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  • Israel to build fence along part of border with Jordan

    Israel's Cabinet has approved funding for a fence to be built along part of the country's eastern border with Jordan. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that the future fence will run for 30 kilometers from Israel's southern tip toward the...
  • AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from the Middle East

    In the Middle East this week, the holy month of Ramadan — when devout Muslims abstain from all food and drink from dawn to dusk — brought scenes of hardship and charity, and also images of carnage. In Yemen, Iraq and Afghanistan, volunteers...
  • Report: World Jewish population nears pre-Holocaust level

    The world's Jewish population has grown to be nearly as large as it was before the Holocaust, an Israeli think tank said in its annual report Sunday. The Jewish People Policy Institute said there are currently 14.2 million Jews in the world. When...
  • Niagara Foundation disinvites Israeli consul general to the Midwest

    Niagara Foundation disinvites Israeli consul general to the Midwest
    A nonprofit group devoted to promoting global fellowship and civic conversations is under fire for rescinding an invitation to one of Israel's top U.S. diplomats. Roey Gilad, consul general of Israel to the Midwest, on June 18 was to discuss whether...
  • Israeli Druze angered by their country's medical assistance to Syrian rebels

    MAJDAL SHAMS, Golan Heights Mira Amer, 50, was sleeping Tuesday before dawn in the Druze village of Majdal Shams in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights when police raided her home and arrested her son on suspicion of lynching a wounded Syrian who was on...
  • Palestinian minister hands 'war crimes' files to ICC

    Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad Malki handed International Criminal Court prosecutors a file Thursday detailing possible Israeli war crimes in Gaza and settlement construction in the West Bank and East Jerusalem. The file, based on findings by a...
  • AP Interview: Gaza rebuilding moving at 'snail's pace'

    Gaza reconstruction is moving at a "snail's pace" and at this rate, it would likely take 30 years to rebuild the extensive damage from last summer's Israel-Hamas war, a senior U.N. official said. Roberto Valent, the incoming area chief of a U.N. agency...
  • Emerging Israel gas deal ignites fierce debate

    When natural gas was discovered a few years ago off the shores of resource-poor Israel, it was heralded as nothing short of a miracle, but an emerging deal with developers has been plagued by criticism, with opponents accusing Prime Minister Benjamin...
  • The only good nuclear deal with Iran

    The only good nuclear deal with Iran
    While negotiating the future of Iran's nuclear program, The Obama Administration is preoccupied with its foreign policy legacy. The president seems willing to settle for a subpar nuclear accord with the Islamic Republic of Iran in order to land in the...
  • Vatican signs treaty with "State of Palestine"

    The Vatican signed a treaty with the "State of Palestine" on Friday, saying it hoped its legal recognition of the state would help stimulate peace with Israel and that the treaty itself would serve as a model for other Mideast countries. Vatican...
  • Palestinian killed after opening fire at Israeli army

    Israeli troops shot and killed a Palestinian man after he opened fire at soldiers at a military checkpoint in the West Bank on Friday, the army said. According to the military, a car approached the checkpoint in the Jordan Valley and a gunman from inside...