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Qatar to Send Money for West Bank, Gaza After Israel Truce

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Qatar on Tuesday said it is sending $480 million to Palestinians in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip after a cease-fire deal ended the deadliest fighting between Israel and Palestinian militants since a 2014 war. Qatar's Foreig...
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Netanyahu Poised to Become Israeli PM for 5th Time

JERUSALEM — Benjamin Netanyahu appeared to be headed toward a historic fifth term as Israel's prime minister on Wednesday, with close-to-complete unofficial election results giving his right-wing Likud and othe...
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Calm Appears to Hold in Gaza Despite Exchange of Fire

JERUSALEM — An unofficial cease-fire appeared to be holding Wednesday between Israel and Gaza's Hamas rulers despite limited exchanges of fire. Violence could erupt again this weekend, when large-scale protests are expected along the Israel-Gaza frontier ma...