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Nikki Haley on Jerusalem decision: This will move ball forward for peace

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley says President Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital would "move the ball forward" in the peace process between Israelis and Palestinians.

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Opinion: Palestinians’ Dashed Hopes for Jerusalem

A West Bank demonstration may have been a mild beginning to a sustained violent expression by Palestinians.

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Palestinians to snub Pence during visit over Jerusalem move

CAIRO/GAZA (Reuters) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas will not meet U.S. Vice President Mike Pence during Pence's visit to the region this month, in a snub over the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, the Palestinian Foreign Minister said on Saturday.

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Israeli airstrikes target Gaza amid tensions after Trump's Jerusalem move

Two Palestinians were killed Saturday in Israeli airstrikes in Gaza, the official Palestinian news agency WAFA reported, as tensions soared in the region after US President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

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Two dead in 'Day of Rage' over Jerusalem, Palestinian president defiant

JERUSALEM/GAZA (Reuters) - At least two people were killed in clashes with Israeli troops on Friday when thousands of Palestinians demonstrated against U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital and the Palestinian president said Washington could no longer be a peace broker.

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One dead, scores hurt in Palestinian 'Day of Rage' over Jerusalem

JERUSALEM/GAZA (Reuters) - Thousands of Palestinians demonstrated, scores were hurt and at least one killed in clashes with Israeli troops on a "Day of Rage" against U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

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Scores injured, one dead as Palestinians hold 'Day of Rage' over Jerusalem

JERUSALEM/GAZA (Reuters) - Thousands of Palestinians demonstrated, scores were hurt and at least one killed in clashes with Israeli troops on a "day of rage" on Friday against U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.

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Palestinians, Muslims worldwide hold 'Day of Rage' over Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Thousands of Palestinians protested in a "day of rage" on Friday in the occupied West Bank, Gaza and in East Jerusalem against U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of the ancient city as Israel's capital.

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News Analysis: Did Trump Kill Off a Two-State Solution? He Says No, Palestinians Say Yes

The chief Palestinian negotiator said Mr. Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital means a radical P.L.O. shift — to a push for a single state, with equal civil rights.

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Hamas calls for Palestinian uprising over Trump's Jerusalem plan

JERUSALEM/GAZA (Reuters) - The Islamist group Hamas urged Palestinians on Thursday to abandon peace efforts and launch a new uprising against Israel in response to U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as its capital.

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Palestinians Vent Their Anger After Trump’s Jerusalem Declaration

Amid predictions of violence and calls by Hamas for a new intifada, protesters in the West Bank and Gaza clashed with Israeli forces.

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Hamas calls for Palestinian uprising in response to Trump's Jerusalem plan

JERUSALEM/GAZA (Reuters) - The Islamist group Hamas urged Palestinians on Thursday to abandon peace efforts and launch a new uprising against Israel in response to U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as its capital.

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Arabs, Europe, U.N. reject Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital

LONDON (Reuters) - Arabs and Muslims across the Middle East on Wednesday condemned the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital as an incendiary move in a volatile region and Palestinians said Washington was ditching its leading role as a peace mediator.

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Analysis: For Palestinians, Trump's move ends the peace process

At the UN General Assembly in September, US President Donald Trump and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas made a joint appearance before the world's media.

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Trump recognizes Jerusalem as Israel's capital, in reversal of policy

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump reversed decades of U.S. policy on Wednesday and recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, despite warnings from around the world that the gesture further drives a wedge between Israel and the Palestinians.

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Palestinians seethe at Trump's 'insane' Jerusalem move

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Palestinians seethed with anger and a sense of betrayal over U.S. President Donald Trump's decision to recognize the disputed city of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

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Editorial: Does President Trump Want to Negotiate Middle East Peace?

Moving the American Embassy to Jerusalem is almost certain to anger the Palestinians and most Arab nations.

