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Army Renews Order Preventing Constructions Near Jenin
The Israeli military issued, on Sunday, a military ruling renewing an order preventing the Palestinians from building in their own lands, in thousands of Dunams of Palestinian lands, south of the northern West Bank city of Jenin. ...
Soldiers Kidnap A Palestinian Woman In Jerusalem
Palestinian Killed By Army Fire In Northern Gaza
Palestinian medical sources have reported that a man was shot and killed by Israeli army fire, east of Jabalia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip on Sunday. In addition, a Palestinian teen was shot and wounded by army fire in Rafah, southern Gaza. ...
Several Injured in Israeli Attacks Across West Bank
At least 5 kidnapped during predawn and raids Several have been injured amidst a wave of escalating violence against Palestinians by Israeli soldiers and settlers across the West Bank region. At least five Palestinians were abducted by Israeli forces during predawn and night raids in the southern West Bank, according to local sources. ...
Teen Seriously Injured, 2 Taken at Gaza Border
A Palestinian teenager was reported to have been seriously injured, while two others were abducted by Israeli forces near the Kerem Shalom crossing, in the Gaza Strip. ...
Israeli Military Beat and Detain Young Men in Hebron
Yesterday evening Israeli forces beat and detained young Palestinians on Tel Rumeida hill in al-Khalil (Hebron). ...
Knesset Approves $5.2m for East Jerusalem "Settlement Security"
The Israeli Knesset Finance Committee recently approved an additional 20 million NIS (roughly $5.2 million) for funding security in settlements built in occupied East Jerusalem. ...
Israeli Cabinet Votes in Favor of "National Jewish State"
The Israeli cabinet voted, on Sunday, in favor of a "Jewish State" bill, which PM Benjamin Netanyahu says will balance democracy with Judaism. ...
Nowarah Shooting: Israeli Policeman Charged with Manslaughter
A Jerusalem court has charged an Israeli border policeman with manslaughter for the shooting death of a Palestinian teen, during a demonstration in the occupied West Bank, this past May. ...
  Ha'aretz Diplomacy & Defense
 
Palestinian killed by Israeli army gunfire in West Bank
In separate incident, Palestinian man seriously wounded by IDF in clashes near Hebron.
Abbas accuses Hamas of bombing Fatah officials' homes in Gaza
PA president adds that rivals are trying 'to destroy' Palestinian unity, and says Israel is triggering a religious war; meanwhile, jailed PLO leader Marwan Barghouti calls to 'strengthen the resistance.'
  Palestinian Center for Human Rights
 
Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (13- 19 November 2014)
Palestinian Center for Human Rights
  International Solidarity Movement
 
ISM activist shot in the head with rubber-coated steel bullet
11/2/2014 - International Solidarity Movement - Ramallah, Occupied Palestine - Today during a protest at Qalandia checkpoint,an Italian ISM volunteer was shot in the head with a rubber-coated steel bullet. The injury is just two centimetres above her left eye. Giulia, the ISMer, stated, "I was just standing...
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  Uruknet
 
