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Tension over Al-Aqsa Mosque could usher in a new Intifada

Tension over Al-Aqsa Mosque could usher in a new IntifadaTension over Al-Aqsa Mosque is of great importance as the Palestinian-Israeli peace talks founder, Israeli analysts have claimed in Ha'aretz

US: 'Indications' of new chemical weapons use in Syria

US: The United States said Monday that chemical attacks were likely launched in Syria this month, possibly by the regime, weeks before an announced presidential election set for June 3

Israeli soldiers assault Palestinian man, make overnight arrests

Israeli soldiers assault Palestinian man, make overnight arrestsA young Palestinian man was hospitalized early Tuesday after being physically assaulted by Israeli soldiers in the northern West Bank, an official said

Army 'to actively recruit' Christian Palestinian citizens of Israel

Army In a new policy, Palestinian Christian citizens of Israel will begin receiving army conscription papers, Israeli media said Tuesday

PLO delegation 'to arrive in Gaza Tuesday evening'

PLO delegation A delegation representing the PLO is expected to arrive in Gaza on Tuesday evening for reconciliation meetings with Hamas, a Fatah spokesman said

US Supreme Court takes up status of Jerusalem

US Supreme Court takes up status of JerusalemThe US Supreme Court Monday decided to hear the case of an American born in Jerusalem, once again taking up the sensitive issue of the status of the contested city

Over 1,000 protest 'price tag' attacks in Umm al-Fahm

Over 1,000 protest Over 1,000 Palestinian citizens of Israel in Umm al-Fahm protested Monday against "price tag" attacks after a mosque in the town was vandalized by suspected Jewish extremists days before

Dozens hurt from tear gas as Israeli forces raid Nablus village

Dozens hurt from tear gas as Israeli forces raid Nablus villageOver 35 Palestinians suffered from excessive tear gas inhalation late Monday after Israeli forces raided a Nablus-area village, a local official said

Syria calls June 3 presidential election

Syria calls June 3 presidential electionSyria announced on Monday it will hold a June 3 presidential election, which is expected to return Bashar Assad to office despite a civil war that has cost tens of thousands of lives

Israel denies PLO official entry to Gaza via Erez

Israel denies PLO official entry to Gaza via ErezPalestinian lawmaker Mustafa Barghouti has been denied a permit to the Gaza Strip via the Erez crossing, a PLO official said Monday