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Israeli Settlements

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  • International law is clear: Israeli settlements are illegal

    International law is clear: Israeli settlements are illegal
    Eric Rozenman's Dec. 11 Op-Ed article, " Israeli settlements are more than legitimate," is legal nonsense that disregards history. He is correct in his observation that Article 6 of the Mandate for Palestine permitted "close settlement by Jews on the...
  • Zionism is the problem

    Zionism is the problem
    It's hard to imagine now, but in 1944, six years after Kristallnacht, Lessing J. Rosenwald, president of the American Council for Judaism, felt comfortable equating the Zionist ideal of Jewish statehood with "the concept of a racial state -- the Hitlerian...
  • Obama says time ripe for Mideast peace accord

    Obama says time ripe for Mideast peace accord
    President Obama began a new effort Wednesday to coax Israelis and Palestinians toward peace, telling Middle East leaders on the eve of renewed negotiations that with sustained American help, a comprehensive deal can be sealed within a year. Obama, who...
  • SYRIA: Assad warns of 'ethnic cleansing' of Palestinians in meeting with Moussa

     
    Syrian President Bashar Assad told Arab League Secretary General Amr Moussa on Monday that Arab governments need to take "urgent" action to reverse Israel's policy of "ethnic cleansing" in the occupied Palestinian territories, the Syrian Arab News...
  • SYRIA: President Bashar Assad says Iran supported indirect Israel talks, denies Scud claims

     
    Syrian President Bashar Assad delivered surprise answers in an interview Thursday night with talk-show host Charlie Rose, insisting his allies in Iran supported now-dormant peace efforts with Israel. During the interview in Damascus, Assad spoke about the...
  • WEST BANK: A tit for tat or just a new policy?

     
    Hundreds of Palestinian dairy and meat producers demonstrated Monday outside the Palestinian Authority prime minister’s office in the West Bank city of Ramallah, demanding that Israel cancel an order banning the sale of their products in East...
  • WEST BANK: Abbas still waiting for U.S. answers on Israeli settlements

     
    Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Wednesday took the opportunity of laying the cornerstone for the new presidential headquarters just north of the West Bank city of Ramallah to tell the world that he was still waiting for U.S. answers......
  • A growing list of Latin American nations moving to recognize a Palestinian state

     
    Joining a widening trend across Latin America, Chile and Paraguay are poised to recognize a Palestinian state based on borders before the 1967 Middle East War, reports in Israel and Latin America said. In recent weeks, several countries in the region have...
  • Sharon's toughest decision

    KFAR DAROM, Gaza Strip - Soon after Yamima Cohen Ayoubi moved to this Jewish settlement in the midst of Palestinian cities and sand dunes, Ariel Sharon paid a visit. It was 1989 and Sharon - the former general, master builder of Israel's settlements...
  • We don't need any fence, one defiant mayor insists

    Qedumim, West Bank · Daniella Weiss doesn't shy away from the label "extremist." As mayor of a Jewish settlement just outside the Palestinian city of Nablus, she embraces it. There will be no Palestinian state, she says. Instead there will be a...