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Israeli Bus Rams Palestinians in Jenin, Killing One
An Israeli bus driver ran over two Palestinians at al-Jalama checkpoint in Jenin, on Tuesday, injuring one person and killing another, Palestinian security sources have reported. ...
Israelis Mock US Criticism of "Jewish State" Legislation
Livni and Lapid urged to leave coalition Israeli officials, on Tuesday, mocked US concerns about the controversial new "Jewish State" bill that was issued on Sunday, with the cabinet set to vote on and approve it Wednesday, November 26, 2014. ...
Soldiers Kidnap 15 Palestinians In Jerusalem, West Bank
Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Tuesday at dawn, fifteen Palestinians in different parts of the occupied West Bank, and occupied East Jerusalem, and moved them to a number of interrogation centers. ...
Fateh Official Kidnapped By The Army In Jerusalem
Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Tuesday at dawn, the secretary of the Fateh movement of President Mahmoud Abbas, in occupied East Jerusalem, from his home in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque. The soldiers also kidnapped his brother. ...
Soldiers Kidnap A Palestinian Near Hebron
Qassam Fighter Killed During Training In Gaza
The Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of the Hamas movement, stated Tuesday that one of its fighters was killed during training, east of Gaza City. ...
Eight Palestinians, Including Children, Kidnapped In Jerusalem
Israeli soldiers kidnapped, on Monday at night, a Palestinian father and his son after breaking into their home, in Jabal al-Mokabber, in occupied East Jerusalem, and searching it. Six more Palestinians, including five children, kidnapped in the Old City. ...
Israeli Authorities Prevent 100 Tons of Vegetables from Exporting out of Gaza
Israeli occupation authorities have barred, at Kerm Abu Salem crossing, ten truckloads of agricultural products from passing out of the war-torn and economically besieged Gaza Strip, due to an alleged dispute between the Israeli army and the Ministry of Agriculture. ...
Israeli Man Stabbed in Jerusalem
Israeli media reported, on Monday, that a 45-year-old Jewish man arrived at a police station in Jerusalem's Old City with stab wounds to his abdomen. ...
  Ha'aretz Diplomacy & Defense
 
Palestinian killed by Israeli army gunfire in West Bank
In separate incident, Palestinian man seriously wounded by IDF in clashes near Hebron.
Abbas accuses Hamas of bombing Fatah officials' homes in Gaza
PA president adds that rivals are trying 'to destroy' Palestinian unity, and says Israel is triggering a religious war; meanwhile, jailed PLO leader Marwan Barghouti calls to 'strengthen the resistance.'
  Palestinian Center for Human Rights
 
Israeli Settlers Continue Their Attacks against Palestinian Civilians in the West Bank
Palestinian Center for Human Rights
Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (13- 19 November 2014)
Palestinian Center for Human Rights
  International Solidarity Movement
 
ISM activist shot in the head with rubber-coated steel bullet
11/2/2014 - International Solidarity Movement - Ramallah, Occupied Palestine - Today during a protest at Qalandia checkpoint,an Italian ISM volunteer was shot in the head with a rubber-coated steel bullet. The injury is just two centimetres above her left eye. Giulia, the ISMer, stated, "I was just standing...
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[Uruknet 109668 10-oct-2014 05:39 ECT] Afghan officials say US air strike kills 11 civilians
10 Oct 2014 - September 10, 2014 - A US air strike in eastern Afghanistan killed 11 civilians, local officials said Wednesday, sparking condemnation from President Hamid Karzai who has often criticised the conduct of NATO forces now leaving the country. Civilian casualties caused...
[Uruknet 109667 10-oct-2014 05:20 ECT] Palestinians in Gaza are still waiting for the siege to end
10 Oct 2014 - September 10, 2014 - A new United Nations assessment published this week lays out the massive scope of the needs facing the nearly 1.8 million Palestinians in Gaza following the "unprecedented" destruction wreaked by 51 days of Israeli bombing in...
[Uruknet 109666 10-oct-2014 03:54 ECT] The US, ISIS and Al Qaeda
9 Oct 2014 - September 10, 2014 - ...The immediate problem with those warnings is that, according to U.S. intelligence experts, despite the shocking beheading of two captured American journalists, ISIS represents no immediate terrorist threat to the American heartland, nor is there any...
[Uruknet 109665 10-oct-2014 03:49 ECT] More of the Same An Unlearned Lesson from 9/11
9 Oct 2014 - September 10, 2014 - ...It has been shown almost ad infinitum that following the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, to cite only the most important ones, that the climate of worldwide violence has increased substantially, and shows no signs of...
[Uruknet 109664 10-oct-2014 03:44 ECT] Gaza beach massacre commemorated by child survivors
9 Oct 2014 - September 10, 2014 - On Sunday evening, as the sun slipped behind the Mediterranean Sea, members of the Bakr family, a sprawling clan of fishermen in Gaza City s Beach refugee camp, gathered with hundreds of supporters on the beach...
[Uruknet 109663 10-oct-2014 03:41 ECT] Iraq snapshot - September 10, 2014
9 Oct 2014 - September 10, 2014 - Chaos and violence continue, reality continues to look bad, but Barack just knows he can spin it, and much more. Wednesday night, US President Barack Obama gives an address on Iraq.He will most likely note the...
[Uruknet 109662 10-oct-2014 03:20 ECT] Iraqi Tajdeed movement says Abadi government does not suggest change is coming
9 Oct 2014 - September 10, 2014 - Iraq s Tajdeed Movement, headed by Iraq s former Vice President Tariq Al-Hashimi, has criticised the new government s composition saying it doesn t suggest that change is coming. The Anadolu news Agency reported a statement...
[Uruknet 109661 10-oct-2014 01:28 ECT] Syria News - September 9, 2014
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 - By the end of Tuesday, LCC were able to document 121 martyrs including 9 women, 22 children and 4 martyrs under torture: 50 martyrs were reported in Idlib; 44 in Damascus and its suburbs; 12 in...
[Uruknet 109660 10-oct-2014 00:55 ECT] Steven Salaita and Zionist McCarthyism
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 - I have been following the controversy swirling around the dehiring of Steven Salaita by unilateral fiat of the Chancellor of the Urbana Champaign campus of the University of Illinois, Phyllis Wise. As is now widely known,...
[Uruknet 109659 10-oct-2014 00:49 ECT] American-Iranian Backed Government Forces Committing Ethnic Cleansing Massacres in Arab Sunni Majority Cities in Iraq
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014- ...Since the American occupation awarded Iranian revolutionaries and Kurdish Peshmerga for collaborating with them in the invasion and occupation in Iraq, the militias of those two beneficiaries have been working hand in hand with occupation forces in...
