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Why is Jimmy Carter speaking at Muslim convention?

Former President Carter delivers a speech during a meeting held by the Israeli Council of Foreign Relations in Jerusalem, April 21, 2008.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Iol.co.za

On growing up in Ferguson and Palestine

I grew up in Ferguson, Missouri. No one ever heard of it, unless you lived elsewhere in St. Louis County.

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The Times of Israel

Abbas blames Hamas for prolonged battle with Israel

Avi Issacharoff, The Times of Israel's Middle East analyst, fills the same role for Walla, the leading portal in Israel.

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New York Daily News

Aharon Sofer laid to rest in Israel

The 23-year-old from New Jersey was hiking in the Jerusalem Forest with a friend last week when he disappeared, sparking fears at first that he might have fallen into the clutches of Hamas.

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The Times of Israel

Iran hails Palestinian 'victory' over Israel

Commander of Iran's Revolutionary Guard, Gen. Mohammad Ali Jafari, attends a press conference in Tehran The Iranian Revolutionary Guards on Friday hailed the "victory" of Palestinian militants in this summer's Gaza war againt Israel and vowed "defensive" support for the Palestinians.

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The Long War Journal

Ansar Jerusalem beheads 4 Egyptians accused of being Israeli 'spies'

A masked Ansar Jerusalem terrorist is shown standing behind four blindfolded Egyptian civilians, who were accused of being Israeli "spies."

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Terrorism, Iraq

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Two Terrorists Arrested for Rock-Throwing Attacks

Two terrorists were arrested near Bethlehem overnight Thursday/Friday, due to a joint effort by the IDF's elite Duvdevan unit and the Judea-Samaria District Police, it has been cleared for publication Friday.

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The Age

An unsteady peace in Gaza

Mourners at the funeral of Ze'evik Etzion, a 55 year old security officer who was killed by a Palestinian mortar shell near the Israel Gaza border on Thursday.

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Israellycool

A Media Earthquake Started

Last week Matti Friedmann wrote the most important article on the media and Israel of recent years.

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Forward

No Ordinary Summer For Students in Israel War Zone

The Michigan State University students were still jet-lagged from their ten-hour flight when news of rockets striking Sderot reached them in Jerusalem.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Travel, Israel Travel, Middle East Travel, Michigan State University, Hamas (Palestine),

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Report: Security Services Foiled Massive Cyber-Attack on Israel

The IDF and Israel Security Agency prevented a major cyber attack on Israel during Operation Protective Edge, military officials say.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Washington Post

The continuing menace of anti-Semitism

The monumental tapestry triptych by Marc Chagall that hangs in the State Hall of the Israeli Knesset in Jerusalem hints at some of the artist's memories, including some from his childhood in Vitebsk, Russia.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Ehud Olmert, Opinion

Newsday

Arab Bank official, in court, defends payments to suicide bombers' families

An Arab Bank official defended payments that were processed for the families of Palestinian suicide bombers and other "martyrs" in a deposition played Thursday in the trial of terror victims' civil suit against the bank in federal court in Brooklyn.

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Mashable

American Teen Detained in Israel to be Released After Two Months

An American citizen who has been detained in an Israeli prison since his arrest nearly two months ago will be released on Monday, his lawyer told Mashable .

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Ma'an News Agency

Israeli home demolitions leave 51 homeless near Jerusalem

Israeli authorities on Thursday demolished six homes near Jerusalem, leaving 51 Palestinians homeless and bringing the year's total displaced in the West Bank and East Jerusalem up to 752.

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CBC News

Derek Stoffel: As Gaza ceasefire holds, both sides debate who won

Derek Stoffel is a Middle East correspondent for CBC News. He has covered the Arab Spring uprisings in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya, reported from Syria during the ongoing civil war and covered the Israeli and Palestinian conflict.

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Commentary Magazine

Obama's Irrational Animus for Israel

Speaking extensively on US relations with Jerusalem since the end of the latest round of peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians last April, and throughout Operation Protective Edge, a candid [former US special envoy for Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations Martin] Indyk said at times US President Barack Obama has become "enraged" at the ... (more)

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CBS Local

Israeli Police: Body Found In Jerusalem Forest Where NJ Student Went Missing

Israeli police say a body has been found in the same area where a yeshiva student from New Jersey disappeared last week.

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Jerusalem Post

This week in Jerusalem: Peggy Cidor's round-up of city affairs

There is a stronger police presence in the city center, and patrols have been added in the Jewish and Arab neighborhoods, but incidents still occur.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

Poll: Israelis skeptical of PM Gaza victory claim

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gestures as he speaks during a press conference at the prime minister's office in Jerusalem, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.

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