Day: 05/11/2018

Palestinians from Syria Face Dire Conditions upon Return to Besieged Gaza Strip

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Source: Palestinians from Syria Face Dire Conditions upon Return to Besieged Gaza Strip

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Fatah said to back Egypt’s bid for Israel-Gaza calm, but not a full ceasefire

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Officials tell Cairo negotiators that any long-term agreement can only come after internal Palestinian reconciliation with Hamas

Source: Fatah said to back Egypt’s bid for Israel-Gaza calm, but not a full ceasefire

Invention of the Mizrahim

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Israel invented the word Mizrahim to strip Arab Jews of their histories as they tried to do with Palestinians.

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The rise of the global far-right could energize the anti-occupation movement | +972 Magazine

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The warm relations between Israel and a new crop of far-right leaders are tragic, but they also expose the nature of Israel’s relationship to the Palestinians.

Source: The rise of the global far-right could energize the anti-occupation movement | +972 Magazine

The Myth of Jewish Pining for Return to Palestine

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For readers interested in a few notes from The Pity of It All by historian Amos Elon. Herzl envisaged a modern Exodus organized on a “scientific” basis. He would go to the kaiser and say, “Let us depart! We are strangers here. We are not allowed to merge with the Germans, nor are we able to.

Source: The Myth of Jewish Pining for Return to Palestine

Egypt pushing for Abbas to accept ‘graded reconciliation’ with Hamas — report

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Sissi wants Palestinian leader to back ceasefire deal as part of agreement that would see PA eventually regain control of Gaza

Source: Egypt pushing for Abbas to accept ‘graded reconciliation’ with Hamas — report

Bolsonaro wants Brazil’s Israel embassy in Jerusalem, says Palestine needs to be a state to have one — RT World News

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Brazil’s President-elect Jair Bolsonaro has reaffirmed his commitment to move his country’s Israel embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, saying no other country has the right to tell Israel where its capital should be.

Source: Bolsonaro wants Brazil’s Israel embassy in Jerusalem, says Palestine needs to be a state to have one — RT World News