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Soldiers Kidnap A Palestinian Researcher In Occupied Jerusalem
Israeli soldiers violently attacked, and kidnapped, on Friday evening, a Palestinian field researcher in the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem, as he was documenting clashes taking place between dozens of soldiers and local Palestinian youths. ...
Seven, including A Child, Injured By Army Live Fire Near Ramallah
Another Palestinian Teen Killed by Israeli Forces near Ramallah
Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian teenager during clashes, late on Friday, in the village of Silwad, near Ramallah, in the occupied West Bank. ...
Several Palestinians Injured In Hebron
Palestinian medical sources have reported, Friday, that many residents, including a child, have been injured after Israeli soldiers attacked a nonviolent protest at the northern entrance of Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. ...
Dozens injured, Many Kidnapped In Occupied Jerusalem
Palestinian medical sources in occupied East Jerusalem have reported that scores of residents have been injured during clashes that took place in different parts of occupied Jerusalem following noon prayers, after the soldiers and police prevented thousands from entering the al-Aqsa Mosque. ...
  Ha'aretz Diplomacy & Defense
 
Weekend of stones, flames and blood in East Jerusalem
Palestinian-American teen shot dead by IDF; scores of protesters wounded, 18 arrested; funeral of Jewish baby's murderer postponed; some school trips cancelled to the capital.
Putin calls on Israel to halt settlement in major policy speech, report says
Russian president calls the Middle East conflict a 'major cause of tension, not only in the region but in the whole world.'
Pig's head among kosher food in South African anti-Israel protest
Students place head in kosher section of Cape Town supermarket which stocks Israeli products.
India buys $525m worth of missiles from Israel, rejecting rival U.S. offer
India will buy at least 8,000 Spike anti-tank guided missiles, more than 300 launchers, Indian official says.
Netanyahu: The master of chaos, the lord of the crisis
For a moment the next election looked very close. But after this week it has actually receded into the distance, although no one believes the government will last more than another year.
Palestinian-American teen killed by IDF gunfire during West Bank protest
According to the military, the boy was about to throw a firebomb toward Route 60.
U.S. publicly humiliates Israeli defense minister as visit ends
Ya'alon declares crisis between him and Obama administration over, only to find out that it revealed he was denied audience with top officials.
Irish upper house backs Palestinian state
Seanad recognizes Palestine in nonbinding resolution, following British parliament's vote last week.
Ukraine FM interested in Israeli drones following visit
Foreign Minister Pavlo Klimkin declares mutual trust between nations have strengthened despite effort 'to discredit Ukrainians.'
Jerusalem is divided, and Netanyahu remains out of touch
The prime minister and his policies aren't the only reasons for the intifada that has been raging in Jerusalem in recent months, but they made a decisive contribution to it.
U.S. State Dept. temporarily bans personnel from using light rail in East Jerusalem
Month-long restriction announced a day after attack on light rail station left an infant dead, wounded seven.
State Dept. confirms baby killed in Jerusalem light rail attack was U.S. citizen
Spokeswoman Jen Psaki says U.S. officials in Jerusalem are assisting the family of three-month-old Haya Zissel-Brown following Wednesday's deadly attack.
Suspicious DVDs from Ehud Barak’s office discovered
Defense Ministry says labels indicate recordings are probably not the missing conversations allegedly linked to Israeli army brass affair.
Netanyahu vows to ‘return quiet and security’ to J'lem after attack, slams international ‘weakness’
Justice Minister Tzipi Livni says escalation is in part due to Israeli ‘provocations’
Family of Jerusalem light rail attacker insists he lost control of car
Though Silwan residents say Abdel Rahman al-Shaludi joined Hamas in prison, family says attacker who drove into light rail station, killing a baby and injuring seven adults, was politically unaffiliated.
Israel seals long-delayed $144 million missile deal with India
Under the plan, India will take delivery of 262 Barak 1 missiles over the course of about five years, starting in December of 2015.
Defense Minister Ya'alon: Middle East borders bound to change
But Moshe Ya'alon does not say whether his prediction applies to Israel.
Palestinian spokesman: Israel to blame for escalating violence
Hamas praises Jerusalem attack as 'daring operation' and 'natural response'; Netanyahu held Abbas accountable for the attack, saying he has incited Palestinians against Jews.
Baby killed, 7 hurt in Jerusalem terror attack; terrorist dies of gunshot wounds
Palestinian driver hits passengers disembarking from light rail; Netanyahu: Abbas responsible for Jerusalem attack.
Bennett to Netanyahu: Unfreeze settlement building or we'll destabilize coalition
Habayit Hayehudi warns that unless West Bank housing tenders start moving, it may stay away from no-confidence vote.
  Palestinian Center for Human Rights
 
Urgent Appeal to Palestinian President and Government: PCHR Warns of Consequences of Fuel Shortage at Gaza Hospitals and...
