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  • Israel launches military offensive on Gaza Strip

    Israel launches military offensive on Gaza Strip
    Palestinian militants fired dozens of rockets from the Gaza Strip into southern Israel on Monday evening, officials said, as the Israeli military sent more forces to the border and called up army reservists in the escalating crisis. Israel said early...
  • Israel arrests 6 in connection with Palestinian teen's slaying

    Israeli authorities on Sunday arrested six suspects in connection with the gruesome killing of a Palestinian teenager from Jerusalem, and police seemed to confirm Palestinian suspicions and Israeli fears that the killers were Jewish extremists seeking...
  • Israel confronts 'moral crisis' after burning death of Arab teen

    JERUSALEM The arrest of six Jews on suspicion of burning to death a Palestinian teenager prompted calls Monday for soul-searching in Israel, with critics saying the country needed to take a hard look at racial hatred spreading among young Israelis...
  • After beating, teen-ager meets Palestinian leader Abbas

    After beating, teen-ager meets Palestinian leader Abbas
    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas met Monday with the teenager who allegedly was beaten by Israeli police last week, and Jewish leaders in Baltimore condemned the alleged abduction and killing of his cousin by several Israelis. In Israel, meanwhile,...
  • Tampa teen beaten in Israel freed on house arrest

    Tampa teen beaten in Israel freed on house arrest
    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - An Israeli judge on Sunday released from jail and placed under house arrest a 15-year-old American of Palestinian descent whose apparent beating by Israeli police in East Jerusalem has drawn U.S. concern. Tariq Khdeir from Tampa,...
  • Israel puts Palestinian-American boy under house arrest

    Israel puts Palestinian-American boy under house arrest
    JERUSALEM - An Israeli judge on Sunday released from jail and placed under house arrest a 15-year-old American of Palestinian descent whose apparent beating by Israeli police in East Jerusalem has drawn U.S. concern. Tariq Khdeir, who was born in...
  • Now is time for fresh fig — an ancient taste

    Now is time for fresh fig — an ancient taste
    It looks like it's going to be a bumper year for figs. When I peek beneath the lobed leaves of our ficus carica trees, I have visions of plenty. Dozens upon dozens of pear-shaped fruit dangle temptingly within reach. Much as I'd like to pluck one early,...
  • Pictures in the News | July 2, 2014

     
    In Wednesday's Pictures in the News a rainbow stretches across the sky over the Baltic Sea island of Usedom, near Trassenheide, Germany. New Delhi: A boy somersaults into water as monsoon rains are expected to arrive at India's capital in a couple of...
  • Israel: 'A number' of suspects arrested in Palestinian teen's death

    Authorities have arrested “a number of suspects” in connection with the killing of Mohammed Abu Khdeir, the Palestinian teenager who was snatched off a Jerusalem street last week, an Israeli police spokesman said Sunday. Israeli media,...
  • Pictures in the News | July 1, 2014

     
    In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, young Palestinians wave homemade sparklers after breaking the fast during Ramadan in Gaza City. Muslims are obliged to abstain from eating, drinking, smoking and sex from before dawn until dusk throughout the holy...
  • Teen reportedly beaten in Israel riot was born in Baltimore, family says

    Teen reportedly beaten in Israel riot was born in Baltimore, family says
    Tariq Abu Khdeir and his cousin, Muhammed Abu Khdeir — one a Palestinian born in Baltimore and the other a Palestinian living in Jerusalem — got to know each other on Facebook in anticipation of a family wedding and a monthlong family...