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West Bank: 3 Kidnapped, 2 Summoned for Interrogation
28 Feb 2015 - Israeli forces, Saturday, abducted three Palestinians, including a head of a village council, as well as summoned two others for interrogation, according to reports by security sources. ...
Report: PA Prison Authority Foresees Uprising in the Next Month
28 Feb 2015 - The Department of Prisoner's Affairs with the Palestinian Authority recently issued a report regarding the 17 Israeli jails housing some 7,000 Palestinian prisoners. Sources within the organization have predicted uprisings and a series of protests over the next month, due to the very poor living conditions reported there. ...
Navy Opens Fire on Gaza Fishermen
28 Feb 2015 - The Israeli navy, Saturday, again opened machine gun fire on Palestinian fishermen offshore the al-Sudaniya, to the northwest of Gaza. ...
Israeli Troops Attack Palestinian Teen at Border Crossing
28 Feb 2015 - 17-year-old Muhammad Asri Fayyad, from the northern occupied West Bank, says he was violently assaulted by Israeli soldiers at al-Jalama crossing, north of Jenin, while trying to cross into Israel. ...
One Youth Killed, Another Wounded by Unexploded Ordnance in Gaza
28 Feb 2015 - One man was killed and his brother wounded, Saturday afternoon, as a result of the explosion of a suspicious object in the airport area east of http://www.imemc.org/newswire?search_text=rafah&button=Search+%3E%3E, southern Gaza Strip. ...
Israeli Attorney-General to Decide on Criminal Probe of Netanyahu
27 Feb 2015 - Israeli Attorney-General Yehuda Weinstein will decide, on Sunday, whether or not to launch a criminal investigation into the various affairs regarding the spending at Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's official residence, after Israel Police Commissioner Yohanan Danino announced, earlier this week, that there is room to open a formal examination against Netanyahu. ...
"Jerusalem Gate" Destroyed for 10th Time
27 Feb 2015 - Israeli civil administration employees, on Friday, demolished the "Jerusalem Gate" protest camp for the 10th time, a spokesman told Ma'an News Agency. ...
OXFAM: Gaza Reconstruction Could Take Over a Century to Complete
27 Feb 2015 - British rights organization, http://www.imemc.org/newswire?search_text=oxfam&button=Search+%3E%3E, stated that the reconstruction of the Gaza Strip may take more than 100 years, at the current rate, to complete essential building of homes, schools and health facilities in Gaza unless the Israeli blockade is lifted. ...
Two Motions on Palestine Approved by Italian Chamber
27 Feb 2015 - On February 27, the Italian Chamber approved two motions on the recognition of Palestine: one presented by the Democratic Party and one from the groups of the Popular Area. ...
  Ha'aretz Diplomacy & Defense
Netanyahu heads to Washington for 'historic mission' to 'guarantee Israel's future'
Focal point of Netanyahu's visit will be his controversial speech to Congress; 'I'm an emissary of all the Jewish people, even those who don't agree with me,' PM says.
Iran offer to cut centrifuges by a third led to progress in nuclear talks
Western diplomats say Iran surprised world powers with a proposal offering, for the first time, concessions vis-à-vis the Islamic Republic's centrifuge array and their enriched uranium stockpile.
Obama is Netanyahu’s greatest political asset
The U.S. president bears some responsibility for the sorry state of Israel-U.S. relations. He has allowed himself to be maneuvered into a position where he can only help Netanyahu in Israel’s elections.
Netanyahu's office denounces U.S. ads against Clinton and Rice
Prime Minister flies to Washington to address Congress: 'I am leaving on an important mission, representing all of Israel - even those that don't agree with me.'
If Netanyahu's right, why is he so wrong?
Even if he is correct about Iran, Netanyahu's steps have minimized Israel's ability to exert influence, and his moves on Obama's turf have politicized U.S.-Israel relations so much that no one seriously addresses his points any more.
Israel has more to worry about than Iran's nuclear program
Military intelligence has warned that violence could break out over religious incidents in Jerusalem, deaths of Palestinian children or security prisoners.
ADL: Attack ad on Susan Rice is perverse, incendiary
American-Jewish groups roundly condemn full-page New York Times advertisement claiming top Obama aide is 'blind to genocide.'
Obama to veto bill allowing Congress to weigh in on Iran deal
Act recently introduced to U.S. Senate would require text of any agreement with Iran to be submitted to Congress, prohibit Obama from suspending or waiving sanctions on Iran passed by Congress for 60 days after deal.
Iran's top negotiator slams Netanyahu's 'scaremongering'
International, domestic pressure mounting ahead of Netanyahu's planned address to U.S. Congress on the forthcoming agreement on Iran's nuclear program.
Report: Israel lobbying Congress for $300m more for its missile defense programs
Bloomberg reports Israeli officials have turned to U.S. lawmakers instead of to White House or Pentagon in effort to secure additional funding for David's Sling and Arrow-3.
Why Netanyahu's party hopes Obama stays angry
It seems as if every slap in the premier's face from members of the Obama administration only strengthens his electoral base at home.
Ex-Mossad chief Meir Dagan to headline anti-Netanyahu rally
Dagan, who called Netanyahu's policies 'destructive to the future and security of Israel,' will speak at rally demanding regime change at Tel Aviv's Rabin Square.
Israeli army setting up unit to probe alleged criminal acts during wartime
Human rights groups have said the IDF’s investigations take too long and are still not carried out in full.
Israel to use frozen Palestinian tax funds to offset PA electricity debt
Israel Electric Company to stop cutting power to Palestinian Authority in exchange for state's promise to use NIS 300 million in Palestinian tax revenues to defray PA's debt.
Netanyahu to meet Democratic, Republican Senate leaders in Washington
PM to discuss Iran deal with Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Minority Leader Harry Reid; White House to send Rice, Power to address AIPAC conference.
Oxfam: Rebuilding Gaza could take more than 100 years if Israel maintains blockade
Aid agency blames restrictions on imports of construction materials into the Strip, says around 100,000 people are still homeless after 50-day summer war last year.
