"Israel will never get true security and safety through oppressing another people. A true peace can ultimately be built only on justice."
   Bishop Desmond Tutu, Apartheid in the Holy Land
Send Vermont to the Gaza Freedom March
Events: July 14: VTJP Meeting
  International Middle East Media Center
Forces Raid Rimon Desert Prison
Israeli special forces broke into section five of Rimon prison, yesterday, as part of a regular abusive search campaign, according to the Palestinian Prisoners Studies Center. ...
Bakr Saad Sentenced to 2 Years Imprisonment With Fine
13 new administrative imprisonment orders issued Ahrar Center recently announced that Israel's Ofer court has sentenced prisoner Bakr Sa'ad to two years of imprisonment, with a fine of 4,000 shekels (About $1,070) and a stay of execution for five years. Additionally,13 Palestinian prisoners have been issued administrative imprisonment orders. ...
Settlers, Soldiers, Take Over Buildings, Land, In Silwan
Dozens of armed Israeli settlers and soldiers occupied, on Monday at dawn, two apartment buildings and a land, in the Batn al-Hawa area, in Silwan town, south of the al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem. ...
Seven Palestinians Kidnapped In West Bank Monday
Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, various communities in different parts of the occupied West Bank, and kidnapped seven Palestinians, including a journalist, after invading their homes and ransacking them. One Palestinian kidnapped late on Sunday. ...
PCHR Report On Israeli Violations In Occupied Palestine
The Palestinian Centre For Human Rights (PCHR) published its weekly report on Israeli violations against the Palestinians in occupied Palestine in the period between October 2 to October 15. ...
VIDEO: Israeli Border Police Attack Non-violent Protest in Hebron
Today, at the Salaymeh checkpoint in Hebron, Israeli border police detained three Palestinian men, checking their ID cards and making them remove their belts. ...
Student Workers at University of California Support Palestine
Joint Council Prepares for Membership Vote on BDS The Joint Council of the Union of Academic Workers - UAW 2865, a body made up of 83 elected officers who oversee the affairs of the 13,000 member-strong student-worker union in the University of California system, has published an open letter which outlines its intent to support the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement against public institutions and corporations that profit from occupation and apartheid, with direct implication to the state of Israel. ...
Protesters Suffer from Teargas Fired by Israeli Soldiers in Salfit
Clashes took place between Palestinian youth and Israeli soldiers who stormed Dakhliya street, in Salfit, Sunday morning, with many reported cases of tear gas inhalation, including journalist Khalid Maali. ...
15 Palestinians Kidnapped, Several Summoned for Interrogation by Israeli Forces
Israeli forces, on Sunday, kidnapped at least 15 Palestinians from the occupied West Bank, including a physically disabled ex-detainee, while summoning one for interrogation, according to reports by media and security sources. ...
Abu Zurhi Denounces Abbas' Call for Defending Al-Aqsa
An official from the Gaza-based Palestinian political faction Hamas, on Saturday, downplayed an earlier call by Palestinian President and PA leader, Mahmoud Abbas, for Palestinians to stay at al-Aqsa Mosque in order to defend it against Israeli attacks. ...
  Ha'aretz Diplomacy & Defense
Israelis excel at camouflaging the expulsion of Palestinians
Here is an inventory of the methods of expulsion in their various concealments.
Analysis / Brazen Hezbollah renews operations along Israel border
Israel must reexamine the prevailing assumption that Hezbollah is still deterred by the IDF following the 2006 war and is not interested in a confrontation.
U.S. denies claim FBI withheld info on missing Israeli soldier in Gaza war
Accusation comes from rightist American researcher Steven Emerson, considered close to Jewish-American casino magnate Sheldon Adelson.
Poll: 75% of Israeli Jews oppose Palestinian state on '67 lines
New survey shows 76.2% oppose creation of Palestinian state if Jerusalem is divided.
Hamas says it has resumed digging tunnels throughout Gaza
Website affiliated with Palestinian militant group publishes extensive report on tunnels, including conversations between digging team commanders.
Hamas leader's daughter received medical treatment in Israel
Ismail Haniyeh's daughter was admitted to a Tel Aviv hospital after she suffered complications from a routine procedure.
Key to cybersecurity lies in global coordination, U.S. expert says
Governments need more power at the expense of business and civil society groups, says Christopher Painter.
Abbas threatens legal action to stop settlers from attacking Al-Aqsa
Earlier, Palestinian president called on Palestinians to defend mosque area using `any means.'
False rocket sirens sound in Israel's south
Sirens triggered by malfunction, IDF officer says.
Defense Minister Ya’alon to meet U.S. security heads
Defense minister’s five-day visit to United States will focus on strategic issues.
Missile boat crisis ends as Germany gives Israel $382 million discount
Agreement is a reversal of Berlin's earlier decision to withhold the discount because of Israel's settlement construction.
Lieberman slams 'anti-Semitic' Abbas after Al-Aqsa speech: He's like Islamic State
Foreign Minister says Palestinian leader is trying to ignite area with his call to keep 'settlers' from 'defiling mosque.'
Lieberman: Bennett's attack on Kerry might earn him votes, but damages Israel
Foreign Minister refrains from explicitly backing Kerry, but lauds U.S. support for Jewish state.
The forgotten exiles of the Church of the Nativity
Twenty-six Palestinians deported to Gaza 12 years ago – and their families – still await their promised return to the West Bank.
Palestinians want UN Security Council to vote on Israel pullout this year
UN envoy says that if draft resolution is defeated, Palestinians will join ICC, international treaties.
U.S. accuses Bennett of distorting Kerry's words for political gain
State Department hits back after Israeli ministers criticize state secretary for linking rise of Islamic State to Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Abbas: Settlers have no right to 'defile' Al-Aqsa Mosque
Calls for continued Palestinian presence at the mosque to defend it 'by any means possible.'
  Palestinian Center for Human Rights
Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (02- 15 October 2014)
Palestinian Center for Human Rights
  International Solidarity Movement
Palestinians dismantle illegal settler outpost
10/18/2014 - International Solidarity Movement - Photo Story, Khalil team, Susiya, Occupied Palestine - Today Palestinians and international activists participated in a Palestinian village community action which involved reaching an area of their land which has been declared a closed military zone. The action also consisted of dismantling a...
