Israeli FM resigns over fraud and breach of trust charges

Avigdor Lieberman, the Israeli foreign minister, has said he was resigning after being charged with fraud and breach of trust, Reuters news agency has reported. Lieberman made the announcement on Friday a day after being charged with fraud and breach of trust for promoting an ambassador.

John McCain and Joe Lieberman visit Hariri in Lebanon

Outgoing Prime Minister Saad Hariri received U.S. Senators John McCain and Joseph Lieberman, in the presence of U.S. Ambassador to Lebanon Maura Connelly, and Hariri’s political advisors Mohammad Shatah and Hani Hammoud. The discussion focused on the situation in Lebanon and the region and bilateral relations.

Israel working to surrender Ghajar to UNIFIL

Israel picked up negotiations over the future of the northern town of Ghajar on Tuesday with the new UNIFIL commander, Spanish Maj.-Gen Alberto Asarta Cuevas, following three rounds of talks over the matter with his predecessor, Italian Lt.-Gen Claudio Graziano, who left his post last month. According to a statement put out by the ministry, […]