"Israel will never get true security and safety through oppressing another people. A true peace can ultimately be built only on justice."
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Knesset Passes New Bill Preventing Pardon for Palestinian Prisoners
The Israeli Parliament of the http://imemc.org/newswire?search_text=knesset&button=Search+%3E%3E passed, on Monday, a bill which prohibits the grant of pardon or the ease of sentence for Palestinian prisoners by reducing it, in case of a political deal or prisoner exchange. ...
Israeli Forces Demolish 20 Tombs in Palestinian Cemetery
Israeli forces, with the so-called "Nature Authority", on Sunday, demolished 20 Palestinian tombs in occupied East Jerusalem's Yousufeya Cemetery. ...
Rearrested Shalit Swap Detainees Announce Hunger Strike
Palestinian prisoners rearrested this year, after being released in the 2011 Shalit swap deal, have announced that they would go on hunger strike this Tuesday, in order to pressure the Palestinian delegation in Cairo to negotiate with Israel for their release. ...
Thirteen Palestinians Kidnapped In The West Bank
Israeli soldiers kidnapped at least thirteen Palestinians in numerous invasions targeting homes in different parts of the occupied West Bank, and took them to a number of military camps. The invasions started earlier at dawn, and lasted for several hours. ...
New Israeli Policy Results In Keeping Hundreds Imprisoned
The Israeli Persecution initiated, since the beginning of July, a new policy in occupied East Jerusalem, resulting in keeping hundreds of Palestinians, including dozens of children, behind bars for extended periods, until concluding all “legal measures” against them. ...
Complaints Filed Against MK’s For Incitement During Aggression On Gaza
The National Democratic Assembly at the Israeli Knesset, in cooperation with dozens of Arab citizens, started a large campaign to lodge official complaints against Israeli Members of the Knesset (MK) for incitement against Arab political leaders, and the Arabs in general, during the Israeli onslaught on the Gaza Strip. ...
Several Injuries Reported As Army Invaded Bethlehem
Palestinian medical sources have reported, on Sunday evening, that one Palestinian was shot and many suffered the effects of teargas inhalation, during clashes with Israeli soldiers invading ‘Aida refugee camp, north of Bethlehem. ...
Indirect Ceasefire Talks to Resume in Cairo
Indirect talks between Israelis and Palestinians, with the aim of consolidating the Gaza truce are set to resume in Cairo, Egypt, on Wednesday, two days following new reconciliation negotiations between Fatah and Hamas, according to officials. ...
Protesters Attacked at Bil'in Weekly Protest, British Activist Arrested
Tens of Palestinians asphyxiated due to suppression of the Bil’in weekly demonstration against the illegal Israeli occupation and its https://www.google.com/search?q=israeli+wall&rlz=1C1CHFX_enUS597US597&es_sm=122&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=BBcfVLqqBsTisASzjICoCA&ved=0CAgQ_AUoAQ&biw=1366&bih=600. ...
PCHR Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (11- 17 September 2014)
Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the oPt continued during the reporting period (11- 17 September 2014). ...
  Ha'aretz Diplomacy & Defense
IDF shoots down Syrian fighter plane infiltrating Israeli territory
Syrian confirms its MiG-21 intercepted by Patriot missile; this is first time since 1982 that the IAF has downed a Syrian aircraft.
Suspects in kidnap of West Bank teens killed in IDF firefight
Hamas confirms both Marwan Qawasmeh and Amer Abu Aisha killed in shootout at West Bank hideout.
Restrictions on Gaza turn reconstruction plans into science fiction
The Strip now has two governments, one run by Hamas and the other by the Palestinian Authority.
Abbas: Prime Minister Netanyahu, end the occupation, make peace
Addressing students in New York, Palestinian president says will present UN with new timetable for peace talks, AFP reports.
Hundreds of academics sign petition against BDS
Petition slamming boycott movement for 'violating the very principle of academic freedom' signed by Alan Dershowitz and Judea Pearl, among other academics, mostly from North America and Israel.
Israel backs UN move against foreign terrorists, but fears world will lose focus on Iran
Historic Security Council meeting led by President Obama poised to adopt strong measures based on 'muscular' Chapter 7 of UN Charter, Israeli UN jurist explains.
Cabinet postpones decision on controversial route of West Bank barrier
Ancient terraces in Battir were designated Unesco World Heritage Site in bid to change route of Israeli wall.
Sara Netanyahu gets donation for 'hungry soldiers'
Needy soldiers send letter to prime minister, and his wife solicited 300,000 shekels in food vouchers.
U.S. jury finds Arab Bank liable over Hamas attacks
Arab Bank Plc knowingly gave support to Hamas, jury says, must compensate victims of two dozen attacks in Israel and Palestinian territories.
Obama, Netanyahu to meet next week for first time in 7 months
October 1 meeting comes on heels of U.S.-Israeli tension during the summer operation in the Gaza Strip.
Palestinian prisoners rearrested after freed in Shalit deal plan warning hunger strike
Hunger strikers include 63 prisoners released in the Shalit swap and subsequently rearrested, most of them following the June kidnapping of three Israeli youths.
Want to be a spy? The Mossad is recruiting
The intelligence agency's glossy website went up a decade ago to boost recruitment for officers and analysts amid increasingly fierce competition from Israel's booming private hi-tech sector.
Berlusconi: West should support Israel, not Palestinians
Ex-Italian premier says, among other things, that `the majority of Israelis believe Israel should defend itself with the atomic bomb.'
Israel urges world capitals to cancel travel warnings issued during Gaza war
Foreign Ministry officials fear that every day the advisories remain in effect is damaging to both tourism and foreign investments.
Israeli minister: Exports to Russia will continue, regardless of sanctions
Yair Shamir cites boycott of produce from West Bank settlements as one of the key reasons he will withstand European pressure.
Camp David: The agreement that ripped up the rule book
The anniversary of the Camp David Accords, which shattered the consensus and served as a basis to the agreements that followed, passed without mention by the Israeli and Egyptian authorities.
Final shot hasn’t sounded in war over defense budget
Netanyahu and Lapid may think they’ve covered the hard yards agreeing on a $1.6 billion increase for the defense budget, but Moshe Ya’alon begs to differ.
UN wants international monitors to oversee reconstruction work in Gaza
Mideast envoy Robert Serry is liaising with PA and Israel to bring between 250 and 500 UN monitors into the Strip to supervise rebuilding work, safeguard materials. Hamas has yet to comment on proposal.
Jerusalem prosecution hardens stance on Palestinian minors suspected of rioting
Under new policy in force since July, dozens of Palestinian minors have been jailed for a month or two before their trials.
John Kerry meets with Iran FM Zarif on nuclear talks, Islamic State
With time running out before a Nov. 24 deadline, indications show Washington is trying a new approach to break the impasse.
UNRWA calls for Bedouin relocation plan to be scrapped
Civil Administration plans to relocate some 12,500 Bedouin from areas east of Jerusalem to new town near Jericho.
