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Israel’s Foreign Minister Lieberman to meet Kerry, Lavrov over Palestine talks deadlock
Israel rejects US proposals on Jordan Valley, minister says
Iran sanctions having some effect, Israel says
Israel's Olmert dodges jail time in graft case

A Jerusalem court on Monday handed former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert a US$19,000 fine and a suspended jail sentence for graft, Israeli media reported.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

A Jerusalem court on Monday handed former Israeli prime minister Ehud Olmert a US$19,000 fine and a suspended jail sentence for graft, Israeli media reported.

Israel's Olmert dodges jail time in graft case
Israel’s Barak disavows aide’s comments on Egypt leader
Israeli parliament dissolved for elections in January
Netanyahu heads to UN to discuss Iran
Israel warns it will strike back over rocket attacks
Skies quiet over Gaza as truce deal takes hold

The skies over Gaza were quiet early on Thursday as an Egyptian-brokered truce between Israel and Hamas took hold after a spurt of violence left four Palestinians dead and two Thai workers wounded in Israel.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

The skies over Gaza were quiet early on Thursday as an Egyptian-brokered truce between Israel and Hamas took hold after a spurt of violence left four Palestinians dead and two Thai workers wounded in Israel.

Skies quiet over Gaza as truce deal takes hold
Israeli warplanes hit Gaza after rocket attacks
Blast rocks Jerusalem ahead of UN chief's visit

An explosion shook Jerusalem on Tuesday shortly after air raid sirens wailed across the city as UN chief Ban Ki-moon arrived for top-level talks over a truce to end the Gaza crisis, correspondents said.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

An explosion shook Jerusalem on Tuesday shortly after air raid sirens wailed across the city as UN chief Ban Ki-moon arrived for top-level talks over a truce to end the Gaza crisis, correspondents said.

Blast rocks Jerusalem ahead of UN chief's visit
Israel upgrades its missile defence system
Israel claims killing Hamas commander in charge of rocket units
Netanyahu confident of victory in Israeli elections
Israel halts threatened Gaza invasion as truce talks build

Israel on Tuesday halted a threatened Gaza ground offensive to give Egyptian-led truce talks a chance as top diplomats flew in to boost efforts to end nearly a week of cross-border violence.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

Israel on Tuesday halted a threatened Gaza ground offensive to give Egyptian-led truce talks a chance as top diplomats flew in to boost efforts to end nearly a week of cross-border violence.

Israel halts threatened Gaza invasion as truce talks build
Israel defence minister retires in pre-vote shock

Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak shook up the Israeli political system on Monday by saying he is quitting politics and will not run in general elections in January.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM

Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak shook up the Israeli political system on Monday by saying he is quitting politics and will not run in general elections in January.

Israel defence minister retires in pre-vote shock
Palestinian prisoner dies in Israeli jail as more join hunger strike

Israel Prisons Service spokeswoman Sivan Weizman said prisoner Arafat Jaradat, a 30-year-old father of two, had died suddenly at Megiddo detention centre in northern Israel. 

24 Feb 2013 - 3:14PM

Israel Prisons Service spokeswoman Sivan Weizman said prisoner Arafat Jaradat, a 30-year-old father of two, had died suddenly at Megiddo detention centre in northern Israel. 

Palestinian prisoner dies in Israeli jail as more join hunger strike
Israel must complete peace deal with Abbas, says Peres
Israel censor eases some restrictions over ‘Prisoner X’
Obama makes direct peace appeal to young Israelis
Israel arresting Palestinians to pre-empt uprising
Israel coalition deal soon to be finalised
Gaza rockets hit southern Israel during Obama visit
Rocket fired from Gaza Strip hits southern Israel
Israel PM says could block weapons to Syrian rebels
Two rockets fired from Sinai hit Israeli town of Eilat
Israel says will not talk on basis of 1967 land seizure
Israel approves 296 West Bank settler homes
Graft trial of Israel’s Lieberman gets under way
Israel re-opens Gaza crossings