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UN, Palestinians condemn East Jerusalem building plans

The Times of Israel (blog) - ‎20 hours ago‎
The United Nations has joined the Palestinian Authority in condemning Israeli plans to build 770 new units in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Gilo, presented to a district planning committee last week. “I strongly condemn the recent decision by ...
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Entire region concerned about 'day after' Iran deal expires - Middle ...

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎6 hours ago‎
Asked by military reporters to comment on the status of the nuclear issue, Netanyahu said that the Iranian program has not vanished, and “is far from vanishing.
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Palestinian boy, 12, killed on outskirts of East Jerusalem

The Guardian - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
A 12-year old Palestinian boy has been killed during a clash with Israeli troops in the occupied West Bank on the outskirts of East Jerusalem, according to the Palestinian health ministry. Muhey al-Tabakhi died in a Palestinian hospital of a wound ...
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East Jerusalem Palestinians keep distance from LGBT Pride March

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
While Jerusalem's LGBT Pride Parade Thursday caused traffic jams across central Jerusalem, the 300,000 Arabs living on the east, north and south sides of the city were indifferent to the festivities. The Damascus Gate was calm as vendors sold seasonal ...
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Bavarian bomber pledged allegiance to Islamic State

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎19 hours ago‎
Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack, according to Amaq, a news agency that supports Islamic State. Germany. A police line is seen near the site where a Syrian asylum-seeker killed a woman and injured two people with a machete, on July ...
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Iran destroys 100000 satellite dishes in morality-driven crackdown

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
As part of its widespread ban on illegal devices, Iran collected and destroyed 100,000 satellite dishes and receivers on Sunday, at a ceremony in Tehran, AFP reported.
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'Turkish Airlines fires personnel after failed coup'

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Dismissals at the national carrier occurred after it was determined the employees were linked to a religious movement President Erdogan has said attempted to overthrow the government.

The illegal car trade of the West Bank

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎10 hours ago‎
Palestinians call for UNSC action over new Israeli building plans in east Jerusalem · Hebron protest. Palestinian hunger striker sparks widespread protest · saudi israel.

Arab home demolitions in east Jerusalem spike in first half of 2016, claims report

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
Khalilieh cited increased “collective punishment” against Palestinians in east Jerusalem resulting from ongoing terrorism which began in October, compounded by increased government power by right-wing parties, as the two key variables in the spike of ...
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Israel approves 90 new settlement units in East Jerusalem

Anadolu Agency - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
According to Israeli daily Yedioth Ahronoth, Israel's Jerusalem planning committee gave the go-ahead for the building of the new housing units in the southern Jewish-only “Gilo” settlement in East Jerusalem, which lies beyond the green line. Last week ...

'Demographic war': Spike in Arab homes demolition in east Jerusalem slammed in new report

RT - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
“During the first six months of this year, 72 homes were demolished in east Jerusalem, while 113 nonresidential structures were torn down by the government,” Suhail Khalilieh, head of the Settlement Monitoring Department at the Applied Research ...
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The sovereignty of East Jerusalem

Pakistan Observer - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
A former US ambassador to the UN, William Scranton once said: “Substantial resettlement of the Israeli civilian population in occupied territories, including East Jerusalem, is illegal under the convention and cannot be considered to have prejudged the ...
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Analysis: Erdogan gains upper hand in Turkish power struggle

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
ISTANBUL - At the crossroads between a divided Europe and a convulsed Middle East, Turkey is caught in a power struggle between former Islamist allies which is shaking democratic institutions and raises questions about its future path.
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Turkish academics 'very scared' as government imposes travel ban

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Israeli and Western researchers involved with Turkey's academia told The Jerusalem Post on Wednesday that Turkish academics are living in fear, since the government implemented a travel ban in the aftermath of the recent coup attempt.
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Israeli forces demolish 3 homes in East Jerusalem

Middle East Monitor - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
Israeli bulldozers this morning demolished three houses which were under construction and a steel structure in the Jabal Al-Mukabbir neighbourhood of occupied East Jerusalem, on the basis that they lacked proper licences. Local sources told Ma'an that ...
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Kurds in Iraq see Israel as Middle East model

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎Jul 15, 2016‎
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Pokemon faces renewed Saudi fatwa for being 'un-Islamic'

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Middle Eastern states are often wary of social media use by their growing youth populations, and authorities in Kuwait and Egypt have already warned that players might be tempted to point their smartphones at restricted locations such as royal palaces, ...
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Hamas, Arab Israelis celebrate failure of attempted Turkey coup

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
Mkhaimar Abusada, a professor of political science at Al-Azhar University in Gaza, told The Jerusalem Post that if the attempted coup had succeeded, it would have marked a major loss for Hamas.

The smartest Palestinian teenager in all the land

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
... national heroine on Monday when Palestinian Authority Education Minister Sabri Saidam announced that she earned the highest score on the Tawjihi, a Palestinian national standardized test, in all of the West Bank, the Gaza Strip and east Jerusalem.
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Palestinian boy said beheaded in Syrian rebel video

Jerusalem Post Israel News - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Group that has received US backing says is investigating incident perpetrated by activists identified as a member of the group. Nour al-Din al-Zinki Syrian rebel group.