Palestinian Center for Human Rights
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PCHR report: Israeli attacks on fishermen in the Gaza Sea
10/22/2014 - International Solidarity Movement - Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, Gaza, Occupied Palestine - Israeli Naval forces continued to carry out attacks on Palestinian fishermen in the Gaza Strip during the reporting period (1 - 30 September 2014), including 18 shooting incidents that resulted in the injury of a...
Zionist settlers burn Palestinian olive grove
10/22/2014 - International Solidarity Movement - Nablus team, Huwwara, Occupied Palestine - This morning at approximately 09:30, settlers from the illegal settlement of  Yizhar sat fire to a Palestinian olive field above Huwwara village, just outside of Nablus. The settlers sat the land on fire from the top...
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[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...
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What's the appeal of a caliphate?
BBC 25 Oct 2014 - Why the idea of a single Muslim state keeps coming back
IS forces 'pushed back' in Iraq
BBC 25 Oct 2014 - Kurdish and Iraqi forces say they have gained ground from Islamic State militants in northern Iraq and near Baghdad, amid intense US-led air strikes.
Clashes hit historic Lebanese market
BBC 25 Oct 2014 - At least six Lebanese soldiers have died in clashes with Islamist gunmen at a historic market in the northern town of Tripoli, the army says.
New John Cantlie video posted online
BBC 25 Oct 2014 - British journalist John Cantlie, who is being held captive by Islamic State militants, is shown reading a message in a new propaganda video published online.
Bus ads hitting US aid for Israeli ‘war crimes’ roll in Portland (after ban in Seattle)
Mondoweiss 25 Oct 2014 - The  Seattle Mideast Awareness Campaign (SeaMAC)  is still plugging away, educating and informing the Pacific Northwest about Israel war crimes and apartheid. Currently, along with  Americans United for Palestinian Human Rights and Jewish Voice for Peace – Portland , SeaMac’s running a new ad campaign on Portland’s...
State Department calls for ‘speedy, transparent investigation’ of Israel’s killing of 14-year-old US citizen
Mondoweiss 25 Oct 2014 - Violence / Suppression of protests / Illegal arrests Israeli forces shoot, kill Palestinian teenager near Ramallah RAMALLAH (Ma‘an) 24 Oct — Israeli forces shot and killed a Palestinian teenager late Friday during clashes in Silwad village near Ramallah in the occupied West Bank, medical officials said. Orwa Abd...
‘Village on the volcano’ is latest effort to trivialize the occupation
Mondoweiss 25 Oct 2014 - Three days ago  the Washington Post did a piece on Palestinians in the occupied territories who are girding for settler attacks on the olive harvest — “Last year, the United Nations reported that Israeli settlers damaged or destroyed nearly 11,000 olive trees and saplings owned by...
US urges probe into West Bank death
BBC 25 Oct 2014 - The US urges an investigation after an Palestinian-American teenager is shot dead by Israeli soldiers near Ramallah in the West Bank.
Israeli army kills 14-year old Palestinian with U.S. citizenship
Mondoweiss 24 Oct 2014 - A Palestinian teen with U.S. citizenship was killed today by the Israeli army at a demonstration in the West Bank town of Silwad, near Ramallah. Fourteen-year old Orwah Hammad was shot with a live bullet that entered his neck and exited through his head, according to...
Shaking the campus from the US to Palestine
Mondoweiss 24 Oct 2014 - Last week, I was one of four members of National Students for Justice in Palestine on the ground in Ferguson. We participated in  Ferguson October  as members of the  Palestine Contingent  for four days of resistance to police brutality. Local organizers in the Organization for Black...
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The Lebanese Communist Party: The secret to constant failure
Al-Akhbar Opinion 24 Oct 2014 - Members of the Lebanese Communist Party hold a commemoration in September 2013 for the Lebanese National Resistance Front that fought against Israel during the Lebanese civil war. (Photo: Marwan Tahtah) Members of the Lebanese Communist Party hold a commemoration in September 2013 for the Lebanese National...
Israeli minister threatens demolishing deceased “hit-and-run” suspect's home
Al-Akhbar News 24 Oct 2014 - The mother, second left, and other family members of Abdul-Rahman Shaludi, who is suspected of having killed a child and injured six others with his car, hold his portrait at their family home in the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan on October 23, 2014. (Photo: AFP...
Questions abound over secret oil deals and legislation in Lebanon
Al-Akhbar News 24 Oct 2014 - The Ministry of Energy is one of the few entities overseeing the oil extraction process in Lebanon with little oversight. (Photo: Marwan Tahtah) The Ministry of Energy is one of the few entities overseeing the oil extraction process in Lebanon with little oversight. (Photo: Marwan Tahtah)...
Southern Yemen separatists demonstrate calling for their independence
Al-Akhbar News 24 Oct 2014 - Thousands of southern Yemenis turned out in Aden Friday to demand independence for their once sovereign region, as Houthi rebels from the north press to expand their control over more of the impoverished country. The demonstrators gathered in Aden's Parade Square to mark a "Day of...
