- BloombergMay 30 12:06 PM
Avigdor Liberman, a lightning rod for international criticism, became Israel’s defense minister on Monday as part of a political deal that widens the base of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s fractious coalition government.
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- AFP via Yahoo! NewsMay 29 11:03 AM
Israel is keeping a prominent Palestinian academic behind bars despite his successful appeal against detention, a Palestinian NGO told AFP on Sunday. Astrophysics professor Imad Barghouti, 52, was arrested in April and imprisoned without trial for an initial three months, under an Israeli procedure known as administrative detention. The Ramallah-based Palestinian Prisoners Club appealed to an ...
- AFP via Yahoo! NewsMay 28 12:40 PM
Arab League chief Nabil al-Arabi blasted Israel as a bastion of "fascism and racial discrimination" on Saturday at a meeting of Arab foreign ministers that backed France's Middle East peace initiative. The Arab ministers at the end of the meeting adopted a resolution backing "the French initiative and all Arab and international efforts" for peace talks between Israel and Palestinians. In his ...
- New York TimesMay 28 12:42 PM
Only 10 young players are officially on the David Squad, an organization that seeks to expand the country’s reach.
- Reuters via Yahoo! India NewsMay 30 06:20 AM
By Dan Williams JERUSALEM (Reuters) - When Israel scrambled two F-15 fighter jets last month to intercept an Egyptian airliner after faulty communication with the cockpit raised fears of a hijack, it took several tense minutes for the plane to be cleared to land. Any last-resort shoot-down decision in such a situation could fall to Israel's defence minister if the prime minister were unavailable...
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- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsMay 29 07:29 AM
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister has thanked the Russian President for agreeing to return a tank from a battle in the 1982 Lebanon war from which three soldiers are still missing in action.
- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsMay 27 10:34 AM
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — An Israeli from a Catholic Arab family has been crowned the winner of the country's first transgender pageant.
- New York PostMay 28 07:49 PM
Mark this as the year the Democratic Party turned decisively anti-Israel. The party’s ever-more-dominant liberal base has turned increasingly against the Jewish state — while Bernie Sanders is using his movement to push for Israel-bashing language in the platform. And Israel’s remaining Democratic friends are afraid to speak up. A new Pew Research Poll discloses...
- New York TimesMay 29 07:36 AM
Israel's prime minister has thanked the Russian President for agreeing to return a tank from a battle in the 1982 Lebanon war from which three soldiers are still missing in action.
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- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsMay 27 11:52 AM
By Rami Amichay TEL AVIV (Reuters) - Israel's first transgender beauty pageant, won by a Christian Arab on Friday, brought together contestants from the Holy Land's main faiths in an unconventional show of tolerance and coexistence. In what organisers described as an ethnic "mosaic", the 12 vying for the Miss Trans Israel 2016 crown included a Jewish confectioner from an Orthodox Jerusalem ...
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