"Israel will never get true security and safety through oppressing another people. A true peace can ultimately be built only on justice."
   Bishop Desmond Tutu, Apartheid in the Holy Land
Send Vermont to the Gaza Freedom March
Events: Sep 14: VTJP Meeting
   News  RSS Feeds

Vertical Menu Using CSS Css3Menu.com

News & Articles in text format     Headlines in text format     Get daily News & Articles by e-mail
  International Middle East Media Center
  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...
US leads boycott of UN talks on nuclear weapons ban
03/27/2017 - UN General Assembly begins negotiations on prohibiting weapons, but without any nuclear-capable states in attendance.
Hamas eases Gaza lockdown amid manhunt
03/27/2017 - Gaza authorities ease travel restrictions after imposing a 24-hour closure after assassination of senior Hamas official.
Gaza-Israel border shut after Mazen Faqha killing
03/27/2017 - Hamas closes northern Gaza crossing 'until further notice', as it reflects on Mazen Faqha's killing, blamed on Israel.
  Daily Star
A cue from Churchill on how to fight terror
27 Mar 2017 It has emerged that one of the four people murdered during the Westminster terror attack in London last week, 75-year-old Leslie Rhodes, used to be Winston Churchill’s window cleaner.
Light at end of tunnel
27 Mar 2017 For the Lebanese, the tackling and solving of the country’s chronic and scandalous electricity issues would show that Lebanon is finally on the right track.
French terror victim’s daughter fears Daesh, racists
27 Mar 2017 Hanane Charrihi never felt shunned by the country of her birth until a radical drove a truck through a crowd celebrating France’s national holiday in Nice, killing 86 people, including her mother.
Arab leaders to seek consensus, Palestine tops agenda
27 Mar 2017 With an eye toward Washington, leaders of a fractured and conflict-ridden Arab world hold their annual summit this week, seeking common positions and possible leverage as President Donald Trump weighs his approach toward the region.
Touting Trump ties, Netanyahu skips thorny U.S.-Israel issues
27 Mar 2017 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu touted a close and growing relationship with the new Trump administration during a speech Monday to a major pro-Israel lobby group, but skipped over thornier issues like settlement construction and a...
Settler leader: Growth is end of two-state solution
27 Mar 2017 The number of Israeli settlers living in the occupied West Bank has soared by nearly one-quarter over the past five years to over 420,000 people, a prominent settler leader said, presenting new population figures that he...
  YNet News
Beyond Compromise: “Our future is in our hands”
Palestine Monitor 27 Mar 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 27 Mar 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 27 Mar 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 27 Mar 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 27 Mar 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....
Airobotics allowed to operate drones without eye contact
Globes Main News 27 Mar 2017 - The Israel Civil Aviation Authority granted the permit in the past few days.
IAI sells BirdEye 650D UAV to Latin American country
Globes Main News 27 Mar 2017 - Israel Aerospace Industries has signed deals for tens of millions of dollars in South America.
AIPAC speakers say the enemy is BDS, while ‘biggest Jewish-led protest’ surges outside
Mondoweiss 27 Mar 2017 - This morning, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu spoke by video to the Israel lobby group AIPAC (the American Israel Public Affairs Committee) in Washington. He bragged about his warm relationship with President Trump to great applause, and said that many states in his region were turning...
‘Scariest part’ of Trump’s draft peace plan promises he will be ‘personally involved’
Mondoweiss 27 Mar 2017 - Donald Trump’s draft of a deal between the Israelis and Palestinians sets the peace process back 20 years by talking about a “provisional entity,” not a Palestinian state. It also assures the parties that Trump will be “personally involved in the process,” and that’s the “scariest...
US Mideast envoy to attend Arab Summit
Arab News 27 Mar 2017 - Author: HANI HAZAIMEH Mon, 2017-03-27 ID: 1490626528889129900 THE DEAD SEA, Jordan: US envoy to the Middle East Jason Greenblatt on Monday said he looks forward to attending the Arab Summit in Jordan as an observer “to discuss how best to work together against extremism and toward...