[Uruknet 109668 10-oct-2014 05:39 ECT] Afghan officials say US air strike kills 11 civilians
10 Oct 2014 - September 10, 2014 - A US air strike in eastern Afghanistan killed 11 civilians, local officials said Wednesday, sparking condemnation from President Hamid Karzai who has often criticised the conduct of NATO forces now leaving the country. Civilian casualties caused...
[Uruknet 109667 10-oct-2014 05:20 ECT] Palestinians in Gaza are still waiting for the siege to end
10 Oct 2014 - September 10, 2014 - A new United Nations assessment published this week lays out the massive scope of the needs facing the nearly 1.8 million Palestinians in Gaza following the "unprecedented" destruction wreaked by 51 days of Israeli bombing in...
[Uruknet 109666 10-oct-2014 03:54 ECT] The US, ISIS and Al Qaeda
9 Oct 2014 - September 10, 2014 - ...The immediate problem with those warnings is that, according to U.S. intelligence experts, despite the shocking beheading of two captured American journalists, ISIS represents no immediate terrorist threat to the American heartland, nor is there any...
[Uruknet 109665 10-oct-2014 03:49 ECT] More of the Same An Unlearned Lesson from 9/11
9 Oct 2014 - September 10, 2014 - ...It has been shown almost ad infinitum that following the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, to cite only the most important ones, that the climate of worldwide violence has increased substantially, and shows no signs of...
[Uruknet 109664 10-oct-2014 03:44 ECT] Gaza beach massacre commemorated by child survivors
9 Oct 2014 - September 10, 2014 - On Sunday evening, as the sun slipped behind the Mediterranean Sea, members of the Bakr family, a sprawling clan of fishermen in Gaza City s Beach refugee camp, gathered with hundreds of supporters on the beach...
[Uruknet 109663 10-oct-2014 03:41 ECT] Iraq snapshot - September 10, 2014
9 Oct 2014 - September 10, 2014 - Chaos and violence continue, reality continues to look bad, but Barack just knows he can spin it, and much more. Wednesday night, US President Barack Obama gives an address on Iraq.He will most likely note the...
[Uruknet 109662 10-oct-2014 03:20 ECT] Iraqi Tajdeed movement says Abadi government does not suggest change is coming
9 Oct 2014 - September 10, 2014 - Iraq s Tajdeed Movement, headed by Iraq s former Vice President Tariq Al-Hashimi, has criticised the new government s composition saying it doesn t suggest that change is coming. The Anadolu news Agency reported a statement...
[Uruknet 109661 10-oct-2014 01:28 ECT] Syria News - September 9, 2014
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 - By the end of Tuesday, LCC were able to document 121 martyrs including 9 women, 22 children and 4 martyrs under torture: 50 martyrs were reported in Idlib; 44 in Damascus and its suburbs; 12 in...
[Uruknet 109660 10-oct-2014 00:55 ECT] Steven Salaita and Zionist McCarthyism
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 - I have been following the controversy swirling around the dehiring of Steven Salaita by unilateral fiat of the Chancellor of the Urbana Champaign campus of the University of Illinois, Phyllis Wise. As is now widely known,...
[Uruknet 109659 10-oct-2014 00:49 ECT] American-Iranian Backed Government Forces Committing Ethnic Cleansing Massacres in Arab Sunni Majority Cities in Iraq
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014- ...Since the American occupation awarded Iranian revolutionaries and Kurdish Peshmerga for collaborating with them in the invasion and occupation in Iraq, the militias of those two beneficiaries have been working hand in hand with occupation forces in...
[Uruknet 109658 10-oct-2014 00:32 ECT] ISISophobia or "The Mooslims Are Coming"
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 - ISIS has become the scare du jour of world politics. While ISIS is a profoundly disturbing phenomenon for which the world should develop some sort of response, the problem is that the Islamist movement has become...
[Uruknet 109657 10-oct-2014 00:26 ECT] Syria News - September 8, 2014
9 Oct 2014 - September 8, 2014 - By the end of Monday, LCC were able to document 50 martyrs including 7 women, 11 children and 5 martyrs under torture: 16 martyrs were reported in Hama; 7 in Damascus and its suburbs; 6 in...
[Uruknet 109656 09-oct-2014 23:57 ECT] For Gaza s children, safety is just a word
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 -As the smoke clears over Gaza and its residents begin to assess the damage of Israel s 50-day war, no group has been more traumatized than this enclave s children. They represent roughly half of Gaza s...
[Uruknet 109655 09-oct-2014 23:53 ECT] Hamas Rocket Launches Don t Explain Israel s Gaza Destruction
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 - Israel and its supporters abroad have parried accusations of indiscriminate destruction and mass killing of civilians in Gaza by arguing that they were consequences of strikes aimed at protecting Israeli civilians from rockets that were being...
[Uruknet 109654 09-oct-2014 23:41 ECT] BREAKING WINDOWS: Corruption, Iraq, and American Empire
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 - ....To break windows is to commit an act of psychic as well as physical violence. This study argues that the American assault on Iraq aimed deliberately to break windows. The United States projected its own demons...
[Uruknet 109653 09-oct-2014 23:33 ECT] Breaking silence, Salaita calls on Univ. of Illinois to rescind his firing over Gaza tweets
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 - Steven Salaita broke his silence today for the first time since administrators at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) fired him from a tenured position in the American Indian Studies program more than a month...
[Uruknet 109652 09-oct-2014 06:28 ECT] Drone firms bought influence at NATO summit
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 - Arms companies which provide key components for the drones used by the US to carry out secret strikes in violation of international law bought access to last week s NATO summit, research by legal charity Reprieve...
[Uruknet 109651 09-oct-2014 06:25 ECT] Giving up on the system: Leading Israeli human rights groups reject army request to file investigations on crimes in Gaza
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 - Israel s leading human rights groups will no longer provide information on solider misconduct to army investigators. After years of delayed military investigations for two Israeli wars in Gaza, the last without any army abuse convictions,...
[Uruknet 109650 09-oct-2014 06:22 ECT] Lieberman s renewed demilitarisation demands
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 - The aftermath of Israel s colonial massacre has resulted in a stronger Palestinian resistance. Only a few weeks after Iran s declaration to accelerate the process of armed resistance among Palestinians in Gaza and the West...
[Uruknet 109649 09-oct-2014 06:20 ECT] Iraq s Shi ite militia, Kurds use U.S. air strikes to further own agendas
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 - ...Helped by the United States and Iran, Kurdish forces and Shi ite militia are finally beating back Islamic State militants who overran most Sunni Arab areas in northern and central Iraq nearly three months ago.But the...
[Uruknet 109648 09-oct-2014 06:17 ECT] EU Popular Opposition to Israel Stronger Than Ever
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 - The dispossession of the Palestinian people has been and remains an internationalized endeavor. With the European Union as its largest trading partner and the United States as its largest backer militarily and politically, Israel has no...
[Uruknet 109647 09-oct-2014 06:11 ECT] Tony Blair: The War Criminal Middle East "Peace" Envoy
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 - ... Though other Labour Party leaders have since endeavoured to jettison the pernicious legacy of the illegal Iraq war, Blair has steadfastly continued to maintain that he made the right decision . . ."If we hadn t removed Saddam...
[Uruknet 109646 09-oct-2014 06:08 ECT] Since the Truce into Force, 25 Shooting Incidents at Fishing Boats, Detention of 6 Fishermen and Confiscation of 3 Boats Reported
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 - The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) is following up with concern the Israeli violations against Palestinian fishermen while fishing in the Gaza Strip waters within the allowed fishing area. The most recent violation took place...
[Uruknet 109645 09-oct-2014 06:02 ECT] A veil of silence on Iraqi regime barbaric crimesThe corporate media are silent about Iraqi Government s militia crimes.
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 - ... I called one of our distant relatives in Yousfiya southern Baghdad to check on his family. He told me that the militias kidnapped 83 of their cousins and young men from al Gartan Tribe and they...
[Uruknet 109644 09-oct-2014 05:57 ECT] Zionists try to close down Palestine solidarity group at Philadelphia university
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014- Members of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania have sought legal advice after being falsely accused of anti-Semitism. The accusations, made by a right-wing Zionist student and Israel-aligned media, have prompted...
[Uruknet 109643 09-oct-2014 05:55 ECT] Why aren t we talking about racism and colonialism in the Salaita affair?
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 - Since the news broke a few weeks ago that Steven Salaita s tenured appointment at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) was rejected by Chancellor Phyllis Wise and, though without a formal vote, by the...
[Uruknet 109642 09-oct-2014 05:51 ECT] Why has Israel attacked so many Palestinian civilian targets?
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 - The general assumption that many media outlets and international activists attempt to convey to the public is that when a state attacks civilian targets it is inhumane, breaches international law and disregards human rights. However, such...
[Uruknet 109641 09-oct-2014 05:47 ECT] An Arab world at the push of an American button
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 - We do not want to underestimate or diminish the danger of Islamic State (IS) and extremism, but for the Arab League not to issue a statement to confront Israel, even if it was only a lie...
[Uruknet 109640 09-oct-2014 05:43 ECT] Illegal Israeli settlements receive highest government spending
9 Oct 2014 - Illegal Israeli settlements received the largest budgets of all local municipalities including those within the Green Line, a report issued today revealed. In its report entitled "Inequality in Central Government Transfers to Municipalities" the Adva Centre said that between 1991...
[Uruknet 109639 09-oct-2014 05:36 ECT] Syria News - September 8, 2014
9 Oct 2014 - September 8, 2014 - By the end of Monday, LCC were able to document 50 martyrs including 7 women, 11 children and 5 martyrs under torture: 16 martyrs were reported in Hama; 7 in Damascus and its suburbs; 6 in...
  Misc
 
