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Prince William on historic Mideast trip, praises U.K.-Jordan ties

/ Jun 25, 2018

Prince William on historic Mideast trip, praises U.K.-Jordan ties

Prince William on Sunday praised "historic ties and friendship" between Britain and Jordan, as he kicked off a historic, politically delicate five-day tour of the desert kingdom, Israel and the Palestinian territories. Though billed as nonpolitical, it's a high-profile foreign visit for William, 36, second ...

Jun 19, 2018

U.S. serial sperm donor banned from donating in Israel

Serial sperm donor Ari Nagel, an American who has fathered 33 children, with 10 more on the way, has been banned from donating his sperm in Israel, where he first fathered a child using artificial insemination. Nagel said Monday that he recently learned that he ...

Israel arrests former government minister over alleged spying for Iran

Jun 19, 2018

Israel arrests former government minister over alleged spying for Iran

A former Israeli government minister, once imprisoned for trying to smuggle drugs, is back behind bars after being charged with spying for archenemy Iran, the country's internal security agency said Monday. The Shin Bet said Gonen Segev was extradited from Guinea and arrested upon arrival ...

U.S. poised to quit U.N.'s human rights council, diplomats say

Jun 16, 2018

U.S. poised to quit U.N.'s human rights council, diplomats say

The United States is about to quit the United Nations' main human rights body, primarily over Washington's claim that the Human Rights Council is biased against Israel, a Western and a U.S. diplomat say. The move would be the Trump administration's latest snub of the ...

Israel police evict wildcat settlers as deadline looms

Jun 13, 2018

Israel police evict wildcat settlers as deadline looms

Israeli police evicted settlers from homes in a West Bank outpost on Tuesday ahead of a court deadline to leave structures built on Palestinian territory, an AFP correspondent reported. Boys in tears were followed by a young woman holding a baby, as they were escorted ...

Jun 11, 2018

Israel says it destroyed land-to-sea Hamas tunnel in Gaza

Israel destroyed a tunnel dug by Hamas leading from Gaza into the Mediterranean Sea intended for use by the Islamic militant group that rules the territory to carry out attacks, the military said Sunday. Military spokesman Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus said that last week aircraft ...