Israeli among pro-Russian rebels swapped for Ukrainian soldiers
Alexander Vitko, an Israeli citizen, was one of 38 Donetsk People's Republic fighters exchanged for 35 Ukrainian soldiers on Saturday, report says.
Writers, editors protest Israeli sponsorship at Brooklyn Book Festival
Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Junot Diaz was one of hundreds who criticized New York festival for its 'endorsement' of Israel following Gaza war.
Officer: Most of Syrian border with Israel is controlled by rebels - but not Islamic State
Meanwhile, chastened UN forces in the area are mulling how to keep to their mandate of separating the Israeli and Syrian sides.
  Palestinian Center for Human Rights
Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (11- 17 September 2014)
Palestinian Center for Human Rights
  International Solidarity Movement
Protest against forced eviction pushes Israeli forces from the area
9/22/2014 - International Solidarity Movement - Ezaryah, Occupied Palestine - Today at 10:00, approximately 40 Palestinians and internationals marched together on a demonstration in the Ezaryah area east of Jerusalem. The demonstration was called to protest the forceful eviction of Palestinian Bedouin families in the Ras al-Baba area...
  Palestine News Network
[Uruknet 109467 23-sep-2014 03:40 ECT] Gaza, the Goy! How many more wars and devastation will it take to end Israeli apartheid?
22 Sep 2014 - August 30, 2014 - sraelis have many things to say about Palestinians, none of them humanising or related to reality. They continue to create their false narrative making Orwellian words their allies. From 1948 to today, words have been a...
[Uruknet 109466 23-sep-2014 03:26 ECT] One Century after World War I and the Balfour Declaration: Palestine and Palestine Studies
22 Sep 2014 - August 30, 2014 - We meet today to celebrate the second anniversary of the establishment of the SOAS Centre for Palestine Studies. I am honoured to have been asked to deliver this first Annual Lecture. It is deeply gratifying to...
[Uruknet 109465 23-sep-2014 03:19 ECT] Being Palestinian got me barred from visiting Palestine
22 Sep 2014 - August 30, 2014 - ....This is my first time at the Israeli-controlled border between Palestine and Jordan. I am traveling with 15 young Arab-Americans, mostly Palestinian, to do community service work and connect with our heritage and homeland.​ We have...
[Uruknet 109464 23-sep-2014 03:16 ECT] Guantánamo Violence: Prisoners Report Shaker Aamer "Beaten," Another Man Assaulted "For Nearly Two Hours"
22 Sep 2014 - August 30, 2014 - In a recent letter to the British foreign secretary Philip Hammond, Clive Stafford Smith, the founder and director of the legal action charity Reprieve, described how he has "just received a series of unclassified letters from...
[Uruknet 109463 23-sep-2014 03:14 ECT] The US government can brand you a terrorist based on a Facebook post. We can t let them make up the rules
22 Sep 2014 - August 30, 2014 - The US government s web of surveillance is vast and interconnected. Now we know just how opaque, inefficient and discriminatory it can be.As we were reminded again just this week, you can be pulled into the...
[Uruknet 109462 23-sep-2014 03:11 ECT] Blackwater trial reaches emotional and legal climax as prosecution rests
22 Sep 2014 - August 30, 2014 - ...Seven years after the bloody shooting in Baghdad s Nisour Square that left a total of 17 Iraqis dead and more than 20 seriously wounded, jurors were told of the "shocking amount of death, injury and...
[Uruknet 109461 23-sep-2014 03:03 ECT] Egypt evicts Rafah residents to create buffer zone
22 Sep 2014 - August 30, 2014 - Concern has spread among residents of the border areas in the northern Sinai Peninsula following the Egyptian army s planned establishment of a buffer zone on the Egyptian side of Rafah along the border with the...
[Uruknet 109460 23-sep-2014 02:53 ECT] From Containment to Counterinsurgency in the Gaza Strip
22 Sep 2014 - August 30, 2014 - Israel s recently terminated "Operation Protective Edge" against the Gaza Strip was beyond destructive. Little is left standing in Shuja iya, Khoza a, Beit Hanoun, and Rafah s east, where photos reveal a tableau of grey...
[Uruknet 109459 23-sep-2014 02:24 ECT] See for yourself: Aerial and panoramic views show devastation in Gaza
22 Sep 2014 - August 30, 2014 - The video above, published by the Gaza-based video production company MediaTown, shows an aerial view of the devastated Shujaiya neighborhood of Gaza City. On 20 July, the area was subjected to indiscriminate artillery bombardment by Israel...
[Uruknet 109458 23-sep-2014 00:41 ECT] Syria News - August 29, 2014
22 Sep 2014 - August 29, 2014- By the end of Friday, LCC has documented the fall of 67 martyrs including 7 children, 3 women and 2 martyrs under torture. 22 martyrs were reported in Aleppo, 20 in Damascus and its suburbs, 7 in...
[Uruknet 109457 23-sep-2014 00:31 ECT] Stop US attacks on Iraq and Syria!
22 Sep 2014 - August 29, 2014 - ... We call on the peoples of the world to repudiate the ongoing military actions in Iraq and Syria. With the argument of "fighting against terrorism" and using the cruel practices of ISIS, the US and the...
[Uruknet 109456 23-sep-2014 00:02 ECT] Libya s Regime Change Chaos
22 Sep 2014 - August 29, 2014 - Three valid observations are worth making about this episode. One is that the turmoil in Libya to which Egypt and the UAE are reacting followed directly from regime change in which Western intervention was instrumental. The...
[Uruknet 109455 22-sep-2014 19:41 ECT] Warnings of Civil War, Critical Plight of Civilians in Libya
22 Sep 2014 - August 29, 2014 - As instability continues to grip Libya, officials are sounding alarm over the deteriorating situation that could lead towards civil war in the country, where destabilization, critics charge, has deepened since NATO s bombing in 2011... Yet,...
[Uruknet 109454 22-sep-2014 18:16 ECT] New book reveals top-secret collusion between Israel, US during twenty years of "peace talks"
22 Sep 2014 - August 29, 2014 - ...Bregman s book breaks new ground with a number of leaked top secret disclosures from Israeli sources. It shows that the recent revelation that Israel eavesdropped on current US Secretary of State John Kerry is really...
[Uruknet 109453 22-sep-2014 18:14 ECT] White Supremacists March against Anti-Semitism
22 Sep 2014 - August 29, 2014 - Why does a demonstration of hundreds of people against "anti-Semitism" in Toronto seem more like a march for white supremacy than a rally against racism? On August 20, reported the Canadian Jewish News, several thousand took...
[Uruknet 109452 22-sep-2014 18:09 ECT] The Palestinian message to Israel: Deal with us justly - or disappear
22 Sep 2014 - August 29, 2014 - Until Operation Protective Edge, most of the "messaging" regarding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, certainly that which broke through the mainstream media, came from the Israeli side. Since Zionism s official beginnings in Palestine some 110 years ago,...
