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Army Abducts A Palestinian And His Sister Near Bethlehem
21 Feb 2017 - Several Israeli military vehicles invaded, Tuesday, the al-Khader town, south of West Bank city of Bethlehem, searched homes and abducted a Palestinian and his sister, in addition to summing their sister, and two former political prisoners,...
PCHR: “Military Courts Issue 7 Death Sentences in Gaza in One Day”
21 Feb 2017 -
Israeli Navy Abducts Five Fishers From The Same Family In Gaza
21 Feb 2017 - Israeli navy ships attacked, on Tuesday morning, several Palestinian fishing boats, and opened fire on them, before abducting five fishers from the same family, and confiscated one of their boats. The navy attacked the fishing boats...
Including Three Siblings, Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Jerusalem
21 Feb 2017 - Israeli soldiers invaded, on Tuesday at dawn, the town of al-‘Eesawiyya, in occupied Jerusalem, violently searched and ransacked homes, and abducted five Palestinians, including three siblings. The soldiers conducted several invasions into the town, overnight and...
Film about Israeli imprisonment of Palestinians wins top award in Berlin
20 Feb 2017 - A film depicting the torture, humiliation and violence experienced by Palestinians imprisoned by Israel won the first ever “Silver Bear” award at the Berlinale international film festival. The film, “Istiyad Ashbah” (Ghost Hunting), was produced by...
Palestine Today 02 20 2017
20 Feb 2017 - Download / Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.
Israeli Soldiers Destroy An Internationally-Funded Drinking Water Pipeline
20 Feb 2017 - Israeli military bulldozers destroyed, Monday, a drinking water pipeline that was funded by The United Nations International Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in the Central Plains of the occupied West Bank. Mo’taz Bisharat, a Palestinian official in charge...
Israeli Soldiers abduct 22 Palestinians In The West Bank
20 Feb 2017 - Israeli soldiers have abducted, overnight and at dawn Monday, at least twenty-two Palestinians, from various areas, in the occupied West Bank, and violently searched dozens of homes, the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported. The Hebron...
Israeli Soldiers Invade Homes In Hebron
20 Feb 2017 - Dozens of soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, several neighborhoods in the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and nearby towns, searched homes and installed roadblocks. The soldiers invaded several neighborhoods in Hebron city, before breaking...
Army Abducts Two Palestinians Near Nablus
20 Feb 2017 - Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, the village of Tal, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, searched homes and abducted two young Palestinian men. The Nablus office of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (...
  Ha'aretz Diplomacy & Defense
 
Secret documents show how Israel tried to evade international scrutiny of occupation
In two cables from '67 and '68, Foreign Ministry officials admit violations of Geneva Conventions, instruct diplomats how to evade need for compliance by eschewing use of the word ‘occupation.’
  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
 
Elor Azaria gets 18 months for killing Palestinian
02/21/2017 - Elor Azaria shot and killed Abed al-Fattah al-Sharif as he lay on the ground incapacitated after being gunned down.
Palestinian homes to be demolished for settlments road
02/21/2017 - Hundreds of Palestinians will be made homeless to build a road that will only serve Israeli settlements.
  Daily Star
 
Israeli soldier sentenced to 18 months in jail for killing prone Palestinian
21 Feb 2017 A young Israeli soldier convicted of killing a Palestinian assailant lying wounded on the ground was sentenced to 18 months imprisonment Tuesday, far less than prosecutors requested, in one of the most divisive cases in Israel's...
Lebanon Prime Minister signs electorate decree
21 Feb 2017 Prime Minister Saad Hariri Tuesday signed a decree that would effectively prevent the upcoming parliamentary elections from being postponed
French far-right's Le Pen sparks dissent on Lebanon tour
21 Feb 2017 French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen Tuesday continued her tour with Lebanese officials as part of a two-day visit to Beirut
Lebanese Army arrests three radical preacher loyalists
21 Feb 2017 The Lebanese Army Tuesday arrested three supporters of radical preacher Sheikh Ahmad al-Assir in south Lebanon, a security source told The Daily Star
  YNet News
 
Trump tweets further criticism of Sweden
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After Trump remarks, Saudi repeats Palestinian state support
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Roughly 100 demonstrators arrive for Azaria sentencing
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French far-right's Le Pen refuses to wear headscarf to meet Lebanon's Grand Mufti
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Iran hosts conference supporting Intifada
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Wave of anti-Semitism in the US: more than 100 Jewish tombstones desecrated
21 Feb 2017 - Hundreds of headstones in a historic St. Louis Jewish cemetery vandalized; 11 Jewish centers receive bomb threats across the US; The White House denounces these waves of anti-Semitism. ....
