EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif.
EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton and Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, prior to the start of closed-door nuclear talks, at the United Nations offices in Geneva, October 15, 2013. Photo by AP
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Iran has presented the six world powers with a proposal regarding its disputed nuclear program as nuclear talks resumed in Geneva on Tuesday.

Israel's security cabinet has released an official statement urging the powers not to ease sanctions on Iran until it halts its military nuclear program. While Israel does not object to Iran having a peaceful nuclear energy program, the statement said, any agreement with Tehran must ensure its nuclear weapons program is dismantled entirely.

The World Zionist Organization’s Settlement Division has decided to halt land transactions in the West Bank settlement of Beit El after discovering that documents had allegedly been forged to cover up the fact that some 250 structures there had been built illegally.

Two Israeli engineering students have developed the first computerized system for diagnosing Parkinson’s disease. Their system gives the correct diagnosis 94 percent of the time.

The most popular vacation destinations for Arab Israelis celebrating theId al-Adha festival are Antalya, Sinai and Taba. The Israel Airports Authority, which is also responsible for land-border crossings, says over 3,000 worshipers have crossed the Taba border crossing into Egypt since Monday morning, en route to holy Muslim sites in the Sinai Peninsula.

Onavo, the Israeli startup that Facebook has agreed to acquire, will remain in Israel and become the social media giant's first-ever research and development center in the country, according to sources.

A Russian official has said that forensic tests found no indications of polonium poisoning in the body of the late Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat.

The former commander of the Israeli navy, Rear-Admiral (res.) Eliezer Marom, was questioned Monday morning at London's Heathrow Airport immediately after landing in the United Kingdom, but his claims of being detained beyond routine seem to be unfounded.