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Palestinian Detainees In Galboa’ Prison Declare Hunger Strike
22 Oct 2016 -
Army Kidnaps A Palestinian In Hebron
22 Oct 2016 -
Four Hunger Striking Detainees Remain In Solitary Confinement
22 Oct 2016 -
Soldiers Kidnap Bus Driver Transporting Elders For Refusing To Order Them Out
22 Oct 2016 -
Israeli Army Opens Fire On Farmers, Navy Attacks Fishers, In Gaza
22 Oct 2016 -
Israeli Colonists Bulldoze Palestinian Lands Near Nablus
22 Oct 2016 -
Weekly Protest Held In Kufur Qaddoum
21 Oct 2016 -
Illegal Israeli Colonists Attack The Weekly Protest In Bil’in
21 Oct 2016 -
Israeli Soldiers Injure One Palestinian In Central Gaza
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Illegal Settlers Seize Palestinian-owned Lands in Jordan Valley
21 Oct 2016 - Israeli settlers, on Thursday, reportedly took over a Palestinian-owned area of land in al-Humma region of the northern
  Ha'aretz Diplomacy & Defense
Secret documents show how Israel tried to evade international scrutiny of occupation
In two cables from '67 and '68, Foreign Ministry officials admit violations of Geneva Conventions, instruct diplomats how to evade need for compliance by eschewing use of the word ‘occupation.’
  Palestinian Center for Human Rights
Two Death Sentences Issued in Gaza in One Week, PCHR Concerned over Continuing Application of Death Penalty
Palestinian Center for Human Rights
Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (10 – 16 Dec. ember 2015)
Palestinian Center for Human Rights
  International Solidarity Movement
Mental disability on the rise under the Israeli siege
6/9/2015 - International Solidarity Movement - Miguel Hernandez, Gaza, Occupied Palestine - The number of mentally disabled people in the Gaza Strip has increased substantially in the last years. It so happens that 70% of the cases come from the communities located near the fence that separates Gaza from the...
The other Bob Dylan
10/22/2016 - Dylan's silence and support for the Israeli oppressor makes a mockery of his stature as an "angry humanitarian".
  Daily Star
Lebanon police detain con artists impersonating cleric
22 Oct 2016 Police detained in the Kesrouan district, north of Beirut, two suspects impersonating a cleric in order to defraud people
Senior Egypt military officer shot dead near Cairo
22 Oct 2016 A senior Egyptian army officer was shot dead outside his home in a Cairo suburb Saturday, an army official and a relative told AFP
Investigation into death of girl clears south Lebanon hospital, doctor
22 Oct 2016 An investigation report released earlier this week into the death of a young girl in south Lebanon following medical treatment said that the hospital and attending doctor were not to be blamed
  YNet News
ISIS attacks convoy near Mosul
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Kremlin: demands for Assad's departure "thoughtless"
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Combat rages in Yemen as UN seeks to extend 72-hour ceasefire
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Hamas member killed in Gaza tunnel collapse
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Egyptian General killed in front of his home outside Cairo
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Human rights groups are not Israel’s enemies
22 Oct 2016 - Op-ed: The world does not hate us because of our existence, but because of our actions. Our image as a dark nationalistic society is actually being saved by human rights organizations’ representatives. ....
In the West Bank, Samaritans provide a sanctuary
22 Oct 2016 - Straddling the world between Israeli and Palestinian, the Samaritans host Jews and Arabs in their sukkah for the Jewish holiday of Sukkot; Israeli Amichai Zev: 'You see how comfortable we feel here... I don't have to look behind my back.' ....
Is Theresa May Britain’s most pro-Israel prime minister?
21 Oct 2016 - Op-ed: British Prime Minister Theresa May used her first day in office to eat dinner at the Chief Rabbi of Britian's house, and has a proven track record of turning MI6's connection with Israeli intelligence agencies into a strategic asset; May: 'without its Jews, Britain would not be Britain.' ....
Retrial of Etan Patz's suspected murderer began Thursday
21 Oct 2016 - After being saved from prison by one juror who was not convinced beyond a reasonable doubt of his guilt, Pedro Hernandez again stands trial for the murder of six-year-old Etan Patz in 1979. ....
US soldier dies as Iraqi special forces join battle for Mosul
21 Oct 2016 - An American soldier has died in the battle for Mosul as a result of a roadside bomb; meanwhile, Iraqi Special Forces have joined the battle; they are causing division amongst the troops, refusing Kurdish requests to stop flying sectarian Shiite flags. ....
