The Chronicles

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Leviathan partners sign preliminary deal to export gas to Egypt

Agreement with British BG Group could be worth about $30 billion, with deal expected to be signed by end of 2014.

Judy Maltz wins B’nai B’rith prize for Diaspora journalism

The Haaretz correspodnent received the 2014 B’nai B’rith World Center Award for Journalism Recognizing Excellence in Diaspora Reportage last night.

Israel’s High Court voids rabbinical ruling ordering woman to circumcise son

Judge says woman not obliged to circumcise son as part of divorce proceeding.

Palestinians: One dead, three wounded in Israeli strike on Gaza Strip

Israeli army strikes ‘terrorist cell’ after six rockets are fired toward Israel.

IDF intercepts two rockets over Negev fired from Gaza Strip

Minister Yitzhak Aharonovitch visits factory hit by rocket Saturday, says over 200 Gaza-launched missiles have hit Israel so far in 2014.

ISIS changes name, declares Islamic 'caliphate'

Sunni militant group re-brands and proclaims leader as Caliph in direct challenge to Al-Qaida.

Study: Israel, Jordan lead world in child well-being, family stability

92 percent of Israeli children live in two-parent homes, 7 percent live in one-parent homes and 0 percent live in homes without parents; South Africa lies at other end of scale.

Thousands rally in Tel Aviv for kidnapped Israeli teens

Under the banner ‘Singing Together for their Return,’ speakers and famous singers call for teens’ release.

Minister nixes bylaw that would let Tel Aviv businesses open on Sabbath

Interior minister says the proposed law contradicts Israel’s values as a Jewish and democratic state.

Israeli police evict African asylum seekers camped near Egyptian border

Clashes break out as three-day walkout to protest open-ended detention is brought to close.

The Greek synagogue that’s lacking only one thing: Jews

The renovated Etz Hayyim synagogue on the island of Crete is testament to the passions of a man who refused to allow it to become a symbol of Hitler’s destruction of the Greek Jews.

Gaza summer fouled by 100,000 cubic meters of beach sewage

Fuel shortage halts work at waste treatment facility, leads to mass pollution of Gaza’s beach.

India probes plot to attack Israeli, U.S. consulates

Alleged Pakistani plan uncovered in April.

Jordanians ‘disappointed’ with response to killing of judge at Israeli border

March incident elicited angry response from politicians, but, four months later, Israel is still investigating and bilateral ties seem unchanged.

Israeli army handing out Ramadan candies with anti-Hamas slogans, Palestinians say

‘Hamas is making life bitter in the West Bank’ is one of the messages.

World Cup Diary / Brazil hails Cesar as Chile pays penalty

Colombia and James Rodriguez look the real deal. Just don’t call him ‘James.’

Mideast peace impossible without international action

It is time for the international community to empower those within Israel who want peace rather than colonization, writes chief Palestinian negotiator.

Report: ISIS planning massive bombing wave in Lebanon

Jihadists crucify one of their own for corruption in Syria and issue ‘laws’ in the Mosul area of Iraq.

Cabinet approves plan to tighten Israeli control over East Jerusalem

Plan calls for investment of 295 million shekels over next 5 years to prevent future division of Jerusalem as part of a peace agreement.

Nigerian President Condemns Abduction of Israeli Teens

Nigerian President sends letter to PM Netanyahu in which he condemns abduction of teens, demands their release.

Netanyahu: Islamic Extremism Getting Closer

PM Netanyahu asks the international community to support Jordan in fight against ISIS, backs the independence of Iraq’s Kurds.

Ban to Peres: We Take Kidnapping Very Seriously

In a meeting with President Peres, UN chief says the body condemns the kidnapping of three students.

Benghazi Suspect Pleads Not Guilty

Ahmed Abu Khattala, captured two weeks ago in Libya, pleads not guilty to attack on U.S. consulate in Benghazi.

Jordan’s King: Iraq Crisis Could Affect the Entire Region

Jordan’s King Abdullah II meets American delegation, warns of effects of Iraq crisis.

Gaza Terrorists Fire 2 Rockets at Southern Israel

Two rockets fired from Gaza explode in open regions in Eshkol, the latest in an ongoing onslaught of rockets.

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