User: newstrust Topic: Israel-Palestine Conflict
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Trump son-in-law's ties to Israel raise questions of bias 25.3.2017 AP Business
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, has deep business and personal ties to Israel that could raise questions about his ability to serve as an honest broker as he oversees the White House's Mideast peace efforts....
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Trump son-in-law’s ties to Israel raise questions of bias 25.3.2017 Washington Post: World
Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, has deep business and personal ties to Israel that could raise questions about his ability to serve as an honest broker as he oversees the White House’s Mideast peace efforts.
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International efforts towards Middle East peace must be matched by steps on the ground - UN envoy 25.3.2017 New Kerala: World News
International efforts towards Middle East peace must be matched by steps on the ground - UN envoy
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Merkel affirms German backing for two-state solution 24.3.2017 Hindu: International
Merkel says the settlements are leading to an “erosion of the two-state solution.”
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Hamas TV channel builds Jerusalem set in Gaza 24.3.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Khan Younis, Gaza Strip • Quiet on the set! Surrounded by militant training sites on uprooted Jewish settlement lands, the first movie set in the Gaza Strip is growing, depicting the history-rich, volatile alleyways of Jerusalem’s Old City. The set is the latest effort by the al-Aqsa channel, run by Gaza’s Islamic militant Hamas rulers, to kick-start its drama production in the territory and release another series slated to air in the month of Ramadan. In Gaza, filming footage of Jerusalem and o...
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Trump’s health-care strategy is straight out of ‘The Art of the Deal.’ It just might work. 24.3.2017 Washington Post
The stakes are higher, but once again President Trump is playing the take-it-or-leave-it game.
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Jordan planner of 2001 blast relieved US extradition blocked 23.3.2017 Washington Post: World
A Hamas activist on the FBI’s list of “most wanted terrorists” said she is relieved Jordan’s highest court has blocked her extradition to the U.S., where she faces charges in a suicide bombing that killed 15 people, including two Americans, at a crowded Jerusalem pizzeria.
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Israel plans mass evacuation if war erupts again 22.3.2017 Salt Lake Tribune
Jerusalem • If Islamic militants in Gaza or Lebanon go to war with Israel, they could find their usual targets empty. Israel is drawing up contingency plans to evacuate up to a quarter-million civilians from border communities to protect them from attacks from Hamas, Hezbollah or other Islamic militant groups. The mass evacuations would be the biggest in Israel’s history, part of a bigger plan where the army works with municipalities to keep civilians safe. All sides have been preparing in case ... <iframe src="http://www.sltrib.com/csp/mediapool/sites/sltrib/pages/garss.csp" height="1" width="1" > </frame>
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Tennis balls, fabric gloves, whittled bats: Palestine starts a baseball federation 22.3.2017 Washington Post
Tennis balls, fabric gloves, whittled bats: Palestine starts a baseball federation
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Israel plans mass evacuation if war erupts again 21.3.2017 AP Top News
JERUSALEM (AP) -- If Islamic militants in Gaza or Lebanon go to war with Israel, they could find their usual targets empty....
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Israel blacklists Palestinian fund as US envoy visits 17.3.2017 Washington Post: World
Israel declared the Palestine Liberation Organization’s main financial body a terrorist organization on Thursday, infuriating the Palestinians as U.S. President Donald Trump’s envoy wrapped up his first visit to the region.
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Is Israel an 'apartheid' state? This U.N. report says yes. 16.3.2017 Washington Post: World
Israel and the United States have slammed a U.N. report labeling Israel an "apartheid regime."
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Jordan king meets Trump adviser on Middle-East peace push 16.3.2017 Hindu: International
King Abdullah told envoy Jason Greenblatt on Wednesday that he would “do everything possible” to help end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on the basis of a two-state solution.
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White House meeting on Saudi underscores kingdom's influence 15.3.2017 AP Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House indicated Wednesday that Saudi Arabia will remain a close consultant to President Donald Trump on security and economic challenges in the Middle East, including the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the Iran nuclear deal....
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Trump sends his real estate lawyer-turned-diplomat to meet Netanyahu, Abbas 15.3.2017 Washington Post
Trump sends his real estate lawyer-turned-diplomat to meet Netanyahu, Abbas
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Trump thinks he'll get a great deal from the Gulf Arab states. Good luck with that. 7.3.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
The president won't get them to advance U.S. interests without paying a high cost.
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Banksy's art in a new West Bank hotel features the world's 'worst view' 3.3.2017 LA Times: Commentary

A Palestinian guesthouse packed with artwork of the elusive British graffiti artist Banksy unveiled itself Friday in the West Bank city of Bethlehem, with a sneak peek of what the owner sarcastically called the "hotel with the worst view in the world."

Wisam Salsaa, 42, said the nine-room establishment...

EU to weigh high-level talks with Israel 3.3.2017 Washington Post: World
European Union foreign ministers are to discuss whether to hold high-level talks with Israel soon amid concern over its settlement policy and commitment to a two-state solution, diplomats said Friday.
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UN urged to add 11 parties to list of child rights violators 2.3.2017 Washington Post: World
A network of organizations seeking to protect children in conflict urged U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Wednesday to add 11 parties to the blacklist of countries and armed groups responsible for grave violations against children.
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Despite warming ties with Washington, Netanyahu faces growing challenges in Israel 28.2.2017 L.A. Times - World News

When the Israeli government reluctantly complied with a court order and booted several hundred Israeli settlers from a hilltop outpost in the West Bank early this month, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s administration promised to break ground within weeks on a new settlement in another part...

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