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US deeply concerned over settlement activity

REUTERS | Published — Friday 29 July 2016

BESIEGED NATION: A street vendor displays his goods in front of a painting in Gaza. (AFP)

WASHINGTON: The US is deeply concerned about Israel’s reported plans to build an additional 323 units in settlements in East Jerusalem on top of previously announced 770 units in the settlement of Gilo, the US State Department said. 279 more words


Moral Cancer

Following “Operation Protective Edge” in August 2014, the last war with Hamas in the Gaza Strip, I pointed out the excessive force (l was not alone in doing so, for sure) the Israeli army had used, and the massive civilian death it has caused. 866 more words


Concerned at daily advancement of illegal #Israel settlement enterprise in occupied #WestBank, East #Jerusalem

As I leave Cairo after constructive meetings with the Egyptian Foreign Minister and the new Secretary-General of the League of Arab States, I remain increasingly concerned by the near-daily advancement of the illegal settlement enterprise in the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem. 103 more words

Middle East

A Mountain by Errel Peli, Israel

When I was 19, I was confused. I always thought this confusion would come earlier, and that by ending teenage boredom, so would the confusion stop. 790 more words


#UN Condemns Plans by #Israel to Expand #Gilo Settlement in occupied #Palestinian territory

I strongly condemn the recent decision by Israeli authorities to advance plans to build some 770 housing units in the settlement of Gilo, built on the lands of occupied Palestinian towns and villages between Bethlehem and East Jerusalem. 153 more words

Middle East

Carnegie Europe Publishes Palestinian Puff Piece

Unsurprisingly, there is bias against Israel in institutions that draw heavily on European academics to provide commentary. These “academics” tend to be more focused on Israel than Palestinians, treating them as poor victims with no agency. 995 more words