Palestinians have little chance of obtaining a construction permit in the West Bank, while Israel keeps issuing new demolition orders for Palestinian buildings faster than it can bulldoze them, says a new report from the local United Nations mission.
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The US Secretary of State said that if Israel doesn’t make peace soon, it could become “an apartheid state”, like the old South Africa. Many are fuming over the ill-informed comparison.
Kerry is clearly confused about apartheid, since the two-state … Read the rest
Clashes across the occupied Palestinian West Bank are continuing for the second day between protesting Palestinian youths and Israeli security forces.
Israeli soldiers have shot 15 Palestinians with live ammunition after the Palestinians had initially clashed with Israeli settlers.
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by Victor Gordon
The Germans have a word – ‘Schadenfreude’ – which, loosely translated, means to take satisfaction in the discomfort of another. This is exactly what many South African Jews are feeling as we witness Nathan Geffen, Doron Isaacs, … Read the rest
Israel plans to declare legal four unauthorized West Bank settler outposts, a court document showed on Thursday, days before U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry returns to the region to try to restart peace talks.
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