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France ‘will recognize’ Palestinian state

08 December 2010 | PressTV France has declared that it will recognize a free and independent Palestinian state based on borders before the 1967 war, becoming the first European nation to do so. Bernard Valero, a spokesman for the French ...

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IDF resumes use of prohibited tear gas canisters

8 December 2010 | Ha’aretz, Chaim Levinson   The canisters, which are used to disperse demonstrations in the West Bank, have been responsible for serious injuries and at least one death Israel Defense Forces soldiers recently resumed the use of ...

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Economic prison zones

21 November 2010 | Sam Bahour, Middle East Research and Information Project (MERIP) Sam Bahour is a Palestinian business management consultant living in Ramallah. This essay was made possible with partial support from the Rosa Luxemburg Foundation. When a project mixes ...

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Israeli planes hit Gaza targets after rocket fire

19 November 2010 | Reuters Israeli warplanes struck three targets in the Gaza Strip Friday in response to militant rocket and mortar fire, the Israeli army said. At least four people, three women and a boy, were hurt in one ...

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U.S. offers Israel warplanes in return for new settlement freeze

13 November|Haaretz Netanyahu presents security cabinet with Clinton’s incentive of 20 F-35 fighter planes and security guarantees in exchange for 90-day West Bank building moratorium. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s seven-member inner cabinet discussed Saturday an offer by the United States ...

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Army Raids Bil’in for Fifth Time in 24 Hours

11 November 2010 | Popular Struggle Coordination Committee At 2 AM, soldiers returned to Bil’in in another failed attempt to arrest anti-Wall activist Ashraf Khatib, beating a local photographer and international activists. The jeeps returned to the village once more ...

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