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58 dead in Gaza protests as Israel fetes US Embassy move


In a jarring contrast, Israeli forces shot and killed 57 Palestinians and injured more than 2,700 during mass protests Monday along the Gaza border, while

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Israel frees 26 Palestinian prisoners before talks

JERUSALEM: Israel released 26 Palestinian inmates, including many convicted in grisly killings, on the eve of the long-stalled Mideastpeace talks, angering families of those slain by the prisoners, who were

Female Israeli soldiers punished for racy photos

JERUSALEM: The Israeli military said Sunday that it has disciplined a group of female soldierswho posed for photos in underwear and combat gear and posted the images on Facebook. The

Settlers and Palestinians clash after killing

JERUSALEM: Israel’s military says soldiers have dispersed settlers and Palestinians who were throwing rocks at each other in the West Bank following the killing of a settler there. The military said dozens of settlers and Palestinians scuffled early

Israel at 65: Success still plagued by uncertainty

JERUSALEM: In 65 years, Israel has surpassed the dreams of its founders, emerging as the Middle East’s strongest military force, a global high-tech powerhouse and a prosperous homeland for the

Thousands of Palestinians protest in West Bank

JERUSALEM: Thousands of outraged Palestinians took to the streets of the West Bank on Thursday, joining funeral processions and demonstrations after two protesters were killed by Israeli troops and a