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Testifying were former immigrants who had unsuccessfully tried their luck in Mandate Palestine and then left. One of them, an industrialist ... Of course, during World War II there was no possibility of returning to Europe, but even traveling to other destinations was a risky business. Margalit claims there were ...

The Palestinian Centre for human rights (PCHR) said in its weekly Report on Israeli Human rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (08- 14 February 2018) that Israeli forces continued to ... Two commercial barracks were demolished in al-'Issawiyah village, northeast of occupied Jerusalem.
In fact, Palestinian Minister of National economy Abeer Odeh and Israeli Minister of finance Moshe Kahlon jointly inaugurated a new cargo scanner Jan. 30 on the Allenby Bridge to promote the movement of goods among Jordanians, Israelis and Palestinians, and to increase trade volume by allowing 20 ...
Palestinian protest icon Ahed Tamimi is to go on trial before an Israeli military court for slapping and punching two Israeli soldiers in December in a case that has drawn wide criticism of Israel for prosecuting the teenager. It has also underscored what Palestinians say constitutes legitimate resistance to ...
Narendra Modi pledged $40 million for economic development in the Palestinian Territories, marking the first-ever visit by an Indian Prime Minister to the ... Even as Modi dramatically tightens India's ties with Israel, New Delhi has continued its long-standing support of the Palestinians in international forums.

Speaking to freesheet daily Israel Hayom, Trump noted that while US-Israel relations were "great", peace with the Palestinians would make them "a lot better". ... Palestinian leaders say there can be no talks with the US administration until the decision on the city that they also see as their capital is reversed.
The Palestinian envoy's words were of particular import given that India, in a major foreign policy shift, under the present government, has chosen to "de-hyphenate" its relationship with Israel and Palestine. Therefore, Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not visit Palestine along with Israel as has been the ...
A Palestine man was arrested on Wednesday and charged with making a false report, when he threatened to deliver a bomb to a local business. Palestine police officers responded to MetroPCS on Crockett Rd., where employees reported that John Arthur Stephens, Jr. said a bomb would be delivered to ...
Palestinian U.N. envoy Riyad Mansour laid out the possibilities after Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas last month said he would only accept a broad, ... The Palestinians are furious at U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital in December and cut to U.S. funding for the ...
The hulk of a commercial vehicle that used to belong to Leiman Schlussel, a distributor of sweets in Israel, now painted brown and serving as a falafel stand, is perched in the square. When we visited the site on Monday, the auto's doors were sealed with locks. Laith apparently tried to take shelter behind ...
Palestinian U.N. envoy Riyad Mansour laid out the possibilities after Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas last month said he would only accept a broad, ... The Palestinians are furious at U.S. President Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital in December and cut to U.S. funding for the U.N. agency that ...
Comment: Abbas' fate should be decided by a Palestinian vote, not by a decision from Washington that replaces one authoritarian with another, writes Muhammad Shehada.
Israel's supreme court today rejected an appeal by three members of a Jewish gang convicted of kidnapping, beating and burning alive a Palestinian ... Israeli settler Yosef Haim Ben-David was convicted of leading the assault on Mohammed Abu Khdeir, 16, that shocked Israelis and Palestinians alike.
The Trump Administration is withholding half of its planned aid to the United Nations agency that helps Palestinian refugees. The former U.S. ... Until there's a peace deal [between Israel and the Palestinians], UNRWA is part of the social fabric that exists. Don't you ... I wish we were out of business. I wish we ...
India is steadfast in its commitment to the Palestinian cause, including the inalienable rights of its people to establish an independent Palestine state in conformity with the relevant UN resolutions, the ... (This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.).
The crossing was practically shut down on that day because Palestinian traders and businesses in Gaza refused to receive incoming goods. ... who owns a shoe store in the center of Shati refugee camp market, which is one of the best shopping spots in Gaza City for sellers, closed his business in January.

