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Six Palestinians Kidnapped In Jenin, Two Injured In Hebron
6 Oct 2015 - Israeli soldiers attacked, on Tuesday at night, Palestinian protesters, kidnapped six, near the northern West Bank city of Jenin, and wounded two others in the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Palestinian residents foil an attack by Israeli extremists in Qalqilia. ...
Videos: "Hundreds March In Jaffa Against Israeli Escalation And Violations"
6 Oct 2015 - Israeli police officers assaulted, on Tuesday, hundreds of Palestinians who peacefully marched in Jaffa, Tuesday, carrying Palestinian flags and chanting against the escalating Israeli violations in occupied Jerusalem, and the rest of the occupied territories, especially the attacks against the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem. ...
UPDATE: 17 Palestinians, including Minors, Kidnapped in West Bank; Over 90 Injured
6 Oct 2015 - Israeli forces, Tuesday, abducted 17 Palestinians from across the West Bank, including minors, according to local and security sources. At least 90 Palestinians have been reported injured in clashes with Israeli soldiers and settlers. ...
Israeli Forces Apply Collective Punishment Policy against Families of Palestinians Attackers
6 Oct 2015 - Two Houses Destroyed in Jabal al-Mukaber Village and Room Closed with Concrete in al-Thawri Neighborhood in Occupied Jerusalem. ...
Day of Rage Declared for Nazareth, 1948 Territories
6 Oct 2015 - The youth movement in the occupied territories of 1948 declared the next Thursday as a rage day for the Palestinians masses. ...
Israel Vows Crackdown on Hamas Murder Suspects
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Attackers' Homes Demolished at Netanyahu's Urging
6 Oct 2015 - Israeli forces, on Tuesday, demolished two homes belonging to the families of Palestinians who carried out attacks on Israelis last year, just hours after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called for a new process to expedite home demolitions. ...
Bethlehem: Scores March in the Funeral Procession of Killed Child by the Israeli Army
6 Oct 2015 - Clashes Erupt at the northern entrance of the city near the Israeli wall Scores of residents joined family members and friends and marched in Aida refugee camp, north of Bethlehem in the occupied West Bank in the funeral procession of Abdul-Rahman Obeidallah, 12, who was killed by an Israeli army sniper on Monday. ...
Ramallah: Four Injured in Renewed Clashes
6 Oct 2015 - At least four Palestinians were injured, one critically as clashes between local youth and invading Israeli troops are reported in a number of locations in Ramallah city, central West Bank. ...
  Ha'aretz Diplomacy & Defense
Howard Stern rebukes Roger Waters over Israel boycott
Veteran radio host asks former Pink Floyd front man, who supports a cultural boycott of Israel, whether he wants the Jews to 'go back to the concentration camp.'
B'Ttselem calls on IDF to stop using sniper rifle, .22 caliber bullets
The army maintains that the so-called Toto bullet is non-lethal, even though it has killed four Palestinians since the beginning of the year, says B'Tselem.
Shin Bet seeks lenient plea deals to avoid revelation of harsh interrogations
Security agency's plea-bargain stance put on hold by military prosecutor, who fears for state security, army sources say.
Israel military chief: Army has full freedom of action in West Bank
Senior officer, on assault on AFP photographers: We have nothing to hide, officer's conduct was unacceptable.
Signs in the West Bank point to cooling off, but for how long?
In dealing with the current unrest, Israel isn't exactly thinking out of the box, but these steps may suffice. The main danger is from a vicious cycle of attacks and counterattacks by Palestinians and Jews.
Has the third intifada begun? 5 must-read analyses
Haaretz columnists examine all the angles of the current violence in Jerusalem and the West Bank and put it into context.
Rivlin confirms Indian president to visit Israel next week
Pranab Mukherjee's state visit will focus on fields of economy, science, medicine and agriculture.
Foundation will counter BDS by promoting Israeli high-tech
Start-Up Nation Central is funded by U.S. Jewish billionaire Paul Singer and headed by Eugene Kandel, former head of the Israeli National Economic Council.
At least 90 Palestinians said wounded during West Bank, East Jerusalem clashes
Israeli forces clash with Palestinians following East Jerusalem housing demolition; one Palestinian suffers serious wounds in confrontations near Qalandiya checkpoint.
Abbas says Palestinians seek peace with Israel, not confrontation
Palestinian president calls on Israel to freeze settlement construction, release veteran prisoners and resume peace negotiations.
Netanyahu trying to avoid full-scale West Bank military operation
Such an operation, the prime minister knows, would only crush Palestinian rule in the West Bank, and is unlikely to thwart the recent wave of terror.
Killing of Palestinian youth in Bethlehem was 'unintentional,' preliminary IDF inquiry finds
Probe concludes Abed a-Rahman Abdallah was hit by an Israeli bullet, but apparently the target was an adult standing next to him.
Israeli, Palestinian security officials to meet in attempt to reduce tensions
IDF and the Shin Bet have retrieved the rifle used in the killings of Eitam and Naama Henkin last Thursday night.
Netanyahu: Government will take steps against Islamic Movement
Prime minister says Northern Branch of Islamic Movement is 'greatest source of incitement in recent years'; Defense Minister, IDF chief warn against Jewish violence.
Israel’s new right wants blood in the streets
The settlers who once led the camp have been pushed aside in favor of the wisdom of the masses, who want an immediate and violent solution.
PM asks Justice Minister to expedite demolition of terrorists' homes
During a cabinet meeting that lasted more than five hours, Education Minister Bennett demands settlements be built after every terror attack; Israeli forces demolish two homes of convicted terrorists and seal off another.
Eitam Henkin, killed alongside wife in terror attack, was a U.S. citizen
State Department confirmation comes just after Israel announced they apprehended the West Bank Hamas terrorists that killed him and his wife, Naama last Thursday.
Palestinians not looking for new intifada
Palestinian security forces allow young people to approach Israeli soldiers not in order to step up the violence, but rather as a way of allowing them to let off steam, hoping to avoid escalation.
Like the Palestinians, Israelis will have to get used to a violent Jerusalem
There is no way to know if the recent escalation is the start of a third intifada. But even if not, the violence in Jerusalem is here to stay.
Abbas to Palestinian security chiefs: Escalation would only serve Israel
Palestinian president instructs security forces to prevent further escalation, as violence continues to sweep the West Bank and East Jerusalem.