At least 25 Egyptian soldiers killed, dozens injured in Sinai bomb
Al-Akhbar News 24 Oct 2014 - Updated at 6:44 pm (GMT +3) : At least 25 soldiers were killed and tens injured in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula on Friday by a car bomb that targeted two armored vehicles stopped at a checkpoint, security sources said. The bomb attack targeted a military convoy of armored...
Israel restricts Palestinian access to al-Aqsa for fourth week in a row
Al-Akhbar News 24 Oct 2014 - Israeli Occupation Forces were seen deployed in the Old City of occupied Jerusalem and at the al-Aqsa Mosque gates Friday, witnesses said, as Israel continues to restrict the entry of Palestinian worshipers into al-Aqsa for the fourth week in a row. Israel has imposed restrictions on...
Consulates for Canada, Belgium and Germany in Turkey receive suspicious powder
Al-Akhbar News 24 Oct 2014 - Suspicious envelopes containing a yellow powder were sent Friday to the Belgian, Canadian and German consulates in Istanbul, prompting a security alert, officials said. One person who opened the envelope at the Canadian mission was directly exposed to the unknown substance, which was now being analyzed...
Tunisia’s al-Nahda changes its discourse ahead of key post-revolution election
Al-Akhbar Politics 24 Oct 2014 - Supporters of Tunisian Ennahda Party hold Tunisian national flag, party's flags and shout slogans as the founder of Ennahda movement, Rashid al-Ghannushi, speaking during a rally ahead of Tunisian parliamentary election, which will be held on October 22, in Suleiman town of Nabeul, Tunisia, on October...
From Gaza to Sderot, Trauma Marks The Past — And The Present
The Forward Leonard Fein 25 Oct 2014 -
ISIS Aimed at Ideals When They Destroyed Jonah's Tomb
The Forward Leonard Fein 25 Oct 2014 -
Dani Danon Is Such a Threat to Israel Even Bibi Fired Him
The Forward Leonard Fein 25 Oct 2014 -
When We Stop To Really See Each Other
The Forward Leonard Fein 25 Oct 2014 -
Are Jews Now Safe and Free From Being Haunted?
The Forward Leonard Fein 25 Oct 2014 -
Miami's Colorful Oldest Bar Prepares for Last Call
The Foward Breaking News 25 Oct 2014 - Miami’s oldest bar, Tobacco Road, a popular watering hole where suit-and-tie-clad lawyers belly up alongside hippies gathering signatures for medical marijuana petitions, is preparing for last call. Click here for the rest of the article...
Vienna Inaugurates Monument to World War II Deserters
The Foward Breaking News 24 Oct 2014 - Austria inaugurated a monument on Friday to thousands of its nationals who deserted Hitler’s army during World War Two, marking a new step in efforts to acknowledge the nation’s wartime past. Click here for the rest of the article...
Rabbi Judith Abrams, Founder and Director of MAQOM, Dies at 56
The Foward Breaking News 24 Oct 2014 - Rabbi Dr. Judith Abrams, the founder and director of the online Talmud learning website, MAQOM, died of a heart attack Wednesday in Houston. She was 56. Click here for the rest of the article...
Palestinian Boy Shot Dead During Clashes in the West Bank
The Foward Breaking News 24 Oct 2014 - A Palestinian boy was shot dead during clashes between Israeli soldiers and stone-throwing protesters in the occupied West Bank on Friday, medics and residents said. Click here for the rest of the article...
SodaStream Will Sell Some of PepsiCo's Brands On a Test Basis
The Foward Breaking News 24 Oct 2014 - Soda machine maker SodaStream International Ltd said it would sell some of PepsiCo Inc’s brands through its soda machines on a test basis later this year. Click here for the rest of the article...
Test to Check Food For Traces of Pork Hits France
The Foward Breaking News 24 Oct 2014 - Worried that the food you thought was kosher, or at least kosher style, has some hidden pork? Click here for the rest of the article...
Women of Wall Slip Torah Scroll Into Western Wall Bat Mitzvah
The Forward New 24 Oct 2014 - Defying regulations by Western Wall rabbinic authorities, members of Women of the Wall smuggled a tiny Torah scroll into the women’s section of the Kotel. Click here for the rest of the article...
How a Stunned Synagogue Faces Up to Sins of Rabbi Barry Freundel
The Forward New 24 Oct 2014 - How should a Modern Orthodox congregation react when its rabbi is accused of abusing converts? In the case of Barry Freundel, Kesher Israel didn’t hesitate. Click here for the rest of the article...
Zimbabwe: Palestine Will Be Recognised
allAfrica.com 24 Oct 2014 - [Zimbabwe Independent]It's a slow process, this business of getting recognised as an independent state, but the Palestinians are making progress.
Nigeria: Pilgrimage - Jonathan Leaves for Israel Friday
allAfrica.com 24 Oct 2014 - [This Day]Abuja -President Goodluck Jonathan will Friday depart Lagos to undertake a brief pilgrimage in Israel.
Nigeria: 35,116 Pilgrims Have Returned Home - NAHCON
allAfrica.com 24 Oct 2014 - [Daily Trust]Makkah -The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) yesterday said that it has airlifted 35,116 pilgrims back to Nigeria.
