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Window closing on two-state solution and US involvement in peace process

Window closing on two-state solution and US involvement in peace process By Saeb Erekat – On November 29, 2012, a resolution enhancing the status of Palestine to Observer State passed with an overwhelming majority in the United Nations General Assembly. … Continue reading

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Palestine Wins General Assembly Vote

Palestine Wins General Assembly Vote The Palestinians managed to garner an overwhelming support to their UN General Assembly membership bid and were voted in as a nonmember observer state. 138 member states voted in favor of Palestine, while only 9 … Continue reading

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Final Document of the 16th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement in Tehran 2012.

Final Document of the 16th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement in Tehran 2012. On 31 August 2012 the 16th Summit of the 120 nations Non-Aligned Movement concluded in Tehran. While western main stream media found the summit hardly newsworthy and … Continue reading

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The Palestinians are occupying the West Bank

The Palestinians are occupying the West Bank The Israeli reactions protesting against the retired judge Edmon Livy’s advisory opinion about the legality of settlements in the West Bank as an Israeli liberated land does not negate that this opinion has … Continue reading

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Palestine and The American Veto: A Dreadful History in Palestine’s Memory

Palestine and The American Veto: A Dreadful History in Palestine’s Memory This past September, Palestine waged an important battle in the Security Council for its inclusion as a state with full United Nation membership. The American veto — rejecting and … Continue reading

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UN Human Rights Council – Universal Periodic Review for the Syrian Arab Republic 2011

UN Human Rights Council Universal Periodic Review for the Syrian Arab Republic 2011 The following are excerpts of the Universal Periodic Review for the Syrian Arab Republic from October 2011. The situation in Syria has since been seriously aggravated by … Continue reading

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Attack on Syria likely before March?

After the Arab Leagues discontinuation of it´s mission in Syria, the closure of European and Arab Embassies in Damascus, and the non binding resolution of the United Nations General Assembly, all signals are set “Go” for the War on Syria … Continue reading

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