  Palestinian Center for Human Rights
Israeli Forces Apply Collective Punishment Policy against Families of Palestinians Attackers, Two Houses Destroyed in Ja...
Palestinian Center for Human Rights
Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (17 - 30 Sep. 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...
Palestine's Abbas wants to avoid violence with Israel
10/06/2015 - Palestinian president says he wants to avoid a violent escalation with Israel as harsh security measures are imposed.
Is Israel maintaining the status quo at al-Aqsa Mosque?
10/06/2015 - Israel's government stands accused of funding groups who want change.  
  Daily Star
Akkar officials give go-ahead to trash plan but activists steadfast
6 Oct 2015 A Cabinet plan to wind down the prolonged and ruinous trash crisis overcame a key obstacle Tuesday, as Akkar mayors and mukhtars said they would not stand in the way of a new landfill to accept...
Moqbel says he will visit Iran after sanctions lifted
6 Oct 2015 Defense Minister Samir Moqbel said Tuesday that he would pay an official visit to Iran once all sanctions were lifted.
Palestinian refugees’ solidarity waning
6 Oct 2015 Palestinian Riad Ali, a resident of Sidon’s Ain al-Hilweh Palestinian refugee camp, said he misses the days when the camp’s residents were up on their feet whenever something occurred in Palestine.
Shorter emphasizes U.K. support to Lebanon
6 Oct 2015 British Ambassador-designate Hugo Shorter emphasized Britain’s unwavering support for Lebanon Tuesday after meeting Prime Minister Tammam Salam at the Grand Serail.
Investing in Iran? You’d better like tea, cake, bureaucracy
6 Oct 2015 When Mahdi Yazdizadeh tried to import and sell a type of high-tech robot that stocks warehouses, he found himself running from one Tehran office to the next, having to answer a stream of questions to get...
  YNet News
2 dead in crash of government helicopter in Mexico
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US experts warn plutonium stocks could soar in East Asia
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Why the BBC is biased against Israel
6 Oct 2015 - Op-ed: A grossly erroneous report on last week's Jerusalem attack seems to corroborate claims about the broadcaster's deep-seated anti-Israel bias. It doesn't: The real reason for the mistake is much more alarming, and it has nothing to do with Israel. ....
Israel to lift restrictions on Muslim worshipers accessing Temple Mount
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Turbulent day as Palestinian storm continues
6 Oct 2015 - Tensions around the country remain on knife's edge, with violence erupting in Jerusalem, the West Bank, and Jaffa. About 50 Palestinians were wounded, as well as several Israelis, including a baby girl. ....
Abbas calls for end to escalating violence
6 Oct 2015 - Amid rising tensions highlighted by a wave of attacks closing out the High Holy Days, Palestinian President makes an appeal to renew the peace proces: 'We want to reach a political solution peacefully.' ....
Who will pick up the phone, Bibi or Abbas?
6 Oct 2015 - Op-ed: Both the Israeli and Palestinians leaders have a lot to lose if they don't bring about a calm. No matter what they know or think about each other, they must meet face to face, without mediators. ....
Russian military officials visit Israel for Syria talks
6 Oct 2015 - The visit follows a previous meeting held between high level military officials from both countries in Moscow, which allowed for the creation of a mechanism to coordinate aerial activities.....
Jerusalem's Old City celebrates Simchat Torah
5 Oct 2015 - Hundreds march through Muslim Quarter singing and dancing, but struggle to find happiness in wake of recent attacks in city. ....
Huge oil discovery on Golan Heights
Globes Main News 7 Oct 2015 - Estimates are that the amount of oil found will make Israel self sufficient for very many years to come.
Israeli farmers threaten day of rage on imported produce
Globes Main News 7 Oct 2015 - The Farmers Union will demonstrate outside the Knesset in Jerusalem next Monday.
Beyond Compromise: “Our future is in our hands”
Palestine Monitor 7 Oct 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 7 Oct 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 7 Oct 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 7 Oct 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 7 Oct 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....
Forbes to launch Under 30 Summit offshoot in Israel
Globes Main News 6 Oct 2015 - Jerusalem and Tel Aviv will host 600 young entrepreneurs for 4 days of networking and pitching in the Startup Nation.
Will Iran and US shake hands in 2017?
BBC 6 Oct 2015 - Will Iran and US shake hands in 2017?
ProQuest to buy Israeli co Ex Libris for $500m
Globes Main News 6 Oct 2015 - Ex Libris’ current owner, Golden Gate Capital, bought the software solution company for $250m in 2012.
Palestinian Red Crescent Society declares state of emergency in the West Bank
Mondoweiss 6 Oct 2015 - The Palestinian Red Crescent Society ( PRCS ) has  declared a level 3 state of emergency in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, following the serious escalation of attacks by Israeli forces and violent settlers against Palestinians, which has included assaults and serious violations against PCRS staff and...
Over one thousand mourners gather in Bethlehem to lay 13-year-old Abed Obeidallah to rest
Mondoweiss 6 Oct 2015 - Israeli forces shot 13-year-old Abed Obeidallah in the chest, killing him almost instantly on Monday afternoon, right as protests were beginning in front of Aida refugee camp, where the boy lived. Since then Israeli media has reported that the boy was shot in the chest by...
Football: Doctor refutes claim Iran broke gender rules
Arab News 6 Oct 2015 - Tue, 2015-10-06 22:49 TEHRAN: A FIFA medical officer on Tuesday rejected media reports that Iran had broken rules by fielding women footballers, winners of a recent Asian championship, who were actually men. Days...
Palestine doesn’t want Israel violence to escalate
Arab News 6 Oct 2015 - Tue, 2015-10-06 22:49 JERUSALEM: Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Tuesday he wanted to avoid a violent escalation with Israel, his most direct comments since unrest has spread in recent days and provoked fears...
MKs blast Treasury official for demographic remarks
Globes Main News 6 Oct 2015 - Ministry of Finance budget director Amir Levy described Israel's Haredi and Arab population growth as a "national problem."
Using deadly force against Palestinians — as a first resort
+972 Magazine 6 Oct 2015 - The ‘mistaken’ killing of a 13-year-old boy by the Israeli army is a reminder that all too often, Israeli security forces use deadly force against Palestinians as a first resort. Israeli police are seen during clashes in Sh’uafat neighbourhood in Jerusalem October 5, 2015. Violence in...
