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  International Middle East Media Center
 
Israeli Attacks in West Bank and Jerusalem
7 kidnapped, 2 summoned Israeli soldiers, on Saturday, attacked a number of Palestinian farmers and shepherds in the village of Um al-Khair to the east of Yatta, in the Hebron district, preventing them from reaching their land, said Rateb al-Jubour, coordinator of the anti-settlement committee in southern Hebron. ...
UN Mideast Peace Envoy Denied Entry to Holy Fire Ceremony
Israeli police, on Saturday, prevented UN Middle East peace envoy Robert Serry from celebrating the Holy Fire ceremony in Jerusalem, a statement from his office said. ...
OCHA: Palestinian Woman Killed, 101 Injured in oPt
Six kidnapped from East Jerusalem on Saturday One Palestinian was killed and 101 were injured by Israeli violence in the occupied Palestinian territories, during the period from April 8 to 14, a UN report said. ...
Detention Extended for 4 Jerusalemites, 2 Released
The Israeli Magistrate Court’s judge, in occupied Jerusalem, extended the detention of four Jerusalemite prisoners, releasing two with conditions. ...
3 Palestinians Kidnapped, 10 Others Detained Near Hebron
Army declares Howwara a closed area The Israeli army, on Friday, abducted three Palestinians and detained ten others during a raid campaign carried out in the village of Beit Awa, west of Hebron. ...
Vandals Torch Mosque in Umm al-Fahm
Suspected Jewish vandals, on Friday, set fire to a mosque and sprayed racist graffiti in the northern Israeli city of Umm al-Fahm, on the border of the West Bank, according to an Israeli police spokesman. ...
Journalist Majd Kayyal Released
Journalist Majd Kayyal was released from detention Thursday, April 17, by Israel’s secret police, who held him incommunicado since his arrest on Saturday, upon his return from Lebanon. ...
  Ha'aretz Diplomacy & Defense
 
Temple Mount closed to visitors as police, Palestinians clash
For first time ever, violence spreads to the Old City's Muslim Quarter; two Border Policemen reportedly lightly wounded in clashes.
Averted Thailand terror attack: Another chapter in Israel-Hezbollah enmity
From Thailand to Bulgaria and the border with Syria, Hezbollah is trying to take revenge far from home - this time it failed.
Dispute over Arak reactor virtually solved, Iranian official says
Iran proposes to raise number of centrifuges to 20,000 for a period of five years in order to power Bushehr facility.
U.S. intelligence objects to visa waiver for Israelis
Allowing entry to Israelis without visa would make it easier for Israeli spies, the House Judiciary Committee was warned, according to a report in Roll Call.
Lieberman: EU's Ashton doesn't understand world's problems
Foreign minister blasts EU foreign policy chief for expressing concern over Israel's planned appropriation of land in the West Bank.
Hezbollah members arrested in Thailand admit to planning attack on Israeli tourists
Both men, Lebanese nationals, are thought to belong to a larger terror cell; Bangkok police make arrests after receiving information from Israeli intelligence.
Why training will be the IDF's next big battle
As the 2013 budgetary skirmish led to a sharp cut in army training, commanders warn that improvising short exercises is not a long-term solution.
Ten Palestinians wounded in Hebron Prisoners Day clashes
Chief Palestinian negotiator Saeb Erekat: Israel has imprisoned over 800,000 Palestinians since 1967.
Israel's double standard on reporters visiting enemy states
I traveled to Tunis, reported from the heart of Baghdad, toured Lebanon and no Shin Bet agent ever questioned me; I'm no exception.
Kerry looks to ease restrictions for visa-seeking young Israelis
State Department seeking to 'make every effort to maximize the number of young Israelis able to travel to the United States.’
Israeli Arab journalist arrested upon return from Beirut visit
'I don't see Lebanon as an enemy country,' says Majd Kaayal, activist who attended 40-year anniversary bash by Lebanese paper for which he writes.
Over 800,000 Palestinians imprisoned by Israel since 1967, says Erekat
Currently, 5,224 in jails as Prisoners Day marked in territories.
  Palestinian Center for Human Rights
 
PCHR Follows up with Deep Concern Sentence Issued by Military Court in Gaza against 12 Persons on Charges of “Underminin...
Palestinian Center for Human Rights
Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (10 - 16 April 2014)
Palestinian Center for Human Rights
  International Solidarity Movement
 
'A message of peace' from the village of Qaryut met with violence from the Israeli army
4/19/2014 - International Solidarity Movement - International Solidarity Movement, Nablus Team| Qaryut, Occupied Palestine - The people of Qaryut began weekly demonstrations three weeks ago, due to the Israeli military's decision to close the main road near to the village. Yesterday, the 18th April, approximately 300 from...
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  Uruknet
 
