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  • Israeli minister storms out during speech by EU Parliament president

    Israeli minister storms out during speech by EU Parliament president
    JERUSALEM -- The Knesset is a tough room. European Parliament President Martin Schulz was heckled during an address, in German, to Israeli lawmakers on Wednesday. When he voiced concern about unequal water distribution to Palestinians and Israel’s...
  • Israeli airstrike in Gaza targets militant

    Israeli airstrike in Gaza targets militant
    JERUSALEM -- Two Palestinians were wounded in an Israeli airstrike on the Gaza Strip early Sunday. Israeli military officials said the attack targeted Abdallah Kharti, a militant accused of launching rockets into southern Israel. Peter Lerner, a...
  • Ultra-Orthodox protest Israeli plan to draft students

    Ultra-Orthodox protest Israeli plan to draft students
    JERUSALEM -- Thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jewish men protested across Israel on Thursday against the government's plans to draft them into the military. Carrying signs and chanting slogans pledging to resist enlistment, the demonstrators shut down...
  • Israeli critics of peace deal take aim at John Kerry

    Israeli critics of peace deal take aim at John Kerry
    JERUSALEM — Emerging from a black limousine, the tall man in the bushy gray wig lectures a small crowd of Israelis on how their holy city of Jerusalem belongs to followers of all religions — "Jews, Christians, Muslims, Buddhists, Klingons...
  • As Israeli doctors aid Syrians, humanitarianism trumps geopolitics

    As Israeli doctors aid Syrians, humanitarianism trumps geopolitics
    SAFED, Israel — The 9-year-old Syrian boy with no legs wheeled himself down a bright hospital corridor, stopping to accept a pain pill from one nurse and a high-five from another. He has been here for a month, ever since a Syrian government...
  • State Department issues travel warning for Israel, Gaza, West Bank

    State Department issues travel warning for Israel, Gaza, West Bank
    The State Department on Monday strongly warned Americans against travel to the West Bank and Gaza after violent clashes in the border area last month played out amid current peace talks. Section fronts "The security environment remains complex in...
  • Syria-trained U.S. militants pose threat, officials say

    Syria-trained U.S. militants pose threat, officials say
    WASHINGTON — More than 50 U.S. citizens have joined extremist groups that are fighting to overthrow Syrian President Bashar Assad, and some have returned to America and are under FBI surveillance, U.S. intelligence officials said Tuesday. Counter-...
  • Israel: Ultra-Orthodox Jews protest bid to make them subject to draft

    Israel: Ultra-Orthodox Jews protest bid to make them subject to draft
    JERUSALEM -- Hundreds of thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews rallied in Jerusalem on Sunday to protest emerging legislation that could end their sweeping exemption from military service. The country’s capital was paralyzed as access to Jerusalem...
  • Letters: Peace in the Mideast

    Re "Diplomatic lessons," Opinion, Feb. 28 Patrick Tyler suggests that Israel's demand for recognition as the state of the Jewish people is merely a tactic to block negotiations. Far from it. That recognition is as essential to peace as is the first...
  • Gov. Jerry Brown to sign trade pact with Israeli prime minister

    Gov. Jerry Brown to sign trade pact with Israeli prime minister
    SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Jerry Brown will meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu next week in Silicon Valley to sign a trade, research and economic development pact between Israel and California. The agreement, Brown's office announced Friday,...
  • Hebron still a divided city 20 years after mosque massacre

     Hebron still a divided city 20 years after mosque massacre
    HEBRON, West Bank — Nidal lives just steps from the mosque where his life changed forever. It was there, during early morning prayers in 1994, that an Israeli physician named Baruch Goldstein walked in and opened fire, killing 29 Palestinians...