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Rival Palestinian factions officially agreed Wednesday to form a government of national unity within the "next five weeks," according to Agence France Presse.
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Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz dismissed threats from Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas to disband the PA and unite with Hamas against Israel.
A poll found that if Liberman ran on a ticket with Kahlon, the party would win 22 seats and beat the Likud.
Hamas' police force in the Gaza Strip chose a rather strange way of exhibiting its skills at "keeping the peace" earlier this week, as policemen in military fatigues took part in a public drill simulating the seizure and destruction of an IDF lookout tower.
Israeli forces raided the al-Aqsa mosque compound on Tuesday and assaulted several Palestinian worshipers, officials from the ministry of Islamic endowments told Ma'an.
People stand in line to go through passport control at Ben-Gurion International Airport in Israel, September 21, 2008.
Avi Issacharoff, The Times of Israel's Middle East analyst, fills the same role for Walla, the leading portal in Israel.
Sameeha Elwan, with her husband Ayman Qwaider. "Since I was awarded the PhD scholarship, every day [was] a reminder that to be a Palestinian is to be entrapped in a circle of waiting," she wrote.
A man inspects the entrance of a mosque in the northern city of Umm al-Fahm on April 18, 2014 after vandals left anti-Arab graffiti overnight and damaged a door of the building Over a thousand people were demonstrating Saturday near the northern Israeli Arab town of Umm al-Fahm in protest of a Friday "Price Tag" attack in the town.
The family of Baruch Mizrahi, a senior Israeli police officer, mourns during his funeral at the military cemetery of Mount Herzl in Jerusalem on April 16, 2014.
Palestinian Christians in the West Bank say that they have been denied permits to visit Jerusalem in record numbers this year, despite their living just over the green line not far from the holy city.
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.
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)
Gazans have contributed to the worldwide phenomenon of creating video clips for the wildly popular Pharrell Williams song "Happy."
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.
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.