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Obama condemns killing of Russian opposition leader

Obama condemns killing of Russian opposition leaderPresident Barack Obama sharply condemned the “brutal murder” of slain Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov as he called for an investigation into his death.

8 dead in US shooting spree

8 dead in US shooting spreeA gunman killed seven people Thursday night in four separate locations in the U.S. state of Missouri before turning the gun on himself, according to law enforcement authorities.

Libyan PM wraps up 3-day Egypt visit

Libyan PM wraps up 3-day Egypt visitAbdullah al-Thinni, prime minister of Libya's internationally-recognized government, left Egypt on Friday following a three-day visit.

Israeli forces suppress West Bank demos

Israeli forces suppress West Bank demosIsraeli forces on Friday fired live bullets and tear gas canisters at Palestinians demonstrating against the Israeli occupation in the West Bank.

Israeli forces destroy protest camp for 10th time

Israeli forces destroy protest camp for 10th timeIsraeli civil administration employees on Friday demolished the "Jerusalem Gate" protest camp for the 10th time, a spokesman told.

Italian parliament recognizes Palestinian state

Italian parliament recognizes Palestinian stateThe Italian parliament on Friday voted to recognize the state of Palestine, Fatah leader Nabil Shaath told.

Billboard campaign launched in Ireland to recognize Palestine

Billboard campaign launched in Ireland to recognize PalestineA Palestine solidarity group in Ireland on Wednesday launched a billboard campaign to urge the Irish government to support the recognition of Palestine.

Arab League condemns Israel attacks on mosque, church

Arab League condemns Israel attacks on mosque, churchSecretary-general for Palestinian affairs in the Arab League, Muhammad Sbeih, on Friday called for the United Nations to hold Israel responsible for recent attacks on Palestinian holy sites.

Farmers continue to face hardship months after Gaza war

Farmers continue to face hardship months after Gaza warFarmers in the Gaza Strip continue to suffer the consequences of massive losses incurred during Israel's military offensive last summer, a French humanitarian NGO said Thursday.

PPS: Israeli forces raid prisons, impose punishments

PPS: Israeli forces raid prisons, impose punishmentsIsraeli prison guards on Friday raided sector 11 of Eshel prison, a prisoners' rights group said.