By IAN DEITCH Associated Press JERUSALEM (AP) – The prime minister of the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip on Tuesday praised a shooting that killed an Israeli and wounded his wife and son as they drove through the West Bank the previous evening en route to a Seder, the traditional Passover meal that starts the weeklong Jewish holiday. Speaking in Gaza, Ismail Haniyeh said the attack outside the city of Hebron “brought back life to the path of resistance” against Israel and warned of more attacks in the territory

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Hamas praises deadly West Bank shooting – Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. A 73-year-old southwest Missouri man with a long history of anti-Semitism is suspected of killing two people outside Overland Park’s Jewish Community Center and then a third at a nearby Jewish assisted living facility. After officers arrested Frazier Glenn Cross – an Aurora, Mo., man better known as F

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Man with history of anti-Semitism jailed in fatal shootings at Kansas Jewish centers

The Chief Palestinian negotiator has accused Israel of 'theft' after it imposed sanctions that will see millions of dollars withheld from the Palestinian Authority. Israel has frozen the transfer of tax revenues it collects on behalf of the Palestinian Authority (PA) in retaliation for President Mahmoud Abbas signing UN human rights conventions last week

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Pictured: Author and legal analyst Lisa Bloom (center) with Abby Harris, President of the Los Angeles Urban League Young Professionals, and Ori Blumenfeld, Co-Chair of ADL's NextGen. ADL's NextGen Committee and the …

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Israel Radio said on Monday that Israel has evidence backing Syrian opposition accusations that forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad had used non-lethal chemical weapons in Damascus last month. The report quoted an unidentified senior Israeli defense official as saying there were two attacks on March 27, using a “neutralizing chemical weapon”, east of Damascus and at another location

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Israel backs Syrian opposition accusations of poison attack

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History And Faith Collide On Stage In 'Camp David'

We need not debate the merits of Pollards release, for which supporters and detractors each can mount a compelling case, to acknowledge that Israeli-Palestinian negotiations arent the proper milieu for making the decision or that White House maneuvering over the possibility bespeaks an extraordinary ignorance, naivety, and desperation that dominates all-too-much U.S.

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U.S. Cant Bribe Israelis, Palestinians To Make Peace

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RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — A decision by President Mahmoud Abbas to seek further international recognition of a “state of Palestine” — despite promises to hold off while negotiating with Israel — has thrown into disarray the troubled U.S. mediation efforts on a peace deal. Here's a look at the possible repercussions.

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New Palestinian recognition bid largely symbolic

RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) – A surprise decision by President Mahmoud Abbas to sign more than a dozen international conventions that could give Palestinians greater leverage against Israel left the United States struggling on Wednesday to put peace talks back on track.

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Middle East peace talks face new challenge after Abbas's defiant move

RAMALLAH, West Bank Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas pushed ahead Tuesday with efforts for wider recognition of Palestine as a state, saying he would pursue membership status in scores of international agencies, treaties and conventions.

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Palestinian President Abbas pushes statehood recognition