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  • Debate rages over filmed confrontation between Palestinian activists and Israeli soldier

    17 hours ago

    This article first appeared on The Media Line.

    Images of an Israeli soldier grabbing a Palestinian child around the neck and pinning him to the ground, during an arrest in the West Bank have gone viral on the Internet. One version of the video, on the Tamimi Press Facebook page,...

  • Campaign to push Islamic State from Anbar Province in Iraq intensifies

    17 hours ago

    This article originally appeared on The Media Line.

    One month after the Iraqi government announced a new initiative to take back Anbar province in western Iraq, analysts and diplomats say the campaign is beginning to take root and Iraqi troops have regained control of some...

  • Arab local councils set to strike beginning of school year

    2 days ago

    This article originally appeared on The Media Line.

    Salim Sleibi, the mayor of the Israeli Arab town of Majd al-Krum, should be getting ready for the opening of the school year on September 1. Instead, he is preparing for a strike that will keep the 5000 students in his town home...

  • Israeli scientists make steps toward decoding human genome

    2 days ago

    This article originally appeared on The Media Line.

    [Jerusalem] Scientists at Jerusalem’s Hebrew University have announced the creation of an internet tool that they hope will be a step forward in tackling illnesses associated with mutated genes passed from parents to children. A...

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  • Islamic State detonates car bomb in Cairo

    2 weeks ago

    This article first appeared on The Media Line.

    The Islamic State took responsibility Thursday for a car bomb outside a government building in the Egyptian capital, Cairo, injuring a number of police officers and highlighting the country’s ongoing security problems. The attack...

  • Humanitarian crisis worsening in Syria

    2 weeks ago

    This article first appeared on The Media Line.

    The top United Nations official in Syria said he was “horrified” by what he had seen during a three-day trip to the war-torn country.

    "I am absolutely horrified by the total disregard for civilian life by all parties in this...

  • Iraqi prime minister pushes for reform

    3 weeks ago

    This article first appeared on The Media Line.

    Islamic State claimed responsibility for a truck bomb that killed at least 60 people and wounded more than 200 at a crowded market in Sadr City, a Shi’ite suburb of Baghdad. The attack came as Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi is...

  • Is Israel being judged too harshly?

    3 weeks ago

    This article first appeared on The Media Line.

    [Jerusalem] A year later, memories of the 51-day conflict between Israel and Hamas in the Gaza Strip are still fresh. During the fighting, 2,200 Palestinians and 71 Israelis lost their lives. With the number of Gazans killed more...

  • Palestinians offer to mediate Syria conflict

    3 weeks ago

    This article originally appeared on The Media Line.

    Palestinian officials have met their Syrian counterparts as well as Syrian rebels in an effort to mediate a solution to the long-running civil war in Syria, Palestinian officials told The Media Line. The offer came after Saudi...

  • Ordeal not yet over for Jonathan Pollard

    July 30, 2015 | 11:11 am

    This article originally appeared on The Media Line.

    Johnathan Pollard, the civilian American naval intelligence analyst who in 1987 was sentenced to life in prison for passing classified material to Israel, will be released from jail on Nov. 20, after having served 30 years: the...

  • What’s cooking? Kataief

    July 16, 2015 | 9:47 am

    This article first appeared on The Media Line.

    Deep within the heart of Jerusalem’s Old City the Shaheen Restaurant lies tucked away, the smell of cooking desserts luring passing tourists to stop and investigate. A team of young boys efficiently flick pancakes from the hot grill...

  • Israeli natural gas development mired in contention

    July 16, 2015 | 9:28 am

    This article originally appeared on The Media Line.

    The recently-discovered massive gas reserves found off Israel’s Mediterranean coast can ensure Israel’s economic and political well-being for decades to come. International companies have invested billions of dollars in...

  • Israel likely to turn to congress to fight Iranian nuclear deal

    July 14, 2015 | 9:31 am

    This article first appeared on The Media Line.

    There’s a joke making the Facebook rounds of Israelis.

    “Knock knock”

    “Who’s there?”

    “A nuclear Iran.”

    “A nuclear Iran, who?”

    “BOOM.”

    The joke shows the deep skepticism most Israelis have, from officials down to the man in...

  • Israel and India in throes of a new romance

    July 13, 2015 | 11:11 am

    This article firsta ppeared on The Media Line.

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will become the first Indian head of state to visit Israel, in the latest demonstration of the growing romance between Israel and India. Arms sales are on the increase, and India even recently...

  • Holy to half of humanity – the polluted water of the Jordan River

    July 13, 2015 | 10:57 am

    This article first appeared on The Media Line.

    When US Naval officer William F. Lynch became the first Westerner to sail the lower Jordan River in 1847, he traversed the Sea of Galilee down the Jordan to the Dead Sea over current so strong that, according to his journal, he...

  • Two Israelis missing in the Gaza Strip, Israel says it holds Hamas responsible

    July 9, 2015 | 9:10 am

    This story was provided by The Media Line.

