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UC Berkeley reinstates Palestine course

September 20, 2016

UC Berkeley has reinstated a course on Palestinian history which was suspended last week.

The school’s dean announced the decision after the teacher revised the course description. 148 more words

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UC Berkeley reinstates Palestine course

September 20, 2016

UC Berkeley has reinstated a course on Palestinian history which was suspended last week.

The school’s dean announced the decision after the teacher revised the course description. 148 more words

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Israelis pay respects to Peres, Clinton arrives in Israel

September 29, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — Former U.S. President Bill Clinton joined thousands of Israeli mourners Thursday who paid their respects to the late Shimon Peres outside Israel’s parliament in Jerusalem, as the country somberly remembered the Nobel-winning politician who helped lead Israel during a remarkable seven-decade career. 815 more words

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Shimon Peres witnessed Israel's history, and shaped it

September 28, 2016

JERUSALEM (AP) — At every corner of Israel’s tumultuous history, Shimon Peres was there. He was a young aide to the nation’s founding fathers when the country declared independence in 1948, and he played a key role in turning Israel into a military power. 1,627 more words

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World leaders mourn Peres, praise him as a man of peace

September 28, 2016

WASHINGTON (AP) — Current and former world leaders mourned the passing of Shimon Peres early Wednesday, praising him as a patriot, visionary statesman and man of principle who was deeply committed to pursuing peace in a region that has mostly eluded it. 372 more words

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Palestinians launch drive against Facebook 'censorship'

30 September 2016 Friday

Palestinian activists have recently launched a campaign to boycott Facebook after the popular social-media platform blocked several Palestinian accounts and deleted numerous posts — at Israel’s request — for alleged “incitement”. 592 more words

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Palestinians launch drive against Facebook 'censorship'

30 September 2016 Friday

Palestinian activists have recently launched a campaign to boycott Facebook after the popular social-media platform blocked several Palestinian accounts and deleted numerous posts — at Israel’s request — for alleged “incitement”. 592 more words

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