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Soldiers Attack Hunger Striking Detainee After Refusing To Be Shackled To Hospital Bed
3 May 2016 - The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported, Tuesday, that one of its lawyer managed to visit hunger striking detainee Sami Janazra , who started his hunger strike 62 days ago, and said the detainee was beaten by...
Army Kills A Palestinian Near Ramallah, Three Soldiers Injured
3 May 2016 - Israeli soldiers shot and killed, on Tuesday evening, a Palestinian driver allegedly after he deliberately rammed three Israeli soldiers with his truck at a military roadblock, installed near the main road of Betunia town, near Ramallah....
Update: Israeli Soldiers Kidnap 22 Palestinians In The West Bank
3 May 2016 - Update: The soldiers kidnapped, on Tuesday afternoon, a young Palestinian  man, identified as Tareq Aziz al-Abbasi, from his work in Jerusalem. Updated From: May 3, 2016 @ 13:29  Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Tuesday at dawn, 21 Palestinians...
Erekat: “All Security Meetings With Israel Have Been Ceased”
3 May 2016 - Secretary-General of the Executive Committee of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), Dr. Saeb Erekat, stated Tuesday that all bilateral security coordination meetings with the Israeli side have been ceased. Erekat told the Palestine Radio that the...
Palestine Today 05 02 2016
3 May 2016 - Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Monday, May 02, 2016. Israeli troops invade West Bank communities injuries civilians and kidnap others, meanwhile in Gaza army tanks bulldoze...
18-year old Palestinian arrested for allegedly stabbing 60-year old Israeli in Jerusalem
2 May 2016 - Israeli authorities say that they used a city-wide system of surveillance cameras to track down and arrest an 18-year old suspect for allegedly stabbing an Israeli man near Lion’s Gate in Jerusalem’s Old City. Neither the...
Israeli Army Vehicles Invade Agricultural Lands In Rafah
2 May 2016 - A number of Israeli army vehicles, and bulldozers, carried out, on Monday at dawn, a limited invasion into Palestinian agricultural lands east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, and started uprooting them...
Israeli Soldiers Kidnap Four Palestinians In Hebron, Confiscate Laptop, Mobile Phone And Two Cars
2 May 2016 - Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and several nearby towns, searched homes and kidnapped four Palestinians, in addition to confiscating a laptop, a mobile phone and two cars....
  Ha'aretz Diplomacy & Defense
 
Israel charges Hamas militant from Gaza with numerous security offenses
Madhat Abu Sanima allegedly began his operations at the age of 15; in his youth he tried to plant bombs, before investing in a goods-smuggling tunnel from Egypt.
  Palestinian Center for Human Rights
 
Two Death Sentences Issued in Gaza in One Week, PCHR Concerned over Continuing Application of Death Penalty
Palestinian Center for Human Rights
Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (10 – 16 Dec. ember 2015)
Palestinian Center for Human Rights
  International Solidarity Movement
 
Mental disability on the rise under the Israeli siege
6/9/2015 - International Solidarity Movement - Miguel Hernandez, Gaza, Occupied Palestine - The number of mentally disabled people in the Gaza Strip has increased substantially in the last years. It so happens that 70% of the cases come from the communities located near the fence that separates Gaza from the...
  Aljazeera
 
Life term for Palestinian Mohammed Abu Khdeir's murder
05/03/2016 - Yosef Haim Ben-David and other defendants had confessed Abu Khdeir's killing was revenge for Israeli youths' murder.
Israeli convicted of killing teen Mohammed Abu Khdeir
05/03/2016 - Israeli court rejects insanity claim by defendant, convicting him for murdering Palestinian Mohammed Abu Khdeir in 2014.
  Daily Star
 
Sigrid Kaag a leading candidate to head the U.N.
3 May 2016 During the last two weeks, several media platforms highlighted that many Lebanese politicians, public officers and academicians see Sigrid Kaag, the U.N. Special Coordinator for Lebanon, a perfect successor to Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, who is finishing...
Lengthy cross-examination crawls on at the STL
3 May 2016 The cross-examination of an Alfa network representative resumed Tuesday at the Special Tribunal for Lebanon, as defense attorneys try to undermine the credibility of key telecommunications data.
Netherlands pledges $92M for Lebanon
3 May 2016 Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte Tuesday pledged 80 million euros ($92 million) to assist Lebanon in handling the Syrian refugee crisis, as he met with Lebanese officials and visited Syrian refugee camps.
Europe’s banks stay away from Iran deals
3 May 2016 European companies flocking back to Iran are doing so without their favored lenders at their side.
  YNet News
 