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House passes measure to limit aid to Palestinians over 'martyr payments'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Tuesday to sharply reduce the annual $300 million in U.S. aid to the Palestinian Authority unless it take steps to stop making what lawmakers described as payments that reward violent crime.

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Palestinians say Trump told Abbas he intends to move US embassy to Jerusalem

President Donald Trump outlined his intentions to move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem in a call with President Mahmoud Abbas Tuesday according to Palestinian Authority spokesman Nabil Abu Rudeineh.

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Talk of a Peace Plan That Snubs Palestinians Roils Middle East

A plan that the Saudi crown prince was said to foist on the Palestinians would offer them limited sovereignty and deny them Jerusalem as the capital.

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Israeli settler kills Palestinian in West Bank in what army calls response to rock-throwing

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - An Israeli settler shot and killed a Palestinian man in the occupied West Bank on Thursday, in what the Israeli army said was a response to an attack by Palestinians throwing rocks, which Palestinians denied.

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US threatens to close Palestinian office in D.C.

The Trump administration put the Palestinian Liberation Organization on notice Friday that it will close the group's office in Washington if the Palestinians don't get serious about peace talks with Israel, State Department officials said.

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Palestinians say they won't be blackmailed by U.S. move to close PLO office

RAMALLAH/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Palestinian officials expressed surprise on Saturday at a U.S. decision to close the Palestine Liberation Organization office in Washington unless the group enters peace negotiations with Israel, and said they would not surrender to blackmail.

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For some Palestinians in love, this slum is the only place to live

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Kafr Aqab is no one's dream destination: the overcrowded neighborhood separated from adjacent East Jerusalem by Israel's barrier in the occupied West Bank is notorious for...

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Palestinians say resumed security coordination with Israel

GAZA (Reuters) - Palestinian forces in the occupied West Bank have resumed security coordination with Israel that they suspended in July in protest at its policies on Jerusalem, the Palestinian chief of police said on Wednesday.

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Israel finds bodies of five Gaza militants killed in tunnel demolition

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel said on Sunday it had recovered the bodies of five Palestinians who were killed when it blew up a tunnel last week that was dug by militants under the Gaza Strip border, and hopes they can be used to effect the return of Israelis held in Gaza.

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Israel's Netanyahu expresses hope for US peace push in Middle East

LONDON (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Friday he hoped a U.S. peace initiative would work and praised President Donald Trump for taking a fresh approach to bringing the Israelis and Palestinians back to negotiations.

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Israel's Netanyahu expresses hope for U.S. peace push in Middle East

LONDON (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Friday he hoped a U.S. peace initiative will work and praised President Donald Trump for taking a fresh approach to bringing the Israelis and Palestinians back to negotiations.

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Saudi Arabia welcomes Hamas, Fatah reconciliation deal

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia welcomed the reconciliation of rival factions Hamas and Fatah and said it will help Palestinians to gain their legitimate rights, the state news agency SPA reported on Friday.

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Joy mixed with caution in Gaza after Palestinian unity deal

GAZA (Reuters) - It didn't take long after the firework smoke cleared in Gaza for some Palestinians to start questioning whether a unity deal between their two most powerful factions would hold.

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Jerusalem Journal: In Jerusalem, Looking for Peace in Backgammon and Music

After years of impasse in the peace process, a growing number of Israelis and Palestinians are seeking new ways of crossing the dividing lines

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Trump says giving peace a chance before U.S. embassy move to Jerusalem: interview

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said in an interview broadcast on Saturday that he wanted to give a shot at achieving peace between Israel and the Palestinians before moving the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

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News Analysis: Trump at U.N. Talks Up, But Does Not Press, Mideast Peace

President Trump will try to resolve the feud in the Persian Gulf, but not the one between the Israelis and Palestinians.

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Trump says giving Mideast peace 'an absolute go'

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Monday he believed "we really have a chance" to make peace between Israel and the Palestinians.

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Trump says he will make decision 'very soon' on Iran nuclear deal

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said he believed "we really have a chance" to make peace between Israel and the Palestinians and said he would unveil a decision on the Iran nuclear deal "very soon."

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EU must be part of U.S. Middle East peace push, Ireland says

TALLINN (Reuters) - Israelis and Palestinians will face more unrest over the next year without a revival of a long-fractured Middle East peace process that the European Union must be part of, Ireland's foreign minister said on Friday.

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Israel demolishes schools for Palestinians, citing lack of permits

Jana Zawahra sits outside a large tent, sobbing to herself on the ground where her school once stood.

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For U.S.’s Mideast Negotiators, Keeping the Palestinians Involved Is a Victory

The administration’s recruitment of Arab leaders made it difficult for the Palestinian Authority president, Mahmoud Abbas, to spurn President Trump.

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Palestinians share appetite for traditional food

HEBRON, West Bank (Reuters) - For a people struggling to establish their own state, traditional food is an important part of the national heritage, and for Palestinians in the West Bank that goes...

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U.S., Gulf officials hold talks on Mideast peace; Qatar-Saudi rift not discussed

DOHA (Reuters) - Senior U.S. officials including presidential adviser Jared Kushner have met with leaders in Saudi Arabia and Qatar to discuss the peace process between the Israelis and Palestinians, the state news agencies of the two Gulf countries said late on Tuesday.

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Saudi crown prince discusses Mideast peace with U.S. officials

DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's crown prince met senior U.S. officials including presidential adviser Jared Kushner in Jeddah on Tuesday and discussed efforts to bring about peace between the Israelis and Palestinians, Saudi state news agency SPA said.

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Israel says will revoke press credentials of Al Jazeera reporter

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel intends to cancel an Al Jazeera journalist's press accreditation on the grounds that he is biased toward the Palestinians, the director of the government press office said on Wednesday.

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Bill to cut off aid to Palestinians passed by U.S. committee

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Senate committee approved a bill on Thursday that would cut off $300 million in annual U.S. aid to the Palestinian Authority unless it stops making what lawmakers described as payments that reward violent crimes.

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Beached ship restaurant fuels Gazans' longing for the sea

GAZA (Reuters) - For decades, Palestinians have dreamed of having their own port on the Mediterranean, from where they could sail the world. Instead, they are making do with a wooden ship run aground...

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U.N.'s Guterres concerned about risk of escalating violence in Jerusalem

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Wednesday he is concerned about the risk of violence escalating in the Old City of Jerusalem, where recent clashes between Israelis and Palestinians have been the bloodiest in years.

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Israeli lawmakers vote to set high bar for ceding parts of Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel's parliament on Wednesday passed the first of three votes needed to enact legislation that would set an extra-high threshold for any future vote on ceding parts of Jerusalem to the Palestinians.

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Aqsa Mosque Dispute Strains Israeli-Jordanian Alliance

Jordan barred an Israeli Embassy security officer from leaving the country as Palestinians continued to protest Israeli security measures at the mosque.

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Israel says Jerusalem mosque metal detectors to stay

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel said on Sunday it would not remove metal detectors whose installation outside a major Jerusalem mosque has triggered the bloodiest clashes with the Palestinians in years, but could eventually reduce their use.

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Israel adds security cameras at Jerusalem holy site

Israel has installed security cameras near the entrance to one of the holiest sites in Jerusalem as tensions between Israelis and Palestinians edge higher following a violent week.

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Israel says Jerusalem mosque metal detectors to stay, may be reduced

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel will not remove metal detectors whose installation outside a major Jerusalem mosque has triggered the bloodiest confrontations with the Palestinians in years, but could eventually reduce their use, Israeli officials said on Sunday.

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Israeli forces raid home of Palestinian attacker, arrest brother

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli security forces on Saturday raided the home of the Palestinian attacker who stabbed to death three Israelis and restricted movement for Palestinians from his West Bank village, the military said.

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Palestinians suspend official contacts with Israel: president

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Friday ordered the suspension of all official contact with Israel until it removed new security measures at a Jerusalem holy site.

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At Least 2 Palestinians Are Killed Amid Jerusalem Protests

Demonstrations erupted after the Israeli authorities placed metal detectors at entrances to the Aqsa Mosque compound.

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Jerusalem -- urgent issue for Trump administration

Recent terror at the Temple Mount, or Haram al-Sharif, in the Old City of Jerusalem painfully demonstrates why the status quo between Israelis and Palestinians is so fraught, but also why it's so difficult to change and to move toward a sustainable peace.

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Palestinian worshippers hurt in clash with Israeli police in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Several Palestinians were injured, at least one seriously, when they clashed with police near Jerusalem's Noble Sanctuary-Temple Mount compound after Muslim evening prayers on Tuesday, according to Palestinian medical officials.

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Israeli forces kill two Palestinians in West Bank clash: medical officials

JENIN, West Bank (Reuters) - Israeli forces killed two Palestinians on Wednesday in a raid on a refugee camp in the occupied West Bank, Palestinian medical officials said, and the Israeli military said its troops had opened fire after coming under attack.

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50 Years After War, East Jerusalem Palestinians Confront a Life Divided

Palestinians are applying for Israeli passports and even studying the Israeli curriculum in schools. But they say it’s a survival tactic, not an acquiescence.

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Settlement tours: a new frontline in Israel's ideological conflict

HEBRON, West Bank (Reuters) - The heart of the old city of Hebron is divided, with Israeli military checkpoints, mechanical turnstiles and closed-circuit cameras controlling the movement of Palestinians in and out of an area inhabited by some 800 Jewish settlers.

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Trump aides Kushner and Greenblatt to visit Israel, Palestinians this week

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump is sending two top aides to Jerusalem and Ramallah this week to discuss potential next steps in his bid to restart Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, a White House official said on Sunday.

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Three Palestinians killed after attacking Israeli officers

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli security forces shot dead three Palestinians who carried out shooting and stabbing attacks that critically injured an Israeli border policewoman in Jerusalem on Friday, police said.

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Despite Tillerson reassurance, Palestinians not stopping 'martyr' payments

RAMALLAH (Reuters) - Palestinian officials say there are no plans to stop payments to families of Palestinians killed or wounded carrying out attacks against Israelis, contradicting comments by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

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Israel returns ambassador to New Zealand, ending diplomatic rift

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel said on Tuesday its ambassador to New Zealand will return to his post, ending a six-month rift in relations over a United Nations resolution against Israeli settlements on occupied territory which Palestinians seek for a state.

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Israel, Palestinians have failed to prosecute war crimes: U.N.

GENEVA (Reuters) - Both Israel and the Palestinians have failed to bring perpetrators of alleged war crimes - including killings - to justice, the United Nations said in a report published on Monday.

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In Jerusalem's Old City, Palestinians recall 1967 uprooting

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Days after capturing Jerusalem's Old City in a 1967 war, Israel razed the Moroccan Quarter, a ramshackle neighborhood of Palestinian homes in front of the Western Wall, aiming to create an open space for Jews to pray at one of their holiest sites.

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Israeli fire kills Palestinian in Gaza stone-throwing clash: Health Ministry

GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli soldiers opened fire at Palestinians who were throwing stones near the border fence in the Gaza Strip on Friday, killing one man and wounding four others, the Palestinian Health Ministry said.

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America's half century of failure in the Middle East

It is somewhat ironic that Donald Trump's commitment to cut the ultimate conflict-ending deal between Israel and the Palestinians is coinciding with the 50th anniversary of the 1967 war -- an occasion that also grimly marks a half-century of failed US diplomatic efforts to do the same.

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Hamas executes three Palestinians over killing says ordered by Israel

GAZA (Reuters) - Gaza's ruling Hamas movement executed three Palestinians on Thursday convicted of killing a commander in the Islamist group's armed wing while acting on Israel's orders.

