Israel's security forces admitted, after gag rules were relaxed, that an Australian from Melbourne, held under a false name for security reasons, died in prison more than two years ago, apparently by suicide, however, curious wrinkles have emerged.
In retaliation for Palestine seeking and winning observer status at the UN, Israel has approved building 3,000 housing units just outside of Jerusalem and now says that it will keep $120 million in tax money collected for the Palestinian Authority.
President Barack Obama has dispatched Secretary of State Hilary Clinton to Israel where she will meet with Israeli, Palestinian and Egyptian officials in and effort to negotiate a diplomatic resolution to the conflict in Gaza.
Muhammad Mursi, won the Egyptian presidential election on Sunday, 24 June 2012. Mursi begins the Muslim Brotherhood’s plan to create an Islamic caliphate system throughout the Mideast with Jerusalem as its capital, while Egyptians celebrate his victory.
Three years after a major three-week assault on Gaza left over 1,000 Palestinians and 13 Israelis dead, Israel’s military has indicated it will ‘sooner or later’ launch a ‘swift and painful’ offensive against Gaza.
Just as new video footage showing a portion of the boarding of the Mavi Marmara has been released, Israel issued a report claiming the Mavi Marmara was a cover for Turkish insurgents who were bent on a violent confrontation with Israel.
Israel has warned the U.K. that its part in the peace process may be jeopardized by a warrant issued in a British court for the arrest of Tzipi Livni, the Israeli Foreign Minister during last winter's invasion of the Gaza Strip.
A new Israeli defence system has succeeded for the first time in destroying rockets similar to those fired from Gaza or Southern Lebanon says Israeli Defence Minister Ehud Barak. The system intercepted several rockets according to a press release.
Things are heating up in the Axis of Evil. The US and South Korea warned Kim Jong-Il over his planned missile launch. Kim promises war if it's shot down. And Israel's Benjamin Netanyahu has threatened to strike at Iran's nuke program.