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  1. APNewsBreak: Quartet Mideast envoy Tony Blair resignsRead the original story

    24 min ago | WAND-TV Decatur

    ... that began with great promise but which struggled to deliver dramatic changes in its quest to promote peace between Israel and the Palestinians. The departure reflected the dire state of Mideast peace efforts, which have been stalled for years and ...


  2. Watch Palestine's soccer team play in 1939Read the original story

    25 min ago | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

    Soccer is in the headlines today, but not for positive reasons - 14 FIFA officials have been indicted on corruption charges . This is especially interesting news to Israeli soccer fans, as FIFA is set to vote this week on whether or not to suspend Israel's national team from international play.


  3. Israel appeals world to oversee Gaza rehabilitationRead the original story

    27 min ago | Big News

    ... initiative must take into account "the non-negotiable condition that Gaza will not be used as a front to attack Israel at any given moment." Visiting a military post in northern Israel, the president said Israel will "continue to respond promptly ...


  4. Hamas accused of torturing, executing PalestiniansRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | The Toronto Star

    A leading international watchdog on Wednesday accused the militant Hamas group of abducting, torturing and killing Palestinians during the war in the Gaza Strip last year, saying some of the actions amount to war crimes. Amnesty International detailed the abuses in a report entitled “Strangling Necks: Abduction, torture and summary killings of Palestinians by Hamas forces during the 2014 Gaza/Israel conflict.” According to the London-based human rights group, some 23 Palestinians were shot and killed and dozens more were arrested and tortured by Hamas, which rules Gaza.


  5. APNewsBreak: Quartet Mideast envoy Tony Blair resignsRead the original story w/Photo

    31 min ago | Erie Times News

    In this Tuesday, July 15, 2014 file photo, former British Prime Minister and Mideast envoy Tony Blair gestures as he speaks during joint statements with Israel's President Shimon Peres at the President's residence in Jerusalem. Blair on Wednesday, May 27, 2015, stepped down from his post as the international community's Mideast envoy, officials said, ending a term that began with great promise but which struggled to deliver dramatic changes in its quest to promote peace between Israel and the Palestinians.


  6. Tony Blair quits as Middle East Quartet envoyRead the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | ABC News

    ... Writing on his website in February after visiting the Gaza Strip still ravaged by the 50-day war last year with Israel, Mr Blair said: "The present state of Gaza is a rebuke: to those of us in the international community who over the years have made ...


  7. Palestinians, Israel pull back after Gaza flare-upRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | The Daily Star

    Palestinian children play with a toy gun in front of buildings that were destroyed during the 50-day war between Israel and Hamas militants in the summer of 2014, in Beit Hanun, May 27 2015. AFP/MOHAMMAD ABED GAZA, Palestine: Israel and Palestinian militants appeared to be pulling back Wednesday from further hostilities after Israel responded with airstrikes to a rocket attack from the Gaza Strip.


  8. Hamas undertook mass summary executions of civilians during 2014 war with Israel: Amnesty reportRead the original story

    38 min ago | ABC News

    MICHAEL BRISSENDEN: Hamas has been accused of serious human rights abuses, including abductions, torture and the killings of 23 Palestinian civilians in 2014. An Amnesty International report says Hamas used last summer's war with Israel in the Gaza Strip to carry out revenge attacks against its opponents.


  9. Mogherini calls for renewing peace processRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | Ynetnews

    EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini called Wednesday on Israel and the Palestinians to resume peace negotiations, saying the situation on the ground was "not sustainable." 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.


  10. Defense/Security, 1:15 AMMKs: Hit Hamas - HardRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Speaking Wednesday, Infrastructures, Energy, and Water Minister Yuval Steinitz said that unless Hamas reined in the terrorists in Gaza and kept them from attacking Israel, Israel would do it for them and sweep away the Hamas rulers of Gaza in the process. Speaking on Kol Yisrael radio, Steinitz said that Israel did not destroy Hamas during last year's Operation Protective Edge, instead choosing to deliver a heavy blow that would hopefully put Hamas "on notice" of what could happen if Israel really put its mind to dealing with the terror group.


  11. Lindsey Graham in Israel Ahead of Likely Presidential BidRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | News Max

    ... a Republican foreign policy hawk and critic of President Barack Obama's handling of the Middle East. He was visiting Israel on Wednesday ahead of an expected announcement on a run for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. Following remarks by ...


  12. Netanyahu tells Bill Cassidy bad Iran deal '1,000 times' worse threat than ISILRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago |

    Sen. Bill Cassidy , R-La., is in Israel and met Wednesday with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who reiterated his opposition to a nuclear deal with Iran. According to the prime minister's office, Netanyahu told Cassidy that he sees no reason to rush to a nuclear deal with Iran.


  13. Maccabi Tel Aviv Basketball Congrats Coach BlattRead the original story

    1 hr ago |

    Israeli basketball fans were bleary eyed after staying up all night due to time zone differences to cheer on local favorite, rookie NBA coach David Blatt, as he continued his Cinderella march to the NBA finals with his Cleveland Cavaliers. Israeli fans, who affectionately refer to the coach as "King David" Blatt, have come to see the Cav's success as an affirmation of Israel's emergence as a global hub.


  14. Bluesman Ori Naftaly to be featured at Crash Music in AztecRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Farmington Daily Times

    It's not easy being a bluesman from Israel. But Ori Naftaly has no plans to give it up anytime soon.


  15. OMG, Meme, Other Buzzwords Added To Merriam-WebsterRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Door Reminder

    Merriam-Webster added more than 1,700 words to its dictionary, but many of them probably should've already been included. The Brazilian Football Confederation and the country's government said Wednesday they backed a corruption probe into FIFA following the arrest of seven top officials, including the man who led the CBF until last month.


  16. Lourdes' Kelli CalkinsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Door Reminder

    Anti-austerity protesters march outside 10 Downing Street and past the Houses of Parliament on the day Queen Elizabeth II outlined the newly-elected government's legislative programme. Duration: 00:55 Merriam-Webster added more than 1,700 words to its dictionary, but many of them probably should've already been included.


  17. Wikileaks releases US diplomatic cables from 1978Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Scoop

    ... between Iran and the West (1979 - present); the Second Oil Crisis; the Afghan conflict (1978 - present); the Lebanon-Israel conflict (1978 - present); the Camp David Accords; the Sandinista Revolution in Nicaragua and the subsequent conflict with US ...


  18. The best images from around the world for May 27Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Globe and Mail

    ... of frozen fruits and vegetables to cool off from the 42 degrees Celsius heat at the Ramat Gan Safari near Tel Aviv, Israel. (Ariel Schalit/Associated Press) Workers prepare a rotary dredge, belonging to the Siberian Coal Energy Company, which ...


  19. Arrests by US as FIFA mulls giving Israel BootRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Dissident Voice

    FIFA, world football's governing body, is due to meet this Friday in Zurich to decide whether to back a Palestinian motion to suspend Israel for its systematic violations of Palestinian footballers' rights in the occupied territories, including preventing practice sessions and games, arresting players, denying entry to other teams, and bombing grounds, as well as for endemic racism towards non-Jewish players in Israeli football itself. I have written about this in the past: here and here .


  20. Thursday's Letters: Be prepared for swimming dangersRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Florida Times-Union

    ... the sea and rid the area of all Jews. Yes, there are two choices when the Palestinians and all the other Arabs accept Israel as a country that God gave to them way before 1947 and stop trying to destroy a country that has given everyone (even the ...