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2 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

Poll: Israelis skeptical of PM Gaza victory claim

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gestures as he speaks during a press conference at the prime minister's office in Jerusalem, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Media are Hamas's main strategic weapons, says visiting US historian

Expert who famously coined the phrase "Pallywood" to describe Palestinian obfuscation and lying in reporting news, weighs in on Hamas tactics in latest war.

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Scoop

UN Seeks Access to Israel for Assessment Mission

On 12 August, 18-month-old Mohammed Ali Wahdan lies on a cot in the paediatric ward of Al-Shifa Hospital, in Gaza.

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Ma'an News Agency

Israel extends detention of 51 Palestinian prisoners

Israeli authorities have recently extended the detention of 51 Palestinian prisoners being held in Israeli jails, a rights group said on Wednesday.

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Ma'an News Agency

Israeli forces detain 11 Palestinians in Jerusalem

Israeli forces detained 11 Palestinians from across East Jerusalem late Tuesday, as a campaign across the city that has led to nearly 800 arrests continued into its third month.

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New York Daily News

Hamas may be behind N.J. man's disappearance: officials

Aaron Sofer, of Lakewood, was hiking Friday in a forest west of Jerusalem when he went missing.

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News Times

Gaza cease-fire holds as sides weigh gains

Palestinians walk in front of the damage to the Italian Complex following several late night Israeli airstrikes in Gaza City, in the northern Gaza Strip, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014.

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The Times of Israel

Hamas's humiliation, and Israel's looming defeat

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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CNN

Israel, Hamas agree to open-ended Gaza truce

But Israel agreed to ease the blockade on Gaza, open border crossings for more aid to pass through and extend the fishing limit off the coast to 6 miles, according to a senior Egyptian government official.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Middle East, 11:15 AMIran Hails Hamas 'Victory', Qatar Offers Money

Two of Hamas's major sponsors and backers, Iran and Qatar, have hailed the ceasefire agreement it reached with Israel Tuesday as a victory for the Gaza terror organization.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

The Times of Israel

On Day 50 of war with Hamas, much diplomatic ado about nothing

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, left, and Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh from Hamas, right, raise their linked arms as they move through the crowd at a special session of parliament in Gaza City, March 17, 2007.

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NorthJersey.com

Lakewood community calls on U.S., Israel to find missing rabbinical student

Friends and family expressed "grave concern" for a Lakewood religious student who went missing Friday while on a hike in Jerusalem and with support from New Jersey politicians, they pleaded for the United States and Israel to do everything they can to find him.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Palestinians, aboriginals share culture of vulnerability Settlers and the unwanted

On July 2, 2014, 17-year-old Palestinian Mohammed Abu Khdeir's body was found in a Jerusalem forest.

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Debka

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Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Egyptian President Abdel-Fatteh El-Sisi were able to bring Hamas leaders in the Gaza Strip to accept an unlimited ceasefire in hostilities in effect from 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26, based on the 2012 deal.

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WLNE-TV Providence

Jerusalem police search for missing US student

New York assemblyman Dov Hikind addresses a gathering as he stands near a photograph of Aaron Sofer, 23, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, in Lakewood, N.J. .

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USA Today

Despite conflicts, students chose to stay in Israel

Sirens didn't shake the Michigan State University senior. Neither did a punch in the face from a police officer during a riot.

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Israellycool

Hamas Admits Goal: Not Open Borders, But Liberate Jerusalem

On August 17, he was back on Arabic TV, announcing that Hamas does not care about border crossings or its people.

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Israellycool

Former AP Correspondent Dishes On Middle East Media Coverage

The lasting importance of this summer's war, I believe, doesn't lie in the war itself.

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The Daily Star

Israel destroys another Gaza high-rise, wounds 20

Palestinian residents and emergency services inspect the remains of a building that was destroyed by an Israeli air strike in Gaza City on August 26, 2014, killing two Palestinians, as Israel pursued its campaign to stop rocket fire by Hamas militants from the enclave, medics said.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Jewish Journal

Israeli rabbi attacked visiting mall in Australia

A visiting rabbi from Jerusalem was threatened and verbally abused by a gang of youths in a shopping mall in Western Australia on Monday.

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