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New tensions threaten Arab businesses recovering from trauma of Gaza war

Haaretz - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 15:48
Jewish customers, who stayed away from shops and restaurants in the Arab sector, had begun returning when the violence in Jerusalem exploded.

Tel Aviv residents save the city's oldest ficus tree

Haaretz - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 15:29
At 13 meters tall and with a trunk measuring 2.2 meters around, it is larger than any other known tree in the city.

Young woman killed, two others hurt in West Bank stabbing attack

Haaretz - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 14:57
This is the second terror attack on Monday, hours after Tel Aviv stabbing; suspect shot by guard near Alon Shvut settlement.

Four Syrian nuclear scientists shot dead near Damascus

Haaretz - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 14:50
Activists claim an Iranian scientist was also killed, and say Nusra Front was behind the assault.

Netanyahu 'invites' Arab protesters to move to Palestinian Authority

Haaretz - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 14:44
Responding to the Tel Aviv terror attack, both the prime minister and foreign minister blame the 'incitement' of the Palestinian Authority.

Listen to Nasrallah threatening Israel

Haaretz - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 14:35
Until the Hezbollah military arm is disbanded and its rocket arsenal dismantled, stability cannot be return to the region.

Social media irate over Nicki Minaj's 'Nazi' video

Haaretz - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 14:20
Video features swastika-like symbols, massed soldiers, tank columns and gas masks.

Academics clash over doctoral program reform

Haaretz - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 13:42
Universities say the reform is for the benefit of one institution only - the Interdisciplinry Center, a private college based in Herzliya.

Iran touts successful test-flight of U.S. drone replica

Haaretz - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 13:15
Revolutionary Guard general says a video of the Iranian version of the RQ-170 will be released soon.

Israeli soldier stabbed in Tel Aviv terror attack

Haaretz - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 12:28
Victim in critical condition; police capture suspect, a Palestinian from Nablus.

The day Arafat died: 5 articles from Haaretz's archive

Haaretz - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 12:00
On the 10th anniversary of the death of Yasser Arafat, here are five articles published by Haaretz on November 12, 2004.

Rare recording of Reagan-Begin conversation released

Haaretz - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 11:40
In the February 1982 phone call, the U.S. president tries unsuccessfully to persuade Israel's prime minister to delay a planned troop withdrawal in Lebanon.

No one to vote for? British politics' ‘Israel problem’

Haaretz - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 11:15
The U.K. Labour Party’s hostility toward Israel has triggered a Jewish celebrity’s very public defection. But supporters of Israel won’t find much comfort in other U.K. political parties either.

Israel Navy fires on Gaza fishing boats twice in 24 hours

Haaretz - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 10:03
According to the IDF, both boats were returning from Egypt with smuggled goods destined for Gaza; Palestinians: Two wounded.

Suicide bomber kills 48 in Nigeria school

Haaretz - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 09:40
A suicide bomber last week killed 30 people in the same city, Potiskum, the Yobe state capital.

Local authorities complain of high cost of waste recycling

Haaretz - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 08:48
Cities say cumbersome and inefficient bureaucracy to blame.

Lapid under pressure as Netanyahu calls for lower food duties; budget faces delays

Haaretz - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 08:38
Prime minister makes call at strategy meeting at which finance minister was absent.

Egyptian militant group pledges allegiance to ISIS

Haaretz - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 08:35
Announcement on Ansar Beit al-Maqdis' Twitter page urges Egyptians to rise up against the 'tyrant,' apparently referring to President Abdel-Fattah al-Sissi.

Ehud Barak denies bribery claims

Haaretz - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 07:59
Former defense minister says Ehud Olmert's allegation against him is a 'baseless lie being circulated for years by a criminal who has since been convicted.'

Likud committee votes to hold primary on January 6

Haaretz - Mon, 11/10/2014 - 07:43
Benjamin Netanyahu fortifies status as party head, PM candidate; sole rival is Moshe Feiglin.