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JERUSALEM | Palestinian president hospitalized with fever

JERUSALEM — A Palestinian official says President Mahmoud Abbas has been hospitalized with fever. The aide to Abbas, speaking on condition of anonymity in line with protocol, said the 83-year-old Palestinian leader was diagnosed with a fever on Sunday. Abbas had an ear operation last week, and had returned to the hospital late Saturday for … Continue reading JERUSALEM | Palestinian president hospitalized with fever

JERUSALEM | The Latest: Hundreds rally at Gaza border for 8th week

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Hundreds of Palestinians are gathering along Gaza’s border with Israel for an eighth weekly protest. Most gathered Friday in tent camps at a safe distance from the border. Dozens got close to the fence, burning tires. Israeli troops responded with tear … Continue reading JERUSALEM | The Latest: Hundreds rally at Gaza border for 8th week

JERUSALEM | The Latest: Cypriots protest Israel’s actions in Gaza

JERUSALEM (AP) — The Latest on the Israel-Palestinian conflict (all times local): 7:40 p.m. More than 200 Palestinian and Cypriot left-wing protesters staged a peaceful march to the Israeli Embassy in the Cypriot capital to condemn what they say is Israel’s aggression against Palestinians and the U.S. decision to move its embassy to Jerusalem. Riot … Continue reading JERUSALEM | The Latest: Cypriots protest Israel’s actions in Gaza

JERUSALEM | The Latest: Palestinians recall 4 European ambassadors

JERUSALEM — The Latest on developments related to Israel-Palestinian conflict (all times local): 2:25 p.m. The Palestinian Foreign Ministry has recalled its ambassadors to four European countries to protest their participation in a party celebrating the opening of the new U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem. The ministry said Wednesday that its ambassadors to Romania, the Czech … Continue reading JERUSALEM | The Latest: Palestinians recall 4 European ambassadors

JERUSALEM | The Latest: Lebanese cleric calls for jihad

JERUSALEM — The Latest on developments related to Israel-Palestinian conflict (all times local): 1:55 p.m. A senior Sunni cleric in Lebanon has called on all Muslims to wage jihad, or holy war, in support of the Palestinians after the U.S. decision to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. Mohammed Rashid Kabbani, the former top … Continue reading JERUSALEM | The Latest: Lebanese cleric calls for jihad

JERUSALEM | The Latest: Iranian president condemns Gaza killings

JERUSALEM— The Latest on developments related to Israel-Palestinian conflict (all times local): 1:10 p.m. State media reports that Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has condemned the killing of Palestinians by Israel, saying “Palestinians are fighting for their homeland.” Rouhani, according to a report from state TV’s news website, also said Iran will always support Palestinians’ rights. … Continue reading JERUSALEM | The Latest: Iranian president condemns Gaza killings