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Jerusalem Demolition Plan Could Force More Than 1,000 Arabs From Homes

By Ben Lynfield

Jerusalem Demolition Plan Could Force More Than 1,000 Arabs From Homes
A demolition project in East Jerusalem may leave 1,000 Palestinians with nowhere to live. Leftist groups say discriminatory laws keep Palestinians from building legally.Read More


Palestinians Suffer in Cell Phone Dark Ages — and Point Finger of Blame at Israel

By Ben Lynfield

Palestinians Suffer in Cell Phone Dark Ages — and Point Finger of Blame at Israel
Tech-savvy Palestinians have as many smart phones as anyone. But they’re stuck in a bygone technological era — and many angrily blame the Israeli occupation.Read More


Palestinians Mourn Neighborhood Razed by Israel in Shadow of Western Wall

By Ben Lynfield

Palestinians Mourn Neighborhood Razed by Israel in Shadow of Western Wall
Jews celebrate the 1967 war that unified Jerusalem under Israeli rule. Some Palestinians still mourn the Mughrabi neighborhood that was demolished in the shadow of the Western Wall.Read More


Palestinians Pressured To Leave 'Area C' of Occupied West Bank by Israel

By Ben Lynfield

Palestinians Pressured To Leave 'Area C' of Occupied West Bank by Israel
Israel is pressing Palestinians to leave the so-called Area C of the West Bank. Is it a prelude to formally annexing this section of occupied territory?Read More


Haneen Zoabi, Israeli Lawmaker, Is Reviled by Jews — and Adored by Arabs

By Ben Lynfield

Haneen Zoabi, Israeli Lawmaker, Is Reviled by Jews — and Adored by Arabs
Haneen Zoabi is the Arab lawmaker Israel loves to hate. Despite — or perhaps because of — the attention lavished on her, she is adored by her Palestinian constituents.Read More






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