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  1. Of $5.4 billion pledged for Gaza, only a fraction deliveredRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | The Star Online

    Two months after donors pledged $5.4 billion to help rebuild Gaza after the war between Israel and Hamas, Palestinian, U.N. and other officials say barely 2 percent of the money has been transferred. The conference in Cairo had been hailed as a success, with Qatar promising $1 billion, Saudi Arabia $500 million and the United States and the European Union a combined $780 million in various forms of assistance.

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  2. Fury as EU court removes Hamas from terror listRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Jewish Chronicle

    ... ignal... it gives Hamas a huge moral victory and will strengthen it vis-a-vis moderate forces in the Palestinian territories."

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  3. Palestinians tell Canada to back Geneva Conventions meeting on IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    15 min ago | 680News

    Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs John Baird speaks to The Associated Press at the 10th International Institute for the Strategic Studies in Manama, Bahrain, Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014. The top Palestinian diplomat in Canada says the Harper government should not have boycotted a United Nations conference this week that harshly criticized Israeli settlements in the West Bank and east Jerusalem.

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  4. Only 2% delivered of $5.4 billion pledged for Gaza reconstruction, officials sayRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | Jerusalem Post

    Two months after donors pledged $5.4 billion to help rebuild Gaza after the war between Israel and Hamas, Palestinian, UN and other officials say barely two percent of the money has been transferred. The conference in Cairo had been hailed as a success, with Qatar promising $1 billion, Saudi Arabia $500 million and the United States and the European Union a combined $780 million in various forms of assistance.

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  5. Gaza rocket lands in open area in southern Israel, no injuriesRead the original story w/Photo

    26 min ago | Jerusalem Post

    Police confirmed that a rocket launched from the Gaza Strip landed in open territory near the Eshkol Regional Council on Friday around noon. No injuries or damage were reported.

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  6. A superpower that roars like a mouseRead the original story

    28 min ago | Lucianne.com

    Look who's sparring at the UN Security Council: America v. Palestine. Who's winning? Hard to tell.

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  7. Palestinian journalist denied entry into JordanRead the original story w/Photo

    53 min ago | World Press Freedom Review

    The International Press Institute said today that it was troubled to learn that Palestinian Associated Press correspondent Mohammed Daraghmeh had been denied entry into Jordan. Daraghmeh was denied entry into Jordan while travelling from the West Bank for work on Dec. 3. He currently remains in the central West Bank city of Ramallah, unable to travel outside Palestinian borders.

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  8. Gaza: Terre des hommes helps provide clean water for war-affected ...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | AlertNet

    Coastal Municipalities Water Utility signed an agreement with Terre des hommes to supply 109 cubic meters of chlorine used for disinfecting water-wells belonging to CMWU and municipalities in different areas of Gaza Strip, to enable 1.7 million people to consume clean disinfected water. More than 90% of the water offered to the population in the Gaza Strip has been classified as unsuitable for human consumption.

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  9. IDF grants entry permits for Christians in Gaza, West Bank in honor of ChristmasRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Ynetnews

    ... em with the expanded entry permits. In 2009, there were an estimated 50,000 Christians living in the Palestinian territories, with about 30,000 Christian-Palestinians living in Gaza and about 127,000 Christian-Arabs living in Israel.

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  10. Israel won't accept 'unilateral' recognition of Palestine: NetanyahuRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | PanArmenian Network

    ... on a final settlement and the end of 2017 as the timeframe for completing an Israeli withdrawal from Palestinian territories. A final peace deal would pave the way to the creation of a Palestinian state with Jerusalem as a shared capital, according ...

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  11. U.S. delays release of Iran coup studyRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | HeraldNet

    The State Department is delaying the release of a volume from its U.S. foreign relations history that deals with the CIA-backed overthrow of an Iranian prime minister in the 1950s out of concern that publication could undermine nuclear diplomacy with the Islamic republic. The decision was made at a September meeting of the department's advisory committee on historical diplomatic documentation and recorded in minutes released this week.

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  12. Hamas reconstructing terror tunnels using Israeli materialsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Ynetnews

    Hamas has been commandeering building materials transferred into Gaza Strip for its reconstruction by Israel for the purpose of rebuilding its offensive 'terror tunnels', Ynet has learned from sources inside Gaza only four months after a 50-day war which saw Israel target the tunnels. Gaza was blockaded by Israel and Egypt for years before the summer's Operation Protective Edge, which ended in August, partly because terrorists were using materials to build fortifications and tunnels under the border.

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  13. Settlement spin: A tale of two storiesRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Australia/Israel and Jewish Affairs Council

    When it comes to stories in the international media reporting data about Israeli settlements in the West Bank, the subcontracting by reporters of their research to the left-wing NGO and anti-settlement lobby group Peace Now has been routine. But can Peace Now be trusted to provide reporters with a fair and impartial reading of the actual settlement data? Meanwhile, on December 19, the New Zealand Herald prominently ran an article by the Associated Press , also on the topic of settlements, entitled "I sraeli settlers continue surge ".

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  14. Abbas: First Withdrawal, Then 'Right of Return'Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas on Thursday explained the strategy behind the PA's United Nations resolution , submitted on Wednesday, which seeks to impose an Israeli withdrawal from Judea, Samaria and eastern Jerusalem by 2017.

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  15. Report: Hamas Using Building Materials to Reconstruct Terror TunnelsRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Cement and other building materials that have been coming into Gaza are being used to reconstruct the terror tunnels that destroyed during Protective Edge, according to a report by Channel 2 's Gal Berger. According to Palestinian sources, though much of the building materials do reach their intended destination for the rebuilding of the Gaza Strip, a certain amount is sidetracked by Hamas for use in the rehabilitation of these attack tunnels.

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  16. 'Cement for rebuilding Gaza diverted to attack tunnels'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    A tunnel found in the Northern Gaza Strip by the Israel Defense Forces, August 3, 2014. The Hamas terror group has been redoubling its efforts to restore the cross-border offensive tunnels that were destroyed by Israel during last summer's war in the Gaza Strip, Israel Radio reported Friday morning.

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  17. A critical March vote for IsraelRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    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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  18. US refuse to support UN draft resolution on PalestineRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    ... described a draft resolution that calls for a peace deal within a year and ending the occupation of Palestinian territories by 2017 as a gimmick.

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  19. US will not support Palestinian draft UN resolutionRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Trend

    The United States will not support a draft resolution submitted to the UN that demands Israel's withdrawal from Palestinian lands, according to a US official Anadolu agency reported "We have seen the draft of the resolution in the UN Security Council and it is not something that we would support," said Jen Psaki, a State Department spokeswoman. The draft submitted Wednesday night by Jordan to the Security Council, sets a deadline of 2017 for the withdrawal of all Israeli forces from land it seized in 1967.

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  20. Palestinians set deadline for Israeli occupationRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Ashland Times-Gazette

    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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