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  • Palestinian shot by Israeli troops during protest dies 
    Updated: Aug-01-15 1:50 pm

    RAMALLAH, West Bank - An 18-year-old protester shot by Israeli troops during a demonstration over the killing of a Palestinian toddler died of his wounds Saturday, Palestinian health officials said.

  • Q&A: A look at violent Jewish attacks on Palestinians 
    Updated: Jul-31-15 2:23 pm

    JERUSALEM - The torching of a West Bank home that burned a Palestinian toddler to death marks one of the most serious cases of suspected Jewish violence against Arabs. Though the attacks rarely kill and are smaller in scope than past Palestinian attacks, Jewish extremists have for years been attacking Palestinian property, as well as mosques, churches and even Israeli schools and military bases, often to counter what they perceive to be the Israeli government's soft stance toward Palestinians.

  • Israeli military takes over contested West Bank complex 
    Updated: Jul-28-15 1:58 pm

    JERUSALEM - Israeli troops moved on Tuesday into a contested West Bank settlement housing complex ahead of its scheduled demolition, the military said.

  • Carter, Netanyahu call it a day after discussing Iran deal 
    Updated: Jul-21-15 2:47 pm

    AMMAN, Jordan - In high-stakes talks aimed at calming U.S. allies' fears about the Iran nuclear deal, Defense Secretary Ash Carter appeared to change no minds among Israeli leaders fiercely opposed to the deal.

  • Israel's Netanyahu struggles to govern with narrow majority 
    Updated: Jul-21-15 3:40 am

    JERUSALEM - When Benjamin Netanyahu called early elections last year, he said his unwieldy coalition was untenable and that Israel needed a more stable government to carry out vital reforms.

  • US Pentagon chief tries to assure Israel after Iran deal story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jul-20-15 3:22 pm

    HUSSEIN LOOKOUT, Israel - On a hilltop lookout near Israel's border with Lebanon, U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter offered personal assurances Monday that the U.S. will help Israel counter Iranian support for the militant group Hezbollah. He called it one example of how the U.S. can support the Jewish state in the aftermath of the Iran nuclear deal.

  • High-stakes lobbying on Iran deal; pressure for Congress story has photos
    Updated: Jul-19-15 2:24 pm

    WASHINGTON - Israel's ambassador to the United States raced in and out of offices on Capitol Hill, trying to persuade lawmakers that the nuclear deal with Iran is a historic mistake.

  • Netanyahu, British FM spar over Iran deal disagreements 
    Updated: Jul-16-15 1:59 pm

    JERUSALEM - Israel's prime minister and the British foreign secretary publicly sparred over the nuclear deal with Iran on Thursday, veering off prepared comments to exchange sharply different positions toward the agreement.

  • Has he got a deal for you: Obama eagerly pitching Iran deal story has photos
    Updated: Jul-16-15 7:55 am

    WASHINGTON - Part pitchman, part physics teacher, President Barack Obama is taking on the job of selling the Iran-nuclear deal with the gusto of a salesman who won't take no for an answer.

  • The Latest: Obama: Unlikely that deal benefits militants story has photos
    Updated: Jul-15-15 2:55 pm

    WASHINGTON - Here are the latest developments involving the agreement between the United States, Iran and world powers to limit the Islamic Republic's nuclear program (all times EDT):

  • Iran nuclear deal: Fine 'new chapter' or 'historic mistake'? story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jul-14-15 10:16 pm

    VIENNA - Overcoming decades of hostility, Iran, the United States, and five other world powers struck a historic accord Tuesday to check Tehran's nuclear efforts short of building a bomb. The agreement could give Iran access to billions in frozen assets and oil revenue, stave off more U.S. military action in the Middle East and reshape the tumultuous region.

  • Israeli woman who joined Kurdish militia returns to Israel 
    Updated: Jul-13-15 4:59 am

    JERUSALEM - A Canadian-born woman who served in the Israeli military and later joined a Kurdish militia fighting the Islamic State group has returned to Israel.

  • Rights group video: Israeli soldier shot fleeing Palestinian 
    Updated: Jul-12-15 1:41 pm

    RAMALLAH, West Bank - An Israeli human rights group released a video Sunday that purports to show a high-ranking Israeli officer fatally shooting a fleeing Palestinian teenager who had thrown a rock at his vehicle, smashing its windshield.

  • Israeli exhibit revisits famed 1976 Entebbe rescue raid 
    Updated: Jul-12-15 11:29 am

    TEL AVIV, Israel - It was perhaps the most daring Israeli military exploit ever - a rescue raid in Africa that inspired Hollywood films and became etched in Israeli history.

  • Boycott drive gains strength, raising alarm in Israel story has photos
    Updated: Jul-07-15 10:54 am

    JERUSALEM - Ten years ago, a small group of Palestinian activists had a novel idea: Inspired by the anti-apartheid movement, they called for a global boycott movement against Israel as a nonviolent method to promote the Palestinian struggle for independence.