Barak Ravid

Israel Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman meets with European Union official in Jerusalem.

Europe Eyes 'Chinese Menu' of Anti-Israel Sanctions

New details from the European Union’s “sanctions document” show that potential punishments for Israel could include the recalling of EU ambassadors if settlement construction is advanced in sensitive areas of the West Bank and East Jerusalem.

Hero or Criminal? Thousands thronged the funeral for American Max Steinberg, who died serving in Israel’s war in Gaza. But could foreigners face charges back home for aiding the war?

Could Foreigners Who Serve in Israeli Army Face War Crimes Charges?

Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad Malki has sent a letter to UN Secretary General Ban ki-Moon and a number of Western foreign ministers asking them to bring to trial their citizens who serve in the Israeli army or volunteer with the military for alleged war crimes commited in Gaza.

Ending the Massacre: Kenyan police stand guard near Westgate mall in Nairobi as forces work to end the siege.

Assault Launched With Israeli Help To End Kenya Mall Siege

Kenyan security forces launched a “major” assault late Sunday on the upscale Nairobi mall where an unknown number of hostages are being held by al-Qaida-linked militants, in an operation officials said would end the two-day standoff that had already killed 68 people. Within a few hours, a military spokesman said most of the hostages had been freed.

Shin Bet Arrests Terror Cell Suspects

Israeli security forces have arrested a terror cell belonging to the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, it was revealed Monday, which is suspected of planning to carry out several terror attacks in the Jerusalem area and to abduct an Israeli soldier.

Gaza-Bound Flotilla Slated To Set Sail Tuesday

Israel will not allow any ships to breach its blockade of the Gaza Strip, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told his inner cabinet yesterday, during a discussion of the Gaza-bound flotilla expected to set sail tomorrow.

Border Violence Cools, as Israel Refrains From Response to Rocket Attacks

The latest round of Israel-Gaza violence, which included a direct hit on an Israeli school bus, intense Palestinian rocket and mortar fire, and IDF strikes that left 19 Hamas militants and two civilians dead over the weekend, appears to have come to a close, defense officials said on Sunday.

Striking Israeli Diplomats Refuse To Assist Citizens Abroad

The Foreign Ministry announced Tuesday that it would not be able to provide assistance to Israelis traveling abroad for the time being, an unprecedented move sparked by the growing sanctions imposed by the ministry?s union of employees.

Bibi to Biden: We Did Not Seek To Embarrass You Over Settlement Issue

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sought to alleviate new tensions with the United States on Tuesday, after an announcement that Israel will build 1,600 new homes in an ultra-Orthodox East Jerusalem neighborhood drew strong condemnation from the White House, and visiting U.S. Vice President Joe Biden.