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Trump careful with Israelis and Palestinians

If the Israelis or Palestinians were looking for a political victory from President Donald Trump's first visit to the region, both were left wanting.

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Trump plays up Middle East peace hopes after talks with Palestinian president

BETHLEHEM, West Bank (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump talked up the prospects of peace between Israelis and Palestinians on Tuesday, saying he believed both sides were committed to an historic deal, but he offered no concrete proposals on how to get there.

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Preparations for Trump’s Visit Expose Political Rifts in Israel

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has met resistance within his cabinet over measures aimed at showing President Trump Israel’s willingness to resume peace talks with the Palestinians.

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Israel makes some concessions to Palestinians before Trump visit

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israel on Sunday authorized a few economic concessions to the Palestinians requested by President Donald Trump, hours before the U.S. leader begins a visit in which he hopes to revive peace talks frozen since 2014.

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Neither Israelis nor Palestinians expect much from Trump visit

When US President Donald Trump travels from Jerusalem to Bethlehem on Tuesday for the final leg of his fact-finding mission to the Middle East, you can be sure he won't be taking the bus.

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Hamas sentences three Palestinians to death over commander's killing

GAZA (Reuters) - Gaza's ruling Hamas movement delivered death sentences on Sunday to three Palestinians it ruled had taken part in what it said was an Israeli-directed assassination of one of the Islamist group's senior commanders.

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Hamas Sentences 3 Palestinians to Death in Commander's Killing

Gaza's ruling Islamist group said the three Palestinians had taken part in what it said was an Israeli-directed assassination of one of its senior commanders.

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Trump considering how move of U.S. Embassy in Israel could affect Mideast peace

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump is trying to determine how keeping his promise to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem could affect his hopes of brokering a peace deal between the Israelis and the Palestinians, his secretary of state said on Sunday.

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Palestinians hold local elections in West Bank but not Gaza

RAMALLAH, West Bank/GAZA (Reuters) - Palestinians held municipal elections on Saturday in the occupied West Bank, a first democratic exercise in years, but one that has also raised tensions between the rival Fatah and Hamas movements.

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Seeing ‘Oslo,’ Remembering Hope

For a former foreign correspondent, the play by J. T. Rogers conjures that vanished moment in 1993 when Israelis and Palestinians seemed on the road to peace.

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Trump vows to broker Israeli-Palestinian peace, offers no new policies

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump vowed on Wednesday to work to broker peace between Israel and the Palestinians as he hosted Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas at the White House but offered no clues about how he could break the deadlock and revive long-stalled negotiations.

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Trump: Israelis, Palestinians appear willing to make peace deal

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday said he believes Israelis and Palestinians are both willing to make a peace deal, adding that he does not think it will be as difficult as people thought.

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Trump vows to work as 'mediator' for Israeli-Palestinian peace

President Donald Trump on Wednesday vowed to work as a "mediator, an arbitrator or a facilitator" to help broker peace between the Israelis and Palestinians as he welcomed Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to the White House.

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Why Palestinians are posting videos of themselves drinking salt water

Palestinians across the world are posting videos of themselves on social media drinking salt water, as part of a new online challenge intended to draw attention to Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli prisons.

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Israel's 'Checkpoint Q': a daily hurdle for Palestinians

QALANDIYA, West Bank (Reuters) - To one side loom towers manned by Israeli soldiers who keep watch from behind bulletproof glass. To the other stand concrete walls charred by fire bombs, pitted with bullet holes and scrawled with Palestinian graffiti. In between, barriers and steel fences block traffic or corral vehicles and pedestrians.

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Netanyahu's meeting with German foreign minister cancelled: Israeli spokesman

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will not hold talks with visiting German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel on Tuesday because of Gabriel's intention to meet with an Israeli NGO critical of Israel's treatment of Palestinians, Netanyahu's spokesman said.

