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Kfar Qaddoum protest attacked by Israeli forces; 3 Palestinian civilians wounded
28 Nov 2015 - On Saturday in the village of Kfar Qaddoum, near Qalqilia, Israeli troops opened fire with live rounds on a non-violent protest march organized by a leftist party. The protest was calling for the release of the bodies of Palestinians killed by Israeli forces over the past two months. ...
Israel Closes Jerusalem Area Road, Isolates Palestinian Villages
28 Nov 2015 - Israeli forces, Saturday, closed a main road leading to Palestinian villages northwest of Jerusalem and prevented residents from entering or exiting the area, locals said. ...
Clashes Following Beit Ummar Raid
28 Nov 2015 - Dozens of Palestinians suffocated during clashes that erupted with Israeli forces in Beit Ummar, to the south of Hebron, after the latter stormed the town to inquire after a local youth who was shot dead by army soldiers on Friday, following an alleged car-ramming attack against Israeli soldiers. ...
Olive Harvesters Driven From Lands in Burin
28 Nov 2015 - Israeli forces, on Saturday, chased Palestinian olive pickers off their land in the town of Burin, to the south of Nablus, according to an official. ...
Israeli Forces Storm Hebron Activist Center
28 Nov 2015 - Yesterday evening, Israeli forces kidnapped two activists from local rights group, Youth Against Settlement (YAS), in Hebron. Illegal settlers, under the protection of soldiers, closed the YAS center, the Soumud house, trapping everyone inside. ...
Gaza Fishermen Forced to Shore under Israeli Gunfire
28 Nov 2015 - Israeli naval forces, Saturday, opened fire on Palestinian fishermen off the coast of Beit Lahiya, in the northern Gaza Strip, according to local fishermen. ...
Africa: Palestinian Flag Raised at UN Headquarters
28 Nov 2015 - On Friday, the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) -- the UN's biggest entity in Africa -- hoisted the flag of the state of Palestine at its headquarters, in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa, to show solidarity with the cause of the Palestinian people in securing their right to statehood. ...
EU Official Martina Anderson Calls for International Protection of Palestinians
28 Nov 2015 - On the occasion of the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, a European Union official, Friday, called for placing Palestine and the Palestinian people under international protection. ...
Abbas Meets with Greek Prime Minister
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  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
On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, PCHR Demands Stopping Violations against Women
Palestinian Center for Human Rights
Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (19 – 25 November 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...
Jerusalem visit of Egypt's Coptic pope stirs divisions
11/28/2015 - By visiting the city, Tawadros II has broken a boycott in place since 1979 to protest Israeli occupation.
  Daily Star
Officials remain mum over Lebanon prisoner swap
28 Nov 2015 Officials Saturday kept quiet over any potential progress in the case to swap Islamist prisoners for 16 Lebanese servicemen being held by Al-Qaeda-linked militants on the northeastern border.
  YNet News
Canada synagogue opens doors to Muslim worshipers after mosque arson
28 Nov 2015 - The heads of the Beth Israel synagogue in Peterborough, Ontario offered to share their praying space with their Muslim neighbors after the only mosque in the city was set ablaze. ....
The IDF cannot win this time
28 Nov 2015 - Op-ed: How can an army, no matter how big and strong it is, prevent a 13-year-old boy from stabbing an innocent citizen on the street? ....
'Muslims need to decide where they stand'
28 Nov 2015 - Waleed al-Husseini sat in Palestinian jail after daring to criticize radicals – but he says he is also under fire in France for his 'insensitive' ideas about Islam; Hamed Abdel-Samad is seen as radical because of his books; but both are unafraid of criticizing the religion in which they grew up, and they're not the only ones. ....
PHOTOS: The Middle East this week
28 Nov 2015 - This week, Egyptians went to the polls, Palstinians clashed with Israeli troops, and US Secretary of State John Kerry visited the region. ....
Turkish official: Sanctions only deepen Russia-Turkish problem
28 Nov 2015 - ....
MK Elharar: Someone like Oren Hazan cannot be an MK
28 Nov 2015 - Karin Elharar doesn’t forgive Oren Hazan, and doesn’t plan on speaking to him again. In the first interview given since he mocked her for her disability, the MK tells us what Hazan said to her, calls for her fellow Knesset members to shun him, and explains that this insult is more than just personal. ....
