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Your Land is my Land

Israel‚Äôs annexation of the West Bank could push it down a path that challenges its Jewish and democratic character. The agreement establishing the current Israeli coalition government¬†has set July 1 as the target date to begin consideration of the annexation in the West Bank. As this self-imposed deadline approaches, there …

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How Israeli spy tech reaches deep into our lives

by Jonathan Cook – First appeared on Middle East Eye | 11 November 2019 13:09 UTC¬†|¬†Last update:¬†2 days ago Israeli software used on Palestinians is producing new cyber weapons that are rapidly being incorporated into global digital platforms Digital age weapons developed by Israel to oppress Palestinians are rapidly being …

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The Fate of the Palestinians

By Graham E. Fuller¬† (grahamefuller.com) 6 June 2019 The ‚ÄúDeal of the Century‚ÄĚ‚ÄĒTrump‚Äôs modestly named new proposal for peace¬† between Israel and the Palestinians‚ÄĒhas long been said to be nearing completion. Ongoing turmoil in Israeli politics makes that presumed launch date¬† less certain. But whether or not Bibi Netanyahu will …

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The Oldest Olive Trees

By: Ibrahim AL Alou*   The sisters of Noah,¬†Lebanon. They witnessed the rise and fall of civilizations, stood against plagues and epidemics, greeted the sun rising and setting down over thousands of days, yet stood defiant in glory and glamour. These are the oldest olive trees alive bearing their soulful …

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China inks free trade agreement MOU with Palestine

China has signed a free trade agreement memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Palestine, China‚Äôs commerce ministry said on Wednesday in a statement posted on its official website. China‚Äôs Ministry of Commerce (MofCom) said the MOU was signed by the country‚Äôs vice commerce minister Qian Keming and Palestinian Minister of the …

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Palestinian academic calls for boycott of Israel

If the international community¬†takes a common stance against Israel, it cannot continue blatant killings in Palestine, a Palestinian academic said on Saturday,¬†Anadolu reports. Speaking at the ‚ÄúPalestine: Facing New Challenges, Preparing for Future‚ÄĚ session on the second day of Muslim Future Thinkers Forum at Ibn Haldun University in Istanbul, Sami …

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Jeremy Corbyn: Labour would recognise Palestine ‚Äėas soon as we take office‚Äô

A Labour government would recognise an independent state of Palestine ‚Äúas soon as we take office‚ÄĚ, Jeremy Corbyn has said. The opposition leader threw his support behind a two-state solution to Middle East peace, saying he wanted a ‚Äúsecure and viable‚ÄĚ Palestine alongside¬†Israel. Addressing the Labour Friends of Palestine conference …

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How Israel silences Palestine in EU circles

Imagine the following: a toxic op-ed is published that defames your organisation. You contact the website on which it features and are invited to publish a rebuttal. The next day, you submit your article. As the editors are about to put it online, they are targeted by a sophisticated disinformation …

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Palestine appoints permanent representative at OPCW

Rawan Suleiman, Palestine‚Äôs ambassador to the Netherlands and International Organizations in The Hague, presented on Monday in official ceremonies her credentials to the Director General of the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), Ahmet √úzumcu, as Permanent Representative of the State of Palestine to this organization. Suleiman stressed …

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‘Feelings Out of the Law’ by Rola Ghanem

By: Wasan Abu-Baker* Dr. Rola Ghanem is a Palestinian contemporary novelist, from the city of Tulkarem. Her short story, Feelings Out of the Law, is a beautiful piece that creatively covers a significance topic within Palestinian society.¬† She is brave to bring to light social issues found in society which …

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Maduro: America’s Hostile Decisions Want to Rob Jerusalem of Its History

Venezuelan President Nicol√°s Maduro reaffirmed his country‚Äôs pro-Palestine stance and rejected the controversial US embassy‚Äôs move from Tel Aviv to Occupied Jerusalem. In a press conference held following a meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, Maduro said ‚ÄúSovereign and free Venezuela resolutely, firmly, and efficiently supports a free and independent …

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Palestine to Seek Full UN Membership Despite Threat of US Veto ‚Äď Adviser

Palestine will continue to seek a full membership in the United Nations despite the US veto which seems even more inevitable under the current administration, Nabil Shaath, the foreign affairs adviser of Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told Sputnik. ‚ÄúI have just returned from¬†Japan. Japan’s membership was vetoed five times by¬†the …

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Scattered Protests Erupt in Iran Over Economic Woes

Protests over the Iranian government‚Äôs handling of the economy spread to several cities on Friday, including Tehran, in what appeared to be a sign of unrest. President Hassan Rouhani began his second term in August after winning re-election on promises to revitalize an economy hurt by sanctions. Although foreign investment …

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