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Israel Places New Limitations on Cargo Crossing Into Gaza

JERUSALEM — Israel placed new restrictions on its only cargo crossing with the Gaza Strip on Tuesday in response to continued Hamas hostilities, even after it agreed to a cease-fire ending 24 hours of intense fighting. Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman sai...
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Israeli PM’s Wife Charged With Fraud Over Lavish Meals

JERUSALEM — The wife of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was charged Thursday with misusing some $100,000 in public funds to order lavish meals from celebrity chefs, dealing an embarrassing blow to the country's first family and drawing fresh attention to a s...

Israel’s 1967 Attack On USS Liberty Still Shrouded in Mystery

Fifty-one years ago, on June 8, 1967, Israeli fighter planes and torpedo boats attacked the USS Liberty, a spy ship, killing 34 and wounding 171. To this day, the tragic event in the eastern Mediterranean Sea during the Six-Day War is immersed in controvers...
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Watch Sen. Rand Paul Shred U.S. Middle East Policies

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-Kentucky) grilled Secretary of State Mike Pompeo recently about his demands to Iran for restructuring the 2015 nuclear treaty scuttled by President Trump. Paul used the forum to explain the complexities of the Middle East and how the ...