Mar 21, 2013 13:25 EDT
Iran's supreme leader on Thursday signalled openness for the first time to US offers to hold direct talks on his country's disputed nuclear drive, but voiced pessimism over the chances of a breakthrough.
Mar 21, 2013 11:09 EDT
Iran will "annihilate" the Israeli cities of Tel Aviv and Haifa if it comes under attack by the Jewish state, supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei warned on Thursday.
Mar 21, 2013 09:48 EDT
Iran will "annihilate" the Israeli cities of Tel Aviv and Haifa if it comes under attack by the Jewish state, the Islamic republic's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei warned on Thursday.
Mar 21, 2013 03:39 EDT
Police arrested eight Greenpeace activists Thursday after members of the group chained themselves to a bridge in Jerusalem demanding US President Barack Obama halt exploratory drilling in the Arctic, an official said.
Mar 20, 2013 18:00 EDT
President Barack Obama Wednesday accepted Israel would not cede its right to confront Iran's nuclear threat to the United States, seeking to assuage anxiety over his commitment to the Jewish state.
Mar 20, 2013 16:30 EDT
US President Barack Obama on Wednesday pledged an "eternal" alliance with Israel in the face of the Iranian threat, saying he accepted the Jewish state would not defer to Washington on the question of how to handle it.
Mar 20, 2013 08:58 EDT
"Peace must come to the Holy Land," Barack Obama said Wednesday as he landed in Israel for the first time as US president in a bid to ease tensions with his hosts and to frame policy on Syria and Iran.
Mar 20, 2013 06:51 EDT
Barack Obama landed in Israel on Wednesday for the first time as US president, on a mission to ease past tensions with his hosts but facing scepticism about his plans to thwart Iran's nuclear threat.
Mar 20, 2013 05:41 EDT
Barack Obama headed to Israel on Wednesday for the first time as US president, on a mission to ease past tensions with his hosts but facing scepticism about his plans to thwart Iran's nuclear threat.
Mar 20, 2013 02:07 EDT
Barack Obama was on his way to Israel Wednesday for the first time as US president, hoping to ease past tensions with his hosts and under pressure to narrow differences over handling Iran's nuclear threat.
Mar 19, 2013 21:30 EDT
US President Barack Obama left Andrews Air Force base en route to Israel at the start of a four-day trip to the Middle East.
Mar 19, 2013 20:49 EDT
Barack Obama departed en route to Israel for a four-day trip to the Middle East, a journalist traveling with the US president said.
Mar 19, 2013 12:38 EDT
US Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Israel on Tuesday, a day ahead of President Barack Obama's milestone visit, police said.
Mar 17, 2013 17:43 EDT
A Palestinian prisoner who was on long-term hunger strike arrived in Gaza on Sunday evening after inking a deal with Israeli officials, Palestinian officials told AFP.
Mar 15, 2013 06:10 EDT
US President Barack Obama says his forthcoming trip to Israel and the Palestinian territories is to "listen" to both sides and hear their views on how to move forward after over two years without peace talks.
Mar 14, 2013 18:31 EDT
US President Barack Obama said Thursday his forthcoming trip to Israel and the Palestinian territories was to "listen" to both sides and hear their views on how to move forward after over two years without peace talks.
Mar 10, 2013 13:38 EDT
US President Barack Obama's three-day visit to Israel and the Palestinian territories will begin on March 20, Israel said on Sunday, in the first official announcement of the much-anticipated visit.
Mar 06, 2013 12:30 EST
Australia on Wednesday admitted for the first time that a man found hanged in a Tel Aviv jail worked for the Israeli government, but stopped short of confirming he was a Mossad spy.
Mar 04, 2013 13:14 EST
Israel on Monday launched a special bus service to transport Palestinians from the occupied West Bank to work in the Jewish state, triggering accusations of racism from a local rights group.
Feb 24, 2013 15:02 EST
Israel demanded Palestinian leaders quell unrest as protests and clashes rocked the West Bank on Sunday, after the death of a prisoner who the Palestinians claim died under Israeli torture.
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From upper left: Tel Aviv's skyline at night, Azrieli Center, Dizengoff Square, Jaffa Clock Tower, Tel Aviv beachfront
|Name meaning||Spring Hill|
Urban Area: 1,244,800 
|Area||51,800 dunams (51.8 km2; 20.0 sq mi)|