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20 May 2019

Israel

'Don't negotiate on our behalf' (10)
Senior Palestinian Authority official blasts plans to launch US Mideast peace plan at Bahrain event, says PA was never consulted. Arutz Sheva Staff, AFP, 20/05/19 14:02 Saeb Erekat Reuters The Palestinian Authority leadership said Monday it was not consulted over an economic conference next month in support of Washington's Middle East peace plan and no party was entitled to negotiate on its behalf.
Last laugh: Ukraine comedian who became president (10)
Ukrainian Jewish actor and comedian Volodymyr Zelensky to be sworn in as president Monday, after defeating incumbent Petro Poroshenko. AFP, 20/05/19 07:26 Volodymyr Zelensky Reuters Comedian Volodymyr Zelensky has already been inaugurated as president of Ukraine - as a character in the popular TV show "Servant of the People". Now the 41-year-old performer will take the role for real, following a long-
US to encourage investment in Palestinians as first part of peace plan (9)
Matt Spetalnick and Steve Holland Reuters Washington, United States / Mon, May 20, 2019 / 09:29 am US United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley (C) White House senior adviser Jared Kushner (L) and Jason Greenblatt (R), US President Donald Trump's Middle East envoy wait for a meeting of the UN Security Council at UN headquarters in New York, US., Feb.
Qatari-funded Al Jazeera Arabic channel fires journalists over 'Holocaust denial' video (8)
Save Save Al Jazeera Arabic has taken down a video posted on its AJ+ Arabic channel claiming Israel is the Holocaust's "greatest beneficiary" Credit: AJA+ Follow Follow the author of this article Follow the topics within this article Qatari state-funded broadcaster Al Jazeera suspended two journalists on Sunday over a video they produced claiming the extent of the Holocaust was being misrepresented by Jews.
Folau misses sacking appeal deadline: Rugby Australia (11)
20 May 2019 AFP/File / GEOFF CADDICK No appeal: Israel Folau Wallabies star Israel Folau has failed to appeal against his sacking over homophobic comments within a 72-hour deadline, Rugby Australia said Monday, meaning his contract "will be terminated". The devoutly Christian fullback was found guilty of a "high-level" breach of the governing body's code of conduct for saying "hell awaits" gays and
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