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on : Saturday, 13 Feb, 2016

Palestinian Woman Shot Dead after Stabbing Israeli Soldier

Israeli security forces shot dead on Saturday a knife-wielding Palestinian woman who tried to stab an Israeli soldier on guard near a sensitive West Bank holy site sacred to Jews and Muslims in the occupied West Bank, Israel's military said. "An assailant drew a knife and attempted to stab a soldier," it said. "Responding to the attack, forces fired at the perpetrator, resulting in her death", the army said in a statement. The incident, which led to wounding the Israeli soldier and ...

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Kifah Ziboun
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on : Friday, 5 Feb, 2016

Iranian-Backed Group Arrested in Bethlehem

Ramallah- Palestinian security forces in the West Bank managed to abort an attempt on establishing an infrastructure for the “Al-Sabirin [The Patient] for the Victory of Palestine.”. The movement is present in Gaza and is known for its direct affiliation with the Iranian regime. Security sources told Asharq Al-Awsat that five activists affiliated with the newly-founded movement in Bethlehem, located east of the West Bank, were arrested. They had received funds from “Al-Sabirin” i...

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on : Thursday, 4 Feb, 2016

Two Israeli Teens Convicted for Palestinian Youth’s Murder

An Israeli court found two Jewish defendants on Thursday, guilty for a revenge murder of a Palestinian teenager in Jerusalem that contributed to inducing the 2014 Gaza war. ...

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Eyad Abu Shakra
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on : Tuesday, 26 Jan, 2016

Opinion: Syria 2016 – A Replay of Syria 1920

The unfolding Syrian crisis is now looking more and more like a carbon copy of the Palestinian crisis. Almost all the ‘constants’ of world powers towards the near east in the a...

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Nazir Majli
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on : Monday, 25 Jan, 2016

Israeli Police Demolish Two Arab Houses

At a time when the people of the city of Tebah (around 48 Palestinians) prepared their homes and orchards to face the frost and the icy winds, a large force of Israeli police a...

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on : Saturday, 23 Jan, 2016

Palestinian Girl Shot Dead After Trying to Stab Israeli Guard

A 13-year-old Palestinian girl was shot dead by an Israeli security guard she tried to stab at a settlement in the Israeli-occupied West Bank, Israeli police said on Saturday. ...

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Asharq Al-Awsat
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on : Wednesday, 20 Jan, 2016

Israel Charges Palestinians it Said Recruited by Hezbollah

JERUSALEM - Israel has charged five Palestinians who it says were being recruited and funded by powerful Lebanese faction Hezbollah to monitor Israel's military activity and ca...

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on : Saturday, 16 Jan, 2016

Qatar Funds 1,000 New Homes for Gazans

GAZA - Qatari-funded construction projects have provided 1,000 new dwellings for Palestinians left homeless by the 2014 Gaza war with Israel, and a similar number for low-incom...

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Kifah Ziboun
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on : Monday, 11 Jan, 2016

New Approach to Manage Palestinian-Israeli Conflict

Ramallah- The Palestinian Authority spokesman, Nabil Abu Rudeineh, confirmed that there is continued coordination with Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Jordan in order to create facts o...

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on : Friday, 8 Jan, 2016

Man Facing U.S. Terrorism Charges Appears Before Houston Court

HOUSTON, Jan 8 (Reuters) - A Palestinian born in Iraq who entered the United States as a refugee more than five years ago appeared in federal court in Houston on Friday to face...

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