[Uruknet 109658 10-oct-2014 00:32 ECT] ISISophobia or "The Mooslims Are Coming"
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 - ISIS has become the scare du jour of world politics. While ISIS is a profoundly disturbing phenomenon for which the world should develop some sort of response, the problem is that the Islamist movement has become...
[Uruknet 109657 10-oct-2014 00:26 ECT] Syria News - September 8, 2014
9 Oct 2014 - September 8, 2014 - By the end of Monday, LCC were able to document 50 martyrs including 7 women, 11 children and 5 martyrs under torture: 16 martyrs were reported in Hama; 7 in Damascus and its suburbs; 6 in...
[Uruknet 109656 09-oct-2014 23:57 ECT] For Gaza s children, safety is just a word
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 -As the smoke clears over Gaza and its residents begin to assess the damage of Israel s 50-day war, no group has been more traumatized than this enclave s children. They represent roughly half of Gaza s...
[Uruknet 109655 09-oct-2014 23:53 ECT] Hamas Rocket Launches Don t Explain Israel s Gaza Destruction
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 - Israel and its supporters abroad have parried accusations of indiscriminate destruction and mass killing of civilians in Gaza by arguing that they were consequences of strikes aimed at protecting Israeli civilians from rockets that were being...
[Uruknet 109654 09-oct-2014 23:41 ECT] BREAKING WINDOWS: Corruption, Iraq, and American Empire
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 - ....To break windows is to commit an act of psychic as well as physical violence. This study argues that the American assault on Iraq aimed deliberately to break windows. The United States projected its own demons...
[Uruknet 109653 09-oct-2014 23:33 ECT] Breaking silence, Salaita calls on Univ. of Illinois to rescind his firing over Gaza tweets
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 - Steven Salaita broke his silence today for the first time since administrators at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) fired him from a tenured position in the American Indian Studies program more than a month...
[Uruknet 109652 09-oct-2014 06:28 ECT] Drone firms bought influence at NATO summit
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 - Arms companies which provide key components for the drones used by the US to carry out secret strikes in violation of international law bought access to last week s NATO summit, research by legal charity Reprieve...
[Uruknet 109651 09-oct-2014 06:25 ECT] Giving up on the system: Leading Israeli human rights groups reject army request to file investigations on crimes in Gaza
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 - Israel s leading human rights groups will no longer provide information on solider misconduct to army investigators. After years of delayed military investigations for two Israeli wars in Gaza, the last without any army abuse convictions,...
[Uruknet 109650 09-oct-2014 06:22 ECT] Lieberman s renewed demilitarisation demands
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 - The aftermath of Israel s colonial massacre has resulted in a stronger Palestinian resistance. Only a few weeks after Iran s declaration to accelerate the process of armed resistance among Palestinians in Gaza and the West...
[Uruknet 109649 09-oct-2014 06:20 ECT] Iraq s Shi ite militia, Kurds use U.S. air strikes to further own agendas
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 - ...Helped by the United States and Iran, Kurdish forces and Shi ite militia are finally beating back Islamic State militants who overran most Sunni Arab areas in northern and central Iraq nearly three months ago.But the...
[Uruknet 109648 09-oct-2014 06:17 ECT] EU Popular Opposition to Israel Stronger Than Ever
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 - The dispossession of the Palestinian people has been and remains an internationalized endeavor. With the European Union as its largest trading partner and the United States as its largest backer militarily and politically, Israel has no...
[Uruknet 109647 09-oct-2014 06:11 ECT] Tony Blair: The War Criminal Middle East "Peace" Envoy
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 - ... Though other Labour Party leaders have since endeavoured to jettison the pernicious legacy of the illegal Iraq war, Blair has steadfastly continued to maintain that he made the right decision . . ."If we hadn t removed Saddam...
[Uruknet 109646 09-oct-2014 06:08 ECT] Since the Truce into Force, 25 Shooting Incidents at Fishing Boats, Detention of 6 Fishermen and Confiscation of 3 Boats Reported
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 - The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) is following up with concern the Israeli violations against Palestinian fishermen while fishing in the Gaza Strip waters within the allowed fishing area. The most recent violation took place...
[Uruknet 109645 09-oct-2014 06:02 ECT] A veil of silence on Iraqi regime barbaric crimesThe corporate media are silent about Iraqi Government s militia crimes.
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 - ... I called one of our distant relatives in Yousfiya southern Baghdad to check on his family. He told me that the militias kidnapped 83 of their cousins and young men from al Gartan Tribe and they...
[Uruknet 109644 09-oct-2014 05:57 ECT] Zionists try to close down Palestine solidarity group at Philadelphia university
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014- Members of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania have sought legal advice after being falsely accused of anti-Semitism. The accusations, made by a right-wing Zionist student and Israel-aligned media, have prompted...
[Uruknet 109643 09-oct-2014 05:55 ECT] Why aren t we talking about racism and colonialism in the Salaita affair?
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 - Since the news broke a few weeks ago that Steven Salaita s tenured appointment at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) was rejected by Chancellor Phyllis Wise and, though without a formal vote, by the...
[Uruknet 109642 09-oct-2014 05:51 ECT] Why has Israel attacked so many Palestinian civilian targets?
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 - The general assumption that many media outlets and international activists attempt to convey to the public is that when a state attacks civilian targets it is inhumane, breaches international law and disregards human rights. However, such...
[Uruknet 109641 09-oct-2014 05:47 ECT] An Arab world at the push of an American button
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 - We do not want to underestimate or diminish the danger of Islamic State (IS) and extremism, but for the Arab League not to issue a statement to confront Israel, even if it was only a lie...
[Uruknet 109640 09-oct-2014 05:43 ECT] Illegal Israeli settlements receive highest government spending
9 Oct 2014 - Illegal Israeli settlements received the largest budgets of all local municipalities including those within the Green Line, a report issued today revealed. In its report entitled "Inequality in Central Government Transfers to Municipalities" the Adva Centre said that between 1991...
[Uruknet 109639 09-oct-2014 05:36 ECT] Syria News - September 8, 2014
9 Oct 2014 - September 8, 2014 - By the end of Monday, LCC were able to document 50 martyrs including 7 women, 11 children and 5 martyrs under torture: 16 martyrs were reported in Hama; 7 in Damascus and its suburbs; 6 in...
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Cairo building collapse kills 17
BBC 25 Nov 2014 - Rescue teams are searching for survivors in the rubble of a block of flats that collapsed in Egypt's capital Cairo, killing at least 17 people.
Elizabeth Warren visits Netanyahu, even as he undermines US negotiations with Iran
Mondoweiss 25 Nov 2014 - Elizabeth Warren has gone on her first foreign trip to… Israel. Palestine and Jordan are thrown in as the fixins. Reported first by the Boston Globe , Warren’s jaunt took her to the rightwing prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu, whom she met Monday– even as the prime minister was...
Raqqa air strikes 'kill dozens'
BBC 25 Nov 2014 - At least 36 civilians have been killed in air strikes by Syrian government warplanes on the Islamic State-held northern city of Raqqa, activists say.
The Minds of Others: An interview with Max Blumenthal
Mondoweiss 25 Nov 2014 - And that is the great thing I hold against pseudo-humanism: that for too long it has diminished the rights of man, that its concept of those rights has been – and still is – narrow and fragmentary, incomplete and biased and, all things considered, sordidly racist....
Tunisian election goes to run-off
BBC 25 Nov 2014 - Tunisia's presidential election will go to a run-off after no candidate secured an overall majority in the first round of voting, official results show.
Like an unrequited lover, ‘NYT’ confesses itself heartbroken over Israel’s (latest) betrayal of democracy
Mondoweiss 25 Nov 2014 - You surely saw the news  that the Israeli cabinet approved a bill to define Israel as “the nation state of the Jewish people.” The State Department issued mild criticism of the measure: “we would expect [Israel] to continue Israel’s commitment to democratic principles.” Israel’s centrist cabinet...
Debunking Netanyahu’s propaganda on Jerusalem
Mondoweiss 25 Nov 2014 - This short piece of inflammatory propaganda above  has been circulated by the Israeli Prime Minister’s office. It is dangerous and should be explained and put into context urgently: 1. The Temple Mount is not  in a bubble, it is in Jerusalem/AlQuds (this much you know). But...
Iran nuclear talks draw criticism and praise in world press
BBC 25 Nov 2014 - World press see hope and failure in Iran nuclear talks
A handful of Wellesley students are trying to shut down discussion of Israel/Palestine
Mondoweiss 25 Nov 2014 - In an attempt to foster critical thought on campus and include pro-Palestinian viewpoints, Wellesley Students for Justice in Palestine (WSJP) has been dragged into a larger set of administrative issues that are out of our control, and falsely accused of contributing to a growing hostile and...
Eight Yemen hostages freed in raid
BBC 25 Nov 2014 - A group of seven Yemenis and a US military expert kidnapped by al-Qaeda-linked militants are freed by Yemeni forces, an official tells the BBC.
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The Lebanese lack of narrative demonstrated via ‘Google Doodle’
Al-Akhbar Blogs 25 Nov 2014 - Last Saturday, on November 22, every Lebanese that has a device with Internet access rejoiced with a rare sense of pride, “Google has celebrated our independence!” Every day, the electronic deity adorns its search engine’s homepage with ‘Google Doodles,’ illustrating and animating the Google logo to...
The NYT’s unsubtle war on fairness in covering the Arab-Israeli conflict
Al-Akhbar Blogs 24 Nov 2014 - In a few articles over the last few days, The New York Times ’ hostility to the Palestinian people and their just cause was revealed to all. First, there is a note from Public Editor Margaret Sullivan. Related Articles: Characteristics of Israeli propaganda in the West...
Hezbollah member, two Syria jihadists freed in prisoner swap
Al-Akhbar News 25 Nov 2014 - Lebanon's Hezbollah resistance movement said one of its members captured in Syria by Syri'as al-Qaeda's branch, al-Nusra Front, was released on Tuesday in exchange for two jihadists held by the resistance group. "Prisoner Imad Ayyad has been freed, in exchange for two members of Nusra who...
Khamenei says West failed to bring Iran 'to its knees', slams 'evil' Israeli practices
Al-Akhbar News 25 Nov 2014 - Supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Tuesday that Iran would not sink "to its knees" over its disputed nuclear program, as he accused the West of being behind the turmoil in the Middle East and called on the Islamic world to re-shift the focus to Palestine....
UAE jails man over social media posts
Al-Akhbar News 25 Nov 2014 - An Emirati court Tuesday sentenced a local man to three years in jail after he posted social media reports on the imprisonment of his father, convicted along with dozens of other Islamists. A state security court convicted the defendant of allegedly "creating a page on a...
“Arab economic integration”: What model does the ESCWA want?
Al-Akhbar News 25 Nov 2014 - ESCWA's headquarters located in Beirut, Lebanon. Al-Akhbar/Haitham Moussawi ESCWA's headquarters located in Beirut, Lebanon. Al-Akhbar/Haitham Moussawi Abdullah Dardari, chief economist at the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), puts the estimated value of capital assets destroyed by the wars in Iraq, Syria,...
Clashes erupt between ISIS, Iraqi forces near Baiji refinery
Al-Akhbar News 25 Nov 2014 - Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) insurgents battled Iraqi forces in the center of Baiji on Tuesday, a week after the army broke their prolonged siege of the country's largest oil refinery just outside the town, an army officer and residents said. The renewed fighting...
Building collapses in Cairo, revealing major flaws in Egypt's housing sector
Al-Akhbar News 25 Nov 2014 - A building in Egypt's capital in which two floors had been added illegally collapsed overnight, killing 15 people and burying seven more in the rubble, emergency services and officials said Tuesday. Last month, Egypt’s Housing Minister Mustafa Madbouly said Egypt plans to offer cheap loans for...
Is an Algerian ‘spring’ around the corner?
Al-Akhbar Politics 25 Nov 2014 - Algerian men protest against President Bouteflika's decision to run for a fourth term. He ultimately won the elections and is now carrying out his fourth term in office. AFP Algerian men protest against President Bouteflika's decision to run for a fourth term. He ultimately won the...
Lebanon food safety scandal: Bacteria found in chicken worse than salmonella
Al-Akhbar Politics 24 Nov 2014 - A market in the southern Lebanese city of Saida in March 2011. Al-Akhbar / Hassan Bahsoun Work does not stop even during holidays. The responsibility is great and food contamination has become a major concern for the Lebanese. The technicians are working in various parts of the...
Turkey, US to train 2,000 ‘moderate’ Syrian opposition fighters
Al-Akhbar Politics 25 Nov 2014 - A handout made available by Turkish Presidential Press Service on November 22, 2014, shows Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (R) and US Vice President Joe Biden (L) at Beylerbeyi Palace in Istanbul.Biden met Erdogan in Istanbul in a bid to ease strains over the Syria crisis...
Iranian missiles give Hezbollah advantage in war of deterrence with Israel
Al-Akhbar Politics 24 Nov 2014 - This undated handout photo released on August 25, 2010 by the Iranian Defense Ministry, allegedly shows the test firing of its home-built surface-to-surface Fateh 110 missile. AFP / Iran Defense Ministry / Vahid Reza Alaei Tehran’s announcement that it provided Hezbollah with the most advanced model of the...
