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National Bureau: Israel Continues Settlement Activities, Further Establishing Apartheid Regime (Report)
22 Mar 2017 - In its weekly report, the Palestinian National Bureau noted a number of colonial schemes carried out by the Israeli government in an attempt to seize more Palestinian lands, as well as
In Excessive Use of Lethal Force, Israeli forces Kill Child and Wound Young Man in Southern Gaza Strip
22 Mar 2017 - In a new crime of excessive use of force, on 22 March 2017, Israeli forces killed a Palestinian civilian and seriously wounded a young man after firing artillery shells at them when both civilians were near...
Two Detainees Holding Hunger Strikes Protesting Administrative Detention
22 Mar 2017 - The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) has reported, Wednesday, that two detainees, held by Israel under arbitrary Administrative Detention orders, without charges, are ongoing with hunger strikes they started last month. The PPS said that detainee Rafat...
Israeli Soldiers Abduct Sixteen Palestinians
22 Mar 2017 - Israeli soldiers abducted, overnight until morning hours Wednesday, sixteen Palestinians, including two children, in the West Bank, and one from a village near Nazareth. The Palestinian Prisoners’ Society (PPS) said the soldiers invaded homes in Betunia town,...
Israeli Soldiers Fill Palestinian Home With Concrete
22 Mar 2017 - Israeli soldiers invaded the Jabal al-Mukabber neighborhood, in the southeast part of Jerusalem, on Wednesday, and completely encased the home of a Palestinian man who was killed by Israeli forces earlier this year. A large military...
Israeli Soldiers Abduct Five Palestinians In Bethlehem, Tubas And Hebron
22 Mar 2017 - Israeli soldiers invaded, on Wednesday at dawn, Palestinian communities in the West Bank districts of Bethlehem, Tubas and Hebron, searched many homes, and abducted five Palestinians, in addition to confiscating a tractor and a car. The...
Israeli Army Invades Palestinian Lands in Southern Gaza
22 Mar 2017 - Several Israeli army vehicles, and armored bulldozers, invaded, Wednesday, Palestinian agricultural lands, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, and bulldozed them, while war jets hovered over various areas on the...
Israeli Army Kills A Palestinian Child, Injures Two Others, In Gaza
22 Mar 2017 - Israeli soldiers fired, on Wednesday at dawn, several artillery shells, and live rounds,  into an area, east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, killing a Palestinian child, and wounding two others. Dr....
Ex-Mossad Chief: Occupation Is Israel’s Only Existential Threat
21 Mar 2017 - Former Mossad chief Tamir Pardo asserted, on Tuesday, that the Israeli occupation and the conflict with the Palestinians are the only existential threat facing Israel. Pardo stated, according to Haaretz: “Israel has one existential threat.
Israeli Apartheid: TRNN Discussion on Scrapped UN Report (VIDEO)
21 Mar 2017 - Shir Hever is an Economist working at The Real News Network. His economic research focuses on Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territory; international aid to the Palestinians and to Israel; the effects of the Israeli occupation...
  Ha'aretz Diplomacy & Defense
 
Secret documents show how Israel tried to evade international scrutiny of occupation
In two cables from '67 and '68, Foreign Ministry officials admit violations of Geneva Conventions, instruct diplomats how to evade need for compliance by eschewing use of the word ‘occupation.’
  Palestinian Center for Human Rights
 
Two Death Sentences Issued in Gaza in One Week, PCHR Concerned over Continuing Application of Death Penalty
Palestinian Center for Human Rights
Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (10 – 16 Dec. ember 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...
  Aljazeera
 
Israel built 2,630 illegal homes in West Bank last year
03/22/2017 - Illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank surged 40 percent in 2016 from the previous year.
Ahlam al-Tamimi: 'We only wanted freedom'
03/22/2017 - Al Jazeera speaks to freed Palestinian prisoner, wanted by the US for helping in a Jerusalem cafe bombing 16 years ago.
Iran: After the protests
03/22/2017 - Filmmaker Manon Loizeau secured unique access to young Iranians who took to the streets after disputed 2009 elections.
  Daily Star
 
