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Pope Francis has been forced to cancel his planned visit to Israel, which was to take place over May 24-26, due to the ongoing labor dispute at the Foreign Ministry.
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Israeli police officers assaulted a Palestinian man from Jerusalem on Thursday morning after he tried to enter the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, witnesses said.
Beneath banners invoking historic calamities, hundreds of thousand of haredi Orthodox men gathered on the streets of Jerusalem to recite psalms and penitential prayers as they inveighed against an Israeli army draft plan.
US Secretary of State John Kerry and Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat wave before a meeting with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas at the presidential compound in the West Bank city of Ramallah January 4, 2014.
Israeli and Palestinian Authority leaders have received copies of United States Secretary of State John Kerry's proposed diplomatic agreement , the PA's Al-Quds newspaper reports.
NO ONE in Jerusalem has an excuse for missing out on a megila reading on Purim. Rabbi Yisroel Goldberg, the head of the Chabad Center of Rehavia, in addition to organizing his annual Aza Zaza festival of daytime readings in Rehavia eateries on March 17, also has a series of readings on Sunday night, March 16. The first will be at 6:30 in the lower ... (more)
Students at an UNRWA girls' school in East Jerusalem read in the schoolyard with the Al-Aqsa mosque in the background.
Israeli naval forces say a ship boarded Wednesday from Iran was heading to Gaza with advanced rockets to turn the territory into a much greater terror threat to Israel and others.
The first primary in what Republicans hope is a triumphant election year sent a message that U.S. Sen Ted Cruz and the tea party still wield considerable influence in one of the nation's most conservative states.
The American Israel Public Affairs Committee convened its annual Policy Conference from March 2-4.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday that reassuring words from Iranian officials about not wanting nuclear weapons do not square with Tehran's actions -- and that the international community needs to exert more pressure to deny Iran the capability of making nuclear arms.
The Palestinian Authority held a hero's funeral for terrorist murderer Sarhan Sarhan last week, after his body was returned by Israel on February 23. At the event, PA Chairman Mahmoud Abbas's representative praised the killer as "a brave, heroic fighter."