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  • Party like it's 10000 BC: new archaeological find in Israel

    The remains and artifacts found in an Israeli cave may be the earliest evidence of feasting, according to a published report this week. During the time period in question, people were shifting from hunter-gatherer societies to sedentary communities centered on agriculture.
    08/31/2010 12:08 pm

  • Why is an Israeli judge Elena Kagan's 'judicial hero'?

    Not much is known about Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan's views, so her praise four years ago for Israeli Chief Justice Aharon Barak have Republicans worried she will emulate his judicial activism.
    06/30/2010 05:39 pm

  • Why Iran vs. Israel rhetoric could escalate into war

    Iran and Israel traded verbal barbs this week, with a former Israeli intelligence chief calling for a preemptive military strike against Iran. Analysts worry that both sides could get carried away and find themselves at war.
    06/22/2010 01:10 pm

  • Classic review: My Father's Paradise

    A journalist grows closer to his Iraqi-born father as they journey together to Kurdistan to explore their family roots.
    06/20/2010 07:35 am

  • After Gaza flotilla raid, Israel close to easing Gaza blockade

    An Israeli cabinet meeting on easing the Gaza blockade broke up without a decision today. But it appears the aftermath of the Gaza flotilla raid is forcing Israel to dramatically alter its approach to the Hamas-run enclave.
    06/16/2010 01:49 pm

  • Israel announces Gaza aid flotilla inquiry, Turkey not satisfied

    Israel opened a limited investigation into the legality of its raid on the Gaza aid flotilla. Irish and Canadian observers will participate. Israel and the US hope the move will reduce the country's international isolation, but critics say plan doesn't go far enough.
    06/14/2010 01:33 pm

  • Archaeologists discover beehives from ancient Israel

    Archaeologists discover beehives from ancient Israel 3,000 years ago. They appear to be the oldest evidence for beekeeping ever found, scientists reported.
    06/09/2010 01:04 pm

  • Will Gaza flotilla raid mark end of Turkey-Israel relations?

    Turkey called for an international investigation into the Israeli raid on the Gaza flotilla sent to break the aid blockade. At security meeting in Istanbul today, Turkey positioned itself as a leader in crafting a regional response. Turkey-Israel relations are fraying rapidly.
    06/07/2010 12:59 pm

  • Turkey-Israel crisis: Why the formerly obscure IHH is playing a key role

    Turkey-Israel ties have been shattered by Monday's raid on the IHH-owned Mavi Mamara, the largest boat in the Gaza 'Freedom Flotilla.' Turkey's push for democracy has given the IHH new prominence.
    06/04/2010 11:49 am

  • Netanyahu says Israel won't budge on building in East Jerusalem

    After returning from a contentious visit to the White House, Israel Prime Minister Netanyahu reiterated that Israel would not compromise on building in East Jerusalem. But many observers say he will have to move away from coalition partners who advocate a hard line.
    03/26/2010 05:19 pm

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