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Police in Thailand arrest Bangkok bombing suspect

Police in Thailand have arrested the man they believe responsible for the bomb that killed 20 people and injured over 120 on August 17. They said the man is a foreigner but did not give out his nationality.

Israel frees hundreds of migrants from desert facility

- Israel released hundreds of African migrants from a desert detention centre Tuesday after a court order, but asylum seekers were left with few options after being barred from two cities.

Hunger strike puts Israel under fire to curb detention without trial

Jerusalem - A Palestinian prisoner's hunger strike has sparked new calls for Israel to curb its use of a form of detention without trial, with activists charging routine abuse of a measure aimed at preventing attacks.

Israel says Heinz is not ketchup, but tomato seasoning

In the U.S., Heinz is the iconic brand people think of when they hear the word "ketchup." But in Israel, the brand has been downgraded from the condiment category to nothing more than a "tomato seasoning."

Israel pounds Syria targets in response to rocket fire

Jerusalem - An Israeli strike on Syria killed at least five people on Friday, Syrian state television said, with Israel alleging they were Iran-backed militants who fired rockets across the border.

Palestinian detainee ends two-month hunger strike

Ashkelon - Palestinian detainee Mohammed Allan ended a two-month hunger strike Thursday that had put his life at risk and sparked intense debate over his detention without trial by Israeli authorities, his lawyer said.

Israel keeps Palestinian hunger striker in hospital, lifts detention

Jerusalem - Israel on Wednesday suspended a detention-without-trial order on ailing Palestinian hunger striker Mohammed Allan without releasing him, ordering him to stay in hospital pending a final decision on his fate.

Israel's top court weighs release of Palestinian hunger striker

Jerusalem - Israel's top court considered Wednesday whether to free a Palestinian detainee whose two-month hunger strike has put his life at risk, with authorities fearing his death could worsen tensions in the occupied territories.

Palestinian shot dead trying to stab Israeli policeman

Jerusalem - MiddIsraeli security forces shot dead a Palestinian who tried to stab a border police officer in the West Bank on Monday, authorities said, in the fourth such incident in a week.

Palestinian hunger strike tests Israel force-feeding law

Jerusalem - A nearly two-month hunger strike by a Palestinian detainee now in a coma may test a controversial new Israeli law on force-feeding, with doctors vowing to refuse to carry it out.

Op-Ed: Nuclear deal with Iran may be signed but uncertainties remain

Washington - Wasn’t there something just a little bit creepy about U.S. President Barack Obama warning Jewish leaders in the United States that Israel would likely be attacked if the recently negotiated nuclear deal with Iran was blocked by Congress?

Johannesburg gym boots pro-Palestinian activist Muhammed Desai

Johannesburg - A South African man wearing a pro-Palestinian T-shirt supporting a boycott of Israel was kicked out of a Johannesburg gym on Wednesday.

Op-Ed: Donald Trump menstruation insult made worse by lie

They got together, the backroom boys in Donald Trump's campaign, and plotted. Plotted about how to get out from under their leader's crude remark about Megyn Kelly. He suggested she was menstruating and implied that's why she picked on poor Donald.

Israel police arrest suspects in deadly West Bank arson probe

Jerusalem - Israel Sunday arrested several suspects believed to be linked to the deadly firebombing of a Palestinian home and placed two more alleged Jewish extremists in detention without trial.

Jewish extremism crackdown draws in a familiar family

Jerusalem - His long beard, dangling sidelocks and wide smile give him the look of a hippie from another era, but Meir Ettinger has become the symbol of a crackdown on Jewish extremism.

Stabbing attack shows the risks gays face in Jerusalem

Jerusalem - A server at Jerusalem's only gay bar, still shaken by last week's deadly stabbing at a Gay Pride parade, is candid about the difficulties homosexuals face in the Holy City.

Israel intensifies pursuit of Jewish extremists after child killed

Jerusalem - Israel has intensified its pursuit of Jewish extremists after the firebombing death of a Palestinian child, detaining one suspect without trial through a controversial procedure usually reserved for Palestinians.

Israel puts first Jewish suspect in 'administrative detention': Official

Jerusalem - Israel's Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon Tuesday signed the first "administrative detention" order for a suspected Jewish extremist following the firebombing of a Palestinian home in which a baby was burned alive.

Israel arrests second suspected Jewish extremist: Shin Bet

Jerusalem - A second suspected Jewish extremist was arrested Tuesday in Israel following the firebombing of a Palestinian home that burned a baby alive, the Shin Bet internal security force said.

Jewish extremist head arrested after anti-Arab violence: police

Jerusalem - A Jewish extremist group's leader was arrested Monday after a Palestinian baby died in a West Bank firebombing, as police investigated online threats against Israel's president for condemning "Jewish terrorism".
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