Israeli prime minister says he shares US preference for ending Tehran's atomic weapons programme through diplomacy Binyamin Netanyahu and Barack Obama sought to heal their rift over Iran during a weekend conference in Washington, as United Nations nuclear experts began visits to a heavy-water production plant opened for inspection under the recent peace deal . The leaders of Israel and the US …

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Obama and Netanyahu downplay differences on Iran nuclear deal

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Israel criticized Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas for siding with a terrorist group instead of pursuing peace with Israel.

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Why Israel may need to rethink its assumptions on Palestinian unity (+video)

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RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is trying to show that he has alternatives if U.S.-mediated talks with Israel break off Tuesday, the deadline for agreeing on a possible extension.

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As peace deadline nears, Abbas says he has options

Israel criticized Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas for siding with a terrorist group instead of pursuing peace with Israel. But Mr. Abbas can’t enforce peace without unity.

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Why Israel may need to rethink its assumptions on Palestinian unity

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Nine months of peace talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority have failed. Each side took steps away from diplomacy. Israel reneged on the release of Palestinian prisoners.

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Commentary: Israel-Palestine: Peacemaking is hard between unequal adversaries

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An Israeli airstrike in the Gaza Strip has wounded 12 civilians including two children just hours after Hamas and Fatah signed a unity deal, according to Palestinian medical officials and Israeli reports. Rocket sirens sounded in the southern Israel areas of Sderot, Hof Ashkelon and Erez in close proximity to where the strike hit, suggesting a retaliation rocket attack from within the Gaza …

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Rockets Fired Between Israel and Gaza after Hamas-Fatah Deal

Fatah and Hamas have sought to put years of fighting behind them, after Hamas seized Gaza in 2007. But any agreement between the two sides is bound to add further complications to U.S. mediation efforts between Israel and the Palestinians.

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Palestine's Hamas and Fatah announce reconciliation after 7 turbulent years

By IBRAHIM BARZAK Associated Press GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) – Rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah agreed Wednesday to form a unity government and hold new elections – a potentially historic step toward mending the rift that has split their people between two sets of rulers for seven years. Following the announcement of the deal, hundreds of people took to the streets in Gaza to celebrate. Crowds hoisted Palestinian flags and posters

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Gaza official: Israeli airstrike wounds 3

Fertiliser producer Israel Chemicals (ICL) said it would invest 38 million pounds ($64 million) to sharply boost production of polyhalite at its mine in northeast England following approval of a UK government grant.

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Israel Chemicals to boost polyhalite output at UK mine


Palestinian prisoners riverdance Palestinian prisoners riverdance I guess they found their Irish roots.. Ktziot Prison, Israel. I guess they found their Irish roots..

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Palestinian prisoners riverdance – Video

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