March 7, 2012 RSS feed / Mideast

Is Israel’s Supreme Court headed for a conservative tilt?

JERUSALEM—It ordered the West Bank security fence rerouted because it cut through private Palestinian property.  More...

Arabs demonstrate against Syria’s Assad

Israeli Arabs demonstrated against Syrian President Bashar Assad a day after the U.N. More...

Israel to increase number of immigrants

ETHIOPIAN JEWS

Israel will increase the number of immigrants from Ethiopia for the next several months after bringing in many fewer than Ethiopian advocacy groups had expected.  Some 1,000 Falash Mura, Ethiopians whose ancestors converted from Judaism to Chris More...

Israel-Gibraltar stamp canceled over landmark

JERUSALEM…

A binational “friendship stamp” set to be issued by Israel and Gibraltar was canceled over Israel’s choice of landmark to appear on the stamp.  More...

Netanyahu rips Abbas over Al-Aksa claims

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu condemned a speech by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in which Abbas said that Israel was planning to destroy the Al-Aksa Mosque.  More...