At an official OECD welcome of Israel in Paris today, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu touted the economic benefits of membership. Palestinians say the OECD has effectively legitimized Israel's occupation.
Israeli children take cover in a classroom during an air raid siren drill at Gordon school in Tel Aviv on Wednesday. Air raid sirens have sounded across Israel as part of a massive four-day-long air raid drill. Israel is practicing its response to a widespread rocket attack all over the country.
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.
The Israeli air strike targeted smuggling tunnels in the Gaza Strip early Wednesday, the army said. On Tuesday, several mortars were launched into Israel from the coastal enclave.
The Israeli-controlled village of Ghajar is one of several flashpoints between two neighbors jittery about a fresh war. It may be on the cusp of a solution.
Israelis are divided over whether their withdrawal from Lebanon 10 years ago today improved security or encouraged more attacks. Hezbollah opened a tourist village complete with tunnels and crushed Israeli tanks to commemorate their fight.
The OneMideast project formally debuted online Wednesday at a time when hopes for Arab-Israeli peace are dim. The website asks Arab and Israeli participants to jump into tough issues in hopes of provoking new solutions.
Surfers on both sides of UN-demarcated Blue Line between northern Israel and Hezbollah-controlled southern Lebanon have a burning question: How are the waves on the other side?
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.
Israel today lifted a gag order on Israeli media reporting on the case of Anat Kam, who allegedly passed up to 2,000 classified army documents to the newspaper Haaretz. The case has raised fresh questions about whether press freedom is being sacrificed for state security.