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  • Palestinian killed after throwing rocks at Israeli vehicle 
    Updated: Jul-03-15 2:49 am

    JERUSALEM - Israel's military says troops opened fire and killed a Palestinian among a group that threw large rocks at their vehicle.

  • France: Israeli-Palestinian conflict can explode at any time 
    Updated: Jun-29-15 1:27 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - France's foreign minister warned Monday that the Israeli-Palestinian conflict can explode "at any moment" and the Islamic State extremist group can interfere at any time.

  • Druze anger sparks deadly attack on Israeli ambulance story has photos
    Updated: Jun-23-15 2:32 pm

    NABI SHUAIB SHRINE, Israel - An unprecedented attack by a mob of Israeli Druze villagers who snatched a wounded Syrian rebel from an Israeli ambulance in the Golan Heights and beat him to death reflects the spiraling anger among the Jewish state's Druze minority, which has been pushing for the government to do more to help the Syrian Druze caught up in the neighboring country's civil war.

  • Israeli Druze alarmed by plight of their brethren in Syria story has photos
    Updated: Jun-22-15 3:43 pm

    DALIYAT AL-KARMEL, Israel - Members of Israel's Druze minority, long among the Jewish state's most loyal citizens, have become increasingly concerned about the plight of their beleaguered brethren in neighboring Syria. Now, they are asking the state of Israel to help their fellow Druze next door - and some are even offering to go fight in Syria if needed.

  • UN report on Gaza: Both sides may be guilty of war crimes 
    Updated: Jun-22-15 11:00 am

    JERUSALEM - A much-awaited United Nations report into the 2014 Gaza war released Monday found that both Israel and Palestinian militant groups may have committed war crimes during the conflict.

  • Palestinians usually held until end of case by army courts 
    Updated: Jun-22-15 3:41 am

    JERUSALEM - Israeli military courts routinely order Palestinian defendants held until a verdict is reached, turning legal proceedings into a "hollow formality," an Israeli rights group said Monday.

  • Israel, Hamas in unspoken alliance against Gaza extremists 
    Updated: Jun-21-15 11:29 am

    KHAN YOUNIS, Gaza Strip - Nearly a year after a devastating war, Israel and Gaza's Hamas rulers appear to have formed an unspoken alliance in a common battle against the shared threat of jihadis aligned with the Islamic State group.

  • Israelis go on offensive ahead of UN report story has photos
    Updated: Jun-14-15 3:37 pm

    JERUSALEM - Israel on Sunday launched a pre-emptive assault on an upcoming U.N. report into last year's war in the Gaza Strip, saying the report is unfairly biased and issuing its own report that blames Gaza's Hamas militant rulers for the heavy civilian casualties.

  • Israeli veterans group comes under fire amid boycott threat 
    Updated: Jun-14-15 6:04 am

    JERUSALEM - An organization of former Israeli soldiers dedicated to shedding light on the dark side of the country's military is coming increasingly under fire, roiling a country in the grips of a battle against the burgeoning threat of international isolation and boycotts.

  • Orange chief apologizes to Israeli premier over exit remarks story has photos
    Updated: Jun-12-15 10:51 am

    JERUSALEM - The chief executive of French telecom giant Orange SA apologized to Israel's prime minister on Friday for his recent comments on pulling out of Israel, saying he opposes the boycott movement against the Jewish state and will continue to invest in it.

  • EU moves ahead on labeling of Israeli settlement products story has photos
    Updated: Jun-09-15 3:36 pm

    JERUSALEM - Israel would be required to label products that are made in West Bank settlements and exported to Europe, according to guidelines being prepared by the European Union.

  • Dempsey reassures Israel it will keep military edge story has photos
    Updated: Jun-09-15 3:29 pm

    JERUSALEM - The top U.S. military officer reassured Israel on Tuesday that it will maintain a military edge over potential adversaries, including Gulf Arab states, regardless of whether Washington completes a nuclear deal with Iran.

  • Supreme Court strikes down 'born in Jerusalem' passport law story has photos
    Updated: Jun-08-15 2:09 pm

    WASHINGTON - Siding with the White House in a foreign-policy power struggle with Congress, the Supreme Court ruled Monday that Americans born in the disputed city of Jerusalem can't list Israel as their birthplace on passports.

  • France criticizes growing movement to boycott Israel 
    Updated: Jun-05-15 2:02 pm

    PARIS - France's foreign minister is criticizing any boycott of Israel, amid uproar over French telecom giant Orange's announcement that it wants to cut ties with Israel.