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Palestinians Honor a Figure Reviled in Israel as a Terrorist

Palestinian students dedicated a public square to the memory of Dalal Mughrabi, who in 1978 helped carry out the deadliest terrorist attack in Israel’s history.


Biden says Palestinians deserve ‘viable’ state

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has told the Palestinians that they deserve a "viable" independent state with contiguous territory.


U.S.: Israel, Palestinians agree to indirect talks

The United States says Israel and the Palestinians have agreed to indirect peace talks brokered by special U.S. Mideast envoy ...


Planting tree in West Bank, Netanyahu vows 'we are here to stay'

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday attended a tree-planting ceremony in the West Bank town of Kfar Etzion to mark Tu B'Shvat (Arbor day) and said, "Our message is clear: We are planting trees here and we are here to stay."


Man threatening Jews hauled off flight in Miami

A man who described himself as a Palestinian and said he wanted to "kill all the Jews" was hauled off a Detroit-bound Delta Air Lines flight in Miami and arrested, authorities said on Thursday.


Israeli settlers step up protest against freeze

Israeli settlers step up protest against freeze

Jewish settlers widened their protests on Sunday against a temporary construction freeze by shooting at a Palestinian home, torching and stoning vehicles, and assaulting Israeli officers in separate West Bank incidents.


Prisoner deal hits snag on Hamas demands

Israel has rejected a demand for the release of two Hamas commanders as part of any exchange for a captured Israeli soldier, a source close to negotiations said Wednesday, signaling talks had hit a snag.


Israel set to declare settlement limits: government sources

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu intends to announce Wednesday a formal plan to limit settlement construction for 10 months, hoping to revive talks with the Palestinians, government sources said.


Israel angers U.S. by approving new West Bank homes

Israel triggered a fresh rift with Washington over settlement building on Tuesday by approving the building of 900 homes for Jews on West Bank land it occupied in a 1967 war and annexed to its Jerusalem municipality.


U.S. "would veto" Palestinian state move: Senators


The United States would veto a Palestinian declaration of statehood in the United Nations Security Council, U.S. senators visiting Israel said Monday.


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