"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
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  International Middle East Media Center
Soldiers Kidnap A Palestinian Woman In Jerusalem
Palestinian Killed By Army Fire In Northern Gaza
Palestinian medical sources have reported that a man was shot and killed by Israeli army fire, east of Jabalia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip on Sunday. In addition, a Palestinian teen was shot and wounded by army fire in Rafah, southern Gaza. ...
Several Injured in Israeli Attacks Across West Bank
At least 5 kidnapped during predawn and raids Several have been injured amidst a wave of escalating violence against Palestinians by Israeli soldiers and settlers across the West Bank region. At least five Palestinians were abducted by Israeli forces during predawn and night raids in the southern West Bank, according to local sources. ...
Teen Seriously Injured, 2 Taken at Gaza Border
A Palestinian teenager was reported to have been seriously injured, while two others were abducted by Israeli forces near the Kerem Shalom crossing, in the Gaza Strip. ...
Israeli Military Beat and Detain Young Men in Hebron
Yesterday evening Israeli forces beat and detained young Palestinians on Tel Rumeida hill in al-Khalil (Hebron). ...
Knesset Approves $5.2m for East Jerusalem "Settlement Security"
The Israeli Knesset Finance Committee recently approved an additional 20 million NIS (roughly $5.2 million) for funding security in settlements built in occupied East Jerusalem. ...
Israeli Cabinet Votes in Favor of "National Jewish State"
The Israeli cabinet voted, on Sunday, in favor of a "Jewish State" bill, which PM Benjamin Netanyahu says will balance democracy with Judaism. ...
Nowarah Shooting: Israeli Policeman Charged with Manslaughter
A Jerusalem court has charged an Israeli border policeman with manslaughter for the shooting death of a Palestinian teen, during a demonstration in the occupied West Bank, this past May. ...
Palestinians Targeted with Live Fire Amid State of Intense Protest, Hate Attacks
One abducted in Hebron, several summoned for interrogation in Bethlehem A number of Palestinians across the occupied territories have been targeted with live fire this weekend, with random attacks by civilians becoming increasingly common, in addition to attacks by Israeli soldiers. ...
  Ha'aretz Diplomacy & Defense
Palestinian killed by Israeli army gunfire in West Bank
In separate incident, Palestinian man seriously wounded by IDF in clashes near Hebron.
Abbas accuses Hamas of bombing Fatah officials' homes in Gaza
PA president adds that rivals are trying 'to destroy' Palestinian unity, and says Israel is triggering a religious war; meanwhile, jailed PLO leader Marwan Barghouti calls to 'strengthen the resistance.'
  Palestinian Center for Human Rights
Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (13- 19 November 2014)
Palestinian Center for Human Rights
  International Solidarity Movement
ISM activist shot in the head with rubber-coated steel bullet
11/2/2014 - International Solidarity Movement - Ramallah, Occupied Palestine - Today during a protest at Qalandia checkpoint,an Italian ISM volunteer was shot in the head with a rubber-coated steel bullet. The injury is just two centimetres above her left eye. Giulia, the ISMer, stated, "I was just standing...
  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...
Palestinian students fear for their lives during attack on train car in Jerusalem
Mondoweiss 23 Nov 2014 - We picked up this frightening report from Ya Aini ( Arabic ), a local news website covering Palestine/Israel.  Last Tuesday evening, November 17, Ahmed Ghazzawi, a medical student at Hebrew University from Acre, was trying to get back to his student dorms when the light rail he was riding...
Egypt: The forbidden love of interfaith romances
BBC 23 Nov 2014 - The dangers faced by interfaith Egyptian couples
Volleyball woman out of Iran prison
BBC 23 Nov 2014 - British-Iranian Ghoncheh Ghavami, who was detained after attempting to watch a men's volleyball match in Iran, is freed on bail, her family says.
The occupied territories are 7000 miles from New Mexico but I felt like I never left home
Mondoweiss 23 Nov 2014 - The occupied territories of Palestine sit almost 7000 miles away from my home in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It is literally half a world away. But in many ways it felt like I never left. I grew up in the occupied territories of the Rocky Mountain west...
Powers ponder Iran talks extension
BBC 23 Nov 2014 - World powers trying to reach a deal on Iran's nuclear programme consider extending the talks, as Monday's deadline for an agreement looms.
New computer spying bug discovered
BBC 23 Nov 2014 - Computer security firm Symantec discovers what it says is one of the most sophisticated pieces of malicious software ever seen.
‘What is your religion?’ question surprises two American visitors to the occupation
Mondoweiss 23 Nov 2014 - Here’s a video I shot inside the Ibrahimi Mosque in Hebron on November 8. My traveling party had just run into another group of Americans and we started gabbing– ten students who were doing a year in Amman, Jordan, and had come over to Palestine to...
Wall around Bethlehem is Christmas billboard in Atlanta
Mondoweiss 23 Nov 2014 - Just in time for the holiday season, thanks to  If Americans Knew ,  this magnificent billboard graced with the inscription “O little town of Bethlehem”,  is up in Atlanta. Banksy’s stark vision of a  modern day Joseph and Mary making their way across the now desecrated Holy Land...
Some reflections on the 5th anniversary of Kairos Palestine
Mondoweiss 23 Nov 2014 - This is part of Marc H. Ellis’s “Exile and the Prophetic” feature for Mondoweiss. To read the entire series visit the archive page. What does a Jew from America have to say on the 5th anniversary of Kairos Palestine ? The answer is complex and appropriately so....