Clashes break out across West Bank after Netanyahu declares ‘an all-out war’
Mondoweiss 6 Oct 2015 - Scores of Palestinians were injured in clashes across the West Bank and more than 200 were arrested in Jerusalem, after Israeli Prime Minster Benjamin Netanyahu announced Sunday he is “running an all-out war against Palestinian terrorism.” Palestinians protested today in a “day of rage,” after a...
Israeli high tech helps Facebook target Africa
Globes Aerospace & Defense 6 Oct 2015 - Facebook's Tel Aviv development center and Israel's Amos satellite could bring the social network one billion African users.
They weren’t born to be martyrs, they were born to live
+972 Magazine 6 Oct 2015 - Fifteen years after Israeli police murdered 13 unarmed Palestinian citizens of Israel, the sister of one of those young men asks whether the dominant national symbolism of martyrdom must trump the humanitarian aims and face of Palestinian liberation. By Siwar Hasan-Aslih An Arab youth lies bloodied...
Israel lights the spark at Al-Aqsa again
Mondoweiss 6 Oct 2015 - Since a boy named David slew the giant Goliath with a slingshot, the stone has served as an enduring symbol of how the weak can defeat an oppressor. For the past month Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu has tried to rewrite the Bible story by declaring...
Egypt’s Sisi rejects criticism of Saudi Arabia over Hajj tragedy
Asharq Alawsat ME News 6 Oct 2015 - Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi speaks during celebrations to mark the October 1973 (Yom Kippur) War with Israel, in Cairo, Egypt, on October 5, 2015. (Asharq Al-Awsat) Cairo, Asharq Al-Awsat —Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi on Monday praised Saudi Arabia’s role in organizing the annual Hajj pilgrimage and...
Salaita, Khalidi, Bayoumi appearances make this a landmark week in NY
Mondoweiss 6 Oct 2015 - This week the New York air is ringing with Arab and Palestinian voices. The omnipresence of articulate representatives of cultures that have been marginalized would seem to reflect a new era in American culture. Today on Leonard Lopate’s show, Moustafa Bayoumi talked about his new book,...
Is Iran's inflation deflating economic recovery?
Al-Monitor 6 Oct 2015 - Will the domestic pressures Rouhani is facing force him to abandon his goal of single-digit inflation?
Facebook to beam Internet to Africa with Israeli satellite
Globes Aerospace & Defense 6 Oct 2015 - IAI’s AMOS-6, operated by Spacecom, which will earn $95 million, will expand Facebook’s Internet offering to 14 Sub-Saharan nations.
Is the Oslo Accord at death's door?
Al-Monitor 6 Oct 2015 - President Mahmoud Abbas maintains that as long as Israel refuses to adhere to some stipulations agreed upon in the 1993 Oslo Accord, then the Palestinians will not be the only ones "committed" to their implementation.
Did Iranian tv censor Rafsanjani?
Al-Monitor 6 Oct 2015 - Iran's national media has been accused of editing out coverage of Ayatollah Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani from a commemoration for the hajj stampede victims.
NY Times Botches Reporting on Israeli Police Execution
Tikun Olam 6 Oct 2015 - UPDATE: Maan News reports a new murder in the past few hours.  A 13 year old boy, Abed al-Rahman Shadi Obeidallah was shot with live ammunition by the IDF.  Live fire against rock throwing is a... Read more
Why Israel must protect Abbas
Al-Monitor 6 Oct 2015 - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas has ordered his security apparatus to prevent escalation and continue cooperation with Israel, but it is uncertain how long he can hold off the desperate Palestinian street.
Does Israel really need Abbas to condemn terror acts?
Al-Monitor 6 Oct 2015 - While it is indeed appropriate to expect President Mahmoud Abbas to condemn recent terror acts against Israelis as a humanitarian gesture, Israel’s expectations show that we have our priorities all wrong.
Analysis: Palestinian rebellion underway
Occupation Magazine 5 Oct 2015 - Yossi Melman - Jerusalem Post - What should we call the violence? Intifada? Not an intifada? Grassroots terror? Stone intifada? The sad truth is that the name doesn’t matter. he reality is that the West Bank and Jerusalem are on fire. They have been burning for...
Gaza, a year after - the human cost in photos
Occupation Magazine 5 Oct 2015 - The Guardian - Safa Fayez, 29, pulls herself up the staircase of her home in Beit Hanoun. Nabil Siyam, 34, who lost his arm and sustained other injuries stands with his son, Badruddin, five, at their home in Rafa, Gaza (his wife and four other children...
VIDEO: In Bethlehem Palestinians Protest Killing of 13-year-old Schoolboy
Occupation Magazine 5 Oct 2015 - IMEMC - One local, who did not wish to be named, said: “He was doing nothing. He was just looking. He had come home from school and his mother had sent him to the shop. “He was just standing, looking. Snipers shot him right here, in...
Red Rag column: No to Roni Alsheikh for Israel Police Commissioner!
Occupation Magazine 5 Oct 2015 - Gideon Spiro - Roni Alsheikh; Children of the Stones in Jerusalem; Let Vanunu join his wife in Oslo
Can Israel and the Palestinians contain spiralling violence?
BBC 5 Oct 2015 - Can Israel and the Palestinians put a lid on spiralling violence?
15 years on, it seems October 2000 killings weren’t an aberration
+972 Magazine 5 Oct 2015 - Israel’s ‘new’ policy of shooting stone throwers is directed exclusively against Arabs from East Jerusalem and the Naqab (Negev), while ensuring that customary rules of engagement are applied to Jewish stone throwers. By Mohammad Bassam An Israeli sniper aims a silenced Ruger 10/22 rifle from a tower...
Jerusalem Descends into Blood Lust
Tikun Olam 5 Oct 2015 - UDPATE: About twelve hours ago, a third Palestinian youth was murdered by Occupation forces.  This new killing happened near Tulkarm.  Ronnie Barkan reported to me there were a total of seven... Read more
World Bank figures show Palestinian boycott of Israeli imports is starting to bite
Global BDS 6 Oct 2015 - World Bank partially attributes 24% drop in Palestinian imports from Israel to boycott Israel’s escalation of attacks on Palestinians underline urgency for BDS Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) activists have welcomed World Bank figures that show a 24% drop in Palestinian imports from Israel during...