KARMEI TZUR, West Bank (Reuters) - A Palestinian assailant was shot dead on Wednesday after stabbing a security guard at the entrance to a Jewish settlement in the ... Palestinians say East Jerusalem, captured along with the West Bank by Israel in a 1967 war, must be the capital of a state they seek.
"The Palestinian Presidency welcomes the historic and important visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the city of Ramallah on Saturday, the first of an Indian Prime Minister to Palestine," Palestinian news agency WAFA reported, citing Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. "The Presidency announced ...
US recognition of Jerusalem has outraged many around the world, especially Palestinians, who see the east of the city as the capital of their future state. ... "All I can do to resist Trump is to make my business a success," she says, "and spread my products labeled 'Made in Palestine' around the world.".
Making money from Israel's settlements: UN report deals a blow to the occupation business ... on its work to produce a database of businesses involved in Israel's illegal settlements in the occupied Palestinian Territories, as mandated by a UN Human Rights Council resolution adopted in March 2016.
KARMEI TZUR, West Bank (Reuters) - A Palestinian assailant was shot dead on Wednesday after stabbing a security guard at the entrance to a Jewish ... "During the activity, a violent riot was instigated as approximately 500 Palestinians hurled rocks, fire bombs and explosive devices and fired live rounds ...
YAMOUN, West Bank (Reuters) - Israeli forces killed a Palestinian gunman in the occupied West Bank on Tuesday, saying he was the head of a militant cell responsible for an ambush in which a Jewish settler was shot dead. Israel had been hunting the final member of the cell that it said killed Rabbi Raziel ...
New Delhi: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet the Palestinian leader during a brief tour of the Middle East, the foreign ministry said Monday, just ... He will depart for the UAE on Saturday, where he will address a summit in Dubai and meet business leaders before travelling to Oman for further ...
Jerusalem (Reuters) - A Palestinian stabbed and killed an Israeli man on Monday in a Jewish settlement in the occupied West Bank, Israeli officials said. The incident ... 6, breaking with decades of U.S. policy that the city's status must be decided in peace negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians.
"The two-state solution is over," Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat told reporters, responding to Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's ... harmed native Palestinians by working toward Jewish cultural and economic self-sufficiency, and thus the methodical displacement of the Palestinian ...
Most Palestinian startups, including RedCrow, are registered as businesses in the US, in order to facilitate trade as well as attract investors with more ease. ... While Ramallah, the current seat of the Palestinian government and the Palestinians' main financial and business hub, is only mapped in a ...
Kuwait says Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is coming to the UN Security Council later this month to respond to the Trump Administration's declaration of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and ... (This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.).
The day after my visit with Akhal, I returned to her home for an evening with her friends from the elderly Palestinian elite here, among them a successful psychiatrist, a wealthy businessman from Brazil and a few dentists. They, too, spoke only about Palestine, past and present. Their hearts are still there; ...
The report says that the businesses identified are helping Israeli settlements to violate the rights of Palestinians in places like the West Bank. "The violations of human rights associated with the settlements are pervasive and devastating, reaching every facet of Palestinian life," the report reads. "Owing to ...
In the meantime, Adi had opened multiple businesses in Youngstown, employing hundreds of people and helping revitalize the city. Nevertheless, he was ordered to be deported in 2009 -- then spared from that fate throughout the Obama years. But in September, ICE detained him at a routine check-in, ...
Angry Palestinians disrupt US-coordinated business seminar in protest of Trump's policies Ramallah, West Bank - JANUARY 30: Palestinian refugees protest against U.S. move to cut funding for the Palestinian Authority (PA) and UN refugee agency UNRWA in front of the Cabinet Building in Ramallah, ...
Palestinians registered as residents in Jerusalem are stateless. They are neither citizens of Palestine, Israel or Jordan, but are allowed to carry Jordanian travel documents. In the past, Palestinians in Jerusalem needing to renew a travel document or file a birth or marriage certificate had to travel across the ...
The fate of the refugees is a core issue in the Arab-Israeli conflict and they have often been at the heart of Palestinian political and militant activity. Palestinians call for their "right to return" to parts of historic Palestine - land which is now in Israel. Israel rejects that claim and has often criticised the set-up of UNRWA for the way it ...