    Avraham Mengistu, 29, an Ethiopian-Israeli who reportedly suffers from mental illness, has been missing in the Gaza Strip for ten months, it was revealed following the lifting of a gag order. An Israeli government spokesman said that...

  • Hamas still firmly in control of Gaza

    July 8, 2015 | 10:16 am

    This story orginally appeared on The Media Line.

    One year after the heavy fighting between the Islamist Hamas movement in the Gaza Strip and Israel, Hamas remains firmly in control of Gaza and reconstruction of the 12,000 uninhabitable homes in Gaza has barely begun. Senior...

  • Tunisia imposes state of emergency and pushes new counter-terrorism law

    July 7, 2015 | 9:49 am

    This article originally appeared on The Media Line.

    Tunisia’s President Bejd Caid Essebsi has declared a state of emergency after a terrorist killed 38 European tourists, most of them British, at a beach resort. According to Tunisian law, the president may declare a state of...

  • Israel’s tourism industry still hurting from last summer’s conflict

    July 7, 2015 | 8:57 am

    This story originally appeared on The Media Line.

    July and August should be peak season for tourism in Israel. From hiking and snorkeling to exploring ancient ruins or camel riding in the desert, Israel has it all. With schools out for summer in the US many families choose to...

  • Israel set to approve controversial force-feeding bill

    July 6, 2015 | 1:17 pm

    This article first appeared on The Media Line.

    The Israeli Knesset is set to approve a bill that would allow force feeding of Palestinian prisoners under certain conditions. The bill is similar to one that was about to be approved last year, before the Knesset was disbanded and...

  • Your Jerusalem, my Jerusalem

    July 6, 2015 | 1:03 pm

    This article first appeared on The Media Line.

    Jerusalem is a dream and a vision, and at the same time a city where garbage needs to be collected, children go to school, and roads need to be fixed. For some of the 800,000 people living inside the city’s municipal boundary,...

  • Israeli experts say new generation of hackers pose growing threat

    June 29, 2015 | 10:27 am

    This article first appeared on The Media Line.

    The attacks perpetrated by today’s generation of hackers have evolved in both sophistication and capability, say cyber security experts. Governments and large corporations must now protect themselves from what have become known as...

  • Muslim and Jewish Jerusalemites break bread together

    June 25, 2015 | 8:55 am

    This article originally appeared on The Media Line.

    As the call to prayer marking the end of the day-long Ramadan fast echoed from a nearby mosque, the two dozen people sat down and began eating. There were many traditional Arab foods, and conversation flowed easily. It looked...

  • In Israel, European Jews warn of growing anti-Semitism

    June 24, 2015 | 9:36 am

    This article first appeared on The Media Line.

    European Jewish leaders say there is more anti-Israel sentiment and more anti-Semitism in Europe today than at any time in the past 60 years. A new poll found that nearly 150 million Europeans think Israel is an apartheid state and...

  • Tensions grow with Israel’s Druze community

    June 24, 2015 | 9:13 am

    This article first appeared on The Media Line.

    Israeli ambulances carrying wounded Syrians for treatment in Israeli hospitals will now be accompanied by police, after more than 100 Druze protestors attacked an ambulance, and killed a man they said was a member of the rebel forces...

  • Fear and uncertainty in Yemen’s Mosques

    June 23, 2015 | 12:00 pm

    This article originally appeared on The Media Line.

    SANA'A - One hour after each prayer session must be dedicated to condemning Saudi Arabia’s air campaign. Imams in all mosques will preach sermons advocating key principles, and will not deviate from the prescribed message.

    ...
  • Christians in Iraq flee Islamic State

    June 23, 2015 | 11:28 am

    This article orginally appeared on The Media Line.

    The Christian community in Iraq traces its roots to the first century. But the continued expansion of Islamic State across large parts of Iraq is sparking a Christian exodus from these countries. There is concern that one of the...

  • Turkey’s new parliament highlights women’s role in society

    June 19, 2015 | 9:01 am

    This article first appeared on The Media Line.

    Ninety-eight female parliamentarians were elected in Turkey’s recent election, the highest number ever, but activists say this is but one small step towards equality for women in the country.

    “Actually it’s not that great of a...

  • Ultra-Orthodox women open new businesses

    June 19, 2015 | 8:46 am

    This article first appeared on The Media Line.

    Hilary Faverman, dressed in a modest long skirt, is trolling for business at a conference for ultra-Orthodox women. She describes herself as “totally secular” but has dressed carefully for this conference in a Jerusalem hotel, and...

  • Lebanon goes digital

    June 16, 2015 | 9:41 am

    This article first appeared on The Media Line.
     
    “Ironically everything that makes Lebanon a tough place to live makes it a good place for a start-up,” quipped Nasri Atallah, a partner in the Lebanese media publishing firm Keeward. “There are a lot of very talented people who...
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