Nigeria: Jonathan Off to Israel for Pilgrimage
allAfrica.com 24 Oct 2014 - [Daily Trust]President Goodluck Jonathan will today depart Lagos for Israel to undertake a "brief" pilgrimage, Presidential spokesman, Reuben Abati, disclosed in a statement yesterday.
The Arab American Comedy Festival Kicks Off Next Week in NYC
Arab American Institute 24 Oct 2014 - Through comedy, Dean Obeidallah and Maysoon Zayid have not only contributed to changing the way Americans view Arab Americans and Muslim Americans, but also helped redefine Arab Americans and Muslim Americans view themselves.
Michigan 2014 Election News: Week of October 20
Arab American Institute 24 Oct 2014 - Election Day is less than two weeks away! Before you vote, make sure to visit our Yalla Vote Michigan state page to read the latest election news and to find all the information you need about how, when, and where to vote
Florida Election Update: Week of October 20
Arab American Institute 24 Oct 2014 - Election Day is less than two weeks away! Before you vote, make sure to visit our Yalla Vote Florida state page to read the latest election news and to find all the information you need about how, when, and where to vote
Massachusetts 2014 Elections News: Week of October 20
Arab American Institute 24 Oct 2014 - Election Day is less than two weeks away! Before you vote, make sure to visit our Yalla Vote Massachusetts state page to read the latest election news and to find all the information you need about how, when, and where to vote
Virginia 2014 Election News: Week of October 20
Arab American Institute 24 Oct 2014 - Election Day is less than two weeks away! Before you vote, make sure to visit our Yalla Vote Virginia state page to read the latest election news and to find all the information you need about how, when, and where to vote.
9/09/2011 AIPAC Junkets to Israel Illegal: IRS-DOJ Complaint Filing
IRMEP 25 Oct 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 25 Oct 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 25 Oct 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 25 Oct 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 25 Oct 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 25 Oct 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...
More than 500 anthropologists back academic boycott of Israel
Global BDS 25 Oct 2014 - Palestinian children play near houses destroyed during Israel’s summer offensive, in the Shujaiya neighborhood east of Gaza City, 5 October, on the second day of the Muslim Eid al-Adha.   ( Mohammed Asad  /  APA images ) More than 500 anthropologists  from around the world have signed a...
Israel’s Hannibal Directive
Sabbah report 25 Oct 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 25 Oct 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 25 Oct 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 25 Oct 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 25 Oct 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 25 Oct 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 §
The Continuing Struggle for Palestinian Rights
US Campaign to End the Occupation 25 Oct 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 25 Oct 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 25 Oct 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 25 Oct 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 25 Oct 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...
Confronting Challenges to Palestine Activism
US Campaign to End the Occupation 25 Oct 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 opening panel, Confronting Challenges to Palestine Activism , which highlighted the challenges facing advocates for Palestinian...
  Ma'an News
 
Israel troops kill US-Palestinian teen in West Bank
10/25/2014 - WASHINGTON (AFP) -- Washington confirmed that a Palestinian teenager shot dead by Israeli troops was a US citizen -- the second time this week an American child has fallen victim to the ongoing conflict. The army said that the youth killed Friday had been...
Palestinians subject to frequent search raids in Ramon prison
10/25/2014 - RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- Palestinians jailed in Ramon prison in southern Israel have been subject to frequent raids by Israeli prison guards this month, a human rights group said Saturday. The Palestinian Prisoner's Society said in a statement that several...
Israeli forces detain Palestinian man who removed settler tent
10/25/2014 - HEBRON (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained a Palestinian from the village of Susiya south of Hebron after residents took down a tent set up by Israeli settlers on land belonging to a Palestinian family in the area, a local official said...
Clashes in Jerusalem ahead of Palestinian attack suspect funeral
10/25/2014 - JERUSALEM (AFP) -- Israeli police clashed with Palestinians in East Jerusalem on Saturday and braced for more ahead of the funeral of a Palestinian driver who drove into a crowd Wednesday, killing an Israeli baby. With tensions further stoked after the army shot...
Israel police prepare for funeral of Palestinian attack suspect
10/25/2014 - JERUSALEM (AFP) -- Israeli police were preparing for the funeral Saturday of a Palestinian driver who drove into a crowd, killing an Israeli baby, with tensions further stoked after the army shot dead a West Bank teenager. Police were "ready for anything" after...
Iran rules out 'backward steps' on nuclear program
10/25/2014 - TEHRAN (AFP) -- Iran will not accept any "backward steps" on its nuclear programme, specifically on the enrichment of uranium, a top official said Saturday, dismissing US calls for more curbs. Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi, a member of Iran's nuclear...
Minister: Gaza reconstruction funds to be supervised by PA
10/25/2014 - BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- A Palestinian official said Saturday that according to the UN, the funds donated for Gaza reconstruction in the Cairo conference will be allocated under the supervision of the Palestinian Authority. Minister of Civil Affairs Hussein al-Sheikh told Ma...
