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  • Israel passes law aimed at deterring African migrants

    JERUSALEM -- In a controversial move decried by human rights organizations, Israel's parliament passed a bill allowing migrants to be jailed without trial for a year. Under the law finalized early Tuesday after a heated late-night debate, Israeli...
  • Israel, Jordan and Palestinians sign accord on water cooperation

    Israel, Jordan and Palestinians sign accord on water cooperation
    JERUSALEM -- In a rare example of regional cooperation, Israeli, Palestinian and Jordanian officials have signed an agreement aimed at generating new water sources for all three and saving the Dead Sea, a unique nature site and prime economic asset. A...
  • FX Gives Series Order to 'Tyrant' From 'Homeland' Creator

    FX has given a series order to drama "Tyrant," from "Homeland" creator Gideon Raff. Series from Fox 21 and FX Prods. revolves around the son of a Middle Eastern dictator who returns to his home country with his American family after 20 years in the U.S....
  • Stanley Fischer said to be top choice for Fed vice chairman

    Stanley Fischer said to be top choice for Fed vice chairman
    Former Bank of Israel Gov. Stanley Fischer is President Obama's leading candidate to become vice chairman of the Federal Reserve, people familiar with the selection process said. Fischer, 70, would replace Janet L. Yellen as the Fed's No. 2 official,...
  • London's WestEnd Films Taps Westerhoff

    Ambitious London-based sales-financing company WestEnd Films has tapped former HanWay Films exec Fabien Westerhoff as its new head of international sales. As the international market contracts ever more around a more limited number of high-profile hits,...
  • Nuclear gangbangers have upper hand on global police

    The gangster state of North Korea became a nuclear power in 2006-2007, despite lots of foreign aid aimed at precluding just such proliferation -- help usually not otherwise accorded such a loony dictatorship. Apparently the civilized world rightly...
  • Around Town: Break the fast, head to the gym

    Ever since Lisa Dupuy reviewed the “new” Café Solé we've been eager to check it out. The new owners are Salvatore and Alessandra Attanasio. We stopped by the La Cañada restaurant last Saturday evening. Café Solé was the perfect place after a...
  • 'The Congress' helmer Ari Folman Set To Explore Anne Frank's Diary

    PARIS- On the heels of winning the European Film Award for best animated film with "The Congress," Israeli helmer Ari Folman has unveiled his next project: A family-skewed toon based on Anne Frank's diary. Bringing the Anne Frank diary to all screens...
  • Palm Springs Film Fest to Screen 45 Foreign Language Oscar Entries

    The Palm Springs Film Festival has announced the 45 foreign language Oscar submissions in the Awards section, a new program on Canadian cinema and the Modern Masters films. The foreign language submissions that will compete for the FIPRESCI Award...
  • Kerry back in Middle East for talks with Israeli, Palestinian leaders

    Kerry back in Middle East for talks with Israeli, Palestinian leaders
    JERUSALEM – U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry returned to the Middle East on Thursday for a round of meetings with Israeli and Palestinian leaders in a continuing effort to help reach a peace deal by spring. Kerry met with Palestinian...
  • Review: 'Poems and Prayers' lands with compelling force at Royce Hall

     Review: 'Poems and Prayers' lands with compelling force at Royce Hall
    This review has been updated. Mohammed Fairouz's Symphony No. 3 "Poems and Prayers" is long, brash, overwrought, beatific — and huge. For its West Coast premiere Sunday night by UCLA's Philharmonia, University Chorus and Chorale, along with two...
  • Restaurant recipe: Vertical Wine Bistro's Israeli couscous

    Restaurant recipe: Vertical Wine Bistro's Israeli couscous
    Dear SOS: We had dinner at the Vertical Wine Bistro in Pasadena last week and loved the couscous. Could you provide the recipe? Barbara Golding Via email Dear Barbara: Vertical Wine Bistro was happy to share its recipe for Israeli couscous. It...