Likud: The Party of Annexation
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from The Daily Beast
by Elisheva Goldberg - (Opinion) November 27, 2012 - 1:00am

Leaders of the organized American Jewish community often claim that across the political spectrum, Israelis have embraced the two-state solution. But as the gates of the Likud primary polls swung shut late last night, the doors to a one-state solution swung open. 

West Bank mosque damaged by fire; locals blame settlers
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Reuters
November 19, 2012 - 1:00am

RAMALLAH, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Vandals set fire to the entrance of a West Bank mosque on Monday, damaging the door, in an attack that villagers blamed on Jewish settlers.

Hamas military chief Ahmed Jabari killed by Israeli strike
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Haaretz
November 14, 2012 - 1:00am

LIVE BLOG: 5:39 P.M. IDF source: Some of rockets struck in ammunition warehouse were hidden in Gaza residential building (Haaretz) 5:36 P.M. IDF Spokesman: Israeli military ready for ground operation in Gaza, should there be need for an incursion (Barak Ravid)

Israeli forces arrest 24 across the West Bank
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Ma'an News Agency
October 31, 2012 - 12:00am

NABLUS (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained 24 people across the West Bank overnight Tuesday, Israel's army said. Seven people were arrested in Nablus, five in Ramallah, three in Jenin, three in Hebron, two in the south Hebron hills, two in Tuqu, one in Anata and one in Yatta, an Israeli army spokeswoman said. They were detained "on suspicion of illegal activities", the spokeswoman added.

Two Israeli policemen indicted for beating Arab youth
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Xinhua
(Analysis) October 30, 2012 - 12:00am

   Israeli Justice Ministry's Department of Police Investigation recently filed charges against two border police who allegedly assaulted a Palestinian youth and tried to cover up their action.

Settler leaders lobby PM to pass Levy report
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from The Jerusalem Post
by Tovah Lazaroff - (Analysis) October 30, 2012 - 12:00am

As Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu weighs bringing the Levy Report on legalizing West Bank outposts to the cabinet, settler leaders on Monday held a small protest outside the Knesset. The leaders plan to sit there throughout the week, as part of their lobby to get Netanyahu to approve the report, which states that West Bank settlements are legal under international law.

Israel: Arrests for Rebuilding Hamas
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from The New York Times
by Isabel Kershner - (Analysis) October 29, 2012 - 12:00am

Israel’s security service, Shin Bet, has arrested about 30 Palestinians in the West Bank over the past few months on suspicion of working to rebuild the local infrastructure of 

Strikes paralyze West Bank
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Ma'an News Agency
October 24, 2012 - 12:00am

RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- The Palestinian Authority cabinet on Tuesday called on civil servants to go back to work as strikes in ministries, universities, schools and refugee camps paralyzed the West Bank. The cabinet in its weekly meeting said employees who continued to strike would be "held liable."

5 Broken Cameras – review
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from The Guardian
by Phillip French - (Film Review) October 20, 2012 - 12:00am

Back in the late 70s and early 80s, before he embarked on the grander works that made him famous such as his Decalogue series and his Tricolor trilogy, Krzysztof Kieslowski made a succession of films about politics and personal responsibility. One of the most notable is Camera Buff about Filip, a minor functionary in a provincial Polish town who buys an 8mm camera to photograph his baby daughter.

Hidden health crisis facing Palestinian refugees in Lebanon
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from IRIN
October 10, 2012 - 12:00am

JOHANNESBURG (IRIN) -- New research has uncovered the hidden health toll that refugee life in Lebanon has taken on more than 400,000 Palestinians.

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