UK won't change terror threat level after attack: PM
22 Mar 2017 Britain will not change its terrorism threat level despite an attack in London on Wednesday which left three people and the assailant dead, Prime Minister Theresa May said.
Eiffel Tower to go dark at midnight for London victims
22 Mar 2017 Lights on the Eiffel Tower will be switched off at midnight (2300 GMT) on Wednesday in solidarity with those killed and injured in a terror attack outside Britain's parliament.
UN atomic chief: Iran inspections at risk without more money
22 Mar 2017 The inspections regime put in place to closely monitor Iran's nuclear activity is in jeopardy unless the U.S. and other nations contribute more money, the head of the U.N.'s International Atomic Energy Agency said Wednesday
Cutting support for terrorists weakens them: Lebanon FM from Washington
22 Mar 2017 Daesh (ISIS) and other terrorist groups will be weakened if financial, political and armament support is cut off, said Foreign Minister Gebran Bassil on Wednesday
Iranian navy endangering international navigation in Gulf: US
22 Mar 2017 U.S. Navy commanders accused Iran of jeopardizing international navigation by "harassing" warships passing through the Strait of Hormuz and said future incidents could result in miscalculation and lead to an armed clash
  YNet News
 
With or without IPBC crisis, Israel is heading towards elections
22 Mar 2017 - Op-ed: Between the risk involved in going to elections and his desire to avoid dealing with the promises he made and to postpone the police investigations by several months, Netanyahu has chosen the second option. ....
PM Theresa May condemns London attack
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Saudi officials say Yemen's al-Qaeda arm losing ability to carry out attacks abroad
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UN atomic chief: Iran inspections at risk without more money
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Armed Palestinian detained in Hebron
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An economic stick against dark forces
22 Mar 2017 - Op-ed: The march of foolish resolutions, produced by unenlightened Arab states and radical anti-Semitic professors, must be stopped. And if common sense can’t do it—halting funding to the UN will. ....
American Hebrew Academy takes first place in National Competition
22 Mar 2017 - The American Hebrew Academy announces its students earned first place honors in the 2017 Prizmah National Moot Beit Din competition, held in Houston Texas; The competition follows the traditional format of Mock Trial. ....
Why is Trump so obsessed with Israeli-Palestinian peace?
22 Mar 2017 - Analysis: The US president doesn’t really care about the Mideast conflict, he just needs a foreign policy achievement. He wants a grandiose deal and is approaching the issue with no sentiments whatsoever. Failure means a bleeding wound to his ego, and he won’t let that happen. ....
No guts, no artistic glory—Yair Garbuz out of the running for Israel Prize
22 Mar 2017 - Op-ed: Painter and author Yair Garbuz is one of the most esteemed Israeli artists, but his Talismans Speech in Rabin Square on the eve of the last elections made him a hated figure amidst parts of Israeli society; Two years after that speech, Garbuz suffers the consequences as Bennett cancels the prize category, in which he was a leading candidate. ....
Israeli Arabs’ self-inflicted defeat
21 Mar 2017 - Op-ed: There is only one party in the Knesset that has no room in any coalition or government. As long as the Joint List’s language is Arab nationalism, there will be no coalitional coexistence. This is flawed civilian freedom, and the Arabs are singlehandedly fitting themselves with these cables. ....
In its talks with Trump administration, Israel must focus on Syrian arena
21 Mar 2017 - Analysis: As part of the ‘winning camp’ in the civil war in Syria, Iran and Hezbollah are trying to create a threatening presence on Israel’s northern border. At the moment, this is the most important and urgent issue requiring America’s support. ....
Who is an Israeli? One who succeeds
21 Mar 2017 - Op-ed: You don’t have to live here and you don’t even need Israeli citizenship. If you’re successful, in any field, we’ll call you an Israeli—even if the most Israeli thing you’ve ever done is eat falafel in Paris. ....
  Misc
 
