The gold Medallion
The gold Medallion. Photo by Emil Salman
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Iran and Russia are promoting a proposal for a diplomatic compromise in Syria that could prevent an American attack. Meanwhile, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Monday Syrian President Bashar Assad could avoid a military strike by turning over all his chemical weapons within a week.

Russia's defense ministry has reprimanded Israel’s military attache there over last week’s missile test in the eastern Mediterranean Sea, conducted as the United States was preparing for a possible military action against Syria.

The discovery of a 1,400-year-old golden treasure trove shedding new light on a relatively unknown period in the history of Jewish Jerusalem was announced Monday morning at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

An internal Civil Administration document confirms a Haaretz report that the World Zionist Organization has allocated to settlers in the Jordan Valley more than 5,000 dunams (1,235 acres) of private Palestinian land located east of the border fence, namely, between that fence and the actual border with the Kingdom of Jordan.

Israeli startup Outbrain is nearing an initial public offering with an expected $1 billion value. The content recommendation service is expected to raise some $200 million to $300 million.

Former president Moshe Katsav was granted his first furlough from prison. The one-day vacation was approved even though Katsav never admitted his guilt, which is one of the criteria for granting furloughs to sex offenders.

Israel Securities Authority has found evidence against Nochi Dankner in stock manipulation case necessary to charge the controlling shareholder of the IDB group for crimes related to stock manipulation

Israel is refusing to let a Polish humanitarian worker leave the detention facility at Ben-Gurion Airport, after being held over for "security reasons" last week.