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Why all the fuss about an outpost called Migron?

Migron, a few miles East of Ramallah in the “West Bank” is officially an illegal outpost built on land owned by Palestinian Arabs from two nearby villages. 1,458 more words

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Migron: Deal or no deal?

Reuters has a good feature story today on the Israeli settlement of Migron. The showdown over the fate of this so-called illegal outpost near the West Bank city of Ramallah is a big deal for the settlers, their Israeli opponents, the Palestinians and, potentially, peace process itself (or at least for the hopes of bringing something like a peace process back to life). 87 more words

PRI's The World

West Bank mosque attacked by arsonists

Nearby Israeli settlers suspected

By Ryan Ariel Simon

Vandals torched the mosque in the Palestinian village of al Mughayyir early Tuesday morning, leaving Hebrew graffiti on an exterior wall, and burned prayer rugs inside. 449 more words


Countering extremist Israeli rabbis who urge soldiers not to help evacuate illegal settlements

I don’t usually mention the same column by Donniel Hartman twice, but clearly this issue is one that is not only not going away, it is heating up: In articles such as… 117 more words


Step One: Take Down All Outposts and Totally Freeze Construction

In his recent speech at the annual conference of the American-Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), Vice President Joe Biden reiterated President Barack Obama’s call for a freeze of Israeli settlements and the dismantling of “illegal outposts” set up by Israeli settlers in the West Bank. 770 more words