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Israel presses on with plans for 6,000 new settler homes

Maan News Agency | Dec 18, 2012 By Dan Williams JERUSALEM (Reuters) — Israeli officials said they would press on with plans this week to build 6,000 homes for settlers on Palestinian land, defying criticism from Western powers who fear the move will hit already faint hopes for a peace accord. Stung by the de […]

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US, Israel intensify anti-Palestine push

REFUSING TO DIE IN SILENCE – Video PressTV – Tue Sep 20, 2011 7:0AM GMT The Palestinian Authority will formally submit Palestine’s membership request to the UN during the 66th session of the UN General Assembly on September 20. Israel and the United States have stepped up pressure on Palestinian leaders to give up the […]

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Last-minute push to avert PA UN bid

US envoys arrive in Israel for meetings with Israeli prime minister, while Tony Blair travels to Ramallah to meet Abbas. 06 Sep 2011 | Al Jazeera Abbas said the UN bid was a last resort after the PA had “exhausted all other options” [EPA] Gaza City — With one week to go before the United […]

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Abbas to push for UN recognition

PressTV – Sun May 29, 2011 8:52AM Acting Palestinian Authority Chief Mahmoud Abbas Acting Palestinian Authority (PA) Chief Mahmoud Abbas has told the Arab League (AL) that he seeks the UN recognition of an independent Palestine as his only option. Addressing an AL meeting in the Qatari capital, Doha, on Saturday, Abbas said there were […]

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Ultra-orthodox Jews push for non-employment of Arabs

[ 01/02/2011 – 10:51 AM ]   NAZARETH, (PIC)– Ultra-orthodox Jews have launched an onslaught of racial campaigns targeting Arabs in the workplace. Thousands of leaflets and posters are circulating in ultra-orthodox neighborhoods dissuading Jewish employment of Arabs and calling for boycotts on Israeli commercial centers that oppose the movement, Israeli Army Radio said. “We […]

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Israeli Activists Push for ‘BDS’ in Boston | Joseph Dana

Dozens of American, Israeli and Palestinian protesters gathered Friday in front of the Israeli consulate in Boston to mark the death of Jawaher Abu Rahmah. Jawaher was killed by American made tear gas fired by the IDF on New Years Eve during a weekly unarmed demonstration in the West Bank village of Bil’in. The Boston demonstrators […]

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