[Uruknet 109451 22-sep-2014 18:04 ECT] Self-healing in Gaza
22 Sep 2014 - August 29, 2014 - The killing and bombing is finally done. Yet I don t think we in Gaza will feel like the war is truly over for a long period of time, if we ever can. The killing is...
[Uruknet 109450 22-sep-2014 17:59 ECT] Gaza s Pyrrhic Victory is a Lesson for the Occupier
22 Sep 2014 - August 29, 2014 -Among Palestinians, many consider the recent cease-fire between Israel and the Palestinians to be a victory for the resistance. For those looking on from the outside, this response may be quite puzzling. How can a people claim...
[Uruknet 109449 22-sep-2014 17:54 ECT] Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (21- 28 August 2014)
22 Sep 2014 - August 29, 2014 - Summary: Israeli violations of international law and international humanitarian law in the oPt continued during the reporting period (21 - 27 August 2014). Shooting and Killing: In the context of the Israeli offensive on the Gaza...
[Uruknet 109448 22-sep-2014 17:15 ECT] Countdown to the next round in Gaza
22 Sep 2014 - August 29, 2014- The cease-fire that ended seven weeks of hell in Gaza is only two days old. But the countdown to the next round began as soon as the ink dried on the agreement between Israel and the Palestinian...
[Uruknet 109447 22-sep-2014 16:42 ECT] This war was not a war, it was a massacre
22 Sep 2014 - August 29, 2014 - During a brief stint working for UNRWA in Israel Palestine a few years ago I came across a documentary film called No Sharp Objects . Made by the UN agency, it is about 15 children from Gaza...
[Uruknet 109446 22-sep-2014 02:43 ECT] Celebrating the Deaths of Palestinians in Toronto When a March Against "Anti-Semitism" Feels Like a March for White Power
21 Sep 2014 - August 29, 2014 - Why does a demonstration of hundreds of people against "anti-Semitism" in Toronto seem more like a march for white supremacy than a rally against racism? On August 20, reported the Canadian Jewish News, several thousand took...
[Uruknet 109445 22-sep-2014 02:37 ECT] Gaza and Beyond The Entire World Is Under Siege
21 Sep 2014 - August 29, 2014- With each new atrocity committed by Israel against the Palestinians & Occupied Territories of Palestine, propagandists and dictators everywhere grow bolder, ever more confidant in their own ability to show brazen, arrogant contempt for the basic welfare...
[Uruknet 109444 22-sep-2014 01:59 ECT] Israel invests millions in occupied Golan Heights settlement college
21 Sep 2014 - August 29, 2014 - An Israeli college in the occupied Syrian Golan Heights is offering a wide range of financial incentives to prospective students in order to increase its enrollment, according to a recent Arabic-language report at the Arabs48 website....
[Uruknet 109443 22-sep-2014 01:19 ECT] Barack re-writes rules of war
21 Sep 2014 - August 29, 2014 - NINA notes that already today Nouri s bombing of Falluja -- his continued bombing -- has killed 3 civilians and left twelve more injured... Zeke J. Miller (Time magazine) notes: The President defended his decision not...
[Uruknet 109442 22-sep-2014 00:17 ECT] Israel tech site paying "interns" to covertly plant stories in social media
21 Sep 2014 - August 29, 2014 - An investigation by The Electronic Intifada has revealed that the online publication Israel21c is hiring students as "digital ambassadors" to plant its stories in online discussion forums and social media without revealing that they work for...
[Uruknet 109441 22-sep-2014 00:07 ECT] Protester against Israel s land theft remains jailed - four months after arrest
21 Sep 2014 - August 29, 2014 - Four months ago, human rights activist Murad Shtaiwi was arrested by Israeli forces during a night raid in the occupied West Bank village of Kufr Qaddoum. Four months later, he remains in military detention.Shtaiwi is a...
[Uruknet 109440 21-sep-2014 23:26 ECT] One-third of Gaza s mosques destroyed by Israeli strikes
21 Sep 2014 - August 29, 2014 - The Israeli onslaught on Gaza demolished 73 mosques in 51 days, while 205 others were partially destroyed, a government report said. According to a committee formed by the Palestinian Economic Council for Development and Construction, the...
Israel murder suspects shot dead
BBC 23 Sep 2014 - Two Palestinians suspected of the abduction and murder of three Israeli teenagers in June have been killed by Israeli forces, Israel's military says.
Second video of UK hostage released
BBC 23 Sep 2014 - A second video has been released showing British journalist John Cantlie, who is being held hostage by Islamic State (IS) militants.
Cameron to hold talks with Iran
BBC 23 Sep 2014 - UK PM David Cameron is to meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to try to build more support for international action against Islamic State militants.
VIDEO: US launches air strikes on Syria
BBC 23 Sep 2014 - The US and allied nations have launched a campaign of air strikes against Islamic State (IS) militants in Syria, the Pentagon says.
Islamic State crisis: What force does international law allow?
BBC 23 Sep 2014 - What force can legally be used against IS?
Shin Bet Murders Palestinians Who Killed Three Israeli Youths
Tikun Olam 23 Sep 2014 - Marwan Qawasmeh’s family memorializes him. (Maan) Another chapter has closed on the horrible chapter of killings and revenge murders that plagued the West Bank in the weeks before Israel launched Operation Protective Edge.  A joint team of IDF, Shin Bet and Border Police cornered the two...
Goldberg tries to police view that Israel’s actions fuel anti-Semitism
Mondoweiss 22 Sep 2014 - The Rev.  Bruce Shipman controversy at Yale – Israel’s carnage in Gaza is fueling anti-Semitism — is echoing in other places. Ken Roth, the executive director of Human Rights Watch, is the son of a Holocaust survivor, but Jeffrey Goldberg at the Atlantic  polices him for...
US gave surveillance data to a country ‘hostile’ to many Americans — Bamford
Mondoweiss 22 Sep 2014 - The Israel lobby is finally getting some critical scrutiny in the mainstream media. Last week we reported that Edward Snowden seems to have been motivated to blow the whistle when he learned of surveillance that the US was passing on to the Israelis , data that recent...
Palestinian babies not included on Israel gov’t list of most popular names
Mondoweiss 22 Sep 2014 - On Sunday, the Israeli Population and Immigration Authority declared that during the past year the most popular male names given children were Yosef, followed by Daniel and Ori.  The top female names were Tamar, Noa and Shira.  This was reported in the English edition of the...
Israeli attack on Gaza damaged 75 kindergartens and day-care centers
Mondoweiss 22 Sep 2014 - The Israeli offensive on Gaza caused full or partial damages to 75 kindergartens and day-care centers GAZA, Occupied Palestine ( Democracy and Workers’ Rights Center in Palestine ) 21 Sept — The Democracy and Workers’ Rights Center field teams have documented full or partial damages to 75 kindergartens...
Homegrown jihadis and the limits of the Israel lobby
Mondoweiss 21 Sep 2014 - While ISIS continues to dominate public discourse as the newest raison d’être for the global War on Terror and the war in Syria drags on, Western governments have recently raised the specter of another threat: homegrown “jihadis” who abandon civilization to fight and train with radical...