I now realize Israel is not the center of the world, says UN envoy
20 Oct 2016 - A year after being exiled to New York by Prime Minister Netanyahu, Danny Danon feels he has proved himself to all those people who called his appointment a catastrophe waiting to happen. ‘As far as I’m concerned, the results speak for themselves,’ he says, taking pride in small victories. ‘We did things that have never been done before by Israelis at the UN.’ ....
Protestors in Amona: They’ll need to drag us from our homes
20 Oct 2016 - Thousands take part in a protest rally against the evacuation of the West Bank outpost of Amona, due to take place in two months; Deputy Defense Minister Eli Ben-Dahan, among the Knesset members to take part in the rally, promises to fight the court decision, saying, 'There won’t be a government without a resolution.' ....
Turkey bombs Syrian Kurdish militia allied to US-backed forces
20 Oct 2016 - Displaying the incredible complexity of the war in Syria, Turkey hit Kurdish rebels in northern Syria, who are reportedly aligned with the US; the Kurdish forces that were hit had previously captured villages outside the city of Aleppo from ISIS. ....
Netanyahu's critics have discovered the ‘villa in the jungle’
20 Oct 2016 - Op-ed: US liberal public opinion leaders, especially the Jews among them, are undergoing a deep revision. In closed conversations, many are voicing an agreement with the official Israeli approach that ‘there is no one to talk to’ on the other side. ....
US imposes sanctions on Hezbollah commanders, operatives, financiers
20 Oct 2016 - The Hezbollah terrorist organization is hit twice, after the US State Department adds Hezbollah leaders to its global terrorist list and the US Treasury sanctions several Hezbollah individuals for suspected ties to terrorism. ....
Haifa Bay once again highly polluted by smoke and fire
20 Oct 2016 - In repeated instance of oversight, the torch sitting atop Oil Refineries LTD. began to exude black smoke and flames, in an attempt to return to regular emissions and work; citizens of Haifa and the city mayor complain of dangerous pollution, while the factory management assure that all activity is approved by the Ministry of Environmental Protection. ....
Destroyed Holocaust-era synagogues reconstructed
20 Oct 2016 - The accurate and opulent reconstructions of synagogues are based on old pictures and historical records and have been built around the world from Israel to North America; the work harks back to a time when handcrafted designs using wood and precious metals were the norm in synagogue design. ....
Palestinian throws rocks at IDF jeep, killed
20 Oct 2016 - After being hit by rock throwers, IDF soldiers commenced with the rules of engagement and opened fire; one of the throwers was killed as a result, with one IDF soldier lightly wounded from the rocks thrown at them. ....
We have a partner among Palestinian women
20 Oct 2016 - Op-ed: It looked like a mirage in the heart of the boiling desert, but the Israeli and Palestinian women who came together to wage peace are reclaiming the right to hope. ....
Terrorist who stabbed female police officer: 'Celebrate me'
20 Oct 2016 - Ayman Kurd is indicted for attack on two police officers near the Damascus Gate in Jerusalem in September; excerpt from his will: 'What I want is not to cry, I want you and my aunt to throw me a party, and I want to hear celebrating.' ....
Lethal terror attacks in Be'er Sheva thwarted
20 Oct 2016 - Four-man terror cell planned to hurl grenades at dancers at a celebration in an events hall, hide weapons to inflict further damage in trash cans; conspirators also intended to abduct and bludgeon to death an IDF soldier from city’s central bus station and use remains as a bargaining chip. ....
Bennett: Politicians shouldn't pass the buck to the IDF
20 Oct 2016 - In an interview with Ynet, the education minister responded negatively to Minister Yuval Steinitz's assertion that responsibility for lack of preparedness for tunnels rests on the IDF and Moshe Ya'alon; 'It's not right that a politician throws responsibility on a military actor—that's not the system of values I was taught.' ....
Beyond Compromise: “Our future is in our hands”
Palestine Monitor 22 Oct 2016 - June 26, 2012- Earlier this month, a new website titled Beyond Compromise was launched amidst much fanfare in the Palestinian blogosphere...
Susiya fighting for survival
Palestine Monitor 22 Oct 2016 - June 25, 2012-Five hundred people marched in Susiya, South Hebron on Friday to protest the planned demolition of 45 structures in the village. The peaceful march was violently stopped by ....
16 killed in Gaza in a week of Israeli bombardment
Palestine Monitor 22 Oct 2016 - June 25, 2012-On Monday morning June 18 a group of unknown armed men crossed the Sinai desert from the Egyptain border and killed an Israeli civilian....
Jenin Diaries: Burried Jewels, But Where?
