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Israeli hospitals demand funds to continue treating Syrians

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 21:25:40 GMT2017-02-26T21:25:40Z

JERUSALEM (AP) -- An Israeli health official says Israel's hospitals will stop treating Syrian patients in non-emergency cases beginning next week unless the Israeli government fully reimburses the hospitals for years of medical treatments to those wounded in the Syrian civil war....

UN suspends Gaza staffer amid allegations of Hamas ties

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 21:21:22 GMT2017-02-26T21:21:22Z

JERUSALEM (AP) -- The U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees suspended a Palestinian staffer Sunday, a spokesman for the U.N. agency said as Israel alleged the employee was elected to a leadership position with the Islamist group Hamas in the Gaza Strip....

Israel to Amazon: Stop selling Holocaust-denying literature

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 13:34:32 GMT2017-02-26T13:34:32Z

JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's official Holocaust memorial has asked Amazon to stop selling literature on its site that denies the genocide of 6 million Jews during World War II and otherwise promotes anti-Semitism....

Poll: Israelis believe Gaza policies hurting security

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 13:28:14 GMT2017-02-26T13:28:14Z

JERUSALEM (AP) -- A new poll shows that 67 percent of Israelis believe the government's policies in the Gaza Strip have worsened security....

Israeli premier calls 1st visit to Australia 'wonderful'

Sun, 26 Feb 2017 04:19:53 GMT2017-02-26T04:19:53Z

SYDNEY (AP) -- Benjamin Netanyahu has described his visit to Australia, a first for a serving Israeli prime minister, as "wonderful."...

Israel military fire tear gas to disperse Lebanese protest

Sat, 25 Feb 2017 14:48:36 GMT2017-02-25T14:48:36Z

BEIRUT (AP) -- Israel's military fired tear gas across the border into Lebanon on Saturday, breaking up a small Lebanese protest against cameras installed there, Lebanon's National News agency reported....

UN rights office slams Israeli soldier's 'lenient' sentence

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 16:32:05 GMT2017-02-24T16:32:05Z

GENEVA (AP) -- The U.N. human rights office said Friday it's "deeply disturbed" by the "lenient" 18-month prison sentence handed down by a Tel Aviv military court against an Israeli soldier who killed a badly wounded Palestinian assailant as he lay on the ground after he had stabbed another soldier....