JERUSALEM - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/JERUSALEM News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Israel launches Gaza offensive, 25 killed http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58160632-68/israel-gaza-hamas-rocket.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58160632-68/israel-gaza-hamas-rocket.html.csp">Israel launches Gaza offensive, 25 killed</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSEF FEDERMAN </span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">and NAJIB JOBAIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-08T21:31:21.878-06:00">Updated Jul 8, 2014 09:31PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jerusalem • Israel on Tuesday launched its largest offensive in the Gaza Strip in nearly two years, carrying out a blistering aerial assault on scores of targets and killing 25 people in what officials called an open-ended operation aimed at ending weeks of heavy rocket fire. As Gaza militants unleashed salvos on cities including Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, Israel mobilized forces along the border for a possible ground invasion. The offensive set off the heaviest fighting between Israel and the Isl...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581606322014-07-08T21:31:21.878-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-08T21:31:21.878-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58160632@www.sltrib.com Tue, 08 Jul 2014 21:31:21 MDT 6 Jewish suspects arrested in slaying of Arab teen http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58153819-68/israel-jerusalem-abu-israeli.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58153819-68/israel-jerusalem-abu-israeli.html.csp">6 Jewish suspects arrested in slaying of Arab teen</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DANIEL ESTRIN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-06T12:36:09.577-06:00">Updated Jul 6, 2014 12:36PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jerusalem • Israel arrested six Jewish suspects Sunday in the grisly slaying of a Palestinian teenager who was abducted and burned to death last week, marking a breakthrough in a case that has touched off violent protests in Arab sections of Jerusalem and northern Israel. In a statement, Israeli police and the Shin Bet security agency said the suspects were being interrogated. While the statement did not say how many were taken into custody, an official speaking on condition of anonymity because...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581538192014-07-06T12:36:09.577-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-06T12:36:09.577-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58153819@www.sltrib.com Sun, 06 Jul 2014 12:36:09 MDT Autopsy: Palestinian teen burned to death http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58152675-68/israeli-police-israel-palestinian.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58152675-68/israeli-police-israel-palestinian.html.csp">Autopsy: Palestinian teen burned to death</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MOHAMMAD DARAGHMEH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-05T20:54:02.406-06:00">Updated Jul 5, 2014 08:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ramallah, West Bank • An autopsy showed an Arab teenager who Palestinians say was killed in a revenge attack was burned to death, officials said Saturday, while Palestinian militants fired two rockets toward a major southern city deeper into Israel than any other attack in the current round of violence. The Israeli military said its “Iron Dome” defense system intercepted the rockets that were aimed at Beersheba. The military also said at least 29 other rockets and mortars were fired from the Ga...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581526752014-07-05T20:54:02.406-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-05T20:54:02.406-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58152675@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Jul 2014 20:54:02 MDT Palestinian teen burned to death, autopsy shows http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58151664-68/israeli-police-palestinian-israel.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58151664-68/israeli-police-palestinian-israel.html.csp">Palestinian teen burned to death, autopsy shows</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MOHAMMAD DARAGHMEH</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-05T11:29:01.703-06:00">Updated Jul 5, 2014 11:29AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Ramallah, West Bank • An autopsy showed an Arab teenager who Palestinians say was killed in a revenge attack was burned to death, officials said Saturday, while Palestinian militants fired two rockets toward a major southern city deeper into Israel than any other attack in the current round of violence. The Israeli military said its “Iron Dome” defense system intercepted the rockets that were aimed at Beersheeba. The military also said at least 10 other rockets were fired from the Gaza Strip and...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58151664@www.sltrib.com Sat, 05 Jul 2014 11:29:01 MDT Clashes break out during Palestinian funeral http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58149908-68/israeli-palestinian-police-gaza.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58149908-68/israeli-palestinian-police-gaza.html.csp">Clashes break out during Palestinian funeral</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By YOUSUR ALHLOU</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-04T18:30:56.879-06:00">Updated Jul 4, 2014 06:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jerusalem • Israeli police clashed with rock-throwing Palestinian protesters in Jerusalem on Friday as thousands mourned at the funeral for an Arab teen who Palestinians say was killed by Israeli extremists in a revenge attack. Palestinian militants, meanwhile, fired rockets and mortars from the Gaza Strip into Israel, and the Jewish state later carried out several airstrikes on what it described as “Hamas terror targets” in Gaza. There were no immediate reports of casualties. Also, the Israeli...