Palestinian man shot dead in Gaza
BBC 23 Nov 2014 - A Palestinian man in Gaza is shot and killed by Israeli troops, local health officials say, the first such death since a 50-day summer conflict.
In Race for Next Shin Bet Chief, May Worst Man Win
Tikun Olam 22 Nov 2014 - I wrote here about a scandal initiated by Shin Bet chief, Yoram Cohen, a few weeks ago concerning the past Gaza war.  Cohen arranged for some of his most senior agents and officers to speak on camera with Israel’s most popular news magazine, Uvdah.  The message...
Rights groups urge Gulf states to protect migrant workers from abuse
Al-Akhbar News 23 Nov 2014 - International rights and labor groups called Sunday for urgent action to protect migrant workers from abuse in Gulf countries. Ahead of a meeting this week of Gulf and Asian labor ministers, 90 groups issued a statement saying millions of Asian and African workers are facing abuses...
Iran says final nuclear deal with Western powers 'impossible' by deadline
Al-Akhbar News 23 Nov 2014 - The Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (L) shakes hands with US Secretary of State John Kerry (R) as former EU Foreign Policy Chief Catherine Ashton (C) looks on at nuclear talks in the Palais Coburg in Vienna on November 20, 2014. AFP / Vladimir Simicek The...
Polls open in landmark Tunisia presidential election
Al-Akhbar News 23 Nov 2014 - A Tunisian voter's finger is inked after casting his vote at Nahc el-Keyrevan Primary School, a polling station, during the Tunisian Presidential Election on November 23, 2014, in Ben Arous, Tunisia. Anadolu / Yassine Gaidi A Tunisian voter's finger is inked after casting his vote at Nahc...
Israel army shoots dead Palestinian in Gaza
Al-Akhbar News 23 Nov 2014 - Palestinians flee their destroyed neighborhood on a horse and cart in the northern Gaza Strip city of Beit Hanun, on August 18, 2014. AFP / Thomas Coex Palestinians flee their destroyed neighborhood on a horse and cart in the northern Gaza Strip city of Beit Hanun, on...
Settlers torch Palestinian home as HRW slams Israel's demolition policy
Al-Akhbar News 23 Nov 2014 - A relative of Abdulrahman Shaludi displays his portrait inside his family home after it was demolished by Israeli Occupation Forces in annexed East Jerusalem Silwan neighborhood on November 19, 2014. AFP / Ahmad Gharabli A relative of Abdulrahman Shaludi displays his portrait inside his family home after...
Bahrain opposition slams 'ridiculous' official voter turnout rate
Al-Akhbar News 23 Nov 2014 - Bahraini youth holding signs calling for the boycott of the parliamentary elections, during a rally in the village of Diraz, west of Manama on November 21, 2014. AFP / Mohammed al-Shaikh Bahraini youth holding signs calling for the boycott of the parliamentary elections, during a rally in...
Tunisia’s presidential election: Who will be the new occupant of Carthage Palace?
Al-Akhbar Politics 22 Nov 2014 - A Tunisian soldier stands guard as election commission workers unload ballot boxes from a military truck at a polling station in the city of Beja on November 22, 2014, on the eve of the presidential election. AFP/Fadel Senna A Tunisian soldier stands guard as election commission...
Few doctors in Lebanon held accountable for medical malpractice: LTA study
Al-Akhbar Politics 22 Nov 2014 - Two wounded Syrian girls lie on their hospital beds in the northern Lebanese port city of Tripoli. March 19, 2012. AFP Two wounded Syrian girls lie on their hospital beds in the northern Lebanese port city of Tripoli. March 19, 2012. AFP The Lebanese Transparency Association (...
Family of Jerusalem martyr proud despite Israeli occupation’s vengeful operations
Al-Akhbar Politics 22 Nov 2014 - An interior view of the home of Palestinian Abdel Rahman al-Shaloudi, blamed for killing two settlers in a deadly vehicular attack last month, after it was destroyed by Israeli forces in Silwan neighborhood, east Jerusalem on November 19, 2014. Anadolu Agency/Salih Zeki Fazlıoğlu An interior view...
Sectarianism and real estate speculation keep Beirut slaughterhouse in limbo
Al-Akhbar Politics 22 Nov 2014 - Food samples from restaurants around Lebanon are being inspected at the Ministry of Health's laboratories. Results have already lead to the shutdown of the Beirut slaughterhouse and several food establishments. Al-Akhbar/Haitham Moussawi Food samples from restaurants around Lebanon are being inspected at the Ministry of Health's...
From Gaza to Sderot, Trauma Marks The Past — And The Present
The Forward Leonard Fein 23 Nov 2014 -
ISIS Aimed at Ideals When They Destroyed Jonah's Tomb
The Forward Leonard Fein 23 Nov 2014 -
Dani Danon Is Such a Threat to Israel Even Bibi Fired Him
The Forward Leonard Fein 23 Nov 2014 -
When We Stop To Really See Each Other
The Forward Leonard Fein 23 Nov 2014 -
Are Jews Now Safe and Free From Being Haunted?
