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Israeli PM Netanyahu says he will sue political rivals for libel

Mar 22 2019

JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Friday he would sue two of his main political rivals for libel, claiming that they labeled him a traitor over a graft scandal involving a German submarine deal.

Druze on Golan Heights reject Trump backing for Israeli sovereignty

Mar 22 2019

MAJDAL SHAMS, Golan Heights Druze Arabs and Israeli settlers on opposite sides of the dispute over U.S. President Donald Trump's support for Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights agree on one thing - it won't change matters on the ground.

Druze on Golan Heights reject Trump backing for Israeli sovereignty

Mar 22 2019

MAJDAL SHAMS, Golan Heights Druze Arabs and Israeli settlers on opposite sides of the dispute over U.S. President Donald Trump's support for Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights agree on one thing - it won't change matters on the ground.

Graft accusation piles pressure on Israel's Netanyahu as election looms

Mar 01 2019

JERUSALEM Protesters waved black flags outside Benjamin Netanyahu's residence on Friday, sensing vulnerability in the Israeli prime minister weeks before an election where he will face looming corruption charges as well as a surging new rival. | Video

Two tales of a city: Jerusalem tour guided by a Palestinian and an Israeli

Feb 13 2019

JERUSALEM On a Jerusalem plaza looking up at the Western Wall and the Dome of the Rock, a crowd gathers in front of two guides, listening attentively, a common sight in a city packed with pilgrims and tourists visiting its religious landmarks. | Video

Palestinians warm to Netanyahu rival, citing signs of compromise

Feb 06 2019

RAMALLAH, West Bank/JERUSALEM Palestinians warmed on Wednesday to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's toughest election rival, a former top general who said Israel should not maintain its dominion over them.

USAID assistance in the West Bank and Gaza has ceased: U.S. official

Feb 01 2019

JERUSALEM The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has ceased all assistance to Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and Gaza, a U.S. official said on Friday.

'Walking in the Lord's footsteps' in Jerusalem's Holy Sepulchre

Jan 03 2019

JERUSALEM It is three o'clock in the morning and Artak Tadevosyan is wafting incense through the corridors of Jerusalem's Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the site where Christians believe Jesus Christ was crucified and buried.

U.N. WFP to cut back food aid to Palestinians

Dec 19 2018

JERUSALEM/GAZA The World Food Programme (WFP) is to cut food aid next year to about 190,000 poor Palestinians in Gaza and the occupied West Bank due a shortage of funds, the WFP's senior official for the Palestinian Territories said on Wednesday.

As smoke clears, capturing the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Dec 17 2018

GAZA The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is often framed in black and white, an outlook captured by this image of Palestinian youths shrouded by clouds of smoke that block out everything except an isolated moment of protest and defiance.

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