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    1. Palestine drops motion to suspend Israel from FIFA

      Reuters via Yahoo! SportsMay 29 10:34 AM

      By Brian Homewood ZURICH (Reuters) - Palestine unexpectedly dropped its motion to suspend Israel from international football on Friday amid highly-charged scenes at the FIFA Congress. Instead, soccer's governing body agreed to send observers to monitor the freedom of players and officials to travel to and from the Israeli-occupied Palestinian territories -- one of the main complaints raised by ...

    2. * Palestinians seeking Israel's suspension from world soccer * Vote on issue due at FIFA meeting on Friday * FIFA chief has sought Israeli-Palestinian compromise JERUSALEM, May 28 (Reuters) - FIFA's corruption scandal has added to Israel's concerns that it could lose a looming vote in world soccer's governing body on a Palestinian proposal to suspend it from international soccer. Rotem Kamer ...

    3. Cultic Seal May Show Oldest Depiction of Music and Revelry in Israel

      LiveScience.com via Yahoo! NewsMay 29 10:13 AM

      An ancient seal unearthed in northern Israel may depict a woman playing a musical instrument during a sacred marriage rite between a king and a goddess. The mysterious seal, which decorates a shard of a 5,000-year-old clay storage vessel, could be the oldest known depiction of a musical performance in Israel, archaeologists say. "This is the first time it is definitely possible to identify a ...

    4. Soccer-Palestine drops motion to suspend Israel from FIFA

      Reuters via Yahoo! SportsMay 29 10:20 AM

      * FIFA creates body to monitor Palestinian situation * Netanyahu hails Palestinian "failure" to freeze Israel * Ordinary Palestinians disappointed over outcome (Adds reaction from Israeli prime minister, Palestinians) By Brian Homewood ZURICH, May 29 (Reuters) - Palestine unexpectedly dropped its motion to suspend Israel from international football on Friday amid highly-charged scenes at the ...

    5. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday welcomed the "failure" of a Palestinian bid to have FIFA suspend Israel from international competition. Palestinian football chief Jibril Rajoub withdrew his association's bid before shaking hands with his Israeli counterpart Ofer Eini. "I have decided to drop the resolution for the suspension," Rajoub told the FIFA congress in Zurich, adding...

    6. Christian schools in Israel say budget cuts hurt community

      Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsMay 28 05:20 AM

      RAMLE, Israel (AP) — It was an unlikely display of protesters: nuns cloaked in white, a black-clad priest clutching a golden scepter and dozens of Arab schoolchildren picketing outside the hulking headquarters of Israel's Education Ministry. Their message, raised high on large banners: "Take your hands off our schools."

    7. By Dan Williams TEL AVIV (Reuters) - U.S. defense aid to Israel is likely to increase after 2017, sources on both sides said on Thursday, seeing a possible link to Washington's efforts to assuage its ally's fears over nuclear diplomacy with Iran. A U.S. official, speaking to Reuters on condition of anonymity, said negotiators were close to a new deal that would bring annual payouts to $3.6 ...

    8. Palestinians withdraw bid to have FIFA suspend Israel

      AFP via Yahoo! SportsMay 29 08:54 AM

      Palestinian football chief Jibril Rajoub withdrew his association's bid to have FIFA suspend Israel from international football on Friday before shaking hands with his Israeli counterpart. "I have decided to drop the resolution for the suspension," Rajoub told the FIFA congress in Zurich before shaking the hand of Israeli FA president Ofer Eini. "Palestine has not withdrawn it's application ...

    9. Israel begins honoring long-overlooked Jewish WWII veterans

      Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsMay 29 12:10 AM

      JERUSALEM (AP) — As a proud patriot, Brooklyn-born Dan Nadel enlisted in the U.S. army right after the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. But there was another force driving him to battle — his Jewish faith.

    10. Israel, Palestinians pull back after Gaza exchange of fire

      Reuters via Yahoo! NewsMay 27 03:23 AM

      By Nidal al-Mughrabi GAZA (Reuters) - Israel and Palestinian militants appeared to be pulling back on Wednesday from further hostilities after Israel responded with air strikes to a rocket attack from the Gaza Strip. No casualties were reported on either side of the border, and Israeli Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon blamed the rocket launching late on Tuesday on "elements in the Islamic Jihad ...

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