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  • Israel, Hamas in unspoken alliance against Gaza extremists

    Nearly a year after a devastating war, Israel and Gaza's Hamas rulers appear to have formed an unspoken alliance in a common battle against the shared threat of jihadis aligned with the Islamic State group. While Israel and Hamas remain arch-enemies,...
  • France warns of 'explosion' if no Mideast peace

    French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius warned Sunday of an "explosion" in the absence of Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts during a visit to the region Sunday, after Paris said it would propose a U.N. Security Council resolution to set a framework for...
  • Palestinians usually held until end of case by army courts

    Israeli military courts routinely order Palestinian defendants held until a verdict is reached, turning legal proceedings into a "hollow formality," an Israeli rights group said Monday. Remand to custody is "the rule rather than the exception," the group...
  • Israel, Jordan discreetly foster ties amid regional chaos

    A new Jordanian think tank that focuses on Israel is tucked away on the seventh floor of a glass-fronted Amman office building, without a sign announcing the presence of the Center for Israel Studies. It's the sort of discretion still customary in Jordan...
  • AP News in Brief at 9:58 p.m. EDT

    'Emanuel 9' remembered during 1st worship since church shooting; reopening 'sends a message' Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church opened its tall, wooden doors to the world Sunday, embracing strangers who walked in from the street or tuned in...
  • Syrian military and Druze allies join forces to fend off 'terrorists'

    The commander of the besieged air base west of town had a message of defiance for the world. "This will be the terrorists' graveyard," vowed the Syrian army colonel at the front gate of the Thalah military airport, well within mortar range of rebels the...
  • Chutzpah and humor temper message in the play 'Bad Jews'

     Chutzpah and humor temper message in the play 'Bad Jews'
    Daphna (Molly Ephraim), an opinionated and quarrelsome Vassar senior, has embraced her Judaism to the extent that she plans to move to Israel after graduation, start a rabbinical program led by a female vegan rabbi and even join the Israeli army if she...
  • Supreme Court strikes down 'born in Jerusalem' passport law

    Siding with the White House in a foreign-policy power struggle with Congress, the Supreme Court ruled Monday that Americans born in the disputed city of Jerusalem can't list Israel as their birthplace on passports. In a 6-3 ruling, the court said...
  • In Gaza Strip, fish farms bring relief to seafood lovers

    The Gaza Strip, with a 40-kilometer (25-mile) Mediterranean coastline, was always known for its seafood until Israel restricted the fishing area. As a result, Palestinians have begun importing fish and other seafood from Israel or Egypt and building fish...
  • Supreme Court gets it right on Jerusalem passport case

    Supreme Court gets it right on Jerusalem passport case
    The Supreme Court on Monday handed President Obama — and his successors — a significant and deserved victory when it ruled that recognizing a foreign government is the "exclusive" province of the executive branch. By a 6-3 vote, the justices...
  • 'Wanted 18' hoofs it through Israeli hunt for cows on the lam

    'Wanted 18' hoofs it through Israeli hunt for cows on the lam
    The documentary "The Wanted 18" tells the incredible, thrilling real-life adventure of 18 bovine fugitives that led hundreds of Israeli troops and two helicopters on a wild-goose chase for eight days in the 1980s. Under Israeli occupation,...