3 Red Cross employees abducted in eastern Congo
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Filipino Islamic militants threaten 3 hostages after beheading 1
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United Nations to start inspecting commercial shipments to Yemen
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UK and France urge UN council meeting on Aleppo
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Kerry warns Assad to start transition by Aug. 1 - or else
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Israel-US deal mired with disagreements
3 May 2016 - As the two nations are negotiaing the largest arms deal in its history, Washington wants all money to be spent inside the US, while Jerusalem wants a 400% increase in anti-missile defense funding. ....
Gaza sewage poisons coastline, threatens Israel
3 May 2016 - Gaza doesn't have enough electricity to run its water treatment plants, so it's dumping its sewage into the sea, threatening the Israeli coastline. Palestinian political infighting is a major factor keeping the electricity off. ....
Israeli-Druze released from Syrian prison
3 May 2016 - Majdel Shams resident, who was imprisoned in Syria on charges of spying for Israel, freed after 12 years; Israeli officials are working on bringing him back home. ....
Holocaust survivors celebrate Bar Mitzvah at the Western Wall
3 May 2016 - 50 survivors arrived with their families to the Kotel to celebrate their coming of age, something they could not do during WWII; ‘Back then, I didn’t know I was supposed to be celebrating,’ said Itzhak Reznik. ‘All I wanted to do was survive.’ ....
Military aid, but at what price?
2 May 2016 - Op-ed: Maj. Gen. (res.) Amos Yadlin analyzes the fundamental disparities between the US and Israel that are holding up negotiations on the aid deal. ....
  Misc
 
