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AP PHOTOS: Attack on gay pride parade in Jerusalem
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Revelers dancing and singing through the streets of Jerusalem during the city's annual gay pride parade were left shrieking in pain and panic Thursday after an anti-gay extremist stabbed and wounded six people....

Man stabs several people at Jerusalem gay pride parade
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Revelers dancing and singing through the streets of Jerusalem during the holy city's annual gay pride parade were left shrieking in pain and panic Thursday night, as an anti-gay extremist lunged into a group leading the march and stabbed six people, Israeli police and witnesses said....

Israel passes law sanctioning force-feeding prisoners
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's parliament passed a contentious law on Thursday that would permit the force-feeding of inmates on hunger strike, eliciting harsh criticism over the practice....

New film highlights struggles of gay Palestinians in Israel
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) -- During last summer's Gaza war, Khader Abu Seif was living with his then Israeli boyfriend in Tel Aviv, wondering whether Hamas rockets could reach them from the coastal strip....

Amnesty accuses Israel of possible war crimes
JERUSALEM (AP) -- A leading international watchdog said Wednesday that the Israeli military may have committed war crimes and crimes against humanity during last summer's Gaza war when it carried out four days of intense bombardment in retaliation for an attack by Hamas militants in which an Israeli soldier was captured....

Israel pushing for Pollard to come to Israel after release
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's deputy foreign minister says Israel is making "very great efforts" to lobby for spy Jonathan Pollard to be granted permission to travel to Israel after his upcoming release in November....

Israeli military takes over contested West Bank complex
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli troops moved on Tuesday into a contested West Bank settlement housing complex ahead of its scheduled demolition, the military said....

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