Syrian wars of proxy
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Israel shoots down Syrian jet over occupied Golan
Al-Akhbar News 23 Sep 2014 - Israel shot down a Syrian warplane on Tuesday, saying the aircraft crossed the battle lines of Syria's war and flew over the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights, perhaps by accident. The incident coincided with but did not appear to be directly related to the unauthorized airstrikes the United...
Three children killed in unauthorized US strikes on Syria: group
Al-Akhbar News 23 Sep 2014 - Unauthorized airstrikes by US-led coalition forces in Syria killed around 30 fighters from al-Qaeda-linked al-Nusra Front and eight civilians including children, a Britain-based group monitoring the war from the said on Tuesday. Three children were among the eight civilians killed when strikes targeted a residential building...
Labor party drops UK parliamentary candidate over anti-Israel tweets
Al-Akhbar News 22 Sep 2014 - A British parliamentary candidate has been suspended after she tweeted anti-Israel messages in which she asked why the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) had not yet attacked Israel. The Sunday Times reported that the labor party candidate for Woking, Vicki Kirby said, “Apparently you...
Iraqi parties warn against ground invasion by anti-ISIS coalition
Al-Akhbar News 22 Sep 2014 - Iraqi soldiers take part in a military training exercise in the mainly Shiite southern city of Basra on September 14, 2014, before being deployed to the north of the city. (Photo: AFP-Mohammed Ali) Iraqi soldiers take part in a military training exercise in the mainly Shiite...
Australia to join US, France in Iraq airstrikes
Al-Akhbar News 22 Sep 2014 - Australian fighter jets are being deployed to the Middle East to join the US-led campaign of airstrikes on jihadist targets in northern Iraq, Defense Minister David Johnston said Monday. "We will provide a number of military platforms, up to eight Super Hornet aircraft to participate in...
Saudi to execute four over "terrorism," "deviant thinking"
Al-Akhbar News 22 Sep 2014 - Four Saudi men have been sentenced to death for their role in one of the kingdom's "bloodiest terror cells," official SPA news agency reported. The agency said late Sunday that a special criminal court in Riyadh jailed "as many as 20" others for between two and...
Yemen: Saudi Arabia recognizes new balance of power in Sanaa as Houthis topple Muslim Brothers
Al-Akhbar Politics 22 Sep 2014 - Yemeni security forces supporting Shiite Huthi anti-government protesters gesture during an anti-government protest in Sanaa on September 12, 2014. (Photo: AFP-Mohammed Huwais) Yemeni security forces supporting Shiite Huthi anti-government protesters gesture during an anti-government protest in Sanaa on September 12, 2014. (Photo: AFP-Mohammed Huwais) The world...
Lebanese government releases information about the disappeared
Al-Akhbar Politics 22 Sep 2014 - Families of those who disappeared during the Lebanese civil war protest in Downtown Beirut over the right to know what happened to their loved ones. (Photo: Marwan Tahtah) Families of those who disappeared during the Lebanese civil war protest in Downtown Beirut over the right to...
From Gaza to Sderot, Trauma Marks The Past — And The Present
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Arab Bank Found Liable for Hamas Attacks
The Foward Breaking News 22 Sep 2014 - A U.S. jury said on Monday Arab Bank Plc provided material support to Hamas, and must therefore compensate the victims of two dozen attacks the Islamic militant group allegedly carried out in Israel and the Palestinian territories. Click here for the rest of the article...
Pam Geller Group Sues on 'Killing Jews' Ad
The Foward Breaking News 22 Sep 2014 - A pro-Israel group said it will sue New York’s Metropolitan Transportation Authority for rejecting its advertisement on the city’s public transportation. Click here for the rest of the article...
Orthodox Man Stabbed by Disgruntled Worker in Brooklyn
The Foward Breaking News 22 Sep 2014 - An Orthodox man was stabbed in Brooklyn Heights — reportedly by a disgruntled employee. Click here for the rest of the article...
Israel Top Court Outlaws African Immigrant Jail
The Foward Breaking News 22 Sep 2014 - Israel’s high court on Monday outlawed a detention center where African migrants are held without trial and ordered some 2,000 inmates there released over the next three months. Click here for the rest of the article...
ISIS Brands Barack Obama 'Mule of the Jews'
The Foward Breaking News 22 Sep 2014 - The jihadist group ISIS called on its followers to attack U.S. citizens and said President Obama was a “mule of the Jews.” Click here for the rest of the article...
Tennis Team Sues Over Matches on Shabbat
The Foward Breaking News 22 Sep 2014 - A seniors’ tennis team from New York has gone to a court of law to keep from playing a tournament on Shabbat. Click here for the rest of the article...
Haredim and Hollywood
The Forward Editorial 23 Sep 2014 - EDITORIAL: The decision to avoid vaccinating their kids has made strange bedfellows of Los Angeles’s liberal denizens and the Haredim of New York. Both communities are dead wrong. Click here for the rest of the article...
Protesters Take Aim at Metropolitan Opera's 'Death of Klinghoffer'
The Forward New 22 Sep 2014 - With the Metropolitan Opera’s new season set to open Monday night, protesters are calling for one show to be canceled. Click here for the rest of the article...
Jews Join Hundreds of Thousands at Largest-Ever Climate Change March
The Forward New 22 Sep 2014 - Shofar blasts rang out and ‘Save Our Planet’ signs in Yiddish peppered the streets of New York as more than 100 Jewish groups joined the largest-ever climate change protest. Click here for the rest of the article...
Despite Winning 1,000 Pre-K Seats, N.Y. Jewish Advocates Still Frustrated
The Forward New 22 Sep 2014 - Bill de Blasio’s new pre-kindergarten program funds over 1,000 free seats for Jewish schools in N.Y. But some Orthodox advocates want more time for religious study. Click here for the rest of the article...
Africa: Qatarstrophe! Fifa Exco Member Says No World Cup for Qatar
allAfrica.com 23 Sep 2014 - [Daily Maverick]A FIFA ExCo member has said he does not think the World Cup will be held in Qatar. FIFA have in turn said that this was a personal comment and they will not respond. Will anybody ever be held accountable for the decision to award...
Egypt: Indirect Negotiations Over Gaza Resume in Cairo On Tuesday
allAfrica.com 22 Sep 2014 - [Aswat Masriya]Cairo -Cairo will host on Tuesday an "exploratory" round of indirect negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians to reach a permanent agreement over contentious issues, the foreign ministry said.
Sudan: U.S.$88.5 Million Qatar Grant for Development in Darfur
allAfrica.com 23 Sep 2014 - [Radio Dabanga]El Fasher / New York -The State of Qatar signed a $88.5 million grant agreement with the UN Multi-Partner Trust Fund in the North Darfur capital of El Fasher on Sunday.
Kenya: Kenya Signs Up Qatar for Transport Cooperation
allAfrica.com 22 Sep 2014 - [EA Business]Nairobi -The government last week signed up several deals that will boost tranpsort links with Qatar writes John Sambo.
