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US sanctions chief visits Israel amid Iran jitters
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The U.S. Department of the Treasury's sanctions chief is visiting Israel amid concerns in Jerusalem over the nuclear deal with Iran....

Jewish settlers take over homes in Arab part of Jerusalem
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Ultra-nationalist Israelis took over a four-story building in the heart of an Arab neighborhood in east Jerusalem on Thursday, raising fears of fresh violence in the tense area....

EU envoy warns of more steps against Israeli settlements
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The European Union's outgoing envoy to the Palestinian territories says the 28-nation bloc is moving forward with measures against Jewish West Bank settlements....

Israel museum repairs ancient item after damage
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's leading museum said Wednesday that a young visitor accidentally bumped into a display case and broke an ancient glass artifact, but later changed its account and said the cause of the mishap was unclear....

In Jerusalem's culture war, secular residents make gains
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Crowds of angry ultra-Orthodox Jewish men, wearing long beards, black and white garb and large black hats, protested in the streets of Jerusalem earlier this month against a new cinema opening its doors on the Sabbath....

Israel releases African migrants from detention center
HOLOT DETENTION FACILITY, Israel (AP) -- Faysal Hussein from Sudan walked out of Israel's desert detention center Tuesday already sweating with just a backpack, barely enough cash for bus fare and lunch, and after 19 months in custody, no idea where to go....

Jerusalem gay pride parade attacker charged with murder
JERUSALEM (AP) -- An ultra-Orthodox Israeli who fatally stabbed a teenage girl at a Jerusalem gay pride parade has been indicted on a murder charge....

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