Vatican and Rome Jewish community host menorah exhibition
20 Feb 2017 - The exhibition will be held in St. Peter's Square and the Rome synagogue complex and will include about 130 menorahs or depictions of them in paintings, ancient gravestones and sculptures, as well as medieval and Renaissance illustrations and manuscripts. ....
The horrific one-state vision
20 Feb 2017 - Op-ed: The Israeli Right is insisting on portraying Israel as a rejectionist, fueling the BDS industry of lies and enacting laws with zero benefit and endless damage. ....
All the president’s enemies
20 Feb 2017 - Op-ed: It won’t be long before Trump implies that the Jews themselves are stimulating anti-Semitism in the US in order to undermine his presidency. ....
After his magical meeting with Trump, real life awaits Netanyahu
19 Feb 2017 - Op-ed: The joy in the Right over Wednesday’s White House meeting may be premature, as there is no guarantee that what the US president said last week will still be valid tomorrow. The prime minister has no cause for celebration either—the free hand he received puts him in a Catch-22. ....
Top Jewish leader urges Trump to act against anti-Semitism
19 Feb 2017 - Malcolm Hoenlein, executive vice chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, petitions US President Trump to speak out plainly and emphatically against anti-Semitism, in light of a rise in hate crimes fueled by anti-Jewish sentiment in North America. ....
US vice president visits former Nazi concentration camp
19 Feb 2017 - During a visit to the camp which claimed the lives of more than 40,000 people, and saw the incarceration of more than 200,000, Pence, accompanied by his family and a survivor of the notorious site in Munich, placed a wreath beneath the International Memorial, toured the barracks and viewed the ovens inside the crematorium. ....
Arab world leaders confused by Trump
19 Feb 2017 - Analysis: Decision makers and commentators in the Arab states are having trouble understanding the new US president and his plans. Meanwhile, the real headache is the security issues and economic crises, and the moderate leaders have no other choice but to tighten their relations with Jerusalem. ....
So what have we learned from the ‘historic’ White House meeting?
19 Feb 2017 - Op-ed: In the coming years, President Trump will realize that there is no such thing as ‘one state, two states, whatever you like.’ Very soon, he will understand the need for a forced agreement in the Middle East. ....
  Misc
 
Israeli VAT recovery co VATBox raises $20m
Globes Main News 21 Feb 2017 - VATBox is a B2B SaaS company that has streamlined the global VAT recovery process.
Beyond Compromise: “Our future is in our hands”
Palestine Monitor 21 Feb 2017 - 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 21 Feb 2017 - 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 21 Feb 2017 - 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 21 Feb 2017 - 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 21 Feb 2017 - 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....
Israeli soldier gets 18 months for killing wounded Palestinian attacker
BBC 21 Feb 2017 - Victim's father calls sentence a "joke" in a case which split opinion in Israel on the use of force.
Le Pen in Beirut: Assad in Office Reassures France
Asharq Alawsat ME News 21 Feb 2017 - From ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English . Beirut – France’s far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen said on Monday that there was “no viable and workable solution” … continue reading Le Pen in Beirut: Assad in Office Reassures France
Tehran to Ankara: Our Patience has Limits
Asharq Alawsat ME News 21 Feb 2017 - From ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English . London, Ankara – Tension increased on Monday between Turkey and Iran after a regional and U.S. united front took place … continue reading Tehran to Ankara: Our Patience has Limits
Gay, trans and illegal
BBC 20 Feb 2017 - Gay sex can get you arrested in Lebanon, but has a surprising ruling in a recent case changed the future for the country’s LGBT community? BBC Pop Up is in Lebanon to find out.