Why France cannot defeat radical Islam
28 Nov 2015 - Op-ed: Europe is sure to lose the fight if it still believes Palestinian terrorists have legitimate reasons and rationale for murdering innocent Israelis, while French- and Belgian-born Muslim terrorists lack any legitimacy in their murder of innocent Europeans. ....
Thousands protest gas deal
28 Nov 2015 - ....
Spanish police arrest 3 for links to Islamic militants
28 Nov 2015 - ....
Syria army says Turkey increases arms shipments to rebels
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Thousands protest in solidarity with northern branch of Islamic Movement
28 Nov 2015 - Protesters in Umm al-Fahm declare 'We will not shut up. We're all with the Islamic Movement,' demanding the Israeli gov't to backtrack on decision to outlaw group. ....
Police seek answers in stabbing of Border Policeman
28 Nov 2015 - A new video casts doubt on the suspect's claim that the attack was caused by an argument, not terrorism. ....
Egyptian Coptic Pope makes rare Jerusalem visit
28 Nov 2015 - ....
AK-47 for 500 Euros: Running guns to the heart of Europe
28 Nov 2015 - Guns and assault rifles like those used in the Paris attacks, as well as attacks on a Jewish school in Toulouse, and the Jewish museum in Brussels, are not difficult to come by in Europe. Kalashnikovs from the former Yugoslavian arsenal are being sold by gunrunners for as little as $700, according to a Reuter's investigative report. . ....
Israel remains the Middle East's only anchor
28 Nov 2015 - Op-ed: For years, 'experts' have been dealing with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, without realizing just how marginal it is and without understanding that it is being used as a tool for diverting the attention from the region's real problems. ....
Teaching peace during times of war
27 Nov 2015 - Op-ed: Peace will ultimately be made by courageous visionary leaders, but until that happens, the role of peace-building NGOs is to restore trust between Israelis and Palestinians and build mutually beneficial and interdependent relationships. ....
De Klerk: Without two-state solution, Israel could turn into apartheid state
27 Nov 2015 - South Africa's last white president and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Frederik Willem de Klerk urges Israelis not to follow the same path as his own country, because that could would lead to the abyss. ....
Gush Etzion's deadly junction
27 Nov 2015 - Over the past few weeks, the Gush Etzion junction has turned from a thriving commercial center into a repeated target for terror attacks. Nearly all of the business owners have witnessed at least one. But still, they struggle to maintain coexistence in the area. ....
Jews attacked in Australia: 'Go back to Israel'
27 Nov 2015 - WATCH: Group of worshipers attacked outside synagogue in Melbourne by an intoxicated man who hurled insults at them, and attempted to beat one of them. ....
Hot: Israeli regulator cannot prevent TV price hikes
Globes Main News 29 Nov 2015 - The cable company's lawyers have submitted a letter challenging the council chair’s decision to freeze its planned price increases.
Beyond Compromise: “Our future is in our hands”
Palestine Monitor 29 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 29 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 29 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 29 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 29 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....
Nobody is coming to end the occupation
+972 Magazine 28 Nov 2015 - The Americans are disengaging from the conflict, the EU won’t go beyond half-measures, and the Palestinian Authority is on the verge of implosion. So what happens next? A Palestinian man rests during a protest in the Gaza Strip near the Israeli border, which the Israeli army...
Bahrain hits out at Iranian meddling
Arab News 28 Nov 2015 - Sun, 2015-11-29 00:03 MANAMA: Bahrain has again warned Iran against interfering in its internal affairs. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned the charge d' affaires of Iran's Embassy in Bahrain and presented...
Scenes from the funeral of Khalid Mahmoud al-Jawabreh, 19
Mondoweiss 28 Nov 2015 - Hundreds of people attended the funeral on Friday of 19-year-old Khalid Mahmoud al-Jawabreh, killed the day before by the Israeli forces inside Al Arroub refugee camp. Al Aroub refugee camp has witnessed many clashes since the beginning of October. Due to its proximity to Road 60,...
Israeli Contingency Plan to Face the Danger of Palestinian Authority Breakdown
Asharq Alawsat ME News 28 Nov 2015 - Palestinians and Israelis participate in a solidarity march for peace in the Al-Khader town located in the West Bank (E.P.A) Political sources in Israel said that the Ministerial Committee on National Security Affairs discussed an emergency plan to deal with what has been called the collapse...
