An explosion on a bus in Bulgaria has killed several Israeli tourists and injured others, say authorities.
Former Israeli foreign minister and opposition leader Tzipi Livni submitted her resignation from the Knesset Tuesday.
If international efforts to halt Iran's nuclear program fail, any military action against Tehran should be led not by Israel, but by the United States, former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said this week.
Israel's former security chief is slamming the country's prime minister and defense minister for their handling of Iran, saying neither one inspires confidence.
Israeli police evicted 15 Jewish settlers from a an illegally occupied house in the restive West Bank city of Hebron on Wednesday following a weeklong showdown between the settler community and Israel's Defense Ministry, which administers the occupied territory.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu requested that the country¹s Defense Ministry postpone a planned eviction of Israeli settlers who occupied a home in the flashpoint West Bank city of Hebron.
Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak called Saturday for even tougher sanctions on Iran to force the Islamic republic to abandon its nuclear ambitions.
Iran is offering to resume talks over its nuclear program as soon as possible. One expert calls it a "stall" tactic.
Israel's prime minister will visit the United States in March, officials said Sunday.
Israel's Defense Minister Ehud Barak said Wednesday that a decision on whether to strike Iran's nuclear program was "very far off."
Three cars were set ablaze and a mosque was defaced in a Palestinian village in the West Bank, police said.
Google CEO Eric Schmidt talks to CNN's Erin Burnett about the downed drone in Iran and cybersecurity.
Some analysts have attributed the recent downing of a U.S. RQ-170 Sentinel high-altitude reconnaissance drone in Iran to that nation's increasingly sophisticated capability to launch cyber attacks. Others have dismissed the idea that Iran was capable of bringing down an RQ-170, arguing that Iranian air defenses do not have the capability to track an aircraft with radar-evading technology.
Israel will release tax money that it was withholding from the Palestinian Authority, Israel's defense minister said Monday.
Iran issued a warning to Israel on Wednesday, with a top military figure saying Iran will "punish" any threat.
Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak says President Barack Obama is a friend to Israel.
When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gets ready to address the U.N. General Assembly on Friday, he will look out at some not-so-familiar faces. The neighborhood has changed since last year's global gathering, and Israel faces multiple challenges as a consequence of the unfinished business known as the Arab Spring.
Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak said Thursday that Israel's military will continue to hit Palestinians suspected of attacking Israel, amid escalating violence in the region since a deadly terror attack on Israelis a week ago.
The U.S. State Department and Palestinian Authority have stated their opposition to Israeli government plans for the construction of several hundred new housing units in the West Bank.
Former ambassadors John Negroponte and Edward Walker talk about what Egypt means for the rest of the region.
Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak and four other members of Israel's parliament, the Knesset, are leaving the Labour faction and forming a new, independent faction, according to a letter from the break-away members dated Monday.
Israel's defense minister and Labor party chairman Ehud Barak and four other members of Israel's parliament, the Knesset, are leaving the Labor faction and forming a new, independent party.
Israeli Defense Minister and Labor party chairman Ehud Barak and four other members of the nation's parliament, the Knesset, are leaving the Labor faction and forming a new, independent faction.
The United Nations' Human Rights Council concluded Wednesday that Israeli forces committed serious violations of international law when they conducted a mid-sea interception of a humanitarian aid flotilla in an incident that left nine people dead.
CNN's Hala Gorani talks to Israeli's Ehud Barak about a partitioned Jerusalem and other Mideast peace process issues.
Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak said Wednesday that if Israel and the Palestinians enter substantial negotiations, a solution could be hammered out within a year.
Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak said Friday a planned Gaza-bound aid flotilla from Lebanon "has nothing to do with humanitarian aid and is an act of hostile provocation."
Defense Minister Ehud Barak testified Tuesday that he bears full responsibility for the actions of Israeli soldiers in the mid-sea interception of a humanitarian aid flotilla that left nine people dead in May.
Arab leaders gave the Palestinian Authority on Thursday the green light for direct talks with Israel, a move that prompted the Israeli prime minister to say his country is ready for the face-to-face talks as well.
