Never has a shadow been so hilarious and ill placed. During a press conference in Jerusalem, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu inadvertently may have created a moment of comedy magic.
Yesterday the United Nations voted overwhelmingly to recognise a Palestinian state, despite threats by the United States and Israel to punish the Palestinians by withholding funds for the West Bank government. The 193-nation approved the de facto recognition after the vote passed 138-9, with 41 abstentions.
The Bulgarian government has released CCTV images of a man suspected of targeting Israeli tourists in a bus bomb attack. At least seven people were killed and 30 injured in the explosion outside the airport in the Black Sea resort of Burgas. Bulgarian officials suspect the attack was carried out by this suicide bomber with fake US documents.