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State Department Appoints Lawyer To Oversee Guantanamo Closing

By Reuters

The State Department on Monday is expected to announce the appointment of Washington lawyer Cliff Sloan to oversee the closure of the controversial Guantanamo detention camp, sources familiar with the decision said on Sunday.Read More


More Than 130 Israeli Companies Make Global Tax-Haven List

By Haaretz

Over 130 companies have an Israeli connection in the global list of more than 100,000 offshore companies that are used as tax shelters around the world.Read More


Israel Toughens Laws Against Anti-Palestinian Vandals

By Reuters

Israel approved new measures on Sunday against Jewish ultranationalists who vandalise Palestinian property in a drive to mire security forces in sectarian violence in the occupied West Bank.Read More


Barbra Streisand Visits Western Wall After Landing in Israel With Puppy

By Haaretz

Jewish-American singer Barbra Streisand landed in Israel Sunday evening ahead of her debut Israeli performance at the Israeli Presidential Conference.Read More


Israeli Magician and Psychic Was CIA Spy, Says New Documentary

By JTA

The Israeli magician and psychic Uri Geller worked as a CIA spy, according to a new documentary.Read More


Suspected of Spying for Israel, Man Jailed in Egypt

By JTA

Egyptian state prosecutors have imprisoned a man suspected of spying for Israel.Read More


Vote on Civil Unions in Israel Delayed Indefinitely

By Haaretz

A vote scheduled for today on civil unions in Israel has been put off indefinitely, Justice Minister Tzipi Livni said on Sunday.Read More


Italian Righteous Gentile Put on Path To Sainthood by Church

By JTA

An Italian Catholic activist and journalist who was declared a Righteous Gentile for saving Jewish lives during World War II has formally been put on the road to sainthood by the Roman Catholic church.Read More


Netanyahu Urges Continued Force on Iran's Nuclear Program

By Reuters

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called on Sunday for no relaxation of international pressure on Iran to curb its nuclear efforts after the election of a new president widely hailed as a moderate.Read More


Iran President Proclaims Victory of Moderation

By Reuters

Moderate cleric Hassan Rohani won Iran’s presidential election on Saturday with a resounding defeat of conservative hardliners, calling it a victory of moderation over extremism and pledging a new tone of respect in international affairs.Read More


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