Israel blocks EU projects in West Bank
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel has blocked the European Union from aiding tens of thousands of Palestinians in the West Bank, in retaliation for an EU ban on financial assistance to Israeli organizations in the occupied territories. The EU imposed its ...
Israel gives EU 'cold shoulder' over settlement guidelines
The Illusion of Progress: 9 Reasons Why Israel-Palestinian Talks May Fail
Israel freezes co-operation with EU in Palestinian territories
Israel divorce law traps women in marriages that died long ago
Los Angeles Times
But under Israeli law, she remains trapped in a defunct marriage that her husband won't allow to end. She can't legally remarry, was obligated as his spouse to repay some of his debts, and lost out on tax breaks for single mothers even though she ...
State-imposed religion disfigures Israeli democracy
After career in Congress, Deutsch finds new life in Israel
Israel's 'Jewish Olympics' draw athletes from around the world
Washington Post (blog)
Some 9,000 Jewish athletes from more than 70 countries, including a 1,100-person U.S. delegation, descended on Israel to participate in the largest Maccabiah Games, now entering its second week. Taking place every four years, the 19th iteration of the ...
From the booth to the court to Israel
Meet Jewish Athletes Visiting Israel for the Maccabiah Games
Israel vs. Iran, Again
New York Times
Earlier this month, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel went on American television to remind the world (in case anyone had forgotten) that the threat from Iran remains very much alive. Speaking on “Face the Nation,” Netanyahu warned that the ...
Chomsky says Europe could help Mideast talks by disavowing pro-Israel US ...
GENEVA — Europe could provide the key to success for a U.S.-brokered resumption of talks between Israel and the Palestinians, prominent American academic Noam Chomsky said Friday. Without intervention by Europe, which could use its political and ...
Chomsky says Europe could help Mideast talks
Turkey clears bird of spying for Israel
The kestrel was discovered by residents of Altinavya, a village in Elazig province, wearing a metallic ring stamped with the words “24311 Tel Avivunia Israel”. Suspicious that the bird may have been on a spying mission for the Jewish state, villagers ...
Turkey frees bird accused of spying for Israel
Turkey clears bird held as Israeli spy
Turkish authorities clear bird of spying for Israel after taking x-rays
Al Jazeera reporters crash pro-Israel event
Two reporters who identified themselves as affiliated with Al Jazeera English were ejected from a convention of a pro-Israel group in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, Christians United for Israel confirmed to POLITICO. The Washington Free Beacon reported ...
Israeli Land Measure Called Discriminatory
New York Times
GENEVA — The United Nations human rights chief, Navi Pillay, urged Israel to reconsider legislation that could lead to the demolition of Bedouin villages in the Negev desert, asserting that Israel was actively pursuing discriminatory policies by ...
UN Criticizes Israel's Plan to Displace Bedouins
Israel has no plan for peace: Mark Glenn
UN rights chief urges Israel to reconsider bill that would displace thousands ...
Israeli official: Turkey wants to humiliate Israel, not reconcile with it
Turkey is not interested in a diplomatic reconciliation with Israel, but rather in humiliating it and bringing it to its knees, Israeli officials said on Thursday. The comments came after Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc told the Turkish media that ...
Official: Turkish-Israel talks on compensating flotilla raid victims stall
Israel-Turkey reconciliation hits roadblock
Israel must accept liability for flotilla raid: Turkey
Bringing Israel's Ultra-Orthodox Into Start-Up Nation
Palestinians and Israeli Arabs aren't the only ones playing catch-up in Startup Nation. Israel's ultra-Orthodox (haredi, in Hebrew), who for decades have cut themselves off from larger society, are jumping in. Like those first two groups, the haredim ...