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Modi calls for an ‘independent’ state of Palestine

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met president Mahmoud Abbas during his visit to Palestine on Saturday. “India is bound by a promise to take care of Palestinian people’s interests… 91 more words

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Why Israel Needs Palestinian Institutions

This has been a very bad year for the institutions that sustain the Palestinian non-state in the West Bank. The Palestinian Authority’s credibility and legitimacy are under constant erosion as President Mahmoud Abbas serves the thirteenth year of his four-year term and continues to crack down on all opposition and dissent. 993 more words

Israel

Washington no more: Palestine turns to Moscow for future Israel talks

John Wight has written for newspapers and websites across the world, including the Independent, Morning Star, Huffington Post, Counterpunch, London Progressive Journal, and Foreign Policy Journal. 910 more words

Middle East

Trump Tells Putin: 'Now Is the Time' to Forge an Israeli-Palestinian Peace

Haaretz

The two leaders speak shortly before Putin’s meeting with Palestinian President Abbas to discuss the peace process

By Amir Tibon (WASHINGTON)

 Feb 13, 2018 1:45 AM… 455 more words

Trump cautions Israel: Settlements complicate Peace

Trump has openly stated that the Israeli settlements have always come in way of and complicate the peace process and cautioned Israel over the same. He also stated in an interview to a newspaper that both sides were not committed to peace. 116 more words

Geopolitics

Violence and Non-Violence

I’ve been thinking lately about how we deal with violence and non-violence in the context of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Israel’s primary concerns revolve around security and Palestinian use of violent tactics, whether they be payments to Palestinians that incentivize terrorism or rockets being launched from Gaza at Israeli cities and towns. 1,036 more words

Israel

“. . . and struggle ardently for my liberty My liberty . . .” (Fadwa Tuqan)

❶ Government Committee to devise plan for disengagement from Israel

  • Background: “It’s Nakba, Not a Party”: Re-Stating the (Continued) Legacy of the Oslo Accords.” Arab Studies Quarterly…
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