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Israel’s Netanyahu gives up effort to from new government

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said on Monday he was giving up his effort to form a new government after failing to secure a majority coalition in parliament following an inconclusive election in September, reports Reuters. Netanyahu, who heads the right-wing Likud party, said he was returning the mandate back to Israel’s president, Reuven Rivlin after “working unceasingly … to …

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Extremist settlers assault farmers east of Qalqilya

A horde of extremist Jewish settlers on Friday afternoon assaulted Palestinian farmers in Fara’ata village, east of Qalqilya. Local sources told a reporter for the Palestinian Information Center (PIC) that a group of settlers escorted by soldiers brutalized farmers living in the eastern area of the village and threatened to attack them if they come again to their agricultural lands. …

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