The Forward Leonard Fein 23 Nov 2014 -
Ashkelon Mayor Decides Against Ban On Arab Workers
The Foward Breaking News 23 Nov 2014 - Ashkelon Mayor Itamar Shimon has walked back his decision to lay off city Arab workers in the aftermath of the deadly synagogue attack in Jerusalem. Click here for the rest of the article...
Kippah-Clad New Zealand Boy, 4, Smacked On Head
The Foward Breaking News 23 Nov 2014 - A 4-year-old boy wearing a kipah was slapped on his head as he walked home from a Chabad house in Auckland, New Zealand. Click here for the rest of the article...
Italian Aliyah Expected To Double in 2014
The Foward Breaking News 23 Nov 2014 - Italy is experiencing a sharp upsurge in Jews making aliyah. Click here for the rest of the article...
Palestinian Home Torched, Owner Blames Israeli Settlers
The Foward Breaking News 23 Nov 2014 - A Palestinian home was torched in the occupied West Bank on Sunday and “Death to Arabs” daubed on a wall in Hebrew, in an attack that its owner blamed on Jewish settlers. Click here for the rest of the article...
Israeli Cabinet Approves Controversial Jewish Nation-State Bill
The Foward Breaking News 23 Nov 2014 - Israel’s Cabinet passed a controversial bill that would identify Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people. Click here for the rest of the article...
Pollard’s First Parole Application Rejected
The Foward Breaking News 23 Nov 2014 - Jonathan Pollard was turned down for his first application for parole. Click here for the rest of the article...
9/09/2011 AIPAC Junkets to Israel Illegal: IRS-DOJ Complaint Filing
IRMEP 23 Nov 2014 - A complaint filed with the IRS and Justice Department charges the American Israel Education Foundation (AIEF) is a "sham" charitable organization of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee.
5/16/2011 Obama vs. Reagan on AIPAC Documents reveal Ronald Reagan's response to Israel lobby invitation
IRMEP 23 Nov 2014 - President Obama accepts an invitation to speak at AIPAC, Reagan declined. Why?
4/18/2011 US Treasury Dept.: Tax-exempt US donation laundering into West Bank settlements "okay"
IRMEP 23 Nov 2014 - The US Department of Treasury has no program to combat massive flows of US tax-exempt charitable contributions into illegal settlement building. Despite ongoing public revelations of wrongdoing, the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) has never investigated or even discussed US charitable organizations with proven ties...
4/06/2011 US-Israel Trade: Espionage, Theft and Secrets - IRmep at University of Rochester
IRMEP 23 Nov 2014 - On April 6, Grant F. Smith presented a comprehensive review of the US-Israel Free Trade Agreement to the Finance and Economics Council at the University of Rochester. Using a slide show of declassified documents and charts, Smith revealed how secret agreements and a joint Israeli embassy/AIPAC...
3/28/2011 Neoconomics: Conscription and War as Wealth
IRMEP 23 Nov 2014 - Start-up Nation airbrushes one vital and enduring truth — when Israel faces sovereign barriers to foreign trade routes, weapons, or technology; it tends to break other country’s laws and steal what it thinks it needs.
3/07/2011 Israel lobbyist funds US Presidents, Israeli Nukes, AIPAC disinformation
IRMEP 23 Nov 2014 - According to new histories of Israel's clandestine nuclear weapons program including "Israel and the Bomb" by Avner Cohen (1998), Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion secretly named Feinberg his chief nuclear weapons fundraising coordinator in 1958. According to Michael Karpin's "The Bomb in the Basement" (2007) Feinberg...
Israel’s Hannibal Directive
Sabbah report 23 Nov 2014 - Hannibal's original mandate and spirit remain. Israeli has no qualms about killing its own. Slaughtering Palestinian civilians is longstanding Israeli policy. The post: Israel’s Hannibal Directive appeared first on Sabbah Report § Sign up for our FREE newsletter §
The Virtue & Necessity of Deconstructing Anti-Semitism
Sabbah report 23 Nov 2014 - 'Anti-Semitism', say the experts, is a 'virus' with no rational basis. That's the official decree. But real history is not so black and white. This is why the entire paradigm of anti-Semitic theory needs to be revised, deconstructed and junked. The post: The Virtue & Necessity...
US guilty of war crimes in Palestine
Sabbah report 23 Nov 2014 - If humanity is to be served, citizens who believe in equal access to international tools of justice must speak up and denounce the continued U.S. hegemony over Palestine. The post: US guilty of war crimes in Palestine appeared first on Sabbah Report § Sign up for...
Tens of thousands remain homeless in Gaza
Sabbah report 23 Nov 2014 - One week after a ceasefire halting an Israeli military offensive against the Gaza Strip, tens of thousands of Palestinians remain displaced, sheltered in United Nations schools and other facilities. The post: Tens of thousands remain homeless in Gaza appeared first on Sabbah Report § Sign up...
Did Israel commit war crimes in Rafah?
Sabbah report 23 Nov 2014 - Amid fear that Hamas had captured an Israeli soldier, the Israeli military sealed civilians in the Rafah area and began shelling on Aug. 1, 2014. The Israeli military confirmed that Rafah residents were barred from leaving the area, but declined comment on the war crime allegations....
Gaza War Postmortems
Sabbah report 23 Nov 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 §
Join One Book, Many Communities: Mornings in Jenin Campaign
US Campaign to End the Occupation 23 Nov 2014 - Organize a Discussion in Your Community! US Campaign member group Librarians and Archivists with Palestine is excited to announce their newest campaign : " One Book, Many Communities: Mornings in Jenin ." "One Book" is an international reading and discussion initiative drawing inspiration from the "one book, one town"...
