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MIDEAST FLASHPOINT
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Hezbollah holds mass rally in support of Palestinians
BEIRUT (AP) -- Tens of thousands of people have turned out for a Hezbollah rally in southern Beirut called to protest President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel....

Egypt detains 8 anti-Trump protesters after Cairo rally

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CAIRO (AP) -- Egypt has detained eight protesters and accused them of "association with a terrorist organization" after they took part in a small demonstration against President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, a rights lawyer said Monday....

Israel preparing to extradite man wanted for murder in US
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel is preparing to extradite a 63-year-old citizen to the United States, where he is wanted on suspicion of killing his mother....

Government condemns anti-Semitic incidents at Berlin protest
BERLIN (AP) -- The German government is condemning anti-Semitic incidents that took place during protests in cities across Germany in recent days....

Israel urges EU to back US Mideast peace moves

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BRUSSELS (AP) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu urged the European Union on Monday to back a new U.S. peace initiative in the Middle East, after President Donald Trump's unilateral decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital met with widespread condemnation and triggered clashes in the Palestinian territories....

Group from Bahrain on Israel visit not representing Manama

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- An inter-faith group of residents living in Bahrain who are visiting Israel has issued a statement saying it doesn't represent the government in Manama or any of the kingdom's authorities....

Israeli, French leaders tangle over US Jerusalem decision

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JERUSALEM (AP) -- The French and Israeli leaders sparred verbally Sunday over the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, while new violence rippled across the region following the move by U.S. President Donald Trump....

The Latest: Israeli PM urges approval of Jerusalem decision

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JERUSALEM (AP) -- The Latest on the fallout from the U.S. decision to declare Jerusalem Israel's capital (all times local):...

Israel says it destroyed Hamas tunnel using new techniques
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The Israeli military on Sunday said it has destroyed a tunnel built by the Hamas militant group that stretched from the Gaza Strip several hundred meters (yards) into Israeli territory, declaring a breakthrough in its war against underground threats from the Palestinian enclave....

Thousands protest against Netanyahu, corruption in Tel Aviv
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) -- Thousands of Israelis have poured into the streets of Tel Aviv for an anti-corruption rally calling on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to resign....