Israeli politician Yossi Sarid  listens to a Knesset debate in Jerusalem on March 13th, 2000, while serving as Minister of Education. Photograph: EPA

Yossi Sarid, who has died aged 75, was an Israeli commentator and former cabinet minister who was the most articulate Israeli advocate of accommodatio(...)

Tel Aviv: a billboard bearing a portrait of the late Israeli prime minister Yitzhak Rabin, ahead of a memorial rally marking the 20th anniversary of his assassination. Photograph: Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images

Wednesday marks the 20th anniversary of the assassination of Yitzhak Rabin, Israel’s former prime minister, who was shot by right-wing extremist Yigal(...)

An Israeli Disaster Victim Identification team cleans up the scene where a stabbing attack took place in central Jerusalem, Israel, October 8th, 2015. Photograph: Abir Sultan/EPA

Israeli troops have shot and killed an Arab who stabbed four Israelis with a screwdriver. The incidents occurred amid new Israeli-Palestinian violence(...)

Israeli security forces drag away one of hundreds of Jewish activists who had occupied two buildings slated for demolition by Friday in the settlement of Beit El north of Jerusalem. Photograph: Abir Sultan/EPA

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu has gone out of his way to calm the right- wing flank of his slim coalition after showdowns between polic(...)

Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu (centre) has called on European  Jews to move to Israel following recent attacks. Photograph: Abir Sultan/pool/EPA

Denmark’s ambassador to Israel and the Danish chief rabbi have criticised the call by Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu for the country’s Jews(...)

January January 3rd A succession of storms causes major damage, particularly in the west and south. Widespread flooding requires €70(...)

Palestinian medics tend to a man whom they said was wounded in an Israeli air strike, at a hospital in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip on March 13th, 2014. Photograph: Ibraheem Abu Mustafa/Reuters

A fragile ceasefire came into effect on Thursday after the most serious flare-up in violence along the Gaza border since the second Gaza war in 201(...)

This land is our land: Dr Paisley at an Independent Orange Order demonstration at Ballycastle, Co Antrim in 1985. Photograph: Matt Kavanagh

Ariel Sharon and Ian Paisley shared more than bulkiness and belligerence. Each based his ideology on books of the Bible – the fundamental reason ne(...)

Members of the Knesset guard carry the flag draped coffin of former Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon before a memorial ceremony today. Photograph: Ronen Zvulun/Reuters

Israel buried former prime minister Ariel Sharon at his family farm today, celebrating the military achievements of a man seen as a war hero at home b(...)

Israelis pay their respects as they walk past the flag-draped coffin of former Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon lying in state at the Knesset, Israel’s parliament, in Jerusalem yesterday. Photograph: Reuters/Ronen Zvulun

Former Israeli prime minister Ariel Sharon, who had been in a coma since 2006, died in a Tel Aviv hospital on Saturday after suffering from a malfunct(...)