Palestine Monitor 22 Oct 2016 - June 26, 2012- Koufrdan is a small village located a few kilometers west of the Palestinian city of Jenin. Its wells provide the main source of water for Palestinian farmers in the area due to its large amount of groundwater. It is the only village in...
Israeli Authorities Breach Last Month’s Prisoner Agreement
Palestine Monitor 22 Oct 2016 - June 24, 2012- After undergoing 71 days without food, Palestinian prisoner Hasan Safadi is back on hunger strike protesting the renewal of his administrative detention, a breach of the....
Trump Urges Supporters in Israel to Rally Near al-Aqsa
Asharq Alawsat ME News 22 Oct 2016 - From ASHARQ AL-AWSAT . Tel Aviv-U.S. Republican candidate Donald Trump has called on his supporters in Israel to attend a rally that is set … continue reading Trump Urges Supporters in Israel to Rally Near al-Aqsa
Clinton to drop Israel from ‘public’ speeches, put it back in ‘with donors’ — email
Mondoweiss 21 Oct 2016 - I’ve been on the road for days, and a few more Clinton emails have thudded down from the Wikileaks heavens revealing deliberations about Israel inside the Clinton braintrust. Some day we will put together a leatherbound edition with morocco covers of Clinton’s Israel emails, but for now...
Saudi: We Will Continue to Impose Sanctions on Hezbollah Operatives, Entities
Asharq Alawsat ME News 21 Oct 2016 - From ASHARQ AL-AWSAT . Washington, Riyadh- Saudi Arabia has stressed that it would continue to combat the so-called Hezbollah’s terrorist activities with all available … continue reading Saudi: We Will Continue to Impose Sanctions on Hezbollah Operatives, Entities
Proofpoint buys Israeli cloud security co FireLayers for $55m
Globes Main News 21 Oct 2016 - FireLayers's Herzliya office will become US cyber security company Proofpoint's Israel development center.
Are NGOs in Palestine up to the challenge?
Al-Monitor 21 Oct 2016 - Civil society institutions in Palestine, which are in charge of documenting violations and providing aid for development projects, have recently come under criticism for failing to rid the Palestinians from the oppressive Hamas and Fatah regimes.
Hamas calls for return of Haniyeh’s government
Al-Monitor 21 Oct 2016 - Hamas has accused the consensus government of failing to assume its responsibilities toward the Gaza Strip, which explains the movement’s recent call for the return of Ismail Haniyeh’s government to Gaza.
Why the March of Hope inspired few Israeli politicians
Al-Monitor 21 Oct 2016 - Many Israeli politicians chose to ignore the March of Hope for fear of being branded "leftist," although participants spanned the spectrum.
Gaza agriculture on brink of collapse
Al-Monitor 21 Oct 2016 - With new Israeli encroachment in the name of security and restrictions on the importation of chemicals and fertilizers, even more of Gaza's farmers are being forced to abandon their lands despite a near-total lack of other employment options.
Israeli forces shut down Palestinian street for Sukkot tour in occupied al-Khalil
Occupation Magazine 20 Oct 2016 - Press Release, Hebron - International solidarity Movement "First to exit the checkpoint into the so-called Palestinian controlled H1 area were the Israeli forces. After forming a human barrier around the two armored cars that had just arrived from around the corner via an H1 street, additional...
Does Donald Trump Realize Jewish Refugees Were Also Called ‘Trojan Horses’?
Occupation Magazine 20 Oct 2016 - Marion Kaplan - The Forward "Beginning in 1933 and ramping up as German tanks rolled into neighboring lands, European Jews desperately sought entry into America. Yet, while Jews faced increasing persecution and violence, American leaders worried about “fifth columnists,” alleged Nazi agents who might sneak into...
Inside Palestine’s first green school
Occupation Magazine 20 Oct 2016 - Ahmad Melhem - Al-Monitor "Civil and state institutions in Palestine are increasingly using eco-friendly services like solar power and are working to promote this culture among the next generation. The Palestinian cabinet decided during its meeting on Aug. 25, 2015, that the Ministry of Education and...
Ultra-Orthodox Jews Celebrate Sukkot at Buraq Plaza
Occupation Magazine 20 Oct 2016 - IMEMC News - "Thousands of Ultra-Orthodox Jews gathered, Wednesday morning, at Buraq plaza, to the west of Al-Aqsa Mosque to celebrate what is called Sukkot, the “Feast of Tabernacles”.By celebrating their rituals, the celebrants ignored a recent UNESCO resolution declaring the Al-Aqsa shrine an Islamic site,...