Beyond Compromise: “Our future is in our hands”
Palestine Monitor 4 May 2016 - June 26, 2012- Earlier this month, a new website titled Beyond Compromise was launched amidst much fanfare in the Palestinian blogosphere...
Susiya fighting for survival
Palestine Monitor 4 May 2016 - June 25, 2012-Five hundred people marched in Susiya, South Hebron on Friday to protest the planned demolition of 45 structures in the village. The peaceful march was violently stopped by ....
16 killed in Gaza in a week of Israeli bombardment
Palestine Monitor 4 May 2016 - June 25, 2012-On Monday morning June 18 a group of unknown armed men crossed the Sinai desert from the Egyptain border and killed an Israeli civilian....
Jenin Diaries: Burried Jewels, But Where?
Palestine Monitor 4 May 2016 - June 26, 2012- Koufrdan is a small village located a few kilometers west of the Palestinian city of Jenin. Its wells provide the main source of water for Palestinian farmers in the area due to its large amount of groundwater. It is the only village in...
Israeli Authorities Breach Last Month’s Prisoner Agreement
Palestine Monitor 4 May 2016 - June 24, 2012- After undergoing 71 days without food, Palestinian prisoner Hasan Safadi is back on hunger strike protesting the renewal of his administrative detention, a breach of the....
Israel-Palestinian tensions return to boiling point
BBC 3 May 2016 - Months of unrest pushing Israel and Palestinians to the edge
Punishing Assad
Arab News 3 May 2016 - Author: Arab News Wed, 2016-05-04 ID: 1462318616678090000 This is with reference to the report “KSA: Tyrant behind Aleppo ‘outrage’ can’t go scot-free” (May 3). I am also of the view that Syrian dictator Bashar Assad should not only be removed from the presidency but he should...
Novartis eager for more Israeli investments
Globes Main News 3 May 2016 - Novartis Global Strategic Partnership head Marie Lindner spoke to "Globes" ahead of her visit to Tel Aviv later this month.
Qalandiya rashomon: Anatomy of an apparent murder in cold blood
+972 Magazine 3 May 2016 - Nobody knows what happened last week at Qalandiya checkpoint, where a pregnant Palestinian woman was killed together with her brother. And until police release the CCTV footage, nobody will. By Alon-Lee Green Thousands upon thousands of people pass through the Qalandiya checkpoint every day. (Activestills.org) Last...
Tue: Israel Chemicals falls steeply again
Globes Main News 3 May 2016 - The TASE was back in negative territory with Israel Chemicals, Israel Corp and Paz leading the losses but Mylan staged a recovery.
Life for Israeli over Palestinian murder
BBC 3 May 2016 - The Israeli ringleader in the murder of a Palestinian teenager who was abducted and burned to death is sentenced to life in prison.
Ringleader in Abu Khdeir kidnapping and murder given life sentence
Mondoweiss 3 May 2016 - The lead suspect of a gruesome kidnapping and murder of a Palestinian teen two summers ago was sentenced today by a Jerusalem district court to life in prison, plus 20 years for additional crimes, ending a lengthy criminal trial that shook Palestinian communities across Israel and the...
Saying Israel has no right to exist as a Jewish state is not anti-Semitic
Mondoweiss 3 May 2016 - As you surely know, the British Labour Party is today embroiled in a controversy over whether certain criticisms of the state of Israel can be considered anti-Semitic. The controversy is sure to come to the United States, even during this political cycle; and without wading into the statements and...
Dima’s eyes
Mondoweiss 3 May 2016 - Eyes like an unfinished poem possess my spirit They rise the moon out of its slothiness Shaking away the stillness of my pillow I shudder and solicit a memory: Sweet mint tea in my aunt’s patio on Salaheddein Street in Al Quds Long oblong sesame Ka’ek...
Number of Israeli home buying deals slows
Globes Main News 3 May 2016 - The Ministry of Finance chief economist reports that the number of deals dropped 11% in January, and was unchanged in February.
Azrieli Group acquires e-commerce co for NIS 62m
Globes Main News 3 May 2016 - Azrieli Group is buying Buy2 Networks unit Netex New Media as part of its strategy aimed at building a new digital growth engine in Israel.
Israeli payment technology co Zooz raises $24m
Globes Main News 3 May 2016 - Zooz CEO: Retailers now understand the need for smart payment platforms that can help them expand into new markets.
Why big European banks are reluctant to return to Iran
Al-Monitor 3 May 2016 - Iranians and Americans see different reasons for major European banks’ reluctance to return to the Iranian market after the nuclear deal.
The ‘most polite police officer in the world’ — and what he stands for
+972 Magazine 3 May 2016 - A video showing an Israeli Border Police officer demonstrating admirable professionalism and politeness in his interaction with activists has gone viral in recent days. But behind this purportedly exemplary civility is a much grimmer reality. The two-and-a-half minute clip shows a Border Police officer, who introduces...
Are Israeli police covering up shooting of Palestinian siblings?
Al-Monitor 3 May 2016 - A Palestinian pregnant woman and her brother were shot to death at the Qalandia checkpoint, but Israeli Police won't release to the press the footage of the shooting.
Four reasons Sisi won’t turn against Iran
Al-Monitor 3 May 2016 - The Saudi efforts to forge an alliance with Egypt come in the context of Riyadh’s efforts to expand its anti-Iran coalition. But will Saudi Arabia succeed in bringing Egypt onboard?
Gaza renews taxi fleet to dismay of old cab drivers
Al-Monitor 3 May 2016 - For the first time in nine years, Israel has allowed the entry of new taxi cars into Gaza, a decision that appealed to Gazans but was met with criticism by the owners of old and dilapidated cars, who fear that the new cars will put them...
Will European pressure push Netanyahu on right track?
Al-Monitor 3 May 2016 - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu faces European pressure to advance talks with the Palestinians while the Likud simultaneously pushes for continued settlement expansion.
Israeli police detain Palestinians suspected of Jerusalem stab attack
Occupation Magazine 2 May 2016 - Ma’an - Israeli forces closed all entrances to the Old City of Jerusalem following a stabbing attack on al-Wad street in which a 60-year-old Israeli man sustained minor to moderate injuries. According to Israeli police, an 18-year-old Palestinian from the West Bank is held as a...
No medical treatment for "security threat" Nariman Tamimi
Occupation Magazine 2 May 2016 - Bassem Tamimi - Facebook - My wife, Nariman Tamimi, was prevented by Israeli authorities from traveling to Jordan, where she was to get medical treatment. Soon after she arrived at the Allenby Bridge, she was detained and questioned about her political activity. Eventually, after being threatened...
Shooting on Gaza border follows Netanyahu`s visit
Occupation Magazine 2 May 2016 - Ilan Ben Zion - Times of Israel - This morning PM Netanyahu, Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon and senior military officers toured a section of the Gaza frontier. A few hours later, shots were fired from the Gaza Strip. There were no Israeli casualties, but an engineering...
West bank attack: three soldiers wounded, Palestinian driver killed
Occupation Magazine 2 May 2016 - Roi Yanovsky - Y-Net - Israeli soldiers of the Kfir Brigade were conducting unannounced checks at the entrance of Ein el-Arik, near the Israeli settlement of Dolev, when a Palestinian driver hit them with his van. Three soldiers were wounded, one of them seriously. The Palestinian,...
The American Jewish scholar behind Labour’s ‘antisemitism’ scandal breaks his silence
Occupation Magazine 2 May 2016 - Norman Finkelstein and Jamie Stern-Weiner - Open Democracy UK - Ironically, in light of the current hysteria in the UK, the most vociferous and vehement opponents of the Balfour Declaration were not the Arabs, about whom almost nobody gave a darn, but the upper reaches of...
Israel’s Arab community and its contempt for its youth
+972 Magazine 2 May 2016 - I have zero expectations from racist Jews, but I’d expect the Arabs, my own community, to be less judgmental of young people. You have no idea what it’s like to walk down the street fearing the police and criminals, as well as your judgment. By Abed...
Harvard biotechnology conference whitewashes Israeli occupation
Mondoweiss 2 May 2016 - This past week, Harvard’s program in Science, Technology and Society (STS) hosted a conference titled  “The Molecularization of Identity: Science and Subjectivity in the 21st Century” (the full program  is available). It was presented as an ordinary STS meeting whose goal was to explore the “complex...
Palestinian journalist to spend four more months in Israeli detention
+972 Magazine 2 May 2016 - High-profile Palestinian journalist Omar Nazzal has been arrested on terror charges that Israel considers classified and therefore neither he nor his lawyer can see. The army issued an order to keep him in jail for another four months – without trial.  Demonstration in support of administrative...
Israeli Police Hide Footage Showing the Murder of 2 Palestinians
Asharq Alawsat ME News 2 May 2016 - From ASHARQ AL-AWSAT . Israeli police are refusing to release footage that shows Maram Ismail, a 23-year- old Palestinian mother, and her 16-year-old brother … continue reading Israeli Police Hide Footage Showing the Murder of 2 Palestinians
Advice to British leftwingers on kicking racism out of their anti-Israel rhetoric
Mondoweiss 2 May 2016 - Too often I see those in solidarity with Palestinians lose the plot and allow opponents to grab the agenda and deflect attention from where the suffering really exists. That’s exactly what’s been happening in Britain this week as a row over antisemitism in the Labour Party...
Lebanese mega-band wins battle against Jordanian conservatives
+972 Magazine 2 May 2016 - Jordan scraps a ban on Mashrou’ Leila, a progressive and incredibly popular Lebanese band, following an international uproar Lebanese band Mashrou’ Leila in concert (source: Youtube) Mashrou’ Leila, the immensely popular Lebanese will be allowed to perform in Jordan, the government announced after the cancellation of...
  Misc2
 
