Swiss experts have announced that 'surprising' levels of polonium were found in the body of former Palestinian President Yasser Arafat. Israel calls the research flawed, but it comes at a bad time for the peace process.
Four decades ago, Israeli and Egyptian leaders managed to end years of hostilities with the help of a US president. Their experiences with the horrors of violence led them to find peace in a broken region.
Uri Avnery fought for decades for peace between Israel and the Palestinians. This wish was not fulfilled in his lifetime. He has now died, aged 94.
UK investigators have not yet confirmed what substance poisoned Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter in a shocking attack that has left them both in critical condition. DW looks at five possibilities.
As Israel marks its Independence Day, 70 years after the modern-day state's foundation, Israeli author Lizzie Doron walks through her evolving feelings over the years regarding May 14.
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