Defeat of Hamas may be off the cards, but Israel hopes to achieve a more limited victory
The vandalism and violence perpetrated by Jewish extremists has gone too far, say moderate Israelis
Shimon Peres says two-state solution was agreed before it was ‘ended’ by Netanyahu
Shrewd, cultivated and cosmopolitan new president knows that misery of daily life in Iran is the key issue
PM to continue for third term, but success of Lapid and Bennett shows Israelis want change
The rise of the right-wing software entrepreneur has worrying consequences for Israel, critics say
Former PM Ehud Olmert and Haaretz come out in favour of UN 'non-member status' for Palestinians
Netanyahu's defence minister wants more time with his family – or does he have another agenda?
Hisham Qandil calls on world to 'take responsibility' in stopping Israel's 'unacceptable aggression'
Election briefing: where the two candidates stand on the key issues facing the United States today
US liberals threaten to head north if Romney succeeds but have they kept up with Canada's turn to the right?
Duchess of Cambridge knew in advance that athlete would not want to shake her hand, says Palace
Briefing: Israel claims Iran is behind 'global wave of terror' after latest attack on its nationals abroad
Danish foreign minister demands explanation after IDF officer filmed smashing protester in the face
Killings raise questions over Sarkozy's decision to make immigration a presidential election issue
French President's frank exchange with Barack Obama was overheard by journalists at the G20 summit