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  1. Israel find may help solve mystery of biblical PhilistinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 10 | Daily Herald

    An archaeological discovery announced on Sunday in Israel may help solve an enduring biblical mystery: where did the ancient Philistines come from? The Philistines left behind plenty of pottery. But part of the mystery surrounding the ancient people was that very little biological trace of them had been found - until 2013.

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  2. Israel's Netanyahu to be feted in Uganda during Africa tourRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 4 | Daily Herald

    In this Feb. 23, 2016 file photo, Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta, left, stands next to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as they deliver joint statements in Jerusalem. Netanyahu heads to Africa this week, where Israel has found much-needed partners in the battle against Islamic militants and allies in countering the rising Palestinian influence at the United Nations.

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  3. Diplomats try to revive Mideast peace process in ParisRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 3, 2016 | Daily Herald

    France on Friday hosted top diplomats from the West and the Arab world to organize a peace conference by year's end that would launch long-dormant Israeli-Palestinian negotiations - despite slim chances of success. France has said it felt compelled to act because the opportunities for setting up a Palestinian state alongside Israel are slipping away, while the situation in the region is deteriorating.

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  4. In tough times, most Palestinians view government as corruptRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Daily Herald

    A gated community of villas with well-tended flower gardens near the West Bank town of Ramallah may help explain why Palestinians almost universally believe there is corruption in the government of President Mahmoud Abbas. The secluded "Diplomatic Compound," built for senior Palestinian Authority officials on subsidized land, is one of the symbols of what many Palestinians think is wrong with their leaders - that they are cut off from the people and award themselves special privileges.

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  5. Palestinian history museum opens without exhibitsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Daily Herald

    The Palestinians opened a dazzling new museum Wednesday aimed at telling the tale of their history and culture, but the building is devoid of exhibits. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas inaugurated the museum, the biggest project the Palestinians have undertaken in terms of scale, space and budget.

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  6. Israel to hold Palestinian journalist 4 months without trialRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2016 | Daily Herald

    Israel's military on Monday ordered a well-known Palestinian journalist to be held for four months without charges or trial, in so-called administrative detention, his lawyer said, portraying the decision as an attempt to silence his outspoken client. Omar Nazzal, 53, a senior member of the Palestinian journalists' union, has been in Israeli custody since he was seized at an Israeli-run crossing between the West Bank and Jordan last month, while traveling to a meeting of the European Federation of Journalists.

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  7. Jordan halts plan to install cameras at Jerusalem holy siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | Daily Herald

    Jordan's prime minister on Monday said his government has decided to call off a plan to install surveillance cameras at Jerusalem's most sensitive holy site, derailing a U.S.-brokered pact to ease tensions at the volatile hilltop compound. The decision came just days before the Jewish holiday of Passover - a time of increased activity at the site.

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  8. Today in HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 22, 2016 | Daily Herald

    On Feb. 19, 1986, the U.S. Senate approved, 83-11, the Genocide Convention, an international treaty outlawing "acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group," nearly 37 years after the pact had first been submitted for ratification. In 1915, during World War I, British and French warships launched their initial attack on Ottoman forces in the Dardanelles, a strait in northwestern Turkey.

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  9. U of Illinois finalizes $600,000 settlement with SalaitaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2016 | Daily Herald

    The University of Illinois has finalized a $600,000 legal settlement with a professor who lost his job offer over a series of anti-Israel tweets. The News-Gazette reports that the settlement with Steven Salaita was finalized Dec. 24 after all parties signed it.

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  10. Fueled by rage, Palestinian lone wolf attacks in 3rd monthRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 8, 2015 | Daily Herald

    In this Nov. 29, 2015, file photo, Palestinian protesters throw stones at Israeli troops during clashes following a demonstration to demand the release of bodies of Palestinian attackers being held by Israeli authorities, in the West Bank city of Ramallah. Almost daily, ordinary Palestinians -- many in their teens and without political affiliations -- carry out what are essentially suicide missions.

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  11. AP Conversation: Trump calls Mideast peace 'toughest deal'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | Daily Herald

    Donald Trump says that if he's elected president, he'll know within six months whether he can achieve an elusive peace accord between Israelis and Palestinians, one of the world's most vexing challenges. But the Republican presidential candidate says he has doubts about each side's commitment to the peace process.

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  12. U of Illinois considers settlement with professorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2015 | Daily Herald

    University of Illinois trustees are expected to consider a legal settlement with a professor who lost his job offer over a series profane anti-Israel Twitter messages. University spokesman Tom Hardy confirmed trustees are expected to vote on a proposed settlement with Steven Salaita in his lawsuit against university trustees, former Urbana-Champaign Chancellor Phyllis Wise and others.

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  13. Conflict hard to ignore as stabbings reach Israeli heartlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2015 | Daily Herald

    RISHON LEZION, Israel -- Darya Zelenkov was working her shift in a downtown clothing shop in this central Israeli city when she was startled by a knife-wielding Palestinian trying to burst in. The quick-thinking saleswoman quickly slammed the glass door in his face.

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  14. Israel welcomes video surveillance at holy siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2015 | Daily Herald

    Israel's prime minister on Sunday defended a U.S.-brokered plan to install video surveillance at a sensitive Jerusalem holy site, saying it could help refute claims that Israel is trying to expand the Jewish presence there, while Palestinians said they feared the cameras would be used to spy on and arrest people. The conflicting statements reflected the tough path ahead for the U.S. as it seeks to quell a monthlong burst of violence between Israel and the Palestinians.

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  15. Clash of narratives drives events in Holy LandRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2015 | Daily Herald

    In this Friday, Oct. 16, 2015, file photo, an Israeli soldier runs to help another who was just stabbed by a Palestinian, seen on the ground holding a knife, during clashes in Hebron, West Bank. The clashes between Israelis and Palestinians in the Holy Land are not just physical; the two sides cannot agree on what they see, how they got here, who is to blame or where they should go.

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  16. Today in HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2015 | Daily Herald

    On Dec. 9, 1987, the first Palestinian intefadeh, or uprising, began as riots broke out in Gaza and spread to the West Bank, triggering a strong Israeli response. In 1942, the Aram Khachaturian ballet "Gayane," featuring the surging "Sabre Dance," was first performed by Russia's Kirov Ballet.

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  17. President Abbas raises Palestinian flag for first time at UNRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2015 | Daily Herald

    Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas raised the Palestinian flag at the United Nations for the first time on Wednesday with a promise that it will be raised soon in Jerusalem, "the capital of our Palestinian state." More than 300 ministers, diplomats and well-wishers who crowded into the rose garden at U.N. headquarters where a temporary flagpole had been erected for the ceremony applauded his words.

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  18. Abbas out of options, out of synch with angry PalestiniansRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2015 | Daily Herald

    In this Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2015 file photo, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas makes comments to journalists on the ongoing unrest at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem, in the West Bank city of Ramallah.

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  19. Israeli envoy's appointment in danger over settlement tiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2015 | Daily Herald

    In this Dec. 21, 2009 photo, former Chairman of the Yesha Council Dani Dayan, speaks, during a meeting at the Knesset, Israel's parliament in Jerusalem. In a landmark test case for Israel, the appointment of Dayan as its next ambassador to Brazil is suddenly in trouble due to his ties to the West Bank settlement movement.

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