ust as Boycotts Are Making a Difference for LGBTQ People, Some Lawmakers Want to Shut Them Down
Global BDS 1 May 2016 - In recent weeks,  governors , mayors , major businesses , and entertainers have joined a boycott of North Carolina and Mississippi as a way of protesting new state laws that license discrimination against LGBT people. Similar boycotts of Indiana were threatened or announced last year when that state also...
Life in prison for Israeli leader of trio who burned Palestinian teen alive
Middle East Eye 3 May 2016 - Language Undefined Yosef Haim Ben-David and two others kidnapped, beat and burned 16-year-old Mohammed Abu Khdeir alive
Hamas denies commenting on Corbyn pledge to negotiate with all sides
Middle East Eye 3 May 2016 - Language Undefined Hamas spokesman says he did not give interview as Israel's Labour party says it may sever ties with UK party over anti-Semitism row
Iran's tension with its Arab neighbours won't be ending any time soon
Middle East Eye 3 May 2016 - The Iranian regional project is no longer just a geopolitical project but an ideological one too
Is it anti-Semitic to ask whether Israel has the right to exist?
Middle East Eye 3 May 2016 - I’m a Zionist, but not at any price. To ask for equal rights for all who live on the land cannot be branded anti-Semitic
Israel detains Palestinian journalist without trial
Middle East Eye 2 May 2016 - Language Undefined Omar Nazzal held a top position at Falestine al-Youm television, a station Israel's army forcibly closed in March
Gaza Erez crossing to reopen: Israel
Middle East Eye 2 May 2016 - Language Undefined Israel did not give a time frame on the reopening of the border crossing, which was closed in 2008
Orthodox Advocates Push for Sex Abuse Reform in New York
The Forward New 3 May 2016 - Advocates for sexual abuse victims in the Orthodox Jewish community will be descending on New York’s state capital on May 3 to lobby the legislature to eliminate the statute of limitations for child sex abuse offenses.
Israel Blames Ultra-Orthodox Parents for Failings of Schools
The Forward New 3 May 2016 - The Israeli government says that Haredi parents and schools †rather than the government itself †are to blame for denying secular education to ultra-Orthodox youth in Israel.
BDS Battle Heats Up on New Front †Socially Responsible Investing
The Forward New 3 May 2016 - Anti-occupation protests and college BDS resolutions have grabbed headlines in recent years. But a potentially more consequential battle over Israel has been raging under the radar in corporate boardrooms and shareholder meetings.
Michelin Criticized for Not Publishing Israel Dining Guide
The Forward New 3 May 2016 - The president of the World Jewish Congress is taking the Michelin travel company to task for not including Israel in its repertoire of prestigious travel and dining guides.
Man Moderately Wounded in Jerusalem Stabbing Attack
The Forward New 2 May 2016 - Israeli police are hunting for the attacker who stabbed a man in Jerusalem’s Old City, moderately injuring him.
Uganda: Iran Donates Digital Qur'an Copies to Students
allAfrica.com 3 May 2016 - [Observer] Several Muslim students are the beneficiaries of digital Qur'an books from the Iranian embassy in Uganda after participating in a religious recitation competition, last week.
South Africa: SA Artists Erect Mandela Statue in Palestine
allAfrica.com 2 May 2016 - [SA Info] Weighing two metric tons and rising six metres, a bronze statue of Nelson Mandela with his right arm raised and hand in a fist was unveiled in the Palestine economic capital, Ramallah, on 26 April.
Novartis eager for more Israeli investments
Globes Main News 3 May 2016 - Novartis Global Strategic Partnership head Marie Lindner spoke to "Globes" ahead of her visit to Tel Aviv later this month.
Azrieli Group acquires e-commerce co for NIS 62m
Globes Main News 3 May 2016 - Azrieli Group is buying Buy2 Networks unit Netex New Media as part of its strategy aimed at building a new digital growth engine in Israel.
Number of Israeli home buying deals slows
Globes Main News 3 May 2016 - The Ministry of Finance chief economist reports that the number of deals dropped 11% in January, and was unchanged in February.
Frutarom acquires Germany's Extrakt Chemie
Globes Main News 3 May 2016 - The Israeli flavors and food ingredients company will pay $8.2 million for its 30th acquisition in five years.
Tue: Israel Chemicals falls steeply again
Globes Main News 3 May 2016 - The TASE was back in negative territory with Israel Chemicals, Israel Corp and Paz leading the losses but Mylan staged a recovery.
Israeli payment technology co Zooz raises $24m
Globes Main News 3 May 2016 - Zooz CEO: Retailers now understand the need for smart payment platforms that can help them expand into new markets.
9/09/2011 AIPAC Junkets to Israel Illegal: IRS-DOJ Complaint Filing
IRMEP 4 May 2016 - 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 4 May 2016 - 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 4 May 2016 - 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 4 May 2016 - 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 4 May 2016 - 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 4 May 2016 - 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...
You Owe Israel Another 57 Bullets
US Campaign to End the Occupation 4 May 2016 -
  Ma'an News
 
