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Israel and Palestinians Exchange Fire After Botched Israeli Raid

JERUSALEM — Palestinian militants in Gaza mounted an intense and sustained rocket and mortar attack across much of southern Israel on Monday in retaliation for the killing of seven fighters by Israeli forces in a botched covert operation [...]

Iran blames Denmark plot on alleged Israeli conspiracy

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) – Iran’s intelligence minister claims that an alleged Iranian plot to kill an opposition activist in Denmark was an Israeli conspiracy that sought to harm Tehran’s relation with the European Union. The minister, [...]

Israeli Leader Claims Iran Has ‘Secret Atomic Warehouse’

“How about inspections, right here, right now,” he said as he pointed to a photo of the warehouse. Israel officials were disappointed when Mr. Netanyahu’s disclosure in April of the atomic archive Israeli agents seized did not create [...]

Israeli lawmaker to PM: Dismiss US envoy over aide scandal

JERUSALEM (AP) – An opposition Israeli lawmaker is calling on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to dismiss his ambassador to Washington for failing to report sexual assault allegations against a top Netanyahu aide. Karin Elharrar says [...]

Ahed Tamimi, Palestinian Teenager Who Slapped Israeli Soldier, Is Released From Jail

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The 17-year-old received a hero’s welcome, was greeted by the Palestinian president and says she now wants to fight Israeli occupation by studying law. Source: NYT > World
Waves of Gazans vs. Israeli Tear Gas and Bullets: Deadliest Mayhem in Years
Several speakers reserved their harshest words for President Trump and his decision to move the United States embassy to Jerusalem, which Palestinians want to claim for their capital in their aspirations a future state. “America is [...]
Flaming Kites From Gaza Thwarted by Unfavorable Israeli Winds
Known as the Great Return March, the protests began on March 30 as a campaign against the blockade of the isolated and impoverished coastal enclave and to press the Palestinian demand to return to lands in what is now Israel. A popular [...]
Israeli Parliament Gives War Power to 2 Top Leaders
JERUSALEM — As Israel faces rising tensions with Iran, Syria and Gaza, its Parliament passed a new law allowing the prime minister and defense minister to decide alone whether their nation will go to war. The legislation, which comes [...]
Natalie Portman Backs Out of Israeli Award Ceremony
The Israeli government and other critics say the boycott movement is anti-Semitic and aims to delegitimize Israel and undermine its right to exist. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said the movement wants “to see the end of the [...]
Memo From Jerusalem: Israel Celebrates Its 70th Israeli Style: With Rancor and Bickering
JERUSALEM — Foreign leaders were invited, then uninvited. A plan for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to lead the ceremony drew threats of a boycott. And the organizers waited so late to invite an American television star to represent [...]