeat of a 2005 attack for which he served 10 years behind bars.

6 stabbed as assailant repeats Gay Pride attack in Jerusalem: police
Netanyahu 'looking forward' to US release of spy Pollard
Netanyahu 'looking forward' to US release of spy Pollard

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomed news of the impending release of Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard after 30 years in a US prison.

Netanyahu 'looking forward' to US release of spy Pollard
Pentagon chief tries to calm Mideast jitters over Iran deal
Pentagon chief tries to calm Mideast jitters over Iran deal

US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter sought to reassure anxious Middle East allies Tuesday over the Iran nuclear deal during a regional tour that includes stops in Israel, Jordan and Saudi Arabia

Pentagon chief tries to calm Mideast jitters over Iran deal
Netanyahu: air force key in meeting future Iran threat
Netanyahu: air force key in meeting future Iran threat

Days before the deadline for an Iranian nuclear deal, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told young pilots that they would be at the forefront of safeguarding the Jewish state.

Netanyahu: air force key in meeting future Iran threat
'Politics of Dancing': DJ van Dyk album faces Arab ban
'Politics of Dancing': DJ van Dyk album faces Arab ban

When Paul van Dyk tapped DJs from around the world for his latest album, he called it "The Politics of Dancing 3" to show the unifying power of dance music.

'Politics of Dancing': DJ van Dyk album faces Arab ban