The Arab League has approved the start of direct Middle East peace negotiations. CNN's Kevin Flower explains.
An aid ship trying to break Israel's blockade of Gaza still plans to aim for the Palestinian territory, its organizer told CNN on Sunday, despite Israel's foreign ministry saying it would likely dock elsewhere.
Israel is relaxing its blockade of Gaza, its Security Cabinet announced Thursday after widespread international criticism of its raid on a ship trying to break the barricade last month.
Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak canceled a trip to Paris to meet with French leaders as he awaited the formal announcement of an investigation commission into an Israeli raid on a flotilla bringing humanitarian aid to Palestinians in Gaza, the Defense Ministry said Monday.
Israel's defense minister expressed concern Monday about deteriorating relations with the United States and warned that "the growing alienation" with President Obama's administration "is not a good thing for the state of Israel."
CNN's Paula Hancocks reports on difficulties brought on by Israel's settlement expansion plans.
Israeli security forces said they will close the West Bank region from midnight Sunday to Tuesday, April 6.
Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak has extended the closure of the West Bank, initially scheduled to end Saturday night, for three more days, Israeli officials said Saturday.
Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak has ordered the army to seal off the West Bank for 48 hours and tightened security around the old city of Jerusalem, Israeli officials said Friday.
Middle East policy experts explain the impact of Vice President Joe Biden's recent trip to the region.
Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak called Saturday for new sanctions against Iran to curb its nuclear ambitions, encouraging the financial pressure to continue "until it becomes effective."
Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak said Friday that Iran's nuclear program poses a danger that extends beyond Israel.
A British court's decision to issue an arrest warrant for former Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni is "absurd," Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday.
The Israeli government on Sunday approved a controversial plan that would classify a number of West Bank settlements as "National Priority Zones," meaning they are entitled to millions of shekels in funding.
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas does not plan to run for re-election in January, he said Thursday.
In the largest naval seizure of it kind, Israeli Navy commandoes captured a ship loaded with "hundreds of tons" of weapons headed for Syria, Israeli military officials said Wednesday.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he will fly to Egypt Sunday to discuss the Israeli-Palestinian peace process with President Hosni Mubarak.
Israeli prime minister walks thin line in decision for new settlements
Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak has approved the construction of 455 housing units in the West Bank, his office said Monday.
President Obama's offer to engage with Iran is not "open-ended," and he is "anticipating or hoping for" a response within the next two months, U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates said Monday.
CNN's Paula Hancocks takes a look at how settlers in the West Bank are choosing sides.
Israel plans to build 50 new housing units in an existing West Bank settlement near Jerusalem, the Defense Ministry said Monday.
Shortly after 8 a.m. on July 12, 2006, Hezbollah fighters snatched two Israeli soldiers after carrying out an ambush on their patrol.
Israel started its biggest emergency drill in the nation's history Sunday to prepare civilians, soldiers and rescue crews for the possibility of war, the defense force said in a statement.
Israel says it has successfully tested an anti-rocket system developed to protect the country from short-range rocket and artillery attack from Lebanon and Gaza, defense officials said.
The Central Committee of Israel's Labor Party voted Tuesday to join a coalition government headed by Likud Party leader Benjamin Netanyahu.
Days after being chosen to form the next Israeli government, Benjamin Netanyahu met with moderate party leaders in an attempt to lure them into a government under his leadership.
Talk to Israeli voters, and you hear disillusionment.
CNN's Bill Schneider reports that, in this election, Israelis are searching for their version of Barack Obama.
Down to the wire. That's what the polling in Israel's election on Tuesday predicts: a tight race between Benjamin Netanyahu, former prime minister (1996-99) and leader of the conservative Likud party, and Tzipi Livni, the current foreign minister and leader of the centrist Kadimah party.
CNN.com profiles the leading parties and party leaders ahead of Tuesday's Israeli elections.
Israeli aircraft launched retaliatory air attacks across Gaza. CNN's Paula Hancocks reports.
