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  1. Cruz courts major Jewish group, blasting ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | Dallas Morning News

    Sen. Ted Cruz issued a blistering critique of U.S. policy toward Israel on Sunday night, telling a major Jewish group that President Barack Obama is endangering Israel by refusing to confront Iran and block its nuclear ambitions. "What would real presidential leadership look like?" the Texas Republican said.

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  2. Proposal declares Jewish homelandRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Israel's Cabinet on Sunday approved legislation defining Israel as the national homeland of the Jewish people - a measure critics decried as racist and a threat to democracy. At the same time, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu ordered the drafting of legislation that would allow the revocation of Jerusalem residency for Palestinians who carry out terrorist attacks, and that of their families as well.

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  3. Gate-crashing ireRead the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | The Peninsula

    Palestinians climb a gate during a rally calling on Egyptian authorities to open the Rafah border crossing, at the crossing in the southern Gaza Strip, yesterday.

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  4. Israeli policeman charged with manslaughter in Palestinian's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | The Peninsula

    JERUSALEM: Israeli prosecutors charged a policeman yesterday in the fatal shooting of a teenage Palestinian protester, accusing him of deliberately switching his rubber bullets with the live round that killed the youth. The prosecutors' decision to level a charge of manslaughter rather than murder drew criticism from the boy's father, who said the evidence showed the killing was pre-meditated.

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    1 hr ago | Albany Times Union

    In a move likely to further inflame tensions with Israel's Arab citizens, the Israeli Cabinet on Sunday approved a bill to legally define the country as the nation-state of the Jewish people. The decision, which set off a stormy debate that could bring down Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's brittle coalition government, followed weeks of deadly Arab-Jewish violence and was denounced by critics as damaging to the country's democratic character and poorly timed at such a combustible moment.

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  6. Policeman charged over boy's shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Sunday Herald

    Israel charged a policeman yesterday in the fatal shooting of a teenage Palestinian protester, accusing him of deliberately switching his rubber bullets for the live round that killed the youth. Israel charged a policeman yesterday in the fatal shooting of a teenage Palestinian protester, accusing him of deliberately switching his rubber bullets for the live round that killed the youth.

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  7. Tensions rise as Palestinian killed on Gaza border, home torched in West BankRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Thanh Nein News

    Tensions in the Middle East are escalating after officials say Israeli forces shot a Palestinian in Gaza while Palestinians blame Israeli settlers for burning their home in the West Bank. Editor-in-Chief: Nguyen Quang Thong 248 Cong Quynh St. , Distr.

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  8. Jewish settlers accused of setting fireRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Times of India

    A Palestinian family's home was set afire and spray painted with graffiti in the West Bank village of Khirbet Abu Falah. The homeowners blamed the attack on Jewish settlers.

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  9. Sen. Warren in Middle East for meetings, visit to Mass. troopsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Boston.com

    Senator Elizabeth Warren arrived Saturday in Tel Aviv, planning to visit Israel, the West Bank, and Jordan as the Massachusetts Democrat embarks on her first trip abroad as senator. Warren is expected to meet with government officials, as well as military troops from Massachusetts who are serving in the region.

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  10. Filmmaker: Israel's ethnic cleansing must stopRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Green Left Weekly

    In a move that surprised many - and symbolises Israel's growing isolation and global opposition to its crimes - former Australian foreign minister Bob Carr has publicly declared his opposition to Israeli policies of apartheid and ethnic cleansing. Carr's change in position was announced in a November 8 Australian opinion piece titled "Why I am now a friend of Palestine rather than Israel".

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  11. Russia to Support UN Resolution on Palestinian StatehoodRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The St. Petersburg Times

    Palestine's draft resolution calls for an end to what it describes as the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories and East Jerusalem by November 2016. Photo: Wikimedia Commons Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov said such a resolution "could serve as a starting point for the renewal of negotiations between Palestine and Israel.

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  12. Explosion of rage in Israel, territories can still be avoidedRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

    They've faded into blurry memories by now, those two periods in the history of the modern state of Israel when it looked as if peace was just around the corner. They were moments of euphoria for the millions who desperately want to see peace.

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  13. 40% of Palestinian Children Detained by Israel Are Sexually Abused; Virtually All Are TorturedRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Pam's House Blend

    According to a new report by the independent, non-governmental, human rights organization the Palestinian Prisoners Club , at least 600 Palestinian children have been arrested in Jerusalem alone in the past five months. Of these, roughly 40% were sexually abused.

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  14. Violence avoided as Israel's only Arab club Bnei Sakhnin defeat...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Under the eyes of hundreds of police and private security guards the Israeli premier league's only Arab club beat mainly-Jewish rivals Beitar Jerusalem 1-0 on Sunday. Despite on-pitch brawling between Beitar and Bnei Sakhnin players in the seventh minute of extra time, police reported only minor incidents off the field.

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  15. Officials: Man blown up trying to lay explosives on Egyptian railwayRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | UPI

    The blast rocked railroad tracks on the Fayoum-Beni Suef line Saturday night in Beni Suef province, around 75 miles south of Cairo. Police arrived on scene and found the charred body of an unidentified man near the blast site.

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  16. Israeli policeman charged with killing a Palestinian teenRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    The Jerusalem District Attorney' s Office on Sunday charged a border police officer in the fatal shooting of a Palestinian youth during a West Bank demonstration, accusing him of switching his rubber-coated bullets with more lethal live bullets that killed the boy. The prosecutors' decision to level a charge of manslaughter rather than murder triggered criticism from the boy's father, Siyam Nawarah, who told Palestinian media that the prosecutors ignored evidence showing the killing was premeditated.

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  17. Lapid, Livni resolved to fight 'Jewish State' billRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    Justice Minister Tzipi Livni and Finance Minister Yair Lapid in the Knesset, July 31, 2013 Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's coalition appeared to be standing on shaky ground on Sunday following the cabinet's approval of the controversial "Jewish State" bill, with two senior minister who opposed the bill indicating that they would break ranks with the coalition and vote against it in the Knesset plenum. Justice Minister Tzipi Livni and Yair Lapid , stressed that under no circumstances would they - or members of their parties - vote in favor of the law in its current form, despite the possibility that they could be fired by Netanyahu.

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  18. Arab League to meet Nov. 29 over Jerusalem tensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Ynetnews

    The Arab League will hold a special meeting next week to discuss the rising tensions in Israel and the the Palestinian territories, an official said Sunday. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will attend the meeting on November 29. Arab foreign ministers meeting Saturday will discuss the latest unrest as well as plans by the Palestinians to seek "membership in UN agencies", Arab League deputy chief Ahmed Ben Helli told reporters.

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  19. Jordan-Israel relations at new lows over holy siteRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Jordan's king and his people are bristling with anger over Israeli actions at a sacred site for Muslims in Jerusalem, threatening to turn a cold peace between Israel and Jordan into a deep freeze. The rising animosity between Jordan and Israel, whose governments are tethered by a peace treaty, could undermine U.S.-led efforts to fight Islamist extremists.

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  20. Israel Cabinet votes to enshrine Jewish state in lawRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    Daughters of 32-year-old Palestinian man Fadel Halawa, who was shot dead by Israeli forces, cry during his funeral in Gaza City November 23, 2014. OCCUPIED JERUSALEM: Israel's government Sunday endorsed a proposal to anchor in law the country's status as the national homeland of the Jewish people, drawing fire from critics who said it weakened democracy.

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