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Israel defends U.S. killing of Iranian commander, puts military on alert

03 Jan 2020

JERUSALEM Israel's prime minister defended a U.S. decision to launch an air strike on Friday that killed powerful Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani and the Israeli military was put on high alert, after Iran threatened revenge. | Video

Israel defends U.S. killing of Iranian commander, puts military on alert

03 Jan 2020

JERUSALEM Israel's prime minister defended a U.S. decision to launch an air strike on Friday that killed powerful Iranian commander Qassem Soleimani and the Israeli military was put on high alert, after Iran threatened revenge. | Video

A Christmas journey from olive orchard to Nativity carving

23 Dec 2019

BETHLEHEM, West Bank As Christmas pilgrims pore over the intricately carved Nativity scenes in Bethlehem shop windows, few pause to consider that some of the wood used comes from olive trees older than the events of the ancient story they depict. | Video

'We are nothing' without UN agency's help, says Palestinian refugee

13 Dec 2019

BETHLEHEM/GAZA George Salameh's family has lived in the Palestinian city of Bethlehem for 70 years. Still, he prefers his family be called "al-Yafawi", meaning "of Jaffa", an ode to the Mediterranean coastal town his family left in 1948 and still considers home.

Side by side, glimpses of Palestinian refugee camps then and now

12 Dec 2019

JERUSALEM History has marched on since they arrived in the middle of the last century, seeking refuge for what they thought would be a few weeks, but staying for a lifetime.

Bethlehem set for a Happy Christmas: more rooms, more inns and part of its manger back

03 Dec 2019

BETHLEHEM, West Bank As the Christmas decorations go up in Manger Square, Bethlehem is preparing for its best Christmas for two decades, the town's mayor and hoteliers say. | Video

Israel's Netanyahu faces calls to quit but is defiant in crisis

22 Nov 2019

JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced calls to resign over a corruption scandal on Friday, as senior government colleagues publicly declared support after some signs of cracks in party loyalty. | Video

Israel's Netanyahu faces calls to quit but is defiant in crisis

22 Nov 2019

JERUSALEM, Nov 22 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faced calls to resign over a corruption scandal on Friday, as senior government colleagues publicly declared support after some signs of cracks in party loyalty.

Regierungsbildung in Israel erneut gescheitert

21 Nov 2019

Jerusalem In Israel ist erneut die Regierungsbildung gescheitert.

Third Israeli election looms after Netanyahu and challenger fail to form government

20 Nov 2019

JERUSALEM Israel moved closer towards holding a third election in less than a year on Wednesday, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's main challenger failed to form a government.

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