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Gaza Students Arrive in the U.S. for a Year of Study in American High Schools

Jerusalem – Eleven bright and promising Palestinian students from Gaza arrived yesterday in the United States to start a year of study at American high schools under the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study Program (YES). Three more Gaza students will also arrive in the coming days. The YES program aims to promote cross-cultural understanding to ...
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Extension of Old City Jerusalem Restrictions for Consulate General Employees & Family Members

United States Consulate General Jerusalem July 31, 2017 Security Message for U.S. Citizens – Extension of Old City Jerusalem Restrictions for Consulate General Employees & Family Members While tensions in and around the Old City have decreased in the past several days, due to the continued potential for unrest, the restriction on U.S. government employees ...
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Continuing Potential for Violence and Unrest in and Around Old City Jerusalem

United States Consulate General Jerusalem July 24, 2017 Security Message for U.S. Citizens – Continuing Potential for Violence and Unrest in and Around Old City Jerusalem Due to ongoing tensions and the potential for clashes in and around the Old City, the restriction on U.S. government employees and their family members from entering the Old ...
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Demonstrations in Amman and Unrest on Desert Highway

United States Consulate General Jerusalem July 21, 2017 Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Demonstrations in Amman and Unrest on Desert Highway   This is a retransmission of a U.S. Embassy Amman Security Message for U.S. Citizens sent out the evening of July 20, 2017.   U.S. Embassy Amman received reports of planned demonstrations following noon ...
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