Palestinian man dies of wounds sustained in 2007
Occupation Magazine 20 Oct 2016 - PNN/ Jerusalem "Medical sources at the al-Makassed hospital in Jerusalem reported on Thursday morning that Mahmoud Juda, 23, had died of wounds he sustained in 2007, when undercover Israeli soldiers shot him with live fire, in Ramallah, in central West Bank.The sources stated that Juda was...
HearMeOut files to raise A$5.5m on Australian bourse
Globes Main News 20 Oct 2016 - There is strong demand for the planned ASX IPO of the Israeli voice-based social networking startup, "The Australian" reports.
Israel's brain gain
Globes Main News 20 Oct 2016 - Brainnovations, an incubator founded by Israel Brain Technologies - a Shimon Peres project - presents the ventures aiming to brand Israel as the brain nation.
Palestinians across the political spectrum express outrage over cancelled elections
Mondoweiss 20 Oct 2016 - The Palestinian Authority’s high court has delayed elections, once set for Oct. 9, because of concerns that it was impossible to ensure free and fair voting in the Gaza. The decision comes as two rival Palestinian parties, Hamas in Gaza and Fatah in the West Bank,...
Israel's NG Solutions signs GSK child formula deal
Globes Main News 20 Oct 2016 - The formula to enhance height and weight in pre pubertal children developed by the Schneider Children's Medical Center will be marketed as Horlicks Growth +.
Medallia acquires Israeli SaaS co Kampyle
Globes Main News 20 Oct 2016 - Medallia’s data analytics platform will be combined with Kampyle’s web and mobile feedback capture capabilities.
The peaceniks in Israel's highest echelons
Middle East Eye 22 Oct 2016 - Many of Israel's military and intelligence chiefs express dovish sentiments once they have left - and the reason may be more than a change of heart
VIDEO: Israeli troops appear to shoot Palestinian woman as she lies on ground
Middle East Eye 20 Oct 2016 - Language Undefined Israeli news sites published footage appearing to show the troops shooting at 19-year-old as she was already on the ground
Israeli army shoots 15-year-old dead for throwing stones in Hebron
Middle East Eye 20 Oct 2016 - Language Undefined Boy's death comes as authorities face criticism after video appears to show officers shooting Palestinian woman on the ground
Hariri confirms support for Aoun bid to be Lebanon's president
Middle East Eye 20 Oct 2016 - Language Undefined Former PM tipped to return to old job after supporting Hezbollah ally in deal to break 30-month political deadlock
Western journalists build careers in Palestine - and then leave us in the dust
Middle East Eye 20 Oct 2016 - For far too long, our voices have been treated as secondary sources to bolster careers, rather than actually empower us
Netanyahu fears Obama may act against Israel before leaving office
Middle East Eye 20 Oct 2016 - Language Undefined Israel's prime minister expects the US to continue to block anti-Israel resolutions at the UN Security Council
Italian Premier Calls UNESCO Jerusalem Vote ‘Shocking’ †So Why Did It Abstain?
The Foward Breaking News 22 Oct 2016 - (JTA) †In a further twist in the fallout over the controversial vote on Jerusalem by UNESCO, Italy’s prime minister said Rome may oppose future resolutions ignoring Jewish ties to the city’s holy places. Matteo Renzi during a radio interview Friday with the RTL broadcaster called the...
The Secret Jewish History of Shirley Jackson and ‘The Lottery’
The Foward Breaking News 22 Oct 2016 - Shirley Jackson, author of “The Lottery  and “The Haunting of Hill House  would have turned 100 this year. Biographer Ruth Franklin talks about her legacy and her Jewish influences.
What’s It Like to Make Out With Gal Gadot? Isla Fisher Has the Answer.
The Foward Breaking News 21 Oct 2016 - What’s it like to kiss Israeli super model Gal Gadot and comedian Zach Galifianakis? Actress Isla Fisher knows, and Thursday night she dished about it to Jimmy Kimmel on his late show.
With Western Wall Prayer Deal Dead, Orthodox Stake Brazen Claim to Egalitarian Area
The Forward New 21 Oct 2016 - As the government ignores the question of opening the Western Wall to non-Orthodox denominations dozens of Orthodox Jewish worshippers are establishing facts on the ground by holding festive holiday prayer services everyday in the section of the Western Wall, or Kotel, that had been intended for...
Ancient Jerusalem Wall Tells Tale of Doomed Jewish Revolt †and Destruction of Second Temple
The Forward New 20 Oct 2016 - Just prior to quelling the great Jewish revolt in the year 70 C.E., the army of Roman Emperor Titus was faced with a rebelling in Jerusalem and had to break through three walls that surrounded the city. As described by historian Flavius Josephus, the final battle...
