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Most House Members Sign Letter Backing Israel At UN

More than 90 percent of the U.S. House of Representatives has signed a letter urging President Barack Obama to use U.S. veto power to block any United Nations resolutions seen as biased against Israel, one of the letter’s lead sponsors

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UNHRC to Debate Boycott of Israeli Settlements

TEL AVIV –  The United Nations Human Rights Council on Monday will debate a resolution that calls on member states to boycott Jewish settlements, the Jerusalem Post reported. The UNHRC is often charged with having an extreme anti-Israel bias. The resolution would

Maale Adumim, with a population of about 36,000, is one of the largest Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank

Global Muslim Body Demands Ban On Products From Israeli Settlements

A global Muslim body called for a ban on products from Israeli settlements in the occupied territories and pledged full support for the “inalienable rights” of the Palestinians. The demand came at the end of an Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC)

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Archaeologists in Jerusalem Discover City’s Oldest Known Settlement

A section of Israel’s separation barrier in east Jerusalem divides the Palestinian Shuafat refugee camp (right) from the Jewish settlement Pisgat Zeev Israeli authorities announced Wednesday they had uncovered findings proving for the first time the existence of an established


Israel Revokes Residency of Palestinians Accused of Deadly Attacks

Israel’s Interior Minister Aryeh Deri said Thursday he has revoked the permanent residency permits of four Palestinians from east Jerusalem who allegedly killed Israelis in Jerusalem in recent attacks. The rare move is yet another Israeli attempt to stem the