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2 hrs ago | Al Bawaba

Despite Israeli violence, thousands of Christians mark Holy Saturday in Jerusalem

Under occupation: Many Palestinian Christians from the West Bank were prevented from celebrating Easter in Jerusalem this year by Israeli authorities Palestinian Christians of all sects along with pilgrims from around the world mark Holy Saturday today, a day before the Easter holiday.

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5 hrs ago | Wall Street Journal

The Mid-East Reality Is the Irreconcilable Differences

It should have taken no oracle to predict the collapse of the latest attempt to square the circle .

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Related Topix: Palestinian Territories, Middle East, World News, Israel,

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 Jewish Journal

Gap in peace talks wide, Palestinian official says

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, left, with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas at the Palestinian Ambassador's Residence in Amman, Jordan, on March 26. Photo by Jacquelyn Martin/Reuters The meeting held Thursday in Jerusalem sought a framework that would allow talks to continue for another nine months.

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Star Tribune

U.S. must redouble efforts on Mideast peace

The Mideast peace process has been derailed by ill-considered Israeli and Palestinian decisions.

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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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Ynetnews

Settlers: Exact a diplomatic price for every terror attack

Some 200 people gathered Friday for a demonstration near the Palestinian village Idhna, where Chief Superintendent Baruch Mizrahi lost his life in a shooting attack on Seder night .

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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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The Times of Israel

The Golan Heights, where al-Qaeda fights Hezbollah

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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Jerusalem Post

Eye on Zion: The nefarious pharaohs of our time

This latest round of so-called "peace negotiations" has been one giant farce. Every one of the actors is just going through the motions.

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Related Topix: Ehud Olmert, World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, Life, Holidays, Passover, Israel, Opinion

Thu Apr 17, 2014

WebProNews

Jerusalem Riot Disbanded by Israeli Police

Israeli police mobilized at a sensitive holy site in Jerusalem Wednesday, employing tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse a riotous protest formed by Palestinian Muslims, who were attempting to block Jews from entering the compound.

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Free Republic

Rare sarcophagus, Egyptian scarab found in Israel

Israeli archaeologists have unearthed a rare sarcophagus featuring a slender face and a scarab ring inscribed with the name of an Egyptian pharaoh, Israel's Antiquities Authority said Wednesday.

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CTV

Israeli tourists slowly returning to Palestinian towns

This bustling centre 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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Ma'an News Agency

PLO: 800,000 Palestinians detained since 1967 occupation

Israeli military forces have detained over 800,000 Palestinians since the 1967 occupation of the West Bank, Gaza Strip, and East Jerusalem, the PLO said Thursday.

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Al Bawaba

Easter in the West Bank: Palestinian pilgrims flood to holy sites for Christian holiday

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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Jerusalem Post

Fort digs deep into home soil

Anat Fort is well and truly back. That sentiment will come across loud and clear when our preeminent internationally acclaimed jazz pianist takes the stage at Beit Avi Chai on April 23 .

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Catching Up? A Summary of Breaking News

The first two days of the Passover holiday end Wednesday evening in the Diaspora.

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The Jewish Journal

Pesach in Baghdad

Spring was always a welcome guest. The winter was wet and muddy and the nights were bitterly cold.

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The Times of Israel

Rejecting call to quit, US says sides working to extend talks

US Secretary of State John Kerry, left, prepares for the Quartet Meeting on Middle East affairs at the 68th session of the United Nations General Assembly at United Nations headquarters Friday, Sept.

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The Times of Israel

Lead, Netanyahu, lead

David Horovitz is the founding editor of The Times of Israel. He previously edited The Jerusalem Post and The Jerusalem Report .

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