[Uruknet 104645 05-feb-2014 00:02 ECT] The Constant Presence of U.S. Drones in the Sky Traumatize and Ruin Lives on the Ground
4 Feb 2014 - February 2, 2014 - Nabila s drawings are like any other nine-year-old s. A house rests besides a winding path, a winding path on which wander two stick figures. Tall trees, rising against the back drop of majestic hills. Clouds...
[Uruknet 104643 04-feb-2014 18:16 ECT] Palestinian family struggles to survive after repeated home demolitions
4 Feb 2014 - February 3, 2014 - "Watch out! The bulldozers and the jeeps are coming."Shirin Salamein heard the warning from one of her neighbors as she finished milking her sheep and goats close to her home. She lives in the village of...
[Uruknet 104642 04-feb-2014 18:12 ECT] Settlers uproot more than 1,000 olive saplings near Ramallah
4 Feb 2014 - February 2, 2014 -- Jewish settlers on Sunday vandalized private Palestinian agricultural lands north of Ramallah and uprooted more than 1000 olive trees and newly planted saplings, a Palestinian official said.Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official who monitors settlement-related activities...
[Uruknet 104641 04-feb-2014 18:00 ECT] PCHR and IDMC Issue Report on Israeli Violations in Access Restricted Areas
4 Feb 2014 - February 2, 2014 - On 01 February 2014, the report "Under Fire" issued by the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) and the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) was launched in London. The report addresses the Israeli violations in Access...
[Uruknet 104640 04-feb-2014 17:53 ECT] Syria News - February 2, 2014 (Warning: Graphic Videos)
4 Feb 2014 - February 2, 2014 -- By the end of Sunday the Coordination Committees were able to document 136 martyrs including 27 children, 12 women and 8 martyrs under torture: 88 martyrs were reported in Aleppo; 24 in Damascus and its Suburbs;...
[Uruknet 104639 04-feb-2014 17:49 ECT] Good News and Bad from Palestine
4 Feb 2014 - February 2, 2014 - First the good news. There s much to report. On November 29, 2013, the UN General Assembly designated 2014 as the International Year of Solidarity with the Palestinian people. A previous article asked why this year?...
[Uruknet 104638 04-feb-2014 17:40 ECT] Military Resistance 12B2 Sheepless in Seattle and More[1]
4 Feb 2014 - February 2, 2014 - Pew Research Center poll underscore the erosion in support for the invasions of Iraq and Afghanistan and the loss of faith in the outcome of the wars, both launched in the aftermath of the Sept. 11,...
[Uruknet 104637 04-feb-2014 17:31 ECT] Iran FM Zarif, meeting Kerry, says not authorized to discuss Syria Read more
4 Feb 2014 - February 2, 2014 - Secretary of State John Kerry met with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference for just over an hour Sunday. They discussed upcoming comprehensive Iran nuclear negotiations set to...
[Uruknet 104636 04-feb-2014 17:13 ECT] On Trial, Drone Protester Proves Wrong People Charged
4 Feb 2014 - February 2, 2014 - Closing Argument presented on Janurary 31, 2014, by Judith Bello on trial as of those who protested at Hancock Air Base in New York State on October 25, 2012: ...You have heard testimony that Weaponized Drones,...
[Uruknet 104635 04-feb-2014 16:52 ECT] George Washington, The Pentagon, and the CIA
4 Feb 2014 - ...Not even in George Orwell s "1984" was Big Brother watching everybody in the world the way Uncle Sam is now watching you, yes you, and you and you and you and you and you.We have come so far from...
[Uruknet 104634 04-feb-2014 16:46 ECT] Muhammed Mubarak, 20, killed by Israeli military
4 Feb 2014 - February 2, 2014 - On the 30th of January, 20 year-old Muhammed Mubarak, a resident of Jalazone refugee camp, was killed by the Israeli military after he was shot from a close distance. He was working as a traffic controller...
[Uruknet 104633 04-feb-2014 16:38 ECT] SodaStream violates International Law
4 Feb 2014 - February 2, 2014 - After significant press coverage of the situation, Scarlett Johansson made the decision to step down from her position as an ambassador for Oxfam, over a "fundamental difference of opinion" with the charity, according to Haaretz. Johansson...
[Uruknet 104632 04-feb-2014 16:21 ECT] Settlers Uproot Hundreds Of Trees In Nablus, Ramallah
4 Feb 2014 - February 2, 2014 - [Sunday, February 2, 2014] Israeli settlers invaded Palestinian orchards in the West Bank districts of Nablus and Ramallah, uprooting more than 1,425 olive trees and saplings.Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official in charge of Israeli Settlements File,...
[Uruknet 104631 04-feb-2014 16:17 ECT] Between Normal and Abnormal: A Day in Aida Camp
4 Feb 2014 - February 2, 2014 -"This is normal, we got used to it!" Salah, the Director of Lajee Center responded to me when I comment that the center smells like tear gas even though the clashes had not started yet. Lajee Center (...
[Uruknet 104630 04-feb-2014 16:08 ECT] How would Arafat and Habash React to Events in Yarmouk?
4 Feb 2014 - February 2, 2014 -There is this damning obsession with how would certain dead leaders behave in current circumstances. Perhaps this obsession is borne out of an understandable yearning for a charismatic political figure that would unite the Palestinians under one...
[Uruknet 104629 04-feb-2014 16:03 ECT] Israel repeatedly forbids call to prayer because it annoys settlers
4 Feb 2014 - February 2, 2014-- Israeli forces forbade the Islamic call for prayer at the Ibrahimi Mosque in Hebron 49 times in the month of January because it "annoyed" Jewish settlers, according to an official from the Palestinian Authority ministry of endowments....
[Uruknet 104628 04-feb-2014 15:39 ECT] Iraqi Army Bombs Falluja, Prepares for Ground Assault
4 Feb 2014 - February 2, 2014 - The Iraqi army intensified its shelling of Falluja on Sunday in preparation for a ground assault to regain control over the city, which has been under the control of militants for a month. Mostly Sunni Muslim...
[Uruknet 104626 04-feb-2014 15:46 ECT] In Gaza, remembering the sick Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli jails
4 Feb 2014 - February 2, 2014 - At this week s Gaza sit-in in solidarity with political prisoners in Israeli jails, the focus was on the sick prisoners. The Palestinian political prisoners in need of medical care number about 1,000, and the lives...
[Uruknet 104625 04-feb-2014 15:39 ECT] Iraqi Army Bombs Falluja, Prepares for Ground Assault
4 Feb 2014 - February 2, 2014 - The Iraqi army intensified its shelling of Falluja on Sunday in preparation for a ground assault to regain control over the city, which has been under the control of militants for a month. Mostly Sunni Muslim...
[Uruknet 104624 04-feb-2014 14:36 ECT] Why the Boycott Movement Scares Israel
4 Feb 2014 - February 2, 2014 -If Secretary of State John Kerry s attempts to revive talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority fail because of Israel s continuing construction of illegal settlements, the Israeli government will likely face an international boycott "on...
[Uruknet 104623 04-feb-2014 14:32 ECT] Iran FM Zarif, meeting Kerry, says not authorized to discuss Syria Read more
4 Feb 2014 - February 2, 2014 - Secretary of State John Kerry met with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference for just over an hour Sunday. They discussed upcoming comprehensive Iran nuclear negotiations set to...
[Uruknet 104622 04-feb-2014 03:15 ECT] Christie, Clapper and other Officials who should be in Jail instead of Snowden
3 Feb 2014 - February 2, 2014 - The vindictiveness toward Edward Snowden in official Washington has nothing to do with law-breaking and everything to do with the privileges of power. The powerful in Washington may spy on us, but we are not to...
[Uruknet 104621 04-feb-2014 02:58 ECT] Israeli Columnist Calls for Extermination of Palestinians
3 Feb 2014 - February 2, 2014 - ...Schein has in effect called upon his fellow Israelis to harken back to the Bible s tribal blood feuds and not just ethnically cleanse, but exterminate the Palestinians. He has called for genocide. With a wink...
[Uruknet 104620 04-feb-2014 01:51 ECT] How many New Yorkers know they just elected a new mayor of Israel?
3 Feb 2014 - February 2, 2014 - We ve been charting the angry response to Mayor Bill de Blasio s private meeting with AIPAC, at which he promised to stand up for the rightwing Israel lobby group wherever and whenever. The other day...
[Uruknet 104619 04-feb-2014 01:35 ECT] The continuing deterioration of women s rights in Iraq
3 Feb 2014 - February 2, 2014 - National Iraqi News Agency reported on Friday 24th January that the Iraqi military s mortar shelling the night before left 4 people dead and 32 more injured "including women and children" and Saturday s military shelling...
  Misc
 
