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Couple faces constant harassment for renting home to Arabs in Nevatim.Jonathan Cook - Middle East Online - The Zakai and Tarabin families should be a picture of happy coexistence across the ethnic divide, a model for others to emulate in Israel. But Natalie and Weisman Zakai say the past three years – since the Jewish couple offered to rent their home to Bedouin friends, Ahmed and Khalas Tarabin – have been a living hell. "To see the depth of the racism of our neighbours has made me question why we live in this country ” Says Mrs Zakai, 43. 30/3/2010
British lawmakers to call for reevaluating armsdeals with IsraelSaed Bannoura - Haaretz/IMEMC - A report of the Parliamentary Committee on Strategic Export Controls stated that “British arms exports to Israel were almost certainly used during Operation Cast lead”, contradicting UK policy that such arms must never be used in the occupied Palestinian territories. Several Lawmakers in the Britain will therefore be asking the government to halts its weapons deals with Israel. 30/3/2010
Israel gags news of soldier turned journalist under arrestRon Kampeas - Jewish Telegraphic Agency - Israel has held a journalist under secret house arrest since last December based on allegations that during her military service she leaked classified documents suggesting that the Israeli army violated laws dealing with targeted killings. Anat Kam, 23, was arrested last December and charged under Israel`s espionage and treason laws, JTA has learned. 28/3/2010
Egyptian Protestors Demand Expelling Israeli Ambassadorby Saed Bannoura - IMEMC & Agencies " Dozens of Egyptians held a protest on Thursday in front of the Egyptian Foreign Ministry in Cairo demanding the country to expel the Israeli ambassador from the country, and to sever all ties with Israel."26/3/2010
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Israel voices regret at UK expulsion of diplomat By Rory McCarthy - Guardian - "The crisis in relations with Britain comes at a time when Israel is facing rare international criticism...Relations with the US are at a low...Binyamin Netanyahu, has remained defiant." 24/3/2010
PM, Obama meet twice at White HouseHILARY LEILA KRIEGER - J-lem Post - "Although they met for a total of two hours, the White House did not issue a formal statement on what was discussed in either meeting."24/3/2010
New Mossad rep to head to UKRoni Sofer - Ynet - "The only official response articulated by the government is the one issued by Minister Lieberman, who said that no proof pointing to Israeli involvement in Mahmoud al-Mabhouh`s assassination had been presented." 24/3/2010
Ashkenazi: Hamas wants Gaza, not violenceMa`an - "the IDF retaliates against Hamas targets... because we regard them as the sovereign group [in the Strip]." 23/3/2010
Britain to expel Israeli diplomatJeremy Bowen BBC M-E editor & Tim Franks, BBC News Jerusalem - "For a diplomat to be expelled, Israel must have had "some hand" in the matter, or been unwilling to co-operate" [says Sir Menzies Campbell].23/3/2010
Is the U.S. Consulate Cooperating in Silencing Palestinian Activists? Includes call for actionCarol Sanders - MuzzleWatch - The U.S. consulate in the Netherlands doesn`t provide a visa to Mohammed Omer, who in 2008 got the Gellhorn Award for Journalism for his work in the Gaza Strip - effectively cancelling his U.S. speaking tour.23/3/2010
Settlements strain Israel`s relationships with U.S. and Hillary ClintonDana Milbank - Washington Post - AIPAC Executive Director Howard Kohr, departing from his prepared text, took a swipe at Clinton for calling Israel`s insult of Biden "insulting." 23/3/2010
`Current Knesset is the most racist in Israeli history` Jack Khoury and Dana Weiler-Polak - Haaretz - "The Israeli government passed at least 21 bills aimed at discriminating against the country`s Arab citizens making the current Knesset as being the most racist Israeli parliament since the country`s founding, according to a report released Sunday by civil rights groups"22/3/2010
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The Petraeus briefing: Biden’s embarrassment is not the whole storyMark Perry - Foreigh Policy - As early as January, General David Petraeus of the U.S. Central Command informed Chiefs of Staff Chairman Adm. Michael Mullen of the growing perception among Arab leaders that the U.S. was incapable of standing up to Israel, that CENTCOM`s mostly Arab constituency was losing faith in American promises and that Israeli intransigence on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict was jeopardizing U.S. standing in the region. The publication of this in the midst of the confrontation between Obama and Netanyahu seems far from accidental. 20/3/2010
Turks take to streets to protest Israel`s new housing plans By ASSOCIATED PRESS - Jerusalem Post "After Friday prayers a large group in Istanbul began chanting anti-Israeli slogans in support of Palestinians. Some proteters were carrying a big balloon in the shape of the Al-Aqsa mosque. Dozens of others gathered outside the Israeli Embassy in Ankara. The protests have been fueled by the plans for more Jewish housing in east Jerusalem and unsubstantiated rumors that Jewish extremists are planning to seize the Al-Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem, Islam`s third-holiest shrine." 19/3/2010
