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Palestinian Groups Agree To Speed Reconciliation

By JTA

Palestinian political movements Fatah and Hamas signed an agreement to move the reconciliation process forward.Read More


Israel May Be Easing Hard Line on Iran

By Haaretz

With the second round of nuclear talks between Iran and the six major powers due to begin in Tehran on Wednesday, senior Israeli sources say Jerusalem may be more flexible about Iranian low-level uranium enrichment than it is currently willing to let on.Read More


Bibi Calls African Immigration Key Threat

By JTA

The surge of illegal African migrants into Israel “threatens national security and identity,” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said.Read More


Freed Lockerbie Bomber Al-Megrahi Dies

By JTA

The former Libyan intelligence agent convicted in the 1988 Lockerbie bombing of Pan Am Flight 103, who was released from prison for humanitarian reasons, has died.Read More


African Refugees Plead for Israel's Understanding

By Haaretz

Following a recent wave of violent crime in Tel Aviv, tensions between African asylum seekers living in south Tel Aviv and their Israeli neighbors have deteriorated considerably.Read More


30,000 March To Mark Jerusalem Day

By JTA

At least 30,000 people participated in the Jerusalem Day parade known as the Dance of the Flags, which led to some clashes between marchers and counter-protesters.Read More


Settlers Shoot Palestinians as Soldiers Watch

By Haaretz

A new video released by a human rights group on Sunday shows a settler allegedly firing live ammunition at Palestinians in Asira al-Qibliya, near Nablus, while soldiers stand idly by.Read More


Palestinian Gang Planned To Kidnap West Bank Israelis

By Haaretz

Security forces intercepted a Palestinian squad that attempted to kidnap Israeli citizens in the West Bank, the Shin Bet indicated on Sunday, adding that the squad’s purpose was to negotiate the release of Palestinian prisoners from Israeli jail.Read More


Soldier Is Stabbed on Jerusalem Day

By JTA

A Palestinian man attempted to stab an Israeli soldier guarding a Jerusalem Day event, as police spread out across Jerusalem to prevent violence.Read More


Thousands Cheer Gilad Shalit in Rome

By JTA

Thousands of Italians cheered Gilad Shalit when the former captive Israeli soldier went to Rome’s City Hall, the Campidoglio, where he officially received honorary citizenship of the Eternal City.Read More





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