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Israeli police shoot suspected attacker in Jerusalem

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JERUSALEM A Palestinian man was shot on Tuesday by Israeli police who said he tried to stab a Jewish worshiper near Damascus Gate outside the walled Old City on Yom Kippur, the holiest fast day in the Jewish calendar.

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Palestinians say Israeli troops fire on Gaza protesters killing two 18 Sep 2018

GAZA Israeli forces opened fire during a demonstration in the northern Gaza Strip near a border crossing on Tuesday, killing two Palestinian protesters and injuring 46 others, the Palestinian health ministry said.

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Netanyahu tells Putin Syria is to blame for downing of Russian plane, offers help with inquiry 18 Sep 2018

JERUSALEM Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday that Syrian forces were to blame for the downing of a Russian military jet off Syria's coast but he offered "all necessary information" to investigate the incident.

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Israel says it fired at Palestinians tampering with Gaza fence; two killed 18 Sep 2018

GAZA Two men found dead near the site of an Israeli missile strike at the coastal strip's border with Israel were identified as Palestinian cousins, family members said on Tuesday.

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May vows to defend Jews and Israel, in dig at Corbyn 18 Sep 2018

EDINBURGH Prime Minister Theresa May pledged on Monday to protect British Jewish identity and Israel's right to defend itself, in an attack on opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn in the run-up to his Labour Party conference next weekend.

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Palestinian ministry rolls back statement that Gaza boy was killed by Israeli gunfire 17 Sep 2018

GAZA A medical source in the Palestinian Health Ministry backed away on Monday from an assertion that an 11-year-old boy killed at a protest on Friday at the border with Israel had been shot by Israeli soldiers.

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Palestinian official says U.S. will never present Middle East peace plan 15 Sep 2018

JERICHO, West Bank The United States will not present its long-awaited plan for Israeli-Palestinian peace any time soon and is instead trying to unilaterally change the terms of reference for any future proposal, a senior Palestinian official said on Saturday.

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Israeli troops kill boy, two men in Gaza protests - medics 14 Sep 2018

GAZA Israeli soldiers killed three Palestinians, one of them an 11-year-old boy, and wounded at least 248 others taking part on Friday in weekly protests at the fortified Gaza Strip border, Palestinian medical officials said.

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U.S. expects some Israeli criticism of parts of coming Mideast plan - envoy 13 Sep 2018

WASHINGTON The Trump administration is prepared for Israeli criticism of elements of its coming Middle East peace plan, the U.S. envoy to the region said, even as Washington faces growing Palestinian accusations that it will be heavily tilted in favour of Israel.

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Israeli forces take down protest huts at West Bank Bedouin village 13 Sep 2018

KHAN AL-AHMAR, West Bank Israel security forces on Thursday dismantled several shacks built by Palestinian protesters near Khan al-Ahmar, a Bedouin village in the occupied West Bank that Israel has slated for demolition. | Video