Jewish Vice Presidential Candidate Mindy Finn Touts Independent Ticket as ‘Extremely Pro-Israel’
The Forward New 20 Oct 2016 - “We support Israel’s pursuit of peace, and we would like there to be peace,  Finn told the Jerusalem Post.
At Jewish Nursing Homes, Staff Arrested for Stealing from Senile Residents
The Forward New 19 Oct 2016 - New York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has arrested six crooks accused of robbing New York nursing home residents †including two who stole from patients suffering from dementia at Jewish nursing homes.
Leaked Emails Say Hillary Clinton Will Patch Up Ties to Benjamin Netanyahu in First 100 Days
The Forward New 21 Oct 2016 - Hillary Clinton’s plan to meet the Israeli prime minister in her first month as president is listed high in an internal campaign memo outlining the priorities of her first 100 days †a sign of how important it is to repair U.S.-Israel tensions.
Israeli Terror Survivors and War Vets Get Inked To Help Heal
The Forward New 21 Oct 2016 - Israelis who suffered trauma from war and terrorism get tattooed as a way to heal.
Liberia: Novafone Woe - U.S. Terrorism Sanctions Shadow Liberian Businessmen
allAfrica.com 21 Oct 2016 - [FrontPageAfrica] Washington DC -The United States has imposed sanctions on Lebanese financier Ali Youssef Charara and his telecommunications company, saying they supported the militant group Hezbollah.
The Fifth in Less Than a Year…
Palestine Solidarity Project 20 Oct 2016 - Khaled Bahar Ahmad Bahar is only 16 years old from my town Beit Ommar, he is very cool polite teen, very respectful, very peacef ul, very much loved by all who know him, his father’s pride, he has done nothing except coming uptown from the town’s...
Proofpoint buys Israeli cloud security co FireLayers for $55m
Globes Main News 21 Oct 2016 - FireLayers's Herzliya office will become US cyber security company Proofpoint's Israel development center.
"Israel must give Gaza hope for economic recovery"
Globes Main News 20 Oct 2016 - Gaza business leader Ali Hayek and Hamas Deputy Economic Minister Hatem Owida guardedly welcome the idea of industrial zones on Israel's border.
Israel's brain gain
Globes Main News 20 Oct 2016 - Brainnovations, an incubator founded by Israel Brain Technologies - a Shimon Peres project - presents the ventures aiming to brand Israel as the brain nation.
Medallia acquires Israeli SaaS co Kampyle
Globes Main News 20 Oct 2016 - Medallia’s data analytics platform will be combined with Kampyle’s web and mobile feedback capture capabilities.
Israel's NG Solutions signs GSK child formula deal
Globes Main News 20 Oct 2016 - The formula to enhance height and weight in pre pubertal children developed by the Schneider Children's Medical Center will be marketed as Horlicks Growth +.
TAU's Steinhardt Natural History Museum opens March
Globes Main News 20 Oct 2016 - The 8,000-sq.m. building will be the largest center in Israel for biodiversity research, education and conservation.
9/09/2011 AIPAC Junkets to Israel Illegal: IRS-DOJ Complaint Filing
IRMEP 22 Oct 2016 - A complaint filed with the IRS and Justice Department charges the American Israel Education Foundation (AIEF) is a "sham" charitable organization of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee.
5/16/2011 Obama vs. Reagan on AIPAC Documents reveal Ronald Reagan's response to Israel lobby invitation
IRMEP 22 Oct 2016 - President Obama accepts an invitation to speak at AIPAC, Reagan declined. Why?
4/18/2011 US Treasury Dept.: Tax-exempt US donation laundering into West Bank settlements "okay"
IRMEP 22 Oct 2016 - The US Department of Treasury has no program to combat massive flows of US tax-exempt charitable contributions into illegal settlement building. Despite ongoing public revelations of wrongdoing, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has never investigated or even discussed US charitable organizations with proven ties...
4/06/2011 US-Israel Trade: Espionage, Theft and Secrets - IRmep at University of Rochester
IRMEP 22 Oct 2016 - On April 6, Grant F. Smith presented a comprehensive review of the US-Israel Free Trade Agreement to the Finance and Economics Council at the University of Rochester. Using a slide show of declassified documents and charts, Smith revealed how secret agreements and a joint Israeli embassy/AIPAC...
3/28/2011 Neoconomics: Conscription and War as Wealth
IRMEP 22 Oct 2016 - Start-up Nation airbrushes one vital and enduring truth — when Israel faces sovereign barriers to foreign trade routes, weapons, or technology; it tends to break other country’s laws and steal what it thinks it needs.
