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15 min ago | The Globe and Mail

Hamas gains popularity in West Bank for stand against Israel

Two Palestinian volunteers donate blood at the blood bank of Ramallah Hospital, in the West Bank city of Ramallah, early Friday, July 25, 2014.

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4 hrs ago | Foreign Policy

The Transformation of Shimon Peres

How the last of Israel's founding fathers went from "Mr. Security" to become his country's most prominent dove.

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6 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Israeli shells hit UN-run Gaza school, killing at least 15

Israeli tank shells hit a compound housing a U.N. school in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens who were seeking shelter from fierce clashes on the streets outside, Palestinian officials said, as Israel pressed forward with its 17-day war against the territory's Hamas rulers.

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10 hrs ago | KOLD-TV Tucson

Airline officials say Air Algerie flight crashed into river in Mali

Israel's parliament has sworn in Reuven Rivlin as the country's new president, replacing Nobel Peace laureate Shimon Peres whose term ends as Israel is fighting a war against Hamas in Gaza.

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10 hrs ago | KFVS12

North Korea officials ask for satirical YouTube video to be removed

The Peace Corps says it is suspending its operations in Kenya and pulling out more than 50 volunteers because of security concerns.

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10 hrs ago | WBAY-TV Green Bay

Packers Shareholder Meeting is Underway

General Manager Ted Thompson and President/CEO Mark Murphy are addressing the shareholders on everything from the team roster to the Green and Gold finances.

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14 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

Mr. President

With the changing of the guard at the President's Residence, the switch from exiting President Shimon Peres to the newly elected Reuven Rivlin will be a dramatic one.

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18 hrs ago | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

5 things you need to know Thursday

Check out this story on wtsp.com: http://usat.ly/1rD4SuG President-elect Reuven Rivlin will be officially sworn in by parliament Thursday succeeding Shimon Peres, a Nobel peace laureate who brought the position international prestige.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Free Republic

Gulf Arab states weigh sanctions on ‘sisterly’...

Officials and analysts said Qatar could be penalized by the GCC for Doha's support of groups deemed threats to the region.

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Jerusalem Post

Peres spends final night as president visiting families of slain soldiers

PRESIDENT SHIMON PERES speaks to the father of St.-Sgt. Moshe Malko in the capital's Neveh Ya'acov neighborhood yesterday.

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United Nations

In Jerusalem, Ban meets with Israeli, US officials, reiterates call for Mid-East ceasefire

The Secretary-General met with Israeli President Shimon Peres, Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman and United States Secretary of State John Kerry.

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Jerusalem Post

President Peres accuses Qatar of financing Hamas terrorism

Peres in meeting with the UN's Ban said Qatar has no right to spend millions of petrol dollars for Hamas rockets and tunnels.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Accuracy In Media

The False Prophets of the Middle East

As President Barack Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry moved to mediate the Hamas-Israel War on this week, it is worth recalling that Mideast peace plans and Mideast wars each produce their share of casualties and gains, false prophets, and real profits.

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Jerusalem Post

Peres pays condolence calls to bereaved families

President Shimon Peres on Tuesday continued his condolence calls on families of soldiers who fell in battle during Operation Protective edge.

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United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

Discovering that Israeli troops aren't made of Teflon

Israeli President Shimon Peres visiting the family of Banya Rubel, one of the Israeli soldiers killed in Gaza, July 21, 2014.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Mofaz's Gaza 'demilitarization for dollars' plan gains traction

A plan for ending the current conflict between Israel and the Hamas by offering a huge sum in return for demilitarization continued gaining support Monday as the operation entered its third week.

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New Statesman

How John Kerry built a peace process for Israel-Palestine, then watched it burn

At around noon on March 20 last year, Air Force One landed at Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport for Barack Obama's first presidential visit to Israel.

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Jerusalem Post

President Peres spends last days in office visiting bereaved families of fallen soldiers

Peres tells families of operation's importance, saying that Israel must triumph over Hamas in order to prevent a series of massacres in communities bordering Gaza; stresses that Hamas is responsible for civilian deaths in Gaza.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Scoop

President Peres' statements on phone call with Pope Francis

His Holiness Pope Francis spoke to President Shimon Peres earlier today , and conveyed a messaged of coexistence, moderation and peace to the citizens of the region in light of the security situation.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

The truth of the situation in Gaza

Again my apologies for not having the time to sit in the hopes that I will have at least enough quiet to finish this blog.

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