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  • Israel, Hamas agree to open-ended cease-fire and new talks

    JERUSALEM Israel and the militant Islamist group Hamas halted mutual attacks Tuesday evening after agreeing to an indefinite cease-fire to end a seven-week war, the deadliest Israeli-Palestinian fighting in years. The conflict claimed the lives of more...
  • What's next for Gaza?

    The "long-term" cease-fire between Israel and Hamas announced on Tuesday — assuming that it holds — is welcome first and foremost because it promises an end to a conflict that disproportionately cost the lives of innocent civilians. Israel and...
  • Venice Film Review: 'The Farewell Party'

    A group of friends at a Jerusalem retirement home construct a machine for self-euthanasia in order to help a terminally ill pal in "The Farewell Party," a poignant, provocative dramedy from Israeli helmers Sharon Maymon and Tal Granit. with dignity....
  • U.S. urges Israel to reverse planned West Bank land appropriation

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States sees Israel's announcement on Sunday of a land appropriation for possible settlement construction in the occupied West Bank as "counterproductive" to peace efforts and urges the Israeli government to reverse the...
  • Fire from fighting in Syria hits Israeli-held Golan, Israel shoots back

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A projectile from fighting in the Syrian civil war struck the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on Thursday and Israeli forces responded by attacking a Syrian army position, the military said. In a statement, the military said it...
  • Slain US journalist held Israeli citizenship, wrote for Israeli magazine

    JERUSALEM Steven Sotloff, the American journalist beheaded by the Islamic State, held Israeli citizenship and had strong connections to the country, an Israeli official and acquaintances said Wednesday. Sotloff studied at an Israeli college, wrote for an...
  • With cease-fire in place, difficult talks lie ahead for Israel, Hamas

    An agreement bringing a long-term halt to hostilities between Israel and Hamas may be only the first step in stopping what has been the longest, deadliest and most destructive of three wars the two sides have fought in the last six years in the Gaza...
  • Israel shows evidence rockets were launched from schools

    Israel shows evidence rockets were launched from schools
    The Israeli military has provided its most detailed assessment yet of the conduct and impact of the Gaza war, including photographs indicating that militants stored and fired rockets from schools and a breakdown of the toll inflicted on Hamas. In a...
  • Slain U.S. journalist Sotloff also had Israeli citizenship: official

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Steven Sotloff, a U.S. journalist beheaded by Islamic State militants, also held Israeli citizenship, Israel said on Wednesday after apparently withholding the information in a bid to stem the risks to the captive. "Cleared for...
  • In Palestinian poll, Hamas emerges as winner of Gaza war

    In Palestinian poll, Hamas emerges as winner of Gaza war
    A large majority of Palestinians believe that the Islamist movement Hamas, which controls the Gaza Strip, won its 50-day war with Israel, a new Palestinian public opinion poll said Tuesday. The poll, conducted by the Ramallah-based Palestinian Center...
  • Israel announces major West Bank land appropriation for settlement

    Israel appropriated a swath of 990 acres in the West Bank on Sunday and declared the Palestinian area south of Bethlehem to be Israeli "state lands," local media reported. According to the veteran anti-settlement group Peace Now, the declaration is...