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The Latest: Palestinians meet UN official to protest attacks
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JERUSALEM (AP) -- The latest developments in ongoing tensions between Palestinians and Israelis following days of violence in Jerusalem and the West Bank (all times local)....

Israeli leader calls for calm amid spiraling attacks
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JERUSALEM (AP) -- Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sought to calm Israelis Thursday as a wave of Palestinian stabbing attacks spread deeper into Israel and clashes erupted across the West Bank, vowing to combat the growing violence without alienating international allies....

Lebanese police use water cannons to disperse protesters
BEIRUT (AP) -- Lebanese security forces used water cannons and eventually fired tear gas canisters to disperse dozens of anti-government protesters who tried to get past security barricades and reach parliament....

Iran lobbied for Russian campaign in Syria , officials say
BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iran played an integral role leading up to Russia's move to launch its air campaign in Syria and play a stronger role in Iraq, with one of Tehran's most powerful generals meeting for three hours with President Vladimir Putin to push for intervention, Iraqi government officials tell The Associated Press....

Israeli team advances in contest to send spacecraft to moon
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JERUSALEM (AP) -- A team of Israeli engineers is the first to advance in an international competition sponsored by Google to send a privately-funded spacecraft to the moon, contest organizers announced Wednesday....

Berlin meeting between German, Israeli leaders called off
BERLIN (AP) -- A meeting between the German and Israeli leaders that was scheduled for Thursday has been canceled because of the security situation in Israel....

New generation of disillusioned Palestinians drives unrest
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SURDA, West Bank (AP) -- A new generation of angry, disillusioned Palestinians is driving the current wave of clashes with Israeli forces: Too young to remember the hardships of life during Israel's clampdown on the last major uprising, they have lost faith in statehood through negotiations, distrust their political leaders and believe Israel only understands force....

Netanyahu demands Abbas, PA condemn West Bank murder
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NEW YORK (AP) -- Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday demanded that Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and his government explicitly condemn the murder of an Israeli settler couple by suspected Palestinian gunmen in the West Bank....

Israel disciplines officer after journalists assaulted
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The Israeli military says it has dismissed an officer from his duties after soldiers were caught on camera assaulting a pair of Agence France-Presse journalists in the West Bank....

Israel charges 7 Arab citizens in suspected IS-linked plot
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel says it has indicted seven Arab citizens on suspicion of setting up an Islamic State cell in the country and planning to attack police and army bases....