Security cabinet kept vote on Area C secret, hoping to prevent settlers from exerting political pressure to undermine the plan, initiated by Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman.
Suspecting a 15-year-old Palestinian boy of stone-throwing, Israeli soldiers pursued him in their jeep. A soldier fired one bullet into the boy's back, killing him.
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'If this had been a Jew there would have been a response to the shooting. It’s inconceivable that no one has spoken to us. I would have expected one of the ministers to come,' says Nimr Abu Amar's cousin.
Proposed law would broaden power of defense minister to curb citizens’ freedoms, including restricting the professions a person could work in, forbidding them from leaving the country or having contact with certain individuals.
The incidents mark a clear escalation of tensions within Fatah between supporters of the Palestinian president and his exiled rival Mohammed Dahlan.
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The former defense minister sent the press scrambling for clues after saying vaguely that Netanyahu left Israel with 'an extremely troubling vulnerability to a key security challenge.' A hint as to what that might have been can be found in Dennis Ross' last book.
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Two decades after it was declared dead, vinyl is back. And as the sexy trend of records takes on among younger DJs, record prices are climbing.
Strikes carried out by Syrian or Russian warplanes on village in rebel-held Idlib province, rescue workers and monitoring group say.
The 22-percent rise over last year reflects record number of Israelis ignoring government warnings, burgeoning number of Jewish Israelis visiting Egyptian peninsula.
Chinese companies reach deals with Insuline and Foresight; Teva, IBM expand health tech partnership; Tel Aviv shares follow world markets lower.