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By Roi Kais On Thursday, June 23rd, 2016
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Abbas to European Parliament: ‘Help us end the occupation’

Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas strongly criticized Israel during his Thursday address to the European Parliament in Belgium but stressed that his hands were outstretched for peace. Abbas said Israel More...

By Reuters On Saturday, November 22nd, 2014

European Parliament may propose Google break-up in draft resolution

– The European Parliament is preparing a non-binding resolution that proposes splitting Google Inc’s search engine operations in Europe from the rest of its business as one possible option to rein in More...

By JNS On Saturday, February 28th, 2015

Italian Parliament Latest European Body to Recognize Palestinian State

The Italian legislature became the latest European body to back a non-binding resolution supporting the unilateral recognition of Palestinian statehood. Italy’s Chamber of Deputies voted 300-45 to pass the measure, More...

By Niall McCarthy On Monday, May 27th, 2019

European Elections: Where Turnout Was Highest & Lowest

The main center-right and center-left parties have lost their 40-year old grip on the European Parliament. As the results of the 2019 European Elections flowed in, it quickly became clear that voters had opted More...

By Uri Avnery On Saturday, January 27th, 2018
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Uri Avnery: The Jumping Parliament

  YEARS AGO, when I was a member of the Knesset, I decided to stage a demonstration in the plenum hall. I put on a T-shirt with the slogan “Peace is greater than Greater Eretz Israel”. In the middle More...

By George Soros On Thursday, June 1st, 2017

FULL SPEECH: George Soros Says European Union In Existential Danger, Needs ‘New Rules’ To Protect Its Values

Brussels, Belgium, Jun 1, 2017 I am greatly honored to be invited to address this illustrious audience. The European Commission, ust published a reflection paper on the future of the European Monetary Union, which More...

By Ben-Dror Yemini On Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Swiss parliament prohibits government funding anti-Semitism, BDS

  Switzerland’s parliament made an unprecedented decision on Wednesday to prevent the state from “financing any organization which supports racism, anti-Semitism, or the Divestment and Sanctions movement More...

By Ynet News On Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

Rivlin to EU Parliament: ‘French initiative suffers from very fundamental faults’

  President Reuven Rivlin delivered a special address before the plenary of the European Parliament on Wednesday. He addressed European attitudes to Israel, dismissed the French peace initiative, and spoke More...

By Niall McCarthy On Thursday, June 9th, 2016

How Do Europeans Feel About The EU And A Potential Brexit?

  In two weeks, people across the United Kingdom will go to the polls to vote on whether to remain part of the European Union. A new analysis conducted by the Pew Research Centre has found that the British More...

By News Brief On Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

Europe’s Jews are ‘living in fear’, warns head of EU parliament

  Many European Jews “live in fear” and are afraid to wear their religious garments on the streets of the continent’s major cities, the president of the EU parliament has warned. Martin More...

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