From Gaza to Sderot, Trauma Marks The Past — And The Present
The Forward Leonard Fein 24 Nov 2014 -
ISIS Aimed at Ideals When They Destroyed Jonah's Tomb
The Forward Leonard Fein 24 Nov 2014 -
Dani Danon Is Such a Threat to Israel Even Bibi Fired Him
The Forward Leonard Fein 24 Nov 2014 -
When We Stop To Really See Each Other
The Forward Leonard Fein 24 Nov 2014 -
Are Jews Now Safe and Free From Being Haunted?
The Forward Leonard Fein 24 Nov 2014 -
Shoes of Majdanek Prisoners Stolen From Concentration Camp's Museum
The Foward Breaking News 25 Nov 2014 - Eight shoes belonging to prisoners at the former Majdanek concentration camp disappeared from an exhibit at the museum there. Click here for the rest of the article...
Israel Officials Hit Back at U.S. Criticism of 'Jewish State' Law
The Foward Breaking News 25 Nov 2014 - Israeli officials hit back at U.S. criticism of their country’s proposed “Jewish state” law. Click here for the rest of the article...
Israeli Man Attacked in Berlin After Leaving Synagogue
The Foward Breaking News 25 Nov 2014 - An Israeli man visiting Berlin suffered a black eye and fractured fingers in a street attack. Click here for the rest of the article...
Trove of Eichmann Trial Documents To be Auctioned Off
The Foward Breaking News 25 Nov 2014 - A trove of documents related to Israel’s 1961 trial of the Nazi leader Adolf Eichmann will be auctioned off in Jerusalem after their discovery in a trash bin. Click here for the rest of the article...
Reuven Rivlin Cancels Appearance by Israeli Singer After Anti-Arab Song
The Foward Breaking News 25 Nov 2014 - Israel’s president cancelled an appearance at his official residence of an Israeli singer after he released an anti-Arab song. Click here for the rest of the article...
Jewish Teacher Jailed for Sexually Abusing Boys Deported to U.S.
The Foward Breaking News 25 Nov 2014 - An Orthodox Jewish teacher was deported to the United States after serving a jail sentence for sexually abusing four boys at a Jewish school in Melbourne more than two decades ago. Click here for the rest of the article...
Orthodox N.J. Embraces Rabbi Pruzansky — Extreme Anti-Arab Views and All
The Forward New 25 Nov 2014 - Why do so many of New Jersey’s Orthodox Jews accept Rabbi Pruzansky’s calls for Israel to collectively punish Arab Israeli and Palestinian ‘savages’? Click here for the rest of the article...
Theater J Cancels Middle East Festival, Prompting Censorship Debate
The Forward New 25 Nov 2014 - Washington DC’s Theater J has canceled a festival featuring works critical of Israel,  prompting worries about censorship — and one board member’s resignation. Click here for the rest of the article...
Will Renewed Terror Stifle Jerusalem's Secular Renaissance?
The Forward New 24 Nov 2014 - Jerusalem has gotten a cultural makeover in recent years. But with the return of terrorist violence to the area, some worry the hard-won revival will fade away. Click here for the rest of the article...
East Africa: Saudi Arabia Changes Visa Application Process for Nigeria
allAfrica.com 25 Nov 2014 - [CAJ News]Lagos -SAUDI Arabia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, has mandated VFS TasHeel International with managing and administrating the Saudi Arabian visa application process from Nigeria.
Seychelles: Unexpected Fog Strands Formula One Fans in Abu Dhabi
allAfrica.com 25 Nov 2014 - [Seychelles News Agency]Abu Dhabi -An un-forecasted blanket of fog rolled over the United Arab Emirates (UAE) capital city of Abu Dhabi on Sunday night, bringing the city's airport to a grinding halt.
Egypt: UAE Offers Egypt U.S.$200 Mn to Fund Micro Enterprises
allAfrica.com 25 Nov 2014 - [Egypt Online]Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab and UAE Minister of State Sultan Ahmed al-Jaber witnessed the signing of a $200-million deal for funding micro enterprises.
Seychelles: Visa Free Travel to UAE for All Seychelles Passports Soon
allAfrica.com 25 Nov 2014 - [Seychelles News Agency]Victoria -Seychellois passport holders will no longer need to apply for a visa when travelling to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) once a new visa waiver agreement signed between the two countries comes into force.
Kenya: Terror Must Be Fought From the Heart, Not Barrel of the Gun
allAfrica.com 25 Nov 2014 - [The Star]Intifada -- the popular Palestinian uprising against Israeli's military repression from 1987 to 1991 -- is similar to what is happening in Mombasa and other parts of the country. Whether in Mandera, Mpeketoni, Kapedo, Baragoi or Westgate, terror and insecurity is stalking Kenyans everywhere like...
Angola: UAE Promotes Discussion on Orthographic Agreement
allAfrica.com 25 Nov 2014 - [ANGOP]Luanda -The Angolan Writers Union (UEA) promotes on Wednesday, at its premises in Luanda, a discussion about the spelling agreement in the community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP).
New AAI Poll Reveals Arab American Identity Trends and Political Concerns
Arab American Institute 25 Nov 2014 - By Kristyn Acho Fall Intern, 2014 This morning, Dr. Jim Zogby, President of the Arab American Institute, released a new Zogby Analytics poll, Arab American Voters 2014: Their Identity and Political Concerns.
AAI Joins the Mossawa Center Campaign Against Israeli Police Brutality
Arab American Institute 25 Nov 2014 - The Mossawa Center has launched a campaign demanding an end to Israeli police brutality focused on the latest Arab-Israeli casualty, Khayr al-Din Hamdan.
“Yalla 2016” Convenes Arab American Leaders in Washington, DC
Arab American Institute 25 Nov 2014 - This weekend, the Arab American Institute held a summit in Washington, D.C. to convene a significant group of Arab American leaders and activists from across the country. Over three days of programming, participants engaged in substantive conversations about organizing the Arab American community ahead of the...
9/09/2011 AIPAC Junkets to Israel Illegal: IRS-DOJ Complaint Filing
IRMEP 25 Nov 2014 - 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 2014 - 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 2014 - 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 2014 - 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 2014 - 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 2014 - 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...
Tell the UN: Don’t reward Israel for Gaza massacre
Global BDS 25 Nov 2014 - One moment please, redirecting you now to http://www.bdsmovement.net/dont-reward-israel
Israel’s Hannibal Directive
Sabbah report 25 Nov 2014 - Hannibal's original mandate and spirit remain. Israeli has no qualms about killing its own. Slaughtering Palestinian civilians is longstanding Israeli policy. The post: Israel’s Hannibal Directive appeared first on Sabbah Report § Sign up for our FREE newsletter §
The Virtue & Necessity of Deconstructing Anti-Semitism
Sabbah report 25 Nov 2014 - 'Anti-Semitism', say the experts, is a 'virus' with no rational basis. That's the official decree. But real history is not so black and white. This is why the entire paradigm of anti-Semitic theory needs to be revised, deconstructed and junked. The post: The Virtue & Necessity...
US guilty of war crimes in Palestine
Sabbah report 25 Nov 2014 - If humanity is to be served, citizens who believe in equal access to international tools of justice must speak up and denounce the continued U.S. hegemony over Palestine. The post: US guilty of war crimes in Palestine appeared first on Sabbah Report § Sign up for...
Tens of thousands remain homeless in Gaza
Sabbah report 25 Nov 2014 - One week after a ceasefire halting an Israeli military offensive against the Gaza Strip, tens of thousands of Palestinians remain displaced, sheltered in United Nations schools and other facilities. The post: Tens of thousands remain homeless in Gaza appeared first on Sabbah Report § Sign up...
Did Israel commit war crimes in Rafah?
Sabbah report 25 Nov 2014 - Amid fear that Hamas had captured an Israeli soldier, the Israeli military sealed civilians in the Rafah area and began shelling on Aug. 1, 2014. The Israeli military confirmed that Rafah residents were barred from leaving the area, but declined comment on the war crime allegations....
Gaza War Postmortems
Sabbah report 25 Nov 2014 - Expect long denied Palestinian injustice to persist. Expect future Israeli aggression. Expect Palestinians blamed for its crimes. The post: Gaza War Postmortems appeared first on Sabbah Report § Sign up for our FREE newsletter §
Join One Book, Many Communities: Mornings in Jenin Campaign
US Campaign to End the Occupation 25 Nov 2014 - Organize a Discussion in Your Community! US Campaign member group Librarians and Archivists with Palestine is excited to announce their newest campaign : " One Book, Many Communities: Mornings in Jenin ." "One Book" is an international reading and discussion initiative drawing inspiration from the "one book, one town"...
The Continuing Struggle for Palestinian Rights
US Campaign to End the Occupation 25 Nov 2014 - The US Campaign held its 13th Annual National Organizers' Conference, The Mainstreaming of BDS & Continuing Struggle for Palestinian Rights, September 19-21 in San Diego. Below is the recording of our closing panel The Continuing Struggle for Palestinian Rights . Panelists shared their thoughts about moving forward...
The Battle for Justice in Palestine
US Campaign to End the Occupation 25 Nov 2014 - The US Campaign held its 13th Annual National Organizers' Conference, The Mainstreaming of BDS & Continuing Struggle for Palestinian Rights, September 19-21 in San Diego. Below is the recording for our Saturday evening session featuring Ali Abunimah, co-founder of The Electronic Intifada , and Tariq and Suha...
Exposing the 1% & State of Israel’s Agenda to Silence Criticism of Israel & Promote Anti-Muslim and Anti-Arab Racism
US Campaign to End the Occupation 25 Nov 2014 - The US Campaign held its 13th Annual National Organizers' Conference, The Mainstreaming of BDS & Continuing Struggle for Palestinian Rights, September 19-21 in San Diego. Below is the recording for the workshop Exposing the 1% & State of Israel’s Agenda to Silence Criticism of Israel &...
Carrying Out Effective BDS Actions
US Campaign to End the Occupation 25 Nov 2014 - The US Campaign held its 13th Annual National Organizers' Conference, The Mainstreaming of BDS & Continuing Struggle for Palestinian Rights, September 19-21 in San Diego. Below is the recording for the Carrying Out Effective BDS Actions workshop. Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions campaigns are not just about...
Mainstreaming BDS & Connecting Struggles
US Campaign to End the Occupation 25 Nov 2014 - The US Campaign held its 13th Annual National Organizers' Conference, The Mainstreaming of BDS & Continuing Struggle for Palestinian Rights, September 19-21 in San Diego. Below is the recording for the Mainstreaming BDS & Connecting Struggles panel. Earlier this year, the Israeli company Elbit Systems won...
  Ma'an News
 
Report: 3 Israelis attack Palestinian youth in Jerusalem
11/24/2014 - JERUSALEM (Ma'an) -- Three Israelis attacked and hospitalized a Palestinian youth in Jerusalem on Monday, Israeli police said. Israeli police spokeswoman Luba Samri said the youth, who was not identified, is in a good condition in a Jerusalem hospital and police...
Israel cabinet votes to enshrine 'Jewish state' in law
11/24/2014 - JERUSALEM (AFP) -- Israel's government Sunday endorsed a proposal to anchor in law the country's status as the national homeland of the Jewish people, drawing fire from critics who said it weakened democracy." The cabinet today approved a draft...
Clashes as Israeli soldiers raid attack suspects' homes
11/24/2014 - JERUSALEM (Ma'an) -- Clashes erupted in the Jabal al-Mukabbir area after Israeli forces raided the homes of the two Jerusalem attack suspects Ghassan and Udayy Abu Jamal on Monday. The family of Ghassan and Udayy said that Israeli forces raided two...
Israeli settlers smash Palestinian vehicles in Nablus district
11/24/2014 - NABLUS (Ma'an) -- Israeli settlers on Monday smashed the windshields of Palestinian vehicles in the Nablus district, an official said. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors settler activity in the northern West Bank, told Ma'an that dozens of...
Israeli court fails to end administrative detention of Palestinian man
11/24/2014 - HEBRON (Ma'an) - The Israeli supreme court on Monday decided to set a limit for administrative detention of Raed Ikhlayyil from Beit Ummar north of Hebron, his lawyer says. Mufid al-Hajj, who works at the Palestinian Prisoner's Society, said...
Israeli forces 'detain 10-year-old Palestinian boy' in Silwan
11/24/2014 - JERUSALEM (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained a 10-year-old Palestinian boy in the Silwan neighborhood on Monday evening, a local information center said. Majdi Abbasi of the Wadi Hilweh information center told Ma'an that Israeli forces in the Ein...
Report: Israeli stabbed near Jerusalem Old City
11/24/2014 - TEL AVIV, Israel (Ma'an) -- Israeli media reported Monday that a 45-year-old Jewish man arrived at a police station in Jerusalem's Old City with stab wounds to his abdomen. Israel's Ynet news site reported that the...
Gaza ministry warns Israel over fruit exports
11/24/2014 - GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- The Gaza Ministry of Agriculture warned the Israeli authorities on Monday that continuously obstructing the entry of vegetables to the West Bank or Jordan would result in sanctions. The ministry said in a statement that officials would...
Israeli guards raid cells in Rimon jail
11/24/2014 - BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Palestinian detainees in Israel's Rimon jail clashed with guards on Monday following a raid on prison cells, a Palestinian official said. Issa Qaraqe, chairman of the Palestinian Authority Department of Prisoner's Affairs, said clashes...
