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  • Nation and world news briefs

    NATION WASHINGTON President Barack Obama said Tuesday that he will "do what's necessary" to fight the Sunni Muslim extremists targeted in a fierce round of U.S.-led airstrikes in Syria and that he'll do so with the support of regional partners whose...
  • Israel says downed Syrian jet entered its airspace, acted threatening

    Israel says downed Syrian jet entered its airspace, acted threatening
    A Syrian fighter jet shot down after breaching the nation’s airspace could have flown anywhere over Israel within five minutes given its speed and the country's small dimensions, Israeli military sources said Tuesday. The jet, believed to be a...
  • BSO, ADL provide security conference

    BSO, ADL provide security conference
    The Broward Sheriff's Office in Fort Lauderdale recently hosted the annual security conference, "Keeping Your Jewish Institution Safe" in conjunction with the Anti-Defamation League. The conference drew more than 100 representatives of Jewish institutions...
  • Israel says it's killed 2 Palestinians accused in kidnappings that led to Gaza war

    JERUSALEM After an extended manhunt, Israeli security forces on Tuesday tracked down and killed two Palestinians suspected of abducting and slaying three Israeli teenagers in the West Bank in June, the army said. The kidnapping, blamed by Israel on the...
  • Israel shoots down Syria warplane over Golan Heights

    Israel shoots down Syria warplane over Golan Heights
    Israel shot down a Syrian warplane Tuesday, saying the aircraft crossed the battle lines of Syria's civil war and flew over the Israeli-held Golan Heights, perhaps by accident. The incident coincided with but did not appear to be directly related to air...
  • Israeli intelligence reservists decry treatment of Palestinians

    Israeli intelligence reservists decry treatment of Palestinians
    Citing reasons of conscience, 43 reservists in Israel’s acclaimed military intelligence unit signed a letter declaring they will refuse to take part in future actions against Palestinians, Israeli new news media reported. The letter, sent Friday...
  • Human Rights Watch accuses Israel of war crimes in Gaza

    JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Human Rights Watch accused Israel of committing war crimes by attacking three U.N.-run schools in the Gaza Strip in fighting in July and August, killing Palestinian civilians who had sheltered there. The New York-based group...
  • Dry West Bank ridge becomes focus of Israel-Palestinian tension

    JAB'A West Bank (Reuters) - The rocky valley north of Jab'a, scattered with olive and pine trees and dry streams long evaporated by the searing heat, would be unremarkable had it not become the latest point of friction between Israel and the Palestinians....
  • Israel orders criminal probes of actions by its military in Gaza

    Israel ordered criminal investigations into some suspected cases of international law violations by its military during the recent fighting against Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip, according to reports Wednesday. The cases are among dozens under...
  • The right to deny job to tweeting professor

    The right to deny job to tweeting professor
    Steven Salaita's First Amendment rights remain intact. And academic freedom is not under assault at the University of Illinois. Otherwise, I might be as worked up as those who demonstrated on Salaita's behalf at Thursday's meeting of the U. of I....
  • How do Israelis cope?

    Outside my window, in the Palestinian village across the road, they celebrated every night after the cease-fire. Fireworks hailed the supposed victory of Hamas over Israel — despite the devastation in Gaza, despite a cease-fire that gave Hamas...