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Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Key Maoists settlements busted in Chhattisgarh
Maoist facilities were busted in the Narayanpur district of Chhattisgarh through a joint operation c...
Israel evicts Palestinian protesters from West Bank
Israeli Supreme Court on Friday ruled that the outpost of Palestinians could remain there for six da...
Israel to face new condemnation for settlements
The Palestinians said that all of the UN Security Council members except the United States will cond...
Abbas says new Israeli settlements `red line`
An Israeli-Palestinian showdown over plans for new Jewish settlements around Jerusalem escalated on ...
India facing loss of bio-diversity
India, one of the 17 identified mega-diverse countries of the world, is facing a high rate of loss o...
‘Israel cuts contact with UN rights council’
Israel decided to cut contact with UNHCR after it said last week it would investigate Israeli settl...
IT tool helps satellites pinpoint ancient settlements
A new computer tool that extracts clues about ancient human settlements from satellite imagery has u...
Israel breaking settlement records, says Peace Now
A govt spokesman said Israel was exercising restraint in settlement building and pointed to a 10-mon...
Israel expands settlement bloc near Bethlehem
Construction is a bid to preserve the land for the future expansion, suggesting there were plans to...
Armenian emigration creates `women-only` villages
There are no men to be seen in the rural lanes of Vardzador as mother-of-four Susanna Asatrian makes...
Israel considering annexing West Bank settlements
Israel has refrained from taking such an explosive step for four decades.
Israel appreciates US veto on "illegal" settlements
Israel "deeply appreciated" the US stands to veto a UN resolution that would have condemned the Je...
Palestinians say vote on settlements on Friday
The UNSC will vote on Friday on a resolution to condemn Israeli settlements.
Draft on settlements ready for UN: Palestinians
The draft resolution condemns Israel`s West Bank settlement activity.
Oman archaeologists unearth Iron Age settlement
The settlement was unearthed during excavation in the Sohar Port area of Oman.
US admits failure on Israel settlements freeze
US suspended its demand for Israel to renew a freeze on Jewish settlement building in the West Bank.
Israel dismisses global criticism over new settlements
Israel has dismissed worldwide criticisms over its plan to build 1,300 new homes in east Jerusalem.
Palestinians open to US proposal on settlements
The Palestinians said they have accepted a US proposal calling on Israel to extend a West Bank settl...
US disappointed in Israel over settlements
US has said it was disappointed by Israel`s refusal to extend a slowdown in settlement construction ...
Israel `ready to compromise` on settlements
Israel raised the possibility of a compromise on settlement construction just ahead of the scheduled...
Hillary in Jerusalem to tackle settlements deadlock
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Israeli and Palestinian leaders were "serious" about pea...
Mid-east talks: No progress seen on Israeli settlements
Israeli and Palestinian leaders dug into the central issues blocking a peace deal.
Ban asks Israel to extend freeze on settlements
Welcoming the United States brokered direct peace talks between Israel and Palestine, United Nations...
Israel PM denies offer made to freeze settlements
Israel and the Palestinians are due to relaunch direct talks on Thursday.
Israel to blame if talks fail over settlements issue: Abbas
Direct talks between Palestinians and Israel are due to resume in the US.
Netanyahu offers Palestinians talks on settlements
Israeli PM wants Palestinians to drop preconditions for face-to-face talks.
UN chief says Israeli settlements `undermine trust`
Israeli settlement building in the Occupied Territories is undermining trust in the peace process,...
Palestinian govt plans USD 50mn settlement fund
The Palestinian govt plans to establish a USD 50mn fund to help thousands of Palestinians quit work ...
No halt to east Jerusalem construction: Israelis
PM Benjamin Netanyahu`s hawkish coalition partners vowed to keep building Jewish settlements.
Israel vows to build settlements in Jerusalem
Israel`s hawkish Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday vowed to build settlements across ...
Abbas urges US to respond to Israeli settlements
Palestinian Prez Mahmud Abbas called on the US admin to "respond" to the continuation of Israeli set...
Palestinian Authority bans work in settlements
Palestinians must stop working in Jewish settlements by next year, a Palestinian cabinet minister sa...
Arabs rule out peace talks unless Israel halts settlements
Arab leaders on Sunday ruled out renewed Israeli-Palestinian peace talks unless Israel halts all n...
US-Israel talks fail to solve Jewish settlements row
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and President Barack Obama met twice during a dramatic eve...
UN chief is shown Israeli settlements, barrier
UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Saturday got a closer look at what has emerged as a main obstacle to restart...
Netanyahu volte-face on issue of Jewish settlements
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a volte-face on the issue of Jewish settlements in West Bank,...
Biden meets Palestinians amid row over settlements
US Vice President Joe Biden was meeting with Palestinian leaders on Wednesday as his bid to bolster ...
Palestinian Authority to ban work in settlements
The Palestinian government will move to prevent Palestinian workers from taking jobs in Israeli sett...
Israel`s Barak gets death threats over settlements in W Bank
Enraged by a government decision to put a temporary freeze on settlement activities in the West Ban...
Olmert offered land swap for settlements: Paper
Indian-Americans are up in arms against popular US TV personality Glenn Beck for his alleged derogat...
Many tigers straying into human settlements in Kheri, Dudhwa
Over a dozen tigers have strayed into human settlements near the Dudhwa Tiger Reserve and Kheri fore...
Israel`s stance on West Bank settlements `unprecedented`: US
In a major turnaround, US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has hailed Israeli Prime Minister Benja...
Muslims concerned about Israeli settlements: Mubarak
Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has said the entire Muslim world was concerned about Israel`s settl...
Continued Israeli settlements in West Bank not legitimate: Obama
The United States does not view continued Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank as legitimat...
Defiant Israel approves settlements boost
Israel on Monday gave the go-ahead to build hundreds of new homes in settlements in the occupied Wes...
US still insists on freeze of Israeli settlements: Abbas
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said on Thursday the US administration was still adamant in its ...
Israel rejects criticism of east Jerusalem settlements
Israel on Tuesday rejected calls from the United States, the European Union and Russia to freeze se...
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