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Richard von Weizsaecker, Who Challenged German Attitudes About the Holocaust, Dies

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Richard von Weizsaecker,  Who Challenged German Attitudes About the Holocaust, Dies
Former president Richard von Weizsaecker, who challenged German attitudes about the Holocaust by arguing that the country had been liberated by the Nazi defeat in 1945, died on Saturday at the age of 94, the current president’s office said.Read More


Egyptian Court Bans Armed Wing of Hamas

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Egyptian Court Bans Armed Wing of Hamas
An Egyptian court on Saturday banned the armed wing of the Palestinian group Hamas and listed it as a terrorist organization.Read More


Hezbollah Leader: 'We Do Not Want War With Israel But We Are Not Afraid of It'

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Hezbollah Leader: 'We Do Not Want War With Israel But We Are Not Afraid of It'
The leader of Lebanon’s Hezbollah said on Friday his group did not want war with Israel but was ready for one and reserved the right to respond to Israeli attacks at any time and place.Read More


Israel Issues Tenders for New Settler Homes Ahead of Election

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Israel Issues Tenders for New Settler Homes Ahead of Election
Israel published tenders on Friday for the construction of 450 new housing units in occupied Palestinian territory, a move that critics denounced as a political gesture ahead of a March general election.Read More


Steven Salaita Sues University of Illinois Over Loss of Tenured Post

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Steven Salaita Sues University of Illinois Over Loss of Tenured Post
A professor who lost out on a tenured position at the University of Illinois after he made Twitter postings critical of Israel claimed in a lawsuit on Thursday that the university violated his rights to free speech under the U.S. Constitution.Read More



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