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Palestinian gunman kills 7 near Jerusalem synagogue

Jan. 27, 2023 22:51 PM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — A Palestinian gunman opened fire outside an east Jerusalem synagogue Friday night, killing seven people, including a 70-year-old woman, and wounding three others before he was shot and killed by police, officials said. It was the deadliest attack on Israelis in years and raised...

Israeli rescue service says 5 killed in Jerusalem synagogue shooting

Jan. 27, 2023 14:04 PM EST
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli rescue service says 5 killed in Jerusalem synagogue shooting.

Israeli medics say a gunman wounded five people in a Jerusalem neighborhood before he was shot.

Jan. 27, 2023 13:42 PM EST
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli medics say a gunman wounded five people in a Jerusalem neighborhood before he was shot.

Israeli Army confirms: Two rockets fired from Gaza and intercepted by Iron Dome

Jan. 26, 2023 17:23 PM EST
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Army confirms: Two rockets fired from Gaza and intercepted by Iron Dome.

Israeli military says sirens indicating of a rocket attack from Gaza have gone off south of the country.

Jan. 26, 2023 17:06 PM EST
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli military says sirens indicating of a rocket attack from Gaza have gone off south of the country.

Palestinian Authority says it will halt security coordination with Israel, though the move has been short-lived in past

Jan. 26, 2023 11:30 AM EST
JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian Authority says it will halt security coordination with Israel, though the move has been short-lived in past.

Palestinian health officials say at least 8 people killed during Israeli raid in flashpoint West Bank refugee camp

Jan. 26, 2023 03:49 AM EST
JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian health officials say at least 8 people killed during Israeli raid in flashpoint West Bank refugee camp.

Israeli forces kill 2 Palestinians during new violence

Jan. 25, 2023 12:17 PM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli troops shot and killed a Palestinian who allegedly tried to stab a soldier in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday, while a Palestinian teenager was shot dead after brandishing what Israeli police said was a fake pistol during an operation in east Jerusalem, according to...

Today in History: JAN 23, ABC begins mini-series "Roots"

Jan. 23, 2023 00:18 AM EST

Today in History Today is Monday, Jan. 23, the 23rd day of 2023. There are 342 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 23, 1964, the 24th Amendment to the United States Constitution, eliminating the poll tax in federal elections,...

Lutherans ordain first Palestinian woman pastor in Holy Land

Jan. 22, 2023 13:23 PM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — A Lutheran church ceremony in Jerusalem on Sunday ordained the first Palestinian female pastor in the Holy Land. Sally Azar will head the English-speaking congregation at the Church of the Redeemer, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Jordan and the Holy Land said. ...