VIDEO: Bethlehem funeral of 13-year-old Abdel Rahman Obeidallah
Middle East Eye 6 Oct 2015 - Language Undefined Palestinians gather in Bethlehem to mourn the loss of young Abdel Rahman, who was shot dead by Israeli soldiers
Thousands protest in Tel Aviv over 'gang rape' in nightclub
Middle East Eye 6 Oct 2015 - Language Undefined Activists chant 'this is the female Intifada' on Tel Aviv streets after 'gang rape' video goes public
Israel demolishes Palestinian homes in crackdown
Middle East Eye 6 Oct 2015 - Language Undefined Two Palestinian homes belonging to attackers who killed Israelis were demolished in East Jerusalem amid rising tensions
ANALYSIS: Divided over Assad, Arab states remain silent on Russian airstrikes
Middle East Eye 5 Oct 2015 - Language Undefined Amid controversy over the intended targets of Russian strikes, experts say domestic policy is governing Cairo's support for Moscow's campaign
Syrian rebels call for unity against Russia-Iran 'occupation'
Middle East Eye 5 Oct 2015 - Language Undefined 40 Syrian rebel factions sign statement accusing Russia of propping up 'Assad regime after it was clinically dead'
Israeli forces kill 13-year-old in West Bank clashes
Middle East Eye 5 Oct 2015 - Language Undefined Abbas accuses Israel of escalating tensions a day after Israeli PM orders new measures including speedier demolition of attacker's homes
How Danny Danon Went From Israel's Rebel to Top Diplomat
The Forward New 5 Oct 2015 - Danny Danon was kicked out of Benjamin Netanyahu’s cabinet. Now, he’s representing Israel on the global stage as ambassador to the U.N. What changed?
Algeria: Palestine's Flag Rising At UN - President Bouteflika Congratulates Mahmoud Abbas
allAfrica.com 5 Oct 2015 - [Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Ramtane Lamamra congratulated Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on behalf of President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika, at the Palestine State flag-raising ceremony outside the United Nations headquarters.
Sudan: FM Participates in Emergency Ministerial Meeting of OIC
allAfrica.com 5 Oct 2015 - [SNA] Khartoum -The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Prof. Ibrahim Ghandour has participated in the emergency ministerial meeting of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, that the organization has called for to discuss the Israel aggressions against Al-Aqsa Mosque and Al-Quds.
Tanzania: Tanzania's Contribution in Palestinian Fight for Freedom
allAfrica.com 5 Oct 2015 - [Daily News] THE act of raising a Palestinian flag at the UN headquarters in New York recently has earned praise for Tanzania and other nations, prompting gratitude from the Palestinian Deputy ambassador to Tanzania, Derar Ghannam.
Huge oil discovery on Golan Heights
Globes Main News 7 Oct 2015 - Estimates are that the amount of oil found will make Israel self sufficient for very many years to come.
ProQuest to buy Israeli co Ex Libris for $500m
Globes Main News 6 Oct 2015 - Ex Libris’ current owner, Golden Gate Capital, bought the software solution company for $250m in 2012.
MKs blast Treasury official for demographic remarks
Globes Main News 6 Oct 2015 - Ministry of Finance budget director Amir Levy described Israel's Haredi and Arab population growth as a "national problem."
Forbes to launch Under 30 Summit offshoot in Israel
Globes Main News 6 Oct 2015 - Jerusalem and Tel Aviv will host 600 young entrepreneurs for 4 days of networking and pitching in the Startup Nation.
Israeli farmers threaten day of rage on imported produce
Globes Main News 7 Oct 2015 - The Farmers Union will demonstrate outside the Knesset in Jerusalem next Monday.
Bruker buys Jordan Valley Semiconductors for $53m
Globes Main News 6 Oct 2015 - Israel's Jordan Valley Semiconductors provides measuring solutions for controlling microelectronics production.
Israeli high tech helps Facebook target Africa
Globes Aerospace & Defense 6 Oct 2015 - Facebook's Tel Aviv development center and Israel's Amos satellite could bring the social network one billion African users.
Facebook to beam Internet to Africa with Israeli satellite
Globes Aerospace & Defense 6 Oct 2015 - IAI’s AMOS-6, operated by Spacecom, which will earn $95 million, will expand Facebook’s Internet offering to 14 Sub-Saharan nations.
9/09/2011 AIPAC Junkets to Israel Illegal: IRS-DOJ Complaint Filing
IRMEP 7 Oct 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 7 Oct 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 7 Oct 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 7 Oct 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 7 Oct 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 7 Oct 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...
Sign the Petition: #NoWeapons4Israel
US Campaign to End the Occupation 7 Oct 2015 - Sign the petition to President Obama asking him not to renew a ten-year military aid deal for Israel which could provide up to $45 billion in additional weapons.
  Ma'an News
Settlers riot, attack Palestinians after West Bank shooting
10/2/2015 - NABLUS (Ma'an) -- Hundreds of Israeli settlers rioted across the occupied West Bank late Thursday, with multiple attacks reported on Palestinian homes and vehicles in the aftermath of an earlier shooting which killed two settlers near Nablus. In the Palestinian village...
Palestinian injured as settlers open fire south of Bethlehem
10/2/2015 - BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- A Palestinian man was injured on Friday as Jewish settlers opened fire  at a major crossroads in the Gush Etzion settlement bloc south of Bethlehem, Palestinian medics said. Walid Khalid Qawwar, 35, from Aida refugee camp was moderately injured...
Israeli forces injure 2 Palestinians in Kafr Qaddum with live fire
10/2/2015 - QALQILIYA (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces injured two Palestinians with live fire during the weekly Kafr Qaddum march in the occupied West Bank on Friday. A Ma'an reporter said that Ahmad Talaat, a photographer for an Italian news agency, and...
Settlers attack Palestinian ambulance, 3 medics injured
10/2/2015 - SALFIT (Ma'an) -- Three Palestinian medics were injured on Friday as Israeli settlers attacked an ambulance travelling from Nablus to Salfit, medical staff said. Dr. Issa al-Imla from the Salfit governmental hospital told Ma'an that Dr. Samel al-Att, nurse...