  Palestine News Network
[Uruknet 109668 10-oct-2014 05:39 ECT] Afghan officials say US air strike kills 11 civilians
10 Oct 2014 - September 10, 2014 - A US air strike in eastern Afghanistan killed 11 civilians, local officials said Wednesday, sparking condemnation from President Hamid Karzai who has often criticised the conduct of NATO forces now leaving the country. Civilian casualties caused...
[Uruknet 109667 10-oct-2014 05:20 ECT] Palestinians in Gaza are still waiting for the siege to end
10 Oct 2014 - September 10, 2014 - A new United Nations assessment published this week lays out the massive scope of the needs facing the nearly 1.8 million Palestinians in Gaza following the "unprecedented" destruction wreaked by 51 days of Israeli bombing in...
[Uruknet 109666 10-oct-2014 03:54 ECT] The US, ISIS and Al Qaeda
9 Oct 2014 - September 10, 2014 - ...The immediate problem with those warnings is that, according to U.S. intelligence experts, despite the shocking beheading of two captured American journalists, ISIS represents no immediate terrorist threat to the American heartland, nor is there any...
[Uruknet 109665 10-oct-2014 03:49 ECT] More of the Same An Unlearned Lesson from 9/11
9 Oct 2014 - September 10, 2014 - ...It has been shown almost ad infinitum that following the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, to cite only the most important ones, that the climate of worldwide violence has increased substantially, and shows no signs of...
[Uruknet 109664 10-oct-2014 03:44 ECT] Gaza beach massacre commemorated by child survivors
9 Oct 2014 - September 10, 2014 - On Sunday evening, as the sun slipped behind the Mediterranean Sea, members of the Bakr family, a sprawling clan of fishermen in Gaza City s Beach refugee camp, gathered with hundreds of supporters on the beach...
[Uruknet 109663 10-oct-2014 03:41 ECT] Iraq snapshot - September 10, 2014
9 Oct 2014 - September 10, 2014 - Chaos and violence continue, reality continues to look bad, but Barack just knows he can spin it, and much more. Wednesday night, US President Barack Obama gives an address on Iraq.He will most likely note the...
[Uruknet 109662 10-oct-2014 03:20 ECT] Iraqi Tajdeed movement says Abadi government does not suggest change is coming
9 Oct 2014 - September 10, 2014 - Iraq s Tajdeed Movement, headed by Iraq s former Vice President Tariq Al-Hashimi, has criticised the new government s composition saying it doesn t suggest that change is coming. The Anadolu news Agency reported a statement...
[Uruknet 109661 10-oct-2014 01:28 ECT] Syria News - September 9, 2014
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 - By the end of Tuesday, LCC were able to document 121 martyrs including 9 women, 22 children and 4 martyrs under torture: 50 martyrs were reported in Idlib; 44 in Damascus and its suburbs; 12 in...
[Uruknet 109660 10-oct-2014 00:55 ECT] Steven Salaita and Zionist McCarthyism
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 - I have been following the controversy swirling around the dehiring of Steven Salaita by unilateral fiat of the Chancellor of the Urbana Champaign campus of the University of Illinois, Phyllis Wise. As is now widely known,...
[Uruknet 109659 10-oct-2014 00:49 ECT] American-Iranian Backed Government Forces Committing Ethnic Cleansing Massacres in Arab Sunni Majority Cities in Iraq
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014- ...Since the American occupation awarded Iranian revolutionaries and Kurdish Peshmerga for collaborating with them in the invasion and occupation in Iraq, the militias of those two beneficiaries have been working hand in hand with occupation forces in...
[Uruknet 109658 10-oct-2014 00:32 ECT] ISISophobia or "The Mooslims Are Coming"
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 - ISIS has become the scare du jour of world politics. While ISIS is a profoundly disturbing phenomenon for which the world should develop some sort of response, the problem is that the Islamist movement has become...
[Uruknet 109657 10-oct-2014 00:26 ECT] Syria News - September 8, 2014
9 Oct 2014 - September 8, 2014 - By the end of Monday, LCC were able to document 50 martyrs including 7 women, 11 children and 5 martyrs under torture: 16 martyrs were reported in Hama; 7 in Damascus and its suburbs; 6 in...
[Uruknet 109656 09-oct-2014 23:57 ECT] For Gaza s children, safety is just a word
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 -As the smoke clears over Gaza and its residents begin to assess the damage of Israel s 50-day war, no group has been more traumatized than this enclave s children. They represent roughly half of Gaza s...
[Uruknet 109655 09-oct-2014 23:53 ECT] Hamas Rocket Launches Don t Explain Israel s Gaza Destruction
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 - Israel and its supporters abroad have parried accusations of indiscriminate destruction and mass killing of civilians in Gaza by arguing that they were consequences of strikes aimed at protecting Israeli civilians from rockets that were being...
[Uruknet 109654 09-oct-2014 23:41 ECT] BREAKING WINDOWS: Corruption, Iraq, and American Empire
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 - ....To break windows is to commit an act of psychic as well as physical violence. This study argues that the American assault on Iraq aimed deliberately to break windows. The United States projected its own demons...
[Uruknet 109653 09-oct-2014 23:33 ECT] Breaking silence, Salaita calls on Univ. of Illinois to rescind his firing over Gaza tweets
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 - Steven Salaita broke his silence today for the first time since administrators at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) fired him from a tenured position in the American Indian Studies program more than a month...
[Uruknet 109652 09-oct-2014 06:28 ECT] Drone firms bought influence at NATO summit
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 - Arms companies which provide key components for the drones used by the US to carry out secret strikes in violation of international law bought access to last week s NATO summit, research by legal charity Reprieve...
[Uruknet 109651 09-oct-2014 06:25 ECT] Giving up on the system: Leading Israeli human rights groups reject army request to file investigations on crimes in Gaza
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 - Israel s leading human rights groups will no longer provide information on solider misconduct to army investigators. After years of delayed military investigations for two Israeli wars in Gaza, the last without any army abuse convictions,...
[Uruknet 109650 09-oct-2014 06:22 ECT] Lieberman s renewed demilitarisation demands
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 - The aftermath of Israel s colonial massacre has resulted in a stronger Palestinian resistance. Only a few weeks after Iran s declaration to accelerate the process of armed resistance among Palestinians in Gaza and the West...