Breaking the Bad News: Ferguson Is Not That Unique
Arab American Institute 22 Sep 2014 - By Dina Salah-ElDin Fall Intern, 2014 Three months are left for this Congress to take action and pass the End Racial Profiling Act. Originally triggered by a long history of nation-wide profiling, and brought to life by the murder of Michael Brown Jr. in Ferguson, Missouri,...
Arab American Receives MacArthur �Genius� Grant
Arab American Institute 22 Sep 2014 - By Kristyn Acho Fall Intern, 2014 Khaled Mattawa, University of Michigan Associate Professor in the Department of English Language and Literature was awarded a MacArthur Foundation grant yesterday. Professor Mattawa is among a group of 21 scholars and artists who were named 2014 MacArthur Foundation Fellows.
9/09/2011 AIPAC Junkets to Israel Illegal: IRS-DOJ Complaint Filing
IRMEP 23 Sep 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 23 Sep 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 23 Sep 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 23 Sep 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 23 Sep 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 23 Sep 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...
Israel’s Hannibal Directive
Sabbah report 23 Sep 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 23 Sep 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 23 Sep 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 23 Sep 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 23 Sep 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 23 Sep 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 §
Jewish Voice for Peace Congressional Briefing
US Campaign to End the Occupation 23 Sep 2014 - Below are videos from Jewish Voice for Peace's first-ever congressional briefing. The briefing took place on Capitol Hill on June 24th, 2014. If you'd like to support the critical work of Jewish Voice for Peace, please click here . Post Peace Talks: What's Next for Israel and...
Congressional Briefing: Examining Israel's discrimination against U.S. Citizens
US Campaign to End the Occupation 23 Sep 2014 - O n May 21, 2014, the US Campaign and a diverse group of organizations held a congressional briefing to raise awareness about Israel's discriminatio n against U.S. citizens. Below are the testimonies from the briefing. Yousef Munayyer - Part 1 Sandra Tamari - Part 2 Donna...
10 Years Later: BDS Breaks Through! July 9 We Divest Day of Action
US Campaign to End the Occupation 23 Sep 2014 - Mark your calendars! The We Divest Campaign has called for a national day of action on July 9, which marks the 10 year anniversary of the International Court of Justice’s historic ruling declaring Israel's wall on occupied Palestinian land to be illegal. Below are materials to...
12 States Participate in Free Cone Day!
US Campaign to End the Occupation 23 Sep 2014 - The following report back is by Mark Hage of member group Vermonters for a Just Peace in Palestine/Israel . The second annual Free Cone Day leafleting action at Ben & Jerry’s scoop shops on Tuesday, April 8, organized by Vermonters for a Just Peace in Palestine/Israel (www.vtjp.org),...
Neil Young: Please Don't Play Israel
US Campaign to End the Occupation 23 Sep 2014 - Canadian musician Neil Young is scheduled to perform in Tel Aviv this upcoming July. As noted by the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI), Neil has been an "eager speaker in favor of the rights of the indigenous First Nations in...
Josh Ruebner's "Shattered Hopes" Book Tour Comes to Pennsylvania, Mar. 27- Apr. 1
US Campaign to End the Occupation 23 Sep 2014 - Last fall, Josh Ruebner, our National Advocacy Director, shared the exciting news of the publication of his first book, Shattered Hopes: Obama's Failure to Broker Israeli-Palestinian Peace. We are excited to announce that he will be visiting Pennsylvania Thursday , March 27 to Tuesday, April 1. We...
  Ma'an News
Rearrested Shalit deal prisoners announce hunger strike
9/22/2014 - RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- Prisoners who were rearrested this year after being released in the 2011 Shalit deal announced they would go on hunger strike Tuesday to pressure the Palestinian delegation in Cairo to negotiate with Israel for their release, a rights...
Israeli forces detain 16 Palestinians in arrest raids
9/22/2014 - NABLUS (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained 16 Palestinians in West Bank arrest raids overnight Sunday, Israel's army and locals said. In Nablus, Israeli forces detained Salim Bashir Mleitat, 29, in Beit Furik after raiding his home at 3 a...
Abbas weighs intl action against Israel
9/22/2014 - NEW YORK (Ma'an) -- President Mahmoud Abbas says the Palestinian leadership is close to deciding if it will file complaints against Israel at United Nations institutions and courts in November. He said the leadership would act regardless of threats from either...
Gaza reconstruction conference must address key issues
9/22/2014 - BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- An upcoming reconstruction conference on Gaza must address key issues such as an end to Israel's occupation and accountability for the destruction caused by its' recent military assault, a network of Palestinian NGOs said Monday...
Abbas in New York ahead of UN address
9/22/2014 - BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- President Mahmoud Abbas will meet with a chief Arab League official in New York late Monday, a presidential spokesman said. Nabil Abu Rudeineh said in a statement that the president would meet with Nabil Elaraby, the Secretary-General of...
Fatah, Hamas to meet before indirect talks with Israel
9/22/2014 - CAIRO (Ma'an) -- Fatah, Hamas, and Islamic Jihad officials will meet on Monday in Cairo before indirect talks a day later with Israel, Egyptian sources told Ma'an. A meeting will be held at the Egyptian intelligence headquarters to discuss...
Jerusalem hospital 'on brink of closure'
9/22/2014 - JERUSALEM (Ma'an) -- Medical officials in Jerusalem warned Monday that one of the city's oldest hospitals is on the brink of closure after the Palestinian government's failure to meet financial responsibilities. In a news conference on the...
Palestinian youth build skills, character at Qalqiliya skate ramp
9/23/2014 - QALQILIYA (Ma'an) -- Every afternoon in the Palestinian city of Qalqiliya, on a tiny plot of concrete tucked away behind the West Bank's only zoo, youths gather to skate, rap, breakdance, and practice parkour. The hangout, marked by a...
Abbas meets Arab League chief in New York
9/22/2014 - RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- President Mahmoud Abbas met Monday with Secretary-General of the Arab league Nabil al-Arabi at his residence in New York, a day before meeting US Secretary of State John Kerry. They discussed coordination in the coming stage and emphasized...
First rains of season expected Saturday
9/22/2014 - BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) - First rainfall of the season is expected Saturday in the northern West Bank and there are chances that drizzles will reach the southern districts, officials said Monday. Temperatures could fall five degrees below average for this time of...
130,000 Syrians flood into Turkey fleeing IS
9/22/2014 - MURSITPINAR, Turkey (AFP) -- Turkey said Monday that some 130,000 people had flooded across its border from Syria fleeing an advance by the Islamic State on a strategic Kurdish border town. The massive influx comes as IS advances towards Ain al-Arab, known as...
Shiite rebels hold key Sanaa offices after Yemen peace deal
9/22/2014 - SANAA (AFP) -- Shiite rebels guarded government offices and army bases in the Yemeni capital alongside troops on Monday after a UN-brokered peace agreement aimed at ending a week of deadly fighting. Sunday's hard-won deal, signed by the president and all...