Palestinian government hopes ancient shrine can lure in tourists
Al-Monitor 27 Mar 2017 - The Palestinian ministries of Tourism and Endowments are planning to renovate Jericho’s Shrine of the Prophet Moses to boost tourism and revive the economy.
How will ban on national fund affect Palestinians?
Al-Monitor 27 Mar 2017 - Israel’s recent decision to label the Palestinian National Fund, which serves as the PLO’s Ministry of Finance, as a “terror group” raised Palestinian concerns over the future of relations between Israel and the Palestinian Authority.
Assassination of Hamas senior operative won't ensure Passover calm
Al-Monitor 27 Mar 2017 - While Israel tries to prevent attempts by Hamas and other groups to perpetrate attacks during the Passover period, official Israel did not take responsibility for the killing of Hamas military branch senior operative Mazen Faqha.
Will Hamas respond to assassination of military leader?
Al-Monitor 27 Mar 2017 - Hamas is blaming Israel for the killing of military commander Mazen Faqha but is waiting on a commission of inquiry before announcing any response.
Hamas Partially Reopens Gaza Crossing after Assassination of its Prominent Leader
Asharq Alawsat ME News 27 Mar 2017 - From ASHARQ AL-AWSAT English . Ramallah, Tel Aviv – Hamas authorities partially reopened the crossing between the Gaza Strip and Israel Monday after a one-day … continue reading Hamas Partially Reopens Gaza Crossing after Assassination of its Prominent Leader
The nightclub where the women are locked up
BBC 27 Mar 2017 - The sex tourism industry in Lebanon is exploiting Syrian refugees. Benjamin Zand meets those forced into prostitution, and the women locked up by nightclubs.
Third Palestinian boy killed this month, others critically injured
Occupation Magazine 26 Mar 2017 - Ahmad Jaradat - AIC - Mohammad Mahmoud Hattab, 17, was killed when Israeli soldiers stationed in an observation tower opened fire at young Palestinian boys in a car [ry]
David Friedman confirmed: Man who said liberal Jews worse than Nazi collaborators to be US ambassador to Israel
Occupation Magazine 26 Mar 2017 - Richard Lardner - Independent - Democrats claim that he lacks the temperament for such an important diplomatic post [ry]
Political poetry as a crime: Inside the surreal trial of Dareen Tatour
Occupation Magazine 26 Mar 2017 - Yoav Haifawi - +972 - Arresting a Palestinian for publishing a political poem is extraordinary. Having to prove at trial that police mistranslated her poem is nothing short of surreal [ry]
Israeli Military Drills Begin in West Bank, Jordan Valley Families Ordered to Leave
Occupation Magazine 26 Mar 2017 - IMEMC News & Agencies - "On Sunday, Israeli forces notified several Palestinian families in the area of Ras al-Ahmar, northeast of Tubas, in the occupied West Bank, to leave their homes on Wednesday to make way for Israeli military training, local sources said" [ry]
Netanyahu denies deal to limit West Bank settlement construction
Occupation Magazine 26 Mar 2017 - The Times of Israel - PM dismisses ‘incorrect’ media reports of alleged agreement made with Washington, says negotiations continuing [ry]
Iran responds to US with 'reciprocal sanctions'
Al-Monitor 26 Mar 2017 - In response to new US sanctions on Iran’s ballistic missile program, Tehran sanctioned US firms that supply the Israeli government with arms and other equipment to support the settlement enterprise.
Israeli army statement on killing of Palestinian teenager in occupation is contradicted by evidence at scene
Mondoweiss 26 Mar 2017 - Ramallah, occupied West Bank — Five teenagers were on their way back from Ramallah city last Thursday evening, heading home to al-Jalazone refugee camp, when Israeli forces opened fire at the teens on the main road that separates the camp from the nearby illegal Israeli settlement...
