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  • Palestinians vow unity as Israel peace talks teeter

    Gaza City (Palestinian Territories) (AFP) - Rival Palestinian leaders from the West Bank and Gaza Strip forged a new reconciliation agreement on Wednesday, angering Israel at a time when US-brokered peace talks are at a standstill. Washington warned that the accord could seriously hamper American…

    • This machine makes drinking water from thin air

      Israeli company Water-Gen has developed a device for extracting drinking water from air. It's already being used by the military, but Water-Gen says its future is in civilian uses. Cold water is served from a tap within the system or inside the cabin. "Spring" is its portable water treatment unit,…

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      • U.S. Unwilling To Give Up On Mideast Peace Negotiations

        WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry said Thursday that the U.S. isn't ready to write off Mideast peace negotiations, even after Israel broke off talks with Palestinian leaders who are trying to create a coalition government with the...

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        • Some drama off-camera in Mideast conflict film 'The Warren'

          An American director's short film about an Israeli army raid in a Palestinian refugee camp ends with a surprise — literally involving a rabbit, though not one pulled from a hat. The story told in "The Warren" is meant to question the ways Israelis and Palestinians see each other as a result of…

          • Unity Gives Palestinians the Strength to Move Toward Peace -

            A reconciliation between Hamas and Fatah is a major step toward a comprehensive agreement between Israelis and Palestinians. The reconciliation produces an entity that officially represents all the Palestinian people, removing the obstacle of Hamas’s rule of Gaza, and therefore enables a reality of…

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            • Israeli FM lashes out at Palestinian unity deal

              JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's foreign minister says a peace deal with the Palestinians is impossible after rival Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah agreed to form a unity government.

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              • Israeli air strike in Gaza wounds 12: medical officials

                Israel launched an air strike on Wednesday in the Gaza Strip, wounding 12 civilians including children and apparently missing its target, medical officials in the Hamas-ruled territory and Israeli reports said. The Israeli military said it had carried out a "counter-terrorism operation" in the…

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                • Israel: Hamas presence a no-go for talks

                  Israel's Security Cabinet announced Thursday the country won't hold peace negotiations with a Palestinian government backed by the militant Hamas movement.

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