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Israel must engage with, not withdraw from, peace

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Israel must engage with, not withdraw from, peace
Without progress in the peace negotiations, the EU’s growing cooperation with Israel will halt and contentious and divisive issues - not least an accelerated disengagement from the settlements - will prevail.By | Jun. 8, 2014
In the aftermath of the appalling attack against the Jewish Museum in Brussels, people throughout Europe have spoken out loud and clear against terrorism in all its forms and against anti-Semitism or other expressions of racism. Such ideas are the very contrary to the European Union's core values of peace, openness, human dignity and diversity. These values are the pillars that guide our internal decisions and our external relations. These are also the values that underpin our partnership with Israel and our position on the peace process. But the EU-Israel relationship is not just based on our shared values, fundamental though they are. There are also solid bonds of history and kinship. Eu…

الأسرى الفلسطينيون في سجون الإحتلال Israeli ministers okay bill to prohibit pardon

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Israeli ministers okay bill to prohibit pardon of terrorists The cabinet had been meant to vote on the bill last week, but Netanyahu stripped it from the agenda due to legal issues in the wording.By | Jun. 8, 2014 Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's cabinet on Sunday approved a bill that prohibits granting pardons to terrorists. The cabinet was meant to vote on the bill last Sunday, but Netanyahu decided to cut it from the agenda consulting with Attorney General Yehuda Weinstein, who found legal issues with the wording of the bill.   Weinstein took issue most with the fact that the bill’s description does not mention a prohibition on releasing terrorists within the framework of negotiations, while the proposed law would apply to all terrorists in custody. Weinstein added that it is also problematic to determine such considerations ahead of time, thus it was decided to pass the bill to the cabinet for review. Habayit Hayehudi party members were furious with the postpon…

Egypt sentences 10 Islamists to death الحكم بالإعدام على عشرة إسلاميين في مصر

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Egypt sentences 10 Islamists to death Appeals court overturns sentences given to four police officers over deaths of 37 detainees.By | Jun. 8, 2014
An Egyptian court sentenced ten Islamist supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi’s Muslim Brotherhood movement to death in absentia on Saturday on charges of inciting violence and blocking a road last July. Judge Hassan Fareed, presiding over a court in the Nile Delta town of Banha, referred the sentence to the Grand Mufti, the highest Islamic authority in Egypt, a legal requirement usually considered a formality. The remaining 38 on trial in the case will be sentenced at the next hearing on July 5. Among them are Brotherhood Supreme Guide Mohammed Badie, former Brotherhood lawmaker Mohammed el-Beltagy, Salafi preacher Safwat Hegazy and Bassem Auda, the supplies minister under Morsi, who was overthrown by the military last July following massive protests against his yearlong rule. The Muslim Brotherhood, Egypt’s …