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Ahed Tamimi, Palestinian Teenager Who Slapped Israeli Soldier, Is Released From Jail

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The 17-year-old received a hero’s welcome, was greeted by the Palestinian president and says she now wants to fight Israeli occupation by studying law. Source: NYT > World
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Waves of Gazans vs. Israeli Tear Gas and Bullets: Deadliest Mayhem in Years

Several speakers reserved their harshest words for President Trump and his decision to move the United States embassy to Jerusalem, which Palestinians want to claim for their capital in their aspirations a future state. “America is [...]
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Flaming Kites From Gaza Thwarted by Unfavorable Israeli Winds

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Known as the Great Return March, the protests began on March 30 as a campaign against the blockade of the isolated and impoverished coastal enclave and to press the Palestinian demand to return to lands in what is now Israel. A popular [...]
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Israeli Parliament Gives War Power to 2 Top Leaders

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JERUSALEM — As Israel faces rising tensions with Iran, Syria and Gaza, its Parliament passed a new law allowing the prime minister and defense minister to decide alone whether their nation will go to war. The legislation, which comes [...]
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Natalie Portman Backs Out of Israeli Award Ceremony

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The Israeli government and other critics say the boycott movement is anti-Semitic and aims to delegitimize Israel and undermine its right to exist. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said the movement wants “to see the end of the [...]
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Memo From Jerusalem: Israel Celebrates Its 70th Israeli Style: With Rancor and Bickering

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JERUSALEM — Foreign leaders were invited, then uninvited. A plan for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to lead the ceremony drew threats of a boycott. And the organizers waited so late to invite an American television star to represent [...]
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7 Killed in Gaza as Palestinian Protesters Face Off With Israeli Soldiers

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Israeli news outlets reported that Palestinians had built an ancient war machine — a trebuchet, or slingshot-like catapult — to hurl heavy stones or even burning tires at the Israeli side. The reports included photos of the trebuchet [...]
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Israeli Military Kills 15 Palestinians in Confrontations on Gaza Border

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Before the larger clashes broke out, the Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza reported that a Palestinian man, a farmer, was killed near the border zone early Friday by Israeli artillery fire — one of the 15 it reported dead later in [...]
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Netanyahu Should Be Charged With Bribery and Fraud, Israeli Police Say

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The final decision about whether to file formal charges lies with Mr. Mandelblit and is subject to a hearing beforehand with Mr. Netanyahu’s lawyers. Reaching that threshold alone could easily take months. According to the police, expensive [...]
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Israel Attacks Targets in Syria After Iranian Drone Enters Israeli Airspace and Jet Crashes

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This appeared to be the first time in decades, probably since the early 1980s, that an Israeli jet was downed under enemy fire. In the past, Syria has claimed, falsely, that it had shot down Israeli aircraft. The jet crash represented [...]