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  • Kiss and get out

    Kiss and get out
    The idea came to me like a dare. I was in Jerusalem, with a couple of hours to spare on Orthodox Good Friday. I had arrived in Israel a week earlier but had not yet seen the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, said to be on the site of both Jesus' crucifixion...
  • Man crushed to death by surging crowd at funeral in Israel

    Israeli police say a man was crushed to death in a stampede during a funeral procession for a Jewish religious scholar. Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld says more than 100,000 mourners flooded the streets of the central Israeli city of Bnei Brak, where...
  • Israel's leader speaks to Putin over Russia missiles to Iran

    Israel's prime minister says he has spoken to Russia's president to convey his displeasure over Russia's decision to sell advanced anti-aircraft missiles to Iran. Benjamin Netanyahu's office says he spoke with Vladimir Putin Tuesday to protest Russia's...
  • Ethnic tensions between Israeli Jews fuel Netanyahu victory

    Israel's visceral election campaign has exposed a rift that many here thought had long subsided — the deep-seated schism between Jews of European and Middle Eastern descent. Mizrahi, or Middle Eastern, Jews heavily backed Prime Minister Benjamin...
  • High political stakes for Clinton on Iran nuclear agreement

    Hillary Rodham Clinton can claim a piece of the victory if the U.S. and other world powers ultimately complete a final nuclear deal with Iran. She will own a piece of the failure if the negotiations collapse or produce a weak deal. Her statement after...
  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT

    AP Analysis: More negotiations amid questions from skeptics remain for Iranian nuclear deal The framework nuclear deal sealed by world powers and Iran leaves major questions: Could Iran cheat? Possibly. Would the U.S or anyone else be able to respond...
  • Israel nabs repeat cheese smuggler from West Bank

    When Israeli health inspectors spotted a mail truck crossing into Israel from the West Bank, something didn't smell right. Further examination discovered the source of their suspicion — cheese. The agriculture ministry says the truck contained 300...
  • Israel allows Palestinian doctors to drive into Jerusalem

    Israeli officials have given permission to 100 Palestinian doctors to drive to jobs at Israeli hospitals — the first time Palestinian motorists have been permitted to enter the country in 15 years. Cogat, the Israeli security branch responsible for...
  • Russia lifts ban on delivery of S-300 missiles to Iran

    President Vladimir Putin on Monday sanctioned the delivery of a highly capable Russian air defense missile system to Iran, a game changer move that would significantly bolster the Islamic republic's military capability and fuel Israel's concerns. U.S....
  • Kerry pitches Iran deal to skeptical lawmakers

    Secretary of State John Kerry personally pleaded with House Republicans and Democrats on Monday to give the Obama administration more room to negotiate a final nuclear deal with Iran, but several lawmakers said they remained skeptical and a bill to give...
  • Putin lifts Russia's ban on delivery of S-300 missile system to Iran

    Putin lifts Russia's ban on delivery of S-300 missile system to Iran
    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday cleared the way for delivery of sophisticated air defense systems to Iran with a decree that U.S. officials warned could disrupt the emerging deal to prevent Tehran from developing nuclear weapons. Kremlin...