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S. Africa to Label Israeli Goods as from ‘Occupied’ Territory

August 23, 2012

Similar to the step taken by the EU last week, South Africa on Wednesday approved a plan requiring products imported from Jewish settlements beyond Israel’s “1948 borders delineated by the United Nations” to be labeled as from “Occupied Palestinian Territory” rather than being marked as Israeli. As justification for the move, South Africa invoked its […]

Iran’s Quds Day and the Shrinking Zone of Immunity

August 21, 2012

Thousands of Iranians on Friday took to the streets to demonstrate against Israel, marching with Palestinian flags and carrying mock coffins decorated with pictures of Israeli leaders. The demonstrators shouted “Death to America, death to Israel” and burned the flags of the two countries in honor of Quds (Jerusalem) Day, an event created in 1979 […]

EU Marks Part of Israeli City as Settlement

August 16, 2012

Amid pressure from pro-Palestinian groups, the European Union (EU) Tuesday released a list of Israeli settlements beyond the Green Line from which manufactured products will not be allowed duty-free entrance into Europe. For the first time, parts of the Israeli city Modi’in-Maccabim-Re’ut — often simply called Modi’in — were added to the list. Modi’in sits […]

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