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[Ticker] Israel cancels German meeting over human rights groups

Added: 26.04.2017 8:15 | 1 views | 0 comments

Israel's prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu canceled a meeting with German foreign minister Sigmar Gabriel in Jerusalem on Tuesday, after Gabriel refused to cancel meetings with two Israeli human rights NGOs, B'Tselem and Breaking the Silence. B'Tselem is one of Israel's leading human rights groups and Breaking the Silence is a group of former soldiers, gathering anonymous testimony from within the military about alleged abuses of Palestinians by the army.

With election looming, spat with Israel over human rights couldn't harm Merkel

Added: 25.04.2017 23:33 | 13 views | 0 comments

Did the German chancellor send her foreign minister with a 'provocation' in mind? ■ Merkel, eyeing leftist voters, wants to show she isn't supplicating to Netanyahu


Palestinian-born activist agrees to deportation from U.S.

Added: 25.04.2017 21:36 | 7 views | 0 comments

A Palestinian-born activist who spent 10 years in an Israeli prison on a terrorism conviction before moving to the United States and gaining citizenship pleaded guilty on Tuesday to immigration fraud, agreeing to be deported rather than sent to prison.


Netanyhu's spat with Germany shows Israel won’t be treated as a regular democracy

Added: 25.04.2017 19:49 | 11 views | 0 comments

Netanyahu's anger is understandable, rarely do foreign leaders meet with representatives of NGOs of functioning democracies, but Israel is not a regular


Israel snubs German foreign minister in row over human rights talks

Added: 25.04.2017 17:26 | 7 views | 0 comments

Benjamin Netanyahu cancels talks with Sigmar Gabriel after German foreign minister vows to meet Israeli rights groups...

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Jewish cemetery targeted in Romania in anti-Semitic attack, group says

Added: 25.04.2017 17:17 | 13 views | 0 comments

Monday night's attack in the Romanian capital, in which ten tombstones were smashed, coincided with Israel's Holocaust Remembrance Day


Nissan, Mobileye agree to create maps for self-driving cars

Added: 25.04.2017 16:17 | 8 views | 0 comments

Israeli autonomous vehicle technology firm Mobileye said it forged an agreement with Nissan to create next generation maps to enable safe self-driving cars.


Calls to cancel Israeli envoy's 'provocative' London college speech

Added: 25.04.2017 16:07 | 12 views | 0 comments

More than 100 staff at School of Oriental and African Studies call for planned speech by Mark Regev on Thursday to be canceled


Israel appoints country's first female Sharia judge

Added: 25.04.2017 14:50 | 2 views | 0 comments

April 25, 2017 9:50 PM
JERUSALEM (AFP) - Israel appointed its first female judge in its Muslim Sharia court system on Tuesday (April 25), officials said, a move hailed as historic.


German minister snubbed by Netanyahu

Added: 25.04.2017 14:30 | 10 views | 0 comments

German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel says Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had cancelled on him, after Gabriel refused to accede to the Israeli leader's ultimatum.


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