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  1. Haredi soldier attacked: We get humiliated on daily basisRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Ynetnews

    The IDF expressed outrage on Friday over the attack on a haredi IDF officer from the Givati Brigade by ultra-Orthodox Jews in Jerusalem's Meah She'arim neighborhood. They admitted, however, that the attack was not a rare event, and said that similar cases were likely to occur in the future.

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  2. Princeton Students Narrowly Reject Divestment ReferendumRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Forward

    The referendum on divestment - the first ever on an American campus in which all undergrads were allowed to vote - lost by a margin of 52.5% to 47.5%. Some 2,032 students, or almost 39% of all undergraduates at the Ivy League school, participated in the balloting, which ran from April 20 through April 22. The referendum, whose results were announced Friday, was initiated by the Princeton Divests Coalition.

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  3. Calls for Repealing the Law of National Solidarity TaxRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Scoop

    The undersigned human rights organizations and Palestinian non-governmental Organization undersigning this statement reviewed a hard copy stamped by the Palestinian Legislative Council of the bill no. of 2015, on organizing the general budget and financial affairs.

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  4. E. J'lem teen shot dead in attempt to stab soldierRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    IDF soldiers shot and killed a 16-year-old Palestinian resident of East Jerusalem Saturday when the teeneager attempted to stab a border police officer with a butcher's knife at a checkpoint near the West Bank settlement of Ma'aleh Adumim, according to security officials. The teenager was pronounced dead by a medical team that arrived at the scene.

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  5. Biden Promises Israel Awesome New Arab-Killer JetsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    America's spunky VP Joe Biden appeared positively giddy at yesterday's Israel Independence Day celebration in Washington, assuring aspiring war criminal Benjamin Netanyahu and future Gaza bombadiers that the IDF will have the coolest, shiniest new killing machines from Northrop Grumman that American taxpayer money can buy. Biden, known in Democratic circles as "a man of the people" , described these bitchin', high-tech Palestine-pounders as "our finest, making Israel the only country in the Middle East to have this fifth-generation aircraft."

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  6. Divestment referendum fails to pass by slim marginRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | The Daily Princetonian

    The divestment referendum did not pass, with 52.5 percent of students voting against divestment and 47.5 percent voting in favor of it. The referendum called on the University to divest from companies "that maintain the infrastructure of the Israeli occupation of the West Bank, facilitate Israel's and Egypt's collective punishment of Palestinian civilians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, or facilitate state repression against Palestinians by Israeli, Egyptian, and Palestinian Authority security force."

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  7. Ultra-Orthodox Jews attack IDF officerRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Ynetnews

    An IDF officer was attacked by dozens of ultra-Orthodox Jews in the neighborhood of Meah She'arim in Jerusalem on Friday. The assailants - both adults and children - threw stones and eggs at him, caused damage to his car and yelled: "Hardak , we will kill you".

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  8. Welcome to Khan Younis: Team of international vets describes horrific ...Read the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | The Independent

    The Khan Younis Zoo came to international attention when it was found to be exhibiting long-dead, mummified animals alongside the living An international team of vets that was parachuted in to save a zoo in Gaza dubbed "the worst in the world" has said the scene that met them was "as horrifying as reports had suggested". Located in one of the most politically volatile places in the world, the Khan Younis Zoo recently came to international attention after it emerged it was forced to exhibit dead, mummified animals in enclosures next to living ones.

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  9. Lancet medical journal under attack for 'extremist hate...Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Crofs Blogs

    One of the world's oldest and most venerable medical journals is under attack from an international group of more than 500 doctors over its coverage of the humanitarian disaster caused by the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The Lancet and its editor, Richard Horton, have been targeted over what the group claims is the "grossly irresponsible misuse of [the journal] for political purposes".

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  10. Rooftop restaurant shines as bright spot amid warfare in Gaza CityRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Chronicle-Telegram

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip - When nightfall descends upon Gaza, the glittering lights of the Level Up restaurant seem to be the only bright spot in this darkened city.

