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GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip | The Latest: Hundreds at funeral of killed Palestinian boy

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip— The Latest on the Israel-Palestinians conflict (all times local): 11:55 a.m. Hundreds have attended the funeral of an 11-year-old Palestinian boy, apparently the youngest killed by Israeli fire in six months of protests along Gaza’s perimeter fence. Nasser Musabeh was among seven protesters who Gaza health officials say were killed by … Continue reading GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip | The Latest: Hundreds at funeral of killed Palestinian boy

WASHINGTON | US redirecting $25M in aid for East Jerusalem hospitals

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration says it is “reprogramming” $25 million in aid for East Jerusalem hospitals and will direct the money toward “high-priority projects elsewhere.” The move announced Saturday is part of a review of U.S. assistance to the Palestinian Authority and in the West Bank and Gaza that was ordered by President Donald … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US redirecting $25M in aid for East Jerusalem hospitals

WASHINGTON | US cuts aid to Palestinians by more than $200 million

WASHINGTON— The Trump administration has decided to cut more than $200 million in bilateral assistance to the Palestinians, following a review of the funding for projects in the West Bank and Gaza, according to U.S. officials and congressional aides. The State Department notified Congress of the decision Friday, according to the officials and aides, who … Continue reading WASHINGTON | US cuts aid to Palestinians by more than $200 million

CAIRO | Egypt foreign minister meets Jordan, PA officials in Cairo

CAIRO (AP) — Foreign ministers and chiefs of intelligence from Egypt, Jordan and the Palestinian Authority are meeting in Cairo to discuss the latest violent escalations between Israelis and Palestinians. Thursday’s meeting comes after a cease-fire between the Palestinians and Israelis was reached a day earlier to end the largest flare-up of violence between the … Continue reading CAIRO | Egypt foreign minister meets Jordan, PA officials in Cairo

In Israel, Pence says US aims to pull out of Iran nuke deal

JERUSALEM/January 23, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Vice President Mike Pence reiterated to Israeli leaders on Tuesday that the Trump administration plans to pull out of the landmark 2015 Iran nuclear deal unless the pact is amended. The remarks came as Pence wrapped up his visit to Israel. On Monday, he repeatedly referred to Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, speaking … Continue reading In Israel, Pence says US aims to pull out of Iran nuke deal