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It's been a turbulent six weeks for Benjamin Netanyahu. First came the nuclear deal between the P5+1 and Iran-a "historic mistake," Netanyahu declared.
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The boycott movement claimed a major victory earlier this year when Stephen Hawking pulled out of a conference in Israel.
Despite their long-standing political conflict, Israeli and Palestinian businesses engage in a significant amount of economic trade.
For decades, the religious Jews who bucked a rabbinic ban and visited a contested holy site in Jerusalem where the ancient Jewish temple once stood were seen by many as a fanatic fringe.
Facing the Palestinians' continued defiance of the very notion of peaceful coexistence with Israel, Kerry is planning to present his own peace deal next month and try to force Israel to accept it.
Hamas's leader-in-exile Khaled Mashaal telephoned Palestinian Authority Chairman and Fatah head Mahmoud Abbas this past weekend, in a rare telephone call between leaders of the rival parties, the official news agency Wafa said.
An upcoming series on the USA Network, owned by NBC Universal, will "give legitimacy to Israel's policies of apartheid, ethnic cleansing and colonization in occupied Palestinian Jerusalem" and should be dropped, a group of Palestinian civil society organizations has charged.
Obama's plan for Jerusalem will likely divide the city and allow Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Jordan to have a say over the Holy City.
The shooting of an Israeli soldier by a Lebanese Army sniper makes top news across the board in Israeli newspapers Monday morning, the first time in days that Israel's worst snow storm in decades has been trumped on the front pages.
The Gaza Strip received its first shipment of industrial fuel in 45 days on Sunday, bringing much-needed relief to the coastal territory after a winter storm dumped rare snow across the region.
Many of the country's roads remained blocked to traffic due to buildups of snow, ice and flooding conditions on Sunday.
A snow tractor plows the train tracks on Jaffa street in Jerusalem, after a major snow storm hit the city a few days ago.
Industrialist Dov Lautman died November 23 following a decade-long battle with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis , also called Lou Gehrig's Disease.