By Dan Williams TEL AVIV Israel (Reuters) – Jordan warned Israel on Sunday their peace treaty would be threatened by continued Jewish settlement building on occupied land sought by the Palestinians and any change to the religious status of a key Muslim shrine in Jerusalem. “All such acts are incompatible with international law and international humanitarian law and if allowed to continue will …

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Jordan warns settlements may 'imperil' treaty with Israel

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President Reuven Rivlin acknowledged Sunday past and present wrongdoings to Israel's Arabs, while calling for calm in the wake of growing unrest in east Jerusalem and the West Bank. Rivlin spoke at a memorial ceremony for victims of the 1956 massacre at Kafr Qassem, where Israeli forces killed 47 residents of the central Israeli Arab village for breaking a wartime curfew, becoming the first …

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Israel president admits wrongs to Arabs at massacre memorial

Nine Jewish families moved into the Arab neighbourhood of Silwan in east Jerusalem on Sunday night, a step likely to heighten tensions in an already volatile area.

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Israeli Settlers Move Into Two Buildings in Volatile Arab Neighbourhood Silwan, East Jerusalem

Jerusalem (AFP) – An Israeli hospital said on Sunday that it has treated a daughter of Gaza Hamas leader Ismail Haniya, who is a sworn enemy of the Jewish state.

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Israel hospital treats daughter of Palestinian arch-foe

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By Ari Rabinovitch JERUSALEM (Reuters) – The partners in Israel's offshore Tamar gas field said on Sunday they are negotiating the sale of at least 5 billion cubic metres (bcm) of gas over three years to private customers in Egypt via an old pipeline built to send gas in the other direction.

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Israel's Tamar group looks to sell gas to Egypt via EMG pipeline

Jerusalem (AFP) – Israeli Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon sought to calm fresh tensions with Washington on Sunday as he began a five-day trip to the United States.

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On Sunday, the contents of the cornerstone of what was once the Paterson Young Men’s Hebrew Association in Paterson will be opened in Wayne in a ceremony to be witnessed by local officials and Jewish leaders.

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Opening a vault full of Jewish history

CAIRO (AP) Donors at an international conference Sunday promised $2.7 billion to rebuild the war-ravaged Gaza Strip, but all of the key participants said their efforts would be futile without a permanent peace between Israel and the Palestinians.

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Donors pledge $2.7 billion for Gaza reconstruction

Cairo (AFP) – International donors pledged about $5.4 billion in aid to the devastated Gaza Strip on Sunday and urged Israel and the Palestinians to renew peace efforts.

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Donor states pledge $5.4 bn to Gaza, urge peace talks

Cairo (AFP) – International donors pledged hundreds of millions of dollars in aid to rebuild the battered Gaza Strip on Sunday, as they urged Israel and the Palestinians to renew peace efforts.

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