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Hamas leader Meshaal demands end to occupation

Palestinians launch fireworks during celebrations in the West bank city of Ramallah, late Sunday, July 20, 2014. AP

The leader of Hamas is demanding anew that Israel end its occupation of Gaza and the West Bank.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Palestinians say Israeli extremists killed boy


A Palestinian teen was abducted and killed Wednesday, July 2, Palestinians said, accusing Israeli settlers of carrying out a revenge attack for the deaths of three Israeli youths. The accusation sparked clashes with Israeli forces and demands by the Palestinian president that Israel hold the killers accountable.

Posted: July 3rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »

Palestinians, Israeli troops clash in teens search

Israeli soldiers search for three missing Israeli teens believed to have been abducted in the West Bank, in the village of Taffouh near the West Bank city of Hebron, Wednesday, June 18, 2014. Israeli troops rearrested 51 former Palestinian prisoners released in 2011 from Israeli prisons in exchange for Israeli soldier Gilad Schalit who had been captured by Gaza militants, the military said Wednesday, bringing the total number of Palestinians arrested since the teens' disappearance to 240. AP

The Israeli military says soldiers clashed with Palestinians during an arrest raid that was part of a weeklong search for three missing teens believed to have been abducted in the West Bank.

Posted: June 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Israel arrests 80 Palestinians in search for teens

Israeli soldiers patrol during a military operation to search for three missing Israeli teenagers near the West Bank city of Hebron, Sunday, June 15, 2014. AP.

Israel’s military arrested around 80 Palestinians in the West Bank, including members of the militant group Hamas, early Sunday as part of efforts to locate three teenagers, including an American, believed abducted in the territory while hitchhiking home.

Posted: June 15th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Pope’s trip to Holy Land stirs diplomatic dilemmas

In this Monday, May 12, 2014 photo, a welcome poster with a picture of Pope Francis is posted at a street near the Church of the Nativity, one of the stops of Pope Francis during his upcoming visit in the Holy Land at the end of this month, in the West Bank city of Bethlehem. Israel's internal security agency said it fears there could be more anti-Christian vandalism attacks, and local Vatican officials have urged Israel to safeguard Christian holy sites ahead of the pope's visit at the end of the month. AP

When Pope Francis sets foot in the Holy Land at the end of the month, he’ll be treading on diplomatic eggshells at virtually every stop.

Posted: May 16th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »