Israelis haven't expressed much sympathy for Gaza freedom flotilla activists attacked in an Israeli raid Monday. But they're upset that their government walked into what they say was a trap, and botched the mission.
In Israel, White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel invited Prime Minister Netanyahu to meet with President Obama next week. While the move is seen as a bid to smooth relations, Emanuel is a controversial figure in Israel.
Israel has long kept silent on its nuclear weapons capability. But The Guardian newspaper reported today that it had written proof of an Israel nuclear program as early as 1975. Or does it?
Israel says that Iran nuclear sanctions proposed to the UN Security Council are weaker than it would like, but the symbolism of international unity is important.
US Middle East Envoy George Mitchell visited Jerusalem and Ramallah this week to begin indirect Israeli-Palestinian talks. Benjamin Netanyahu is reportedly willing to release hundreds of Palestinian prisoners, but Mahmoud Abbas wants a permanent Israeli settlement freeze.
Bashar Masri is spearheading the first planned Palestinian city, pending Israeli approval. His young team – who order pizza and work through lunch – envision a 21st-century city conscious of its ecological impact and equipped with a fiber-optic network.
Lebanon took the title of world's largest hummus dish from Israel. But Israelis now say taste matters more than size.
Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu triumphed over challengers in the Likud Party who sought in a ballot today to force internal party elections while he was in a precarious position.
Palestinian passive resistance protests are gaining favor with some West Bank politicians and the public. But unlike Gandhi's followers, militancy and stone throwing remain deeply ingrained.