Territorial disputes

April 06, 2017 - 3:42 am
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's military says a Palestinian has killed an Israeli and injured another in a car-ramming attack in the West Bank. The military says the attacker was apprehended but did not elaborate. Rescue services say the killed Israeli was 20-years-old. Thursday's incident comes after a...
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Palestinian Authority employees hold placards during a protest the sudden slashing of their monthly salaries at the Unknown Soldier Park in Gaza City, Wednesday, April 5, 2017. The cash-strapped Palestinian Authority said it has slashed the salaries of some 50,000 government employees in the Gaza Strip who have been sitting idly since the rival Hamas militant group took over the territory a decade ago. Spokesman Yousif al-Mahmoud says that salaries would be cut by 30 percent because of a reduction in foreign aid. Sign in red reads, "Salaries are our children's right." (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
April 05, 2017 - 4:41 pm
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The cash-strapped Palestinian Authority on Wednesday said it was slashing by nearly one third the salaries of tens of thousands of government employees in the Gaza Strip who have been sitting idly since the rival Hamas militant group took over the coastal territory a...
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Palestinian Authority employees hold placards during a protest the sudden slashing of their monthly salaries at the Unknown Soldier Park in Gaza City, Wednesday, April 5, 2017. The cash-strapped Palestinian Authority said it has slashed the salaries of some 50,000 government employees in the Gaza Strip who have been sitting idly since the rival Hamas militant group took over the territory a decade ago. Spokesman Yousif al-Mahmoud says that salaries would be cut by 30 percent because of a reduction in foreign aid. Sign in red reads, "Salaries are our children's right." (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
April 05, 2017 - 9:25 am
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The cash-strapped Palestinian Authority on Wednesday said it was slashing by nearly one third the salaries of tens of thousands of government employees in the Gaza Strip who have been sitting idly since the rival Hamas militant group took over the coastal territory a...
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A magazine featuring U.S. President Donald Trump is on display with Chinese military magazines at a newsstand in Beijing, China, Tuesday, April 4, 2017. President Donald Trump's upcoming summit with China's leader will be closely watched for signs of how relations between the world's top two economies will proceed as they tackle weighty questions over trade, North Korea and the South China Sea. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
April 04, 2017 - 9:16 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is ratcheting up the urgency over North Korea's nuclear pursuit ahead of President Donald Trump and President Xi Jinping's first meeting, with a senior U.S. official warning that the "clock has now run out" on Pyongyang. Trump and Xi will huddle Thursday and Friday...
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A magazine featuring U.S. President Donald Trump is on display with Chinese military magazines at a newsstand in Beijing, China, Tuesday, April 4, 2017. President Donald Trump's upcoming summit with China's leader will be closely watched for signs of how relations between the world's top two economies will proceed as they tackle weighty questions over trade, North Korea and the South China Sea. (AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)
April 04, 2017 - 11:23 am
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping probably won't give President Donald Trump a round of golf during their first face-to-face meeting this week, but he may find it worthwhile to ensure his American counterpart does not feel like he's leaving empty-handed. Some view the informal venue of...
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April 03, 2017 - 2:58 am
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — An international human rights group on Monday accused Israel of barring foreign researchers from entering the Gaza Strip to document abuses, saying the restrictions call into question Israel's stated commitment to investigating possible rights violations. In a 47-page...
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April 02, 2017 - 11:12 pm
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — An international human rights group on Monday accused Israel of barring foreign researchers from entering the Gaza Strip to document abuses, saying the restrictions call into question Israel's stated commitment to investigating possible rights violations. In a 47-page...
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Palestinians carry injured demonstrator during clashes with Israeli forces following a protest to mark the Land Day near the village of Madama, south of the West Bank city of Nablus, Thursday, March 30, 2017. Land Day commemorates the killing of six Arab citizens of Israel by the Israeli army and police on March 30, 1976 during protests over Israeli confiscations of Arab land. (AP Photo/Majdi Mohammed)
March 31, 2017 - 6:28 pm
JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel will limit new settlement construction in the West Bank "when possible" to within areas already developed or at least to contiguous areas, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government announced as a gesture to President Donald Trump as it approved the first new settlement...
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A section of twenty one kings, presidents and top officials from the Arab League summit pose for a group photo, at a gathering near the Dead Sea in Jordan on Wednesday, March 29, 2017. With the exception of Syria, whose chair sits empty, all Arab states are participating in the annual event aiming to work on regional solutions to conflicts in Yemen, Libya, Iraq and Syria while tackling extremism, poverty and worries over the new American administration. (AP Photo/ Raad Adayleh)
March 29, 2017 - 4:11 pm
DEAD SEA, Jordan (AP) — Arab leaders on Wednesday relaunched a peace plan that offers Israel full ties in exchange for Palestinian statehood, signaling to President Donald Trump that they are ready to engage if he tries to broker a broader Mideast peace. Host Jordan said the one-day Arab summit...
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A section of twenty one kings, presidents and top officials from the Arab League summit pose for a group photo, at a gathering near the Dead Sea in Jordan on Wednesday, March 29, 2017. With the exception of Syria, whose chair sits empty, all Arab states are participating in the annual event aiming to work on regional solutions to conflicts in Yemen, Libya, Iraq and Syria while tackling extremism, poverty and worries over the new American administration. (AP Photo/ Raad Adayleh)
March 29, 2017 - 3:26 pm
DEAD SEA, Jordan (AP) — The Latest on the Arab summit being held in Jordan (all times local): 8:20 p.m. Donald Trump's international envoy has told officials at an Arab summit that the U.S. president believes an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal is possible and would "reverberate positively throughout...
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