User: newstrust Topic: Israel-Palestine Conflict
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Israel at 70: Satisfaction and grim disquiet share the stage 18.4.2018 AP Top News
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Is Israel a success as it turns 70? As Israelis commemorate the milestone this week, satisfaction and a grim disquiet share the stage....
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Will Trump Set Off the Middle East Powder Keg? 17.4.2018 Truthout - All Articles
A Syrian government soldier flashes the sign for victory as people walk along a destroyed street in Douma on the outskirts of Damascus on April 16, 2018. (Photo: LOUAI BESHARA / AFP / Getty Images) "Freedom of the press" doesn't mean much if the news is sponsored by corporate advertisers. Nonprofit, noncommercial media needs your support: Click here to make a one-time or monthly gift to Truthout. After a weeklong Twitter storm of threats from Donald Trump, the US government, in alliance with Britain and France, launched air strikes against Syria late on April 13. This mainly symbolic display of military might will intensify geopolitical conflicts in the region and internationally, bringing the world closer to a wider war -- and it sets the stage for Trump and his war cabinet to ramp up hostilities with Iran and North Korea in the weeks and months to come. The US-led attack reportedly targeted three sites in Damascus and Homs where the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad is accused of developing, ...
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Arab leaders meet to unify ranks with eye on Iran, Jerusalem 15.4.2018 Washington Post: World
Saudi Arabia used its perch as host of an annual gathering of Arab leaders on Sunday to push for a unified stance against rival Iran as the regional powerhouses vie for the upper hand in wars in Syria and Yemen.
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AP Analysis: Gaza flare-up driven by deep misery in strip 14.4.2018 AP Top News
ALONG THE ISRAEL-GAZA BORDER (AP) -- The flareup of deadly violence in Gaza is of a new kind, even in the inventive annals of Mideast conflicts: Israeli soldiers shooting at Palestinian demonstrators burning tires and hurling firebombs across what looks like an international border, inflicting casualties while claiming concerns of a mass breach of the barrier....
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UN chief warns that Mideast ‘chaos’ threatens global peace 14.4.2018 Washington Post: World
Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned Friday that the Middle East is in such “chaos” that it has become a threat to international peace and security — and Syria “represents the most serious threat.”
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Why Gaza's 'March of Return' isn't dominating Arab headlines 13.4.2018 Washington Post: Politics
Polarized media represent a polarized region. New Twitter data shows how.
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Israel summons Irish ambassador over Dublin mayor’s visit 12.4.2018 Washington Post: World
Israel’s Foreign Ministry has summoned Ireland’s ambassador to express dismay over Dublin’s mayor attending an “anti-Israel” event in Ramallah.
Why Hamas is protesting in Gaza — and why it will continue 8.4.2018 Washington Post: Politics
Large marches are scheduled until May 15.
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April 6, 2018: When ‘The Great March of Return’ protest erupted 7.4.2018 Hindu: International
A week after the single deadliest day — March 30 — in the Israel-Palestine conflict since the 2014 Gaza war when 16 Palestinians were killed, violence
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The bare facts about the Gaza demonstrators are correct, but the rest of the story is missing 6.4.2018 LA Times: Commentary

Media coverage of Israel’s massacre of Palestinian protesters during the first weekend of multiweek demonstrations in Gaza offered textbook examples of how syntax and word choice shape, and even distort, representations of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Even if the facts are accurately stated,...

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The Latest: Palestinian envoy urges Security Council action 4.4.2018 Washington Post: World
The latest on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict (all times local):
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Pope, after Gaza violence, says ‘defenceless’ being killed in Holy Land 1.4.2018 Hindu: International
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, Federica Mogherini, the European Union's foreign policy chief, and other leaders have called for an independent investigation into the bloodshed.
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EU urges independent probe into Gaza deaths 31.3.2018 Hindu: Fitness
The EU call for a probe echoed UN chief Antonio Guterres who also called for an “independent and transparent investigation.”
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EU urges independent probe into Gaza deaths 31.3.2018 Hindu: Home
The EU call for a probe echoed UN chief Antonio Guterres who also called for an “independent and transparent investigation.”
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16 killed in conflict as thousands of Gazans march near Israel border 31.3.2018 Hindu: News
In the Israeli attack, more than 1,400 were injured, including 758 by live fire, with the remainder hurt by rubber bullets and tear gas inhalation, Health Ministry in Gaza said.
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Mideast linchpin Jordan seeks expansion of 14-year Colorado partnership 18.3.2018 Denver Post: Local
Jordan's rising role as a U.S.-backed pillar in the precarious Middle East, receiving newly re-upped aid of $1.275 billion a year, builds on a unique 15-year partnership with Colorado pilots that officials this week said they want to expand.
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'In the Land of Pomegranates' probes the hope and despair of young Israelis and Palestinians 15.3.2018 LA Times: Commentary

As an exploration of the intractable conflict between Israel and the Palestinian territories, “In the Land of Pomegranates” joins a long cinematic lineage. Like most of its forebears, it offers a few rays of hope along with profoundly dispiriting observations. What sets Hava Kohav Beller’s documentary...

Palestinians: 19-year-old killed in West Bank clashes 11.3.2018 Washington Post: World
The Palestinian Health Ministry says a 19-year-old has been killed in clashes in the northern West Bank.
Thanks to Trump, Palestinians aren't listening to the United States anymore 8.3.2018 Washington Post: Op-Eds
Thanks to Trump, Palestinians aren't listening to the United States anymore
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Christians emerge as key patrons for Jews moving to Israel 8.3.2018 AP Top News
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) -- Israel's founding fathers, who etched a commitment to encouraging Jewish immigration into the declaration of independence, might be surprised to find that, seven decades later, the state is relying on Christians to fulfill that promise....
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