Hostage reporters 'chained' in Syria
BBC 20 Apr 2014 - Four French journalists who spent 10 months in captivity in Syria were chained to each other and kept in basements without light, one recounts.
Female IDF Drone Jockeys Kill Gazans Remotely
Tikun Olam 20 Apr 2014 - In 2008, the IDF created a new weapon  (Hebrew) in its arsenal and trained a new group of fighters to use it.  It was a remote-operated gun mounted on an IDF security tower along the Gaza border.  The guns are operated by female IDF soldiers trained,...
UN envoy and Israel in access row
BBC 19 Apr 2014 - The UN envoy to the Middle East accuses Israel of blocking his way to an Easter ceremony in Jerusalem, as Israel questions his judgement.
Iran condemns US skyscraper seizure
BBC 19 Apr 2014 - Iran condemns a decision by the US to seize a Manhattan high-rise belonging to a charitable foundation and sell proceeds to victims of attacks by Iran-backed militants.
Mohammed Al-Azza tells Dublin why Aida camp resists occupation
Mondoweiss 19 Apr 2014 - On Wednesday night I attended a talk and photo exhibit in Dublin Ireland , given by Mohammed Al-Azza. Al-Azza is a 24 year old photo journalist who lives in the Aida Refugee Camp in the West Bank. He was in Ireland as part of the Lajee Cultural...
‘Haaretz’ removes red-baiting headline — ‘I’m not anti-Israel’ — on Steve Walt interview
Mondoweiss 19 Apr 2014 - Stephen M. Walt This is good news. Nowadays, publications revise themselves all the time on-line, and Haaretz has revised its headline on its big interview with Steve Walt . Two days ago it said, “I’m not anti-Israel” In a no-holds barred conversation, Haaretz’s Chemi Shalev talks at...
‘Like the NRA, AIPAC sows fear in the halls of Congress’ — Dem consultant
Mondoweiss 19 Apr 2014 - The media is not shy about the gun lobby; so you surely know that former NY mayor Michael Bloomberg has lately pledged  $50 million to a new group that will take on the gun lobby from the family standpoint. The above video is terrifying; I can’t...
Tensions rise on Temple Mount as rightwing Jews seek to hold Passover rituals there
Mondoweiss 19 Apr 2014 - Lack of respect for others’ religion, culture / Restrictions on movement Video: Damage seen after the confrontations in Al-Aqsa Mosque 16 April https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=766210056730492 6 detained in Al-Aqsa clashes as Passover tensions mount JERUSALEM (Ma‘an) 17 Apr — Israeli police said six Palestinian men were detained on suspicion...
On Easter, costly Jews – and costly Palestinians
Mondoweiss 19 Apr 2014 - Jesus on the cross This is part of Marc H. Ellis’s “Exile and the Prophetic” feature for Mondoweiss. To read the entire series visit the archive page. Now in the last days of Passover, Easter Sunday appears. Our wonderful progressive Christian brothers and sisters are in...
Car blast kills two in Bahrain
BBC 19 Apr 2014 - Two people killed and a third severely wounded after the car they were travelling in exploded in a village near Manama.
Anti-Semitic leaflets in Donetsk stir old fears
BBC 19 Apr 2014 - Donetsk anti-Semitic leaflets may be fakes but stir old fears
NY Times Public Editor Slams Jodi Rudoren for Allowing Israeli Security Apparatus to Co-Opt Reporting
Tikun Olam 19 Apr 2014 - There’s a fascinating drama playing out at the NY Times thanks to public editor, Margaret Sullivan.  Sometime after the Shin Bet removed the gag order on the reporting of the Majd Kayyal case, Jodi Rudoren appointed her beat reporter, Isabel Kershner to write about the story ....
  Misc2
 
