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US ups ante ahead of Abbas-Obama meeting

Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas was to meet with President Barack Obama Thursday as the new US administration steps up pressure on Israel.

Iran cleric: Israeli ‘war criminals’ should be executed

Israeli leaders and military commanders deemed by Iran to be "war criminals" should be executed, a senior cleric said in a Friday prayer sermon.

Mubarak: Soldier’s release not a priority in Gaza truce talks

The fate of an Israeli soldier should not be linked to talks on a long-term truce with Hamas in Gaza, president Hosni Mubarak said on Tuesday.

Six months of planning, then Israel moves against Hamas

Even as Israel's F16s were aiming their first salvoes at Hamas positions in the Gaza Strip on Saturday, questions were being asked at home and abroad.

Israel’s Livni to call for early general elections

Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni was expected to announce her failure to form a new government on Sunday and call for snap general elections.

The real nuclear threat

The US and its allies pose the biggest danger to world peace

Mrs Clean or Mr Security?

Ehud Olmert's announcement that he will step down from his party's leadership may be hardly surprising given his corruption and poll ratings problems.

Embattled Israel PM saves govt in last-minute deal

Israel Prime Minister Ehud Olmert averts a major crisis by reaching agreement with his allies for them to reverse a decision on dissolving Parliament.

Israel marks 60th birthday amid regional tension

Israel on Thursday threw a huge birthday bash to celebrate 60 tumultuous years during which the Jewish state made great strides forward but failed to achieve peace with its neighbours. Military air shows topped the programme with war planes being put through their paces even as a dark cloud hung over the political future of Prime Minister Ehud Olmert.

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Court must declare Cape Town’s ‘inhuman’ demolitions, evictions illegal, says law centre

The city argues that it is not carrying out evictions, but is acting against land invasions

Back in time to meals on wheels

Cape Town’s oldest roadhouse is hoping to make a comeback during the coronavirus lockdown. Nostalgia is the biggest seller

People’s behaviour stoking Gauteng pandemic

The active case count of Gauteng surpasses that of whole countries. Workers at clinics report a ‘concerning’ relaxation of basic health protocols

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Young professional gets a career boost from PSETA

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Colgate-Palmolive South Africa donates one million bars of soap

The combination of limited access to quality soap and a lack of knowledge of how to properly wash hands is a challenge in many vulnerable communities

Cheque value bundles – real value

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Municipal audit outcomes reveal public sector financial management must be professionalised

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