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A literal Green Line | The Stream – Al Jazeera English

‘All That’s Left‘, a new Israeli anti-occupation collective, painted a literal Green Line in Jerusalem on Wednesday; the anniversary of the start of the 1967 Six Day War. The Green Line, a demarcation line found only on maps, is used to show the division between Israel and the occupied territories. The group’s reasoning for the visualization was to remind Israelis ...

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Palestinian officials say Romney undermining peace process | Maan News Agency

By Jihan Abdalla RAMALLAH (Reuters) — Palestinian officials accused US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Monday of undermining peace prospects by calling Jerusalem “the capital of Israel”, ignoring their own claims to the city and most world opinion. Romney used the term on Sunday to sustained applause from his Israeli audience in the Holy City, during a trip to ...

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Israeli panel’s advice on legalizing settlement outposts could hurt Mideast peace efforts | Detroit Free Press

JERUSALEM — A government-commissioned report released Monday recommended that Israel legalize dozens of unsanctioned West Bank settlement outposts, a move that would defy international opposition to settling land Palestinians want for a future nation. The report, written by a committee with pro-settler sympathies, also reaffirmed Israel’s long-standing position — which is at odds with that of most of the world ...

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Analysis: Israeli government challenges the law to embrace illegal settler outposts | IRIN Middle East

RAMALLAH/TEL AVIV, 14 May 2012 (IRIN) – Israeli settlers east of the separation barrier in the central West Bank occupy the land most critical for any future final status agreement under a two-state solution. But instead of limiting settlement expansion, critics say the Israeli authorities are setting a dangerous precedent by legalizing new outposts and undermining the law. God gave ...

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