Beyond Compromise: “Our future is in our hands”
Palestine Monitor 22 Mar 2017 - 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 22 Mar 2017 - 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 22 Mar 2017 - 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 22 Mar 2017 - 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 22 Mar 2017 - 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....
Holy Sepulchre Church: Discovery at 'Jesus's tomb' in Jerusalem
BBC 22 Mar 2017 - Renovation work at the church where it is said that Jesus was buried leads to an historic find.
Netflix to open Israel customer call center
Globes Main News 22 Mar 2017 - The US company is advertising for Hebrew speaking customer support staff and is set to shake up Israel's TV market.
The upcoming Iranian elections you haven’t heard about
Al-Monitor 22 Mar 2017 - As Iran is about to hold city council elections, conservatives are bracing themselves for a fierce competition with Reformists and moderates.
Beitar Nordia soccer club distances itself from racist fanbase, ‘La Familia’
Mondoweiss 22 Mar 2017 - The football club Beitar Jerusalem continues to capture the increasingly extreme right-wing tendency of Israel’s current discourse . Indeed, the domination of Beitar’s fascistic fanbase , rampaging   soccer hooligans known as La Familia, along with their racist sidekicks in Lehava, finally pushed its more liberal fans to the limit....
Countering Islamophobia means ending the structural silencing of Muslim voices– including their critique of Israel
Mondoweiss 22 Mar 2017 - The complex and often contentious relationship between American Jews and Muslims witnessed two momentous events that produced divergent results and emotions. On the one hand, anti-Semitic attacks on a Jewish cemetery in St. Louis, Missouri, brought about a rapid $120,000 online fundraising drive in the Muslim...
British WWI alcohol stash unearthed in Israel
BBC 22 Mar 2017 - Hundreds of empty bottles enjoyed by British soldiers in 1917 have been discovered near Ramla.
Open Letter to Theresa May: On 100th anniversary of Balfour Declaration recognize an independent Palestinian state
Mondoweiss 22 Mar 2017 - March, 2017 The Honorable Theresa May, Prime Minister of the United Kingdom: I am a Palestinian who was born in Jerusalem in 1946 during the British Mandate over Palestine. During the first Arab-Israeli war in May 1948 I was two years old. My father, a civilian,...
Is Hamas prepping for a 'State of Gaza'?
Al-Monitor 22 Mar 2017 - Hamas’ announcement of the formation of an administrative committee to manage Gaza's governmental affairs has some wondering if it is paving the way for dissociating Gaza from the West Bank.
Elbit wins $100m IDF radio systems deal
Globes Main News 22 Mar 2017 - Elbit Systems will expand its manufacturing and maintenance site in Arad to include 100 employees.
Israeli smart car co Autotalks raises $30m
Globes Main News 22 Mar 2017 - The Israeli company's V2V communications will be deployed in US in new vehicles from 2019 following design wins with leading Tier-1s and OEMs.
‘Destruction of Israel’ is its abandonment by American Jews, in novelist’s imagining
Mondoweiss 22 Mar 2017 - “When the destruction of Israel commenced” is a great beginning for a novel, yet Jonathan Safran Foer’s Here I Am came and went last fall without  a serious discussion of its historical proposition; journalists were more interested in the divorce theme. So I bought the book...
Shekel loses sharply as BoI buys more dollars
Globes Main News 22 Mar 2017 - The Bank of Israel is buying large amounts of foreign currency for the third consecutive day.
Pilots' crisis pushes El Al to Q4 loss
Globes Main News 22 Mar 2017 - The Israeli carrier's 2016 net profit was $81 million down from $107 million in 2015.
Why Netanyahu won’t attend this year's AIPAC conference
Al-Monitor 22 Mar 2017 - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is afraid that US President Donald Trump is determined to close "the ultimate deal" between Israel and the Palestinians, and that he will not let anyone stand in his way to such a deal.
Elbit Systems ends 2016 with higher profit and revenue
Globes Aerospace & Defense 22 Mar 2017 - The backlog of orders held by the Israeli defense electronics company rose to $6.9 billion at the end of 2016.
More arrests in Israel Aerospace bribery probe
Globes Aerospace & Defense 22 Mar 2017 - One of the suspects arrested today is the son of a well-known public figure.
Israel plans mass evacuation if war erupts again
Occupation Magazine 21 Mar 2017 - Associated Press - Ynet - "If Gaza or Lebanon`s terrorist organizations decide to go to war with Israel, they could find their usual targets empty, as Israel draws up plans to evacuate up to a quarter-million civilians from border communities." - id
Is Palestinian frustration playing into Netanyahu`s strategy?
Occupation Magazine 21 Mar 2017 - Akiva Eldar - Al MOnitor - "With Palestinian frustration increasing over the hardships of the Israeli occupation, Israeli security experts keep warning of a violent breakout, and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu keeps ignoring the warnings." - id
Israel-funded “infiltrators” behind London campus “provocation”
Occupation Magazine 21 Mar 2017 - Asa Winstanley - EI - "“It’s a violent religion” — video still shows former Israeli foreign ministry fellow Elliot Miller abusing student protesters he perceived as Muslim. An Israeli soldier’s controversial appearance at University College London (UCL) involved provocations by groups funded from Israel, a journalist for...
Israeli Army Kills A Palestinian Teen, Injures Two Others, In Gaza
Occupation Magazine 21 Mar 2017 - IMEMC - "The slain Palestinian, and the wounded, were in the an-Nahda neighborhood in Rafah, when the Israeli army fired artillery shells at it. The Israeli army claimed it opened fire “on Palestinians heading towards the border fence, arousing suspicion, killing one.”" - id
PHOTOS: Palestinian village protests 17 years of military closure
Occupation Magazine 21 Mar 2017 - Activestills - +972 - "Some 250 Palestinian residents of the West Bank village of Qalqas, south of Hebron, protested on Friday against the Israeli military’s closure of their village’s main entrance, which has been in place since the Second Intifada — which started 17 years ago." -...
Regarding the anti-Semitic, anti-Black, anti-Arab and anti-Muslim posters on UIC’s campus
Mondoweiss 21 Mar 2017 - JOINT STATEMENT On March 16, a series of flyers were posted on University of Illinois at Chicago’s (UIC) campus that exploit social justice issues to spread anti-Semitic views. First and foremost, as units on campus that work at the forefront of UIC’s commitment to diversity and...
Why Egypt's Sisi is pushing Abbas-Dahlan reconciliation
Al-Monitor 21 Mar 2017 - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi feels that without a reconciliation between Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas and his rival, former Fatah senior member Mohammed Dahlan, it would be impossible to advance a diplomatic process with Israel.
Israeli police raid map center outside East Jerusalem
Al-Monitor 21 Mar 2017 - Though past Israeli ministers promised the Palestinians their Jerusalem institutions would be preserved, the venerable Orient House has been closed and the map department it once housed has been raided outside the city limits.
Israel: Hezbollah commander Mustafa Badreddine 'killed by own men'
BBC 21 Mar 2017 - Israel's military says intelligence suggests Mustafa Badreddine was killed by his own men.
  Misc2
 
