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Relatives carry the body of a 13-year-old Ali Abu Alia who was shot dead by Israeli military forces during clashes with a stone-throwing Palestinains during his funeral in al-Mughair village near the West Bank city of Ramallah, Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)

Mourners gather for Palestinian youth shot by Israeli forces

Dec. 5, 2020 8:04 AM EST

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Clashes between Israeli security forces and Palestinians erupted on Saturday, at the funeral of a 13-year-old killed by Israeli gunfire in the occupied West Bank. Hundreds of Palestinians had gathered to mourn the death of Ali Abu Alia in the Almugayer village, where the...

Palestinians: West Bank teen wounded by Israeli gunfire dies

Dec. 4, 2020 2:14 PM EST

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A 13-year-old Palestinian died on Friday after being shot by Israeli troops during clashes with a stone-throwing crowd in the occupied West Bank, the official Palestinian news agency reported. The Palestinian Health Ministry said Ali Abu Alia was hit in the stomach and died later...

A burned pew is seen at the Church of All Nations in the Garden of Gethsemane, in east Jerusalem, Friday, Dec. 4, 2020. Israeli police said Friday they arrested a Jewish man after he poured out a

Israel arrests man who doused inside of church with fuel

Dec. 4, 2020 12:54 PM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police said Friday they arrested a Jewish man after he poured out a “flammable liquid” inside a church near Jerusalem’s Old City, in what they described as a “criminal” incident. The police did not provide further details about the motive, but...

Qatar rules out normalization of Israel ties for now

Dec. 4, 2020 8:16 AM EST

ROME (AP) — Qatar's foreign minister said Friday that his country remains committed to the creation of a Palestinian state with its capital in east Jerusalem, and that progress on that front would need to be “at the core” of any agreement to normalize relations with Israel. “Right now,...

Israelis prepare to fly to Dubai at the Ben Gurion airport near Tel Aviv, Israel, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020.   The Israeli government is urging its citizens to avoid travel to the Gulf states of the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, citing threats of Iranian attacks. Thursday's travel advisory comes as Iran is threatening to attack Israeli targets following the assassination of its top nuclear scientist last Friday. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

Israel urges citizens to avoid Gulf, cites Iran threat

Dec. 4, 2020 4:34 AM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli government on Thursday urged its citizens to avoid travel to the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, citing threats of Iranian attacks. Iran has been threatening to attack Israeli targets since its chief nuclear scientist, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, was assassinated last Friday near...

La Tech plays for 1st time since Halloween, tops North Texas

Dec. 3, 2020 11:55 PM EST

DENTON, Texas (AP) — Israel Tucker carried it 37 times for 161 yards and two touchdowns, and Louisiana Tech beat North Texas 42-31 on Thursday night in its first game since Halloween. Louisiana Tech (5-3, 4-2 Conference USA) hadn't played since a 37-34 double-overtime victory over UAB on Oct. 31. The...

Israelis prepare to fly to Dubai at the Ben Gurion airport near Tel Aviv, Israel, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020.   The Israeli government is urging its citizens to avoid travel to the Gulf states of the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, citing threats of Iranian attacks. Thursday's travel advisory comes as Iran is threatening to attack Israeli targets following the assassination of its top nuclear scientist last Friday. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

Israel urges citizens to avoid Gulf, cites Iran threat

Dec. 3, 2020 3:57 PM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli government on Thursday urged its citizens to avoid travel to the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, citing threats of Iranian attacks. Iran has been threatening to attack Israeli targets since its chief nuclear scientist, Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, was assassinated last Friday near...

Israeli government urges citizens to avoid travel to the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, citing threat of Iranian attack

Dec. 3, 2020 2:26 PM EST
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli government urges citizens to avoid travel to the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, citing threat of Iranian attack.
Ethiopian immigrants arrive at the Ben Gurion airport near Tel Aviv, Israel, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2020. Hundreds of Ethiopian immigrants on Thursday arrived to a festive ceremony at Israel's international airport, as the government took a step toward carrying out its pledge to reunite hundreds of families split between the two countries. (AP Photo/Sebastian Scheiner)

Hundreds of Ethiopian immigrants get warm welcome in Israel

Dec. 3, 2020 7:47 AM EST

BEN-GURION INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT, Israel (AP) — Hundreds of Ethiopian immigrants arrived on Thursday to a festive ceremony at Israel’s international airport, as the government took a step toward carrying out its pledge to reunite hundreds of families split between the two countries. Some 300 people...

Editorial Roundup: US

Dec. 2, 2020 6:42 PM EST

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ___ Dec. 1 The Wall Street Journal on U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr's comments that no widespread fraud was detected in the recent presidential election: Bill Barr can take the heat, and on Tuesday the stalwart Attorney General guaranteed...