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  • Former President Jimmy Carter: Gaza situation 'intolerable'

    Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter said Saturday that eight months after a bloody war in the Gaza Strip the situation there remains "intolerable." Carter and his delegation were supposed to visit the isolated territory but earlier this week called it off...
  • Exoskeleton that helps paralyzed walk faces barrier in Japan

    Yuichi Imahata's 9-year-old daughter is thrilled her dad stands tall above her head. It's an experience that is new to her. Imahata, 31, has been using a wheelchair to get around for seven years after a serious spinal-cord injury suffered in an...
  • Israel faces the future with a new combination

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Monday, May 11: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu succeeded last week in crafting a coalition government with a one-vote margin in parliament, two months after the country's...
  • Pictures in the News | May 4, 2015

     
    In Monday's Pictures in the News, Floyd Mayweather Jr. celebrates after winning the World Welterweight Championship at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Saturday. Milan, Italy: Star Wars fans on Sunday attend an event marking Star Wars Day. Kabul: An Afghan...
  • Spain Sephardic citizenship plan hits snags, unlike Portugal

    For Alfonso Paredes Henriquez, it was the opportunity not only of a lifetime — but of a half-millennium. The Panamanian real estate developer, a descendant of Sephardic Jews kicked out of Spain five centuries ago, was elated when the country...
  • Former Israeli premier Barak joins biometric start-up

    Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak has joined the board of a local startup that specializes in biometric identification technology. FST Biometrics announced Monday that it had received a $15 million investment from GMF Capital, a firm led by...
  • Israel purchases 4 advanced German ships to protect waters

    Israel's Defense Ministry says it has purchased four advanced surface vessels from Germany for 430 million euros ($480 million). The purchase of the ships was announced Monday in Tel Aviv, as the countries were marking 50 years of diplomatic relations...
  • AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

    In Middle East this week, civilians in Yemen facing increasing food, fuel and medicine shortages hoped for the start of a proposed five-day humanitarian cease-fire to halt fighting between a Saudi-led coalition and Shiite rebels and their allies. Yemen...
  • 'Bad Jews' make for savagely good comedy

    'Bad Jews' make for savagely good comedy
    With all the focus on the development of earnest, worthy, politically predictable new plays around Chicago, Theater Wit has been able to carve out a very simple but savvy niche. It favors fresh but fully formed comedies that were big hits in New York,...
  • American-Israeli is new first fiddle in Israel orchestra

    The packed concert hall in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv went silent, then burst into applause when the 28-year-old violinist took his bow, wearing long coattails and a broad grin. David Radzynski is still getting used to his first job out of college as...
  • Rubio says lifting sanctions on Iran would threaten Israel

    WASHINGTON Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio on Friday defended his plan to force Iran to recognize Israel's right to exist as part of a broader bill aimed at giving Congress a greater say in nuclear talks. Critics call Rubio's amendment a poison...