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  1. Ex-Mossad chief says PM misled Congress on Iran breakout timeRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | The Times of Israel

    A former head of the Mossad who served for two years under Benjamin Netanyahu launched a bitter assault on the prime minister Friday, saying Netanyahu knowingly misled Congress in parts of his speech on Tuesday, while also claiming that the prime minister came close to attacking Iran some four years ago despite the united opposition of the security services. Dagan, who led the Mossad for over eight years from August 2002, also warned that Netanyahu's policies on the Palestinians risked turning Israel into an apartheid state.


  2. UN chief worried by PA plan to cut security ties with IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    57 min ago | The Times of Israel

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon attends a joint press conference with Israeli president Reuven Rivlin at the president's residence in Jerusalem on October 13, 2014 UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Friday he was worried by the Palestinian Liberation Organization's central council decision Thursday to end security cooperation with Israel , in a potentially explosive move after Jerusalem cut off a key source of funds. " urges both parties to exercise utmost restraint and reverse their unhelpful cycle of actions and counter-actions," said UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric.


  3. Five hurt as driver rams car into Jerusalem pedestriansRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Daily Star

    Israeli border guards stand near a car that plowed into pedestrians in Jerusalem injuring several people, March 6, 2015. AFP/AHMAD GHARABLI OCCUPIED JERUSALEM: A driver plowed into pedestrians in occupied Jerusalem Friday, injuring five people in an attack that further inflamed tensions a day after the Palestinians vowed to halt security coordination with Israel.


  4. Middle East, 11:21 PMUN Chief Calls on Israel to Resume Transfer of Taxes to PARead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday expressed concern after the Palestine Liberation Organization's central council decided to end security cooperation with Israel in response to Israel's decision to withhold the Palestinian Authority's tax revenues. Ban, however, had criticism for Israel and called on the Jewish state to resume the transfer of taxes, which are being held back from the PA in retaliation for its moves to join the International Criminal Court .


  5. Hamas Focuses on Rebuilding Tunnels as Gazans SufferRead the original story

    1 hr ago | US News & World Report

    Hamas' military wing has been vigorously repairing the damage from last summer's Operation Protective Edge in the Gaza Strip, including investing great efforts in rebuilding its system of tunnels. The first such public indication of this was the arrest this week of three Israelis - two businessmen and a resident of a community on the Gaza periphery.


  6. Poised for power? Arab parties could hold the balance in a fractured IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago |

    Billionaire business man Jimmy Pattison will lead a public accountability panel to oversee funds generated by the transit plebiscite, should it pass. In this Sunday, March 1, 2015 photo, Ayman Odeh, head of the Joint List, an alliance of four small Arab-backed parties running in the upcoming Israeli elections, talks during a meeting with Palestinian businessmen and politicians in the West Bank city of Ramallah.


  7. Netanyahu's nuclear deceptionsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Tehran Times

    In the address on Tuesday to the United States Congress by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel, we witnessed a new peak in the long-running hype over Iran's nuclear energy program. Yet all his predictions about how close Iran was to acquiring a nuclear bomb have proved baseless.


  8. Women Changing the WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Grassroots Journal

    International Women's Day celebrates the power and struggle of women all over the world. There are so many stories of women's strength, inspiration and bold leadership in the work of our partners and grantees.


  9. Pro-Palestinian group criticizes TV series over Jerusalem scenesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    The U.S. Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation, a group that objects to American support for Israel, is criticizing USA Network over its new event series "Dig," which premiered Thursday. Because "Dig" was produced with the assistance of a grant from the Israeli government and the pilot includes scenes filmed in East Jerusalem, the group claims that USA is complicit "in whitewashing Israel's military occupation and illegal colonization of East Jerusalem."


  10. Menendez's stance risks war with Iran | EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Jersey Journal

    A timely national poll shows that just 23 percent of Americans supporting going to war to prevent Iran from getting a nuclear weapon. It's timely because our own Sen. Robert Menendez is spearheading an effort in Congress that increases the risk of that war actually happening.


  11. U.N. chief worried by planned Palestinian security cut with IsraelRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | The Star Online

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed concern on Friday at a decision by Palestinian leaders in the West Bank to halt security coordination with Israel and called for the international community to push for a Middle East peace deal. The Palestinian Central Council, whose votes are usually binding on the Western-backed Palestinian Authority, said on Thursday it made the decision because Israel had breached bilateral agreements, including withholding tax revenues it collects on behalf of the Palestinians.


  12. UN chief worried by planned Palestinian security cut with IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed concern on Friday at a decision by Palestinian leaders in the West Bank to halt security coordination with Israel and called for the international community to push for a Middle East peace deal. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon addresses the media upon his arrival in Asuncion February 25, 2015.


  13. "I consider myself a mipster": How Muslim hipsters are forging their own identityRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Salon

    Abbas Rattani has hosted plenty of events for young professional Muslims in New York City. Only once did someone shut down one of his shows, an open-mic benefit for Gaza Strip relief this September in the back room of an East Village bar.


  14. UN: Gaza blockade injuring Palestinian living conditionsRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Jurist

    The OCHA reports that the restrictions, put in place by Israel in 2007, "have reduced access to livelihoods, essential services and housing, disrupted family life, and undermined the people's hopes for a secure and prosperous future." The OCHA findings are based on a study [PDF] of movement of people and goods into and out of Gaza up to December 2014.


  15. Bennett: 'Next disengagement is already here'Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Ynetnews

    Politicians from rightwing parties on Friday expressed dismay at the revelation that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had in 2013 offered what appeared to be drastic concessions to the Palestinian leadership on a number of core issues. "The next disengagement is already here, and is again led by Likud and by Tzipi Livni."


  16. Palestinians Quit Sharing Security With Israel. Not.Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Forward

    This looks like another one of those cases where the press gets out ahead of the story. The initial headlines said the Palestinians have cut security coordination between their forces and Israel's.


  17. Palestinian driver injures 5 Israelis in car attackRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Baltimore Sun

    A Palestinian driver plowed into a group of people in Jerusalem on Friday, injuring five in what police are calling a terror attack. According to Israeli police, the incident occurred when the driver swerved onto the sidewalk by the border police headquarters in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarah, hitting four servicewomen and a civilian.


  18. Apartheid wall vandalized at Emory UniversityRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | USA Today

    On Feb. 22 at Emory University, at least one unidentified perpetrator tore down parts of an "apartheid wall" constructed by the Emory Students for Justice in Palestine to commemorate SJP's annual apartheid week, held worldwide to raise awareness for policies they believe create an apartheid system in Israel and bring inequality to Palestinians. Emory University issued a statement saying: "The destruction of the wall and attack on open expression is not acceptable in our community."


  19. Tomgram: Miller and Schivone, Bringing the Battlefield to the BorderRead the original story

    Jan 25, 2015 | TomDispatch

    Just check out our donation page for the details. Tom ] Predator drones, tested out in this country's distant war zones, have played an increasingly prominent role in the up-armoring of the U.S.-Mexican border.


  20. The Bibi CodeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    The Israeli prime minister did not even whisper that hallucinatory nonsense about a "two state solution" so favored by the Left. If the Left still thinks whoring for peace is the way to go, as appears to be the case from the Labor Party's most recent effort at appeasement Netanyahu offers something else entirely a war to be won on the frontline of words.