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  1. Ice Bucket Challenge, Meet Ukraine's 'Blood Bucket' ChallengeRead the original story

    4 min ago | Global Voices Online

    See all those languages up there? We translate Global Voices stories to make the world's citizen media available to everyone. A group of European youths are attempting to draw attention to the conflict in Ukraine by putting a gory twist on the infamous Ice Bucket Challenge.

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  2. Special Rapporteur on Palestine First Official MissionRead the original story

    13 min ago | Scoop

    The new United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967, Makarim Wibisono, will undertake his first official visit to the region from 20 to 28 September. The Special Rapporteur will gather first-hand information on the current human rights situation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory following Israel's military operations over the past two months, which resulted in at least 1,473 Palestinian civilians killed, including some 501 children.

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  3. News Analysis: Political battle over Israel 2015 budgetRead the original story

    22 min ago | Xinhuanet

    Israeli citizens may be heading out to vote in June 2015, if politicians can't come up with an agreed formula for the 2015 budget. In 2012, early elections were announced due to disagreements over the budget.

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  4. Israel not to tolerate 'drizzle' of rockets: PMRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Newkerala.com

    Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Thursday that Hamas knows well that Israel will not tolerate a "drizzle" of rocket fire from the Gaza Strip, according to a statement released by the PM's office. Addressing an assembly of local council leaders ahead of the Jewish New Year, Netanyahu said that Israel's military operation in Gaza over the summer had dealt Hamas "the worst blow" since the Islamist group's establishment in the late 1980s, Xinhua reported.

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  5. Saudi Arabia promises $500m for Gaza rebuildingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    A group of Palestinians prepare to throw roses in the Mediterranean sea off the coast of Gaza City yesterday in mourning over the loss of fellow Palestinians who had boarded a boat to Europe that sank off Malta last week. Gaza: Saudi Arabia has pledged $500m to help rebuild Gaza, Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Al Hamdallah said yesterday, with the full cost of post-war reconstruction expected to be around $4bn over three years.

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  6. Arab Bank never financed terrorism, its lawyer tells Brooklyn trialRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

    A lawyer for Arab Bank, which is accused of providing financial services to Hamas, told a Brooklyn federal court that the bank never helped finance terrorism. Shand Stephens in closing arguments Thursday argued that none of the bank's clients had been designated as terrorists by the United States during the relevant time period.

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  7. Jailed Fatah leader backs Israel boycottRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    File - An Israeli prison guard escorts jailed Fatah leader Marwan Barghouti to a deliberation at Jerusalem Magistrate's court, in this January 25, 2012. REUTERS/Baz Ratner RAMALLAH, Palestine: The Gaza war was a victory for Palestinians, and the focus must now shift to a boycott that makes Israel's occupation of the West Bank too costly to bear, says Marwan Barghouti, a Palestinian leader serving life in prison for multiple deadly attacks.

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  8. Why does Qatar support Hamas?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Jewish News Weekly

    It was the first Persian Gulf state to establish ties with Israel, the first to welcome Israeli students and the only one to allow direct dialing to Israel. Now Qatar is on the outs with Israel because of its embrace of another regional pariah, Hamas, and calls are circulating in Congress to isolate the emirate.

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  9. Former Chief Israel-Palestine Negotiator Paid $15 Million by QatarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Breitbart.com

    Disgraced former Israel-Palestine negotiator Martin Indyk, who served in his position just prior to the outbreak of a 50-day war between Israel and Hamas, reportedly has cashed a $14.8 million dollar check from the government of Qatar recently. Qatar is known to be a fierce enemy of Israel and a staunch supporter of Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood.

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  10. On Native GroundISRAEL VS. Palestine: a Senseless War Without EndRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2014 | American Reporter

    The hawks in Israel call it "mowing the lawn," the periodic bombardments and incursions into Palestinian territory to keep radical groups like Hamas under control. Hamas fighters in Gaza launch a few rockets into Israel.

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  11. Dr. Ashrawi Condemns Extrajudicial Executions in GazaRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Scoop

    PLO Executive committee member, Dr. Hanan Ashrawi, strongly condemned the unlawful executions of alleged "collaborators" carried out by Hamas in Gaza. She further called for a halt to all measures and practices that contravene the Basic Law, international law, conventions, and human rights principles.

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  12. Hamas fighter dies in Gaza tunnel accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Ma'an News Agency

    Hamas' military wing said that one of their members died on Thursday evening in an "accident" in a tunnel below the Gaza Strip. Al-Qassam Brigades said in a statement Thursday that Ahmad Riyadh al-Haddad, 21, from Tel al-Islam in Gaza City, died in a "resistance tunnel," without giving any further information.

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  13. PM admits no plans were set for implementing reconciliationRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Ma'an News Agency

    Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah on Thursday said that no mechanisms had been put in place to ensure the implementation of the reconciliation agreement signed by Hamas, Fatah, and other parties in April. All political parties who signed the agreement are fully responsible for finding solutions to the currently unresolved problems, he added, urging factions to hold an emergency meeting to work out solutions.

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  14. Another tack: Hey diddle, Fatah and the fiddleRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    The silliness of childhood ditties makes every bit as much sense as Livni's outlandish speculations. Her basic presuppositions are plainly fantasist.

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  15. US guilty of war crimes in PalestineRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Hill

    The U.S. is not a neutral mediator in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict; it is an active participant and is guilty of the crimes being committed by Israel against Palestinians, most recently, the mass killings and destruction Israel wrought on the Gaza Strip during the summer. The reality that the U.S. is an active supporter of unimaginable suffering may very well be the motivating force behind the U.S.'s adamant attempts to block the Palestinians from using any of the internationally recognized tools of accountability to hold Israel responsible, such as the International Court of Justice and the International Criminal Court.

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  16. Hundreds march in capital's 13th Gay Pride paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    Thousands of people march during the annual Gay Pride parade at a main street in Jerusalem on September 18, 2014 Hundreds of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transsexual, queer and straight Jeruslamites marched through the streets of the capital Thursday during the city's 13th annual Gay Pride parade, which was postponed twice in light of the IDF's 50-day offensive in the Gaza Strip. The march, which was sponsored by the Jerusalem Open House - the most prominent LGBTQ activist organization in the capital - began at 5 p.m. in Jerusalem's Liberty Bell Park, and ended in Independence Park.

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  17. AP Interview: Hamas No. 2 says war a lesser optionRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | WTEN-TV Albany

    Hamas does not want another war with Israel, the Islamic militant group's No. 2 leader said in an interview Thursday, but he suggested more fighting is inevitable unless a deal is reached on ending seven years of Israeli-Egyptian border closures of Hamas-ruled Gaza.

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  18. The Myth of El-Sissi's Sinai ProposalRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | US News & World Report

    A report that Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi proposed giving part of Sinai to the Palestinians has stirred controversy. Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi waits for a meeting with Secretary of State John Kerry at the presidential palace in Cairo.

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  19. Moroccan journalist accuses senior Islamic Jihad official of sexual assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    Female editor of Cyprus-based magazine claims PIJ deputy leader Ziad al-Nakhaleh assaulted her in hotel room in Beirut last week. A Moroccan female editor has accused the deputy head of the Palestinian Islamic Jihad organization, Ziad al-Nakhaleh, of sexually assaulting her during a recent visit to Beirut.

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  20. In Brief | Nation & World | 9-18-14Read the original story

    10 hrs ago | West Hawaii Today

    For Scots, Wednesday was a day of excitement, apprehension, and a flood of final appeals before a big decision. In a matter of hours, they will determine whether Scotland leaves the United Kingdom and becomes an independent state.

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