Tag Archives: oil

New Reality of Arab Street

By Iqbal Jassat – Pretoria Has the American dream of permanent supremacy in the oil-rich region of the world been shattered? It’s a question that not only haunts influential institutions that function as pillars of power in America’s global hegemony; but also torments a wide array of rightwing think tanks masquerading as ‘impartial analysts’. In […]

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ei: Occupation affects every aspect of olive oil production

Report, The Electronic Intifada, 19 October 2010 Israeli bulldozers uproot olive trees in the West Bank city of Beit Jala, March 2010, along the route of the wall. (Luay Sababa/MaanImages) London, UK (IRIN) – The first day of the Palestinian olive harvest officially began on 15 October, and Rani Ali and his family — like […]

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Oxfam: Palestinian olive oil profits affected by settler violence

[ 15/10/2010 – 08:32 PM ] Settlers trying to stop Palestinians from reaching their fields to harvest their olive crop   A new Oxfam report highlights that while the olive oil sector generates income and employment in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), numerous obstacles ranging from a lack of investment in farming practices to the […]

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