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  • 2 Israeli documentaries shortlisted for Oscar

    The Mideast conflict has done little to help Israel's image in the world, but the way local filmmakers deal critically with the Israel-Palestinian issue has won wide international praise _ and this year, recognition from the top of the movie industry.


  • Two Israeli documentaries eyed for Oscar bids

    The Middle East conflict has done little to help Israel's image in the world, but the way local filmmakers deal critically with the Israeli-Palestinian issue has won wide international praise — and this year, recognition from the top of the movie industry.


  • European Union foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton (left) speaks with German Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle during a meeting of EU foreign ministers at the EU Council building in Brussels on Monday, Dec. 10, 2012. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)

    EU condemns Israel over settlements

    The European Union warned Israel of unspecified consequences Monday if it goes through with plans to build thousands of new settler homes in Jerusalem and the West Bank.


  • Palestinians carry the injured after an Israeli strike on a building in Gaza City on Monday. It was the second strike on the building in two days. (Associated Press)

    Cease-fire urged as Gaza explodes

    Diplomats scrambled Monday to cobble together a cease-fire in the 6-day-old conflict between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip, as both sides continued to pound each other with deadly airstrikes and rockets.


  • Yuval Steinitz

    Israel faces attack on cyber front as artillery, air fight with Gaza continues

    As Israeli artillery and aircraft relentlessly pound Gaza, Palestinians and their supporters are trying to strike back — in cyberspace, by launching Internet attacks on Israeli websites.


  • A Palestinian stands in a factory hit by an Israeli tank shell in Beit Hanoun, northern Gaza Strip, on Nov. 11, 2012. (Associated Press)

    Israel, Gaza militants trade fire in escalation

    Israeli forces struck targets in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, killing one Palestinian and wounding more than 30 others as militants launched dozens of rockets in some of the heaviest fighting the area has seen in months.


  • Romney in favor of ‘any measures’ against Iran

    In a 6,000-mile reach for evangelical and Jewish voters in the presidential election, presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney said Sunday that the U.S. should "employ any and all measures" to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon, arguing that it is the nation's most pressing national security issue.


  • World Briefs: Israeli centrist party members threaten new coalition

    The Kadima party could lose a large faction of lawmakers because of its leader's decision to join the Israeli government, The Washington Times has learned.


  • ** FILE ** Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Policy Conference in Washington on Monday, March 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)

    Israel's Kadima Party could split after Netanyahu deal

    Israel's Kadima party could lose a large breakaway faction of lawmakers following its leader's controversial decision to join the current Israeli government, The Washington Times has learned.


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