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1 hr ago | 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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2 hrs ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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The Daily Star

Jerusalem's Christians mark Good Friday

Christian worshippers lock arms during a procession along the Via Dolorosa on Good Friday during Holy Week in Jerusalem's Old City April 18, 2014.

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RTE.ie

Man shot dead in west Belfast

Colin Keenan, a councillor for the nationalist Social Democratic and Labour Party , said it was a horrific scene, with the dead man lying in the grounds of the industrial estate and exposed to view from surrounding residents' windows.

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RTE.ie

Appeal over man missing from Finglas

Glen Murphy, also known as Glen McNally, was last seen near the Mater Hospital on Saturday 12 April at about 12.30pm.

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Jerusalem Post

Ashton to Israel: Reverse recent steps regarding West Bank, east Jerusalem

EU foreign policy chief slams Israeli moves as "not conducive" to climate needed for peace talks; condemns Monday's fatal shooting of Israeli man in West Bank; top EU diplomat calls on sides to exert restrain from undermining process.

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The Times of Israel

Israelis, Palestinians to hold separate talks with US envoy

Justice Minister and chief negotiator Tzipi Livni , Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat , Yitzhak Molcho, an adviser to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Mohammed Shtayyeh, aide to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas , are seated across from Secretary of State John Kerry , at an Iftar dinner at the State Department in Washington, ... (more)

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Al Bawaba

Jewish extremists set fire to Palestinian mosque in another 'price tag' attack

Suspected Jewish extremists set fire to a mosque and sprayed racist graffiti in the town of Umm al-Fahm on Friday, an Israeli police spokesman said.

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Al Bawaba

UN urges Israel to end Gaza blockade

Israel illegally imposed a blockade on the Gaza Strip in June 2007 worsening the poverty and humanitarian crisis A UN official has renewed calls on Israel to lift its seven-year blockade on the Gaza Strip, saying the regime must stop the "collective punishment" of the Palestinians residing in the enclave.

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