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Reports: Strauss-Kahn Case Set To Be Dismissed

By Forward Staff

New York prosecutors plan to ask a judge Monday to dismiss the sex assault charges against former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn.Read More


Despite Truce, Gaza Militants Fire Rockets Into Israel

By Yanir Yagna and Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip continued to fire rockets at southern Israel overnight Sunday and into Monday morning, despite the Hamas rulers’ declaration of a cease-fire the prior evening.Read More


Libyan Rebels Enter Tripoli as Gadhafy Regime Crumbles

By Forward Staff

Libyan rebels captured two of Libyan leader Muammar Gadhafi’s sons, and his presidential guard has surrendered, said the rebel National Transitional Council told Reuters on Sunday.Read More


Beck Wows Faithful in First Israel Speech

By Nathan Jeffay

The venue hosts some of the wildest concerts in Israel, but rarely sees a crowd as excitable as this one. This was no mere musical act, but the conservative broadcaster Glenn Beck.Read More


Gaza Militants Reportedly Agree to New Truce

By Anshel Pfeffer (Haaretz)

A Hamas official in Gaza says that all of Gaza’s militant groups have agreed to a cease-fire aimed at ending a three-day round of violence with Israel.

The official says Egypt helped broker the cease-fire, which will go into effect this evening. He says Egypt told the groups that Israel would halt its airstrikes only if the Palestinian groups stopped shooting first, and that Hamas security personnel would enforce the agreement.Read More


Egypt Recalls Israel Ambassador Over Police Deaths

By Forward Staff

Egypt said it would recall its ambassador to Israel over the accidental killing of three Egyptian police officers during Thursday’s terrorist attack.Read More


Israel 'Regrets' Killing Egyptian Police in Terror Fight

By Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

Defense Minister Ehud Barak said on Saturday that Israel regrets the deaths of three Egyptian policemen who were killed on Thursday by Israel Defense Forces soldiers on Thursday.Read More


Cantor and Lieberman Will Skip Beck's Jerusalem Rally

By JTA

Sen. Joseph Lieberman (D-CT) and Rep. Eric Cantor (R-VA) will not be attending Glenn Beck’s upcoming rally aim Jerusalem.Read More


Bibi: Retaliation for Terror Attacks Just Beginning

By Barak Ravid (Haaretz)

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Friday that the targeted killing of the Popular Resistance Committee heads was only the beginning of Israel’s response to the attacks in South Israel Thursday that left eight Israelis dead and over twenty wounded.Read More


Jerome Shestack, Lawyer and Human Rights Advocate, Dies at 86

By Forward Staff

Jerome J. Shestack, a prominent human rights activist who served for decades as a leader of the agency and chaired AJC’s Jacob Blaustein Institute for the Advancement of Human Rights from 1989-1992.Read More





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