PA presidency: Can Dahlan beat Abbas?
Al-Akhbar Opinion 18 Apr 2014 - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas attend the 25th Arab League summit at Bayan palace in Kuwait City on March 26, 2014. (Photo: AFP-Yasser al-Zayyat) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas attend the 25th Arab League summit at Bayan palace in Kuwait City on March 26, 2014. (Photo: AFP-Yasser al-Zayyat)...
Two policemen killed by militants in Egypt
Al-Akhbar News 20 Apr 2014 - A police officer and a conscript were killed after armed attackers opened fire on their patrol car, Egypt's interior ministry announced on Sunday, the latest deadly assault against the country's security forces. The deaths come as militants have stepped up their attacks against security forces since...
Israeli forces arrest 16 Palestinians after clashes in Jerusalem, Nablus
Al-Akhbar News 20 Apr 2014 - Israeli police arrested 16 Palestinians on Sunday as they clashed with demonstrators at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem, as Israeli forces confronted Palestinians in the West Bank. "This morning, after the site was opened for visitors and tourists, the suspects threw rocks at the police,...
Lebanese in Qatar no longer threatened with deportation
Al-Akhbar News 19 Apr 2014 - Foreign Minister of State of Qatar Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Rumaihi attends the Arab foreign minsiters meeting at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo, on April 9, 2014. (Photo: AFP-Mohammed al-Shahed) Foreign Minister of State of Qatar Mohammed bin Abdullah Al Rumaihi attends the Arab foreign...
Michel Aoun: The last strong presidential candidate
Al-Akhbar News 19 Apr 2014 - Lebanese President Michel Suleiman (L) attends the 25th Arab League summit at Bayan palace in Kuwait City on March 25, 2014. His term expires at the end of May, with Michel Aoun looking to succeed him. (Photo: AFP-Yasser al-Zayyat) Lebanese President Michel Suleiman (L) attends the...
ESCWA’s proposal for Arab integration undermined by Israel
Al-Akhbar News 19 Apr 2014 - Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani (L), Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah (C) and Arab League Secretary General Nabil al-Arabi (R) attend the 25th Arab League summit at Bayan palace in Kuwait City on March 25, 2014. (Photo: AFP-Yasser al-Zayyat) Qatar's Emir Sheikh...
Four French journalists, abducted in June, found on Syria-Turkey border
Al-Akhbar News 19 Apr 2014 - Four French journalists held hostage in Syria since June were found by Turkish soldiers on its border with Syria on Saturday, Turkish media reported, and French President Francois Hollande said the four were in good health. Nicolas Henin, Pierre Torres, Edouard Elias and Didier Francois were...
Special Tribunal for Lebanon aims to stifle Lebanese press
Al-Akhbar Politics 18 Apr 2014 - Saad Hariri, the son of Lebanon's assassinated ex-premier Rafiq Hariri, recites the Fatiha or the prayer of the dead over the tomb of his father in downtown Beirut late 30 May 2007, after the UN vote to set up an international court to try the murder...
Praying Alone
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Making Ritual for Ourselves
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Israel Continues To Erase the Green Line
The Forward Leonard Fein 19 Apr 2014 -
Moving Toward a 'Living Wage'
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Pete Seeger Gave Folk Music Life — and So Much More
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Did Israel Block U.N. Envoy From Easter Event?
The Foward Breaking News 19 Apr 2014 - A United Nations envoy accused Israel on Saturday of trying to block him and other diplomats from a pre-Easter “Holy Fire” ritual in the packed Jerusalem church Christians revere as the burial site of Jesus. Click here for the rest of the article...
Overland Park Rampage Killer Ranted to Rabbi About 'You Jews'
The Foward Breaking News 19 Apr 2014 - The notorious white supremacist charged with carrying out the shooting rampage near Kansas City reportedly ranted to a rabbi about “getting rid of every Jew.” Click here for the rest of the article...
3,000 Mourn Grandfather and Teen Kiilled in Overland Park Rampage
The Foward Breaking News 18 Apr 2014 - housands of mourners filled a church in Kansas on Friday to remember a teenager and his grandfather who were shot dead outside a Jewish community center last week in a suspected anti-Semitic hate crime. Click here for the rest of the article...
Forward Scoops 6 Deadline Club Nominations
The Foward Breaking News 18 Apr 2014 - The Jewish Daily Forward has been selected among the finalists in the Deadline Club’s 2014 Annual Awards Contest, representing excellence in journalism from print newspapers, magazines, television, radio and the Internet. Click here for the rest of the article...
Jewish Nonprofits Start To Embrace Maternity Leave
The Foward Breaking News 18 Apr 2014 - A growing list of Jewish nonprofits are now offering or expanding paid maternity leave, the result of a push by Advancing Women Professionals, a communal advocacy group. Click here for the rest of the article...
Extremist Jews Try To Torch Israel Mosque
The Foward Breaking News 18 Apr 2014 - Israeli police are investigating the torching of the entrance to a mosque in northern Israel and the spraying of anti-Arab slogans on its walls. Click here for the rest of the article...
Being Marc Chagall's Granddaughter Is Gift and Burden for Manhattan Florist
The Forward New 20 Apr 2014 - Having a very famous relative can be a gift for Bella Meyer. But the Manhattan florist is also careful to strike out her own artistic path. Click here for the rest of the article...
Rabbi Tries To Squelch 'Register Jews' Story — But It Won't Die
The Forward New 19 Apr 2014 - A Ukrainian rabbi whose congregation was the target of an anti-Semitic leaflet wants to put the matter to rest. But the ‘register Jews’ controversy won’t die. Click here for the rest of the article...
Yuli Kosharovsky, Soviet Jewry's 'Man Behind the Scenes,' Dies at 72
The Forward New 18 Apr 2014 - Yuli Kosharovsky, one of the leaders of the refusenik movement in the Soviet Union, has died in a fall from a tree. Laura Bialis remembers her friend and hero. Click here for the rest of the article...
Seeking Jewish Future in Small Latin American Towns
The Forward New 18 Apr 2014 - The youthful group of 60 drew their chairs around tables strewn with jars of markers and the occasional Rubik’s Cube, nearby chalkboards at the ready for jotting down big ideas. Click here for the rest of the article...
Egypt: Egypt Aborts Bid to Smuggle Jewish Artifacts
allAfrica.com 18 Apr 2014 - [Egypt Online]Minister of Antiquities Mohamed Ibrahim said police aborted an attempt to smuggle Jewish artifacts out of the country.
Nigeria: Pakistan President Leads 70-Man Delegation to Nigeria
allAfrica.com 18 Apr 2014 - [Leadership]President Mamnoon Hussain of Pakistan will begin a three-day working visit to Nigeria from Monday, April 21, the Pakistan Deputy High Commissioner, Ahmed Sirohey said in Abuja.
Egypt: Egypt, UAE Agree to Train 100,000 Young People
allAfrica.com 18 Apr 2014 - [Egypt Online]Egypt and the UAE signed a 250-million-pound cooperation protocol to train 100,000 youth of both genders on the latest technological and technical programs to meet the Egyptian market's needs of workforce.
9/09/2011 AIPAC Junkets to Israel Illegal: IRS-DOJ Complaint Filing
IRMEP 20 Apr 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 Apr 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 Apr 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 Apr 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 Apr 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 Apr 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...
#there_was_no_Palestine collection
Sabbah report 20 Apr 2014 - Some of @sabbah photo collection of Palestine ( Refuting #there_was_no_Palestine ). See gallery → Read More: #there_was_no_Palestine collection . Sign up for our FREE newsletter!
Pictures Don’t Lie: Refuting #there_was_no_Palestine
Sabbah report 20 Apr 2014 - Join the twitter meme #there_was_no_Palestine , to which people are contributing visual evidence of Palestine. If what is being alleged is that there was no nation-state called Palestine, at least before the League of Nations created one, that is banal. There were no nation-states until the 19th...
The Palestinian Authority: confused, frustrated and corrupt
Sabbah report 20 Apr 2014 - I don't understand why the Palestinian Authority allows itself (and its people) to be humiliated that much and for so long. Is it a determination to sustain its survival despite everything? Or is it a certain desire on the part of PA officials and operatives to...
Israel Occupation of Palestine and America
Sabbah report 20 Apr 2014 - The most important, vital, and critical secessionist movement with the greatest impact on world history is America's secession from Israel's and Zionist Jewish illegal foreign occupation of the entire U.S. Government, especially of the Congress. Their ownership of Wall Street Banks, Investment Firms, and Financial Service...
The Zionist Lobby Under Fire in Oz
Sabbah report 20 Apr 2014 - Australians have been witness to a remarkable conflict in recent days in which their former Foreign Minister Bob Carr denounced the Jewish Lobby and his former Prime Minister Julia Gillard, over the whole series of questions re Australian policy and the demands of Israel and the...
When Americans Shoot and Kill Jews it’s NOT TERRORISM
Sabbah report 20 Apr 2014 - Why fascists, Non-Muslim, armed private organized "White" American militias receive much less focus? If a group is armed and announces its purpose is to spread hate of another group, wouldn't that warrant some surveillance? But a where a lone gunman committing a hate crime is a...
Neil Young: Please Don't Play Israel
US Campaign to End the Occupation 20 Apr 2014 - Canadian musician Neil Young is scheduled to perform in Tel Aviv this upcoming July. As noted by the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI), Neil has been an "eager speaker in favor of the rights of the indigenous First Nations in...
Josh Ruebner's "Shattered Hopes" Book Tour Comes to Pennsylvania, Mar. 27- Apr. 1
US Campaign to End the Occupation 20 Apr 2014 - Last fall, Josh Ruebner, our National Advocacy Director, shared the exciting news of the publication of his first book, Shattered Hopes: Obama's Failure to Broker Israeli-Palestinian Peace. We are excited to announce that he will be visiting Pennsylvania Thursday , March 27 to Tuesday, April 1. We...
Josh Ruebner's "Shattered Hopes" Book Tour Comes to the Triangle Area, Mar. 25-26
US Campaign to End the Occupation 20 Apr 2014 - Last fall, Josh Ruebner, our National Advocacy Director, shared the exciting news of the publication of his first book, Shattered Hopes: Obama's Failure to Broker Israeli-Palestinian Peace. We are excited to announce that he will be visiting the Triangle Area Tuesday , March 25 and Wednesday, March...
Josh Ruebner's "Shattered Hopes" Book Tour Comes to Atlanta, Mar. 23-24
US Campaign to End the Occupation 20 Apr 2014 - Last fall, Josh Ruebner, our National Advocacy Director, shared the exciting news of the publication of his first book, Shattered Hopes: Obama's Failure to Broker Israeli-Palestinian Peace. We are excited to announce that he will be visiting Atlanta, GA Sunday , March 23 and Monday, March 24....
I am AIPAC Culture Jamming!
US Campaign to End the Occupation 20 Apr 2014 - The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) is set to hold its annual policy conference in DC starting on March 2. CODEPINK: Women for Peace is organizing Boycott AIPAC protests all day and you should come out to send the message that the U.S. should no...
Will You Boycott AIPAC?
US Campaign to End the Occupation 20 Apr 2014 - Disgusted by AIPAC's (American Israel Public Affairs Committee) moves to bring us to war with Iran? Sick of seeing U.S. tax dollars fund Israel's occupation and apartheid policies towards Palestinians? Inspired by all the boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) victories happening left and right? Then join...
  Ma'an News
 