Thaw on pause
BBC 20 Feb 2017 - The new Trump presidency could have profound implications for US relations with Iran, says the BBC's Kambiz Fattahi.
Elor Azarya sentenced to 1.5 years in prison for point-blank shooting of wounded Palestinian
Occupation Magazine 20 Feb 2017 - Ma`an - Leading up to the announcement of the sentence, the panel of three judges weighed the “complexity” and “competing values” of the case; while they agreed Azarya acted with the intent to kill and not because he felt threatened, a two-judge majority believed the “unique...
Knesset Enacts Law That Would Force Labeling of Israeli Businesses That Refuse Service to Settlements
Occupation Magazine 20 Feb 2017 - Jonathan Lis - Haaretz - An article in the amendment specifies that its purpose is to help settlers address the refusal by many business owners to cross the border out of security concerns or ideology. “It cannot be that residents of Judea and Samaria, for example, will...
Israeli authorities move to demolish entire Bedouin community
Occupation Magazine 20 Feb 2017 - Ma`an - Rights groups and Bedouin community members have sharply criticized Israel`s relocation plans for the Bedouin residing near the illegal Israeli settlement of Maale Adumim, claiming that the removal would displace indigenous Palestinians for the sake of expanding Israeli settlements across the occupied West Bank...
Riyadh reaffirms support for two-state solution to Israeli-Palestinian conflict
Arab News 20 Feb 2017 - Author: ARAB NEWS Tue, 2017-02-21 ID: 1487630443402598300 JEDDAH: Saudi Arabia has reasserted support for a Palestinian state after US President Donald Trump said Middle East peace does not depend on a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Speaking on Monday after talks with his Italian counterpart,...
Engineers in Gaza convert the rubble of war into concrete for rebuilding
Mondoweiss 20 Feb 2017 - An all-female team of engineers in Gaza have  invented an affordable new way to produce concrete from the leftover rubble of homes destroyed during the last war in Gaza. And the four women behind the project–Nour Buhaisi, Aya Abu Hashish, Rahma Ashour, and Angham Elmadhoun–are challenging...
Israel to relax arms export controls
Globes Aerospace & Defense 20 Feb 2017 - At the same time, penalties for breach of regulations will become more severe.
Home purchases in Israel down sharply in Q4
Globes Main News 20 Feb 2017 - Home purchases fell 17% from the corresponding quarter of 2015, the Ministry of Finance reports.
Iran Summons Turkish Envoy over Comments by Foreign Minister
Asharq Alawsat ME News 20 Feb 2017 - From ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English . Iran summoned the Turkish ambassador in Tehran on Monday over comments made by Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and President … continue reading Iran Summons Turkish Envoy over Comments by Foreign Minister
Novolog flotation underway
Globes Main News 20 Feb 2017 - Drug distributor Novolog has a 40% share of the Israeli market.
Iran bans private drones from skies over Tehran amid security fears
BBC 20 Feb 2017 - Military officials act to remove "security threat" of private drones after shooting at two devices.
‘NYT’ runs Israeli’s op-ed recommending that Palestinians ’emigrate voluntarily’
Mondoweiss 20 Feb 2017 - In the last few days T he New York Times has run several opinion pieces from the Israeli or American Zionist point of view. We’ve seen none from Palestinians. Last Wednesday was a low point. Right alongside Tom Friedman urging Donald Trump to “save the Jews”...
Why was only one Palestinian publishing house at Cairo book fair?
Al-Monitor 20 Feb 2017 - The Cairo International Book Fair, the most prominent in the Arab world, saw the attendance of only one Palestinian publishing house, among dozens of other Arab and international publishers.
Palestinian Christians learn iconography
Al-Monitor 20 Feb 2017 - The Bethlehem Icon Center is seeking to revive iconography that originated in Palestine, by offering classes for Palestinians and foreigners eager to learn this ancient Christian form of art.
Treasury: Israel's income gap narrowing
Globes Main News 20 Feb 2017 - Poor families saw greater growth in income than rich families in 2007-2015.
