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Israel defense chief appears to confirm Trump leaked intel
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's defense minister appears to have confirmed that his country's intelligence was leaked by President Donald Trump during a meeting with Russian officials this month....

Hamas to execute 3 alleged assassins days after found guilty
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Hamas has announced it will execute three men on Thursday who were found guilty this week of assassinating a senior member of the militant Islamic group in March....

Palestinians, Israel police clash at Jerusalem Old City gate
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Clashes broke out between Palestinian protesters and Israeli security forces on Wednesday as Israeli demonstrators marched through the Old City of Jerusalem to mark the 50th anniversary of Israel's capture of the city's eastern half....

Lebanon renews Central Bank governor's term amid turbulence
BEIRUT (AP) -- The Lebanese government has reappointed Lebanon's long-serving Central Bank governor for another six year term....

UNICEF: Lives of 24 million children threatened by conflict
BEIRUT (AP) -- Violence and conflict in the Middle East and North Africa threaten the lives of over 24 million children, most of them in Yemen, Iraq and Syria, the United Nation's children agency said in a report Wednesday....

In Trump's private moments, it's small talk and compliments

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JERUSALEM (AP) -- What do world leaders talk about when they are alone? Not much, it seems....

Trump touts ultimate peace, but same obstacles remain

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JERUSALEM (AP) -- President Donald Trump showered his Middle Eastern hosts with praise and declared a breakthrough regional peace within reach. No one contradicted him, but behind the pageantry and politesse a wall of skepticism remains solidly intact....

Trump condemns Holocaust as 'the most savage crime'

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JERUSALEM (AP) -- President Donald Trump paid a short visit to Israel's national Holocaust memorial on Tuesday, calling the Nazi extermination of 6 million Jews "the most savage crime against God and his children" during the most sensitive stop on his two-day visit to Israel....

Abbas adviser says Trump visit could reopen path to talks

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BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) -- A senior Palestinian official says he expects President Donald Trump's visit to the Holy Land to reopen a path toward resuming long-stalled Israeli-Palestinian negotiations....

Trump greeted with selfies and politics on arrival in Israel

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JERUSALEM (AP) -- President Donald Trump got an abrupt Israeli welcome on his arrival in Tel Aviv on Monday, with politicians lobbying him and snapping selfies as they sought to get a piece of the commander in chief's attention....