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Seeing a country with the most high-ranking tour guide

May. 20, 2022 08:31 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — With one notable exception, Tanzanian President Samia Suluhu Hassan seemed to enjoy guiding American journalist Peter Greenberg around her country for the television show “The Royal Tour.” The time spent recording voiceovers she could have done without. ...

Shaky Israeli coalition is jolted as another lawmaker quits

May. 19, 2022 07:40 AM EDT

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Another member of Israel's parliament said Thursday she was quitting the ruling coalition, leaving embattled Prime Minister Naftali Bennett in control of a crumbling minority government. Ghaida Rinawie Zoabi's announcement further whittles away Bennett's...

Today in History: May 19, Anne Boleyn beheaded

May. 19, 2022 00:11 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, May 19, the 139th day of 2022. There are 226 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 19, 1536, Anne Boleyn, the second wife of England’s King Henry VIII, was beheaded after being convicted of...

Today in History: May 17, Brown v. Board of Education ruling

May. 17, 2022 00:25 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, May 17, the 137th day of 2022. There are 228 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 17, 1954, a unanimous U.S. Supreme Court handed down its Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka decision which...

Key Israeli governing partner Ra'am to remain in coalition

May. 11, 2022 07:05 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — A key Israeli governing partner said Wednesday it was remaining in the country's fragile coalition, averting another crisis for the embattled government. Mansour Abbas, the head of the Islamist Arab Ra'am party, said he would continue his party's membership in the...

Prize-winning 'Netanyahus' author says it's also about Trump

May. 10, 2022 15:47 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — "The Netanyahus," which won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction this week, recounts a very funny anecdote about Israel's famous family that unfolds more than a half-century before one of them became it's longest-serving prime minister. But Joshua Cohen, the book's...

Joshua Cohen, the late Winfred Rembert win arts Pulitzers

May. 09, 2022 22:31 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Joshua Cohen's “The Netanyahus,” a comic and rigorous campus novel based on the true story of the father of former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu seeking a job in academia, has won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. Benzion Netanyahu, who died in 2012,...

Pulitzers Live Updates: Slain photographer among winners

May. 09, 2022 18:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A Reuters photographer who was killed while covering fighting in Afghanistan was part of a team that took home the Pulitzer for feature photography. Danish Siddiqui and his colleagues Adnan Abidi, Sanna Irshad Mattoo and Amit Dave won for images depicting the toll...

Embattled Israeli leader vows to keep government afloat

May. 09, 2022 13:31 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's embattled prime minister on Monday vowed to continue to lead the country as his shaky government limped into the opening of parliament's summer session on the verge of collapse. Less than a year after taking office, Naftali Bennett has lost his...

Israel police arrest woman suspected in threats to PM family

May. 09, 2022 06:36 AM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police arrested on Monday a 65-year-old woman suspected of sending death threats with bullets to Prime Minister Naftali Bennett's family last month. A statement from the police only identified the woman as a resident of southern Israel; police said further...