RedCrow Chief Operating Officer Laila Akel anticipates an increase in users and a decrease in cost output within Palestine now 3G is available. ... Dakka said the Palestinian commercial network loses 40 percent of the market to Israeli phone companies, though the loss in potential taxes is even higher.
President Donald Trump listens during a dinner with European business leaders at the World Economic Forum, Thursday, Jan. ... irritation with the Palestinian leadership but no previous administration has threatened to cut off assistance to the Palestinians unless they agreed to negotiate with Israel.
New Orleans' City Council has unanimously rescinded a human rights resolution supported by Palestinian proponents but criticized by others as tied to ... 11 resolution "encourages the creation of a process" to review city investments or contracts involving businesses that violate human and civil rights.
Trump said in a twitter post on Jan. 2 that the United States gives the Palestinians hundreds of millions of dollars a year, "but get no appreciation or respect." The decisions to curb funding are likely to compound the difficulty of reviving Israeli-Palestinian peace talks as well as further undermine Arabs' faith ...
The American Federation of Ramallah (AFRP) has concluded its first annual conference of the Ramallah Business Professionals Network (RBPN) which lasted for two days in Atlanta to discuss cooperation with counterparts in Palestine, and the development of Palestinian work in the United States.
Gaza/Jerusalem (Reuters) - Confrontations between young Palestinians and Israeli soldiers have taken on a life of their own since Palestinian leaders called for protests against Donald Trump's decision to treat Jerusalem as Israel's capital. While Hamas, Fatah and other groups call for a weekly show of ...
Jerusalem (AP) -- A senior Israeli official says he led a secret parliamentary investigation into the family of a Palestinian girl who has become a protest icon and who is being held for slapping Israeli soldiers, questioning whether they were a "real" Palestinian family because of their Western appearance. The stunning ...
... with whatever is available. First responders, for example, went to Walmart the night of the flood to get life jackets. Residents will also vote on a provision in the City Charter that allows any city employee to take a gift valued at $25 or less from a person doing business, or seeking to do work, for the city.
PORTRAYED as the modern-day Joan of Arc, Ahed Tamimi, who is only 16, is a Palestinian prisoner who was arrested after a video went viral ... Ahed's family members did not expect any justice from the Israel's legal system that had long been accepted as a system to oppress and charge the Palestinians.
... Palestinian cellphone provider says it has launched 3G high-speed mobile data service in the West Bank, following a years-long Israeli ban. The ban, which Israel had linked to security concerns, cost the Palestinian economy hundreds of millions of dollars. It denied Palestinians conveniences enjoyed by ...
Gaza/Jerusalem (Reuters) - Confrontations between young Palestinians and Israeli soldiers have taken on a life of their own since Palestinian leaders called for protests against Donald Trump's decision to treat Jerusalem as Israel's capital. While Hamas, Fatah and other groups call for a weekly show of ...
US vice president Mike Pence is in Jerusalem this week, making the usual rounds of a visiting leader. He prayed at the Western Wall and visited Yad Vashemm, Israel's memorial to the holocaust. His visit comes a month after the Trump Administration declared Jerusalem the capital of Israel, and plans to ...
Mike Pence hopes for a 'new era' in Middle East peace talks, but Palestinians are looking for partners elsewhere ... Before arriving in Israel, Pence met with the leaders of Egypt and Jordan and urged them to encourage Palestinian leadership to return to peace negotiations, according to officials who were ...
Norman Finkelstein: The "Big Lie" About Gaza is That the Palestinians Have Been the Aggressors .... They want to distinguish themselves from--distinguish themselves from the Palestinian Authority. So they claim ..... They're killing our business--I mean, we better stop talking about the Hamas rockets.
The Palestinians attract attention in fits and starts, like the Jerusalem issue and the U.S. aid cutoff, but they don't present a threat like they did in 2003, and the world (not just Netanyahu) is prepared to ignore the absence of any progress toward a Palestinian State. India is a case in point. The Palestinians get ...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States will not provide $45 million in food aid for Palestinians that it pledged last month as part of the West Bank/Gaza Emergency Appeal led by the U.N. Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), the U.S. state Department said on Thursday. The State Department had said ...


 

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