  Palestinian Center for Human Rights
Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (19- 25 Feb. 2015)
Palestinian Center for Human Rights
  International Solidarity Movement
Four Palestinians and one female German demonstrator shot with live ammunition at "Open Shuhada Street" protest
2/28/2015 - International Solidarity Movement - February 28, 2015 - International Solidarity Movement, Khalil Team, Hebron, Occupied Palestine - On February 27 in occupied Al-Khalil (Hebron), Israeli forces fired live ammunition towards nonviolent protesters participating in the annual Open Shuhada Street demonstration, injuring five including four Palestinian activists, one of them 17 years...
Thousands march in Moscow to mourn Nemtsov
03/01/2015 - Huge turnout for rally in honour of Kremlin critic Boris Nemtsov who was gunned down on Friday night.
Greece: Climbing out of debilitating private debt
03/01/2015 - Individuals and the state are brainstorming different debt strategies, but almost all are out of line with EU lenders.
Vote counting begins after Lesotho snap elections
03/01/2015 - Despite tensions in the run-up to polls, observers say election day passed off without incident.
Liverpool stun Manchester City to go fifth
03/01/2015 - City fail to close gap on leaders after stunning strikes from Henderson and Coutinho seal three points for Liverpool.
Wukan Votes
03/01/2015 - After decades of corrupt rule, will a Chinese community's remarkable experiment in grassroots democracy succeed?
Syria's Assyrians: 'No one helped us'
03/01/2015 - ISIL's abduction of Assyrians raises concerns over the fate of Christians in the Middle East.
Lesotho votes in bid to overcome tension
03/01/2015 - Thousands queue to cast ballots in hope to end political deadlock after an attempted coup six months ago.
UN: Iraq violence kills at least 1,100 in February
03/01/2015 - UN mission in Iraq says 611 civilians among 1,103 killed last month while the rest were members of security forces.
  Daily Star
Kerry says U.S. deserves 'benefit of the doubt' on getting Iran nuclear deal
1 Mar 2015 Kerry says the United States deserves 'the benefit of the doubt' to see if a nuclear deal can be reached with Iran that would prevent any need for military action to curb Tehran's atomic ambitions
Iran's Zarif says Netanyahu trying to undermine nuclear talks
1 Mar 2015 Iran's foreign minister has accused Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of trying to undermine Iran's negotiations towards a nuclear deal with world powers in order to distract from the Palestinian question
UN envoy in solidarity visit to Syria's Assyrians
1 Mar 2015 UN envoy Staffan de Mistura pays a surprise visit to a church near war-wracked Syria's capital in a show of solidarity with the country's Christian minority targeted by jihadis
Syria opposition praises France's anti-Assad stance
1 Mar 2015 Syria's exiled opposition praises France for maintaining its 'exemplary' opposition to President Bashar Assad after a group of French lawmakers made a controversial visit to Damascus this week
Coutinho stunner hands Liverpool victory over Man City
1 Mar 2015 Two superb curling efforts from Jordan Henderson and Philippe Coutinho in either half handed Liverpool a 2-1 home win against Manchester City in the Premier League
Gunmen shoot, lightly wound Jerusalem Beitar FC owner
1 Mar 2015 Israeli police say the owner of Beitar Jerusalem FC was wounded after he was shot by unidentified gunmen
Emails suggest 'Jihadi John' had suicidal thoughts
1 Mar 2015 Newly published emails suggest the man who became known as 'Jihadi John' had suicidal thoughts before leaving Britain for Syria
CCTV shows Syria-bound UK girls at Istanbul bus station: reports
1 Mar 2015 Security footage appears to show three British girls, believed to be heading for Syria to join ISIS, waiting at a bus station in Istanbul before traveling to a Turkish town on the Syrian border, media reports
  YNet News
NYT: Kerry spoke with Netanyahu about Iran. Congress speech
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First Iranian flight arrives in rebel-held capital of Yemen
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Iran nuclear deal will be decided by Khamenei
1 Mar 2015 - Analysis: While Netanyahu stands on Congress podium, American and Iranian diplomats will be working on final details of fatal agreement which may remove sanctions imposed on Tehran. But will the Iranian supreme leader even approve the deal? ....
Stones thrown at light rail train in East Jerusalem; no injuries, but some damage reported
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Pope prays with thousands for kidnap victims in Syria, Iraq
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Report: Likud campaigners fear party will only hold 18 seats in upcoming elections
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Israel will feel US rage after Netanyahu leaves Washington
1 Mar 2015 - Analysis: White House officials already working on plan for day after Congress speech; Israel, which has asked for another $317 million for defense, may find out America far less generous than before. ....
The shattered dream of a home in Israel
28 Feb 2015 - Op-ed: Seventeen years after making aliyah from Switzerland, leaving behind a comfortable life, I have almost no chance of buying an apartment here. ....
The propaganda agents for Hamas
28 Feb 2015 - Op-ed: There are some Israelis who support the manipulation of the facts of the history of Israel, from the story of the Jews under Muslim rule to the very legitimacy of the state. ....
German police increase security of Jewish institutes
28 Feb 2015 - Police in Germany's Bremen heighten security citing possible Islamist threat, arrest one at local Muslim culture center. ....
Inside the conflict: One night with elite troops in West Bank
28 Feb 2015 - Ron Ben-Yishai joins IDF combat soldiers from Duvdevan during an operation in Qalandia refugee camp, encounters the conflict first hand, and comes to an discomforting conclusion. ....
Argentine judge says no evidence government tried to derail bombing probe
28 Feb 2015 - In interview, Judge Daniel Rafecas says evidence suggests the government 'exhausted all possibilities' to enable investigation into bombing of AMIA Jewish community center in 1994. ....
Man claims he was attacked by Arabs near Chabad House
28 Feb 2015 - Kfar Saba resident assaulted after making remarks to passengers in car; police claim attack was not nationalistic. ....
Auschwitz Museum offers online lessons for visitors
28 Feb 2015 - Site of former Nazi death camp has seen number of visitors rise for years, yet many have little knowledge about World War II and events that took place there. ....
