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Large rise in Israeli settlement growth
Israeli NGO says 1,708 new homes started in occupied West Bank in first half of 2013, up by 70 percent from last year.
Last updated: 20 Oct 2013 21:48 GMT
Israel's radical settlers: A fifth column?
Settlers try to stop security forces from dismantling illegal outposts by making the price too high to bear.
Last updated: 10 Jan 2012 11:56 GMT
Will the Israeli left talk about occupation?
Many protesters are reluctant to talk about the occupation and settlements for fear of dividing a unified movement.
Last updated: 09 Aug 2011 12:19 GMT
Israel permits new settlement homes
Interior ministry gives go-ahead for construction of more than a thousand new settler homes in occupied East Jerusalem.
Last updated: 09 Nov 2010 05:09 GMT
Israeli housing plan imperils talks
Palestinians criticise plan to build around 240 new homes in East Jerusalem, a move that could stall direct talks.
Last updated: 15 Oct 2010 18:11 GMT
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The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.
Surviving the post-employment economy
The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.
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South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
Crimea, Nagorno-Karabakh and the Gordian Knot
Diba Nigar Goksel
Antagonising Iran: A strategic miscalculation?
Seyed Mohammad Marandi
Spain's rightward plunge
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
In Pictures: Recounting horror of Rana Plaza
Suffering continues for survivors and victims’ families a year after the building collapsed in Dhaka.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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