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Palestine

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Southern California Native ‘Lone Soldiers’ Await Call To Fight For Israel

A number of Los Angeles residents may have more at stake than most may expect in the recent escalation in the crisis in Israel.

07/21/2014

Israeli riot police keep watch during clashes that followed a protest against Israel's military offensive on the Gaza Strip, in the northern city of Nazareth, on July 21, 2014. The clashes came as Nazareth and cities in the West Bank observed a general strike to mourn the victims of the Gaza conflict between Israel and Hamas -- the bloodiest since 2009 -- that has cost more than 500 Palestinian lives in two weeks. AFP PHOTO / AHMAD GHARABLI (credit: AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images)

State Department Urges US Citizens To Avoid Travel To Israel As Fighting Intensifies

As clashes in Gaza continue to escalate, the State Department has issued a warning for Americans to avoid traveling to the region.

07/21/2014

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4 Arrested Following Officer-Involved Shooting At Pro-Israel Rally

Wilshire Boulevard reopened Monday after an officer-involved shooting at a pro-Israeli rally closed it down overnight for a investigation.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/14/2014

SodaStream unveils Scarlett Johansson as its first-ever Global Brand Ambassador at the Gramercy Park Hotel on January 10, 2014 in New York City. (credit: Mike Coppola/Getty Images)

Scarlett Johansson Steps Down As Oxfam Ambassador

Scarlett Johansson is ending her relationship with a humanitarian group after being criticized over her support for an Israeli company that operates in the West Bank.

01/30/2014

Zeena Sabri (L) and Rima Karuf join members of the Society of Arab Students at the University of California, Irvine to protest the destruction of a cardboard wall that was supposed to portray the security wall built to keep Palestinian suicide bombers out of Israel on May 27, 2004, in Irvine, California. The students believe the burning of the wall in the campus free speech area was a hate crime. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Feds Reject Anti-Semitism Claims At 3 UC Campuses

The federal government has dismissed allegations that three University of California campuses failed to effectively respond to claims of anti-Semitism that arose out of pro-Palestinian events at the schools.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/28/2013

Director Emad Burnat poses for a portrait during the 2012 Sundance Film Festival at the Getty Images Portrait Studio at T-Mobile Village at the Lift on January 24, 2012, in Park City, Utah. (credit: Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

Oscar-Nominated Palestinian Director Held Briefly At LAX

Immigration officials briefly detained the Palestinian director of the Oscar-nominated documentary “5 Broken Cameras” on his way into town for Sunday’s Academy Awards.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/20/2013

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Stevie Wonder Cancels Performance At Gala For Israel Defense Forces

Performer Stevie Wonder canceled his performance at an upcoming Friends of Israel Defense Forces event after pressure from some human rights organizations.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/04/2012

Mitt Romney at 10 Downing Street (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Opinion: Mitt Romney’s Terrible Foreign Trip

Mitt’s terrible foreign trip isn’t just bad press and a campaign stumble. In diplomacy gaffes, missteps, and offenses have real consequences for our national security and the peace and stability of the world.

08/02/2012