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Israelis flatten Palestinian home

BBC 12 October 2009 Israeli authorities have demolished two Palestinian-owned structures in East Jerusalem, in defiance of international calls to stop such actions. Palestinian reports say a family of five was forcibly evicted from their home in the Beit Hanina ...

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Organizer admits City of David endangers Arab homes

Akiva Eldar | Ha’aretz 5 October 2009 A video tape made during a guided tour of the archaeological excavations at Silwan (the City of David) near Jerusalem’s Old City walls reveals how Elad, the association that runs the dig, works ...

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Join the 2009 Olive Harvest Campaign

9 September 2009 With rapidly escalating levels of settler violence in the West Bank, the International Solidarity Movement is issuing an urgent call for volunteers to participate in the 2009 Olive Harvest Campaign. The olive tree is a national symbol ...

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The Elders’ view of the Middle East

Jimmy Carter | The Washington Post 6 September 2009 During the past 16 months I have visited the Middle East four times and met with leaders in Israel, Egypt, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Syria, the West Bank and Gaza. I ...

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Evicted Palestinians camp by home taken by settlers

Jihan Abdalla | The Washington Post 25 August 2009 Fresh dates and chicken soup were served up at dusk on the sidewalk in the well-heeled suburb of Sheik Jarrah this week, as the evicted Palestinian al-Ghawi family spent another night ...

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