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The Art Exhibition; Colorful Journey

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Positive changes in local communities as a result of the Youth Advocacy Networks

Within several months, young students 17 years old succeed in convincing the local councils to make positive changes on their communities. 2 public gardens, shade for public parking, ...
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Lunching Phase II of the initiative on dialogue, consensus building, electoral reform and democratic governance

The Arab Thought Forum (ATF) and The Carter Center (TCC) started on December 2010 Phase II of the joint consensus building initiative. ...
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Israel annexing East Jerusalem, says EU

-Confidential report attacks ‘illegal‘ house demolitions
- Government accused of damaging peace prospects
- Rory McCarthy in Jerusalem ...
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The Palestinian National Early Recovery and Reconstruction Plan for Gaza, 2009-2010

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Gaza exposes the world order

It is Genocide. The Israeli total war on Gaza cannot be defined as a war, since the Gaza Strip is under the Occupation of Israel, ...
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What You Don't Know About Gaza?

EARLY everything you've been led to believe about Gaza is wrong. Below are a few essential points that seem to be missing from the conversation, much of which has taken place in the press, about Israel's attack on the Gaza Strip. ...
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Israeli Attack on School Needs Full UN Investigation Security Council Should Order International Inquiry into Violations by All Sides.

The United Nations Security Council, meeting on January 7, 2009 in a high-level emergency session, should establish a commission of inquiry to investigate alleged laws-of-war violations in Gaza, Human Rights Watch said today. ...
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What happened to Bush in Baghdad?

Just 37 days before Bush term ended as US president, and during his last visit to the Iraqi capital, the Iraqi Journalist and television correspondent Muntadar al-Zeidi...
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The National and Religious institutions mourne the death of abu kamel Al-kurd
23/11/2008.


It is with great sorrow that we announce the news of the death of Mohammad Kamel Mohammad Khalil El Kurd (Abu Kamel) at 22 hours on Saturday November 22, 2008, following a massive heart attack at St Joseph hospital in East Jerusalem. ...
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Media Release
Demolition of Palestinian houses in East Jerusalem
13.11.2008


The Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) is deeply concerned about the destruction of houses belonging to Palestinian families in East Jerusalem. It demands that the Israeli government immediately halt these so-called “administrative demolitions”. ...
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Switzerland: Israel breaking int'l law by razing Palestinian homes

By The Associated Press Switzerland accused Israel on Thursday of wantonly destroying Palestinian homes in East Jerusalem and near Ramallah in violation of the Geneva Conventions' rules on military occupation. ...
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Barack Obama elected the president of the United States

Barack Obama was elected the first black president of the United States on November 4, 2008 in a historic triumph after difficult campaign that last for almost two years. The son of a black father; Hussein Obama from Kenya and a white mother from Kansas, the Democratic senator from Illinois guaranteed his victory by defeating Republican Sen. John McCain in a string of wins in hard-fought battleground. ...
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During 17-10 November 2008 held in Tunis a conference on "Role of women on the political parties in the Arab World"

During 17-10 November 2008 held in Tunis a conference on "Role of women on the political parties in the Arab World" ...
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Mahmoud Darwish, died on August 9, 2008

Mahmoud Darwish, whose prose gave voice to the Palestinian experience of exile, occupation and infighting, died on August 9, 2008 following open heart surgery at a Houston hospital in Texas, he was 67 ...
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Olmert’s Investigation

According to Israeli sources, PM Olmert will suspend his work till the end of the investigation against him ...
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Collective Punishment Is Not the Answer

Because Gaza suffers under Israeli blockade:
Gazans flood into Egypt and rush to buy food
350,000 Gazans stream into Egypt as militants blast border wall
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Press release from the European Commission

Commissioner for External Relations and European Neighbourhood Policy Bentita Ferrero-Waldner on the cutting of fuel supplies to Gaza ...
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The full story of the joint action plan in Annapolis

