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Two more European countries vote to support or recognize Palestinian State

Over the past two days, the nations of France and Belgium held legislative talks and votes regarding the recognition of Palestine as a sovereign state despite the desires of the current overseer of the land, Israel.  On Dec. 2, lawmakers within France's Parliament voted overwhelmingly to recognize Palestine, although this gesture is only symbolic without Presidential approval.  And in Dec. 3, four political ...

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Israel finance minister proposes buying off Arabs after creation of ‘Jewish State’

The Israeli government has now gone into full serious mode after voting to make Israel a purely 'Jewish State' as a suggestion made on Nov. 28 by Finance Minister Avigdor Lieberman proposes that the government pay off Arab's currently living in the land to extort them into giving up their citizenship. Minister Lieberman's proposal follows new edicts passed down from the Israeli government earlier this month ...

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Israeli media shows transcript of Obama commanding Israel to surrender to peace

On July 29, a local Israeli television station (Channel 1), received a transcript of a phone conversation between President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu where the U.S. Commander in Chief all but ordered Israel to surrender its position in the Gaza conflict, and demand the sovereign nation accede to the will of Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry. And the most ironic thing about thi ...

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NO BUDGING: Netanyahu Rejects Palestinian State With 1967 Borders

Binyamin Netanyahu has vowed to rebuff international demands to allow a Palestinian state with a border based on the pre-1967 Green Line and its capital in East Jerusalem, as hardline pro-settler parties and factions are expected to make unprecedented gains in Tuesday's election. "When they say, 'Go back to the 67 lines,' I stand against. When they say, 'Don't build in Jerusalem,' I stand against," the Isra ...

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America’s Relentless Struggle To Shield Israel

  Political events on International spectrum suggest the role and responsibility of UN for taking action in accordance with the provision of UN- charter to tackle the situation for fostering fraternity and prevailing peace in the interest of mankind amongst the Nations. The name of UN comes ahead to solve the bewildering problems of political landscape in terms of urgency. The tall-talk of ‘Rule of Law ...

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Lieberman’s Statements Risk More Anti-Israel Anger

  In the latest in a series of belligerent statements about European criticism of Israeli plans for Jewish settlements, Mr Lieberman told a conference in Herzliya that international guarantees of support for Israel resembled the approach of Britain and France towards Czechoslovakia before its dismemberment by Hitler in the run up to the Second World War. "All the expressions and promises of commitment ...

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Israel Tanks, Bulldozers Enter Gaza In 1st Post-Truce Incursion

  Israeli forces have conducted a limited incursion into the Gaza Strip’s southern city of Khan Yunis for the first time after a cease-fire agreement ended the Israeli regime’s offensive on the blockaded coastal sliver. 
 Local sources reported on Monday that the Israeli army tanks and bulldozers launched the brief intrusion into the eastern city of Khan Yunis in southern Gaza. The Tel Aviv regime’s re ...

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Mossad Try To Kill Hamas Leader Fiasco

  During his first term as Israel's leader 15 years ago, Mr Netanyahu authorised a risky attempt to assassinate Mr Meshaal in the Jordanian capital, Amman. This decision amounted to a backhanded compliment of sorts: Mr Meshaal had only become the leader of Hamas's "political bureau" a year earlier in 1996. The dispatch of an Israeli hit squad so early in his leadership betrayed his rapid ascent into th ...

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Netanyahu Brushes Off World Condemnation Of Settlement Plans

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday brushed off world condemnation of Israel's plans to expand Jewish settlements after the Palestinians won de facto U.N. recognition of statehood. "We will carry on building in Jerusalem and in all the places that are on the map of Israel's strategic interests," a defiant Netanyahu said at the weekly cabinet meeting. 
 In another blow to the Palestinian Authority (P ...

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Voices From The Occupation

On 18 November 2012, a 10-year-old boy is killed along with his father when the water truck they are travelling in is destroyed by an Israeli drone in Gaza. Ten-year-old Ashour lived with his family in the Jabalia refugee camp, north Gaza. His father Suheil worked distributing mineral water to households in Gaza. “He did not have a fixed schedule,” explains Ashour’s uncle, Ali. “He would deliver clean water ...

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Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters On Israeli Criminality [VIDEO]

Roger Waters, speaking on behalf of the Russell Tribunal, delivers a very nicely put speech in front of delegates on International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People. This day also marks an important development in the Palestinians' bid to statehood as they are now recognized as a non-member observer state. Hopefully the world sees both sides of the story and that both conflicting parties go into ...

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Israel To Steal Palestinian Tax Funds Over UN Vote

Israel said Sunday it would withhold more than $100 million in tax revenue this month from the cash-strapped Palestinian Authority, the latest reaction to last week's U.N. vote recognizing the Palestinian territories as a "nonmember observer state." Israeli Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz said he would use the money to repay part of an outstanding Palestinian debt -- estimated to be about $180 million -- to ...

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