Israel suspends talks with the Palestinians

Thursday, 24 April 2014 10:47

The defense and foreign affairs cabinet, called into special session Thursday to evaluate the unity pact signed by Mahmoud Abbas’s Fatah and the radical Hamas Wednesday, issued a brief communiqué confirming two decisions: Peace negotiations with Abbas are frozen and economic sanctions will be imposed on the Palestinian Authority "in accordance with developments." No further details were provided.

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Miracle in Jerusalem: Infant Survives 3-Story Fall

Thursday, 24 April 2014 07:15

A window screen and tree combine to save 3-year-old from potentially fatal fall, in what medics call 'an open miracle.'

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Ukrainian army takeover of 3 checkpoints kills up to 5 separatists

Thursday, 24 April 2014 06:47

Up to 5 pro-Russian militiamen were killed by a Ukrainian army attack Thursday on 3 checkpoints outside the eastern town of Slaviansk. After failing to capture the posts, the soldiers dismantled them and set them on fire. Moscow has repeatedly warned that that it would intervene if pro-Russian citizens came to harm at army hands in Ukraine.

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Jordan recognizes Palestinians’ rights to all of east Jerusalem

Thursday, 24 April 2014 06:38

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PA and Jordan sign nine agreements to strengthen relations in various fields including agriculture, health, and civil defense.

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Peace Talks Suspended

Thursday, 24 April 2014 06:37

Six-hour cabinet meeting decides to response to PA-Hamas unity by suspending talks, implementing financial sanctions.

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Egypt Claims to Have 'Eliminated' Terrorism From Sinai Peninsula

Thursday, 24 April 2014 06:32

In a bold announcement Thursday, the Egyptian Army said that it had achieved 'total security control' over the entire Sinai peninsula.

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Belarus to Waiver Visa Requirements for Israelis

Thursday, 24 April 2014 06:24

Israeli visitors to Belarus are likely to be exempted from a visa requirement soon, as the two countries expand their relationship

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NGO: Removing Arab Terrorists' Citizenship is 'Totalitarian'

Thursday, 24 April 2014 06:16

Arab rights group presses Attorney General not to allow controversial deal to release terrorists and strip citizenship.

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Award-Winning 'Basil Tree' Comes Home to Israel

Thursday, 24 April 2014 05:54

After winning awards abroad, an Israeli botanical invention by Hishtil called the “Basil Tree” will be available in Israel.

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Work Dispute, Prelude to Strike, Declared at Israeli Hospitals

Thursday, 24 April 2014 05:52

The Histadrut labor union on Thursday declared a work dispute in all of Israel's hospitals. A strike could evolve within weeks.

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US Bureaucracy Keeping Soldier Captive in Afghanistan?

Thursday, 24 April 2014 05:28

Officials indicate Taliban captors are trying to make a deal to free Sgt. Bergdahl, but that a disorganized US effort has yet to respond.

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Afghan guard shoots dead three American doctors in Kabul hospital

Thursday, 24 April 2014 05:17

A security guard turned his weapon Thursday on the staff he was supposed to be protecting at the CURE hospital in Kabul. Two others were wounded. They are also thought to be physicians. No group has taken responsibility. The gunman was wounded and treated in surgery at the same medical facility under heavy police guard. CURE hospital specializes in child and maternity health.

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