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3 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Leader says Hamas agrees in writing to support Palestinian bid at International Criminal Court

Hamas has signed a pledge to back any Palestinian bid to join the International Criminal Court, two senior officials in the group said Saturday.

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3 hrs ago | KWQC-TV Davenport

Hamas chief backs International Criminal Court bid

Organizers expect up to 5,000 people to attend a march protesting the death of an unarmed black man who died after being placed in a chokehold by a white New York police officer.

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5 hrs ago | The Jewish Journal

Colleges truncate programs in Israel, West Bank due to conflict

Several colleges have pulled students out early from summer study abroad programs in Israel and the West Bank due to the conflict between Israel and Hamas.

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8 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

Day 47: Daniel Tragerman, 4, killed by mortar fire from Gaza; shell...

A mortar shell fired from Gaza made a direct hit on a car in a kibbutz in the Sha'ar Hanagev region, killing a four-year-old boy, August 22, 2014.

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13 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

The best images from the past 24 hours

A warplane operated by forces of Syria's President Bashar Al-Assad carries out what activists said was an air raid around al-Tabqa military base at a government-controlled airport that is surrounded by militants, west of Raqqa city.

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17 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

Hezbollah condemns 'savage' killing of US journalist

An image grab from Hezbollah's al-Manar TV shows Hassan Nasrallah, the head of Lebanon's militant Shiite Muslim movement Hezbollah.

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21 hrs ago | Scoop

Palestinian Children in Need of 'Psycho-Social First Aid'

Seven-year-old Maha, who is paralyzed down the neck following an airstrike in Gaza, was allowed to leave Gaza on 20 August 2014 and is on her way to a hospital in Turkey to seek adequate treatment.

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Yesterday | Houston Chronicle

Israel, Palestinians trade fire; 2 killed in Gaza

Palestinians inspect the wreckage of a vehicle following an Israeli airstrike at the main street in Gaza City in the northern Gaza Strip, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Grapevine: Lone soldier no more

Some 'lone soldiers' may be orphans, or grew up in haredi families and broke away, or have parents who abandoned them in infancy for one reason or another.

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Ma'an News Agency

Abbas, Palestinian officials meet Qatar emir

President Mahmoud Abbas met Thursday with Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim Ibn Hamad Al Thani in Doha, the Qatari capital.

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NorthJersey.com

Hamas admits kidnapping three Israeli teens

A senior Hamas leader has said the group carried out the kidnapping and killing of three Israeli teens in the West Bank in June - the first time anyone from the Islamic militant group has said it was behind an attack that helped spark the current war in the Gaza Strip.

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Weekly Packet

Peninsula Peace & Justice to host Palestine discussion

Justice invites the public to an evening of discussion on Palestine on Friday, August 29, at 7 p.m. at the Blue Hill Public Library, according to a news release.

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Castanet.net

Pro-Israel stance leads MP to quit

NDP MP Sana Hassainia walks out of the House of Commons with her baby Skander-Jack as she makes her way to meet with reporters on Parliament Hill, in Ottawa on February 8, 2012.

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Israeli airstrike kills 3 senior Hamas leaders

Graphic tracks fighting and cease-fires in the latest Israel-Palestinians war. 2c x 5 inches; 2c x 5 inches; 96.3 mm x 127 mm; .

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Star Tribune

Qatar, home to Hamas boss and funder of Gaza Strip, criticized amid cease-fire talks' collapse

The explosions rocking the Gaza Strip may seem far removed from the flashy cars and skyscrapers of ultra-rich Qatar, but efforts to end fighting between Hamas and Israel could hinge on how the tiny Gulf Arab state wields its influence over a Palestinian militant group with few friends left.

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Russia Taday

Giant Palestinian flag unfurled over Brooklyn Bridge during protest

Hundreds of protesters flooded the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City on Wednesday, carrying signs and chanting in support of Palestinians as violence continues to rage in Gaza.

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Ma'an News Agency

PLO condemns forcible deportation of Palestinian MP by Israel

The Palestine Liberation Organization on Wednesday condemned the Israeli order to exile Palestinian member of parliament Khalida Jarrar from her home in Ramallah, as further details emerged of deportation order she received in a pre-dawn raid earlier in the day.

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Edmonton Journal

Israel blows up elusive Hamas leader's home in Gaza air strike, killing his wife and child

Palestinian militants launched dozens of rockets and Israel responded with airstrikes Wednesday after Egyptian efforts to mediate a lasting truce in the monthlong Gaza war collapsed in a hail of fire a day earlier.

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Al Bawaba

Israeli forces demolish Palestinian homes in Nablus

Israeli forces have destroyed at least 27,000 homes in the West Bank since 1967, according to the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions Israeli forces on Wednesday demolished four Palestinian homes in the Nablus village of Aqraba, a Palestinian official said.

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Morning news headlines: Isis video shows 'British'...

A video purporting to show an Islamic State fighter speaking with a British accent beheading an American journalist is being investigated by the Obama administration.

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