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As Thousands in Egypt Protest, Israel Stays Mum


Hundreds of thousands of Egyptians in protests across the country called on President Mohamed Morsi to step down.Read More

10 Teens Win $36K Diller Tikkun Olam Award


Ten U.S. teens were recognized for their volunteerism with Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards. Each will receive an honorarium of $36,000 “in recognition of their leadership, innovation and commitment to making the world a better place,” the Helen Diller Family Foundation said in its announcement.Read More

Jewish Ex-Interior Minister To Be Investigated in Buenos Aires Bombing


The Jewish ex-interior minister of Argentina will be investigated for his ties to the AMIA Jewish center bombing.Read More

Muslim Brotherhood Head Quarters Under Attack During Mass Protests

By Reuters

Anti-government protesters set the national headquarters of the ruling Muslim Brotherhood in Cairo ablaze on Sunday, throwing petrol bombs and exchanging gunfire with guards.Read More

200K Egyptians Flood Tahrir Square Demanding Morsi Quit

By Reuters

Egyptians poured onto the streets on Sunday, swelling crowds that opposition leaders hope will number into the millions by evening and persuade Islamist President Mohamed Mursi to resign.Read More

Jaffa Flea Market Vendor Charged With Rape of American Tourist

By Haaretz/Revital Hovel

Two Jaffa flea market vendors suspected of sexually assaulting an American tourist were indicted Sunday in a Tel Aviv court.Read More

170 Eritrean Migrants in Israeli Detention Center Protest With Hunger Strike


Some 170 African migrants being held in an Israeli detention center are continuing a hunger strike.Read More

Gazan Who Disappeared To Egypt Held by Police in Israel

By Reuters

A Palestinian from the Gaza Strip who vanished while visiting Egypt this month is under arrest in Israel for alleged security offences, his family and his Israeli lawyer said on Sunday.Read More

Egyptian Protesters Want Morsi Out but Haven't Thought of Replacement

By Haaretz/Zvi Bar'el

One public square against another, a million against a million, an “uprising against the robbers” against the “red line of legitimacy” as protesters say – that’s how Egypt began its war of titans three days ago, set to reignite today. The fear is great and real. Will the stones hurled in Alexandria and Cairo turn into mass shootings? After all, the country is awash with millions of weapons, the booty from the Libyan uprising. Will the army, which deployed its brigades and put its air force on alert as if to defend the homeland, act this time against citizens rather than the foreign enemy?Read More

Kerry Leaves Middle East With No Plan in Hand, Will Return Soon

By Reuters

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry ended a shuttle diplomacy mission on Sunday without an agreement on resuming Israeli-Palestinian peace talks but said gaps had been narrowed and he would return to the region soon.Read More

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