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5 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

UN chief believes Gaza fighting will end soon

The U.N. secretary-general said Tuesday it is his "hope and belief" that his emergency mission to the Middle East will lead to an end to the fighting between Hamas and Israel "in the very near future."

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5 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

UN chief Ban believes diplomatic talks on Gaza will end Israel-Hamas fighting soon

The U.N. secretary-general said Tuesday it is his "hope and belief" that his emergency mission to the Middle East will lead to an end to the fighting between Hamas and Israel "in the very near future."

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7 hrs ago | PanArmenian Network

Venice Film Fest Critics' Week rolls out lineup of first works

PanARMENIAN.Net - The Venice Film Festival's 29th Critics' Week has unveiled its lineup of nine first works, including eight world preems, featuring fresh pics from Europe, China, Vietnam, Iran, and Palestine.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Scoop

Ban urges all parties: End bloodshed, obtain ceasefire

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged all parties to rally around collective international efforts to obtain an end to two weeks of bloodshed in Gaza and Israel and reach a ceasefire, as he continued his visit to the region with a stop in Cairo.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Mid-Day Mumbai

Four Indian tailors evacuated from Gaza

Gaza/Jerusalem: Four Indian tailors working in Gaza for the last two years have been evacuated unharmed with the help of the Representative Office of India in Ramallah, a top UN official said.

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Ma'an News Agency

Dozens injured as Israeli forces fire on crowds in Hebron

Dozens of Palestinians were injured after Israeli forces opened fire on rallies in Hebron celebrating the capture of an Israeli soldier in Gaza and in solidarity with the besieged territory, which saw 100 killed by Israeli forces on Sunday.

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Jerusalem Post

Terra Incognita: When journalists call Israelis 'scum'

Journalists covering Palestinians often place themselves not as unbiased observers, or even those purporting to be unbiased, but rather as narrators for the "people" and the "reality."

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The Times of Israel

UN agency handed rockets back to Hamas, Israel says

Palestinian children attend a class at the UNRWA elementary school in the Shati refugee camp in Gaza City, in April A United Nations agency that last week found rockets in a Gaza school operating under its auspices has handed that weaponry over to Hamas, Israeli officials said Sunday, accusing the organization of actively helping the terrorist ... (more)

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Xinhuanet

UN chief to visit Jerusalem, Ramallah to broker peace

The UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will visit Jerusalem, Ramallah and other cities during his trip starting on Sunday to broker peace in the Middle East, the spokesperson's office said Saturday.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Ma'an News Agency

46 Palestinians injured during clashes across West Bank

Forty-six Palestinians were injured in clashes in the central West Bank on Friday as Israeli forces dispersed widespread demonstrations in solidarity with the besieged Gaza Strip.

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Al Jazeera

'Keyboard resisters' give vital voice to Gaza

Ramallah, occupied Palestinian territories - Around the same time every day, they discuss the plan, deciding on the zero hour and hash tag before launching their attack.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Israel will never have a better partner with whom to seek peace than Mahmoud Abbas

The cycle of violence in Gaza might not be as brutal as what is happening in Syria or Iraq, but its repercussions for regional stability and peace are far greater.

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The Jewish News Weekly

celebrations | A toast to archaeological findings and fine Israeli wine

Given the importance of wine in ancient times, it is not surprising that the writing on a clay jug fragment found in Jerusalem dating from the time of King Solomon is actually part of a wine label.

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The Times of Israel

Palestinians threaten to join International Criminal Court over Gaza

If Operation Protective Edge continues, the Palestinian leadership will apply for membership in the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court "sooner rather than later," a senior Palestine Liberation Organization official said.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Daily Beast

The Artist Trapped in the West Bank

KhaledJarrar has spent much of his career exploring the restrictions and humiliations faced by Palestinians trying to leave their territory.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

The Washington Post

A brief, one-sided cease-fire brings Gaza a rare lull

But six hours without Israeli bombardment was enough to give ordinary people in Gaza some hope Tuesday that an end to fighting might be near.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Local TV Station KTVZ

Israel warns Gaza residents to evacuate

Israeli forces dropped leaflets in northern Gaza on Sunday to warn residents to move away from Hamas sites to avoid military strikes.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Forward

Inside Home of Mourning for Slain Palestinian Teen Mohammed Abu Khdeir

We go up to the second floor, to a room that has a bed on the right and a bunk bed on the left, for the three boys: Raad, Saif a-Din and Mohammed.

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Jerusalem Post

Abbas turns to UN for protection

Abbas made the request in a letter to UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. The letter was handed to UN envoy Robert Serry during a meeting in Abbas's office in Ramallah.

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Jerusalem Post

Netanyahu giving no indication when Gaza operation will end

Germany's FM to arrive on Tuesday as ceasefire calls continue; Kerry speaks with Netanyahu by phone saying US is "concerned about escalating tensions on the ground" in Gaza.

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