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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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Fri Jul 25, 2014

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Israel, Hamas agree to 12-hour cease-fire

Israeli and Hamas leaders have come to terms on a 12-hour humanitarian cease-fire, beginning on 8 a.m. Saturday local time, CNN and other media reports confirmed.

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Yemen's Shiite rebels pull out of northern city

The spokesman, Mohammed Abdul-Salam, said the Hawthi rebels handed over the provincial capital of Amran to the central government, reflecting a military loss for their rivals, the powerful Hashid tribesmen who had previously controlled the city.

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Clinton blames Putin in MH17 shootdown

Russian President Vladimir Putin bears at least some responsibility for the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Friday.

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US clears Kuwaiti for release from Guantanamo

The U.S. Periodic Review Board, which is reviewing the cases of dozens of detainees held at the prison, ruled July 14 that Fawzi al-Odah no longer needed to be held for national security reasons.

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5 killed in West Bank, amid new Gaza truce efforts

U.S. District Judge Neil V. Wake was attending a ceremony for a judicial colleague when he received an urgent - and unusual - request: Lawyers for a condemned inmate wanted him to stop an execution that didn't... U.S. District Judge Neil V. Wake was attending a ceremony for a judicial colleague when he received an urgent - and unusual - request: ... (more)

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Officials: 4 Palestinians killed in West Bank

Four Palestinians were shot and killed Friday during West Bank protests against Israel's military operation in the Gaza Strip, Palestinian hospital officials said.

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Official: Israel Cabinet to discuss cease-fire

An Israeli defense official says the Security Cabinet is meeting to discuss international cease-fire efforts, but also the option of expanding its eight-day-old ground operation in Gaza.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Times of Israel

In Gaza war, Egypt taking hard line over border

In this file photo taken Monday, July 14, 2014, Egyptians prepare to bury a victim of Sunday mortar fire in el-Arish northern Sinai, Egypt.

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Cruz demands answers on FAA flight ban to Israel

Sen. Ted Cruz vowed Thursday to continue blocking confirmation of a series of ambassadorial and other diplomatic nominees despite the Federal Aviation Administration lifting a ban on U.S. airline flights to Israel.

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Officials: ISIS blows up Jonah's tomb in Iraq

Militants have blown up Jonah's tomb, a revered holy site in Mosul, Iraq, civil defense officials there told CNN on Thursday.

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Jewish group wants Turkish PM to return award

Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses lawmakers of his party at the parliament in Ankara on February 7, 2012.

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Iraqis: Jihadis destroy ancient mosque in Mosul

Islamic extremist militants blew up a revered Muslim shrine traditionally said to be the burial place of the Prophet Jonah in Iraq's second-largest city, Mosul, on Thursday, residents of the city said.

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Austrians investigate disturbance at Israeli game

Federal and local law enforcement agencies in Austria are investigating an incident in which pro-Palestinian protesters stormed the pitch during a football match between an Israeli club and a French team.

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Iraq: 60 dead in attack on prisoner convoy

Detectives say Florida State University law school professor Daniel Markel was shot in the head - but won't say whether he was shot from the front or back.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

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Man with air gun arrested at pro-Israel rally held at Calgary Jewish centre

A man said to be well known to police is in custody after trying to take an air gun into a rally in support of Israel at the Calgary Jewish Community Centre.

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30,000 attend funeral for American killed by Hamas

Nearly 30,000 mourners flocked to the funeral Wednesday for American Max Steinberg, who fell in love with Israel and died fighting for its military against Hamas militants this week.

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UN says three-fourths of Gaza dead are civilians; Israel says Hamas fires from homes, schools

Shopkeepers say they were sitting outside their shuttered businesses Wednesday, catching a break from being cooped up during wartime, when an Israeli missile struck a nearby mosque, killing a truck driver and wounding 45 people.

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Iraq to vote on president after deadly bombing

Now that Georgia Republicans have settled on businessman David Perdue as their nominee for the state's open Senate seat, the real battle begins with a marquee match-up in the fall against Democrat Michelle Nunn... Now that Georgia Republicans have settled on businessman David Perdue as their nominee for the state's open Senate seat, the real battle ... (more)

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