Iran welcomes aid worker's acquittal
BBC 26 Mar 2017 - Narges Kalbasi Ashtari was convicted in 2014 after five-year-old boy was swept away by current.
Richard Falk: The anger at my UN 'apartheid' report shows Israel's weakness
Middle East Eye 27 Mar 2017 - Israeli leaders have warned for decades that, if a separate Palestinian state wasn't established, their country would become an apartheid state
Young Jews lead resistance at AIPAC against Israeli occupation
Middle East Eye 27 Mar 2017 - Language Undefined Protests against pro-Israel lobby group mounted inside and outside the hall to oppose Donald Trump's support for Benjamin Netanyahu
Israel an 'inspiration' for overcoming genocide, Rwanda president tells AIPAC
Middle East Eye 27 Mar 2017 - Language Undefined Kagame first visited Israel in 2008. His address to AIPAC comes after a trip by Netanyahu to Rwanda last July
The resilience of Iran's middle class
Middle East Eye 27 Mar 2017 - Some argue that Iran's middle class has failed to cement any political reforms, but their creative responses to repression is reason for hope
Seattle Islamic Relief: Water, money and schools for Palestine
Middle East Eye 26 Mar 2017 - Language Undefined WHO suggests 100 litres of water per day per person is needed; Palestinians get between 30 and 50 litres
Hamas shuts Gaza crossing, blames Israel for assassination
Middle East Eye 26 Mar 2017 - Language Undefined Hamas has closed the Gaza-Israel border 'until further notice' after the Mazen Faqha killing, which it has blamed on Israel
Hanukkah Party At Trump Hotel? Azerbaijan Envoy Asks What’s The Big Deal.
The Forward New 27 Mar 2017 - †Elin Suleymanov likes Jews, but can’t figure them out: What was all that noise about when his embassy hosted a Hanukkah party at the Trump International Hotel? “That exposed some strange divisions  in the Jewish community, the Azerbaijani ambassador said in an interview Sunday at this...
How Did IfNotNow Protestors Made It Into AIPAC Conference?
The Forward New 27 Mar 2017 - The plan to enter AIPAC’s policy conference was hatched months in advance. A dozen IfNotNow activists registered to participate in the conference, with a clear intent of staging a distraction that would draw attention to their protest against the pro-Israel lobby.
Are Israeli Children At Risk From Iron Deficiency Due To Desalinated Water?
The Forward New 27 Mar 2017 - JERUSALEM †Israel’s first-ever national survey of iodine levels in the population revealed widespread deficiencies, which could mean millions of children will not reach their intellectual potential. The survey, whose unpublished results were presented last week to endocrinologists in Ramat Gan, found that 62 percent of school-age children...
How Nikki Haley Became The Darling Of AIPAC †And Even Trump Haters
The Forward New 27 Mar 2017 - “Bravo, Ambassador Haley!  This is the headline David Harris, CEO of the American Jewish Committee, chose for his Huffington Post opinion piece dedicated to America’s new ambassador to the United Nations. “Ambassador Haley, you have quickly established yourself as a courageous and unbending voice of principle...
IAI sells BirdEye 650D UAV to Latin American country
Globes Main News 27 Mar 2017 - Israel Aerospace Industries has signed deals for tens of millions of dollars in South America.
Airobotics allowed to operate drones without eye contact
Globes Main News 27 Mar 2017 - The Israel Civil Aviation Authority granted the permit in the past few days.
9/09/2011 AIPAC Junkets to Israel Illegal: IRS-DOJ Complaint Filing
IRMEP 27 Mar 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 27 Mar 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 27 Mar 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 27 Mar 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 27 Mar 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 27 Mar 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
Israeli advertisers not eager 
to act on boycott of YouTube
Ha'aretz - 27 Mar 2017
A merger that endangers liberal, secular Tel Aviv
Ha'aretz - 27 Mar 2017
We made 15 online orders from abroad to Israel - how many made it?
