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Local news for Jerusalem, Israel continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

3 hrs ago | The Times of Israel

In Jerusalem, nationalistic violence claims more Arab victims

It's not that Samer Mahfouz was unaware of the nationalistic tension plaguing Jerusalem since the kidnapping and murder of three Israeli teenagers on June 12. But when the 20-year-old water heater technician joined his friend Amir Shweiki at the northern neighborhood of Neve Yaakov on July 25 to search for Shweiki's lost employee card, the last ... (more)

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8 hrs ago | WCNC-TV Charlotte

Israeli soldier's capture may escalate Gaza conflict

Three years after it released more than 1,000 Palestinian prisoners in exchange for a captured soldier, Israel could be facing a repeat of that drawn-out process after one of its officers appears to have been abducted in a Friday morning raid in southern Gaza.

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11 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

Arab Rioter Shot Dead in Samaria

Israeli security forces shot dead a Palestinian rioter during clashes in Samaria on Friday, security sources told AF , as Hamas urged Arabs in Judea and Samaria to begin a new "intifada".

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14 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

US, UN announce deal on 72-hour Gaza cease-fire

Hundreds of cars submerged below murky water. A landmark basketball court, newly refurbished, showing signs of buckling.

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18 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

Defense/Security, 12:42 PMJerusalem: Arabs Attack Woman for Attempting to Remove PLO Flag

A Palestine Liberation Organization flag was spotted hanging from a utility pole near the Lion's Gate last week, a Jerusalem resident reports - and the municipality refused to take it down until it caused someone to get hurt.

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19 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

Six Canadian MPs join Jerusalem solidarity rally

Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat praised a recent Canada-Israel solidarity gathering as "the first big mission since [former New York] mayor Michael Bloomberg," which according to the mayor, demonstrated "who the best friend of Israel is."

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

WDRB-TV Louisville

Israel, Hamas agree to 72-hour cease-fire

Less than eight months ago, Louisville beat Miami by 27 points. Now the Cards are only favored by three in the rematch Sept.

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National Review Online

Krauthammer: Legitimizing Hamas's War Criminality

But that's only half the story. More significant is the consternation of America's Arab partners, starting with the president of the Palestinian Authority.

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Truthdig

Understanding Israel's War as Racist Is Crucial to Ending Occupation

The nearly month-long attack by Israeli forces on Gaza has revealed that anti-Arab racism permeates many levels of Israeli society.

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5NEWSonline.com

Israel, Hamas Agree To 72-hour Cease-Fire, U.S. Says

United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry say a 72-hour humanitarian ceasefire will go into effect in Gaza beginning Friday morning, according to a statement.

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WBOC-TV Salisbury

Abbas seeks broad support for war crimes charges

Nearly a month into Israel's fierce assault on Hamas in Gaza, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is facing mounting domestic pressure to seek war crimes charges against Israel at the International Criminal Court.

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The Washington Post

Gazan children killed by Hamas

We remarked upon the jaw-dropping hypocrisy of the U.S. media in virtually ignoring tens of thousands of children murdered in Syria by jihadists and President Bashar al-Assad while endlessly castigating not Hamas, but Israel, for the horrible but inevitable deaths of innocents in Gaza who were used as human shields for terrorists in order to ring ... (more)

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SFGate

Hezbollah commander killed in Iraq

Hezbollah leader Sheik Hassan Nasrallah speaks during a rally to mark Jerusalem Day or Al-Quds day, in the southern suburb of Beirut, Lebanon, Friday, July 25, 2014.

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Detroit Free Press

Attorneys in immigration fraud case want judge to step aside

Ahead of a court hearing today, attorneys for a Palestinian-American woman accused of immigration fraud related to a deadly bombing in Israel asked a Detroit judge to recuse himself from her case because of his strong support of Israel.

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KOLD-TV Tucson

Israel calls up another 16,000 reserves

Immigration courts are speeding up hearings for the tens of thousands of Central American children caught on the U.S. border after criticism that the backlogged system is letting immigrants stay in the country for... Immigration courts are speeding up hearings for the tens of thousands of Central American children caught on the U.S. border after ... (more)

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Breitbart.com

Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem Accuse Israel of Genocide

What do Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz know about genocide? Well, apparently enough to know that Israel is committing one in Gaza against the Palestinians and Hamas.

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News24

.com | Jewish teens accused of savagely beating Palestinians

Aviation has suffered one of its worst weeks in memory, but industry analysts and safety experts say they can find no common themes.

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WBIR-TV Knoxville

Blasts strike U.N. shelter, shopping area in Gaza

Israeli tank shells on Wednesday struck a crowded United Nations school used by Gazans seeking refuge from fighting, officials said.

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Ma'an News Agency

Hebron youth found burned to death

A Palestinian youth was was found burned to death in Hebron on Tuesday, a Ma'an reporter said.

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Ma'an News Agency

Resistance groups claim responsibility for rockets fired at Israel

Palestinian militant groups claimed responsibility for rocket attacks and mortars from Gaza targeting Israeli military forces and cities on Wednesday, as the Israeli military admitted at least three soldiers had been killed during the day so far.

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