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  • House, Senate churn through bills, negotiations

    RICHMOND – The Virginia General Assembly is chugging toward a weekend close to this 2015 regular session. A number of marque issues – ethics reform, day care regulatory reform and new campus sexual assault reporting rules – remain...
  • IL Democrat Schakowsky to skip Netanyahu speech

    Democratic Rep. Jan Schakowsky says she is skipping Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech to Congress next week. The nine-term Illinois congresswoman said the speech should be postponed until after the Israeli elections next month. She...
  • Kerry: Netanyahu might be wrong in opposing Iran nuke talks

    Secretary of State John Kerry says Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu might be wrong about his opposition to negotiating a deal with Iran to curb its nuclear program. Kerry told the House Foreign Affairs Committee Wednesday he didn't want to...
  • Jordan, Saudi kings to discuss fight against Islamic State

    Jordan's King Abdullah II arrived Wednesday to Saudi Arabia for a meeting with newly enthroned King Salman, with their talks focusing on the fight against terrorism as the two countries take part in U.S.-led airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group....
  • West Bank Palestinians reeling as Israel withholds tax payments

    DURA, West Bank Hatem Amro's donkey is as scrawny as his salary. In January, Amro, who teaches Islamic studies in the southern West Bank as one of 180,000 employees of the Palestinian Authority, coped with a 40 percent pay cut by buying a short,...
  • Israeli challenger Herzog a determined underdog

    Isaac Herzog would have faced an uphill climb even in a country without huge security problems and a history of placing its trust in tough guys. But he is running for prime minister in Israel. Lawyerly and unimposing, the opposition Labor Party leader...
  • Netanyahu turns down invite to meet with Senate Democrats

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday turned down an invitation to meet privately with Senate Democrats next week during his visit to Washington, saying the session "could compound the misperception of partisanship" surrounding his trip....
  • West Bank mosque torched by suspected Israeli extremists

    Suspected Israeli extremists have torched a Palestinian mosque in the West Bank and left Hebrew graffiti at the site. Jibreen al-Bakri, governor of the Bethlehem region, says the mosque in the village of Jabaa near Bethlehem was set alight at dawn...
  • Netanyahu tars Europe for anti-Semitism of terrorists

    PARIS -- A fundamental theme of Israeli propaganda -- and virtually its sole theme under the governments of Benjamin Netanyahu -- has been that anti-Semitism is responsible for the growing criticism of or hostility toward Israel and its policies expressed...
  • Israeli troops kill Palestinian in overnight West Bank raid

    Israeli troops shot and killed a Palestinian during an overnight raid in the West Bank, a Palestinian official said Tuesday. Bethlehem Governor Jebren al-Bakri said 19-year-old Jihad al-Jafari was shot in the chest Tuesday morning on the roof of his...
  • Leading election opponent to Netanyahu vows to reopen talks with Palestinians

    JERUSALEM Isaac Herzog, the leader of Israel's Labor party and the main opponent of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in next month's elections, said Tuesday that if elected he would work to revive peace talks with the Palestinians and curb settlement...