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Hamas Sounds Defiant Note as Truce Holds

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Israel eased restrictions on Gaza fishermen on Saturday, further implementing a three-day-old truce brokered by Egypt after a week of fierce fighting, Palestinian officials said.Read More


'Dallas' Star Larry Hagman Dies at 81

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Larry Hagman, who created one of American television’s most supreme villains in the conniving, amoral oilman J.R. Ewing of “Dallas,” died on Friday, according to a co-star. He was 81.Read More


Yasser Arafat's Body Will Be Exhumed

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The body of the Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat will be exhumed on Tuesday, eight years after his death, in an investigation to establish if he was murdered, a Palestinian official said on Saturday.Read More


Despite Differences, Israel Wins U.S. Support on Gaza

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As conflict erupted in Gaza last week, Israel’s officials and supporters embarked on what proved a successful diplomatic and media campaign to ensure the United States remained right behind them.Read More


Spanish Naturalization Eased for Sephardic Jews

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Spain has announced that it will ease the naturalization of Sephardic Jews whose ancestors were expelled 500 years ago.Read More


U.S. Worries About Morsi's Move in Egypt

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The United States is concerned about Egyptian President Mohamed Mursi’s decision to assume sweeping powers, the U.S. State Department said on Friday.Read More


Anniversary of Jews’ Deportation Remembered in Oslo

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The Oslo Jewish Museum will open an exhibition on the Holocaust in Norway exactly 70 years after hundreds of Norwegian Jews were shipped to Auschwitz.Read More


Palestinians, Arab-Israeli Arrested for Bus Bombing

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Israel’s domestic security agency arrested several Palestinians for allegedly blowing up a bus in Tel Aviv.Read More


With Eye on Iran, Gaza Conflict Reassures Bibi

By Reuters

Both on the diplomatic and military front, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will draw some comfort from his offensive against Gaza as he switches his gaze once more to his main strategic challenge – Iran.Read More


Hamas Polices Gaza Border After Man Killed

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Hamas Islamists enforced a fragile two-day-old truce on Friday by evacuating Palestinians from a “no-go” border zone after Israel shot dead a Gaza resident there in the first fatality since the ceasefire.Read More





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