Beyond Compromise: “Our future is in our hands”
Palestine Monitor 1 Mar 2015 - 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 1 Mar 2015 - 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 1 Mar 2015 - 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 1 Mar 2015 - 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 1 Mar 2015 - 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....
Egypt elections set to be delayed
BBC 1 Mar 2015 - Parliamentary elections in Egypt are set to be delayed after the country's Supreme Court ruled part of an election law unconstitutional.
CCTV shows UK girls on way to Syria
BBC 1 Mar 2015 - New CCTV pictures appear to show three UK girls on the Turkish leg of what is believed to have been their journey to join Islamic State in Syria.
There are Lies, Damn Lies, and Ron Dermer
Tikun Olam 1 Mar 2015 - Two incendiary Likudist media provocations today: the first is yet another in a series of Rabbi Shmuley Boteach’s New York Times ads touting Sheldon Adelson’s anti-Muslim agenda.  Previous ads in the series have attacked Iran, Hamas and the UN with equal vitriol.  I’ve written about a few of them...
VIDEO: Syrian female doctor who fled IS area
BBC 1 Mar 2015 - In the parts of northern Syria where so called Islamic State has taken control, a brutal code of public floggings and executions is being enforced with particular dangers for women.
It’s not about nukes, it’s about the US shifting the power balance — Parsi
Mondoweiss 28 Feb 2015 - Just in time for The Speech , Dena Takruri skewers Netanyahu in this zinger of a video from Al Jazeera’s video news network, AJ+ . Covering lots of quick paced territory, Takruri mentions the recent  leaked intelligence files , Netanyahu testifying before Congress in the runup to our invasion...
Hillel’s segregated lunch counter
Mondoweiss 28 Feb 2015 - “And I am a supporter of BDS.” With those seven words, uttered at the Harvard Hillel last Wednesday night, the great Dorothy Zellner violated the Hillel International standards that bar speakers who have endorsed Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against Israel. Open Hillel celebrated the moment:...
Thanks to Netanyahu, Israel support turns into a political football
Mondoweiss 28 Feb 2015 - It’s the speech that keeps on giving! There are more signs that thanks to Benjamin Netanyahu’s highly-anticipated speech to Congress this coming Tuesday we are starting to get an actual robust debate in this country about Israeli policies. First, friends are passing around this great cartoon...
The Emperor’s Nuke Clothes
Mondoweiss 28 Feb 2015 - Click to enlarge
Egypt lists Hamas as terrorist group
BBC 28 Feb 2015 - An Egyptian court designates the Palestinian group Hamas as a terrorist organisation, accusing it of supporting an insurgency in northern Sinai.
Looted Iraq museum opens 12 years on
BBC 28 Feb 2015 - Iraq's national museum officially reopens in Baghdad, 12 years after it was looted in the aftermath of the invasion that toppled Saddam Hussein.
Israel Secretly Arrests Golani Druze, Accusing Him of Exposing Rebel-IDF Collaboration
Tikun Olam 28 Feb 2015 - Sedki al-Maket, rearrested in secret by Israel’s Shin Bet for exposing collaboration between Syrian rebels and the IDF Israel’s Shin Bet rearrested Golani Druze Sedki al-Maket (age 48).  Until his release in 2012  (Hebrew), he’d been the longest serving Israeli security prisoner, having spent 27 years detained....
What we talk about when we talk about ISIS
Mondoweiss 27 Feb 2015 - As the U.S. prepares to re-engage more deeply in the Iraq War, including the likely  deployment of ground troops to help retake Mosul  from Islamic State, we are being asked to recommit to an ideological view of our military campaigns in the Muslim world. Roger Cohen...
UN Fears Hundreds of Children Kidnapped in S.Sudan
Al-Akhbar News 1 Mar 2015 - IDP's (Internally displaced persons) queue to register at the UNMISS Protection of Civilian (POC) site in Bentiu, South Sudan, on February 27, 2015. AFP/Charles Lomodong IDP's (Internally displaced persons) queue to register at the UNMISS Protection of Civilian (POC) site in Bentiu, South Sudan, on February...
Court Ruling Jeopardizes Egypt Parliamentary Elections
Al-Akhbar News 1 Mar 2015 - Updated at 12:30 pm (GMT +2): Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi called on the government on Sunday to amend laws related to a long-awaited March-April parliamentary poll within one month, after a court ruled that an article in the legislation was unconstitutional. "The president issued directives...
Syrian Army Advances in South as UN Envoy Holds Talks in Damascus
Al-Akhbar News 1 Mar 2015 - Snipers of Syrian opposition group stand amid the debris of buildings in Arbin town of Damascus, Syria on February 25, 2015. Anadolu/Ammar el Bushy Snipers of Syrian opposition group stand amid the debris of buildings in Arbin town of Damascus, Syria on February 25, 2015. Anadolu/Ammar...
Bahrain Accuses 17 People of Forming "Militant Group"
Al-Akhbar News 1 Mar 2015 - Bahrain's public prosecutor has charged 17 people with allegedly forming a militant group and carrying out bombings that wounded security personnel, the state news agency said on Saturday. The group had set off bombs in the island kingdom's Maqaba, al-Janabiya, Budaiya and Qarya vilages, prosecutor Ahmed...
Jailed PKK Leader Calls on Movement to Drop Arms
Al-Akhbar News 1 Mar 2015 - Members of Peshmerga Forces leave their base to reach Erbil International Airport in Erbil city of Iraq to go to the Kobane town of Syria on February 27, 2015. The Kurdish regional government in Iraq is set to send a fourth group of Peshmerga Forces sent...
Iraq Reopens Museum Looted in US-Led Invasion
Al-Akhbar News 1 Mar 2015 - A statue dating back to the eighth century BC is displayed at the entrance of Iraq's national museum during its official reopening on February 28, 2015 in the capital Baghdad. The national museum reopened after 12 years of painstaking efforts during which close to a third...
