Jun 20, 2016

U.N.: Israel for ratifying nuke test ban treaty but in no rush

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared Monday that his country backs ratification of a treaty banning nuclear tests but did not commit to a time frame, a senior U.N. official said after meeting with the Israeli leader. Lassina Zerbo, who heads the U.N. organization ...

Israel returns to Egypt smuggled sarcophagus lids

May 23, 2016

Israel returns to Egypt smuggled sarcophagus lids

Israel on Sunday handed over to Egypt ancient artifacts it said had been illegally imported after they were smuggled out of their homeland through a third country. A foreign ministry statement said two sarcophagus lids — one dated to between the 16th and 14th ...

May 23, 2016

Hamas plans to execute convicted criminals in public in Gaza Strip

Authorities in the Hamas-run Gaza Strip are planning to carry out a series of public executions, the attorney general in the Palestinian enclave said on Sunday. Islamist movement Hamas has carried out previous executions in Gaza, although rarely in public and mainly of people ...