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  1. France to begin push for UN action on Israel-Palestinian conflictRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Ynetnews

    France plans to start discussions with partners in the "coming weeks" on a United Nations Security Council resolution to lay out parameters for ending the Middle East conflict, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said on Friday. "I hope that the partners who were reluctant will not be reluctant anymore," said Fabius, referring to the United States, which has traditionally shielded its ally Israel from any action at the UN.


  2. EU keeps Hamas on terror list despite court rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Ynetnews

    The European Union kept Hamas on its terrorism blacklist Friday despite a controversial court decision ordering Brussels to remove the Palestinian Islamist group from the register. Brussels has lodged an appeal against a December ruling by the bloc's second highest court that Hamas should be delisted for the first time since 2001.


  3. Number Of Palestinian Civilians Killed By Israelis Reaches Nearly 50-Year HighRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | ThinkProgress

    Israel killed 2,314 Palestinians in 2014, according to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs. That's more than any year since 1967 when Israel defeated pro-Palestinian forces to wrest control of all of Jerusalem and other land then held by Arab countries.


  4. Washington welcomes Israeli release of PA tax revenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Times of Israel

    The US on Friday welcomed Israel's decision to release Palestinian tax funds which were frozen in January, calling Jerusalem's move "an important step" to reduce tensions between Israel and the Palestinian Authority. "We certainly hope both sides would be able to build on this," State Department spokesman Jeff Rathke said, according to Reuters.


  5. 2014 Deadliest Year for Palestinians Since 1967, UN Report FindsRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Common Dreams

    People walk through the heavily-bombed Shujaiya area in eastern Gaza in July 2014 during a pause in attacks. Palestinians suffered a dramatic increase in fatalities last year, with more killed by Israel in 2014 than any other annual period since the 1967 war nearly 50 years ago.


  6. EU weighs new methods to coax Israel back to peace talksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | KXXV-TV Waco

    Netanyahu struck a conciliatory tone on Wednesday as he was formally tapped to fo... BRUSSELS - The European Union is assessing new ways to push Israel back to the peace negotiating table with the Palestinians for a deal based on a two-state solution, working in tandem with the United States, EU officials say. The EU is exploring new diplomatic terrain and could consider ways to discourage Europeans from buying products from Israeli settlements it believes are illegal.


  7. Rights group accuses Israel of war crimes during Gaza warRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Ynetnews

    The IDF committed war crimes and crimes against humanity during last year's offensive in Gaza, a rights group said on Friday. The 50-day military offensive in July and August 2014 - code-named "Operation Protective Edge" - "was marked by serious breaches of ... international human rights law," said the International Federation of Human Rights , after conducting a field mission in October 2014.


  8. Thousands run in marathon in West Bank town of BethlehemRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | GlobalNews

    According to the Palestinian Olympic Committee, some 3,200 runners competed in Friday's race, which included shorter 10-kilometre and 21-kilometre options, as well as the full 42-kilometre distance. The race started and finished at the Church of the Nativity in Manger Square, and parts of the route followed the Israeli-built West Bank separation barrier.


  9. Yemen conflict may drive up marine insurance ratesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Business Insurance

    Conflict in Yemen risks spilling out into the busy sea lanes that pass it and potentially disrupting the narrow Bab el-Mandeb passage through which nearly 4 million barrels of oil are shipped daily to Europe, the United States and Asia and driving up insurance costs. Oil prices rose as much as 6% on Thursday after neighboring Saudi Arabia and its allies launched air strikes on Yemen that targeted Iran-backed Houthi rebels fighting to oust Yemen's president.


  10. Egyptian lawyer drops case declaring Hamas - terrorist group'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Al Bawaba

    Masked Hamas militants take part in a 2005 rally next to the Gaza-Egypt border in Rafah. An Egyptian lawyer withdrew on Friday his lawsuit against Hamas, despite achieving a ruling in the case declaring the Palestinian faction a "terrorist group" under Egyptian law.


  11. How to Fight Hamas on the Cultural FrontRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | National Review Online

    The Gaza Strip is a perfect illustration of what happens after decolonization. The British once governed it as part of Mandated Palestine.


  12. More Palestinian civilians were killed last year than at any time since 1967, says United NationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs said 2014 had been a "devastating year" for the occupied territories, blaming Israel's illegal occupation of the area.


  13. From Berlin to Tel Aviv and back againRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Deutsche Welle

    To mark the 50th anniversary of German-Israeli diplomatic relations, the Tel Aviv Museum of Art allowed some of its most precious works to visit Berlin. A bold metaphor for the ties between the countries.


  14. The Strategic Importance of YemenRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Real Clear Politics

    Yemen is a growing reminder of just how important the strategic U.S. partnership with Saudi Arabia really is. It is one thing to talk about the war against ISIS, and quite another to realize that U.S. strategic interests require a broad level of stability in the Gulf and Arabian Peninsula and one that is dependent on Saudi Arabia as a key strategic partner.


  15. Amnesty: Palestinian Rockets Killed more Gazans in WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Amnesty International said Thursday Palestinian rocket fire during the 2014 summer war in Gaza had killed more civilians in the Gaza Strip than in Israel. Such deadly attacks on civilians on both sides constituted "a war crime," it said.


  16. Colonel Kemp's views on Israel and Gaza echoed other senior military officersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Australia/Israel and Jewish Affairs Council

    The recent visit to Australia by retired British Colonel Richard Kemp, who was commander of British forces in Afghanistan, Yugoslavia, Northern Ireland and Iraq, generated national headlines when demonstrators disrupted his March 11 talk at Sydney University, as AIJAC's Glen Falkenstein reported . The protesters tried to stop Col.


  17. Palestinian PM says Gaza visit to boost reconciliation, unityRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Xinhuanet

    Palestinian unity government Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah is seen during his visit at "Atfaluna" Society for Deaf Children in Gaza City, on March. 26, 2015.


  18. 2014 'devastating' year for Palestinians, says UN reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | The Nation

    Amid continuing Israeli oppression and an ongoing blockade, 2014 was a traumatic year for millions of people living in the occupied Palestinian territory, a senior United Nations humanitarian official said today, as the Organization released its latest report on the situation on the ground. "Continued occupation undermines the ability of Palestinians to live normal lives," UN Resident and Humanitarian Coordinator for the territory, James Rawley, said in conjunction with the release of the 2014 Annual Humanitarian Overview by the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs .


  19. 2014 "devastating" year for Palestinians -- UN reportRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Xinhuanet

    UNITED NATIONS , March 26 -- A new UN report released Thursday said that 2014 was a "devastating" year for the Palestinians as "continued occupation undermines the ability of Palestinians to live normal lives." The report, entitled Fragmented Lives, said that 1.8 million people in Gaza experienced an escalation in hostilities during the 2014 conflict between Gaza-based Palestinian militants and Israel i forces, resulting in more than 1,500 Palestinian civilian fatalities, including more than 550 children, and leaving some 100, 000 residents without a home.


  20. Hamas guilty of war crimes in Gaza clash, Amnesty Internat'l chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | Fox News

    A horrific missile attack that killed 11 children in Gaza during last summer's war between Israel and Hamas, for which Israel was broadly condemned at the time, was actually caused by a Palestinian missile misfiring and killing its own people, Amnesty International charged in a report released Thursday. "In the deadliest incident believed to have been caused by a Palestinian armed group during the conflict, 13 Palestinian civilians - 11 of them children - were killed when a projectile exploded next to a supermarket in the crowded al-Shati refugee camp in Gaza on 28 July 2014, the first day of Eid al-Fitr," Amnesty's report said.