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Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.

Netanyahu: Israel rates with world's great democracies

Prime Minister says he regrets his pre-election statements and intends working for Israel's Arab citizens.

Jibril Rajoub

Palestinians demand ban on settlement soccer teams

In an attempt to stop a Friday vote on banning Israel from FIFA, Israel offers a list of concessions to the Palestinians, but new demands could mean bad news for some of Israel's teams.

Haifa port

Ports strike to end after deal reached

Port workers vowed to continue wildcat strike, despite union objections, before last-minute deal reached.

An archive photo from May 2008 showing American immigrants to Israel.

Israel recognizes African-American converts as Jews

After challenging validity of non-Orthodox conversions, Interior Ministry backs down in legal fight.