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  • Scarlett Johansson addresses Woody Allen, SodaStream controversies

    Scarlett Johansson defended herself for working with Woody Allen, who has been accused of sexual abuse by his adoptive daughter Dylan Farrow, and for promoting SodaStream, an Israeli-owned company that operates a factory in a West Bank settlement,...
  • Scarlett Johansson takes heat for promoting Israeli firm SodaStream

    RAMALLAH, West Bank – Actress Scarlett Johansson is taking heat from Palestinian activists for becoming a brand ambassador for SodaStream International Ltd., an Israeli company that operates a factory in the West Bank settlement of Maale Adumim....
  • Scarlett Johansson-Oxfam partnership fizzles amid SodaStream tiff

    Scarlett Johansson has resigned from her post as an Oxfam ambassador following her participation in a SodaStream campaign that ensconced the actress in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and put her odds with the humanitarian charity.  The "Her" voice...
  • Palestinian Authority leader takes step to press issue of statehood

    RAMALLAH, West Bank — Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas announced plans Tuesday to press the issue of Palestinian statehood by applying for membership in 15 international agencies, despite strong Israeli opposition. The move apparently...
  • Israeli settlement plans sank peace talks, Kerry says

    WASHINGTON  -- Secretary of State John F. Kerry said Tuesday that Israel’s announcement last week of new housing for Jewish settlers in East Jerusalem led to the breakdown of his eight-month effort to reach a peace deal between Israelis and...
  • Palestinian rapper Tamer Nafar aims for a global stage

     Palestinian rapper Tamer Nafar aims for a global stage
    TEL AVIV — Tamer Nafar, a 34-year-old rapper who has been described as the Chuck D of Palestinian hip-hop, was standing on a sidewalk dressed in a skin-tight black bodysuit and wearing a silky red wig. "Can I see more duck lips?" the director...
  • Many visions, little accord on Israeli-Palestinian peace talks

    Many visions, little accord on Israeli-Palestinian peace talks
    TEL AVIV -- Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu laid out clashing visions of a two-state solution here Tuesday during an Israeli security conference. In a taped interview broadcast at the...
  • Scarlett Johansson Stepping Down as Oxfam Ambassador

    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Scarlett Johansson is ending her relationship with a humanitarian group after being criticized over her support for an Israeli company that operates in the West Bank. A statement released by Johansson's spokesman Wednesday said the...
  • Israel's policy of erasure

    The revelation last week that Israel wanted to plan for 20,000 new settlement housing units received the usual outraged responses from around the world. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, mindful of a backlash in the midst of the Iran nuclear...
  • Palestinians warn new Israeli settlement construction 'has a price'

    Palestinians warn new Israeli settlement construction 'has a price'
    RAMALLAH, West Bank – Palestinian negotiators Wednesday expressed concern at reports of an Israeli plan to build a new Jewish settlement in a predominantly Arab East Jerusalem neighborhood. Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat warned that...
  • Israeli Arabs, Palestinians protest plan to relocate Bedouins

    Israeli Arabs, Palestinians protest plan to relocate Bedouins
    RAMALLAH, West Bank -- Thousands of Arab citizens of Israel and Palestinians in East Jerusalem and the West Bank demonstrated Saturday against an Israeli government plan that in some cases would relocate Bedouins from traditional lands in the Negev desert...