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1 hr ago | Newsday

Why Palestinians love St George

As England celebrates the day of its patron saint, many Palestinians are gearing up for their own forthcoming celebrations of the figure they also regard as a hero.

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2 hrs ago | OpEdNews

Hope for an Israeli-Palestinian State

Amid the impending collapse of Secretary of State John Kerry's Israel-Palestine negotiations for a two-state solution, Israel appears determined to expand settlements in the West Bank while Palestinians are ratcheting up international pressure in pursuit of their human rights.

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5 hrs ago | Paradise Post

Lupita Nyong'o named People's 'Most Beautiful'

The 31-year-old actress, who won a best supporting actress Oscar for her role in "12 Years a Slave," tops the magazine's list, announced Wednesday.

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5 hrs ago | Russia Taday

Hamas or Israel? Netanyahu says Palestinian Authority must choose

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas must choose either peace with Israel or an alliance with Hamas, but he cannot have both, Israel's PM has said.

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9 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

Official: Rival Palestinian factions to form unity government 'within five weeks'

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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11 hrs ago | Sunherald.com

Some drama off-camera in Mideast conflict film

In this photo taken April 17, 2014 released by the Warren Film, American director James Adolphus directs actors dressed in Israeli army uniforms at the filming location of his movie in the West Bank city of Nablus.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Minister Accuses Abbas of 'Bluffing' on Threats

Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz dismissed threats from Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas to disband the PA and unite with Hamas against Israel.

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Jerusalem Post

Likud activists pushing for Liberman-Kahlon bond in next election

A poll found that if Liberman ran on a ticket with Kahlon, the party would win 22 seats and beat the Likud.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Hamas 'Policemen' Train to Attack IDF Positions

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.

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Ma'an News Agency

Officials: Israeli forces raid Aqsa, assault worshipers

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.

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The Times of Israel

'Israel to ease entry of Palestinian-Americans'

People stand in line to go through passport control at Ben-Gurion International Airport in Israel, September 21, 2008.

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The Times of Israel

Dismantle the Palestinian Authority? Not likely

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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Jerusalem Post

Netanyahu to Palestinians: When you want peace, let us know

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu criticized the Palestinian Authority on Monday, saying that its threat to dissolve and the ruling Fatah faction's efforts to forge unity with Hamas indicate a lack of desire for peace.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Finally, Gaza PhD student gets her new beginning in Australia

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.

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The Times of Israel

Hundreds protest Price Tag attack in Umm al-Fahm

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.

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The Jewish Journal

West Bank shooting victim laid to rest at Mount Herzl

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.

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Truthdig

Despite Being Barred from Jerusalem During the Holiday, Palestinians See Easter As a Symbol of Hope

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.

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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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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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