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October 24, 2017 7:06 AM Palestine: Gazans demand release of loved ones jailed by Israel

GAZA CITY, Palestine (AA) – Dozens of Palestinians staged a rally outside the Gaza City office of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on Monday to demand the release of loved ones imprisoned by the Israeli authorities. Meanwhile, Israeli police rounded up 51 Palestinians in an occupied East Jerusalem neighborhood in overnight raids Sunday 128

August 1, 2017 4:37 PM Muslim states slam 'provocative' Israel actions in Jerusalem

The main grouping of the world's Muslim nations on Tuesday accused Israel of staging provocative actions and inflaming tensions with the Palestinians in a crisis over security measures at a key holy site in Jerusalem. Turkey hosted an extraordinary meeting in Istanbul of foreign ministers from the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) that Ankara 54

July 18, 2017 2:13 AM Qatar says media report reveals UAE role in hack that sparked crisis

LONDON/DOHA: Qatar said on Monday that a U.S. media report had shown that the United Arab Emirates was involved in an alleged hack of Qatar's state news agency in late May that helped spark a diplomatic crisis in the Gulf. The UAE said the Washington Post report was untrue, and that four Arab powers were discussing imposing new sanctions on Qatar 58

July 10, 2017 11:58 AM Liberman urges Greenblatt to ditch bilateral peace route

US special envoy in Israel and West Bank for 'interim visit' to advance President Trump's goal of achieving peace. Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman called on the Trump administration's special representative for international negotiations, Jason Greenblatt to nix any plans of moving ahead with a bilateral peace process with the Palestinians 59

June 23, 2017 5:16 PM See How Muslims Celebrate the End of Ramadan Around the World

When the sun sets on June 24, Muslims around the world will look skyward for a crescent of pale white light—the conclusion to the Islamic holy month of Ramadan emblazoned in the night sky. Beginning and ending with the new moon, Ramadan falls on the ninth month of the Arabic lunar calendar. It is believed by Muslims to be when the first verses of the Koran 190

June 17, 2017 8:38 AM Jerusalem Stabbing: ISIS Claims First Deadly Attack in Israel

The Islamic State militant group (ISIS) claimed a deadly attack in Israel for the first time Friday, after three Palestinian men stabbed and killed an Israeli police officer in Jerusalem. The attack took place in two adjacent areas near Damascus Gate in Jerusalem’s Old City. At one, a Palestinian fatally stabbed policewoman 23-year-old Hadas Malka. A short 56

June 11, 2017 5:26 PM AP Explains: Qatar's ties with Iran and Islamist groups

Aya Batrawy and Sarah El Deeb, Associated Press Last week, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain severed ties with Qatar amid a slew of punitive measures. On Friday, the four Arab states upped the pressure by naming 59 people and several charities linked to Qatar on a terrorist list. Qatar says the moves are politically motivated 52

June 11, 2017 12:43 PM Qatar, in regional crisis, hires former US attorney general

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Qatar has paid $2.5 million to the law firm of a former attorney general under U.S. President George W. Bush to audit its efforts at stopping terrorism funding, a matter at the heart of the Gulf diplomatic crisis that erupted last week. John Ashcroft personally will lead his Washington-based firm's efforts "to evaluate 74

June 11, 2017 11:04 AM Untangling the Qatar kerfuffle: Sure, the tiny Gulf state is a lousy ally — but so is everyone else in the region

Why does everyone in the Arab world suddenly hate Qatar? Is it a uniquely repressive and terrible nation? Um, no Egypt’s former foreign minister, Nabil Fahmy, who also served as his country’s ambassador to the United States from 1999 until 2008, once quipped that the U.S.-Egyptian relationship was like a “mature marriage.” This was during a particularly 65

June 9, 2017 4:25 AM New Scroll for New Era: "Six Day War Scroll" Tells Story of Six Days of Divine Deliverance

as a result of the miraculous victory of the Israeli army during 1967’s Six Day War. There is no mistaking the fact that this victory was a result of Divine Revelation and the fulfillment of Isaiah’s and Ezekiel’s ancient Biblical prophecies of the Jewish people’s return to Jerusalem. In 1967, the young state of Israel was just 19 years old when she faced 28