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581499082014-07-04T18:30:56.879-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-04T18:30:56.879-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58149908@www.sltrib.com Fri, 04 Jul 2014 18:30:56 MDT Israel moves troops toward Gaza as tensions soar http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58147569-68/hamas-israeli-israel-jerusalem.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58147569-68/hamas-israeli-israel-jerusalem.html.csp">Israel moves troops toward Gaza as tensions soar</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TIA GOLDENBERG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-03T17:43:01.529-06:00">Updated Jul 3, 2014 05:43PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jerusalem • Israel began moving troop reinforcements to its border with the Gaza Strip on Thursday, defense officials said, raising the possibility of an expanded military operation in the Palestinian territory in response to intensifying rocket barrages. The movement of tanks and artillery forces came after another night of heavy rocket fire, including barrages that struck two homes in the southern border town of Sderot. Israel’s last major operation in Gaza, a territory controlled by the Hama...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581475692014-07-03T17:43:01.529-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-03T17:43:01.529-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58147569@www.sltrib.com Thu, 03 Jul 2014 17:43:01 MDT Palestinian president: Israeli settlers killed teen http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58144363-68/israeli-jerusalem-israel-police.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58144363-68/israeli-jerusalem-israel-police.html.csp">Palestinian president: Israeli settlers killed teen</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOSEF FEDERMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-02T20:54:07.781-06:00">Updated Jul 2, 2014 08:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jerusalem • The Palestinians accused Israeli extremists of abducting and killing an Arab teenager and burning his body Wednesday, sparking hours of clashes in east Jerusalem and drawing charges that the youth was murdered to avenge the killings of three kidnapped Israeli teens. Seeking to calm the explosive situation, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged a swift inquiry into the “reprehensible murder” and called on people to respect the rule of law. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abba...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581443632014-07-02T20:54:07.781-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-02T20:54:07.781-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58144363@www.sltrib.com Wed, 02 Jul 2014 20:54:07 MDT Brooks: Good books, Part II http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57992049-82/books-love-ambition-hushed.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57992049-82/books-love-ambition-hushed.html.csp">Brooks: Good books, Part II</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By DAVID BROOKS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-27T06:00:02.937-06:00">Updated May 27, 2014 06:00AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Recently, I offered some of my favorite books, as possibilities for summer reading. The books of Part Two come in two baskets, which we’ll call Athens and Jerusalem. The Athens books fire external ambition; the Jerusalem books focus on the inner spirit. We’ll start the Athens basket with “The Peloponnesian War,” by Thucydides. In Homer, we see characters who are driven by a competitive desire to be excellent at something, to display their prowess and win eternal fame. This ambition drives Homeri...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57992049@www.sltrib.com Tue, 27 May 2014 06:00:02 MDT Pope visits memorial to Israeli victims of terrorists http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57990820-68/pope-francis-israel-israeli.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57990820-68/pope-francis-israel-israeli.html.csp">Pope visits memorial to Israeli victims of terrorists</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JODI RUDOREN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-26T22:46:23.225-06:00">Updated May 26, 2014 10:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jerusalem • A conflict largely defined by dueling narratives became a battle of competing imagery during Pope Francis’ sojourn through the Holy Land, with Palestinians and Israelis both seizing on the pontiff’s strong symbolic gestures to promote their perspectives. A day after a photograph of Francis touching his forehead to the graffiti-scarred concrete barrier separating Bethlehem from Jerusalem rocketed around the Internet, the pope acceded to Israel’s request that he add to his packed Mond...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57990820@www.sltrib.com Mon, 26 May 2014 22:46:23 MDT Israeli, Palestinian leaders to meet with pope at Vatican http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57988290-68/pope-israel-francis-bethlehem.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/57988290-68/pope-israel-francis-bethlehem.html.csp">Israeli, Palestinian leaders to meet with pope at Vatican</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-05-25T20:45:40.301-06:00">Updated May 25, 2014 08:45PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Jerusalem • Pope Francis inserted himself directly into the collapsed Middle East peace process Sunday, issuing an invitation to host the Israeli and Palestinian presidents for a prayer summit at his apartment in the Vatican in an overture that has again underscored the broad ambitions of his papacy. Francis took the unexpected step in Bethlehem, where he became the first pontiff ever to fly directly into the West Bank and to refer to the Israeli-occupied territory as the “State of Palestine.” A...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57988290@www.sltrib.com Sun, 25 May 2014 20:45:40 MDT