BNC Statement on Israel’s Ongoing Campaign to Silence Omar Barghouti & Repress the BDS Movement
Global BDS 22 Mar 2017 - BNC Statement on Israel’s Ongoing Campaign to Silence Omar Barghouti & Repress the BDS Movement BNC Statement Right To Boycott On Sunday morning, Israeli tax authorities barged into the home of Omar Barghouti, the prominent Palestinian human rights defender and co-founder of the Boycott, Divestment and...
Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC) Responds to New Israeli Database Targeting Israeli Citizens Who Support BDS
Global BDS 21 Mar 2017 - Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC) Responds to New Israeli Database Targeting Israeli Citizens Who Support BDS Update Right To Boycott March 21, 2017 — Today, Israel’s Minister of Strategic Affairs, Gilad Erdan, announced that his ministry seeks to create a new database of Israeli citizens who...
Israel couldn't get the BDS founder on anything else. So they went with taxes
Middle East Eye 22 Mar 2017 - While Israeli elites regularly get away with tax evasion, authorities use them, Soviet and Chinese-style, to shut down Omar Barghouti
Israeli fire kills Palestinian near Gaza Strip border fence
Middle East Eye 22 Mar 2017 - Language Undefined Israel says dead man among three 'suspects' who approached border barrier - locals say they may have been trying to find work inside Israel
Extreme YouTube: How Christian, white nationalist beliefs went mainstream
Middle East Eye 22 Mar 2017 - As Google faces a boycott by major advertisers over extremist YouTube content, the larger question is why people are turning to conspiracy narratives to explain world events
Canada reports spike in asylum seekers from US
Middle East Eye 21 Mar 2017 - Language Undefined Canadian border police intercepted 1,134 people crossing from US in January and February, compared to 2,464 in all of 2016
UN report slams Israel's 'subjugation of humanity' in Palestine
Middle East Eye 20 Mar 2017 - Language Undefined US attacks UN's human rights council for 'biased agenda against Israel' as it hears criticism from special rapporteur
Special offer for Lebanon: Time travel with the Israeli military
Middle East Eye 20 Mar 2017 - Did an Israeli minister recently suggest that Israel send Lebanon 'back to the Middle Ages' to exonerate future war crimes?
Preparing For Passover In Ukraine’s Last Shtetl
The Forward New 22 Mar 2017 - At first glance, this drab town 160 miles south of Kiev seems nearly identical to the settlements that dot the poverty-stricken district of Vinnitsa. Shrouded in a seemingly permanent cloud of smoke from wood fires Bershad, population 13,000, features two rickety bridges over the Dokhna River.
Ohio State Hillel Expels LGBTQ Group Over Refugees Fundraiser
The Forward New 21 Mar 2017 - OSU Hillel washed its hands of a queer Jewish group after it co-sponsored with the pro-BDS Jewish Voice for Peace an event to aid queer refugees.
MAP: 145 Bomb Threats Strike Jewish Community †And Counting
The Forward New 22 Mar 2017 - Nearly half of the country’s Jewish community centers have received bomb threats in 2017.
Prague’s Old-New Synagogue Gets First New Torahs Since World War II
The Forward New 20 Mar 2017 - Prague’s Old-New Synagogue received the fresh batch of Torah scrolls - a first since World War II †from Israel.
Richard Spencer Quotes A Jewish, Gay Composer When Trying To Invoke Nazis
The Forward New 20 Mar 2017 - Richard Spencer was trying to invoke Nazis, but instead he quoted a Jewish, gay composer †and got called out by a liberal Jewish politician.
Netflix to open Israel customer call center
Globes Main News 22 Mar 2017 - The US company is advertising for Hebrew speaking customer support staff and is set to shake up Israel's TV market.
Shekel loses sharply as BoI buys more dollars
Globes Main News 22 Mar 2017 - The Bank of Israel is buying large amounts of foreign currency for the third consecutive day.
More arrests in Israel Aerospace bribery probe
Globes Main News 22 Mar 2017 - One of the suspects arrested today is the son of a well-known public figure.
Israeli smart car co Autotalks raises $30m
Globes Main News 22 Mar 2017 - The Israeli company's V2V communications will be deployed in US in new vehicles from 2019 following design wins with leading Tier-1s and OEMs.
Elbit wins $100m IDF radio systems deal
Globes Main News 22 Mar 2017 - Elbit Systems will expand its manufacturing and maintenance site in Arad to include 100 employees.
Pilots' crisis pushes El Al to Q4 loss
Globes Main News 22 Mar 2017 - The Israeli carrier's 2016 net profit was $81 million down from $107 million in 2015.
Elbit Systems ends 2016 with higher profit and revenue
Globes Aerospace & Defense 22 Mar 2017 - The backlog of orders held by the Israeli defense electronics company rose to $6.9 billion at the end of 2016.
IMI competes against Lockheed on Polish missiles
Globes Aerospace & Defense 20 Mar 2017 - Israel Military Industries is cooperating with Israel Aerospace Industries in the Polish tender, using the same launcher for both of their missiles.
Rafael reports higher profit for 2016
Globes Aerospace & Defense 20 Mar 2017 - The Israeli defense company's orders backlog totaled NIS 21.7 billion.
9/09/2011 AIPAC Junkets to Israel Illegal: IRS-DOJ Complaint Filing
IRMEP 22 Mar 2017 - 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 22 Mar 2017 - 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 22 Mar 2017 - 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 22 Mar 2017 - 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 22 Mar 2017 - 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 22 Mar 2017 - 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
 