Iran nuclear talks deadline extended
BBC 24 Nov 2014 - The deadline for a nuclear deal with Iran is extended to the end of June after talks in Vienna failed to reach a comprehensive agreement.
Does Bret Stephens want US boots on the ground in Israel?
Mondoweiss 24 Nov 2014 - Rightwing American Zionists are responding to the increasing violence in Israel and Palestine in a predictable way– seeing an American role in the conflict. Here is Seth Lipsky,  granted a platform at Haaretz , to say that now is the perfect time for Republicans to join “the...
‘Besides not having a job, everything’s great': Steven Salaita on his firing and what comes next
Mondoweiss 24 Nov 2014 - Steven Salaita has every reason to be down in the dumps. The Arab-American scholar, who primarily works on indigenous studies, had his job offer revoked by the University of Illinois-Urbana Champaign in the fall. His published work has been attacked . Pro-Israel politicians pressured Brooklyn College to...
Morocco hit by deadly flash floods
BBC 24 Nov 2014 - Flooding in southern Morocco kills 32 people and destroys homes after heavy weekend rainfall, officials say.
Palestinian youth hospitalized after being attacked by Israeli settlers in Jerusalem
Mondoweiss 24 Nov 2014 - Palestinian youth beaten by Israelis near Jerusalem Old City JERUSALEM (Ma‘an) 22 Nov — A Palestinian youth was attacked and beaten by a group of Jewish settlers at Damascus Gate near the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem on Friday night, a local political activist who...
VIDEO: Israel: 'Don't give Iran atomic bombs'
BBC 24 Nov 2014 - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tells the BBC's Kevin Connolly that the only acceptable deal for Israel would be the dismantling of Iran's nuclear capabilities.
Israeli policeman charged over death
BBC 24 Nov 2014 - An Israeli border police officer is charged with the manslaughter of a Palestinian teenager at a demonstration in the occupied West Bank in May.
VIDEO: Why are all eyes on Iran talks?
BBC 24 Nov 2014 - The BBC examines why it is so important to broker a deal on Iran's nuclear future, as talks continue in Vienna.
Palestinian students fear for their lives during attack on train car in Jerusalem
Mondoweiss 23 Nov 2014 - We picked up this frightening report from Ya Aini ( Arabic ), a local news website covering Palestine/Israel.  Last Tuesday evening, November 17, Ahmed Ghazzawi, a medical student at Hebrew University from Acre, was trying to get back to his student dorms when the light rail he was riding...
The occupied territories are 7000 miles from New Mexico but I felt like I never left home
Mondoweiss 23 Nov 2014 - The occupied territories of Palestine sit almost 7000 miles away from my home in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It is literally half a world away. But in many ways it felt like I never left. I grew up in the occupied territories of the Rocky Mountain west...
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The NYT’s unsubtle war on fairness in covering the Arab-Israeli conflict
Al-Akhbar Blogs 24 Nov 2014 - In a few articles over the last few days, The New York Times ’ hostility to the Palestinian people and their just cause was revealed to all. First, there is a note from Public Editor Margaret Sullivan. Related Articles: Characteristics of Israeli propaganda in the West...
The Gaza ‘Pillage’ Troika: Israel, the PA, and UNRWA
Al-Akhbar News 24 Nov 2014 - Palestinians flee their destroyed neighborhood on a horse and cart in the northern Gaza Strip city of Beit Hanun, on August 18, 2014. AFP / Thomas Coex The file of the reconstruction of Gaza has resulted in crude paradoxes, ones that will bring additional misery throughout the...
Libyan pro-government fighters wrest control of key town from Islamists
Al-Akhbar News 24 Nov 2014 - Fighters loyal to Libya's internationally-recognized government have seized control of the key western town of Kekla after more than 40 days of clashes with Islamists, both sides said Monday. Libya has been grappling with a sharply deteriorating security since a NATO-backed uprising toppled dictator Muammar Gaddafi...
Tunisian presidential election set for run-off between Essebsi and Marzouki
Al-Akhbar News 24 Nov 2014 - Tunisian citizens take a selfie with their inked fingers after casting their votes at a polling station during the Tunisian Presidential Election on November 23, 2014, in Tunis, Tunisia. Anadolu / Stringer Tunisian citizens take a selfie with their inked fingers after casting their votes at a...
Lebanon food safety scandal: Bacteria found in chicken worse than salmonella
Al-Akhbar News 24 Nov 2014 - A market in the southern Lebanese city of Saida in March 2011. Al-Akhbar / Hassan Bahsoun Work does not stop even during holidays. The responsibility is great and food contamination has become a major concern for the Lebanese. The technicians are working in various parts of the...
At least 32 killed in 3 days of heavy storms in Morocco
Al-Akhbar News 24 Nov 2014 - Drivers and a truck are stranded in flood waters November 23, 2014 2014 in the southern region of Ouarzazate in Morocco. At least eight people were killed and 24 were missing as heavy storms lashed southern Morocco, causing flash floods, the authorities said. Flash floods are...
Saudi restaurants ban women without a male custodian from their premises
Al-Akhbar News 24 Nov 2014 - Women’s rights advocates had a field day after news broke out on social networks that a number of restaurants in US-ally Saudi Arabia decided to ban women “without a male custodian” from their premises. The news received mixed reactions from the general public, as some praised...
Iranian missiles give Hezbollah advantage in war of deterrence with Israel
Al-Akhbar Politics 24 Nov 2014 - This undated handout photo released on August 25, 2010 by the Iranian Defense Ministry, allegedly shows the test firing of its home-built surface-to-surface Fateh 110 missile. AFP / Iran Defense Ministry / Vahid Reza Alaei Tehran’s announcement that it provided Hezbollah with the most advanced model of the...
From Gaza to Sderot, Trauma Marks The Past — And The Present
The Forward Leonard Fein 24 Nov 2014 -
ISIS Aimed at Ideals When They Destroyed Jonah's Tomb
The Forward Leonard Fein 24 Nov 2014 -
Dani Danon Is Such a Threat to Israel Even Bibi Fired Him
The Forward Leonard Fein 24 Nov 2014 -
When We Stop To Really See Each Other
The Forward Leonard Fein 24 Nov 2014 -
Are Jews Now Safe and Free From Being Haunted?
The Forward Leonard Fein 24 Nov 2014 -
Yehuda Glick Leaves Hospital Nearly a Month After Failed Assassination Attempt
The Foward Breaking News 24 Nov 2014 - Yehuda Glick, the Temple Mount activist shot in a failed assassination attempt, left the hospital nearly a month after the attack. Click here for the rest of the article...
Canadian-Israeli Victim of Jerusalem Terror Attack Still in a Coma
The Foward Breaking News 24 Nov 2014 - A Canadian-Israeli citizen remains in a coma nearly a week after the deadly attack on a Jerusalem synagogue during morning prayers. Click here for the rest of the article...
Grandson of Rudolf Hoess Attends Budapest Holocaust Commemoration
The Foward Breaking News 24 Nov 2014 - Hungarian Holocaust survivors had a difficult time handling the presence of Rainer Hoess, the grandson of Auschwitz death camp commander Rudolf Hoess, at an event in Budapest. Click here for the rest of the article...
Iran Talks Extended Seven Months After Failing to Meet Deadline
The Foward Breaking News 24 Nov 2014 - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomed the likelihood that Iran and six world powers would fail to meet a deadline on Monday for a nuclear agreement. Click here for the rest of the article...
Ukraine Jewish Leader Dies in Possible Suicide
The Foward Breaking News 24 Nov 2014 - Vadim Vishnevsky, a prominent member of the Jewish community of Kharkiv in Ukraine, died of a gunshot wound to the head. Click here for the rest of the article...
Swiss Museum Decides To Take $1.2B 'Nazi' Art Trove
The Foward Breaking News 24 Nov 2014 - A Swiss museum formally agreed to accept the bequest of hundreds of art works from the late German art collector Cornelius Gurlitt, which may include Nazi-looted art. Click here for the rest of the article...
Will Renewed Terror Stifle Jerusalem's Secular Renaissance?
The Forward New 24 Nov 2014 - Jerusalem has gotten a cultural makeover in recent years. But with the return of terrorist violence to the area, some worry the hard-won revival will fade away. Click here for the rest of the article...
North Africa: 'ISIS Now Threatens Our Own Sons'
