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RAMALLAH, 27 January 2011 (IRIN) - Gender-based violence in the occupied Palestinian territory remains at epidemic levels, according to UN agencies, local NGOs and women, while victims lack legal...
January 27, 2011
In a bleak but beautiful landscape of undulating stony hills I watched a group of Palestinian schoolchildren take their lessons yesterday in the open air next to a heap of rubble that, until this...
Harriet Sherwood
January 14, 2011
(Jerusalem) - Israeli policies in the West Bank harshly discriminate against Palestinian residents, depriving them of basic necessities while providing lavish amenities for Jewish settlements, Human...
December 19, 2010
An artists' boycott of a $11 million performing arts centre opening Monday in the Jewish settlement of Ariel is giving a new twist to a pressing question — where should Israel's permanent borders run...
Karin Laub
November 8, 2010
Ministry says it fears bugs and bombs, but many Gazans assert the warning is a cynical business decision.
DAVID E. MILLER / THE MEDIA LINE
October 31, 2010
Amid the ongoing Israeli−Palestinian conflict in the Middle East, a new student group, the Tufts chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP), hopes to foster discussion and expose students to...
Kathryn Sullivan
October 28, 2010
The Obama Administration likes to imagine its Middle East peace process is in a holding pattern until after the midterm elections — but a holding pattern implies momentum, a quality conspicuously...
Tony Karon
October 27, 2010
The Obama Administration likes to imagine its Middle East peace process is in a holding pattern until after the midterm elections — but a holding pattern implies momentum, a quality conspicuously...
Tony Karon
October 27, 2010
(Reuters) - Semi-automatic assault rifles are not usually associated with olive harvesting, but this is the West Bank where Jewish settlers and Palestinian farmers clash over the crop every year. On...
By Mohammed Assadi
October 15, 2010
Cairo - Egypt's Foreign Minister Ahmed Aboul Gheit reiterated his country's position that if Israel continues to build controversial settlements in the West Bank, Egypt and other Arab nations may...
October 15, 2010