"According a few established international organizations observer status at the United Nations is no longer enough."Dr. Jennifer Clinton
President and CEO of Cultural Vistas
"What makes us ‘naturally’ better parents is not our sex, but the time we spend alone looking after our babies."David Freed
Author, Dads Don't Babysit: Towards Equal Parenting
"What if the liberal wave – no more than two-three decades old – has peaked? What if the Third Way of the 1990s is coming to its end (nothing lasts for ever) and Europe is entering a new era in which left-liberalism will be just one way of doing politics among many?"György Schöpflin
MEP for Hungary (Fidesz)
""Iran holds regional terror sponsors and their US masters accountable"."Javad Zarif
Iranian Foreign Minister
""The average life expectancy is 66 and a half, so we have 40 percent of men who won't survive until retirement.""Nikolai Levshitz
"The compact largely ignores refugees’ labour rights. The omission risks turning refugees into cheap and unprotected labour for private enterprises and large transnational corporations."Behzad Yaghmaian
Professor of political economy, Ramapo College of New Jersey
"It should become clear to all that the continuing, systemic and vicious attacks on Polish courts and their judges are bound to produce consequences beyond Polish borders and constitute a clear and present danger to the EU legal system as a whole. This is no time for further dialogue or half measures."Laurent Pech / Patryk Wachowiec
Laurent Pech is Professor of European Law, Patryk Wachowiec is Legal Analyst
"I do believe the solution to kids' obsessions with their phones starts with a look in the mirror. The problem is you and your addiction to your phone; it's not your kid. Your kid is simply doing what he or she has seen you do."Jamie Lee Curtis
Award-winning actress, author of 12 best-selling children's books
Israel's winner in the Eurovision song contest, Netta Barzilai, landed in Tel Aviv early on Monday (May 14), where she danced to a crowd of applauding fans and journalists, still on the runway.
Around 1,800 are injured at the Gaza border according to the Gaza health officials.
Tens of thousands of demonstrators streamed to the frontier on the day the U.S. opened its embassy in Jerusalem
It comes amid a peak in violence along the Gaza border: Israeli forces killed dozens of Palestinians there on Monday.
Dozens of Palestinians are killed and hundreds injured amid clashes on the Gaza border with Israeli troops.
Israel is stepping up security ahead of the opening on Monday of the new US Embassy in Jerusalem
President Donald Trump’s daughter and son-in-law have arrived in Israel ahead of the controversial opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem.
Even the prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has a go at the "chicken dance."
Syria said it had intercepted Israeli missiles in an airstrike near Damascus as tensions rise
Soldier Elor Azaria escaped the maximum sentence of 20 years for manslaughter when he was sentenced to 18 months in prison last year. He has served less than nine.
At least three US Embassy road signs have been put up in Jerusalem ahead of next week's opening of the mission, in accordance with President Donald Trump's recognition of the city as Israel's capital.
The road signs went up a week before the US Embassy's opening, which will coincide with the 70th anniversary of Israel's founding.
The Quick-Step Floors rider was the quickest in a bunch sprint on day three in Tel Aviv, Israel.
Italy's Elia Viviani has won the second leg of the Giro D'Italia and Rohan Dennis has taken the pink jersey from defending champion Tom Dumoulin.
Sky's Chris Froome came in a disappointing twenty first having crashed whilst reccying the course before the race.
Gaza’s Health Ministry says at least 350 Palestinians have been injured in protests; some by live fire.
The first of the season's great cycle races begins on Friday with Britain's Chris Froome looking to complete the set of blue riband trophies, and become the first rider to hold all three at the same time since Eddie Merckx.
Abbas has been accused of being anti-semitic after suggesting the murder of European Jews was the result of their financial activities
The new US Secretary of State's visit to Israel is part of a three-day tour in the Middle East.
Israeli troops shot dead three protesters along the Gaza border on Friday, Gaza medics said, hours after the United Nations human rights chief criticised Israel for using "excessive force" against demonstrators.
President Reuven Rivlin, Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu and Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman attended a military ceremony