allAfrica.com 24 Nov 2014 - [Magharebia]Marrakech -Cheikh Hassen Chalghoumi is waging a global war against the Islamic State (ISIS) and other extremist groups.
Seychelles: Visa Waiver Agreement Signed for All Seychelles Passport Holders Travelling to UAE
allAfrica.com 24 Nov 2014 - [Government of Seychelles]President James Michel has welcomed the signing of a visa waiver agreement, which will allow all Seychellois passport holders to travel without a visa to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), following a working visit to Abu Dhabi this weekend.
Africa: Gulf Countries - Increase Migrant Worker Protectio
allAfrica.com 24 Nov 2014 - [HRW]Kuwait -Labor ministers from Gulf and Asian countries meeting on November 26 and 27, 2014, should improve labor law protection, reform abusive immigration policies, and increase dialogue with trade unions and nongovernmental groups, 90 human rights organizations and unions said today.
Algeria: Qatar High Joint Commission Meeting Opens in Doha
allAfrica.com 24 Nov 2014 - [Algerie Presse Service]5th Algeria -The fifth Algeria-Qatar high joint commission meeting started Sunday in Doha under the co-chairmanship of Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal and Qatari Prime Minister, Minister of the Interior, Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani.
Algeria: Qatari High Joint Committee: 15 Agreements, Memorandum of Understanding to be signed
allAfrica.com 24 Nov 2014 - [Algerie Presse Service]Doha -Minister for Maghreb and African Affairs Abdelkader Messahel said Saturday in Doha that fifteen documents (agreements, a memorandum of understanding and an action programme) will be submitted to the Algerian-Qatari High Joint Committee for signing.
Algeria: Sellal Starts Working Visit to Qatar
allAfrica.com 24 Nov 2014 - [Algerie Presse Service]Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal started Saturday a working visit to Qatar, where he will co-chair, with his Qatari counterpart, Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani, the works of the fifth Algeria-Qatar joint high commission meeting on Sunday.
9/09/2011 AIPAC Junkets to Israel Illegal: IRS-DOJ Complaint Filing
IRMEP 24 Nov 2014 - A complaint filed with the IRS and Justice Department charges the American Israel Education Foundation (AIEF) is a "sham" charitable organization of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee.
5/16/2011 Obama vs. Reagan on AIPAC Documents reveal Ronald Reagan's response to Israel lobby invitation
IRMEP 24 Nov 2014 - President Obama accepts an invitation to speak at AIPAC, Reagan declined. Why?
4/18/2011 US Treasury Dept.: Tax-exempt US donation laundering into West Bank settlements "okay"
IRMEP 24 Nov 2014 - The US Department of Treasury has no program to combat massive flows of US tax-exempt charitable contributions into illegal settlement building. Despite ongoing public revelations of wrongdoing, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has never investigated or even discussed US charitable organizations with proven ties...
4/06/2011 US-Israel Trade: Espionage, Theft and Secrets - IRmep at University of Rochester
IRMEP 24 Nov 2014 - On April 6, Grant F. Smith presented a comprehensive review of the US-Israel Free Trade Agreement to the Finance and Economics Council at the University of Rochester. Using a slide show of declassified documents and charts, Smith revealed how secret agreements and a joint Israeli embassy/AIPAC...
3/28/2011 Neoconomics: Conscription and War as Wealth
IRMEP 24 Nov 2014 - Start-up Nation airbrushes one vital and enduring truth — when Israel faces sovereign barriers to foreign trade routes, weapons, or technology; it tends to break other country’s laws and steal what it thinks it needs.
3/07/2011 Israel lobbyist funds US Presidents, Israeli Nukes, AIPAC disinformation
IRMEP 24 Nov 2014 - According to new histories of Israel's clandestine nuclear weapons program including "Israel and the Bomb" by Avner Cohen (1998), Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion secretly named Feinberg his chief nuclear weapons fundraising coordinator in 1958. According to Michael Karpin's "The Bomb in the Basement" (2007) Feinberg...
Israel’s Hannibal Directive
Sabbah report 24 Nov 2014 - Hannibal's original mandate and spirit remain. Israeli has no qualms about killing its own. Slaughtering Palestinian civilians is longstanding Israeli policy. The post: Israel’s Hannibal Directive appeared first on Sabbah Report § Sign up for our FREE newsletter §
The Virtue & Necessity of Deconstructing Anti-Semitism
Sabbah report 24 Nov 2014 - 'Anti-Semitism', say the experts, is a 'virus' with no rational basis. That's the official decree. But real history is not so black and white. This is why the entire paradigm of anti-Semitic theory needs to be revised, deconstructed and junked. The post: The Virtue & Necessity...
US guilty of war crimes in Palestine
Sabbah report 24 Nov 2014 - If humanity is to be served, citizens who believe in equal access to international tools of justice must speak up and denounce the continued U.S. hegemony over Palestine. The post: US guilty of war crimes in Palestine appeared first on Sabbah Report § Sign up for...
Tens of thousands remain homeless in Gaza
Sabbah report 24 Nov 2014 - One week after a ceasefire halting an Israeli military offensive against the Gaza Strip, tens of thousands of Palestinians remain displaced, sheltered in United Nations schools and other facilities. The post: Tens of thousands remain homeless in Gaza appeared first on Sabbah Report § Sign up...
Did Israel commit war crimes in Rafah?
Sabbah report 24 Nov 2014 - Amid fear that Hamas had captured an Israeli soldier, the Israeli military sealed civilians in the Rafah area and began shelling on Aug. 1, 2014. The Israeli military confirmed that Rafah residents were barred from leaving the area, but declined comment on the war crime allegations....
Gaza War Postmortems
Sabbah report 24 Nov 2014 - Expect long denied Palestinian injustice to persist. Expect future Israeli aggression. Expect Palestinians blamed for its crimes. The post: Gaza War Postmortems appeared first on Sabbah Report § Sign up for our FREE newsletter §
Join One Book, Many Communities: Mornings in Jenin Campaign
US Campaign to End the Occupation 24 Nov 2014 - Organize a Discussion in Your Community! US Campaign member group Librarians and Archivists with Palestine is excited to announce their newest campaign : " One Book, Many Communities: Mornings in Jenin ." "One Book" is an international reading and discussion initiative drawing inspiration from the "one book, one town"...
The Continuing Struggle for Palestinian Rights
US Campaign to End the Occupation 24 Nov 2014 - The US Campaign held its 13th Annual National Organizers' Conference, The Mainstreaming of BDS & Continuing Struggle for Palestinian Rights, September 19-21 in San Diego. Below is the recording of our closing panel The Continuing Struggle for Palestinian Rights . Panelists shared their thoughts about moving forward...
The Battle for Justice in Palestine
US Campaign to End the Occupation 24 Nov 2014 - The US Campaign held its 13th Annual National Organizers' Conference, The Mainstreaming of BDS & Continuing Struggle for Palestinian Rights, September 19-21 in San Diego. Below is the recording for our Saturday evening session featuring Ali Abunimah, co-founder of The Electronic Intifada , and Tariq and Suha...
Exposing the 1% & State of Israel’s Agenda to Silence Criticism of Israel & Promote Anti-Muslim and Anti-Arab Racism
US Campaign to End the Occupation 24 Nov 2014 - The US Campaign held its 13th Annual National Organizers' Conference, The Mainstreaming of BDS & Continuing Struggle for Palestinian Rights, September 19-21 in San Diego. Below is the recording for the workshop Exposing the 1% & State of Israel’s Agenda to Silence Criticism of Israel &...
Carrying Out Effective BDS Actions
US Campaign to End the Occupation 24 Nov 2014 - The US Campaign held its 13th Annual National Organizers' Conference, The Mainstreaming of BDS & Continuing Struggle for Palestinian Rights, September 19-21 in San Diego. Below is the recording for the Carrying Out Effective BDS Actions workshop. Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions campaigns are not just about...
Mainstreaming BDS & Connecting Struggles
US Campaign to End the Occupation 24 Nov 2014 - The US Campaign held its 13th Annual National Organizers' Conference, The Mainstreaming of BDS & Continuing Struggle for Palestinian Rights, September 19-21 in San Diego. Below is the recording for the Mainstreaming BDS & Connecting Struggles panel. Earlier this year, the Israeli company Elbit Systems won...
  Ma'an News
 
