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37 min ago | Times of Oman

UN aid convoy from Egypt arrives in Gaza

Palestinians wait hoping to be given the permission to cross into Egypt at the Rafah crossing between Egypt and the southern Gaza Strip in Rafah on Wednesday.

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4 hrs ago | Foreign Policy

Israel and Palestinians Agree to Long-Term Cease-Fire

An indefinite cease-fire went into effect Tuesday evening between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip.

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8 hrs ago | WSFA-TV Montgomery

'Sons of Guns' actor arrested for aggravated rape of 12-year-old

An open-ended cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip is holding, as many wonder what was gained during 50 days of fighting.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Ma'an News Agency

Clashes in Jerusalem, West Bank

Clashes erupted late Monday between Israeli soldiers and Palestinians in Wad al-Juz, Silwan and Jerusalem.

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WLS-AM Chicago

Kerry Praises Gaza Agreement, Hopes Cease-Fire is 'Durable and Sustainable'

Secretary of State John Kerry released a statement on Tuesday offering strong support for a cease-fire agreement reached between Israel and the Palestinian Authority.

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The Independent

Palestinian film made with Israeli funds stirs conflict

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Debka

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Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and Egyptian President Abdel-Fatteh El-Sisi were able to bring Hamas leaders in the Gaza Strip to accept an unlimited ceasefire in hostilities in effect from 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 26, based on the 2012 deal.

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Fox News

Missing Student New Jersey man disappears after hike in Jerusalem

Aaron Sofer , has been missing since Friday when he went on a hike with a friend in the Jerusalem Forest.

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Athens Banner-Herald

Israel destroys 2 Gaza high-rises in escalation

Israel bombed two Gaza City high-rises with dozens of homes and shops Tuesday, collapsing one building and severely damaging the other in a further escalation of seven weeks of cross-border fighting with Hamas.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

Palestinians, aboriginals share culture of vulnerability Settlers and the unwanted

On July 2, 2014, 17-year-old Palestinian Mohammed Abu Khdeir's body was found in a Jerusalem forest.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Ynetnews

Palestinians rescue settlers after West Bank attack

A Jewish family driving through a Palestinian village in the West Bank on Saturday night was pelted with rocks by the residents of the village.

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WSOCTV

Why are Palestinians pouring rubble on their heads?

The ALS Ice Bucket Challenge hit its high water mark this summer, dousing millions of Americans and raising millions of dollars for medical research.

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The Straits Times

Iran 'will arm Palestinians' after it shoots down Israel spy drone over Iran

Teheran will "accelerate" arming Palestinians in retaliation for Israel deploying a spy drone over Iran, which was shot down, a military commander said on Monday.

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Ma'an News Agency

12 Palestinians killed as Israel continues Gaza assault

Twelve Palestinians were killed on Monday as Israel launched airstrikes across the Gaza Strip, medics said.

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Truthdig

Victim of McCarthy-Era Witch Hunt Calls on U-Illinois Not to Fire Critic of Israeli Policies

Note by Juan Cole: In the early 1950s, under the influence of Rep. Joseph McCarthy , a national witch hunt was conducted for leftists.

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Arutz Sheva Israel News

Middle East, 6:15 AMMashaal Threatens Terror Attacks in Judea and Samaria

Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal threatened on Sunday that his group will not only continue attacking Israel from Gaza, but will also launch attacks from Judea and Samaria as well.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Express India

Benjamin Netanyahu warns Gaza civilians after Israel destroys apartment tower

I call on the inhabitants of Gaza to evacuate immediately from every site from which Hamas is carrying out terrorist activity.

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The Daily Star

Palestinian unity fragile, circumstantial

Abbas, Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani and exiled Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal arrive for a meeting in Doha.

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Forward

Israeli Driver Injured in West Bank Rock Attack

An Israeli driver was injured when his car overturned after being attacked by Palestinians throwing rocks in the West Bank.

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Jerusalem Post

Israeli-Palestinian trade, not boycotts, will bring peace, say manufacturers

"The Economy should be used as an incentive for regional development, not as a punishment," he wrote in two separate letters sent to 30 business leaders in Europe and the Palestinian Authority.

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