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Palestinians say Britain refuses request for apology over 1917 Balfour promise

RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - Palestinian leaders said on Tuesday Britain had rejected their request for an apology for a 1917 declaration that helped pave the way to the state of Israel, and they would pursue international court action unless London backtracked.

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Hundreds of Palestinians in Israeli jails begin hunger strike

GAZA/RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - Hundreds of Palestinians in Israeli jails began a hunger strike on Monday in response to a call by prominent prisoner Marwan Barghouti, widely seen as a possible future Palestinian president.

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Bethlehem Journal: Banksy Hotel in the West Bank: Small, but Plenty of Wall Space

The Walled Off Hotel, opened by the British artist Banksy across an alley from the West Bank wall that separates Israelis from Palestinians, bears witness and whimsy.

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Palestinians vow to disband Islamist group in volatile Lebanese camp

AIN EL-HILWEH, Lebanon (Reuters) - Palestinian leaders said on Tuesday they would break up an armed Islamist group involved in clashes with security forces inside the volatile Ain el-Hilweh refugee camp in southern Lebanon.

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Israel Says It Will Rein In ‘Footprint’ of West Bank Settlements

The change in policy was “out of consideration for” President Trump’s views and to further the peace process with Palestinians, the government said.

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Trump to host Jordan's King Abdullah on April 5: White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will Host Jordan's King Abdullah at the White House next week to discuss the fight against Islamic State militants, the Syria crisis and advancing peace between Israelis and Palestinians, the White House said in a statement.

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Israel's Netanyahu pledges to work with Trump on peace efforts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday he was committed to working with U.S. President Donald Trump to advance peace efforts with the Palestinians and with the broader Arab world.

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Washington talks end without agreement on Israeli settlements

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Trump administration reiterated its concerns about Israeli settlement activity, the two sides said on Thursday, as a round of talks ended without agreement over limiting future construction on land the Palestinians want for a state.

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China's Xi tells Israel that peaceful Middle East good for all

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping told visiting Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday that peaceful coexistence with the Palestinians would be good for both sides.

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Hezbollah says U.N. 'weak' after critical Israel report pulled

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The leader of the Lebanese Hezbollah movement denounced the United Nations on Saturday as weak after the withdrawal of a report accusing Israel of imposing an "apartheid regime" on Palestinians.

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Senior U.N. official quits after 'apartheid' Israel report pulled

BEIRUT/UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A senior U.N. official resigned on Friday over the withdrawal of a report accusing Israel of imposing an "apartheid regime" on Palestinians, saying "powerful member states" pressured the world body and its chief with "vicious attacks and threats."

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Head of U.N.'s ESCWA resigns over report on 'apartheid' Israel

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The head of the United Nation's West Asia commission resigned on Friday, after what she described as pressure from the secretary general to withdraw a report accusing Israel of imposing an "apartheid regime" on Palestinians.

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U.N. chief wants report on 'apartheid' Israel taken off web

NEW YORK (Reuters) - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has asked the U.N. regional commission that represents most Arab countries to remove from its website a report accusing Israel of practicing an "apartheid regime" against Palestinians, a U.N. official said on Friday.

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U.N. report: Israel imposes 'apartheid regime' on Palestinians

BEIRUT (Reuters) - A U.N. agency published a report on Wednesday accusing Israel of imposing an "apartheid regime" of racial discrimination on the Palestinian people, and said it was the first time a U.N. body had clearly made the charge.

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Trump Middle East envoy meets Netanyahu in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's Middle East envoy and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met on Monday, Netanyahu's office said, as the new administration tries to try to restart peace talks with the Palestinians.

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Trump Ends Silence With Palestinians, Opening a Path

Mr. Trump spoke with President Mahmoud Abbas of the Palestinian Authority for the first time since taking office.

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'Arab Idol' talent show win sends Palestinians into raptures

GAZA (Reuters) - Palestinians took to the streets to celebrate the victory of their compatriot Yaqoub Shaheen on Saturday in "Arab Idol", a hugely popular Middle East television talent show on the Dubai-based channel MBC1.