Jerusalem – Al-Ayyam – the action plan that was reached between the PLO with the Israeli government and which was announced in Annapolis is different a lot in terms of content and form from the "joint document" that the Palestinian and Israeli sides sought to reach before heading to Washington and then to Annapolis. This action plan was reached at the margins of the trilateral meeting between Bush, Abbas and Olmert. ...
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Colin Morton: A Christmas Visit to Palestine and Israel

Carol and I went visited Palestine and Israel from 13th December, 2001, to 5th January, 2002. Although this was a private visit we had purposes other than seeing friends ...
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Palestinian demands for final status peace talks in November

Palestinian and Israeli negotiators hold meetings in an attempt to reach a joint vision for the resumption of peace talks that could lead to a peace deal in the November summit in the United States ...
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Autumn conference must be "substantive"

President Bush last summer proposed a Mideast peace conference to be conducted on 2007 fall...
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Interview with violinist Nigel Kennedy:

When the lights went down at the "Tombs of the Kings" archaeological site, on East Jerusalem's Salah a-Din Street last Sunday, the starry sky and a crescent moon briefly illuminated the vast crowd. Five musicians and a sound technician took to the enormous ...
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Hamas controlling Gaza, so what?

Shameful fighting has resumed in the Gaza Strip, between Hamas and Fatah. More than 400 people have been killed recently in the worst factional violence since Hamas won a parliamentary election last year ...
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Campaign against the Jerusalem Master Plan 2000

During a press conference held on September 13, 2004, and in unprecedented move, the Israeli Mayor in Jerusalem, Mr. Uri Lupolianski, disclosed a master plan "Jerusalem 2000" for the City of Jerusalem to serve as a mandatory map for land use and a blueprint for other municipal planning purposes until the year 2020 ...
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Winograd Commission presenting their findings
Leadership failure' of war on Lebanon


A panel investigating Israel's war in Lebanon last year has accused the country's wartime leaders of "very severe failures" in their handling of the conflict in an interim report ...
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Petra seeks to become 'world wonder'

The ancient Jordanian city of Petra has probably not seen such a buzz of activity since civilised life ended there in the 8th century AD. Outside the famous facade of the treasurer's house, camel traders mixed with horsemen ...
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Islamic civilization bulldozed for Israeli takeover of Jerusalem

Israeli bulldozers demolished parts of the Supreme Islamic Council near Al Aqsa Mosque beginning on Sunday. Located dozens of meters from the western wall near Jaffa Gate in East Jerusalem's Old City, the building is slowly being destroyed ...
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Ongoing investigation probe of Prime Minister Ehud Olmert

A team from the Israeli National Fraud Investigative Unit left for Australia on Wednesday to carry out an investigation of businessman Frank Lowy, a one-time candidate to become controlling shareholder of Bank Leumi ...
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The occupation forces resume killings in the Occupied Palestinian Territories 8 killed, including teenage girl

Eight Palestinians, including a 17-year-old girl, were killed by Israel Occupation Forces in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. Bushra Wahash, was shot by Israeli gunfire as she peered out the window of her home. IOF troops surrounded the house in Jenin in which, Bushra was located and ordered all its inhabitants to leave...
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Palestinian condemnations of attack on American School

Unknown persons detonated explosives this morning at the American School in the northern Gaza Strip. Information Minister, Dr. Mustafa Barghouthi, immediately issued a condemnation from the West Bank's Ramallah ...
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Prisoners Swap Expected

Several thousand Palestinians gathered outside the Red Cross office in Gaza on16/04/2007 to call for the release of Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli prisons. The Palestinians' annual Prisoners Day this year falls on theApril 17 ...
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Would Israel accepts the Arab peace plan

Arab leaders have revived a five-year-old peace plan that offers Israel normal ties with all Arab countries in return for the withdrawal from land seized in the 1967 war, the creation of a Palestinian state and a "just solution" for Palestinians displaced in 1948 with Israel's creation ...
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The Program of the National Unity Government March 2007

