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2 hrs ago | New York Daily News

America's Goldilocks President

Remember the fairy tale of Goldilocks and the three bears? Of course you do. The original moral was: Don't touch other people's stuff.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Yahoo!

Call to ban Aust Israeli fighters

A senior Muslim leader has called on the federal government to ban Australians from fighting for Israel in the long-running conflict with Palestine.

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The Independent

Israel government 'tortures' children by keeping them in cages, human rights group says

The NGO called for Israel's definition of torture to be changed after children were kept in outdoor holding pens during winter in a practice which had been going on 'for months' Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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Jerusalem Post

Think About It: From Georgia to Israel, via Amman

Last Wednesday morning I was standing at the Egged bus station at Beit She'an, waiting for the 9:30 No.

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The Jewish Journal

Trial begins for main suspect in revenge murder of Palestinian teen

Ben-David, 29, of the Adam settlement near Jerusalem is expected to enter an insanity.

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Ma'an News Agency

Palestinians clash with Israeli troops in Jerusalem, Bethlehem

Clashes erupted across East Jerusalem and Bethlehem on Saturday night as Israeli forces violently dispersed Palestinian protests in solidarity with the besieged Gaza Strip for the second night in a row.

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The Times of Israel

The earthquake in Gaza

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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RTE.ie

Israel extends ceasefire, Hamas rejects terms

Hamas, which dominates the coastal enclave, said it would only accept the truce if Israeli troops left the territory.

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The Daily Advance

At a Safe Distance: EC man in Israel lives at edge of war

As Israeli forces and Hamas militants wage battle in the Gaza Strip, an Elizabeth City man is living nearby in Jerusalem, where he says life is routine.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Two Palestinians Were Brutally Beaten By A Jewish Mob In Jerusalem [Report]

Amir Shwiki and Samer Mahfouz, both 20, have been hospitalized in serious condition after they were brutally beaten unconscious by a mob armed with baseball bats and iron bars, the Association for Civil Rights in Israel told Haaretz.

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The Times of Israel

In Berlin, Al Quds Day marchers steer clear of anti-Semitism

Protesters hold photos of Hezbollah chief Hassan Nasrallah at Al Quds day demonstration in Berlin, July 25, 2014.

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GPB.org

Israel Agrees To 4-Hour Cease-Fire Extension In Gaza

A Palestinian man leans on his car after salvaging usable items from his destroyed house in Shuja'iyya neighborhood in east Gaza City, on Saturday.

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KHQ-TV Spokane

KHQ Special: 'Behind the Fire Lines' airing Sunday at 6pm

KHQ.COM - For over a week, we've heard hundreds of heartbreaking stories from people who have lost everything, to those who refuse to let the firestorm break their spirits.

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Al Bawaba

Israel arrests activist for hosting Skype chat with resistance icon Leila Khaled

Israel, reputedly the only democracy in the Middle East, is willing to arrest its own citizens for communicating on the Internet.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Times of Israel

Huge Iran al-Quds Day rallies call for 'Death to Israel'

Iraqi Hezbollah members hold up the yellow flags of the Iraqi branch of the Shiite Muslim party and a portrait of Iran's late spiritual guide, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, as they walk on an Israeli flag painted on ground during a parade marking Al-Quds International Day on July 25, 2014 in the Iraqi capital Baghdad.

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NEWS.com.au

Israel accused of war crimes

A FRENCH lawyer has lodged a complaint at the International Criminal Court on behalf of the Palestinian justice minister accusing Israel of "war crimes".

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National Public Radio

Fiction Explores The Push And Pull Of Arab-Israeli Identity

To be an Arab living in Israel proper has long been a challenging proposition. Even sussing out what to call them has political implications: Arab Israelis? Israeli Arabs? Palestinian Israelis? Or maybe just Palestinians? Arabs in Israel live lives that constantly - often stressfully - straddle two cultures: They are all at once ethnically Arab and ... (more)

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KHOU-TV Houston

Hezbollah leader vows to support Gazans

The leader of Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group vowed on Friday to support Palestinian militants battling Israeli troops in Gaza, even as his own fighters are bogged down in the war in neighboring Syria.

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The Lebanon Daily News

Official: Israel Cabinet to discuss cease-fire

An Israeli defense official says the Security Cabinet is meeting to discuss international cease-fire efforts, but also the option of expanding its eight-day-old ground operation in Gaza.

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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Israel kills senior Gaza militant, mulls next move

Authorities hope to learn if a psychiatrist had concerns about a patient who allegedly killed a case worker at a suburban Philadelphia hospital before the doctor pulled out his own gun to protect himself.

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