Posts Tagged ‘Jerusalem’

Ultra-Orthodox Jews protest Israel draft plans

July 16th, 2012 Comments off

Thousands of ultra-Orthodox Jews are protesting in Jerusalem against attempts to draft members of the cloistered community into the Israeli military.
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Keep building in Jerusalem

May 22nd, 2012 Comments off
Let the Zionists keep building in Jerusalem: the returning Palestinian refugees will be needing plenty of housing upon their return after the liberation of Palestine.  

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Barak says sanctions won't work against Iran

April 28th, 2012 Comments off

JERUSALEM – Israel Defense Minister Ehud Barak has asked the world to gear up and bring Iran's nuclear programme to a "swift and decisive end" before Tehran's atomic bomb sets off an arms race in the
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Test killing

March 17th, 2012 Comments off

Israel’s unprovoked attack on Gaza had several aims, writes Khaled Amayreh from occupied Jerusalem
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Syrian regime media is covering repression now

February 25th, 2012 Comments off
Syrian regime media are now covering Israeli repression in Jerusalem.

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Walid Khalidi on Jerusalem

February 13th, 2012 Comments off


PS Ignore his preference for the two-state (non)solution.

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A Christmas Prediction

December 23rd, 2011 Comments off

It’s December 22. Any minute now, all the TV networks should be airing their once a year “Christmas in troubled Bethlehem” spots. At least it helps boost tourism, but Bethlehem’s problems are there year round, as is the wall that separates it from Jerusalem.

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Jerusalem boxing club aims to topple barriers (AFP)

July 28th, 2011 Comments off

Israeli and Palestinian boxers train together at a boxing club that encourages breaking boundries between the two sides in West Jerusalem. Known simply as the Jerusalem Boxing Club, it was set up in 1981 by Gershon Luxemburg, a champion boxer who emigrated from the Uzbek city of Tashkent in the former Soviet Union in 1972.(AFP/File/Menahem Kahana)AFP – Everyone looked on curiously as the Palestinian squared off with the Israeli, each seeking to land the decisive punch that would floor his opponent.

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Deadly bombing targets Jerusalem

March 23rd, 2011 Comments off

Israeli officials say one person has been killed and more than 20 others are wounded, some seriously, as a bomb explodes at a crowded bus stop in Jerusalem.
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Four Palestinians in court over killing of US tourist (AFP)

January 26th, 2011 Comments off

AFP – Four Palestinians on Wednesday were to be charged with murder in connection with two fatal attacks, one of which killed a US tourist near Jerusalem last month, a police spokesman said.
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