  The Guardian
Israel shoots dead two Palestinians suspected of killing abducted teenagers
23 Sep 2014 - The abduction of three Israeli teenagers in June by Hamas militants sparked the summer onslaught on Gaza An Israeli army spokesman says two Palestinians...
Isis, Hamas, Haiti and the Catholic church: on the use of 'death cults' | Jason Wilson
21 Sep 2014 - From Palestinian militants to the Japanese during the second world war, the idea of the death cult has been politically useful long before Isis...
BBCs Lyse Doucet: I realised there was a story to be told from the ground up
21 Sep 2014 - The BBCs chief international correspondent on the human cost of the Syria and Gaza conflicts, and the dangers facing reporters Lyse Doucet is an...
Israel says it has shot down Syrian jet
23 Sep 2014 - Military statement says the plane infiltrated Israeli airspace and was shot down using Patriot air defence system Israel has announced that it shot down...
Israeli gay party promoter criticised for Isis parody
22 Sep 2014 - Promotional images for club night in Tel Aviv show orange-clad man kneeling in desert, and man in trunks holding black flag If youre already...
  Daily Star
Russia: airstrikes must be agreed with Syria or will fuel tension
23 Sep 2014 .Russia criticized the U.S.-led airstrikes against ISIS positions in Syria on Tuesday, saying they should have been agreed with its ally Damascus and would fuel tension in the region.
US Syria raids also aimed at thwarting attack plot: Pentagon
23 Sep 2014 US forces who bombed ISIS jihadists in Syria also targeted a separate extremist group plotting an imminent attack against US and Western forces, the Pentagon said on Tuesday.
Details of mission against militants in Syria
23 Sep 2014 The U.S. and five Arab countries launched airstrikes Monday night on Islamic State group targets in eastern Syria.
Berri postpones Lebanon presidential election to Oct.9
23 Sep 2014 Berri postpones Lebanon presidential election to Oct.9
Gaza truce negotiations set to resume in Cairo
23 Sep 2014 An Israeli delegation arrived in Cairo on Tuesday for indirect talks with Palestinians on a long-term Gaza truce, hours after Israeli soldiers killed two suspects in the June murder of three Jewish teenagers.
NATO says was not involved in U.S.-led strikes on ISIS
23 Sep 2014 NATO said on Tuesday it was not involved in U.S.-led strikes on ISIS targets in Syria
Syria says Kerry sent letter about raids in advance
23 Sep 2014 The Syrian says it has received a letter from U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry delivered about planned to attack ISIS in Syria.
US, Arab allies launch first strikes on fighters in Syria
23 Sep 2014 The U.S. launched air and missile strikes with Arab allies in Syria for the first time on Tuesday, killing dozens of ISIS fighters and members of a separate al-Qaeda-linked group, and widening its new war in...
British PM to meet Rouhani to ask for help against ISIS
23 Sep 2014 British Prime Minister David Cameron will meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in the next two days in New York and ask him for help to fight ISIS, the first meeting between leaders of the two nations...
Israel to react 'forcefully' to any threat after Syria jet downed
23 Sep 2014 Israel will respond "forcefully" to attempts to threaten its security, Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon warned on Tuesday after a Syrian warplane was shot down over the Golan Heights.
Body of drowned Saudi found off Naameh, Lebanon
23 Sep 2014 The body of a Saudi man was found off the shore of Naameh, north of the southern city of Sidon.
Qaeda fighters, civilians killed in Syria strikes: activists
23 Sep 2014 Air strikes by U.S.-led coalition forces in Syria kills 30 fighters from al Qaeda-linked Nusra Front and eight civilians including children, a group monitoring the war says on Tuesday.
  Ha'aretz National News
Majority of Israelis unhappy with Ultra-Orthodox influence on society
Ha'aretz - 23 Sep 2014
Israel by numbers, in 5774: Getting older, staying single, heading for the hills
Ha'aretz - 22 Sep 2014
Opponents of Holot ruling gather in south Tel Aviv to express anger - and racism
Ha'aretz - 22 Sep 2014
Sara Netanyahu gets donation for 'hungry soldiers'
Ha'aretz - 22 Sep 2014
Life after Israeli presidency: Shimon Peres joins the job market
Ha'aretz - 22 Sep 2014
Interior Min. following ruling on asylum seekers: High Court freedoms should be curbed
Ha'aretz - 22 Sep 2014
High Court orders closure of detention facility for African asylum seekers
Ha'aretz - 22 Sep 2014
Mike Harari, 'the Zionist James Bond,' dies at 87
Ha'aretz - 22 Sep 2014
Israeli minister: Exports to Russia will continue, regardless of sanctions
Ha'aretz - 22 Sep 2014
Israeli watchdog to probe Lieberman's secret trip to Vienna
Ha'aretz - 22 Sep 2014
Final shot hasn’t sounded in war over defense budget
Ha'aretz - 22 Sep 2014
Netanyahu, Lapid fail to reach accord on budget
Ha'aretz - 22 Sep 2014
UN wants international monitors to oversee reconstruction work in Gaza
Ha'aretz - 21 Sep 2014
Israel shop sales down ahead of New Year
Ha'aretz - 21 Sep 2014
The Israeli minister of hedonism now faces police investigators
Ha'aretz - 21 Sep 2014
Two murders in 24 hours in Tel Aviv area
Ha'aretz - 21 Sep 2014
Nude photos of teacher spark labor dispute at schools in Israel’s south
Ha'aretz - 21 Sep 2014
Israeli recycling corporation: 52% of large bottles are recycled
Ha'aretz - 21 Sep 2014
East Jerusalem streets get innocuous names
Ha'aretz - 21 Sep 2014
Israel Post dispute paves way for labor chief to flex his muscles
Ha'aretz - 21 Sep 2014
After Gaza war, Israel approves extensive plan for development of south
Ha'aretz - 21 Sep 2014
Psst! The most popular boy’s name in Israel in 5774 was really Mohammed
Ha'aretz - 21 Sep 2014
Israel puts end to horse-driving peddlers' era
Ha'aretz - 21 Sep 2014
Two social activists acquitted of setting tires alight after sloppy police probe
Ha'aretz - 21 Sep 2014
  Palestinian Information Center
Israeli gov't approves plan to build skyscrapers in O. Jerusalem
The Israeli government on Monday allocated 886 dunums of Palestinian land in the western part of occupied Jerusalem for the building of several large commercial towers.
Abu Marzouk: Resumption of reconciliation talks to kick off Tuesday
The tabled round of reconciliation talks between Hamas and Fatah is due to be resumed on Tuesday so as to carry out negotiations over the outstanding affairs tabled in the pre-ceasefire phase.
IOF special unit assassinates kidnap suspects
The Israeli occupation forces claimed responsibility for the murder of two Palestinian youths suspected of kidnapping three Israeli soldiers in al-Khalil a few months ago, the Israeli radio said.