Israeli Justice Ministry drops probe after report that contractor behind Qalandiya killings
5/1/2016 - BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) -- The Israeli who shot and killed a pregnant Palestinian woman and her teenage brother at the notorious Qalandiya checkpoint in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday was a private security contractor, not a member of the police forces, Israeli media...
Israeli forces detain 6 Palestinians in West Bank raids
5/1/2016 - BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) -- Israeli forces carried out overnights raids across the occupied Palestinian territory Sunday detaining at least six Palestinians, including a 13-year-old boy. Locals told Ma’an that Israeli forces raided the southern occupied West Bank town of Beit Ummar north of...
UN: Israel's cement ban prevents hundreds of Gaza families from rebuilding homes
4/30/2016 - BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) -- Israel’s punitive ban on cement imports into the Gaza Strip has prevented hundreds of families from rebuilding their homes devastated by the 2014 war, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said in a press release Thursday...
Settlers attack Israeli liaison officer in illegal Hebron outpost
5/1/2016 - HEBRON (Ma’an) -- A group of Israeli settlers assaulted an Israeli liaison officer in the southern occupied West Bank on Sunday, the Israeli police said. Israeli police spokeswoman Luba al-Samri said in a statement that the officer came to the settlement outpost of...
  The Guardian
 
Israeli ringleader gets life for setting fire to Palestinian teenager
3 May 2016 - Yosef Haim Ben-David jailed for life plus 20 years by a Jerusalem court for the 2014 murder of 16-year-old Abu Khdeir An Israeli court...
Israeli military orders detention of Palestinian journalist Omar Nazzal
2 May 2016 - The 53-year-old to be held for four months without charge or trial on suspicion of ‘unlawful activity’ for PLO faction Israel ’s military has...
A Palestinian view on the antisemitism row | Letters
2 May 2016 - Jonathan Freedland ( My plea to the left , 30 April) asks us to imagine if a country far away was created for black people and...
Labour’s antisemitism row may be drama, but it’s no crisis | Steve Richards
2 May 2016 - Never-ending headlines about Naz Shah and Ken Livingstone are damaging, but this is hysteria based on flimsy evidence In a crowded field, the saga...
Tightrope walker crosses gap between Jerusalem's ancient towers – video
2 May 2016 - US slackliner Heather Larsen makes history as she walks a narrow web line stretched between Jerusalem’s ancient towers, 30 metres above the ground, on...
  Ha'aretz National News
 
Thousands of Egyptians enter Israel for Holy Fire rite in Jerusalem
Ha'aretz - 28 Apr 2016
  Palestinian Information Center
 
