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  • New Knesset rules lead Israeli Arabs to unite in hopes of winning seats

    JERUSALEM Israel's three largest Arab factions reached an agreement Thursday to offer a unified list of candidates for March elections in hopes of keeping their representation in the parliament. "The Knesset is a parliamentary tool we use, and we think...
  • New Knesset rules lead Israeli Arabs to attempt unified front in election

    JERUSALEM A week before the deadline to submit their final lists of candidates for parliamentary elections, Israel's three largest Arab factions are struggling to combine in hopes of offering a unified front or risk having no representation in...
  • Palestinian wounds 11 in Israeli bus attack in Tel Aviv as tensions high ahead of election

    Palestinian wounds 11 in Israeli bus attack in Tel Aviv as tensions high ahead of election
    A knife-wielding Palestinian stabbed 11 morning commuters on and near a bus Wednesday, striking in the heart of Tel Aviv and reigniting fears of continued violence ahead of Israeli elections in March. The attack was the latest in a spate of Palestinian...
  • More colleges under pressure to divest, though effect is debatable

    More colleges under pressure to divest, though effect is debatable
    Not since the 1980s have there been so many efforts aimed at urging colleges and universities to divest from stocks and other holdings for political and social causes. The campaigns are diverse: Fossil fuels and their effect on climate change. Israel's...
  • Palestinian leader Abbas, after 10 cautious years in office, dramatically challenges Israel

    After a decade in power, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has little to show. He is no closer to a deal on Palestinian statehood, has failed to reclaim the Gaza Strip from political rival Hamas and is being disparaged by some as a pliant guardian of...
  • Tens of thousands join rallies across the globe to honor victims of Paris attacks

    Tens of thousands of people gathered in cities around the world on Sunday to honor the 17 victims who died during three days of bloodshed in Paris last week, and to support freedom of expression. The biggest event was in Paris, where over a million...
  • Israel police say Jewish settlers stone US consular officials during West Bank visit

    Jewish settlers attacked American consular officials Friday during a visit the officials made to the West Bank as part of an investigation into claims of damage to Palestinian agricultural property, Israeli police and Palestinian witnesses say. The...
  • Palestinians escalate campaign for sovereign statehood

    Palestinians escalate campaign for sovereign statehood
    After a disastrous 2014, Palestinians are embarking on a risky new gambit for 2015: seeking to internationalize the Middle East peace process. After decades of American-led mediation efforts, the Palestinian leadership is moving aggressively to court...
  • Israel threatens new punishments against Palestinians in retaliation for criminal court bid

    Israeli leaders on Sunday threatened to take tougher action against the Palestinians over their decision to join the International Criminal Court, a day after freezing the transfer of more than $100 million in tax funds. Last week's Palestinian...
  • Palestinian sentenced to three life terms in killing of Israeli teens

    An Israeli military court on Tuesday sentenced a Palestinian man to three life terms in prison for his role in the abduction and killing of three Jewish teenagers in the West Bank, an event that contributed to the escalating cycle of violence leading to a...
  • As Palestinians join International Criminal Court, showdown with Israel looms at The Hague

    The U.N. has accepted a request by observer state Palestine to join the International Criminal Court, clearing the way for possible war crimes complaints against Israel. Palestinians hope the tribunal will give them more leverage in a lopsided conflict...