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  • US Urges Israel to Reverse Palestinian Land-Grab Plan

    US Urges Israel to Reverse Palestinian Land-Grab Plan

    Israel faced increasing pressure on Monday, including from the United States, after saying it plans to expropriate 400 hectares (988 acres) of Palestinian land in the Bethlehem area in the south of the occupied West Bank.

  • Israel Claims 1,000 Acres as Its Land in West Bank

    Israel Claims 1,000 Acres as Its Land in West Bank

    Israel laid claim on Sunday to nearly 1,000 acres of West Bank land in a Jewish settlement bloc near Bethlehem - a step that could herald significant Israeli construction in the area - defying Palestinian demands for a halt in settlement expansion an...

  • Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu Seeks Cuts to 2014 Budget to Finance Gaza War

    Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu Seeks Cuts to 2014 Budget to Finance Gaza War

    Israel's Cabinet convened on Sunday to debate Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's call for swingeing budget cuts to pay for the 50-day military campaign in Gaza.

  • Israeli Soldier Dies of Wounds From Gaza Fighting

    Israeli Soldier Dies of Wounds From Gaza Fighting

    An Israeli paratrooper wounded in fighting in the Gaza Strip during the 50-day war with Palestinian militants died in hospital on Sunday, the army said.

  • Philippine UN Peacekeepers Safe After 'Greatest Escape'

    Philippine UN Peacekeepers Safe After 'Greatest Escape'

    All 75 Filipino troops serving as UN peacekeepers in the Golan Heights are safe after the last batch slipped away under cover of night from besieging Syrian rebels, military spokesmen said on Sunday.

  • Rebuilding Gaza Will Take 20 Years, Group Says

    Rebuilding Gaza Will Take 20 Years, Group Says

    An international organisation involved in assessing post-conflict reconstruction says it will take 20 years under current levels of restrictions to rebuild the Gaza Strip's battered and neglected housing stock following the war between Hamas and Isra...

  • Maldives Media Raise Nearly $2 Million for Gaza Victims

    Maldives Media Raise Nearly $2 Million for Gaza Victims

    Media outlets in the Maldives have raised nearly $2 million to help Gaza residents affected by massive destruction caused in the 50-day war between Israel and Hamas, a fundraising organiser said on Saturday.

  • 50 Days of War Leave Israelis and Palestinians Only More Entrenched

    50 Days of War Leave Israelis and Palestinians Only More Entrenched

    Only time will tell whether Israel will maintain the quiet it so desperately sought during 50 days of war with Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip, and whether Hamas will leverage the world's outrage over so many civilian casualties to improve th...

  • Islamic Jihad Fighters Parade After Gaza War

    Islamic Jihad Fighters Parade After Gaza War

    Thousands of Islamic Jihad fighters paraded in Gaza City Friday, in a defiant show of force three days after a ceasefire ending a bloody war between Israel and Gaza militants.

  • With Gaza War, Movement to Boycott Israel Gains Momentum in Europe

    With Gaza War, Movement to Boycott Israel Gains Momentum in Europe

    A branch of Sainsbury's grocery store removed kosher products from its shelves, it said, to prevent anti-Israel demonstrations.

  • Hamas Leader Says Gaza Only 'Milestone to Reaching Our Objective'

    Hamas Leader Says Gaza Only 'Milestone to Reaching Our Objective'

    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".

  • Israel Police Find Body of Missing US Student

    Israel Police Find Body of Missing US Student

    Israeli police said on Thursday they had found the body of a 23-year-old American student who went missing last week near a forest in Jerusalem and that they did not suspect a criminal motive.

  • 4,000 Gaza Fishermen Go Fishing in Six-Mile Area

    4,000 Gaza Fishermen Go Fishing in Six-Mile Area

    As many as 4,000 fishermen in the Gaza Strip on Thursday were able to go fishing in a expanded zone, previously restricted to just three miles by Israel, a senior Palestinian official said.

  • Hamas Will Refuse to Disarm: Khaled Meshaal

    Hamas Will Refuse to Disarm: Khaled Meshaal

    Hamas chief Khaled Meshaal on Thursday rejected any attempt to disarm his Palestinian Islamist movement in Gaza as demanded by Israel.

  • Syrian Planes Bomb Border Post Near Israel Captured by Rebels

    Syrian Planes Bomb Border Post Near Israel Captured by Rebels

    Syrian jets shelled rebel positions near a border crossing close to the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights that was seized by rebels in some of the heaviest clashes in the strategic area this year, rebels and residents said on Thursday.

  • As New Cease-Fire Holds, Dazed Gazans Get to Work

    As New Cease-Fire Holds, Dazed Gazans Get to Work

    Palestinian workers began clearing rubble and repairing damage from Israeli attacks as residents returned home, but some residents remained wary of the cease-fire.

  • Gaza Ceasefire Has No Winners and Leaves Much Unresolved

    Gaza Ceasefire Has No Winners and Leaves Much Unresolved

    Israel and Palestinians both boasted of victory in the Gaza war but analysts say Hamas received only promises while the conflict aggravated divisions in the Israeli leadership.

  • Syrian Rebels Seize Border Crossing with Israel

    Syrian Rebels Seize Border Crossing with Israel

    Syrian rebels, including fighters from an al-Qaida-linked group, seized control of a frontier crossing with Israel in the Golan Heights on Wednesday after heavy clashes with President Bashar Assad's forces, activists and rebel said.

  • Gaza Cease-Fire Holds as Sides Weigh Gains

    Gaza Cease-Fire Holds as Sides Weigh Gains

    An open-ended cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip was holding Wednesday, as many people on both sides of the conflict wondered what was gained during 50 days of fighting.

  • Skies Calm Over Gaza as Long-Term Truce Takes Hold

    Skies Calm Over Gaza as Long-Term Truce Takes Hold

    The skies over the Gaza Strip were calm on Wednesday as a long-term ceasefire between Israel and the Palestinians took hold after 50 days of the deadliest violence in a decade.

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