Israeli forces detain 11 Palestinians across West Bank
11/24/2014 - BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained 11 Palestinians in overnight arrest raids in East Jerusalem and the West Bank, Palestinian security officials and Israel's army said. Israeli soldiers raided Beit Awwa in Hebron and detained Walid Abu al-Ghallasi, Yusuf...
Israeli forces attempt to detain Hamas MP in Nablus
11/24/2014 - NABLUS (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces raided the home of Hamas MP Sheikh Ahmad al-Hajj Ali in Nablus early Monday in an attempt to detain him, sources close to the leader said."Dozens of soldiers raided his home around 3:00 a...
Parents deny sons planned to assassinate Israeli FM
11/24/2014 - BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- The father of two Palestinian men accused of plotting to kill Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman on Sunday said the claims by Israeli security forces were "inconceivable." Salim el-Zir, 65, told Ma'an that his sons Ibrahim...
Israeli forces raid Palestinian football association HQ
11/24/2014 - JERUSALEM (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces on Monday morning raided the headquarters of the Palestinian Football association in al-Ram near Jerusalem. A statement from the PFA said three Israeli military jeeps raided the headquarters at 9:20 a. m. on Monday and...
FM: UN resolution on Israel occupation postponed
11/24/2014 - BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- The PLO has postponed submitting a draft resolution to the UN Security Council demanding an end to Israel's occupation, having already passed several target dates for the procedure over the past two months. PA Foreign Minister...
Palestinian football team beats Israeli rivals in tense grudge match
11/24/2014 - SAKHNIN, Israel (AFP) -- Under the eyes of hundreds of police and private security guards the Israeli premier league's only Palestinian club beat mainly-Jewish rivals Beitar Jerusalem 1-0 on Sunday. Despite on-pitch brawling between Beitar and Bnei Sakhnin players in...
Iran nuclear deadline 'likely' extended, new talks in December
11/24/2014 - VIENNA (AFP) -- World powers and Iran are likely to extend their deadline of midnight Monday to agree a nuclear deal and will meet again in December, a Western official said." Given progress made this weekend, talks headed to likely extension with experts...
Man shot in head during Jenin family fight
11/24/2014 - NABLUS (Ma'an) -- A Palestinian man sustained critical head injuries on Monday after being shot during a family fight in the Jenin village of Yamoun, security officials said. Muhammad Zayid, 30, was shot in the head by a man in the...
3 dead in traffic accident east of Bethlehem
11/24/2014 - BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Three people died and five others were injured in a traffic accident involving three vehicles on a road east of Bethlehem on Monday, medics said. Sources from the Palestinian Red Crescent told Ma'an that Salim Tuamah...
Saudi says attackers behind Shiite killings linked to IS
11/24/2014 - RIYADH (AFP) -- Saudi Arabia said Monday the assailants behind Shiite killings earlier this month are linked to the Islamic State jihadist group, including many jailed previously over suspected extremist ties. The interior ministry said it had broken up the "criminal network" behind...
Witnesses: Raid hits Libyan capital's only working airport
11/24/2014 - TRIPOLI (AFP) -- An air raid on Monday hit the runway of the Libyan capital's only working airport, witnesses and an airport security source said. A low-flying fighter jet fired two missiles at Mitiga airport, which is in an eastern suburb...
  The Guardian
 
From Cairo to Moscow: how the world reacted to Ferguson
25 Nov 2014 - Authoritarian regimes the world over reacted to protests with thinly disguised glee, noting scenes of unrest in Missouri undermined US credibility to criticise other...
Israel’s president revokes invitation to Israeli singer after inflammatory song
25 Nov 2014 - Amir Benayoun releases ‘Ahmed Loves Israel’ in midst of concern over wave of racist incidents targeting Palestinians Israel’s president Reuven Rivlin has revoked an...
  Daily Star
 
Syria jihadists behead Ismaili man for 'apostasy'
25 Nov 2014 The jihadist Islamic State group on Tuesday said it beheaded a member of the minority Ismaili community, an offshoot of Shiite Islam, accusing him of "apostasy".
Apartment building collapses in Egypt, killing 19
25 Nov 2014 An apartment building in Egypt's capital collapsed Tuesday, killing at least 19 people as rescuers and neighbors frantically dug through rubble with their hands to find survivors, authorities said.
Dialogue key to reaching Lebanon presidential consensus: Future bloc
25 Nov 2014 Only a comprehensive national initiative could resolve Lebanon's Presidential crisis, The Future bloc said Sunday, alluding to upcoming talks between Hezbollah and The Future Movement.
Dutch detain 3 men suspected of wanting to join militants in Syria: prosecutors
25 Nov 2014 Dutch authorities detained three men on charges of plotting attacks and seeking to join a militant group affiliated with al Qaeda, the Nusra Front in Syria, prosecutors said on Tuesday.
Syrian refugees could pose terrorist threat: Lebanon minister
25 Nov 2014 Social Affair Minister Rashid Derbas says dthe Syrian refugees in Lebanon form a potential threat of terrorism, stressing on using the word ‘displaced’ instead.
Syria air strikes on IS 'capital' kill 63 people
25 Nov 2014 A string of Syrian regime air strikes on the Islamic State group's self-proclaimed capital Raqa on Tuesday killed at least 63 people, more than half of them civilians, a monitor said.
Israeli police chief criticizes Jewish activists
25 Nov 2014 Jewish activists bent on gaining greater access to a sensitive Jerusalem holy site should not visit there, Israel's police chief says.
  Ha'aretz National News
 
Local authorities complain of high cost of waste recycling
Ha'aretz - 10 Nov 2014
Lapid under pressure as Netanyahu calls for lower food duties; budget faces delays
Ha'aretz - 10 Nov 2014
  Palestinian Information Center
 
Khatib warns of Israel’s “step-by-step†Judaization policy in al-Aqsa
Sheikh Kamal al-Khatib has warned of what he dubbed “the step-by-step†policy adopted by the Israeli occupation authorities (IOA) as part of a larger Judaization scheme in al-Aqsa Mosque.
Report: Over 300,000 citizens jobless in the West Bank and Gaza
The Palestinian central bureau of statistics said there are more than 300,000 citizens with no jobs in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip according to data collected during the second quarter of 2014.
Mass-arrests, interrogation summonses reported in IOF assaults throughout WB
The Israeli occupation forces rounded up 15 Palestinian citizens and summoned others for interrogation following a round of arbitrary home-raids and combing operations across the West Bank.
Masri: Egypt postponed truce negotiations
Hamas MP Mushir al-Masri said that Egypt has postponed the convening of indirect truce negotiations between a Palestinian delegation and Israel that was scheduled to start in Cairo on Monday.
Jewish settlers destroy Palestinian farmer’s property
Jewish settlers destroyed part of the fence surrounding the land lot of Qunaibi family in Tal Rumaida in al-Khalil on Sunday as a prelude to lay their hands on it.
