User: newstrust Topic: Israel-Palestine Conflict
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Israel halts talks, citing unity deal of Palestinians 25.4.2014 Twincities.com: Nation

Israel broke off peace talks with the Palestinians on Thursday, saying that a planned reconciliation between the moderate faction participating in the talks and the militant Islamist group Hamas made negotiation impossible.

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After Bitter Split, Palestinian Factions Pledge To Reconcile 23.4.2014 NPR News
The Palestine Liberation Organization and Hamas say they will attempt to form a unity government and end a seven-year rift. Previous efforts to resolve their feud have failed.
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Long shadow over Palestine killing 23.4.2014 The Guardian -- World Latest
New book tackles intriguing question of whether the leader of the notorious Stern Gang was really shot 'while trying to escape', Ian Black writes Continue reading...
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In film about Israeli-Palestinian conflict, some of the drama plays out off camera 23.4.2014 Star Tribune: World
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Israelis, Palestinians struggle for way forward as deadline nears 23.4.2014 L.A. Times - World News
JERUSALEM -- With Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations still deadlocked a week before their current round expires, negotiating teams met Tuesday with U.S. envoy Martin Indyk in Jerusalem to discuss extending the troubled talks.
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In West Bank, teen offenders face different fates 20.4.2014 AP Top News
BEIT UMAR, West Bank (AP) -- The boys were both 15, with the crackly voices and awkward peach fuzz of adolescence. They lived just a few minutes away from one another in the West Bank. And both were accused of throwing stones at vehicles, one day after the other....
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Curious about Palestine, Israeli visitors return 17.4.2014 AP Top News
RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) -- This bustling center of Palestinian life is just a 20-minute drive from Jerusalem, but for Israelis it might as well be on the other side of the world....
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Rigging the Game Against Palestinians 16.4.2014 ConsortiumNews.com
Rigging the Game Against Palestinians
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Bob Carr was right to start a debate on the influence of the Zionist lobby 15.4.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page

Carrs more eccentric quotes certainly makes it tempting to dismiss his book, but to do so would be missing the vital importance of his remarks on the Israel/Palestine conflict

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Palestinian doctors were caught in battle over Jerusalem; court says Israel must admit them 13.4.2014 Star Tribune: World
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Ethical gaming: can video games be a force for good? 12.4.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
The online Games for Change Festival is linking with the Tribeca Film Festival to promote peace and creativity A decade ago Asi Burak developed a video game designed to encourage opposing parties in the Israel-Palestine dispute over land to better understand even empathise with each others' point of view. That conflict may be no closer to a resolution, but the concept that interactive games can be used for more than mere entertainment, even as a tool for positive change, is looking like the next big thing in online gaming. Next week, Burak's 11th annual Games for Change Festival will join forces with New York's prestigious Tribeca Film Festival in an effort to give video games greater recognition and counter the stereotype that this £39bn global industry can specialise only in war games, urban chaos and medieval ...
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The Israeli-Palestinian peace process is dead, but there is a solution 10.4.2014 The Guardian -- Front Page
Sticking to an outdated plan which fails to reflect reality results in a deadlock each time, yet practical progress is still possible

I'll start with the bottom line: despite the goodwill and idealism, a final status agreement to put an end to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict cannot be signed in the current context.

The peace process as we know it is dead, and the international community is divided between those who are in denial and those who are torturing the corpse. It is time to stop grieving and find an alternative.

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Thousands of Palestinians in east Jerusalem go weeks without water 8.4.2014 Star Tribune: World
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Thousands of Jerusalem Arabs without water 7.4.2014 AP Top News
JERUSALEM (AP) -- Tens of thousands of Palestinians living in east Jerusalem have been without running water for more than a month, victims of a decrepit and overwhelmed infrastructure and caught in a legal no-man's land caused by the divisions of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict....
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Krauthammer: Kerry's dismal effort to salvage Arab-Israeli talks 7.4.2014 Chicago Tribune: Opinion
John Kerry shows frantic effort to salvage Arab-Israeli ...
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Ex-Palestinian prisoner teaches Hebrew, tolerance 7.4.2014 AP Top News
DEIR JARIR, West Bank (AP) -- Facing a classroom of Palestinian 10th graders, Hebrew teacher Esmat Mansour asks his students who is for and against learning the language. A few raise their hands in favor, others against and he asks both sides to explain....
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Palestinian teaches Hebrew, tolerance as he builds life after 20 years in Israeli prisons 7.4.2014 Star Tribune: World
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Kerry: Mideast peace talks need ‘reality check’ 4.4.2014 Washington Post: World
RABAT, Morocco – The Obama administration is reassessing a year-long effort to broker peace between Israel and the Palestinians in light of “unhelpful” actions by both sides this week, Secretary of State John F. Kerry warned ...
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Kerry’s folly, Chapter 3 4.4.2014 Washington Post: Op-Eds
When has a secretary of state been involved in so many disastrous, self-initiated negotiations? First, John Kerry convenes — against all advice and holding no cards — Geneva negotiations to resolve the Syria conflict and supposedly remove Bashar al-Assad from power. The talks collapse in acrimony and ...
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Kerry exhorts Israeli, Palestinian leaders to 'lead' as peace talks near collapse 3.4.2014 Star Tribune: Nation
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