Israel won't prosecute embassy guard over Jordan shootings: sources


JERUSALEM Israel will not prosecute a guard from its embassy in Amman who killed two Jordanians in July, as had long been demanded by the kingdom, two Israeli sources said on Sunday.

Pence tells Egypt's Sisi that U.S. would back two-state solution

CAIRO Vice President Mike Pence told Egypt's leader on Saturday the United States would support a two-state solution for Israelis and Palestinians if the two sides agreed to it, seeking to reassure a key Arab ally over President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

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In year of drama and chaos, Pence quietly advances conservative agenda

WASHINGTON In the run-up to President Donald Trump’s decision last month to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, Vice President Mike Pence, a conservative Christian who had long advocated for the move, did something he does only selectively: speak up. | Video

World, 20 Jan 2018

Hezbollah crticises Lebanon decision to allow Spielberg film 'The Post'

BEIRUT Hezbollah criticized the Lebanese government on Friday for allowing cinemas to screen Stephen Spielberg's film "The Post" despite calls for a ban because of the director's links to Israel.

World, 19 Jan 2018

Palestinian family shoots dead relative suspected of spying for Israel

GAZA A Palestinian family in the Gaza Strip said on Friday it had killed a relative they said had helped Israel track down and kill three senior Hamas militants, including one of the man's own kinsmen.

World, 19 Jan 2018

Jordan says Israel apologises for deaths of two Jordanians at embassy

AMMAN Jordan said on Thursday that Israel had formally apologised for the deaths of two of its citizens killed by an Israeli security guard last July in an incident that soured ties and led to the closure of the Israeli embassy in Amman, state media said.

World, 19 Jan 2018

Israel puts tunnel dug under Gaza border on display

JERUSALEM The Israeli military brought journalists on Thursday to film a 2 km (1.25 mile) tunnel dug by militants from the Gaza Strip to Israel, saying it was putting the construction on display to show the continuing threat it faces from the territory.

World, 19 Jan 2018

Exclusive: Trump denies U.S. embassy to be moved to Jerusalem within a year

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump denied on Wednesday that the planned relocation of the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem would take place within a year, after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said he expected the controversial move to happen by then. | Video

World, Top News 19 Jan 2018

Israeli commandos kill Palestinian gunman blamed for West Bank ambush

JENIN, West Bank Israeli forces killed a Palestinian gunman and captured another in a clash in the occupied West Bank on Thursday, saying they were part of an Islamist Hamas cell responsible for an ambush in which a Jewish settler was shot dead.

World, 18 Jan 2018

After Trump denial, Netanyahu clarifies remarks on timeframe for U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took a step back on Thursday from comments, challenged by U.S. President Donald Trump, that envisioned a one-year timeframe for the planned relocation of the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.

World, 18 Jan 2018