Abbas sends condolences to Egypt president in wake of attack
10/25/2014 - RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- President Mahmoud Abbas on Saturday sent his condolences to Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi after a suicide bombing in the Sinai Peninsula killed 30 Egyptian troops. Abbas condemned the incident, calling it a "terrorist attack," a statement said...
Egypt's Sinai in lockdown after suicide blast kills 30 troops
10/25/2014 - CAIRO (AFP) -- A state of emergency came into force on Saturday across much of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula after 30 soldiers were killed in a suicide car bombing by suspected militants. It was the deadliest attack on the country's...
Iran hangs woman in defiance of international campaign
10/25/2014 - TEHRAN (AFP) -- Iran executed Saturday a 26-year-old woman who had spent five years on death row for the murder of a former intelligence official, defying international pressure to spare her life. Reyhaneh Jabbari was hanged at dawn, the official IRNA news...
US-led aircraft pound IS with 23 air strikes
10/25/2014 - Washington (AFP) -- The US-led military coalition pounded the Islamic State group Friday and Saturday with 22 air strikes in Iraq and one in Syria, the Pentagon said. Eleven of the bombings in the heavy barrage targeted IS units, buildings, positions, and vehicles...
Tunisia PM says election is target for militants
10/25/2014 - HAMMAMET, Tunisia (AFP) -- Tunisia's prime minister warned Saturday of possible militant attacks during a landmark election this weekend, as security was tightened for a vote he said offered hope to the entire region."We know that this will be a...
Lebanon troops, Islamists clash in historic Tripoli market
10/25/2014 - TRIPOLI, Lebanon (AFP) -- Lebanese troops fought a fierce battle Saturday with Islamist gunmen holed up in the historic market of second city Tripoli in clashes that devastated parts of the popular tourist site. It was the first time since the civil war...
  The Guardian
 
The 20 photographs of the week
25 Oct 2014 - The continuing crisis on the Turkish-Syrian border, the sentencing of Oscar Pistorius, the attack on Canadas parliament the best photography in news, culture and...
Palestinian-American teenager killed during West Bank clashes with Israeli military
24 Oct 2014 - Israeli military say soldiers prevented an attack by opening fire on a Palestinian who was throwing firebombs at traffic A Palestinian-American teenager was killed...
Israeli finance minister: 'there is a crisis with the United States'
25 Oct 2014 - Comments follow the Obama administrations refusal to allow Israeli defense minister to meet with top national security aides India snubs US to buy missiles...
India spurns US offer and purchases guided missiles from Israel for $525m
25 Oct 2014 - Deal for at least 8,000 missiles and 300 launchers comes amid border tensions with China and exchanges of fire with Pakistan India has opted...
14 dead in Nepal bus crash
25 Oct 2014 - Bus packed with people including Israeli tourists and locals heading home for Diwali veers off mountain highway A Nepal bus packed with people, including...
  Daily Star
 
Clashes in Jerusalem ahead of Palestinian attacker's funeral
25 Oct 2014 JERUSALEM, Oct 25, 2014 (AFP) - Israeli police clashed with Palestinians in east Jerusalem on Saturday and braced for more ahead of the funeral of a Palestinian driver who drove into a crowd, killing an Israeli...
Egypt's Sinai in lockdown after bomb kills 30 troops
25 Oct 2014 A state of emergency came into force Saturday across parts of Egypt's Sinai Peninsula as the military pounded suspected jihadists after 30 soldiers were killed in a suicide car bombing.
Syria rebels battle for Aleppo supply route
25 Oct 2014 Syrian rebels fight fierce clashes with loyalist troops as they try to secure their supply line to Aleppo against advances by the army, activists say.
Minister: Syrian conflict to cap Lebanon's growth at 2-2.5 pct in 2015
25 Oct 2014 Lebanon's economy will grow by no more than 2 or 2.5 percent next year if it does not resolve its political problems as it struggles to cope with the fallout from the war in neighouring Syria,...
Egypt president: Foreign hands behind Sinai attack
25 Oct 2014 President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi says an assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula that killed 30 troops was a "foreign-funded operation" and vowed to take drastic action against militants.
Army pounds militant hideouts in north Lebanon
25 Oct 2014 Lebanese Army helicopters pounded hideouts of militants in north Lebanon Saturday hours after, gunmen killed two soldiers were killed in the area while five others escaped a kidnap attempt.
Prominent Islamists leading fighting in north Lebanon: report
25 Oct 2014 The armed group that attacked the Lebanese Army Friday evening in the northern city of Tripoli is led by two prominent Islamist figures affiliated with radical group.