The Continuing Struggle for Palestinian Rights
US Campaign to End the Occupation 23 Nov 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 23 Nov 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 23 Nov 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 23 Nov 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 23 Nov 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...
  Ma'an News
Israeli forces shoot, kill Palestinian man in northern Gaza
11/23/2014 - GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- A Palestinian man was shot dead by Israeli troops in the northern Gaza Strip on Sunday, medical sources and witnesses said. Witnesses said Fadil Muhammad Halawah, 32, was hunting birds east of Jabaliya when Israeli soldiers shot...
Israeli settlers torch Palestinian home near Ramallah
11/23/2014 - RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- Israeli settlers set fire to a Palestinian home northeast of Ramallah early Sunday, an official told Ma'an. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors settler activity in the northern West Bank, told Ma'an that...
Palestinian pharmacist injured after being hit by Israeli stun grenade
11/23/2014 - JERUSALEM (Ma'an) -- A Palestinian pharmacist sustained a leg injury after Israeli forces fired a stun grenade at him in the Shufat neighborhood of East Jerusalem late Saturday, witnesses said. Locals said Thaer Yaghmour, a man in his forties, surprised Israeli...
Israelis attack Arab taxi driver in Bnei Brak, claim he tried to hit 2
11/23/2014 - TEL AVIV (Ma'an) - A Palestinian taxi driver from Kafr Qasim city near Tal Aviv in central Israel says he was attacked by 17 Israelis in the ultra-Orthodox neighborhood of Bnei Brak after two of them claimed he tried to run...
Israeli breaks into Silwan home, pepper sprays Palestinian woman
11/23/2014 - JERUSALEM (Ma'an) -- An Israeli woman broke into a Palestinian home in the Silwan neighborhood of East Jerusalem on Sunday and attacked a Palestinian woman with pepper spray while she was sleeping, family told Ma'an. Resident Khalid Abu Hadwan...
Palestinian dies in explosion in Jordan Valley
11/23/2014 - JORDAN VALLEY (Ma'an) -- A Palestinian died on Sunday of injuries sustained after a ordnance left by Israeli army exploded in Bardala village in the Jordan Valley. Witnesses said Ahmad Abd al-Rahman al-Sheikh, 44, suffered injuries in the head and chest...
Palestinian teen seriously injured, 2 arrested at Gaza border
11/23/2014 - GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- A Palestinian teenager was seriously injured and two others were arrested by Israeli forces near the Kerem Shalom crossing in the Gaza Strip. Medical sources said a Palestinian identified by his initials A. K. , 17, was shot...
Israeli policeman charged with manslaughter of Palestinian teen
11/23/2014 - JERUSALEM (AFP) -- A Jerusalem court on Sunday charged an Israeli border policeman with manslaughter in the May shooting to death of a young Palestinian during a West Bank demonstration."A charge of manslaughter has been filed against the defendant," a court transcript...
Woman detained in Jerusalem for 'attempting to stab soldier'
11/23/2014 - JERUSALEM (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces late Sunday detained a Palestinian woman for allegedly attempting to stab an Israeli soldier at Shufat refugee camp checkpoint north of Jerusalem. Addameer lawyer Mohammad Mahmoud said Israeli forces detained the woman and took her for...
Palestinian pathologist refuses to be questioned by Israeli police
11/23/2014 - JERUSALEM (Ma'an) - The director of Al-Quds University's Institute of Forensic Medicine on Sunday refused to go to Israel's Russian Compound interrogation center in Jerusalem for questioning. Dr Sabir al-Aloul told Ma'an that the summons...
Israel revokes residency of Palestinian over 2001 attack
11/23/2014 - JERUSALEM (AFP) -- Israel's interior ministry on Sunday revoked the residency of a Palestinian convicted of driving a suicide bomber to a Tel Aviv nightclub where he killed 21 people in 2001. The move came as Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu considers...
Israeli police stop PM convoy en route to Ramallah
11/23/2014 - NABLUS (Ma'an) -- Israeli police early Sunday stopped the convoy of Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah as he was traveling from Tulkarem to Ramallah, an official said. A Palestinian official, speaking on the condition of anonymity, told Ma'an that Hamdallah...
Official: Egypt unable to open Rafah crossing
11/23/2014 - CAIRO (Ma'an) - The Egyptian political leadership is coordinating with the country's national security to try and work out a solution for more than 6,000 Palestinians stuck in Egypt due to the ongoing closure of the Rafah crossing. A...
Israel cabinet votes on enshrining 'Jewish state' in law
11/23/2014 - JERUSALEM (AFP) -- Ministers were to vote Sunday on a controversial proposal to anchor in law Israel's status as the national homeland of the Jewish people, at the expense of its democratic character. The proposal would mean Israel would no longer...
Media: Israel cabinet backs bill anchoring 'Jewish state' in law
11/23/2014 - JERUSALEM (AFP) -- Ministers voted on Sunday in favor of a controversial proposal to anchor in law Israel's status as the national homeland of the Jewish people, at the expense of its democratic character. Following a stormy meeting, the cabinet voted...