2 Israeli settlers injured near Ramallah as rocks thrown at their car
10/2/2015 - RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- Two Israeli settlers were injured late Thursday after Palestinians threw rocks at their car in the Ramallah-area town of Silwad, locals said. Israeli forces raided the town following the incident and clashed with Palestinians, firing rubber-coated steel bullets...
Clashes erupt between settlers, Palestinians near Ramallah
10/2/2015 - NABLUS (Ma'an) -- Clashes erupted between Israeli settlers and Palestinian youth from the al-Jalazone Refugee Camp near the occupied West Bank town of Ramallah on Friday. Dozens of Israeli settlers from the Beit El settlement closed the main street between Nablus...
Israeli forces detain 6 Palestinians after clashes with settlers
10/2/2015 - BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained six Palestinian teens early Friday following clashes between Israeli settlers and local Palestinians near the town of Tuqu east of Bethlehem a day earlier. Locals said that Israeli forces raided the town at dawn and...
Clashes, detentions across occupied East Jerusalem
10/2/2015 - JERUSALEM (Ma'an) -- Clashes erupted late Thursday in the al-Issawiya village of occupied East Jerusalem during a raid by Israeli special forces as several Palestinians were detained across the city. The local follow-up committee of al-Issawiya said that dozens of Palestinian...
Israeli settlers set fire to Palestinian agricultural land in Nablus
10/2/2015 - NABLUS (Ma'an) -- Israeli settlers set fire to dozens of olive trees on Palestinian agricultural land near the Nablus village of Burin on Friday as tensions remain high in the occupied West Bank following the killing of two settlers and reprisal...
In photos: Palestinians pray in Jerusalem streets amid restrictions
10/2/2015 - JERUSALEM (Ma'an) -- Palestinians performed Friday prayers across the streets of occupied East Jerusalem as Israel banned those under the age of 50 from entering the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound during the Jewish Sukkot holiday. Israeli authorities deployed special forces, police, border...
Settlers carry out reprisal attacks, Netanyahu calls to 'take action'
10/2/2015 - BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to US Secretary of State John Kerry Friday that he would 'take action' against those responsible for the death of two Israeli settlers, Israeli media reported. His statement came as Israeli...
Israel mulls authorizing illegal West Bank settlement outposts
10/2/2015 - JERUSALEM (AFP) -- Israel is considering authorizing illegal settlement outposts in the West Bank near a village where a firebombing killed an 18-month-old Palestinian boy and his parents, court documents showed Thursday. The government confirmed it was considering the authorization in a...
Palestinian factions praise deadly shooting of Israeli settlers
10/2/2015 - GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- Palestinian factions and military wings on Friday praised the killing of two Israeli settlers, a married coupled, who were shot dead between the illegal Israeli settlements of Itamar and Elon Moreh near Nablus. Eitam and Naama Henkin...
Abbas reiterates commitment to UN speech
10/2/2015 - RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas on Friday reiterated his commitment to promises made during his United Nations General Assembly speech earlier in the week. At his presidential headquarters in the city of Ramallah in the occupied West Bank, Abbas...
Israeli journalist kicked out of Ramallah event
10/2/2015 - BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Israeli Journalist Ohad Hemo was kicked out by Palestinians from Ramallah on Thursday while covering an event. Hemo, Palestinian affairs correspondent for Israeli Channel 2 News, told Ma'an he and his crew were forced to leave...
Israel detains 4 Palestinians after crossing Gaza border
10/2/2015 - BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Four Palestinians were detained after they crossed the barbed wire border fence between the Gaza Strip and Israel, the Israeli army said. The four were arrested on the Israeli side of the border Eshkol after crossing from the...
Hundreds of Israeli forces search Nablus area after settler shooting
10/2/2015 - BEIT FURIK (Ma'an) -- Hundreds of Israeli troops were searching for suspected Palestinian gunmen on Friday after the killing of a settler couple between the illegal Israeli settlements of Itamar and Elon Moreh near Nablus in the northern West Bank on...
  The Guardian
Palestinian president warns people not to ‘militarise’ protests
6 Oct 2015 - Carefully worded statement by Mahmoud Abbas stops short of calling for Palestinians to cease confronting Israeli security forces as violence spreads The Palestinian president,...
Palestinian attackers' family homes demolished by Israeli forces – video
6 Oct 2015 - Residents wander through the rubble left after Israeli security forces destroyed the family homes of two Palestinians who carried out deadly attacks in Jerusalem...
Israel demolishes homes of Palestinian attackers as clashes escalate
6 Oct 2015 - Binyamin Netanyahu promises ‘harsh’ action after days of rising violence, as protests mount at prime minister’s handling of crisis Israeli security forces have demolished...
Israel captures alleged Hamas cell following West Bank murders
5 Oct 2015 - Five Hamas members thought responsible for killing Eitam and Naama Henkin, who were shot dead in front of their children Israel’s domestic security agency...
Is a third Palestinian intifada on the way – or has it already begun?
5 Oct 2015 - Violence is escalating but it is not yet clear whether Palestinian society is united in a desire for another prolonged period of unrest A...
Reporter returns to air after being hit by stun grenade in Jerusalem – video
5 Oct 2015 - Hanna Mahameed, an Arab-Israeli TV reporter, continues reporting live on air shortly after being hit in the face by a stun grenade during a...
Boy killed in West Bank in clashes with Israeli troops
5 Oct 2015 - Abdel Rahman Shadi died after being hit by bullet during violence between Palestinians and Israeli military Israeli soldiers have killed a 13-year-old Palestinian boy...
The Jewish story, the Arab story … and a plan by Mr Davies
6 Oct 2015 - After a trip to Israel and the West Bank, teacher Michael Davies is planning to change the way students learn about the history of...
Arab-Israeli TV journalist goes back on air after being hit by stun grenade
5 Oct 2015 - Hanna Mahameed continues broadcast with head bandaged hours after being wounded during clash between Israeli police and Palestinian protesters in east Jerusalem Tributes have...