Israeli forces shoot, kill Palestinian man in northern Gaza
11/23/2014 - GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- A Palestinian man was shot dead by Israeli troops in the northern Gaza Strip on Sunday, medical sources and witnesses said. Witnesses said Fadil Muhammad Halawah, 32, was hunting birds east of Jabaliya when Israeli soldiers shot...
Israeli settlers torch Palestinian home near Ramallah
11/23/2014 - RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- Israeli settlers set fire to a Palestinian home northeast of Ramallah early Sunday, an official told Ma'an. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors settler activity in the northern West Bank, told Ma'an that...
Palestinian pharmacist injured after being hit by Israeli stun grenade
11/23/2014 - JERUSALEM (Ma'an) -- A Palestinian pharmacist sustained a leg injury after Israeli forces fired a stun grenade at him in the Shufat neighborhood of East Jerusalem late Saturday, witnesses said. Locals said Thaer Yaghmour, a man in his forties, surprised Israeli...
Israelis attack Arab taxi driver in Bnei Brak, claim he tried to hit 2
11/23/2014 - TEL AVIV (Ma'an) - A Palestinian taxi driver from Kafr Qasim city near Tal Aviv in central Israel says he was attacked by 17 Israelis in the ultra-Orthodox neighborhood of Bnei Brak after two of them claimed he tried to run...
Israeli breaks into Silwan home, pepper sprays Palestinian woman
11/23/2014 - JERUSALEM (Ma'an) -- An Israeli woman broke into a Palestinian home in the Silwan neighborhood of East Jerusalem on Sunday and attacked a Palestinian woman with pepper spray while she was sleeping, family told Ma'an. Resident Khalid Abu Hadwan...
Palestinian dies in explosion in Jordan Valley
11/23/2014 - JORDAN VALLEY (Ma'an) -- A Palestinian died on Sunday of injuries sustained after a ordnance left by Israeli army exploded in Bardala village in the Jordan Valley. Witnesses said Ahmad Abd al-Rahman al-Sheikh, 44, suffered injuries in the head and chest...
Palestinian teen seriously injured, 2 arrested at Gaza border
11/23/2014 - GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- A Palestinian teenager was seriously injured and two others were arrested by Israeli forces near the Kerem Shalom crossing in the Gaza Strip. Medical sources said a Palestinian identified by his initials A. K. , 17, was shot...
Israeli policeman charged with manslaughter of Palestinian teen
11/23/2014 - JERUSALEM (AFP) -- A Jerusalem court on Sunday charged an Israeli border policeman with manslaughter in the May shooting to death of a young Palestinian during a West Bank demonstration."A charge of manslaughter has been filed against the defendant," a court transcript...
Woman detained in Jerusalem for 'attempting to stab soldier'
11/23/2014 - JERUSALEM (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces late Sunday detained a Palestinian woman for allegedly attempting to stab an Israeli soldier at Shufat refugee camp checkpoint north of Jerusalem. Addameer lawyer Mohammad Mahmoud said Israeli forces detained the woman and took her for...
Palestinian pathologist refuses to be questioned by Israeli police
11/23/2014 - JERUSALEM (Ma'an) - The director of Al-Quds University's Institute of Forensic Medicine on Sunday refused to go to Israel's Russian Compound interrogation center in Jerusalem for questioning. Dr Sabir al-Aloul told Ma'an that the summons...
Israel revokes residency of Palestinian over 2001 attack
11/23/2014 - JERUSALEM (AFP) -- Israel's interior ministry on Sunday revoked the residency of a Palestinian convicted of driving a suicide bomber to a Tel Aviv nightclub where he killed 21 people in 2001. The move came as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu considers...
Israeli police stop PM convoy en route to Ramallah
11/23/2014 - NABLUS (Ma'an) -- Israeli police early Sunday stopped the convoy of Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah as he was traveling from Tulkarem to Ramallah, an official said. A Palestinian official, speaking on the condition of anonymity, told Ma'an that Hamdallah...
Official: Egypt unable to open Rafah crossing
11/23/2014 - CAIRO (Ma'an) - The Egyptian political leadership is coordinating with the country's national security to try and work out a solution for more than 6,000 Palestinians stuck in Egypt due to the ongoing closure of the Rafah crossing. A...
Israel cabinet votes on enshrining 'Jewish state' in law
11/23/2014 - JERUSALEM (AFP) -- Ministers were to vote Sunday on a controversial proposal to anchor in law Israel's status as the national homeland of the Jewish people, at the expense of its democratic character. The proposal would mean Israel would no longer...
Media: Israel cabinet backs bill anchoring 'Jewish state' in law
11/23/2014 - JERUSALEM (AFP) -- Ministers voted on Sunday in favor of a controversial proposal to anchor in law Israel's status as the national homeland of the Jewish people, at the expense of its democratic character. Following a stormy meeting, the cabinet voted...
In Tel Aviv, African migrants rap a bitter-sweet story
11/23/2014 - TEL AVIV, Israel (AFP) -- In the backstreets of a run-down Tel Aviv neighbourhood, three Sudanese immigrants blast hip hop from mobile phones and rap about the broken promises of life in the Promised Land. The youngsters travel regularly from southern Israel to...
Israeli forces release brother of synagogue attacker
11/23/2014 - RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces early Sunday released Muawiya Abu Jabal, the brother of one of the Palestinians shot dead after attacking a synagogue in Jerusalem last Tuesday, a Ma'an reporter said. Muawiya, 42, was arrested along with eight...
Iran open to extending nuclear talks up to 1 year
11/23/2014 - VIENNA (AFP) -- Iran signaled Sunday it is open to having nuclear talks with world powers extended by up to a year if no real progress toward a deal is achieved later Sunday, the eve of a deadline. Foreign ministers holding marathon negotiations...
Sisi: Egypt could send forces to future Palestinian state
11/23/2014 - ROME (AFP) -- Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said in an interview published Sunday that he would be prepared to send troops to a future Palestinian state to help stabilize it. Sisi, who begins his first European trip on Monday since ousting his...
US: World powers, Iran discuss extending nuclear deal deadline
11/23/2014 - VIENNA (AFP) -- Iran and world powers are now discussing a possible extension of their deadline for a nuclear deal, a senior US State Department official said Sunday for the first time."Our focus remains on taking steps forward toward an agreement, but...
PA adopts new system to force defaulters to pay bills
11/23/2014 - BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) - The Palestinian Energy and Natural Resources Authority has authorized the Palestinian electricity company to start applying a "deed of release" system on consumers who do not pay their electricity bills. Chairman of the Palestinian Energy and Natural Resources...
Haniyeh phones Hamdallah for first time in weeks
11/23/2014 - GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- The deputy head of Hamas' political bureau Ismail Haniyeh on Sunday phoned prime minister Rami Hamdallah for the first time in weeks. A statement from Haniyeh's office said several issues were discussed during the...
Man dies in car accident near Ramallah
11/23/2014 - BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- A man died in a car accident between two vehicles near Ramallah on Sunday, Palestinian security sources said. The sources said 36-year-old Aqel Amer Khalil Jadallah died and Salim Ghazi Shehada was seriously injured in an accident...
Palestinian police find 3 girls reported lost in Hebron
11/23/2014 - HEBRON (Ma'an) - Palestinian police found three girls after they were reported missing on Sunday in the Aqbat Taffuh neighborhood in Hebron in the southern West Bank. A representative of Hebron police said in a statement that the police started investigations...
Tunisians elect president for first time
11/23/2014 - TUNIS (AFP) -- Tunisians vote Sunday in their first presidential election since the 2011 revolution that sparked the Arab Spring, a ballot set to round off an often fraught transition to democracy. Among the 27 candidates, the hot favorite is former premier Beji...
Marzouki camp: Marzouki, Essebsi neck and neck in Tunisia polls
11/23/2014 - TUNIS (AFP) - Tunisia's incumbent President Moncef Marzouki is neck and neck with Beji Caid Essebsi in Sunday's presidential election and a runoff is now expected, Marzouki's campaign manager said."At the worst we are even but...
  The Guardian
 
