Mortar Round From Gaza Strikes Israel; First Since Cease-Fire

Mortar Round From Gaza Strikes Israel; First Since Cease-Fire

By Batsheva Sobelman, Los Angeles Times JERUSALEM -- A mortar round fired from the Gaza Strip struck southern Israel on Tuesday, the first such shelling since a truce took effect ...

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Israel Intelligence Reservists Say They’ll No Longer Spy On Palestinians

Israel Intelligence Reservists Say They’ll No Longer Spy On Palestinians

By Joel Greenberg, McClatchy Foreign Staff JERUSALEM -- More than two dozen reservists from the Israeli army's elite intelligence-gathering unit have sent a public letter to Prime ...

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Kerry Holds ‘Constructive’ Talks With Palestinians

Kerry Holds ‘Constructive’ Talks With Palestinians

Washington (AFP) -- U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met for over two hours with Palestinian negotiators for "constructive" talks on future relations with Israel, a U.S. officia ...

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Body Found Outside Jerusalem Probably Missing American, Say Police

Body Found Outside Jerusalem Probably Missing American, Say Police

By Batsheva Sobelman, Los Angeles Times JERUSALEM -- A man's body was found Thursday near the area where a young American yeshiva student had disappeared while hiking six days ear ...

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U.N. Says 43 Peacekeepers Detained Near Israel-Syria Border

U.N. Says 43 Peacekeepers Detained Near Israel-Syria Border

By Christine Mai-Duc, Los Angeles Times The United Nations says 43 of its peacekeepers were detained Thursday in the Golan Heights near the border of Syria and Israel, a day after ...

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Syrian Rebels Seize Border Crossing Into Israel-Held Golan Heights

Syrian Rebels Seize Border Crossing Into Israel-Held Golan Heights

By Laura King and Nabih Bulos, Los Angeles Times TEL AVIV, Israel -- Fighting in Syria's civil war reached Israel's doorstep on Wednesday, with rebels seizing the Syrian side of a ...

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Life Stirs In Gaza As Ceasefire Holds

Life Stirs In Gaza As Ceasefire Holds

Gaza City (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) - Life in Gaza resumed some semblance of normality Wednesday as a long-term truce took hold following a deal hailed by Israel and Hamas a ...

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Israel, Palestinians Agree To Long-Term Cease-Fire In Gaza Conflict

Israel, Palestinians Agree To Long-Term Cease-Fire In Gaza Conflict

By Laura King, Los Angeles Times TEL AVIV, Israel -- The warring parties in the Gaza Strip agreed Tuesday to a long-term cease-fire, both sides said, raising hopes that a 50-day-o ...

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Palestinians Say Long-Term Gaza Truce Agreed With Israel

Palestinians Say Long-Term Gaza Truce Agreed With Israel

Ramallah (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) -- The Palestinians have reached agreement with Israel on a "permanent" truce for Gaza, a senior official told AFP on Tuesday, in a move H ...

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