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Bucking boycott, Palestinian eyes seat in Jerusalem city hall

12:33pm EDT

JERUSALEM A civil engineer from East Jerusalem is bucking a Palestinian boycott of Israeli politics by running for a seat in city hall with a campaign that demands equitable municipal services while side-stepping the long struggle over sovereignty.

U.S. student barred by Israel appeals to top court

Oct 14 2018

JERUSALEM A U.S. student barred from Israel under a law against pro-Palestinian boycotters filed an appeal on Sunday with its top court, which suspended her deportation pending a discussion of the case. | Video

Israel says Palestinian refugees number in the thousands, not millions

Oct 12 2018

JERUSALEM An Israeli government study shared with Washington argues that Palestinian refugees number in the thousands, not the millions designated by a U.N. aid agency whose funding has been slashed by the Trump administration, an Israeli official said on Friday.

Israeli court upholds entry ban on U.S. student

Oct 12 2018

JERUSALEM An Israeli court on Friday upheld the barring of an American student from the country over her activities in support of an international boycott campaign by pro-Palestinian groups.

Israeli court upholds entry ban on U.S. student

Oct 12 2018

JERUSALEM An Israeli court on Friday upheld the barring of an American student from the country over her activities in support of an international boycott campaign by pro-Palestinian groups.

Israel can beat Russian-supplied S-300 air shield in Syria: minister

Oct 03 2018

JERUSALEM An Israeli official played down on Wednesday the Russian upgrading of Syria's air defenses, saying the newly supplied S-300 missile system could be defeated by Israel's stealth fighters and possibly destroyed on the ground.

Israel to improve coordination with Moscow over Syria after plane crash

Sep 20 2018

JERUSALEM Israel said on Thursday it would not halt strikes on Syria but would do more to "deconflict" them with Russian forces, after Moscow accused it of "irresponsible and unfriendly actions" that led to Syrian ground fire mistakenly downing a Russian plane.

Iran and Israel call each other nuclear threats, ask U.N. to take action

Sep 20 2018

LONDON/JERUSALEM Iran asked the United Nations to condemn what it described as Israeli nuclear threats against it on Thursday, while Israel said it was stepping up security around its atomic sites as a precaution against threats from Tehran and its regional allies.

Damascus says Israeli planes target military positions in Syria

Sep 04 2018

BEIRUT/JERUSALEM Israeli planes targeted military positions in Syria on Tuesday, but Syrian air defenses confronted and downed some of the rockets, Syrian state news agency SANA reported.

Israel says struck Iranian targets in Syria 200 times in last two years

Sep 04 2018

JERUSALEM Israel has carried out more than 200 attacks against Iranian targets in Syria in the last two years, a senior Israeli official said on Tuesday, in a rare summary of its campaign.

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