Roadblocks continue to halt life in West Bank
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Ma'an News Agency
July 29, 2010 - 12:00am

The road to the Al-Hadidiya village in the northeastern West Bank district of Tubas is dotted with boulders etched with a warning in Hebrew, Arabic, and English: “Danger - Open Fire Area.” The boulders arrived in February, positioned at the entrance to Palestinian villages, indicating that chunks of the Jordan Valley have become a closed military zone claimed by the Israeli army. They signal a further squeeze on the Bedouin communities in the area.

Why a young Israeli woman spies on Israeli settlements in West Bank
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from The Christian Science Monitor
by Ben Lynfield - July 29, 2010 - 12:00am

If Palestinians ever achieve the viable state to which they aspire, they will have a determined young Israeli activist to thank for its territory not being entirely swallowed by Israeli settlements.

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