"Each halva has five layers of ground rice, hazelnuts, sugar and a syrup made with water and lemon. You have to leave it to rest overnight."
"If the bill on Supreme Court is passed, the coffin called rule of law will be shut definitely"
Ex-head, Poland's Constitutional Tribunal
""In the book of life every page has two sides: we human beings fill the upper side with our plans, hopes and wishes, but providence writes on the other side, and what it ordains is seldom our goal." Nizami Ganjavi"
"We laugh with Ariodante, we suffer, we cry with Ariodante."
"You have to become Superman, in the sense that you have to fly, literally."
"My parents got me out of bed in the middle of night to go and watch the landing"
Franck de Winne
Head of the European Astronaut Centre
"Our discovery reveals how small stars can be."
Master's Student, University of Cambridge
"MEPs don’t feel that they are doing anything which their constituents would care about."
Ex-UK parliament administrator
The trial of the former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on corruption charges has begun in Jerusalem.
Mr Olmert stands accused of fraud, breach
The former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has been formally charged with corruption. He is accused of taking cash from an American businessman
With Israel expected to swear in a new government on Tuesday the cabinet of out-going Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has met for the last time.
The family of captive Israeli soldier, Gilad Shalit, may finally have their way.
For a week, they have camped out in front of the residence of
Israel’s outgoing Prime Minister Ehud Olmert has called on right-wing leader Benjamin Netanyahu to form a new government as quickly as possible
Israel is ruling out a truce in Gaza unless Hamas agrees to release a captured Israeli soldier.
Outgoing Prime Minister Ehud Olmert pledged to
Israelis are out in force voting in a snap election called by Prime Minister Ehud Olmert who will stand down due to corruption charges. Some 5.3
America’s diplomatic efforts towards Middle East peace have seen President Obama’s new peace envoy meet the Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert
Palestinian officials have said a pledge by Ehud Olmert to protect Israeli soldiers from prosecution over alleged war crimes in the Gaza Strip will
EU leaders have vowed to do everything in their power to contribute to a lasting and sustainable ceasefire in Gaza.
European leaders have been in
Sources in Israel say a ceasefire in Gaza is imminent. It is reported that Prime Minister Ehud Olmert called the Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak to
The war in Gaza is expected to end within hours. Israeli leaders are planning to end their bombardment without any agreement with Hamas, after more
There is growing speculation that Egypt and Hamas are close to agreeing a deal for a 10-day ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinian militant
Hamas rockets landed in southern Israel again today, despite 17 days of fighting in Gaza designed to smash the militants’ ability to launch missiles
In Gaza every new day brings fresh bombardments. Now Israeli reservists are fighting on the ground in Gaza. The Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert
Israel went in to Gaza to stop Hamas firing rockets across the border. But they still keep coming, if in fewer numbers. Sderot lies to the northeast
The Israeli cabinet has discussed the fighting in Gaza. Outgoing Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said Israel was close to fulfilling its aims, but called