An Israeli government panel that recommended higher royalties on the country’s natural resource companies in May will adjust its final proposal this week to avoid hurting investment, a member of the committee said.

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Kandel Says Panel Miscalculated on Resource Tax: Israel Markets

Mr Chairman, Malaysia thank you for convening this timely Ministerial Meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) Committee on Palestine, on the sidelines of the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly.

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Anifah's statement at NAM ministerial meeting

KUALA LUMPUR: In order to hold Israel accountable for its actions in Gaza, the Committee on Palestine should intensify efforts to seek justice through the various United Nations mechanism. Foreign Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman said the Committee should take this initiative as justice for Palestine was needed and must be done via the Security Council and the Human Rights Council. “It is …

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Malaysia calls for intensified efforts to seek justice for Palestine

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Opening the meeting of the Ad-hoc Liaison Committee in New York, Norwegian Foreign Minister Brende said Palestine is in a critical phase, and that the coming months will be decisive for both political and economic developments.

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Nominating committee recommends nominees for east bank, west bank levee authorities Jay Lapeyre, chairman of a committee that selects nominees for the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East and West, explains how the committee voted to recommend G. Paul Kemp be… By: | The Times-Picayune

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Construction hard hats left on metal building poles on the roof of a new multi-storey building in the sprawling Jewish settlement of Beitar Illit, in the West Bank, after the Palestinian workers left for the day yesterday. The US and European states have protested to Israel over its plan to appropriate 1,000 acres of land belonging to Palestinian villages in the Gush Etzion area, and declare that state lands.

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Israel move on West Bank land a nail in coffin of two-state solution

B'nai B'rith Int'l Jean Paul Laborde Meet Uruguay's VP Danilo Astori (Spanish) English: Jean Paul Laborde, Director of Anit-Terrorism Committee of the UN and Allan Jacobs, World President of B'nai B'rith, met with Vice President Danilo … By: B'nai B'rith

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B’nai B’rith Int’l & Jean Paul Laborde Meet Uruguay’s VP Danilo Astori (Spanish) – Video

The pro-Palestine campus movement flexed its muscles again last week as 18 of 30 candidates for positions in UCLA’s student government signed a pledge to not take trips to Israel that are sponsored by the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) and Hasbara Fellowships.

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UCLA pro-Palestine groups gain ground with pledge signings

Liaison Committee Symposium: Robert W. Nicholson A recording of the latest Liaison Committee Hearing, with a symposium called, “The Effort to Divest Evangelical Christians from Israel: A New Campaign.” The ..

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Pictured: Author and legal analyst Lisa Bloom (center) with Abby Harris, President of the Los Angeles Urban League Young Professionals, and Ori Blumenfeld, Co-Chair of ADL's NextGen. ADL's NextGen Committee and the …

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Anti-Defamation League | ADL and Urban League Partner on Book …