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  • Winton's rescue of Jewish children revealed after 50 years

    "Is there anyone in our audience tonight who owes their life to Nicholas Winton?" asked the presenter of the popular BBC magazine program "That's Life". Around the elderly man, sitting with his wife in the front row of the audience, more than 30 people...
  • Scores killed as militants attack Egyptian troops in Sinai

    Islamic State-linked militants struck Egyptian army outposts in the Sinai Peninsula on Wednesday in a coordinated wave of suicide bombings and battles that underlined the government's failure to stem an insurgency despite a two-year crackdown. Security...
  • Massive assault on Egypt army in Sinai kills 64 troops

    Massive assault on Egypt army in Sinai kills 64 troops
    Islamic State-linked militants struck Egyptian army outposts in the Sinai Peninsula on Wednesday in a coordinated wave of suicide bombings and battles that underlined the government's failure to stem an insurgency despite a two-year crackdown. Security...
  • Israelis protest against deadly Palestinian attacks

    Several hundred Israelis demonstrated in Jerusalem Wednesday evening, calling on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to act against a recent surge in deadly attacks carried out by Palestinians. Protesters gathered near Netanyahu's residence, waving signs...
  • Israeli family discovers ancient treasure under living room

    Israeli authorities said Wednesday they have identified a rare, well-preserved 2,000-year-old Jewish ritual bath hidden under the floorboards of a home in Jerusalem. Archaeologists said the discovery in Jerusalem's Ein Kerem neighborhood shines new light...
  • Mural of rainbow flag sparks rare Palestinian debate on gays

    A Palestinian artist whose mural of a rainbow flag on Israel's West Bank separation barrier was whitewashed by anti-gay protesters says his work sparked a rare debate among Palestinians about gay rights. Khaled Jarrar said Wednesday that he received...
  • Movement recruits church in effort to boycott corporations profiting from Israel

    An international movement targeting Israel for its occupation of Palestinian lands gained another religious recruit Tuesday when the United Church of Christ's national legislative body voted overwhelmingly to call for the shunning of corporations that...
  • State Dept: Trade bill can't defend Israel's territories

    One day after President Barack Obama signed hard-fought trade legislation, his administration took issue with language meant to discourage boycotts of Israel. The "fast track" trade bill takes aim at international efforts to punish Israel economically...
  • UCC church to divest over Israeli treatment of Palestinians

    The top legislative body of the United Church of Christ voted Tuesday to divest from companies with business in the Israeli-occupied Palestinian territories, in a sign of the growing momentum of a U.S. protest movement against Israeli policy. The...
  • Angry protesters whitewash rainbow flag on West Bank barrier

    Palestinian protesters whitewashed a rainbow flag of gay rights that was painted by a Palestinian artist on six slabs of the West Bank separation barrier. The artist, Khaled Jarrar, said Tuesday his art was meant as a reminder that Palestinians live...
  • Hidden cameras, invisibility cloaks in Israeli spy expo

    Hidden cameras, invisibility cloaks and mini-drones were among the gadgets on display Tuesday at an exhibition of Israeli surveillance technology, offering a rare peek into the secretive world of Israeli espionage. The expo was part of a conference...