  Ha'aretz National News
State won't revoke funding of illegal West Bank outpost, despite attorney general's instructions
Ha'aretz - 6 Oct 2015
Police now treating Tel Aviv nightclub case as suspected gang rape
Ha'aretz - 6 Oct 2015
Six Israeli policemen wounded in Israeli Arab protests in Jaffa
Ha'aretz - 6 Oct 2015
Demand for Israeli combat soldiers' sperm is on the rise
Ha'aretz - 6 Oct 2015
Right-wing Knesset member tells Palestinian woman to 'go to the grave'
Ha'aretz - 6 Oct 2015
Israel Police arrest 29 suspected mobsters in countrywide operation
Ha'aretz - 6 Oct 2015
Minister Regev condemns 'horrifying' attack on Tel Aviv soccer fan
Ha'aretz - 5 Oct 2015
Islamic Jihad takes credit for Jerusalem attack, threatens suicide bombings
Ha'aretz - 5 Oct 2015
Teen stabbed to death in Kiryat Gat brawl
Ha'aretz - 5 Oct 2015
  Palestinian Information Center
Are Palestinians on the verge of a new Intifada?
6 Oct 2015 - Palestinians, especially youngsters, are taking to the streets in large numbers to protest increasingly determined efforts by Jewish fanatics to take over or demolish al-Aqsa Mosque.
Israeli settlers protest outside Netanyahu’s residence
6 Oct 2015 - Thousands of right-wing settlers have protested outside the residence of the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday evening in occupied Jerusalem.
Settlers smash car in southern Jenin
6 Oct 2015 - Extremist Jewish settlers smashed a Palestinian car at an Israeli military checkpoint near Yabad town in southern Jenin.
IOF arrests child with special needs in al-Khalil
6 Oct 2015 - The Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) kidnapped at dawn Tuesday a Palestinian child with special needs near his house south of al-Khalil, a Palestinian rights group revealed.
Obaidullah... innocent child killed by Israeli sniper (report)
6 Oct 2015 - The childhood and innocence of 13-year-old Abdulrahman Shadi Obaidullah did not spare him the bullets of an Israeli sniper, who pointed his gun and fired a bullet into the child's heart.
Two minors among several arrests reported in Bethlehem
6 Oct 2015 - The Israeli Occupation Forces arrested at dawn Tuesday three Palestinians, including two minors, during violent clashes that broke out throughout Bethlehem province.
Home break-ins, arbitrary arrests as Israeli troops roll into Nablus
6 Oct 2015 - Scores of Palestinian civilians were kidnapped at dawn Tuesday after the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) rolled into Nablus and ravaged Palestinian family homes.
Resheq calls for stepping up resistance against Israeli terrorism at al-Aqsa
6 Oct 2015 - Political bureau member of Hamas Ezzet Resheq Monday called for stepping up resistance and activism to defend the holy al-Aqsa Mosque against Israel’s state terrorism.
Israeli army closes checkpoints, entrance to Awarta town in Nablus
6 Oct 2015 - The Israeli occupation army on Monday evening closed the checkpoints of Hawara and Beit Furik as well as the main entrance to Awarta town near Nablus city.
Israel tightens grip around al-Aqsa, boosts settler vandalism
6 Oct 2015 - The Israeli occupation authorities and police have been cordoning off the holy al-Aqsa Mosque, in Occupied Jerusalem, for the 10th day running.
Israel reduces family homes of anti-occupation activists to rubble
6 Oct 2015 - The Israeli occupation troops demolished at predawn time Tuesday the family homes of two Palestinian activists from Occupied Jerusalem.
Resistance fighters attack Israeli military checkpoint near Ramallah
6 Oct 2015 - Palestinian resistance fighters on Monday night opened fire at Israeli soldiers at Beit El checkpoint, north of Ramallah city, following hours of clashes with young men in the area.
Pro-Aqsa rallies flare up across occupied Palestine
6 Oct 2015 - A series of marches and rallies was staged on Monday evening across the 1948 Occupied Palestine in protest at Israeli violations and attacks on the holy al-Aqsa Mosque.
IOF kidnaps citizen after assaulting him near Nablus
6 Oct 2015 - The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) on Monday physically assaulted 47-year-old Badie Sanawber and his wife before kidnaping him from his home in Yatma town, south of Nablus city.
170 Palestinian civilians injured in predawn clashes with Israeli troops
6 Oct 2015 - At least 170 Palestinian civilians sustained injuries at predawn time Tuesday in the clashes that rocked the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem.
IOF kidnaps five kids in Beitunia town
6 Oct 2015 - The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) on Monday evening kidnapped five Palestinian children during violent clashes with young men in Beitunia town, west of Ramallah city.
Hamas: Israel's arrest of a resistance cell in Nablus is an honor to us
6 Oct 2015 - The Hamas Movement has described Israel's arrest of a cell affiliated with it in Nablus as "an honor to the Palestinian people and their resistance."
Israel claims “Hamas cell” arrest over Itamar shooting
5 Oct 2015 - The Israeli Occupation Authorities (IOA) claimed Monday the arrest of a “Hamas cell” that was behind the Itamar shooting attack over the weekend during which an Israeli military officer and his wife were shot dead.
4 Palestinians killed, nearly 500 injured in 3 days
5 Oct 2015 - Four Palestinian youths were killed by Israeli fire within three days, while nearly 500 others have been injured in clashes with Israeli soldiers and settlers across the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem since Saturday, the Palestinian Red Crescent said on Monday.
Israel continues blocking al-Aqsa, settlers storm its plazas
5 Oct 2015 - Israeli forces continued for the second day its closure of the Old City of Occupied Jerusalem and al-Aqsa Mosque.
How Europe's refugee crisis hurts Syrian NGOs
GAZIANTEP 07 September 2015 (IRIN) - Ask any aid organisation working on Syria their biggest problems and towards the top of every list will be one thing: you can’t get the staff, or, more accurately, you can’t keep the staff. >
  New York Times
Raif Badawi, Imprisoned Saudi Blogger, Is Awarded Free-Speech Prize
6 Oct 2015 - Mr. Badawi, who is serving a 10-year sentence on charges such as “violating Islamic values and propagating liberal thought,” was named the international co-recipient of Britain’s PEN Pinter Prize.
Obama Turns to Crowdfunding to Aid Fleeing Syrians
6 Oct 2015 - At the White House’s request, Kickstarter has begun its first social service campaign aimed at raising money for the United Nations refugee agency on behalf of Syrian refugees.
