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Abbas Hospitalized in Ramallah Over Severe Ear Infection - Haaretz

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas was hospitalized for a severe ear infection in Ramallah on Sunday just days after undergoing surgery on his ear, according to his associates. It is suspected he may have pneumonia and a high fever. Abbas, 82, has ...

Police still unclear on how protester's leg broke during Haifa protest - Ynetnews

A second protest will be held in Haifa Sunday evening in solidarity with the people of Gaza, while demanding the release the 19 people still detained after a similar protest in the northern city Friday. Follow Ynetnews on Facebook and Twitter. Among ...

Bernard Lewis, Influential and Renowned Middle East Scholar, Dies at 101 - Haaretz

Jewish-American historian Bernard Lewis, one of the most famous and influential Middle East scholars in the world who warned of a "clash of civilizations" between Islam and the West, died Saturday at the age of 101 in New Jersey. Lewis was a consultant ...

'A day of gas' inside a Gaza ambulance - Washington Post

ZEITOUN, GAZA — The first patients don't come until 5:39 p.m. They crowd around the ambulance, choking on tear gas. Israeli soldiers, just a few hundred yards away on the other side of the boundary fence, had fired a volley of hissing cans at the ...and more »

Some 200000 people tour the country celebrating Shavuot - Ynetnews

Some 200,000 people visited nature reserves and national parks across the country on Sunday while thousands celebrated Shavuot on the Sea of Galilee's beaches. Follow Ynetnews on Facebook and Twitter. Israel's Nature and Parks Authority said some ...

Syria seeks to crush insurgent pocket, denies evacuation deal - Ynetnews

Syrian troops fought on Sunday to crush the last pockets of resistance by Islamic State militants trapped in an enclave south of Damascus, state media said, denying a report that insurgents had begun leaving in a withdrawal agreement. The recovery of ...

Lieberman: ' Ayman Odeh belongs in prison rather than in Knesset' - Ynetnews

Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman slammed Joint List Chairman Ayman Odeh, who confronted police officers at the Bnai Zion Medical Center's entrance in Haifa. "Every day that passes and Odeh and his partners are going around freely cursing police ...and more »

Argentinian teacher taught anti-Semitic canards, praised Hitler - Arutz Sheva

A history and citizenship teacher in a Catholic high school in a Buenos Aires neighborhood repeated anti-Semitic stereotypes and said Hitler did “good things” in a lesson caught on camera. Teacher Denise Yanet Evequoz told her students that Europe was ...and more »

Texas school shooting: Arm teachers to stop gunmen, official says - BBC News

Arming more teachers could help tackle gunmen targeting students if there were "four to five guns to one", a senior Texan official has said. Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick was speaking two days after 10 people were killed at the Santa Fe High School ...

Meghan Markle and the Bicultural Blackness of the Royal Wedding - New York Times

“Who are your people?” is the question that repeatedly came to me as I watched Doria Ragland, Meghan Markle's mother, sitting a few feet away from her daughter at Saturday's royal wedding. A common expression among southern African-Americans when ...