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34 min ago | Iol.co.za

Motlanthe calls for Barghouthi's release

Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe has signed the Robben Island Declaration, calling on Israel to release jailed Palestinian leader Marwan Barghouti and other political prisoners.

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4 hrs ago | Ma'an News Agency

Hundreds of Gaza Christians travel to West Bank for Easter

Hundreds of Christians in the Gaza Strip left the coastal territory on Thursday to celebrate Easter in the occupied West Bank and Israel.

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5 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

Shabak Head: Released Terrorists Can't Return to Judea, Samaria

If, eventually, the "fourth round" of terrorist prisoner releases takes place, the list of those to be released is set to include ten arch-terrorists whose families live in Judea and Samaria and they are deemed to be too dangerous to be allowed to return to their homes by Shabak security agency chief Yoram Cohen.

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6 hrs ago | ABC News

Curious About Palestine, Israeli Visitors Return

This bustling center of Palestinian life is just a 20-minute drive from Jerusalem, but for Israelis it might as well be on the other side of the world.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Times of Israel

Israeli, Palestinian negotiating teams to meet Thursday

Seated from left to right: Israeli negotiator Yitzhak Molcho, Israeli Justice Minister and chief negotiator Tzipi Livni, Palestinian chief negotiator Saeb Erekat, and Palestinian negotiator Mohammed Shtayyeh, at a dinner marking the resumption of peace talks in Washington, DC on Monday, July 29, 2013.

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ABC News

Egypt Islamist Sentenced to 7 Years for Forgery

An Egyptian court convicted an ultraconservative Islamist and ally of ousted President Mohammed Morsi of forging official documents to conceal that his mother was a U.S. citizen, and sentenced him Wednesday to seven years in prison.

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Ma'an News Agency

Hamas: 357 activists arrested by PA forces since January

A new report released Wednesday by the Gaza Strip ministry of planning says that Palestinian Authority security forces arrested 357 members of Hamas, Islamic Jihad, and other Palestinian political parties across the West Bank in the first quarter of 2014.

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Jerusalem Post

Abbas denounces Hebron terror attack to delegation of Israeli legislators

Israeli delegation of lawmakers meets with Abbas in Ramallah; Horowitz says Abbas denounced all terror including attack on Baruch Mizrachi in Hebron and that he would participate in investigation to bring perpetrators to justice.

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Judge directs Anglo jury over majority verdict

The jury forewoman was asked if they had reached a verdict on any count on which they were all agreed and she told the court they had not.

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Ynetnews

Palestinian doctors caught in fight over Jerusalem

Since graduating from a local medical school nine years ago, Basel Nassar has been barred from serving his community in east Jerusalem, despite a shortage of doctors there.

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Dozens of Palestinians wounded in Al-Aqsa violence

Dozens of Palestinians have been wounded by Israeli police when Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound was opened to Jewish visitors.

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The Daily Star

Gaza blast kills 3 Palestinians, wounds 5: medics

Young Palestinians shout slogans during a protest after Israeli police limited Muslim access to Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound on April 14, 2014 in Khan Yunis, in the southern Gaza Strip.

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Ma'an News Agency

Medics: 3 killed in Khan Younis explosion

Three Palestinian men were killed and four others injured in an explosion in Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip, medical sources said.

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EurActiv.com

EU's Crimea sanctions modelled on occupied Palestinian territories

The Commission is close to finalising proposals for economic and trade sanctions regarding Crimea, the Ukrainian peninsula occupied by Russia.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Times of Israel

Unacceptable 'helplessness' in the face of settler extremists

Rebuilding and then some. The IDF rebuilt an army outpost that was destroyed by right-wing settlers last week.

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China, Russia seek stronger ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping, right, meets with visiting Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Beijing on Tuesday.

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The Daily Star

Israel scuppers Wataniya Palestine's Gaza launch

File - Palestinian men look at mobile phones displayed under the logo of the Al-Wataniya Palestine phone company at a shop in the West Bank city of Jenin after Israel permitted it to operate on October 14, 2009.

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The Times of Israel

Netanyahu blasts PA for failing to condemn deadly shooting

As security forces continued their hunt for the perpetrators of the Passover eve attack that killed a senior Israeli police officer, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blamed the Palestinian Authority for the "reprehensible" attack, blasting it for failing to condemn the fatal shooting.

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The Times of Israel

West Bank shooting victim named as Baruch Mizrahi

Baruch Mizrahi, who was killed in a shooting attack outside Hebron on Passover eve, Monday, April 14, 2014.

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Ma'an News Agency

Watch: Christian groups decry Israeli restrictions ahead of Easter

Palestinian Christian groups in Jerusalem have launched a campaign condemning Israeli restrictions on freedom of worship in advance of Easter, as some fear a repeat of the police violence the holy city has witnessed in years past.

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