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7 hrs ago | The Daily Star

'No breakthrough' in Israeli-Palestinian peace talks

An elderly Palestinian man holds up a portrait of a relative as he takes part in a demonstration to mark Prisoners' Day in the West Bank town of Hebron on April 17, 2014.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Jerusalem Post

April 18: Anything but 'shmad'

Anything but 'shmad' Sir, In her excellent "Rebels without a cause" , about the feelings of many of us when confronted with the sight of haredi demonstrations against military and civilian service, Naomi Ragen specifically mentions a particular sign held aloft by these so-called defenders of Torah and Judaism.

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Switched

Easter Festivities and Restrictions in Jerusalem

The dwindling Palestinian Christian population celebrated Palm Sunday in Jerusalem, Bethlehem and even in Gaza.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

Curious about Palestine, Israeli visitors return

This bustling center of Palestinian life is just a 20-minute drive from Jerusalem, but for Israelis it might as well be on the other side of the world.

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The Times of Israel

PA decries Hebron attack, says Israel wouldn't do the same

The Palestinian Authority on Wednesday issued a first official condemnation of the murder of senior Israeli Police officer Baruch Mizrahi, who was shot on Monday evening near Hebron.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Ashtar to Bring this Flesh is Mine to Testbed1, 19-25 May

Renowned Palestinian theatre company ASHTAR Theatre return to London following their acclaimed production of Richard II at 2012's Globe to Globe Festival, Following previews in Ramallah, Palestine in early May, This Flesh is Mine will play at London's Testbed1 from 19 - 25 May as the centrepiece of a Middle Eastern festival offering film ... (more)

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Times of Oman

Abbas' move brings out Israeli racism

Special to Times of Oman The decision by Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to sign 15 international treaties brought further proof of Israeli racist attitudes towards the Palestinians.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

India Talkies

Palestinians reject Israel's economic sanctions - Indiatalkies.com

Ramallah, April 14: Palestinian peace negotiators said Sunday that if Israel is going to impose economic sanctions against the Palestinian National Authority , they might halt security coordination with Israel.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

Ma'an News Agency

Israeli forces disperse West Bank protests, detaining 7

A number of Palestinians were injured and at least seven were detained on Friday as Israeli forces violently dispersed weekly protests in a number of cities across the West Bank.

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The Globe and Mail

Settlers of Beit El show the obstacles to Middle East peace

Jewish settler Judy Simon holds a prayer book as she stands on the outskirts of the Jewish Settlement of Bet El located in the occupied West Bank.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Wausau Daily Herald

Israeli-Palestinian peace talks had no chance, say analysts

JERUSALEM a?? The Palestinian refusal to recognize Israel as a Jewish state is at the core of why a negotiated settlement between the two sides is all but dead, say experts on both sides of the divide.

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The Globe and Mail

Palestinians can join Geneva Conventions on rules of war, Switzerland says

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas looks on at a meeting at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo on April 9, 2014.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Times of Israel

Palestinian entrepreneur sees Israel as ally, not foe

It's not too often that you find a prominent Palestinian agreeing with Economics Minister Naftali Bennett - but Ramallah-based entrepreneur Hani Alami is unique in that respect and many others.

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Baltimore Jewish Times

Giving Our Children a Chance

Every now and then, events and timing conspire to offer opportunities for reflection.

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The Times of Israel

'On reconciliation, the ball is in Hamas's court'

Preparing to leave for Gaza as the personal emissary of PA President Mahmoud Abbas to reconciliation talks with Hamas, Munib al-Masri was cautiously optimistic on Tuesday.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Cal Thomas: Palestinians' sole aim is Israel's destruction

After his spectacular, but predictable, failure to move forward the "peace process" between Israel and the Palestinian side, Secretary of State John Kerry says the United States will now "evaluate" its role in the Middle East.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Government Cutting Most Ties with Ramallah

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has issued instructions to government ministries forbidding meetings with Palestinian officials, and halting all civilian and economic cooperation with the Palestinian Authority , following the collapse of negotiations with the PA.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Jewish settlers clash with Israeli police

In this Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013 file photo, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, center, receives released Palestinian prisoners during a welcome ceremony after their arrival at the Palestinian headquarters in the West Bank city of Ramallah.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Palestinians: Israel exploiting peace talks crisis to make further demands

Ahead of meeting between Israeli, Palestinian negotiators, Fatah official accuses Israel of not pursing talks in good faith; Palestinians say planning to push international recognition campaign if talks fails.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

From Israel, strong signs this round of Mideast peace talks are over

Which way? Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman and US Secretary of State John Kerry last month.

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