Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu before boarding his plane at Ben Gurion Airport to fly to Sharm el-Sheikh for peace talks
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrives at Ben Gurion Airport, outside Tel Aviv, for his flight to Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt for the second round of direct peace talks with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, September 14, 2010. Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak is hosting US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in the Sinai resort town for peace talks. UPI/Debbie Hill
Wings for Lockheed Martin's F-35 joint strike fighter are to be supplied by Israel Aerospace Industries under a contract with a potential value of $2.5 billion.
Customs workers in Israel caught a smuggler and an accomplice who were attempting to bring 30 poison dart frogs into the country, officials said.
With onetime allies Israel and Turkey supposedly on the road to reconciliation after a three-year split, the Jewish state's export-hungry defense companies are going all out to revive lucrative business ties with Ankara.
The rapprochement between Israel and Turkey is expected to have a significant strategic effect on the turbulent region.
Sandstorms moving from Egypt to Israel polluted the air Friday, reduced visibility for drivers and forced U.S. President Barack Obama to change his schedule.
Israel showcased its Iron Dome anti-missile system for U.S. President Barack Obama but the system's shoot-down rate has been challenged by scientists.
President Barack Obama said Thursday Palestinians "have a right to be a free people in their own land" and asked Israelis to see the world "through their eyes."
Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu said Wednesday he and U.S. President Obama believe Israel has the right to act on its own on Iranian nuclear weapons.
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U.S. President Obama arrives in Tel Aviv, Israel, Wednesday for a series of meetings with Israeli leaders, the White House said.