Israeli forces fire tear gas at Christian pilgrims in al-Eizariya
4/19/2014 - JERUSALEM (Ma'an) -- Dozens of Christian pilgrims suffered from excessive tear gas inhalation on Friday after Israeli troops fired tear gas canisters as they performed religious rites at the Tomb of Lazarus in al-Eizariya in East Jerusalem. Israeli soldiers reportedly refused...
Report: Israel mulls tougher punishments for 'rioters' in Al-Aqsa
4/19/2014 - BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Israeli cabinet ministers are scheduled to discuss imposing tougher punishment against Palestinians who "riot" inside the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, according to Israeli Channel 2. The channel reported Friday evening that after the Passover holidays, Israeli ministers will discuss...
Official: PLO members consider disbanding PA
4/19/2014 - BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- The PLO has been considering the option of disbanding the Palestinian Authority in response to the apparent failure of the current round of peace talks with Israel, a Palestinian official said Saturday. PLO Executive Committee member Hanna Amira...
UN Mideast peace envoy denied entry to Holy Fire ceremony
4/19/2014 - JERUSALEM (Ma'an) -- Israeli police on Saturday prevented UN Middle East peace envoy Robert Serry from celebrating the Holy Fire ceremony in Jerusalem, a statement from his office said. UN Middle East peace envoy Robert Serry said in a statement that...
Homemade missile explodes, injures young man in Gaza
4/19/2014 - GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- A young man was injured on Friday evening in an explosion in eastern Gaza City, medical sources said. The victim, a young man in his twenties, was evacuated to Ash-Shifa Hospital in Gaza City, medical sources told...
Easter in the destroyed Palestinian village of Maalul
4/19/2014 - By Alex Shams - MAALUL (Ma'an) -- As thousands of Palestinian Christians descend on Jerusalem for Holy Week festivities, the villagers of Maalul are busy preparing their own Easter celebration for the one day a year Israeli authorities allow them to hold...
Israeli forces detain 7 Palestinians in Jerusalem's Old City
4/19/2014 - JERUSALEM (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained seven Palestinians from the Old City of Jerusalem early Saturday, a lawyer and a local official said. Lawyer Muhammad Mahmoud of the prisoners' support organization Addameer said that Israeli police raided the houses of...
EU urges Israel to reverse West Bank moves
4/19/2014 - BRUSSELS (AFP) -- EU foreign affairs chief Catherine Ashton called on Israel Friday to reverse recent actions, such as announcing new settlements in the occupied West Bank, to bolster faltering peace talks. Ashton viewed with "great concern" an Israeli decision to declare an...
Rafah crossing to open for Muslim pilgrims Sunday
4/19/2014 - GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- Egyptian authorities will open the Rafah crossing with Gaza on Sunday to allow pilgrims headed for Saudi Arabia to pass through, a Gaza official said. A Palestinian official told Ma'an that the Rafah crossing between...
Obama signs law aimed at barring Iran UN envoy
4/19/2014 - WASHINGTON (AFP) -- President Barack Obama signed into law Friday a bill designed to bar Iran's pick for UN ambassador from US soil over his links to the 1979 American embassy hostage siege. But Obama also issued a statement saying that...
Christians mark Holy Saturday ahead of Easter
4/19/2014 - BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Palestinian Christians of all sects along with pilgrims from around the world mark Holy Saturday today, a day before the Easter holiday. The largest celebrations for Holy Saturday, known in Arabic as "Saturday of the Light," occur in...
Palestinian Christians receive the Holy Fire in Bethlehem
4/19/2014 - BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Thousands of Palestinian Christians marched in cities and villages across the Holy Land on Saturday to receive the holy fire as it arrived from the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem. Known as "Holy Saturday," or "Saturday...
Girl injured by celebratory gunfire near Nablus
4/19/2014 - NABLUS (Ma'an) -- A Palestinian girl was injured by celebratory gunfire while attending a wedding in Askar refugee camp east of Nablus on Wednesday night. Palestinian security sources told Ma'an that Samira Araysha, 23, was struck in the jaw...
Police officer killed, 2 injured in Cairo bomb attack
4/19/2014 - CAIRO (Ma'an) -- An Egyptian police officer was killed and two injured on Friday evening when a bomb targeting a traffic police kiosk near Cairo exploded, security officials said, the latest of such attacks. Sources told Ma'an that unidentified...
Egyptian leftist Sabbahi submits bid for presidency
4/19/2014 - CAIRO (AFP) -- Egyptian leftist Hamdeen Sabbahi Saturday submitted the documents required to run in next month's presidential election, in which he is likely to be the only rival to former army chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. Sabbahi is currently Sisi'...
US drone strike 'kills 15 suspected militants, 3 civilians' in Yemen
4/19/2014 - SANAA (AFP) -- A drone strike Saturday killed 15 "al-Qaeda suspects" and three civilians in Yemen's central Baida province, a stronghold of the extremist group, a security official said. A group of suspected militants were travelling in a vehicle towards the...
Bahrain car bomb 'kills 2, wounds 1'
4/19/2014 - DUBAI (AFP) -- Two people were killed Saturday when their explosive-laden car detonated in a Shiite village in Bahrain, the interior ministry said, although it was unclear whether the vehicle had been targeted by an attack. A third person was wounded in the...
Egypt Brotherhood leader jailed for prosecutor insult
4/19/2014 - CAIRO (AFP) -- An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced an Islamist leader on trial for murder alongside deposed president Mohamed Morsi to a year in jail for insulting a prosecutor, judicial sources said. Top Muslim Brotherhood member Mohammed al-Beltagui and Morsi were both...
  The Guardian
 