In Tel Aviv, African migrants rap a bitter-sweet story
11/23/2014 - TEL AVIV, Israel (AFP) -- In the backstreets of a run-down Tel Aviv neighbourhood, three Sudanese immigrants blast hip hop from mobile phones and rap about the broken promises of life in the Promised Land. The youngsters travel regularly from southern Israel to...
Israeli forces release brother of synagogue attacker
11/23/2014 - RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces early Sunday released Muawiya Abu Jabal, the brother of one of the Palestinians shot dead after attacking a synagogue in Jerusalem last Tuesday, a Ma'an reporter said. Muawiya, 42, was arrested along with eight...
Iran open to extending nuclear talks up to 1 year
11/23/2014 - VIENNA (AFP) -- Iran signaled Sunday it is open to having nuclear talks with world powers extended by up to a year if no real progress toward a deal is achieved later Sunday, the eve of a deadline. Foreign ministers holding marathon negotiations...
Sisi: Egypt could send forces to future Palestinian state
11/23/2014 - ROME (AFP) -- Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said in an interview published Sunday that he would be prepared to send troops to a future Palestinian state to help stabilize it. Sisi, who begins his first European trip on Monday since ousting his...
US: World powers, Iran discuss extending nuclear deal deadline
11/23/2014 - VIENNA (AFP) -- Iran and world powers are now discussing a possible extension of their deadline for a nuclear deal, a senior US State Department official said Sunday for the first time."Our focus remains on taking steps forward toward an agreement, but...
PA adopts new system to force defaulters to pay bills
11/23/2014 - BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) - The Palestinian Energy and Natural Resources Authority has authorized the Palestinian electricity company to start applying a "deed of release" system on consumers who do not pay their electricity bills. Chairman of the Palestinian Energy and Natural Resources...
Haniyeh phones Hamdallah for first time in weeks
11/23/2014 - GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- The deputy head of Hamas' political bureau Ismail Haniyeh on Sunday phoned prime minister Rami Hamdallah for the first time in weeks. A statement from Haniyeh's office said several issues were discussed during the...
Man dies in car accident near Ramallah
11/23/2014 - BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- A man died in a car accident between two vehicles near Ramallah on Sunday, Palestinian security sources said. The sources said 36-year-old Aqel Amer Khalil Jadallah died and Salim Ghazi Shehada was seriously injured in an accident...
Palestinian police find 3 girls reported lost in Hebron
11/23/2014 - HEBRON (Ma'an) - Palestinian police found three girls after they were reported missing on Sunday in the Aqbat Taffuh neighborhood in Hebron in the southern West Bank. A representative of Hebron police said in a statement that the police started investigations...
Tunisians elect president for first time
11/23/2014 - TUNIS (AFP) -- Tunisians vote Sunday in their first presidential election since the 2011 revolution that sparked the Arab Spring, a ballot set to round off an often fraught transition to democracy. Among the 27 candidates, the hot favorite is former premier Beji...
Marzouki camp: Marzouki, Essebsi neck and neck in Tunisia polls
11/23/2014 - TUNIS (AFP) - Tunisia's incumbent President Moncef Marzouki is neck and neck with Beji Caid Essebsi in Sunday's presidential election and a runoff is now expected, Marzouki's campaign manager said."At the worst we are even but...
  The Guardian
Horrific pictures of dead bodies won’t stop wars
23 Nov 2014 - People who believe that showing violent images from conflict zones will deter killing are mistaken Nearly four months on from the Gaza conflict, the...
Archbishop of Westminster shocked by effects of Gaza war
23 Nov 2014 - Cardinal Vincent Nichols toured areas of Gaza devastated during the conflict between Israel and Hamas in the summer The archbishop of Westminster said he...
Israeli forces shoot dead Palestinian man in Gaza Strip
23 Nov 2014 - Fadel Mohammed Halawa shot near Jabaliya refugee camp, says Palestinian ministry, in first killing since Gaza war ended The Palestinian health ministry said Israeli...
The 20 photographs of the week
22 Nov 2014 - The Jerusalem synagogue attack, the missing students in Mexico, the continuing crisis on the Turkish-Syrian border – the best photography in news, culture and...
Israeli cabinet approves legislation defining nation-state of Jewish people
23 Nov 2014 - Opponents say proposed law would reserve ‘national rights’ for Jews and not for minorities that make up 20% of population A controversial bill that...
  Daily Star
World powers, Iran to make 'last push' for nuclear deal: Britain
23 Nov 2014 World powers and Iran will make a "last push" for a nuclear deal before Monday's deadline even though the parties are far apart, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond said.
World powers, Iran discussing extending nuclear deal deadline: US
23 Nov 2014 Iran and world powers are now discussing a possible extension of their deadline for a nuclear deal, a senior US State Department official said Sunday for the first time.
Iran, powers "still far apart": Germany's Steinmeier
23 Nov 2014 Iran and six world powers are "still far apart on many issues" in negotiations on a deal over Tehran's nuclear programme, Germany's foreign minister said on Sunday, hinting an extension of the talks may be needed.
Egypt court confirms jail terms for 85 students
23 Nov 2014 An Egyptian appeals court on Sunday confirmed jail terms for at least 85 students convicted of illegal demonstrations and vandalism in protests backing ousted Islamist president Mohamed Morsi, officials said.
Israel arrests Arab citizen for joining IS in Syria
23 Nov 2014 Police and Israel's Shin Bet security agency have arrested an Arab Israeli suspected of undergoing military training with the Islamic State jihadist group in Syria, the agency said.