3/07/2011 Israel lobbyist funds US Presidents, Israeli Nukes, AIPAC disinformation
IRMEP 22 Oct 2016 - 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...
SJP Op-Eds
US Campaign to End the Occupation 22 Oct 2016 - Sample op-eds by Students for Justice in Palestine about divestment campaigns
US Campaign to End the Occupation 22 Oct 2016 - The 2005 Palestinian civil society call for boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) has become a global, nonviolent movement to achieve Palestinian freedom, justice and equality. Attend this first-ever Hill briefing featuring leading student, faith-based, civil society, and legal practitioners of BDS to learn more about the...
  Ma'an News
Israeli Justice Ministry drops probe after report that contractor behind Qalandiya killings
5/1/2016 - BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) -- The Israeli who shot and killed a pregnant Palestinian woman and her teenage brother at the notorious Qalandiya checkpoint in the occupied West Bank on Wednesday was a private security contractor, not a member of the police forces, Israeli media...
Israeli forces detain 6 Palestinians in West Bank raids
5/1/2016 - BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) -- Israeli forces carried out overnights raids across the occupied Palestinian territory Sunday detaining at least six Palestinians, including a 13-year-old boy. Locals told Ma’an that Israeli forces raided the southern occupied West Bank town of Beit Ummar north of...
UN: Israel's cement ban prevents hundreds of Gaza families from rebuilding homes
4/30/2016 - BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) -- Israel’s punitive ban on cement imports into the Gaza Strip has prevented hundreds of families from rebuilding their homes devastated by the 2014 war, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said in a press release Thursday...
Settlers attack Israeli liaison officer in illegal Hebron outpost
5/1/2016 - HEBRON (Ma’an) -- A group of Israeli settlers assaulted an Israeli liaison officer in the southern occupied West Bank on Sunday, the Israeli police said. Israeli police spokeswoman Luba al-Samri said in a statement that the officer came to the settlement outpost of...
  The Guardian
Israel and Turkey to announce end of six-year standoff
26 Jun 2016 - The animosity began when nine Turkish activists on a flotilla bound for the Gaza Strip were killed by Israeli forces Israel is planning on...
  Ha'aretz National News
Two members quit Israeli curriculum panel over exclusion of novel on Jewish-Arab romance
Ha'aretz - 11 Jul 2016
  Palestinian Information Center
IOF kidnaps, summonses Palestinians in W. Bank dawn raids
9 Oct 2016 - The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) at dawn Sunday kidnapped several Palestinian citizens and summoned others for interrogation in different areas of the West Bank.
Israel to expand illegal settlement in Salfit at expense of Palestinians
9 Oct 2016 - Israeli bulldozers on Sunday morning leveled Palestinian lands in western Salfit province to expand the illegal Rafafa settlement.
Injuries, home break-ins in IOF assault on Jenin, Tulkarem
9 Oct 2016 - Several Palestinians were left injured at dawn on Sunday in violent clashes with the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) in Jenin province.
Palestinian refugees in Gaza call for sacking UNRWA chiefs
9 Oct 2016 - The Coordinating Commission for the Nakba Anniversary has called for firing Pierre Krahenbuhl and his deputy, saying the agency’s services have declined notably after their appointment.
Renewed clashes overnight with PA forces in Nablus
9 Oct 2016 - Renewed clashes broke out between citizens and Palestinian Authority (PA) security forces on Saturday night in Nablus city just a few hours after the latter attacked a march.
IOF bars Madama farmers from olive harvest
9 Oct 2016 - The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) on Saturday prevented the farmers in Madama village, south of Nablus, from going to their fields to harvest olives, claiming that they had no prior permission.
55 injuries reported as Israeli police break into university
8 Oct 2016 - 55 Palestinians including students were injured as Israeli police forces stormed Saturday evening al-Quds University in Abu Dis town in occupied Jerusalem.
Palestinian prisoner on hunger strike for the 4th day
8 Oct 2016 - The Palestinian prisoner Majed Abu Shamla, 24, has entered the fourth day of his hunger strike in protest against Israeli administrative detention policy.
IOF targets small flying object on Gaza borders
8 Oct 2016 - Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) targeted Saturday afternoon a small flying object with a camera after crossing the eastern borders of Gaza, Israeli media sources claimed.
250 Palestinians arrested for “Facebook incitement”
8 Oct 2016 - The Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) arrested since the outbreak of Jerusalem Intifada in Oct. 2015 nearly 250 Palestinians for “Facebook incitement".
Hamas renews rejection of any manipulation in election rules
8 Oct 2016 - Hamas Movement called Saturday for respecting election rules, renewing its total rejection of any attempts of manipulation in the election regulations.
