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  • Gaza militants fire over 115 rockets at Israel as conflict drags on

    Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip launched more than 115 rockets at Israel on Monday, and Israeli forces hit back with airstrikes that killed at least three suspected militants and struck targets including two mosques and a school, Israeli officials...
  • Israelis, Gaza militants fight on, defying truce efforts

    Israelis, Gaza militants fight on, defying truce efforts
    Israel launched more than 30 air attacks in Gaza on Saturday, killing nine Palestinians, and militants fired rockets at Israel as the conflict entered a second month, defying international efforts to revive a ceasefire. The violence seemed at risk of...
  • U. of I. pulls professor's job offer after tweets criticizing Israel

    U. of I. pulls professor's job offer after tweets criticizing Israel
    The University of Illinois has rescinded the job offer of a professor who wrote controversial social media posts about the war in Gaza, according to documents released by the university Wednesday. Steven Salaita’s appointment at the U. of I.&...
  • U. of I. defends pulling job offer over tweets critical of Israel

    U. of I. defends pulling job offer over tweets critical of Israel
    University of Illinois officials on Friday issued two lengthy statements defending their decision to rescind a job offer to a professor who posted controversial tweets regarding Israel’s conflict with Hamas. Steven Salaita was set to begin an $85,...
  • 'Civility' a divisive issue in U. of I. faculty decisions

    'Civility' a divisive issue in U. of I. faculty decisions
    In defending its decision to rescind a job offer to Steven Salaita, a professor who posted controversial tweets about Israel, University of Illinois trustees said they would not tolerate demeaning speech. The university's position — particularly...
  • U.N. says 43 Golan peacekeepers seized by militants, 81 trapped

    U.N. says 43 Golan peacekeepers seized by militants, 81 trapped
    Militants fighting the Syrian army have detained 43 U.N. peacekeepers in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights and trapped another 81 in the region, and the world body is working to secure their release, the United Nations said on Thursday. The affected...
  • Palestinian family possibly 'singled out for arrest' by Israel, US says

    JERUSALEM When Issa Abu Khdeir drove a relative to the airport last month, police arrested two sons and him, and ransacked their Jerusalem home. Abu Khdeir, 58, said his family might have been targeted because they offered their home as a press center...
  • U.N. says 43 peacekeepers detained near Israel-Syria border

    U.N. says 43 peacekeepers detained near Israel-Syria border
    The United Nations says 43 of its peacekeepers were detained Thursday in the Golan Heights near the border of Syria and Israel, a day after Syrian rebels overtook a crossing into Israeli-annexed territory. The world body said in a statement that...
  • Videos and images purport to show killings of captive Syrian soldiers

    Fighters from an extremist Islamist faction killed more than 160 government soldiers captured over the last month in the eastern Syria province of Raqqa, according to both the group's supporters and opposition activists. Backers of the Islamic State,...
  • Body found outside Jerusalem probably missing American, say police

    A man’s body was found Thursday near the area where a young American yeshiva student had disappeared while hiking six days earlier. An Israeli police spokesman said initial indications suggested it was that of the missing man, but declined to say...
  • Netanyahu warns Gazans to leave sites where militants operating

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday warned Gaza residents to leave any site where Palestinian militants were operating, saying the locations could be attacked. "I call on the inhabitants of Gaza to vacate immediately...