Israeli military court on Wednesday indicted a second Palestinian suspected of involvement in the attack on a Tel Aviv bus during Israel's operation in the Gaza Strip in November.
Syrian warplanes bombed a petrol station in a rebellious suburb near Damascus, killing at least 30, two opposition campaigners on the scene said.
An Egyptian satirist who made fun of President Mohammed Morsi on television will be investigated by prosecutors following an accusation that he undermined the leader's standing, a judicial source said on Tuesday.
Foreigners living and working in the West Bank are prohibited from entering East Jerusalem and Israel, according to restrictions recently renewed by Israel.
Seven-and-a-half years after evicted during the disengagement from Gaza, the state begins charging rent from settlers still living at the Nizan mobile home site in Israel's south, but many say they will not pay.
A cellular phone belonging to a senior employee of Prime Minister's Office was stolen on Tuesday. The phone contained email messages from the bureau and a schedule of Benjamin Netanyahu's appointments.
If the election were held on Wednesday, the joint Likud-Beiteinu slate would win only 34 seats, according to an opinion poll conducted for Haaretz. The two parties currently have 42 seats in the outgoing Knesset.
Some 3,000 trees will be planted in Israel in memory of the 26 victims of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.
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