US and British intelligence cracked the codes of Israeli drones operating in the Middle East and monitored their surveillance feeds for almost 20 years, according to documents leaked by an American whistleblower and published in international media on Friday. Photograph: AP Photo/Dusan Vranic

The United States and Britain have hacked the video feeds from Israeli drones in an operation dating back to 1998, according to documents attributed (...)

 Samir Kuntar: killed, along with at least eight other militants, when a number of missiles hit a building in the Damascus suburb of Jaramana. Photograph: Joseph Barrak/AFP/Getty Images

Hizbullah says an Israeli air strike on a residential building in a suburb of the Syrian capital, Damascus, killed Lebanese Druze militant Samir Kunt(...)

Austrian police officers walk past the Palais Coburg Hotel where the Iran nuclear talks meetings are being held in Vienna, Austria on Monday. Photograph: Joe Klamarjoe/AFP/Getty Images

Iran and six world powers negotiations continue to try clinch an historic agreement on Monday that would bring sanctions relief to Tehran in exchan(...)

Israel’s prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu: “The Iran-Lausanne-Yemen axis is dangerous for mankind and must be stopped.” Photograph: Uri Lenz/Reuters

Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu has warned that the emerging nuclear deal with Iran confirms all Israel’s fears and exceeds them.“Even as me(...)

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: said that attempts to impose a boycott on Israel are “immoral and unjust” and will not succeed.  Photograph: Reuters

Israeli leaders have reacted angrily to comments from US secretary of state John Kerry warning that Israel might suffer boycotts and further delegitim(...)

 Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu chairing a weekly cabinet meeting today in Jerusalem, Israel. Photograph: Gali Tibbon/Getty Images

US secretary of state John Kerry is holding a gun to Israel’s head in peace talks with the Palestinians by warning it could face international isolat(...)

UN secretary general Ban Ki-moon and Israel’s justice minister Tzipi Livni  in Jerusalem on August 16th. Ms Livni, Israel’s chief negotiator in peace talks with Palestinian leaders, has refused to provide details on the state of the discussions. “We are arguing, but we are arguing inside the room,” she said. Photograph: Sebastian Scheiner/Reuters

With attention in the Middle East focused this week on the dramatic events in Egypt and Syria, Israeli and Palestinian negotiators in Jerusalem discre(...)

A Palestinian artist painting a mural in Gaza City in support of Palestinian prisoners  in Israeli jails. Photograph: Suhaib Salem/Reuters

Israel has agreed to release Palestinian prisoners in order to resume peace talks, but will not yield to other demands the Palestinians say must be me(...)