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Netanyahu Released From Hospital After Hernia Surgery


Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was released from hospital on Sunday hours after undergoing successful hernia surgery, but doctors said he would require several days’ rest to make a full recovery.Read More

Palestinians Say Settlement Plans Undermine Talks

By Reuters

Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat said on Sunday Israel’s plans for new homes in Jewish settlements on occupied land were aimed to scupper peace talks that resume on Wednesday.Read More

Italian Wine With Nazi Logo Spurs Boycott Call


The Simon Wiesenthal Center has called on distributors to boycott Lunardelli, an Italian wine company that sells wine labeled with Nazi and fascist slogans and and photos of the movements’ leaders.Read More

Israeli Ministers To Decide Which Palestinian Prisoners To Release First


A committee of Israeli government ministers is meeting to decide which Palestinian prisoners will be freed in the first round of peace talks.Read More

U.S. Air Force Chief Makes Secret Visit to Israel


Gen. Mark Welsh, the chief of staff of the U.S. Air Force, completed a secret visit to Israel.Read More

Israel Marketing Settler Homes Two Days Before Prisoner Release

By Reuters

Israel said on Sunday it was marketing nearly 1,200 new homes for Jewish settlers in the occupied West Bank, just two days before a planned release of long-serving Palestinian prisoners.Read More

Bank of Israel Candidate Mario Blejer Had Side Role in DSK Scandal

By Haaretz

Mario Blejer, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s new candidate to become Bank of Israel governor, found himself in a media storm in 2008 after it emerged his wife had had an affair with Dominique Strauss-Kahn, then head of the International Monetary Fund.Read More

Benjamin Netanyahu Will Undergo Emergency Hernia Operation

By Reuters

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will undergo a hernia operation, his office said late on Saturday, a procedure that appeared unlikely to disrupt plans to advance peace talks with the Palestinians next week.Read More

Benjamin Netanyahu Complains to John Kerry of Palestinian 'Incitement'

By Reuters

Israel has complained to U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry about statements by the Palestinians which it said undermined nascent peace talks, an Israeli official said on Saturday.Read More

Gabby Giffords Astronaut Hubby Mark Kelly and Twin To Be NASA Guinea Pigs

By Reuters

NASA’s only identical twin astronauts are planning to serve as guinea pigs for studies investigating the genetic impacts of long-duration spaceflight.Read More

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