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  • FIFA hosts Israeli, Palestinian football leaders for talks 
    Updated: Aug-26-15 10:51 am

    ZURICH - A FIFA panel aiming to improve Israeli-Palestinian football relations met for the first time Wednesday and agreed a follow-up session in the Middle East next month.

  • Iran deal picks up support following Reid's endorsement story has photos
    Updated: Aug-24-15 11:48 am

    WASHINGTON - With Senate Democratic leader Harry Reid on board, the nuclear agreement between Iran and six world powers is picking up momentum to survive fierce opposition from Republican and Israeli opponents.

  • Ehud Barak's Iran bombshell could shake up Israeli politics story has photos
    Updated: Aug-23-15 2:47 pm

    JERUSALEM - Former Defense Minister Ehud Barak's comments that Israel nearly attacked Iran's nuclear facilities but the plan was scuttled by military men and cowardly politicians could shake up Israeli politics.

  • 6 killed in Syria after Israel retaliates for rocket attack 
    Updated: Aug-21-15 4:43 pm

    DAMASCUS, Syria - Israeli airstrikes in southern Syria killed six people and wounded seven, Syrian state TV reported Friday, in retaliation for a rocket attack on Israel the previous day that Israeli officials blamed on militants backed by Iran.

  • On nuclear deal, not all Israelis are with Netanyahu 
    Updated: Aug-20-15 2:56 pm

    JERUSALEM - At first glance, one might think Israelis are solidly behind Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's all-out diplomatic war against the U.S.-led nuclear deal with Iran. But look closer and deep fissures appear: There is angst over what some see as a reckless diplomatic adventure that pits Israel against its indispensable backer.

  • AP Interview: Huckabee vows to shake up Mideast policies story has photos
    Updated: Aug-19-15 1:03 pm

    JERUSALEM - Republican presidential hopeful Mike Huckabee on Wednesday vowed to abandon key American policies in the Mideast if he is elected next year, endorsing positions that would put the U.S. at odds with its closest allies.

  • Hawkish parliamentarian named as Israel's UN ambassador 
    Updated: Aug-14-15 8:16 am

    JERUSALEM - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has named a hawkish member of his party to the sensitive post of the country's ambassador to the United Nations.

  • Kerry, top Democratic senator spar on Iran deal, sanctions story has photos
    Updated: Aug-11-15 5:06 pm

    WASHINGTON - Secretary of State John Kerry sparred Tuesday with the lone Democratic senator to publicly oppose last month's historic Iran nuclear deal, saying there was no way the U.S. could prevent American allies from doing business with Tehran if Congress were to reject the agreement.

  • Pope and Congress: Francis is certain to challenge lawmakers story has photos
    Updated: Aug-10-15 12:57 pm

    WASHINGTON - A political pope is sure to seize his opportunity when he addresses a political body. So both Democrats and Republicans are looking forward to Pope Francis' remarks to Congress next month - and bracing for them, too.

  • Shaheen plans to back Iranian nuclear deal 
    Updated: Aug-06-15 5:19 pm

    CONCORD, New Hampshire - Sen. Jeanne Shaheen says she will support the Iranian nuclear deal negotiated by President Barack Obama's administration when it comes to the Senate floor.

  • Obama, Netanyahu make dueling appeals on Iran to US Jews story has photos
    Updated: Aug-04-15 8:49 pm

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made dueling appeals to the American Jewish community Tuesday as they sought to rally support for their opposing positions on the Iranian nuclear deal.

  • Collection of recent Oklahoma editorials 
    Updated: Aug-04-15 10:19 am

    A collection of recent editorial opinions in Oklahoma newspapers:

  • AP News in Brief at 5:58 a.m. EDT 
    Updated: Aug-04-15 6:05 am

    Debate stage drama: Republican presidential candidates await top 10 announcement

  • Kerry off to Mideast with Egypt, Iran deal, Syria on agenda 
    Updated: Jul-31-15 11:11 pm

    WASHINGTON - Secretary of State John Kerry headed to the Middle East on Friday for security talks in Egypt and discussions in Qatar with Arab foreign ministers whose countries are wary of the nuclear deal struck with Iran.

  • 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.

  • French Jewish immigrants flock to Israeli coastal city 
    Updated: Jul-31-15 3:17 am

    NETANYA, Israel - The coastal city of Netanya markets itself as the "Israeli Riviera" and walking along its main pedestrian boulevard, one would be hard-pressed to tell it apart from its twin city of Nice. Barely a word of Hebrew is spoken, and real estate ads, restaurant menus and cafe conversations are mostly in French.

  • Parole for Pollard revisits divisions over extent of harm story has photos
    Updated: Jul-29-15 1:02 pm

    WASHINGTON - The arrest of Jonathan Pollard for spying for Israel touched off one of the most sensational spy cases in recent American history, stoking fierce international passions and decades of legal and diplomatic wrangling.