Christian pilgrims in Jerusalem find their path to the Via Dolorosa is an ever harder road
20 Apr 2014 - Palestinians from Gaza and the West Bank say police restrictions on access to the Old City to stop overcrowding are destroying their traditional freedom...
  Daily Star
 
Orthodox Patriarch: Syria's Christians won't yield
20 Apr 2014 The Greek Orthodox Patriarch in Syria says Christians in the war-ravaged country "will not submit and yield" to extremists who attack "our people and holy places.
Assad visits recaptured Christian town: state TV
20 Apr 2014 Bashar al-Assad on Easter Sunday visited the ancient Christian town of Maaloula, which his troops recently recaptured from rebels, state television said.
France has 'information' Assad regime using chemical weapons: Hollande
20 Apr 2014 France has "information" but no firm proof that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime is still using chemical weapons, President Francois Hollande said Sunday.
Pope leads Easter celebrations marred by Ukraine
20 Apr 2014 Pope Francis celebrates Easter Mass with a message of social solidarity as the world marked a holiday marred by bitter divisions over Ukraine and clashes in Jerusalem.
Joyful homecoming for four French journalists after Syria captivity
20 Apr 2014 Four French journalists held captive in Syria for more than 10 months return home to France, freshly shaved and beaming.
Sixteen arrested after clashes at Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa
20 Apr 2014 Israeli police arrest 16 Palestinians Sunday as they clashed with demonstrators at the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem.
  Ha'aretz National News
 
Country club pool becomes focus of Safed’s weekend culture war
Ha'aretz - 19 Apr 2014
Israelis head outdoors over Passover
Ha'aretz - 19 Apr 2014
Holy fire ceremony draws thousands in Jerusalem
Ha'aretz - 19 Apr 2014
Shas party’s new spiritual leader: Deputy religious services minister is 'crazy’
Ha'aretz - 19 Apr 2014
Jerusalem police detain two marijuana legalization activists
Ha'aretz - 18 Apr 2014
Christians mark Good Friday in Jerusalem
Ha'aretz - 18 Apr 2014
  Palestinian Information Center
 
