Pro-Russian Separatists Admit Detaining Jewish Journalist in Eastern Ukraine

    Pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday confirmed they are detaining a U.S. journalist working with Vice News.

    U.S. 'Disappointed' by Palestinian Unity Deal

    The United States said on Wednesday it was disappointed by a unity pact agreed between the Gaza-based Islamist group Hamas and President Mahmoud Abbas’ Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) and said it could seriously complicate peace efforts.

    Bury the Hatchet: Palestinians rally in Gaza amid reconciliation meetings between rival factions.

    Israel Scraps Talks as Palestinians Forge Unity

    Israel on Wednesday canceled a planned session of peace negotiations with the Palestinians shortly after a unity deal was signed in Gaza between Hamas Islamists and President Mahmoud Abbas’s Palestine Liberation Organisation.

    William Rapfogel To Plead Guilty in $7M Met Council Fraud Case

    William Rapfogel, the ousted leader of the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty in New York, reportedly will plead guilty for his role in a scheme to steal more than $7 million from the social service agency.

    Abraham Foxman To Speak at Boston Graduation Despite Armenian Genocide Debate

    Despite protests from some student groups, Suffolk University affirmed its selection of Anti-Defamation League National Director Abraham Foxman as the law school’s commencement speaker.