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  11. Israel strikes Hamas outpost in GazaRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

    Israel's air force struck a Hamas forward lookout post in response to the firing of a rocket from Gaza. The strike Friday morning on a post just south of the Erez Crossing in the northern tip of the Gaza Strip resulted in no casualties, Army Radio reported , citing Palestinian media.

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  12. And the rockets' red glareRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    Tel Aviv University and an Honors Bachelors degree from the University of Toronto in Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, Jewish Studies, and English. [Less] Two varieties of fireworks make the papers Friday morning - those fired in celebration of Israel's 67th anniversary of independence, and one fired by an armed group in the Gaza Strip into southern Israel at the close of the day of festivities.

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  13. Israel strikes northern Gaza in response to rocket attackRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Israeli forces attacked a position in the north of the Gaza Strip, an immediate response to a Palestinian rocket launched at its neighbour's southern front, the Israel Defense Forces said in a statement on Friday. "In response to rocket attack against Israel, the IDF targeted a terrorist infrastructure in northern Gaza," the statement said.

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  14. Rooftop restaurant provides rare bright spot in GazaRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    In this Thursday, April 16, 2015 photo, Palestinians spend the evening at the rooftop restaurant "Level Up," in Gaza City. When nightfall descends upon Gaza, the glittering lights of the Level Up restaurant seem to be the only bright spot in this darkened city.

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  15. Israel says it won't tolerate 'a dribble of rockets'Read the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    Officials say Hamas must keep the peace in Gaza or be held responsible after Thursday's rocket attack on southern Israel An Israeli military vehicle on standby near the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip on March 30, 2015 Israeli security officials warned Thursday night that the nation would not tolerate a "dribble" of rocket attacks against Israel, saying Hamas was responsible for keeping the peace in the Gaza Strip. Following Thursday evening's rocket attack from Gaza, the Erez Crossing was closed on Friday and officials said Gazan worshipers would not be allowed into Israel to pray at Jerusalem's al-Aqsa Mosque.

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  16. Former Commander: Next War With Hamas By End of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Hamas is definitively preparing for another war against Israel, Brig. Gen. Zvika Fogel said Friday morning - hours after a rocket fired from Gaza struck the Sha'ar HaNegev region late Thursday night.

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  17. MK Regev: We Won't Let Hamas Raise Its HeadRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    MK Miri Regev this morning welcomed the response of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon in their response to yesterday's rocket fire into Israel from the Gaza Strip.

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  18. Eight months after Gaza war, 'not a single home has been rebuilt' - UN agencyRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Nearly eight months after the ceasefire that ended the most recent hostilities in the Gaza Strip, not a single destroyed home has been rebuilt in the enclave, according to the United Nations agency mandated with ensuring the well-being of Palestine refugees. "To date 9,161 Palestine refugee houses have been considered totally destroyed and 5,066 have suffered severe, 4,085 major and 124,782 minor damages," said Chris Gunness, spokesperson for the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East .

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  19. Israeli tanks strike Gaza after rocket firedRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    GAZA: Israeli tanks hit a position of the Islamist movement Hamas in the Gaza Strip after a rocket was launched on southern Israel from the Palestinian enclave, Israel's army said Friday. An Israeli military spokeswoman confirmed that the tank fire had been in response to the rocket launched from the Gaza Strip Thursday, which triggered warning sirens in southern Israel but caused no damage.

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  20. Why Gaza Casualties were so High: Israel relaxed rules re: high-explosives in populated areasRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | Juan Cole

    The unprecedented number of Palestinians killed in the 2014 war in Gaza was linked to changes in the military rules of engagement regarding civilian protection measures by Israel's army, a London-based NGO said this week. In a new report entitled 'Under Fire,' Action on Armed Violence found that Israel has "gradually relaxed" rules regarding the use of unguided high-explosive weapons in populated areas, greatly increasing the risk to Palestinian civilians.

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