In the ‘NYT,’ fear of Trump’s police state
Mondoweiss 28 Nov 2015 - Some links sent to me in the last few hours, on Middle East-related topics. Timothy Egan has a widely-read column up at the New York Times that connects Donald Trump’s threats to minorities with Charles Lindbergh’s threat to Jews in the 1930s. “I’m starting to have...
Video: ‘I killed for you, with these hands!’ cries Israeli veteran with PTSD
Mondoweiss 28 Nov 2015 - All there is to say about this video posted by a friend is, Watch it. A former Israeli soldier named Ido Gal Razon who was a hero of an Israeli operation in Gaza eight years ago called “Clear as Wine” testifies before a parliamentary committee about...
Senior Israeli Police Commander Accused of Sexual Harassment
Tikun Olam 28 Nov 2015 - It’s time to break another Israeli gag order.  The Israeli police, as anyone reading this blog will know, is one of the most corrupt, dysfunctional, violent and racist among western nations (to... Read more
Jews, Arabs march on Israeli checkpoint to demand an end to occupation
+972 Magazine 28 Nov 2015 - Hundreds of Israelis and Palestinians march along a major West Bank highway as part of a non-violent protest against the occupation, settlements and the recent wave of violence. The anti-occupation protest proceeds along Route 60 in the West Bank, November 27, 2015. (Mustafa Bader/Activestills.org) Some 300...
We are SORRY --A Message from the Muslim World to Paris
Occupation Magazine 27 Nov 2015 - A Muslim--What happened in Paris last night was awful. I stayed up late following the news in disbelief and I am so sorry to anyone who has been affected by these horrible attacks. The international community has responded, as predicted, by showing their unwavering solidarity with...
Israel To Coordinate With Google, YouTube, To Censor Palestinian Videos Of Conflict
Occupation Magazine 27 Nov 2015 - Saed Bannoura--Israeli daily Maariv said Hotovely will be working with Google and YouTube officials in a joint mechanism that will be in charge of “monitoring and preventing” any publication of materials deemed by Tel Aviv to be “inflammatory.” dn
Teaching peace during times of war
Occupation Magazine 27 Nov 2015 - David Lehrer--I am not naןve enough to think that peace will be made by people-to-people NGOs like the Arava Institute for Environmental Studies. Peace will ultimately be made by courageous visionary leaders, not the small-minded cowardly politicians who currently occupy government offices in Jerusalem and Ramallah...
Treating Pollard Cruelly? Look What We Do to Vanunu
Occupation Magazine 27 Nov 2015 - Kobi Niv--The ability of the creature called man to look in the mirror and not see himself is truly amazing. For decades, the Israeli media have complained about the “cruelty” with which the U.S. administration and legal authorities have allegedly treated the man fondly nicknamed here...
‘NYT’ announces Rudoren’s return to NY
Mondoweiss 27 Nov 2015 - Jodi Rudoren of the New York Times is coming home. Two days ago, Joe Kahn, the international editor of the Times, tweeted: I’m thrilled to announce that @rudoren will return from her distinguished tour in Israel to help lead international coverage at @nytimes — Joe Kahn (@...
Israel moves to shut down the only Palestinian theater in Jerusalem
Mondoweiss 27 Nov 2015 - The Palestinian National Theatre “Al Hakawati” published today an appeal to Jerusalem institutions and businessmen in the city to save the theatre from closure during the next 48 hours. According to the theatre’s statement, director Amer Khalil, received a phone call on Thursday morning 11/26/2015 from the...
Hebron’s Palestinians need hope, not military rule
+972 Magazine 27 Nov 2015 - Nearly 50 years after the occupation of Hebron, Israel still hasn’t figured out how to stop Palestinian violence. Israeli soldiers stand as palestinian walk in the center of the Israeli-occupied city of Hebron, on October 29, 2015. Stabbing attack, Hebron, 29.10.2015 The city of Hebron has...
What the Israeli army takes, it doesn’t give back
+972 Magazine 27 Nov 2015 - The army maintains its hold on a piece of Palestinian land it seized in the late 1970s. Here’s the catch: the land has been abandoned for nearly a decade. By Yesh Din, written by Yossi Gurvitz File photo: Israeli soldiers protect an illegal outpost in the...
Israel's Energy Ministry mulls nuclear power plant
Globes Main News 27 Nov 2015 - The move is part of the plan to reduce Israel's greenhouse gas emissions 25% by 2030.
184 homes, hotel approved for Jerusalem city center
Globes Main News 27 Nov 2015 - Two residential high-rises, a boutique hotel and commercial development will be built by Mahane Yehuda market.
Big data behavioral analytics co Clarisite raises $5.5m
Globes Main News 27 Nov 2015 - The Israeli company is moving its headquarters from Petah Tikva to London.
Egyptian media surprise as Coptic Pope visits Jerusalem
BBC 27 Nov 2015 - Egyptian media anger at Coptic Pope's visit to Jerusalem
Israel to establish ties with United Arab Emirates
Globes Main News 27 Nov 2015 - Israel is to open a renewable energy office in Abu Dhabi, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Jerusalem reports.
Settler who attacked leftist rabbi: ‘If I kill one it’ll be over’
+972 Magazine 27 Nov 2015 - The young settler charged with attacking Rabbi Arik Ascherman blames human rights advocates for causing tension in the West Bank: ‘If I kill one of them it’ll be over. But that isn’t legal.’ The Jewish extremist accused of  attacking Rabbis for Human Rights president  Arik Ascherman...
Golan Heights profile
BBC 27 Nov 2015 - Provides an overview of the Golan Heights, including key events and facts about this strategically important Syrian territory occupied by Israel
Thousands of Israelis take to the streets against gas deal
Middle East Eye 28 Nov 2015 - Language Undefined The demonstrators denounced the deal and claim that Israel had 'gifted' the consortium
Iran seeks $25bn investment from energy companies
Middle East Eye 28 Nov 2015 - Language Undefined The investments are related to sanctions relief brought by the nuclear deal between Iran and major Western powers
Kenya police arrest two over 'terror plot' linked to Iran
Middle East Eye 28 Nov 2015 - Language Undefined Kenyan police chief says ring recruited in Iran was aiming to mount terror attacks in Nairobi, targeting locals and 'Western interests'
Israeli authorities set to close last Palestinian theatre
Middle East Eye 28 Nov 2015 - Language Undefined The Palestinian National Theatre was established in 1984
False assumptions on Israel and Islamic State
Middle East Eye 28 Nov 2015 - There is an essential difference between Jews denouncing Israel and Muslims denouncing IS
Palestinian driver shot dead after ramming five Israeli soldiers
Middle East Eye 27 Nov 2015 - Language Undefined Teenager killed after driving car into troops at the Beit Ummar junction north of Hebron in occupied West Bank
The Israeli Yiddish Dog Squad That's Taking Bite Out of Terror
The Forward New 28 Nov 2015 - An elite squad of security dogs have joined the war on the new wave of Palestinian terror attacks in Israel †and they know Yiddish.
Benjamin Netanyahu's Tangled Relationship With Israel's Media
The Forward New 27 Nov 2015 - Critics say Benjamin Netanyahu is hitting the wrong note when it comes to the media, weakening press freedom and holding sway over TV broadcasters in a country that bills itself as the Middle East’s only true democracy.
South Africa: Cape Journalist Part of Setting an International Precedent
allAfrica.com 26 Nov 2015 - [The Journalist] The Executive Producer at Radio 786, Gadija Davids has reported on the frontlines of an incident that has led to South Africa and Turkey banding together to issue warrant of arrests for implicated Israeli commanders. Foreign editor of Independent Newspapers, Shannon Ebrahim, explains that...
Africa: Global Anglican Prayer Focused On Jerusalem
allAfrica.com 27 Nov 2015 - [ACNS] Anglicans and other Christians around the world will be praying for the peace of Jerusalem this weekend, using a special litany for peace in the Holy Land.
Algeria: Al-Maliki Stresses Palestinian Leaders' Commitment to Peaceful Option for Liberation of Occupied Territories
allAfrica.com 26 Nov 2015 - [Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Foreign Minister of the State of Palestine, Ryiad al-Malki stressed Wednesday in Algiers the commitment of Palestinian leaders to the peaceful option for the liberation of the occupied Palestinian territories while preserving the gains already made.
Algeria: Algerian-Palestinian Relations Extend Beyond Mere Partnership Relation
allAfrica.com 26 Nov 2015 - [Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Minister of State, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Ramtane Lamamra declared Wednesday that the "relations between Algeria and Palestine extend beyond mere partnership relation.
South Africa: Unions Threaten PIC, Woolworths On Israel Trade
allAfrica.com 26 Nov 2015 - [News24Wire] Six trade unions on Wednesday threatened to flex their muscles in the Public Investment Corporation (PIC) if Woolworths [JSE:WHL] does not end its trade with Israel.
Hot: Israeli regulator cannot prevent TV price hikes
Globes Main News 29 Nov 2015 - The cable company's lawyers have submitted a letter challenging the council chair’s decision to freeze its planned price increases.
Israel to establish ties with United Arab Emirates
Globes Main News 27 Nov 2015 - Israel is to open a renewable energy office in Abu Dhabi, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Jerusalem reports.
184 homes, hotel approved for Jerusalem city center
Globes Main News 27 Nov 2015 - Two residential high-rises, a boutique hotel and commercial development will be built by Mahane Yehuda market.
Big data behavioral analytics co Clarisite raises $5.5m
Globes Main News 27 Nov 2015 - The Israeli company is moving its headquarters from Petah Tikva to London.
What should Israel really fear?
Globes Main News 26 Nov 2015 - The IDF has Iran covered, but there are less obvious threats that could be no less potent.
Israel's Energy Ministry mulls nuclear power plant
Globes Main News 27 Nov 2015 - The move is part of the plan to reduce Israel's greenhouse gas emissions 25% by 2030.
Elbit Systems wins $200m Swiss drone contract
Globes Aerospace & Defense 26 Nov 2015 - Israel's Elbit Systems will supply its Hermes 900 HFE to the Swiss Federal Department of Defense, Civil Protection and Sport.
9/09/2011 AIPAC Junkets to Israel Illegal: IRS-DOJ Complaint Filing
IRMEP 29 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 29 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 29 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 29 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 29 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 29 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...
  Ma'an News
5 Palestinians shot with live fire in West Bank clashes
11/28/2015 - QALQILIYA (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces shot and wounded at least five Palestinians with live rounds during clashes in the northern occupied West Bank on Saturday, Palestinian sources said. A popular committee coordinator, Murad Shtewei, told Ma'an that Israeli forces...
Israeli settlers storm Palestinian activist center in Hebron
11/28/2015 - HEBRON (Ma'an) -- Dozens of Israeli settlers stormed the headquarters of the Youth Against Settlements activist group in central Hebron on Saturday and demanded its closure. Issa Amro, the head of the activist group, told Ma'an the settlers were...
Palestinian woman reportedly attempts stabbing at Bekaot checkpoint
11/28/2015 - BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- A Palestinian woman was detained Saturday after reportedly attempting to stab an Israeli soldier at a military checkpoint in the Jordan Valley area of the occupied West Bank, Israel's army said. An Israeli army spokesperson told...
Israeli forces raid home of Palestinian killed after injuring soldiers
11/28/2015 - HEBRON (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces on Saturday raided the home of a Palestinian who was killed after injuring several Israeli soldiers in a "car ramming" attack in the occupied West Bank town of Beit Ummar, locals said. The forces entered Beit...
Palestinian fishermen forced to return to shore after Israeli gunfire
11/28/2015 - GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- Israeli naval forces Saturday opened fire on Palestinian fishermen off the coast of Beit Lahiya in the northern Gaza Strip, according to local fishermen. The fishermen told Ma'an that all fishing boats in the area...
Israel closes road, isolates Palestinian villages NW of Jerusalem
11/28/2015 - RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces on Saturday closed a main road leading to Palestinian villages northwest of Jerusalem and prevented residents from entering or exiting the area, locals said. Locals told Ma'an that a checkpoint was set up on...
Gazan accused of killing Italian activist dies fighting for IS in Iraq
11/28/2015 - GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- A Palestinian accused of killing an Italian activist in the Gaza Strip four years ago has been killed while fighting with the Islamic State group in Anbar province in Iraq, Palestinian security sources in Gaza said Saturday...
Custodian of Holy Land visits Bethlehem
11/28/2015 - BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- The Catholic Custody of the Holy Land on Saturday arrived from Jerusalem to the Nativity Church in the occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem on to mark the beginning of the Christmas season. Fr. Pierbattista Pizzaballa was welcomed...
  The Guardian
West Bank water crisis puts Palestinians in firing zone – in pictures
27 Nov 2015 - In area C of the Israeli-occupied West Bank, Palestinian families must brave a military firing zone in order to obtain water for their land...
Gush Etzion junction – the West Bank roundabout that became a symbol of escalating violence
27 Nov 2015 - Busy junction, scene of nine attacks and four fatalities, has attracted visits from Binyamin Netanyahu and protests from Israeli students In the middle of...
Palestinian rams Israeli soldiers with car in West Bank before being shot dead
27 Nov 2015 - In the latest of a string of attacks that has seen more than 100 deaths, the man drove into troops at a bus station...
Eyewitness: Gaza City, Palestine
28 Nov 2015 - Photographs from the Eyewitness series Continue reading...
  Ha'aretz National News
Israeli girl who killed herself had sent many distress signals
Ha'aretz - 25 Nov 2015
  Palestinian Information Center
Badran: Friday's car attacks reflects determination to resist occupation
28 Nov 2015 - Hamas spokesman Husam Badran has described Friday's vehicular attacks as "confirmation of the Palestinian people's determination to uphold their right to resist the occupation."
Israeli army sets up roadblock near Halhoul town
28 Nov 2015 - The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) on Saturday morning set up a military checkpoint in al-Hawawer area in Halhoul town, north of al-Khalil city.
Palestinian woman arrested for alleged stabbing attack
28 Nov 2015 - A Palestinian woman was detained Saturday morning at al-Hamra military checkpoint in the central Jordan Valley after reportedly attempting to stab an Israeli soldier.
Israel to open diplomatic mission in UAE
28 Nov 2015 - Haaretz newspaper has revealed that Israel will open, for the first time, an official diplomatic mission in Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates soon.
IOF opens fire at Palestinian fishermen, farmers in Gaza
28 Nov 2015 - The Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) opened their gunfire Saturday morning in two separate incidents at Palestinian fishermen and farmers in Gaza.
March in Umm al-Faham protesting Islamic Movement ban
28 Nov 2015 - A large march is scheduled to be organized on Saturday in Umm al-Faham in protest against Israeli decision to outlaw the Islamic Movement in Palestine 48.
Appeal to provide Negev prisoners with winter clothes and blankets
28 Nov 2015 - The Palestinian Prisoners Center for Studies appealed to international relief and human rights groups to pressure Israel to provide the prisoners in the Negev jail with sufficient clothes and blankets.
IOA to raze 10 homes and structures in Silwan neighborhoods
28 Nov 2015 - The Israeli occupation authority (IOA) on Friday delivered 10 administrative demolition orders against Palestinian homes and structures in Silwan district.
18 live shot injuries reported in Qalqilia
27 Nov 2015 - More than 18 Palestinians were injured with live shots while others suffered effects of tear gas inhalation during Friday clashes in Qalqilia north of occupied West Bank.
35 youths injured during Friday clashes in Gaza
27 Nov 2015 - At least 35 Palestinian youths were injured with Israeli gun fire east of Gaza’s border areas Friday afternoon.
Israeli police officer stabbed in Nahariya
27 Nov 2015 - An Israeli police officer was stabbed Friday evening in Nahariya, Israeli media sources said.
Six Israeli soldiers injured in new W. Bank vehicular attack
27 Nov 2015 - Six Israeli soldiers suffered moderate-to-light injuries on Friday afternoon when a Palestinian young man rammed his car into them near Beit Ummar town, northwest of al-Khalil city.
Thousands of Palestinians perform Friday prayers at Aqsa Mosque
27 Nov 2015 - Thousands of Muslim worshipers from all Palestinian areas performed the Friday prayers today at the Aqsa Mosque in the Old City of Jerusalem.
DFLP calls on Egypt to stop flooding Rafah, open crossing
27 Nov 2015 - The Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP) has appealed to the Egyptian authorities to stop flooding the border areas in Rafah with seawater and to open the Rafah border crossing.
Energy authority: Tax exemption on fuel must be renewed soon
27 Nov 2015 - The authority of energy and natural resources warned that the failure to extend the "blue tax" exemption on fuel shipments for the Gaza power plant would have repercussions on electricity generation.