[Uruknet 109649 09-oct-2014 06:20 ECT] Iraq s Shi ite militia, Kurds use U.S. air strikes to further own agendas
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 - ...Helped by the United States and Iran, Kurdish forces and Shi ite militia are finally beating back Islamic State militants who overran most Sunni Arab areas in northern and central Iraq nearly three months ago.But the...
[Uruknet 109648 09-oct-2014 06:17 ECT] EU Popular Opposition to Israel Stronger Than Ever
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 - The dispossession of the Palestinian people has been and remains an internationalized endeavor. With the European Union as its largest trading partner and the United States as its largest backer militarily and politically, Israel has no...
[Uruknet 109647 09-oct-2014 06:11 ECT] Tony Blair: The War Criminal Middle East "Peace" Envoy
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 - ... Though other Labour Party leaders have since endeavoured to jettison the pernicious legacy of the illegal Iraq war, Blair has steadfastly continued to maintain that he made the right decision . . ."If we hadn t removed Saddam...
[Uruknet 109646 09-oct-2014 06:08 ECT] Since the Truce into Force, 25 Shooting Incidents at Fishing Boats, Detention of 6 Fishermen and Confiscation of 3 Boats Reported
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 - The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) is following up with concern the Israeli violations against Palestinian fishermen while fishing in the Gaza Strip waters within the allowed fishing area. The most recent violation took place...
[Uruknet 109645 09-oct-2014 06:02 ECT] A veil of silence on Iraqi regime barbaric crimesThe corporate media are silent about Iraqi Government s militia crimes.
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 - ... I called one of our distant relatives in Yousfiya southern Baghdad to check on his family. He told me that the militias kidnapped 83 of their cousins and young men from al Gartan Tribe and they...
[Uruknet 109644 09-oct-2014 05:57 ECT] Zionists try to close down Palestine solidarity group at Philadelphia university
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014- Members of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania have sought legal advice after being falsely accused of anti-Semitism. The accusations, made by a right-wing Zionist student and Israel-aligned media, have prompted...
[Uruknet 109643 09-oct-2014 05:55 ECT] Why aren t we talking about racism and colonialism in the Salaita affair?
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 - Since the news broke a few weeks ago that Steven Salaita s tenured appointment at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) was rejected by Chancellor Phyllis Wise and, though without a formal vote, by the...
[Uruknet 109642 09-oct-2014 05:51 ECT] Why has Israel attacked so many Palestinian civilian targets?
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 - The general assumption that many media outlets and international activists attempt to convey to the public is that when a state attacks civilian targets it is inhumane, breaches international law and disregards human rights. However, such...
[Uruknet 109641 09-oct-2014 05:47 ECT] An Arab world at the push of an American button
9 Oct 2014 - September 9, 2014 - We do not want to underestimate or diminish the danger of Islamic State (IS) and extremism, but for the Arab League not to issue a statement to confront Israel, even if it was only a lie...
[Uruknet 109640 09-oct-2014 05:43 ECT] Illegal Israeli settlements receive highest government spending
9 Oct 2014 - Illegal Israeli settlements received the largest budgets of all local municipalities including those within the Green Line, a report issued today revealed. In its report entitled "Inequality in Central Government Transfers to Municipalities" the Adva Centre said that between 1991...
[Uruknet 109639 09-oct-2014 05:36 ECT] Syria News - September 8, 2014
9 Oct 2014 - September 8, 2014 - By the end of Monday, LCC were able to document 50 martyrs including 7 women, 11 children and 5 martyrs under torture: 16 martyrs were reported in Hama; 7 in Damascus and its suburbs; 6 in...
Four held 'over Iran acid attacks'
BBC 20 Oct 2014 - Iranian police arrest four men following a string of acid attacks against women allegedly for not following the country's strict dress code.
Syria's Kobane no longer so isolated
BBC 20 Oct 2014 - Kobane gets breathing space in battle against IS
The mock Islamic State slave auction
BBC 20 Oct 2014 - The mock Islamic State 'sex slave market' in London
Turks to let Kurds join Kobane fight
BBC 20 Oct 2014 - Turkey is to allow Iraqi Kurdish fighters to cross the Syrian border to Kobane to fight Islamic State militants, its foreign minister says.
NYT takes on Europe’s recognition of a Palestinian state
Mondoweiss 20 Oct 2014 - The question of Palestine, or rather the question of Palestinian statehood is plaguing the Israeli government and now the pages of the New York Times . In a round table of op-eds Nadia Hijab, Avital Leibovich, Efraim Halevy, Nathan Thrall, Caroline B. Glick, Richard Ottaway, and Omar...
‘Settlement endorsement should be put on a par with racism, sexism, homophobia and anti-Semitism’ –British pol
Mondoweiss 20 Oct 2014 - Last week Sir Alan Duncan, who is a minister for international development in the Conservative government of Britain,  voted  to recognize a Palestinian state, joining an overwhelming majority in the House of Commons. A day later he gave a speech describing “apartheid” conditions in the Israeli...
A peek inside the Israeli subconscious as revealed at the King Hussein crossing from Jordan
Mondoweiss 20 Oct 2014 - An American friend of mine recently traveled from Amman to Jenin. She was going to participate in the annual olive harvest that occurs across countries in the region at this time of year. In Palestine, olive-picking – painstaking labor conducted in the sometimes fierce autumn sun –...
‘I know how the brainwashing works’
Mondoweiss 20 Oct 2014 - Recently Jerome Slater passed along the following statement from a London friend named David, saying, “I think it should be widely read.” The writer requested anonymity because of relatives in Israel. He comments on our site as “Bornajoo.” –Editor. I was born into a poor Jewish family in the...
Soldiers prevent dozens of Palestinians and int’l activists from sowing field under occupation
Mondoweiss 20 Oct 2014 - Violence / Raids / Clashes / Illegal arrests Palestinians, activists attacked and prevented from rehabilitating agricultural land IMEMC /Agencies 18 Oct by Saed Bannoura — Israeli soldiers attacked, Saturday, dozens of Palestinian residents and international peace activists, and prevented them from rehabilitating agricultural land in al-Harabala Hill, in Surif...
