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Escalation feared after rare rocket strike near Tel Aviv wounds Israelis

Mar 25, 2019 - 2:32 PM

(3rd UPDATE) The rocket from the Palestinian enclave and expected Israeli response come at a highly sensitive time just ahead of Israel's April 9 elections

ROCKET STRIKE. A general view shows a damaged house after it was hit by a rocket in the community of Mishmeret, north of Tel Aviv on March 25, 2019.  Photo by Jack Guez/AFP

Israel in dozens of strikes on Gaza after rockets target Tel Aviv

Mar 15, 2019 - 4:12 PM

The escalation follows weeks of growing tension and comes at an especially sensitive time ahead of Israel's April 9 elections

BOMBINGS. The sky above buildings on the Gaza Strip glows orange during an Israeli air strike in Gaza city late on March 14, 2019. Photo by Mahmud Hams/AFP

Main Netanyahu challenger shows his claws at election launch

Jan 30, 2019 - 7:21 AM

'Four years after completing my service as commander in chief, I am asking for your confidence so that I may lead Israel,' says Benny Gantz

CHALLENGER. Former Israeli chief of staff Benny Gantz delivers his first electoral speech in the Israeli coastal city of Tel Aviv on January 29, 2019. Photo by Thomas Coex/AFP

First signs go up for U.S. embassy in Jerusalem

May 07, 2018 - 11:01 PM

The embassy is to get a festive inauguration on Monday next week, to coincide with the 70th anniversary of the foundation of the state of Israel

JERUSALEM ADDRESS. A new road sign indicating the way to the new US embassy in Jerusalem is set up on May 7, 2018. The embassy move from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem is expected to occur on May 14. Photo by Thomas Coex/ AFP

Pope deeply saddened over Brussels museum shooting

May 25, 2014 - 11:05 PM

Pope Francis reiterates calls for an end to anti Semitism and intolerance

POPE FRANCIS. A handout photo provided by the Vatican newspaper 'L'Osservatore Romano' of Pope Francis visiting the Nativity curch in the West Bank town of Bethlehem, May 25, 2014. L'OSSERVATORE ROMANO/EPA