What EU shift in financial support policy means for Gaza
Al-Monitor 20 Feb 2017 - The European Union contribution of 30 million euros to pay the salaries of Palestinian Authority civil servants in the Gaza Strip will be used to support families in need, which has angered Palestinians.
US offered Israel secret peace deal in 2016 `but Netanyahu walked away`
Occupation Magazine 19 Feb 2017 - Aron Heller - Independent - John Kerry reportedly proposed regional recognition of Israel as a Jewish state - a key Netanyahu demand - alongside a renewal of peace talks with the Palestinians with support of Arab countries [ry]
Palestinian was on way to chemotherapy when shot by soldiers
Occupation Magazine 19 Feb 2017 - Maureen Clare Murphy - EI - "The family looked up one of his doctors online and called him last Friday. It was only then that Jallad’s family learned that he had died, they told Haaretz. They still have not been informed of the date and cause...
IMI unveils drone neutralization system
Globes Aerospace & Defense 19 Feb 2017 - The Israeli company's Red-Sky tactical air defense system has been adapted to provide a solution to the growing threat of drones.
IDF develops mortar warning system
Globes Aerospace & Defense 19 Feb 2017 - The new system of mobile sirens, produced by Motorola and developed by the IDF, can provide 25 seconds of warning against mortar barrages.
  Misc2
 
Marc Lamont Hill: Why I Applaud The NFL Players Who Spoke Out Against Israel
Global BDS 19 Feb 2017 - Marc Lamont Hill: Why I Applaud The NFL Players Who Spoke Out Against Israel In the News Cultural Boycott It is more important than ever that we stand in solidarity with communities fighting oppression. February 17, 2017 By: Marc Lamont Hill
Israeli soldier Elor Azaria jailed for 18 months for killing injured Palestinian
Middle East Eye 21 Feb 2017 - Language Undefined Military court sentences Azaria for killing Abdul Fatah al-Sharif as he lay wounded in a Hebron street, in case that has rocked Israeli politics
Nearly dozen US Jewish centres get bomb threats
Middle East Eye 20 Feb 2017 - Language Undefined The latest phoned-in threats, at 11 separate sites, bring to 69 the total number of such incidents
Le Pen meets Lebanese leader in bid for international credibility
Middle East Eye 20 Feb 2017 - Language Undefined Far-right French presidential hopeful says Lebanon and France have 'fruitful' relationship after meeting with Lebanese president
Iran bans private drones from Tehran after device shot down
Middle East Eye 20 Feb 2017 - Language Undefined Revolutionary Guards general says 'security problems' have led to ban after drone aircraft shot down near supreme leader's office
Iran is world's 'main sponsor of terrorism,' says Saudi Arabia
Middle East Eye 19 Feb 2017 - Language Undefined The comments come after Iran stepped up efforts to improve relations with Saudi allies in Gulf
Israel, Jordan and Egypt held secret peace summit a year ago: Report
Middle East Eye 18 Feb 2017 - Language Undefined Kerry reportedly outlined proposal that included recognition of Israel as Jewish state, resumption of negotiations with Palestinians
Israeli NBA Star Set To Become A Pelican
The Forward New 20 Feb 2017 - Omri Casspi, the first Israeli to play in the National Basketball Association, reportedly is being traded from the Sacramento Kings to the New Orleans Pelicans.
Neo-Nazis Cheer Trump For Bullying Jewish Reporter †Blacks And Mexicans Too
The Forward New 19 Feb 2017 - There was horror and befuddlement in some quarters after Donald Trump slammed a young ultra-Orthodox reporter who first flattered the U.S. president by using the Yiddish name for grandfather and then pitched him a softball: a chance to speak out against incidents of anti-Semitism.
Jake Tapper: From Jewish Day School Troublemaker To Trump’s Worst Nightmare
The Forward New 19 Feb 2017 -
Israeli VAT recovery co VATBox raises $20m
Globes Main News 21 Feb 2017 - VATBox is a B2B SaaS company that has streamlined the global VAT recovery process.
Novolog flotation underway
Globes Main News 20 Feb 2017 - Drug distributor Novolog has a 40% share of the Israeli market.
