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Obama Just Made Israeli Settlement Boycotts Kosher

When President Barack Obama signed the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) bill last week, a precedent was set. The bill included a provision that “…requires the U.S. 129 more words


FCC, TracFone Reach Settlement: Provider Will Now Unlock Customers Phones' Like They Said They Would

Unlocking your phone is legal, and the wireless industry agreed months ago to a set of conditions that went into effect earlier this year that allow consumers to do just that. 451 more words

Kohl's To Pay Nearly $1M To Settle Allegations It Overcharged Customers In California

Kohl’s Corporation must shell out nearly $1 million to settle lawsuits with four California counties over allegations the company charged customers more than the price advertised on shelves and signs. 132 more words

TV Interview on the Palestinian bid to the ICC

I was interviewed by Press TV about Palestinians supplying evidence to the Internationsl Criminal Court at the Hague on Gaza, settlements and prisoners. Watch here


Ramallah & Nablus [aka my least creative blog post title to date]

Not at all short of tourists and travelers, Palestine is the perfect place to meet wonderful people from around the world. Perhaps self-selecting, the oPt seems to draw a certain type of visitor, and the inherent filter system has allowed me to meet a delightful group of kind and friendly people. 1,271 more words

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Wadi Walks

So, I am behind on posts again. This is what happens when you get side tracked and start writing about the addictive–but mostly medicinal ;) –properties of soda instead of focusing on actual trips and hikes. 1,083 more words

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BBC's 'Hardtalk' provides propaganda platform for Erekat yet again

The last thing that can be said about the PLO’s chief negotiator Saeb Erekat is that he suffers from a lack of BBC airtime but nevertheless, the end of May saw him back at one of his regular spots – ‘ 1,288 more words