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Israeli Jews now number 6 million, Palestinians will exceed Jews by 2020

Israel's Jewish population has reached six million people for the first time.

Peres slammed by Likud over comments about Abbas

Israel's Likud party slammed President Shimon Peres Sunday after he criticized the party for not finding a partner in peace in Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas.

Arab League chief: Palestinians will soon petition UN for full statehood status

Nabil Elaraby called talks with Israel "a waste of time" and said the Palestinians will soon go back to the UN with a bid for full statehood status.

Christmas celebrated by thousands in Bethlehem, while Pope speech decries Syria

Christians from all over the world flocked to Manger Square in Bethlehem Tuesday to celebrate the birth of Jesus in the West Bank town where it is believed he was born.

Tel Aviv bus bomb suspect planted explosive a day after 18th birthday

Tel Aviv bus bombing suspect Muhammad Mafarji planted the bomb just a day after his 18th birthday.

Israel withholds Palestinian tax revenues in reaction to UN vote

Israel is withholding $100 million in tax revenues it collects on behalf of the cash-strapped Palestinian Authority in a protest over the UN vote to recognize the Palestinian territories as a "nonmember observer state," reports the Los Angeles Times.

Abbas celebrated by large crowds upon arrival to West Bank

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas returned to the West Bank on Sunday after a successful bid to gain non-member status at the UN.

Stevie Wonder cancels 'Friends of the Israel Defense Forces' appearance after angering activists (PHOTOS)

Wonder pulled out after activists started a petition asking the singer not to headline an IDF gala concert next week.

Stevie Wonder is facing flack from pro-Palestinian activists after agreeing to headline a fundraiser for "friends" of the Israeli military, just days after Israel's offensive in Gaza.

It was announced this week that the singer is due to perform at this year's Friends of the Israel Defense Forces benefit, which takes place in Los Angeles on Dec. 6.


Gaza fishermen test their new freedom after ceasefire deal eases restrictions

Gaza fishermen are testing their newfound freedom after the Israel-Hamas cease-fire on Wednesday.

Hezbollah chief warns Israel, marking end of religious holiday

Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah warned Israel Sunday that any war with Lebanon would see thousands of rockets fired on Israeli cities.
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