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  • Senior Israeli diplomat: 'This land is ours'

    Israel's new deputy foreign minister on Thursday delivered a defiant message to the international community, saying that Israel owes no apologies for its policies in the Holy Land and citing religious texts to back her belief that it belongs to the Jewish people.
  • Israel court orders Palestinian woman lawmaker freed on bail

    An Israeli military judge ruled Thursday that jailed Palestinian legislator Khalida Jarrar, a well-known West Bank firebrand, should be released on bail, but ordered her held for at least three more days pending a possible appeal. Jarrar, 52, has been...

    New government, same issues as Netanyahu confronts Palestinian conflict

    JERUSALEM With his new hardline government in office less than a week, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday suspended a controversial initiative to bar Palestinian workers from buses carrying Israelis and reiterated his commitment to a two-state...

    World soccer faces brutal fight as Palestinians ask Israel suspension from FIFA

    EL-BIREH, West Bank When Nouredine Ouldali selects the players for the Palestinian national soccer team, the coach knows he should keep a deep back bench. Players from Gaza are often prohibited from traveling to practice in the West Bank. Or worse. One...

    Israeli prime minister calls off West Bank bus segregation

    Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday canceled a plan that would have banned Palestinian laborers from riding on the same buses with Jewish settlers in the West Bank, just hours after it was announced — an embarrassing about-face that...