Reports: Israel plans new settlement construction
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel likely will announce new plans for construction in Jewish settlements next week, an official said Wednesday, a move that is likely to trigger an international uproar and threaten peace talks with the Palestinians. The timing of ...
Palestinians disappointed as Kerry eases up on Israel
New York Times
Killing and Retaliation at Gaza-Israeli Border Continue Violent Cycle
New York Times
JERUSALEM — An Israeli laborer who was repairing the security fence along the border with Gaza was fatally shot on Tuesday by a Palestinian sniper, according to the Israeli military, and Israel immediately responded with airstrikes and tank and ...
Israel plans new settlement push while freeing Palestinian prisoners
Israel to again couple Palestinian prisoner release with new construction ...
Israel Launches Gaza Airstrikes for Worker Killing
Washington Post (blog)
US officials, Ivy League universities slam academic group's Israel 'boycott'
An American academic group's "boycott" of Israeli institutions is facing mounting opposition from all corners, as prestigious universities as well as U.S. officials say the organization is unfairly singling out Israel while ignoring major human-rights ...
US academia split over boycott targeting Israel
FIELDS: Scapegoating Israel, again
Dozens of universities reject academic boycott of Israel
New York Times (blog)
Despite boycott calls, Pixies and Soundgarden are expected in Israel
Los Angeles Times
Amid controversy that has flared recently over calls for cultural boycotts agains Israel, the bands the Pixies and Soundgarden have been booked to play in June at a rock festival at a stadium in Tel Aviv, the Israeli newspaper Haaretz reports. Boycotts ...
The Pixies Join Festival Lineup in Israel
Israel launches Gaza airstrikes for civilian death, killing young girl
A Palestinian man, center, grieves for his niece, 3-year-old Hala Abu Sebakha, who medics said was killed by shrapnel during an Israeli air strike on the Al Maghazi camp, at the morgue of Al-Aqsa hospital in Deir Al Balah, central Gaza Strip on Dec. 24 ...
Israel re-deploys Iron Dome near Sderot amid heightened tensions
Israel on Wednesday deployed the Iron Dome missile defense system again near Sderot, out of concern over potential rocket attacks amid heightened tensions. Earlier Wednesday, Iran strongly condemned the Israeli strikes in Gaza a day earlier, which led ...
IDF Deploys Iron Dome in Be'er Sheva
Israel slams reports of US spying on prime minister
(CNN) -- Israel reacted angrily Sunday to recent reports that British and U.S. intelligence officials spied on top Israeli officials' e-mails. "The tracking after prime ministers and defense ministers is not legitimate and not acceptable to us," the ...
In Israel, officials use US spying revelation to bring new focus to Pollard case
Israel joins anti-NSA chorus after new revelations
Israel irked by Snowden revelations of spying on its leaders
Israel releases Palestinian hunger striker
A high-profile Palestinian prisoner who went on a prolonged hunger strike in an Israeli jail has been released. Samer al-Issawi, who was been in Israeli jail since July 2012, was released on Sunday, according to Al Jazeera's Nisreen El-Shamayleh, who ...
Despite spike in Israeli-Palestinian violence, situation still under control
The escalating violence this week between Israel and the Palestinians has not completely spun out of control, at least not at this stage. Perhaps we may see a rocket or two being launched from Gaza toward Israel on Wednesday morning, but by and large ...
Analysis: Despite plight of Mideast Christians, some leaders still single out ...
After all, Israel's Christians are largely immune from the persecution and violence inflicted on their fellow Christians in the heartland of the Middle East and other nations in the greater Middle East (Pakistan and Nigeria). Writing for the Fox News ...