April 20, 2011 RSS feed / Mideast

Despite Goldstone retraction, military embracing new policies

Analysis:

JERUSALEM—Despite Israel’s rejection of the Goldstone report on the Gaza war a year-and-a-half ago, the international criticism it engendered has led the Israel Defense Forces to make a number of significant changes in policy and doctrine More...

Palestinian teens arrested in murder

Two teenage Palestinians from a West Bank village have been arrested in the murders of five members of the Fogel family in a West Bank Jewish settlement.  More...

Iran boasts of nuclear advances

A top Iranian nuclear official is boasting of advances in the country’s nuclear program.  More...

Golan Winery takes top prize

COMPETITION

An Israeli winery for the first time won the grand prize at Italy’s leading international wine competition.  More...

Poets among faces on Israeli banknotes

MONEY…

Israel’s government approved the famous personalities who will appear on a new series of shekel banknotes.  The approval of the list, which includes some of Israel’s most beloved national poets, comes after the list was finalized by More...

Israel’s military expands Iron Dome

Israel’s military is ordering four more Iron Dome missile defense systems, which successfully deployed during recent rocket attacks from the Gaza Strip.  More...