Khudari calls for waterway under EU supervision
8 Oct 2016 - The Palestinian MP Jamal al-Khudari, head of the popular committee to break the siege on Gaza, called for establishing a waterway to break the naval siege on Gaza Strip.
Israeli police break into several homes in Abu Dis
8 Oct 2016 - The Israeli police forces broke into different homes in Abu Dis town east of occupied Jerusalem at dawn Saturday.
New Israeli settlement plan in occupied Jerusalem
8 Oct 2016 - Kol Ha'ir Hebrew newspaper revealed Saturday a new settlement plan, which includes the construction of 142 new housing units, to be implemented in occupied Jerusalem.
EU condemns Israel's new settlement plans in W.B.
8 Oct 2016 - The European Union (EU) on Friday expressed deep concern over Israel’s plans to construct 98 new housing units in the northern West Bank.
IOF prevents Palestinian farmers’ access to their lands
8 Oct 2016 - The Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) prevented Saturday morning Palestinian farmers from Salem village east of Nablus from accessing their agricultural lands.
IOF storms commercial shops in Bethlehem camp
8 Oct 2016 - The Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) stormed Saturday morning Doheisheh refugee camp, south of Bethlehem, and broke into several commercial shops.
IOF arrests two young men in Jenin
8 Oct 2016 - The Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) arrested last night two Palestinian young men at a military checkpoint in Jenin to the north of the West Bank.
Sorrow flares as Palestinian youth dies in olive harvesting
7 Oct 2016 - Youngster Muayad Na’im, a native of Qasra town, in southern Nablus, died on Friday afternoon while harvesting olives in a nearby orchard.
Homeless Palestinians pray on ruins of homes demolished by Israel
7 Oct 2016 - Palestinians living in Qalandiya village, to the north of Occupied Jerusalem, performed Friday prayers inside a sit-in tent pitched on the ruins of their demolished homes.
Is the Yemen peace deal for real?
JERUSALEM 08 October 2015 (IRIN) - Yemen's Houthi rebels say they are committed to peace, but is the deal for real? IRIN asks the experts. >
  New York Times
Aleppo Is a ‘Slaughterhouse,’ Says U.N. Official Seeking War Crimes Inquiry
22 Oct 2016 - As a “humanitarian pause” in attacks, declared unilaterally by Russia, entered a second day, the high commissioner for human rights called for a new investigation.
Inquiry Blames Syrian Military for Another Chlorine Gas Attack
21 Oct 2016 - The finding of an international investigation sets the stage for a showdown between Russia and Western members of the Council over how to respond.
After Unsteady Steps to Punish Domestic Violence, N.F.L. Faces Scrutiny Again
21 Oct 2016 - A six-game suspension was introduced after the Ray Rice case, but several players, including Giants kicker Josh Brown, have avoided punishment of that length.
How Has Your Life as a Saudi Woman Changed?
21 Oct 2016 - We want to hear from Saudi women about their lives, aspirations and views on Saudi society.
Flee or Stay? For Mosul Residents, Both Choices Are Risky
21 Oct 2016 - As the offensive to retake Mosul, Iraq, from the Islamic State heats up, residents can stay and hope for the best, or flee and possibly become refugees.
Notebook: Trump in April: If I Lose, ‘I’ll Let It All Out’
21 Oct 2016 - Making sense of the last days of an improbable campaign.
ISIS Fighters in Iraq Attack Kirkuk, Diverting Attention From Mosul
21 Oct 2016 - The battle scenes and the sound of automatic gunfire inside Kirkuk were reminiscent of the Islamic State’s brazen march across northern Iraq in 2014.
Barred From U.N. Work, Russian Contractors Are Back, Airdropping Aid in Syria
21 Oct 2016 - An inquiry barred the owners of a Russian airline from United Nations business, but they won a World Food Program contract to airdrop food aid in Syria.
Donald Trump Is Wrong on Mosul Attack, Military Experts Say
20 Oct 2016 - They said that Mr. Trump’s armchair generalship revealed a fundamental lack of understanding of Iraqi politics, military warfare, and military history.
Fight Between Goldman Sachs and Libyan Fund Shadows Lawyer
20 Oct 2016 - For Catherine McDougall, the case showed the lengths that Western firms will go to keep a potentially lucrative client happy and the damage left behind.
Wife of American Detained in Yemen Publicly Calls for Release
20 Oct 2016 - She said her husband was abducted in April 2015 and has since been held by the Houthis, despite an F.B.I.-led effort that rescued two hostages.
