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British Government 'Deplores' Israel Decision To Claim West Bank Land

Reuters | Posted 09.02.2014 | World

LONDON, Sept 1 (Reuters) - The British government said on Monday it deplored an Israeli decision to appropriate a large swath of land inside the occup...

Israel Announces Massive West Bank Land Grab

Reuters | Posted 08.31.2014 | World

By Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM, Aug 31 (Reuters) - Israel announced on Sunday a land appropriation in the occupied West Bank that an anti-settlement g...

Relative Claims Israeli Troops Killed Palestinian Boy During West Bank Clash

Reuters | Posted 08.11.2014 | World

JERUSALEM, Aug 10 (Reuters) - Israeli soldiers killed a Palestinian boy during a confrontation with rock-throwing protesters in the occupied West Ba...

Israelis and Palestinians at Harvard: Part 5 of 9

Paul Heroux | Posted 08.05.2014 | Politics
Paul Heroux

Maurice from Lebanon said of the right of return that leaders on both sides lack courage in taking decisive decisions today about a comprehensive peace plan because of the refugee problems today.

Israeli and Palestinians at Harvard: Part 4 of 9

Paul Heroux | Posted 08.04.2014 | Politics
Paul Heroux

An Israeli settlement is a Jewish community built on land captured from Jordan, Egypt and Syria in the 1967 war. There very existence is hotly debated. Settlements should be expanded according to some and demolished according to others. Truly, there is no easy solution to settlements.

Israeli and Palestinians at Harvard: Part 3 of 9

Paul Heroux | Posted 07.31.2014 | Politics
Paul Heroux

The security fence/wall that has been erected over the past several years has been recognized by every Israeli that I interviewed as a success in that it has unequivocally decreased terror attacks on Israel.

Israelis and Palestinians at Harvard: Part 2 of 9

Paul Heroux | Posted 07.30.2014 | Politics
Paul Heroux

Anyone who spends time investigating the reason that there is no peace between Arab and Jew will likely find that the fingers point both ways and at times towards the U.S.

Israelis and Palestinians at Harvard: Part 1 of 9

Paul Heroux | Posted 07.29.2014 | Politics
Paul Heroux

Many of the people I interviewed will be in a leadership capacity in their countries someday and their opinions and perspectives are important. I spoke with Israelis, Palestinians, Egyptians, Saudis, Iranians, Afghans and Pakistanis about this issue.

Violence Escalates In Search For Missing Israeli Teens

AP | By MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH | Posted 08.19.2014 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Israeli soldiers killed a 13-year-old Palestinian in clashes during West Bank raids Friday, hospital officials said, as a...

American Teen Among Missing In West Bank

AP | IAN DEITCH | Posted 08.13.2014 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli soldiers searched the West Bank on Friday for three missing teenagers from nearby settlements, one of them a U.S. citizen, ...

Why I Oppose the 'Boycott Israel' Movement

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.03.2014 | Politics
MJ Rosenberg

Who are we to support punishing all Israelis for the crimes of their government when we ourselves are equally complicit in the crimes of ours?

Israel Plans 1,400 More Settlement Homes

Reuters | Posted 02.26.2014 | World

JERUSALEM, Dec 27 (Reuters) - Israel plans to build 1,400 homes in its settlements in the occupied West Bank and will announce the projects next wee...

Israel Frees 26 Palestinian Prisoners

AP | MOHAMMED DARAGHMEH | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank -- RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Israel freed 26 Palestinian prisoners early Wednesday, the second of four batches to be released a...

Jerusalem's Mini-Manhattan Creates New Dynamic In Struggle For Control

AP | KARIN LAUB | Posted 01.16.2013 | World

JERUSALEM -- Dozens of apartment towers sprouting up illicitly in an Arab neighborhood of Jerusalem are creating a fraught new dynamic in the struggle...

Israel's Settler Populations Spikes

AP | AMY TEIBEL | Posted 09.08.2012 | World

JERUSALEM — Since Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was elected more than three years ago, the Jewish population in the West Bank has ballooned ...

VIDEO: 9-Year-Old Palestinian Child Kicked By Israeli Border Police

Posted 07.02.2012 | World

Israeli rights group B'Tselem released a video on Monday that appears to show an Israeli Border Police officer kicking a Palestinian child. The fo...

Bibi's 'Ludicrous' Move?

AP | AMY TEIBEL | Posted 06.26.2012 | World

JERUSALEM -- The thought of having Jewish settler homes demolished on his watch has propelled Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to promise a radical &...

The Compensation Package for the Settlers: 851 Units to Undermine the Two States Solution

Hagit Ofran | Posted 08.22.2012 | World
Hagit Ofran

As part of the political crisis around the Ulpana Hill outpost, PM Netanyahu announced a "compensation package" for the settlers in which 851 new units will be built in disputed areas in the West Bank.

West Bank Settlement Plans Spark Outrage

AP | AMY TEIBEL | Posted 08.07.2012 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel's plans to build hundreds of new homes in Jewish West Bank settlements have put Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at odds aga...

WATCH: Israeli Troops Reportedly Stand By As Settlers Open Fire On Palestinians

AP | Posted 07.21.2012 | World

JERUSALEM -- An Israeli human rights group has released a video that suggests Israeli soldiers stood by while Jewish settlers opened fire on Palestini...

UN Report: Settlers Seized Dozens Of Palestinian Water Springs

Reuters | Posted 05.19.2012 | World

By Jihan Abdalla NABI SALEH, West Bank, March 19 (Reuters) - Jewish settlers have seized dozens of natural springs in the occupied Wes...

Report: Young Children Detained In Israel

AP | By DIAA HADID | Posted 05.17.2012 | World

BEIT UMAR, West Bank -- When Mahmoud al-Alami was 9 years old, an Israeli soldier caught him throwing rocks, took him out of his uncle's arms, slung h...

Settlements Not an Obstacle to Peace? Get Serious.

Lara Friedman | Posted 03.12.2012 | World
Lara Friedman

The facts matter when debating settlements, and advocates of settlement activity shouldn't be allowed to cherry-pick the facts to suit their agenda.

Vandals Torch Another Palestinian Mosque

AP | Posted 02.13.2012 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank — Vandals set fire to a mosque in the West Bank on Thursday and defaced it with Hebrew graffiti a day after a similar arson ...

Official: Israeli Defense Ministry Approved 40 New Houses In West Bank

AP | MATTI FRIEDMAN | Posted 02.11.2012 | World

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