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All Posts Tagged With: "West Bank"

Tel Aviv strives for coexistence as it eyes nearby strife

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Tel Aviv strives for coexistence as it eyes nearby strife

On Monday, Jewish settlers attacked Palestinian workers in one town on the West Bank as a protest against the removal of several settler squatter camps by the government. Ron Huldai, the mayor of Tel Aviv, discusses how people in his city view the settlement movement in the West Bank and Tel Aviv's efforts to promote coexistence.

Posted: June 1, 2009 13:26   Comments: 8
U.S. demands an end to Israeli settlements

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U.S. demands an end to Israeli settlements

The U.S. is demanding that Israel stop building Jewish settlements in the West Bank. Ghassan Shabaneh of Marymount Manhattan College discusses the dispute, what steps the Obama administration can take and Obama's meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas.

Posted: May 28, 2009 14:50   Comments: 23
Pope backs Palestinian statehood on politically-charged trip

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Pope backs Palestinian statehood on politically-charged trip

While visiting Bethlehem, Pope Benedict XVI used the symbolism of his first official visit to what Christians consider to be the birthplace of Jesus to endorse the creation of a Palestinian state. Mary Boys of the Union Theological Seminary discusses the pope’s relations with Jews and Muslims and how his trip is being perceived on all sides.

Posted: May 13, 2009 14:53   Comments: 5
Palestinian economy helped and harmed by globalization

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Palestinian economy helped and harmed by globalization

After the signing of the Oslo Accords in 1993, for the first time, Palestinians began to take control of their own economic destiny. Foreign money soon began pouring into the West Bank. Now, businessmen are complaining less about Israel and more about cheap exports from China.

Posted: May 6, 2009 10:26   Comments: 1
Moderate Palestinian group aims to resolve Gaza conflict

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Moderate Palestinian group aims to resolve Gaza conflict

Nabil Abuznaid, a top Palestinian representative in the United States and an official with the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), discusses the moderate Fatah group's efforts to end the fighting in Gaza and public sentiment among Palestinians.

Posted: January 9, 2009 16:40   Comments: 24
Violence surges in Gaza

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Violence surges in Gaza

Ghassan Shabaneh of Marymount Manhattan College discusses the violence in Gaza compared to the relative calm in the West Bank.

Posted: December 24, 2008 12:01   Comments: 2

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