Israeli police block all entrances to Aqsa Mosque
The Israeli occupation police closed on Saturday afternoon all entrances to the Aqsa Mosque to prevent Palestinian young men from organizing mass seclusion (I'tikaaf) at the Mosque.
Escalation of IOF raids, mass-arrest campaigns in Jenin, OJ
Israeli Occupation Forces waged several large-scale raid campaigns against Jenin refugee camp, along with 3 villages. Several Palestinian homes were stormed and native civilians were arrested.
IOF soldiers block entrances to Madama village
Israeli Occupation Forces have completely shut down all of Madma village’s entrances, where Palestinian native citizens, including humanitarian cases, were denied access out of or into the village.
Aqsa Foundation reveals MK Feiglin break-in plans against al-Aqsa
The Aqsa Foundation for Endowment and Heritage revealed Israeli Knesset’s extremist vice-president, Moshe Feiglin’s pre-arranged attempt to raid holy al-Aqsa Mosque on Sunday morning.
Miles of Smiles convoy to arrive in Gaza today
Organizers of the 26th Miles of Smiles aid campaign said the Egyptian authorities would allow their convoy to cross into the besieged Gaza Strip on Sunday.
IOF soldiers nab three Palestinians for allegedly throwing stones
Israeli occupation forces (IOF) rounded up three Palestinians while standing at a bypass road near a settlement in Ramallah on Saturday night.
Hundreds of settlers converge on Yusuf tomb
Hundreds of Jewish settlers converged on Yusuf tomb in Nablus city at dawn Sunday under protection of the Israeli occupation forces (IOF).
Car blast near Aideen refugee camp claims lives of three Palestinians
Three Palestinians died on Friday evening when a booby-trapped vehicle exploded near Aideen refugee camp, the action group for the Palestinians of Syria said.
Raed Salah: We will not leave al-Aqsa alone
Sheikh Ra'ed Salah, the leader of the Islamic movement in 1948 occupied territories, stated that Jerusalemites and 1948 Palestinians will not leave al-Aqsa Mosque alone.
Mishaal:Hamas will do the impossible for the liberation of Palestinian prisoners
Head of Hamas's political bureau, Khaled Mishaal, said that his movement will do the impossible for the liberation of Palestinian prisoners from Israeli jails.
  IRIN
 
Access to education an added challenge for refugees in Egypt
CAIRO 08 April 2014 (IRIN) - As the number of Syrians in Egypt rises, refugees say it has become increasingly difficult to find places for their children in already overstretched government schools. In addition, refugees, asylum seekers and migrants in Egypt complain of unaffordable school costs in private and public schools, bureaucratic enrolment procedures, and a growing atmosphere of suspicion, xenophobia and discrimination in the classroom. >
  Aljazeera
 
Russia media says five killed in east Ukraine
04/20/2014 - Three of the dead reported shot in attack on checkpoint said to be pro-Russia separatists who control town of Slaviansk.
Fourteen Algerian soldiers killed in ambush
04/20/2014 - At least 14 soldiers killed after fighters attack a military patrol in mountains 120kn east of the capital Algiers.
Prominent Pakistani journalist shot
04/19/2014 - Hamid Mir, a popular TV host, is targeted by gunmen near Karachi airport and suffers three gunshot wounds.
Deaths in latest attack on Egypt's police
04/19/2014 - Two police killed by gunmen while patrolling road between Cairo and Suez, in latest assault on security forces.
Israel 'blocks' UN envoy from Easter service
04/19/2014 - Israel dismisses Robert Serry's accusation of blocking him from ceremony in Jerusalem church as "micro-incident".
Syria removes 80 percent of chemical weapons
04/20/2014 - Head of UN team overseeing disarmament process says country likely to meet April 27 deadline if momentum is maintained.
Dozens killed in series of blasts in Iraq
04/19/2014 - At least 25 people killed in wave of explosions across Iraq, including strikes on busy commercial districts in Baghdad.
  New York Times
 
Battle Rages in Homs, Hub of Revolt Against Assad Government
19 Apr 2014 - Syrian insurgents and anti-government activists are reporting near-continuous bombardment of the Old City and the nearby neighborhood of Waer.
13 Suspected Militants Killed in Yemen
19 Apr 2014 - An airstrike killed 13 suspected Al Qaeda militants and three civilians in Yemen.
Covert Inquiry by F.B.I. Rattles 9/11 Tribunals
19 Apr 2014 - The F.B.I.’s inquiry became the focus of the pretrial hearings at Guantánamo this week, after the contractor who was visited by the F.B.I. disclosed it to the defense team.
French Journalists Are Freed in Syria
19 Apr 2014 - After 10 months in captivity in Syria, the French journalists were released on the Turkish-Syrian border on Friday.
Paper Shows U.S.-Flagged Plane in Iran Has Ties to Ghana
18 Apr 2014 - The ownership ties between a Utah bank and a Ghanaian company raise questions about the role of sanctions.
Ex-Marine Held in Iran Asks Official for Help
18 Apr 2014 - Amir Hekmati, an American incarcerated in Iran since August 2011, recently wrote to its foreign minister seeking help in gaining his release.
World Briefing: Obama Signs Bill That Bars Iran’s Envoy
18 Apr 2014 - President Obama signed a bill into law on Friday that would prohibit anyone who has engaged in espionage or terrorism against the United States from obtaining a visa to enter the country as a representative to the United Nations.
World Briefing: Program to Destroy Syria’s Chemical Weapons Is 75% Complete, Group Says
18 Apr 2014 - An official from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons said Syria might not finish the job by a revised deadline of April 27, but might do so soon after.
Jerusalem Journal: Stranded by the Fight Over a Border’s Future
17 Apr 2014 - The influx of people into the Ras Khamis neighborhood of East Jerusalem is straining city services, and City Hall has shown little inclination to help.
Iran Gets an Unlikely Visitor, an American Plane, but No One Seems to Know Why
17 Apr 2014 - The presence of a United States-flagged aircraft in Iran is highly unusual these days, especially when it’s owned by a small Utah bank.
Arab-Israeli Activist Is Moved to House Arrest
17 Apr 2014 - The Israeli citizen, a Palestinian rights activist, was detained after a visit to Lebanon, on suspicion of an unauthorized visit to an enemy state.
  Jerusalem Post
 
