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Israeli NGO uses solar power in the fight against annexation

October 28, 2019 IN 2011, ZIYAD NAJAR, a sheep herder living with his family in a cave in the West Bank’s south Hebron hills, could not believe what he heard about solar energy from the head of the Israeli NGO Comet-ME. “We weren’t convinced you could get electricity and lights …

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Wes Streeting: whether it’s on Israel or antisemitism, I get attacked by all sides

The Ilford North MP tells a Yachad conference he is ‘dismayed by the quality of debate’ in the UK Ben Weich September 12, 2019 17:42 Wes Streeting, the MP for Ilford North (Photo: Wikimedia Commons) Wes Streeting has said his calls for targeted sanctions on settlements in response to the …

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Palestine children document plight of Bedouin villages near Israeli settlements

21/08/2019 An exhibition featuring the works of Abu Al-Anwar village’s children and other Bedouin gatherings By Nujoud Qassem RAMALLAH, Aug 21 (KUNA) — Palestinian children, residing in the Bedouin village of Abu Al-Anwar and other towns, documented the plight of their people via producing unfiltered photos and works of art …

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From Jerusalem, A Letter to Jared Kushner

As a peace activist, I see the denial of Palestinian freedom by Israel and the United States following a tragic trajectory by Angela Godfrey-Goldstein President Donald Trump talks with Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Jared Kushner in Jerusalem, May 22, 2017.  (Photo by Kobi Gideon/GPO via Getty Images) What …

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U.S. Pressure Behind Israeli Delay in Evacuating Bedouin Village, Defense Official Says

Washington wants to avoid Khan al-Ahmar evacuation until it presents its peace proposal, so as not to raise tensions with Palestinian leadership, official argues Yaniv Kubovich |  Jun 18, 2019 11:50 AM Israel Border Police confront protesters and activists blocking an IDF bulldozer operating in Khan al-Ahmar, June 9, 2019.Credit: Nasser Nasser …

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Israel Postpones Eviction of West Bank Bedouin Village of Khan al-Ahmar Until December

State tells High Court of Justice nothing would move at least till mid-December, when new government is formed Revital Hovel and Nir Hasson |  Jun 17, 2019 9:19 PM Israeli forces detain a Palestinian man as they protest against Israel’s plan to demolish the Palestinian Bedouin village of Khan al-Ahmar, in …

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Hebron farmers struggle for existence in face of climate change

The Eastern Slope of the Israeli-occupied West Bank was once fertile grazing land for Bedouin communities. Now it is parched desert Mustafa, a shepherd, told MEE that he takes his livestock out to graze just out of aesthetic and tradition (MEE/Megan Giovanetti) By Megan Giovannetti in Hebron, Occupied West BankPublished …

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EU condemns Israel over planned sale of seized West Bank aid

i24NEWS – AFP FILE- Bedouin children stand on the rubble of classrooms destroyed by the Israeli army in the village of Abu Nuwar, West Bank, Feb. 4, 2018. Israel said the EU-funded structure was built illegally without proper permits and was in a precarious condition. The supplies include ‘two school …

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In Occupied Territory, Reality Check at Ground Zero

The fate of a Bedouin village spotlights the cruelty of the Israeli occupation Published onFriday, May 03, 2019byCommon Dreams byAngela Godfrey-Goldstein “We just came by for a cozy chat…” (Photo: Angela Godfrey-Goldstein) Here at the grassroots, where real life is lived, things look very different. The Bedouin of the village …

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