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In hats and t-shirts, Trump fans rally in Jerusalem's Old City


JERUSALEM On a rooftop overlooking the walls of Jerusalem's Old City, around 200 American-Israeli fans of Donald Trump gathered to proclaim their support for the Republican candidate, convinced he will be Israel's best friend if elected.

Israel recalls UNESCO ambassador in protest at Jerusalem resolutions 26 Oct 2016

JERUSALEM Israel on Wednesday recalled its ambassador to UNESCO for consultations after the U.N. culture body adopted a second resolution in two weeks that Israeli leaders said ignored Judaism's connection with one of Jerusalem's holiest sites.


Security guards who killed Palestinian sibling assailants cleared 26 Oct 2016

JERUSALEM Two Israeli security guards will not face charges for shooting dead a Palestinian woman brandishing a knife and her brother, the Justice Ministry said on Wednesday.

Israeli army says soldier wounded by shots fired from Lebanon 26 Oct 2016

JERUSALEM The Israeli military said an Israeli soldier was wounded on Wednesday by shots fired from a vehicle travelling in Lebanon along a border fence, and troops returned fire.

Israeli prosecutors charge 13 people for mocking Palestinian baby's death 26 Oct 2016

JERUSALEM Prosecutors in Israel on Wednesday charged 13 people with inciting violence and terrorism after a wedding video showed far-right Jews dancing with guns and knives and guests mocking the death by arson of a Palestinian toddler.

Israeli troops kill Palestinian suspected of throwing rocks at them - army 20 Oct 2016

JERUSALEM Israeli troops on Thursday shot dead a Palestinian whom they suspected had thrown rocks at them as they patrolled a main West Bank road, the military said.


Netanyahu tells settlers of worries of possible U.S. action at U.N. 19 Oct 2016

JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday expressed concern that U.S. President Barack Obama, during the final days of his term in office, might take diplomatic steps that could harm the fate of Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank.

Israeli forces kill Palestinian assailant in West Bank - police 19 Oct 2016

JERUSALEM Israeli forces on Wednesday shot dead a 19-year-old Palestinian woman who police said had advanced towards them with a knife in her hand at a checkpoint in the occupied West Bank.


Retired U.S. general charged with lying to FBI in 'Stuxnet' leak case 17 Oct 2016

WASHINGTON A retired U.S. Marine Corps general who last served as vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff has been charged with making false statements to the FBI during an investigation into leaks of classified information, according to a federal indictment released on Monday.


Israeli raid victims fear Turkish court to halt case - lawyer 17 Oct 2016

ISTANBUL Victims of an Israeli raid that killed 10 people in 2010 on an aid flotilla fear a Turkish court is set to halt a case brought by them because of a deal to restore ties between Israel and Turkey, a lawyer representing the victims said on Monday.