Palestinian shot, killed at Beitunia checkpoint
3 May 2016 - A Palestinian young man was shot and killed Tuesday evening by Israeli gunfire after he allegedly rammed his car into a group of Israeli soldiers near Ramallah.
Jerusalemite citizen forced to demolish his 3 stores
3 May 2016 - The Israeli municipality in occupied Jerusalem forced on Tuesday a Jerusalemite citizen to demolish his three stores under the pretext of being built without permit.
3 Palestinian journalists injured by Israeli gunfire
3 May 2016 - Three Palestinian journalists were injured Tuesday after Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) suppressed a peaceful march organized by the Journalists Syndicate near Ofer prison.
Palestinian Falafel
3 May 2016 -
Gaza: University graduates demand Palestinian gov't to provide jobs
3 May 2016 - Dozens of university graduates participated in a sit-in on Tuesday outside the cabinet headquarters in the Gaza Strip to demand the government to provide them with public jobs.
10 Palestinians arrested, others injured by PA forces in West Bank
3 May 2016 - The PA security apparatuses arrested 10 Palestinians from the occupied West Bank and injured others on account of their involvement in anti-occupation activism.
Europal to release report on pro-Israel lobby in Europe
3 May 2016 - The Europal Forum intends to release soon a report on "the Zionist lobby and the European Union" that will lift the veil of secrecy surrounding the network of pro-Israel groups in Europe.
Palestinian factions: The fuel taxes will aggravate Gaza power crisis
3 May 2016 - Palestinian leftist factions have warned that the electricity crisis in Gaza will worsen if the Palestinian government keeps refusing to give the power plant a full tax exemption on its fuel supplies.
2 Hunger strikers moved from Ayla solitary confinement
3 May 2016 - The Israeli Prison Service (IPS) moved two Palestinian hunger strikers from Ayla solitary confinement to Megiddo and Jalbo prisons, the PPS revealed Tuesday.
Sheikh Raed Salah ... targeted by the extreme right
3 May 2016 - The Israeli occupation police are to detain Sheikh Raed Salah on the eighth of May and will allow all media outlets to broadcast the news.
Journalist Bloc: Israel undermines press freedom
3 May 2016 - The Palestinian Journalist Bloc said in a statement issued Tuesday that Israeli continued crimes against Palestinian journalists undermine press freedom around the world.
Gazan youths stage sit-in in solidarity with Aleppo
3 May 2016 - Youth groups on Monday organized a sit-in before the UN headquarters in Gaza in protest at the aggression against the Syrian people especially in Aleppo city.
IOF razes agricultural structure east of Qalqilya
3 May 2016 - Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) stormed at noon on Monday the eastern district of Qalqilya city and razed an agricultural structure for lacking construction permit.
Report: Israeli terrorism reaches peak in April
3 May 2016 - The Israeli occupation authorities (IOA) stepped up attacks on Occupied Jerusalem, the holy al-Aqsa Mosque, and the Muslim worshipers during the month of April.
Anti-Normalization committee: Israel robs Jordan’s petrol
3 May 2016 - An anti-Normalization committee in Amman charged Israeli authorities with robbing the petrol of Jordan.
6 Palestinians arrested in predawn raids
3 May 2016 - The Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) arrested at dawn Tuesday six Palestinians after carrying out combing and raid operation across the West Bank.
Israel demolishes family home of Palestinian detainee
3 May 2016 - The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) at dawn Tuesday knocked down the family home of the Palestinian detainee Zaid Amer in Nablus province.
PECDAR: Israel's oil drilling in Dead Sea area violates int'l law
3 May 2016 - The Palestinian Economic Council for Development and Reconstruction (PECDAR) has demanded Israel to stop any oil drilling operations in the Dead Sea area, which is located within the Palestinian boundaries.
Israel threatens demolition of Palestinian buildings in Jerusalem
3 May 2016 - The Israeli occupation municipality on Monday notified the demolition of Palestinian civilian homes and structures in al-Issawiya town, to the northeast of Occupied Jerusalem.
Israel renews administrative detention of Palestinian MP Qufeisheh
3 May 2016 - The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) on Monday renewed the administrative detention of the Palestinian MP Hatem Qufeisheh, 56, for three months.
  IRIN
 
Is the Yemen peace deal for real?
JERUSALEM 08 October 2015 (IRIN) - Yemen's Houthi rebels say they are committed to peace, but is the deal for real? IRIN asks the experts. >
  New York Times
 
