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  • Thousands of Israelis demonstrate for peace

    TEL AVIV (dpa) Thousands of Israelis took to the streets of Tel Aviv Saturday evening to call for a peace agreement with the Palestinians. Author David Grossman warned demonstrators in Tel Aviv's central Rabin Square of "fanaticism and hate" also between...
  • 'Military onslaught' conducted by Israel

    Several letter-to-the-editor writers have felt compelled to observe that Israel is merely defending itself in a war that it did not start. In matters geopolitical, causation is always a tricky issue that's open to interpretation. But the indisputable...
  • Occupation of Cyprus underscores hypocrisy of Gaza outrage

    LIMASSOL, Cyprus -- Cyprus is a beautiful island. But it has never recovered from the Turkish invasion of 1974. Turkish troops still control nearly 40 percent of the island -- the most fertile and formerly the richest portion. Some 200,000 Greek refugees...
  • Israel blocks rights group as alternative to military service

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel has disqualified its foremost human rights group as a volunteer option for youths who choose civilian national service over military conscription, officials said on Thursday, citing the group's criticism of the Gaza offensive....
  • Thousands of Israelis protest war's failure to halt Gaza rockets

    TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Some 10,000 Israelis protested on Thursday in a Tel Aviv square against what they see as the failure of a five-week Gaza war to decisively halt rocket and mortar fire at southern towns bordering on the Palestinian coastal territory....
  • U.S. put more scrutiny on arms transfers to Israel during Gaza crisis

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration, which urged Israel do more to prevent civilian casualties in its conflict with Hamas militants, placed U.S. arms shipments to Israel under greater scrutiny during the Gaza crisis, the U.S. State...
  • Palestinians accuse Israel of violating Gaza truce

    GAZA (Reuters) - The Palestinian Interior Ministry in Gaza accused Israel on Friday of a cross-border shooting in violation of a truce that has largely held since getting off to a shaky start on Thursday. An Israeli military spokeswoman said: "We have no...
  • 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    The University of Illinois has rescinded the job offer of a professor who wrote controversial social media posts about the war in Gaza, according to documents released by the university Wednesday.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.&...
  • Gaza war rages on, Hamas says Israel tried to kill its military chief

    An Israeli air strike in Gaza killed the wife and infant son of Hamas's military leader, Mohammed Deif, the group said, calling it an attempt to assassinate him after a ceasefire collapsed. Palestinians launched more than 180 rockets on Tuesday and...
  • Delray in the running to host Davis Cup match

    Delray in the running to host Davis Cup match
    Delray Beach is suddenly in the running to host a Davis Cup tie in September. The contest between Israel and Argentina was slated to be played in Tel Aviv from Sept. 12-14. But after the International Tennis Federation ruled that Israel team must move...
  • Rights groups say Israeli ban hinders Gaza investigation

    RAMALLAH West Bank (Reuters) - Israeli restrictions have left two of the world's most prominent human rights organizations struggling to collect evidence of potential war crimes in Gaza, representatives of the groups told Reuters. Amnesty International...