Human Rights Watch says IDF soldiers unlawfully shot 11 civilians dead during the Gaza war against Hamas, which HRW earlier accused of war crimes.
The mainline Palestinian party elected a new guard in its first leadership vote in 20 years, revamping a council whose youngest member was 70.
The controversial foreign minister promised Monday to step down if indicted on corruption charges, adding to the possibility of a shake-up in Netanyahu's government.
The highly touted Arrow 2 is considered central to Israel's defense against an unconventional attack.
Far from suicide bombers and West Bank settlements, the cosmopolitan city is an economic engine – and out of step, some say.
It is reportedly planning to dismantle the outposts in a single day to minimize the violence and bad PR that marred the last major evacuation, in 2006.
The Israeli prime minister airs a US demand to halt building in E. Jerusalem, where US bingo magnate's hotel is slated for conversion into 20 Jewish apartments.
Frederic C. Hof, author of a March report suggesting an environmental preserve and other initiatives in the disputed Golan Heights, is meeting with Israeli officials.
As tens of thousands marched in Tehran Wednesday, the government moved to recount ballots and crack down on bloggers and news websites.
The former president met with Israeli settlers as well as top Hamas leaders on a week-long tour of the region that wrapped up Tuesday in Gaza.