Israeli Justice Ministry drops probe after report that contractor behind Qalandiya killings
5/1/2016 - BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) -- The Israeli who shot and killed a pregnant Palestinian woman and her teenage brother at the notorious Qalandiya checkpoint in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday was a private security contractor, not a member of the police forces, Israeli media...
Israeli forces detain 6 Palestinians in West Bank raids
5/1/2016 - BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) -- Israeli forces carried out overnights raids across the occupied Palestinian territory Sunday detaining at least six Palestinians, including a 13-year-old boy. Locals told Ma’an that Israeli forces raided the southern occupied West Bank town of Beit Ummar north of...
UN: Israel's cement ban prevents hundreds of Gaza families from rebuilding homes
4/30/2016 - BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) -- Israel’s punitive ban on cement imports into the Gaza Strip has prevented hundreds of families from rebuilding their homes devastated by the 2014 war, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said in a press release Thursday...
Settlers attack Israeli liaison officer in illegal Hebron outpost
5/1/2016 - HEBRON (Ma’an) -- A group of Israeli settlers assaulted an Israeli liaison officer in the southern occupied West Bank on Sunday, the Israeli police said. Israeli police spokeswoman Luba al-Samri said in a statement that the officer came to the settlement outpost of...
  The Guardian
 
  Ha'aretz National News
 
Israeli workers uniting in masses? The numbers tell a different story
Ha'aretz - 22 Mar 2017
New program aims to curb $5 billion of food wasted annually in Israel
Ha'aretz - 22 Mar 2017
Finance Minister Kahlon tells TheMarker: 'I'm not afraid of Netanyahu firing me'
Ha'aretz - 22 Mar 2017
Bank of Israel chief defends purchase of foreign currency to depress shekel's value
Ha'aretz - 21 Mar 2017
TechNation: Lawmakers approve crowdfunding rules
Ha'aretz - 21 Mar 2017
Business in Brief: Knesset approves bourse-restructuring law
Ha'aretz - 21 Mar 2017
Haifa Chemicals weighing ammonia tank alternatives
Ha'aretz - 21 Mar 2017
  Palestinian Information Center
 
