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12 min ago | Forward

Israel's Uncomfortable History of Racist Engineering

Late in March, Ebony magazine apologized after one of its senior editors made a racially charged dismissive comment on Twitter.

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3 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Palestinians fire rockets from Gaza into Israel

Palestinian boys stand behind mock jail bars during a rally calling for the release of Palestinian prisoners from Israeli jails, in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, on April 20, 2014.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

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UN envoy and Israel in Easter ritual access row

The UN's Middle East peace envoy has criticised Israeli authorities for allegedly preventing him from reaching an Easter ritual in Jerusalem, BBC reported.

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Ynetnews

Intelligence briefing: Israel's military experts open up on Hezbollah, Iran and peace talks

The second part of Ron Ben-Yishai 's conversation with the four heads of Israeli Military Intelligence research and analysis division.

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WKYC-TV Cleveland

Pope Francis calls for peace in Easter blessing

Speaking to the largest crowd at St. Peter's Square this year, Pope Francis used his Easter blessing to call for world peace and defend the less fortunate.

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Ma'an News Agency

Clashes break as Israeli troops escort settlers to Joseph's Tomb

Israeli forces clashed with local Palestinians near Joseph's Tomb east of Nablus on Sunday morning, locals and Palestinian security sources told Ma'an.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

PA Minister in Trouble for Denouncing Terror Murder

The Palestinian Authority's Minister of Religious Trusts, Mahmoud al-Habash, cancelled a planned visit to Tulkarm Sunday for the dedication of a new mosque, after many dozens of residents demonstrated against him.

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Ma'an News Agency

Israeli forces arrest 6 Palestinians in overnight West Bank raids

Israeli forces detained six Palestinians in overnight arrest raids across the West Bank early Sunday.

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The Indian Express

Palestinians, Israeli police clash at Jerusalem holy site

File photo of the Western Wall, right, and the gilded Dome of the Rock, among the holiest sites for Jews and Muslims.

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National Public Radio

Palestinian Rock Throwers Arrested At Holy Site

Spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said police arrested 16 masked Palestinians who threw rocks and firecrackers as the site was opened to tourists on Sunday.

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WLNE-TV Providence

Palestinian rock throwers arrested at holy site

John C. Houbolt, an engineer whose contributions to the U.S. space program were vital to NASA's successful moon landing in 1969, has died.

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Ma'an News Agency

Israeli forces storm Al-Aqsa compound, 16 detained

More than a dozen Palestinian worshipers were detained as clashes broke in the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound on Sunday morning between worshipers and Israeli forces who stormed the courtyards firing stun grenades and rubber-coated bullets.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Record on the Road: Israel

I went to Jerusalem to visit my daughter Tamar, who is studying there for the year.

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Jerusalem Post

What does Algeria's election mean for Israel?

The country has not become a hub of anti-Israel terrorism, but the newly-re-elected President Bouteflika is neither an Anwar Sadat nor a King Hussein.

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The Times of Israel

Thailand steps up security for Israelis after terror plot

People take part in water battles in Bangkok as they celebrate Songkran, the festival that marks Thailand's New Year, on April 13, 2014.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Little Optimism as Israeli, PA Hold Separate Talks with US Envoy

Israeli and Palestinian negotiators met separately Friday with US peace envoy Martin Indyk, a Palestinian Authority source said, a day after five hours of three-way talks failed to bring agreement.

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The Washington Post

Holy fire ceremony draws thousands in Jerusalem

Christian pilgrims hold candles at the church of the Holy Sepulcher, traditionally believed to be the burial site of Jesus Christ, during the ceremony of the Holy Fire in Jerusalem's Old City, Saturday, April 19, 2014.

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Truthdig

Thousands of Palestinians Rally for Release of 5,000 in Israeli Jails, Including 200 Children

As talks between Israel and Palestine falter, thousands of Palestinians demonstrated Thursday on behalf of nearly 5,000 Palestinians imprisoned by Israeli Occupation authorities in 22 Israeli jails, many of them arbitrarily.

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Ma'an News Agency

Israeli forces fire tear gas at Christian pilgrims in al-Eizariya

Dozens of Christian pilgrims suffered from excessive tear gas inhalation on Friday after Israeli troops fired tear gas canisters as they performed religious rites at the Tomb of Lazarus in al-Eizariya in East Jerusalem.

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RTE.ie

Man arrested over Belfast murder

Police in Northern Ireland have arrested a 26-year-old man over the murder of former dissident republican leader Tommy Crossan.

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