Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was convicted of taking a bribe in a case centered around the building of a Jerusalem real estate project, Channel 2 television reported live from the Tel Aviv District Court.
Palestinian negotiators had agreed to give up claims to parts of east Jerusalem and swap some Jewish settlements in the West Bank for territory within Israel in 2008 talks, according to classified documents .
Bank Leumi le-Israel B.M. Chief Executive Officer Galia Maor was hiking in the Peru jungle in early 2001 when she got some bad news on her cell phone: an employee at the Zurich branch had embezzled clients’ money.
Here’s some good news for Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney: His barbed observations about the Palestinians and the Middle East peace process, delivered during a speech in May at a now-infamous fundraiser, are 47 percent correct. Maybe 37 percent.