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Turkey expels Israeli ambassador amid international outrage over Gaza killings

The move was among the strongest international responses to Monday’s bloodshed along Israel’s border with blockaded Gaza.

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Gaza buries its dead as death toll from protests at fence with Israel rises to at least 60

Tuesday marked the anniversary of Israel’s creation, which Palestinians call the “Catastrophe.”

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Israel defends Gaza crackdown as Palestinians bury their dead

Thousands of Palestinians gathered Tuesday for the grim task of burying the 60 protesters killed by Israeli troops at the Gaza border, as Israel ...

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Palestinian mourn dead in Gaza as protests continue

Palestinians mourned Tuesday in Gaza following the deadliest day there since 2014, as Gaza and Israel braced for another day of demonstrations.

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‘Worse than the civil war’: Kabul violence makes Afghans fearful of unseen enemies — and each other

A car backfiring and a student’s backpack now trigger panic.

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Dutch-led investigators say Russian missile shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 over Ukraine in 2014

The Kremlin could be found culpable for the deaths of 298 civilians, worsening tensions between Russia and the West.

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Dozens of Palestinians killed in Gaza as US Embassy opens

Israeli forces killed dozens of Palestinians in clashes at the Gaza border Monday in the deadliest day there since the 2014 war, as the US opened its Embassy in Jerusalem.

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Tension across Gaza, Mideast: What we know

The US officially relocated its embassy to Jerusalem on Monday, formally upending decades of American foreign policy in a move that was met with clashes and protests along the Gaza-Israeli border.

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Israelis kill more than 50 Palestinians in Gaza protests, health officials say

Another 2,700 were reportedly injured in the clashes, making it the bloodiest day since the 2014 Israel-Gaza war.

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Harvey Weinstein’s arrest ‘isn’t what the #MeToo movement is about,’ Tarana Burke says

#MeToo founder Tarana Burke said disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein’s arrest is vindication for his accusers and survivors of sexual violence, ...

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Joshua Holt, American Citizen Held in Venezuela, Released, Trump Announces

Mr. Trump said Mr. Holt, the Utah man who has been in a Caracas jail since 2016, was a “hostage.” His release appeared to be a step to try to lower ...

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As tensions with Trump deepen, Europe wonders if America is lost for good

Continental leaders worry the president may be the new normal, not an aberration.

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As Ivanka and Jared join embassy party in Jerusalem, Gaza braces for violence 

The Israeli military is bracing for attempts to breach the fence during demonstrations.

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Hamas claims 50 of its members died in Monday's clashes in Gaza

A senior member of Hamas' political bureau said during a TV interview on Wednesday that 50 people killed by Israeli soldiers during clashes in Gaza on Monday were members of Hamas.

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The NFL and white America have polluted #TakeAKnee so much that maybe players should find new ways to protest

It feels like the NFL debate on protesting players has been turned into more of a workplace civil war than a conversation about police violence. The post The NFL and white America have polluted #TakeAKnee so much that maybe players should find new ...

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Palestinians Ask I.C.C. to Open Full Inquiry Into Israel

Israel immediately challenged the request, which came a week after at least 60 Palestinians were killed by Israeli fire in protests at the Gaza ...

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After Deadly Protests, Gazans Ask: What Was Accomplished?

With scores dead and the border still intact, many extend criticism beyond Israel to Hamas, the militant group that governs Gaza.

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Gaza: The history behind the anger

The BBC's Paul Adams explains the issues at the root of the conflict between Israel and the Palestinians.

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'Shock in Gaza at the scale of the killing'

The BBC's Jeremy Bowen explains the reason why people have been protesting in Gaza.

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‘I Can Finally Dream’: Tunisia Expands Protection for Battered Women

While Tunisia has always prided itself on women’s rights, a law passed last year is a breakthrough in outlawing specific acts of violence and discrimination. It has also led to a network of shelters.

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