User: newstrust Topic: Israel-Palestine Conflict
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Plight of Palestinian refugees now spans 5 generations 23.4.2017 Washington Post: World
As a boy, Palestinian Abdullah Abu Massoud fled the war over the birth of Israel in 1948 and sought refuge in the nearby Gaza Strip.
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Plight of Palestinian refugees now spans 5 generations 23.4.2017 AP Top News
JERASH CAMP, Jordan (AP) -- As a boy, Palestinian Abdullah Abu Massoud fled the war over the birth of Israel in 1948 and sought refuge in the nearby Gaza Strip....
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Hunger strike puts jailed Palestinian leader in spotlight 21.4.2017 AP Top News
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) -- From deep within an Israeli prison, Palestinian uprising leader Marwan Barghouti has once again thrust himself to the forefront of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict....
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US envoy: Iran and Hezbollah want to destabilize the Mideast 21.4.2017 Washington Post: World
U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley is accusing Iran and its ally Hezbollah of conspiring to destabilize the Middle East — a charge “categorically” rejected by Iran’s U.N. envoy as propaganda perpetrated by Israel and others in the region.
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Why Not a Probe of ‘Israel-gate’? 21.4.2017 ConsortiumNews.com
Special Report: As Official Washington fumes about Russia-gate, Israel’s far more significant political-influence-and-propaganda campaigns are ignored. No one dares suggest a probe of Israel-gate, says Robert Parry. By Robert Parry The other day, I asked a longtime Democratic Party insider…Read more →
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Hezbollah border tour offers a glimpse of possible war ahead 21.4.2017 AP Top News
LABBOUNEH, Lebanon (AP) -- With their Kalashnikovs and Iranian-made anti-aircraft missiles pointing outward, the uniformed Hezbollah militants peered at a group of journalists from an orange grove in a village on the border with Israel, unflinching as they were photographed with their bare faces....
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Tensions rise as Palestinians jailed in Israel launch hunger strike 20.4.2017 Washington Post: World
Palestinians say the protest by more than 1,000 inmates is to improve prison conditions, but Israelis say it is really about Palestinian politics.
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If Palestinians are serious about peace, 'martyr' violence should not pay 6.4.2017 Washington Post: Op-Eds
If Palestinians are serious about peace, 'martyr' violence should not pay
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Egypt's authoritarian-minded president gets a warm White House welcome 4.4.2017 LA Times: Nation

President Trump pledged “strong backing” for one of the United States’ most important and controversial Arab allies, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Sisi, as the two held private White House meetings Monday at the start of a week of high-stakes international diplomacy.

“We agree on so many things,”...

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Nikki Haley emerges as fierce but unnuanced voice on foreign policy 3.4.2017 Washington Post
With her statements on Russia, Israel and Syria, the ambassador to the United Nations is a tough-talking bellwether for the administration and has adopted a higher profile than most Cabinet officials including Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.
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Norway minister: 2-state Mideast solution “under pressure” 1.4.2017 Washington Post: World
Norway’s foreign minister says a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict “is under pressure” as he left Oslo for a visit to the Middle East.
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Trump Succumbs to Bush/Obama Perpetual War 31.3.2017 ConsortiumNews.com
President Trump is becoming the third post-9/11 president to prosecute bloody conflicts in the Mideast and impose mass surveillance at home, with no end in sight, observes retired Col. Ann Wright. By Ann Wright Fourteen years ago on March 19,…Read more →
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Famed lawyer says Trump ‘clearly’ endorsed Palestinian state 30.3.2017 Washington Post: World
Prominent U.S. lawyer Alan Dershowitz said in an interview Thursday that President Donald Trump spoke to him “clearly” about a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, suggesting a shift in Trump’s stance.
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The Latest: US envoy at Arab summit: Mideast peace possible 30.3.2017 Washington Post: World
The Latest on the Arab summit being held in Jordan (all times local):
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In a message to Trump, Arab leaders renew calls for a Palestinian state 30.3.2017 Washington Post
In a message to Trump, Arab leaders renew calls for a Palestinian state
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Trump has casino trademark in Jordan but gambling is illegal 28.3.2017 AP Business
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The president of the United States holds a trademark in Jordan for a Donald Trump casino, despite the fact that gambling is illegal in the kingdom. It is one of four he received before he ran for office, and suggests that the former casino executive may have had wider hopes for businesses across the Middle East than was previously known....
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Trump, Palestinian cause are high on agenda of annual Arab League summit 28.3.2017 Washington Post
Trump, Palestinian cause are high on agenda of annual Arab League summit
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Trump son-in-law's ties to Israel raise questions of bias 25.3.2017 AP Business
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, has deep business and personal ties to Israel that could raise questions about his ability to serve as an honest broker as he oversees the White House's Mideast peace efforts....
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Trump son-in-law’s ties to Israel raise questions of bias 25.3.2017 Washington Post: World
Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, has deep business and personal ties to Israel that could raise questions about his ability to serve as an honest broker as he oversees the White House’s Mideast peace efforts.
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International efforts towards Middle East peace must be matched by steps on the ground - UN envoy 25.3.2017 New Kerala: World News
International efforts towards Middle East peace must be matched by steps on the ground - UN envoy
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