Israel is usually silent about its attacks on Iranian targets near its frontier in order to avoid large-scale involvement in the eight-year Syrian conflict.
- by Ellen Francis
An Israeli court has heard that former Victorian school principal Malka Leifer is fit to be extradited to Melbourne to face child sex abuse charges.
- by Tessa Fox
An art exhibit in Israel featuring a crucified Ronald McDonald has sparked protests by the country's Arab Christian minority.
Justice ministry said Gonen Segev agreed to the deal after confessing to severe espionage and passing information to an enemy.
Political rivals concluded the performance was the drama of a hunted animal sensing the hunters were closing off his escape routes.
- by David M. Halbfinger
In what was billed as a "dramatic announcement," Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu used a prime-time address to again dismiss corruption allegations against him.
Even in states that feel obliged to stand by the Palestinians, like Indonesia, there’s long been a sneaking admiration for the Israelis.
- by Hamish McDonald
The admission by the Egyptian president contradicts denials by Egypt's military that the two countries were co-operating against the militants.
- by Hamza Hendawi
"The New Right" party aims to carve supporters from Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud ahead of April elections with an anti-Palestinian independence stance.
The renowned Israeli author who wrote of striving and struggle and matured into a leading moral voice and an insistent advocate for peace with the Palestinians.
- by Isabel Kershner
The Israeli official said the air force had attacked several Iranian targets in three main locations late on Tuesday and early on Wednesday.
- by Josef Federman & Nataliya Vasilyeva