Alarm bells raised over planned vandalism at al-Aqsa during holidays
The Aqsa Foundation has warned of a renewed Israeli sacrilegious campaign to be carried out via a wave of break-ins into Muslims’ holy al-Aqsa Mosque under the pretext of marking Jewish holidays.
Israel flouts truce, arrests four fishermen, steps up mock raids
The Israeli navy on Monday rounded up four Palestinian fishermen on board their fishing boats off the coasts of central Gaza in a renewed flagrant violation of the Cairo-brokered truce accord.
Zahhar: Cairo truce talks should live up to Palestinians’ demands
The resumption of the indirect truce negotiations with the Israeli occupation aim at making all of Palestinians’ demands come true and set up a lasting ceasefire accord, Mahmoud al-Zahhar said.
Bawatna: Suffering in Israeli jails portends an explosion
Abdulhakim Bawatna, former dean of the Palestinian administrative detainees in Israeli jails, said that the suffering of the detainees and prisoners portend an explosion in the Israeli prisons.
Scores of settlers, soldiers and officers defile Aqsa Mosque
Scores of Israeli settlers, female soldiers and intelligence officers on Monday morning desecrated the Aqsa Mosque's courtyards under tight police protection.
16 arrests reported throughout West Bank
Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) arrested at dawn Monday 16 Palestinians throughout the West Bank including six citizens from al-Khalil.
Israel approves bill preventing life-sentenced prisoners’ release
Israeli Knesset's Constitution, Law and Justice Committee has approved a bill restricting release of those convicted in murder and sentenced to life.
What's in the UN's new Gaza agreement?
GAZA, JERUSALEM, DUBAI 19 September 2014 (IRIN) - The UN has announced a new deal to ease restrictions on the Gaza Strip. While many of the exact details remain unclear, IRIN summarises the major themes.
US and allies strike ISIL targets in Syria
09/23/2014 - US says bombers, fighter jets and cruise missiles deployed, and confirms involvement of Arab nations in the offensive.
Syrian Kurds 'halt ISIL push' near Turkey
09/22/2014 - Kurdish forces engage in clashes with ISIL fighters near city of Kobane, as more than 130,000 Kurds have fled to Turkey.
Israel kills suspects in teen settler deaths
09/23/2014 - Israeli army says it has killed two men suspected of fatal abduction of three youths in the occupied West Bank in June.
Life sentence for prominent Uigher activist
09/23/2014 - Ilham Tohti, an advocate for the rights of Muslim ethnic group, jailed by court in China on separatism charges.
Rockefellers to divest fossil fuel interests
09/23/2014 - US oil family dynasty and other philanthropists announce $50bn sale of fossil fuel interets to reinvest in clean energy.
White House intruder 'had 800 bullets in car'
09/22/2014 - Court hears that Omar Gonzalez stockpiled ammunition, and was previously stopped with rifle and map marking White House.
ISIL ally abducts Frenchman in Algeria
09/23/2014 - Jund al-Khilafa group threatens to kill Herve Gourdel if Paris continues air attacks on ISIL fighters in Iraq.
Ebola 'contained in Senegal and Nigeria'
09/22/2014 - UN health agency says Ebola outbreak "pretty much contained" in Senegal and Nigeria.
  New York Times
Israeli Forces Kill 2 Suspects in Killing of Jewish Teenagers
23 Sep 2014 - A military spokesman said that Marwan Qawasmeh and Amer Abu Aisha were believed to have been killed in a shootout in the West Bank.
Israel Says It Shot Down Syrian Aircraft
23 Sep 2014 - The military said that a Russian-made fighter jet had “infiltrated into Israeli airspace” and that a Patriot air-defense missile had intercepted the aircraft.
Airstrikes by U.S. and Allies Hit ISIS Targets in Syria
22 Sep 2014 - Airstrikes, conducted with several Arab allies, unleashed a torrent of cruise missiles and precision-guided bombs on the militants’ de facto capital, Raqqa, Syria.
New Video in ISIS ‘Lecture Series’ by John Cantlie
22 Sep 2014 - The terrorist group issued a new installment in its propaganda “lecture series” delivered by the British hostage.
Syrian Opposition Leader Calls on U.S. to Strike Militants From Air
22 Sep 2014 - The leader of the moderate Syrian opposition appealed for American airstrikes to halt the fierce attacks by militants from the Islamic State against Kurdish communities in northern Syria.
U.S. Asks U.N. to Add Names to Sanctions List
22 Sep 2014 - The United States and France have asked the Security Council to impose sanctions on as many as 15 people suspected of ties to terrorism, including the Islamic State.
Arab Bank Liable for Supporting Terrorist Efforts, Jury Finds
22 Sep 2014 - The closely watched case in New York City was the first civil case brought against a bank under the Anti-Terrorism Act to go to trial, and the verdict was expected to have a broad impact.
Op-Ed Contributor: The Price of Abandoning Yemen
22 Sep 2014 - Pro-Iran rebels have taken charge. The victim is democracy.
Israel: Court Condemns Policy of Detaining Migrants
22 Sep 2014 - An Israeli court on Monday condemned the government’s policy of detaining illegal African migrants captured in the Negev Desert, ordering that a detention center be closed within three months and banning new detentions for a year.
U.N. Food Program Warns of Cuts to Its Relief Efforts
22 Sep 2014 - The World Food Program says that because of reduced resources, rations for refugees from Syria and elsewhere will be reduced.
Though Adversaries on the Surface, U.S. and Hezbollah Share a Goal
22 Sep 2014 - In practice, Hezbollah and the United States are already working — separately — on a common goal: to stop the extremist Islamic State from moving into Lebanon.
Talk in Synagogue of Israel and Gaza Goes From Debate to Wrath to Rage
22 Sep 2014 - Israel’s occupation of Arab lands and its standoff with the Palestinians have become so divisive that many rabbis say it is impossible to have a civil conversation about Israel in their synagogues.
Weeks of U.S. Strikes Fail to Dislodge ISIS in Iraq
22 Sep 2014 - After six weeks of Western air support, Iraqi forces have scarcely budged the militant fighters from their hold on more than a quarter of the country.
Family’s Video Appeals to Iran for Release of American
21 Sep 2014 - A video featuring the terminally ill father of Amir Hekmati, who has been incarcerated for three years, was released near the opening of the United Nations General Assembly.
  Jerusalem Post
Five notable new developments in Jerusalem over the past year
23 Sep 2014 - From a world-class arena to the largest cineplex in the capital, the holy city had a productive 12 months.
Palestinians to proceed with Cairo talks despite IDF killing of Israeli teens' murderers
23 Sep 2014 - Senior Hamas official Zahar condemns killing of Kawasme and Abu Aysha, but says Israel must not be given any pretext "to escape from the commitments" of the August 26 truce that ended Gaza war.
Pride in the streets
23 Sep 2014 - Jerusalem’s gay pride parade was postponed this year and was more subdued than usual, but organizers still managed to pull it off.
ANALYSIS: African migrants trigger constitutional crisis for Israel
23 Sep 2014 - The High Court of Justice and the Knesset have been playing a dangerous game on the illegal migrants issue.
