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  1. Palestinians to press ahead with UN resolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Watersblogged

    The Palestinians will press ahead Wednesday with a draft resolution at the UN Security Council despite warnings the United States is likely to back its Israeli ally by vetoing the measure. Frustrated by years of failed peace talks, the Palestinians are making a major diplomatic push for international pressure on Israel.

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  2. Thomas L. Friedman: This Israeli election mattersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Fresno Bee

    Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu has set new elections in Israel for March 17. Israel has had critical elections before, but this could be its most important, because the Israeli right today is no longer dominated by security hawks and free-marketeers like Netanyahu. It is dominated by West Bank settlers and scary religious-nationalist zealots like Naftali Bennett, who, if they run the next government and effectively annex the West Bank, will lead Israel into a dark corner, increasingly alienated from Europe, America and the next generation of American Jews.

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  3. Palestinians set deadline for Israeli occupation; Israel suffers sharp rebuffs in EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Nanaimo Daily News

    Israel suffered back-to-back diplomatic setbacks in Europe on Wednesday, while the Palestinians at the United Nations set a deadline for an Israeli withdrawal from lands captured nearly 50 years ago by the end of 2017. In Geneva, the international community delivered a stinging rebuke to Israel's settlement construction in the West Bank and east Jerusalem, saying the practice violates Israel's responsibilities as an occupying power.

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  4. The Two Faces of LielRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Make the World a Better Place

    NOTE : I called Liel Leibovitz several times, e-mailed him twice, tweeted and sent him a Facebook message seeking an interview or comment on key points in this post. I offered him an opportunity to respond, but his silence appears to have been his response.

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  5. Israel: UN Move Shows Palestinian Effort to Avoid NegotiationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Voice of America

    Palestinian U.N. Ambassador Riyad Mansour speaks following a meeting of the U.N. Security Council on the worsening situation in Gaza at United Nations headquarters, July 28, 2014. Israel says the Palestinian move to present a draft resolution at the United Nations Security Council will only delay any possible resolution to their conflict, and that the two sides must instead focus on negotiations.

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  6. KKL-JNF at the Diplomatic ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Jerusalem Post

    Some three hundred ambassadors and diplomats from all over the world took part in the Jerusalem Post's annual Diplomatic Conference, which addressed the political and security issues Currently on Israel's agenda. The event took place in Jerusalem on December 11th under the aegis of KKL-JNF and other bodies.

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  7. The Shamir Drilling ProjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Jerusalem Post

    The Shamir drillings in the Upper Galilee help Israel deal with its chronic water shortage. These three drillings, which provide critical support to Israeli agriculture in the north Are being executed with the support of JNF USA's Parsons Water Foundation.

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  8. Two-speed labor system in Qatar for 2022 World CupRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 7, 2014 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    Qatar, on paper at least, has rules that forbid such uncomfortable conditions for its massive workforce of migrant laborers. Yet this is how the government-owned transport company, which the Gulf nation will use to ferry visitors around the 2022 World Cup, has housed some of its workers.

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  9. Qatar: Building team to spring surprise in 2022Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | WDBO-AM Orlando

    It's a cold, hard fact of football: Countries with tiny populations don't generally beat big ones with deep wells of talented players. So how embarrassing might the score be when Qatar - smallest host in World Cup history, with just 282,750 citizens - plays the opening game of its 2022 tournament against, for example, titans Brazil or Germany? "Impossible, impossible," said Ivan Bravo, the former Real Madrid administrator working to prevent such a loss from party-pooping over the Middle East's first World Cup.

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  10. PLO presents UN resolution on final peace dealRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | Ma'an News Agency

    The PLO on Wednesday presented a draft UN resolution laying out terms for a final peace deal with Israel but sought to avoid a clash with the United States by saying they were open to negotiations on the text. The draft resolution obtained by AFP would set a 12-month deadline for wrapping up negotiations on a final settlement and the end of 2017 as the time frame for completing an Israeli withdrawal from Palestinian territories.

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  11. The WilliesREVENGE is MineRead the original story

    Jun 14, 2014 | American Reporter

    I'm not an evangelical nor anything but an ordinary Christian, and Catholic . Like everyone else, I've heard the phrase "Revenge is mine, sayeth the Lord," hundreds if not thousands of times.

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  12. Absurd And UnrealRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2013 | Baltimore Jewish Times

    ... how during the 1982 Lebanon War, the Greeks used the language of the Holocaust to describe the conflict in the Middle East and blame the Jews. He noted this was likely because of feelings of guilt among the Greek population, which had been accused ...

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  13. It's Really About Education'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 12, 2013 | Baltimore Jewish Times

    Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, archbishop emeritus of Washington, D.C., says it is not too late for peace in the Middle East. Discussing conditions in Israel and the Middle East, Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, archbishop emeritus of Washington, D.C., said that "twilight has fallen on the possibility of a two-state solution" but added that despite the real and enormous challenges, it is not too late for peace in the region.

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  14. ConstanceTHE Thought that CountsRead the original story

    Oct 5, 2010 | American Reporter

    As leaders and groups emerge throughout history, it is a universal precept that they are tested by trial and tragedy. Such events have been visited upon almost every people that ever lived, from ancient times to the present.

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  15. Make My DayWHY Karl the Curmudgeon is UpsetRead the original story

    Mar 26, 2010 | American Reporter

    The recent diplomatic flap over the Israeli announcement of construction of 1,600 Jewish housing units in disputed East Jerusalem has focused attention on the deteriorating relationship between that country and the United States. Since the announcement came during the visit of Vice President Joe Biden, many felt the decision was a demeaning insult and signaled an outright rejection of the peace process, the euphemism for a farce that has achieved nothing at all since the meeting of Menachem Begin and Anwar Sadat in 1977.

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  16. The Great DebateREP. Ryan, at Ralph Reed Confab, Turns Down a BibleRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | American Reporter

    ... amounts of money to support it, and the majority of that money comes from the oil producing countries in the Middle East, and one in particular: Saudi Arabia. There was an interesting article in November 2007 in London's The Sunday Times in which ...

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  17. Four killed in Egypt military plane crashRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    An Egyptian military plane crashed Wednesday during Egypt-United Arab Emirates joint military drill, killing two Egyptian and two UAE officers, state-run Nile TV reported. Egypt's military spokesperson was quoted as saying that the crash happened at 7 p.m., and a technical failure should be the cause.

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  18. Oman crime: Drug gang bustedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Times of Oman

    The General Department for Combating Drugs and Psychotropic Substances arrested an Omani couple, who were found in possession of 56 plastic rolls of heroin and 81 tablets of different psychotropic substances. Muscat: Royal Oman Police raided two different places in the wilayat of Shelim in Dhofar and arrested 15 expatriates belonging to different Asian nationalities on charges of Labour Law violation.

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  19. 775 illegal expatriates arrested in UAERead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    As many as 775 illegal residents were arrested during November as part of a police campaign launched in the emirate of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates to stem loitering in public places, police said. The suspects were of various nationalities and had entered the country illegally or had run away from their sponsors, the Gulf News reported Wednesday citing police.

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  20. Juve, Napoli target morale-boosting winsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | West Australian

    Champions Juventus hope to end a rollercoaster week on a high with a win away at Cagliari on Thursday, while Napoli bid to return to winning ways at home to bottom of the table Parma. Juventus and Italian Cup holders Napoli play their respective league fixtures two days before the rest of Serie A because of their Italian Super Cup final fixture in Doha on December 22. Both Juventus and Napoli would dearly love to head to Qatar on the back of a win apiece -- the former to maintain their place atop the table and the latter to end a four match winless run.

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