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  • Movement recruits church in effort to boycott corporations profiting from Israel

    An international movement targeting Israel for its occupation of Palestinian lands gained another religious recruit Tuesday when the United Church of Christ's national legislative body voted overwhelmingly to call for the shunning of corporations that...
  • State Dept: Trade bill can't defend Israel's territories

    One day after President Barack Obama signed hard-fought trade legislation, his administration took issue with language meant to discourage boycotts of Israel. The "fast track" trade bill takes aim at international efforts to punish Israel economically...
  • UCC church to divest over Israeli treatment of Palestinians

    The top legislative body of the United Church of Christ voted Tuesday to divest from companies with business in the Israeli-occupied Palestinian territories, in a sign of the growing momentum of a U.S. protest movement against Israeli policy. The...
  • Angry protesters whitewash rainbow flag on West Bank barrier

    Palestinian protesters whitewashed a rainbow flag of gay rights that was painted by a Palestinian artist on six slabs of the West Bank separation barrier. The artist, Khaled Jarrar, said Tuesday his art was meant as a reminder that Palestinians live...
  • Hidden cameras, invisibility cloaks in Israeli spy expo

    Hidden cameras, invisibility cloaks and mini-drones were among the gadgets on display Tuesday at an exhibition of Israeli surveillance technology, offering a rare peek into the secretive world of Israeli espionage. The expo was part of a conference...
  • Israeli PM lashes out at Palestinian leadership in West Bank

    Israel's prime minister criticized the Western-backed Palestinian leadership in the West Bank on Tuesday for not condemning a recent spate of attacks on Israelis. Benjamin Netanyahu spoke a day after a Palestinian woman stabbed a female Israeli...
  • A year after Gaza war, Hamas entrenched as frustration grows

    Emad Firi is angry. During last summer's Israel-Hamas war, a shell slammed through the roof of his house and shredded his right leg. Unable to work, Firi's son now drives his taxi but the family struggles to survive. The 50-year-old blames Israel, but...
  • The Iran deal: A look at what it does and problems remaining

    World powers and Iran are back in nuclear talks, and this round may be the deciding one. After nearly a decade of international diplomacy, negotiators are working past Tuesday's deadline, trying to reach a final agreement that would curb Iran's nuclear...
  • Palestinian striker to be freed, Israelis injured in attacks

    A Palestinian held by Israel for the past year is ending a 55-day hunger strike and in exchange will be released in two weeks, his wife and an advocacy group for prisoners said Monday. Meanwhile, in the West Bank, a Palestinian woman stabbed a female...
  • For world, limited options if Iran talks fall apart

    The Iranian nuclear talks are playing out in classic fashion: A self-imposed deadline appears to have been extended due to stubborn disputes, with the sides publicly sticking to positions and facing internal pressure from opponents ready to pounce on...
  • Israeli navy peacefully intercepts Gaza-bound vessel

    Israel's navy intercepted a Swedish vessel attempting to breach a naval blockade of the Gaza Strip early Monday and brought it to an Israeli port, where it said the foreign activists would be questioned before they are sent back to their home countries....