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Iran to help Lebanon army fight extremists
BEIRUT (AP) -- Iran will supply the Lebanese army with military equipment to be used in fighting Muslim extremist groups, a visiting senior Iranian official said on Tuesday....

Netanyahu: Hamas, Islamic State group share creed
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UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- In a blistering speech to the United Nations, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned on Monday that Hamas and the Islamic State group are "branches of the same poisonous tree," both bent on world domination through terror, just as the Nazis were....

Abbas, Netanyahu trade accusations at the UN
UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu attacked each other in speeches before world leaders at the U.N. General Assembly. Here is look at some of their remarks:...

Israel's shadowy Mossad looks to recruit online
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TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) -- It used to be that if you wanted to join one of the world's most secretive espionage organizations you had to sneak into a foreign embassy, answer a cryptic newspaper ad or show up in a nondescript building in Tel Aviv to meet a shadowy recruiter. Now all it takes to apply for a job at Israel's Mossad spy agency is a click of the mouse....

Gaza war deals blow to Israel's tourism industry
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JERUSALEM (AP) -- It was supposed to be a record-breaking year for tourist visits to Israel. But all that changed when the 50-day war between Israel and Hamas prompted jittery travelers to cancel trips en masse, leaving empty hotel rooms and barren tourist sites in their wake....

Israel's Netanyahu says will refute Gaza "lies"
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu left Israel on Sunday en route to the United Nations in New York, saying he will refute "all of the lies directed at us" with regard to Israel's recently concluded war with Hamas in the Gaza Strip....

California protesters block Israeli-owned ship
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Officials say a group of pro-Palestinian protesters are again blocking an Israeli-owned ship from unloading its cargo at a port in California....

Palestinian leader in new UN bid to end occupation
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UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- Facing pressure at home to come up with a new strategy for achieving Palestinian statehood, Mahmoud Abbas said Friday he would ask the U.N. Security Council to dictate the ground rules for any talks with Israel, including setting a deadline for an Israeli withdrawal from Palestinian lands....

US rejects Palestinian speech claims
NEW YORK (AP) -- The U.S. State Department is issuing a tough diplomatic rejoinder to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' United Nations speech that accused Israel of war crimes in the summer war in Gaza....

Lebanese prime minister calls for world's help
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UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- In an emotional appeal to world leaders, Lebanon's prime minister on Friday said his country is facing a "fierce terrorist onslaught" and a national disaster created by more than a million Syrian refugees flooding the tiny nation....