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Rupert Murdoch Says Sorry for Netanyahu Cartoon

By Reuters

Rupert Murdoch apologised on Monday for a “grotesque” cartoon in his London-based Sunday Times newspaper depicting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu building a bloody wall trapping the bodies of Palestinians, after complaints from Jewish groups.Read More


Barack Obama Calls To Congratulate Benjamin Netanyahu on Israel Vote Win

By Reuters

President Barack Obama on Monday congratulated Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on his party’s victory in last week’s Israeli elections and pledged to work closely with the country’s new government on Middle East peace, the White House said.Read More


Jewish Groups Slam New Argentina Bombing Panel

By Reuters

World Jewish groups denounced plans by Argentina and Iran to form a truth commission to investigate the deadly 1994 bombing of a Buenos Aires Jewish community center that Argentine courts say was sponsored by Iran.Read More


Israel Orders Review of Controversial Birth Control Program for Ethiopian Women

By Reuters

Israel’s Health Ministry has ordered doctors to review how they prescribe a birth control drug, after accusations it was being used to control the population of Ethiopian immigrants.Read More


Iran Sends Monkey to Space, Spurring New Fears

By Reuters

Iran said on Monday it had launched a live monkey into space, seeking to show off missile delivery systems that are alarming to the West given Tehran’s parallel advances in nuclear technology.Read More


Racist Israeli Soccer Fans Protest Muslim Players

By JTA

Fans of the Beitar Jerusalem soccer team are protesting team owner Russian-Israeli tycoon Arkadi Gaydamak’s decision to hire two Muslim players.Read More


Mystery Around Double Murder of Jewish Couple Deepens as Police Head to Toronto

By Forward Staff

A team of Floridia police officers have reportedly travelled to Toronto to investigate the mysterious double murder of Jewish retirees David “Donny” Pichosky and Rochelle Wise.Read More


Independent Panel Will Probe 1994 Terror Bombing at Argentina Jewish Center

By JTA

Argentine Foreign Minister Hector Timerman and his Iranian counterpart Ali Akbar Salehi signed an agreement to form an independent commission to investigate the 1994 bombing of the Buenos Aires Jewish community center, AMIA.Read More


Mali Islamists Torch 20,000 Timbuktu Books

By Reuters

Islamist fighters fleeing Mali’s ancient Saharan city of Timbuktu as French and Malian troops closed in set fire to a South African-funded library there containing thousands of priceless manuscripts, the city’s mayor said on Monday.Read More


London Times Cartoon Depicts Benjamin Netanayahu Building Bloody Wall

By JTA

An editorial cartoon showing Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu building a wall on the bodies of Palestinians and using their blood as cement was published in London’s Sunday Times.Read More


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