Russia and Israel seem to have a growing affinity for each other. A few weeks ago, Israel abstained from a vote in the U.N

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Israel and Russia are getting along. Have the neocons noticed?

Home > News > world-news New York, Apr 16 : An independent United Nations human rights expert on Tuesday urged Israel to prevent settlers from taking over Al-Rajabi House, a building in the West Bank city of Hebron that was built by Palestinian families but whose ownership was granted to the settlers after a protracted legal battle. The four-story building capable of housing 40 families is located strategically between the illegal settlement of Kiryat Arba and the Ibrahami Mosque, also known as Cave of Patriarchs, in the old city of Hebron

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UN urges Israel to prevent takeover of West Bank building

Written on April 16th, 2014 & filed under West Bank Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Harry Goldstein's assertion ( Letters , 7 January) that the Palestinians were “offered [a state] in 1947 and refused, preferring to make war on Israel”, must be challenged. The Palestinians were told that 56% of their existing state of Palestine was to be taken away and made into a Jewish state, even though half of the population of the “Jewish” area was Arab.

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Israel, Palestine and two-state settlements | @guardianletters

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He wanted to counteract the Palestinian concept that “the Holocaust is used as propaganda for Jews to gain land and sympathy for Israel.” The response from the Palestinian community was expected to be negative, but the …

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Palestinian Empathy for Holocaust Victims Is Called Treason [Video]

By IAN DEITCH Associated Press JERUSALEM (AP) – The prime minister of the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip on Tuesday praised a shooting that killed an Israeli and wounded his wife and son as they drove through the West Bank the previous evening en route to a Seder, the traditional Passover meal that starts the weeklong Jewish holiday. Speaking in Gaza, Ismail Haniyeh said the attack outside the city of Hebron “brought back life to the path of resistance” against Israel and warned of more attacks in the territory

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Hamas praises deadly West Bank shooting – Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

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* CEO says Israel is holding Palestinian economy hostage * Israel imposed economic sanctions on Palestinians last week * Firm currently restricted to 2G service on West Bank * CEO says Wataniya losing 3G revenue to Israeli operators * Says should get discount on its licence fee By Matt Smith DUBAI, April 15 (Reuters) – The boss of a telecoms company accused Israel of using sanctions to hold the …

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Israel thwarts telco Wataniya Palestine's Gaza launch

Israeli police and medical personnel load the body of an Israeli man into the back of an ambulance at the scene of a shooting near the southern West Bank city of Hebron. (Hazem Bader / AFP/ Getty Images / April 14, 2014) April 14, 2014, 4:10 p.m

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Israeli man killed in West Bank shooting

A history of Israel is one of persecution, struggle, oppression and survival. Long before Jacob became Israel, since the ancient beginnings of Genesis, this tiny nation has been in a constant state of survival.

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The History of Israel

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Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Zeev Elkin is a member of Benjamin Netanyahus Likud party and his predominantly rightwing Cabinet. In a recent interview with The Economist, Elkin used the familiar tone of being conceited and oblivious to such notions as international or human rights and reaffirmed his rejection of a Palestinian state.

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The dilemma of stable West Bank

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Israel irked by UN agency head's speech implicitly comparing Israel to Nazi racist state

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Israel Irked by Diplomat's Tacit Nazi Remark

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