Treasury: Israel's income gap narrowing
Globes Main News 20 Feb 2017 - Poor families saw greater growth in income than rich families in 2007-2015.
Home purchases in Israel down sharply in Q4
Globes Main News 20 Feb 2017 - Home purchases fell 17% from the corresponding quarter of 2015, the Ministry of Finance reports.
Israel to relax arms export controls
Globes Aerospace & Defense 20 Feb 2017 - At the same time, penalties for breach of regulations will become more severe.
IMI unveils drone neutralization system
Globes Aerospace & Defense 19 Feb 2017 - The Israeli company's Red-Sky tactical air defense system has been adapted to provide a solution to the growing threat of drones.
IDF develops mortar warning system
Globes Aerospace & Defense 19 Feb 2017 - The new system of mobile sirens, produced by Motorola and developed by the IDF, can provide 25 seconds of warning against mortar barrages.
9/09/2011 AIPAC Junkets to Israel Illegal: IRS-DOJ Complaint Filing
IRMEP 21 Feb 2017 - 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 21 Feb 2017 - 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 21 Feb 2017 - 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 21 Feb 2017 - 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 21 Feb 2017 - 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 21 Feb 2017 - 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...
  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
 
  Ha'aretz National News
 
TechNation: Apple reportedly acquired 
Israeli face-recognition startup Real Face
Ha'aretz - 21 Feb 2017
Business in brief: Delek Drilling and Avner close to signing loan for Leviathan development
Ha'aretz - 21 Feb 2017
Your rich uncle back in America has bad news for the kids in Israel
Ha'aretz - 20 Feb 2017
Palestinians sign first-ever labor pact with Israeli employer
Ha'aretz - 20 Feb 2017
Kosher-savings option proves mixed blessing for ultra-Orthodox parents
Ha'aretz - 20 Feb 2017
An inconvenient truth about the cause of air pollution in Haifa
Ha'aretz - 20 Feb 2017
Yenot Bitan faces $6.9 million antitrust penalty
Ha'aretz - 19 Feb 2017
Business in brief: Teva wins Copaxone respite after Momenta says its generic probably won’t launch in Q1
Ha'aretz - 19 Feb 2017
Treasury: Income growth best among lowest wage earners
Ha'aretz - 19 Feb 2017
  Palestinian Information Center
 
IOF kidnaps, summonses Palestinians in W. Bank dawn raids
9 Oct 2016 - The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) at dawn Sunday kidnapped several Palestinian citizens and summoned others for interrogation in different areas of the West Bank.
Israel to expand illegal settlement in Salfit at expense of Palestinians
9 Oct 2016 - Israeli bulldozers on Sunday morning leveled Palestinian lands in western Salfit province to expand the illegal Rafafa settlement.
Injuries, home break-ins in IOF assault on Jenin, Tulkarem
9 Oct 2016 - Several Palestinians were left injured at dawn on Sunday in violent clashes with the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) in Jenin province.
Palestinian refugees in Gaza call for sacking UNRWA chiefs
9 Oct 2016 - The Coordinating Commission for the Nakba Anniversary has called for firing Pierre Krahenbuhl and his deputy, saying the agency’s services have declined notably after their appointment.
Renewed clashes overnight with PA forces in Nablus
9 Oct 2016 - Renewed clashes broke out between citizens and Palestinian Authority (PA) security forces on Saturday night in Nablus city just a few hours after the latter attacked a march.
IOF bars Madama farmers from olive harvest
9 Oct 2016 - The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) on Saturday prevented the farmers in Madama village, south of Nablus, from going to their fields to harvest olives, claiming that they had no prior permission.
55 injuries reported as Israeli police break into university
8 Oct 2016 - 55 Palestinians including students were injured as Israeli police forces stormed Saturday evening al-Quds University in Abu Dis town in occupied Jerusalem.
Palestinian prisoner on hunger strike for the 4th day
8 Oct 2016 - The Palestinian prisoner Majed Abu Shamla, 24, has entered the fourth day of his hunger strike in protest against Israeli administrative detention policy.
