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Ex-Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert jailed for graft

Ex-Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert jailed for graft

Former Israeli Prime Minister jailed for receiving bribe Israel’s top court on Tuesday upheld a bribery conviction against former premier Ehud Olmert, which will make him the country’s first ex-prime…

Egypt court upholds Mohammed Morsi death sentence

Egypt court upholds Mohammed Morsi death sentence

An Egyptian court has upheld the death sentence imposed on ousted Egyptian ex-President Mohammed Morsi over a mass jailbreak. The sentence was initially passed in May, but was confirmed after…

Israeli army says no tanks for women soldiers

Israeli army says no tanks for women soldiers

The Israeli army, which is distinguished by its strong integration of women in combat units, has decided not to let them serve in tanks, media reports said on Monday. Photo:…

Israeli exit polls: Netanyahu claims victory

Israeli exit polls: Netanyahu claims victory

Netanyahu claims victory in Israel election after hard right shift. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (photo) claimed victory in Israel’s election after exit polls showed he had erased his center-left rivals’…

Israeli archaeologist unearths King David’s palace ruins

Israeli archaeologist unearths King David’s palace ruins

Israeli says he has found King David’s citadel JERUSALEM  — An Israeli archaeologist says he has found the legendary citadel captured by King David in his conquest of Jerusalem, rekindling…

Iran’s province of surprises

Iran’s province of surprises

Iran’s province of surprises. The country’s northwest defies stereotypes. The true make of a mean Manhattan. How well do you know the world?…

Egyptian militants warn tourists to leave Egypt

Egyptian militants warn tourists to leave or face attack. A militant Islamist group has warned tourists to leave Egypt and threatened to attack any who stay after February 20, raising…