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AP PHOTOS: Shiite tattoos a show of pride amid tensions

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BEIRUT (AP) -- Hamada Bayloun is not particularly religious, but across his entire upper back spreads a large tattoo of the most revered saint in Shiite Islam, Imam Ali....

Israeli settler-turned-diplomat to take new post in New York

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JERUSALEM (AP) -- For years, Dani Dayan was the West Bank settler movement's face to the outside world. Next week, he'll become the face of Israel to much of North America....

Saudi Arabia: Israel visit doesn't reflect government stance
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) -- Saudi Arabia's Foreign Ministry is distancing itself from a recent visit to Israel by a number of Saudi citizens, including an outspoken former military general....

Israeli military says it killed suspect behind deadly ambush

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JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli forces tracked down a group of suspects behind the deadly ambush of a family car in the West Bank earlier this month and killed the man who pulled the trigger in that attack in a shootout early on Wednesday, the military said....

Israel to display ancient mummy with modern-day afflictions

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JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's national museum is set to display a 2,200-year-old Egyptian mummy of a man who was afflicted with some modern-day illnesses such as osteoporosis and tooth decay, the museum said on Tuesday....

Israel police raid arrests dozens of extremist soccer fans

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JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli police say they have arrested dozens of members of an extremist soccer fans' group....

Palestinians to sue Britain over 1917 pledge on Jewish state
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The Palestinian president says he will sue Great Britain over the 1917 Balfour Declaration and its support for a Jewish national home in the Holy Land....

Israeli warplanes hit Syrian target after mortar fire
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The Israeli military says its warplanes have hit a position in Syria from where mortars were fired into the Israeli-held Golan Heights....

Israel hopes to sign new US military aid package soonest
JERUSALEM (AP) -- A senior Israeli official will travel to Washington next week in the hopes of signing a long-anticipated agreement that could result in increased U.S. military assistance to Israel, the Israeli prime minister's office said Monday....

Israeli tourist gang-raped after accepting car ride in India
NEW DELHI (AP) -- Police were questioning two men Monday in the gang rape of a 25-year-old Israeli tourist who accepted a car ride while traveling in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh....