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Palestinian Killed, Israeli Soldier Seriously Injured, In Hebron
25 Nov 2015 - The Palestinian District Coordination Office in Hebron (DCO), has reported that the Israeli side has informed them that Mohammad Ismael Shobaki, 19, died of serious gunshot wounds he suffered when the soldiers shot him after he stabbed one of them near the al-Fawwar refugee camp, south of Hebron. ...
Jewish-Only Cities to Evict Thousands of Palestinians
25 Nov 2015 - Thousands of Palestinians will be displaced as part of a new Israeli plan to build several Jewish-only communities in the Negev region, in south of the Israeli territory, which will be built on top of http://www.imemc.org/newswire?search_text=bedouin&button=Search+%3E%3E Palestinian villages, civil rights groups said Wednesday. ...
Settlers, Rabbis Storm Al Aqsa
25 Nov 2015 - Israeli settlers and rabbis, on Wednesday, broke into the courtyards of al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem, fueling tension at the site, according to WAFA correspondence. ...
Palestinian Shot after Stabbing Soldier Dies of Wounds
25 Nov 2015 - A 19-year-old Palestinian who was shot earlier on Wednesday, after stabbing an Israeli soldier, has died from his injuries, Palestinian officials said. ...
Palestinian Teen Succumbs to Wounds Suffered during Previous Clashes
25 Nov 2015 - A 16-year-old Palestinian shot by Israeli forces, during clashes two weeks ago, succumbed to his wounds on Wednesday, the Palestinian Ministry of Health said. ...
Army Kidnaps 34 Palestinians In The West Bank
25 Nov 2015 - Israeli soldiers kidnapped, overnight and on Wednesday morning, 34 Palestinians, including many children, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem. ...
Soldiers Kidnap Seven Palestinians, Including Five Children, In Jerusalem
25 Nov 2015 - Israeli soldiers invaded, earlier Wednesday, several Palestinian homes and searched them, in different parts of occupied Jerusalem, and kidnapped seven Palestinians, including five children. ...
Army Kidnaps Nine Palestinians, Including Five Children, In Hebron
25 Nov 2015 - At least nine Palestinians, including five children, have been kidnapped, earlier on Wednesday, after Israeli soldiers invaded the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and a number of nearby communities. ...
Soldiers Assault And Kidnap A Child, Eight Years Of Age, In Hebron
25 Nov 2015 - Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Tuesday, a Palestinian child, only eight years of age, from Beit Ummar town, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and took him to the Gush Etzion military base. One Palestinian kidnapped near Nablus. ...
Airstrike Launched on Central Gaza
24 Nov 2015 - The Israeli army, on Tuesday, continued to breach the truce agreement reached between the Palestinian-Israeli sides under the Egyptian auspices, earlier in August 2014, launching an airstrike on a site in central Gaza Strip, however, no injuries were reported. ...
  Ha'aretz Diplomacy & Defense
Religious ritual is one of first activities for new female IDF recruits
Soldiers taken to ceremony that 'fosters values,' according to the army. IDF Spokesman: The women were told participation was voluntary.
  Palestinian Center for Human Rights
Palestinian Human Rights Organisations Deliver Submission to the International Criminal Court on Alleged Israeli, War Cr...
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...
Q&A: 'We are being evicted because we are Palestinians'
11/25/2015 - The Sub Laban family may soon join tens of thousands of Palestinians evicted from occupied East Jerusalem by Israel.
  Daily Star
Kerry says Israeli, Palestinian leaders at pivotal juncture
25 Nov 2015 U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry Wednesday said Israeli and Palestinian leaders have reached a pivotal point and it was now up to them to make important decisions that would lead to lasting peace.
Mourinho: Row with Costa settled with ‘kisses and cuddles’
25 Nov 2015 Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho said he and striker Diego Costa have made up with kisses and cuddles after their halftime row in Tuesday’s 4-0 Champions League win over Israeli opponents Maccabi Tel Aviv.
Empowering women through education: U.N.
25 Nov 2015 The United Nations Special Coordinator for Lebanon emphasized Wednesday the importance of empowering women and girls through education, as she launched an initiative to help end violence against them.
Hezbollah condemns Sinai, Tunis bombings
25 Nov 2015 Hezbollah Wednesday condemned the deadly bombings in Tunis and Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula which together killed at least 20 people a day earlier, blaming foreign countries for fueling terrorism in the region.
  YNet News
Argentinean president-elect: relations with Israel will improve
25 Nov 2015 - ....
Aleppo's last Jewish women now live in Ashkelon
25 Nov 2015 - A mother and daughter escaped to Israel from Syria a year ago in a complex operation. The second daughter, who has converted to Islam, was forced to return to Syria with her husband and his children. ....
'Israel' removed from Jordan's census forms
25 Nov 2015 - Jordanian officials cede to pressure and remove 'Israel' as possible place of birth on forms of upcoming census, after inclusion led to major outcry in the Hashemite Kingdom. ....
Putin sends air-defense missiles to Syria to deter Turkey
25 Nov 2015 - ....
Child prodigy terror victim meets Nobel Prize laureate
25 Nov 2015 - Ayala Shapira, 12, seriously burned in a Molotov cocktail attack, interviews Nobel Prize Laureate for Chemistry Aaron Ciechanover; she tells him she loves science but wants to be a writer. ....
Israel woos Russian tourists after crises
25 Nov 2015 - ....
Loyal to their people and to their state
25 Nov 2015 - Op-ed: Outlawing the Islamic Movement is an opportunity, as it requires a clear policy towards the loyal majority of Israeli Arabs who oppose terror. ....
Iran blames Turkey for downing of Russian jet
25 Nov 2015 - ....
IDF: Arm PA forces, release prisoners
25 Nov 2015 - High-ranking IDF officer estimates terror wave will last for two months; military recommends numerous steps to avert explosion of violence into all-out uprising; PM says rejects providing weapons or releasing prisoners. ....
Arab undercover agent helps catch Jaffa rioters
25 Nov 2015 - A resident of northern Israel, with a past as a fighter in the Border Police, infiltrated the ranks of drug dealers and motorcycle thieves, leading to their arrest. After protests regarding the Al-Aqsa mosque became violent, the agent supplied authorities with intelligence that led to the arrest of Molotov cocktail throwers. ....
Ukraine stops buying Russian gas, closes airspace
25 Nov 2015 - ....
It's time to move from words to action
25 Nov 2015 - Op-ed: Looking at the recent events as a series of acts committed by 'lone-wolf terrorists' is wrong; it's a national struggle. In order to win this battle, Israel must seriously consider reusing the deterring and effective tool of expulsion. ....
Muslim leaders to the West: Don't take revenge on us
25 Nov 2015 - The Muslim world is battling perceptions of Islam following the terror attacks in Paris and has urged against attacking Muslims in response, saying that Islamic State does not represent them. ....
51% of secular kids don’t get Hanukkah gelt
25 Nov 2015 - Survey conducted ahead of Festival of Lights reveals only 49% of secular parents give their children holiday money, compared to 61% of religious parents and 71% of traditional parents; religious parents are most likely to give their children more than NIS 100. ....
Netanyahu-Bennett government has no solution for this intifada
25 Nov 2015 - Op-ed: The right-wing government which promised us security is incapable of providing it; a different government would have perhaps started looking for other ways to get out of this situation. ....
If Europe is sinking, let's make sure Israel drowns first
25 Nov 2015 - Op-ed: As the EU buckles under the pressure of existential crises, the only unifying issue is the obsessive need to pressure Israel into accepting compromises and agreements which could jeopardize its existence. ....
Syria: The world's most contested airspace
24 Nov 2015 - Fourteen air forces operate in the congested airspace above Syria, a factor which has given rise to regional challenges, and may possibly lead to more clashes and border violations. ....
Activist for army service for all: 'I'll tear my daughter's draft notice to pieces'
24 Nov 2015 - Miri Baron, head of the Forum for Equality in the National Burden, will resign after Knesset vote rejecting equality of military service: 'Either everyone serves or no one does'. ....
The Torah scroll scam: Stolen, then re-sold
24 Nov 2015 - Over 40 Torah scrolls of 'unclear' origin found in an office in Jerusalem after thieves from northern Israel were captured. ....
Beyond Compromise: “Our future is in our hands”
Palestine Monitor 25 Nov 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 25 Nov 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 25 Nov 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 25 Nov 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 25 Nov 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....
Israel Railways electrification tender pricing begins
Globes Main News 25 Nov 2015 - The tender, estimated at NIS 3 billion, is one of Israel's largest infrastructure projects.
Court shuts down left-wing lecture following threats of violence
+972 Magazine 25 Nov 2015 - ‘Breaking the Silence’ planned to hold a speaking event at a local pub in Be’er Sheva. The police shut it down after it could not ensure the safety of the participants. By John Brown* Illustrative photo of Yehuda Shaul of Breaking the Silence leading a tour...
Netanyahu fails to stop defense budget agreement
Globes Main News 25 Nov 2015 - Source close to Minister of Finance Moshe Kahlon: Netanyahu should take a drink of water and calm down.
Why aren’t Israelis talking about extrajudicial killings?
+972 Magazine 25 Nov 2015 - Two Palestinian teenage girls were shot at point-blank range after attempting to stab passersby with scissors. Who said there is no death penalty in Israel? By Rhona Burns On Tuesday two Palestinian teenagers left their homes and went out to attack Jewish Israelis in Jerusalem with a...
More guns will not make Israelis any safer
+972 Magazine 25 Nov 2015 - The immediate solution to every threat or conflict in Israel is to give more weapons to civilians, which often end up killing innocents ad disproportionately affects women. By Tanya Rubinstein Israeli shows a tear gas gun he just bought at a gun shop in Jerusalem on...
Migdal posts NIS 1.95b Q3 loss on capital markets
Globes Main News 25 Nov 2015 - Israeli insurance company Migdal saw its third quarter profit slashed by stock market falls.
From smoking weed to sexual harassment, Israel's Knesset members struggle with scandal
Al-Monitor 25 Nov 2015 - Knesset member Yinon Magal is accused of improper behavior, Knesset member Oren Hazan mocked a handicapped colleague, and Sharon Gal had to resign from the Knesset in order to avoid a scandal.
Freed Palestinian prisoner: Swap deal with Israel is worthless if it excludes the sick
Al-Monitor 25 Nov 2015 - In an interview with Al-Monitor, freed Palestinian prisoner Mohammed Allan talks details about his detention and release, stressing that he would not hesitate for one moment to resume his hunger strike if the Israeli army were to put him under administrative arrest again.
Will Gaza’s public employees accept land in lieu of salaries?
Al-Monitor 25 Nov 2015 - Hamas resorted to drastic measures to cater to the employee salary crisis, as the consensus government has been neglecting this issue since it was formed in 2014.
Kerry, the tourist
Al-Monitor 25 Nov 2015 - Secretary of State John Kerry has paid a visit to Israel amid an increasing wave of violence in Jerusalem and the West Bank, yet he has no new solutions to offer either side.
The War on Terror Is a War on Youth: Paris and the Impoverishment of the Future
Occupation Magazine 24 Nov 2015 - Henry A. Giroux and Brad Evans - truthout - The seeds of terrorism do not lie simply in ideological fundamentalism; they also lie in conditions of oppression, war, racism, poverty, the abandonment of entire generations of Palestinian youth, the dictatorships that stifle young people in the...
Burning of Christian churches in Israel justified, far-Right Jewish leader says
Occupation Magazine 24 Nov 2015 - Robert Tait - The Telegraph - Benzi Gopstein, the outspoken head of Lehava - which has drawn notoriety for its violent assaults on Jewish-Arab assimilation - made the remarks at a panel discussion for Jewish yeshiva students when asked by a fellow panelist if he believed...
Israel draft law allows jail for Palestinians aged 12
Occupation Magazine 24 Nov 2015 - Patrick Strickland - Aljazeera - An Israeli ministerial committee has approved a law sharply criticised by human rights groups as it would allow the imprisonment of Palestinian children as young as 12. Authorised by Israel`s Ministerial Committee for Legislation on Sunday, the bill could enable Israel...
How Israel erases Arabic from the public landscape
Occupation Magazine 24 Nov 2015 - Umar Al-Ghubari - +972 - The Israeli government has begun omitting the Arabic name for Jerusalem from its street signs, erasing not only the language from the Israeli consciousness, but Palestinian identity itself.-rh
Settler shoots dead 2nd Palestinian following alleged attack attempt
Occupation Magazine 24 Nov 2015 - Ma`an News - -- A Palestinian was shot and killed near the illegal Israeli settlement of Kfar Adumim in the central occupied West Bank on Sunday, after the Palestinian, driving a taxi, ran into another car on a main road, an Israeli police spokesperson said.-rh
Illegal settlements aren’t rogue, they’re government policy
+972 Magazine 24 Nov 2015 - Consecutive Israeli governments have fabricated a sophisticated system designed to lend a guise of legality to the seizure of land in the West Bank. By Adam Aloni Israeli soldiers stand in front of the West Bank settlement of Beitar Illit, which was partially built on expropriated...
Iran’s Oldest Daily Blows out 90 Candles
Asharq Alawsat ME News 24 Nov 2015 - Newspapers in Iran are heavily censored and often closed down In a speech at the Press Expo in Tehran earlier this month, President Hassan Rouhani expressed regret that Iranians have not succeeded in creating a “lasting newspaper.” He wondered why it was that the Times of...
VIDEO: Israel has right to defend itself - Kerry
BBC 24 Nov 2015 - The US Secretary of State has denounced as "acts of terrorism" a wave of Palestinian attacks targeting Israelis, while on a visit to Jerusalem.
WATCH: How the far-right glorifies killing of Palestinians
+972 Magazine 24 Nov 2015 - The leader of a popular Jewish supremacist group circulates a new video that puts CCTV footage of stabbing attack to bouncy electronic music and violent, disturbing lyrics. Benzi Gopstein, the head of Lehava,  posted a video on his Facebook page  Monday glorifying the killing of Palestinians....
Kerry condemns Palestinian attacks
BBC 24 Nov 2015 - US Secretary of State John Kerry denounces as "acts of terrorism" a wave of Palestinian attacks targeting Israelis, on a visit to Jerusalem.
Khamenei uses Tehran gas summit to slam US
Al-Monitor 24 Nov 2015 - In meetings with world leaders, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei warned about US goals in the Middle East and Latin America.
VIDEO: The Palestinian running club
BBC 23 Nov 2015 - Lyse Doucet reports on the Palestinian running club that is as much about freedom of movement as it is keeping fit.
Palestinian shot after stabbing Israeli soldier in south Hebron
Middle East Eye 25 Nov 2015 - Language Undefined Both the attacker and the soldier are said to be in serious condition and have been taken to different hospitals in Jerusalem
Putin in Tehran: Sealing a marriage of convenience?
Middle East Eye 24 Nov 2015 - Language Undefined Putin’s visit to Tehran sent a clear message of unity between the two countries, but potential disagreement could emerge over Syria’s future
Palestinian shot after allegedly ramming car into Israeli soldiers
Middle East Eye 24 Nov 2015 - Language Undefined Two Israeli soldiers and one border police officer were wounded in the alleged West Bank attack, Palestinian assailant 'receiving medical care'
Israel hits Gaza with air strike ahead of Kerry visit
Middle East Eye 23 Nov 2015 - Language Undefined The air strike on a Hamas target came in response to a rocket attack that hit an open area in Israel
IS and the age of brutality
Middle East Eye 23 Nov 2015 - Iran and the Arab states of the counter-revolution have wreaked havoc, death and destruction - giving way to brutal groups like ISIS
Jews Unite To Defend Policy on Syrian Refugees †With a Few Exceptions
The Forward New 25 Nov 2015 - Jewish groups and lawmakers have mostly united to defend the White House plan to admit some Syrian refugees, with many making emotional comparisons to Jews’ flight from Nazi Germany. Which ones have bucked the trend and why?
West Bank Wineries to Europe: 'Label This!'
The Forward New 23 Nov 2015 - Isaeli vintners seem less worried than politicians about the European Union’s latest attempt to single out products made in the occupied territories.
South Africa: Barry Bateman - Reporting On Israeli Arrest Warrants Not Agenda-Driven
allAfrica.com 25 Nov 2015 - [The Daily Vox] EWN reporter BARRY BATEMAN responds to a recent column by Ebrahim Fakir, published earlier this week on The Daily Vox.
Algeria: President Bouteflika Receives Palestinian FM
allAfrica.com 25 Nov 2015 - [Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika has received Tuesday in Algiers Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Maliki.
Liberia: Lebanon Commemorates 72nd Independence Day
allAfrica.com 25 Nov 2015 - [NEWS] The Lebanese Embassy in Monrovia has commemorated the 72nd Independence Day of the Republic of Lebanon on Friday, November 20, 2015 in Monrovia.
Nigeria: Expectations From Buhari's Iran Gas Trip
allAfrica.com 25 Nov 2015 - [Daily Trust] As President Muhammadu Buhari returns from his visit to Iran after participating in the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF), our correspondent discusses the high expectations on the trip in availing Nigeria more technical and economic relationships to compete favourably in a more difficult time...
Algeria: Sellal Meets Iran's Supreme Leader in Tehran
allAfrica.com 25 Nov 2015 - [Algerie Presse Service] Tehran -Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal meet Tuesday in Tehran Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei following the 3rd Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) held in Tehran.
Algeria: GECF - Tehran Summit Stresses Need for Coordination Between Member Countries
allAfrica.com 25 Nov 2015 - [Algerie Presse Service] Tehran -The Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) stressed Monday the need for cooperation and coordination between member countries through the exchange of information relating to the gas industry.
Samira Project
Rachel Corrie Foundation 24 Nov 2015 - Earlier this summer, the Middle East Children’s Alliance (MECA) , along with funding and support from the Madison-Rafah Sister City Project (MRSCP) , started a pilot project, The Samira Project, to help children with learning disabilities in Gaza. The Rachel Corrie Foundation (RCF) proudly offers support for this...
Netanyahu fails to stop defense budget agreement
Globes Main News 25 Nov 2015 - Source close to Minister of Finance Moshe Kahlon: Netanyahu should take a drink of water and calm down.
Israel Railways electrification tender pricing begins
Globes Main News 25 Nov 2015 - The tender, estimated at NIS 3 billion, is one of Israel's largest infrastructure projects.
Migdal posts NIS 1.95b Q3 loss on capital markets
Globes Main News 25 Nov 2015 - Israeli insurance company Migdal saw its third quarter profit slashed by stock market falls.
9/09/2011 AIPAC Junkets to Israel Illegal: IRS-DOJ Complaint Filing
IRMEP 25 Nov 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 25 Nov 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 25 Nov 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 25 Nov 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 25 Nov 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 25 Nov 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...
ACTION ALERT: CT AFL-CIO Under Attack for Supporting Palestinian Rights!
US Campaign to End the Occupation 25 Nov 2015 - SIGN PETITION: Thank CT Union for Urging National AFL-CIO to Adopt BDS!
  Ma'an News
Palestinian shot, injured after alleged car attack injures 4 Israelis
11/24/2015 - BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- A Palestinian man was shot and wounded after he allegedly rammed his car into a group of Israeli security personnel, injuring four, at Tappuah junction in the northern West Bank district of Nablus on Tuesday morning, Israeli police...
Palestinian gunmen open fire on Qalandiya checkpoint
11/24/2015 - RAMMALLAH (Ma'an) -- Palestinian gunmen opened fire on Qalandiya checkpoint on Monday night after a resident of Qalandiya refugee camp, 16-year-old Hadeel Awwad, was shot dead in central Jerusalem earlier in the day after she allegedly attempted a stabbing attack...
Israeli settlers attack Palestinian olive pickers in Nablus village
11/24/2015 - NABLUS (Ma'an) -- Dozens of Israeli settlers on Tuesday morning attacked Palestinians as they were picking olives in Burin village south of Nablus, locals said. A resident of the village, Muhammad Raja Zain, said that more than 30 settlers from the...
Israeli forces assault 8 Palestinian prisoners in detention center
11/24/2015 - RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces assaulted eight Palestinian prisoners being held in the Etzion jail on Tuesday, the Palestinian Prisoners' Society said. PPS lawyer Jacklin Fararja said 20 Israeli officers assaulted Yousef Erekat after he was summoned for interrogation. Erekat...
Israeli forces detain 5 in Nablus, close crucial checkpoints
11/24/2015 - NABLUS (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained five Palestinians in Nablus city early Tuesday, and continued to keep the district's crucial Huwwara and Beit Furik checkpoints closed. Palestinian security sources said that Israeli forces raided a number of homes in...
Israeli troops detain 31 Palestinians across West Bank, Jerusalem
11/24/2015 - BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained 31 Palestinians across the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem overnight Monday and into Tuesday, locals told Ma'an. Most of the detainees were taken from the occupied West Bank districts of Hebron, Nablus...
Israeli forces detain Palestinian child, 9, near Bethlehem
11/24/2015 - BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) --Israeli military forces on Tuesday detained a nine-year-old Palestinian child from the village of Tuqu south of Bethlehem, witnesses said. Locals told Ma'an that Israeli soldiers detained Yasin Ahmad al-Badan on his way home from school...
Palestinian gunmen fire at Israeli settler car near Ramallah
11/24/2015 - BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Palestinian gunmen opened fire at an Israeli settler vehicle near Ramallah on Tuesday, Israeli media reported. An Israeli settler driving near Ofra said she heard gunfire and Israeli security forces later said that bullet holes were found on...
Israeli settler injured after rock thrown at car near Ramallah
11/24/2015 - BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- An Israeli settler was injured on Tuesday after rocks were thrown at his car on Route 443 west of Ramallah, Israeli news reports said. The settler, reportedly 26-years-old, was injured after rocks were thrown at his car...
Israeli forces detain 8-year-old boy near Hebron
11/24/2015 - HEBRON (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained an eight-year-old Palestinian boy from the town of Beit Ummar on Tuesday, a local official said. Muhammad Ayyad Awad, spokesperson of a popular committee, said that Israeli soldiers held Youssef Ahmad Mahmoud al-Alami, eight, for...
Israeli troops find explosive device near Jenin checkpoint
11/24/2015 - BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces on Tuesday found an explosive device near al-Jalama crossing in the northern occupied West Bank district of Jenin, an Israeli army spokesperson said. The spokesperson said Israeli forces "discovered and neutralized an explosive device adjacent to...
Kerry supports Israeli 'self-defense' against 'senseless terrorism'
11/24/2015 - BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- US Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday expressed support for Israel's right to "defend" itself from "terrorism" and "senseless violence," in comments that will be viewed as deeply disappointing by Palestinians. Speaking before a meeting...
Abbas meets with Kerry in Ramallah during Mideast visit
11/24/2015 - RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- President Mahmoud Abbas met with US Secretary of State John Kerry in Ramallah on Tuesday hours after the American official met with  Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a visit to the region. Presidential spokesperson Nabil Abu Rudeineh said the...
Israeli detention campaign continues across Hebron district
11/24/2015 - HEBRON (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces continued a campaign of search and arrest raids across the southern West Bank district of Hebron early Tuesday, detaining at least seven Palestinians, locals told Ma'an. Israeli forces raided the Hebron city, the village...
Students raise funds for bail to release classmate from Israeli jail
11/24/2015 - BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- High school students in Bethlehem district's Tuqu village came together to raise funds for the bail of an eighth grade classmate who was detained by Israeli forces earlier this month, a school administrator told Ma'...
Israeli detentions divide East Jerusalem family
11/24/2015 - JERUSALEM (Ma'an) -- An East Jerusalem family has been torn apart by Israeli detentions, a Palestinian father told Ma'an from his home. Hamza Shaloudi has been living without his wife, Shifaa, and two of his sons, Fadi, 14, and...
2 Palestinians, 1 Israeli settler injured in car accident near Hebron
11/24/2015 - HEBRON (Ma'an) -- Two Palestinians and an Israeli settler were injured in a car accident on Tuesday near Halhul, north of Hebron, medics said. The Palestinian Red Crescent told Ma'an that two Palestinians were moderately wounded after a car...
4 killed in car bomb, suicide attacks at hotel in north Sinai capital
11/24/2015 - CAIRO (Ma'an) -- Four Egyptians were killed and 12 injured on Tuesday after a car bomb went off outside of a hotel in the northern Sinai Peninsula's capital city, al-Arish, Egyptian security sources said. Egyptian security sources told Ma...
  The Guardian
Beitar Jerusalem fans: 'Here we are, the most racist football team in the country' – video
24 Nov 2015 - Beitar Jerusalem is a symbol of rightwing Israel. But in 2012-2013 the club signed two Chechen Muslim players, enraging Beitar’s hardcore fans, La Familia,...
Iran picks new battle against Islamic State with state-commissioned film
24 Nov 2015 - Songs of My Homeland is part love story, part propaganda to convince Arabs that Iran is a bulwark against the west and Isis At...
  Ha'aretz National News
Israeli girl who killed herself had sent many distress signals
Ha'aretz - 25 Nov 2015
Netanyahu receives another extension on replying to 'Bibi-Tours' accusations
Ha'aretz - 24 Nov 2015
  Palestinian Information Center
Sawafta: Al-Quds intifada will continue despite Israeli violations
24 Nov 2015 - Senior Hamas official Nader Sawafta has denounced the Israeli government's decision to tighten the blockade on al-Khalil province as "a reflection of its utter racism and arrogance."
4 Israeli soldiers injured in car-ramming attack
24 Nov 2015 - Four Israeli soldiers were injured in a car-ramming attack at Zatara roadblock near Nablus on Tuesday morning.
Report: Israel still detains 32 bodies of Palestinian martyrs
24 Nov 2015 - As part of its mass punishment policy against the Palestinians, Israel still refuses to release the bodies of 32 martyrs, who carried out recent heroic counterattacks against Israelis.
Israeli gunboats attack fishermen in Gaza waters
24 Nov 2015 - The Israeli occupation navy on Monday evening opened machinegun fire at Palestinian fishing boats off the northern coast of the Gaza Strip.
Report: 3064 Palestinians died in the Syrian conflict
23 Nov 2015 - The Action Group for Palestinians of Syria revealed that about 3064 Palestinian refugees have died since the outbreak of the Syrian conflict in March, 2011.
IOA holds al-Barghouthi in administrative detention again
23 Nov 2015 - IOA sentenced Omar al-Barghouthi, 65, from Kaubar town near Ramallah, to six months administrative detention.
Bahar: Kerry’s visit is failed attempt to end Intifada
23 Nov 2015 - PLC First Deputy Speaker Dr. Ahmad Bahar warned of the visit of the U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry to Palestine, saying it aims at ending Jerusalem Intifada.
IOF storms Bethlehem, summonses two youngsters
23 Nov 2015 - IOF on Monday stormed Beit Fujjar town near Bethlehem and summoned two Palestinian youngsters to be questioned by Israeli intelligence.
Clashes reported in Qalqilia
23 Nov 2015 - Violent clashes broke out Monday evening in Jayyos town in Qalqilia after Israeli occupation forces raided the village anew.
Israel limits number of settlers storming the Aqsa Mosque
23 Nov 2015 - Israeli police decided to limit the number of settlers who storm the Aqsa Mosque in order to contain Palestinians’ outrage.
Hamas representative meets senior Iranian official Salehi
23 Nov 2015 - Representative of Hamas Movement in Iran Khaled al-Qaddoumi met with the Iranian president’s special assistant Ali Akbar Salehi on Sunday evening.
Endorsing construction of 5 new settlement compounds in Negev
23 Nov 2015 - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Sunday endorsed the establishment of five new settlements compounds in the Negev.
Palestinian youth seriously injured in Gaza clashes
23 Nov 2015 - A Palestinian young man was seriously injured in clashes that erupted Monday afternoon east of al-Bureij refugee camp in central Gaza Strip.
Palestinian minor gunned down near Nablus
23 Nov 2015 - Israeli occupation forces shot dead a 16-year-old Palestinian boy near the Hawara army camp in southern Nablus on Monday afternoon after claiming he tried to stab soldiers.
Abu Marzouk: We are keen on protecting Lebanon's refugee camps
23 Nov 2015 - Hamas official Mousa Abu Marzouk reiterated his Movement's keenness on protecting the Palestinian refugee camps in Lebanon.
Hamas: Ki-moon glosses over Israel's crimes against the Palestinians
23 Nov 2015 - The Hamas Movement has accused UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon of covering up and maintaining a silence on Israel's war crimes against the Palestinians.
Settler injured in hit-and-run incident
23 Nov 2015 - A Jewish settler was hit and injured by a speeding car near Homesh settlement to the northwest of Nablus city at noon Monday.
Several W. Bankers kidnapped in IOF dawn raids
23 Nov 2015 - The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) at dawn Monday raided several homes and kidnapped citizens in different West Bank areas.
Palestinian girl killed, another injured after alleged stabbing attack
23 Nov 2015 - The Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) opened fire at two Palestinian girls, killing one of them, for allegedly carrying out a stabbing attack in occupied Jerusalem.
Settlers attack Palestinian school with stones
23 Nov 2015 - A group of Israeli settlers attacked Monday morning a Palestinian primary school with stones near Kiryat Arba settlement south of al-Khalil.
Is the Yemen peace deal for real?
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  New York Times
U.S. Announces Sanctions on 2 Accused of Dealings With Assad or ISIS
25 Nov 2015 - The moves are the latest attempt by the administration to financially squeeze the Syrian leader and to choke off the Islamic State’s cash flow.
Tunisia Says Attack in Capital Was Suicide Bombing
25 Nov 2015 - Tunisian authorities, who have declared a state of emergency, also temporarily closed the border with Libya after an attack in the capital on Tuesday.
Navigator of Downed Russian Plane Says He Was Given No Warning
25 Nov 2015 - Contradicting Turkish officials, the navigator said he and the pilot had no time to dodge the missile that slammed into their jet.
Regulating Flow of Refugees Gains Urgency in Greece and Rest of Europe
25 Nov 2015 - Efforts to create centers to better process migrants heading to Europe have come into the spotlight after the terrorist attacks in Paris this month.
Op-Ed Contributor: The Islamic State’s Bahraini Backers
25 Nov 2015 - Bahrain’s autocratic rulers blame democratic opponents for terrorism. That’s a grotesque distortion.
Emirates Secretly Sends Colombian Mercenaries to Fight in Yemen
25 Nov 2015 - The arrival in Yemen of 450 Latin American troops adds a volatile new element in a complex proxy war that has drawn in the United States and Iran.
Range of Frustrations Reached Boil as Turkey Shot Down Russian Jet
25 Nov 2015 - President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had nuanced reasons to allow Turkish pilots to open fire, analysts say, including his irritation with Russia over issues beyond Syria.
Navigator Rescued After Warplane Was Shot Down, Russia Says
25 Nov 2015 - The pilot of the fighter jet was killed on Tuesday by ground fire, but the Defense Ministry said the navigator is safe after an overnight operation to rescue him.
World Briefing: Canada: Syrians’ Arrival Is Delayed, and Officials Cite Need to Prepare
24 Nov 2015 - Several cabinet ministers said that only 10,000 of the planned 25,000 refugees would arrive by the end of the year.
Q. and A.: Who Are the Turkmens of Syria?
24 Nov 2015 - Tensions between Russia and Turkey have increased lately over the downing of a Russian warplane in a Turkmen area near the Syrian border.
For Readers of The Times, a Preference for Keeping Liberties in Days of Terror
24 Nov 2015 - Nearly a thousand readers of The New York Times offered views on civil liberties vs. security restrictions in preventing acts of terrorism.
Abid Naseer Receives 40-Year Sentence for Bomb Plot
24 Nov 2015 - Mr. Naseer, a member of Al Qaeda, was arrested in 2009 after a scheme involving a car bombing at a shopping center in Manchester, England, and an attack on the New York subway system.
Open Source: Anger at Turkey’s ‘Stab in the Back’ Fills Russian Social Networks and Airwaves
24 Nov 2015 - After Russia’s president called the Turkish strike on one of his nation’s warplanes a “stab in the back,” his words were transformed into a hashtag.
NATO-Russia Tensions Rise After Turkey Downs Jet
24 Nov 2015 - In a clash with Cold War overtones, Turkey shot down a Russian warplane that it said had strayed into its territory. Russia called the incident a “stab in the back.”
  Jerusalem Post
Diaspora Jews raise money to attend terrorism orphan’s wedding
25 Nov 2015 - At least seven Chabad houses and campus centers in the United States, Canada and Australia are raffling off tickets to Israel in order to send representatives to the wedding.
IDF recommends Israel bolster Palestinian Authority to prevent further security deterioration
25 Nov 2015 - Recommendations include enabling PA security forces to acquire more firearms and armored vehicles, and releasing Palestinian prisoners with light security offenses.
Israel, Greece, Cyprus likely to hold 3-way gas summit in January
25 Nov 2015 - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras meets Wednesday with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem.
2 Palestinian men arrested in east Jerusalem for incitement via Facebook
25 Nov 2015 -
Candidly Speaking: Saving innocent lives must have priority over civil liberties
25 Nov 2015 - "When calls are made to unite to combat global Islamic terrorism, as in the aftermath of the Paris massacres, Israel, which is on the front lines of the battle, is simply ignored."
Ya'alon: Israel intends to build security fence between Hebron, Kiryat Gat
25 Nov 2015 - Defense minister says security establishment plans to erect massive security barrier similar to that between the Israel-Egypt border.
Israeli e-commerce works around Israel Post as Black Friday demand spikes
25 Nov 2015 - “I will never ever mail anything from abroad to Israel, and I will avoid at all costs mailing anything locally,” says one woman of the delays when ordering packages from abroad.
Encountering Peace: Have I got news for you
25 Nov 2015 - "If this wasn’t so serious, I might even laugh at the total lack of understanding by Netanyahu of what this conflict is all about."
Elderly Israeli man, female Brazilian accomplice indicted on cocaine trafficking charges
25 Nov 2015 -
Israel's Leviathan, Egypt's Dolphinus to negotiate gas export deal
25 Nov 2015 - Sides sign letter of intent to reach final deal that would set floor price for gas and link it to price of oil.