Ha'aretz - 27 Mar 2017
Meet the Israeli who added $1 billion to his bank account overnight
Ha'aretz - 27 Mar 2017
As coalition crisis looms, promises of tax cuts get sidelined
Ha'aretz - 26 Mar 2017
Business in Brief: Two Israelis charged with insider trading in Mobileye shares
Ha'aretz - 26 Mar 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.
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
Coalition Airstrikes Raising Concerns About Civilian Deaths
27 Mar 2017 - Recent airstrikes from U.S.-led coalition forces in Syria and Iraq have raised concerns about whether the United States military has become less selective in its targeting.
At Site of Deaths, Our Reporters Find Cost of U.S.-ISIS Battle
27 Mar 2017 - Times reporters are in Mosul, Iraq, to assess reports that less time is being taken to weigh risks for civilians as the battle intensifies.
Tax on Saudi Aramco Oil Profits Is Cut to Prepare for I.P.O.
27 Mar 2017 - Saudi Arabia is aiming to increase the company’s appeal to international investors as it gets ready to sell a 5 percent stake.
Killing of a Hamas Leader Could Signal a New Conflict With Israel
27 Mar 2017 - The mysterious death of a Qassam Brigades commander threatens the fragile cease-fire that ended 50 days of deadly fighting in Gaza in the summer of 2014.
U.S. to Send Over 200 More Soldiers to Iraq to Help Retake Mosul
27 Mar 2017 - The deployment includes two Army infantry companies and a platoon equipped to clear away roadside bombs. They are due to leave for Iraq within the next 36 hours.
High-Ranking Syrian Officials Could Face Reckoning in Landmark Spain Case
27 Mar 2017 - A judge in Spain will hear criminal proceedings against nine Syrian officials in a torture case, in which the victim’s sister is a Spanish citizen.
Drought and War Heighten Threat of Not Just 1 Famine, but 4
27 Mar 2017 - Six years after its last famine, another is about to tighten its grip on Somalia. South Sudan, Nigeria and Yemen are also at risk.
  Jerusalem Post
Haley serves red meat to AIPAC
27 Mar 2017 - Paul Ryan: Nuclear deal provides Iran "a ​patient pathway to a nuclear weapons capability​."
Sara Netanyahu petitions to reverse court’s Naftali ruling
27 Mar 2017 - In February and again in May of 2016, the lower Jerusalem Region Labor Court ruled in favor of Naftali and Eliyahu, respectively, against the state and against Sara Netanyahu’s narrative.
B’Tselem: IDF temporarily evicts 10 Palestinian families
27 Mar 2017 - In 2015 and 2016, the IDF handed out such orders 19 times, according to B’Tselem.
Netanyahu assesses allowing ministers and MKs to visit Temple Mount
27 Mar 2017 - According to the committee’s decision, the only restriction on lawmakers visiting the Temple Mount would be that they coordinate with the police ahead of time.
Hamas: If Israel changes the rules of the game… we accept the challenge
27 Mar 2017 - “We don’t care if there is an imbalance of power; our will is more powerful than their force. Our will and beliefs are more powerful than their weapons."
Israel to host second anti-BDS summit at UN headquarters
27 Mar 2017 -
West Bank and Trump: Two birds, one AIPAC protest
27 Mar 2017 - “For us, the fact that this year marks the first year of Trump’s presidency and the 50th year of occupation forces the Jewish community to ask itself: which side are we on?"
IDF solider injured after entering Palestinian Village
27 Mar 2017 -
Ambassador Friedman
27 Mar 2017 - The threat of elections still lingers in the air in Israel as a deal between Washington DC and Jerusalem on the construction of settlements continues to be worked on.
Israel Opera celebrates 33 years with new season
27 Mar 2017 - As well as opera, the opera house hosts a cutting-edge dance season and offers five musical series from symphonic to a boldas- brass Revolution Series featuring the Revolution Orchestra.
Herzog calls for using Arab Peace initiative
27 Mar 2017 - “There is a golden opportunity with this new American administration to seize the regional approach to peace.”