Syria's government spending to increase by 12 pct in 2015: agency
23 Nov 2014 Syria's state spending is expected to rise 12 percent to 1.55 trillion Syrian pounds ($9.10 billion) next year, driven by higher social support costs, state news agency SANA reported citing a draft budget presented to lawmakers...
Diplomats: Iran atomic talks move toward extension
23 Nov 2014 Diplomats say the U.S. and five other nations trying to negotiate a nuclear deal with Iran are turning away from attempting to reach an agreement by deadline and have started internal discussions on extending the talks.
Netanyahu warns of 'grave mistake' if France recognizes Palestine
23 Nov 2014 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Sunday that France's parliament would be making a "grave mistake" if it recognizes a Palestinian state in a vote on December 2.
Zahleh voters defy Parliament extension
23 Nov 2014 More than 1,000 people participated in a symbolic parliamentary election in Lebanon's eastern city of Zahleh Sunday, after lawmakers earlier this month voted to extend their terms, effectively cancelling the vote.
  Ha'aretz National News
Local authorities complain of high cost of waste recycling
Ha'aretz - 10 Nov 2014
Lapid under pressure as Netanyahu calls for lower food duties; budget faces delays
Ha'aretz - 10 Nov 2014
  Palestinian Information Center
Khatib warns of Israel’s “step-by-step†Judaization policy in al-Aqsa
Sheikh Kamal al-Khatib has warned of what he dubbed “the step-by-step†policy adopted by the Israeli occupation authorities (IOA) as part of a larger Judaization scheme in al-Aqsa Mosque.
Report: Over 300,000 citizens jobless in the West Bank and Gaza
The Palestinian central bureau of statistics said there are more than 300,000 citizens with no jobs in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip according to data collected during the second quarter of 2014.
Mass-arrests, interrogation summonses reported in IOF assaults throughout WB
The Israeli occupation forces rounded up 15 Palestinian citizens and summoned others for interrogation following a round of arbitrary home-raids and combing operations across the West Bank.
Masri: Egypt postponed truce negotiations
Hamas MP Mushir al-Masri said that Egypt has postponed the convening of indirect truce negotiations between a Palestinian delegation and Israel that was scheduled to start in Cairo on Monday.
Jewish settlers destroy Palestinian farmer’s property
Jewish settlers destroyed part of the fence surrounding the land lot of Qunaibi family in Tal Rumaida in al-Khalil on Sunday as a prelude to lay their hands on it.
Clashes ongoing between young men and Israeli troops in east J'lem
Violent clashes broke out Saturday evening between Palestinian young men and Israeli policemen in different areas of occupied Jerusalem.
Hayya: Israel will pay for its reluctance regarding Gaza reconstruction
Khalil al-Hayya, a member of Hamas’s political bureau, said Israel’s security will pay the price for the delay in rebuilding Gaza after the recent Israeli offensive.
Hamas: Talks with Israeli occupation to resume Monday as scheduled
Senior Hamas leader, Ismail Redwan, has ruled out all potential scenarios for the delay of the indirect talks between the Palestinian resistance factions and the Israeli occupation.
Khudari urges the Palestinians to be united against Israel's violations in J'lem
MP Jamal Al-Khudari, head of the popular committee against the siege, called on the Palestinians from all spectra to join forces with each other to confront Israel's violations in occupied Jerusalem.
Hamdallah’s credibility below par after he reneged on reconstruction pledges
PLC member Atef Udwan said PM Hamdallah’s dragging of his feet vis-à-vis his promises regarding the reconstruction of the Gaza Strip dealt heavy blows at his credibility as an elected politician.
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.
West and Iran to make 'last push' for deal
11/23/2014 - World powers and Tehran are discussing possible extension to Monday night deadline as wide gap remains in nuclear talks.
Polls close in Tunisia's first free election
11/23/2014 - Turnout estimated at above 64 per cent in vote marking first democratic transfer of power in country's modern history.
Israeli cabinet approves 'Jewish state' bill
11/23/2014 - The bill that defines country as "Jewish state" now heads towards parliamentary vote in a blow to Israeli Arabs.
Putin dismisses talk of Iron Curtain's return
11/23/2014 - Russian president says isolation of nation over Ukraine crisis "impossible", despite US threat of more sanctions.
Burkina Faso appoints transitional government
11/23/2014 - Military gets key posts in 26-member cabinet chosen to lead the country until elections next year.
Iraqi forces claim progress against ISIL
11/23/2014 - Military and allies suffer losses in Diyala and Salahuddin as part of drives that have wrested back some territory.
Are air strikes on ISIL working?
11/23/2014 - Is US any closer to its objective to "degrade and ultimately destroy" the armed group in Syria and Iraq?
Israeli army shooting blamed for Gaza death
11/23/2014 - Spokesperson says one of two Palestinians was hit near border fence in first such incident since end of summer war.
  New York Times
Iran Grants Bail to Woman From Britain Held 5 Months
23 Nov 2014 - Ghoncheh Ghavami, 25, who has dual citizenship, is appealing a one-year sentence for a conviction that has been linked to activism.
Graft Hobbles Iraq’s Military in Fighting ISIS
23 Nov 2014 - The Iraqi military and police forces had been so pillaged by their own leadership that they all but collapsed this spring in the face of the advancing Islamic State fighters.
