The head of the Palestinian Football Association reinforced his call for Israel to be suspended from FIFA on Thursday, saying the Israeli Football Association was part of an “apartheid, racist government” that was damaging Palestinian soccer.
Benjamin Netanyahu is unlikely to find much comfort at home or abroad in his fourth term as prime minister after taking six weeks to form a coalition that will hold a parliamentary majority of just a single seat.
The government “will be one of war which will be against peace and stability in our region,” lead Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat told the French news agency AFP on Thursday.
The former principal of a haredi Orthodox girls’ school in Melbourne who was extradited from Israel last year is on trial for allegedly sexually abusing a former student.
Two Jerusalem natives, one Arab and the other Jewish, reflect on their divided city, 50 years after the Six-Day War.
A late burst of opinion polls suggested on Wednesday that Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron and Labor challenger Ed Miliband had fought each other to a standstill on the eve of Britain’s most unpredictable election in a generation.
The president of FIFA reiterated that Israel will not be suspended from international soccer’s governing body.
The flier distributed Monday in Prince George’s County uses Photoshop to depict three Maryland Democrats in the U.S. Congress — Sen. Ben Cardin and Reps. Chris Van Hollen and Steny Hoyer — standing over two dogs bearing the faces of County Executive Rushern Baker and Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett, both African-Americans.
Ethiopian-Israelis have set new protests against police brutality with the theme “No to violence, yes to dialogue.”
Tunisia has increased security for a traditional Lag b’Omer procession on the island of Djerba.
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