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  • Hundreds gather in Beverly Hills to mourn slain Israeli teens

    Hundreds gather in Beverly Hills to mourn slain Israeli teens
    More than a thousand people -- some Jewish, some not -- gathered in a Beverly Hills synagogue Tuesday night with several purposes: to mourn, to remember and to come together for strength. The memorial was held at the Beth Jacob Congregation in honor...
  • New Palestinian government backed by Hamas; Israel threatens sanctions

    New Palestinian government backed by Hamas; Israel threatens sanctions
    Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas swore in a new interim government Monday following an agreement with his archrival, the Islamist Hamas movement, to reunify their ranks after seven years of division. Israel opposed the creation of the unity...
  • Israel is not America

    Defenders of President Obama's release of five Taliban terrorists from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba in exchange for Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl cite as justification Israel's history of swapping hundreds of Palestinian prisoners for one or two...
  • Netanyahu holds Palestinians responsible for missing Israeli teens

    The fate of three Israeli teens missing in the West Bank since Thursday remained unknown as Israeli forces Saturday expanded a massive manhunt to locate the youths who authorities assume were abducted by Palestinian militants. Contact was lost with Eyal...
  • Slaying of Palestinian teen stokes fear of new intifada

    The apparent kidnapping and killing of a Palestinian teenager Wednesday triggered some of the worst violence Jerusalem has seen in years, stoking fear of a new intifada and prompting calls from both sides for restraint. There was speculation that the...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • U.S. asks Israel to probe beating of American teen in Jerusalem

    U.S. asks Israel to probe beating of American teen in Jerusalem
    Violent protests sparked by the abduction and killing of a Palestinian teenager spread to Arab villages in Israel on Saturday, presenting a new challenge to the government of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Israel has stayed silent on the...
  • Israel puts Palestinian-American boy under house arrest

    Israel puts Palestinian-American boy under house arrest
    JERUSALEM - An Israeli judge on Sunday released from jail and placed under house arrest a 15-year-old American of Palestinian descent whose apparent beating by Israeli police in East Jerusalem has drawn U.S. concern. Tariq Khdeir, who was born in...
  • 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...