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2 hrs ago | Enter Stage Right
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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6 hrs ago | TheBlaze.com
Gazans have contributed to the worldwide phenomenon of creating video clips for the wildly popular Pharrell Williams song "Happy."
11 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post
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.
15 hrs ago | Forward
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.
16 hrs ago | National Public Radio
The boys were both 15, with the crackly voices and awkward peach fuzz of adolescence.
19 hrs ago | The Indian Express
File photo of the Western Wall, right, and the gilded Dome of the Rock, among the holiest sites for Jews and Muslims.
20 hrs ago | Ma'an News Agency
A Palestinian engineer originally from Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip was killed in an explosion in Homs in Syria on Saturday, his family told Ma'an.
22 hrs ago | Al Bawaba
Clashes at Al Aqsa have been relatively frequent over the last week after right-wing Israeli leaders urged their Jewish counterparts to conduct Passover rituals inside the mosque More than a dozen Palestinian worshipers were detained as clashes broke in the Al Aqsa Mosque compound on Sunday morning between worshipers and Israeli forces who stormed ... (more)
Yesterday | The Daily Star
OCCUPIED JERUSALEM: Israeli police refused to let the U.N.'s peace envoy to the Middle East, other diplomats and a crowd of Palestinians pass through a barricade to attend a pre-Easter ritual in the Jerusalem church that Christians revere as the burial site of Jesus, the U.N. official said Saturday.
The ostensibly moderate leadership claims to support "two states for two peoples," but denies any historical Jewish connection to the land.
An armed Palestinian member of the Al Aqsa Martyrs' Brigade, a group linked to the Fatah movement, addresses a press conference at the Balata refugee camp, close to the northern West Bank city of Nablus yesterday, to warn the Palestinian authority against its pursuit of the Brigade's members in the West Bank.
Two men, aged 37 and 33, were arrested at scene and are currently being detained at Carlow Garda Station under Section 2 of the Criminal Justice Act, 1996.
Islamist terror organization Hamas has attacked the latest statements by Palestinian Authority head Mahmoud Abbas, regarding possible reconciliation between the Fatah and Hamas.
As talks between Israel and Palestine falter, thousands of Palestinians demonstrated Thursday on behalf of nearly 5,000 Palestinians imprisoned by Israeli Occupation authorities in 22 Israeli jails, many of them arbitrarily.
Avi Issacharoff, The Times of Israel's Middle East analyst, fills the same role for Walla, the leading portal in Israel.
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.
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.