Masked gunmen publicly shot dead six suspected collaborators with Israel in a large Gaza City intersection Tuesday, witnesses said. An Associated Press reporter saw a large mob surrounding five of the bloodied corpses shortly after the killing.Hamas' military wing claimed...
Islamic State shows captive British journalist in new video
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The day I met Chuck Todd
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A Jewish woman and her Armenian Christian husband were executed in Iran for undisclosed reasons, a top State Department official said.
Michael Posner, the assistant secretary of state for human rights, testified Wednesday at a U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on...
June 29, 2010 | 11:18 am
Yemeni Jews demanded an end to the delay in the execution of a Yemeni man sentenced to death for killing a Jewish man.
About 20 Yemeni Jews protested Monday outside the Justice Ministry in the capital city, Sanaa.
An appeals court in June 2009 sentenced Abdel Aziz Yahia al-Abdi,...
August 27, 2008 | 11:45 pmRadovan Karadzic's arrest last month in a Belgrade hideout was more than just a finishing point to 12 years of a fugitive's life. Renowned as the face of "ethnic cleansing" in the Balkans, Karadzic was especially sought for having ordered the execution of more than 7,000 Muslim men...
April 5, 2007 | 8:00 pm
December 15, 2005 | 7:00 pm
Jews React to Williams' Execution
Rabbi Steven Jacobs was home late Monday night watching TV coverage of the execution of Crips gang co-founder Stanley Tookie Williams, and he was glad he wasn't at the loud candlelight vigil outside San Quentin State Prison.
"The sideshows on both...
November 10, 2005 | 7:00 pm
November 10, 2005 | 7:00 pm
In the case of the People v. Williams, the facts are quite clear. A jury convicted Stanley Tookie Williams of the execution-style murder of 23-year-old Albert Owens during a robbery of a 7-Eleven store in Whittier. The jury also convicted him of murdering the owners of a Los Angeles...
June 30, 2005 | 8:00 pm
Bielski Wins WZO Chairmanship
Zeev Bielski, the mayor of Ra'anana, was unanimously elected chairman of the World Zionist Organization (WZO). Bielski was elected by the Zionist General Council last Friday after World Likud withdrew its candidate, former Israeli Minister for Diaspora...
May 13, 2004 | 8:00 pm
January 6, 2000 | 7:00 pmA man who will argue before the U.S. Supreme Court next year that his planned execution in Florida's electric chair constitutes "cruel and unusual punishment" can point to a 2,000-year-old Jewish law when he pleads his case.
A friend-of-the court brief filed last week in the Supreme...
June 17, 1999 | 8:00 pmA dramatic appearance by the Rev. Jesse Jackson in Los Angeles last week helped kick into high gear an international campaign to free 13 Iranian Jews who were arrested by Iranian authorities for alleged espionage, and who face possible execution.
In a news conference...