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2 Israeli citizens reportedly being held in Gaza

Israeli journalists report outside the apartment building of Ethiopian-Israeli Avraham Mengisto, 28, in the costal city of Ashkelon, Israel, Thursday, July 9, 2015. An Israeli security official said Thursday the Hamas militant group has been holding [Read story...]

West Bank, Gaza no haven for LGBT Palestinians

The recent opinion editorial ” Seattle mayor’s trip highlights dangers of pink washing ” tried to make the point that the gay mayor of Seattle’s address in Israel at the 40th anniversary of Tel Aviv Pride was done to distract attention from Israel’s [Read story...]

Photos of the Day: July 10, 2015

Police respond to the scene of a shooting, Thursday, July 9, 2015, in the East Lake neighborhood of Atlanta. Police say a 16-year-old girl was shot in the chest and killed in a bedroom of her family’s apartment in The Villages of East Lake. [Read story...]

Walking in Palestine – Irish Times

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Irish TimesWalking in PalestineIrish TimesI should have known it: Palestine time is the same as Irish time, only slower. I'd had the rucksack packed for a 9am start. Water bottle? Check. Shades? Check. Except that it was another hour before Amir, [Read story...]

Walking in Palestine – Irish Times

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Irish TimesWalking in PalestineIrish TimesI should have known it: Palestine time is the same as Irish time, only slower. I'd had the rucksack packed for a 9am start. Water bottle? Check. Shades? Check. Except that it was another hour before Amir, [Read story...]

International al-Quds Day — a global cause?

Al-Quds Day, celebrated around the world by millions, is marked on the last Friday of Ramadan, coinciding with the most sacred time of Ramadan, the Night of Destiny. This year it is on July 11. This night especially empowers Muslims with God’s mercy, [Read story...]