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14 July 2017 1:44 PM Palestinian gunmen kill 2 Israeli police at Jerusalem shrine

The rare attack from within the contested site, revered by both Muslims and Jews, raised new concerns about an escalation of violence. Police identified the attackers as Arab citizens of Israel. The sacred compound sits at the fault line of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and has triggered major confrontations in the past. After the attack, Israel 51

13 July 2017 9:35 PM Israelis and Palestinians agree to water deal to help communities suffering chronic shortages

Israeli and Palestinian officials said Thursday they had agreed to a water-sharing plan to help Palestinian communities suffering chronic shortages, a goal included in a broader 2013 deal that involves Jordan. The water agreement was crucial for residents of the Israeli-occupied West Bank and the Gaza Strip, officials and analysts said. "This will reduce 42

13 July 2017 5:09 PM Israel freezes Palestinian housing plan after settlers object

Jerusalem - Israeli ministers have frozen a plan to allow for the construction of thousands of Palestinian homes in a West Bank city, a statement said Thursday, a move that followed Israeli settlers' objections. Israel's security cabinet took the decision in a meeting Wednesday, the statement from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office said, despite 106

22 June 2017 1:08 AM Trump’s Preferred Candidate Wins Again, This Time in Saudi Arabia

“There’s a certain compatibility there,” said Jon B. Alterman, the director of the Middle East Program at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington. “The president and his entourage think fellow billionaires who have an itch to get things done make the world go ‘round.” Mr. Kushner and Prince Mohammed, senior officials said, worked 40

21 June 2017 8:00 PM Trump aide Kushner meets Netanyahu

Jerusalem - US President Donald Trump's senior advisor and son-in-law Jared Kushner met Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem on Wednesday for talks on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Kushner, accompanied by Trump's Middle East envoy Jason Greenblatt, is expected to also meet Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas later in the West Bank. "This 30

11 June 2017 8:49 AM Israeli court rules journalist defamed Netanyahus with Facebook post

The case surrounded a controversy post about Benjamin and Sara Netanyahu fighting on the highway. The Tel Aviv Magistrate's Court ruled on Sunday that Yediot Aharonot reporter Yigal Sarna defamed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu with his March 2015 Facebook post which claimed that Sara Netanyahu kicked her husband out of his car during a fight, forcing 42

07 June 2017 3:09 PM Jewish Insider's Daily Kickoff: June 7, 2017

Nikki 'Hurricane' Haley lands in Israel | Congress on Qatar's Hamas ties | 'Israel's astonishing '67 concession' | Lester Crown BDay TOP QUOTE -- David Brooks writing in the NYTimes: "A ridiculously disproportionate percentage of the Giving Pledge philanthropists are Jewish." [NYTimes] --Rabbi David Wolpe adds: "Judaism teaches giving. No better system 229 1

01 June 2017 9:16 PM Netanyahu 'disappointed' over Trump embassy decision

Jerusalem - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday Israel was "disappointed" over President Donald Trump's decision not to move the US embassy to Jerusalem for now. "Maintaining embassies outside the capital drives peace further away by helping keep alive the Palestinian fantasy that the Jewish people and the Jewish state have no connection 35

26 May 2017 8:43 PM Egypt hits jihadists after attack on Christians kills 28

MINYA, Egypt - Egypt launched six air strikes on jihadist camps in Libya Friday after masked gunmen attacked a bus of Coptic Christians south of the Egyptian capital, killing at least 28 people. Assailants in three pick-up trucks attacked the bus as it was heading for the Saint Samuel monastery in Minya province, more than 200 kilometres (120 miles) 40

24 May 2017 2:28 AM Eyewitness News — Trump promotes his goal of Middle East peace, offers no details

JERUSALEM – President Donald Trump used his centrepiece Holy Land speech on Tuesday to reaffirm his commitment to peace between Israelis and Palestinians, but he offered no new details on how to achieve a goal that has eluded US leaders for decades. Rounding out a 28-hour stay in Jerusalem, Trump praised Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian 40