  Ha'aretz National News
 
Two male Knesset members to quit and make way for women
Ha'aretz - 25 Oct 2014
Israel's Education Ministry working overtime to stress 'Jewish identity'
Ha'aretz - 25 Oct 2014
Nigerian president arrives in Israel on pilgrimage
Ha'aretz - 25 Oct 2014
Ehud Barak denies Alzheimer's rumors, suggests he may have been secretly recorded
Ha'aretz - 25 Oct 2014
Police crackdown won't halt Jerusalem violence, security source says
Ha'aretz - 24 Oct 2014
Pope Francis to receive Israeli university's top honor
Ha'aretz - 24 Oct 2014
Tense week in Jerusalem ends with stone-throwing, arrests
Ha'aretz - 24 Oct 2014
Defying regulations, Women of the Wall sneak tiny Torah scroll into the Kotel
Ha'aretz - 24 Oct 2014
Police may hold parents of minors involved in Jerusalem disturbances legally liable for crimes
Ha'aretz - 24 Oct 2014
IDF to allow women to serve as kashrut supervisors in army kitchens
Ha'aretz - 23 Oct 2014
Israel gives solar energy projects green light - in West Bank settlements, too
Ha'aretz - 23 Oct 2014
Palestinian workers to be banned from Israeli-run West Bank bus lines
Ha'aretz - 23 Oct 2014
  Palestinian Information Center
 
Portents of a fresh Palestinian uprising are real
"A Jewish takeover of the Aqsa Mosque is nothing short of a declaration of war on Islam," Sheikh Ikrema Sabri, the former Mufti of Palestine.
4 Palestinians wounded in IOF shooting in Ramallah village
Four Palestinian young men were injured in Silwad town, to the east of Ramallah, at the hands of Israeli occupation forces (IOF) on Saturday.
U.S calls on Israel to investigate shooting of Palestinian-American minor
The U.S state department has called Saturday for a "speedy and transparent investigation" into the death of a Palestinian-American minor killed by Israeli soldiers on Friday.
Palestinian hunger striker transferred to solitary confinement
The Israeli Occupation Authorities have isolated prisoner Raed Mousa, who has been on hunger strike for 35 days, in Ella solitary confinement in Beersheba despite his serious health deterioration.
Resheq: Israel fears a third intifada in J’lem
Member of Hamas Movement’s political bureau Ezzat al-Resheq said Friday on his Facebook page that Israel is scared of the outbreak of a third intifada (uprising) in occupied Jerusalem.
Intifada is breaking out in occupied J’lem
A curfew was imposed in the Old City in occupied Jerusalem while Israeli forces intensified presence throughout its neighborhoods as part of Israeli measures to suppress the ongoing clashes.
Live bullet injuries reported during clashes in West Bank
The Israeli Occupation Forces suppressed on Friday the peaceful marches organized throughout West Bank in support of al-Aqsa Mosque. Dozens of injuries were reported during the confrontations.
Forensic expert: Shalludi was left to bleed to death
Guards of the light rail in occupied Jerusalem fired at Abdulrahman al-Shalludi at close range after he ran over a group of Israeli settlers then left him to bleed to death.
IOF soldiers raid Aida refugee camp, Salfit
Israeli occupation forces (IOF) raided Aida refugee camp, north of Bethlehem, after midnight Friday and served a summons to a young man.
IOF soldiers gun down Palestinian child
Israeli occupation forces (IOF) shot and killed a 16-year-old Palestinian child in Silwad village, east of Ramallah, afternoon Friday.
  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
 
ISIL pounded as Iraqi and Kurd forces advance
10/25/2014 - Peshmerga and Iraqi forces say they have retaken key areas in Iraq's north and south, supported by 22 US air strikes.
Tunisia holds crucial general election
10/25/2014 - More than 5.2 million registered to vote in election that will decide the composition of country's new parliament.
Egypt blames 'foreign hands' in Sinai attacks
10/25/2014 - President Sisi vows drastic measures against armed groups following Sinai attacks that killed 31 soldiers.
Malian president urges calm after Ebola death
10/25/2014 - Ibrahim Boubacar Keita says country's first case contained after reports victim could have infected others before dying.
Iran hangs woman despite international uproar
10/25/2014 - Reyhaneh Jabbari was hanged on Saturday for killing a man she said tried to abuse her, despite international outcry.
Lebanese army cracks down on 'ISIL suspects'
10/25/2014 - Raids and arrests come as at least eight people are killed in clashes starting in city's old market.
Ukraine president stakes future on snap poll
10/25/2014 - Ukrainians brace for parliamentary election against the backdrop of months of conflict and mounting unrest.
More than 100,000 'have now fled Myanmar'
10/25/2014 - At least 8,000 Rohingya have left country by boat in just two weeks, expert says, to escape persecution and violence.
  New York Times
 
ISIS Hostages Endured Torture and Dashed Hopes, Freed Cellmates Say
25 Oct 2014 - The death of James Foley in August at the hands of Islamic State jihadists in Syria was a very public end to a hidden ordeal shared with nearly two dozen other Westerners.
Aid Is In, but Gazans Can Only Look at Supplies
25 Oct 2014 - Reconstruction of homes damaged or destroyed in this summer’s battle between Israel and Hamas remains distant, as supplies allowed into Gaza this month remain untouched, baffling residents.
