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1 hr ago | Monterey County Herald

10 Things to Know for Thursday, April 17

2. FEARS RISE OVER DEATH TOLL IN KOREAN SHIP SINKING An anxious search, facing bad weather and sea conditions, has so far failed to locate nearly 300 passengers still missing in the accident that killed nine.

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5 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Israel releases five abducted from Shebaa

File - Israeli soldiers atop armored vehicle patrol the area in the occupied Shebaa Farms, Lebanon, Friday, Sept.

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10 hrs ago | United Nations

On first visit to Gaza, UN official calls for end to Israeli blockade

"Nothing prepares you for Gaza; no amount of UN humanitarian reports, no amount of newspaper articles, no amount of human rights investigations.

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14 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Palestinians rally for prisoners as peace talks falter

Palestinians gathered across the West Bank and Gaza on Thursday for rallies of solidarity with Israeli-held prisoners, as peace talks near collapse after the Jewish state refused to free long-serving inmates.

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18 hrs ago | ABC News

Israel Arrests Arab Journalist Over Lebanon Visit

Israel's Shin Bet intelligence service says it has detained a young Israeli Arab journalist for traveling to Lebanon, which Israel considers an enemy country.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

WLOX-TV Biloxi

Curious about Palestine, Israeli visitors return

This bustling center of Palestinian life is just a 20-minute drive from Jerusalem, but for Israelis it might as well be on the other side of the world.

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Jerusalem Post

Hundreds gather for funeral of Israeli police officer killed in Passover attack

Hundreds of Israeli mourners gathered in the Mt. Herzl national cemetery in Jerusalem on Wednesday for the funeral of Baruch Mizrachi, the police intelligence officer who was killed while driving with his family to a Passover seder on Monday night near the West Bank settlement of Kiryat Arba.

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Ma'an News Agency

Israeli forces clash with worshipers in Aqsa compound, dozens hurt

Dozens of worshippers were hurt Wednesday morning in fierce clashes with Israeli forces who stormed the al-Aqsa Mosque compound via the Moroccan and Chain gates.

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The Times of Israel

Jewish man stabbed in Djerba

The suspected aggressor, 38-year-old Lasaad Tounsi, is believed to have caused minor injuries to Morris Bachiri, a Jewish merchant from El Hara El Kabira, on Monday by assaulting him with a sharp object, the French-language news website African Manager reported Tuesday.

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Jerusalem Post

Mishpacha newspaper poll finds positive attitudes to haredim among secular Israelis

A poll commissioned by the haredi weekly Mishpacha newspaper and published in its special Passover edition found that the secular Israeli public has a largely positive attitude towards members of the haredi community as individuals, although opinions towards communal haredi positions were less favorable.

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The Times of Israel

PA decries Hebron attack, says Israel wouldn't do the same

The Palestinian Authority on Wednesday issued a first official condemnation of the murder of senior Israeli Police officer Baruch Mizrahi, who was shot on Monday evening near Hebron.

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WMDT

Israeli police enter holy site to disperse riot

Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld says Palestinian rioters hurled stones and firecrackers on Wednesday from atop the compound known to Jews as the Temple Mount, the holiest site in Judaism.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Israel's leading charities rally to help needy on Passover

Israel's leading charitable organizations and tens of thousands of volunteers nationwide rallied together to assist needy families for the holiday.

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The Daily Star

Israel scuppers Wataniya Palestine's Gaza launch

File - Palestinian men look at mobile phones displayed under the logo of the Al-Wataniya Palestine phone company at a shop in the West Bank city of Jenin after Israel permitted it to operate on October 14, 2009.

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Common Dreams

Gaza Corrodes Israel's Soul

As Israel continues its unlawful siege of the Gaza Strip, the health situation for the Palestinians continues to be critical.

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Ynetnews

Kahlon winner, Likud losers in future Israeli election, poll finds

Yedioth Ahronoth survey gives Likud just nine seats in next elections, while any party created by ex-minister Moshe Kahlon is seen winning 10 seats.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Hamas praises deadly West Bank shooting

The prime minister of the Hamas -ruled Gaza Strip on Tuesday praised a shooting that killed an Israeli and wounded his wife and son as they drove through the West Bank the previous evening en route to a Passover Seder.

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Jerusalem Post

Israeli security forces continue search for perpetrator of fatal West Bank shooting

IDF security forces, police, Border Police scanning area near Hebron where one Israeli man was killed, 2 others wounded in shooting attack Monday on Passover eve; no arrests made yet.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Ma'an News Agency

DFLP militants 'fire 3 mortar shells' at Israeli vehicles in Gaza

The military wing of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine said it fired mortar shells at Israeli military vehicles that entered Gaza early Monday.

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Indymedia.ie

[Dublin] Journalism Under Fire: Reporting Israel's occupation of Palestine from Aida refugee camp

You are invited to a lecture and exhibition by Palestinian photographer and filmmaker Mohammad Al-Azza on Wednesday 16th April, 7pm in the Mont Clare Hotel, 1-4 Lower Merrion Street, Dublin 2. Mohammad Al-Azza is a 24-year-old photographer and award winning filmmaker and the Director of the Media Unit in the Lajee Cultural Center, Aida Refugee ... (more)

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