Battle for Kobane: Before and after images
BBC 20 Oct 2014 - Satellite images show Kobane's changing landscape
Lebanese MP attacks office worker in judicial palace
Al-Akhbar News 20 Oct 2014 - Lebanese MP Nicolas Fattoush attacked an office worker in the Baabda judicial palace on Monday, source close to the case told Al-Akhbar . Manal Daou, an administrative officer responsible for processing complaints by lawyers, was already working on a case when the Zahle MP entered and placed...
Lebanon will stop recieving new Syrian refugees: Derbas
Al-Akhbar News 20 Oct 2014 - Lebanon will no longer allow the entry of Syrian refugees, Social Affairs Minister Rashid Derbas declared, stressing that the borders will remain open for “emergency cases” only. “Lebanon is no longer officially receiving any Syrian refugees,” Derbas reiterated Monday what he told Al-Akhbar newspaper on Saturday,...
Key ministers appointed to restore security in Iraq
Al-Akhbar News 20 Oct 2014 - Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi gives a press conference on October 20, 2014 in the Iraqi central shrine city of Najaf, after a meeting with Iraq's top Shiite cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani. (Photo: AFP-Haidar Hamdani) Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi gives a press conference on...
Israeli Bedouin doctor killed fighting for ISIS in Syria
Al-Akhbar News 20 Oct 2014 - A Bedouin doctor has been killed fighting for the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group in Syria, Israel's Shin Bet domestic security service said on Sunday. Abdul-Qiyan, a 26-year-old Palestinian with Israeli citizenship from the Palestinian Bedouin village of Hura, studied medicine in Jordan...
Israeli company strikes deal to export natural gas to Egypt
Al-Akhbar News 20 Oct 2014 - An Israeli firm will supply Egypt with natural gas, a company spokesman said Monday, more than two years after sabotage halted the flow of Egyptian gas to Israel. For more than a decade Israel relied on Egypt for roughly 40 percent of its gas needs in...
Government neglect, climate change cause unprecedented flooding in North Lebanon
Al-Akhbar News 20 Oct 2014 - A woman runs through a flooded street in Beirut during a massive rainstorm in November 2011. (Photo: Marwan Tahtah) A woman runs through a flooded street in Beirut during a massive rainstorm in November 2011. (Photo: Marwan Tahtah) The catastrophe that befell the Akkar and Dinniyeh...
Israel exploiting Jewish holidays to repress Palestinian Jerusalemites
Al-Akhbar Politics 20 Oct 2014 - Israeli security forces stand guard in front of a Palestinian Muslim worshiper performing traditional Friday prayers in a street outside the Old City in east Jerusalem on October 17, 2014. The Israeli government has restricted access to the al-Aqsa mosque compound, Islam's third holiest shrine to...
From Gaza to Sderot, Trauma Marks The Past — And The Present
The Forward Leonard Fein 19 Oct 2014 -
ISIS Aimed at Ideals When They Destroyed Jonah's Tomb
The Forward Leonard Fein 19 Oct 2014 -
Dani Danon Is Such a Threat to Israel Even Bibi Fired Him
The Forward Leonard Fein 19 Oct 2014 -
When We Stop To Really See Each Other
The Forward Leonard Fein 19 Oct 2014 -
Are Jews Now Safe and Free From Being Haunted?
The Forward Leonard Fein 19 Oct 2014 -
Rabbinic Group Knew of Rabbi Barry Freundel Conversion 'Violations' in 2012
The Foward Breaking News 20 Oct 2014 - The leading Modern Orthodox rabbinical association says that it knew in 2012 that Rabbi Barry Freundel acted inappropriately in his role overseeing conversions, but that it chose not to bar him from working with converts and did not inform his synagogue. Click here for the rest...
British Lawmaker Will Not Be Prosecuted For Declaring 'Israel-Free Zone'
The Foward Breaking News 20 Oct 2014 - British lawmaker George Galloway will not be prosecuted for calling for his constituency to be “declared an Israel-free zone. Click here for the rest of the article...
Suspect Arrested in Attack on Jewish Leader at Brooklyn Nets Israel Protest
The Foward Breaking News 20 Oct 2014 - The man suspected of punching Jewish communal leader Leonard Petlakh at a Brooklyn Nets game has been arrested. He is not being charged with a hate crime. Click here for the rest of the article...
9 Jewish Families Move Into E. Jerusalem Neighborhood
The Foward Breaking News 20 Oct 2014 - Nine Jewish families moved into the eastern Jerusalem Arab neighborhood of Silwan. Click here for the rest of the article...
Did Belgian Minister Condone Nazi Collaborators?
The Foward Breaking News 20 Oct 2014 - A representative of Flemish Jews asked a deputy prime minister of Belgium to clarify statements in which he appeared to condone the actions of Nazi collaborators. Click here for the rest of the article...
Dutch Boycott 'Room No. 4' Exhibit on Jailed Palestinian Children
The Foward Breaking News 20 Oct 2014 - A group of Dutch Christians vowed to boycott Utrecht’s Domkerk Church for the duration of an exhibition on jailed Palestinian children, which they said encourages anti-Semitism. Click here for the rest of the article...
Tale of Two Sermons on Israel
The Forward Editorial 20 Oct 2014 - EDITORIAL: The high holidays presented a challenge to rabbis who felt the need to address Israel. Two sermons show the difficulty and possibility involved. Click here for the rest of the article...
Yeshiva U. Reports First Sexual Assault On Campus in 12 Years — But Says Little Else
The Forward New 20 Oct 2014 - For the first time in 12 years, Yeshiva University has reported a sexual assault on campus. The school won’t offer details — or explain why its public tally of assaults is so low. Click here for the rest of the article...
Christian Evangelicals Push Aliyah — and Jews Are Concerned
The Forward New 19 Oct 2014 - The International Fellowship of Christians and Jews will soon launch its own program to help Jews immigrate to Israel. Some think that’s a bad mix. Click here for the rest of the article...
Tunisia: Coast Guard Thwarts Illegal Emigration Attempt By Syrians in Chott Mariem
allAfrica.com 20 Oct 2014 - [Tunis Afrique Presse]Sousse -Coast Guard in Sousse, on Saturday, thwarted, an illegal emigration attempt to Italy by a group of 46 Syrians.