The Palestinian people have lived for more than 60 years under the yoke of dispersion, deprivation and eviction and suffered due to occupation all kinds of suffering and oppression and aggression while our people marked a long process of struggle ...
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Dog affiliated to the Israeli army attack Palestinian women near Bethlehem

After besieging a house for over 7 hours under the pretext of searching for 'wanted' Palestinians ...
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Unity Government will Succeed in lifting Imposed Sanctions on the Palestiban People

The new unity government will succeed in lifting international donor sanctions on the PA, imposed after Hamas came to power in January 2006; ...
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Palestinian Unity Government formed

After months of attempts at forming a unity government, consensus was reached on ministerial positions for the new unity government, including the Prime Minister; consensus was also reached in other ministry positions divided between the Gaza Strip and West Bank. ...
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King Abdullah II: No Solution to Palestinian Cause, No Solution to any Issue in Middle East

King Abdullah II of Jordan Speaking to a joint meeting of US House and Senate members, "No more bloodshed, no more lives pointlessly taken," Abdullah declared. Full Text available inside...
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Palestinian Photographer Awarded 2 International Prizes

The Palestinian Photographer Mohammed Balas has awarded two international prizes on a photo taken in Jenin camp of the West Bank ...
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Israeli Attack on Nablus

Spokesperson of Palestinian Presidency denounced the Israeli continued aggression against the West Bank city of Nablus ...
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UNESCO to Send Team to Assess Construction Work in Jerusalem's Old City

The head of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) dispatched a team to investigate the project initiated by Israel in the Old City of Jerusalem. ...
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Palestinian groups leaders sign deal in Mecca

Rival Palestinian leaders have signed a deal to form a government of national unity aim at ending lethal infighting and a crippling international boycott ...
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Violence continued through the last days in Gaza and the west Bank

More than 100 Palestinians have been killed in internal violence since Hamas won parliamentary elections last year and formed a Cabinet...
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The Department of Arab and International Relations – PLO

The Israeli Occupation forces started demolishing two rooms in Al-Aqsa Mosque and the path leading to the Moroccan gate, which is one of the Mosque's historical gates ...
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Israel has launched a large-scale military incursion into the West Bank town of Ramallah

Israeli Occupation Forces killed four citizens and wounded twenty five, five critically, including a journalist as IOF opened random fire at citizens in Ramallah. ...
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Abbas Meeting with Olmert

President Abbas discussed with the Israeli prime minster, Olmert in a two-hour meeting the issue of reviving the peace process reaching an end of the occupation and the implantation of the Road Map, the Arab Initiative and the rest of the final status issues ...
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Abbas calls early Palestinian elections

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas called on early parliamentary and presidential elections but added efforts to form a unity government should continue. Abbas called for government that could lift Western sanctions on the Palestinian administration ...
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UNCAC and Corruption in the Arab World

The Arab world has suffered greatly from corruption. It is now time for anti corruption bodies to work against corruption. A number of actions to be taken ...
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Report of the Secretary-General pursuant to General Assembly resolution ES-10/15

Register of damage caused to all natural or legal persons concerned in connection with paragraphs 152 and 153 of the advisory opinion of the InternationalCourt of Justice ...
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Middle East Peace: Enter the historians, finally

By Timothy W. Ryback
JERUSALEM: Last week, Kofi Annan gave the Middle East a history assignment. Speaking in Istanbul, the UN secretary general identified the competing historical narratives of Palestinians and Israelis as central to the Middle East crisis and the alleged clash of civilizations between Muslim and Western worlds. ...
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General Assembly considers draft resolution on Israeli attacks at Beit Hanoun

17 2006 - The United Nations General Assembly today met in emergency session to consider a draft resolution that would call for a United Nations fact-finding mission to the Middle East to examine recent Israeli attacks at Beit Hanoun, where 19 people died following a raid last week ...
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Reactions Condemns American Veto on Beit Hanoun Massacre

