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  • Israelis light candles as they gather in Jerusalem after the announcement that the bodies of the three missing teenagers were found near the West Bank town of Hebron, late Monday, June 30, 2014. The Israeli military found the bodies of three missing teenagers on Monday, just over two weeks after they were abducted in the West Bank, allegedly by Hamas militants. The grisly discovery culminated a feverish search that led to Israel's largest ground operation in the Palestinian territory in nearly a decade and raised fears of renewed fighting with Hamas. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was huddling with his Security Cabinet late Monday to discuss a response. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

    CROWLEY: The 'gates of hell' ajar in the Middle East between Israel and Hamas

    A little over two weeks ago, three Israeli teenagers set off for home from the Jewish seminaries, where they were studying near the West Bank city of Hebron. Hitchhiking is not unusual for Israeli teenagers studying in the West Bank, despite its dangers. And the three — Eyal Yifrah, 19; Gilad Shaar, 16; and Naftali Fraenkel, a 16-year-old with dual Israeli-American citizenship — began the trek home.


  • Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attends the weekly cabinet meeting at his office in Jerusalem Sunday, June 22, 2014. Israel's military says troops have shot dead one Palestinian, and a Palestinian medical official says another was killed, as the army searches for three missing teens and looks to dismantle the Islamic militant group Hamas. Meanwhile the military says a civilian vehicle has exploded near the Syrian frontier in the Golan Heights, and that there are several casualties. (AP Photo/Baz Ratner, Pool)

    Netanyahu slams 'disgracef​ul' Presbyteri​an Church decision

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu bashed the Presbyterian Church on Sunday for the denomination's recent decision to disassociate with companies supplying equipment to Israeli armed forces.


  • Israel overjoyed by Maccabi's basketball title

    More than 20,000 Maccabi Tel Aviv fans thronged a central square in the Israeli city on Monday to celebrate the team's stunning victory in the European basketball championship, capping a national outpouring of joy that went far beyond the boundaries of sports.


  • U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, left, speaks during a joint press conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the prime minister's office Friday, May 16, 2014 in Jerusalem. (AP Photo/Mandel Ngan, Pool)

    Chuck Hagel vows U.S. will stand with Israel and deny Iran nuclear weapons

    Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel took a firm stand to Israeli leaders on Friday, pledging that the United States would do whatever it take to keep at bay the Jewish nation's biggest threat — an Iran that has nuclear capabilities.


  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, right, shakes hands with U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel while delivering remarks at his office on Friday, May 16, 2014 in Jerusalem. (AP Photo/Mandel Ngan, Pool)

    Hagel says US won't let Iran build nuclear weapon

    U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel pledged to Israeli leaders Friday that the U.S. "will do what we must" to prevent the Jewish state's greatest fear of a nuclear-armed Iran.


  • In this Tuesday, March 11, 2014 photo, Hall of Fame inductee Jay Leno speaks on stage at the 2014 Television Academy Hall of Fame at the Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills, Calif. In an interview on Thursday, May 8, 2014, Leno says the recent collapse of U.S.-backed Mideast peace talks should make his job just a little easier when he performs in front of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu later in the month. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Invision for the Television Academy/AP Images)

    Leno to host award ceremony in Israel

    Jay Leno sees a small silver lining in the recent collapse of U.S.-backed Mideast peace talks: It should make his job just a little easier when he performs in front of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu later this month.


  • Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, left, listens to Internal Security Minister Yitzhak Aharonovich during the weekly cabinet meeting in his Jerusalem office, Sunday, April 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner, Pool)

    Netanyahu reiterates peace talks a no-go as long as Hamas is involved

    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that his country will not participate in peace talks with Palestine as long as the Palestinian government is backed by the terrorist organization Hamas.


  • Netanyahu's driver accused of raping girls under age 12

    A driver for Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was arrested and accused of serially raping girls between the ages of 8 and 12 — and he admits some of the allegations are true, his attorney said.


  • Gaza's Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh, during a press conference following the announcement of an agreement between the two rival Palestinian groups, Hamas and Fatah, at Haniyeh's residence in Shati Refugee Camp, Gaza Strip, Wednesday, April 23, 2014. Hamas and Fatah made a new attempt Wednesday to overcome the Palestinians' political split, saying they would seek to form an interim unity government within five weeks, followed by general elections by December at the earliest.  It was not clear how the new attempt announced Wednesday would succeed where previous ones failed, since the fundamental difficulties remain in place. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)

    Rival Palestinian's unity deal a blow to struggling Mideast peace process

    U.S. and Israeli officials slammed the unity agreement announced Wednesday by rival Palestinian factions Fatah and Hamas, saying it would strain whatever thread of hope was left in the ailing Israeli-Palestinian peace process that Secretary of State John F. Kerry has sought to foster over the past nine months.


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