After the U.S. Army rescued a trove of Jewish artifacts from the basement of Saddam Hussein's secret police headquarters, many American descendants of Iraq's once vibrant Jewish community wondered if the U.S.
TEL AVIV, August 1 (RIA Novosti) Israeli army said five soldiers have been killed in shelling on the border with Gaza Strip late Thursday, shortly before US Secretary of State John Kerry announced a three-day ceasefire between Tel Aviv and Hamas.
RAMALLAH, West Bank Egypt will host a brief round of indirect talks this week between Israelis and Palestinians on a sustained Gaza cease-fire deal, as well as negotiations between Palestinian rivals Hamas and Fatah on who should run the territory, a Palestinian official said Sunday. Both sessions will be held Tuesday in Cairo, said Azzam al-Ahmed, an aide to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. Israeli government spokesman Mark Regev declined to comment.