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Democrats Push for New Heavy Regulations on Internet Postings, Youtube, Blogs & Political Content By The Federal Elections Commission (FEC)Posted: October 27, 2014 in Mid-East
The covers of the wells were damaged, and parts of some of the wells were “destroyed,” Daraghma said.
He said the settlers’ actions were meant to pressure Palestinian residents to leave the area.
The Jordan Valley is within the 61 percent of the occupied West Bank it is under full Israeli military control as “Area C.”
Area C comprises the only contiguous piece of land connecting 227 Palestinian residential communities in areas A and B as well as about 150,000 Palestinian residents.
More than 500,000 Israeli settlers live…
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Friday, 17 October 2014
The Spanish parliament is set to vote on recognizing the Palestinian state, Al Arabiya News channel reported Thursday.
The announcement comes days after British lawmakers voted overwhelmingly in favor of recognizing Palestine as a state.
The motion – which is non-binding – was passed by 274 in favor to 12 votes against, to “recognize the state of Palestine alongside the state of Israel” as part of a “contribution to securing a negotiated two-state solution.”
It came only a week after Sweden’s new center-left government is set to officially recognize Palestine – a move that has been condemned by Israel, which says an independent Palestine can only be achieved through negotiations.