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  • UC Davis investigates pepper spray incident

    November 21, 2011 | 11:49 am

    Two University of California, Davis police officers have been placed on leave while the school investigates the apparent use by campus police of pepper spray against seated student protesters, the university said Sunday.

    Video footage of a policeman in riot gear using pepper spray...

  • Syria forces kill at least 28 in protests after Friday prayers, activists say

    June 10, 2011 | 11:11 am

    Syrian activists say at least 28 people have been killed in protests and army operations across Syria, half of them in the north, in a widening military crackdown on popular unrest that has sent thousands of civilians fleeing into Turkey this week.

    The Local Coordination Committees,...

  • Police, protesters clash near Israeli Embassy in Ethiopia

    March 30, 2011 | 2:46 pm

    Dozens were injured and arrested at a demonstration outside the Israeli Embassy in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

    Some 80 demonstrators claiming Jewish heritage were arrested and about the same number were injured as they protested outside the embassy demanding the right to immigrate to...

  • Shutting Jewish Mouths

    By Rob Eshman

    February 15, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    Twenty years ago at a park in Beverly Hills, actor Richard Dreyfuss, feminist Betty Friedan and Yael Dayan, the daughter of the late Israeli leader Moshe Dayan, stood before a crowd of some 300 people and called for a two-state solution to the Palestinian Israeli conflict.

    Many in...

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  • Briefs: Olmert upbeat on U.S. ties; Hamas names new leader; Olmert’s lesbian daughter slams Jerusale

    November 16, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Olmert Upbeat on U.S. Ties

    Ehud Olmert voiced confidence that Israeli-U.S. relations will remain robust despite the Republicans' midterm election defeat.

    "Support for Israel has traditionally been bipartisan," the Israeli prime minister told reporters en route to Washington, where...

  • No Silence on Hate

    By Scott Chait

    January 22, 2004 | 7:00 pm

    It was late on Sunday afternoon when a high school student from Cleveland, his shaggy hair covered by a huge multicolored yarmulke, came bounding down the steps of Ohio State University's student center. An Israeli flag was draped around his bulky parka and a broad smile plastered...