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AP Analysis: Gaza flare-up driven by deep misery in strip

The flareup of deadly violence in Gaza is of a new kind, even in the inventive annals of Mideast conflicts: Israeli soldiers shooting at Palestinian demonstrators burning tires and hurling firebombs across what looks like an international border, inflicting casualties while claiming concerns of a ma...

Israel drops leaflets warning Gazans not to approach border

GAZA: Israel dropped leaflets in the Gaza Strip on Friday warning Palestinians not to approach its border fence as the military braced for fresh clashes along the frontier. Thousands of Palestinians were expected to gather along the Israel-Gaza border, as they have every Friday over the past month ...

Romania to move Israel embassy to Jerusalem

BUCHAREST: The Romanian government will follow the United States and transfer its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, the ruling Social Democrat Party (PSD) leader said on Thursday (Apr 19). "The decision has been taken (...), the procedures are beginning," Liviu Dragnea told Antena 3 television ahead ...

Mourning Arabs fly Palestinian flags as Israel marks Independence Day

ATLIT, Israel/BEIRUT: Waving Palestinian flags and wearing T-shirts proclaiming Jerusalem to be "the eternal capital of Palestine," thousands of Israel's Arab minority turned out on Thursday for a rally to commemorate a war lost 70 years ago. In a field south of Haifa, near an Arab village that ......