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23 April 2017 7:01 PM Israel marks Holocaust remembrance day with sombre ceremony

Jerusalem - Israel is marking its annual Holocaust remembrance day in memory of the 6 million Jews systematically killed by Nazi Germany and its collaborators during World War II. Cafés and other places of entertainment shut down while TV and radio stations broadcast documentaries about the Holocaust from Sunday evening until commemorations end at sundown 25

21 April 2017 9:45 AM Pentagon chief warns Syria against using chemical weapons

US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis said during a visit to Israel on Friday there can be "no doubt" Syria has retained some chemical weapons and warned President Bashar al-Assad's regime not to use them. Mattis made the comments as he began a one-day visit for talks with Israeli leaders, who strongly supported the recent US strike against an airbase in neighbouring 33

04 April 2017 5:01 PM Global outcry over suspected Syria chemical attack

Paris - A suspected chemical attack that killed at least 58 civilians in rebel-held northwestern Syria on Tuesday has prompted widespread outrage and calls for international action. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said an air strike in the Idlib province which released "toxic gas" was likely carried out by government warplanes 26

27 March 2017 12:55 PM Embassy Move Back on the Table

1. Is the American embassy moving to Jerusalem? American Vice-President Mike Pence indicated that the topic is apparently back on the table, saying on Sunday that President Donald Trump was seriously considering the matter. Meanwhile, Israeli ambassador to the US Ron Dermer says there is ‘no daylight’ between the countries for first time in years. Both were speaking 32

23 March 2017 8:55 AM Eyewitness News — Vehicle attacks like London easy to organise, hard to prevent

PARIS – Militants are increasingly turning to vehicle-ramming attacks, like the one staged near Britain’s parliament on Wednesday, because they are cheap, easy to organise and hard to prevent. Experts say the tactic of mowing people down avoids the need to obtain any explosives or weapons and can be carried out by a “lone-wolf” attacker without using 26

16 March 2017 7:21 PM Netanyahu vows new West Bank settlement amid talks with U.S. envoy

JERUSALEM -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday vowed to keep his promise to build the first new official West Bank settlement in two decades amid discussions with a U.S. envoy on reviving the peace process with the Palestinians. Netanyahu met with U.S. envoy Jason Greenblatt for a second time this week on Thursday to try to reach 25

14 March 2017 8:51 PM US Envoy Ends Mideast Visit With Vows to Seek Peace

A joint U.S.-Palestinian statement gave few details on how President Donald Trump plans to break decades of deadlock and hostilities. It said Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas would discuss possibilities for peace with Trump on an upcoming visit to Washington. Trump campaigned on promises that he would depart from decades of American policy in the region 26

10 March 2017 11:16 PM Trump Invites Abbas to White House in Bid for Middle East Peace

U.S. President Donald Trump has invited Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to the White House in a bid to revive long-stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace talks. White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said Friday that Trump and Abbas agreed to meet at the U.S. executive mansion as they talked for the first time by telephone. Trump hosted Israeli Prime 24

07 March 2017 3:47 AM Israel passes a travel ban targeting boycott supporters

Israel’s parliament has passed into law a controversial travel ban to keep out people who support boycotts of the country or the Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank. The legislation, which was backed by the ruling right-wing coalition, passed Monday by a vote of 48-26. It allows the government to block entry of non-residents who publicly call for a boycott 23

27 February 2017 8:44 AM Israeli hospitals demand funds to continue treating Syrians

Jerusalem - An Israeli health official says Israel's hospitals will stop treating Syrian patients in non-emergency cases beginning next week unless the Israeli government fully reimburses the hospitals for years of medical treatments to those wounded in the Syrian civil war. The Health Ministry says that since 2013, four Israeli hospitals have treated 28