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Palestinian app helps drivers avoid Israeli checkpoint bottlenecks
Middle East

Palestinian app helps drivers avoid Israeli checkpoint bottlenecks

RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) – A new locally-developed app helps Palestinian drivers in the occupied West Bank negotiate traffic at…
Israel approves new homes for settlers, Palestinians in West Bank
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Israel approves new homes for settlers, Palestinians in West Bank

JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israel has approved the construction of 6,000 new homes for Jewish settlers and 700 new homes for…
House opposes Israel boycott in bipartisan vote
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House opposes Israel boycott in bipartisan vote

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House overwhelmingly approved a resolution Tuesday opposing an international effort to boycott Israel, a rare bipartisan…
Israel begins demolition of Palestinian homes in east Jerusalem
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Israel begins demolition of Palestinian homes in east Jerusalem

Israel began demolishing part of a Palestinian village on the outskirts of Jerusalem on Monday, despite intense international criticism and…
Israeli demolition order on Jerusalem outskirts stokes Palestinian fears
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Israeli demolition order on Jerusalem outskirts stokes Palestinian fears

SUR BAHER, West Bank (Reuters) – Israeli plans to demolish Palestinian homes near a military barrier on the outskirts of…
German theater brings David Grossman novel to Israeli stage
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German theater brings David Grossman novel to Israeli stage

He was talking following a stage performance of his 2008 novel To the End of the Land (translated from Hebrew into English by…
Duty free owners wield quiet influence in right-wing Israel
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Duty free owners wield quiet influence in right-wing Israel

HEBRON, West Bank (AP) — When travelers shop at dozens of duty free stores at airports worldwide, they may be…
Tremors across Jordan as Trump Mideast peace plan revives old fears
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Tremors across Jordan as Trump Mideast peace plan revives old fears

AMMAN (Reuters) – Jordan’s King Abdullah reacts angrily to any suggestion that he might accept a U.S. deal to end…
AP interview: Palestinian PM accuses US of ‘financial war’
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AP interview: Palestinian PM accuses US of ‘financial war’

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The new Palestinian prime minister on Tuesday accused the United States of declaring “financial war”…
Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails end hunger strike
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Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails end hunger strike

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian officials say dozens of prisoners in Israeli jails have ended a hunger strike over…
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