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1 hr ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

PA Minister in Trouble for Denouncing Terror Murder

The Palestinian Authority's Minister of Religious Trusts, Mahmoud al-Habash, cancelled a planned visit to Tulkarm Sunday for the dedication of a new mosque, after many dozens of residents demonstrated against him.

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2 hrs ago | Ma'an News Agency

Israeli forces arrest 6 Palestinians in overnight West Bank raids

Israeli forces detained six Palestinians in overnight arrest raids across the West Bank early Sunday.

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3 hrs ago | The Indian Express

Palestinians, Israeli police clash at Jerusalem holy site

File photo of the Western Wall, right, and the gilded Dome of the Rock, among the holiest sites for Jews and Muslims.

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5 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Palestinian Rock Throwers Arrested At Holy Site

Spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said police arrested 16 masked Palestinians who threw rocks and firecrackers as the site was opened to tourists on Sunday.

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6 hrs ago | WLNE-TV Providence

Palestinian rock throwers arrested at holy site

John C. Houbolt, an engineer whose contributions to the U.S. space program were vital to NASA's successful moon landing in 1969, has died.

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6 hrs ago | Ma'an News Agency

Israeli forces storm Al-Aqsa compound, 16 detained

More than a dozen Palestinian worshipers were detained as clashes broke in the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound on Sunday morning between worshipers and Israeli forces who stormed the courtyards firing stun grenades and rubber-coated bullets.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

NorthJersey.com

Record on the Road: Israel

I went to Jerusalem to visit my daughter Tamar, who is studying there for the year.

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Jerusalem Post

What does Algeria's election mean for Israel?

The country has not become a hub of anti-Israel terrorism, but the newly-re-elected President Bouteflika is neither an Anwar Sadat nor a King Hussein.

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The Times of Israel

Thailand steps up security for Israelis after terror plot

People take part in water battles in Bangkok as they celebrate Songkran, the festival that marks Thailand's New Year, on April 13, 2014.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Little Optimism as Israeli, PA Hold Separate Talks with US Envoy

Israeli and Palestinian negotiators met separately Friday with US peace envoy Martin Indyk, a Palestinian Authority source said, a day after five hours of three-way talks failed to bring agreement.

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The Washington Post

Holy fire ceremony draws thousands in Jerusalem

Christian pilgrims hold candles at the church of the Holy Sepulcher, traditionally believed to be the burial site of Jesus Christ, during the ceremony of the Holy Fire in Jerusalem's Old City, Saturday, April 19, 2014.

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Truthdig

Thousands of Palestinians Rally for Release of 5,000 in Israeli Jails, Including 200 Children

As talks between Israel and Palestine falter, thousands of Palestinians demonstrated Thursday on behalf of nearly 5,000 Palestinians imprisoned by Israeli Occupation authorities in 22 Israeli jails, many of them arbitrarily.

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Ma'an News Agency

Israeli forces fire tear gas at Christian pilgrims in al-Eizariya

Dozens of Christian pilgrims suffered from excessive tear gas inhalation on Friday after Israeli troops fired tear gas canisters as they performed religious rites at the Tomb of Lazarus in al-Eizariya in East Jerusalem.

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RTE.ie

Man arrested over Belfast murder

Police in Northern Ireland have arrested a 26-year-old man over the murder of former dissident republican leader Tommy Crossan.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Nation

Christians mark Good Friday in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM : Local Christian Arabs and pilgrims from around the world made their way down the cobbled Via Dolorosa in Jerusalem Friday, where Jesus is believed to have walked to his crucifixion.

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Channelnewsasia.com

EU urges Israel to reverse West Bank moves

EU foreign affairs chief Catherine Ashton called on Israel to reverse recent actions, such as announcing new settlements in the occupied West Bank, to bolster faltering peace talks.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Kerry Vows to Fight Israeli Visa Rejection Trend

US Secretary of State John Kerry will be investigating the sudden rise in the number of US visas rejected for young Israelis, after an initial report saw that the visa rejection rate has doubled since 2009.

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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

Vandals attack mosque in northern Israel

Unidentified assailants on Friday vandalized a mosque in the northern town of Umm al-Fahm, torching the front door of the house of worship and spray-painting a racist invective on its wall.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Arutz Sheva Israel News

Thailand: Terror Suspects Admit Plans To Attack Israelis

Two suspects, thought to be linked to the Lebanon-based terrorist group Hezbollah, were arrested in Thailand last week.

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