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  1. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    US presses on with attempts to rescue Middle East talks

    Posted Apr 08th 2014, 10:33am by Reuters in Jerusalem

    ... began in July, have stalled over Palestinian opposition to Israel’s demand that it be recognised as a Jewish state, and over settlements built on occupied land Palestinians seek for a country ...

  2. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Scarlett Johansson stands by decision to quit as Oxfam ambassador

    Posted Mar 17th 2014, 09:21pm by AFP

    ... in an advertisement for Israeli company SodaStream, which manufactures a device for making carbonated drinks at home and has a factory in the occupied West Bank. Johansson's departure from Oxfam ...

  3. Lifestyle - Books - MIDDLE EAST

    Book review: My Promised Land, by Ari Shavit

    Posted Dec 22nd 2013, 05:19pm by NYT

    ... that is occupying another people," he writes. "On the other hand, we are the only nation in the West that is existentially threatened. Both occupation and intimidation make the Israeli condition ... of Israeli consciousness. This book's central chapter is probably the one about how the Palestinian citizenry was driven from the Arab city of Lydda in 1948. Many were killed; tens of thousands ...

  4. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israeli air raids in Gaza cause no casualties: Palestinians

    Posted Feb 11th 2014, 11:34am by Agence France-Presse in Gaza City

    ... in the northern part of the strip near the community of Beit Lahiya, the security sources said. A Palestinian militant was critically wounded on Sunday when an Israeli air strike hit central Gaza. ...

  5. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israel defence chief apologises for calling Kerry 'obsessed' with Middle East peace plan

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 10:31am by AFP

    ... and a “gift” to its biggest foe. Israel has also been at loggerheads with its US ally over its drive to expand its settlements in the occupied West Bank, including annexed Arab east Jerusalem, even ...

  6. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Kerry pledges 'fair and balanced' peace bid in Middle East

    Posted Jan 06th 2014, 02:18am by AFP

    ... Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas. And yesterday he met first with Jordan's King Abdullah II to update him on the talks so far. Jordan borders the occupied West Bank ...

  7. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israeli troops in Golan return fire from Syria

    Posted May 21st 2013, 01:11pm by Agencies in Jerusalem and Damascus

    ... Forces statement said on Tuesday. “Overnight, shots were fired at an IDF patrol on the border in the central Golan Heights, damaging a military vehicle,” said a statement on the army’s website. ... from Syria hit the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights overnight, causing no harm or damage. The army also filed a complaint with the UN force on that occasion. The Golan Heights have been tense ...

  8. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    John Kerry urges Israel to limit settlement building in Palestinian territories

    Posted Nov 06th 2013, 04:58pm by AFP

    ... in peace quest US Secretary of State John Kerry urged Israel yesterday to limit settlement building in occupied territories to help push peace talks with the Palestinians back on track. Faced ... for some 3,500 new homes for Jewish settlers in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem. "Let me emphasise at this point the position of the United States of America on the settlements ...

  9. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Israel launches strikes in Lebanon after rocket attack

    Posted Aug 23rd 2013, 11:28am by Reuters

    ... on the Jewish state and the occupied Golan Heights or that Hezbollah may do so to deflect criticism from the Sunni Arab world for backing Assad. While Hezbollah has lined up behind Assad, al-Qaeda ...

  10. News - World - MIDDLE EAST

    Arab Idol victory sparks joy among Palestinians

    Posted Jun 24th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... televised victory was the first such success for a Palestinian entertainer and sparked an unprecedented response in the occupied territories. Assaf dedicated his win in the Arab Idol contest ... had been glued to big screens in cafes and restaurants across Gaza and the occupied West Bank, listening as his powerful voice propelled him through the competition every weekend. His mother ...




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