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Former head of Shin Bet Ami Ayalon: “Israel Must Vote For The Palestinian State”

REFUSING TO DIE IN SILENCE – Video Monday September 19, 2011 22:37 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC News Former head of the Israeli Shin Bet (Israel’s internal security service), Ami Ayalon, called on the Israeli government of Benjamin Netanyahu, to vote for the Palestinian State at the United Nations. Ami Ayalon (image from ygurvitz, flickr) […]

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U.S. Republicans submit resolution giving Israel’s right to annex West Bank

Related: Special Topic – Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine Rep. Joe Walsh (R-IL) introduces House resolution that supports annexation if the Palestinian Authority continues to push for UN vote. By Natasha Mozgovaya | Information Clearing House News September 20, 2011 “Haaretz” — U.S. Representative Joe Walsh (R-IL), introduced on Monday a resolution (with 30 co-sponsors) to […]

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Looming Statehood Vote Divides Palestinian Intellectuals, Refugees, Politicians

▣ FAQ ▣ Palestine Statehood Bid PNN | 12.09.11 – 15:41 |  Brendan Work With shortly over a week before the UN General Assembly convenes in New York to discuss the Palestinian statehood bid, skeptics in the West Bank are questioning the consequences of the move while politicians rush to reassure them. At issue is […]

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U.S Envoys In Israel To Discuss “The Day After UN Vote”

Tuesday September 06, 2011 02:12 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Israeli paper, Haaretz, reported on Monday evening that a number of senior American officials, headed by Dennis Ross, advisor to President Barack Obama, will be arriving in Israel Tuesday to meet with Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, for talks regarding the Palestinian UN […]

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As UN Vote on Palestinian Statehood Approaches, U.S. Careens Toward Irrelevance ~ By Richard Silverstein

Richard Silverstein | September 4, 2011 | Tikun Olam-תיקון עולם: Make the World a Better Place I wasn’t going to write a blog post on this story, but I read one statement from a clueless U.S. official that was so galling I just had to, if only to express my outrage as a U.S. citizen […]

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Oren: “Palestinian UN Move Will Void All Agreements”

Related: Palestinian Americans “unequivocally reject” PA’s UN statehood bid, warn of grave danger to rights | Electronic Intifada Thursday September 01, 2011 02:52 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies Israeli Ambassador to the United States, Michael Oren, stated that should the Palestinians go ahead with their plan to seek international recognition of statehood at […]

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Knesset to vote on law forcing Palestinians to cover demolition costs

[ 27/06/2011 – 07:22 PM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The Israeli Knesset’s Law Constitution and Justice Committee has passed a draft law forcing Palestinians to cover the costs of home demolitions issued against them without recourse to the courts. Israeli Radio reported that the committee agreed not to empower the West Bank regional commander to apply […]

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Fayyad to Israel: Give Palestinians freedom or right to vote

Published today (updated) 24/06/2011 20:01 RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Salam Fayyad told protesters in Bil’in on Friday that Israel should either give Palestinians freedom or the right to vote. Attending the weekly anti-wall rally in the village, Fayyad demanded either freedom or civil rights and said Israel was no longer able to […]

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Ahrar: Israeli aggression after UNHRC vote a challenge to the world

28/03/2011 – 11:02 AM GAZA, (PIC)– As the UN Human Rights Council has asked the Security Council to review the Goldstone report, Israel’s continued onslaught on Gaza amounts to a clear challenge to the entire world, said the Palestinian Ahrar movement in a statement on Sunday. Most recently, Israel dispatched reconnaissance drones that killed two […]

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Abbas calls for vote, Haniyeh wants emergency talks

Published  15/03/2011 21:04 Abbas and Haniyeh attend the first meeting of the Palestinian unity government, in Gaza City March 18, 2007. [MaanImages/Wesam Saleh] RAMALLAH (Ma’an/AFP) — President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday proposed holding elections “as soon as possible” in order to end the divide within the national movement. “I am with the people and in […]

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The US House, Palestine and the peace camp – Sama Adnan

    Published today 20:43 As US House Resolution 1765, formerly 1731 and 1734, passed in the American House of Representatives by a voice vote enjoining the American Administration of President Barack Obama to oppose a unilateral Palestinian declaration of independence, the peace camp looked disheveled and mystified. With every loss in the halls of […]

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