Yitzhak Rabin

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 My tutor was a man named Underwood – a Fleet Street retiree, I think. I never found out if he was anything to the famous typewriter manufacturers. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

It’s not every day you learn something new about your life, especially under the heading of educational qualifications. But I had that strange exper(...)

A picture taken from the Israeli side of the border shows Jordanian soldiers raising the national flag ahead of a ceremony at the Jordan Valley site of Naharayim, also known as Baqura in Jordan. Photograph:  Menahem Kahana/AFP via Getty

Jordan’s king has announced “full sovereignty” over two pieces of land leased by Israel, ending a 25-year arrangement which was part of the countries’(...)

Blue and White party leader Benny Gantz (left), prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu (centre) and President Reuven Rivlin at  a memorial ceremony for late Israeli president Shimon Peres in Jerusalem last Thursday. Photograph:  Gil Cohen-Magen/AFP/Getty Images

President Reuven Rivlin summoned prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Benny Gantz, the leader of the centrist Blue and White, for talks on Monday nig(...)

Gonen Segev is escorted by prison guards as he arrives at court in Jerusalem. Photograph: Ronen Zvulun/EPA

The trial has begun in Jerusalem of former Israeli minister Gonen Segev, who is accused of spying for Iran and providing information on Israeli bases (...)

A combination photo shows US president Donald Trump  trying twice to let go of a handshake with France’s president Emmanuel Macron in Brussels last week. Photograph: Jonathan Ernst/Reuters

They say the handshake originated as a gesture designed to prove that both participants were unarmed. But Donald Trump has rewritten that rule along(...)

A woman takes a selfie with a statue of Israeli prime minister Binyamin  Netanyahu, made by Israeli artist Itai Zalait as a form of protest against him and placed without official permission outside Tel Aviv’s city hall. Photograph: Jack Guez/AFP/Getty Images

A gilded statue of prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu, dubbed “King Bibi” by its creator, stirred condemnation from Israel’s culture minister and was t(...)

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (right) talks with US President Barack Obama at the Mount Herzl national cemetery. Photograph: Menahem Kahana/Reuters

Shimon Peres has been laid to rest in a ceremony attended by scores of international leaders including US president Barack Obama, who said Israel’s ni(...)

 Shimon Peres visiting border police’s counterterrorist unit’s base in Israel in 2011. Photograph: Amos Ben Gershom/EPA

The body of Shimon Peres will lie in state at the Knesset, Israel’s parliament, on Thursday ahead of Friday’s funeral in Jerusalem, which will be atte(...)

Shimon Peres, a symbol of hope and reconciliation in the Middle East, was a bundle of contradictions. Journalist Chemi Shalev aptly quotes Friedrich N(...)

Shimon Peres speaks  during an event in The Peres Centre for Peace in Jaffa, Israel, in June. Photograph: Jim Hollander/EPA

Close relatives of former Israeli president Shimon Peres are at his hospital bedside amid media reports his condition had deteriorated and he was clos(...)

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