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Israel To Stop Withholding Palestinian Tax Revenues

AP | Posted 03.27.2015 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel said Friday that it will transfer Palestinian tax revenues it has been withholding as punishment for the Palestinians' appli...

Israel Chooses The Path To Apartheid

Haaretz | Posted 03.20.2015 | World

In my quarter century as Washington correspondent for Jewish newspapers, I frequently defended Israel against charges that it had created an apartheid...

How Many Times Has Bibi Backtracked On A Palestinian State?

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 03.20.2015 | World

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's vow that there would be no Palestinian state under his leadership, made in the final hours of his election...

Peace Barely Earns A Mention In Israel's Election

Reuters | Luke Baker | Posted 03.11.2015 | World

JERUSALEM, March 11 (Reuters) - In a rare TV debate ahead of Israel's tightly contested election on March 17, eight party leaders from across the...

Israel Retaliates Against Palestinians For Signing Up To World Court

AP | IAN DEITCH | Posted 01.03.2015 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel halted transfers of the tax revenue it collects on behalf of the Palestinians in retaliation for their move to join the Inte...

Palestinians Submit Documents To Join International Criminal Court

AP | By EDITH M. LEDERER | Posted 03.04.2015 | World

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The Palestinians took the last formal step Friday to join the International Criminal Court, seeking to pursue war-crimes charg...

Israel Resumes Airstrikes In Gaza

AP | DANIEL ESTRIN | Posted 02.18.2015 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's military struck a Hamas site in the Gaza Strip early Saturday in its first airstrike on the Palestinian territory since th...

Israel Hit With Back-To-Back Blows

AP | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG and JOHN HEILPRIN | Posted 12.17.2014 | World

BRUSSELS (AP) — Israel suffered back-to-back diplomatic setbacks in Europe on Wednesday as Palestinians headed to the United Nations to try to set a...

Palestinians Seek End-Of-Occupation Vote At The UN This Week

AP | KARIN LAUB | Posted 04.09.2015 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will push for a U.N. Security Council vote this week on a resolution setting a Novemb...

Israel Edges Closer To Early Election

AP | JOSEF FEDERMAN | Posted 01.30.2015 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's fractious coalition government seems headed for a breakup that could spark new elections against a backdrop of security tu...

Israel's Move Into East Jerusalem Could Spark More Violence

Reuters | Posted 01.19.2015 | World

(Adds U.S. response, paragraph 8) JERUSALEM, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Israel on Wednesday approved the construction of 78 new homes in two s...

Israeli Soldier Stabbed, Palestinian Suspect Arrested

Reuters | Posted 01.10.2015 | World

By Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM, Nov 10 (Reuters) - A Palestinian stabbed and critically wounded an Israeli soldier near a Tel Aviv train station on Mo...

Palestinian Kills Israeli With Car, Attacks Crowd

Reuters | TIA GOLDENBERG | Posted 01.05.2015 | World

By Jeffrey Heller and Suleiman Al-Khalidi JERUSALEM/AMMAN, Nov 5 (Reuters) - Increasing strife over Jerusalem's most volatile holy site plunged rel...

Palestinian FM Seeks ICC War Crimes Case Against Israel

AP | TOBY STERLING | Posted 10.05.2014 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Palestinian foreign minister said Tuesday that his government intends to apply for membership at the International...

Missing Israeli Soldier Could Make Gaza's Nightmare Worse

Reuters | Posted 10.01.2014 | World

* Israel shuns Cairo truce talks while Palestinians go * Some tanks withdraw; northern evacuees told to return * At leas...

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Civilians Fleeing Gaza City Neighborhood After Israeli Strike Say They Have Nowhere To Go

HuffingtonPost.com | Sophia Jones | Posted 07.20.2014 | World

GAZA CITY -- Just after sunrise on Sunday, Zeinab, a young Palestinian mother, ran out of her house in Gaza City's Shijaiyah neighborhood with her hus...

Obama: US Willing To Negotiate Cease-Fire Between Israelis And Hamas

Posted 07.10.2014 | World

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is telling Israel's leader that the United States is willing to negotiate a cease-fire between Israel and H...

Palestinians, Israeli Troops Clash During Search For Missing Teens

AP | IAN DEITCH | Posted 06.19.2014 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli soldiers clashed with Palestinians during an arrest raid early Thursday in the most violent confrontation so far in the wee...

Bibi Orders Israeli Ministers To Stop Meeting Palestinian Counterparts

AP | DANIEL ESTRIN | Posted 06.09.2014 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered his ministers Wednesday to cut off contact with their Palestinian counterparts, a...

Kerry To Israel, Palestinians: Make Peace Like Mandela

Reuters | Posted 02.05.2014 | World

By David Brunnstrom BEN-GURION AIRPORT, Israel, Dec 6 (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry closed another Middle East troub...

Israel Names Palestinian Prisoners To Be Freed

AP | MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH and KARIN LAUB | Posted 10.12.2013 | World

BRUKIN, West Bank — Mustafa al-Haj expected to die in an Israeli prison for killing an American-born settler hiking in the West Bank in 1989. No...

Palestinians Discuss Kerry's Peace Proposal

AP | MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH | Posted 09.17.2013 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank — A stormy, high-level meeting of senior Palestinian leaders called to discuss U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's latest p...

Palestinians Fret Over Bibi Reelection Bid

AP | MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH | Posted 03.20.2013 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank — The Palestinians have long complained that Israel's right-wing government is killing peace prospects by settling the West ...

Rockets Puncture Tel Aviv's Bubble Of Normalcy

AP | ARIEL DAVID and ARON HELLER | Posted 11.16.2012 | World

TEL AVIV, Israel -- Leehee Goldenberg was having lunch at an outdoor cafe in Tel Aviv, Israel's largest metropolis, when an air-raid siren wailed. She...

Gaza Militant Sneaks Into Israel, Kills Soldier

AP | IBRAHIM BARZAK | Posted 08.01.2012 | World

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — A gunbattle along Israel's border with the Gaza Strip on Friday killed a Palestinian militant and an Israeli soldier, th...