From Gaza to Sderot, Trauma Marks The Past — And The Present
The Forward Leonard Fein 1 Mar 2015 -
ISIS Aimed at Ideals When They Destroyed Jonah's Tomb
The Forward Leonard Fein 1 Mar 2015 -
Dani Danon Is Such a Threat to Israel Even Bibi Fired Him
The Forward Leonard Fein 1 Mar 2015 -
When We Stop To Really See Each Other
The Forward Leonard Fein 1 Mar 2015 -
Are Jews Now Safe and Free From Being Haunted?
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Benjamin Netanyahu Claims To Speak for 'Entire Jewish People' on Iran
The Foward Breaking News 1 Mar 2015 - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu claimed to speak for ‘the entire Jewish people,’ as he departed for a planned speech to Congress against the backdrop a possible nuclear deal with Iran could damage his country’s broad alliance with the United States. Click here for the rest...
Federation Official Takes Over at Philadelphia Exponent
The Foward Breaking News 1 Mar 2015 - Philadelphia’s Jewish federation has named its top marketing official as the new publisher of the city’s local Jewish newspaper, The Jewish Exponent. Click here for the rest of the article...
Outrage Spreads Over Shmuley Boteach 'Genocide' Ad Smearing Susan Rice
The Foward Breaking News 28 Feb 2015 - A wall-to-wall array of Jewish groups condemned an ad accusing National Security Adviser Susan Rice of turning a blind eye to genocide. Click here for the rest of the article...
Benjamin Netanyahu Takes Iran Campaign to Western Wall
The Foward Breaking News 28 Feb 2015 - Israeli Prime Benjamin Netanyahu took his campaign against a nuclear deal with Iran to Jerusalem’s sacred Western Wall on Saturday, on the eve of his departure to Washington to address Congress on the issue. Click here for the rest of the article...
Barack Obama Vows To Veto Iran Congress Consent Bill
The Foward Breaking News 28 Feb 2015 - President Barack Obama would veto a bill recently introduced in the U.S. Senate allowing Congress to weigh in on any deal the United States and other negotiating countries reach with Iran on its nuclear capabilities, the White House said on Saturday. Click here for the rest...
UCLA Student Quizzed About Jewishness in Judicial Board Interview
The Foward Breaking News 28 Feb 2015 - A member of UCLA’s student government was asked in a hearing whether her Jewish identity presents a conflict of interest. Click here for the rest of the article...
Defending Lord Sinderby
The Forward Editorial 1 Mar 2015 - Is a Jewish nobleman right to order his son not to marry outside the faith? ‘Downton Abbey’ poses the question — and Jane Eisner explains why she’s siding with Lord Sinderby. Click here for the rest of the article...
Gleaming Billion-Dollar Palestinian City Finally Sees Water on Horizon
The Forward New 1 Mar 2015 - Rawabi, a sparkling new billion-dollar Palestinian city, has a hotel, convention center, schools and even a Roman-style amphitheater. Now, it may finally get water. Click here for the rest of the article...
AIPAC Meets Under Cloud Amid Tumult Over Benjamin Netanyahu Speech
The Forward New 28 Feb 2015 - Controversy over Benjamin Netanyahu’s planned speech has wounded AIPAC. As the lobby’s conference begins, a harsh ad attacking Susan Rice has only added fuel to the fire. Click here for the rest of the article...
Traveling Forward Through Fast-Changing Cuba in Search of Its Lost Jews
The Forward New 27 Feb 2015 - As relations with Cuba begin to thaw, the Forward took a group of American Jews on a visit to the Communist country to explore its past — and future. Click here for the rest of the article...
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Palestine Solidarity Project 28 Feb 2015 - We have been experiencing ongoing problems with our PSP Paypal account, which led to the cancellation of our monthly supporters! Until we get this resolved, donations can be made to our community organizing body, the Center for Freedom and Justice, with the following buttons: Or, to...
9/09/2011 AIPAC Junkets to Israel Illegal: IRS-DOJ Complaint Filing
IRMEP 1 Mar 2015 - 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 1 Mar 2015 - 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 1 Mar 2015 - 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 1 Mar 2015 - 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 1 Mar 2015 - 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 1 Mar 2015 - 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...
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Artists Against Apartheid Petition
US Campaign to End the Occupation 1 Mar 2015 - As musicians, artists, and performers based in Austin, TX, we are writing to you today to express our deep concern about the use of our city's largest creative festival as a tool for the whitewashing of war crimes and human rights violations by an apartheid state....
Austin Groups Letter to SXSW
US Campaign to End the Occupation 1 Mar 2015 - By partnering with the Israeli government and providing a platform for this whitewashing campaign, SXSW will become a participant in it.
  Ma'an News
1 killed, 1 injured as Israeli ordnance explodes in Rafah
2/28/2015 - GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- A Palestinian was killed and another was injured when unexploded Israeli ordnance blew up in eastern Rafah on Saturday, medical sources said. Ministry of Health spokesman Ashraf al-Qidra told Ma'an that Naji Khalid Youssef Abu...
Israel to demolish homes of dozens of Bedouins in Abu Dis
2/28/2015 - JERUSALEM (Ma'an) -- Dozens of Palestinian Bedouins from the al-Jahalin community in eastern Abu Dis have received orders from Israeli forces to demolish their homes themselves. The steel structures in which the community lives were put up nearby the Khillet al-Raheb...
Israeli troops 'violently' attack Palestinian teen at border crossing
2/28/2015 - JENIN (Ma'an) - A teenage Palestinian boy from the northern West Bank says he was violently assaulted by Israeli soldiers at al-Jalama crossing north of Jenin while he was trying to cross into Israel. Muhammad Asri Fayyad, 17, told Ma'...
3 injured during clashes near Ramallah
2/28/2015 - RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- Three Palestinians were injured with rubber-coated steel bullets while dozens of others suffered from tear-gas inhalation during clashing near the Attara checkpoint north of Ramallah on Saturday. Clashes erupted with Israeli soldiers as dozens of Palestinian youths headed...
Report: Obama threatened to fire on Israeli jets attacking Iran
2/28/2015 - BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) - A Kuwaiti newspaper reported Saturday that US President Barack Obama thwarted an Israeli military attack against Iran's nuclear facilities in 2014. Al-Jarida newspaper quoted "well-placed" sources as saying that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had taken...
