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MIDEAST FLASHPOINT
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Palestinians seek $3.8B in aid for Gaza

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah said Tuesday he has asked for $3.8 billion in urgent aid to help rebuild Gaza following its devastating 50-day war with Israel this summer....

Arab states single out Israel at IAEA
VIENNA (AP) -- Arab countries have circulated a resolution at a nuclear meeting that singles out Israel for special attention over its alleged nuclear arsenal....

Hamas suspects in slaying of Israeli teens killed

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JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli special forces stormed a West Bank hideout early on Tuesday and killed two Palestinians suspected in the June abduction and slaying of three Israeli teenagers, a gruesome attack that had triggered a chain of events that led to the war in Gaza this summer....

Israel military shoots down Syrian aircraft
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The Israeli military shot down a Syrian fighter jet that infiltrated its airspace over the Golan Heights on Tuesday morning - the first such downing in decades, heightening tensions in the volatile plateau....

Week of diplomacy: Israel-Hamas talks, Abbas at UN

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RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) -- It's a busy week in Mideast diplomacy, book-ended by the launch of Israel-Hamas talks about a border deal for blockaded Gaza and the Palestinian president's U.N. speech about a new strategy for dealing with Israel....

Israel court condemns African migrant detentions
JERUSALEM (AP) -- A high Israeli court on Monday condemned the government's policy of detaining illegal African migrants captured in the Negev Desert, ordered that a detention facility be closed within three months and banned new detentions for a year....

Representatives of Hamas, Fatah meet in Cairo

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CAIRO (AP) -- A Hamas and a Fatah official met in Cairo on Monday ahead of the start of reconciliation talks between the rival Palestinian factions this week in the Egyptian capital, an official told The Associated Press....

High-profile Israeli spy Mike Harari dead at 87
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli secret service agent Mike Harari, who played a major role in planning Mossad's revenge attacks against Palestinian militants implicated in the 1972 Munich massacre of the country's Olympics team, has died. He was 87....

State media: Suicide car bomber kills 3 in Lebanon
BEIRUT (AP) -- A suicide car bomber reportedly killed three people at a checkpoint manned by the Shiite Hezbollah militia in eastern Lebanon Saturday evening, the state-run news agency reported, as the war in Syria spilled over into its eastern neighbor....

Israeli museum unveils ancient Jewish prayer book

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JERUSALEM (AP) -- An Israeli museum on Thursday unveiled what it says in the oldest known Jewish prayer book in the world, dating back to the 9th century A.D....