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Calls for boycott of Turkish-Jewish writer denounced as `hate crimes`

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 23:08

Calls for a boycott of a prominent Turkish author of Jewish descent over Israel`s assault in Gaza have been denounced by politicians in Turkey as a "hate crime."

Gaza dead reach 78 as Israelis hint at invasion

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 00:00

At least 78 Palestinians, most of them civilians, have been killed in Israel`s Gaza offensive, Palestinian officials said on Thursday as militants in the enclave kept up rocket attacks on Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and other cities.

Rockets hit `mini-India` town in Israel

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 16:42

Dimona, an Israeli town described as a `mini-India` by many for its 7,500-strong Indian Jewish community and home to a nuclear reactor, came under rocket attack from Palestinian militant group Hamas.

Jewish extremists held over Palestinian teen`s murder

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 20:31

Israeli police have arrested a group of Jewish extremists in connection with the kidnap and murder of a Palestinian teenager who was burned to death in a suspected revenge killing.

Clashes spill into Israel over `burned alive` Palestinian teen

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 02:23

Clashes sparked by the abduction and murder of a Palestinian teenager spread from east Jerusalem to Arab towns inside Israel today, as autopsy reports showed he was burned alive.

UN rights office questions Israeli crackdown amid teen hunt

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 22:54

The UN`s human rights office on Friday urged Israel and its adversaries to exercise restraint amid a crackdown on Palestinians during a hunt for three Jewish teenagers missing in the West Bank.

French court orders Jewish museum shooting suspect`s extradition to Belgium

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 14:17

A French court Thursday ordered the extradition to Belgium of a man suspected of carrying out a deadly shooting at the Jewish Museum in Brussels on May 24 that killed four people.

Long after moving to US, Nazi suspect faces charges

Last Updated: Thursday, June 19, 2014, 13:31

A decade after a court ruling allowed him to live out his quiet, middle-class life in the US, an 89-year-old Philadelphia man faces possible extradition to Germany on charges he aided in the killing of 2,16000 Jewish men, women and children at a Nazi death camp.

More security needed against those `taught to kill`: Jewish leaders

Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 22:40

World Jewish leaders Monday called for "stronger" security against Jihadists returning home to Europe who have been "taught to kill" in Syria.

Four held in crackdown on French jihadist group; Syria fears rise

Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 18:41

Four people were arrested on Monday in a sweep against French jihadist recruiters, the country`s top security official said a day after authorities announced the detention of a French suspect in the deadly shooting at a Jewish museum.

Frenchman `admits to` Brussels shooting in video

Last Updated: Monday, June 02, 2014, 03:49

A Frenchman who spent over a year in Syria has claimed responsibility for last week`s deadly shooting at a Jewish Museum in Brussels in a video recording, prosecutors said.

Katie Holmes to play Reynolds` wife in `Woman in Gold`

Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 23:26

Actress Katie Holmes will reportedly play Ryan Reynolds` onscreen wife in the real-life Jewish refugee drama `Woman in Gold`.