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Jerusalem (Israel)

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  • Palestinian comic wrestles with current events in Mideast

    Palestinian comic wrestles with current events in Mideast
    Stand-up comedian Aron Kader is never at a loss for material. If his upbringing as a Palestinian American Mormon from Provo, Utah, isn't enough, there's always the Middle East. "The problem over there is that the Jews and Arabs think they're God's...
  • 'Tyrant' Moves to Turkey as Violence Continues in Israel

    "Tyrant," the new FX drama set in a fictional, war-torn Middle-Eastern country, has moved its production from Israel to Turkey amid ongoing violence in Israel. Cast and crew of the program, which has two episodes left to shoot in its 10-episode first...
  • Hamas keeps up rocket attacks after Israel agrees to cease-fire

    Israel's Cabinet on Tuesday accepted an Egyptian proposal for a cease-fire with Hamas, but the militant group rejected the offer, putting a pause in the week-long armed conflict that has killed nearly 200 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip at risk. Prime...
  • Obama offers help in negotiating cease-fire between Israel, Hamas

    Obama offers help in negotiating cease-fire between Israel, Hamas
    President Obama spoke by telephone with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday and offered U.S. help in facilitating cease-fire negotiations between Israel and Hamas, the Palestinian militant group that controls the Gaza Strip, the White...
  • Israel shouldn't let up until Hamas is finished

    To the editor: Who in this country would accept missile attacks from neighboring territory as a routine inconvenience? That is exactly what Israelis near the Gaza Strip have been asked to do for years. ("Israel vows to cripple Hamas' Gaza forces, possibly...
  • Israel has right to self-defense [Letter]

    Israel has right to self-defense [Letter]
    Israel has not only the right but the obligation to protect its citizens from Hamas-launched rocket attacks that now have targeted Tel Aviv and Jerusalem ("A dangerous turning point in Israel," July 7). If Hamas wants to call an end to the now...
  • Another war in Gaza [Editorial]

    The five-hour cease fire between Hamas and Israel in the Gaza Strip was the calm before the storm. Hamas rockets began raining down on Israel at the moment the United Nations-requested lull ended on Thursday afternoon. Israel waited a bit longer —...
  • Local program lets Israeli, Palestinian teens look past differences

    Local program lets Israeli, Palestinian teens look past differences
    The conflict between the Israeli military and its Palestinian counterparts in the Middle East is foremost on the mind of Palestinian teenager Taher, who recently arrived on Chicago's North Shore to take part in a program that seeks to help build peace and...
  • Gaza death toll reaches 145; U.N. Security Council calls for ceasefire

    Gaza death toll reaches 145; U.N. Security Council calls for ceasefire
    An Israeli air strike on the home of Gaza's police chief killed 18 people on Saturday, Gaza's health ministry said, and Hamas fired the largest salvo of rockets yet on Tel Aviv since the start of the Jewish state's offensive in the Palestinian enclave. ...
  • Teen allegedly beaten by Israeli police returns home to U.S.

    The 15-year-old boy allegedly beaten by Israeli police early this month returned to his family in Florida late Wednesday. Tariq Khdeir arrived at Tampa International Airport shortly before 11 p.m. to a cheering crowd of friends and family. Tariq was...
  • Family of Baltimore native allegedly beaten by Israeli police files complaint

    Family of Baltimore native allegedly beaten by Israeli police files complaint
    — The father of the American teen who was allegedly beaten by Israeli police last week has filed a formal complaint against authorities there, advocates said Tuesday, and relatives in Maryland demanded that he be allowed to return to the United...