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In Oslo on November 3, the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs held a half-day seminar about business and research cooperation with Israel, inviting Norwegian and Israeli corporations, research institutions in The Research Council of Norway and other representatives of the two countries’ business and research sectors.

November 4, 2008
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By The Alternative Information Center - On 1 November a group of Palestinian, Israeli and international activists, in response to the Palestinian civil society call for boycott, divestment and sanctions against Israel, joined international efforts to boycott Veolia in Europe.

November 3, 2008
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AMMAN, Oct 11 (Reuters) - Hundreds of Jordanian Islamist and leftist activists on Saturday staged a sit-in at the country's wholesale food market to protest against exotic Israeli fruits and vegetables being sold.

The protesters, holding anti-Israeli banners, urged merchants to suspend imports from Israel of a variety of exotic fruits from mangoes, pineapple, avocado, to kiwi along with carrots and tomatoes sold in groceries and supermarkets.

October 15, 2008
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Among the speakers at the seminar entitled “Boycott of Israel - how and why?” are the former leader of the Norwegian Peoples Aid, Finn Erik Thoresen, who was also active in the struggle against Apartheid in South Africa, as well as Olav Terje Bergo, who is the editor of Bergensavisen, a local newspaper , that has in the past called for sanctions against Israel.

October 12, 2008
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September 22, 2008
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Abdullah Omar & TML Staff, The Media Line: [Amman] A hero’s welcome for four Jordanian prisoners released from Israeli custody, where they were serving life sentences for killing Israelis, highlights the wide gap between Jordan and Israel, which signed a peace treaty in 1994.
 

September 21, 2008
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The Canadian Jewish News: The Canada Council of Carpenters last week unanimously endorsed an “historic” resolution that rejected descriptions of Israel as an apartheid state while calling for an end to threats of boycott and divestment.

The union, which represents 60,000 workers nationwide, also explicitly criticized other labour organizations that have attempted “to undermine the legitimacy of Israel’s democracy.”

September 19, 2008