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Israel: New president has 'big shoes to fill'
President Shimon Peres to step down amid political bickering and widespread Israeli apathy towards the presidency.
Last updated: 09 Jun 2014 08:30 GMT
New Israeli law kills minority representation
Legislation makes it hard for small parties to enter the Knesset, including groups representing minority Arabs.
Last updated: 11 Mar 2014 18:23 GMT
Ariel Sharon: Warrior or war criminal?
We discuss the complex legacy of Israel's controversial former statesman and army commander.
Last updated: 13 Jan 2014 13:44 GMT
The world reacts to Ariel Sharon's death
Israeli leaders praise Sharon, while Palestinians express regret he was not brought to justice before he died.
Last updated: 12 Jan 2014 04:10 GMT
Israel's Ariel Sharon dies at 85
Former Israeli prime minister dies eight years after going into a coma following a stroke.
Last updated: 11 Jan 2014 19:43 GMT
Obituary: Ariel Sharon
Divisive political and military leader oversaw expansion of West Bank settlements and the Israeli withdrawal from Gaza.
Last updated: 11 Jan 2014 17:41 GMT
Netanyahu asked to form new government
Israeli prime minister has four weeks to forge a coalition, which he says will focus on security issues and the economy.
Last updated: 03 Feb 2013 05:25 GMT
Is Israel leaning further to the right?
We examine how domestic issues will work to set the tone for the new government after Tuesday's parliamentary election.
Last updated: 22 Jan 2013 10:10 GMT
Timeline: Politics in the state of Israel
Coalition governments often fall before their term expires and political alliances can shift quickly.
Last updated: 17 Jan 2013 10:02 GMT
Profile: Binyamin Netanyahu
Dubbed "the king of Israel", Netanyahu is likely to retain his post as prime minister after the January 22 election.
Last updated: 17 Jan 2013 09:39 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
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Backing the Kurds will stabilise Iraq
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Women architects: Building change
The real threat from the Islamic State is to Muslims, not the west
In Pictures: Gaza celebrates long-term truce
Palestinians welcomed a long-term ceasefire deal between Israel and Hamas, which put a stop to seven weeks of bombings.
In Pictures: Kashmir's spinning trouble
Traditional art suffers as widows in Kashmir conflict are paid by the government at less than the cost of wool.
Rehabilitating South Africa's ex-prisoners
For many former prisoners, life outside of prison is fraught with difficulties, including joblessness and social stigma.
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