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In boost for Hamas, top Arab diplomat visits Gaza

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — The Arab world’s top diplomat declared support Sunday for the people of blockaded Gaza in his first visit to the Palestinian territory since Hamas violently seized control of it three years ago. The visit was

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Schumer Says It ‘Makes Sense’ To ‘Strangle [Gaza] Economically’ Until It Votes The Way Israel Wants

This past Wednesday, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) delivered a wide-ranging speech at an Orthodox Union event in Washington, D.C. The senator’s lecture touched on areas such as Iran’s nuclear program, the Israel-Palestinian conflict, and several domestic policy issues. During one

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Posted in Israeli-Palestinian conflict, US - Israel relations

Mystery deepens over band of Dubai assassins, Mossad eyed in plot

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates – Britons who were named as the suspected assassins of Hamas military commander Mahmoud al-Mabhouh in Dubai last month have told U.K. media that their identities were stolen and they are now living in fear. “I’m

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Posted in Israel, Propaganda, Reports/Studies/Books, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom

Hamas condemns the Holocaust

We are not engaged in a religious conflict with Jews; this is a political struggle to free ourselves from occupation and oppression As the Palestinian people prepare to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Nakba (“catastrophe”) – the dispossession and

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Carter: Hamas will accept Israel

Former US President Jimmy Carter has said that Hamas is prepared to accept the right of Israel to “live as a neighbour next door in peace”. After meeting Hamas leaders last week in Syria, he said it was a problem

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Posted in Israel, Palestinian Territories, US - Israel relations, US Foreign Policy

Carter: Hamas very important for peace

Former US president Jimmy Carter on Sunday defended his plan to meet with Hamas leaders for peace talks as he kicked off a trip to the Middle East, amid criticism from Washington and Israel. Carter, who in his 2006 book

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Posted in Arab World, Bush Adminisration, Dipomacy, Egypt, Israel, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Middle East, Palestinian Territories, Peace, People, Saudia Arabia, Syria, US - Israel relations, US Foreign Policy

‘We’ll Have to Talk’

In spite of escalating violence, a growing chorus of Israelis have begun calling for negotiations with Hamas. Kevin Peraino When paramedic Yerach Tucker arrived at the Mercaz Harav yeshiva in Jerusalem last Thursday night, gunshots were still cracking through the

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Posted in Attacks on Civilians, Israel, Israeli-Palestinian conflict, Palestinian Territories, Reports/Studies/Books, US - Israel relations
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