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  • Israel cuts contact with U.N. rights body over probe

    March 26, 2012 | 10:13 am

    Israel said on Monday it has severed contact with the U.N. Human Rights Council after its launch last week of an international investigation into Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank.

    The decision, announced by a Foreign Ministry spokesman, meant that the fact-finding team...

  • Jordanians protest at Israeli embassy in Amman

    September 15, 2011 | 3:55 pm

    Several hundred Jordanian protesters on Thursday called on their government to close the Israeli embassy in Amman and scrap an unpopular peace treaty with the Jewish state.

    Dozens of demonstrators chanting: “No Zionist embassy on Arab land” gathered near a mosque in the Rabia...

  • Israel social protesters arrested in first violence

    September 7, 2011 | 5:47 pm

    Israeli police arrested some 40 demonstrators in Tel Aviv on Wednesday, police said, after the first violence seen during weeks of social protests that have called for lower living and housing costs.

    Protesters held up traffic on a main street and broke into city hall after...

  • Turkey expels Israeli diplomats after U.N. report

    September 2, 2011 | 10:13 am

    Turkey expelled Israel’s ambassador and suspended military accords Friday, a day after publication of a U.N. report saying that Israel had used unreasonable force in a raid on a Gaza-bound ship that killed nine Turks.

    Stung by Israel’s refusal to meet demands for a formal apology,...

  • Gadhafi son Khamis, spy chief believed dead, rebels say

    August 29, 2011 | 6:12 pm

    Libyan rebels are almost certain that Muammar Gadhafi’s son Khamis and his intelligence chief Abdullah al-Senussi have been killed during fighting with their units, the top rebel military spokesman said on Monday.

    If true, their deaths would mark the highest-profile casualties on...

  • Hamas denies responsibility for Israel attack

    August 18, 2011 | 11:49 am

    A senior Israeli official said the gunmen, unable to cross into Israel through the heavily patrolled border with the Gaza Strip, had gone into the Sinai and then infiltrated from there into southern Israel.

    The U.S. ambassador to Israel, Daniel Shapiro, condemned the attack, telling...

  • Message of Hope

    By Tom Tugend

    September 21, 2000 | 8:00 pm

    Prospects are favorable that some of the prison senten-ces imposed on 10 Iranian Jews charged with spying for Israel will be reduced and that others will be set free, according to the Jewish community's official representative in the Iranian parliament.

    Maurice Motamed predicted that...