AROUND 40 people died yesterday when a bus burst into flames as it raced to an Israeli prison during a massive forest fire. The victims were mainly prison guards participating in the rescue mission, officials said. It was one of the deadliest accidents in the nation’s history.
Fri, 03 Dec, 2010
Israeli antiquities authorities operating under heavy police guard began relocating ancient graves today to make way for construction of a hospital emergency room, setting off protests from ultra-Orthodox Jews who say Jewish remains are being disturbed
Sun, 16 May, 2010
Foreign Affairs minister Micheál Martin has said the three Irish passports used by a group of operatives who allegedly assassinated a Hamas commander in Dubai had valid numbers, reversing his department's position of a day earlier.
Thu, 18 Feb, 2010
AN ISRAELI police officer fatally shot himself yesterday at an airport departure ceremony for French President Nicolas Sarkozy, sparking fear of an assassination attempt and prompting bodyguards to whisk away Sarkozy and Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert, officials said.
Wed, 25 Jun, 2008