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  • Israel: Palestinian in West Bank stabs 2 before being killed

    A Palestinian stabbed two Israeli soldiers outside a West Bank settlement Wednesday before he was killed by one of the soldiers, the Israeli military said. One of the soldiers was critically wounded by a stab wound to the neck while the other was lightly...
  • Islamic State atrocities feared at Palestinian camp in Syria

    Islamic State atrocities feared at Palestinian camp in Syria
    The Yarmouk refugee camp on the outskirts of Damascus was already an emblem of the enormous suffering unleashed by Syria’s civil war — and that was before the militants of the Islamic State moved in. Besieged, starved and bombarded over...
  • Israeli police find missing man in West Bank

    Israeli police on Friday said a missing Israeli man who they feared had been kidnapped in the West Bank has been located, and that the incident was a hoax. Police said that 22-year-old Niv Asraf and his friends had "staged" the kidnapping, and that he...
  • Palestinian Authority officially joins war crimes court in closed ceremony at The Hague

    JERUSALEM The Palestinian Authority formally joined the International Criminal Court on Wednesday, positioning itself to pursue war crimes cases against Israel and deepening the rift between the two sides. Israel denounced the move as "political, cynical...
  • Palestinians want leverage on Israel in international court

    The Palestinians formally joined the International Criminal Court on Wednesday, as part of a broader effort to put international pressure on Israel and exact a higher price for its occupation of lands sought for a Palestinian state. Beyond seeking war...
  • Obama's next move may be lifting US protection of Israel at UN

    UNITED NATIONS While the world remains fixated on the negotiations over Iran's nuclear program, the Obama administration is facing another foreign policy showdown in the United Nations Security Council. The administration has signaled that it might...
  • Gaza artist gobbles up valuable Banksy mural on war debris

    A 33-year-old Gaza man says he has been duped into selling a valuable work by British graffiti artist Banksy for less than $200 to a local artist. The popular street artist is believed to have sneaked into Gaza earlier this year, leaving behind four...
  • Netanyahu's 'no-Palestinian-state' vow raises questions about security coordination

    JAMAIN, West Bank Khawla Zeitawi is pregnant with twins, and her husband, Jasser Abu Omar, is not at her side. He is in an Israeli prison, accused of being part of a terrorist cell that made explosives in a Nablus apartment. Zeitawi asserts that her...
  • Former Israeli Premier Olmert convicted in corruption case

    Former Israeli Premier Olmert convicted in corruption case
    Former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert was convicted Monday of unlawfully accepting money from a U.S. supporter in a retrial on corruption charges, the latest chapter in the downfall of a man who only years earlier hoped to lead the country to a...
  • Netanyahu orders release of tax money to Palestinian Authority

    Netanyahu orders release of tax money to Palestinian Authority
    Israel announced Friday that it would release Palestinian tax revenues frozen this year as a punitive measure after the Palestinian Authority’s move to join the International Criminal Court. A statement from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu&...
  • Two reports: U.N. slams Israel, Amnesty International faults Hamas

    Two reports: U.N. slams Israel, Amnesty International faults Hamas
    The Gaza war fought last summer made 2014 the deadliest year for Palestinians since coming under Israeli occupation after the 1967 Mideast War, a United Nations report released Thursday said. In an annual review titled “Fragmented Lives,”...