Clashes ongoing between young men and Israeli troops in east J'lem
Violent clashes broke out Saturday evening between Palestinian young men and Israeli policemen in different areas of occupied Jerusalem.
Hayya: Israel will pay for its reluctance regarding Gaza reconstruction
Khalil al-Hayya, a member of Hamas’s political bureau, said Israel’s security will pay the price for the delay in rebuilding Gaza after the recent Israeli offensive.
Hamas: Talks with Israeli occupation to resume Monday as scheduled
Senior Hamas leader, Ismail Redwan, has ruled out all potential scenarios for the delay of the indirect talks between the Palestinian resistance factions and the Israeli occupation.
Khudari urges the Palestinians to be united against Israel's violations in J'lem
MP Jamal Al-Khudari, head of the popular committee against the siege, called on the Palestinians from all spectra to join forces with each other to confront Israel's violations in occupied Jerusalem.
Hamdallah’s credibility below par after he reneged on reconstruction pledges
PLC member Atef Udwan said PM Hamdallah’s dragging of his feet vis-à-vis his promises regarding the reconstruction of the Gaza Strip dealt heavy blows at his credibility as an elected politician.
  IRIN
 
Analysis: Donors threaten to withhold Gaza aid
JERUSALEM/DUBAI 07 October 2014 (IRIN) - Days ahead of a key meeting in Cairo on rebuilding Gaza in the wake of last summer’s bombardment by Israel, the prospect of forking out more millions has left international donors with a frustrating sense of déjà vu: they were in the same position in 2009 and 2012. This time, there’s a real risk their funding will be meager in the absence of real commitments from both Israel and the main Palestinian factions.
  Aljazeera
 
Brown lawyer says process 'unfair and broken'
11/25/2014 - Family lawyers call for calm in Ferguson over decision not to indict officer who shot unarmed teenager Michael Brown.
'Scores dead' in air strikes on Syria's Raqaa
11/25/2014 - Government raids on ISIL-held northern city have mainly killed civilians, with hundreds more injured, activists say.
Sixty dead in suicide blasts in Nigeria
11/25/2014 - Two explosions by female bombers hit crowded market in Maiduguri in the northeast of the country.
Tunisia's Essebsi wins first round of poll
11/25/2014 - Beji Caid Essebsi, 87, falls short of overall majority and will face President Moncef Marzouki in December run-off.
Pope Francis criticises 'haggard' Europe
11/25/2014 - Pope tells Strasbourg's European assembly that "elderly" continent needs to help migrants and reclaim global leadership.
Two Colombian soldiers released by FARC
11/25/2014 - Rebel group frees two men captured last month but date of release of General Ruben Alzate and two others still unclear.
Iran will not sink 'to knees' on nuclear deal
11/25/2014 - Supreme leader criticises "US and European colonialist countries" but gives indirect approval for continuation of talks.
Bahrain police 'raid home of top Shia cleric'
11/25/2014 - Security forces search house of Sheikh Issa Qassem, the spiritual leader of al-Wefaq, the Shia opposition group says.
  New York Times
 
Iran’s Supreme Leader Denounces West Over Extension of Nuclear Talks
25 Nov 2014 - Reacting to the postponement, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said that world powers involved in the negotiations “had failed to bring Iran to its knees.”
World Briefing: Saudi Arabia: 77 Arrested in Connection With Attack
24 Nov 2014 - Saudi Arabia said Monday that it had arrested 77 people linked to what it called a terrorist attack that killed seven people this month in the eastern part of the country.
A Nuclear Deal for U.S. and Iran Slips Away Again
24 Nov 2014 - Negotiations carried on in secret for months, but despite a thaw between the governments’ top envoys, the end result is only another extension.
Hagel Resigns Under Pressure as Global Crises Test Pentagon
24 Nov 2014 - Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel’s passivity and lack of support in President Obama’s inner circle proved too much for an administration that found itself back on a war footing.
With No Immediate Prospect of Sanctions Relief for Iranians, Support for President Slips
24 Nov 2014 - President Hassan Rouhani of Iran has in the eyes of many failed to deliver on pledges to get sanctions lifted, provide more freedoms and improve the economy.
U.S. and Allies Extend Iran Nuclear Talks by 7 Months
24 Nov 2014 - Secretary of State John Kerry says “new ideas surfaced,” as a temporary agreement remains in place and Iran gets $5 billion more in sanctions relief.
News Analysis: A Shake-Up Stops at One
24 Nov 2014 - The departure of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is part of a shake-up that does not address deeper doubts about the administration’s capacity to deal with a series of global crises.
Open Source: Video Analysis of Fatal West Bank Shooting Said to Implicate Israeli Officer
24 Nov 2014 - Analysis of video of the May shooting suggested that the officer was to blame, the boy’s father and an Israeli who reconstructed the shooting said.
Three Arabs Are Arrested in Stabbings in Jerusalem
24 Nov 2014 - The police said they were investigating the stabbings as a possible terrorist attack that extended violence that has roiled the city for a month.
Rand Paul Calls for a Formal Declaration of War Against ISIS
23 Nov 2014 - Mr. Paul, a likely presidential candidate who has emerged as one of the Republican Party’s most cautious voices on military intervention, offered a very circumscribed definition of war.
Iran Grants Bail to Woman From Britain Held 5 Months
23 Nov 2014 - Ghoncheh Ghavami, 25, who has dual citizenship, is appealing a one-year sentence for a conviction that has been linked to activism.
Graft Hobbles Iraq’s Military in Fighting ISIS
23 Nov 2014 - The Iraqi military and police forces had been so pillaged by their own leadership that they all but collapsed this spring in the face of the advancing Islamic State fighters.
Iran Nuclear Negotiators, Facing Key Differences, Weigh Extending Deadline
23 Nov 2014 - Western and Iranian officials said on Sunday that with issues still unresolved on an agreement to curb Iran’s nuclear program, they might consider prolonging the talks beyond Monday.
Israeli Cabinet Approves Nationality Bill
23 Nov 2014 - The draft legislation emphasizes Israel’s Jewish character above its democratic nature, proposing to define Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people, a move opposed by Arab citizens.
  Jerusalem Post
 
Synagogue attack survivor: ‘There are certain things that God doesn’t reveal to us’
25 Nov 2014 - Anglo community in Har Nof copes with synagogue massacre.
Analysis: Another chapter in the US-Israel ‘crisis’
25 Nov 2014 - Disagreements between the leaders of Israel, US do not translate into an actual crisis in relations between the two states.
Yeshiva students recount Jerusalem knife attack
25 Nov 2014 - Men hurt in a confrontation Monday with Arab youths near Jaffa Gate in capital's Old City describe account.
