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On men and war
Misogyny and racism run parallel to Israel's militarism.
Last updated: 31 Jul 2014 16:26 GMT
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
Profile: Ehud Olmert
Once described as Israel's finest politician, former prime minister is sentenced for breaching the public's trust.
Last updated: 24 Sep 2012 22:30 GMT
Israel ex-PM Olmert guilty of breach of trust
Former leader declares victory after court finds him guilty on one corruption charge, but acquits him of two others.
Last updated: 10 Jul 2012 15:48 GMT
Former Israeli president goes to prison
Moshe Katsav, jailed for rape and other sexual offences, maintains innocence as he begins seven-year sentence.
Last updated: 07 Dec 2011 11:12 GMT
Israeli ex-president's rape conviction upheld
Supreme court unanimously rules that Moshe Katsav was guilty of rape, rejecting his appeal of "alternative scenarios".
Last updated: 10 Nov 2011 10:31 GMT
Israel ex-president appeals rape conviction
Moshe Katsav to challenge seven-year prison sentence following rape and sexual harassment conviction in December.
Last updated: 07 Aug 2011 11:35 GMT
Ex-Israeli president jailed for rape
Moshe Katsav sentenced to seven years in jail for rape and other crimes.
Last updated: 22 Mar 2011 13:44 GMT
lsraeli ex-president guilty of rape
Judges say Moshe Katsav's testimony was "riddled with lies" before passing verdict in Tel Aviv.
Last updated: 30 Dec 2010 08:59 GMT
Profile: Moshe Katsav
Former president was the first Israeli head of state born in a Muslim country.
Last updated: 08 Mar 2009 17:00 GMT
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