Horrific pictures of dead bodies won’t stop wars
23 Nov 2014 - People who believe that showing violent images from conflict zones will deter killing are mistaken Nearly four months on from the Gaza conflict, the...
Archbishop of Westminster shocked by effects of Gaza war
23 Nov 2014 - Cardinal Vincent Nichols toured areas of Gaza devastated during the conflict between Israel and Hamas in the summer The archbishop of Westminster said he...
Israeli forces shoot dead Palestinian man in Gaza Strip
23 Nov 2014 - Fadel Mohammed Halawa shot near Jabaliya refugee camp, says Palestinian ministry, in first killing since Gaza war ended The Palestinian health ministry said Israeli...
Israeli cabinet approves legislation defining nation-state of Jewish people
23 Nov 2014 - Opponents say proposed law would reserve ‘national rights’ for Jews and not for minorities that make up 20% of population A controversial bill that...
  Daily Star
 
As talks extended, U.S. Republicans want increased sanctions on Iran
24 Nov 2014 Three influential U.S. Republican senators said on Monday the extension of nuclear negotiations with Iran should be coupled with increased sanctions and a requirement that any final agreement be sent to Congress for approval.
Iran president says nuclear deal will be done
24 Nov 2014 Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Monday that a nuclear deal with world powers would be done despite a missed deadline in Vienna that prompted a seven-month extension in talks.
Ethiopian maid leaps to her death in south Lebanon
24 Nov 2014 An Ethiopian domestic worker commits suicide by jumping off the balcony of her employer’s residence in south Lebanon, media reports said.
Kerry says progress in Iran talks with major powers, tough road ahead
24 Nov 2014 U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Monday Iran and the six world powers had made substantial progress toward a final deal over its nuclear programme, but the talks would remain difficult in coming months...
Pope urges Sisi to ensure peace during Egypt transition
24 Nov 2014 The Vatican says Pope Francis emphasized Egypt's role in establishing Middle East peace during a meeting with the country's president.
Pizza Hut reopens in Sidon after dumping bad cheese
24 Nov 2014 Pizza Hut in the south Lebanon city of Sidon reopened Monday, three days after it was shuttered for using contaminated cheese, security sources said.
2 Syrian refugee babies die of cold in east Lebanon
24 Nov 2014 Two newborn Syrian refugee babies died from cold over the weekend in the rugged outskirts of the Lebanese border town of Arsal, where thousands of Syrians are living in unheated tents in freezing temperatures, medical sources...
  Ha'aretz National News
 
Local authorities complain of high cost of waste recycling
Ha'aretz - 10 Nov 2014
Lapid under pressure as Netanyahu calls for lower food duties; budget faces delays
Ha'aretz - 10 Nov 2014
  Palestinian Information Center
 
