Khaled Asakreh was released seven months ago, after 22 years in an Israeli prison. Another batch of veteran Palestinian prisoners is awaiting release as part of John Kerry's peace efforts.
Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon says Israel is on its own in facing the threat from Iran. Previously, he opposed a unilateral Israeli strike.
Paul Salopek, the man behind the Out of Eden project, walked into Jerusalem recently and talked with the Monitor about his epic adventure circumnavigating the world.
In the last year, more than 220 Syrians have been treated at Israel’s expense at the Nahariya hospital.