User: newstrust Topic: Israel-Palestine Conflict
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Saudi Arabia at General Assembly calls for urgent UN reforms to confront world crises 22.9.2016 New Kerala: World News
Saudi Arabia at General Assembly calls for urgent UN reforms to confront world crises
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A stormy alliance between Obama and Netanyahu reaches its end in New York 22.9.2016 Washington Post: Politics
Obama and the Israeli leader met amid dim prospects for Middle East peace.
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“We Are Adopting Principles of Fascism” 18.9.2016 ConsortiumNews.com
Retired Army JAG Major Todd Pierce explains how his perspective on U.S. foreign policy and politics has changed as he watched the nation’s slide into “perpetual war,” in Part Two of an interview with Philip Weiss of Mondoweiss. (Click here for…Read more →
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Israeli settlements have grown during the Obama years 16.9.2016 AP Top News
JERUSALEM (AP) -- In his landmark speech to the Arab world seven years ago, President Barack Obama warned that Israeli settlements on occupied territories were undermining hopes for peace. "It is time for these settlements to stop," he declared....
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Two-state solution to Israel-Palestine conflict at risk of giving way to 'one-state reality,' warns Ban 16.9.2016 New Kerala: World News
Two-state solution to Israel-Palestine conflict at risk of giving way to 'one-state reality,' warns Ban
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Movie review: Portman propels melancholy 'Tale of Love and Darkness' 16.9.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Natalie Portman makes her directorial debut with “A Tale of Love and Darkness,” a bleak but tenderly rendered adaptation of Israeli author Amos Oz’s memoir. Portman portrays Oz’s mother, Fania, a Polish exile living in British-controlled Palestine with her husband, Arieh (Gilad Kahana), a bookish literary scholar, and their 10-year-old son, Amos (Amir Tessler). Through Amos’ observations, we see day-to-day life in Jerusalem, the bloody conflict for Israel’s independence and Fania’s crippling bo...
Unseemly Competition for Israel’s Blessing 15.9.2016 ConsortiumNews.com
President Obama’s record $38 billion in U.S. military aid to Israel shows neither U.S. major party wants to be “out-Israeled.” The Trump campaign endorses an Israeli claim that Palestinians want to ethnically cleanse Jews, ex-CIA analyst Paul R. Pillar notes.…Read more →
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How Israel Stole the Bomb 11.9.2016 ConsortiumNews.com
Exclusive: When Israel launched a covert scheme to steal material and secrets to build a nuclear bomb, U.S. officials looked the other way and obstructed investigations, as described in a book reviewed by James DiEugenio. By James DiEugenio In 1968,…Read more →
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Reviving old traditions, Arab beer brewers make their mark 11.9.2016 AP Business
FUHEIS, Jordan (AP) -- It took gumption to pour millions of dollars into starting a brewery in an overwhelmingly Muslim country where many frown on consuming alcohol....
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Netanyahu’s Land-Grab Strategy 10.9.2016 ConsortiumNews.com
Behind the smokescreen of the broader Mideast chaos, Israel pursues a strategy of gobbling up Palestinian lands to establish de facto control of the West Bank while confining indigenous Arabs to isolated cantons, explains Alon Ben-Meir. By Alon Ben-Meir Israel’s…Read more →
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Israel’s role in South Sudan under scrutiny amid violence 10.9.2016 Washington Post: World
Escalating violence in South Sudan is casting a light on Israel’s murky involvement in that conflict and raising questions about Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s new strategy of strengthening ties with African countries.
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Trump supporters court Jewish settlers in the West Bank 9.9.2016 AP Top News
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Republican activists are trying to "make America great again" - from inside a Jewish settlement deep in the West Bank....
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Palestinian students in Gaza develop solar-powered car 6.9.2016 Washington Post
Palestinian students in Gaza develop solar-powered car
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Behind the Russian-Israeli Detente 6.9.2016 ConsortiumNews.com
Even as Official Washington gears up for a lucrative New Cold War with Russia, America’s close “ally” Israel is finding common ground with Moscow that complicates U.S. hostility, as Zach Battat explains. By Zach Battat Israel can be criticized for…Read more →
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Why Is the US Aligned with Saudi Arabia? 4.9.2016 Truthout.com
For all its talk of spreading suffrage and equality and grandstanding over terrorists, the US maintains a cozy relationship with Saudi Arabia -- a major financier of terrorist groups and the only society where women live under male "guardianship." Medea Benjamin's book, Kingdom of the Unjust: Behind The US-Saudi Connection, provides some explanations. President George W. Bush meets with Crown Prince Abdullah of Saudi Arabia in Crawford, Texas, on Monday, April 25, 2005, in this White House photo. (Photo: Eric Draper / The White House via The New York Times) For decades, the United States has supported Saudi Arabia despite that country's record of human rights abuses and working against American interests. What explains this alliance that has endured across multiple US presidential administrations? Fearless firebrand Medea Benjamin tackles this question in her new book Kingdom of the Unjust. Get it now by making a donation to Truthout! The following is the Truthout interview with Medea Benjamin about ...
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Israel’s Abnormal ‘Normal’ with its Neighbors 2.9.2016 ConsortiumNews.com
Israel often acts as if a simmering state of war with its Muslim neighbors is the only possible future, while occasionally playing off one nation against another, a “normal” that is not normal, says ex-CIA analyst Paul R. Pillar By…Read more →
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Israel approves plans for new homes in West Bank settlements 1.9.2016 Salt Lake Tribune
Jerusalem • Israel on Wednesday approved plans for hundreds of new housing units for Jewish settlers in the West Bank, Israeli media reported, prompting a swift condemnation from the White House. The development underscored that Israeli settlement construction in the West Bank and east Jerusalem has continued to move forward during a more than two-year freeze in Mideast peace efforts. The international community regards settlements as a key obstacle to resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict,...
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Reverse 'negative trajectory' and restore hope for two-state solution, says UN Middle East envoy 30.8.2016 New Kerala: World News
New York, Aug 30 : The United Nations senior official coordinating efforts towards the peaceful resolution of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict on Monday reiterated a call for both sides to work towards a negotiated two-state solution which envisages the co-existence of Palestine and Israel as amicable neighbours.
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UN says Israelis, Palestinians both imperil 2-state solution 30.8.2016 Washington Post: World
Political leaders on both sides of the Israeli Palestinian conflict continue to shy away from the steps needed for peace, further eroding the prospect of a two-state solution, the United Nations’ Mideast envoy said Monday.
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A miserable little village at the center of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict 29.8.2016 Washington Post: World
Susiya has been adopted by the international community, but Jewish settlers say its Arab herders are squatters.
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