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‘Settlement freeze’ won’t bring about peace

Akiva Eldar | Haaretz 26 November 2009 Newspaper headlines across the world this morning will trumpet the courageous and unprecedented initiative of Israel’s prime minister. Who could have imagined that the right-wing leader Benjamin Netanyahu and the settler Avigdor Lieberman ...

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Why is Israel laying claim to an Arab home in Jaffa?

Dana Weiler-Polak | Ha’aretz 22 November 2009 Tziona Tajer Street in Jaffa, off the main thoroughfare, Yefet, begins with a lush park and ends in a narrow picturesque alleyway bounded by refurbished old homes. One of these houses, behind a ...

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Israeli forces shoot at Gaza bird-catchers, farmers

Eva Bartlett | The Electronic Intifada 20 November 2009 On 15 November at 8:30am, a number of young men went as usual to the land near Gaza’s northern border with Israel planning to catch birds. Amjad Hassanain, 27, was among ...

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Two injured in anti-wall rally

Ali Waked | YNet News 20 November 2009 Some 400 Palestinians, left-wing activists take part in weekly demonstration against separation fence’s route in West Bank village of Naalin, say IDF violated law by dispersing crowd with sniper fire. Army says ...

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Peace activists say beaten by settlers

Tal Rabinovsky | YNet News 18 November 2009 Two foreign peace activists say they were assaulted by settlers Tuesday in South Mount Hebron while accompanying a Palestinian family to the village of Tuba. One of the activists was reportedly kicked ...

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Gaza braces for bitter winter

Mel Frykberg | The Electronic Intifada 17 November 2009 EZBT ABBED RABBO, occupied Gaza Strip (IPS) – Tens of thousands of Palestinians in Gaza living in tents and damaged homes face a wet, cold and miserable winter as Israel’s blockade ...

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Plea to boycott firms with Israel link

Abbas Al Lawati | Gulf News 17 November 2009 Group urges GCC states to shun Alstom and Veolia involved in Occupied Jerusalem projects Dubai: A pressure campaign targeted at Gulf states was launched in Occupied Jerusalem on Monday by a ...

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