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Mayor’s aide: new deal for Jerusalem Palestinians

Karen Laub | Associated Press 21 May 2009 The Israeli official put in charge of Jerusalem’s Arabs said he believes treating them more fairly will strengthen Israeli claims to all the disputed city, and says he’s seeking ways to legalize ...

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Hopes and dreams on the Gaza coast

Ayman Mohyeldin | Al Jazeera 20 May 2009 Every day, as the sun sets on the coast of Gaza, people make their way to the coffee shop-lined beaches and the pot-holed streets that run parallel to its coastline. On the ...

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Settlers, farmers, soldiers, internationals

Max Blumenthal | Mondoweiss On Saturday I traveled to the South Hebron Hills, to the Palestinian village of Safa, with an Israeli group called Ta’ayush that works to protect Palestinian farmers from settler violence and documents the proliferation of illegal ...

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Israeli barrier bites into Palestinian village

Ivan Karakashian | Reuters 18 May 2009 Israel’s land barrier is slowly destroying the fabric of this Palestinian village of Christians and Muslims in the West Bank, setting a prime example of why the United States wants settlements to stop. ...

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Arabs slam bill to criminalize ‘nakba’

Brenda Gazzar | The Jerusalem Post 17 May 2009 Arab activists and politicians are slamming proposed legislation that would criminalize commemorating the establishment of the State of Israel as a day of mourning. The bill, which has been submitted by ...

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