IOF kidnaps, summonses Palestinians in W. Bank dawn raids
9 Oct 2016 - The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) at dawn Sunday kidnapped several Palestinian citizens and summoned others for interrogation in different areas of the West Bank.
Israel to expand illegal settlement in Salfit at expense of Palestinians
9 Oct 2016 - Israeli bulldozers on Sunday morning leveled Palestinian lands in western Salfit province to expand the illegal Rafafa settlement.
Injuries, home break-ins in IOF assault on Jenin, Tulkarem
9 Oct 2016 - Several Palestinians were left injured at dawn on Sunday in violent clashes with the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) in Jenin province.
Palestinian refugees in Gaza call for sacking UNRWA chiefs
9 Oct 2016 - The Coordinating Commission for the Nakba Anniversary has called for firing Pierre Krahenbuhl and his deputy, saying the agency’s services have declined notably after their appointment.
Renewed clashes overnight with PA forces in Nablus
9 Oct 2016 - Renewed clashes broke out between citizens and Palestinian Authority (PA) security forces on Saturday night in Nablus city just a few hours after the latter attacked a march.
IOF bars Madama farmers from olive harvest
9 Oct 2016 - The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) on Saturday prevented the farmers in Madama village, south of Nablus, from going to their fields to harvest olives, claiming that they had no prior permission.
55 injuries reported as Israeli police break into university
8 Oct 2016 - 55 Palestinians including students were injured as Israeli police forces stormed Saturday evening al-Quds University in Abu Dis town in occupied Jerusalem.
Palestinian prisoner on hunger strike for the 4th day
8 Oct 2016 - The Palestinian prisoner Majed Abu Shamla, 24, has entered the fourth day of his hunger strike in protest against Israeli administrative detention policy.
IOF targets small flying object on Gaza borders
8 Oct 2016 - Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) targeted Saturday afternoon a small flying object with a camera after crossing the eastern borders of Gaza, Israeli media sources claimed.
250 Palestinians arrested for “Facebook incitement”
8 Oct 2016 - The Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) arrested since the outbreak of Jerusalem Intifada in Oct. 2015 nearly 250 Palestinians for “Facebook incitement".
Hamas renews rejection of any manipulation in election rules
8 Oct 2016 - Hamas Movement called Saturday for respecting election rules, renewing its total rejection of any attempts of manipulation in the election regulations.
Khudari calls for waterway under EU supervision
8 Oct 2016 - The Palestinian MP Jamal al-Khudari, head of the popular committee to break the siege on Gaza, called for establishing a waterway to break the naval siege on Gaza Strip.
Israeli police break into several homes in Abu Dis
8 Oct 2016 - The Israeli police forces broke into different homes in Abu Dis town east of occupied Jerusalem at dawn Saturday.
New Israeli settlement plan in occupied Jerusalem
8 Oct 2016 - Kol Ha'ir Hebrew newspaper revealed Saturday a new settlement plan, which includes the construction of 142 new housing units, to be implemented in occupied Jerusalem.
EU condemns Israel's new settlement plans in W.B.
8 Oct 2016 - The European Union (EU) on Friday expressed deep concern over Israel’s plans to construct 98 new housing units in the northern West Bank.
IOF prevents Palestinian farmers’ access to their lands
8 Oct 2016 - The Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) prevented Saturday morning Palestinian farmers from Salem village east of Nablus from accessing their agricultural lands.
IOF storms commercial shops in Bethlehem camp
8 Oct 2016 - The Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) stormed Saturday morning Doheisheh refugee camp, south of Bethlehem, and broke into several commercial shops.
IOF arrests two young men in Jenin
8 Oct 2016 - The Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) arrested last night two Palestinian young men at a military checkpoint in Jenin to the north of the West Bank.
Sorrow flares as Palestinian youth dies in olive harvesting
7 Oct 2016 - Youngster Muayad Na’im, a native of Qasra town, in southern Nablus, died on Friday afternoon while harvesting olives in a nearby orchard.
Homeless Palestinians pray on ruins of homes demolished by Israel
7 Oct 2016 - Palestinians living in Qalandiya village, to the north of Occupied Jerusalem, performed Friday prayers inside a sit-in tent pitched on the ruins of their demolished homes.
  IRIN
 
