Palestinians see worrisome trend in 'honor' killings rise
A silvery green olive grove set in the red soil of a Palestinian village is a crime scene - testament to a practice so sensitive that it is spoken of only in whispers. ...
Newborn lion cubs die in Hamas-run zoo in Gaza
Gaza authorities say two newborn lion cubs just unveiled by Hamas as prized additions in a zoo they run have died only two days after reports advertised their birth. ...
Al-Baraq's path from biology student to wanted terrorist
In 1998, Samir Abed Latif al-Baraq was a BA student in biology in Pakistan when he decided to become an 'a-aa'dar' and start planning for a jihad that he believed would ...
Aviel Magnezi, Elior Levy
Evolving, educating: Israel's Gypsy community
The story of Maria, the fair-haired child found with Gypsies in Greece, stirred ancient fears among European citizens of the Gypsy minority spread around the continent. ...
Special police unit evacuates Bedouins; 'it's not easy,' officer says
"Large protests, stone-throwing and damage to infrastructure are possible scenarios, but no one wants to get to that point. The trick is to prevent rioting. If we do not ...
Education Ministry advisor: We deserve Nobel Prize in brain drain
The Nobel Prize was granted to two American-Israelis, Arieh Warshel and Michael Levitt, only several days after Taub Center for Social Policy Studies in Israel published ...
Gaza wedding: 15-year-old groom, 14-year-old bride
I got a phone call from a friend asking if I wanted to photograph a wedding in Gaza. I told him I wasn’t interested but when he told me the groom was 15 years old and the ...
Torpedoes and sandals: The daily life of a submarine's crew
Few IDF soldiers receive a personal thank-you from a major general when they return to their base after an operation. Thus, the importance of the submarine unit, one of ...
US, Iran: Decades of complex, troubled relations
US President Barack Obama and Iran's new president are scheduled to attend the UN's annual meeting of the General Assembly this week, setting up the possibility of the ...
Bradley Klapper, AP
Comment posted, damage done: Online battle for Israel's hasbara
On July 11, the Middle East made headlines in Italy again. Not one missile fell in Israeli territory, nor was a terrorist killed in Gaza. Still, for 24 hours, one feature ...
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