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Hamas tightens grip on Gaza as reconstruction delays continue

...that it cede some of its power to West Bank-based Palestinian President Mahmoud...Gaza and Abbas' Fatah party in the West Bank - by clamping down on dissent.Aid...percent of the respondents in the West Bank and Gaza are dissatisfied with the...
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Vatican recognizes Palestine in treaty

...recognized Palestine as a non-member observer state, made up of the West Bank, Gaza Strip and east Jerusalem, lands Israel captured in the 1967...writers Ian Deitch in Jerusalem and Mohammed Daraghmeh in Ramallah, West Bank contributed.
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Netanyahu builds hardline coalition

...scenario that would have forced him from office. But with a government dominated by hard-liners that support increased West Bank settlement construction and oppose peace moves with the Palestinians, he could have a hard time rallying international...
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Burns named to national Catholic service board

...salvaged a hospital. CRS engages in peacebuilding in places like the Central African Republic, Jerusalem, Gaza and the West Bank, and in Central America is advocating for support for unaccompanied children fleeing their home countries."In one...
My Turn: Changing the world one story at a time

...Mohamed are the second from their respective homes in the West Bank and Egypt. We've also brought Muslim students from...Palestinians living in the occupied territories of Gaza and the West Bank may explain why many Americans feel uneasy about the social...
Israel withdraws most of its troops from Gaza

...under wraps while Goldin was feared abducted.___Federman reported from Jerusalem. Yousur Alhlou in Jerusalem, Ibrahim Barzak in Gaza City, Mohammed Daraghmeh in Ramallah, West Bank, and Maggie Michael in Cairo contributed reporting.
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Today in History

...Foreign Minister Shimon Peres. Kidnapped Israeli soldier Nachshon Waxman was killed when Israeli commandos raided the West Bank hideout of Islamic militants. Nobel Prize-winning writer Naguib Mahfouz was stabbed several times on a Cairo street...
Con: One-sided tactics showed contempt for Israel

...refugees, continues to serve long after his presidential term ended, and presides over growing human rights abuses in the West Bank also doesn't trouble Obama.Third, Palestinians will respond violently to more Israeli-Palestinian gridlock from legitimate...
Zirkle maintains Iditarod lead, reaches coast at Unalakeet

...handful of other veterans are trying to reel her in.Buser was the first musher into Kaltag, a village of 185 on the west bank of the Yukon River. He reached the village at 2 a.m. Saturday and rested for more than 3 1/2 hours.Zirkle, 44...
Analysis: Israel, Palestinians face difficult decisions

RAMALLAH, West Bank - As U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry...1967 frontier, before it captured the West Bank, Gaza Strip and east Jerusalem. The...religious sites, give up most of the West Bank and uproot tens of thousands of close...


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