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Meetings come as French president and other European leaders try to salvage landmark 2015 accord to curb Tehran's nuclear program
UNWRA says will cut 250 jobs in Gaza, West Bank and make over 500 other positions part-time as it seeks to survive shortfalls caused by US aid cuts
First responders called to help 174 women in labor during fast, provide treatment to 228 cyclists, skateboarders, and rollerbladers
Official denies Israel TV report that claimed the Jabarin family already received an advance, but says there's no secret 'about our support for our prisoners'
NYT columnist: Palestinians should promise backing for deal that offers demilitarized state, some E. J'lem rule; Israel must choose between separation, losing its Jewish democracy
But pro-Israel group charges that John Cheney-Lippold's decision to rescind recommendation offer to student who wants to study in Israel is an unacceptable double standard
State Department's Brian Hook says regime leaders don't want to talk, 'and we respect that.' But if it remains the case, sanctions will be followed by 'stronger measures'
At summit with South Korean counterpart, North Korean leader offers to take down main nuclear complex if the United States takes unspecified corresponding measures