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At a West Bank outpost, Israeli settlers flaunt their power

BURQA, West Bank (AP) — The Jewish settlement of Homesh, built on privately owned Palestinian land deep inside the occupied West Bank, was dismantled in 2005 and cannot be rebuilt. A...

Israel weighs extending detention of sick Palestinian teen

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel is considering whether to extend the detention of a 17-year-old Palestinian with a rare neuromuscular disorder who has been held without charge for nearly a year in what author...

Dutch stop funding Palestinian NGO, question Israeli charges

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Netherlands said it will stop funding a Palestinian civil society group recently outlawed as a terrorist organization by Israel but rejected Israel's main claims about the group f...

Palestinian prisoner ends hunger strike in deal with Israel

JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian prisoner who has been on hunger strike for over 140 days to protest being imprisoned without charge agreed Tuesday to end his fast after reaching a deal with Israel to b...

Report: Trump slammed Netanyahu for congratulating Biden

JERUSALEM (AP) — Former President Donald Trump earlier this year lashed out with profanity at Benjamin Netanyahu for congratulating President Joe Biden on his victory in the U.S. election, an Israeli ...

Police kill Palestinian attacker after Jerusalem stabbing

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police shot dead a Palestinian after he stabbed and wounded an ultra-Orthodox Jew on Saturday near Damascus Gate just outside Jerusalem's Old City, a tense and crowded area th...

Report: Israel failed to probe shootings at Gaza protests

JERUSALEM (AP) — Rights groups said Thursday that Israel failed to investigate shootings that killed more than 200 Palestinians and wounded thousands at violent protests along the Gaza frontier in rec...

Miss Universe hopeful tests positive for COVID-19 in Israel

JERUSALEM (AP) — Organizers of the Miss Universe pageant said Monday that a contestant tested positive for COVID-19 after arriving in Israel, which is pressing ahead with plans to host the pageant des...

Israel warns of 'emergency' after detecting new virus strain

JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Naftali Bennett said on Friday that Israel is "on the threshold of an emergency situation” after authorities detected the country’s first case of a new coronavirus vari...

Israel plans large settlement at shuttered Jerusalem airport

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel is moving ahead with plans to build a massive Jewish settlement on the site of a long-abandoned airport that the Palestinians had hoped would one day service their future capit...

EXPLAINER: What does PM's reinstatement mean for Sudan?

The reinstatement of Sudan's prime minister after weeks under house arrest was the biggest concession made by the military since its Oct. 25 coup, but it leaves the country's transition to democracy m...

Palestinians: Israeli NSO spyware found on officials' phones

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Palestinian Foreign Ministry on Thursday said it has detected spyware developed by the Israeli hacker-for-hire company NSO Group on the phones of three senior officials and accuse...

Calls mount for Israel to free Palestinians on hunger strike

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel faced growing calls on Thursday to release five Palestinians who have been on hunger strike for weeks to protest a controversial policy of holding them indefinitely without cha...

Palestinian PM: Only two-state solution can end 'apartheid'

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The Palestinian prime minister warned Israel on Wednesday that its refusal to accept a two-state solution to the century-old conflict would perpetuate a system of “apartheid...

Colombian leader sees opportunity in cannabis, but not coca

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Colombian President Iván Duque has high hopes for the medical marijuana industry in a country that has been waging a costly war against a different drug — cocaine — for decades...