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US Foreign Policy Invigorated At Expense Of Gaza – by Ramzy Baroud

  Written by Ramzy Baroud |June 29, 2011 |Euraisareview | – OpEd US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has made a series of stern and fiery statements recently, giving the impression that war is somehow upon us once again. Oddly, Clinton’s sudden reappearance onto the Middle East diplomacy scene was triggered by the brave attempts […]

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US foreign policy invigorated at the expense of Gaza ~ by Ramzy Baroud

June 28, 2011 | Arab News US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has made a series of stern and fiery statements recently, giving the impression that war is somehow upon us once again. Oddly, Clinton’s sudden reappearance onto the Middle East diplomacy scene was triggered by the brave attempts of peace activists to break the […]

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Top ten myths about Israeli policy

Thursday, June 16 2011| Roi Maor | +972 Magazine In the next few weeks, I will write a separate post about each of the top ten myths about Israeli policy, tackling the obfuscation and confusion that often characterize discussions of official Israeli positions and actions, at home and abroad. My top ten list appears below […]

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Is Israel Plotting…or Stumbling toward…Mideast War?

by William deB. Mills* | Sabbah Report | http://www.sabbah.biz | June 15, 2011 Al-Asad Airbase – from Google Earth The Arab Spring is heating up, Egypt is gingerly opening the Rafah Gate, Syria is in crisis, the Palestinians are gearing up for a fall U.N. victory. Meanwhile, Tel Aviv, in deep denial, is murdering civilian […]

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Hamas: Burning mosques racist policy

[ 07/06/2011 – 06:57 PM ] DAMASCUS, (PIC)– Hamas strongly condemned the Israeli settlers’ burning of a mosque in Mughyir village to the northeast of Ramallah on Tuesday as a racist act and a flagrant violation of heavenly religions. It said that burning the mosque and writing racist slurs on its walls had violated international […]

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After outpost evacuation, settlers smash 12 cars

Maan News Agency | Jun 2, 2011 TUBAS (Ma’an) — Twelve Palestinian vehicles were vandalized Thursday morning, along the Nablus-Ramallah road not far from the Shilo settlement, where violence erupted before dawn as Israeli soldiers evacuated an illegal settlement outpost there. The cars windshields were broken by rocks and bats and sticks, locals told Ma’an, […]

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Israeli national parks policy used to dispossess Palestinians

  Tuesday, 31 May 2011 16:30| MEMO An Israeli organization has warned against the dangerous repercussions of the implementation of a new Israeli plan to establish a national garden in the East Jerusalem towns of Issawiya and Al Tur. The Sheikh Jarrah Solidarity Movement has said that if the plan to establish the Mount Scopus […]

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Obama, Israel, and Palestine

  by Gulamhusein A. Abba |  May 30th, 2011  | Dissident Voice From the frenzy that was let loose on President Barrack Obama referring to the 1967 borders in his Middle East speech, one would think that he had announced a major shift in US policy on the Israel/Palestine issue, had abandoned Israel and was […]

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Turkish FM censures US Palestine policy

Sat May 21, 2011 1:59AM Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu says the United States should take a “more principled attitude” on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The US should support the Palestinian reconciliation process and pave the way for recognition of a Palestinian state if it wants peace in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, […]

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UN official slams Israel’s WB policy

PressTV – Sun May 15, 2011 3:20AM Valerie Amos, the UN under-secretary-general For Humanitarian Affairs, and the world body’s emergency relief coordinator The UN humanitarian chief has condemned the Israeli regime’s forceful displacement of Palestinians, emphasizing its unacceptable impact on Palestinian communities. UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs Valerie Amos called on Saturday for an end […]

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PLO negotiator calls Israeli residency policy ‘war crime’

Published today (updated) 11/05/2011 15:51 PLO negotiator Saeb Erekat speaks at a seminar in An-Najah University in the West Bank city of Nablus, February 7, 2011. [MaanImages/Rami Swidan] JERICHO (Ma’an) — Commenting on a report detailing a secret Israeli policy that stripped 140,000 Palestinians of their residency rights between 1967 and 1994, caretaker PLO negotiator […]

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Matter of Policy: Gaza War and Goldstone’s Moral Collapse

by Ramzy Baroud  April 15th, 2011 | Dissident Voice Shocking is not a sufficient term to describe Justice Richard Goldstone’s decision to recant parts of the 2009 report on alleged war crimes in Gaza. The document, known as the Goldstone Report, was compiled after a thorough investigation led by the South African judge and three […]

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Palestinian youths reject policy of security screening in the W. Bank

[ 08/04/2011 – 01:13 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– A group of Palestinian youths in the West Bank launched Thursday a new page on the facebook calling on Palestinian youths to reject the PA security forces policy of “security screening”  as a condition to apply for government employment. The youths also called on the PA leadership […]

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Report: Record number of Palestinians made homeless by demolitions

Photo: Suhair Karam/IRIN Since January, Israeli authorities have demolished 176 Palestinian buildings (file photo) RAMALLAH, 6 April 2011 (IRIN) – The number of Palestinian homes in the West Bank and East Jerusalem demolished by Israeli authorities increased for the third consecutive month in March, according to the UN Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA). Since January, […]

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‘Israel controls US, EU policies’

Sat Apr 2, 2011 6:53AM Press TV interviews Host of Current Issues Hisham Tillawi. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (L) and US President Barack Obama Radio Show Host Hisham Tillawi has exposed the Zionist infiltration of the US and EU while explaining the Arab revolutions, and who is really to benefit from them. Press TV […]

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