Khatib warns of Israel’s “step-by-step†Judaization policy in al-Aqsa
Sheikh Kamal al-Khatib has warned of what he dubbed “the step-by-step†policy adopted by the Israeli occupation authorities (IOA) as part of a larger Judaization scheme in al-Aqsa Mosque.
Report: Over 300,000 citizens jobless in the West Bank and Gaza
The Palestinian central bureau of statistics said there are more than 300,000 citizens with no jobs in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip according to data collected during the second quarter of 2014.
Mass-arrests, interrogation summonses reported in IOF assaults throughout WB
The Israeli occupation forces rounded up 15 Palestinian citizens and summoned others for interrogation following a round of arbitrary home-raids and combing operations across the West Bank.
Masri: Egypt postponed truce negotiations
Hamas MP Mushir al-Masri said that Egypt has postponed the convening of indirect truce negotiations between a Palestinian delegation and Israel that was scheduled to start in Cairo on Monday.
Jewish settlers destroy Palestinian farmer’s property
Jewish settlers destroyed part of the fence surrounding the land lot of Qunaibi family in Tal Rumaida in al-Khalil on Sunday as a prelude to lay their hands on it.
Clashes ongoing between young men and Israeli troops in east J'lem
Violent clashes broke out Saturday evening between Palestinian young men and Israeli policemen in different areas of occupied Jerusalem.
Hayya: Israel will pay for its reluctance regarding Gaza reconstruction
Khalil al-Hayya, a member of Hamas’s political bureau, said Israel’s security will pay the price for the delay in rebuilding Gaza after the recent Israeli offensive.
Hamas: Talks with Israeli occupation to resume Monday as scheduled
Senior Hamas leader, Ismail Redwan, has ruled out all potential scenarios for the delay of the indirect talks between the Palestinian resistance factions and the Israeli occupation.
Khudari urges the Palestinians to be united against Israel's violations in J'lem
MP Jamal Al-Khudari, head of the popular committee against the siege, called on the Palestinians from all spectra to join forces with each other to confront Israel's violations in occupied Jerusalem.
Hamdallah’s credibility below par after he reneged on reconstruction pledges
PLC member Atef Udwan said PM Hamdallah’s dragging of his feet vis-à-vis his promises regarding the reconstruction of the Gaza Strip dealt heavy blows at his credibility as an elected politician.
  IRIN
 
Analysis: Donors threaten to withhold Gaza aid
JERUSALEM/DUBAI 07 October 2014 (IRIN) - Days ahead of a key meeting in Cairo on rebuilding Gaza in the wake of last summer’s bombardment by Israel, the prospect of forking out more millions has left international donors with a frustrating sense of déjà vu: they were in the same position in 2009 and 2012. This time, there’s a real risk their funding will be meager in the absence of real commitments from both Israel and the main Palestinian factions.
  Aljazeera
 
Iran nuclear talks extended till July 2015
11/24/2014 - Negotiators fail to reach deal but US secretary of state insists "real and substantial progress" has been made.
US defence secretary Chuck Hagel resigns
11/24/2014 - President Barack Obama announces resignation of Pentagon chief who is said to have quit under pressure.
Unidentified jet strikes Libya airport
11/24/2014 - Witnesses and local media report at least one air strike on Mitiga airport in Tripoli but scale of damage is unclear.
Swiss museum accepts Nazi-era art trove
11/24/2014 - Museum trustees have pledged to work with German authorities to ensure all looted art is returned to rightful owners.
Deadly bomb hits market in Afghan province
11/24/2014 - At least six people dead after improvised explosive device fixed to a motorcycle explodes in a market in Kunduz region.
Egypt's Sisi visits Pope on first Europe trip
11/24/2014 - President's four-day tour includes meeting with Italian PM and trip to France, aimed at securing investments.
Morocco flash floods leave dozens dead
11/24/2014 - At least 31 people washed away and dozens missing as storm hits southern part of the north African country.
Iraqi forces reclaim two key towns from ISIL
11/24/2014 - Aided by Shia armed groups and Peshmerga forces, Iraqi troops launch biggest operation against ISIL since June.
  New York Times
 
Hagel Submits Resignation as Defense Chief Under Pressure
24 Nov 2014 - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel was asked to resign his post, officials said, as President Obama’s national security team has struggled to stay ahead of an onslaught of global crises.
Negotiators Plan to Extend Iran Nuclear Talks by 7 Months
24 Nov 2014 - Hours away from a deadline to complete an accord, American officials and negotiators expected to reconvene next month, a Western diplomat said.
Rand Paul Calls for a Formal Declaration of War Against ISIS
23 Nov 2014 - Mr. Paul, a likely presidential candidate who has emerged as one of the Republican Party’s most cautious voices on military intervention, offered a very circumscribed definition of war.
Iran Grants Bail to Woman From Britain Held 5 Months
23 Nov 2014 - Ghoncheh Ghavami, 25, who has dual citizenship, is appealing a one-year sentence for a conviction that has been linked to activism.
Graft Hobbles Iraq’s Military in Fighting ISIS
23 Nov 2014 - The Iraqi military and police forces had been so pillaged by their own leadership that they all but collapsed this spring in the face of the advancing Islamic State fighters.
Iran Nuclear Negotiators, Facing Key Differences, Weigh Extending Deadline
23 Nov 2014 - Western and Iranian officials said on Sunday that with issues still unresolved on an agreement to curb Iran’s nuclear program, they might consider prolonging the talks beyond Monday.
Israeli Cabinet Approves Nationality Bill
23 Nov 2014 - The draft legislation emphasizes Israel’s Jewish character above its democratic nature, proposing to define Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people, a move opposed by Arab citizens.
Europe Takes Stronger Measures, Albeit Symbolic, to Condemn Israeli Policies
23 Nov 2014 - After years of growing frustration, European politicians are embracing symbolic steps to support a Palestinian state.
Lawyer Who Represented Bin Laden Kin Is Sentenced in Tax Case
22 Nov 2014 - Stanley L. Cohen, who defended a son-in-law of Osama bin Laden against terrorism charges, was sentenced to 18 months in prison on Friday for impeding the Internal Revenue Service.
News Analysis: Mistrust Threatens Delicate Balance at a Sacred Site in Jerusalem
22 Nov 2014 - A site in the Old City of Jerusalem, known to Jews as the Temple Mount and to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary, has been a flash point since the advent of modern Zionism.
G.O.P.-Led Benghazi Panel Bolsters Administration
22 Nov 2014 - The House Intelligence Committee has joined previous panels in rejecting the most damning accusations about the handling of the 2012 attacks on American outposts.
In Iran Talks, U.S. Seeks to Prevent a Covert Weapon
22 Nov 2014 - Unstated during negotiations is the fear of a “sneakout,” the risk of a bomb being produced at an undetected facility, or built from fuel and components obtained from one of Iran’s few trading partners.
Opinion: Jerusalem’s Train to Nowhere
22 Nov 2014 - Instead of normal urban life, a trail of blood.
Thousands of Iraq Chemical Weapons Destroyed in Open Air, Watchdog Says
22 Nov 2014 - A report by a watchdog group reveals the United States recovered thousands of chemical weapons in Iraq from 2004 to 2009 and destroyed almost all of them in secret and via open-air detonation.
  Jerusalem Post
 
