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1 hr ago | Scotsman.com

George Galloway assault: Man charged over 'attack'

A 39-YEAR-OLD man has been charged with a religiously aggravated assault on controversial MP George Galloway, who was left battered and bruised in an alleged street attack.

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5 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Diversity, hope and strength: Why I'm proud to be Israeli

I am proud to be Israeli. I'm proud that, in Israel, a bacon-eating Jew and a beer-drinking Muslim can sit in the same parliament as devout co-religionists, and everyone can speak their minds.

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8 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

Lawmaker attacked for Israel boycott call

An outspoken lawmaker who declared an "Israel-free zone" in a northern English city suffered a suspected broken jaw in an attack believed to be linked to his support for the Palestinians, his party said on Saturday.

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12 hrs ago | The Republic

Housing group: 20 years to rebuild Gaza

An international organization involved in assessing post-conflict reconstruction says it will take 20 years for Gaza's battered and neglected housing stock to be rebuilt following the war between Hamas and Israel.

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12 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

Rebuilding Gaza will take 20 years, group says

An international organization involved in assessing post-conflict reconstruction says it will take 20 years for Gaza's battered and neglected housing stock to be rebuilt following the war between Hamas and Israel.

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16 hrs ago | The Daily Star

Syrian rebels attack peacekeepers in Golan Heights

MANILA, Philippines: Syrian rebels holding dozens of Fijian U.N. peacekeepers hostage attacked Filipino troops in the Golan Heights on Saturday, Philippine officials said.

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20 hrs ago | CBS Local

Funeral To Be Held For NJ Student Found Dead In Israel

Aaron Sofer's body was discovered Thursday by volunteers in the Jerusalem Forest, nearly a week after the 23-year-old from Lakewood disappeared while hiking with a friend.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Theboltonnews.co.uk

MP denies comparing Israel Defence Force with ISIS

YASMIN Qureshi has vehemently denied accusations she compared young British Muslims joining terrorist organisation ISIS with Jewish people signing up to the Israel Defence Force.

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The Argus

Green councillor changes mind on boycott of Israeli good and services

Councillor Ruth Buckley makes u-turn on plans to second a motion to boycott of Israeli good and services in Brighton and Hove THE deputy leader of the city council has changed her mind about seconding a motion calling for the authority to boycott Israeli good and services.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Inside Israel, 9:48 PMZoabi at Hamas 'Victory Rally': 'We are All Palestinians'

Arab MKs Hanin Zoabi, Basel Ghattas, and Jamal Zahalka participated at a Hamas "Victory Rally" on Friday, according to Channel 10 , in the latest show of identification with Hamas terror in the wake of its war on Israeli civilians.

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News Times

UN: Armed group detains 43 peacekeepers in Syria

Armored vehicles from the U.N. peacekeepers of the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force, also known as UNDOF wait to cross from the Israeli controlled Golan Heights to Syria, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.

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TwinCities

Israel identifies body as missing American student

Israeli forensic investigators on Friday identified a recently found body as that of a U.S. religious student who disappeared while hiking in Jerusalem last week, Israeli police said.

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Counterpunch

The Struggles in Palestine and Ferguson Are One

Jonathan Cook reports from the West Bank on How the Media and Human Rights Groups Cover for Israel's War Crimes; Jeffrey St. Clair on Why Israel is Losing; Nick Alexandrov on Honduras Five Years After the Coup; Joshua Frank on California's Water Crisis; Ismael Hossein-Zadeh on Finance Capital and Inequality; Kathy Deacon on The Center for the Whole ... (more)

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

The Republic

Fiji says 43 soldiers captured in Golan Heights

Fiji's military confirmed Friday that 43 of its soldiers, working as U.N. peacekeepers, have been captured by a militant group on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights.

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The Times of Israel

Facing Islamist threats, some Arab nations tilt toward Israel

Between the war in Gaza and gains by Islamic militants in Iraq, Syria and Libya, there's plenty of cause these days for pessimism about the Middle East.

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The Baltimore Sun

Hamas leader says latest conflict with Israel not the last

Hamas will not cease resisting Israel until all its demands are met, the group's overall leader Khaled Meshaal said on Thursday, adding the latest Gaza conflict was only "a milestone to reaching our objective".

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Reuters

France says Europe must be more than 'bank window' in Israel, Palestinian conflict

French President Francois Hollande said on Thursday Europe had to play a bigger role to help resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and could no longer just play the role of a "bank window" for reconstruction after each war.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Defense/Security, 11:27 AMArab-Israeli Drug Ring Busted for Aiding Hezbollah

The investigation into the detainees went on for several months, and they were arrested on July 27, the announcement said.

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The Washington Post

Poll: Israelis skeptical of PM Gaza victory claim

A new poll has shown that a majority of Israelis are skeptical of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's claim that Israel achieved a "great military and political" victory over Hamas in the latest round of fighting in the Gaza Strip.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

NBC Chicago

Mom: NJ Man Missing in Israel Alive

NBC10's Ted Greenberg spoke to the man's loved ones about the efforts to find him.

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