IOF targets small flying object on Gaza borders
8 Oct 2016 - Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) targeted Saturday afternoon a small flying object with a camera after crossing the eastern borders of Gaza, Israeli media sources claimed.
250 Palestinians arrested for “Facebook incitement”
8 Oct 2016 - The Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) arrested since the outbreak of Jerusalem Intifada in Oct. 2015 nearly 250 Palestinians for “Facebook incitement".
Hamas renews rejection of any manipulation in election rules
8 Oct 2016 - Hamas Movement called Saturday for respecting election rules, renewing its total rejection of any attempts of manipulation in the election regulations.
Khudari calls for waterway under EU supervision
8 Oct 2016 - The Palestinian MP Jamal al-Khudari, head of the popular committee to break the siege on Gaza, called for establishing a waterway to break the naval siege on Gaza Strip.
Israeli police break into several homes in Abu Dis
8 Oct 2016 - The Israeli police forces broke into different homes in Abu Dis town east of occupied Jerusalem at dawn Saturday.
New Israeli settlement plan in occupied Jerusalem
8 Oct 2016 - Kol Ha'ir Hebrew newspaper revealed Saturday a new settlement plan, which includes the construction of 142 new housing units, to be implemented in occupied Jerusalem.
EU condemns Israel's new settlement plans in W.B.
8 Oct 2016 - The European Union (EU) on Friday expressed deep concern over Israel’s plans to construct 98 new housing units in the northern West Bank.
IOF prevents Palestinian farmers’ access to their lands
8 Oct 2016 - The Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) prevented Saturday morning Palestinian farmers from Salem village east of Nablus from accessing their agricultural lands.
IOF storms commercial shops in Bethlehem camp
8 Oct 2016 - The Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) stormed Saturday morning Doheisheh refugee camp, south of Bethlehem, and broke into several commercial shops.
IOF arrests two young men in Jenin
8 Oct 2016 - The Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) arrested last night two Palestinian young men at a military checkpoint in Jenin to the north of the West Bank.
Sorrow flares as Palestinian youth dies in olive harvesting
7 Oct 2016 - Youngster Muayad Na’im, a native of Qasra town, in southern Nablus, died on Friday afternoon while harvesting olives in a nearby orchard.
Homeless Palestinians pray on ruins of homes demolished by Israel
7 Oct 2016 - Palestinians living in Qalandiya village, to the north of Occupied Jerusalem, performed Friday prayers inside a sit-in tent pitched on the ruins of their demolished homes.
  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
 
Syria Bombing Kills 4 Russians
20 Feb 2017 - The servicemen, identified by the Defense Ministry as military advisers, were accompanying a Syrian Army convoy near the Tiyas air base to Homs.
  Jerusalem Post
 
HRW: Hebron shooter's sentencing serves as 'important message'
21 Feb 2017 -
Israeli ministers call for Elor Azaria to be pardoned
21 Feb 2017 - "The security of Israel's citizens necessitates an immediate pardon for Elor Azaria," Bennett says.
Hebron shooter's defense team plans to appeal 18-month jail sentence
21 Feb 2017 -
IDF court sentences Hebron shooter to 1.5-year jail term
21 Feb 2017 - As part of the sentencing, IDF soldier Elor Azaria was also demoted from the military rank of sergeant to private; defense plans to appeal ruling.
IDF court sentences Hebron shooter to 18-month jail term
21 Feb 2017 -
Liberman tells Hezbollah's Nasrallah to 'stay in his bunker'
21 Feb 2017 - Shi'ite terror group's leader warns Israel to "count to a million" before waging war on Lebanon.
Live: IDF court to sentence Hebron shooter on Tuesday
21 Feb 2017 - Prosecution asks for 3- to 5-year jail term, as Azaria’s lawyers ask conviction be thrown out
France's Le Pen refuses to wear headscarf to meet Lebanon's Grand Mufti
21 Feb 2017 -
Nasrallah: Hezbollah will have 'no red lines' in next war with Israel
21 Feb 2017 - "Israel should think a million times before it goes to war with Lebanon," says Lebanese terror group's leader.