Iran Nuclear Negotiators, Facing Key Differences, Weigh Extending Deadline
23 Nov 2014 - Western and Iranian officials said on Sunday that with issues still unresolved on an agreement to curb Iran’s nuclear program, they might consider prolonging the talks beyond Monday.
Israeli Cabinet Approves Nationality Bill
23 Nov 2014 - The draft legislation emphasizes Israel’s Jewish character above its democratic nature, proposing to define Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people, a move opposed by Arab citizens.
Europe Takes Stronger Measures, Albeit Symbolic, to Condemn Israeli Policies
23 Nov 2014 - After years of growing frustration, European politicians are embracing symbolic steps to support a Palestinian state.
Lawyer Who Represented Bin Laden Kin Is Sentenced in Tax Case
22 Nov 2014 - Stanley L. Cohen, who defended a son-in-law of Osama bin Laden against terrorism charges, was sentenced to 18 months in prison on Friday for impeding the Internal Revenue Service.
News Analysis: Mistrust Threatens Delicate Balance at a Sacred Site in Jerusalem
22 Nov 2014 - A site in the Old City of Jerusalem, known to Jews as the Temple Mount and to Muslims as the Noble Sanctuary, has been a flash point since the advent of modern Zionism.
G.O.P.-Led Benghazi Panel Bolsters Administration
22 Nov 2014 - The House Intelligence Committee has joined previous panels in rejecting the most damning accusations about the handling of the 2012 attacks on American outposts.
In Iran Talks, U.S. Seeks to Prevent a Covert Weapon
22 Nov 2014 - Unstated during negotiations is the fear of a “sneakout,” the risk of a bomb being produced at an undetected facility, or built from fuel and components obtained from one of Iran’s few trading partners.
Opinion: Jerusalem’s Train to Nowhere
22 Nov 2014 - Instead of normal urban life, a trail of blood.
Thousands of Iraq Chemical Weapons Destroyed in Open Air, Watchdog Says
22 Nov 2014 - A report by a watchdog group reveals the United States recovered thousands of chemical weapons in Iraq from 2004 to 2009 and destroyed almost all of them in secret and via open-air detonation.
Brinkmanship Heightens as Deadline for a Nuclear Deal With Iran Looms
21 Nov 2014 - Difficulties in the talks suggested it was unlikely that any agreement that might be announced on Monday would be a complete one, and that a deadline extension would be needed.
ISIS Taunts United States and Britain in New Video
21 Nov 2014 - In a video released Friday, John Cantlie, a British journalist being held by the Islamic State, called on the United States and Britain to negotiate prisoner swaps or pay ransoms.
Jordan Arrests Muslim Brotherhood Official Over Criticism of United Arab Emirates
21 Nov 2014 - The deputy head of the Muslim Brotherhood, Zaki Bani Rushaid, was detained over an article he wrote accused the United Arab Emirates of sponsoring terrorism.
  Jerusalem Post
Will the King be back in the Holy Land soon?
23 Nov 2014 - Burger Ranch is reportedly in talks to sell 51 of its 72 remaining branches.
Jerusalem Post News: November 23, 2014
23 Nov 2014 - JPost.com brings you all the latest news on Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.
A taste Of Poland
23 Nov 2014 - Israel’s second Polish Culinary Week will include a plethora of cultural events around the country celebrating Polish cuisine.
Illegal Palestinian laborers taking shelter inside graves at Herzliya cemetery
23 Nov 2014 - Police arrested seven men in their 20s and 30s staying at the site.
Q&A with Holocaust Studies prof.: Jewish medical resistance to Nazis was prominent
23 Nov 2014 - Israeli historian tells "Post" that establishment of professional medical systems in ghettos is prime example against Nazi occupation.
IDF shoots Palestinian in Gaza in first fatality since war, Palestinians say
23 Nov 2014 - IDF says that it warned two Palestinians not to approach fence and when they would not they fired warning shots at them, and then aimed at their legs.
Netanyahu: 'Jewish State bill' reflects values I support
23 Nov 2014 - PM says he 'can't run the country with coalition's ultimatums;' Livni, Lapid come out strongly against bill giving Israel's Jewish character legal weight.
State charges border policeman with manslaughter in death of Palestinian minor
23 Nov 2014 - The manslaughter charge is one of the most serious in recent memory against a soldier or border policeman.
Day before deadline, Netanyahu says bad nuclear deal with Iran will endanger entire world
23 Nov 2014 - PM says Israel was making clear its position to the world powers that Iran must not be allowed to be recognized as a nuclear threshold power.
Erdan revokes resident status from man who aided terrorist in 2001 Dolphinarium attack
23 Nov 2014 - Netanyahu instructs that a draft bill be drawn up that would revoke rights from residents who commit terrorist acts.
Iran: Nuclear deal with major powers 'impossible' by deadline
23 Nov 2014 - Iranian Students News Agency (ISNA) quotes an unnamed member of Iran's negotiating team in Vienna saying that deal will not be reached by Monday.
Still keeping his ear to the ground
23 Nov 2014 - Upon arrival for the Tune in Tel Aviv conference, American record label mogul Seymour Stein – who discovered The Ramones and Madonna – wonders why Israeli rockers aren’t internationally known.
