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Month: December 2006

Action Alert: Palestinians Stranded on Iraq Border

Action Alert: Palestinians Stranded on Iraq Border

According to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and other relief agencies, several hundred Palestinians who were forced to leave their homes in Iraq are now stranded in no man’s land on the Syrian and Jordanian borders. Al-Hol and Al-Tanaf camps, located on Iraq’s border with Syria, consist of makeshift tents. The camps have become the home of 655 displaced Palestinian men, women and children who continue to languish there under extremely difficult conditions. Another camp, Al-Walid, was…

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Peace, Propaganda & The Promised Land

Peace, Propaganda & The Promised Land

Peace, Propaganda & the Promised Land provides a striking comparison of U.S. and international media coverage of the crisis in the Middle East, zeroing in on how structural distortions in U.S. coverage have reinforced false perceptions of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. This pivotal documentary exposes how the foreign policy interests of American political elites — oil, and a need to have a secure military base in the region, among others — work in combination with Israeli public relations strategies to exercise…

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Kissimmee hotels

Kissimmee hotels

Beaches within a short 40 minute drive? And outstanding resorts and vacation homes to stay in for less than most other popular destination places? We have it all here in Orlando. Yes, Disney World is our biggest draw, but that is not all we have to offer. If you are looking for a great place to spend your holidays with loved ones, we would suggest an Orlando vacation for you. And there is no better place than to try staying…

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Will Israel honor its peace agreement?

Will Israel honor its peace agreement?

CSMonitor The Palestinian people in Gaza and the West Bank are suffering every day living under a brutal Israeli occupation. This is an inconvenient truth for Israel and its apologists who will never be able to justify depriving the Palestinians of their fundamental human rights. If you are not interested in White Collar Criminal Lawyer Los Angeles , then you have already missed a lot. If you are looking for escorts in luton then learn more . Since Israel began…

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Israel won’t free Palestinian prisoners ahead of Muslim holiday

Israel won’t free Palestinian prisoners ahead of Muslim holiday

Seems that Israel recalcitrance has reared its ugly head again. What do they have to hold Palestinian prisoners anyway? JERUSALEM Dec 29, 2006 (AP)— Israel has rebuffed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas’ request to free Palestinian prisoners ahead of a major Muslim holiday, insisting that Palestinian militants first agree to release a captured Israeli soldier. The decision was at odds with recent overtures by Prime Minister Ehud Olmert to bolster the moderate Abbas in the eyes of the Palestinian people, who…

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