- Los Angeles TimesMay 29 10:58 AM
FIFA on Friday agreed to monitor Israeli and Palestinian soccer after Palestinians dropped a bid to suspend Israel from the international association, part of a compromise that followed some tense moments.
- Reuters via Yahoo! NewsMay 26 07:19 PM
Israeli aircraft struck a number of sites in the Gaza Strip from the air early on Wednesday, residents and the Israeli military said, after a rocket that Palestinian militants fired from the enclave landed near the Israeli port city of Ashdod. The Israeli military said it struck four "terror infrastructures" in the southern Gaza Strip and that hits were confirmed. Gaza residents said missiles ...
- Seattle TimesMay 28 10:06 AM
JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli Antiquities Authority says revelers at a Burning Man festival famous for its pyrotechnic spectacles have accidentally torched some remnants of prehistoric man. Archaeologist Yoram Haimi says organizers of Midburn, an Israeli affiliate of the Nevada carnival, burned a wooden temple Saturday on a hilltop scattered with flint tools from the […]
- Reuters via Yahoo! FinanceMay 28 12:03 AM
Israeli food and drinks maker Strauss Group reported a slight rise in quarterly profit, as cost-cutting measures offset a dip in coffee sales. Strauss said on Thursday it earned an adjusted 102 million shekels ($26 million) in the first quarter, up from 99 million a year earlier. Sales fell 2.1 percent to 1.93 billion shekels but excluding the effect of a strengthening shekel, sales rose 1.8 ...
- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsMay 29 07:32 AM
The latest on FIFA developments: 4:10 p.m. (1410 GMT; 10:10 a.m. EDT) It took several awkward minutes, but finally there was a handshake between the Israeli and Palestinian soccer chiefs at FIFA's congress ...
- AFP via Yahoo! SportsMay 29 10:44 AM
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...
- Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsMay 29 01:31 PM
ZURICH (AP) — The Palestinian and Israeli soccer federations took an uneasy path to reaching an accord at the FIFA Congress on Friday.
- Los Angeles TimesMay 26 09:43 PM
Israeli planes struck what the military described as four “terror infrastructure” targets in the southern Gaza Strip early Wednesday in response to a rocket that landed 20 miles inside the country the previous evening.
- Fox NewsMay 28 04:57 AM
Israeli lawmakers are looking to take steps to prevent online defamation after an Israeli public servant killed himself over an accusatory Facebook post.
- AFP via Yahoo! India NewsMay 27 11:23 AM
Mogherini issued the remarks after eyewitnesses said the Israeli air force carried out four strikes on militant targets in the Gaza Strip early Wednesday, hours after a cross-border rocket attack on the Jewish state. "We see the situation on the ground as not sustainable and (it is) an illusion to think the status quo is an option," Mogherini said at the opening of an annual meeting in Brussels...
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