Israel. Palestine

2015: Year The Palestinians Turned Toward Global Caliphate Creation

TEL AVIV – With little fanfare and almost no one in the news media paying careful attention, this year marked a tectonic shift in the dynamics of the so-called Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Indeed, 2015 will become known as the year the highly-controlled Palestinian street largely moved beyond the geopolitics of territory and marched to the tune of religious extremism.

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Israel Approves Broad Economic Plan for Arab Minority

The Israeli government on Wednesday approved a plan worth several billion dollars to improve the economic situation of the Arab minority, officials said. Details on how the money will be spent were not immediately available. But a statement from Prime

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Israel Suspends EU Role In Peace Process With Palestinians

Israel said on Sunday it was suspending contacts with European Union (EU) bodies involved in peace efforts with the Palestinians after the bloc started requiring the labelling of exports from Israeli settlements in the West Bank. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

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CNN Wipes Israel Off The Map

TEL AVIV – An article published on CNN’s website featured a map ​that erased Israel and replaced it with “Palestina,” a Spanish or Portuguese translation of ​”​Palestine,​”​ the HonestReporting media watchdog revealed​.

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Germany Attacks Israel’s East Jerusalem Settlement Plans

BERLIN – Germany on Thursday strongly criticized Israel’s plans to push ahead with the building of hundreds of new settlements in East Jerusalem, saying it would undermine efforts to peacefully resolve the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians. Israeli Prime Minister

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