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  1. Abbas says he will demand UN resolution to end Israeli occupationRead the original story

    5 min ago | Weyburn This Week

    Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas said on Monday that he will demand an international resolution that would set a timetable for ending Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories when he speaks to the U.N. General Assembly this week. If the U.N. rejects his appeal, Abbas said he will seek membership in international institutions and agencies.

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  2. Jury: Arab Bank liable in terror attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | The Miami Herald

    ... as a trusted banker whose own family had been victimized by terrorism and who opened branches in the Palestinian territories to help with rebuilding and humanitarian efforts - not to back extremists. "The Palestinians were suffering. Israeli people ...

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  3. Abbas to Netanyahu: End the Occupation, Make PeaceRead the original story w/Photo

    12 min ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas vowed on Monday to present a new timetable for peace talks with Israel when he addresses world leaders at the United Nations later this week, according to AFP . "I say today to Prime Minister Netanyahu: end the occupation, make peace," Abbas told an audience in New York.

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  4. France's President Francois Hollande attends a joint news conference...Read the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | Thanh Nein News

    France's President Francois Hollande attends a joint news conference with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the Elysee Palace in Paris September 19, 2014. A French national was kidnapped in eastern Algeria on Sunday, France's foreign ministry said, and his kidnappers issued a video threatening to kill him if Paris did not halt its intervention in Iraq.

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  5. World briefs: Turkey breaks up crowds at Syrian borderRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Turkish troops fired tear gas and water cannons Monday to disperse crowds near Suruc, Turkey, on the Syrian border, where Turkish and Syrian Kurds have been demonstrating against border closings and the Islamic State's latest advances in Syria. Militants have taken more than 60 villages in recent days as they push toward the border town of Ayn al-Arab, or Kobane in Kurdish.

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  6. US Jury: Arab Bank Liable Over Hamas AttacksRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Voice of America

    Shand Stephens , a lawyer for Arab Bank Plc, exits the Brooklyn Federal Court in Brooklyn, New York, Aug. 14, 2014. A U.S. jury on Monday found Arab Bank Plc liable for providing material support to Hamas and said it must compensate victims of two dozen attacks attributed to the Islamic militant group in Israel and the Palestinian territories.

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  7. Accountability for Israeli Vital for PeaceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Scoop

    Introducing a report prepared by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights into alleged violations committed since mid-June, Flavia Pansieri noted that while an open-ended ceasefire is now in place, the impact of recent events will continue to be felt for a long time to come. "This summer's deadly escalation of hostilities in Gaza was only the most recent one in a series of repeated escalations over the past six years.

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  8. Israel arrests four Gaza fishermen, says officialRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Big News Network.com

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  9. Israel seeks cancellation of travel warningsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Israeli diplomats have appealed to various countries to remove travel advisories against visiting the country that were issued during the two-month military campaign against militants in Gaza, a media report said here Monday. Several countries, including US, Canada, Germany, China, Ireland, the Britain, Austria, Italy, the Czech Republic, France and Mexico had issued travel warnings cautioning their citizens from visiting Israel during the war.

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  10. Israel, Palestinians head into talks facing same issues as before warRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | TwinCities

    Four weeks after reaching a truce that halted a ruinous 50-day war in the Gaza Strip, Israel and the Palestinians are set to resume indirect negotiations in the Egyptian capital on Tuesday, still seemingly mired in the same disagreements that helped trigger the fighting in the first place. Hanging over the discussions -- on hiatus since the Aug. 26 Egyptian-mediated cease-fire, which has largely held -- was the threat of a fresh round of fighting unless some longer-term accord can be reached.

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  11. US State Department announcestens of millions in aid to UNRWARead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

    The US State Department announced late Monday that it plans to provide over $71 million in humanitarian assistance to the Gaza Strip, a large portion of which is earmarked for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency . "More than 58,000 people are still sheltering in United Nations facilities and basic necessities like food, clean water, and fuel remain in short supply throughout the territory," the State Department said in a statement.

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  12. Week of diplomacy: Israel-Hamas talks, Abbas at UNRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    PA president's shift to invite pressure on Jerusalem, rather than relying on US mediation, poised to test ties with Washington In this July 23, 2014, file photo, US Secretary of State John Kerry meets with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, right, in Ramallah. RAMALLAH, West Bank - It's a busy week in Mideast diplomacy, book-ended by the launch of Israel-Hamas talks about a border deal for the blockaded Gaza Strip and the Palestinian Authority president's UN speech about a new strategy for dealing with Israel.

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  13. Hamas rejects Israeli demand to disarm ahead of truce talksRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Age

    Doha: Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal ruled out Israel's demand that the militant Islamist group disarm, in comments ahead of indirect talks with Israel in Cairo to extend last month's ceasefire in the Gaza Strip. Mr Mashaal told a conference in Doha, Qatar, that Hamas was committed to its unity agreement with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas's Fatah party, saying its weapons are for use only against Israel.

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  14. Public Schedule: September 23 - TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | State Department

    The Department of State's Office of Press Relations for the 69th United Nations General Assembly will be at the Waldorf Astoria Suite 24M and can be reached at 646-313-4713 . To access Waldorf Astoria Suite 24M, members of the press should present press credentials.

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  15. Jury Finds Arab Bank plc Liable For Financing Terrorist ActivityRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Freshnews

    ... injured in suicide bombings and other terrorist attacks carried out by Hamas in Israel and the Palestinian Territories, in addition to dozens of other American victims of terrorism carried out by other groups, such as the Palestinian Islamic Jihad, ...

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  16. US State Department announces tens of millions in aid to UNRWARead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    The US State Department announced late Monday that it plans to provide over $71 million in humanitarian assistance to the Gaza Strip, a large portion of which is earmarked for the United Nations Relief and Works Agency . "More than 58,000 people are still sheltering in United Nations facilities and basic necessities like food, clean water, and fuel remain in short supply throughout the territory," the State Department said in a statement.

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  17. US jury finds Arab Bank liable for...Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

    ... around 300 American relatives and the victims of 24 attacks carried out in Israel and the Palestinian territories. "For the first time a financial institution is liable for supporting terrorism. The question now is to see how other financial ...

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  18. Fatah rocket production in full swing in GazaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    Fatah's military wing, the Al-Aqsa Martyrs' Brigades, said it is producing more rockets and munitions to restock supplies that were consumed during the summer war in the Gaza Strip. Last week, a reporter from Russia's RT television network was given a tour of a rocket manufacturing site somewhere in the Gaza Strip.

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  19. Hamas tortures citizens next to a school, PA daily claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    Palestinian girls walk during an awareness training session on the dangers of unexploded ordinances on April 7, 2014, at a school in Khan Younis Classes in the southern Gaza Strip city of Khan Younis have been disrupted by the screams and shouts of political prisoners being interrogated by Hamas security forces in a nearby building, an official Palestinian Authority daily reported. As reconciliation talks between Fatah and Hamas resumed in Cairo on Monday, Ramallah-based Al-Hayat Al-Jadidah claimed that pupils in a girls' school in central Khan Younis have been affected by "fear and horror" as a result of the torture, compounding their suffering during Operation Protective Edge.

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  20. Abbas said close to deciding on ICC war crimes probeRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

    Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas said Monday the Palestinians would soon decide whether to lodge a complaint against Israel in the International Criminal Court and other UN institutions in November, the Palestinian Ma'an News Agency reported. En route to New York for the UN General Assembly, the PA president insisted that US and Israeli pressure would not deter the Palestinians from the move.

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