Africa: More Asylum-Seekers Died Trying to Reach Yemen in 2014, Than 3 Past Years Combined - UN
allAfrica.com 20 Oct 2014 - [UN News]More migrants and asylum-seekers are dying in attempts to get to Yemen, mainly from the Horn of Africa, this year than in the last three years combined, the UN refugee agency reported today.
Morocco: Morocco Cracks Down On ISIS
allAfrica.com 20 Oct 2014 - [Magharebia]Casablanca -Morocco this week arrested multiple Islamic State (ISIS) sympathisers, propagandists and recruits.
Tunisia: Tunisia 'Strongly' Condemns Israeli Incursion in Al-Aqsa Mosque Compound - FM
allAfrica.com 20 Oct 2014 - [Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -Tunisia "strongly" condemns the incursion of the Israeli forces in the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, the ban imposed on prayers to enter the compound and the brutalization of several of them.
Morocco: The New Coalition of the Willing - Morocco & the Fight Against Terrorism in the Middle East
allAfrica.com 20 Oct 2014 - [Moroccan American Center]The US-led coalition against the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) was announced in full in late September, with Morocco the only Maghreb country to have joined thus far. Morocco has committed to providing humanitarian assistance to aid the populations suffering from...
Zimbabwe: Zim Face Bangladesh in Warm-Up Game
allAfrica.com 20 Oct 2014 - [The Herald]ZIMBABWE begin their tour of Bangladesh with a preparatory three day warm-up game against Bangladesh Cricket Board XI at Fatullah this morning ahead of their three Tests and five One Day Internationals. Zimbabwe have named three uncapped players in their travelling party in the --...
Secretary Kerry Speaks at Eid al-Adha Dinner
Arab American Institute 20 Oct 2014 - Secretary of State John Kerry spoke at an Eid al-Adha dinner in Washington, DC last week and in between the messages of peace, community bonding, and interfaith dialogue Secretary Kerry discussed how ending the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is central to the U.S. campaign to defeat extremism in...
9/09/2011 AIPAC Junkets to Israel Illegal: IRS-DOJ Complaint Filing
IRMEP 20 Oct 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 20 Oct 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 20 Oct 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 20 Oct 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 20 Oct 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 20 Oct 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 20 Oct 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 20 Oct 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 20 Oct 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 20 Oct 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 20 Oct 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 20 Oct 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 §
The Continuing Struggle for Palestinian Rights
US Campaign to End the Occupation 20 Oct 2014 - The US Campaign held its 13th Annual National Organizers' Conference, The Mainstreaming of BDS & Continuing Struggle for Palestinian Rights, September 19-21 in San Diego. Below is the recording of our closing panel The Continuing Struggle for Palestinian Rights . Panelists shared their thoughts about moving forward...
The Battle for Justice in Palestine
US Campaign to End the Occupation 20 Oct 2014 - The US Campaign held its 13th Annual National Organizers' Conference, The Mainstreaming of BDS & Continuing Struggle for Palestinian Rights, September 19-21 in San Diego. Below is the recording for our Saturday evening session featuring Ali Abunimah, co-founder of The Electronic Intifada , and Tariq and Suha...
Exposing the 1% & State of Israel’s Agenda to Silence Criticism of Israel & Promote Anti-Muslim and Anti-Arab Racism
US Campaign to End the Occupation 20 Oct 2014 - The US Campaign held its 13th Annual National Organizers' Conference, The Mainstreaming of BDS & Continuing Struggle for Palestinian Rights, September 19-21 in San Diego. Below is the recording for the workshop Exposing the 1% & State of Israel’s Agenda to Silence Criticism of Israel &...
Carrying Out Effective BDS Actions
US Campaign to End the Occupation 20 Oct 2014 - The US Campaign held its 13th Annual National Organizers' Conference, The Mainstreaming of BDS & Continuing Struggle for Palestinian Rights, September 19-21 in San Diego. Below is the recording for the Carrying Out Effective BDS Actions workshop. Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions campaigns are not just about...
Mainstreaming BDS & Connecting Struggles
US Campaign to End the Occupation 20 Oct 2014 - The US Campaign held its 13th Annual National Organizers' Conference, The Mainstreaming of BDS & Continuing Struggle for Palestinian Rights, September 19-21 in San Diego. Below is the recording for the Mainstreaming BDS & Connecting Struggles panel. Earlier this year, the Israeli company Elbit Systems won...
Confronting Challenges to Palestine Activism
US Campaign to End the Occupation 20 Oct 2014 - The US Campaign held its 13th Annual National Organizers' Conference, The Mainstreaming of BDS & Continuing Struggle for Palestinian Rights, September 19-21 in San Diego. Below is the recording for our opening panel, Confronting Challenges to Palestine Activism , which highlighted the challenges facing advocates for Palestinian...
  Ma'an News
Clashes as Israeli forces raid Salfit city center
10/19/2014 - SALFIT (Ma'an) -- Clashes broke out around dawn in the northern West Bank city of Salfit on Sunday as Israeli forces conducted a raid in the city center and launched dozens of tear gas canisters into residential areas. Eyewitnesses said that...
5-year-old Palestinian girl hit by settler car succumbs to wounds
10/19/2014 - RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- A young Palestinian girl who was struck by an Israeli settler vehicle earlier Sunday has succumbed to her wounds, medics told Ma'an. Einas Khalil, five, died after being hit by a car driven by an Israeli...
Official: PA forces regularly conduct politically motivated arrests
10/19/2014 - BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Palestinian Authority police regularly detain people in the West Bank due to their political affiliation, an official said Sunday. Khalil Assaf, a member of the subcommittee on civil liberties formed after the West Bank-Gaza unity government was sworn...
2 Palestinian girls seriously hurt after being hit by settler car
10/19/2014 - RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- Two young Palestinian girls were injured Sunday when they were hit by an Israeli settler vehicle on the main road near the central West Bank village of Sinjil, medical sources said. Einas Khalil, 5, and Nilin Asfour were...
Abbas vows legal measures to prevent Al-Aqsa 'attacks'
10/19/2014 - RAMALLAH (AFP) -- Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Saturday legal measures would be taken to prevent Jewish settlers from attacking Jerusalem's flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound, having said their presence desecrates the site. His remarks follow days of clashes between Palestinian youths...
