EU commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science Máire Geoghegan-Quinn. Photograph: Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images

The European Union will today give the final sign-off to a controversial joint research project with Israel, during a two-day visit to Israel by Euro(...)

 A handout image made available by the Israeli government press office showing Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu  speaking to  British prime minister David Cameron at his office in Jerusalem today. Photograph: Kobi Gideon/EPA

British prime minister David Cameron has urged Israel to pursue a peace deal with Palestinians that could mean “an end of all conflict” in th(...)

Palestinians have hailed Google’s move as a virtual victory on the long path to the state they seek in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza Strip, which Israel seized in the 1967 war. Image: Screengrab of Google.ps

A senior Israeli official accused Google today of setting back Middle East peace hopes by putting the name Palestine under the banner of its se(...)

Israeli soldiers evicted several hundred Bedouins from a village in the occupied West Bank today after the army declared the area a live-fire t(...)