Abbas urges Israel not to miss new opportunity for peace
27 Mar 2017 - Greenblatt to attend 28th Arab League Summit in Jordan.
Paraguay to replace ‘shackle-and-hoist’ kosher slaughter method
27 Mar 2017 - Practice halted in Israel years ago at behest of chief rabbinate.
Labor Ministry official: Construction industry in Israel very problematic
27 Mar 2017 - Since the beginning of 2017, there have already been nine incidents of construction site related deaths.
'Ties between US Jews and Israel could reach breaking point in 2017'
27 Mar 2017 - Reut Institute says Israel suffers from "blind spot" with regard to Diaspora.
In first, 11 developmentally disabled soldiers sworn into IDF
27 Mar 2017 - “They happily do everything that the soldiers don’t like to do, and we don’t even have to ask them.”
Herzog: There's 'no daylight' between me and Netanyahu on Iran
27 Mar 2017 -
Netanyahu: Trump has already turned words of support for Israel into actions
27 Mar 2017 - Speaking via video link to the 18,000 people gathered for the AIPAC conference in Washington, Netanyahu said that "Israel's hand is extended to all our neighbors in peace."
Netanyahu: Israel has no greater friend than America
27 Mar 2017 -
Jerusalem students uncover nearly 2,000-year-old relics from Bar Kokhba revolt
27 Mar 2017 - Over the last several months, the students have assisted archeologists excavate the remains of a Jewish settlement dating to the Second Temple period.
President Rivlin rejects former PM Olmert's request for clemency
27 Mar 2017 - Rivlin denied former prime minister Ehud Olmert's request for clemency on Monday. The latter is imprisoned due to his involvement in one of the biggest corruption scandals in Israel's history.
Iran's Rouhani signals expansion in energy cooperation with Russia
27 Mar 2017 -
Israeli detained in Jordan over said false allegation of drug possession
27 Mar 2017 - A 60-year-old Israeli has been held in Jordan since March 15 for having illegal drugs in his possession. The man's family who are fighting for his release claim the drugs were prescription pills.
Hamas partially reopens Erez crossing between Israel, Gaza
27 Mar 2017 - Interior Ministry in Gaza said that while everyone is now permitted to return to the Strip, only certain groups can enter Israel.
Jewish group calls to 'reject occupation' in protest at AIPAC conference
27 Mar 2017 - Protesters bore a banner saying: “Jews won’t be free until Palestinians are, reject AIPAC, reject occupation.”
IDF thwarts stabbing attack south of Nablus
27 Mar 2017 -
Israeli Arab indicted for alleged ISIS ties
27 Mar 2017 - The Shin Bet announced on Monday that an Israeli Arab was indicted for allegedly supporting and maintaining contacts with Islamic State operatives.
Bennett: Unpleasant to know Netanyahu requested articles against me
27 Mar 2017 - “The prime minister does not need to order a series of articles from a newspaper publisher against one of the parties."
Israel receives low marks for geriatric nursing coverage in OECD report
27 Mar 2017 - Israel, according to the report, also has some of the strictest means (income) tests, including assets, for nursing care.
Israeli crime lords battle royale
26 Mar 2017 - Rosenstein quiet in court, but he helps nail Abergil with police.
Amona evacuees: ‘If new settlement is not authorized, we’ll build one ourselves’
26 Mar 2017 - Prior to their eviction in February, Netanyahu promised that the government would create a settlement for the 40 families in an area of the Shiloh community in the Binyamin region of the West Bank.
Dallas JCC evacuated over threatening phone call after Israeli suspect arrested
26 Mar 2017 - The JCC posted a message on its website that the building was evacuated, as well as a post on its Facebook page which said the center was “temporarily closed to access.”
How FBI technology led to breakthrough in final weeks of JCC investigation
26 Mar 2017 - The FBI brought sophisticated technology to the investigation that the Israel Police did not have access to previously, which turned out to be essential in locating the suspect.
