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MIDEAST FLASHPOINT
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French far-right chief says Assad solution to Syria crisis

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BEIRUT (AP) -- French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen tried to raise her international profile and press her pro-Syria, pro-Christian stance with a visit to Lebanon on Monday, holding her first campaign meeting with a head of state....

Israeli soldier to be sentenced Tuesday for manslaughter
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The Israeli army says a military court on Tuesday will sentence a soldier convicted of manslaughter for fatally shooting a wounded Palestinian assailant....

Israel arrests alleged Islamic State supporter
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's domestic security agency says it arrested an Arab citizen suspected of activities linked to the Islamic State group....

After Trump remarks, Saudi repeats Palestinian state support
ROME (AP) -- Saudia Arabia is reasserting support for a Palestinian state after U.S. President Donald Trump said Mideast peace doesn't depend on a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict....

Singaporean PM, hosting Netanyahu, endorses 'two-state' plan

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SINGAPORE (AP) -- Singaporean Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, hosting a visit by his Israeli counterpart, Benjamin Netanyahu, said Monday his country believes in a "two-state solution" to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict....

Israeli opposition head: Netanyahu caved on peace initiative

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JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's opposition leader said Monday that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was ready to freeze settlement construction in most of the West Bank and reach out to regional Arab nations but ultimately backed out for fear of losing his grip on power....

Israeli army: Sinai militant fire hits Israel, no one hurt
JERUSALEM (AP) -- The Israeli military says several shells have been fired from neighboring Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, exploding in the south of the country and causing no injuries....

Ex-officials: Israeli leader spurned secret peace offer

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JERUSALEM (AP) -- Israel's prime minister turned down a regional peace initiative last year that was brokered by then-U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, former American officials confirmed Sunday, in apparent contradiction to Benjamin Netanyahu's stated goal of involving regional Arab powers in resolving Israel's conflict with the Palestinians....

France's Le Pen arrives in Lebanon
BEIRUT (AP) -- The far-right French leader Marine Le Pen has arrived in Beirut to meet with the Lebanese head of state and leading Christian figures....

Hamas court in Gaza sentences 3 to death for alleged spying
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Hamas military courts in Gaza have sentenced three Palestinians to death for allegedly spying for Israel and upheld the sentences of three others....