Iran bans chess players for 'bad hijab,' match against Israeli
21 Feb 2017 - Iran forbids athletes from competing against Israelis in sporting events; often players will feign illness or injury to avoid matches.
Netanyahu heads to Australia amid calls by former leaders to recognize 'Palestine'
21 Feb 2017 - Netanyahu's visit will be the first ever by an Israeli prime minister to Australia.
What do the warning shots from Sinai mean?
20 Feb 2017 - The two rockets that were fired at Israel from Sinai on Monday were probably launched by ISIS. Should Israel consider this attack as a warning?
Jewish cemetery in Saint Louis vandalized
20 Feb 2017 -
Hamas leaders pledge to defend Palestinian people, cause
20 Feb 2017 - Yahiya Sinwar, the newly elected Hamas chief, and Ismail Haniyeh, the outgoing Gaza chief, both declared that they will defend the Palestinian people and their cause on Monday.
Casspi on the move in blockbuster trade
20 Feb 2017 - Israeli forward included in deal that sends DeMarcus Cousins from Sacramento to New Orleans
Beitar Jerusalem rallies on the road to down Hapoel Tel Aviv
20 Feb 2017 -
Israel is clearly pivoting to Asia, Netanyahu announces in Singapore
20 Feb 2017 - Prime Minister Lee backs two-state solution
Fatah official: Regional solution should start with ending military rule
20 Feb 2017 - Muhammad Shtayyeh, a Fatah Central Committee member and an Abbas confidante told the 'Post': "We are ready for a regional solution," but was quick to present several crucial conditions.
Global arms sales at highest level since Cold War
20 Feb 2017 - Israel a minor player in importing arms, but a top exporter
Malaysia’s impact on Singapore-Israel ties
20 Feb 2017 - Singapore lives in constant fear of a Malaysian invasion; this fear has encouraged the tightening of the bond between Singapore and Israel.
IDF court to sentence Hebron shooter on Tuesday
20 Feb 2017 - Prosecution asks for 3- to 5-year jail term, as Azaria’s lawyers ask conviction be thrown out
Amona evacuees: Netanyahu still committed to building new settlement
20 Feb 2017 - The prime minister's chief of staff says there is no intention to go back on promise.
Vatican and Rome Jewish community to host historic menorah exhibition
20 Feb 2017 -
The recorded deed to Jerusalem
20 Feb 2017 - What country doesn’t have the right to its unified capital, and to develop and build it?
No Holds Barred: Cory Booker condemned David Friedman while giving Iran a pass
20 Feb 2017 - There is a growing evolution in Cory’s position on Israel which is becoming more aligned with the left wing of the Democratic party.
February 21, 2017: Wondering how so
20 Feb 2017 - Hamas is always the one to instigate the war, always the one that has the tunnels ready to attack us.
Veteran Israeli guitarist/composer collaborates with Vertigo Dance Company
20 Feb 2017 - Audiences across the country will get a taste of Belleli’s latest offering "One. One & One."
Edelstein: I asked world leaders to avoid Knesset visit due to MK behavior
20 Feb 2017 - House Committee holds session about low attendance and bad behavior by Israel's publicly-elected officials
Wave of bomb threats continues against US Jewish community centers
20 Feb 2017 - Jewish community centers across the US received bomb threats on Monday, adding to a wave of threats made this year.
Jewish terrorist Yaakov Teitel on hunger strike
20 Feb 2017 - Convicted murderer contends mistreatment by Israel Prison Service.
Group calls for harassment against haredi soldiers to end
20 Feb 2017 - A campaign of harassment and shaming has been waged by radical ultra-Orthodox groups against haredi IDF soldiers and their recruiters.
Modi’in family helps stop antiquities theft while on hike
20 Feb 2017 - One of the family members secretly recorded a suspicious man's activities on his smartphone and sent the video to the Israel Antiquities Authority’s Robbery Prevention Unit.
'Netanyahu’s political fears thwarted a regional peace deal’
20 Feb 2017 - “History will judge Netanyahu on that failure, unfortunately,” says opposition leader.
Crime buster to head police investigations unit
20 Feb 2017 - Sensitive position would oversee Netanyahu criminal probes
Bennett: Palestinian state would lead to refugee crisis for Israel
20 Feb 2017 - Education and diaspora affairs minister says the resulting effects of the establishment of a Palestinian state would be "a huge mistake."