Egypt court declares Hamas 'terrorist' organization
2/28/2015 - CAIRO (AFP) -- An Egyptian court on Saturday declared Hamas a "terrorist" organisation, a judicial source said, weeks after the Islamist movement's armed wing was given the same designation. Since Egypt's military ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi in 2013...
Group: Israeli troops arrest 2 Palestinians near Gaza border
2/28/2015 - GAZA CITY (Ma'an) - Israeli troops arrested two young Palestinian men on Saturday morning near the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip, a prisoners rights group reported. The Association of Palestinian Prisoners and ex-Prisoners Hossam said Israeli sources claimed the...
3 injured in fight in Tulkarem
2/28/2015 - TULKAREM (Ma'an) -- Three Palestinians were injured with live fire during a fight in a vegetable market in central Tulkarem in the northern West Bank on Saturday. Palestinian security sources told Ma'an that during a fight between a number...
Qatari businessman to pay for 50 Gaza weddings every year
2/28/2015 - GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- A Qatari businessman has pledged to cover marriage expenses for 50 Gaza young men every year indefinitely. Member of the Higher Council of Youth and Sports in the Gaza Strip Abd al-Salam Haniyeh, son of Hamas leader...
Gaza: Body of drowned man found on beach in Rafah
2/28/2015 - GAZA CITY (Ma'an) - Palestinians on Saturday morning found a dead body on the beach in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip of a man who seemingly drowned in the evening. The body was evacuated to Abu Yousuf al-Najjar Hospital. Medical...
As IS rises and conflict rages, West asks: Assad or no Assad?
2/28/2015 - PARIS (AFP) -- Faced with a bloody conflict in Syria and the rise of the Islamic State group, is President Bashar Assad the lesser of the country's evils, and should the West re-engage with him? While world powers such as the...
US: Training of Syrian rebels in Turkey in 4-6 weeks
2/28/2015 - WASHINGTON (AFP) -- The US military said Friday the training of moderate Syrian rebels will likely begin within four to six weeks in Turkey after the two NATO allies clinched an agreement last week. Potential recruits still needed to be vetted for the...
Drone raid 'kills three Qaeda militants in Yemen'
2/28/2015 - ADEN (AFP) -- A drone strike Saturday killed three Al-Qaeda militants in Yemen, a tribal source said, in a region where the United States is the only country operating the unmanned aircraft. The raid "targeted a vehicle in which three members of Al-Qaeda...
  The Guardian
The 20 photographs of the week
28 Feb 2015 - The ceasefire in Ukraine, the suspension of professional football in Greece, Madonna’s fall at the Brit awards – the best photography in news, culture...
Netanyahu to arrive in Washington to deliver controversial Congress speech
1 Mar 2015 - Israel’s prime minister will deliver address on Iran’s nuclear programme despite senior Israeli security figures calling on him to cancel Israel’s prime minister, Binyamin...
Netanyahu's 'scaremongering' will not stop nuclear deal, says Iranian official
28 Feb 2015 - Mohammad Javad Zarif said Israeli leader’s speech to the US Congress next week will not undermine world powers’ efforts to reach final nuclear deal...
Netanyahu’s Congress speech scuppers bipartisan unity on support for Israel
28 Feb 2015 - Israeli PM is accused of ‘conspiring’ with Republicans to condemn Obama’s policy on Iranian nuclear talks A set piece of the annual gathering of...
Former Mossad head urges Israeli voters to oust Binyamin Netanyahu
27 Feb 2015 - Meir Dagan says prime minister’s policies are ‘destructive to the future and security of Israel’ A former head of Israel’s foreign intelligence service Mossad...
  Ha'aretz National News
Remembering Zimna Brahani, the Mossad operative who risked his life for Ethiopian Jewry
Ha'aretz - 1 Mar 2015
Owner of Beitar Jerusalem FC shot near his home
Ha'aretz - 28 Feb 2015
Thousands protest in Nazareth against distribution of Charlie Hebdo
Ha'aretz - 28 Feb 2015
Israeli police officers accused of abusing Bedouin family evade investigation
Ha'aretz - 27 Feb 2015
Former PM employee who testified against Netanyahus says his home was burglarized
Ha'aretz - 27 Feb 2015
Zionist rabbis switch from Naftali Bennett to Eli Yishai
Ha'aretz - 27 Feb 2015
  Palestinian Information Center
Settlers uproot 300 olive trees in al-Khalil
28 Feb 2015 - An extremist group of Jewish settlers uprooted on Saturday hundreds of olive trees and saplings near Yatta town to the south of al-Khalil city.
IOF arrests Palestinian in al-Khalil
28 Feb 2015 - Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) arrested Saturday morning a Palestinian young man in al-Kalil city.
Association of Palestinians in Italy holds meetings with MPs
28 Feb 2015 - A delegation from the Association of Palestinians in Italy (API) held during the past few days several meetings with Italian parliamentary blocs and visited the Palestinian embassy in Rome.
Badran: Israel’s AD policy would certainly fail
28 Feb 2015 - Spokesman for Hamas Movement Hossam Badran said Saturday that Israel’s administrative detention policy aims at taking revenge at and silencing Palestinian leaders free voices in the West Bank.
Hamas: Dagan's remarks on Gaza admission of Israel's military defeat
28 Feb 2015 - The Hamas Movement said that the former Mossad chief's remarks about the military failure of premier Benjamin Netanyahu in Gaza was an additional Israeli admission that the Palestinian resistance soundly defeated the Israeli army.
Qatar, Bahrain condemn Israeli attack on holy shrines in Palestine
28 Feb 2015 - Qatar and Bahrain have strongly condemned the two incidents in which a West Bank mosque in Bethlehem and a Greek Orthodox church building in Occupied Jerusalem were burnt down by a number of Israeli settlers.
IOF quells march in al-Khalil marking Ibrahimi Mosque massacre
28 Feb 2015 - The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) on Friday afternoon violently attacked an anti-settlement march staged by the "youth against settlement" group and foreign activists to commemorate the 21st anniversary of the Ibrahimi Mosque massacre.