World Briefing | Middle East: Iran: Officials Object to Event With Salman Rushdie
6 Oct 2015 - In 1989, Ayatollah Khomeini, the founder of the Islamic republic, ordered Muslims to kill Mr. Rushdie after some deemed his book blasphemous.
World Briefing: Jason Rezaian, Washington Post Reporter, Nears a Grim Milestone in Iran
6 Oct 2015 - Mr. Rezaian will have spent his 444th day in captivity as of Friday, the same length of time as the Americans held during the 1979-81 Iran hostage crisis.
Fears of New Intifada Accompany Surge in Mideast Violence
6 Oct 2015 - Though notions of an organized uprising may be outdated, fatal attacks have stoked Israeli and Palestinian memories of past conflicts and casualties.
Taliban Gain Advantage in Tug of War in Kunduz
6 Oct 2015 - Gen. John F. Campbell, the American military commander, told the Senate Armed Services Committee that Afghan forces had retaken the city.
Russian Violations of Airspace Seen as Unwelcome Test by the West
6 Oct 2015 - Two Russian warplanes violated Turkish airspace over the weekend, raising concerns about Russian aggression beyond mere saber rattling.
Disputing U.S. General, Afghans Say Taliban Control Kunduz
6 Oct 2015 - Gen. John F. Campbell, the American military commander, told the Senate Armed Services Committee that Afghan forces had retaken the city.
What an ISIS Chemical Strike Did to One Syrian Family
6 Oct 2015 - The residents of the town of Marea had already survived crackdowns, tanks, infantry attacks, airstrikes and cluster munitions. But something about an attack this summer was different.
Survivor of Jerusalem Stabbing Recounts Attack on Her Family
6 Oct 2015 - Odel Bennett’s husband was killed along with a rabbi after a Palestinian assailant attacked the family in Jerusalem’s Old City.
General Is Said to Think Afghan Hospital Airstrike Broke U.S. Rules
6 Oct 2015 - Gen. John F. Campbell said the hospital was “mistakenly struck,” and said it resulted from “a U.S. decision made within the U.S. chain of command.”
Russia Military’s Actions in Syria Cause Rift With Turkey
6 Oct 2015 - Moscow is bombing rebel groups backed by the government in Ankara, and its warplanes have flown into Turkish airspace, undercutting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
ISIS Takes Responsibility for Bombings in Yemen
6 Oct 2015 - Senior government officials were not injured in the hotel explosion, but a security official in Aden said at least 18 people were killed in the soldiers’ building.
Hajj Stampede Tarnishes Saudis’ Image in Pakistan
6 Oct 2015 - Scores of Pakistani pilgrims were killed in the disaster, and many families still do not know what happened to their relatives.
  Jerusalem Post
Settlers: US, Europe pressured Netanyahu to reject our request for more building
7 Oct 2015 - PM meets with settler leaders; US denies having issued any ultimatums to Israel on expanded settlement building over the Green Line.
Netanyahu threatens to change up coalition over security critique
6 Oct 2015 - Netanyahu told Bayit Yehudi leaders that if they criticize him like Bennett did during Operation Protective Edge, the composition of his coalition would be changed.
Police arrest six in east Jerusalem rioting
6 Oct 2015 - Age restriction on entrance to Old City lifted
Appreciation: The loss of a renaissance man
6 Oct 2015 - A native of Baltimore, a proud Israeli, and a citizen of the world, Joe Hoffman possessed a spark of enthusiasm for life and an optimistic outlook.
Insight: A political guide to ‘after the holidays’
6 Oct 2015 - Netanyahu faces critical postponed decision on whether or not to enlarge his coalition
No chance Netanyahu, Obama will heal their rift, says J Street
6 Oct 2015 - “These two leaders do not trust each other and are not strong enough or brave enough to actually move forward.”
‘PA instability adding to unrest’
6 Oct 2015 - 12-year-old Palestinian boy accidentally hit by sniper round in Bethlehem, army investigation finds.
The spirit of the intifada, with restraint on both sides
6 Oct 2015 - Hundreds of Palestinians confront Israeli forces at Kalandiya checkpoint, 12 protesters injured
Mother, baby, treated in Jerusalem for light injuries sustained in rock throwing incident
6 Oct 2015 -
Netanyahu: Answer to Palestinian violence doesn't include new settlement construction
6 Oct 2015 - PM, Ya'alon urge settlement leaders, right-wing politicians to act 'responsibly' amid heightened tensions.
Bennett: The streets of Jerusalem should be peaceful like streets of Tel Aviv
6 Oct 2015 - Bayit Yehudi holds faction meeting in Old City at site of terrorist attack, calls for zero tolerance for violence; Liberman calls for boycott of Arab vendors in Old City.
UN chief condemns recent killings of Palestinians, without mention of Israeli terror victims
6 Oct 2015 - Ban Ki-moon says he is "profoundly alarmed by the growing number of deadly incidents in the West Bank, including east Jerusalem."
For Zion's Sake: Why Israel fought the inevitable Iran deal
6 Oct 2015 - Perhaps all Jewish history is a lesson in the futility of struggling for an idea.
IDF soldier hurt from rock-throwers in West Bank
6 Oct 2015 -
Incoming southern commander: Security reality is dynamic and explosive
6 Oct 2015 - Maj.-Gen. Eyal Zamir replaced Maj.-Gen. Sami Turgerman during a ceremony at IDF headquarters in Tel Aviv.
Report: Russian Jewish leader endorses aid to Assad
6 Oct 2015 - "Taking into account Russia's relations with the Syrian government and the historical position of Russia in the region, our assistance can be more than useful and decisive."
Odeh: I do not put limits on the Palestinian struggle against 'occupation'
6 Oct 2015 - Odeh: I do not put red lines on the Arab Palestinian nation in their struggle against occupation.
IDF investigation finds Palestinian youth accidentally shot in Monday riot
6 Oct 2015 - According to initial IDF probe, 13-year-old's death was the result of a bullet accidentally ricocheting off the ground and striking him.
Defense Ministry completes construction of sensor fences around southern communities
6 Oct 2015 - Smart fence will form a physical obstacle in case of an attempted infiltration, and will send a warning to a regional council control room and to the IDF, every time the fence detects contact.
Facebook pegs Israeli satellite to provide African Internet
6 Oct 2015 - Spacecom will launch the satellite, called the Amos-6, in the second half of 2016 to replace an older model, the Amos-2.