Egypt’s Interior Ministry, in Error, Releases Memos on Restricting News Media
3 May 2016 - The documents were sent to journalists, apparently in error, and contained suggestions on how to silence coverage of an Italian student killed in Cairo.
Israeli Gets Life in Prison for Murder of Palestinian Teenager
3 May 2016 - The sentence for the murder of a teenager who was abducted, choked, beaten and set on fire sealed a case that has roiled Israelis and Palestinians.
Another Aleppo Hospital Is Hit, This Time on Government-Held Side
3 May 2016 - The attack on a maternity hospital, which killed at least three women, was the sixth assault on a medical facility in the divided Syrian city in less than a week.
Contributing Op-Ed Writer: A Looming Crisis in Lebanon
3 May 2016 - A fragile equilibrium in Beirut faces pressure from regional rivalries and the war in neighboring Syria.
Navy SEAL Is Killed in Northern Iraq in Fight With ISIS
3 May 2016 - The SEAL member was the third American serviceman to die in combat since a United States-led coalition began battling the group in the country in 2014.
Damascus Journal: On Streets of Syria’s Capital, Even the Sweet Is Sour
2 May 2016 - Declan Walsh provides an on-the-ground report from Syria’s capital, where residents, spared the worst of the violence, respond to a seemingly interminable war with skepticism and dark humor.
Editorial: Turbulent Politics in Baghdad
2 May 2016 - A protest at the Parliament in Baghdad shows a Shiite cleric’s power, which could further destabilize a government already in trouble.
Talks on Syria Seek to Extend Fragile Truce to Aleppo
2 May 2016 - A sharp rise in violence has left the city in ruins, but Secretary of State John Kerry said negotiations in Geneva were progressing.
Days of Chaos in Baghdad: Protest or Meltdown?
2 May 2016 - Hundreds of people stormed the Iraqi capital’s Green Zone on Saturday, only to disperse on Sunday. Here’s a breakdown of what they were doing, and why.
Submit Your Questions About Syria for Declan Walsh
2 May 2016 - The Cairo bureau chief for The New York Times recently reported from Aleppo, Syria.
Iraq Protesters Leave Baghdad Green Zone on Cleric’s Order
1 May 2016 - A day after his followers stormed the capital’s fortified core, the Shiite cleric Moktada al-Sadr demanded that Parliament meet soon to approve a new cabinet.
  Jerusalem Post
 
