At his outpost at the summit of Israel’s highest peak on Mount Hermon, Brigade Commander Colonel Avinoam Stolovitz has a bird’s-eye-view of one of Israel’s most complex borders which rubs elbows with several enemy forces in the region.
Company Commander in the Givati Brigade Captain Shir Klevner, 25, surprised many by completing intensive training course only eight months after sustaining serious wound to his leg during summer war in Gaza.
Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas in Moscow on Monday where the issue of Middle East peace talks will be raised, Russian authorities announced Thursday. There will also be "an exchange of ideas on the process of Israeli-Palestinian talks and other problematic regional situations," the statement continued, adding that North Africa would also be on the agenda. Abbas is also scheduled to meet with Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev on Monday to discuss economic and investment issues.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Syria accused Israel of torturing and mistreating a Syrian prisoner accused of espionage, a claim Israel strongly denied on Thursday.
After Berlin rabbi says Israeli man found dead approached Jewish community asking for a place to sleep, Israeli embassy in Berlin says the man sought help to contact his family so that they could help him buy a plane ticket home.
President Cristina Fernandez signs decree to publish documents part of investigation into bombing of Israeli embassy in Buenos Aires carried out by Hezbollah.
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran is staking out a tough bargaining stance for the final phase of nuclear negotiations, with both its supreme leader and its moderate president saying Thursday that any deal must include an immediate lifting of withering sanctions.
Swedish zoo say the transfer of four monkeys to a zoo in Riyadh denied by Saudi authorities, who cited diplomatic spat between the two countries as reasoning.