Two Israeli yeshiva students were arrested in US on drug charges, then downgraded to “entering without a visa.” They are out on bail pending trial.
A UN inquiry into war crimes in Gaza will go ahead even if Israel withholds co-operation, says team leader Richard Goldstone.
Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad announces the successful launch of a surface-to-surface missile.
Iran’s electoral council clears the four main candidates, including President Ahmadinejad, to run in the 12 June presidential election.
Speaking from the Knesset plenum, MK Yaakov Katz asked U.S. President Obama to remember that Israel’s electorate voted against a 2-state solution.
A US think tank report says Iran could produce a nuclear weapon in 1-3 years. Iran accuses Russia of delaying construction on its nuclear plant.
Salam Fayyad was reappointed prime minister of the Western-backed Palestinian Authority, leading a new government that excludes the Islamic group Hamas.
At least 76 Senators and nearly 200 members of the House of Representatives have signed a letter appealing to Obama for “peace without terrorism.”