Comptroller’s report highlights Jerusalem Municipality’s budgetary shortcomings
25 Nov 2015 - Report states that municipality mismanaged funds by not offering competitive bidding practices on tenders.
Murder rate 3.3 times more common among Arabs than Jews in Israel
25 Nov 2015 - Cancers, followed by heart diseases are the biggest causes of mortality in Israel.
FBI investigation opened after North Carolina Jewish day school threatened
25 Nov 2015 -
Son of former Israeli Navy commander dismissed from military service
25 Nov 2015 -
Khamenei: Iran to back Palestinians 'in any way' possible
25 Nov 2015 - Iranian supreme leader throws supports behind uprising of Palestinian attacks against Israel.
Report: Gaza border residents lack resources for 4,000 post-trauma kids
25 Nov 2015 - Shapira also addresses West Bank building, school safety, Jerusalem gov’t issues.
Liberman, Lapid slam Netanyahu's security policies
25 Nov 2015 - Intelligence Minister Katz: We are taking steps to stop incitement.
'The Jew who gave us GPS' - World marks 100 years since Einstein's theory of relativity
25 Nov 2015 - It was a century ago that the German-born Jewish physicist presented his groundbreaking formula to the Royal Academy of Science in Berlin.
Report: Israel provided key intelligence to Germany on imminent terror attack
25 Nov 2015 - Israel provided the crucial information that lead German authorities to cancel a scheduled friendly soccer match between Germany and the Netherlands at Hanover Stadium, German magazine reports.
Israeli wounded in South Hebron Hills terror attack is IDF soldier, army announces
25 Nov 2015 -
IDF soldier seriously wounded in terror attack in South Hebron Hills
25 Nov 2015 - The Palestinian knife attacker was shot and injured by the IDF before being evacuated to an Israeli hospital for treatment.
Initial Report: One Israeli wounded in terror attack in Hebron
25 Nov 2015 -
Iranian leader Khamenei encourages Palestinians to continue 'intifada'
25 Nov 2015 -
Jazz: Caribbean cat comes to town
25 Nov 2015 - Saxophonist David Sanchez will play at the Jerusalem Jazz Festival
Magal resigns as Bayit Yehudi faction chairman after sexual harassment allegations
25 Nov 2015 - The Bayit Yehudi MK said he will remain a lawmaker "and act on the behalf of the People of Israel as I did this far, out of faith and commitment to my voters."
Suspected Palestinian sniper shoots at car near Cave of the Patriarchs
25 Nov 2015 - Security forces have opened an investigation into the incident and are combing nearby neighborhoods for possible suspects.
US officials advise Jewish groups to review security after Paris attacks
25 Nov 2015 - “We’re asking Jewish agencies to institutionalize security as a part of the culture,” Homeland Security official says.
‘With a knife in his heart, my son shot the terrorist’
25 Nov 2015 - IDF soldier Ziv Mizrahi, 18, laid to rest in Jerusalem; stabbed to death Monday in terror attack on Route 443.
European press infantilizes Palestinians, says visiting delegation of journalists
24 Nov 2015 - Tour of country organized by the Europe Israel Press Association.
In Iran, Putin and Khamenei speak of American 'plots'
24 Nov 2015 - Russian president last visited Tehran in 2007.
Netanyahu to Kerry: Green light for Palestinian building projects dependent on end to terror
24 Nov 2015 - US secretary of state slammed in Ramallah for condemning ‘terrorism'; Netanyahu: Palestinians must recognize our right to build in settlement blocs.
Hapoel Jerusalem on brink of Eurocup ouster after tight loss in Lithuania
24 Nov 2015 -
Israeli start-up AudioBurst wants to be the Google of radio
24 Nov 2015 - AudioBurst hopes to work with the stations to help promote and monetize their content on the Web and take a cut of the revenue in the process.
Syrian opposition: IAF struck Hezbollah, regime targets near Syria-Lebanon border
24 Nov 2015 - The sources claimed that the attack killed 13 Syrian troops and Hezbollah fighters.
Egypt and Israel fight efforts to reduce peacekeeping troops in the Sinai
24 Nov 2015 - There have been concerns about the safety of the almost 1,900 peacekeepers after six were wounded in September by a roadside bomb.
Israel and Argentina: An Opportunity for Rapprochement
24 Nov 2015 -
HBO to adapt Israeli TV series 'Nevelot'
24 Nov 2015 - The American premium TV network will develop the series, based on a Yoram Kaniuk novella, with Alan Poul at the helm.
Analysis: Israeli policy against Islamist groups disjointed
24 Nov 2015 - Netanyahu has often lumped together these Islamist groups when describing the threat that they pose to Israel and the world.
IDF Lt.-Col. among 4 injured in ramming attack at Tapuah Junction in West Bank
24 Nov 2015 - The injured are in light to moderate condition.
Israel, Palestinians skeptical Kerry will reduce tensions in upcoming visit
24 Nov 2015 - Any US attempts to promote positive steps now seem likely to fall on deaf ears as violence continues.
Israel's closure of Islamic charity leaves 500 needy Arab families without benefits
23 Nov 2015 - The Jaffa Association for Charity has been shut since the security cabinet’s November 17 designation of the Islamic Movement as illegal.

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