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Israeli Embassies May Close After Threats

By JTA

Four Israeli embassies may be closed after receiving serious threats.Read More


Dennis Ross To Speak at J Street Conference

By JTA

Dennis Ross, the senior adviser to President Obama on Middle East issues, will address this year’s J Street conference, the group said.Read More


Iranians Demonstrate in Support of Egypt

By JTA

Thousands of Iranians demonstrated in support of uprisings in Egypt and Tunisia.Read More


PA's Fayyad Dissolves Cabinet To Form New Government

By JTA

Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad dissolved his Cabinet and will form a new government.Read More


PA Calls for Elections; Chief Negotiator Erekat Resigns

By JTA

The Palestinian Authority said it will hold elections by September in what is being seen as a response to the political upheaval in Egypt.Read More


U.S.: Next Egyptian Gov't Should Recognize Accords With Israel

The next Egyptian government should recognize its peace with Israel, the White House said.Read More


Jewish Groups Congratulate Egypt on Mubarak's Resignation

By Ron Kampeas (JTA)

In initial statements, Jewish groups congratulated Egyptians on ousting Hosni Mubarak and expressed hope for continued peace with Israel.Read More


Mubarak Steps Down

By Forward Staff

After almost 30 years at the helm of Egypt, embattled President Hosni Mubarak has stepped down, and left Cairo for his home in Sharm el-Sheik. Vice President Omar Suleiman announced Mubarak’s resignation on Friday. The New York Times is reporting that the Egyptian military, in a communiqué issued after the announcement, pledged “to carry out a variety of constitutional reforms.”Read More


Blogging Egypt's Uprising

By Abdallah Schleifer

Abdallah Schleifer reports on the historic uprising in Egypt.Read More


Mubarak To Stay Until September

By JTA

Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak reaffirmed his determination to stay in power until September.Read More





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