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Inspiring Settlements

Many years ago, in a mediation between two disputing Chinese American gentlemen, one of them made a settlement offer to the other in an amount based upon a number with mystical meaning in their culture. 360 more words

Mediation

48 New Illegal Israeli Squatter Units In Northern West Bank Settlement

Written by Connie Hackbarth  A new neighbourhood in the northern West Bank settlement of Har Bracha was inaugurated last Thursday. Likud MK Hotoveli at inauguration ceremony: apply Israeli sovereignty over West Bank. 276 more words

Palestine

The land theft that wasn't

Israel is once more in the dock of international opinion, accused of land theft, land grabbing, illegal settlement building, expansionism, imperialism and global warming. OK, I made that last one up. 2,608 more words

Israel News

The NY Times Spreads “A Cloak of Legality” Over Israel’s Land Grab

The seizure of 1,000 acres of Palestinian land has become an abstraction in The New York Times. It is not theft, in the newspaper’s telling, it is “an emblem of an elementary conflict” and a sign of “the distance between the Israelis and the Palestinians.” Above all, it is a matter of legal interpretation, something for Israeli jurists to ponder and ultimately decide. 904 more words

New York Times

OFAC Enforcement Action: Zulutrade fined $200,000

As part of a broader settlement (the CFTC also gets a taste), Zulutrade, Inc. agreed to a civil monetary penalty of $200,000 for violations of Sudanese, Iranian and Syrian sanctions programs. 224 more words

OFAC Updates

Settling in Swamp Country

The original Sligo post office (#2 on the map) in the hill country though which travellers going north passed into the wilderness above Brampton, was built by Irishman Isaac Hunter in 1853 and by 1857 the area had a population of around fifty souls. 156 more words

Local History