Go to the wives, widows and children to get the story, says an author and activist.
Israel has been stung by comments from US Secretary of State John Kerry that it could face international isolation.
Readers comment on immigrants in the Middle East, the DA's silence and linguistics, and Cope's Mosiuoa Lekota challenges the ANC on party funding.
The Jewish state is under fire for its stance on African asylum seekers and support of human rights abusers.
The former Israeli prime minister and military man's legacy is that of "The Bulldozer" – a polarising builder and destroyer.
Thousands of African women and children seeking asylum in Israel staged a protest march in Tel Aviv against the Jewish state's immigration policies.
At the first of two funeral services, Israel has paid tribute to Ariel Sharon who is viewed as a hero at home and a war criminal by some others.
Following the death of Ariel Sharon, Isreal has increased its security for the former prime minister's funeral near the Gaza border.
Despite him being a man of war, Sharon's supporters question whether future leaders will have the same clout when it comes to securing peace.
The former Israeli general and prime minister has died after suffering a stroke and spending the past eight years in a coma.
The UN refugee agency has warned that Israel could be in breach of international law due to its policy of indefinite detention for asylum seekers.
Thousands of African refugees have gone on strike against the Israeli government's "criminalisation" and "dehumanisation" of asylum seekers.
African asylum seekers have demonstrated outside Western embassies in Tel Aviv in a second day of mass protests against Israel's immigration policies.
The condition of Israeli former prime minister Ariel Sharon, who has been in a coma since 2006, continues to decline, says a hospital official.
Thousands of African asylum seekers have taken to the streets of Tel Aviv criticising the state's long-term detention of illegal immigrants.
Rockets fired from Lebanon have struck northern Israel and triggered retaliatory artillery fire.
Israeli Mossad agents operating in Ethiopia in 1962 unwittingly trained Nelson Mandela in hand-to-hand combat, weaponry and sabotage.
Israel's right-wing government has cracked down on migrants, seeing them as a threat to public order.
The Arab League has rejected US proposals that would allow Israeli soldiers to be stationed on the eastern border of a future Palestinian state.
The American Studies Association says its move to boycott Israeli schools is "in solidarity with scholars and students deprived of academic freedom".