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2 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Palestinians Meet In Gaza For Reconciliation Talks

A senior Hamas leader based in Egypt is in Gaza for talks aimed at reaching a reconciliation agreement between the two rival Palestinian groups, Hamas and Fatah.

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4 hrs ago | RTE.ie

Teenager killed in Co Tipperary road crash

The 18-year-old was killed when the car he was driving crashed on the Birr Road at Roscrea at around 1.55am.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Enter Stage Right

Palestinian deception and the unwarranted trust of the West: The case ...

In a highly publicized ceremony on 1 April 2014, and pursuant to a unanimous decision by the Palestinian leadership, Palestinian Authority President and PLO head Mahmoud Abbas signed letters addressed to the United Nations and to the governments of Switzerland and the Netherlands, requesting that "the State of Palestine" be granted accession to 15 ... (more)

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TheBlaze.com

Images We Found in 'Happy' Music Video From Gaza Could Reveal...

Gazans have contributed to the worldwide phenomenon of creating video clips for the wildly popular Pharrell Williams song "Happy."

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Jerusalem Post

Setting aside Sephardim in a discussion of Jewish intellectualism

The recent article by Eva Illouz in Haaretz on the seemingly intractable problems faced by Jewish Intellectuals raises a number of critical issues for our understanding of Judaism when seen through Sephardic lenses.

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Forward

Abbas Threatens To Dismantle Palestinian Authority

Citing unnamed Palestinian sources, the Israeli daily Yediot Acharonot on Sunday reported that Abbas is considering the unilateral action, which would leave Israel with full responsibility for the Palestinians living in the West Bank.

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National Public Radio

In West Bank, Teen Offenders Face Different Fates

The boys were both 15, with the crackly voices and awkward peach fuzz of adolescence.

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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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Ma'an News Agency

Palestinian from Gaza Strip killed in Homs bombing

A Palestinian engineer originally from Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip was killed in an explosion in Homs in Syria on Saturday, his family told Ma'an.

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Al Bawaba

Over a dozen Palestinians detained in latest round of Al Aqsa clashes

Clashes at Al Aqsa have been relatively frequent over the last week after right-wing Israeli leaders urged their Jewish counterparts to conduct Passover rituals inside the mosque 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 ... (more)

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The Daily Star

U.N. peace envoy criticizes Israeli Easter security in Jerusalem

OCCUPIED JERUSALEM: Israeli police refused to let the U.N.'s peace envoy to the Middle East, other diplomats and a crowd of Palestinians pass through a barricade to attend a pre-Easter ritual in the Jerusalem church that Christians revere as the burial site of Jesus, the U.N. official said Saturday.

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Journal Gazette

Palestinian Christians barred from site, UN envoy reports

Christian pilgrims hold candles Saturday at the church of the Holy Sepulcher, believed to be the burial site of Jesus Christ, in Jerusalem's Old City.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Jerusalem Post

There'll be no Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement - so now what?

The ostensibly moderate leadership claims to support "two states for two peoples," but denies any historical Jewish connection to the land.

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The Peninsula

Al Aqsa Martyrs' Brigade

An armed Palestinian member of the Al Aqsa Martyrs' Brigade, a group linked to the Fatah movement, addresses a press conference at the Balata refugee camp, close to the northern West Bank city of Nablus yesterday, to warn the Palestinian authority against its pursuit of the Brigade's members in the West Bank.

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RTE.ie

Two men arrested following cannabis seizure

Two men, aged 37 and 33, were arrested at scene and are currently being detained at Carlow Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1996.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Hamas: PLO doesn't Represent Palestinians

Islamist terror organization Hamas has attacked the latest statements by Palestinian Authority head Mahmoud Abbas, regarding possible reconciliation between the Fatah and Hamas.

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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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The Times of Israel

Hamas looks to scuttle talks while PA can't make up its mind

Avi Issacharoff, The Times of Israel's Middle East analyst, fills the same role for Walla, the leading portal in Israel.

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Dissident Voice

The Signing of the Palestinian Spring

At the low point of the farcical 'peace' process stalemate, President Mahmoud Abbas signed, on Tuesday 1st April 2014, letters of accession to 15 multilateral treaties and conventions, in defiance of Israel's refusal to release 30 pre-Oslo prisoners on 29 March 2014.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Mashable

How Christians Observe Good Friday Around the World

In the Christian faith, Good Friday - the Friday before Easter Sunday - marks the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and the last day of Holy Week, or Jesus' last week of earthly life.

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