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2 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

Israel lets wounded Palestinians fly from Ben-Gurion to Turkey for medical aid

Foreign Ministry issues statement that a second group of 17 Palestinians wounded in the recent fighting will be flown to Turkey, each patient to be accompanied by family member.

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Behind The Killcams - 2 PIECE HITMARKER

LAPD Cop: If You Don't Want To Get Shot, Don't Challenge Me

This Cover of 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun' is Hauntingly Beautiful

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

4 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

Fugitive former MK Bishara's think tank paid for Balad MKs' Qatar trip

The Knesset Ethics Committee will review whether Balad MKs violated Knesset regulations by traveling to Hamas sponsor Qatar last week on the dime of fugitive former MK Azmi Bishara, who is suspected of espionage.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Xinhuanet

Gaza militants fire rockets at Israel

JERUSALEM/DUBAI, Aug. 19 -- The Israeli military intercepted two Gaza rockets over southern Israel on Monday afternoon, as truce talks between Israel and the Palestinians collapses.

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United Jewish Federation of Tidewater

Sunny with a Chance of Rockets: Part 6

Friday morning dawned, and we were no longer under the protective wing of Yad Vashem, what to me felt like, next to the Knesset, the safest place in Israel.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

State Department

Collected Department Releases: Daily Press Briefing: August 18, 2014

MS. HARF: Just one quick item at the top and then we will open it up for your questions.

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The Times of Israel

Netanyahu warns that IDF will strike hard if rockets resume

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arriving at the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem, August 17, 2014.

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Jerusalem Post

An Israeli vacation: If not now, when?

Right now Israel doesn't top any summer holiday lists. Indeed, summer occupancy rates at hotels in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, typically near 100 percent, have swung below the 50% mark.

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The Times of Israel

A night of broken glass and mended souls

Devora Mason loves to speak about herself in the third person while writing about her social life and the social issues that she encounters in Jerusalem.

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Queerty

PHOTOS: The Secret Homoerotic Lives Of Cuban Men

Kobi Israel describes his photo series Love Stories, Cuba as a "visual travelogue," and boy, oh boy, if only everyone could travel like Kobi.

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Jerusalem Post

Source: Hamas not interested in return to full blown Gaza conflict, even if Cairo talks fail

Diplomatic source tells 'Maariv Hashavua' that Hamas is facing heavy pressure from Egypt not to provoke Israel into wide-scale confrontation; Abbas reportedly to discuss truce efforts with Mashaal in Qatar.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Middle East, 3:12 AMObama Authorizes Airstrikes on Iraq's Mosul Dam

The White House on Sunday said President Barack Obama had informed Congress he authorized U.S. airstrikes in Iraq to help retake control of the Mosul Dam, Reuters reported.

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TV Newser

Holly Williams: Being a Woman in a War Zone 'Can Sometimes Be an Advantage'

CBS News foreign correspondent Holly Williams , who has been reporting this week from northern Iraq, talks to FORTUNE about the advantages of being a woman in a war zone: Sometimes when you travel to more conservative parts of the Middle East, obviously you are going to get treated differently as a woman than as a man.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Jerusalem Post

The Travel Adviser: For El Al, mission accomplished

Let's set the background. The expression mission accomplished was first used in World War II.

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SooToday

Ottawa aware of reports Canadian dead in Iraq

But the Foreign Affairs Department isn't confirming it is Farah Mohamed Shirdon, a former Calgary man the CBC has identified as having been radicalized in Canada and gone to the Middle East to fight for Islamic State of Iraq and Syria.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Washington Post

The Middle East identity crisis

Steven A. Cook is the Hasib J. Sabbagh senior fellow for Middle Eastern studies at the Council on Foreign Relations.

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AkiPress

14:36 One more Kazakhstani evacuated from Syria: Kazakh MFA

Another Kazakhstani citizen has been evacuated from Syria and will soon arrive in Kazakhstan, the Foreign Ministry of Kazakhstan said to Kazinform.

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New Statesman

Why Britain created monarchies in the Middle East

The Commonwealth Games in Glasgow this year welcomed former British colonies, but absent were those Middle Eastern states where Britain had exercised imperial soft power in the twentieth century.

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KRCR

Rick Santorum set to travel to Israel

The former senator from Pennsylvania and 2012 presidential candidate leaves Sunday for a three-day trip with a delegation of conservative and religious leaders, according to his group, Patriot Voices.

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The Times of Israel

Uneasy about future in Russia, 'Putin's Jews' seek quiet exit

A short drive outside of Moscow, luxury shopping malls stand out against the heirloom forest, their large glass windows advertising Ferrari and Prada.

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The Post-Standard

NY Minute: Cuomo to Israel -- 'We stand with you in defense'

Israel's President Reuven Rivlin shakes hands with New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo during their meeting at the President's residence in Jerusalem, Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014.

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