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White House: Palestinian Unity Government Must Renounce Terror, Accept Israel


Reacting to news that rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas had agreed to a reconciliation deal, the Obama government said any Palestinian unity government must accept Israel’s right to exist and renounce terrorism – conditions that Hamas does not meet.Read More

Fatah, Hamas Agree to Reconciliation Deal


The rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas have agreed to a reconciliation deal.Read More

Following Pipeline Blast, Israeli Officials Urge Energy Independence

By Haaretz Service

Israel needs to prepare itself for a future without Egyptian natural gas supplies, an senior Israeli official said on Wednesday, following an earlier explosion at the Sinai pipeline carrying gas from Egypt into Israel.Read More

Haaretz: Palestinians With Alleged Terror Ties Held at Gitmo

By Yossi Melman (Haaretz)

Several Palestinians from the West Bank and Gaza Strip have been held in the Guantanamo Bay detention camp in Cuba, according to WikiLeaks documents obtained by Haaretz. The documents are published here exclusively.Read More

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords Will Attend Space Shuttle Launch


Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot in the head in January, will attend the space shuttle launch captained by her husband.Read More

Second Virus Infiltrates Iran's Computer Systems


Iran has discovered a second computer virus designed to damage government computer systems.Read More

In Letter to Obama, Pollard Implores President To Commute Sentence


Israeli President Shimon Peres handed President Obama a letter from Jonathan Pollard pleading for his release.Read More

France Mulls Recognizing a Palestinian State


France is actively considering recognizing a Palestinian state, along with other European neighbors.Read More

Report: U.S. Plans Sanctions on Syria, Amid Brutal Crackdowns

By Haaretz Service

The Obama administration may level sanctions against Syria as punishment for President Bashar Assad’s government’s violent crackdown on protesters, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.Read More

In Israel, Wave of Vandalism Hits Non-Orthodox Synagogues

By David Sheen (Haaretz)

A Netanya Conservative and Reform house of worship has become the target of stone-throwing attacks, allegedly by ultra-Orthodox youths waging a battle to scare the congregants into leaving.Read More

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