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Elul 21, 5774 / Tuesday, September 16, 2014

PA Statement Equates IS with the 'Occupation'

In condemning IS over its terrorism, the PA's foreign ministry says that "occupation and settlements" are other names for terrorism.
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Middle East, 3:44 AM

GOP Drafting Legislation on Arming Syrian Rebels

House Republicans' new legislation will keep the Obama administration on a short leash when it comes to arming and training Syrian rebels.
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Middle East, 3:13 AM

Hezbollah: We Won't Leave Syria

Hezbollah official says the threat from the Islamic State means there "is a great need for Hezbollah to remain in Syria".
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Middle East, 2:13 AM

Report: Hamas Executes Officer over Spying Charges

Hamas executes a Palestinian Arab officer accused of spying for Israel, the latest in a series of similar incidents.
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Inside Israel, 9:45 PM

Likud Decides Without PM to Topple Hamas in Next Operation

Danon calls for Netanyahu to face his own party, as members call for prime minister to step down and 'find a different party.'
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Arab Kids Hurl Firebombs at Jews in Jerusalem

Five Arabs aged 12-13 from Abu Tor admit under arrest to throwing molotov cocktails at Jewish homes because they 'hate Jews.'
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Teddy Roosevelt and Palestine - "Bully for You!"He said: "There can be no peace worth having" until Armenians and Arabs are granted independence "and the Jews given control of Palestine."