Palestinians say Israel is costing them $4bn a year
Palestinian leaders claimed yesterday that Israel's occupation was costing their economy at least $4.35bn (£2.8bn), which could otherwise be used to ensure a healthy fiscal surplus and end their dependence on foreign aid ...
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Israel retaliates after rocket launches from Gaza
Hamas security sources said that two Palestinian rockets were fired into Israel on Thursday night. The Israel Defense Forces said in a news release that one such rocket caused damage to an abandoned building. In response, an Israeli military aircraft ...
Israel air force attacks Gaza
Israel attacks Gaza refugee camp
Bachmann condemns Arab Spring, blames it on Obama
By NBC's Jamie Novogrod CONCORD, NC -- Michele Bachmann condemned the Arab Spring and blamed President Obama for allowing it to happen by "showing weakness" and by compromising the United States' relationship with Israel. Why do you think there was an ...
Bachmann blames Obama's 'weakness' for the Arab Spring
US Presses Egypt to Mend Ties With Israel
WASHINGTON – Amid a chaotic post-revolution period, the United States on Wednesday pressed Egypt's interim military leadership to strengthen Egypt's partnership with Israel and stick to scheduled elections later this year, even though a new set of ...
Americans Seek Answers As New Egypt Emerges
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Hillary Clinton seeks pressure for Mideast peace
The Daily Star
Israeli occupation hitting Palestinian economy, claims report
Photograph: Abed al-Hashlamoun/EPA Israel's occupation of the West Bank and Gaza deprives the Palestinian economy of almost £4.4bn a year, equivalent to about 85% of the nominal gross domestic product of Palestine, according to a report published in ...
Sleiman blasts Israel's plan for new settlements
PCHR Weekly Report: Palestinian civilian killed, 26 civilians injured by ...
Israel Closes West Bank on Eve of Hebrew New Year
Sydney Morning Herald
Palestinians reject call for peace talks due to new Israeli housing
Globe and Mail
Prospects for an early return to negotiations between Israel and the Palestinian Authority appear to have been dashed as both sides dig in their heels in opposition to concessions proposed by the Quartet of Middle East mediators. ...
PA declines Quartet proposal but says it's 'encouraging'
Palestinians claim envoy Blair is 'pro-Israel'
PLO says negotiations to resume after Israel halts settlements
Israel concerns Jews at New Year's services
So this is the traditional time for rabbis to make a sermon pitch for support for Israel, the Jewish homeland, as part of living a life of responsibilty to the community, weaving religious beliefs with political Zionism. But in recent years, ...
Jewish federation picnic strengthens ties to Rosh Hashana, Israel
Rosh Hashanah marks beginning of Jewish New Year
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JVP rabbi says fight is for equality, not Israel's demise
In her case, it's not to counsel congregants on marital troubles or spiritual emptiness, but to help members of Jewish Voice for Peace who feel ostracized by the Jewish community because of their very critical views of Israel. ...
Study shows young Conservative rabbis still connected to Israel
Obama: Stop Pandering on Israel
Message to Perry: stop banging on about Israel
Nigeria: The Quest for Palestinian Statehood
It is either "Death to Israel", or "No Palestinian autonomy". Most of the world is lined up behind one or the other in this battle for space between the two descendants of Abraham. History reveals that the region is a melting pot for religion, culture, ...
Big power; small politics
Turks escalate East Med gas confrontation
28 (UPI) -- The confrontation between the energy-poor states of Israel, Turkey and Cyprus over gas fields in the eastern Mediterranean has worsened as a Turkish research ship began exploratory drilling off war-divided Cyprus. ...
Eastern Mediterranean's water temperature rises as Turkey flexes its 'regional ...
Region Watch: Storm clouds over eastern Mediterranean
Off Cyprus, the hunt for oil and gas threatens to rekindle an old conflict