Hamas welcomes PFLP-FIDA initiative for national council abroad
27 Nov 2015 - Hamas has welcomed the invitation made by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) and FIDA Party to form and convene "an elected unifying national council" outside Palestine.
Hamas calls for a new Friday of anger
27 Nov 2015 - Hamas Movement has called on the Palestinian people to engage in clashes with the Israeli occupation troops across all flashpoints in the occupied Palestinian territories.
Youngest Jordanian prisoner sentenced to 15 years
27 Nov 2015 - An Israeli court on Thursday sentenced the youngest Jordanian prisoner Mohammad Suleiman to 15 years in prison and a fine of 30,000 Israeli shekels, family sources affirmed.
IOF arrests two ex-prisoners in Nablus
27 Nov 2015 - The Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) arrested at dawn Friday two Palestinian ex-prisoners after breaking into Nablus city north of occupied West Bank.
Palestinian youth fatally shot by Israeli troops
27 Nov 2015 - A Palestinian youth was fatally shot by the Israeli occupation troops on Friday morning allegedly after he rammed his car into Israeli soldiers deployed at a bus station near the illegal settlement of Kfar Adumim, in eastern Occupied Jerusalem.
Is the Yemen peace deal for real?
JERUSALEM 08 October 2015 (IRIN) - Yemen's Houthi rebels say they are committed to peace, but is the deal for real? IRIN asks the experts. >
  New York Times
State of Terror: ISIS’ Grip on Libyan City Gives It a Fallback Option
28 Nov 2015 - The leadership of the Islamic State is now clenching its grip on Surt so tightly that Western intelligence agencies say they fear the core group may be preparing to fall back to Libya as an alternative base if necessary.
World Briefing: West Bank: Palestinians Killed After Hit-and-Run Attacks
27 Nov 2015 - The Israeli authorities said troops shot and killed two Palestinians who had rammed their cars into soldiers.
Israel to Open Diplomatic Office in United Arab Emirates
27 Nov 2015 - The mission at the International Renewable Energy Agency will be the first time in more than a decade that there will be an official Israeli presence in the Persian Gulf.
The Saturday Profile: Finding a Path Back to Iraq, and Toward Securing Women’s Freedom
27 Nov 2015 - Yanar Mohammed runs a secret network of safe houses in Iraq meant to give women a second chance, but running them did so for her.
Turkey Seeks to Ease Tensions Over Shooting Down of Russian Jet
27 Nov 2015 - Ankara said airstrikes against the Islamic State in Syria had been suspended as it sought a solution, possibly at the Paris climate talks next week.
Ben Carson to Visit Refugees in Jordan Amid Scrutiny of His Foreign Policy Credentials
26 Nov 2015 - The Republican presidential candidate has slipped in opinion polls as concerns have been raised over his readiness to lead during a national crisis.
Britain and Germany Test Support for Stronger Steps Against ISIS
26 Nov 2015 - The French president this week had made efforts to rally his allies against the threat posed by the Islamic State.
  Jerusalem Post
IDF shuts down another Palestinian radio station in Hebron
28 Nov 2015 -
Ariel tells Bennett to set red lines for staying in Netanyahu coalition
28 Nov 2015 -
Thousands 'demonstrate for life’ at wedding of terrorism victim’s daughter
28 Nov 2015 - “I think every Jew who has a Jewish heart needs to be here tonight,” said Avner Gilboa, 62, from Kiryat Arba, who knew Yaakov and Netanel Litman.
Municipality apologizes to Oren for misquoting him on Obama's 'radical Islamic values'
28 Nov 2015 - Oren, a critic of the Obama administration and its policies toward Israel, was a panelist at a town hall meeting organized by the Beersheba municipality on Saturday.
Basketball: Late run secures Jerusalem's dramatic win at Hapoel Tel Aviv
28 Nov 2015 -
'She reminds me of my son,' Nasrallah tells bereaved father of Palestinian female terrorist
28 Nov 2015 - Citizens and security forces killed the female Palestinian terrorist, Asharqat Katani, who attempted to knife Israelis as they waited by a bus stop and a hitch-hiking post.
Nasrallah pays condolence call to family of Palestinian terrorist
28 Nov 2015 -
BDS activists in Germany inspect stores to force labeling of Israeli products
28 Nov 2015 - German activists wore signs on their backs which read: "Inspection: Label obligation for products from the illegal Israeli settlements.
