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1 hr ago | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

Israeli soldier's capture may escalate Gaza conflict

Three years after it released more than 1,000 Palestinian prisoners in exchange for a captured soldier, Israel could be facing a repeat of that drawn-out process after one of its officers appears to have been abducted in a Friday morning raid in southern Gaza.

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6 hrs ago | WTOP-FM Washington

Saudi King: condemns war but not Israel

Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah condemned the war in Gaza Friday as a "collective massacre" and a crime against humanity, but stopped short of directly condemning Israel for its ground campaign against Hamas.

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8 hrs ago | KURB-FM Little Rock

Javier Bardem Clarifies His Position on Gaza

After signing an open letter denouncing Israeli military action in Gaza, Javier Bardem has written another letter clarifying his position, according to The Hollywood Reporter .

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10 hrs ago | NewsOn6 Tulsa

Palestinians mull war crime charges against Israel

California's Republican candidate for governor says he spent a week living as a homeless person in search of a job to test Gov. Jerry Brown's claim that the state is making a comeback after the economic... California's Republican candidate for governor says he spent a week living as a homeless person in search of a job to test Gov. Jerry Brown's ... (more)

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14 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Maggie Gyllenhaal Is 'The Honorable Woman': A Series Both Ruthless And Rewarding

Maggie Gyllenhaal stars in a new eight-part miniseries that couldn't be more timely: It's about a woman who finds herself embroiled in the Israeli Palestinian conflict.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

National Review Online

Krauthammer: Legitimizing Hamas's War Criminality

But that's only half the story. More significant is the consternation of America's Arab partners, starting with the president of the Palestinian Authority.

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The Town Talk

West Bank grows restive as war in Gaza continues

Palestinian protesters run for cover from tear gas during clashes with Israeli soldiers after a demonstration in the West Bank village of Bilin on July 31 in support of Palestinians from the Gaza Strip.

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KWWL-TV Waterloo

Abbas seeks broad support for war crimes charges

Nearly a month into Israel's fierce assault on Hamas in Gaza, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is facing mounting domestic pressure to seek war crimes charges against Israel at the International Criminal Court.

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Andover Advertiser

MPs' concern over violence in Gaza

Two Conservative MPs have written to the Government expressing their concern over the situation in Gaza as a veteran Liberal Democrat called on the Prime Minister to recall Parliament.

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The Janesville Gazette

10 things: Hearings sped up for children caught at U.S. border

The change follows criticism that the backlogged system lets immigrants stay in the country for years while waiting for their cases to be heard.

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KOLD-TV Tucson

15 killed at Gaza UN school; Israel holds fire

An 8-year-old boy has died after a bullet fired from outside went through a home's wall and hit the child in bed early Wednesday, Detroit police said.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

US restocks Israel with ammunition as it condemns attack on UN school

An Israeli soldier carries a shell as troops prepare ammunitions along the border between Israel and the Hamas-controlled Gaza Strip on Wednesday.

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Times of Oman

Sombre Eid for Palestinians in Oman as death toll mounts

For Ismail Qeshta not a day passes by without being informed of the Palestinian struggle and thec death of people he knows personally.-TIMES OF OMAN Muscat: More than 1,300 Palestinians have been killed since the most recent round of fighting between the Israeli Defence Forces and Hamas began on July 8 and every day that passes, Ismail Qeshta prays ... (more)

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

Dissent quieted with most Israelis behind Gaza war

Despite Israeli casualties and world criticism, a near-consensus in Israel supports the government's conduct of the Gaza war, views Hamas as the aggressor and considers outsiders' moralizing as hypocritical, ignorant or both.

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The Fresno Bee

UN chief calls attack on Gaza school 'shameful'

Palestinian displaced people play basketball in the courtyard of a U.N. school at Jebaliya refugee camp, in the northern Gaza Strip, Tuesday, July 29, 2014.

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WBIR-TV Knoxville

Blasts strike U.N. shelter, shopping area in Gaza

Israeli tank shells on Wednesday struck a crowded United Nations school used by Gazans seeking refuge from fighting, officials said.

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The Jewish Journal

On the Israel-Palestinian front, a year of disappointment

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry sitting with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas before a meeting in Ramallah, West Bank, July 19, 2013.

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KBOI-AM Boise

POLL: President Obama Rated Poorly on Mideast Conflict

President Barack Obama falls short of majority approval for his handling of two of the world's prime hotspots in a new ABC News/ Washington Post poll, with an especially weak rating for his work on the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians.

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The Daily Star

Three Israelis arrested over Palestinian beatings

Undercover Israeli policemen and uniformed policemen detain a Palestinian during clashes in the occupied East Jerusalem neighborhood of Wadi al-Joz during a protest against the Israeli offensive on Gaza July 25, 2014.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Shells hit UN school in Gaza, kill 15

Palestinians gather outside a classroom at the Abu Hussein U.N. school in Jebaliya refugee camp, northern Gaza Strip, hit by an Israeli strike earlier, on Wednesday, July 30, 2014.

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