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11 hrs ago | The Peninsula

Gaza war dampens celebrations

BY RAYNALD C RIVERA DOHA: For the last three years, Alvin Cruz and his family have been visiting Katara to watch the fireworks display organised by the Cultural Village for tourists, citizens and residents during Eid Al Fitr.

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16 hrs ago | My FOX Chicago

Protests, closures to create 'traffic-pocalypse' in Loop

Several events, protests and closures in the Loop are bound to cause major traffic headaches for downtown commuters during Friday evening's rush.

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17 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

Robinson: Israel is losing the moral high ground

WASHINGTON a The civilian death toll in Gaza from Israel's latest incursion is appalling.

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21 hrs ago | Politico

U.N. Gaza school shelled - Iraq elects president - Industry profits up

U.N. SCHOOL CAUGHT IN CROSSFIRE, via The Associated Press: "A U.N. school in Gaza crowded with hundreds of Palestinians seeking refuge from fierce fighting came under fire Thursday, killing at least 15 civilians and leaving a sad tableau of blood-spattered pillows, blankets and children's clothing scattered in the courtyard.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Chicago Sun-Times

Exploring Israel-Palestine Through Movies, Part 2: Friends and Foes

Even scenes that work, such as a climax on a rain-soaked bridge, feel like they could have been trimmed by a few hand-drawn frames.

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The News-Gazette

'Rally for Gaza' scheduled Friday in Urbana

Local Palestinian sympathizers plan to hold a "Rally for Gaza" on Friday afternoon in front of the Urbana City Building.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

Evanston Review

Conflict raises safety concerns in Jewish community

What's happening in the Middle East might not seem more than 6,000 miles away to area Jews who are feeling the heat of pro-Palestinian sentiment.

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PanArmenian Network

Venice Film Fest Critics' Week rolls out lineup of first works

PanARMENIAN.Net - The Venice Film Festival's 29th Critics' Week has unveiled its lineup of nine first works, including eight world preems, featuring fresh pics from Europe, China, Vietnam, Iran, and Palestine.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Lowell Sun

Eugene Robinson: Israeli-Palestinian peace may never be at hand

Israelis and Palestinians may someday make peace. But the assumption should be that it won't happen soon -- perhaps not in our lifetimes.

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NBC Chicago

Protesters Stage "Die-In," Rally Amid Gaza Conflict

"Since the offensive began, almost 400 Palestinian people have been killed and many more wounded," said Hatem Abudayyeh with the U.S. Palestine Community Network.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Chambersburg Public Opinion

10 Things to Know for Monday

Secretary of State John Kerry points to what he calls 'extraordinary circumstantial evidence' - including video of a rocket launcher with one missile gone - which he says implicates Russia-supported rebels in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. More than three days after the Malaysia Airlines jetliner crashed, international investigators ... (more)

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Graham Leader

UN Security Council holds urgent meeting on Gaza

The first major ground battle in two weeks of Israel-Hamas fighting on Sunday has killed 65 Palestinians and 13 Israeli soldiers and forced thousands of terrified Palestinian civilians to flee their neighborhood WEST FRANKFORT, Ill.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Nerve News

Films from Middle East highlight at 7th IDSFFK

The highlight of the upcoming seventh edition of the International Documentary and Short Film Festival of Kerala , beginning here Friday, would be films from the Middle East.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Domestic Fuel

Lincolnland Agri-Energy Celebrates 10 Years

In this Ethanol Report, Advanced Ethanol Council executive director Brooke Coleman discusses a new CBO report on the Renewable Fuel Standard and EPA's delay issuing a final rule for 2014 RFS volume obligations.

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Truthdig

The Map: A Palestinian Nation Thwarted and Speaking Truth to Power

As part of my original posting , I mirrored a map of modern Palestinian history that has the virtue of showing graphically what has happened to the Palestinians politically and territorially in the past century.

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Thetelegraphand Argus

George Galloway joins protesters to call for Palestine - justice' in Bradford's City Park

THOUSANDS of people surrounded the Mirror Pool in Bradford last night to hear George Galloway MP and other speakers at an emergency pro-Palestine demonstration.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

The Hill

Immigration, Middle East to top Sunday talk shows

Spiraling violence in the Middle East and the government's response to the flood of migrant children crossing the border are primed to dominate the Sunday talk shows.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Common Dreams

Emergency Rally and March for Gaza in Chicago

Since June 12th, Israel has engaged in a brutal campaign of collective punishment against the Palestinian people, bombing Gaza and raiding West Bank towns and villages, arresting hundreds of civilians, including children across the West Bank and 1948 Palestine.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Free Republic

Top Obama official blasts Israel for denying Palestinians sovereignty, security, dignity

How can Israel have peace if it's unwilling to delineate a border, end the occupation?' asks White House Mideast chief, Phillip Gordon, in a blistering Tel Aviv speech.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Final Call

Palestinians demand justice and action

Palestinian political and student organizations led rallies in several cities across the United States recently calling for justice and protesting the brutality of the Israeli government and police.

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