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Israeli teen dies of wounds in West Bank attack, 2 wounded

Aug. 23, 2019 1:44 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — An explosion Friday near a West Bank settlement that Israel said was a Palestinian attack killed a 17-year-old Israeli girl and wounded her brother and father, Israeli authorities said. Initially, three Israelis were reported wounded in the blast on Friday near the Dolev settlement,...

The Latest: Israeli teen dies of wounds in West Bank attack

Aug. 23, 2019 7:28 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the situation in Israel and the Palestinian territories (all times local): 2:20 p.m. Israel's national rescue agency says a 17-year-old Israeli girl died of wounds from an explosion in the West Bank earlier in the day that the Israeli military has described as a Palestinian...

Israel: 17-year-old Israeli girl dies from wounds in West Bank explosion that army said was a Palestinian attack

Aug. 23, 2019 7:21 AM EDT
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel: 17-year-old Israeli girl dies from wounds in West Bank explosion that army said was a Palestinian attack.

Palestinians: Tax deal with Israel to ease fiscal crisis

Aug. 22, 2019 11:55 AM EDT

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The Palestinian Authority says it has reached an agreement with Israel to restore some of the much-needed tax funds withheld by Israel in recent months. Israel began this year withholding parts of some $200 million in monthly tax transfers that the Palestinians give to families...

Israeli aircraft hit Hamas naval base after Gaza rocket fire

Aug. 21, 2019 6:23 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Israeli military says its aircraft have struck a Hamas naval base in the Gaza Strip after a rocket was fired into southern Israel from the territory. The military said early Thursday that several targets at the base in southern Gaza City had been hit. The rocket was the fifth in a week...

Prominent Palestinian family says son arrested in Egypt

Aug. 21, 2019 3:24 PM EDT

CAIRO (AP) — The family of a prominent Palestinian politician says Egyptian security forces arrested their son last month. The family of Nabil Shaath, an adviser to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, says in a statement Wednesday their son, Rami Shaath, a dual Palestinian-Egyptian national, was arrested...

As Trump questions loyalty of US Jews, Israeli PM is quiet

Aug. 21, 2019 3:13 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister on Wednesday steered clear of Donald Trump's comments questioning the loyalty of American Jews who support the Democratic Party, in sharp contrast to the tide of condemnation from Jewish critics who accused him of trafficking in anti-Semitic stereotypes. Benjamin...

Jerusalem demolishes Palestinian home built without permit

Aug. 21, 2019 1:25 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Jerusalem's municipality has carried out the court-ordered demolition of what it said was an illegally built Palestinian home in the city's eastern sector. Owner Ibrahim Ragbe says the home was constructed 15 years ago without a permit and that he was trying to get it licensed. He said 13...

Omar: Go to Israel, see 'cruel reality of the occupation'

Aug. 20, 2019 12:48 AM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib sharply criticized Israel on Monday for denying them entry to the country and called on fellow members of Congress to visit while they cannot. Omar, of Minnesota, suggested President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu were...

The Latest: Omar calls on colleagues to visit Israel

Aug. 19, 2019 4:47 PM EDT

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The Latest on Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib being blocked from visiting Israel (all times local): 3:45 p.m. Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota is calling on other members of Congress to visit Israel while she and Rep. Rashida Tlaib cannot. Israel last week blocked the two Democratic...