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2 hrs ago | Ma'an News Agency

PLO: 800,000 Palestinians detained since 1967 occupation

Israeli military forces have detained over 800,000 Palestinians since the 1967 occupation of the West Bank, Gaza Strip, and East Jerusalem, the PLO said Thursday.

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6 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

Easter in the West Bank: Palestinian pilgrims flood to holy sites for Christian holiday

Hundreds of Christians in the Gaza Strip left the coastal territory on Thursday to celebrate Easter in the occupied West Bank and Israel.

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10 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

Fort digs deep into home soil

Anat Fort is well and truly back. That sentiment will come across loud and clear when our preeminent internationally acclaimed jazz pianist takes the stage at Beit Avi Chai on April 23 .

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Catching Up? A Summary of Breaking News

The first two days of the Passover holiday end Wednesday evening in the Diaspora.

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The Jewish Journal

Pesach in Baghdad

Spring was always a welcome guest. The winter was wet and muddy and the nights were bitterly cold.

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The Times of Israel

Rejecting call to quit, US says sides working to extend talks

US Secretary of State John Kerry, left, prepares for the Quartet Meeting on Middle East affairs at the 68th session of the United Nations General Assembly at United Nations headquarters Friday, Sept.

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The Times of Israel

Lead, Netanyahu, lead

David Horovitz is the founding editor of The Times of Israel. He previously edited The Jerusalem Post and The Jerusalem Report .

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The Daily Star

Israel, Palestinian peace meet postponed after killing

OCCUPIED JERUSALEM: A meeting between Israeli and Palestinian peace negotiators scheduled for Wednesday has been postponed, an official said, after a fatal shooting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blamed on Palestinian leaders.

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Connecticut Post

Israel police disperse riot at Jerusalem holy site

Israeli police stormed a sensitive holy site in Jerusalem on Wednesday and fired tear gas to disperse a riot by Palestinian Muslim worshippers, officials said.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Times of Israel

Search continues for terrorists in fatal Hebron shooting

Troops next to the scene of a fatal shooting attack near Hebron on Monday, April 14, 2014.

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Jerusalem Post

IDF hunts for terrorist who killed police officer on way to Seder

Baruch Mizrachi, 46, killed in Monday attack to be buried Wednesday afternoon at Mt.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Netanyahu Slams PA Over Hevron Murder

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu on Tuesday responded to the murder of a police officer near Hevron on Monday, just before Passover began.

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Israellycool

More Israeli Ingenuity Spreading Love

A few weeks ago there was a burst of publicity about an Israeli mother of a disabled child who invented a special harness to allow her child to walk with her.

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The Reporter

Hamas praises deadly West Bank shooting

An Israeli soldier stands guard near the scene of a shooting near the Tarqumiya checkpoint, near the West Bank city of Hebron, Monday, April 14, 2014.

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The Daily Star

Hamas praises deadly West Bank shooting

OCCUPIED JERUSALEM: The prime minister of the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip on Tuesday praised a shooting that killed an Israeli and wounded his wife and son as they drove through the West Bank the previous evening en route to a Passover Seder.

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Juan Cole

On Eve of Pope's visit to Israel, Radical Israeli Settlers attack Christian Village

Just weeks before Pope Francis' first official visit to the Holy Land, a number of Christian holy sites in Israel and Palestine have been targeted in 'price tag' attacks by the radical Israeli settler movement.

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Al Bawaba

Has he parted the Red Sea? David Broza's latest music collaboration crosses the bank

Without a hint of self-conceit, but with a healthy dose of a musician's optimistic naA vetA©, David Broza likens his latest musical collaboration with Palestinian musicians to a parting of the Red Sea.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Times of Israel

ScarJo blames SodaStream criticism on anti-Semitism

Scarlett Johansson smiles on stage after being awarded with an honorary award during the 39th edition of the Cesar awards ceremony in Paris on February 28, 2014 Actress Scarlett Johansson blamed anti-Semitism for the criticism she received in some quarters for serving as spokeswoman for Israeli sodamaker SodaStream.

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Russia Taday

Israel lashes out at Kerry again, this time for 'surrendering' to Iran

A worker works at the Fuel Manufacturing plant at Isfahan Uranium Conversion Facility 440 km south of Tehran A top Israeli official has criticized John Kerry for "surrendering" to Iran after the US Secretary of State said that the US would consider allowing Iran to have enough nuclear materials to build a weapon in six months.

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Common Dreams

These Shall Serve These: Israeli Court Tells Health Officials To Stop ...

After a five-year fight during which Israeli officials essentially held hostage at least 55 badly-needed Palestinian doctors in the name of politics - refusing to recognize the well-respected Al-Quds University medical school where they trained as either Israeli or foreign - a judge has ordered the Israeli Health Ministry to allow the doctors to ... (more)

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