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Dozens of Palestinians injured by Israeli gunfire, tear gas in Gaza border protests


GAZA BORDER Dozens of Palestinians demonstrating at the Gaza border were injured by Israeli gunfire and tear gas on Friday, as the latest round of protests drew several thousand participants to the frontier.

Israel calls on EU to stop funding groups promoting 'anti-Israel' boycotts

JERUSALEM Israel accused European Union institutions on Friday of funding non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that promote "anti-Israel boycotts" and called for the support to end.

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UK's Prince William will visit Jerusalem, Ramallah in June

LONDON Queen Elizabeth's grandson Prince William will visit Jerusalem and Ramallah when he becomes the first senior member of Britain's royal family to visit Israel and the Palestinian territories next month.

World, May 24 2018

Exclusive: Israeli minister says U.S. may soon recognize Israel's hold on Golan

JERUSALEM Israel is pressing the Trump administration to recognize its sovereignty over the occupied Golan Heights, an Israeli cabinet minister said on Wednesday, predicting U.S. assent could come within months. | Video

World, May 24 2018

Israel plans 2,500 new settler homes in West Bank: defense minister

JERUSALEM Israel's defense minister said on Thursday he plans to seek approval next week for the construction of some 2,500 new homes in Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank, prompting Palestinian condemnation.

World, United Nations May 24 2018

Court suspends Israel's revocation of Human Rights Watch official's work visa

JERUSALEM An Israeli court on Wednesday suspended Israel's revocation of a work permit issued to the local representative of Human Rights Watch, saying the decision was based on outdated information.

World, May 23 2018

The U.S. is opening an embassy in Jerusalem. Why is there a furor?

(Corrects May 14 story to show Western Wall is one of the above-ground remains of the ancient temple complex) | Video

World, United Nations, May 23 2018

Arab League chief slams 'immoral' U.S. embassy move to Jerusalem

CAIRO Palestinian deaths associated with the United States moving its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem should be a warning to others considering a similar move, the head of the Arab League said on Monday after the body called an emergency meeting on the issue.

World, May 23 2018

Wednesday Morning Briefing

The Parkland school massacre in Florida has had little lasting impact on U.S. views on gun control, three months after the shooting deaths of 17 people propelled a national movement by some student survivors, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll.. https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-guns-poll/gun-control-support-fades-three-months-after-florida-massacre-reuters-ipsos-poll-idUSKCN1IO19P

Israeli air strikes target boat moored in Gaza: residents

GAZA Israeli aircraft destroyed a boat moored in Gaza city early on Wednesday morning, local residents said. There were no reports of casualties.

World, May 22 2018