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Palestinian kills Israeli, wounds family in West Bank attack
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) -- A Palestinian gunman ambushed a family traveling in a car in the West Bank on Friday, killing an Israeli man and wounding his wife and two teenage children in an assault that prompted the military to send hundreds of troops to the area - the largest operation in the territory in two years....

Key report: Israel, Palestinians must tackle peace barriers
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Seeking to revive Mideast peace negotiations, international mediators will call on Israel to urgently reverse settlement expansion, the Palestinian Authority to assert control over Gaza, and demand an end to "violence, terrorism and incitement," the U.N.'s Mideast envoy said Thursday....

Israel: Dug by Jews, tunnel from Nazi era found in Lithuania
JERUSALEM (AP) -- In a Lithuanian forest, an international research team has pinpointed the location of a legendary tunnel that Jewish prisoners secretly dug out with spoons to try to escape their Nazi captors during World War II, the Israel Antiquities Authority announced Wednesday....

Israeli security Cabinet OKs reconciliation deal with Turkey
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's security Cabinet has approved the reconciliation agreement reached this week with Turkey despite opposition from some ministers....

Israel's security figures take aim at hard-line Netanyahu
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Long-serving Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces a potentially formidable challenge to his hard-line rule - not from Israel's civilian politicians but instead from its revered security establishment....

Israeli university cancels prize to veterans group
JERUSALEM (AP) -- An Israeli university has canceled an award for a group of military veterans who criticize Israeli actions toward Palestinians....

Israel drops divisive tactic for recovering captive soldiers
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The Israeli army will no longer employ the tactic of using overwhelming fire to prevent the capture of a soldier, even at the risk of killing the soldier, a military official said Tuesday....

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