Israel passes nationality bill into a law

Knesset passes controversial law seeking to enshrine the status of the State of Israel as the nation state of the ...
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Egypt presents new Hamas-Fatah reconciliation agreement

New initiative includes removal of Gaza sanctions, reinstatement of Palestinian Authority officials, report says.

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Minister Elkin to run independently for J’lem mayor

Likud officials: Coalition chairman Amsalem acted to torpedo Elkin's standing as Likud's candidate.

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Why do we love to hate so much?

TED speakers explore the causes and consequences of hate - and how we can fight it.

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Israel passes controversial nation-state law defining country as Jewish national homeland

62 MKs vote in favor of the bill after a stormy debate and changes to problematic clauses ■ Arab lawmakers ...
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Israel approves controversial ‘Jewish nation state’ law

Prime Minister Netanyahu hails a "defining moment" as Israeli Arab MPs condemn the legislation ...
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Iran comes in from the cold as nuclear deal applied

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (L) and EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini hold a joint press conference in Vienna on January 16, 2016Iran took a huge step to ending its international isolation as sanctions on the Islamic republic were lifted following the entry into force of last July's momentous nuclear deal with major powers. Iran's President Hassan Rouhani, whose 2013 election helped launch the Herculean diplomatic effort towards the July 14 Vienna deal, said it was a "glorious victory" for the "patient nation of Iran". "Implementation Day" for the accord came after the International Atomic Energy Agency said its "inspectors on the ground verified that Iran has carried out all measures" agreed under the agreement.