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Israeli education minister favors gay 'conversion therapy'

Jul 13 2019

JERUSALEM Israel's education minister voiced support on Saturday for so-called gay "conversion therapy", drawing a disavowal from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, whose government's religious-rightist tilt has worried liberals a home and backers abroad.

Israeli spymaster sees 'one-time' chance for peace with Arabs sharing Iran worries

Jul 01 2019

HERZLIYA, Israel Israel and U.S.-aligned Arab countries have a unique chance to forge a regional peace deal given their shared worries about Iran, the chief of Israel's Mossad spy service said on Monday. 

Israeli spymaster says 'one-time' chance for peace with Arabs sharing Iran worries

Jul 01 2019

HERZLIYA, Israel Israel and U.S.-aligned Arab countries have what might be a unique chance to forge a regional peace deal given their shared worries about Iran, the chief of Israel's Mossad spy service said on Monday. 

Trump peace plan conference is blip on Israel's radar as political, Iran crises swirl

Jun 27 2019

JERUSALEM A U.S.-led conference in Bahrain designed to drum up investment in the Palestinian economy and pave a path to peace with Israel has gone largely unremarked by Israelis preoccupied with a political crisis and their arch-foe Iran.

Trump peace plan conference is blip on Israel's radar as political, Iran crises swirl

Jun 27 2019

JERUSALEM A U.S.-led conference in Bahrain designed to drum up investment in the Palestinian economy and pave a path to peace with Israel has gone largely unremarked by Israelis preoccupied with a political crisis and their arch-foe Iran.

From Batman to Holy Land, comics artist sees heroes on all sides

Jun 20 2019

OFRA, West Bank An American comic book illustrator once feted for a portfolio including Batman and Wonder Woman covers has found a new calling in the Holy Land - drawing the everyday good and bad guys he sees on all sides. | Video

Netanyahu welcomes Bahrain meeting, Israeli ex-general to attend

Jun 18 2019

JERUSALEM Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu praised on Tuesday a U.S.-led conference on the Palestinian economy in Bahrain, and a source said a former Israeli general would be among the participants.

Qatar sends technical experts to Israel, eyeing new Gaza power line

Jun 18 2019

GAZA/JERUSALEM A Qatari technical delegation held talks in Israel and the Gaza Strip this week about helping pay for a proposed new power line between them, officials on both sides said on Tuesday, marking a potential expansion of Doha's aid efforts for Palestinians.

Israeli thriller series 'Fauda' digs in for darker third season

Jun 03 2019

TEL AVIV "Fauda", an Israeli TV series that has become a Netflix hit for its unsparing portrayal of undercover commandos who pose as Palestinians to pursue Hamas guerrillas, promises to dig deeper into the conflict in its third season. | Video

Israel faces new vote as Netanyahu fails to form government

May 30 2019

JERUSALEM Israeli lawmakers voted to dissolve parliament on Thursday, paving the way for a new election after veteran Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a government before a midnight deadline. | Video

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