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`Softened` Nakba law passes 1st readingAmnon Meranda - Ynet - "Among the activities forbidden by the "Nakba law" are marking Independence Day and the founding of Israel with mourning ceremonies."17/3/2010
Court intervenes after Jewish town refuses Bedouin familyJack Khoury - Haaretz - "The two families, friends for years, believe the moshav members have no reason to oppose the rental agreement other than racism and xenophobia."17/3/2010
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Corrie witness: Army tried to alter my statementMa`an - "The driver of the bulldozer and his commander had a very limited field of vision, such that they had no possibility of seeing Ms. Corrie" says the statement of the Israeli State Prosecutor’s Office. The state also argued that Corrie`s death was caused by "a military action in the course of war," for which the state therefore bears no responsibility. 16/3/2010
Israel`s unfair `law of return`by Abe Hayeem - The Guardian "While British Jews are offered property in the West Bank, Palestinian refugees are still denied the right to return"12/3/2010
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Activists calling on the Pixies to cancel their concertJesse Bacon - theonlydemocracy.org - The Pixies are scheduled to play June 9th in Israel. And the folks behind the Boycott from Within are asking them not to perform. As someone who grew up in the wilds of Wisconsin, I know how music can reduce people’s isolation. I also know that the Palestinian revolution is still looking for its freedom twenty years later. And that’s why I admire the courage of the Israelis, Pixies fans even! who are willing to say “Don’t come.”7/3/2010
Haaretz via Herbert Pundik, trying to portray Mossad as a force for the GoodA respected Jewish-Danish journalist came out as an ex-Mossad spy. As Richard Silverstein notes, this is Haaretz joining the Dubai-damage-control effort on behalf of Mossad. But just like the assassination itself, this too might backfire big time: "The damage that Pundik does is in putting the integrity of all journalists into question. If someone of such apparent impeccable political and journalistic credentials as this man can join the spooks couldn’t anyone do so? And then, who does anyone trust when it comes to reporting on the Israeli-Arab conflict?"6/3/2010
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`Soon 2-states won’t be possible`TOVAH LAZAROFF - J-lem Post - "“It was disappointing and depressing,” he told journalists. “So little has changed.”" 5/3/2010
Dubai: Israeli premier faces arrestAl Jazeera - "Dhahi Khalfan Tamim told Al Jazeera he would ask the Dubai prosecutor to issue arrest warrants for Binyamin Netanyahu and Meir Dagan this week." 3/3/2010
Israel`s apartheid doesn`t stop at the West BankSalman Masalha - Haaretz - "Anyone watching talk shows on television will immediately notice a balance in terms of the guests in the studio: There is a religious person and a secular person, a settler and someone from Peace Now. Only the Arab citizen is absent from every discourse." 3/3/2010
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11 justices to debate ban on Palestinian spouses in Israel Tomer Zarchin - Haaretz - Doing away with the law will increase the Arab population by 200,000 (...) and threaten the country`s existence as the Jewish homeland - says "The New Zionist movement". 2/3/2010
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EU court strikes blow against Israeli settlersAndrew Rettman - EU Observer - The ruling on Soda-Club products sets an EU-wide precedent for Israeli imports to the union, worth €8.8 billion last year. But recommendations in an internal EU report of November 2009 as to products manufactured in East Jerusalem were so far not taken up by EU foreign ministers.2/3/2010
Israel Intends to Build Civilian Nuclear PlantsSTEVEN ERLANGER - IHT - "Israel has never admitted that it has nuclear weapons, and it has refused to sign the Non-Proliferation Treaty." 10/3/2010
West Bank universities announce 3-day strike Maan News Agency "Markam Daraghma, head of the student senate union, told Ma`an that the two-day strike was declared because of ongoing disputes over the Ministry of Higher Education`s decision to change scholarship money into loans. Daraghma said the ministry had broken an agreement made with the senate in February, and that further protests would be announced in the coming days."12/3/2010
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On Kramer’s Statementsby John Bowman et. al. The Harvard Crimson "At the Herzliya Conference in Israel last month, Mr. Kramer, who in his own words provides advice on “U.S. policy options in the Middle East,” advocated measures to diminish Palestinian birth rates as a means of population control. Mr. Kramer stated that Israel’s siege on Gaza, which prohibits the entry of crucial humanitarian supplies, helps “break Gaza’s runaway population growth and there is some evidence that they have.”12/3/2010
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`I saw Israeli bulldozer kill Rachel Corrie`By Donald Macintyre - The Independent "The final moments of Rachel Corrie, the American peace activist crushed to death beneath a pile of earth and rubble in the path of an advancing Israeli army bulldozer, were described to an Israeli court by an eyewitness yesterday." 12/3/2010
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