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With Israel at war, US lawmakers give full support

While much of the rest of the world watches the Gaza war in horror and scrambles for a cease-fire, U.S. lawmakers are pressing the Obama administration to take no action that puts pressure on Israel to halt its military operations.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Barriere Star Journal

B.C. premier offers support to Israel

Premier Christy Clark has aligned herself and British Columbia with Israel in a letter to a Jewish-Canadian advocacy group in which she says the province can be "counted as a friend."

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Canada, North America

InYork

One Direction's Zayn Malik causes furor over Palestine tweet

One Direction singer Zayn Malik set the Internet on fire by tweeting "#FreePalestine."

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The Town Talk

Israelis band together to help those in war zone

JERUSALEM a?? Amid a steady stream of Hamas rocket fire from Gaza, Adele Feder, a divorced mother of four from the nearby town of Ofakim, told a friend in Jerusalem that the attacks were traumatizing her kids.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Family, Kids, Religion, Orthodox Church

The Item

Muslims mark end of Ramadan with Eid celebrations

Millions of Muslims across the world celebrated the first day of the Eid al-Fitr holiday Monday, which marks the end of the monthlong fast of Ramadan.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Ramadan, Eid ul-Fitr, World News, Central African Republic, Africa, Middle East

The Winnipeg Free Press

Strike hits Gaza park, killing at least 10 as Israelis, Palestinians trade blame

A Gaza park was attacked Monday, killing at least 10 Palestinians, including children, a Palestinian health official said.

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News Observer

Hamas leader Meshaal demands end to occupation

Khaled Meshaal said in an interview broadcast Monday that he believes the world hasn't taken an even-handed view of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

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KSWO

Israeli strikes on Gaza, rocket fire, break lull

Only final arguments and a ruling remain in the trial to determine whether Donald Sterling's estranged wife can sell the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Microsoft, Startups, Salt Lake City, UT

The Jackson Sun

Obama's 2nd term travails: A lame duck before his time?

The woes of a second term are nothing new, but for President Obama they seem to have started sooner and struck harder than for his predecessors.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Washington, World News, Middle East, State of the Union, Immigration Reform

Sun Jul 27, 2014

WTOC-TV Savannah

UN council agrees on demand for Gaza cease-fire

The U.N. Security Council agreed on a statement Sunday calling for "an immediate and unconditional humanitarian cease-fire" in the Gaza war between Israel and Hamas and scheduled a meeting at midnight to adopt it.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Hamas (Palestine), Life, Ramadan

Bellingham Herald

Palestinian says Israeli action extends conflict

Mohammad Shtayyeh says people under siege will react to defend themselves and that is what is happening in Gaza.

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The Raw Story

Jewish mob brutally beats two Palenstinian men, Israeli police say

One of two Palestinians who claimed to have been savagely beaten by a Jewish mob in east Jerusalem was still in intensive care in an Israeli hospital on Sunday, two days after the alleged attack.

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Forward

Israel Thwarts Terror Attack at West Bank Checkpoint

The police stopped a suspicious-looking vehicle at the Beitar Illit checkpoint in the Gush Etzion bloc south of Jerusalem.

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Jerusalem Post

Rockets fired from Gaza despite Israel cease-fire announcement

Diplomatic officials say IDF will act against any violation of the truce that is set to end midnight Sunday; rocket lands in open area of metropolitan Tel Aviv; interceptions over Ashdod, Ashkelon areas.

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Trend

Destroy Hamas? Something worse would follow: Pentagon intel chief

A top Pentagon intelligence official warned on Saturday that the destruction of Hamas would only lead to something more dangerous taking its place, as he offered a grim portrait of a period of enduring regional conflict, Reuters reported.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

CJAD

Israel decides to extend Gaza war truce for 24 hours, but says it will respond to Hamas fire

Hamas resumed rocket fire Saturday on Israel after rejecting Israel's offer to extend a humanitarian cease-fire, the latest setback in international efforts to negotiate an end to the Gaza war.

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Yahoo!

Clashes at banned pro-Palestinian Paris protest, 70 arrested

French police arrested 70 people at a banned pro-Palestinian protest in central Paris on Saturday that degenerated into clashes between demonstrators and armour-clad riot squads.

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Daily Mail

Anger over government poster that appears to blame rape on the amount of alcohol women drink

A secret ritual, wild alibis and a trail of friendships torn apart by suspicion: The disturbing case of the Florida cops outed as members of the Ku Klux Klan 'No blood, no drugs, no weapons': Mystery surrounds the death of couple found in each others arms in Hilton hotel room after apparent double suicide How popular vacation flights run risk of ... (more)

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The Olympian

Diplomats call for extension of Gaza cease-fire

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, third from left, stands with from left, Qatari Foreign Minister Khaled al-Attiyah, Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini after their ... (more)

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Thanh Nein News

Thousands take to N.Y. streets to protest Israeli offensive in Gaza

One World Trade Center is seen in the background during a protest march demanding an end to the recent Israeli-Palestinian violence through Lower Manhattan, New York, July 24, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Montgomery, NY

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