For first time, religious group campaigns for civil marriage in Israel
26 Mar 2017 - Currently, all matters of marriage and divorce are conducted by the established religious authorities.
Bennett meets Trump envoy in Washington
26 Mar 2017 - Soon after Trump’s election victory in November, Bennett said the election meant that “the era of a Palestinian state is over."
Steps on the Silk Road
26 Mar 2017 - Renowned Indian choreographer Guru Shama Bhate is here in Israel to perform for the first time as well as teach a master class for local dancers
Analysis: Syrian threats to attack Israel with Scud missiles are a bluff
26 Mar 2017 - Damascus threatened to launch Scud missiles at Israel if IAF carries out any further strikes.
Israeli Veganism: Introducing the land of soy milk and date honey to the world
26 Mar 2017 - WZO uses Israel’s vegan culture to cultivate connections with Israel.
Cathay Pacific begins Tel Aviv-Hong Kong flight route
26 Mar 2017 - “Cathay Pacific joins us in a very important moment for the tourism industry in Israel.”
Netanyahu's inner circle shrinks as top official leaves job
26 Mar 2017 - Yaakov Nagel was a key foreign policy advisor to the PM, and his leaving follows quickly on the heels of the exit of another key prime ministerial advisor, Ran Baratz.
What was Israel's most popular Google search of the past year?
26 Mar 2017 - The report looked at searches in the 12 months from March 2016 to March 2017.
Iran sanctions 15 US firms, citing Israel ties and 'human rights'
26 Mar 2017 - Tehran's move came two days after the US imposed sanctions on 30 foreign companies or individuals for transferring sensitive technology to Iran for its missile program.
Jerusalem mayor meets US peace envoy at White House after Mideast tour
26 Mar 2017 - Barkat’s spokesperson said the mayor and Greenblatt “discussed Jerusalem issues.”
Head of GOP in Israel says ‘self-hating Jew’ Sarah Silverman ‘needs a muzzle’
26 Mar 2017 - Marc Zell made the comments Saturday night on the Republicans Overseas Israel Facebook page.
Netanyahu: No deal yet with US on settlements
26 Mar 2017 - "The talks are still ongoing and media reports are untrue."
Hamas closes Erez crossing between Gaza and Israel
26 Mar 2017 - It is the first time ever Hamas has closed the crossing since taking over Gaza in 2007; humanitarian cases are said to still be allowed to return to the Strip.
Alto: The Israeli startup aiming to help Americans with disabilities
26 Mar 2017 - “We thought that in our day and age you should be able to find what you need in one place - but in reality there was no place like this.”
Hundreds participate in symbolic funeral for senior Hamas militant
26 Mar 2017 - Fuqaha's father Mohammad said he blamed Israel for his son's death.
Analysis: Israel's new approach to Hamas?
26 Mar 2017 - Hamas most probably will try to avenge the killing of Fuqaha – not directly from Gaza, but indirectly from the West Bank or Jerusalem – without leaving its own prints.
Hapoel Jerusalem blown out by 24 points in Rishon
25 Mar 2017 - Tel Aviv couldn’t build on its surprise 81-79 win over Fenerbahce in Istanbul two days earlier.

Archives | Art | Articles | Background | Books | Boycott | Cartoons | Chemical War | Children | Contact | Donate | Elections | E-mail Us | Events | Film | Home | Letters | Links | Maps | Mission | Music | Videos | News | Performance | Photos | Poetry | Polls | Prisoners | Products | Search | Take Action | The US Role | The Wall | Together

To receive a once-daily e-mail digest of our News and Articles content, write to
OccupationNews-subscribe@yahoogroups.com or visit
See example: Occupation News

Disclaimer: The views expressed in the material posted on this site are the sole responsibility of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the webmaster or Vermonters for a Just Peace in Palestine/Israel.

FAIR USE NOTICE: This site may contain copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available in our efforts to advance understanding of environmental, political, human rights, economic, democracy, scientific, and social justice issues. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. For more information go to: http://www4.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.html If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.

Top of page