Fleeing BDS, Belgian stage director brings a taste of Sex and the City to TA
28 Nov 2015 - Having been ostracized in Antwerp's artistic community, Noémi Schlosser breaks into Israel's theater scene with a comic production about love, sex and relationships.
Jerusalem Post Editorial: Paper, rock, scissors
28 Nov 2015 - The stabbings that characterize the current tidal wave of terrorism is violence on the personal level.
Fifteen thousand Israeli Arabs gather to protest Israel's ban on Islamic Movement
28 Nov 2015 - "We will sacrifice our lives for the al-Aksa Mosque," shouted demonstrators, who waved Palestinian flags and demanded Israel cancel its decision to ban the movement's activities.
Palestinian, Israeli protesters: ‘The last day of the occupation is the first day of peace'
28 Nov 2015 - Some of the activists waved large Palestinian flags that fluttered next to the passing cars and others had held olive branches.
Iranian linked terror plot foiled in Kenya, two arrested
28 Nov 2015 - Suspected of working on behalf of Iran's elite military al-Quds Force, two Kenyans were arrested before carrying out a terror attack on multiple tourist sites.
WATCH: Holy Land Custodian launches Christmas season from Jesus' birthplace Bethlehem
28 Nov 2015 - The Custodian of the Holy Land Father Pierbattista Pizzaballa arrives at ceremonial launch of the beginning of the Christmas season.
Report: PM's brother-in-law says Netanyahu 'very clearly against Palestinian state'
28 Nov 2015 - Ben-Artzi admits to Jpost: Haven't spoken to him since Bar-Ilan speech.
Liberman: Israel is the largest financial backer of Palestinian terror
28 Nov 2015 - Yisrael Beytenu leader harshly criticizes Netanyahu for his handling of the terror wave.
Day after two terror attacks, IDF prepares suspects' West Bank homes for demolition
28 Nov 2015 - Both suspects injured soldiers in two separate vehicular car ramming attacks in West Bank.
Diplomacy: The scent of unilateral steps
27 Nov 2015 - US Secretary of State John Kerry spent nearly 5 hours with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu this week. One thing is clear: Israeli moves to change the situation on the ground were discussed.
NYC to fund security guards for Jewish schools
27 Nov 2015 - $19.8 million would be made available to fund security at New York City’s private schools.
United Arab Emirates: Israel mission not sign of changed relations
27 Nov 2015 - The International Renewable Energy Association, commonly referred to as IRENA, is an international group headquartered in Abu Dhabi.
Remembering Holocaust eased Cuba imprisonment, US contractor Gross says
27 Nov 2015 - Gross, a longtime-supporter of Jewish causes, was sentenced to 15 years in prison for importing banned technology and trying to establish clandestine Internet service for Cuban Jews.
What Obama did and didn’t say about Ezra Schwartz
27 Nov 2015 - How the administration has handled the murder of Schwartz, who was killed along with two other men by Palestinian terrorists, raises legitimate questions.
Six IDF soldiers wounded near Hebron in second vehicular attack of the day
27 Nov 2015 - Assailant shot at the scene; Palestinian protesters hurl rocks, firebombs in clashes with security forces in area of attack.
WATCH: Orthodox Jew subdues belligerent assailant outside Melbourne synagogue
27 Nov 2015 - Police arrest suspect seen in footage trying to assault Jewish man, slurredly shouting "do you want to swear to Allah" and "go back to Israel."
Beduin man arrested under suspicion of aiding Palestinian terrorist in Kiryat Gat stabbings
27 Nov 2015 - Suspect was allegedly involved in past efforts to facilitate the illegal entry of Palestinians from the West Bank into Israel, according to security authorities.
IDF chief visited Brussels to establish unprecedented security ties
27 Nov 2015 - Prompted by security fears in Europe, Eisenkot made the clandestine visit earlier in the week where he met with both Belgium and American security officials.
Two IDF soldiers hurt in West Bank vehicular-ramming attack
27 Nov 2015 - Assailant shot and killed at the scene; wounded soldiers in moderate condition; attacker said to be brother of other terrorist, according to Palestinian media.
France, Russia eyeing united front against ISIS
27 Nov 2015 - The leaders differ over the fate of Syrian President Bashar Assad

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