Israel to host first international 'Under 30' Forbes Summit
6 Oct 2015 - April's event will include a pitching competition focusing on social impact entrepreneurs, and an event focusing on Israeli-Palestinian entrepreneurial cooperation.
Abbas says he has instructed Palestinian security forces, factions to lower tensions
6 Oct 2015 - At PLO meeting, Abbas says that he has intimated to Israel that Palestinians don't want escalation of violence.
Security forces seize M-16 used by Hamas cell to murder Henkin couple
6 Oct 2015 - One of the Hamas cell members hid the firearm in his store in Nablus.
Netanyahu: Cameras linked to command centers will be spread out on all West Bank roads
6 Oct 2015 - PM's comments came during a visit to the site near Itamar where terrorists murdered Eitam and Naama Henkin.
Palestinians' Abbas says does not want escalation with Israel
6 Oct 2015 -
Israel Police chief: Despite public fears, less violence in Jerusalem than last year
6 Oct 2015 - With violence and tension gripping Jerusalem, police have no plans to scale back their deployment of more than 2,000 extra police officers in the city in the months to come.
Documents reveal Palestinian Authority paying convicted Hamas terrorists
6 Oct 2015 - PA shown to pay each convicted terrorist serving time in Israeli prisons hundreds of thousands of shekels, Israel Radio reports.
Why is this Palestinian rioter wearing a Miri Regev t-shirt?
6 Oct 2015 - AFP image depicting Likud minister's campaign t-shirt showing up in an unusual place goes viral.
In light of tense situation, Netanyahu shortens trip to Germany
6 Oct 2015 - The prime minister came under criticism last week when he did not fly home from the US following the murder of Eitam and Naama Henkin.
Voice in service
6 Oct 2015 - Charlestein is an honorary member of the IDF Medical Corps and proudly wears her uniform when traversing the country to thank, salute, comfort, hug and sing for soldiers.
Meretz's Gal-On calls on Likud ministers at right-wing rally to step down
6 Oct 2015 - Zehava Gal-On criticizes politicians who joined a right-wing rally in Jerusalem on Monday.
Born to dance
6 Oct 2015 - Mega-star Julio Bocca and the Ballet Nacional Sodre are coming to perform in Israel.
IDF demolishes homes of 2 terrorists, seals off home of third
6 Oct 2015 - The terrorists whose homes were destroyed were responsible for several deadly Jerusalem attacks, including the Har Nof synagogue murders.
Security source: IDF-PA security coordination continues, but getting harder
6 Oct 2015 - Eight Israelis who accidentally entered Area A of the West Bank in recent days have been returned to Israel by PA security forces – a sign that coordination is continuing.
Clashes leave 2 Palestinians dead, 3 soldiers wounded
5 Oct 2015 - Throughout Monday, the IDF recorded a total of 64 violent disturbances, some of them large scale.
Israel to fast-track demolitions of Palestinian homes, Netanyahu says
5 Oct 2015 - The decision was made at the conclusion of an emergency cabinet meeting in Jerusalem.
Police arrest 7 amid rioting in Jerusalem’s Arab neighborhoods
5 Oct 2015 - Security negotiations continue over release of Isawiya man’s body who was killed by police after stabbing 15-year-old Israeli.
Was AIPAC ever really up to the task
5 Oct 2015 -
Jewish journalist jailed in Austria over restitution squabble
5 Oct 2015 - Stephan Temple was jailed on charges he defrauded the Austrian government by failing to list the name of an aunt on a restitution claim for a building stolen from his extended family by the Nazis.
Likud ministers to right wing rally: Abbas' UN speech responsible for terror attacks
5 Oct 2015 - Settler leaders plan to camp out by Netanyahu's house.
Terrorist attacks cause tension inside Netanyahu's coalition
5 Oct 2015 - Bayit Yehudi leader Naftali Bennett hinted ahead of Monday night's security cabinet that he would use the meeting to issue his displeasure with Netanyahu's policies.
Netanyahu: We will defeat this wave of terror, as we have others
5 Oct 2015 - Security Cabinet meets in emergency session to approve anti-terror steps; PM expected to rebuff calls for mass construction in settlements.
More than 2.3 million enjoy Israel's outdoor sites over Sukkot holiday week
5 Oct 2015 - The INPA's peak travel day was Saturday, during which 150,000 people visited its sites.
Prosor to UN: Urge Abbas to stop incitement
5 Oct 2015 - Earlier on Sunday, Ban Ki-Moon condemned “in the strongest terms” Saturday night’s attack in the Old City of Jerusalem.
Shin Bet: Hamas suspects arrested for murder of couple in front of their children
5 Oct 2015 - Terrorist gunmen fired from 'very close range' to confirm the killing of Eitam and Naama Henkin, investigation finds; 5 Hamas men under arrest.
Palestinian Authority does not want to ignite third intifada, senior PA official says
5 Oct 2015 - The announcement came as PA president calls for international protection for the Palestinians “before matters get out of control.”
40 Syrian insurgent groups call on regional states to form alliance against Russia, Iran
5 Oct 2015 - "Civilians have been directly targeted in a manner that reminds us of the scorched earth policy pursued by Russia in its past wars," joint statement reads.
Palestinian sources: 13-year-old killed in clash with IDF near Bethlehem
5 Oct 2015 - A Bethlehem hospital says Abdel-Rahman Abeidallah died of a bullet wound to the heart.
Abbas accuses Israel of escalating 'cycle of violence'
5 Oct 2015 - After deadly terrorist attacks, PA president says Israel stoking tensions in order to "escape political impasse and international isolation"
IDF forces raid West Bank home of terrorist in deadly Jerusalem attack
5 Oct 2015 - Security forces took terrorist's father in for questioning during prior raid on house, located north of Ramallah.
Analysis: Palestinian rebellion underway
5 Oct 2015 - Any incident, even the most marginal, can turn into a strategic mega-terror attack that will draw an Israeli response which will send the situation spiraling out of control.
Sources: US enforcement of Iran arms embargo slipped during nuclear talks
5 Oct 2015 - US government has pursued far fewer violations of a long-standing arms embargo against Iran in past year compared to recent years, according to court records review and 2 senior officials.

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