St. Joseph Missionary Baptist Church, 236 Robinson Ave., Marrero, invites the public to its Black History Program March 1at 4 p.m

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(02-06 15:05) Israeli taxpayer support for an organization fueling investment in West Bank settlements rose by more than US$100 million last year, making it a top recipient of money being furtively channeled into politicians’ pet projects, according to an Associated Press analysis. The AP examination of national budget figures found that the settlement building unit of the World Zionist Organization received a bigger funding boost last year than nearly any other government-backed project.

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(02-06 15:05) Israeli taxpayer support for an organization fueling investment in West Bank settlements rose by more than US$100 million last year, making it a top recipient of money being furtively channeled into politicians’ pet projects, according to an Associated Press analysis. The AP examination of national budget figures found that the settlement building unit of the World Zionist Organization received a bigger funding boost last year than nearly any other government-backed project. The figures provide a rare glimpse behind the smoke screen of bureaucracy that finances one of Israel’s most widely condemned practices, APs Danile Estrin writes.

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For the past several weeks, a hostage situation has been unfolding in the Gaza Strip, but its not what you might expect: Two competing political factions are warring for control of the bureaucracy.

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For the past several weeks, a hostage situation has been unfolding in the Gaza Strip, but its not what you might expect: Two competing political factions are warring for control of the bureaucracy. Government workers have for months been struggling in protest and paralysis as the Palestinian Authority (PA) and Hamas spar, upending several local agencies, including health, public works, womens affairs and, perhaps ironically, labor.

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Written on January 22nd, 2015 & filed under Gaza Strip Tags: , , , , , , , ,

For the past several weeks, a hostage situation has been unfolding in the Gaza Strip, but its not what you might expect: Two competing political factions are warring for control of the bureaucracy.

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Gaza public employees finally receive pay In the Gaza strip, public employees have finally been paid by the government after three months of waiting.

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After last Friday's attack on a Jewish market by an accomplice of the Charlie Hebdo attackers, France's Jewish community is increasingly nervous – and hopeful that the public will take a recent spike in anti-Semitism more seriously.

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After last Friday's attack on a Jewish market by an accomplice of the Charlie Hebdo attackers, France's Jewish community is increasingly nervous – and hopeful that the public will take a recent spike in anti-Semitism more seriously.

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After last Friday's attack on a Jewish market by an accomplice of the Charlie Hebdo attackers, France's Jewish community is increasingly nervous – and hopeful that the public will take a recent spike in anti-Semitism more seriously.

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