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Israel plans 1,000 settler homes in Jerusalem
About 1,000 units to be built in parts of Arab areas of occupied city that Palestinians want for their future state.
Last updated: 27 Oct 2014 20:25 GMT
Israeli Knesset faces tough task over budget
The Knesset is expected to review some controversial draft laws but the budget will prove most challenging.
Last updated: 27 Oct 2014 08:51 GMT
Push to annex settlements polarises Israelis
A growing number of right-wing politicians are calling to annex settlements after negotiations with Palestinians failed.
Last updated: 11 Jun 2014 09:55 GMT
Christians object to serving in Israel's army
Minority leaders step up efforts against Israel's drive to force Palestinian Christians to serve in the military.
Last updated: 05 Jun 2014 10:25 GMT
Israel grapples with slashing military budget
Israel's finance ministry looks to cut $870m from spending - a move defence officials say will harm national security.
Last updated: 01 Jun 2014 13:34 GMT
SodaStream controversy continues to bubble
Despite supporting the call to boycott Israeli goods, West Bank workers can't afford to boycott work opportunities.
Last updated: 11 Feb 2014 08:07 GMT
Israel unveils plans for more settler homes
Proposed units in occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem draw criticism from Netanyahu's own coalition partners.
Last updated: 10 Jan 2014 21:12 GMT
Civil unions challenge 'Jewish state'
Israel divided over bill to introduce civil unions, which would challenge religious monopoly on marriage.
Last updated: 12 Dec 2013 17:44 GMT
Make a deal with Rouhani: Iran has hawks too
Much is to be gained from a US rapprochement with Iran, but the window of opportunity is small and sceptics many.
Last updated: 01 Oct 2013 10:56 GMT
Israeli Haredim rebel against army draft plan
Ultra-Orthodox Jews say Torah studies can protect Israel better than an army.
Last updated: 27 May 2013 18:29 GMT
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