World Briefing | Middle East Israel: UN Picks Gaza Investigator
New York Times, United States
By AP The United Nations Human Rights Council appointed a widely respected Jewish South African judge on Friday to lead a high-level mission to investigate allegations of war crimes committed by Israel in connection with the conflict in the Gaza Strip ...
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Israel FM: 'If You Want Peace, Prepare for War'
By SIMON MCGREGOR-WOOD Israel's new foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman wasted no time in grabbing the headlines. The controversial and ultra nationalist politician has a reputation as a hardliner and a tough talker. He didn't disappoint on either front ...
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Papers alter Israel cabinet photo
BBC News, UK
Two ultra-Orthodox Jewish newspapers have altered a photo of Israel's new cabinet, removing two female ministers. Limor Livnat and Sofa Landver were grouped with the rest of the 30-member cabinet for their inaugural photo. But Yated Neeman newspaper ...
Israel's pious press blots out female ministers
Now you see the women in the Israeli cabinet – and now you don't
Women in Israeli govt? Not if Photoshop can help
Fars News Agency
NYPD sees threat in Israel-Iran tensions
The Associated Press
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department has prepared plans to beef up security at the city's synagogues and other Jewish sites amid escalating tensions between Israel and Iran, officials confirmed Friday. Concerns that Muslim extremist groups ...
NYPD, citing Iran tensions, protects Jewish targets
NYPD SEES THREAT IN ISRAEL-IRAN TENSIONS
Assad Hails Iran as important, influential state in ME
Column One: Ending Israel's conditional legitimacy
Jerusalem Post, Israel
The time has come to launch an all-out diplomatic war against Israel. That is, the time has come to begin to unravel EU acceptance of Israel's right to exist. Last Friday, in anticipation of the swearing in of the new Netanyahu government, ...
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New town may be death blow to hopes for Israel peace
Israel Anticipated a Stronger Hamas in Gaza War
Washington Post, United States
But as the Israel Defense Forces approached with plans to position soldiers on either side, Maj. Gur Rosenblat said he still regarded the structure with suspicion, and called in a bulldozer to tear it down. "A suspicious house between two platoons? ...
Israeli 'Investigators' Whitewash Gaza Killings
When Silence Isn't Golden
Mashaal: Talks deadlocked over Israel
Hamas politburo chief Khaled Mashaal said that the negotiations hit a deadlock due to "foreign conditions" dictated to the negotiating teams that Hamas must recognize the State of Israel. The last round of talks between Hamas and Fatah was launched in ...
Fatah, Hamas trade accusations over dialogue's failure
Spanish prosecutors seek to shelve Israel case
Israel army bans t-shirts mocking attacks on Palestinians
FACTBOX - Israel's Avigdor Lieberman
(Reuters) - Avigdor Lieberman, Israel's new foreign minister, was questioned by police on Thursday on suspicion of bribery and money laundering as part of a long-running corruption investigation, police said. * The Soviet-born ultranationalist became ...
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Israeli FM graft questions continue
Israel FM again questioned over bribery
Inside Out Reform? Obama's Move to Lead Human Rights Council ...
It has passed five separate resolutions condemning Israel -- more resolutions than the total number it passed against all of the other 191 UN member states combined. It counts among its members consistent human rights violators as China, Cuba, Egypt, ...
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New York Times
Women Erased in Israel, Flogged in Pakistan and Restricted in ...
New York Times, United States
The photograph was taken at an official ceremony welcoming the new Israeli leadership on Wednesday at the residence of the president of Israel, Shimon Peres. Ultra-Orthodox newspapers consider it immodest to print images of women. ...