6 min ago
Middle East Matters This Week: Syrian Pre-Negotiations and Iranian Elections
A Syrian refugee girl walks inside the Mrajeeb Al Fhood refugee camp, 20 km east of the city of Zarqa April 29, 2013 .. Syria.
4 hrs ago
Grapevine: The lion has roared
Yediot Aharonot reported on Thursday that yet another Hollywood celebrity -Robert De Niro- was coming to Israel to join President Shimon Peres in celebrating his 90th birthday.
8 hrs ago
PM: IAEA reports shows Iran's expanding its nuclear program
Following release of IAEA report, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu tells British Foreign Minister William Hague economic, diplomatic pressure has failed to stop Iran, presenting the "biggest challenge of our time." Economic and diplomatic pressure has failed to stop Iran's nuclear program, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu told British Foreign ... (more)
12 hrs ago
Steinitz 'concerned' about UK-Israel relations
"It's difficult to say" if Britain was still a friend of Israel, Strategic Affairs Minister Yuval Steinitz said in an interview published in London's on Wednesday but he hoped British Foreign Secretary William Hague's visit to Israel on Thursday would improve relations.
14 hrs ago
Vilnius Great Synagogue Restoration Project Taps Shimon Peres
The government of Lithuania asked Israeli President Shimon Peres to head the international advisory board for the restoration of the Vilnius Great Synagogue.
15 hrs ago
Peres writes to the Queen after UK soldier's murder
Writing on behalf of the Israeli people, President Shimon Peres on Thursday sent a letter of condolence to Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, expressing shock and sadness over the brutal murder of a British soldier in London on Wednesday.
18 hrs ago
PM to Kerry: Peace talks top Israel's agenda
"When there's a will, we'll find a way," Netanyahu tells secretary of state at start of Kerry's latest visit to region, aimed at kick-starting negotiations between Israel and Palestinians.
18 hrs ago
The Daily Star
Israel government divided on peace issue: Livni
JERUSALEM: Israel's government is divided on the issue of peace with the Palestinians, its top negotiator and Justice Minister Tzipi Livni said Thursday ahead of a meeting with US Secretary of State John Kerry.
21 hrs ago
Peres to Sarkozy at breakfast: Friends are friends
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy, who came to Israel primarily to receive an honorary doctorate from Netanya Academic College had a breakfast meeting on Thursday morning with President Shimon Peres, whom he knows well and with whom he had enjoyed previous meetings in Jerusalem and Paris over the past decade, spoken on the phone, and ... (more)
Wed May 22, 2013
Partnership with Other Jewish Organizations Vital to Ensuring Holocaust Remembrance
B'nai B'rith International observed Holocaust Remembrance Day with its annual program "Unto Every Person There is a Name," now in its 24th year.
Barbra Streisand to Receive Honorary Doctorate in Israel
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem plans to bestow an honorary PhD on Barbra Streisand while she's in Israel next month to sing at an event celebrating President Shimon Peres ' 90th birthday and perform two public concerts.
Tue May 21, 2013
Sources: EU putting Hezbollah on terror list
The European Union stands poised to put the military wing of Lebanon's Hezbollah on its list of terrorist organizations, after a formal request to blacklist the group was filed by a member state Monday, diplomats said.
Mon May 20, 2013
Jordan's king trying to play on Israel's fears
Jordan's King Abdullah II is in trouble. Protests against him have been continuous for over two years now, and the theme of toppling the king has become well-established, as confirmed by Al Jazeera, The Independent and other media sources.
Israel MP speaks of removing settlers
US Secretary of State John Kerry meets Israel's President Shimon Peres in the president's residence in Jerusalem.
Streisand to receive honorary Hebrew U doctorate
Streisand, the iconic Jewish-American singer and actress, will be presented with the degree at a ceremony on June 17 during the Hebrew University International Board of Governors meeting in Jerusalem.
Sun May 19, 2013
War Is A Crime
America Honors Its Worst
Previous dishonorees include GHW Bush, Dick Cheney, Donald Rumsfeld, Robert Gates, Henry Kissinger, Tony Blair, Shimon Peres, Margaret Thatcher, Alvaro Uribe, Colin Powell, Madeleine Albright, and Alan Greenspan among others.
Sat May 18, 2013
Natural-gas exports: A debate over values, not numbers
The discovery of natural gas in the Mediterranean is a development that even the gloomiest environmentalists greet with elation.
Fri May 17, 2013
The Financial Mirror
Cyprus President Anastasiades' visit to Israel
By Dr. Andrestinos N. Papadopoulos, Ambassador a.h. With twelve articles, since April 2010 until recently, we took unreservedly a stand in favour of the further strengthening and deepening of our relations with Israel, the only non-Muslim country in our region.
Thu May 16, 2013
Arutz Sheva Israel News
On Palestine, Stephen Hawking Should Do More Talking
The decision by eminent physicist Stephen Hawking to not attend the Presidential Conference organised by Israel's President - Shimon Peres - has aroused dismay by his Israeli hosts and applause from the Palestinian academic community.
Grapevine: The ice cream has melted
For as long as anyone can remember, the political career of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has generated sensationalist stories in the Israeli media about his love for the high life; his not having money with him when dining in expensive restaurants, with someone else having to foot the bill or the restaurateur still waiting to be paid; and the ... (more)