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Israeli soldiers arrested Palestinians in an overnight raid Tuesday

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli soldiers arrested over 40 Palestinians in an overnight raid Tuesday, while the government imposed new punishments on Hamas prisoners as the search continues for three missing Israeli teens who Israel believes Hamas operatives abducted in the … read more

Israel PM says Hamas kidnapped missing teens

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli troops on Sunday arrested some 80 Palestinians, including dozens of members of Hamas, in an overnight raid in the West Bank as the prime minister accused the Islamic militant group of kidnapping three teenagers who went … read more

3 missing teens taken by terror group : Israel PM

JERUSALEM (AP) — A terror group abducted the three teens missing from the West Bank, Israel’s prime minister said Saturday, as soldiers combed the rocky terrain and searched homes to try and find them. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu again blamed … read more

Israeli official says missing teens presumed alive

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel’s defense minister said Saturday that the military is determined to find the three missing teenagers, one of whom is an American, who he said are presumed alive and believed held by Palestinian militants. Security forces searched … read more

Israel seeks return of PA forces to Gaza, dismantling of Hamas

Israel launches diplomatic campaign in effort to pressure Abbas to assert control over Gaza, following formation of Palestinian unity government.       Israel launched an international diplomatic campaign last week aimed at putting pressure on Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas … read more

Israel ‘deeply disappointed’ by US and Europe reaction to Palestinian govt

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday swore in the country’s unity government after a last-minute hitch in the formation of the cabinet was resolved. “Today, with the formation of a national consensus government, we announce the end of a Palestinian … read more

Mahmoud Abbas swore in Palestinian unity govt

Reuters, Occupied Jerusalem Monday, 2 June 2014 A last-minute hitch in the formation of a Palestinian unity government was resolved on Monday, a Hamas official said, before President Mahmoud Abbas swore in the new ministers. Hamas had announced that it … read more

Israeli warplanes raided targets in the Gaza Strip

Israeli Air Force C-130 Hercules (L) and C-130J Super Hercules (R) planes fly over the Negev Desert. (File photo: Reuters)   AFP, Occupied Jerusalem Monday, 2 June 2014 Israeli warplanes raided targets in the Gaza Strip Monday after Palestinians fired … read more

Palestinian unity government to be announced Monday.

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas says the formation of a Palestinian unity government backed by the rival factions of Hamas and Fatah will be announced Monday. Abbas told dozens of French pro-Palestinian activists on Saturday that … read more