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Weeks of violence dampen Christmas spirit at Bethlehem hotel

BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) — With Christmas only weeks away & the latest Israeli-Palestinian violence showing no signs of abating, gloom has descended on the century-old Jacir Palace hotel in…

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Kerry warns Israel about collapse of Palestinian Authority

WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry warned Israel on Saturday approximately the dangers of the possible collapse of the Palestinian Authority, saying it would lead to a situation…

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Israel arrests alleged Jewish extremists over deadly arson

Lod (Israel) (AFP) – Israel said Thursday it has arrested a number of alleged Jewish extremists over the firebombing of a Palestinian home that killed a toddler & his parents,…

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Israel trained against Russian-made air defense system in Greece: sources

By Dan Williams & Karolina Tagaris JERUSALEM/ATHENS (Reuters) – Israel has quietly tested ways of defeating an advanced air-defence system that Russia has deployed in the Middle East & that…

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UN calls on Israel to punish Palestinian family's killers

Jerusalem (AFP) – A senior United Nations official expressed concern Wednesday over Israel's failure to bring to justice those behind an arson attack that killed three members of a Palestinian…

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Israeli advert stirs accusations of inter-Jewish racism

Jerusalem (AFP) – An Israeli advert for a high-end housing development has been accused of carrying a racist message, shedding light on often hidden tensions between Jewish communities in the…

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Israel to open representative office in Abu Dhabi, first in UAE

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel plans to open a diplomatic-level mission to the International Renewable Energy Agency in Abu Dhabi, its first openly established representative office in the United Arab Emirates,…

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Egyptian Coptic Pope makes rare Jerusalem visit

View gallery Egyptian Coptic Pope Tawadros II (R), head of the Coptic Orthodox church, attends to the funeral of … JERUSALEM (Reuters) – The Egyptian head of the Coptic Church, Pope…

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Israel suspends EU role in peace process with Palestinians

By Ori Lewis JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel said on Sunday it was suspending contacts with European Union bodies involved in peace efforts with the Palestinians after the bloc started requiring…

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Bibi Times: Netanyahu's tangled relationship with Israel's media

By Maayan Lubell JERUSALEM (Reuters) – "You have to play the media like a piano," an adviser recalls being told by his ex-boss, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. But critics say…

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