Tag Archives: Israel

Hezbollah gives Beirut funeral for 'martyr' from Damascus raid

Beirut (AFP) – Lebanon's Shiite movement Hezbollah on Monday gave a "martyr's" funeral in Beirut for controversial militant Samir Kantar who was killed in a suspected Israeli air strike in…

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Longest-serving Lebanese prisoner in Israel killed in Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — Samir Kantar, a Lebanese who was convicted of carrying out one of the most notorious attacks in Israeli history & spent nearly three decades in an Israeli…

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Neighbourhood tensions push Turkey to Israel rapprochement

Istanbul (AFP) – Seeking to make up for drastically worsening ties with neighbours Iran & Russia as well as bolstering its energy security, Turkey is moving to restore full relations…

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Republican donor Adelson says met 'charming' candidate Trump, discussed Israel

By Farah Master MACAU (Reuters) – U.S. billionaire & major Republican Party donor Sheldon Adelson said on Friday he met presidential candidate Donald Trump earlier this week, describing the current…

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EU refuses to back down over Israel label protest

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is refusing to back down on its decision to put special labels on exports from the West Bank even though Israel has frozen some…

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Netanyahu family dog put in quarantine after biting guests

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Friday his family had put its dog in quarantine after she made headlines by biting two guests at a Jewish…

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Trump cancels Israel visit after uproar over his comments

JERUSALEM (AP) — GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump canceled plans Thursday to visit to Israel, a trip for which even Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu — widely seen as an…

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Israel's SimilarWeb buys U.S.-based Quettra

TEL AVIV (Reuters) – Israeli start-up SimilarWeb has acquired Silicon Valley-based mobile intelligence company Quettra & plans to integrate its app insight technology into its own platform. It follows a…

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Muslim proposal prompts calls to ban Trump from UK, Israel

By John Whitesides WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Israeli politicians & more than 250,000 Britons urged their governments on Wednesday to bar Donald Trump from their countries after the Republican presidential front-runner…

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Weeks of violence dampen Christmas spirit at Bethlehem hotel

BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) — With Christmas only weeks away & the latest Israeli-Palestinian violence showing no signs of abating, gloom has descended on the century-old Jacir Palace hotel in…

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