Tzipi Livni's coalition pact with right-winger Benjamin Netanyahu speaks volumes about the obstacles ahead for the moderate former Israeli foreign minister in her new task of pursuing peace with the Palestinians.
Former Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman was formally charged with fraud and breach of trust.
Former Israeli foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman was questioned again regarding allegations that he advanced an envoy's position in exchange for information on an investigation against him.
The leader of Israel's Meretz Party petitioned the country’s Supreme Court to order the resignation of Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman following his indictment on fraud.
Israeli Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein closed a 12-year investigation against Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman, but decided to indict him for fraud and breach of trust in a lesser case.
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Israel expressed “disappointment” over Argentina's decision to accept an Iranian invitation to bilateral talks.
Former employees of Israeli Tourism Minister Stas Misezhnikov said he regularly escapes his security detail to get drunk a strip clubs.
Israel Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman has been told that he may soon be indicted on charges of fraud, money laundering and break of trust.
A hacker temporarily took over the website of Israel's deputy foreign minister, Danny Ayalon.
The Palestinians will not accept anything less than full U.N. membership and do not want an upgrade to an observer state in the world body, their foreign minister said on Thursday.
Diplomatic tension between Turkey and Israel will continue despite Israeli earthquake aid to the stricken country, Turkey's foreign minister said.
Argentinian Foreign Minister Hector Timerman will visit Israel accompanied by businessmen and relatives of victims of the bombing of a Buenos Aires Jewish center. Timerman will arrive in Israel Monday for a two-day visit that is scheduled to include meetings with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem and Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman. He is also expected to meet with Tzipi Livni, Israel's ex-foreign minister and now its opposition leader, as well as other Israeli political leaders.
Egypt's new foreign minister said the days of Israel getting cheap gas and strategic benefits are over.
Sweden's foreign minister canceled a scheduled trip to Israel.
For a man who is celebrating his 34th birthday this month, Ehud Danoch, Israel's new consul general, introduces himself with an impressive resume.
He has an insider's knowledge of his country's domestic, economic and foreign affairs, is a lawyer, holds a master's degree in business administration and knows all the right people in the Israeli government and bureaucracy. He also has an advantage as a fluent speaker in this region's two primary languages, English and Spanish, and he can also get by in French.
Israeli leaders were heartened in late December, when Egypt's foreign minister announced that he would come to Jerusalem for talks on promoting Israeli-Palestinian peace.
At the same time, however, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was moving in Cairo to galvanize international pressure on Israel to dismantle the nuclear weapons it is presumed to possess.Â
These seemingly contradictory thrusts in Egyptian policy highlight the deep ambivalence that has characterized Egypt's attitude to Israel since the two countries made peace in 1979.