United States working to renew oil deal with Israel
25 Nov 2014 - Commitment was first signed in 1979 after the Iranian revolution sent shock waves of higher prices and fears about disruptions in the Mideast through oil markets.
Adalah list of ‘discriminatory laws’ is faulty, meant to demonize Israel – report
25 Nov 2014 - The database often uses the word “Zionist” with no explanation as to why it is associated with racism or discrimination.
South African court bans BDS protests inside Woolworths
25 Nov 2014 - The court handed down the order just a day before the Woolworths Annual General Meeting.
Abbas: Jewish state law an obstacle to peace
25 Nov 2014 - “We don’t want to assault anyone and we don’t want anyone to be harmed. But we also don’t want anyone to harm our people and religious sites,” said Abbas.
Hookah smokers are inhaling benzene
25 Nov 2014 - High levels of benzene, a chemical in crude oil and gasoline, are present in hookah smokers and nonsmokers after they attend social events where the water pipes are used, a new report says.
Genome of lowly centipede sequenced, adding a piece to puzzle of how life started on Earth
25 Nov 2014 - A Hebrew University researcher was part of the international team that did the study.
Hitting all the right notes
25 Nov 2014 - Israeli musicians, international festival curators, agents and label heads mingling and making music for four days – it must be Tune in Tel Aviv.
Dancing to the capital
25 Nov 2014 - Machol Shalem hosts the annual Jerusalem International Dance Week which offers a selection of works by Israeli and international artists.
Family of Petah Tikva worker: Lifting gag order on investigation will show nationalistic murder
25 Nov 2014 - Nathaniel Arami fell to his death while rappelling down from the 11th floor of a building at the construction site where he worked.
Rivlin: Jewish state law questions success of Zionist enterprise
25 Nov 2014 - “Does this proposal not in fact encourage us to seek contradiction between the Jewish and democratic characters of the state?" asked the president.
Shoes of prisoners stolen from Majdanek Nazi death Camp
25 Nov 2014 - Over 360,000 people, over half of them Jews, were murdered at the camp.
Lapid slams Likud for blocking budget
25 Nov 2014 - OECD sees Israel's economy recovering.
Russian-Ukrainian spat over anti-Semitism reaches the UN
25 Nov 2014 - Ukrainians "equally condemn Hitler and Stalin as international criminals."
Divided EU Parliament postpones vote on Palestine recognition
25 Nov 2014 - The postponement is due in part to the intensive work by Israeli diplomats.
Plaintiffs oppose Arab Bank's request for retrial in terror financing case
25 Nov 2014 - The bank’s retrial motion focuses on eight primary areas where it argues the US federal court erred in applying the law, causing it prejudice before the jury and therefore justifying a retrial.
Israel-Jewish Congress President warns of unilateral recognition of Palestinian State
25 Nov 2014 - Vladimir Sloutsker says move opens the door for terrorists world wide to reach their own political targets.
Tel Aviv Cinematheque comes under fire over 'Nakba' film festival
25 Nov 2014 - Knesset Finance Committee to hold discussion about pulling funding for institution.
It's a mistake to allow right-wing MKs on Temple Mount, Police Chief Danino says
25 Nov 2014 - Amid ongoing ‘holy war’ in capital, police commissioner condemns religious incitement by Jews and Arabs, says status quo must be enforced.
Jerusalem Post News: November 25, 2014
25 Nov 2014 - JPost.com brings you all the latest news on Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.
Turkish governor apologizes to Chief Rabbi for saying synagogue would be turned into museum
25 Nov 2014 - Turkish Deputy Prime Minister: The governor made a mistake; We condemn the atrocities against the al-Aksa Mosque, but we cannot look at the Jews here with an evil eye.
Netanyahu: Recognition of Israel as nation state of Jews is basis for future peace accord
25 Nov 2014 - Hamas says "Jewish state bill" threatens to ignite religious war.
  YNet News
 
Shoes of Holocaust victims stolen in Poland
25 Nov 2014 - 8 pairs of shoes stolen from Majdanek concentration camp museum, police open investigation. ....
Al-Sisi's peace plan
25 Nov 2014 - Analysis: The general-turned-president would like to send Egyptian forces into the West Bank and Gaza, as a temporary measure until Israel and the Palestinians strike a peace deal; as tempting as it sounds, Israel would do well to be cautious for now. ....
Libyan PM says government responsible for bombing Tripoli airport
25 Nov 2014 - ....
Despite nuclear talks' extension, Iran is still on the verge of a bomb
25 Nov 2014 - Analysis: Decision to extend Geneva interim agreement holds several advantages and potential risks. It will be Western intelligence organizations' job to minimize risks and prevent Iran from using next seven months to advance its nuclear ambitions. ....
Abbas' book reveals: The 'Nazi-Zionist plot' of the Holocaust
25 Nov 2014 - In 1982 doctorate, Palestinian president not only doubts existence of gas chambers, number of Jews perished, he also accuses Zionist movement of secretly colluding with the Nazis and supporting the genocide of the Jews of Europe. ....
Finance C'tee mulls ending funding to Cinematheque over Palestinian film festival
25 Nov 2014 - MK Alex Miller requests Finance Committee chairman to end funding to Tel Aviv Cinematheque because of 'Nakba and Return' film festival set to take place over the weekend. ....
Internal conflict at Israeli embassy results in complaints to local police
25 Nov 2014 - General Inspector of Israel Foreign Ministry sends document reprehending organizational General Inspector of Israel Foreign Ministry sends document reprehending organizational environment, revealing the scandal. ....
Lebanon detains pro-Hezbollah singer
25 Nov 2014 - 'Hezbollah's nightingale' Ali Barakat glorified terrorism and threatened Israel in songs; Lebanese officials say songs encourage sectarian violence; father says arrest 'violates democracy.' ....
Thousands participate in memorial for victims of Jerusalem synagogue massacre
25 Nov 2014 - ....
Death toll of Syrian government air strikes in Raqqa rise to 63
25 Nov 2014 - ....
Rivlin: 'Nationality Law' pointless
25 Nov 2014 - ....
Activists: Syrian strikes kill 36 in IS-held city
25 Nov 2014 - ....
Evil spirit taking over Middle Eastern studies
25 Nov 2014 - Op-ed: The source of hostility toward Israel can be found in the American academia. If this is the education young students get, what will the lecturers of the next decade teach? ....
Coverage of Israel should be accurate and impartial, but it's not
25 Nov 2014 - Op-ed: The reporting on the attack at a Jerusalem synagogue last week was only the latest example of ongoing and shameful phenomenon of misleading and slanted coverage on Israel. ....
Turkish governor threatens to turn synagogue into museum
24 Nov 2014 - Governor of Edirne province decides to punish local Jewish community for Israel's alleged actions against Al-Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem. ....
 

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