Rights Groups Condemn Execution of Iranian Woman
25 Oct 2014 - The execution of a woman in Iran who killed a doctor she said had tried to rape her was carried out Saturday despite international condemnation.
News Analysis: Attacks in West Raise New Fears Over ISIS’ Influence
25 Oct 2014 - Analysts say the far-flung plots and attacks are a change in the nature of the group and its threat to the West.
Israeli Troops Kill Palestinian Teenager in the West Bank, the 2nd in 8 Days
24 Oct 2014 - The Israeli military said the youth had thrown a firebomb onto a main road often used by settlers.
Sunni Militants Draw Iraqi Forces Into Intense Battles on Several Fronts
24 Oct 2014 - Government forces fought for the third straight day to fend off a heavy assault by Islamic State militants on a strategically placed town in Anbar Province.
Open Source: Iranian Photojournalist Reportedly Detained After Covering Protest Against Acid Attacks
24 Oct 2014 - Arya Jafari was reported to have been detained over his images of protesters deploring acid attacks on women in Isfahan.
31 Egyptian Soldiers Are Killed as Militants Attack in Sinai
24 Oct 2014 - President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi convened an emergency meeting of Egypt’s top generals and declared a state of emergency in parts of Sinai, including a curfew.
World Briefing | Middle East: Libya: Army Advances in Benghazi
24 Oct 2014 - The Libyan Army and its allies among local militias have taken control of one of the largest camps of Islamist forces in the eastern city of Benghazi, military officials said Friday.
With Guile and Tiny Torah, Women Hold a Bat Mitzvah at the Western Wall
24 Oct 2014 - A group that has advocated equal religious rights for women sneaked in a Torah for a coming-of-age ceremony at one of Judaism’s holiest sites.
Lebanon to Bar Syrian Refugees
23 Oct 2014 - Lebanon announced that it would not accept any more refugees from neighboring Syria, except in what the authorities deem to be “exceptional” cases.
Robust Reponse to ISIS Appears Far Off for Iraqis
23 Oct 2014 - Despite increasing assistance from the United States, Iraq’s ability to mount a sustained counteroffensive to retake territory seized by the Islamic State is still months away, American officials say.
U.S. Is Investigating Report That Islamic State Used Chlorine Gas
23 Oct 2014 - American officials said they were examining a report that 11 police officers were sickened after a bomb dispersed chlorine gas last month near Balad, north of Baghdad.
In Iraq, Relief After News of Blackwater Convictions
23 Oct 2014 - For many of the survivors of the 2007 shooting in Baghdad, the verdicts offered some solace after a traumatic event that became synonymous with the worst of the American occupation.
  Jerusalem Post
 
Rivlin defies efforts to prevent Kafr Kasim visit
25 Oct 2014 - Prior to his election, Rivlin pledged that he would visit the city if he won the race.
Ya'alon says international calls for Israeli withdrawal from Judea and Samaria are 'irrational'
25 Oct 2014 - Ya’alon traveled to the United States to meet with Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel and other American officials.
Palestinians in east Jerusalem hurl stones, firebombs; One person injured
25 Oct 2014 - Police on the scene used crowd-dispersal methods in a bid to quell the unrest.
Sisi responds to Sinai terror attacks: Egypt to establish buffer zone on Gaza border
25 Oct 2014 - In a televised speech to the nation, Sisi, who sat alongside his top generals and security advisors, lashed out at “foreign powers who are trying to break Egypt’s back.”
Israel-US ties have reached 'crisis' point, Lapid says
25 Oct 2014 - The latest sign of tension was evident this past week during Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon's trip to the US, during which he was categorically snubbed by the Obama administration.
Is Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas channeling his inner Richard Nixon?
25 Oct 2014 - According to the Palestine Now news agency, documents show that Abbas ordered the monitoring of phone conversations of some of the more prominent political figures in the West Bank.
Israeli firm beats out US in winning lucrative arms deal with India
25 Oct 2014 - India taps Israel's Spike anti-tank missile over US Javelin, says military source.
Foreign Affairs: Turkey’s elusive promised land and the war on Islamic State
25 Oct 2014 - As the war on Islamic State reaches Turkey’s border, its victims include Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu’s vision of a Turkish-led Sunni world.
Poland seeks to reclaim forgotten past as haven for Jews through new museum
25 Oct 2014 - Some in the Jewish community say Poland, the country on whose soil Nazi Germany carried out many of the darkest acts of the Holocaust, is now more welcoming than many western European countries.
The way we were?
25 Oct 2014 - Naftali Oppenheim, an ethnographic photographer who documented life on Kibbutz Ein Gev and in the Jordan Valley, eschewed political, propagandistic, journalistic images, preferring ‘happy’ subjects.
Diplomacy: Searching for a realistic formula to restart peace negotiations
24 Oct 2014 - Kerry wants more talks; Abbas wants "Palestine" without peace; Netanyahu says "Arab world first." Six months after breakdown of negotiations, everyone is grasping at straws.
US says Palestinian youth killed by IDF was American citizen
24 Oct 2014 - US State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki calls for "speedy and transparent investigation" of incident.
