Palestinian apprehended for stabbing Israeli youth in West Bank
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Xinhua
January 29, 2013 - 12:00am


A 23-year-old Palestinian was apprehended by soldiers after allegedly stabbing a Jewish young man at the Tapuach junction in the West Bank on Tuesday. The 17-year-old victim from Jerusalem's surroundings suffered light to moderate wounds and was evacuated by medical emergency services to the Bellinson Hospital in Petach Tikva, near Tel Aviv, the Walla! news website reported. Police spokesperson Mickey Rosenfeld confirmed to Xinhua that the suspected perpetrator was arrested by the Judea and Samaria police department.


The Full Israeli Experience
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from The New York Times
by Thomas L. Friedman - (Opinion) December 7, 2012 - 12:00am


THESE were the main regional news headlines in The Jerusalem Post on Wednesday: “Home Front Command simulates missile strike during drill.” Egypt’s President “Morsi opts for safety as police battle protestors.” In Syria, “Fight spills over into Lebanon.” “Darkness at noon for fearful Damascus residents.” “Tunisian Islamists, leftists clash after jobs protests.” “NATO warns Syria not to use chemical weapons.”


UN chief accuses Syria of violating Golan accord with Israel
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Associated Press
December 4, 2012 - 12:00am


United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is accusing the Syrian government of serious violations of the 1974 agreement that separated Israeli and Syrian forces in the Golan Heights and is calling on both countries to halt firing across the cease-fire line. Ban urged Syria to stop deploying troops and military equipment in the disputed zone.


Throwing Gaza's fishermen a lifeline
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Haaretz
by Abeer Ayyoub - December 3, 2012 - 12:00am


Sardines, shrimps, guitarfish and crabs were on display throughout the crowded fish market overlooking the Gaza seaport. "Local and fresh," a man hollered, before being interrupted by a customer asking about shrimp.


ATFP Asks US to Ensure No Israeli Building in E1
Press Release - Contact Information: Ghaith al-Omari - December 3, 2012 - 12:00am

 


Likud: The Party of Annexation
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from The Daily Beast
by Elisheva Goldberg - (Opinion) November 27, 2012 - 12:00am


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. 


Palestinians in Syria forced to pick sides
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from The Washington Post
by Babak Dehghanpisheh - November 25, 2012 - 12:00am


BEIRUT — For decades, the Palestinians who fled to Syria after the Arab-Israeli wars were seen as loyal supporters of the ruling Assad family, which provided a safe and stable haven to them and their representatives.


ATFP Calls for Immediate Cease-Fire Between Israel and Gaza
Press Release - Contact Information: Ghaith al-Omari - November 18, 2012 - 12:00am

  ATFP Calls for Immediate Cease-Fire Between Israel and Gaza


ATFP Calls for Immediate Cease-Fire Between Israel and Gaza
Press Release - Contact Information: Ghaith al-Omari - November 18, 2012 - 12:00am

ATFP Calls for Immediate Cease-Fire Between Israel and Gaza


ATFP Calls for Immediate Cease-Fire Between Israel and Gaza
Press Release - Contact Information: Ghaith al-Omari - November 18, 2012 - 12:00am

ATFP Calls for Immediate Cease-Fire Between Israel and Gaza  



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