After disagreement between Defense Minister Lieberman and army representative in security cabinet meeting, slightly unusual compromise reached according to which Israel will return bodies of Palestinian assailants according to organizational affiliation.
Barak Ravid is the diplomatic correspondent for Haaretz newspaper. He joined Haaretz in April 2007, covering the Prime Minister's Office, the Foreign Ministry and the Ministry of Defense, dealing with issues such as U.S.-Israeli relations, EU-Israeli relations and the peace process.
Before joining Haaretz, Barak Ravid worked for two years for Maariv daily newspaper, spending a year covering the Palestinian Authority and a year as a diplomatic correspondent.
Ravid has a BA in the history of the Middle East from the University of Tel Aviv. He served for six years as an officer in the Israel Defense Forces, and concluded his service with the rank of captain. He and his wife live in Tel Aviv.
Prime minister refuses to meet Palestinian president as part of an international Mideast peace summit, but says will agree to direct talks if the conference is called off.
Israel emphasizes to France that it rejects the tripartite meeting proposed by Hollande in accordance with its general objection to the French peace initiative, senior Israeli official says.
The tripartite meeting would take place immediately after a foreign ministers' summit in the French capital on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Under Gilad Erdan's proposal those entities on the list - including companies, organizations and individuals - would be subject to treasury sanctions, such as being banned from bidding on government tenders.
Five vehicles the Palestinian Authority has been trying to import for four years brought in from Jordan in the dead of night. Senior Israeli official cites deteriorating security situation in Palestinian areas.
Analysis Unpacking Four Years of Frustration, Kerry Leaves Door Open for Obama UN Bid on Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
Nearly all of Obama’s advisers support U.S. action at the Security Council. Whether Obama decides to accept or reject their advice will have a significant impact on his legacy.
Addressing the Saban Forum in D.C., state secretary says the U.S. will not back 'unfair' UN action on Israel-Palestine.
Addressing the Saban Forum in D.C., the prime minister says about the so-called alt-right: 'There is always anti-Semitism on the ultra-right and ultra-left.'
Israel's minister of defense tells Saban Forum that Israel hopes that President-elect Donald Trump will play an active role in ending the war in Syria. 'We need an active America in the Middle East.'