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3 hrs ago | The Peninsula

Choose Hamas or Israel, Netanyahu tells Abbas

Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyah , and senior Fatah official Azzam Al Ahmad chat during a news conference after the announcement of a deal between the two rival Palestinian groups in Gaza City yesterday.

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8 hrs ago | KAUZ

Gaza official: Israeli airstrike wounds 3

The Supreme Court has thrown out a nearly $3.4 million judgment against a man convicted of possessing two pornographic images of a child that have been seen by thousands of online viewers.

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12 hrs ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Tunisia divided over Jews' use of Israel passports

Tunisia's elected assembly accepted a petition Wednesday to question the tourism minister over a decision allowing Israelis to use their passports to enter the country for an annual religious pilgrimage.

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16 hrs ago | Ma'an News Agency

Unidentified gunmen shoot man dead in Qalandia camp

A man from Qalandia refugee camp near Jerusalem was shot dead late Tuesday by unidentified gunmen, police said.

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20 hrs ago | Reuters

Spoon-bending psychic Geller helps Israelis defy disasters

Celebrity psychic Uri Geller is the beaming new face of Israeli disaster-readiness, starring in army-sponsored TV and Internet advertisements on how to take shelter from missile attacks or earthquakes.

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20 hrs ago | WMGI-FM Terre Haute

Spoon-bending psychic Geller helps Israelis defy d...

Celebrity psychic Uri Geller is the beaming new face of Israeli disaster-readiness, starring in army-sponsored TV and Internet advertisements on how to take shelter from missile attacks or earthquakes.

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23 hrs ago | The Macon Telegraph

Some drama off-camera in Mideast conflict film

In this photo taken April 17, 2014 released by the Warren Film, American director James Adolphus directs actors dressed in Israeli army uniforms at the filming location of his movie in the West Bank city of Nablus.

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Yesterday | National Public Radio

Airport Security Vulnerabilities Not Uncommon

For all the tens of billions of dollars that the nation has spent on screening passengers and their bags, few airports made a comparable investment to secure the airplanes themselves.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Your Taxes: FATCA and OECD transparency legislation is coming to Israel

Each financial institution in Israel will be obliged to inquire about the identity of the holder of rights to accounts deposited with it.

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Norwalk Citizen News

Palestinians' Abbas warns against failure of talks

Gaza's Hamas Prime Minister Ismail Haniyeh, right, and senior Fatah official Azzam al-Ahmad meet in Gaza for talks aimed at reaching a reconciliation agreement between the two rival Palestinian groups, Hamas and Fatah on Tuesday, April 22, 2014.

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The Jewish Journal

Israel attacks Gaza sites in response to rocket, bomb attacks

The scene of an Israeli air strike in the central Gaza Strip on April 21. Photo by Ibraheem Abu Mustafa/Reuters Two sites in southern Gaza and one in central Gaza identified by the Israel Defense Forces as "terror activity sites" were targeted Monday "in response to the latest severe aggression emanating from Gaza," the IDF said in a statement.

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Jerusalem Post

Constant up and down in Austrian-Israeli relations

A glance at the bumpy bilateral relations between the two countries, on the occasion of the first visit of Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz.

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Forward

Israeli City of Sderot Is Different Kind of Boom Town These Days

A few years ago, someone who wanted to move to Sderot for "quiet" would have been dismissed as a lunatic.

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The Times of Israel

'Israel to ease entry of Palestinian-Americans'

People stand in line to go through passport control at Ben-Gurion International Airport in Israel, September 21, 2008.

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RTE.ie

Korean ferry accident toll rises to 104

The vessel sank last Wednesday on a routine trip from the port of Incheon to the holiday island of Jeju A crew member of the ferry has said the crew tried to launch lifeboats, but could not get near because of the tilt of the ship.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Jerusalem Post

Millions visit Israel's parks, nature reserves, forests and beaches over Passover

As the Passover holiday week concluded on Monday evening, Israel Nature and Parks Authority and Keren Kayemeth LeIsrael-Jewish National Fund reported a collective total of approximately 3.5 million visitors to their parks and recreation sites.

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The Times of Israel

Jordan slams Israel over Temple Mount violence

Israeli border policemen argue with Palestinians outside the Temple Mount in Jerusalem's Old City on February 25, 2014 Jordan's foreign ministry summoned Israeli ambassador Daniel Nevo to protest Israel's actions in Jerusalem's Temple Mount during clashes with Palestinian protesters in recent days, Jordanian media reported Monday evening.

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Jerusalem Post

Fundamentally Freund: Israel needs a - Posse Comitatus Act'

In a country that cherishes freedom, a way can and must be found to keep the military from being used for law enforcement purposes.

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The New Zealand Herald

Court to look at 'born in Jerusalem' passport case

Confronting an issue fraught with Middle East politics, the Supreme Court has agreed to hear for the second time a passport dispute centering on whether Americans born in Jerusalem may list their place of birth as Israel.

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National Public Radio

Palestinians Meet In Gaza For Reconciliation Talks

A senior Hamas leader based in Egypt is in Gaza for talks aimed at reaching a reconciliation agreement between the two rival Palestinian groups, Hamas and Fatah.

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