The top 10 stories of 5774
23 Sep 2014 - The past year saw former PM Olmert convicted, the murder of a Jerusalem teen that sparked unrest in Jerusalem and the snowstorm of the century.
Netanyahu: Israel fulfilled pledge to find murderers of three Israeli teens
23 Sep 2014 - PM says at cabinet meeting that he spoke to the parents of the slain Israeli teens, telling them that nothing could balm their pain, but that there was justice.
Wading Through Widowhood: Magic in a microphone
23 Sep 2014 - Whatever the reasons, in the run-up to the holiest days of our year, I found myself in the revamped and glorious Mann Auditorium humming along to some of humankind’s greatest hits.
A season up in the air
23 Sep 2014 - Between losing the pre-season Winner Cup to Hapoel Jerusalem and undergoing a summer of changes, Maccabi Tel Aviv will have to net some gains to get ahead.
IAF shoots down Syrian fighter jet over Golan Heights
23 Sep 2014 - Ya'alon says jet "approached Israeli territory in the Golan Heights in a threatening manner, and even crossed the border"; Syria describes the incident as an Israeli "act of aggression."
Renewal in the South
23 Sep 2014 - Lizards and lilies abound in Hof Ashkelon where, up until a few weeks ago, lay the remains of rockets fired from Gaza.
Ringing in Rosh Hashana
23 Sep 2014 - In honor of the Jewish New Year, The Jerusalem Post has chosen five of the trendiest new places in Tel Aviv.
IDF kills two Palestinians wanted for kidnapping, murdering three Jewish teens
23 Sep 2014 - Yeshiva students Gil-Ad Shaer,16, Eyal Yifrah, 19, and Naftali Fraenkel, 16, were kidnapped by terrorists late at night on June 12 from a hitchhiking post in Gush Etzion.
Netanyahu to ‘Post’: Saudi peace initiative is for a bygone era
23 Sep 2014 - An upbeat Netanyahu showed no outward signs in his Jerusalem office of strain from either the Gaza military operation or the percolating political crisis both within his party and the coalition.
Obama will meet with Netanyahu, Sisi and Abadi
22 Sep 2014 - Egyptian media had published earlier in the week that the White House had declined a meeting between Sisi and Obama.
Cameron, Rouhani to meet in New York to discuss campaign against Islamic State
22 Sep 2014 - This is the first time that a British premier has met with an Iranian president since the Islamic Revolution in 1979.
Danish foreign minister threatens sanctions against Israel
22 Sep 2014 - Israel did not seem particularly troubled by Lidegaard’s comments, nor interested in turning them into a full-blown diplomatic incident with Copenhagen.
US, allies bomb Islamic State targets in Syria
22 Sep 2014 - The United States and partner nations are carrying out the first air strikes against Islamic State targets in Syria, the Pentagon said.
US State Department announces tens of millions in aid to UNRWA
22 Sep 2014 - Washington to give more than $70 million in humanitarian assistance to the Gaza Strip.
Hamas, Islamic Jihad in Cairo for indirect cease-fire talks with Israel
22 Sep 2014 - The Hamas delegation consists of Mahmoud Zahar, Khalil al-Hayeh, and Musa Abu Marzouk, while the Islamic Jihad team is headed by Khaled al-Batsh and Nafez Azzam.
Israel-US cooperation at UN 'very close,' Jerusalem official says
22 Sep 2014 - The officials said this “openness” and “consultation” between Israel and the US is evident throughout the UN system, and was very apparent during the Gaza operation.
Arab Bank found liable over Hamas attacks, US jury says
22 Sep 2014 -
The shofar: Are you listening?
22 Sep 2014 - Tragically, countless Jews will not hear the shofar’s call this year, as younger generations feel alienated from synagogue life.
Israeli protesters demand peaceful negotiations, lifting of blockade to end Gaza crisis
22 Sep 2014 - Violence not getting us anywhere, residents of south say.
WATCH: Newly unemployed Peres tries his hand at unexpected jobs
22 Sep 2014 - In satirical video former president of Israel is seen pumping gas, working as cashier.
  YNet News
Gov't votes in favor of NIS 2B development investment in south
23 Sep 2014 - ....
Palestinians: Funerals for Abu-Eisha, Kawasmeh to be held Tuesday afternoon
23 Sep 2014 - ....
Syria: John Kerry informed us that US would hit ISIS targets
23 Sep 2014 - ....
Hamas: Palestinians to continue in Cairo talks despite killings of Hamas members
23 Sep 2014 - ....
Syria: We support strikes againt ISIS, al-Nusra
23 Sep 2014 - ....
Majority of new olim come from France
23 Sep 2014 - 24,800 immigrants arrived in Israel this year, breaking a 5-year record; increase linked to growing anti-Semitism, Ukraine crisis. ....
Dakar veterans welcome new submarine where the old one sank
22 Sep 2014 - Arrival of Israeli Navy's new sub INS Tanin marked by special commemoration ceremony in heart of sea, at same spot where Dakar submarine went down 46 years ago, along with 69 soldiers on board. ....
What cabinet's military discussions should actually look like
22 Sep 2014 - Op-ed: Instead of delving into details of plan presented by IDF, ministers should discuss different alternatives and select best option. ....
US jury: Arab Bank liable for Hamas terror attacks
22 Sep 2014 - After two days of deliberations, jury passes guilty verdict, holding a bank responsible for sponsoring terror – for the first time in US history. ....
Counting up to 9,000,000
22 Sep 2014 - Latest figures released by Population Authority before Rosh Hashana, show record aliyah, more travel by Israelis abroad. ....
US Senate candidate runs anti-Semitic campaign
22 Sep 2014 - With slogans such as 'With Jews We Lose' and demands to end American aid to Israel, Kentucky man Robert Ransdell is trying to run for US Senate. ....
On eve of Rosh Hashana, only 12 Jews remain in Egypt
22 Sep 2014 - What was once world's second biggest Jewish community is on verge of disappearing. 'We are dying, we are drowning, we are finished,' Cairo community's elected head tells BBC. ....
'We were never killers, we did what we had to do to defend Israel'
22 Sep 2014 - Mike Harari, who passed away on Sunday, led the Mossad's special-operations division Caesarea through a series of ssassination operations against the terror leaders, including those behind the Munich massacre. ....
Israeli democracy in danger? Says who?
22 Sep 2014 - Op-ed: Leftists obsessed with telling the world that Israel is becoming more racist and more fascist, and to hell with the facts. ....
Europe proves one-state solution is an illusion
21 Sep 2014 - Op-ed: People in the right and in the left are trying to force one big Jewish-Arab state on us. If it's not working in the united continent, it definitely won't work in the split Middle East. ....
Netanyahu's stalemate policy based on a fantasy
21 Sep 2014 - Op-ed: Prime minister sees no solution to the Palestinian problem apart from easing the pain. But standing in one place while continuing to manage the conflict is a dangerous gamble. ....

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