With Israeli elections just days away, we gauge voter sentiment ahead of a contest that will likely return Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to power. But many voters are disillusioned, not excited about the prospects ahead.
Benjamin Netanyahu has reiterated Israel's commitment to peace with Palestinians. The premier gave a speech to the most powerful US pro-Israeli lobby a day after meetings with President Obama and other senior officials.
In a raid on a ship allegedly bound for the Gaza Strip, the Israeli navy has seized rockets it claims to be from Iran. Israel said the weapons were destined for Palestinian militants, adding the evidence was "clear cut."
The Jordan Valley, located in the West Bank, is seen as the safety barrier of Israel, and it's also important for agriculture both for Israelis and Palestinians. And It's one of the many points of disagreement in the current Middle East peace negotiations. Israeli settlers feel they need better access to the water of the river Jordan to make a living. (part 1/2)
A Report by Alexandra von Nahmen
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