Israel douses blazes after mass evacuations, vows to find arsonists

Nov 28, 2016

Israel douses blazes after mass evacuations, vows to find arsonists

Firefighters have extinguished blazes that ravaged Israel and the occupied West Bank for five days and forced tens of thousands to flee, authorities said Sunday, blaming arsonists for some outbreaks. There were no deaths but 122 people were treated for injuries, mainly smoke inhalation, ...

Palestinians show off rare floor mosaic near Jericho

Oct 21, 2016

Palestinians show off rare floor mosaic near Jericho

The Palestinians on Thursday gave a rare glimpse of one of the Middle East’s finest mosaic floors near the occupied West Bank city of Jericho, journalists said. Dating from the eighth century, the floor covers about 820 sq. meters (8,825 sq. feet) at the ...

Oct 3, 2016

Shimon Peres passes on

As the world remembers Israeli statesman Shimon Peres, it is important that his committment to peace not be forgotten or left unfulfilled.