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More Israelis, Palestinians willing to compromise: Poll

December 29th, 2011 - 5:03 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Dec 29 (IANS) A growing number of Israelis and Palestinians are inclined to accept compromises that would enable their governments to reach a peace agreement, a survey has said.The ... Read more...

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Israel to harden conditions of imprisoned Palestinians

June 24th, 2011 - 9:00 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, June 24 (IANS) Israel has decided to revoke the "privileges" of the Palestinians detained in its prisons, Xinhua reported Friday.On Thursday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, during the ... Read more...

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Palestinian Authority calls elections before September

February 13th, 2011 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Gaza, Feb 13 (IANS) The Palestinian Authority has said it will hold long overdue presidential and legislative elections before September. The presidential and legislative elections were originally scheduled for 2010. But they ... Read more...

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200,000 Palestinians helped by UAE group

September 14th, 2010 - 2:26 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Sep 13 (IANS/WAM) A humanitarian organisation in the United Arab Emirates helped about 200,000 Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip during Ramadan. The Khalifa bin Zayed Humanitarian ... Read more...

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Intifada or not - Kashmir defies definitions (Part-I)

August 25th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
By Smita PrakashNew Delhi, Aug.25 (ANI): The recent spurt in violence in a few districts of the Kashmir Valley is being termed as an Intifada by many journalists. Perhaps because they perceive ... Read more...

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Israel claims 2 West Bank sites on its heritage list

February 22nd, 2010 - 3:13 am ICT by IANS
Jerusalem, Feb 22 (DPA) Israel Sunday announced the addition of two sites in the occupied West Bank on its list of national heritage sites, in a move that is expected to ignite ... Read more...

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Abbas says stalled peace process cause for his stepping down

December 31st, 2009 - 3:04 am ICT by IANS
Riyadh, Dec 31 (DPA) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Wednesday the stalled peace process is the reason he will not run for a second term in office. "The objective is to achieve a ... Read more...

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The myth of an Israeli pullout from occupied areas (News Analysis)

October 8th, 2008 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 8 (RIA Novosti) The latest statements by retiring Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on his country's withdrawal from the occupied areas provoked a shock reaction in Israel and restrained joy ... Read more...

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Obama must walk fine line in Middle East

July 18th, 2008 - 10:26 am ICT by IANS
By Mike McCarthy Washington, July 18 (DPA) US presidential hopeful Barack Obama is expected to head to the Middle East shortly seeking to show foreigners that he's the candidate of change, which is ... Read more...

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Israel responsible for situation in Palestinian areas: Tutu

May 29th, 2008 - 9:46 pm ICT by admin
DPA Gaza, May 29 (DPA) Nobel Peace Laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu said Thursday that Israel bears responsibility for the situation in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. He slammed Israel's closure of the ... Read more...

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Israeli raids kill 17 as rocket barrage continues

February 29th, 2008 - 12:53 pm ICT by admin
DPA Gaza City, Feb 29 (DPA) Israeli raids in the West Bank and Gaza Strip killed 17 Palestinians, among them three children, as Gaza-based militants fired at least 30 rockets and mortars at ... Read more...

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