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
 
U.S. Airlifts Hundreds of Militia Fighters in Attack to Cut Off Raqqa
22 Mar 2017 - The bold operation marked the first American air assault against the Islamic State in Syria and displayed the new leeway President Trump has given commanders.
Tomb of Jesus Reopens to Public After $3 Million Restoration
22 Mar 2017 - The shrine, which was in danger of collapse, had been propped up by an unsightly iron cage since the 19th century.
U.S. Airstrike in Syria Is Said to Kill Dozens of Civilians
22 Mar 2017 - Residents of Raqqa and activists said hundreds of displaced Syrians had been sheltering in a school when it was hit.
Tillerson Calls on Allies to Do More in Fight Against ISIS
22 Mar 2017 - Mr. Tillerson noted that about 75 percent of the military campaign against the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq had been undertaken by the United States.
U.S. Military Investigating Reports of Civilian Deaths in Syria Airstrike
21 Mar 2017 - Military officials say the airstrike targeted Qaeda operatives, but activists and residents have said the site was part of a religious complex where 49 civilians were killed.
Family of C.I.A. Consultant Sues Iran Over His Disappearance
21 Mar 2017 - The family of Robert A. Levinson, who vanished in Iran in 2007, claims that the country used a campaign of deception to conceal its role in his imprisonment.
  Jerusalem Post
 
