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Today in History: May 16, Warsaw Ghetto Uprising ends

May. 16, 2022 00:04 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Monday, May 16, the 136th day of 2022. There are 229 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 16, 1943, the nearly month-long Warsaw Ghetto Uprising came to an end as German forces crushed the Jewish...

Today in History: May 15, George Wallace shot and paralyzed

May. 15, 2022 00:07 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Sunday, May 15, the 135th day of 2022. There are 230 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 15, 1948, hours after declaring its independence, the new state of Israel was attacked by Transjordan, Egypt,...

Today in History: May 12, Soviets lift Berlin Blockade

May. 12, 2022 00:15 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, May 12, the 132nd day of 2022. There are 233 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 12, 1949, the Soviet Union lifted the Berlin Blockade, which the Western powers had succeeded in...

Al Jazeera reporter killed during Israeli raid in West Bank

May. 11, 2022 16:38 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Veteran Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, one of the satellite channel’s best-known reporters, was shot and killed on Wednesday while covering an Israeli military raid in the occupied West Bank. The broadcaster and two reporters who were with her blamed Israeli forces. ...

Today in History: May 10, transcontinental railroad finished

May. 10, 2022 00:06 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, May 10, the 130th day of 2022. There are 235 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 10, 1940, during World War II, German forces began invading the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Belgium and France....

Israeli troops demolish home of Palestinian assailant

May. 07, 2022 13:02 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli troops on Saturday demolished the home of a Palestinian man who killed a Jewish seminary student in a shooting ambush in the occupied West Bank five months ago, the military said. The demolition took place around dawn in the village of Silat al-Khartiyeh,...

Israel searches for attackers who killed 3 in mass stabbing

May. 06, 2022 12:54 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli security forces took part in a massive manhunt Friday for two Palestinians suspected of carrying out a stabbing rampage near Tel Aviv that left three Israelis dead. The stabbing on Thursday, Israel's Independence Day, was the latest in a series of deadly...

3 Israelis killed in stabbing attack near Tel Aviv

May. 06, 2022 00:30 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — A pair of Palestinian attackers went on a stabbing rampage in a town near Tel Aviv on Thursday night, killing at least three people and wounding four others before fleeing in a vehicle, Israeli authorities said. Police launched a massive search for the assailants,...

Israeli police enter tense holy site as Jewish visits resume

May. 05, 2022 05:38 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police entered a flashpoint holy site in Jerusalem to clear away Palestinian protesters on Thursday, after Jewish visits that had been paused for the Muslim holidays resumed. Recent weeks have seen several rounds of clashes at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound,...

Aid worker held in Israel for 6 years insists he's innocent

May. 03, 2022 02:21 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Nearly six years after Israel accused Mohammed el-Halabi of diverting tens of millions of dollars from an international charity to Gaza's militant Hamas rulers, he has yet to be convicted in an Israeli court and is still being held in detention. World Vision — a...