SOAS votes for academic boycott of Israel
28 Feb 2015 - The SOAS, University of London, Friday voted in favor of the academic boycott of Israel, with an overwhelming majority of 73%.
Israel extends detention of Palestinian sick prisoner for 4th time
28 Feb 2015 - The Israeli occupation authorities (IOA) Friday extended the detention period of a Palestinian sick prisoner for the fourth time running.
ISESCO slams Israeli arson attack on Dormition Abbey
28 Feb 2015 - Abdul Aziz al-Tweijari, ISESCO Director General, condemned on Friday an arson attack launched by Jewish price tag gangs on the Dormition Abbey in Jerusalem.
Journalist suffers serious bullet injury in Bil'in march
28 Feb 2015 - A Palestinian photojournalist on Friday afternoon suffered a serious injury as he was covering Israeli soldiers' assaults on participants in the weekly anti-wall march in Bil'in town, west of Ramallah.
Hamas: Group not invovled in Jordan’s Islamists differences
28 Feb 2015 - Political bureau member of Hamas Sami Khater denied claims that the group might have been partly responsible for the ongoing divisions between Jordanian Islamists.
Italian parliament approves non-binding motion to recognize Palestine
28 Feb 2015 - Italy’s Chamber of Deputies backed a non-binding resolution that encourages the government to recognize Palestine as a state and push for resuming stalled peace negotiations.
Strategist: The Dead Sea canal project threatens the Palestinian cause
27 Feb 2015 - Egyptian strategist Adel Suleiman has warned that the Dead Sea canal project between Jordan and Israel would torpedo the Palestinian cause entirely.
IPS closes section 5 in Ramon prison
27 Feb 2015 - The Israeli Prison Services (IPS) closed on Friday section five in Ramon prison and isolated the prisoner Fadi al-Khatib, the Palestinian Prisoner Society (PPS) reported.
Abu Marzouk renews calls for national reconciliation
27 Feb 2015 - Senior leader in Hamas Movement Dr. Mousa Abu Marzouk stressed the importance of activating all reconciliation agreements without exception.
Al-Ghannouchi: Islamic nation will not be well unless Palestine is liberated
27 Feb 2015 - Islamic scholar and head of the Tunisian Ennahda movement Rashid al-Ghannouchi hailed the Palestinian people’s steadfastness in the Gaza Strip.
Where is the Jewish outrage at settler Nazism in West Bank?
27 Feb 2015 - Terrorist attacks by Jewish extremists targeting mosques and churches in Occupied Palestine are assuming a shocking frequency.
Infographic: Yarmouk camp, under siege for over 600 days
27 Feb 2015 - The Return Center for Studies and Publication on Thursday issued a new infographic showing that Yarmouk refugee camp has been suffering for more than 600 days from the siege, starvation, and forced displacement.
Israel halts West Bank power cuts
27 Feb 2015 - An agreement has been reached between the Israeli electric company and the Israeli government to use frozen Palestinian tax funds to offset the Palestinian Authority's electricity debt.
Only five percent of pledged aid reaches Gaza
JERUSALEM 16 February 2015 (IRIN) - Five months on from a conference that pledged over $5.4 billion to support the Palestinians and rebuild Gaza, just a fraction of the money has appeared. IRIN goes in search of the missing millions.
  New York Times
Kerry and Netanyahu Hold Phone Conversation Amid Tensions
1 Mar 2015 - The discussion took place just days before Mr. Netanyahu is to speak to Congress and voice his concerns about the agreement to limit Iran’s nuclear program.
Online, American Helps Fuel Attacks in Egypt
28 Feb 2015 - Shahid King Bolsen has used social media to encourage frustrated protesters to attack the corporate interests of the Egyptian Army.
Brooklyn Arrests Highlight Challenges in Fighting of ISIS and ‘Known Wolves’
28 Feb 2015 - As officials around the world grapple with the emerging security concerns posed by the Islamic State, the New York case provides one of the first public examples of how officials in the United States are approaching the threat.
Former Obama Campaign Aide Now Works to Oust Netanyahu
27 Feb 2015 - Jeremy Bird, a former Obama campaign organizer, has drawn fire from Republicans for his consulting work on an effort to unseat Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
Destruction of Antiquities by ISIS Militants Is Denounced
27 Feb 2015 - The sculptures, statues and reliefs that were smashed by ISIS were crucial in the formation of early Arab identity, experts said.
Open Source: John Legend Rejects Calls to Cancel Bahrain Show Over Rights Abuses
27 Feb 2015 - An American known for his outspoken advocacy of civil rights at home plans to perform in Bahrain next week, despite its brutal crackdown on dissent.
White House Offers Rebuttal Before Netanyahu’s Speech
27 Feb 2015 - The Obama administration said Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to present a feasible alternative to American proposals for curbing Iran’s nuclear program.
Israeli Utility to Stop Disrupting Electricity in West Bank
27 Feb 2015 - The state-owned electric company, which briefly reduced power on two days this week, has reached a deal with the Israeli government to help offset what it is owed.
Spain Arrests 8 on Suspicion of Fighting for Rebels in Ukraine
27 Feb 2015 - Those arrested, the Interior Ministry said, recently returned to Spain after going to Ukraine last year to join pro-Russian troops around Luhansk and Donetsk.
Testifying in His Own Defense, Terror Suspect Starts Strong Before Faltering
26 Feb 2015 - Pressed by a prosecutor in Federal District Court in Brooklyn, Abid Naseer tried to cling to his assertion that emails to a certain address were merely in pursuit of women.
Open Source: Historians Pore Over ISIS Video of Smashed Statues for Clues to What’s Been Lost
26 Feb 2015 - Video released by the Islamic State shows jihadists taking sledgehammers and electric drills to ancient statuary in the city of Mosul.
U.N. Official Seeks Havens for Syrians
26 Feb 2015 - The United Nations high commissioner for refugees said that European countries must accept more Syrian refugees to dissuade them from making a perilous journey across the Mediterranean Sea.