UK: Iran nuclear talks to be extended to July
24 Nov 2014 - Iran and world powers look set to miss Monday's deadline for resolving 12-year nuclear stand-off and are already looking at a possible extension of negotiations.
Netanyahu: Lack of Iran deal gives chance to stiffen economic sanctions
24 Nov 2014 - "This result is better, a lot better," PM tells BBC, in response to news the Vienna talks were likely to break off and resume next month.
Christians United for Israel Chairman John Hagee says Obama is anti-Semitic
24 Nov 2014 - US Senator Ted Cruz also headlined the Zionist Organization of America's event.
Ashkelon children to be temporarily relocated from daycares where Arab laborers are working
24 Nov 2014 - Move expected to last for a week or two.
Catalan independence advocate looks to Israel, Germany for funding
24 Nov 2014 - Barcelona High Court judge downplays doubts over possible "risk" to believe Israel would back a country seeking independence, given the Palestinian issue.
Jordanian PM consoles families of Jerusalem synagogue massacre terrorists
24 Nov 2014 - “I ask Allah to surround them with abundant mercy and satisfaction, which will grant you all patience and solace,” the Jordanian Jafra News website reported.
Vote on Jewish state bill to be delayed until next week
24 Nov 2014 - Coalition crisis is temporarily averted as vote on bill approved by cabinet but opposed by Lapid and Livni pushed back until next Wednesday.
State charges Palestinian with stabbing of IDF soldier at Tel Aviv train station
24 Nov 2014 - Nur al-Din Abu Hashaya allegedly entered Israel illegally on November 9 with the goal of killing a soldier to achieve the status of a "shahid" or martyr.
Yehuda Glick set to leave hospital Monday nearly a month after terror shooting
24 Nov 2014 - Home of attempted murderer to be demolished.
Hungarian porn used in ISIS propaganda?
24 Nov 2014 - US government-linked Twitter says extremist jihadi group has used graphic stills from a pornography film to misleadingly portray the abuse of Sunni Muslim women.
PA to delay Palestinian statehood bid at UN
24 Nov 2014 - Palestinian Authority FM says decision to postpone statehood bid came following US pressure and threats, along with failure to secure backing of 9 UNSC members.
IDF forces arrest 11 Palestinians overnight in West Bank
24 Nov 2014 - Security forces investigating suspects, including seven Hamas operatives.
Analysis: When the West and Arab nations differ
23 Nov 2014 - UAE says Council on American-Islamic Relations should be banned, US disagrees.
Turkish governor's wish to morph synagogue into museum raises ire
23 Nov 2014 - Abraham Foxman, who runs the ADL, calls move offensive, threatening.
From Silicon Valley to Silicon Wadi
23 Nov 2014 - Just elected as state treasurer of California, John Chiang sits down with the ‘Post’ to discuss Israel, the Asian-American community and California.
Nazi-looted art collection may find new home in Switzerland
23 Nov 2014 - The Bern Art Museum has been named sole heir of Cornelius Gurlitt, the recluse who kept the collection of 1,280 artworks hidden for decades.
Analysis: Will controversial 'Jewish state bill' shake up Netanyahu's coalition?
23 Nov 2014 - Netanyahu could still decide to initiate an election.
A-G slams bills that ‘favor Judaism over democracy’
23 Nov 2014 - Weinstein's opposition "remains strong" even as cabinet adopts measures.
Barkat: My goal is to be able to respond within one minute to any security incident
23 Nov 2014 - Jerusalem mayor launches fleet of 90 municipal patrol vehicles.
Berlin: Stumbling Stones and street art
23 Nov 2014 - Artists force us to stumble, to remember.
Coalition in turmoil after cabinet approves controversial 'Jewish state bill'
23 Nov 2014 - Livni does not commit to voting against bill, which means she may abstain and save her spot in the coalition.
Festival review: Curtain Up 2014
23 Nov 2014 - November 13-22
JEST’s grand finale
23 Nov 2014 - The Jerusalem English Speaking Theater bids a fond farewell to the local stage
iPad Imal tries smuggling to Hamas prisoners
23 Nov 2014 - A woman attempts to smuggle means of communications to Hamas activists in Israeli prison, gets caught.
  YNet News
 
Iran president: 'Negotiations will lead to a deal'
24 Nov 2014 - ....
Erdogan: women are not equal to men
24 Nov 2014 - ....
Saudi Arabia: Islamic State group linked to attack
24 Nov 2014 - ....
US Republican leader calls for shift in military strategy, as Hagel replaced
24 Nov 2014 - ....
Turkey to host training for 2,000 Syrian rebels
24 Nov 2014 - ....
Israeli government vs. State of Israel
24 Nov 2014 - Op-ed: Both Israel's prime minister and right-wing ministers know Jewish nation-state law will only contribute to delegitimization campaign. So why are they giving Israel's haters exactly what they're looking for? ....
Iran's ultimatum to the West: All or nothing
23 Nov 2014 - Analysis: Real reason for deadlock in nuclear talks that Iranians don't trust Americans in general and President Obama in particular. ....
Jews and Arabs can maintain good relations
23 Nov 2014 - Op-ed: We don’t have to hug each other all day, but we must understand that we have been sentenced to live together. ....
Vizhnitz rebbe: Don't employ Arabs
23 Nov 2014 - Hasidic leader warns his followers against 'hiring Ishmaelites' following last week's massacre at a Jerusalem synagogue. ....
The first line of defense
23 Nov 2014 - Har Nof's neighborhood watch was set up by local residents after a spate of burglaries; it's members say that despite the terrible events of last week, there will be no hatred and no calls for revenge from the tolerant neighborhood. ....
Israel fears EU Parliament will recognize Palestine
23 Nov 2014 - In response to Israel’s disregard of calls to halt settlement construction, European Parliament to discuss Thursday decision to urge EU governments to recognize Palestinian state ....
Israeli-Arab contestant eliminated from Arab Idol
23 Nov 2014 - Manal Mousa, the Israeli Arab who stoked controversy online over pro-Palestinian statements, was voted off leading singing competition. ....
Lapid: Yesh Atid will not support Jewish nationhood bill
23 Nov 2014 - Finance minister says his faction opposes MK Elkin's version of contentious law, calling it 'anti-democratic'; Peri: 'We either quit the government, or we get fired.' ....
Jewish nation-state law can only cause damage
23 Nov 2014 - Op-ed: Proposed basic law will add nothing and solve nothing. In today's explosive situation, it only has the power to worsen Israel's relations with its minorities. ....
Report: Jewish boy attacked in New Zealand
23 Nov 2014 - Reports say 4-year-old Jewish kiwi violently hit in Auckland suburb; attacker said to be of 'Middle Eastern' appearance. ....
The children of the Third Intifada
22 Nov 2014 - Ynet speaks to Palestinian youths who have chosen to resist Israeli police using stones, tires, and fireworks, rather than attend school. ....
 

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