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  • PM Netanyahu's party trails in polls before Israel election

    The last polls just days before Israel's election show Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party trailing behind the center-left opposition. Poll results in the Yediot Ahronot newspaper on Friday gave the Zionist Union, comprised of labor and a...
  • Trudy Rubin: GOP goes beyond water's edge

    Imagine if a group of antiwar Democratic senators had penned a letter to Saddam Hussein in 2003 saying, "Don't worry about President Bush's war threats. We will undercut him." "Treachery!" Republicans would have roared. Yet 47 Republican senators,...
  • Gaza exports first produce to Israel since Hamas takeover

    Israeli authorities allowed the import of Gaza produce on Thursday for the first time since Hamas seized control of the territory in 2007, a move that will aid the Palestinian strip's battered economy and help pious Jews observe a biblical farming...
  • Chicago-area activist given 18 months in prison for lying about terrorism role

    Chicago-area activist given 18 months in prison for lying about terrorism role
    A Chicago-area activist was sentenced to 18 months in prison Thursday for failing to disclose her convictions for bombings in Israel when she applied to be a U.S. citizen. Backed by dozens of supporters, Rasmieh Yousef Odeh, 67, of Evergreen Park,...
  • A travel series serving food for thought in global hot spots

    In less skilled hands, this might have been little more than a food fight. The ambitious, borderline-explosive formula for "Breaking Borders" lands a journalist and a chef in a global hot spot, where they host dinner for guests locked in conflict —...
  • Netanyahu doesn't want to 'dance with the devil'

    Netanyahu doesn't want to 'dance with the devil'
    The historic speech Benjamin Netanyahu gave before Congress was simple and direct, with Republicans, Democrats and guests giving him 22 standing ovations. Not only the prime minister of Israel but also the commander in chief and a decorated combat...
  • Israel's election: Arab parties have high hopes with united front

    Israel's election: Arab parties have high hopes with united front
    Ayman Odeh was running late, as usual. But like the charismatic politician he is, Odeh lingered over handshakes and looked constituents meaningfully in the eye, sometimes placing his hand atop his own tousled head while he listened carefully to their...
  • Family of slain Palestinian mourns, denies Islamic State's spy charge

    Family of slain Palestinian mourns, denies Islamic State's spy charge
    A month ago, the family of a young Palestinian man was horrified to discover his photo on the cover of Dabiq, the Islamic State magazine, with an interview inside purporting to detail his recruitment by Israel’s spy agency, Mossad. This week,...
  • Why Iran distrusts the U.S.

    Why Iran distrusts the U.S.
    In 2013, George Washington University released newly declassified documents that confirmed the CIA was behind the 1953 overthrow of Iranian Prime Minister Mohammad Mossadegh. The covert operation was carried out to prevent the nationalization of the...
  • Obama's naive offer to Iran puts US, Israel and entire Middle East at risk

    President Obama's strategy of negotiating with Iran could put the Jewish state at risk. And it could well make the world less safe for America, as well but not in the way most think. The administration is said to be working out an agreement that would...
  • France identifies man, boy in IS killing video as citizens

    A man and a boy featured in an Islamic State group propaganda video that threatens Jews and shows the killing of a Palestinian have been identified as French citizens, and investigators are looking into whether the man is related to an extremist who...