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Israel

November 10 in History

Adopted on this day in 1975 by a vote of 72 to 35 (with 32 abstentions), the United Nations General Assembly Resolution 3379, "determine that Zionism is a form of racism and racial discrimination". The vote took place approximately one year…
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Words without action

By Ramzy Baroud The international uproar in response to Israel’s approval of a massive expansion of its illegal settlement enterprise in the occupied Palestinian West Bank may give the impression that such a reaction could, in theory,…
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November 2 in History

Originally sent as a letter on this day in 1917 to Baron Rothschild, a leader of the British Jewish community, from British Foreign Secretary Arthur James Balfour, the Balfour Declaration was a public statement issued by the British…
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October 17 in History

The 1973 oil crisis began on this day when members of the Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) led by Saudi Arabia proclaimed an oil embargo targeting nations perceived as supporting Israel during the Yom Kippur War.…
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