Wary of Russian Guarantees, Residents Stay Put in War-Torn Aleppo
20 Oct 2016 - After Moscow instituted a brief cease-fire, many said leaving the besieged Syrian city could still be more dangerous than staying and exposing themselves to continued airstrikes.
Op-Ed Contributor: We Have Tried Every Kind of Death Possible
20 Oct 2016 - I rescue Syrians from the sites of airstrikes. I don’t want to do this work any longer.
Sweet-Toothed Egypt Endures a Sugar Crisis: ‘People Are Going to Snap’
21 Oct 2016 - Shortages of sugar, a staple of the national diet, and of other products have led to brewing anger against President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.
  Jerusalem Post
Middle Israel: The return of the Cold War
21 Oct 2016 - The great schism that haunted the Cold War international system is staging an improbable comeback, albeit with different motivations, aims, tactics, and also an entirely different Israeli role.
Netanyahu on birthday outing says UNESCO cannot erase Jewish history from Israel
21 Oct 2016 -
In a dramatic twist, Italy vows to oppose UNESCO’s Jerusalem resolutions
21 Oct 2016 - These resolutions are “incomprehensible, unacceptable and wrong,” Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi told an Italian Radio station during a visit to Brussels.
‘Our present to Obama has to be new settlements’
21 Oct 2016 - Israel is fearful that Obama might take some kind of significant decision in regard to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, thereby making it a difficult time to approve such legislation.
Report: Israel close to purchasing 3 nuclear submarines from Germany
21 Oct 2016 - The deal is expected to be wrapped up next month in Berlin between senior officials who have secretly negotiated the details of the arrangement over the last months.
Jerusalem impresses in Eurocup opener
21 Oct 2016 - Hapoel visits Olimpija Ljubljana in Slovenia next Wednesday before hosting Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar of Russia the following week.
Editor's Notes: A symbol of settler resistance or of Israeli indecision?
21 Oct 2016 - The fate of Amona has the government in a quandary ahead of December 25, the date set by the court for its evacuation.
Visiting parliamentarians reject UNESCO's Jerusalem vote
20 Oct 2016 - In a resolution they issued from Jerusalem on Tuesday said that the resolution seeks “to deny Jerusalem’s Jewish origins and Christian beliefs and heritage.”
Clinton more reliable for Israel than Trump– and Obama, Lieberman says
20 Oct 2016 - Clinton's consistency on Israel over the course of her lifelong career in public service is at the heart of Lieberman's pitch to voters.
'Israel has every right to refuse a 1967 withdrawal'
20 Oct 2016 - Former FM director-general: Since 1973 the US has assured Israel it won’t back changes to UNSC 242.
Importance of undecided Jewish voters dwindles as White House race widens
20 Oct 2016 - Private polling firms have not surveyed the American Jewish community – either nationwide or on a state-by-state basis – since the end of the summer.
The perfect response to UNESCO: Succot
20 Oct 2016 - This special connection of Jews and non- Jews to the Jewish Temple on the Temple Mount - and to the holiday of Succot - is not limited to the past and the present.
'46% of Palestinians support Jordanian-Palestinian confederation based on two states'
20 Oct 2016 - Moreover, only eighteen percent—19% from the West Bank and 16% from Gaza—said they would support a bi-national state for both Arabs and Jews.
IDF soldier lightly injured by rock thrower, suspect shot and killed
20 Oct 2016 - The assailant was shot by security forces, after failing to respect calls to stop and was being treated by the Red Crescent.
Hezbollah supporter pegged for next Lebanese president
20 Oct 2016 - Lebanon has endured a protracted political crisis since parliament failed to elect a new president two years ago, paralyzing government and causing a breakdown in many basic services.
Israel’s first Japanese film fest coming to a cinema near you
20 Oct 2016 - The Aki-Nu (Autumn) Festival, is running until the end of the month at the cinematheques in Holon, Tel Aviv, Haifa, Herzliya and Jerusalem.
Flotilla court hearing held as raid victims fear Turkish court may halt case
20 Oct 2016 - Dozens of pro-Palestinian activists gathered outside the courthouse ahead of the court session waving Palestinian flags and placards.
iVoteIsrael reassures absentee voters: Deadline hasn’t passed yet
20 Oct 2016 - US citizens in Israel continue to voice concerns about ballot requests not being received, not long before election.
They’re in it for the dream
20 Oct 2016 - Getting to know the Women’s Performance Community of Jerusalem.
Israeli embassy says antisemitic German teacher incites hate
20 Oct 2016 - Glanz, a hardcore BDS activist, said it would not be absurd to eradicate Israel and relocate Jewish Israelis to the German state of Baden-Württemberg.

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