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Israel Reportedly OKs U.S.-Saudi Arms Deal

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Israel has privately signed off on a proposed arms deal between the United States and Saudi Arabia, a Washington columnist reported.Read More


Second Round of Peace Talks End With Call for Israel To Extend Settlement Freeze

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The second round of direct peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians ended in Egypt with calls for Israel to extend its settlements freeze.Read More


Plea Bargain Readied in the Espionage Case of Anat Kamm

By Haaretz Service

A plea bargain for Anat Kamm, accused of passing documents she took from the IDF Central Command to Haaretz reporter Uri Blau, has been formulated at a meeting with senior prosecutors at the justice ministry, Channel 2 reported on Monday evening.Read More


Google To Acquire a Second Israeli Start-Up

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Google reportedly will acquire a second Israeli start-up company.Read More


Ben Gurion Airport Workers End Strike

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Workers at Ben Gurion Airport in Israel have ended their strike.Read More


Poll: Fewer Than Half of Israelis Identify as Secular

By Moti Bassok (Haaretz)

Eight percent of Jewish Israeli adults define themselves as ultra-Orthodox, 12 percent as religious, 13 percent as traditional-religious, and 25 percent as traditional but “not very religious,” according to a survey by the Central Bureau of Statistics conducted last year and published yesterday.Read More


Bibi Signals Settlement Freeze Will Continue

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu signaled he would heed, in part, an appeal from President Obama to continue the settlement freeze.Read More


Castro Criticizes Ahmadinejad's Holocaust Denial

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Cuban leader Fidel Castro criticized Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for denying the Holocaust and promoting anti-Semitism.Read More


PA Arrests Two in Connection With W. Bank Attack

By Avi Issacharoff (Haaretz)

The Palestinian Authority said on Tuesday night that they have arrested two Hamas operatives in connection with the recent West Bank shooting attack that injured two Israelis.Read More


Abbas Says He Will Not Compromise on Borders and Status of Jerusalem

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Mahmoud Abbas said he will not compromise during peace negotiations on core issues such as final borders and the status of Jerusalem.Read More





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