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16 March 2018 11:31 AM Ethiopian immigration on hold after Israeli budget passes

Jerusalem - An activist group says the reunification of hundreds of families split between Israel and Ethiopia is on hold after Israel failed to set aside funding for the Ethiopians' immigration in next year's budget. Alisa Bodner, a spokeswoman for the Struggle for Ethiopian Aliyah, called on Israel to resolve the issue without further delay 40

04 March 2018 4:02 AM Klaasen, Anderson continue to hit aces overseas

Johannesburg - South African tennis player Raven Klaasen’s latest title win has raised hopes that he can bag more accolades. The doubles specialist and his partner, Michael Venus of New Zealand, won the ATP's Open 13 in Marseille, France, last Sunday. The win saw him collect his 14th career ATP doubles title. Last year, he won the ATP World Tour Masters 60

03 March 2018 11:20 AM Blow with Kitshoff breaks Mo'unga's jaw

Christchurch - All Blacks flyhalf contender Richie Mo'unga may be sidelined for several weeks, it was feared on Saturday, after the Crusaders pivot suffered a suspected broken jaw. Mo'unga was taken to hospital after colliding with Stormers prop Steven Kitshoff in the final minutes of the Crusaders' 45-28 win over the South African side in their Super 73

23 February 2018 6:19 PM US to open Jerusalem embassy in May

Washington - The United States will relocate its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem in May, a year before the move was expected, a government official said on Friday. The move, which has angered Palestinians objecting to Washington's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, is likely to happen on May 14, the 70th anniversary of Israel's independence 61

22 February 2018 5:59 PM Stormers face 'improved' Waratahs

Sydney - The Waratahs will be entering the Super Rugby season a week after the Stormers did but the touring team have managed to get in enough analysis to know they will be up against an improved team in Sydney. With the Stormers having already played one tough game against the Jaguares, you’d think that the Cape players would start Saturday’s game with a slight 48

19 February 2018 4:13 PM Israel announces 'historic' gas contract with Egypt

Jerusalem - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday announced an "historic" contract for sales of billions of dollars' worth of Israeli natural gas to Egypt. "This will bring billions of dollars to state coffers," he said in a statement announcing the accord with Egypt, which in 1979 became the first Arab country to sign a peace treaty with Israel 52

16 February 2018 7:26 AM Anderson survives 3-set thriller at New York Open

Uniondale - Top-seeded Kevin Anderson needed a third-set tie-breaker to beat American Ernesto Escobedo 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (7/5) on Thursday in the second round of the New York Open. The US Open runner-up from South Africa was playing his first match at the tournament after receiving a first-round bye. He advanced to face another American, Frances Tiafoe 46

16 February 2018 7:20 AM Ex-student confesses to killing 17 in Florida school shooting

Parkland – A troubled teen has confessed to gunning down 17 people at his former high school in Florida, court documents showed on Thursday, as the FBI admitted it had received a tip-off about the 19-year-old gunman yet failed to stop him. As Americans reeled from the country's worst school massacre since the horror at Sandy Hook six years ago, President 70

15 February 2018 10:59 AM Suspect's 'disturbing' social media posts being dissected

Parkland – The suspect in a deadly rampage at a Florida high school is a troubled teenager who posted disturbing material on social media before the shooting spree that killed at least 17 people, according to a law enforcement official and former schoolmates. Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel said the 19-year-old suspect, Nikolas Cruz, had been expelled 58

13 February 2018 7:00 PM Tunisian legislator rips Israeli flag to protest formal ties

Tunis - A Tunisian legislator has ripped up an Israeli flag during a parliament session to push his demands for a law criminalizing relations with Israel. A left-wing opposition coalition proposed a bill making it a crime to "normalize" relations with Israel, but the debate has been indefinitely delayed because parliament officials did not see it as a priority 62