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Israel says it destroys Hamas tunnel using new techniques

2017-12-10 19:31

The Israeli military says it has destroyed a tunnel built by the Hamas militant group that stretched from the Gaza Strip several hundred meters into Israel.

Thousands of Afghans protest Trump's Jerusalem move

2017-12-08 21:17

More than 1 000 Afghans staged protests after Friday prayers in Kabul to condemn the decision by US President Donald Trump to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

Trump recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital

2017-12-06 21:43

President Donald Trump has recognised the disputed city of Jerusalem as Israel's capital - a historic decision that overturns decades of US policy and risks triggering a fresh spasm of violence in the Middle East.

Time for Christians to take Christmas back

2017-12-01 08:18

I believe it's time for Christians to be proud and not be undermined by those of us who are simply too insecure to cope with it. That it begins with taking back Christmas back, writes Howard Feldman.

Palestinians to end boycott of Jerusalem holy site

2017-07-27 12:52

Palestinians were set to return to pray at a sensitive Jerusalem holy site on Thursday after Israeli authorities removed controversial new security measures, potentially ending a nearly two-week crisis that sparked deadly unrest.

Trump will not move US embassy to Jerusalem for now

2017-06-01 19:30

President Donald Trump postpones moving the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, avoiding what would be a provocative decision.

Here's why Israel is the global leader in self-driving cars

2017-03-20 10:43

As the world moves toward an era of self-driving cars, Israel is positioning itself to be the Detroit of the future.

Illegal meat served in top Israeli restaurants

2016-04-05 14:22

Top Israeli restaurants have served meat illegally brought into the country and labelled with false expiry and kosher certificates, police say, announcing arrests linked to a smuggling ring.

Israeli police say kill knife attacker in Jerusalem

2015-10-12 12:26

Israeli police have shot dead a man who tried to stab one of them in East Jerusalem in what appeared to be the latest in a spate of Palestinian street attacks, police say.

Israel cops: Palestinian youth attacked by Jews

2014-11-24 15:42

Israeli police say three young Israelis have attacked a Palestinian youth in Jerusalem, adding however, that the unidentified youth is in good condition in a hospital.

 

3 people arrested in fire-bomb attack on Swedish synagogue

2017-12-10 14:46

Three people have been arrested for allegedly throwing firebombs at a synagogue in the Swedish city of Goteborg.

UK 'disagrees' with 'unhelpful' US decision on Jerusalem

2017-12-06 22:30

Prime Minister Theresa May has said the British government disagreed with US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the Israeli capital, saying it was "unhelpful" for peace efforts.

International warnings as Trump delays Jerusalem decision

2017-12-05 22:47

International leaders warn US President Donald Trump that he risked outraging Muslims and jeopardising Middle East peace efforts if he recognised Jerusalem as the Israeli capital and moved the US embassy there.

Einstein's theory of happiness sells for $1.3m at auction

2017-10-25 05:41

While Albert Einstein's theory of happiness may be relative, it fetched $1.3m at a Jerusalem auction.

Israel removes metal detectors from holy site entrance

2017-07-25 06:39

Israel began removing metal detectors from entrances to a major Jerusalem shrine on Tuesday morning to defuse a crisis over the site that angered the Muslim world.

Trump reviews option to move US embassy to Jerusalem

2017-06-01 06:21

US President Donald Trump will decide whether to renew a legal waiver that delays an eventual move of the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.

UN suspends Gaza staffer amid allegations of Hamas ties

2017-02-27 16:21

The UN agency for Palestinian refugees has suspended a Palestinian employee following Israel allegations that he was elected to a leadership position with the Islamist group Hamas in the Gaza Strip.

Nigeria fires Cabinet secretaries

2015-11-11 05:34

Nigeria's president has fired government secretaries, signalling the new Cabinet will be streamlined.

Palestinian driver deliberately killed Israeli - police

2015-04-18 19:55

A Palestinian driver deliberately rammed his car into a Jerusalem bus stop this week and killed an Israeli man in a "horrible attack", police chief Yohanan Danino said on Saturday.

Pope calls for courageous decisions after synagogue slaying

2014-11-19 14:17

Pope Francis has slammed the deadly attack on a Jerusalem synagogue and urged Israeli and Palestinians to take the “courageous decision” needed to achieve reconciliation.

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