August 13, 2008 RSS feed / Mideast

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Shin Bet puts price on medical care outside Gaza

JERUSALEM- Israel's security service pressures Palestinians seeking to leave Gaza for medical care to work as informers, a new report says. More...

Obama note back in Wall

JERUSALEM—The yeshiva student who pried Barack Obama's prayer note from the Western Wall apologized. More...

Israeli budget helps survivors

JERUSALEM—Israel cut its 2008 budget in order to channel more assistance to Holocaust survivors. Every ministry except defense and education will have its budget reduced by six percent. More...

SEA-LESS BEACH…

The Dead Sea is shrinking because nearly every source of water that fed into the original Ein Gedi Spa at the Dead Sea has been cut off, diverted or polluted over the last half century. More...

University chiefs want Palestinians

JERUSALEM—Israeli university heads are demanding that the defense ministry stop preventing them from enrolling Palestinian students. More...