Missile Fears: Feds ban airlines from flying to Tel Aviv airport

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FAA issues notice prohibiting all U.S. airlines from flying to or from Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion International Airport for up to 24 hours.

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Netanyahu says Hamas wants to ‘pile up the bodies’ for sympathy

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blamed Hamas on Monday for trying to “pile up the bodies” of its own Palestinian people to generate sympathy while it fires more rockets into Israel. 

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Israel launches ground operation in Gaza Strip

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The Israeli military said late Thursday it had launched a ground operation within the Gaza Strip.

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Israel agrees to five-hour ‘humanitarian’ pause

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"This humanitarian window is meant to allow the civilian population of the Gaza Strip to engage in resupply for their humanitarian needs."

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Israel and Hamas exchange intense missile fire

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At least 20 people were killed across Gaza on Tuesday, Palestinian officials said.

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Tragic Discovery: Israel reports finding bodies of missing teens

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The bodies of three Jewish teens kidnapped in the disputed West Bank have been found near Hebron, Israeli Defense Forces Radio reported Monday.

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10,000-year-old house among amazing finds unearthed in Israel

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Archaeologists say they’ve uncovered some stunning finds while digging at a construction site in Israel, including stone axes, a “cultic” temple and traces of a 10,000-year-old house.

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Netanyahu: Iran’s Khamenei ‘heads a cult’

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday urged the world to insist on tough negotiations that ensure Iran does not develop a nuclear weapon — while cautioning against Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s charm offensive, which he described as a strategy carried out to woo the West at the behest of the country’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei.

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Kerry says Israel, Palestinians laid groundwork for new peace talks

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Secretary of State John Kerry announced Friday that Israel and the Palestinians have laid the groundwork to resume stalled peace talks.

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First ever Palestinian marathon: Running to change West Bank’s image

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BETHLEHEM, Israel — Jesus’ traditional birthplace has long been linked to tensions between Israel and the Palestinians. On Sunday, around 1,000 athletes took a step towards transforming Bethlehem’s modern image by running in the first official Palestinian marathon.

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'Amazing': Obama turns tourist in ancient city of Petra

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PETRA, Jordan — President Barack Obama marveled at the sights of Jordan’s ancient city of Petra on Saturday as he wrapped up a four-day Middle East tour by setting aside weighty diplomatic matters and playing tourist for a day.

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Obama appeals to Israelis: Give justice to the Palestinians. 

President Barack Obama on Thursday urged the Israeli people to put themselves in the shoes of Palestinians and recognize their “right to self-determination, their right to justice.”

In a televised speech at the Jerusalem Convention Center, Obama said there should be “two states for two peoples.”

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