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  • Israel approves 184 new settlement homes

    March 19, 2014 | 8:33 am

    Israel's Jerusalem municipality approved building plans on Wednesday for 184 new homes in two Jewish settlements in the West Bank, drawing anger from Palestinians engaged in faltering statehood talks.

    A municipality spokeswoman said the local planning committee had approved...

  • Palestinian non-profit belatedly apologizes for blood libel article

    April 2, 2013 | 8:22 am

    A Palestinian non-profit organization has removed an article from its website that accused Jews of using "the blood of Christians in the Jewish Passover.”

    The Miftah organization, founded by Palestinian lawmaker Hanan Ashrawi and funded by European and Western governments,...

  • Sticks, Stones and Incendiary Words

    By David Margolis

    April 26, 2001 | 8:00 pm

    Hanan Ashrawi, the Palestinian legislator and spokeswoman, a few weeks ago publicized an open letter from Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon informing all Palestinians, "You are my target; you will be made to suffer, and you shall pay for the original crime of being a Palestinian."