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Former Palestinian prisoner found shot dead in Gaza
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- A former Palestinian prisoner whom Israel sent to Gaza after his release has been found shot dead at the entrance of his house in Gaza City....

Trump son-in-law's ties to Israel raise questions of bias
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JERUSALEM (AP) -- Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, has deep business and personal ties to Israel that could raise questions about his ability to serve as an honest broker as he oversees the White House's Mideast peace efforts....

UN: Israel didn't comply with UN call to stop settlements
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Israel took no steps to comply with a Security Council call to stop all settlement activity in the West Bank and east Jerusalem, and instead authorized "a high rate" of settlement expansions in violation of international law, the United Nations said Friday....

Appeals court won't allow suit against Palestinian Authority
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A federal appeals court says the families of Jewish worshippers who were killed or wounded during a 2011 attack in the West Bank can't sue the Palestinian Authority for damages in U.S. courts....

Israeli rights group video: Troops question Palestinian boy
JERUSALEM (AP) -- An Israeli rights group has released an amateur video of Israeli soldiers surrounding and questioning a terrified 8-year-old Palestinian boy in the tense West Bank city of Hebron....

Merkel affirms German backing for two-state solution
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BERLIN (AP) -- Chancellor Angela Merkel is reiterating Germany's long-held support for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and its rejection of Israeli settlements....

Israel arrests hacker linked to threats on US Jewish centers
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JERUSALEM (AP) -- A 19-year-old American-Israeli Jew was arrested Thursday as the prime suspect in a wave of bomb threats against U.S. Jewish community centers, a startling turn in a case that had stoked fears of rising anti-Semitism in the United States....

Activist who didn't divulge Israel bombings will leave US
DETROIT (AP) -- A Chicago Palestinian activist who didn't disclose her time in an Israeli prison when she got U.S. citizenship has agreed to plead guilty and leave the country....

Senate confirms Trump's choice for US ambassador to Israel
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Republican-led Senate has confirmed President Donald Trump's pick to be U.S. ambassador to Israel, ignoring objections from Democrats that David Friedman lacked the temperament for such an important diplomatic post....

US actor Gere compares West Bank town to 'Old South'
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Actor Richard Gere has compared life for Palestinians in the West Bank city of Hebron to segregation in the United States....