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April 15, 2014
Israeli killed in West Bank shooting
Jerusalem (AFP) April 14, 2014
An Israeli was killed and two others wounded in a shooting near the southern West Bank city of Hebron on Monday, the army said. The incident at the start of the Jewish Passover holiday was the first deadly attack on an Israeli in the occupied West Bank since the start of the year, and came as tensions were soaring over the near-breakdown of US-brokered peace talks. "Fire was opened at Israeli civilian vehicles on Route 35, near Hebron, and we're conducting widespread searches for the perpetrator ... read more

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Israelis, Palestinians try to salvage peace talks
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Kerry: Israeli settlements led to peace talks stalemate
US Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday blamed approval of Jewish settlements in East Jerusalem for derailing peace talks with Palestinians, a charge that pricked Israeli officials and sent aides into damage control. ... more
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Syria opposition chief to visit China
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Israel stops Palestinian prisoner release amid talks crisis
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UN receives Palestinians' requests to join treaties
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The Fourth Geneva Convention
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Israel reissues tenders for E. Jerusalem settler homes: NGO
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Jailed Israeli spy could be key to peace talks
Jonathan Pollard, the US-born Israeli who is serving life for spying on America, has been raised as a possible key to breaking a logjam in the crisis-hit peace talks. ... more
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Israel, Palestinian moves threaten to derail US efforts
Israel and the Palestinians announced moves Tuesday that could scuttle peace talks, prompting US Secretary of State John Kerry to call off a second visit in as many days aimed at saving them. ... more
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White House: Obama has not decided to free Pollard
President Barack Obama has so far made no decision to free US-born Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard to boost hopes of extending peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians, the White House said Tuesday. ... more
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Fate of Israel spy Pollard linked to peace talks: sources
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