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An “Israeli peace initiative” has been unveiled on Wednesday by a group of prominent Israelis, partly inspired by the regional events. They hope that the two-page document, which includes land swaps (map, from bbc.co.uk) and no right of return, will bring their government towards a deal with the Palestinian Authority. (more…)

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The European Union was urged by 26 ex-EU leaders to impose sanctions on Israel for continuing to build settlements on occupied Palestinian territory. (more…)

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After the 2001 terror attacks, thousands of workers in New York were exposed to toxic dust. More than 10,000 firefighters, labourers and police sued the city and dozens of companies, saying they were not properly protected during the rescue and clean-up efforts. (photo, from bbcimg.co.uk) (more…)

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Preliminary plans for 238 new homes for Jewish settlers in East Jerusalem has been unveiled by Israel, reports say. (photo, from bbcimg.co.uk) (more…)

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A controversial bill that would require all non-Jews taking Israeli citizenship to swear loyalty to Israel as a “Jewish and democratic state”, has been approved by the Israeli cabinet (photo, from aljazeera.net) on Sunday. (more…)

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Hundreds of Palestinian villagers regularly undertake a non-violent march, short yet symbolic, to the separation wall built by Israel on their land.

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A Palestinian family has been evicted from their east Jerusalem home of 52 years, after Israel’s high court ruled in favour of Jewish settlers already occupying part of the building, said police officers. (photo, from aljazeera.net) (more…)

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