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3 hrs ago | Ma'an News Agency
Israeli forces detained 22 Palestinians in East Jerusalem Tuesday, accusing them of throwing rocks and Molotov cocktails, a local committee and a police spokeswoman said. The head of a committee for prisoners' families told Ma'an that Israeli police arrested Mahdi Muhammad Abu al-Hawa, Muhammad Rabayaa, Ahmad Shweiki, and Tareq Aziz Abu Khdeir.
4 hrs ago | The Times of Israel
Police detained a former minister for questioning Tuesday morning on suspicion that he took bribes in exchange for swaying government tenders related to his ministry, which were worth millions of shekels. Police said the allegations pertained to the period in which the as-yet unnamed official served as a minister, between 2009-2013.
4 hrs ago | Jewish World Review
Dr. Ridgely Abdul Mu'min Muhammad, who I will refer to as Dr. Abdul, informed the world of The Honorable Minister Louis Farrakhan's two-and-one-half hour lecture comparing the "suffering of the Palestinian people in Gaza under the ruthless and criminal attack by Israel to our young black men being shot down by police in the streets of America." It was Hamas who shot about a thousand rockets intending to kill Israeli children without an Israeli response.
Scottish independence campaigners have found an unexpected source of support ahead of a landmark referendum on the fate of the United Kingdom -- Palestinian bagpipers. Orthodox Christmas celebrations kick off in the West Bank town of Bethlehem to the sound of bagpipes, on January 6, 2012 - by Musa Al-Shaer In a small hall in the occupied West Bank, far from the tussle over Scotland's future, pipers and stick-twirling drummers burst into action as local scout troop members march up and down for weekly practice.
Apparently, the Palestinian Authority doesn't give a damn about the danger posed by the barbaric Islamic State . The PA doesn't want the world to attack ISIS.
Members of the solidarity mission gather in Tel Aviv, including Rabbi Joshua Gruenberg, fourth from right, and U.S. Rep. Peter King, center. n a three-day visit to Israel, Rabbi Joshua Gruenberg was part of a delegation visiting a house in Ashkelon that had been destroyed by a rocket that morning, when sirens went off and the group had to run to a bomb shelter.
Adolf Hitler's birth house in Braunau am Inn in 1934. Photo courtesy of Friedrich Weiler, Picture Library of the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons The Austrian house where Adolf Hitler was born could be turned into a museum named the "House of Responsibility."
At Rehovot's Weizmann Institute of Science, visitors will be able to visit a brain exhibition in the Davidson Institution, take part in an improvisational play and ask scientists questions. Scientists at 13 universities, research institutes and science museums are climbing down from their ivory towers on Thursday night and offering a layman's view of the world.
Denise Alexander stands in a Hamas tunnel, built with concrete and intended for humanitarian aid. TEL AVIV, Israel - We arrived in Israel on Aug. 29, two days after a truce had been declared in the 50-day conflict with the Hamas in Gaza, the longest since the 1948 War of Independence.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel appears on a large screen as she makes an address during an anti-Semitism in Berlin.. BERLIN German Chancellor Angela Merkel delivered a characteristically excellent speech against anti-Semitism on Sunday in the heart of the country's government district.
Palestinian protesters take cover during clashes with Israel Police in the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Wadi Joz September 7, 2014.. An autopsy report released Sunday by a Palestinian coroner confirmed the cause of death of Arab teen Muhammad Abd al-Majid Sunuqrut last week was a sponge-covered bullet to the head, directly contradicting police claims that the 16-year-old fell and fractured his skull.
Tourism to Israel took a huge hit during Operation Protective Edge. Those tourists who came h ad a great time, but there were many, many cancellations.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at a conference at the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism, at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya, on September 11, 2014. Hamas relentlessly attacked Israel over the summer not only with rockets and tunnels but also virtually, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday.
The worst traitors of Israel are those who claim to love the country and then betray it. Two days ago, an article was published in The Guardian - a virulently anti-Israel rag that masters the art of exaggeration and disinformation.
In case his message that only armed jihad can establish a caliphate wasn't fully understood by his congregation, a Muslim cleric in Gaza drove home his point recently by whipping out a machine gun and punctuating his militant sermon by repeatedly raising it to the sky. The Middle East Media Research Institute posted a video along with translation of Sheik Iyad Abu Funun delivering his Friday sermon at Gaza's Huda Mosque on August 29 during which he used the eye-popping prop.
In the winter of 2013, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak stepped across the Egyptian border at Rafah and made a rare visit by a head of government to Hamas-ruled Gaza. Razak, whose country does not have diplomatic relations with Israel, told reporters: "We believe in the struggle of the Palestinian people.
Kuwait's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah Khalid al-Ahmad al-Sabah is scheduled to visit Ramallah Sunday, marking the first visit by a high-profile Kuwaiti official to Palestine since 1967. Al-Sabah is expected to arrive in Ramallah before noon before proceeding to Jerusalem to visit the Al-Aqsa Mosque.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 03:45 am
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