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39 min ago | Journal and Courier

Cohen: Kissinger's support for Israel runs deepCohen: Kissinger's...

Cohen: Kissinger's support for Israel runs deep Taking issue with an assessment of Henry Kissinger that misses the mark. Check out this story on jconline.com: http://on.jconline.com/1tYFtJk Former U.S. Secretary of State Henry Kissinger talks about his views and his new book "World Order" in an interview for CBS.

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4 hrs ago | Trend

Israel sees mass Hezbollah incursion in future fight

A future war with Lebanon's Hezbollah could see the group cross the border in strength and seize Israeli territory, a senior officer said in comments widely reported by Israeli media Monday. The Jerusalem Post quoted the unidentified officer as saying that Hezbollah had learnt much about ground tactics from Syria, where it has fought alongside President Bashar Assad's forces in the 3-and-a-half-year-old civil war, The Dailystar reported.

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9 hrs ago | KWQC-TV Davenport

Gazans rush to enjoy life after ruinous war

13, 2014 photo, Palestinians wait for fishermen to unload their catch so they can buy fish at the sea port of Gaza City, Gaza Strip. . In this Saturday, Sept.

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9 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service

Gazans rush to enjoy life after ruinous war

After a ruinous war, Gaza is rushing back to a veneer of normalcy at astonishing speed. Street cafes and beaches are packed with people until late at night.

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11 hrs ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

Terror alertIsraelis Warned of Heightened Terror Threat Abroad

The Israeli Counter-Terrorism Bureau has warned of the increased likelihood of terror attacks targeting Israeli and Jewish targets in the run up to the High Holy Days, highlighting western Europe as an area of particular concern. In a report issued Monday assessing global terror threats, the Bureau noted the significant danger of western nationals currently fighting abroad for global jihadi groups, including Al Qaeda and the "Islamic State" , returning to their home countries to commit terrorist attacks.

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15 hrs ago | Click2Houston

UN force leaving Syrian-controlled Golan

U.N. forces began withdrawing Monday from the Syrian-controlled side of the Golan Heights, a U.N. source in Jerusalem confirmed after a CNN stringer saw dozens of peacekeeping vehicles crossing into territory controlled by Israel. The withdrawal, also confirmed by a U.N. military police officer on the scene, comes a little more than two weeks after Islamic militant fighters took some peacekeepers hostage and besieged others.

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17 hrs ago | KLIQ-FM Hastings

Tony Bennett Joins Lady Gaga Onstage in Israel

Lady Gaga offered her Israeli fans a taste of her duets album with Tony Bennett on Saturday night, when she performed at Hayarkon Park in Tel Aviv. Tony joined her on stage for a live rendition of "I Can't Give You Anything but Love," one of the tracks from their upcoming album, Cheek to Cheek.

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18 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Israeli court postpones imprisonment of Olmert

Israel's Supreme Court on Monday postponed the start of former Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's prison sentence pending appeal on his conviction on corruption charges. Court spokeswoman Shirli Koren said the decision allows Olmert, who served as prime minister from 2006 to 2009, to remain free until a ruling on his appeal is made.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Newkerala.com

Israeli military slams soldiers refusing to spy on Palestinians

The Israeli military Sunday sharply criticised a conscientious objection letter sent by 43 veterans of an elite intelligence unit who refused to serve their duty due to Israel's surveillance and information gathering tactics. Military spokesperson Brig-Gen.

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Forward

Dutch Police Release Israeli Rabbi Fleeing Sex Crimes Accusations

Dutch police released Eliezer Berland, a rabbi who had been arrested because he is wanted for questioning in Israel in connection with alleged sex crimes. Berland, founder of the Shuvu Bonim religious seminary in Israel and a member of the Breslov Hasidic sect, was released Friday.

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The Times of Israel

Hamas attacked Israel's Internet during war, PM charges

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks at a conference at the International Institute for Counter-Terrorism, at the Interdisciplinary Center Herzliya, on September 11, 2014. Hamas relentlessly attacked Israel over the summer not only with rockets and tunnels but also virtually, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday.

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MassLive.com

Gaza children return to school after war with Israel

Some half million Gaza children made a delayed return to school on Sunday after a devastating 50-day war with Israel that killed more than 2,100 Palestinians and damaged hundreds of school buildings. Gaza Education Ministry official Ziad Thabet said the opening is for 230,000 1st to 12th graders attending public schools, 200,000 going to United Nations-run schools and tens of thousands enrolled in private institutions.

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The Star Online

At a landmark Berlin rally, Merkel vows to fight anti-Semitism

Germany will do all it can to fight anti-Semitism, Chancellor Angela Merkel said in a speech on Sunday, following a surge of abuse against Jews and spreading anti-Israeli sentiment aroused by the Gaza conflict. Merkel made her pledge to thousands at a landmark rally protesting a rise in anti-Semitism that authorities and Jewish leaders blame mainly on Muslim extremists and young immigrants, saying anyone who attacks Jews is attacking all of Germany.

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Al Bawaba

US: Israeli attacks on UNRWA facilities unjustified

Palestinians sit under a makeshift tent they set up amid the rubble of their house which was destroyed by Israeli strikes during the summer's fierce offensive on the Gaza Strip on September 13, 2014 in Khan Yuni. [AFP] Israeli suspicions that Hamas terrorists were operating near schools run by the UN Relief and Works Agency did not justify the attacks against such facilities during this summer's Gaza war, State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf said on Thursday.

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Ma'an News Agency

Father, son injured in collision with Israeli military jeep

A Palestinian man and his son were injured Saturday evening after their truck collided with an Israeli military jeep near the village of Qarawat Bani Hassan west of Salfit in the northern West Bank. Palestinian security sources told Ma'an that 55-year-old Wajih Hamid Amer from the Salfit-area village of Masha and his son Huthayfa, 12, sustained minor to moderate wounds as a result of the crash.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Gaza children return to school after war

Some half million Gaza children are making a delayed return to school after a devastating 50-day war with Israel that killed more than 2,100 Palestinians and damaged hundreds of school buildings. Gaza Education Ministry official Ziad Thabet says Sunday's opening - delayed two weeks - involves 230,000 1st to 12th graders attending public schools, 200,000 going to United Nations-run schools and tens of thousands enrolled in private institutions.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

PA Official: Abbas Holding Off on Turning to ICC Against Israel

Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas has blocked an attempt to push for the prosecution of Israel for war crimes in Gaza at the International Criminal Court , a senior Palestinian Arab official said over the weekend. Hasan Khreisha, the second-deputy speaker of the Palestinian parliament, told the Ma'an news agency that the PA's decision to join the ICC and thus press charges against Israel was halted by Abbas in order to push forward a new peace talks bid.

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ABC News

Photos: Israel and the West Bank Through the Eyes of People Who Live There

For 40 years, Wendy Ewald has traveled the world working with local communities to help them create their own images of themselves and their communities. This image was made by Amal, a girl who lives in the Wadi al-Naam Bedoin village in southern Israel.

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Carlsbad Current-Argus

Dave Rogers: Empathy in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict

As the phone rang in his Gaza home, Ahmed had no idea how profoundly his life was about to change. Ahmed's son had been killed by an Israeli bullet in the conflict between his beloved Palestine and Israel.

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WGBH

Israeli, Palestinian Parents Share Their Painful Stories Of Loss

Robi Damelin, left, is an Israeli whose son was fatally shot by a Palestinian in 2002. Bassam Aramin is a Palestinian whose daughter was shot dead by Israeli police in 2007.

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