The United States on Saturday vetoed a United Nations Security Council resolution condemning Israel for last Wednesday's maasacre of Beit Hanoun, in which 19 civilians were killed ...
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BLACK DAY IN PALESTINE
RED LAKE in the GROUND


In Countless number of massacres, Israel adds new one on November 8, 2006. Twenty innocent people including infants of less than 4 month old, women and entire family has been parted to pieces as a result of Israeli shilling over residential area on the town of Bait Hanon north of Gaza....
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Lieberman and the sock it to 'em school

Avigdor Lieberman is the successor to Meir Kahane, Rehavam Ze'evi and the settlers' faction in the Knesset. They have all promoted and are promoting racist politics, whether explicit ...
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The Great Experiment: Israel-US-EU Starving Gaza Until Submission to Foreign Occupation

IS IT possible to force a whole people to submit to foreign occupation by starving it? That is, certainly, an interesting question. So interesting, indeed ...
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Hamas: Fatah acting as U.S. stooge
By Diaa Hadid


A $42 million American program aimed at bolstering Palestinian opposition to Hamas has added more mistrust to the strained and increasingly bloody relations between the ruling Islamic group and the rival Fatah Party, both sides say ...
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U.S. starts plan to help Hamas opponents

The United States has quietly started a campaign projected to cost up to $42 million to bolster Hamas‘s political opponents ahead of possible early Palestinian elections, say officials linked to the programme...
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The Gaza Economy - Palestine Center Information Brief

In one of many reports and accounts of economic life in the Gaza Strip that I have recently read, I was struck by a description of an old man standing on the beach in Gaza throwing his oranges into the sea ...
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Statement by Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter on the Israeli/Palestinian Conflict

The attempt to coerce Hamas leaders by starving the Palestinian people has failed, and it is time for the international community to alleviate their suffering and resort to diplomacy ...
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Haneyya: HAMAS Government will never recognize Israel

Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haneyya told half a million Palestinians that his government is legitimate and will not fall. Haneyya was speaking to participants in a rally in Gaza City held on October 6, 2006 in support of the Palestinian government...
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Paralysis of the Palestinian 'Authority': What's to be done?

The paralysis of the present Palestinian Authority has simply highlighted to the world and to the Palestinians themselves, who are persistently in denial about this, the real Wizard-of-Oz nature of their Authority and public institutions ...
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Depression in the Occupied Palestinian Territories

English and Arabic press releases for NEC’s latest survey “Depression” in the oPt,” which comes at a time of growing political unrest, absence of progress in the political front, increased unemployment, loss of salaries, exhaustion of coping strategies, and deepening hardships ...
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Theologian Gets Crash Course in Reality

After a number of failed attempts to calm outrage created by his unwise remarks about Islam, Pope Benedict XVI has now invited ambassadors from Muslim countries to the Vatican for discussions ...
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Blair faces protests in Lebanon

Angry protesters including an Irish peace activist who disrupted a news conference Monday -- marred a visit by British Prime Minister Tony Blair, who had sided with Washington against a quick cease-fire in the Israeli-Hezbollah conflict ...
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Palestinian tell Britain's Blair to stay away

Hundreds of Palestinians including groups of leading Palestinian politicians and public figures and intellectuals told British Prime Minister Tony Blair on Thursday they did not want him to visit Palestinian areas, accusing him of excessive support for Israel ...
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Unpaid Palestinian teachers went on strike

Thousands of unpaid teachers went on strike, shutting down schools across the Palestinian territories on the first day of school. The government, crippled by international sanctions, has so far enjoyed public support as it weathers the 6-month-old crisis ...
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U.N: Israeli use of cluster bombs is immoral and 'outrage'

The United Nations has accused Israel of using cluster bombs in the final phase of its conflict with Hezbollah, to scatter as many as 100,000 unexploded small bomblets across parts of Lebanon ...
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Nasrallah: It would be impossible to disarm Hezbollah in southern Lebanon

Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah Hezbollah leader granted long interview with the "NEW Television" station, according to the female reporter that did the interview, she had been rushed to the location on very short notice
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Israeli Warplanes Target Journalists

The missile struck the "P" of the bright red "PRESS" sign on the roof of the armor-plated Reuters car as Gaza cameraman Fadel Shana hurried to film an Israeli raid ...
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Haifa ammonia tank vulnerable to rocket fire

According to research by the Technion, a leak could kill tens of thousands of people ...
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Israel Must Win

“The ceasefire in Lebanon was holding by a thread last night after Israel sanctioned a commando raid in the east of the country. Kofi Annan, the United Nations Secretary General, said Israel had violated the truce, and he was 'deeply concerned' about it.” The Guardian ...
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Another 'Mission Accomplished' Moment?

President Bush's startling assertion yesterday that at the end of 33 days of warfare between Israel and the Hezbollah militia, Hezbollah had been defeated, once again raises questions about his ability to acknowledge reality when things don't turn out the way he intended ...
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How Israel's Bombing Turned Hizbollah Leader into a Symbol of Muslim Pride

A year ago he seemed a rebel without a cause. Hassan Nasrallah, the leader of Hizbollah, was an important figure in Lebanon but seemed destined to remain on the sidelines of Middle East politics ...
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The Occupation forces intentionally cause physical injuries to peaceful protesters

In a peaceful protest in front of the American Consulate General this morning, Tuesday 01/08/2006, the Israeli forces forcefully shattered the civilians who were protesting against the Israeli massacres in Lebanon and Gaza...
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Forced Peace vs. Just Peace

SUNDAY'S tragic death of more than 50 civilians, mostly children, in Israeli military strikes on the Lebanese village of Qana exposed a simple but uncomfortable truth for the Bush administration ...
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Israel’s Dependency on the Drug of Militarism

Those who mindlessly support Israel, right or wrong, from President Bush on through the cheerleaders in Congress and the media, betray the security of the Jewish state ...
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"If You Haven't Left, You're Hezbollah"

SIDON, Lebanon - The Israeli attack on Qana has taken the biggest toll of the war, but it is only one of countless lethal attacks on civilians in Lebanon ...
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How Can "Terrorism" Be Condemned While War Crimes Go Without Rebuke?

Washington's partners in this hypocritical war on terror are given free reign to wreak their own brutal, illegal violence ...
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Bush's Fondness For Fundamentalism Is Courting Disaster At Home and Abroad

Affinity with the Christian right has led to banning stem cell research and turning a blind eye to civilian deaths in Lebanon ...
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US 'Arms' Flights, Headed for Israel, Avoid Scottish Airport

Two US cargo planes believed to be carrying bombs bound for Israel have failed to land for refuelling at a Scottish airport, where a protest was staged at the expected stop-over, the airport said ...
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Why Israel is Losing

The world is witnessing what could be a critical turning point in the Arab-Israeli conflict. Israel is now engaged in a war that could permanently undermine the efficacy of its much-vaunted military apparatus...
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ISRAEL STEPS UP MILITARY ATTACKS IN 'FORGOTTEN WAR' WITH PALESTINIANS

Israeli forces killed 13 Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank yesterday as the army began a new push into a refugee camp in central Gaza yesterday, clashing with gunmen and bulldozing farmland ...
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Operation Peace for the IDF

Every neighborhood has one, a loudmouth bully who shouldn't be provoked into anger. He's insulted? He'll pull out a knife. Spat in the face? He'll draw a gun. Hit? He'll pull out a machine gun. Not that the bully's not right - someone did harm him ...
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US veto in the UN Security Council authorizes Israel to continue killing

The United States vetoed the draft law presented to the United Nations Security Council. It called on Israel to stop its aggression against the Palestinian people and release Palestinian government officials from Israeli jails ...
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From my home, I saw what the 'war on terror' meant