Palestinians say settlers set fire to house near Ramallah
23 Nov 2014 - According to the B'Tselem Human Rights group, one woman lives in the house alone.
PA Prime Minister Hamdallah's convoy pulled over for reckless driving in West Bank
23 Nov 2014 - This is not the first time that the PM's cars were stopped for dangerous driving.
Animal rights organization urges better conditions for IDF's vegetarians
22 Nov 2014 - Let Animals Live says the army has failed to provide vegan soldiers with food that matches their needs, even though the basic supplies are already available in military kitchens.
Health Scan: BGU course makes med students more empathetic
22 Nov 2014 - The one-week course for second-year medical students presents a holistic approach to caring for patients with cancer that goes beyond the biological aspects of the disease.
New Worlds: The tone of sign language
22 Nov 2014 - Researchers found that each sign language has its own “playback.”
The toilet taboo
22 Nov 2014 - Lack of bowel control is a growing phenomenon, but it remains largely ‘unmentionable’ not only among those suffering in silence but also among general practitioners.
Possible Nazi art transfer riles Jewish groups
22 Nov 2014 - According to Sam Dubbin, counsel to The Holocaust Survivors Foundation USA, survivors and their families are outraged over the possibility of the art winding up in Switzerland.
Beitar-Sakhnin match to draw tight security amid rising Jewish-Arab tensions
22 Nov 2014 - Police said they will ban the entry of any fans who appear to have consumed alcohol and Beitar Jerusalem fans will be driven to the match under police escort after having undergone security checks.
UK soccer club owner ready to resign after anti-Semitic comments
22 Nov 2014 - Dave Whelan, owner of Wigan Athletic, said in an interview "I think Jewish people do chase money more than everybody else, I do not think that’s offensive at all.”
10% of US-Israelis in IDF become officers
22 Nov 2014 - The report says a large majority of American immigrants in the army serve in combat units.
Pipe bomb thrown at police in capital injures east Jerusalem resident
22 Nov 2014 - A police vehicle was damaged, police said, but officers remained unharmed.
Exclusive: Cornered but unbound by nuclear pact, Israel reconsiders military action against Iran
22 Nov 2014 - Israeli official cites "sunset clause" in proposed comprehensive deal, which guarantees Iran a path into the nuclear club and may corner Israel into war.
  YNet News
Iran's ultimatum to the West: All or nothing
23 Nov 2014 - Analysis: Real reason for deadlock in nuclear talks that Iranians don't trust Americans in general and President Obama in particular. ....
Jews and Arabs can maintain good relations
23 Nov 2014 - Op-ed: We don’t have to hug each other all day, but we must understand that we have been sentenced to live together. ....
Vizhnitz rebbe: Don't employ Arabs
23 Nov 2014 - Hasidic leader warns his followers against 'hiring Ishmaelites' following last week's massacre at a Jerusalem synagogue. ....
Crew blasts off for International Space Station
23 Nov 2014 - ....
Arab League to meet Nov. 29 over Jerusalem tensions
23 Nov 2014 - ....
Netanyahu warns of 'grave mistake' if France recognizes Palestine
23 Nov 2014 - ....
Germany's Steinmeier: Iran, powers 'still far apart'
23 Nov 2014 - ....
The first line of defense
23 Nov 2014 - Har Nof's neighborhood watch was set up by local residents after a spate of burglaries; it's members say that despite the terrible events of last week, there will be no hatred and no calls for revenge from the tolerant neighborhood. ....
Israel fears EU Parliament will recognize Palestine
23 Nov 2014 - In response to Israel’s disregard of calls to halt settlement construction, European Parliament to discuss Thursday decision to urge EU governments to recognize Palestinian state ....
Israeli-Arab contestant eliminated from Arab Idol
23 Nov 2014 - Manal Mousa, the Israeli Arab who stoked controversy online over pro-Palestinian statements, was voted off leading singing competition. ....
Lapid: Yesh Atid will not support Jewish nationhood bill
23 Nov 2014 - Finance minister says his faction opposes MK Elkin's version of contentious law, calling it 'anti-democratic'; Peri: 'We either quit the government, or we get fired.' ....
Iran releases British-Iranian woman on bail
23 Nov 2014 - ....
Jewish nation-state law can only cause damage
23 Nov 2014 - Op-ed: Proposed basic law will add nothing and solve nothing. In today's explosive situation, it only has the power to worsen Israel's relations with its minorities. ....
The children of the Third Intifada
22 Nov 2014 - Ynet speaks to Palestinian youths who have chosen to resist Israeli police using stones, tires, and fireworks, rather than attend school. ....
IDF's nightmare scenario in danger of coming true
22 Nov 2014 - Analysis: Escalation in Jerusalem and the West Bank brings fear of religious warfare. 'Road attacks' are on the rise. Threats in the north and south demand attention. Meanwhile, the IDF waits for new chief of staff to be announced. ....
From Levi Strauss to Ralph Lauren: The empire of the Jewish tailor
22 Nov 2014 - New exhibition at Tel Aviv's Beit Hatfutsot museum explores Jewish designers' contribution to world of fashion, featuring items from Marc Jacobs, Sonia Rykiel, Donna Karan, Alber Elbaz and many others. ....
Yemen minister gives award to persecuted Jews
22 Nov 2014 - Culture minister honored for fighting discrimination against women dedicates prize to small population of Yemenite Jews, who are subjected to threats by radical Islamists. ....

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