Furor over Israel Prize panel’s decision not to honor left-wing artist
22 Mar 2017 - Garbuz said in an interview with Army Radio on Wednesday that “the committee did not reach a decision and I did not lose the Israel Prize, I didn’t lose anything.
Israeli and Vietnamese companies sign several cooperation agreements
22 Mar 2017 - Main focus on energy tech, health and education.
President Pinocchio
22 Mar 2017 - The latest Gallup survey shows Trump’s approval rating among all voters has dropped to 37% and among Jewish voters it is down to 31%.
The newest bigotry: Supporter of Israel must have travel ban ‘bias’
22 Mar 2017 - I’m glad I called Flannery out on this issue.
Women soldiers and Jewish law
22 Mar 2017 - Jews in the military, both male and female, seem to feel more Jewish afterwards, not less.
It’s the sovereignty, stupid!
22 Mar 2017 - The real reason for the Israeli/American Jewish divide
A chorus line
22 Mar 2017 - Israeli singer, composer and performance artist Noam Enbar speaks to the ‘Post’ on his unique series of live events presented throughout the Tel Aviv Museum of Art
Civil rights NGO urges indictment of IDF colonel who killed rock-thrower
22 Mar 2017 - A video of the shooting distributed at the time by B’Tselem went viral and brought about calls for Shomer’s prosecution.
Rabbi summoned to hearing pending revocation of hesder yeshiva status
22 Mar 2017 - Senior-national religious rabbis meet with IDF chief to discuss mixed-gender service concerns.
Netanyahu: 'Significant progress' in talks with US on settlement construction
22 Mar 2017 - It’s presumed that Netanyahu seeks permission to build in the settlement blocs in exchange for freezing isolated Jewish communities in Judea and Samaria.
‘Ghattas bill’ would cancel pensions of MKs who harm state security
22 Mar 2017 - “It is inconceivable that the Israeli public should pay from its own pocket the pensions of lawmakers convicted of supporting terrorism and harming Israel’s security.”
Family of missing CIA consultant Robert Levinson sues Iran in US court
22 Mar 2017 - Over the years, the State Department and the White House have noted the anniversary, but the FBI has not weighed in.
No fanfare for Venezuelan arrivals in Israel
22 Mar 2017 - Case of Conservative converts source of dispute between religious leaders and Interior Ministry.
Obama's last year in office saw 40% rise in settler housing
22 Mar 2017 - The ground that was broken on 2,630 new settler homes last year, is the second highest amount of new Jewish construction that has occurred in the West Bank since the year 2,000.
Thousands gather to see restored site of Jesus’s tomb in Jerusalem
22 Mar 2017 - Last restoration took place in 1810, recent restoration cost $3.5 million.
Israel international marriage database denounced as dangerous to future of Jewish people
22 Mar 2017 - According to one rabbi, the main purpose of the database is to ensure that someone who is already married does not get married again in violation of Jewish law.
IDF chief: Hamas tunnels are not a strategic or existential threat
22 Mar 2017 - Eisenkot addresses the Knesset Control Committee, defending the IDF against criticism of 2014's Operation Protective Edge.
Palestinian killed, two others wounded by IDF fire near Gaza border
22 Mar 2017 - Incident comes after IDF completes large scale drill in the south simulating a war with Gaza.
Minister’s son arrested in Israel Aerospace Industries corruption scandal
22 Mar 2017 - Two arrested and ten detained on suspicion of corruption, fraud, and breach of trust.
Jewish groups quarrel over memorial service at pro-BDS group’s conference
22 Mar 2017 - Jewish Voice for Peace, which is organizing the confab, said however that it had already planned its own general memorial event.
‘Do not die without going to Jerusalem’
22 Mar 2017 - World’s largest conference of travel bloggers held in Israel for first time.
Co-founder of BDS movement arrested in Israel for tax evasion
22 Mar 2017 - Barghouti is set to receive the Gandhi Peace Prize in the US in April.
Kuwait trying to oust Knesset from Inter-Parliamentary Union
22 Mar 2017 - Israel's "loud and blatant violations of international resolutions," and not anti-Israeli or racist motives, are the inspiration for the move, claims Kuwaiti parliament speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim.
EU: Annexing Ma’aleh Adumim would damage ties with Israel
21 Mar 2017 - "It would have a strong detrimental impact on our relations," Mark Gallagher, the Charge D'Affaires for the EU embassy in Israel, cautioned on Tuesday.
Financial strain on Israeli fencers emblematic of issue for second-tier sports
21 Mar 2017 -
Jerusalem, Hanoi reach deal to boost military cooperation
21 Mar 2017 - ‘We know quiet and peace on the security front should not be taken for granted,’ Rivlin tells defense minister.
NGO: 3,000 asylum seekers denied basic services as pressure to leave
21 Mar 2017 - The Hotline for Refugees and Migrants NGO claims that the Israel Prisons Service is providing African asylum seekers in the country with substandard conditions in order to pressure them to leave.
Poll: Half of West Bank youth support two-state solution
21 Mar 2017 - A new poll conducted by the Arab World for Research and Development found that while 47.4% of the Palestinian youth in the West Bank support the two-state solution, the remaining 47.7% oppose it.
Defense Minister warns of EU diplomatic 'assault' against Israel by end of the year
21 Mar 2017 - Liberman followed his warning by saying that Israeli politicians should dial back on decision that work irk world powers, telling them that "there are things we cannot do unilaterally."
Happiness and the wandering Jew
21 Mar 2017 - A full 36% of secular Israeli Jews said they would move abroad given the opportunity. About a fifth of haredi Israelis said they wanted to leave.
On religious extremism
21 Mar 2017 - There are many wise, creative and worldly Israeli rabbis but in most cases, they are marginalized or even dismissed as being “Reform.”
MK Amsalem warns of coalition crisis over delayed Ethiopian aliya
21 Mar 2017 - Ethiopian Jews waiting to move to Israel caught up in web of red tape.
Berlin launches first ever Jewish food week
21 Mar 2017 - So far, the festival has attracted the diverse, international crowd that has become Berlin’s hallmark, and Kratochvila is pleased with the turnout; Shabbat dinners are almost sold out.
Australian probe finds no evidence that government funds were misused by World Vision
21 Mar 2017 - The Australian Foreign Ministry said its contributions to World Vision will remain frozen pending the result of a court case against Halabi in Israel, according to AFP.
As Israel opposes UNESCO Jerusalem resolution, ambassadors visit capital
21 Mar 2017 - Members of Senate Select Committee on Intelligence visit Israel as part of broader Middle East tour.
Mossad, IDF chiefs debate top threat: Iranian nukes or Hezbollah rockets
21 Mar 2017 - Former Mossad chief Tamir Pardo: We’re nearing point of no return with Palestinians, moderates
Report: Iran accuses Russia of giving Israel codes for Syrian air defenses
21 Mar 2017 - Kuwaiti daily quotes Iran Defense Ministry source as saying Iran was able to change the codes without Russia's knowledge, enabling Friday's missile launch against Israeli aircraft.
Israel arrests head of Turkish humanitarian group in Gaza for financing Hamas
21 Mar 2017 - The Shin Bet and police arrested Gaza resident Muhammad Murtaja, 39, in February.
Mossad chief: Iran is main threat to Israel with or without nuclear deal
21 Mar 2017 - "As long as the current regime exists, with the nuclear agreement or without it, Iran will continue to serve as the main threat to Israel's security."
Amid border tensions, IDF chief alludes to strikes on Hezbollah convoys
21 Mar 2017 - Eisenkot says the IDF's policy regarding the Syrian civil war was one of "non-intervention alongside preserving our interests."
Iran accused of planning attack on head of French-Israel business group
20 Mar 2017 - German investigators say the Pakistani suspect's assignment was to identify Israeli and Jewish institutions for possible attacks.
 

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