Public servants from Netanyahu on down often bar critics from following them on social media, and Israeli law offers the critics little recourse
Cultural and recreational activities are rife, bars are packed, and young, wannabe renters from the Tel Aviv area are flocking there. With four applicants for every vacant apartment, the Galilee panhandle is enjoying a boom
Erdogan fired his central banker and Trump is bending his to his will. Israel is safe for now, but only because Netanyahu is preoccupied with the courts
A year after statement sparked controversy, Foreign Ministry says disclosing such information could harm Israel's relations with Poland and reignite old controversies
Last week British Royal Marines boarded the tanker off Gibraltar and seized it on suspicion that it was breaking EU sanctions by taking oil to Syria
Only the reasonably affluent can buy homes in the relatively safe areas in northern Syria and then rent them out to the uprooted who can't afford to buy a home themselves, thus creating new 'elites'