Monthly Archives: June 2010

Palestinian Arabs are not occupied

“Occupied Palestinian Territory”  Doesn’t Exist As the US is struggling to advance the “peace process,” there are three words that are wholly responsible for impeding the development of peaceful relations between Israel and its Arab population.  These words are: “Occupied … Continue reading

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Turkey violates human rights

Turkey’s State of Terror by Daniel Greenfield – SultanKnish.blogspot.com , June 23, 2010 This week Turkish forces invaded Iraq and its warplanes bombed 7 Kurdish villages killing a teenage girl and wounding her mother and 3 year old sister. A … Continue reading

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Hamas violates international law

chicagotribune.com Gilad Shalit is not the only hostage By Steven B. Nasatir, June 24, 2010 Thursday night, members of Chicago’s Jewish community will stand in vigil, focused on the fate of Gilad Shalit, a young Israeli held hostage by Hamas. … Continue reading

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Explaining the Turkey-Kurd conflict

Kurdish Affairs Expert Offers Regional Perspective On Growing Violence In Turkey Radio Free Europe, June 24, 2010 http://www.rferl.org/articleprintview/2081625.html With violence linked to Kurdish militants increasing in Turkey in recent weeks, the likelihood appears to be growing for a cross-border ground … Continue reading

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Where are the Palestinian refugees

MIDDLE EAST: Palestinian refugee numbers/whereabouts UN Agency traces descendants of 1948 refugees Photo: Serene Assir/IRIN A Palestinian refugee living in al-Rashidiye refugee camp near Tyre, in south Lebanon MADRID, 22 June 2010 (IRIN) – For the past 62 years, millions … Continue reading

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Construction unites Jews and Arabs

Building homes for the other side June 23, 2010 LINDA GRADSTEIN, thestar.com MODI’IN ILLIT, —Younnes Salah, a tall broad-shouldered father of five, is a Palestinian who spends his days building new homes for Jewish settlers in this ultra-Orthodox settlement. He … Continue reading

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Higher birthrate in Israel

Jewish Births and Aliyah – Up, Arab Births – Stable Tammuz 12, 5770, 24 June 10 12:36 by Hillel Fendel, Arutz Sheva (Israelnationalnews.com) A demographic study in Israel analyzing the past 15 years shows a dramatic drop in Arab births … Continue reading

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UN reduces numbers of Iraqi refugees

SYRIA: Number of Iraqi refugees revised downwards Photo: Stephen Starr/IRIN It has been hard for agencies to reach Iraqis in urban areas to register them (file photo) DAMASCUS, 20 June 2010 (IRIN) – The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) has revised … Continue reading

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