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Palestinians benefit as Israel-Turkey ties sour

Jonathan Cook | The National 25 March 2009 A legal battle being waged by Palestinian families to stop the takeover of their neighbourhood in East Jerusalem by Jewish settlers has received a major fillip from the recent souring of relations ...

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Homes in southern Nablus slated for eviction

8 March 2009 Six homes in the village of A’qraba have received eviction orders. 14 homes in the area received similar orders in 2008. Among those houses slated for demolition is an electricity station, a mosque, a well and two houses ...

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European Union: Israel annexing East Jerusalem

Rory McCarthy | The Guardian 7 March 2009 A confidential EU report accuses the Israeli government of using settlement expansion, house demolitions, discriminatory housing policies and the West Bank barrier as a way of “actively pursuing the illegal annexation” of ...

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Carmel blockaded in Jayyous solidarity action

8th February 2009 At around 6:30 this morning a group of students from Brighton locked themselves to Carmel Agrexco, the Israeli state owned export company, to protest against their complicity in the illegal annexation of the West Bank and the ...

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Settlers confiscate more land from Yasuf village

On February 4th, settlers from the illegal Israeli settlement of Kfar Tappuah began clearing land for building outposts, despite the fact that this land legally belongs to the Palestinian village of Yasuf. The settlers brought a bulldozer with them to ...

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Peace Now: Settlements expanded faster in 2008

On day US Mideast envoy arrives in Israel, Peace Now movement publishes report on settlement expansion activity last year. Yesha Council pleased with ‘documentation of Zionist enterprise’ Efrat Weiss | Ynet Jewish settlements and outposts in the West Bank expanded ...

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Shabbat “Party” in Tel Rumeida

ISM Hebron Click here to watch video of some of these events. Click here to download the same video. 2:48pm: Three settler boys around age 13 began behaving physically threatening towards a Palestinian girl of the same age as she ...

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