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Israeli government clashes with liberal Jewish streams

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's narrow coalition government, propped up by two ultra-religious parties, is butting heads with liberal streams of Judaism that dominate Jewish life in the United States — widening a rift that risks further alienating American Jews at a time of growing U.S.-Israel …

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The International Criminal Court will never investigate Palestine’s problems

I want to start with a prediction, one I’ve made before and still subscribe to: the International Criminal Court will never open a formal investigation into the situation in Palestine.<p>People of all political persuasions seem to think that the International Criminal Court (ICC) is somehow eager to …

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Construction in Gilo draws political condemnation

The building of 708 Jewish homes commenced this week in a forested area of the southern Jerusalem neighborhood.<p>><br>• ><p>Jerusalem neighborhood of Gilo. …

This Might Finally Be Palestine’s Year at the United Nations | VICE News

Late last year, ambassadors from the 15 members of the United Nations Security Council shuffled into the Council's chamber to vote on the future of Palestine. After months of negotiations, the Arab states threw caution to the wind when Jordan introduced a text that called for Israel to withdraw …

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Abbas Says He Will Not Take Funds from Israel

Mahmoud Abbas, the Chairman of the Palestinian Authority (PA), said Sunday that he refuses to accept the funds from frozen tax revenues handed over …

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No peace with impunity for Colombia

<b>Leonardo Goi</b> looks at the country’s complicated process of justice.

Colombia

Colombia military 'will never be obstacle for peace'

Commanders of Colombia’s Armed Forces on Tuesday reiterated the military’s support for ongoing peace talks between the government and the country’s …

Can Colombia build on its democratic opening?

By <b>Oliver Kaplan</b>, Special to CNN<p><i>Editor’s note: Oliver Kaplan is an assistant professor at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver. The views expressed are his own.</i><p>A year ago today, peace negotiators in Colombia began working with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of …

American Troops Allegedly Raped 54 Girls in Colombia. Why Haven't We Heard About It?

<i>Photo of American military boots via Creative Commons.</i>There’s increasing recognition these days of the widespread problems of sexual assault in the …

Latin America

Pope Francis to visit Colombia: Vatican

The pope, the highest representative of the Roman Catholic Church, is planning to visit Colombia, the ambassador of the Vatican in the South American …

Pope encourages peace talks in Colombia, plans visit there : News Headlines

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Army to probe sexual assault charges in Colombia

WASHINGTON — Army criminal investigators plan to probe allegations with officials in Colombia that American soldiers and contractors sexually assaulted civilians there, an Army spokesman said on Friday.<p>The planned joint investigation will look into "all credible allegations of sexual assault" by …

Latin America

US Military’s Sexual Assault of Colombian Children

On March 26, 2015, FAIR reporter Adam Johnson published an article concerning the sexual abuse of Colombian children by the U.S. military. According …

Armed Forces

ISIS Beheading Palestinians in Damascus

The savage Islamic State (ISIS) organization has seized nearly all of the Palestinian district of Yarmouk in Damascus, activists said Saturday, and …

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Separation policy in Hebron: Military renews segregation on main street; wide part – for Jews, narrow, rough side passage – for Palestinians

Video footage, February 2015: Border Police implement Separation Policy in Hebron. Footage: Manal al-Ja’bri, B'Tselem<p>In January 2015, B'Tselem …

Hamas and Fatah continue their low-level intrafada

A few days ago Hamas police broke into a gathering of Fatah activists in the Jabalya camp in the northern Gaza Strip meant to memorialize the six …

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Boycott Israel | Israel

As Israel's illegal occupation of Palestinian lands grinds on, economics and commerce are becoming new battle lines, an embargo being the latest weapon of resistance for Gaza and the West Bank.<p>A small demonstration in the Palestinian city of Ramallah in March 2015 might not have seemed like much - …

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'Al-Sharq Al-Awsat' Article: PA's Accession To ICC Will Harm It, As Well As Hamas, Turkey And Qatar.

<b>'Al-Sharq Al-Awsat' Article: PA's Accession To ICC Will Harm It, As Well As Hamas, Turkey And Qatar</b>. (Memri).<p><b>Charges Against Hamas Could Jeopardize</b> …

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US says Israeli settlements illegitimate

State Department says settlements will have detrimental effects, inflame already heightened tensions with Palestinians and further isolate Israel …

International media silent on Israeli crimes

<b>International media continue to keep mum on the persistent rights violations committed by the Israeli regime in Palestine and other occupied</b> …

5 ways Obama can 'reassess' US-Israel relations

The White House is understandably livid with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who, in a desperate bid to retain power, won Israel's …

Half of Israelis are ‘stuck’ with a prime minister they didn’t want. All Palestinians are stuck with a president who lost his democratic mandate years ago. By Talal Jabari I have spoken to quite a…

<b>Half of Israelis are ‘stuck’ with a prime minister they didn’t want. All Palestinians are stuck with a president who lost his democratic mandate</b> …

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Israel seeks to raze Palestine village

<b>Israel is seeking to demolish the ancient Palestinian village of Susya in the southern part of the occupied West Bank under the pretext of doing</b> …

Israeli settlements may have already killed two-state bid - U.N. | Reuters

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Israeli settlements on occupied land wanted by the Palestinians may have already killed a possible two-state solution, said the United Nations Middle East envoy on Thursday as he suggested the U.N. Security Council should take action on the peace process.<p>Israel's national …

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PLO member accuses Israel of war crimes over Har Homa

Located on the city’s southern end, the neighborhood of some 20,000 residents, creates a wedge between Israeli Arab neighborhoods of Jerusalem from …

Release of PA taxes said held up over electric bill dispute

Four days after Israel announced it would stop withholding hundreds of millions of dollars in unpaid tax funds to the Palestinian Authority, the …

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