Israeli defense minister in US after spat over Kerry remarks
10/19/2014 - JERUSALEM (AFP) -- Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Yaalon sought to calm fresh tensions with Washington on Sunday as he began a five-day trip to the United States. In a statement released ahead of his departure, Yaalon warned that no dispute should be allowed...
Hamas blasts PA for failing to begin Gaza reconstruction
10/19/2014 - GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- The Hamas movement on Sunday urged the Palestinian Authority to facilitate the entry of construction material into the besieged Gaza Strip in order to speed up the reconstruction ahead of winter, as the first major rain of...
Legislative Council to hold vote of confidence for unity government
10/19/2014 - GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- Hamas and Fatah have both agreed to hold a session of the Palestinian Legislative Council before Nov. 15 to give a vote of confidence to the unity government and form a unified body to lead the council...
Israeli forces detain 2 Palestinians from Bethlehem-area village
10/19/2014 - BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained two Palestinian men from the southern West Bank village of Husan west of Bethlehem early on Sunday morning, according to the Palestinian Prisoner's Society. The group identified the detainees in a statement as...
Palestinian engineer wins National Energy Globe Award
10/19/2014 - BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- A Palestinian engineer has won the Energy Globe Award, which is issued annually by the Energy Globe Foundation. Tamer Alslaibi project aimed at evaluating the effectiveness of a new technique in which microwaved olive stone activated carbon is...
Egyptian army arrests Ansar Beit al-Maqdis commander
10/19/2014 - CAIRO (Ma'an) -- Egyptian armed forces on Friday arrested a commander of the al-Qaeda-inspired Ansar Beit al-Maqdis militant group in El-Arish city in North Sinai, Egyptian military officials told Ma'an. The officials said that Egyptian forces arrested Walid Wakid...
Report: 7 Egyptian soldiers killed in blast in Sinai's El-Arish
10/19/2014 - CAIRO (AFP) -- A roadside bomb killed seven Egyptian soldiers and wounded four in the restive Sinai Peninsula on Sunday, security officials said. The bomb exploded next to an armored vehicle guarding a gas pipeline in north Sinai, the officials said. A Ma...
Turkey's Erdogan rejects arming Syrian Kurdish group
10/19/2014 - ISTANBUL (AFP) -- President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday rejected calls for Turkey to arm the main Kurdish party in Syria, describing the group as a terrorist organization. Erdogan said the Democratic Union Party was the same as the outlawed Kurdistan Workers'...
US, European powers call for 'immediate' halt to Libya violence
10/19/2014 - WASHINGTON (AFP) -- The United States joined Britain, France, Germany and Italy on Saturday in calling for an "immediate" end to long-running violence there between government forces and militias. The countries also said they were ready to use individual sanctions against hostile actors...
  The Guardian
Three-quarters of Israeli Jews oppose detail of Palestinian state, poll shows
20 Oct 2014 - Rightwing thinktanks poll confirms argument that Israelis who support theory of two-state solution recoil from concrete details A poll has found that 75% of...
  Daily Star
UN questions Israel on Palestinians' rights
20 Oct 2014 U.N. experts questioned Israeli officials on Monday over alleged rights abuses ranging from the demolition of Palestinian houses to mistreatment of detainees and limited Palestinian access to water.
Iran acts to meet terms of extended nuclear deal with powers: IAEA
20 Oct 2014 Iran has taken further action to comply with terms of an extended interim nuclear agreement with six world powers, a monthly U.N. atomic agency update on the accord's implementation showed on Monday.
  Ha'aretz National News
Vegan soldiers’ beef: not enough nutritious food
Ha'aretz - 19 Oct 2014
When Israel's rich and powerful mingle at a rooftop party
Ha'aretz - 19 Oct 2014
MK Zoabi: Israeli combat pilots are no better than Islamic State beheaders
Ha'aretz - 19 Oct 2014
‘Devoted’ intern at Ashkelon hospital dies fighting with Islamic State
Ha'aretz - 19 Oct 2014
Third suspect in gas explosion in Acre, awake from coma, indicted
Ha'aretz - 19 Oct 2014
Israelis injured in Nepal blizzard flown home, as search called off
Ha'aretz - 19 Oct 2014
Heavy rains pour in Israel; danger of flooding in south
Ha'aretz - 19 Oct 2014
Suspect to be charged in murder of Taibeh school principal
Ha'aretz - 19 Oct 2014
Ex-state’s witness in Tel Aviv gay-killing case gets nearly 6 years
Ha'aretz - 19 Oct 2014
Israel intensifies Ebola screening: All airline passengers arriving from Africa to be tested
Ha'aretz - 19 Oct 2014
Israeli NGO joins efforts to aid refugees from Islamic State fighting in Iraq
Ha'aretz - 19 Oct 2014
Meet the Israeli emigre who sparked the Berlin pudding protest
Ha'aretz - 19 Oct 2014
Israeli woman among 22 still missing after Nepal blizzard
Ha'aretz - 18 Oct 2014
  Palestinian Information Center
New Israeli plan to build 71 housing units in east Jerusalem
The Israeli municipal council declared on Sunday its approval of the construction of 71 housing units in the illegal settlement of Har Homa on Abu Ghuneim Mount to the southeast of Jerusalem.
Knesset to vote on the division of al-Aqsa Mosque
Arab MK Massoud Ghanayem revealed that Israeli Knesset is expected to vote on a bill to divide al-Aqsa Mosque next month.
IOF kidnaps Aqsa channel reporter Mustafa Khawaja from his house
The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) at dawn Monday kidnapped journalist Mustafa Al-Khawaja, who works as a reporter for Al-Aqsa satellite channel in Ramallah, from his house in Ni'lin town.
Khudari: Israel controls reconstruction of Gaza
Member of Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) Jamal Khudari said Monday that Israel disrupts Gaza reconstruction process as it still closes the border crossings and tights its siege on the Strip.
Hamas: The Palestinians from all spectra will rise up to defend the Aqsa Mosque
The Hamas Movement warned that the Palestinian people, their resistance and political forces would not stand idly by watching Israel's violations against the Aqsa Mosque.
Settlers seize 10 Palestinian-owned housing units
Israeli settlers seized at dawn Monday two Palestinian residential buildings in Silwan town southern al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem under Israeli forces protection.
