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PALESTINE POLITICS: Gaza ‘Unlivable’ Ten Years After Hamas Seized Power: UN

PALESTINE POLITICS: Gaza ‘Unlivable’ Ten Years After Hamas Seized Power: UN

“Across the board we’re watching de-development in slow motion,” Robert Piper, U.N. coordinator for humanitarian aid and development for Gaza Strip, West Bank.

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PALESTINE POLITICS: UN Envoy Warns of Dire Crisis as Gaza Faces Power Cuts, Gallons of Raw Sewage Pouring into the Sea

PALESTINE POLITICS: UN Envoy Warns of Dire Crisis as Gaza Faces Power Cuts, Gallons of Raw Sewage Pouring into the Sea

“In Gaza, we are walking into another crisis with our eyes wide open,” the UN Special Coordinator for the Middle East Peace Process, Nickolay Mladenov, told the Security Council in New York.

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ISRAEL POLITICS: Undeterred! Netanyahu Steps Up Construction in East Jerusalem After UN Vote

ISRAEL POLITICS: Undeterred! Netanyahu Steps Up Construction in East Jerusalem After UN Vote

Palestinians want East Jerusalem as the capital of a state they seek to establish in the occupied West Bank and in the Gaza Strip.

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PALESTINE POLITICS: Israel Proposes 500 New Settlement Homes Near Jerusalem

PALESTINE POLITICS: Israel Proposes 500 New Settlement Homes Near Jerusalem

Jerusalem’s municipality has proposed building 500 more housing units in an area of the city annexed by Israel after the 1967 Middle East war.

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ISRAEL: Trump To Netanyahu: Jerusalem Is Israel’s Capital

ISRAEL: Trump To Netanyahu: Jerusalem Is Israel’s Capital

During the meeting, Trump told Netanyahu under his administration, United States would “recognize Jerusalem as undivided capital of the State of Israel.”

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PALESTINE: Netanyahu ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ Comment Against Palestinians Backfires

PALESTINE: Netanyahu ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ Comment Against Palestinians Backfires

Most countries view Israeli West Bank settlements as illegal and an obstacle to peace.

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PALESTINE: High Judicial Council Cancels Local Elections

PALESTINE: High Judicial Council Cancels Local Elections

“Elections can’t take place in one place and not the other,” the presiding judge of the Ramallah court said in his ruling.

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ISRAEL: Haneen Zoabi To Attend Women’s Flotilla To Gaza Strip

ISRAEL: Haneen Zoabi To Attend Women’s Flotilla To Gaza Strip

The flotilla will include women activists of various leftist organizations, and European female parliamentarians may join them.

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