Ahead of elections in Israel, ultra-ultra-nationalists using overtly racist rhetoric are surging in the polls.
An aide to Mitt Romney says the US presidential candidate is wooing Israeli support by promising to back any attack on Iran by Israel.
A house in the occupied territory has becoming yet another source of dispute in this conflicted area between Israel and Palestine.
Italian clothes company Benetton has pulled a photo montage showing the pope kissing a leading imam from its new global ad campaign, Unhate.
Israel's senior Cabinet members have approved a Bill limiting foreign donations to political not-for-profit organisations.
The Israeli premier has spurned American pressure to make a significant gesture towards peace to stave off international support.