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Abu Zuhri: Return to negotiations unilateral step

[ PIC 29/07/2013 – 12:22 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Dr. Sami Abu Zuhri, a Hamas spokesman, said that the return of Mahmoud Abbas, PA chief, to negotiations with the Israeli occupation authority was a unilateral step. He said in a press release on Monday that the step was isolated and did not represent the Palestinian […]

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Ceasefire re-awakens dreams of Gaza fishermen

27 November 2012 | International Solidarity Movement, Gaza Strip Photo by Rosa Schiano Fishermen in Gaza are able to fish six miles from the shore for the first time since 2006 after the ceasefire between Israel and Gaza. Fishermen hope the fishing industry will recover after its almost complete destruction by the siege but say […]

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PA to ‘reconsider cooperation with Israel’

MAAN NEWS AGENCY FEB 26 2012   BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — The Palestinian Authority is planning to reconsider its security, political and economic agreements with Israel in the coming days, a PLO official said on Sunday. After exploratory talks with Israel ended without agreement, the PLO Executive Committee has agreed to take a number of measures […]

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Akiva Eldar: Netanyahu’s speech of lies

  26 September 2011  — Israeli Occupation Archive | By Akiva Eldar, Haaretz Akiva Eldar Bertolt Brecht wrote, in his poem “The Necessity of Propaganda,” “Even the hungry must admit that the Minister of Nutrition gives a good speech.” (Translation from the German, Jon Swan. ) It must be admitted that Benjamin Netanyahu gave a […]

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Group: Israel’s Bedouin relocation may bring violence

    Maan News Agency | Sept 16, 2011 BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — An advocacy group for Arab-Israelis warned Thursday that Israel’s plan to rehouse Negev Bedouin communities demonstrated neglect and could spark violence. The Israeli government on Sunday approved a plan to transfer Bedouins from unrecognized communities, in what it said was an attempt to […]

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After failed negotiations, it’s the only option left ~by @YousefMunayyer

By Yousef Munayyer August 18, 2011|  The Boston Globe AS PALESTINIANS prepare to seek membership in the United Nations, critics are quick to label this a damaging unilateral strategy. But the Palestinian drive for admission to the UN is not damaging or unilateral or even a strategy. Understanding the genesis of the impending diplomatic battle […]

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Israel mulls ending Oslo accords in response to PA “unilateral” move

[ 25/07/2011 – 10:12 AM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– Haaretz newspaper said on Monday that there are serious Israeli moves to revoke the Oslo peace accords with the Fatah-controlled Palestinian Authority (PA) in response to its “unilateral” plan to gain UN recognition for an independent state. A team headed by national security adviser Ya’akov Amidror […]

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Arab League General Secretariat: Jerusalem an Occupied City, Its Annexation by Israel a Unilateral Act Rejected on Arab & International Levels

  Jun 07, 2011| – SANA, Syria     CAIRO, (SANA) – The General Secretariat of the Arab League affirmed on Tuesday that Jerusalem is an occupied city, and that Israel annexation of the city is a unilateral act that is rejected on Arab and international levels. The Arab League’s Assistant Secretary General for Palestine […]

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Erekat: Recognition of Palestinian State is Not Unilateral Step

RAMALLAH, MAY 8, 2011 (WAFA)- Fatah Executive Committee Member, Saeb Erekat, Sunday  told WAFA that heading to the United Nations (UN) for the recognition of the Palestinian state is not a unilateral step as Israel claims, it’s a step to be followed. He said that the decision to head to the UN Security Council 35 […]

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Wild Card part VIII: AIPAC flexes its muscle – who cares?

Friday, December 17 2010|Ami Kaufman Wild Card part VIII: AIPAC flexes its muscle – who cares? Congress passes a resolution against Palestinian unilaterlism. Yawn… Rep. Howard Berman. Not a word of criticism of Israel (photo: Center for American Progress Action Fund) Shocking news coming out of D.C.: AIPAC managed to get members of Congress to […]

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