Israeli MKs press for jailing Arab MK Zoabi after she dubs Israel terrorist
A horde of Israeli MKs called for the immediate expulsion of Arab MK Hanin Zoabi from the Knesset and the elimination of her Israeli citizenship after she compared Israel to terrorist states.
Masri: No power on earth can exclude Hamas
Member of the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC) Mushir al-Masri confirmed that no power on earth can exclude Hamas Movement from the political scene.
Bardawil: Hamas has powerful cards forcing Israel to respect the truce deal
Senior Hamas official and lawmaker Salah Al-Bardawil said his Movement has powerful cards that would force the occupation to fulfill its obligations under the Egyptian-brokered ceasefire agreement.
Elderly civilians, young ladies among hundreds of Palestinians nabbed by IOF
The Israeli occupation forces (IOF)rounded up dozens of Palestinian citizens, extended the prison-terms of five Jerusalemites, and sentenced six others to administrative detention.
Analysis: Donors threaten to withhold Gaza aid
JERUSALEM/DUBAI 07 October 2014 (IRIN) - Days ahead of a key meeting in Cairo on rebuilding Gaza in the wake of last summer’s bombardment by Israel, the prospect of forking out more millions has left international donors with a frustrating sense of déjà vu: they were in the same position in 2009 and 2012. This time, there’s a real risk their funding will be meager in the absence of real commitments from both Israel and the main Palestinian factions.
Turkey to let Iraqi Kurds join Kobane battle
10/20/2014 - Minister says Iraqi Peshmerga will be allowed to cross Turkey's border to aid fight for Syrian town besieged by ISIL.
Deadly car bombings hit Iraq's Karbala
10/20/2014 - String of five car bombings in the Shia shrine city kills at least 15 people and injures another 48, officials say.
West Africa 'could lose an entire generation'
10/20/2014 - Liberian president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, asks for more help to overcome Ebola in dramatic "Letter to the World".
Australia parliament reverses face veil rule
10/20/2014 - Parliament House backtracks on controversial decision to make women covering their faces sit in separate enclosures.
Scores of rebels killed in Yemen fighting
10/20/2014 - Fighting between Houthi rebels and Sunni tribesman leaves 67 Houthis dead, as clashes rage for control of territory.
Sri Lanka 'to hold early presidential poll'
10/20/2014 - Information minister says election to be held in January, two years before President Rajapaksa's current term expires.
Nepal to end trekker disaster rescue effort
10/20/2014 - Rescue operation draws to a close with all trekkers accounted for after freak storm killed 40 people.
Nigeria officially declared Ebola free
10/20/2014 - WHO lauds "spectacular success story" as Nigeria declared free from Ebola after 42 days without new cases.
  New York Times
Turkey Says It Will Aid Kurdish Forces in Fight for Kobani
20 Oct 2014 - Turkey, in an apparent shift, said that it would facilitate the movement of Iraqi Kurdish forces to the embattled Syrian city of Kobani to join the battle against militants.
U.S. Airdrops Weapons and Supplies to Kurds Fighting in Kobani
20 Oct 2014 - On top of recent airstrikes against the Islamic State, the move reflects the importance of the Syrian town on the Turkish border.
Obama Sees an Iran Deal That Could Avoid Congress
19 Oct 2014 - The Iranians have signaled that they would accept a “suspension” of the stringent sanctions that have cut their oil revenues and terminated their banking relationships with the West.
Op-Ed Contributor: Don’t Make a Bad Deal With Iran
19 Oct 2014 - The Islamic Republic is the greatest threat to global security; it must not be allowed to have nuclear weapons.
U.S. Commander Reports Heavy ISIS Losses in Syrian City of Kobani
19 Oct 2014 - The head of the United States Central Command indicated that even if the Islamic State managed to take Kobani, the victory would be costly to the group.
In Iraq, Trains Herald Both Progress and Loss
19 Oct 2014 - Riding the train feels like an act of nostalgia, representing connection in a place where people are increasingly detached from one another.
A Train Ride Through Time: From Iraq’s Checkered Past Into an Uncertain Future
18 Oct 2014 - Grand ambitions to restore the country’s run-down train services to their former glory have been impeded by Islamic State’s advances.
After Delay, Iraq Appoints Two to Posts for Security
18 Oct 2014 - Parliament approved two appointees to lead ministries responsible for the nation’s security forces, vacancies that had highlighted sectarian tensions and generated weeks of negotiations.
Blunt U.S. Appeal Encourages Huangs, Couple Held in Qatar
18 Oct 2014 - Matthew and Grace Huang, who were arrested after the death of their adopted daughter, are cautiously optimistic that they may finally be permitted to go home.
ISIS Keeps Up Pressure Near Baghdad as Iraqi Troops Hesitate
17 Oct 2014 - Islamic State militants are still dominating the fight in Iraq’s crucial Anbar Province weeks into the American air campaign.
ISIS Militants in Syrian Border Town Begin to Retreat After a Monthlong Battle
17 Oct 2014 - The advance of Islamic State forces on Kobani, Syria, has stalled as the militants have been forced to retreat on several fronts, shifting the monthlong battle in favor of the Kurdish fighters defending the city.
Despite Slumping Prices, No End in Sight for U.S. Oil Production Boom
17 Oct 2014 - Even after a fall of as much as 25 percent in oil prices, several reports say it would take a drop of $10 to $20 more a barrel to slow production even modestly.
  Jerusalem Post
Water Authority investing NIS 385m. in sewage infrastructure, to enable housing construction
20 Oct 2014 - New sewage infrastructure will particularly serve housing units in the periphery.
Israel Cancer Association to kick off 'Knock on the Door fundraising campaign'
20 Oct 2014 - New research links obesity, excessive TV watching, alcohol and red meat consumption, use of unapproved hair straightening chemicals with higher cancer risk.
Pope Francis calls for solidarity with persecuted Christians in Middle East
20 Oct 2014 - “We cannot resign ourselves to imagining a Middle East without Christians, who have professed the name of Jesus there for over two thousand years," Pope Francis said.
Report: Israeli officials fear Obama will try to avoid bringing Iran nuclear deal before Congress
20 Oct 2014 - 'New York Times' reports that Obama administration would likely lose a congressional vote to terminate sanctions; Israeli officials reportedly think Congress would prevent a bad deal.
