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Israel's LGBT community protests for fathers' surrogacy rights

Jul 22 2018

TEL AVIV Tens of thousands of demonstrators from Israel's LGBT community and their supporters gathered at a main Tel Aviv plaza on Sunday for the culmination of a day-long strike in protest at the exclusion of gay men from new surrogacy legislation.

Israeli court upholds jail term for ex-soldier in Hebron shooting

Jul 30 2017

TEL AVIV An Israeli military appeal court upheld a manslaughter conviction and 18-month jail sentence on Sunday for a former army conscript who killed an incapacitated Palestinian assailant in the occupied West Bank. | Video

Wildfires tear across Israel, Netanyahu calls arsonists 'terrorists'

Nov 24 2016

HAIFA, Israel Wildfires tore across central and northern Israel on Thursday, forcing tens of thousands of residents to flee the city of Haifa, as leaders blamed arsonists for some of the blazes and branded them terrorists. | Video

Former Israeli PM Olmert sentenced to six years for corruption

May 13 2014

TEL AVIV Israel's ex-prime minister Ehud Olmert was sentenced to six years in jail on Tuesday for taking bribes in a real estate deal, a crime the judge said was akin to treason. | Video

Former Israeli PM Olmert sentenced to 6 years for corruption

May 13 2014

TEL AVIV Israel's ex-prime minister Ehud Olmert was sentenced to six years in jail on Tuesday for taking bribes in a real estate deal, a crime the judge said was akin to treason.

Former Israeli PM Olmert sentenced to six years for corruption

May 13 2014

TEL AVIV Israel's ex-prime minister Ehud Olmert was sentenced to six years in jail on Tuesday for taking bribes in a real estate deal, a crime the judge said was akin to treason. | Video

Filipina caregiver is surprise star of Israel's X-Factor

Jan 13 2014

TEL AVIV Once part of a faceless crowd of foreign workers who clean homes and tend to Israel's sick and elderly, a Filipina caregiver has shot to stardom on a popular TV singing contest.

Filipina caregiver is surprise star of Israel's X-Factor

Jan 13 2014

TEL AVIV Once part of a faceless crowd of foreign workers who clean homes and tend to Israel's sick and elderly, a Filipina caregiver has shot to stardom on a popular TV singing contest.

Filipina caregiver is surprise star of Israel's X-Factor

Jan 13 2014

TEL AVIV, Jan 13 Once part of a faceless crowd of foreign workers who clean homes and tend to Israel's sick and elderly, a Filipina caregiver has shot to stardom on a popular TV singing contest.

Israeli Arab killed fighting for Syrian rebels - family

Sep 18 2013

MUSHIRFA, Israel An Israeli Arab has been killed fighting for Syria's rebels, his father said on Wednesday, the first such case for the Jewish state which has largely kept out of the 2-1/2-year-old civil war next door.

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