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IDF Officer Who Hit Activist Suspended

By JTA

A senior Israeli military officer caught on tape hitting an activist in the face with the butt of his rifle has been suspended pending the results of an investigation.Read More


Senior IDF Official Filmed Beating Activist

By Haaretz

A senior IDF officer was filmed hit a leftist activist in the face with an M-16 rifle on Saturday.Read More


Lawyers: Reinstate Demjanjuk's U.S. Citizenship

By JTA

Attorneys for convicted Nazi war criminal John Demjanjuk, who died last month in Germany, have asked a U.S. appeals court to restore his citizenship.Read More


'Fly-In' Protesters Detained at Ben-Gurion Airport

By Haaretz

About 30 pro-Palestinian activists were held by security forces at Ben-Gurion Airport after arriving on a flight from Paris on Sunday, ahead of what Israel Police estimates will be hundreds of activists and protesters due to arrive as part of the “Welcome to Palestine” fly-in protest.Read More


Muslim Brotherhood Candidate Disqualified in Egypt

By Haaretz

Egypt’s election body disqualified 10 candidates from the presidential poll on Saturday evening, including former Intelligence Minister Omar Suleiman, the Muslim Brotherhood’s Khairat al-Shater and Salafi Hazem Abu Ismail, an official said.Read More


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


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