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Palestinian family shoots dead relative suspected of spying for Israel

GAZA (Reuters) - A Palestinian family in the Gaza Strip said on Friday it had killed a relative they said had helped Israel track down and kill three senior Hamas militants, including one of the man’s own kinsmen.
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Warnings of fallout after US freezes funding for Palestinian refugees

Ramallah (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) - The UN agency for Palestinian refugees warned Wednesday it faced its worst funding crisis ever after the White House froze tens of millions of dollars in contributions, a move Palestinian leaders decried as cruel and blatantly biased....
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Across the Mideast, Palestinians brace for Trump aid cuts

SHATI REFUGEE CAMP, Gaza Strip (AP) — Mahmoud al-Qouqa can't imagine life without the three sacks of flour, cooking oil and other staples he receives from the United Nations every three months....
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Jerusalem's new British-born deputy [unofficial] mayor:

Israel is no apartheid state - it just has an issue with bad PR...
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Israeli air strikes, rockets hit Syria: Syrian army

Damascus (AFP) - The Israeli army overnight carried out air strikes and fired rockets at targets in Syria, causing damage near a military position, the Syrian army said in a statement on Tuesday....
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Saudi Arabia Arrests 11 Princes Protesting Over Bills, Report Says

Royal-family members held at al-Ha’er prison pending trial Follows November detentions in kingdom’s anti-corruption drive...
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U.S. official denies that funds for Palestinian refugees frozen

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States has frozen $125 million in funding for a U.N. agency that provides aid to Palestinian refugees, Axios news site reported on Friday, but a State Department official said no decision had been made on the payment....
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Palestinians attack car of Greek Patriarch in protest against land deals

BETHLEHEM, West Bank (Reuters) - Palestinian Christians on Saturday pummeled the car of the Greek Orthodox Patriarch of Jerusalem during a visit to the occupied West Bank in protest against the church's decision to sell land to Jewish groups....
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Israel Indicts Palestinian Girl Who Slapped Soldiers

(RAMALLAH, West Bank) — An Israeli military court indicted a teenage Palestinian girl on Monday who was filmed last month in the West Bank slapping Israeli troops who refused to respond....
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Likud party calls for de-facto annexation of Israeli settlements

LOD, Israel (Reuters) - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party unanimously urged legislators in a non-binding resolution on Sunday to effectively annex Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, land that Palestinians want for a future state. ...
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