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Officer: Mistake To Beat Dane 'In Front of Cameras'

By Haaretz

IDF Lt. Col. Shaul Eisner, who was filmed over the weekend hitting a Danish protester with his rifle butt in the Jordan Valley, personally responded to allegations against him on Tuesday.Read More


Without Fayyad, Palestinians Meet Netanyahu

By Haaretz

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu received a letter from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday, detailing the PA’s demands regarding the resumption of Middle East peace talks.Read More


Arab-Israeli Lawmaker Calls for Israel Boycott

By JTA

An Arab-Israeli member of Israel’s Knesset appears to have contravened an Israeli law by calling on Canadians to boycott Israel.Read More


Obama Will Speak at Holocaust Museum

By JTA

President Obama will commemorate the Holocaust at the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington.Read More


Fayyad Pulls Out of Meeting With Israelis

By Haaretz

An Israeli source said on Tuesday that Palestinian Prime Minister Salam Fayyad will not head the Palestinian delegation scheduled to meet Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu later in the day. Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat is likely to head the delegation in his stead.Read More


Green Groups: Israeli Fence 'Ruins Landscape'

Environmental groups have asked the Defense Ministry to reconsider the construction of a new fence along the southern end of Israel’s border with Egypt, saying it would cause irreversible damage to the region’s unique landscape.Read More


Dave Eggers Shuns Günter Grass Event

By Haaretz

U.S. author Dave Eggers, announced he will not attend the award ceremony to accept a literary prize he has been awarded by the Günter Grass Foundation following the controversy over Gunter Grass’s publication of a poem criticizing Western hypocrisy over Israel’s nuclear program.Read More


Bibi Will Ask Cabinet To Legalize Outposts

By Haaretz

Following the recommendations of Defense Minister Ehud Barak, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told a meeting of Likud ministers on Tuesday that he will ask the cabinet to approve the status of the Bruchin, Sansana and Rachalim, respectively.Read More


Adelson Gives $5 Million To Back Republicans

By JTA

Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson, a major giver to the Newt Gingrich presidential bid, has donated $5 million to a Super PAC supporting Republican candidates.Read More


Palestinian Prisoners Launch Hunger Strike

By JTA

At least 1,200 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails have launched an open-ended hunger strike.Read More





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