Stories tagged: Israel
Sat., June 4, 2016
It is ironic that the most successful Jewish presidential candidate ever should be pushing the anti-Israel case. But perhaps not surprising considering Sanders’ ideological roots.
Wed., May 25, 2016, 7:21 p.m.
JERUSALEM – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu named one of Israel’s most polarizing politicians as defense minister on Wednesday, solidifying his parliamentary majority at the risk of antagonizing the international community …
Fri., May 20, 2016, 11:38 a.m.
Israel’s defense minister announced his resignation Friday, saying the governing party had been taken over by “extremist and dangerous elements” and that he no longer trusts Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Mon., May 16, 2016, 1:17 p.m.
A chance discovery by two divers uncovered Israel’s biggest find of underwater Roman-era artifacts in three decades, archaeologists said Monday as the priceless objects were showcased for the first time.
Wed., May 4, 2016, 11:14 a.m.
Israel is marking its annual Holocaust remembrance day, in memory of the 6 million Jews killed by Nazi Germany and its collaborators.
Mon., April 18, 2016, 12:12 p.m.
A bus exploded in Jerusalem on Monday, wounding at least 15 people in what police said was a “terror attack,” raising fears of a return to the Palestinian suicide attacks …
Wed., March 9, 2016, 11:29 a.m.
Iran test-launched two ballistic missiles Wednesday emblazoned with the phrase “Israel must be wiped out” in Hebrew, Iranian media reported, in a show of power by the Shiite nation as …
Tue., March 8, 2016, 9:58 a.m.
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden touched down in Israel Tuesday for meetings with Israeli and Palestinian leaders just after Palestinian attackers shot and stabbed policemen and civilians in separate assaults, …
Wed., Feb. 17, 2016, 12:55 p.m.
Israeli archaeologists said Wednesday they have unearthed a 7,000-year-old settlement in northern Jerusalem, describing it as the oldest discovery of its kind in the area.
Sun., Jan. 31, 2016, 7:37 p.m.
JERUSALEM – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned the Islamic militant group Hamas that rules Gaza on Sunday that his country will retaliate with “greater force” than deployed in the …
Sat., Nov. 14, 2015, 5:55 p.m.
Israeli army units Saturday demolished four West bank homes of families of Palestinians accused of killing Israelis, two days after the action was cleared by the nation’s Supreme Court.
Thu., Nov. 12, 2015
Iaraeli leader, Obama forgo even the semblance of cordiality.
Wed., Nov. 11, 2015
Without Rabin, hope of two-state resolution on West Bank faded.
Mon., Oct. 19, 2015, 4:58 p.m.
The paths of three very different young people crossed tragically in the Israeli city of Beersheba on Sunday, leaving all three dead and prompting another round of soul searching in …
Thu., Oct. 15, 2015, 4:37 p.m.
The fate of a Palestinian boy seized center stage Thursday in the battle of narratives accompanying the recent burst of deadly Israeli-Palestinian violence.
UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 14, 2015, 6:05 p.m.
Hundreds of soldiers fanned out in cities across Israel on Wednesday and authorities erected concrete barriers outside some Arab neighborhoods of east Jerusalem in a stepped up effort to counter …
Sat., Oct. 10, 2015, 9:15 p.m.
Palestinians carried out two stabbing attacks in Jerusalem on Saturday before being shot dead by police, while another two Palestinians were killed during a violent demonstration near the Gaza border …
Wed., May 13, 2015, 8:06 a.m.
VATICAN CITY — The Vatican officially recognized the state of Palestine in a new treaty finalized Wednesday, immediately sparking Israeli ire and accusations that the move hurt peace prospects.
Tue., March 3, 2015, 9:26 a.m.
WASHINGTON — In a speech that stirred political controversy in two countries, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Congress on Tuesday that negotiations underway between Iran and the United States …
Wed., Jan. 28, 2015
JERUSALEM – At least two rockets launched from Syria struck the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights on Tuesday and Israel responded with artillery fire, the military said. The exchange came after an …
Fri., July 25, 2014
According to the United Nations, one child has been killed in Gaza every hour for the past two days. Overall, the Israeli military has killed close to 700 Palestinians, the …
Thu., July 24, 2014, 12:52 p.m.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israeli tank shells hit a compound housing a U.N. school in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens who …
Thu., July 24, 2014
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip – The United States announced signs of progress in cease-fire talks Wednesday, but prospects for a quick end to the fighting were dim as Palestinian families …
Sat., July 19, 2014
Israel accepts an Egyptian-proposed Gaza cease-fire; Hamas keeps firing. Hamas deliberately aims rockets at civilians; Israel painstakingly tries to avoid them, actually telephoning civilians in the area and dropping warning …
Thu., July 17, 2014, 12:57 p.m.
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The Israeli military says it has launched a ground offensive in Gaza.
Mon., June 30, 2014, 10:50 a.m.
Security officials say the Israeli military has discovered the bodies of three Israeli teenagers who were kidnapped in the West Bank earlier this month.
Wed., Sept. 11, 2013
Contrasting views on America’s relationship with Israel have unfurled along an 8-mile section of Interstate 90 in North Idaho. A billboard in Coeur d’Alene criticizing U.S. military aid to Israel …
Wed., Aug. 14, 2013, 12:41 p.m.
JERUSALEM — With tensions high and expectations low, Israeli and Palestinian negotiators kicked off their first substantive round of peace talks in nearly five years, huddling together at an undisclosed …
Tue., July 30, 2013, 10:16 a.m.
WASHINGTON — Secretary of State John Kerry says Israeli and Palestinian negotiators have agreed to meet again within two weeks to continue substantive negotiations on a so-far elusive peace deal. …
Mon., July 30, 2012, 8:17 a.m.
JERUSALEM — Mitt Romney told Jewish donors today that their culture is part of what has allowed them to be more economically successful than the Palestinians, outraging Palestinian leaders who …