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Israel's Defence Minister Ehud Barak. ©REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun
Israeli media buzz on attacking Iran aims to pressure US

A high-volume public debate in Israel over a possible imminent military strike on Iran's nuclear facilities is designed to pressure Washington to back its ally more firmly.

Israeli media buzz on attacking Iran aims to pressure US
'Tumour' of Israel will soon be destroyed: Ahmadinejad
'Tumour' of Israel will soon be destroyed: Ahmadinejad

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad told an annual anti-Israel protest in Tehran on Friday that the Jewish state was a "cancerous tumour" that will soon be excised, drawing Western rebukes.

'Tumour' of Israel will soon be destroyed: Ahmadinejad
Israel has not decided on Iran strike: Panetta
Israel has not decided on Iran strike: Panetta

Israel has not yet decided whether to strike Iran over its suspect nuclear program, US Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Tuesday, as Tehran dismissed the threat of an imminent attack.

Israel has not decided on Iran strike: Panetta
Egypt army promises to avenge Sinai attack
Egypt army promises to avenge Sinai attack

The Egyptian army on Monday promised to "avenge" the deaths of 16 border guards in an assault the previous day on a post near the border with Israel, in a statement issued by state news agency MENA.

Egypt army promises to avenge Sinai attack
Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Guardian Council head Ayatollah Ahmad Janati and former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani. ©REUTERS/Caren Firouz
'This is war': Iran feels impact of sanctions

Iran is being hit by a "war" on its economy, according to officials facing tightened US sanctions and renewed Israeli threats of imminent military action over Tehran's nuclear activities.

'This is war': Iran feels impact of sanctions
Iran unfazed by Israeli, US threats of force: Netanyahu
Iran unfazed by Israeli, US threats of force: Netanyahu

US and Israeli threats of a military strike have done nothing to stop Iran's pursuit of a nuclear capability, Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu said in talks with US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta.

Iran unfazed by Israeli, US threats of force: Netanyahu
Iran tops agenda as Pentagon chief visits Israel
Iran tops agenda as Pentagon chief visits Israel

US Defence Secretary Leon Panetta was on Wednesday to hold top-level talks in Israel expected to focus on ways of resolving the international standoff over Iran's disputed nuclear programme.

Iran tops agenda as Pentagon chief visits Israel
Bulgaria releases video of bomber in attack on Israelis
Bulgaria releases video of bomber in attack on Israelis

Bulgarian authorities have released a video of the suspected suicide bomber behind a deadly attack on Israeli tourists that Israel has blamed on Iran.

Bulgaria releases video of bomber in attack on Israelis
Bulgaria probes 'barbaric' attack on Israeli tourists
Bulgaria probes 'barbaric' attack on Israeli tourists

Bulgaria began probing Thursday a blast at its Black Sea airport of Burgas that left six people dead and more than 30 injured in the deadliest attack on Israelis abroad since 2004.

Bulgaria probes 'barbaric' attack on Israeli tourists
Clinton warns Iran after talks in Jerusalem
Clinton warns Iran after talks in Jerusalem

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Monday said Washington would use "all elements of its power" to prevent Iran going nuclear and was working in "close consultation" with Israel over how to do so.

Clinton warns Iran after talks in Jerusalem
Stanley Fischer. Photo courtesy of israelblogu.com
Israel sought $1 billion IMF loan for Palestinians

Israel sought a $1 billion IMF bridging loan for the Palestinian Authority earlier this year, but was turned down, an Israeli newspaper said Monday in a report.

Israel sought $1 billion IMF loan for Palestinians
Ibrahim Hamed. Photo courtesy of haaretz.com
Israel gives West Bank Hamas chief 54 life terms

An Israeli military court on Sunday sentenced a former military leader of Hamas to multiple life sentences after convicting him of ordering the killing of dozens of Israelis.

Israel gives West Bank Hamas chief 54 life terms
"The Band's Visit" film Frame. Photo courtesy of the organizers of the Festival
Israeli Film Festival to be held in Almaty

A festival of Israeli films will be held in Almaty on July 1-4.

Israeli Film Festival to be held in Almaty
Kazakhstan never agreed to provide its territory for military operation against Iran
Kazakhstan never agreed to provide its territory for military operation against Iran

Any information on Kazakhstan's alleged consent to make its territory available for foreign military bases in case of a military operation against Iran is not true: Ministry.

Kazakhstan never agreed to provide its territory for military operation against Iran
Boris Sheinkman. Vesti.kz stock photo
Kazakhstan is transferring famous criminal to Israel

Former commercial agent of Israeli military companies in Kazakhstan will be transferred to Israel within several weeks for further 11-year imprisonment.

Kazakhstan is transferring famous criminal to Israel
Memorandum on twin-town relations between Ust-Kamenogorsk and Yokneam. Photo courtesy of yk.kz
Ust-Kamenogorsk got twin town in Israel

Kazakhstan's Ust-Kamenogorsk and Israeli Yokneam have become twin towns.

Ust-Kamenogorsk got twin town in Israel
Kazakhstan officers learning electronic control systems. Photo by Yaroslav Radlovskiy©
Kazakhstan bought Israeli technologies for producing military radio equipment

The agreement with Elbit Systems was signed during the visit of Director General of Kazakhstan company Delta IT Vladimir Chaplenko to Israel.

Kazakhstan bought Israeli technologies for producing military radio equipment
Unmanned aircraft system. Photo courtesy of wikipedia.org
Kazakhstan is interested in Israeli drones

Kazakhstan Engineering and the Ministry of Defense of Kazakhstan are visiting Israel to renew talks on the purchase of Israeli UAS.

Kazakhstan is interested in Israeli drones
Alexander Machkevitch. Tengrinews.kz stock photo
Kazakhstan billionaire keeps developing Jewish Al-Jazeera

Alexander Mashkevitch, a billionaire who holds Kazakhstan and Israel citizenships, keeps developing pro-Jewish TV channel.

Kazakhstan billionaire keeps developing Jewish Al-Jazeera
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev. ©RIA Novosti
Seven Israelis awarded under Nazarbayev's instruction

Seven citizens of Israel were awarded under personal decree of Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev.

Seven Israelis awarded under Nazarbayev's instruction