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Palestinian stabs 10 people on Tel Aviv bus

A Palestinian man stabbed up to 10 people on a commuter bus in central Tel Aviv on Wednesday before he was shot in the leg by a prison security officer as he tried to escape, police said. Tel Aviv police commander Bentzi Sau said

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Snow forecast takes Holy Land by storm

With memories still fresh of the Holy Land's worst storm in 50 years last winter, Israelis and Palestinians stocked up on supplies for a forecast heavy snowfall on Tuesday. The approaching storm, due to peak on Wednesday, was

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Palestinians submit papers to join ICC

The Palestinians submitted documents to the UN to join the International Criminal Court (ICC) yesterday, a high-stakes move that will soon enable them to pursue war-crimes charges against Israel. The Palestinians moved quickly to

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Bahrain fundraiser for Gaza extended

A nation-wide fundraiser in support of Palestinians in the war-ravaged Gaza Strip has been extended by one week in Bahrain.   Royal Charity Organisation (RCO) board of truste

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Egypt not to revise Gaza truce proposal

Egypt has no plans to revise its ceasefire proposal to end fighting in Gaza between Israel and the Palestinian militant movement Hamas, which has rejected the initiative, Cairo's foreign minister said on Saturday. "It pro

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Egypt proposes Israel-Palestinian ceasefire

Egypt has proposed a ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian militants in Gaza that would start on Tuesday, ending a week of cross-border warfare, and be followed by talks to prevent further hostilities. Israeli Prime Minister Be

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Hamas, Abbas's PLO in reconciliation deal

The Gaza-based Islamist group Hamas and President Mahmoud Abbas's Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) agreed on Wednesday to implement a unity pact, both sides announced in a joint news conference. The move envisions formi

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Obama warns of 'fallout' for Israel if peace effort fails

President Barack Obama, issuing a veiled warning to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the eve of talks, said in an interview that it would be harder for Washington to defend Israel against efforts to isolate it internationally if US-l

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Saudi backs Israeli-Palestinian peace push

Saudi King Abdullah has offered his "enthusiastic support" to US efforts to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, US Secretary of State John Kerry said. The US diplomat made the comment after some two hours and 40 mi

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Kerry sees progress in Israeli-Palestinian deal

Israel and the Palestinians are making progress towards reaching a framework peace agreement but they are not there yet, US Secretary of State John Kerry told reporters on Saturday. Kerry spoke after about three hours of talks wit

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