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Israel-Bound Flights Canceled Amid 'Fly-In' Protest Plans

By Haaretz

More than 60 percent of the 1,500 pro-Palestinian activists due to arrive in Israel on Sunday to take part in a fly-in protest have received notifications from airlines that their flights were canceled, the spokesman for the “Welcome to Palestine” protest told Haaretz on Saturday.Read More


Iran: No Strike While Nuclear Talks Continue

By Haaretz

The round of nuclear talks between the six major world powers and Iran ended on Saturday in Istanbul without a significant breakthrough but with an agreement to reconvene next month. Sources close to the talks told Haaretz that the Iranians are demanding an American and European commitment not to carry out a military attack on their country as long as the talks continue.Read More


Little Hope for Breakthrough in Iran Talks

By Haaretz

Despite the dramatic media reports, don’t get too excited about the next round of talks between Iran and six nations regarding Tehran’s nuclear ambitions. Those discussions are scheduled to start in Istanbul late this week. Anyone who calls this encounter “fateful” is likely overlooking the fact that meetings like this were held in the past.Read More


Airlines Cancel Tickets of 'Fly-tilla' Protesters

By Haaretz

Dozens of pro-Palestinian activists were prevented from boarding Israel-bound flights on Friday, due to the fact that their names appeared on a blacklist distributed by the Israeli government to a number of European airlines.Read More


Polish Soccer Fans Hawk Anti-Semitic Shirts

By JTA

T-shirts featuring anti-Semitic slogans were discovered being sold outside a soccer stadium in the Polish city of Lodz.Read More


Iran: Little Chance of Middle East War

By Haaretz

There’s only a faint chance of war breaking in the Middle East, a top Iranian official was quoted by the country’s state-run TV station as saying on Thursday, blaming any regional instability on the presence of Western forces.Read More


Egypt Bars Ex-Mubarak Officials From Presidency

By Haaretz

The Egyptian parliament passed a bill Thursday that forbids any senior officials of the former regime from running for presidential candidacy. The legislation still requires the approval of the ruling military council, before it can be made law.Read More


Israeli Forces Ready To Thwart Fly-in Protest

By Haaretz

Hundreds of police and special forces will converge on Ben-Gurion Airport to block the entry of pro-Palestinian activists on Sunday, but human rights activists say the airport has no authority to deny entry to anyone intending to visit the Palestinian territories.Read More


Orthodox Union Sues Maine Dairy Over Kosher Symbol

By JTA

The Orthodox Union is suing a Maine dairy for illegally using its kosher symbol on its milk cartons.Read More


Palestinian Caught With Seven Homemade Bombs

By JTA

Israeli soldiers at a checkpoint in the West Bank discovered seven homemade bombs on the body of a Palestinian man.Read More





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