Poll published Saturday indicates that majority of Israelis think current peace talks with Palestinians will not lead to agreement
In special Ynet interview, General Danny Efroni discusses legalities behind ‘price-tag’ incidents, possible escalation in West Bank or north, soldiers’ clashes with settlers, Operation Pillar of Defense
Syria's regime and opposition on Saturday discussed sending aid to besieged residents in the embattled city of Homs as UN-sponsored peace talks inched forward in Geneva. In what mediator Lakhdar Brahimi said was a "good beginning", the two sides touched on a key humanitarian issue as they held their first face-to-face talks at the United Nations' European headquarters. Brahimi said they had discussed at length the situation in Homs, where hundreds of families in the Old City are living under siege with near-daily shelling and the barest of supplies. Opposition spokesman Louay Safi said a deal on Homs was like a "trial balloon" to test the regime.
Educators, parents protest against manner in which hearing of teacher Adam Verta was conducted, after student complained he expressed ‘radical leftist views’. ‘He’s a great teacher,’ one parent says
Protesters say that some 15 cars the tires of which were slashed were vandalized by Arab residents who were targeting Jews’ property. ‘Today it’s cars that are damaged; tomorrow people will be hurt, protester says
At peace talks in Geneva, delegators discuss dire conditions of city of Homs, express concern of humanitarian situation. UN mediator says talks, to resume Sunday, will touch on subject of securing freedom of prisoners
British-Egyptian actor Khalid Abdalla, a central character in the Oscar-nominated documentary about Egypt's 2011 uprising, remains optimistic despite spiralling turmoil and widespread fears of an even more repressive regime. The brutal crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood following the military's overthrow of president Mohamed Morsi last year, and the jailing of activists who led the uprising against Hosni Mubarak two years earlier, have raised fears of renewed autocracy.
Islamic republic’s FM Zarif says talks with world powers on reaching long-term nuclear deal will resume next month