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West Bank

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  • FAA halts all U.S. flights to Tel Aviv airport for 24 hours

    FAA halts all U.S. flights to Tel Aviv airport for 24 hours
    Chicago-based United Airlines is following rivals Delta and U.S. Airways in suspending flights to Tel Aviv until further notice. “We are working with government officials to ensure the safety of our customers and our employees, and will continue...
  • Israel is to blame for the violence in Gaza [Letter]

    Israel is to blame for the violence in Gaza [Letter]
    Your recent editorial on Israel's invasion of Gaza mistakenly blames Hamas for initiating the violence, rather than placing the blame squarely on Israel, where it belongs ("Another war in Gaza," July 17). As it did in 2008, Israel knowingly provoked...
  • Canceled flights to Israel slow Pikesville father trying to reach wounded son

    Canceled flights to Israel slow Pikesville father trying to reach wounded son
    Jeffrey Low, the father of a Baltimore-born Israeli soldier who was wounded in Gaza over the weekend, was flying to Tel Aviv on Tuesday to see his son when the news came: Ben Gurion Airport was under attack, and his flight was diverting to Paris. "I...
  • Israel: Can you avoid financial penalty if you cancel your trip?

    Israel: Can you avoid financial penalty if you cancel your trip?
    On the heels of a new State Department warning on travel to Israel, a rocket that landed near the Tel Aviv airport on Tuesday prompted the Federal Aviation Administration to cancel U.S. flights to the country. Tourists may be able to rebook their...
  • Rabbi, mosque leader saddened by Gaza violence

    Rabbi, mosque leader saddened by Gaza violence
    American college students and tour guides who have been visiting Israel for their 10-day birthright trip are witnessing the most recent wave of violence that has taken about 550 Palestinian lives and about 25 Israeli soldiers' lives. Taglit-Birthright...
  • A dangerous turning point in Israel [Editorial]

    A dangerous turning point in Israel  [Editorial]
    As the situation in Israel threatens to spiral out of control, that nation's leaders took important steps on Sunday to rein in a cycle of violence that began with the kidnapping and killing of three Israeli teens last month. The arrest of six Israelis...
  • Heavy rocket fire from Gaza Strip prompts Israeli warnings

    Heavy rocket fire from the Gaza Strip struck southern Israel on Thursday, further heightening tension in the region and prompting retaliatory airstrikes. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu issued stern warnings to Palestinians about the...
  • Al Jazeera America excels in covering killings of Middle East teens

    Al Jazeera America excels in covering killings of Middle East teens
    The grisly discovery Monday of the bodies of three Israeli teens who had been abducted June 12 as they hitchhiked home from a West Bank settlement yeshiva set off a week of mounting violence in the region. Israel blamed Hamas and promised and delivered...
  • Thousands attend funeral of slain Palestinian teenager

    Thousands of Palestinians converged on an East Jerusalem neighborhood Friday, despite Israeli police checkpoints and barricades, to attend the funeral of a teenager killed in what they believe was a revenge attack by Israelis. The killing of Mohammed...
  • Palestinian fury at Israel boils in funeral for slain youth

    Palestinian fury at Israel boils in funeral for slain youth
    Chanting "Intifada, Intifada", thousands of furious Palestinians called for a new uprising against Israel during the funeral on Friday of a teen they believe was kidnapped and killed by far-right Jews. Stones thrown at Israeli police were met by teargas,...
  • Murdered Israeli teens mourned in North Shore service

    Murdered Israeli teens mourned in North Shore service
    Two days after the bodies of three kidnapped Israeli teens were discovered, Lakeside Congregation in Highland Park held a multi-congregational memorial service to honor them. Just a day before, the Ravinia Coffee Station had hosted a gathering to...