Obscure Group Says It Set Off Blasts in Egypt, Raising Alarm
26 Feb 2015 - A wave of explosions killed a passer-by and wounded at least nine other people early Thursday morning across the Nile from Cairo, raising alarms about a pattern of attacks by diffuse groups against retail stores.
Rebels Accuse Saudis of Fueling Unrest to Divide Yemen
26 Feb 2015 - The leader of the Houthi rebel group accused Saudi Arabia, Yemen’s powerful neighbor, of financing armed opponents and trying to divide the country.
  Jerusalem Post
2,500 Histadrut members demonstrate at PM’s residence
1 Mar 2015 -
Kerry says hopes Netanyahu's Congressional speech won't become 'some great political football'
1 Mar 2015 -
Former Israeli security commanders: Netanyahu speech will bring Iran closer to the bomb
1 Mar 2015 - Commanders for Israel's Security group says Netanyahu is damaging strategic relations with the US; Likud says in response, "These are the same leftists who supported Oslo."
Sanford Kuvin, infectious disease expert, dies
1 Mar 2015 -
Egypt's Sisi meets new Saudi king to discuss Mideast crises
1 Mar 2015 -
Beitar Jerusalem owner survives attempted assassination outside his home
1 Mar 2015 - Tabib told reporters that he believes the shooting is linked to soccer saying “these were people linked to soccer, there is no connection to business.”
Astronauts leave space station for third spacewalk
1 Mar 2015 -
Assailants throw stones at Jerusalem Light Rail causing damage; no injuries
1 Mar 2015 -
Egypt announces plans for new capital city amid signals of renewed Gulf ties
1 Mar 2015 - The unnamed city is linked to ruler of Dubai's adviser whose company will break ground on the project and whose ruler pledged funds to Sisi's government after its 2013 coup.
Kurdish rebels call disarmament move historic, want Turkey to step up reforms
1 Mar 2015 -
Iran says it will let Google in if it accepts cultural rules
1 Mar 2015 - "We are not opposed to any of the entities operating in global markets who want to offer services in Iran."
IDF drill prepares for large scale unrest in West Bank, collapse of security coordination with PA
1 Mar 2015 - Amid daily security incidents, Menashe territorial brigade tests responses to potential large-scale attacks.
Bayit Yehudi MKs call to adopt Levy Report, legalize outposts
1 Mar 2015 - Report says settlements are legal under international law, calls on government to allow construction of outposts.
Weizmann Institute professors to be awarded Israel Prizes
1 Mar 2015 - Prizes will be awarded in life sciences and in mathematics and computer science.
Police in Germany's Bremen release two arrested over Islamist threat
1 Mar 2015 -
WATCH: British teen 'jihadi brides' seen en route to joining ISIS
1 Mar 2015 - British police and the girls' families have issued urgent appeals for their daughters to return home after they flew to Istanbul from London on Feb. 17.
Egypt election committee working on 'new timetable' for parliamentary poll
1 Mar 2015 -
Lapid: We will not sit in a government which cancels the conscription law
1 Mar 2015 -
Egypt's Sisi calls for election law to be amended within a month
1 Mar 2015 -
Mali signs peace deal, rebels want more time for consultation
1 Mar 2015 -
Assyrian Christians under increasing assault from ISIS fight back
1 Mar 2015 - Overall, the Islamic State has attacked 35 Assyrian villages in northeastern Syria and over 150 Assyrian Christians have been abducted by the Islamic State.
Egyptian defense minister leads military delegation to Moscow, aims to increase cooperation
1 Mar 2015 -
Egypt court ruling opens way for possible election delay
1 Mar 2015 -
Netanyahu boards plane for Washington: I go as an emissary of the entire Jewish people
1 Mar 2015 -
Earthquake measuring 5.5 strikes off Guatemala
1 Mar 2015 -
Report: UN Secretary General hints Israel deliberately targeted UN peacekeepers in Lebanon
1 Mar 2015 - While the Secretary General did not clearly place the blame on Israel for the peacekeeper's death, his choice of words, as well as the findings of a report by UN's Special Coordinator in Lebanon, indicate that the United Nations views Israel as culpable.
US official: 'When Netanyahu calls Obama will answer. But how fast will he respond to crisis?'
1 Mar 2015 - Officials say US-Israel alliance will remain strong despite tensions surrounding Netanyahu speech.
Estonia's center-right, pro-NATO PM favored in election
1 Mar 2015 -
Bahrain charges 17 bombing suspects
1 Mar 2015 -
Sisi speaks of stability, relations with Gulf nations, need for joint Arab force
1 Mar 2015 - In interview with Al Arabiya, Egyptian president says gulf nations' support throughout history "will not be forgotten," serves as contributing force to nations security.
Iran offers to safe-guard Iraqi artifacts after ISIS rampage in Mosul museum
1 Mar 2015 - “The Prophet ordered us to get rid of statues and relics, and his companions did the same when they conquered countries after him.”
Russians to march in memory of murdered critic of Putin
1 Mar 2015 -
Analysis: Winners and losers of the televised elections debate
28 Feb 2015 - Netanyahu and Herzog's absence made them the biggest losers of all, leaving the stage open for smaller parties.
Sensational Smith secures Mac TA another BSL win
28 Feb 2015 -
Yellow-and-blue extends gap at top
28 Feb 2015 - Mac TA returns to winning ways by beating Sakhnin ahead of K8, Beersheba clash; Hap TA still sinking.
New worlds: Out of the blue
28 Feb 2015 - Prof. Nir Orion is developing a project that will be included in the Peruvian science curriculum.
*A doctor on a mission*
28 Feb 2015 - Emek Medical Center’s director-general Dr. Orna Blondheim has advanced the Afula hospital significantly in her first decade in the job, but there’s plenty to do.
Senior Fatah official calls for using 'force' against Israeli 'occupation'
28 Feb 2015 - Member of the Fatah Central Committee, Tawfik Tirawi, says no need to “run after the mirage of negotiations and peace with criminals.”
