Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour ceasefire in their conflict in the Gaza Strip starting on Friday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Thursday.
Israeli tourists in the Maldives had to be evacuated from the island nation after an Israeli surfer removed an anti-Israel sign placed outside a guest house.
The metropolitan Detroit regional office of the U.S. Postal Service issued a clarification to its branches after a local post office said it could not accept mail sent to Israel.6
Thousands of people attended France’s largest pro-Israel rally since the launch of the Israel Defense Forces’ offensive in Gaza.
Ilia Salita is the new CEO of the Genesis Philanthropy Group, which awards the annual Genesis Prize.
The shelling of a U.N. facility in Gaza this week by the Israeli military is “totally unacceptable and totally indefensible,” a White House spokesman said on Thursday.7
An Arab nurse at an Israeli hospital suspended from his job for a Facebook post that calls the Israeli military “war criminals” was reinstated.3
A woman that police said was dressed in blankets was shot in the leg by an officer at a security checkpoint at the entrance to the Western Wall.
A leader of France’s Jewish Defense League dismissed as rumors reports that officials were considering banning his far-right group.
Police are reportedly investigating whether law professor Dan Markel may have been murdered by one of a handful of blog commenters who blasted him with threatening messages — including one who ranted about ‘shutting people like YOU down.’
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