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Israeli forces attack West Bank women's day march
Israeli occupation forces on Saturday fired stun grenades and tear gas at dozens of protesters marking International Women's Day near a West Bank checkpoint, injuring at least 11 women, local media reported.
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Palestinian patient with brain tumor travels half a world to use expert Shreveport surgeon
Sawsan Asbah, a lifelong resident of Ramallah, Palestine, never expected to come to the United States, much less Shreveport, but the onset of a severe medical condition and a timely connection with stateside charity efforts recently brought her to north Louisiana for emergency brain surgery to save her life.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Abbas: No recognition of 'Jewish state'
Palestinians fear the demand is an Israeli attempt to restrict the return of Palestinian refugees AP Ramallah: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said there is "no way" he will recognise the Israeli regime as a Jewish state and accept a Palestinian capital in just a portion of Israeli-annexed East Jerusalem, rebuffing what Palestinians fear will ... (more)
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Savir's Corner: What if the answer is yes?
The two leaders, Netanyahu and Abbas, should meet on a monthly basis and negotiate the most difficult issues - Jerusalem to Ramallah is a 15-minute drive.
The Times of Israel
Liberman: Palestinians torpedoing peace talks
Foreign Minister Avigdor Liberman on Thursday blamed the Palestinians for the longstanding deadlock in the peace talks that began last July, rejecting Ramallah's preconditions for extending the American-moderated negotiations past April.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Shin Bet: Palestinian who stabbed Israeli 'sought vengeance for killing of PFLP member'
Suspect arrested by police for attck that took place last week in the Geha Interchange near Petah Tikva; victim still hospitalized with moderate wounds.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Ma'an News Agency
Ministry: Israeli forces arrested 31 youths in second half of February
Israeli forces arrested 31 Palestinian children during the second half of February, in addition to injuring several others, according to the Palestinian Authority Ministry of Information.
Abbas, Israeli leftist leader discuss future of peace talks
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas discussed on Monday the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks with Zahava Gal-On, head of the Israeli leftist party Meretz, a senior Palestinian official said.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Saudi encounters: Gulf billionaire to meet with business leaders in rare Palestine visit Tuesday
Saudi Arabian billionaire prince Al Waleed Ibn Talal is expected to announce a donation for the Jerusalem Fund during his visit to Ramallah Tuesday Saudi Arabian billionaire prince Al Waleed Ibn Talal is scheduled to visit Ramallah on Tuesday and meet Palestinian Authority president Mahmoud Abbas and business leaders, a Palestinian businessman said ... (more)
Sat Mar 01, 2014
The costs and benefits of no solution
Michael Oren, recently Israeli Ambassador to the US, has proposed that Israel recognize the impossibility of reaching a deal with the Palestinians, define its borders, withdraw from the rest of the West Bank, and hope for the best Oren was trashed by the hosts of a popular discussion program for not being at all sure that the international ... (more)
The Daily Star
Israel army shoots five in West Bank after Palestinian funeral
BIRZEIT, Palestine: Israeli soldiers shot and wounded five Palestinians in clashes in the West Bank Friday, medics said, after the funeral of a man killed during an army raid.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Israel army kills Palestinian in West Bank raid
Pictures of ousted Ukraine leader Viktor Yanukovych's opulent compound have surfaced after anti-government protesters and journalists gained access to his property.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
The Jewish Journal
Kerry pressing Palestinians on framework peace agreement
Secretary of State John Kerry after a meeting with Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah on Jan. 4. Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Reuters U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is focusing on bringing Palestinians around to his framework peace proposals, said the chairman of the U.S. Senate's ... (more)
If Israel dares to refuse to keep bankrolling Ramallah/Gaza, we can expect to be threatened with another campaign of vilification.
Tue Feb 25, 2014
Man who barricaded himself in Turkish embassy in 2010 arrested for TA burglaries
Three and a half years after he barricaded himself inside the Turkish Embassy in Tel Aviv, a Palestinian man from Ramallah was arrested this week on suspicion of burglarizing apartments in Tel Aviv, police said Tuesday.
Mon Feb 24, 2014
The Daily Star
Israel policies point to apartheid: U.N. report
Palestinian protesters run for cover from smoke grenades during clashes with Israeli soldiers on the outskirts of Jalazun refugee camp, near the West Bank city of Ramallah, following a demonstration against the nearby West Bank Jewish settlement of Beit El on February 21, 2014.
Bayit Yehudi MK: West is financing - bile' and incitement by supporting UNRWA's projects
Western countries' funding of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency perpetuates Palestinian violence against Israel, former MK Einat Wilf said at a conference with foreign diplomats in the Knesset Monday, organized by MK Yoni Chetboun .
Environment Ministry officials visits Rawabi, future green Palestinian city
The new city, about 9 kilometers northwest of Ramallah and 20 kilometers north of Jerusalem, will already begin opening apartments to residents this summer.
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Argentine interfaith group meets with Peres
Killing of innocent people is against the Koran, against the Torah and against the New Testament, Peres says in meeting with religious leaders.
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Abbas: Kerry's Israeli-Palestinian peace effort have so far failed
"Kerry's proposals sound more like Israeli ideas," PA official tells the 'Post'; says gap between the side remains "very wide".