Google acquires Israeli security start-up SlickLogin – Economic Times

Economic TimesJERUSALEM: The global internet giant Google is acquiring SlickLogin, an Israeli developer of sound-based password alternative, in an “acqui-hiring deal”, which means SlickLogin’s staff and knowledge will be integrated…

Israel ex-PM recounts 2008 talks with Palestinians – Washington Post

Washington PostJERUSALEM — Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Friday that if talks he held with Palestinians in 2008 had produced a peace deal, it would have forced tens…

Israel says it stopped al-Qaeda attack on US Embassy – USA TODAY

USA TODAYJERUSALEM – Israel’s internal security agency said Wednesday it arrested three Palestinians for allegedly planning to blow up the U.S. Embassy in Tel Aviv, the Jerusalem International Convention Center…

Israel Summons European Ambassadors to Complain – New York Times

New York TimesJERUSALEM — In the latest diplomatic confrontation over Israeli settlement building, Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman of Israel took the unusual step of summoning four European ambassadors on Friday…

Israel holding state funeral for ex-PM Sharon – USA TODAY

USA TODAYJERUSALEM — The state funeral of Israel’s former Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is taking place Monday amid tight security, and against the backdrop of a crisp and sunny winter…

Body of Israel’s Ariel Sharon to lie in state – USA TODAY

USA TODAYJERUSALEM (AP) — The body of Ariel Sharon, Israel’s hard-charging former prime minister and general will be brought to Israel’s parliament building in Jerusalem where it will lie in…

Thousands of African migrants demand rights in protest outside Israel’s parliament – Fox News

Fox NewsJERUSALEM – Thousands of African migrants are demanding to be recognized as refugees in a protest outside Israel’s parliament. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld says more than 10,000 migrants rallied…

African migrants protest in Tel Aviv, demand better treatment – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesJERUSALEM — In an unusual show of strength by one of the weakest groups in Israeli society, thousands of African migrants demonstrated in Tel Aviv on Sunday to…

Hospital: Ariel Sharon fighting for his life – USA TODAY

USA TODAYJERUSALEM (AP) — The head of the Israeli hospital treating Ariel Sharon says he is pessimistic about the former prime minister’s prognosis, despite doctors’ success in stabilizing some of…

Kerry: US will support Iraq, but without troops – USA TODAY

USA TODAYJERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday that America would support Iraq in its fight against al-Qaeda-linked militants who have overrun two cities in the…

Israel hospital: Sharon’s condition still critical – USA TODAY

USA TODAYJERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli hospital treating Ariel Sharon says the former prime minister’s medical condition remains critical. Tel Hashomer hospital made the announcement in a short text message…

Former Israeli PM Sharon in critical condition – Boston.com

Boston.comJERUSALEM (AP) — Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, who has been in a coma for eight years, was in critical condition on Thursday, clinging to life after a decline…

Kerry in Jerusalem: Hard work on Israeli, Palestinian goals – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesJERUSALEM — U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry arrived in Jerusalem on Thursday to begin another round of meetings with Israeli and Palestinian leaders, his 10th visit…

Kerry arrives in Israel to revive flailing peace talks – Reuters

ReutersJERUSALEM (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry arrived in Israel on Thursday in his latest bid to reenergize peace negotiations and find scarce common ground between pessimistic Israeli…

Ex-Israeli PM Sharon in critical condition – USA TODAY

USA TODAYJERUSALEM (AP) — The director of the hospital where the comatose former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is being treated says he is in critical condition and his life…

Israel releases third group of Palestinian prisoners – Xinhua

XinhuaJERUSALEM, Dec. 31 (Xinhua) — Israel freed 26 Palestinian prisoners early Tuesday, as part of a U.S.-brokered agreement to resume direct peace talks between the two sides. The prisoners —…

Israel fires artillery shells into Lebanon after rockets fall – Washington Post

Washington PostJERUSALEM — Five rockets were fired from southern Lebanon toward Israel Sunday morning, with at least one landing several miles from a border town in Israel’s north. No injuries…

Rocket fired from Lebanon hits northern Israel – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesJERUSALEM — In the first border flareup of its kind in four months, a Katyusha rocket fired from Lebanon struck northern Israel on Sunday, triggering a heavy artillery…

Israel names Palestinian prisoners to be released – USA TODAY

USA TODAYJERUSALEM (AP) — Israel has announced the names of 26 long-serving Palestinian prisoners it will release this week. Israel released the list late Saturday. All were convicted in connection…

Bus in Israel Is Evacuated Before a Bomb Goes Off – New York Times

New York TimesJERUSALEM — A bomb exploded on a bus in Bat Yam near Tel Aviv on Sunday minutes after the passengers were asked to get off, preventing casualties. The…

Israeli ministers demand US stop spying following revelations that NSA … – Fox News

Fox NewsJERUSALEM – Senior Israeli officials on Sunday demanded an end to U.S. spying on Israel, following revelations that the National Security Agency intercepted emails from the offices of the…

Police: Palestinian terrorists responsible for bus bomb – USA TODAY

USA TODAYJERUSALEM — A bomb police say was planted by Palestinian terrorists exploded on a public bus shortly after it was evacuated Sunday, resulting in no serious injuries. “Based on…

Israel Demands End to US Spying – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaJERUSALEM — Israel has reacted angrily to reports the country was a target of espionage by the United States. Senior officials in Jerusalem are demanding an end to…

Analysis – Netanyahu seeks to slow Iran-US thaw by ramping up demands of deal – Reuters UK

Reuters UKJERUSALEM (Reuters) – By ramping up his demands of any final nuclear deal between Iran and world powers, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appears determined to stem the tide…

Israel: Sniper killed soldier near Lebanon border – USA TODAY

USA TODAYJERUSALEM (AP) — An Israeli soldier was killed by a Lebanese army sniper late Sunday as he drove along the border, the Israeli military said, drawing Israeli threats of…

Snow in Middle East brings joy, anguish – USA TODAY

USA TODAYJERUSALEM — What is being called the worst winter storm in decades is bringing both jubilation and misery to a wide swath of the Middle East. The four-day storm,…

New project to create drinking water from the Red Sea will also boost shrinking … – Washington Post

Washington PostJERUSALEM — The Dead Sea has been rapidly disappearing for the past 50 years, one of the world’s natural wonders careening toward ecological collapse. But in a deal signed…

Kerry shows optimism on Israel-Palestinian peace talks – Xinhua

XinhuaJERUSALEM, Dec. 6 (Xinhua) — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry exhibited Friday optimism on the Mideast peace talks at the end of his trip to Israel, saying “Israel and…