Setting aside Sephardim in a discussion of Jewish intellectualism
20 Apr 2014 - Until a truly rational understanding of culture in the most expansive and pluralistic sense is adopted by intellectuals, we will sadly continue to see the militant presentation of racially-biased Eurocentric values.
Bennett responds to Abbas' threat to disband PA: 'Israel won't stop you'
20 Apr 2014 - 'Yedioth Ahronoth' reporting that the Palestinians will dismantle the PA if and when peace negotiations with Israel break down completely.
Adele’s sad saga
20 Apr 2014 - There should be no quibbling about our duty to an innocent victim of terrorism.
Will Qatar abandon the Muslim Brotherhood?
20 Apr 2014 - Currently the only Gulf country that openly supports the Muslim Brotherhood is Qatar. This has led the formerly mentioned Gulf countries to turn against Qatar to the extent that they recently withdrew their ambassadors from Qatar.
2 Border Police hurt, 24 arrested in Temple Mount riots
20 Apr 2014 - Rioters throw stones and firecrackers at security forces as holy site opened to Jewish worshipers; site closed again after incident.
A View from Down Under: The Wondering Jews
20 Apr 2014 - Who could tell what thoughts crossed the minds of the Jews the day they left behind Egypt, the place of their imprisonment?
No Holds Barred: How Jewish values enrich the Earth
20 Apr 2014 - The Jewish people were entrusted by God with awesome purpose. No nation in the history of the world has had a more significant and positive impact on human development than the Jews.
'Israeli embassy in Bangkok urges Thailand to beef up security in tourist hubs'
20 Apr 2014 - 'Bangkok Post' reports Israel appeals to Bangkok to maintain vigilance through end of Passover in wake of alleged Hezbollah plot.
JPostTV: Good Friday & Holy Saturday highlights
20 Apr 2014 - Jerusalem is heaving with Christian pilgrims from around the world this weekend for the Christian festival of Easter.
Supernatural dedication – the seventh day of Passover
20 Apr 2014 - The situation was dire – the sea on one side and the Egyptian army on the other.
There’ll be no Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement – so now what?
19 Apr 2014 - The ostensibly moderate leadership claims to support “two states for two peoples,” but denies any historical Jewish connection to the land.
What does Algeria’s election mean for Israel?
19 Apr 2014 - The country has not become a hub of anti-Israel terrorism, but the newly-re-elected President Bouteflika is neither an Anwar Sadat nor a King Hussein.
Golan residents to demonstrate against plans for oil drilling
19 Apr 2014 - Residents are concerned about the planned project's potential effects on the environment, health and regional tourism.
The info is there, but who can figure it out?
19 Apr 2014 - Third in a series on transparency: Sites process information on the Knesset website so the public can more easily understand it.
Ukraine rabbi calls anti-Semitic leaflet a political hoax
19 Apr 2014 - Chief rabbi of Donetsk says while anti-Semitic leaflet was initially shocking, he now believes it was fake.
Israel denies UN envoy barred from pre-Easter ceremony in Jerusalem
19 Apr 2014 - Jerusalem calls complaints by envoy attempt to inflate "micro-incident," noting there was no reported violence during Christian holy day.
Turkey vulnerable to rising Russian power in the Black Sea
19 Apr 2014 - With the annexation of Crimea, Turkey faces a stronger and bolder Russian naval power in the Black Sea.
To the limit with Rabbi Berdichevski
19 Apr 2014 - Michah Yoseph Berdichevski, one of Zionism’s most prolific and outspoken rebels, is a modern heir to Elisha ben Avuyah.
US Synagogue network urges Jews not to walk home alone
19 Apr 2014 - Following anti-Semitic shooting in Kansas, US Jewish community on high alert; Police increase presence at Jewish sites in New york and Washington.
*Health Scan: Radio wave treatment instead of surgery for Barrett esophagus*
19 Apr 2014 - Condition called esophageal adenocarcinoma has strong link to deadly cancer.
She stanched the bleeding
19 Apr 2014 - Hemophilia once killed people, mostly males, before they reached high-school age.
Mobster Charlie Abutbul buried in Netanya in latest setback to long-declining crime family
19 Apr 2014 - Authorities prohibit incarcerated sons of mobster to attend funeral, saying presence would pose security threat.
Hungarian PM assures Jews of ‘respect’ despite beginning work on controversial memorial
19 Apr 2014 - Statue memorializing German occupation of former Nazi ally in 1944 began earlier this month, despite outcry from Jewish community.
Watchdog: 80% of Syrian chemical weapons shipped out
19 Apr 2014 - UN and the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons say Syria should be able to meet April 27 deadline to hand over chemical agents.
  YNet News
 
New Egyptian militant group responsibile for recent bombing attacks
20 Apr 2014 - ....
EU officials to negotiate surrender of Pro-Russian Ukrainians amid 'Easter truce'
20 Apr 2014 - ....
Police block roads to prevent marijuana legalization event
19 Apr 2014 - ....
Jesus died a Jew: Video showcases Christ as a Holocaust victim
19 Apr 2014 - Video by 'Jews for Jesus' aims to convert Jews to Christianity and intentionally released in conjunction with Passover, Easter, Holocaust Remembrance Day. ....
No food in Palestinian refugee camp, UN reports
19 Apr 2014 - ....
OPCW: 80% of Syrian chemical weapons shipped out
19 Apr 2014 - ....
Warsaw marks 71st anniversary of ghetto uprising
19 Apr 2014 - Some 200 members of the Jewish community in the Polish capital gather to commemorate the ghetto's ill-fated uprising against Nazi forces. ....
Dutch student fights for Holocaust survivors
19 Apr 2014 - Charlotte van den Berg discovers Amsterdam municipality forced Jews to pay back taxes, fines on property seized by Nazis. ....
Jewish love story highlights growing trend of Brazilian aliyah
19 Apr 2014 - Brazilians move to Israel in record numbers seeking safety, opportunity and freedom. ....
Chametz is on fire
18 Apr 2014 - Smoke wafted through Jerusalem Monday morning as Jews burned scraps of bread in the ceremonial biur chametz – burning of the unleavened bread – meant to cleanse the country during Passover. But what happens to the rest the country's unholy crumbs? ....
 

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