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UNESCO Adopts Controversial Resolution on East Jerusalem

The U.N. cultural agency on Tuesday adopted a controversial Arab-sponsored resolution on east Jerusalem which Israel has said ignores Jewish ties to a key holy site.

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Israel Charges 6 Palestinians with IS Ties

Israeli authorities have charged six Palestinians suspected of belonging to the Islamic State jihadist group and of plotting attacks, police said Sunday.

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Two-Thirds of Israelis Don't Expect Peace Deal

Almost two-thirds of Israelis believe there will never be a peace agreement with the Palestinians, according to the results of an opinion poll published on Sunday.

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What are the Oslo Accords?

Former Israeli president Shimon Peres, who died on Wednesday aged 93, was the last survivor of the three men awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for the Oslo accords.

The agreements, signed in the early 1990s, were meant to create a "lasting and comprehensive peace settlement" between Israelis and Palestinians and were hailed across the world. 

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Netanyahu Hails Shimon Peres as 'Visionary'

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu hailed Shimon Peres as a "visionary" and a "champion of Israel's defense" after the 93-year-old elder statesman's death earlier Wednesday.

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Knife Attacker Shot outside Israeli Embassy in Ankara

A mentally disturbed Turkish man wielding a knife tried to storm the Israeli embassy in Ankara on Wednesday but was shot by police before reaching the building, Turkish and Israeli officials said.

The man, armed with a 30-centimeter (12-inch) knife, ran towards the embassy shouting slogans and was shot in the leg, the governor's office in the Turkish capital said in a statement.

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Four Dead as Palestinian Police Clash with Gunmen

Palestinian police searching for weapons clashed with gunmen in the West Bank city of Nablus into Friday morning, leaving four people dead, Palestinian officials said.

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Israel Destroys Home of Palestinian who Stabbed Girl in W. Bank Settlement

The Israeli army on Monday destroyed the home of a Palestinian in the occupied West Bank, after he killed a 13-year-old girl as she slept in her bed, a military spokeswoman said.

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Israel Detains 13-Year-Old Palestinian over Gun Possession

Israel has detained a 13-year-old Palestinian over possession of a gun and two cartridge clips at a boarding school in occupied east Jerusalem, police said Sunday.

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Saudis Visit Israel, Meet Government Official

The head of a rare Saudi delegation to Israel and the occupied West Bank met a senior Israeli government official during his trip, Israel's foreign ministry told AFP on Sunday.

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