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Israel's ex-con minister grilled in fresh corruption probe
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's interior minister and his wife are reportedly among 16 people who were interrogated by Israel police in a major corruption probe....

6-day war begets 50 years of strife for Israel

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JERUSALEM (AP) -- It may well be remembered as a pyrrhic victory for Israel: in six days it stunned the world by vanquishing several Arab armies, only to be saddled with a deeply corrosive 50-year fight with the Palestinians for the Holy Land....

UN pulls backing for Palestinian women's center over naming
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The U.N. says it has stopped supporting a Palestinian community center in the West Bank that was named for a woman who participated in a deadly 1978 attack in Israel....

Israeli govt meeting near Jerusalem site angers Palestinians
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The Palestinians sharply condemned Israel on Sunday for holding a government meeting near a sensitive Jerusalem holy site at the core of their conflict....

Norway demands return of funds from Palestinian Authority
HELSINKI (AP) -- Norway is demanding that the Palestinian Authority reimburse it for funds donated to a women's center on the West Bank because the center was named after a female militant who participated in an attack in Israel that killed 37 civilians....

Israel: Netanyahu's bladder stone successfully removed
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The office of the Israeli prime minister says a medical procedure to remove Benjamin Netanyahu's bladder stone has been successful....

Israeli PM to undergo procedure for kidney stone
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's office says he will undergo a medical procedure to remove a kidney stone....

Hezbollah chief says dialogue with Iran is only way forward
BEIRUT (AP) -- The chief of Lebanon's Hezbollah group is telling Saudi Arabia that dialogue with Iran is the only way forward, lashing out at the kingdom's lavish royal welcome of U.S. president Donald Trump....

Jerusalem still suffers from divisions, 50 years after war

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JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel is marking this week the 50th anniversary of its capture of east Jerusalem in the 1967 Middle East war - an event it celebrates as the "unification" of its eternal capital....

Gaza's Hamas rulers put to death 3 accused of killing member
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Hamas said Thursday it put to death three men it had accused of killing a senior member of the militant Islamic group that rules Gaza in March....