All night I heard the jets, whispering high above the Mediterranean. It lasted for hours, little fireflies that were watching Beirut, waiting for dawn perhaps, because it was then that they descended...
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There are four specific categories of people who are citizens of Western countries, who are affected by this order

It might seem that there is no less appropriate moment than now to discuss bureaucratic troubles, even if they are the lot of thousands of people who live in the Gaza Strip and on the West Bank, and whom Israel forbids to return to their homes and families ...
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Aggression Under False Pretenses*

GAZA, Palestine -- As Americans commemorated their annual celebration of independence from colonial occupation, rejoicing in their democratic institutions, we Palestinians were yet again besieged by our occupiers, who destroy our roads and buildings ...
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Europe's response to the siege of Gaza is shameful

Thank goodness for the Swiss. Alone in Europe, their government has dared to condemn what the Israelis are doing to Gaza. It is collective punishment, they say. It violates the principle of proportionality. Israel has not taken the precautions required by international law to protect civilians ...
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Singing in the Rain

What a glorious feeling, at least for Israel. Things are “normal” once again, in authentic Israeli fashion: military incursions, destruction, collective punishment, shelling, political assassinations, abductions, and killings ...
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B'Tselem: Sonic Booms Constitute Collective Punishment

B‘Tselem, the Israeli Information Centre for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories, called on the Israeli air force for an immediate halt to the use of the sonic booms...
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Government set to discuss provision of electricity to Gaza

In the wake of international pressure, the government was to vote Sunday on a plan to supply electricity from Israel to the Gaza Strip, in order to resume the power supply, which was halted following an Israel Air Force strike on a major Palestinian power station there ...
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PHR-Israel Appeals Israeli High Court for Temporary Order to Stop Fly-bys over Gaza Strip

Physicians for Human Rights (PHR)- Israel filed Monday an appeal with the Israeli High Court for a temporary order to stop the fly-bys over the Gaza Strip due to the fact that they are in violation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child, of which Israel is a signatory ...
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PNGO Calls for International Investigation in Gaza Strip Killings and Condemns Israeli Atrocities against Palestinians

During the first two weeks of June 2006 alone, the Israeli Occupation Army killed 28 Palestinians in the occupied Palestinian territories. ...
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EU Agree on Palestinian Aid Plan

BRUSSELS, Belgium (AP) — European Union leaders agreed Friday to channel aid to cash-starved Palestinians for health care, utilities and social services while still maintaining a funding freeze on the Hamas-led government. ...
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On the origins of targeted assassination

On December 27, 1947, about a month after the decision by the UN General Assembly to establish two countries, one Jewish and one Arab, and before the bloody clashes between the two nations turned into a war - Israel's War of Independence - the Haganah (the pre-state army) issued an order for what was called Operation Zarzir (Starling). ...
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US ending years of Gaza civic work

GAZA CITY, GAZA – Hamas‘s Ahmed Yousef wears a Statue of Liberty pin on his suit lapel. He began putting it on after 9/11, when he lived in the US, as a reminder of American values - and as a critique of the subsequent anti-Arab backlash he experienced. ...
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Punishing Innocent Palestinians is a Crime

Innocent Palestinian people are being treated like animals, with the presumption that they are guilty of some crime. Because they voted for candidates who are members of Hamas...
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Assessment of the future humanitarian risks in the occupied Palestinian territory

This paper examines the humanitarian risks in the West Bank and Gaza Strip in the coming months. It warns of an extremely bleak humanitarian situation for the Palestinian people. ...
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Palestinian "Self-bombing" Not Suicidal

There is a stark difference between suicidal and "self-bombing" operations as the latter are rather an attempt to "secure a better life for others", an Israeli psychologist said on Wednesday, April 23 ...
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Hamas has a suicidal answer

One week ago, a Palestinian suicide bomber detonated himself outside a packed Tel Aviv fast-food restaurant. He killed nine people and injured dozens more in one of the deadliest bombings in Israel in more than a year ...
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Stop the Construction of a new Israeli settlement in the Old City of Jerusalem Campaign for Protecting a World Heritage Site

