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Jan31

Concern as Israel bars monitoring group from Hebron

By: AFP Source: The Daily Star RAMALLAH, Palestine: Palestinian and European officials expressed concern and regret Wednesday over Israel’s decision not to renew the mandate of an international monitoring group in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron. The Temporary International Presence in Hebron (TIPH) was established after a massacre of Palestinians in 1994. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Monday he would not extend its mandate, accusing it of bias. The Palestinians labeled the move a “green light” for Israeli settlers in the city to carry out abuses. “I think nations should stand tall against this,” PLO secretary general Saeb Erekat...

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Jan28

Amid political turmoil Palestinian PM offers resignation

By: Middle East Eye Source:Middle East Eye Palestinian Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah offered to resign on Monday, his spokesman said, amid efforts by President Mahmoud Abbas to form a new government. Hamdallah has “put his government at the disposal of President Mahmoud Abbas,” the prime minister’s spokesman, Youssef al-Mahmoud, said in a statement, adding that he welcomed Abbas’s plans for a new government. It came after the central committee of Abbas’s Fatah movement recommended, late on Sunday, the formation of a new government that would comprise members of the Palestine Liberation Organisation (PLO). Hamas, which has been the de facto ruling party in the...

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Jan14

Israeli minister wants the West Bank annexed

By: Middle East Eye Source: Middle East Eye A newly appointed Israeli minister on Sunday dismissed the possibility of establishing a Palestinian state in the West Bank and called for the occupied territory to be annexed. “Settlements are the new Zionism of the 21st century,” Migration and Integration Minister Yoav Galant said. During an election campaign stop in an illegal Israeli settlement in the West Bank, Galant said: “I am clearly saying no to a Palestinian state. It is not possible to have more than one state west of the Jordan River.” “We will work to apply sovereignty in all of Judea and Samaria and to strengthen the settlements,” he added, using the terms Israel uses...

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