Iran said Tuesday it would allow IAEA inspectors enter the Parchin military base, but only if the country's right to a nuclear program would be acknowledged.
North Korea conducted its third-ever nuclear test on Tuesday, a move likely to anger its main ally China and increase international action against Pyongyang and its new young leader, Kim Jong-un.
Prime Minister's Office on Tuesday called an emergency meeting of the Israel's Editors Committee, an informal forum comprised of the heads if all major Israeli media outlets, to ask its members to withhold the publication of an incident that is liable to be embarrassing to a government agency.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday he plans to discuss with Obama ways to promote the peace process with the Palestinians during the U.S. president's visit in Israel.
Reform Rabbi Susan Silverman, the sister of American comedian Sarah Silverman, says an ultra-Orthodox minority "hijacked" the Western Wall. Silverman was one of ten women detained on Monday for participating in prayers at the Western Wall.
Bank of Israel last month expressed concern about the state's large budget deficit.
A struggle for Israel's underworld supremacy has resulted in the deaths of 10 criminals since October 2011.
The Hebrew University of Jerusalem plans to make drastic cuts in attempt to close an expected NIS 200 million deficit. Plan calls for positions to be slashed, departments merged as it struggles with dwindling revenues.
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