A Palestinian envoy called on the United Nations to condemn the deadly violence in Gaza as Israeli airstrikes on Hamas militants entered a second day Sunday.
Jewish settlers are on a "terror" rampage in the West Bank city of Hebron, angry over the Israeli military's seizure of a disputed home, the city's mayor said Thursday.
Israeli leaders are seriously considering a dormant Saudi plan offering a comprehensive peace between Israel and the Arab world
Israeli President Shimon Peres asked Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni, head of the Kadima party, to form a new government Monday.
The resignation of Israeli President Ehud Olmert doesn't necessarily mean he's gone. CNN's Ben Wedeman reports.
Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni, the front-runner to succeed outgoing Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, casts her ballot.
Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni declared victory Thursday in an election to lead the ruling Kadima Party, putting her on a path that could make her Israel's first female prime minister in 34 years.
More than 70,000 members of Israel's ruling Kadima Party Wednesday will choose a new leader for the party and potentially a new prime minister.
An Israeli border policeman has been arrested in connection with last week's shooting death of a Palestinian boy, an Israeli police spokesman said Sunday.
Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert says he will step down as party leader once a replacement is elected.
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice said the resignation of Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert will not affect efforts to reach a Mideast peace deal before the end of the year.
Scandal-hit Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert announced Wednesday that he will not be his party's leader going into the next election.
The United States will provide Israel with a radar system used to detect and track missile and rocket attacks, a senior Pentagon official told CNN Tuesday.
A key committee has approved construction of the first new Jewish settlement in the West Bank in a decade. The news infuriated Palestinians, who said the decision could cripple peace efforts
Barack Obama held talks with Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak Wednesday as the Democratic White House hopeful began a day of meetings in Israel and the Palestinian territories on the latest leg of his international campaign trail.
Israeli troops stormed the shopping mall in this West Bank city Tuesday and ordered it to close, saying the popular facility is linked to the militant Islamic Hamas
A truce between Israel and Gaza's Hamas leaders will take effect Thursday and last for six months, Hamas officials said Tuesday.
CNN's Atika Shubert discusses the significance of the reported truce between Hamas and Israel.
Israel's foreign minister warned the ruling Kadima party Thursday that it must be prepared to replace Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, who is embroiled in a corruption probe, an aide said.
Israel's powerful defense minister on Wednesday called on Prime Minister Ehud Olmert to step down amid a burgeoning corruption scandal and threatened to bring down the government if the Israeli leader does not comply
Israel's defense minister said Wednesday that Prime Minister Ehud Olmert should step down while he defends himself against corruption allegations.
Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice attempts to breathe some life into Mideast peace talks. CNN's Atika Shubert reports
Israel winds up one of its bloodiest campaigns in Gaza in years but it is Hamas which holds a victory parade.
Israel's defense minister Thursday told his country "to ready for escalation" as it continued to pummel Gaza with airstrikes in response to rocket attacks from militants in the Palestinian territory.
Israeli troops carried out four aerial attacks against Hamas targets in Gaza after an 8-year-old boy lost his leg in a rocket attack into Israel from the territory.
A report into Israel's 2006 war in Lebanon says it failed militarily and politically. CNN's Atika Shubert reports.
A long-awaited report on the Israeli prime minister's handling of the 2006 Lebanon War is out. And Olmert breathes easier
Four Palestinians were killed Sunday as a result of fighting in the area of al-Breij, in central Gaza, Palestinian security sources said.
They can't publicly dispute U.S. findings, but Israeli officials are alarmed at a softening of the threat-assessment on Iran
Israeli Defense Minister Ehud Barak approved a measure Thursday to begin cutting off electricity to Gaza, which Israel recently declared a "hostile territory," according to a spokeswoman for Barak.
A real estate scandal puts Israel's Prime Minister in the legal cross hairs again, but his political rivals may not take advantage of it
The Israeli Cabinet on Friday unanimously approved the nomination of newly elected Labor Party leader Ehud Barak as Israel's defense minister.