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JERUSALEM | The Latest: Israeli leader convenes Security Cabinet

JERUSALEM  — The Latest on developments in Israel and the Palestinian territories (all times local): 7:25 p.m. Israeli media are reporting that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has convened his Security Cabinet to discuss the latest escalation of violence with Gaza militants. Ahead of Thursday evening’s meeting, Netanyahu and his defense minister, Avigdor Lieberman, convened with … Continue reading JERUSALEM | The Latest: Israeli leader convenes Security Cabinet

JERUSALEM | Israelis, Palestinians await William’s inaugural royal visit

JERUSALEM (AP) — Prince William is set to arrive in Israel and the Palestinian territories this week for the first official visit of a member of the British royal family, ending the monarchy’s decades-long mostly hands-off approach to one of the world’s most sensitive regions. Though the trip is being billed as non-political, and places … Continue reading JERUSALEM | Israelis, Palestinians await William’s inaugural royal visit

GENEVA | The Latest: UK’s Boris Johnson defends UN human rights body

GENEVA (AP) — The Latest on a meeting of the U.N. Human Rights Council (all times local): 12:20 a.m. British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has defended the U.N.’s main human rights body, alluding to signs the U.S. may withdraw from it over its alleged bias against Israel. Speaking to the Human Rights Council, Johnson nonetheless … Continue reading GENEVA | The Latest: UK’s Boris Johnson defends UN human rights body

JERUSALEM | The Latest: ICC says Israel, Hamas acts may be war crimes

JERUSALEM | April 8, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) The Latest on Israel and the Palestinian territories (all times local): 9:20 p.m. The chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Court has raised concerns that Israel and Hamas may have committed war crimes during a current round of violence in Gaza. In a statement Sunday, Fatou Bensouda’s office expressed … Continue reading JERUSALEM | The Latest: ICC says Israel, Hamas acts may be war crimes

The Latest: 12 killed, 1,000 hurt in Israel-Gaza clashes

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip/March 30, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — The Latest on developments in Israel and the Palestinian territories (all times local): 6:15 p.m. The Palestinian Health Ministry says the death toll in Gaza has risen to twelve, with eleven Palestinians killed by Israeli army fire along the border with Israel and a farmer killed by … Continue reading The Latest: 12 killed, 1,000 hurt in Israel-Gaza clashes