Oleh hadash puts Australia on the map
20 Oct 2014 - New company Global Bridge Australasia is taking Israeli business Down Under.
Jerusalem Post News: October 20, 2014
20 Oct 2014 - JPost.com brings you all the latest news on Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.
Dutch Christians boycott church over exhibit on Palestinian children
20 Oct 2014 - The exhibit displays jailed Palestinian children and is housed in Utrech's Domkerk Church
At Ground Zero, Ya'alon says free nations 'won't be deterred' by Islamic extremists
20 Oct 2014 - Architect Michael Arad, who designed the World Trade Center memorial, joined Ya'alon on visit.
Pinto's plea bargain postponed by High Court
20 Oct 2014 - The court has ordered the state to provide further explanations of its decision to cut the deal in which it reduced the charges against Pinto.
Liberman calls to ban Balad, 'a branch of Hamas in the Knesset'
20 Oct 2014 - MK Ghattas says that "unlike IDF, Islamic State doesn't commit crimes against humanity," echoing Zoabi's statements.
Argentine far-left leader jailed for threatening Jewish rally at Iranian Embassy
20 Oct 2014 - Fernando Esteche, leader of the far-left group Quebracho, said he was protesting Israel’s “massacre against the Palestinians.”
Fake Viagra stashed at local synagogue, police say
20 Oct 2014 - The pills were originally made in East Asia, police say most likely China, and were smuggled into Israel across its borders, including by way of Jordan and the West Bank.
Body of missing Israeli woman, Michal Cherkesky, found in Nepal after 6 days
20 Oct 2014 - A total of seven Israelis landed in Israel in the early hours of Sunday morning from Nepal to receive continued treatment.
9 Jewish families move into Jerusalem’s Arab Silwan neighborhood
20 Oct 2014 - Sunday’s move brings the total of Jewish families residing in the Silwan to 17.
Israel to testify on Gaza before UN in Geneva
20 Oct 2014 - Human Rights Committee holding periodic review of Israel’s compliance with International Covenant on Civil, Political Rights.
Analysis: The phenomenon of Israeli Arabs joining Islamic State
20 Oct 2014 - Israeli law enables the arrest of its citizens who fight in enemy territory, as well as their interrogation and indictment – but only once they return from the battlefields.
Liberman: Time to make decision vis-a-vis Iran, regardless of world's position
20 Oct 2014 - FM also called for MK Zoabi's Israeli passport to be revoked.
Poll: 3 in 4 Israeli Jews oppose a Palestinian state if it means dividing Jerusalem
20 Oct 2014 - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu reflected a wide consensus opinion when he publicly sparred with the White House over plans to build in Givat Hamatos and allow Jews to move into Silwan.
British MP condemned for anti-Israel comments
19 Oct 2014 - Sir Alan Duncan is a lifelong Arabist and a former UK government minister who retains a desk in the Foreign Office as Britain’s special envoy to Oman and Yemen.
Frankfurt kosher butchers accused of selling unkosher meat
19 Oct 2014 - Two Jews are on trial for selling the meat to unsuspecting customers over a period of two years.
‘Hungry Hearts’ director and star dine out in Haifa
19 Oct 2014 - Italian filmmaker Saverio Costanzo’s latest film is a disturbing look at toxic love – set in New York.
False symmetry between perpetrator and victim
19 Oct 2014 - Two dramatic presentations being staged this week will be delivering a powerful message with serious negative implications for the Jewish people.
Hamas claims it is rebuilding infiltration tunnels into Israel
19 Oct 2014 - "We are fine, our tunnels are fine, and our weapons, as well," one of the diggers tells a Hamas affiliated news site.
Showdown time for Bibi
19 Oct 2014 - Benjamin Netanyahu’s leadership is being tested as never before, both at home and abroad
  YNet News
Final ruling set for US couple convicted in Qatar
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Iran military ready to ship equipment to Lebanon
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Knesset Ctee to meet next week on 0% VAT bill
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2 Haredi protesters arrested after trying to disrupt road paving near Habakkuk grave
20 Oct 2014 - ....
Benghazi attack suspect Khatallah pleads not guilty to 17 new charges
20 Oct 2014 - ....
The rabbinic domination of the womb
20 Oct 2014 - By turning biblical blessing 'be fruitful and multiply' into a commandment exclusively for men, rabbinic sages turned act of giving birth into a battlefield. ....
Israeli academia is not accepting of the other
20 Oct 2014 - Op-ed: When academic conference is held under banner of 'Accepting the Other,' but only has Ashkenazi participants, it's not rejection - it's a disgrace. ....
British MPs' recognition of Palestine is a pro-Israel move
19 Oct 2014 - Op-ed: As one-state idea sinks into Palestinian and international consciousness, any recognition of a sovereign Palestinian state is in Israel's best interest. ....
IDF chief is telling the truth about Hamas
19 Oct 2014 - Op-ed: In his remark about terror group's 'courageous actions,' Benny Gantz put an end to Israel's national sport in the past generation: Lying to ourselves. ....
IFCJ aims to bring olim to Israel
19 Oct 2014 - In major shift in its policy, International Fellowship of Christians and Jews announces new mission to assist aliyah to Israel from former Soviet Union and other countries in crisis. ....
Israelis wounded in Nepal mourn fellow trekker killed in storm
19 Oct 2014 - Some 1,000 people, including hikers injured in blizzard, attend funeral of Nadav Shoham: 'He could have saved himself, but he would not abandon his friends.' ....
Autumn storm drenches Israel
19 Oct 2014 - Trees felled by seasonal storm in central and northern Israel; traffic jams and power outages also reported. ....
Israel delegation anticipates tough questioning by UN rights panel
19 Oct 2014 - Human Rights Committee has invited Israel, as signatory to international convention on civil rights, to address claims of rights violations. ....
Kerry's comments serving radical propaganda
19 Oct 2014 - Op-ed: US secretary of state is caught in the post-colonialist conception which blames Israel for all the troubles of the world. ....
Meet the Israelis trying to bring the entire world online
18 Oct 2014 - Facebook's recent acquisition of an Israeli startup has led its two creators to an ambitious new project in the third world. ....

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