On July 25, 2005, the Local Planning Committee of the Israeli Jerusalem Municipality had approved an ideologically motivated town planning schema that will allow the construction of a new Jewish settlement in the northeastern corner in a highly sensitive profile of the Old City of Jerusalem ...
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Meanwhile, Israel grabs the rest of Jerusalem

After more than 38 years of its oppressive military occupation of the Gaza Strip, Israel will soon begin evacuating the few thousand settlers who have been denying freedom to more than a million Palestinians there. Israel has marketed the Gaza withdrawal as yet another historic opportunity to jump-start the peace process. But Israeli actions in occupied East Jerusalem indicate that Israel's unilaterally imposed disengagement was never meant to start a peace process, but rather to end one ...
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Israeli Police failed to arrest Jews attacked Palestinian youth

Knesset (Israeli Parliament) Member (MK) Zehava Gal slammed the Israeli police s failure to arrest the Jews who attacked Palestinian youth in the Muwassi area of the Gaza Strip...
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Fatah called on the different Palestinian groups to participate in a government of national unity

The Islamic Hamas movement said yesterday it was ready to work with the Palestinian Authority over Israel s withdrawal from the Gaza Strip starting next month. But declined to say whether it would participate in a national unity Cabinet as proposed by the mainstream Fatah faction of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat ...
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Fateh invites a unity government and announces PLC elections date

President Abbas has asked the Hamas party to join the government even before the Israeli withdrawal from the Gaza Strip is complete. Prime Minister Qureia already said that when they return from the Fateh Central Committee three-day meeting in Amman, they would begin negotiating about a unity government ...
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Pullout support dropping

Two Israeli polls earlier this month showed that supportfor the disengagement dropped to around 50 percent from about two-thirds a few months ago. Opposition has risen from 27 percent to 38 percent ...
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Palestinian Women Nominated for Noble Prize

"The first woman to be awarded the Noble Peace Prize was the Austrian Bertha von Suttner in 1905.." EL-BIREH, West Bank - Names of eight Palestinian women, nominated for the Noble Peace Prize as part of the Project 1000 Women for the Noble Peace Prize 2005, were officially announced during a press conference that was held at the Palestine Media Center in the West Bank town of el-Bireh on Wednesday ...
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Political prisoners on hunger strike

Palestinian political prisoners in most Israeli jails, numbering about 8,800, began a hunger strike in the early hours of the morning. The strike is for one day only on the occasion of the expected meeting between Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon ...
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Israeli soldiers attack nonviolent resistance in Bil'in Village

During a nonviolent demonstration yesterday in Bil in Village Israeli occupation forces injured 7 Palestinians, among them Palestinian member of the Israeli Knesset Ahmed Atibi ...
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History Of Israeli Terror

In the news we get, only the Palestinians are described as terrorists, and yet the Israelis have a long history of terrorism - both before and since the founding of the Jewish state ...
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Israeli State Terror & the Palestinian Liberation Struggle

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The Visible and The Invisible: US-Sponsored State Terror

The whole world is watching as the Israeli military continues to smash its way through occupied Palestine. Attempting to prevent journalists from reporting first-hand on the slaughter and destruction, Israeli military authorities harass, threaten, and fire on any journalists foolish or courageous enough to violate the Israeli imposed restrictions on what can be broadcast ...
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Bush Cannot Make Excuses for Sharon's Suicidal War

Lyndon H. LaRouche, Jr., Democratic Presidential pre-candidate for 2004, is warning that the Bush Administration must not make any excuses for what Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is doing in the Dec. 2-8 attacks on Palestinians ...
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What makes suicide bombers tick?

What brings a young Palestinian man to detonate himself amidst a crowd of teenagers? Is it a religious upbringing with promises of paradise in reward for acts of martyrdom? Is it the parental support he receives for his convictions? Is it brainwashing. ...