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Palestinian protestors stand facing the Israeli settlement of Qadumim during 
clashes with security forces in the occupied West Bank on 
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Israel approves settlement homes following Trump inauguration

Source: BBC

Israel has approved hundreds of new settlement homes in occupied East Jerusalem, after the staunch pro-Israel US President Donald Trump took office.

Jerusalem Deputy Mayor Meir Turgeman told AFP: “Now we can finally build.” 84 more words

The Muslim Times

Sometimes life gives you gifts and your fear or your plans can get in the way. But I’ve learned if I’m flexible and I listen to the hints my experiences are better and easier.

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Weekend Perspective: The New Politics of the Post-Netanyahu era will be Lapid vs Bennett

This March Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will mark 11 years in the Prime Minister’s Office. Netanyahu’s recent legal troubles have raised the usual question of who will lead Israel in the post-Netanyahu era. 1,831 more words


Israel Pushes Ahead With Settlements as Trump Takes Office

JERUSALEM — The municipality of Jerusalem granted final approval Sunday for the construction of hundreds of new homes in east Jerusalem, while a hard-line Cabinet minister pushed…


Jim's December (2016) Missive

Dear Friends,

It has been over a month since I was in touch. A sea change is afoot in our socio-political world. How are you responding?

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Israeli bragging rights.....

The BBC announce that ‘Israel approves delayed settlement homes’.

‘Now we can build’ a Jerusalem official says, as staunch supporter Trump takes office in the US. 151 more words