Living with the past, making a future in Israel
3 May 2016 - 52 survivors have made aliya in the last seven years, Nefesh B’Nefesh director says.
Hazan admits to frequenting strip clubs
3 May 2016 - “My friends did drugs in South America 13 years ago, and in Israel I’ve met people who use medical cannabis."
Accused Israeli spy released
3 May 2016 - “No one knew what had happened to him until a high level Israeli government official intervened in the case.”
‘J’lem paying heavy price for clash with Obama over Iran’
3 May 2016 - Israel, US disagreement over defense assistance program,says former Military Intelligence chief Yadlin.
Trump endorses Jewish settlement expansion in West Bank
3 May 2016 - Donald Trump refuted the notion that halted expansion of Jewish settlements is a prerequisite for peace negotiations.
'Obama wants Israel to spend aid money entirely on US-made weapons'
3 May 2016 -
VIDEO: Anti-Semitic imagery used in viral ad for Holocaust survivor rights
3 May 2016 - An Israeli digital advertising firm, Hooligans, produced a one-minute clip that has gone viral on social media here in Israel.
Jerusalem Post Editorial: Caring for survivors
3 May 2016 - while remembering those who were lost is essential, caring for those who survived must not be overlooked.
Israel to premiere pavilion at Cannes Film Festival
3 May 2016 - Culture Ministry organizers hope to promote international partnerships, co-productions and collaborations among filmmakers at annual showcase.
'Give Palestinians a terminal at Ashdod port for goods to enter Gaza'
3 May 2016 - Former commander of the IDF Southern Command offered an ambitious idea to alleviate humanitarian situation in Gaza.
His brother’s keeper
3 May 2016 - Israeli band Benjamin’s Brother nominated for ‘Best Narrative’ at the Berlin MVAs.
Palestinian terrorist, accomplice, arrested in Old City stabbing
3 May 2016 -
Ringleader of group which killed Palestinian teen gets life in prison
3 May 2016 - Yosef Haim Ben David will spend the rest of his life behind bars following the decision by the Jerusalem District Court.
Palestinian assailant rams car into three IDF soldiers in West Bank
3 May 2016 - A spokesperson for Magen David Adom said that one of the Israelis was seriously wounded.
Report: Palestinian allegedly rams car into three Israelis in West Bank
3 May 2016 -
Netanyahu touts quiet on Gaza border; hours later Palestinians fire on IDF patrol
3 May 2016 - Netanyahu went to the site of the large terror attack tunnel from Gaza into Israel that was discovered last month.
Iran bans import of Chevrolet cars
3 May 2016 -
The Jerusalem Post's top 5 stories of May 3
3 May 2016 - Hamas says its ties with UK Labor's Corbyn 'painful hit for the Zionists', Bruce Springsteen's guitarist blasts 'obnoxious idiots' who back BDS, Israel seizes Gaza rocket-making materials, and more.
IDF soldiers fired at on Gaza border, none hurt
3 May 2016 -
‘Most Israeli Jews think country a bad place to grow old’
3 May 2016 - The desire to stay in Israel was strongest among those living in Jerusalem and the surrounding areas, but still stood at only 35%. In Tel Aviv and the center, it was the lowest at 25%.
Netanyahu pays surprise visit to Gaza border
3 May 2016 -
Hamas says its ties with UK Labor's Corbyn 'painful hit for the Zionists'
3 May 2016 -
Marseilles, Philadelphia ask Rivlin to intercede in decision to close consulates
3 May 2016 - Delegation from Marseilles urges President Reuven Rivlin to intercede on their behalf in order to revoke a decision to close an Israeli mission.
Bruce Springsteen guitarist blasts ‘obnoxious idiots’ who back BDS
3 May 2016 - Amid rumors that Bruce Springsteen will perform in Tel Aviv this summer, he and his E Street band have come under fire from supporters of boycotting Israel.
Israeli killed in Hungary was beaten to death with bricks
3 May 2016 - Two suspects who were arrested on Sunday came across Gross sleeping in an empty yard and stole his valuables including his cell phone and personal computer after killing him.
Smuggling attempt foiled: Israel seizes 4 tons of Gaza-bound chemicals used in rockets
3 May 2016 - Customs and security officials at the Nitzana Border Crossing seized ammonium chloride concealed within a shipment of salt before the Passover holiday.
By the Rivers of Babylon
3 May 2016 - Russian Violinist Vadim Repin brings his Trans-Siberian Art Festival to Israel next week.
Moving history
3 May 2016 - Lula Washington Dance Theater arrives in Israel for the first time.
Israeli Labor MK calls on UK's Corbyn to resign amid anti-Semitism scandal
3 May 2016 - UK's Labor party secretly suspends an additional 50 members for anti-Semitic rhetoric, 'The Telegraph' reports.
Palestinian minor convicted in murder of Dafna Meir
3 May 2016 - The teen watched Palestinian television broadcasts that incited against Israel and said Israel was “killing young Palestinians” before he allegedly committed the crime, Shin Bet says.
Israeli chefs win big at US culinary awards
3 May 2016 - James Beard foundation recognizes Shaya, Solomonov for restaurant, cookbook work.
Security forces demolish house of terrorist involved in Henkin murder
3 May 2016 - Security forces arrived at the home of Zid Ziad Jamil Amarab in Nablus early on Tuesday and destroyed the structure.
UN to quiz Israel on torture complaints
2 May 2016 - Israel has argued before the committee in the past that treaties like the Convention against Torture are applicable only in areas of the country in which Israeli law fully applies.
Kings the latest team to have Blatt on coaching radar
2 May 2016 - Should Blatt sign with the Kings, he would team up with Israeli forward Omri Casspi.
Israeli company exhibits new generation drone sensors in US
2 May 2016 - T-Stamp payloads already operation in several IDF units and in US military.
NGO tells UN: Israeli torture of Palestinian, Ethiopian, migrant detainees continues
2 May 2016 - Representatives of the state are expected to address some of the issues before the committee on Tuesday.
Analysis: The upside of the British Labor Party’s anti-Semitism furor
2 May 2016 - The number of British politicians using anti-Semitic imagery must concern Israel, because it indicates there are many constituents out there receptive to such rhetoric.
Israeli man, 60, wounded in stabbing attack in Jerusalem's Old City
2 May 2016 - Magen David Adom medics who treated the victim said that he sustained wounds to his upper body.
The tree and the menorah
2 May 2016 - The menorah was not just a candelabrum. It symbolized the Covenant between God and the Jewish people.
Former IDF chief criticizes PM's handling of Hebron soldier
2 May 2016 - Benny Gantz praised Ya'alon and IDF chief of staff Gadi Eizenkot for maintaining the values of the IDF.
Erez Crossing to Gaza to open for transport of goods
2 May 2016 - Over 800 trucks carrying all manner of goods cross into Gaza on a daily basis.
Conservative Jewry nullifies all discriminatory laws against non-Jews
2 May 2016 - Rabbi Reuven Hammer, the founder of the Masorti (Conservative) Movement in Israel, was given the responsibility to write the responsum.
Amid Aleppo bloodshed, former Iranian politician praises 'Egypt’s support for Assad'
2 May 2016 - Amir Mousawi, a former Iranian politician, wrote a post on his Facebook page thanking Egyptian President al-Sisi for "supporting the axis of resistance in the region."
'Netanyahu, war criminals not welcome in UK,' suspended Labor member says
2 May 2016 - The party swiftly suspends Nottingham City councilor Ilyas Aziz and former Blackburn mayor Salim Mulla after anti-Israel social media posts emerged.
After losing to a Palestinian-affiliated team, Jordanian soccer fans chant pro-Israel slogans
2 May 2016 - Fans of the Faysali team, affiliated with the East Bank, started chanting pro-Israeli slogans after losing a soccer match to the Wihdat team, affiliated with the Palestinian population of Jordan.
Ayelet Shaked: Apply Israeli law to West Bank within 1 year
2 May 2016 - Livni says justice minister's proposal would create a binational state.
 

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