BDS resolution shot down by CUNY grad students
24 Oct 2014 - 'Resolution for the Endorsement of Boycott of Israeli Academic Institutions' falls short of winning majority.
No indication at all of Iranian reversal on nuclear ambitions, expert tells ‘Post’
24 Oct 2014 - “What we hear from Iran on almost all the issues is ‘no’," Emily Landau says.
Majority of Gulf Arabs support two-state solution, US think tank says
24 Oct 2014 - The surprising results were announced in a statement released by the Washington Institute for Near East Policy.
IDF kills Palestinian who hurled firebomb at motorists on West Bank highway
24 Oct 2014 - The IDF said that the soldiers were on patrol in the area and had set up an ambush overlooking the stretch of highway when they saw the assailant throw the bottle.
Ya'alon snub 'should come as no surprise,' US official says
24 Oct 2014 - During his visit to Washington, Ya'alon unsuccessfully sought meetings with Vice President Joe Biden, US Secretary of State John Kerry and national security advisor Susan Rice.
French-Israeli banker with ties to disgraced former IMF chief Strauss-Kahn dies in apparent suicide
24 Oct 2014 - Thierry Leyne, a banker who held dual French and Israeli citizenship, reportedly leapt to his death from his 23rd-floor luxury apartment in central Tel Aviv. He was 48 years old.
Two Israelis killed in Nepal bus accident
24 Oct 2014 - In total, there were 60 people on the bus that reportedly fell fifty meters into an abyss.
Jerusalem residents afraid but stoic after attack
24 Oct 2014 - "I feel like an attack could happen at any moment," says one Israeli woman at site of deadly terrorist attack; "I won’t let the terrorists terrorize me," says another.
  YNet News
 
Police arrest 5 masked men throwing stones in East Jerusalem
25 Oct 2014 - ....
Daylight Saving Time to end Saturday night
25 Oct 2014 - Two hours after midnight Israel will wind back its clocks by an hour, giving us all an hour of extra sleep as Daylights Savings Time comes to an end – read what to do to make sure your phone doesn't roust you too early. ....
Israel's Arabs must come out against ISIS
25 Oct 2014 - Op-ed: By ignoring dangerous phenomenon of young people joining jihadist group, local Arab leaders are abusing their public position. ....
The ASA's glaring hypocrisy
25 Oct 2014 - Op-ed: American Studies Association seeks 'deeper engagement' across the Middle East but has effectively removed Israel from the region and from Middle Eastern history. ....
Livni wants to save Bibi from Bibi
25 Oct 2014 - In a wide ranging interview, the justice minister discusses her determination to pursue peace talks, the deal with Lapid and Lieberman, her opposition to restricting the High Court, and how she became a defender of women's rights. ....
Report: Five injured in Sarnia, Ontario industrial explosion
25 Oct 2014 - ....
'Apologize for massacre or don't come,' Arabs tell president
25 Oct 2014 - Ahead of President Rivlin visit to Kafr Qasim, local residents urge government to recognize them as terror victims of historic massacre; 'It's time for Israel to apologize for killing people in cold blood.' ....
Ya'alon affiliate: Claims of crisis with US are 'nonsense'
25 Oct 2014 - ....
Rioters throw stones, fireworks at police in Jerusalem
25 Oct 2014 - ....
Iraq government forces, militias take control of strategic town
25 Oct 2014 - ....
Jewish leader indicted for calling Dieudonne an anti-Semite
25 Oct 2014 - Holocaust survivor Roger Cukierman, president of France's largest Jewish group, indicted for denouncing comedian who created 'quenelle' gesture and mocked Holocaust. ....
Why is Kerry singling out Israel?
25 Oct 2014 - Op-ed: US secretary of state keeps saying Israeli-Palestinian issue cannot remain unchanged. What about the situation in Syria, Iraq, Russia, China and Turkey? ....
Poland bids to reclaim forgotten past as haven for Jews
25 Oct 2014 - Warsaw's newly built Museum of the History of Polish Jews sets out to remember not just how Jews in Poland died, but also how they lived. ....
Jerusalem is a time-bomb, and Israel can't hear the ticking
24 Oct 2014 - Israelis are fooling themselves if they think that the unrest in the Palestinian side, primarily over the Temple Mount, is just going to go away. ....
Keeping Shabbat together worldwide
24 Oct 2014 - International movement calls on Jews to observe day of rest together this weekend; 350 cities to participate in annual event. ....
Pseudo Gestapo man tricked British Nazi sympathizers in WWII
24 Oct 2014 - Eric Roberts, aka 'Jack King' was a Nazi impostor working for British intelligence whose role was to convince British traitors that he was a Gestapo man, gathering up potentially lethal information intended for the Nazis. ....
Women of the Wall hold first ever Torah reading at the Western Wall
24 Oct 2014 - Tiny Torah scroll smuggled into women's section of the wall after large scroll banned; Western Wall rabbi: This will never happen again. ....
 

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