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Ex-NBA Star Dikembe Mutombo Moved to Tears in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM — Basketball Hall of Famer Dikembe Mutombo, a fearsome 7-foot-2 center in his playing days, said Tuesday he was moved to tears at the sight of Jerusalem's ancient walls. "My parents might be gone, but they instilled in me the dream of coming here,...
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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...
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Will the Gaza Events Further Polarize the Middle East?

By moving the U.S. embassy from Tel-Aviv to Jerusalem, the United States has added complexity to a situation that was already chaotic. Washington’s move will not change the reality on the ground, as 62 Palestinians have been killed over the last few days. G...