Israeli President Shimon Peres gives a brief statement at the World Economic Forum
Israeli President Shimon Peres gives a brief statement at the World Economic Forum. Photo by AP
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Despite recent official statements, Russia will not complete a deal to sell advanced anti-aircraft missiles to Syria, a senior Russian official told The Sunday Times.

President Shimon Peres called for reviving the long-stalled peace process, warning of a "great disappointment" should Israelis and Palestinians fail to return to the negotiating table.

Better Place, the once high-flying electric-car venture, said on Sunday it had filed a motion in an Israeli court to dissolve the company and was seeking to appoint a temporary liquidator.

Two rockets hit a Shi'ite Muslim district of southern Beirut, residents said, wounding several people, a day after the leader of Lebanese Shi'ite militant movement Hezbollah said his group would continue fighting in Syria until victory.

Settlers driving on roads in the West Bank have encountered a genuine problem in recent months: a steep increase in the number of incidents of Palestinians throwing stones at Israeli vehicles.

Finance Minister Yair Lapid told Ariel University he will grant the institution NIS 50 million in special aid, making good on a pledge by his predecessor, Yuval Steinitz.

Secretary of State John Kerry might not be returning to the region soon, but he will continue to pressure Netanyahu and Abbas into saying yes to his plan, the outlines of which are sketched in this article by Barak Ravid.