Monthly Archives: August 2017

After tense negotiations, UN agrees to renew peacekeepers in Lebanon

Jpost Arab Israeli Conflict By REUTERS, JPOST.COM STAFF August 31, 2017 Cambodian soldiers serving with the United Nations Interim Force in Lebanon (UNIFIL), stand for their National Anthem during a send-off ceremony at Pochentong Air Base in Phnom Penh January … Continue reading

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Rabbinical court rules against Jewish marriage rites for Messianic Jews

Jpost – Israel News Politics and Diplomacy By Jeremy Sharon / August 30, 2017 Two messianic Jews, who are Jewish by birth and who believe Jesus is God and the Messiah, and who sought to get married through the Chief … Continue reading

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Abdullah II – Go Back to Mecca!

B”H PEACE IN THE MIDDLE EAST? One reason why there is no peace in the Middle East is the ruling Hashemite Dynasty of Jordan – The UK established trans-Jordan (Eastern Palestine) in violation of Article 5 of the Mandate for … Continue reading

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Stateless Again

Human Rights Watch 1 February 2010 Palestinian-Origin Jordanians Deprived of their Nationality Summary Jordanian citizens of Palestinian origin in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan … have the full rights of citizenship and all its obligations, the same as any other … Continue reading

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The Jericho Conference and Palestinian Self-Determinism

The 1948 Jericho Conference and Palestinian Self-Determinism – Why is the Arab “Palestinian” case any different from all other cases of political expression? For instance, is Kurdish Independence entitled to special treatment (a special referendum) or like all other bodies … Continue reading

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Amnesty slams PA, Hamas for clampdown on freedom of expression

Jpost – Middle East By Adam Rasgon 24 August 2017 Amnesty International on Wednesday slammed the PA and Hamas for what it called a clampdown on freedom of expression in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip, respectively. “The last … Continue reading

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Article 80 and the UN Recognition of a “Palestinian State”

The Algemeiner September 22, 2011 by Howard Grief   In the entire debate now taking place on whether the United Nations Security Council or General Assembly has the right to approve the application of the “Palestinian Authority” to be recognized … Continue reading

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