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December 14, 2017 8:18 AM Israel closes Gaza border crossings after Palestinian rocket strikes

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel announced the closure of its Gaza border crossings on Thursday in response to daily rocket fire from the enclave over the past week after U.S. President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital stoked Palestinian anger. Israeli aircraft struck three facilities belonging to Hamas, the militant group that controls 77

December 13, 2017 9:25 AM The Latest: Abbas says no role for US in Mideast peace push

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says the Palestinians won't accept any role for the United States in a peace process with Israel "from now on" after the Trump administration's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of the Jewish state. Abbas says President Donald Trump's decision was a "crime" that threatens world peace. He says there will be no peace 69

December 8, 2017 7:53 AM Malaysian Muslims protest Trump's Jerusalem declaration

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – More than 1,000 Malaysian Muslims have protested outside the U.S. Embassy in Kuala Lumpur against President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital. The protesters, led by Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin, marched from a nearby mosque after Friday prayers to the U.S. Embassy, halting traffic as they chanted 77

December 6, 2017 4:20 PM Palestinian leader to respond to Trump's Jerusalem announcement in TV speech

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will deliver a televised speech on Wednesday in response to U.S. President Donald Trump’s anticipated announcement that Washington recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, a Palestinian official said. “The president (Abbas) will first listen to President Trump’s speech, and will then give a response 56

October 12, 2017 7:03 PM U.S., Israel quit U.N. heritage agency citing bias

PARIS (Reuters) - The United States and Israel announced on Thursday they were quitting the U.N.’s cultural agency UNESCO, after Washington accused it of anti-Israeli bias. The withdrawal of the United States, which is meant to provide a fifth of UNESCO’s funding, is a major blow for the Paris-based organisation, founded after World War Two to help protect 63

September 17, 2017 6:10 AM Fatah welcomes Hamas pledge to try to end Palestinian split

RAMALLAH, West Bank – A senior Fatah leader has welcomed a pledge by the rival group Hamas to accept key conditions for ending a decade-old Palestinian political and territorial split. But Mahmoud Aloul also told Voice of Palestine radio Sunday that "we want to see that happening on the ground before we move to the next step." Repeated attempts at reconciliation 64

August 17, 2017 6:30 PM Barcelona Terrorist Suspect Recently Ranted Against Israel On Facebook

The man who drove a van into a crowd of people in Barcelona, killing as many as 13, was recently railing over the Israeli occupation of Palestine. Driss Oukabir, who has been arrested in connection with the attack, shared a post on July 21 showing graphic photos and video of a child appearing to be manhandled by an Israeli soldier. The translated caption 91

July 14, 2017 12:47 PM The Health 202: Trump administration tells moderates to trust it on health care

Seema Verma, administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, has been visiting Capitol HIll to sell moderate GOP senators on the health-care bill. (Photo by Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post) Whether the Senate will be able to pass its Obamacare overhaul is coming down to just three still-skeptical Republican moderates: Dean Heller 139

June 24, 2017 6:47 AM Actor Hugh Grant offers reward for return of WW2 veteran's medals

Hugh Grant, the actor perhaps best known for his role in “Love Actually,” offered a $1,100 reward for the return of a WW2 veteran’s medals, and promised anonymity. Alfred Barlow, 95, who is blind, served in the third landing at the Normandy coastline in 1944, when he was 24, The Manchester Evening News reported. He lost four medals during his annual 80

June 12, 2017 5:34 AM Critic's analysis: Tonys spread the love in a year of innovation and risk-taking on Broadway

Inequality is a brute fact of American life and Broadway, increasingly divided between blockbuster hits and struggling also-rans, is hardly immune. But the Tony Awards tried to impose some justice on Sunday night by widely distributing the statuettes as though they were loaves of bread in a socialist state. In a ceremony that was defiantly clubbish 93