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2 hrs ago | 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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6 hrs ago | 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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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Abbas Denies Condemning Hevron Murder

Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas's office wasted no time on Wednesday in denying reports that he condemned the terrorist attack the occurred near Hevron on Monday.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Hevron: Arabs Clash With IDF as Jews Celebrate Pesach

AFP reports that massive protests were being held across Judea, Samaria and Gaza for Prisoners Day.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

8 Emirates for the Palestinian Clans-That's the Answer

According to Islam, Judaism ceased to exist when Christianity came to be, and Christianity ceased to exist when Islam came into the world to replace both.

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Jerusalem Post

Violent clashes between IDF and Palestinians break out in Hebron

As thousands of Jewish visitors stream in to visit the Cave of the Patriarchs to celebrate Passover holiday, dozens of rioters throw stones at soldiers in West Bank city.

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RTE.ie

Woman charged in Belfast with murdering infant

The infant died on 9 April, according to the PSNI, following an incident in Connsbrook Ave in east Belfast last month.

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Final Call

Palestinians gaining support for actions to join international community

The Palestinian Authority presented UN officials the necessary documents to join 15 international conventions including Geneva Conventions and other important human rights treaties.

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Jerusalem Post

Yin and Yang

Sipping my morning tea, I opened the paper to read, "North fires 46 short-range rockets"; beside it, another headline said, "Doctors' strike is avoided by pact," and another mentioned talks of a US-brokered three-way summit slated for later in the week.

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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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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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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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