A Belgian court sentenced controversial French comedian Dieudonne M’bala M’bala on Wednesday to two months in prison and a 9,000 euro ($9,534) fine for making anti-Semitic jokes during a comedy show in 2012.
Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday said Israeli and Palestinian leaders have reached a pivotal point and it was now up to them to make important decisions that will lead to lasting peace.
Donald Trump’s presidential campaign warned the Republican Party on Tuesday about donors pooling funds for attack ads, saying Republicans must treat him fairly if they want to keep him from launching an independent bid.
A man suspected in the shooting of a Tulane University medical student that was caught on video by a surveillance camera was captured on Monday after a manhunt, a New Orleans police spokesman said.
A Palestinian stabbed and killed an Israeli at a petrol station in the Israeli-occupied West Bank on Monday and in Jerusalem two Palestinian girls attacked and wounded an elderly man with scissors before a policeman shot them both, killing one.
An Israeli woman was stabbed to death and three Palestinian attackers were killed in a series of incidents in the Israeli-occupied West Bank on Sunday, police said, as an eight-week-old wave of bloodshed showed no signs of dying down.
A Palestinian girl tried to stab Israelis and was fatally run down by a Jewish settler in the West Bank on Sunday while, in a second incident in the Israeli-occupied territory, a Palestinian was shot dead after an attempted attack, Israeli police said.
A Palestinian assailant stabbed and wounded four Israelis in the southern town of Kiryat Gat on Saturday, police said.
Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard was released on parole in the United States on Friday after 30 years in prison, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said, a case that became a serious strain in relations between the close allies.
The U.S. House of Representatives easily passed legislation on Thursday to boost security screenings for Syrian refugees and suspend President Barack Obama’s program to admit 10,000 of them in the next year, defying a White House veto threat.