Avignor Lieberman denies charges of fraud and breach of trust, allegations that prompted his resignation [Reuters]
Key ally of Binyamin Netanyahu accused of promoting diplomat in return for information on police probe into his affairs.
Last Modified: 17 Feb 2013 15:49 GMT
At least 20 people are killed and dozens wounded in Shia Muslim areas of Baghdad city, officials say.
Last Modified: 17 Feb 2013 12:26 GMT
17 Feb 2013: Undeclared arms race among European defence contractors to re-equip Libya’s armed forces causes concern among locals
17 Feb 2013: Officials reportedly seizing statues from shops in Tehran to stop the promotion of Buddhism
17 Feb 2013:
James Jeffrey: Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan find little ethical defence in the ‘just war’. Each of us struggles to make peace with our actions
16 Feb 2013:US comic’s support for civil disobedience by her sister focuses attention on decades-long campaign for women to be allowed to pray on equal terms