Israeli soldiers fired tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse about 500 Palestinian villagers marching toward a Jewish settlement outpost in the occupied West Bank on Friday.The procession, the largest of its kind for years, followed...Show More Summary
This photo of Landgraf on a free trip to Israel last year may have tipped his decision against vetoing the bill. Late Tuesday night, UC Berkeley Student President Connor Landgraf decided not to a veto SB 160, which called on the university to divest from companies that profit from the Israeli occupation of the West Bank. Show More Summary
Last week’s episode of “This American Life,” the popular public-radio show hosted by Ira Glass, included a striking 23-minute segment about the Israeli occupation of the West Bank. The piece was reported by Nancy Updike, an award-winning producer who’s been with the show since it began in 1995.
Khaled Mashal could use his restored authority to mend fences with Fata? in the West Bank.
Land, property theft & destruction / Judaization / Ethnic cleansing / Restriction of movement Settlers raise Israeli flag over West Bank church RAMALLAH (Ma‘an) 19 Apr -- Israeli settlers on Friday took over a monastery in a village near Ramallah … Continue reading ?
Did you know senior fraud is on the rise? Whether seniors are being targeted by scams or being stolen from by their relatives, it’s a growing problem. Shelly talked to Steve Vallejo, who knows how to spot the signs of senior fraud and knows what to do if you’re a victim or know someone who might... Read More
BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) — Hundreds of people on Sunday took part in the West Bank's first marathon, looping around the biblical city of Bethlehem four times on a course that was limited by the confines of Israel's sprawling separation barrier.
ByStephan Dube: Earlier this morning, The West Australian newspaper reported that Barrick Gold (ABX) would be working with Bank of America (BAC) and UBS AG (UBS) on a possible sale of three gold mines, which are its South Yilgarn operations,...Show More Summary
Secretary of State John Kerry has defied Israelis by removing their figleaf for devouring the West Bank. He says that the peace process that enabled the colonization is all but finished. Give it another year or two
East West Bancorp (EWBC) Q1 2013 Earnings Call April 18, 2013 11:30 am ET Executives Kelly Adams Dominic Ng - Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, Member of Executive Committee, Chairman of East West Bank and Chief Executive Officer of East West Bank Julia S. Show More Summary
The Tomb of the Patriarchs. The city of Hebron in the occupied West Bank is a pretty bizarre place at the best of times. But the recent Passover festival held by Jewish settlers living on the Palestinian land was easily among the most...Show More Summary
The Israeli arrogance is based on the feeling that the relative quiet in the West Bank will last forever. But already there are signs that it will not last long.
WELL, THAT WAS AN AMBITIOUS IDEA: Israeli plan to rebuild Herod’s tomb scrapped due to experts' criticism The reconstruction of the West Bank monument, which would have set a precedent as the world's first archaeological structure to...Show More Summary
The Arab Spring may not have brought revolution or protest to the Palestinian people but a small group of young men and women in the Israeli-occupied West Bank may find greater democracy in the form of a new reality TV show called "The President." Read full article >>
I'm not a conspiracy buff, but everything suggests that the West, in ways not necessarily illegal, hopes to kneecap gold. It may work for a while, too but eventually gold will migrate into a reserve currency basket and its price will advance many times from its current level.
In the Oslo Accords, Israeli negotiators got four times as much water for illegal West Bank settlers as Palestinians get, and the U.S. enforced the inequity
Secretary of State John Kerry may not have scored a diplomatic coup during his recent trip to Israel and the West Bank, but America's top diplomat is just beginning what will but a long push to restart the peace process, according to...Show More Summary
A 14-year-old boy with dual U.S.-Palestinian citizenship went before an Israeli military court on Thursday accused of throwing stones at Israeli cars in the occupied West Bank.The case has cast a spotlight on the hundreds of Palestinian minors detained by the Israeli military for stone-throwing. Show More Summary
Ben & Jerry's sells ice cream in the illegal settlements in the West Bank. Its free-cone day April 9 was met by activists decrying the practice by a chain that claims to have a big social conscience