Jewish groups line up to denounce Boteach ad on Susan Rice
28 Feb 2015 - Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, the New Jersey-based author and pro-Israel advocate, took out an ad in the NY Times attacking Susan Rice after she criticized Netanyahu.
ADL denounces Rabbi Shmuley Boteach's Susan Rice attack ad in NY Times
28 Feb 2015 -
Israel turning UNICEF criticism into concrete progress
28 Feb 2015 - What sets UNICEF apart from other watchdog groups on Israeli treatment of young Palestinian suspects? Close interaction with IDF, Foreign Ministry.
PMO distances itself from anti-Clinton ad
28 Feb 2015 - The advertisement, with ominous music, has a narrator saying Obama is holding secret talks with Iran even as it threatens to wipe Israel off the map.
Dagan: Netanyahu causing Israel strategic harm on Iran nuke issue
28 Feb 2015 - Edelstein pens ‘LA Times’ op-ed supporting prime minister’s speech; Likud election campaign compares PM to Eshkol in Six Day War.
UN chief condemns murder of Russian opposition leader Nemtsov
28 Feb 2015 -
Candidates to have their say in ‘Post’ English debates
28 Feb 2015 - The Jerusalem Post debate series in English kicks off Sunday night in Netanya.
Corker slams Obama on veto threat of Iran oversight bill
28 Feb 2015 - Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman Bob Corker criticizes Obama's latest move.
Beitar Jerusalem FC owner Eli Tabib shot at, lightly injured
28 Feb 2015 -
Obama vows veto of new Senate legislation ensuring vote on Iran deal
28 Feb 2015 - Bill calls for up-or-down vote; AIPAC to lobby for legislation.
Pakistan arrests Iranian Sunni rebel leader on bus from border
28 Feb 2015 -
Netanyahu at Western Wall: I respect Obama, but it's my duty to ensure Israel's security
28 Feb 2015 - PM on eve of Washington trip says strength of US-Israeli relations will prevail over current disagreements.
Opera review: Kalman
28 Feb 2015 - In Emmerich Kalman’s operetta La Bayadere, performed by the Budapest Operetta and Musical Theater at the Israel Opera, the plot is not the most significant element.
Pastrami on rye on film
28 Feb 2015 - Filmmaker Erik Greenberg Anjou takes a nostalgic look at the state of Jewish delis in America.
Netanyahu: I respect Obama, but it's my duty to ensure the security of Israel
28 Feb 2015 -
Police arrest youths for stoning, badly wounding two homeless men
28 Feb 2015 - Two victims hospitalized with wounds caused by stones the youths allegedly threw at them.
Israel asks US for extra missile defense funds, report says
28 Feb 2015 - Reported request calls for additional $317m. to the $158m. already proposed by the Pentagon for American's budget plan for fiscal 2016, according to Bloomberg.
Iran dismisses Netanyahu attempts to prevent emerging Iran deal as 'fruitless'
28 Feb 2015 - Iranian FM accuses premier of seeking to "utilize a fabricated crisis to cover up realities" in the Middle East.
Israel politics: Platforms for the politically perplexed
28 Feb 2015 - A guide to where the parties stand on diplomacy and economics.
Herzog, Livni met by calls of 'You have blood on your hands' at campaign event in Arab area
28 Feb 2015 - Liberman: Just as Hamas was outlawed in Egypt today, this is how we need to outlaw these extremist factors and take their Israeli citizenship and remove them from Israel.
Iraq says to track down antiquities after Islamic State museum rampage
28 Feb 2015 - Iraqi PM says IS intends to sell some priceless antiquities illegally, vows to track down and recover treasures.
Egypt court lists Hamas as terrorist organization, sentences Brotherhood leader to life
28 Feb 2015 - Muslim Brotherhood's Mohamed Badie to spend life in prison, others given death penalty.
For $25, wannabe ISIS militants cross from Turkey into Syria
28 Feb 2015 - Crossing into Syria proves an easy feat for the aspiring Jihadi armed with a few dollars and with the help of a smuggler.
US official: Iran nuclear talks advancing, no deal likely next week
28 Feb 2015 - Ultimately, closing a deal depends on Iranian decisions, official says.
Turkey: Man faces fine for telling wife 'I don't love you'
28 Feb 2015 - Court rules statement to be act of emotional violence, says emotionally wrecked wife must be compensated.
Who was 'Jihadi John?'
28 Feb 2015 - Childhood friends describe Mohammed Emwazi, better known as the British-accented ISIS executioner, as ordinary "boy next door."
UN condemns Islamic State's 'barbaric terrorist acts' in Iraq
28 Feb 2015 - Council speaks out against destruction of 7th century BC antiquities by ISIS, says group "must be defeated."
Lebanon military chief: 'The army has no choice but to win over terrorism'
27 Feb 2015 - Lebanon's security forces carried out a maneuver to counter militants near the border, a mission that, according to a source belonging to the security establishment, may prove to be a prelude to more actions in several hilltop positions around Ras-Baalbek.
Israel-Kosovo relations marked by shared sympathies, hampered by identity politics
27 Feb 2015 - Despite Kosovo’s open admiration for Israel, Palestinian unilateralism and ties with Russia and Serbia make recognition of the Balkan state difficult for Jerusalem.
'How Iran duped the West' - Israeli embassy produces mock 'New York Times' front page from future
27 Feb 2015 - On its official Twitter account, the embassy posted an image of a mock front page edition of The 'New York Times' from the future.
Muslim day at Oklahoma Capitol hit by anti-Islamic protests
27 Feb 2015 - "If they had a sword, they'd cut your head off," protesters shouted. Some carried signs saying "Islam equals Death."
Iran cleric vows to 'raise flag of Islam on White House' to avenge Israeli attack
27 Feb 2015 - The cleric, Ali Shirazi, made the remarks to the official Revolutionary Guards web site.
Leonard Nimoy, known as Spock on 'Star Trek,' dies at 83
27 Feb 2015 -
'US will be able to detect Iranian sprint to nuclear bomb,' ex-Obama aide says
27 Feb 2015 - Dennis Ross told Channel 2 that the agreement being discussed would enable Western officials to perform "anytime, anywhere inspections."

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