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The sentencing of Egyptian-born Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy to seven years in prison by a court in Cairo is but one sad and alarming result of the collapse of the so-called "Arab Spring."
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The Iron Dome missile defense system launches an intercepting missile near the Gaza border in southern Israel on Tuesday, the first day of Operation Protective Edge.
When the first sirens of the day wailed through Tel Aviv Thursday morning a few minutes before 8 a.m., a number of Tel Avivians were still in bed.
About ten new Israeli startups are added to the New York community every month, a trend Guy Franklin has been noticing for the past six months.
When Pope Francis visited the Holy Land in May, he wasn't there as an emissary to the Muslims or to the Jews in the area.
Liberal MPs Gerry Byrne and Yvonne Jones had to take cover in the Tower of David Tuesday night when rocket attacks hit the city of Jerusalem.
It was noon on Wednesday, but the blazing midday sun had not deterred Nira Eilam and two friends from getting together outside a cafe for a quick coffee and chat.
There is a real dilemma here. On the one hand, the more business there is the lower the prices, and everyone gains.
Driving to the airport on Wednesday afternoon, I was filled with sadness and incredibly broken spirits.
Ranked the ninth-richest Canadian by Forbes last year, David Azrielli stepped down early this month as chairman of his Tel Aviv-based Azrieli Group Ltd. "due to the deterioration in his health."
Now on a trip to Israel, Rabbi Neal Katz, of Tyler's Congregation Beth El, described on his Facebook page having to take cover in a shelter as Israel and the Gaza militants group Hamas hurled rockets at each other on Tuesday.
ShopGo's offices look like those of a tech startup's anywhere in the world: Young men in slouchy shirts hover over computers, ear buds inserted.
Edo, which was what the city of Tokyo was called prior to 1868, is a place in time possessed with almost mythical connotations for lovers and adherents of Japanese art.
Following rocket attacks on Tel Aviv, the U.S. Embassy in the Israeli city, "will operate at minimal staffing until further notice," officials said Tuesday.
Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully says New Zealand is greatly concerned at the recent escalation of violence in Gaza and Israel, and in particular the deaths of civilians.
Donald Macintyre writes political sketches for The Independent, having been Jerusalem correspondent since 2004, covering Israel and the Occupied Territories, as well as travelling for the paper to Iraq, Turkey, Jordan, Libya and Egypt.
Updated: Fri Jul 11, 2014 03:14 am
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