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  • 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...
  • Oscars 2014: Foreign language nominees include 'The Hunt,' 'Omar'

    Oscars 2014: Foreign language nominees include 'The Hunt,' 'Omar'
    In some ways, nothing speaks to the global impact of the Academy Awards quite like the international response to the nominations for best foreign language film. The five nominees in the category are Belgium’s “The Broken Circle Breakdown,&...
  • The great U.S.-Israel rift that isn't

     The great U.S.-Israel rift that isn't
    In recent weeks, the media have had a field day reporting on a so-called rift in the U.S.-Israel relationship over the nuclear negotiations with Iran. The story makes for great headlines, but it's poor analysis. Despite the heated rhetoric, the pillars...
  • Israel releases Palestinian hunger striker Samer Issawi

    RAMALLAH, West Bank -- The Israel Prison Service on Monday freed Samer Issawi, a Palestinian inmate whose prolonged hunger strike helped fuel weeks of protests in the West Bank this year. Issawi, 34, refused food for eight months, receiving only...
  • Israel irked by Snowden revelations of spying on its leaders

    Israel irked by Snowden revelations of spying on its leaders
    JERUSALEM — Israel is the latest country to express displeasure with reports of U.S. and British spying on its leaders, although there was not a great deal of surprise over the revelations or suggestions that they would damage relations....
  • Iran threatens counter measure to Senate's proposed new sanctions

    Iran threatens counter measure to Senate's proposed new sanctions
    TEHRAN – Iranian lawmakers Friday threatened retaliation for a Senate bill that proposes tough new sanctions on Iran if the Islamic Republic fails to cooperate in upcoming negotiations aimed at curbing its nuclear program. Mehdi Moussavinejad, a...
  • Israel, Jordan leaders hold high-level, low-profile meeting

    Israel, Jordan leaders hold high-level, low-profile meeting
    JERUSALEM -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met Thursday with Jordanian King Abdullah II to discuss developments related to the Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations, according to Petra, Jordan’s news agency. Netanyahu’s visit to...
  • John Kerry's bicycle diplomacy in the Middle East

    John Kerry's bicycle diplomacy in the Middle East
    Peace negotiations, a wise U.S. diplomat once said, are like riding a bicycle: No matter how slow you're moving, it's best to keep going — because if you try to stand still, you'll fall. Secretary of State John F. Kerry is putting that principle...
  • Israeli defense chief calls Kerry 'messianic,' infuriating U.S.

    Israeli defense chief calls Kerry 'messianic,' infuriating U.S.
    WASHINGTON -- The White House on Tuesday condemned as “offensive” the reported comment of Israel’s defense minister that Secretary of State John F. Kerry’s campaign for Mideast peace grows from his “messianism.” In an...
  • Belgian museum celebrates the immigrant experience

    Belgian museum celebrates the immigrant experience
    ANTWERP, Belgium — One became a prime minister. Another a songwriter whose compositions included "White Christmas." And a third became an Angeleno who married, raised a family and became a social worker. All extraordinary in their own ways, all on...