Technology connects Diaspora youth to their Israeli counterparts
20 Feb 2017 - “It is important that children learn that Israel is not only about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict or politics," says CEO of Snunit.
Analysis: Good ties with Trump give Israel added value in relations abroad
20 Feb 2017 - For many years, one major diplomatic asset Israel had going for it was its close, intimate relationship with the United States.
'Israeli-Arab with ISIS ties planned Tel Aviv bus attack'
20 Feb 2017 - According to the Shin Bet, 35-year-old Enes Haj Yahia, a resident of Taybeh was arrested following intelligence that he was promoting terror activities inside Israel.
Iran: Israelis and Saudis coordinating on certain issues in region
20 Feb 2017 - Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman responds to anti-Iran comments made by Israeli and Saudi officials, claiming their shared stance comes as no surprise.
'Israel, US Jewish leaders must reach out to Democrats'
20 Feb 2017 - Yesh Atid leader: Netanyahu "seen as Israeli Republican."
Minister: Israel expects Trump to keep vow to move embassy to Jerusalem
20 Feb 2017 - Every US president in recent memory has committed during electoral campaigns to moving the US Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem only to relent on the promise when taking office.
Two rockets from Sinai explode in southern Israel; none hurt
20 Feb 2017 - No air raid sirens were activated in the area as the projectiles were headed toward open territory.
21 Injured in apartment fire in southern Israel
20 Feb 2017 - The cause of the fire is being investigated.
Israeli star Casspi to be traded to New Orleans as part of blockbuster NBA trade
20 Feb 2017 - Casspi part of deal involving superstar teammate DeMarcus Cousins.
Singapore keen on keeping Netanyahu visit relatively low profile
20 Feb 2017 - Netanyahu was greeted by Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong and a military honor guard.
Regional cooperation with Israel is growing, says Hoenlein
19 Feb 2017 - Conference works to foster relations with Mediterranean countries.
Right-wingers: ‘We don’t need US permission to build in settlements’
19 Feb 2017 - The politicians had hoped that with President Donald Trump in the White House, US restrictions on building in West Bank settlements would become a thing of the past.
IDF meeting with Hebron shooter’s father likely won’t lighten sentence
19 Feb 2017 - Generally, it is illegal or at least problematic for those associated with the prosecution to meet with a defendant or his family without defense lawyers present.
No love lost for Bibi in Australia
19 Feb 2017 - Netanyahu to encounter protests during official visit down under.
Report: ISIS claims Israeli drone attack killed 4 terrorists in Sinai
19 Feb 2017 - About two weeks ago ISIS shot four missiles from the Sinai Desert into the southern city of Eilat.
Shin Bet arrests Palestinians for West Bank shooting attacks
19 Feb 2017 - 17-year-olds nabbed shortly after firing at cars near Halamish in late January.
BBYO seeks ‘renaissance of Jewish teen life’
19 Feb 2017 - In Dallas, MK Hilik Bar calls on Jewish youth to engage in "Tikkun Olam."
Trump: Palestinians must earn a two-state solution
19 Feb 2017 - The time has come for the US to tell the Palestinians that they must negotiate with Israel if they want a Palestinian state, and must agree to end the conflict.
Bar-Ilan researchers worry about future of medical profession
19 Feb 2017 - The newest generation of Israeli doctors may put the desire for appropriate pay and working conditions before altruism.
Saudi Arabia and Israel issue twin warnings on Iran
19 Feb 2017 - "How can one deal with a nation whose intent is to destroy us?" Saudi FM asks at Munich confab.
A warning to Nasrallah: 'Israel will respond harshly to Hezbollah'
19 Feb 2017 - Arab officials caution Hezbollah against provoking Israel.
'For first time, Israel isn't the moderate Arab world's biggest threat'
19 Feb 2017 - Defense Minister Liberman calls for Israel to work with Sunni Arab states in order to defeat radicalism in the region.
 

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