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Power Shortages Leave Gaza in the Dark
At night, large swaths of the Gaza Strip plunge into darkness _ the result of chronic and worsening power outages
James Mattis Says He Has the 'Highest Confidence' in US Intelligence Agencies
James Mattis, the retired Marine general who is President-elect Donald Trump's nominee to be the next defense secretary, told the Senate Armed Services Committee that Russia continues to be “an adversary in key areas” and the country must honor what he called the "imperfect" arms control agreement
Italian Firm Restoring Nativity Church: Like Touching Heaven
The Italian firm restoring one of Christianity's holiest sites _ the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem _ says it's more than halfway finished with the 14 million-euro project, which has already uncovered a Crusades-era mosaic angel hidden under plaster
Obama Remembers Shimon Peres, Says Mideast Peace 'Unfinished Business'
In remarks at Shimon Peres 's funeral in Israel on Friday, President Obama eulogized the former president for showing that "justice and hope are at the heart of the Zionist idea." Obama began his remarks by being the only speaker to acknowledge the attendance of Palestinian Authority president
Shimon Peres: The Legacy of Israel's Last Surviving Founding Father
Israel's longest serving statesman Shimon Peres died early Wednesday, leaving the country mourning the last of the state’s founding fathers and a man whose legacy as a would-be peacemaker is celebrated by supporters but eyed with skepticism by many Palestinians. The Sheba Medical Center in Tel Aviv
Human Trafficking Takes Center Stage at the Democratic National Convention
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar and human trafficking survivor Ima Matul emphasize the importance of combatting the trade of people.
Presidential Candidates Get Set to Court the Pro-Israel Vote
Presidential candidates are set to take turns courting the pro-Israel vote at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee Policy Conference in Washington D.C. on Monday. All three Republican candidates and Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton are scheduled to speak before the group. Bernie
John Kerry, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Meet to Condemn Escalating Violence
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Berlin today to discuss – and condemn -- the escalating violence in Israel and the Palestinian territories over the past several weeks. Both called for an end to the incitement, with Kerry adding that now is a
Inside the Daily Clashes Between Palestinians and Israeli Forces
ABC News' Alex Marquardt reports from Bethlehem and captures the dramatic scene.
US Not Taking Sides as Violence Surges in Middle East
On the same day Israeli security footage captured a brutal attack at the hands of a Palestinian terrorist on the streets of Jerusalem, Washington appears reluctant to take sides in the flareup of violence. The footage shows a white car appear out of nowhere, ramming full speed into 3 pedestrians at