Israeli officials tell EU delegation that decision to label settlement products was 'unilateral and adopted Palestinian narrative,' but talks underway to 'reach understandings to restart talks on Palestinian issue.'
Olmert will begin jail time mid-February, but Israel's top court must still rule on final case and decide if former prime minister will be jailed for 19 or 27 months.
Right wing party demands 'incitement to racism' be replaced with 'incitement to terror' as grounds for suspension of an MK 'thereby making it applicable, in practice, only to Arab MKs.'
Foreign tourism to Israel drops as more Israelis travel
Figures on January foreign tourist hotel stays are not yet available, but December's numbers were down 9% compared to December 2014 and 28% compared to December 2013.