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  • Smartphones lend new dynamic to Israeli-Palestinian conflict

    October 12, 2015 | 10:23 am

    Surrounded by Israeli police, Israa Abed holds a knife in one hand and a cellphone in the other before shots ring out and she falls to the ground.

    The incident, filmed by passersby on their smartphones, has been viewed thousands of times since it was posted online last Friday,...

  • Israeli officials: Revoke residency of Palestinian attackers

    November 25, 2014 | 11:38 am

    This story originally appeared on themedialine.org.

    Israel’s Interior Minister Gilad Erdan this week revoked the permanent resident status of Mahmoud Nadi, a Palestinian who drove a suicide bomber to the 2001 terrorist attack at the Dolphinarium nightclub in Tel Aviv. The attack...

  • Israeli minister calls to recognize Armenian genocide

    June 12, 2012 | 4:31 pm

    An Israeli cabinet minister said on Tuesday that the Jewish state ought to change its policy and recognize the 1915 mass killings of Armenians by Ottoman Turks as an act of genocide.

    Gilad Erdan, a close ally of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, answered a motion in parliament by...

  • Economy seen as the key to next Israeli vote

    July 28, 2011 | 10:44 am

    The state of Israel’s economy will like decide its political future, a Likud Cabinet minister said.

    Environment Minister Gilad Erdan, and up-and-comer in the Netanyahu Cabinet who passed up the post of ambassador to the United Nations, was interviewed Thursday about cost-of-living...