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  International Middle East Media Center
Updated: Seven Palestinians Injured By Israeli Army Fire Near Nablus
4 Oct 2015 - Seven Palestinian have been shot and injured by Israeli army fire, Sunday, after dozens of soldiers invaded 'Orif village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. ...
Ten Palestinians Injured By Israeli Army Fire In Jerusalem
4 Oct 2015 -
Palestinian Health Minister Condemns Israeli Abduction Of Patient From Hospital
4 Oct 2015 - Palestinian Health Minister, Dr. Jawad Awwad, strongly denounced the abduction of a patient by undercover Israeli soldiers who stormed the Specialized Arab Hospital in the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and kidnapped a patient. ...
Soldiers Invade Home Of Slain Palestinian In Jerusalem, Kidnap Three Family Members
4 Oct 2015 - Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday morning, the home ofhttp://www.imemc.org/article/73230, 19 years of age, who was shot and killed at dawn, searched the property and attacked several family members, before kidnapping three. ...
27 Palestinians Injured By Army Fire In Jenin, Three Kidnapped
4 Oct 2015 - Three Palestinians, including a patient, kidnapped in Nablus Palestinian medical sources in Jenin, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank, have reported that 27 Palestinians have been injured by Israeli army fire in the Jenin refugee camp, and three others were kidnapped, during clashes that took place after the soldiers surrounded a home, and fired shells at it. ...
Palestinian Killed By Army Fire In Jerusalem
4 Oct 2015 - Israeli soldiers shot and killed, on Sunday at dawn, a Palestinian teenager in the al-Misrara area, in Bab al-Amoud in occupied east Jerusalem. The Israeli army claimed that the slain Palestinian stabbed an Israeli teen, causing moderate wounds. ...
Jerusalem: Dozens of Injuries & Arrests as Israeli Troops Attack, Seal Off Parts of the City
4 Oct 2015 - Israeli soldiers, and groups of Israeli extremists, carried out dozens of attacks on Saturday targeting the Palestinians and their property in different parts of occupied Jerusalem, wounding dozens of residents, while the soldiers also kidnapped several Palestinians, and attacked medics. ...
Palestinian teen grabs gun of Israeli in Jerusalem, killing two, wounding baby
3 Oct 2015 - A Palestinian man was shot to death by Israeli police after allegedly stabbing to death an armed Israeli, grabbing the gun of a settler who intervened, then killing an additional person and wounding two others in the Old City of Jerusalem. ...
P.A Investigates Family Claim Of Child Shot By Settler Near Qalqilia
3 Oct 2015 - The Palestinian Police is investigating the events that led to the serious injury of a Palestinian child near the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, after reports surfaced indicating that the family might have fabricated the claim. ...
Dozens Injured By Israeli Army Fire In Jerusalem, Five Kidnapped
3 Oct 2015 - Israeli soldiers invaded, on Friday evening, the al-'Eesawiyya town, in occupied East Jerusalem, fired dozens of rounds of live ammunition, rubber-coated steel bullets, and gas bombs, wounding dozens of residents, and kidnapped five. Two injured in 'Anata, and three kidnapped near Qalqilia. ...
  Ha'aretz Diplomacy & Defense
Has the third intifada begun?
When the lulls between terror attacks are barely noticeable, we may have to recognize a new reality.
Report: Palestinian, 18, shot dead in West Bank clash with Israeli troops
Palestinians report that more than 100 have been wounded by gunfire and teargas in clashes with Israeli security forces on Sunday.
2 rockets fired from Gaza toward Israel
One explodes in open area causing no damage, while other explodes inside strip.
Netanyahu: Israel will expedite demolition of terrorists' homes
Day after two Israelis stabbed to death in Jerusalem's Old City, prime minister orders measures to curb terrorism; meanwhile, violence resumes in East Jerusalem.
Weakened by Israel, Abbas could do nothing to prevent fatal attacks
The Palestinians see their president's actions, or lack thereof, as resounding failure and defeatism at best, and conscious collaboration with Israel at worst.
Senior Fatah officials: Palestinian factions not behind recent attacks
Terrorist attacks that claimed the lives of several Israelis recently were the actions of youths responding to 'Israeli aggression,' officials tell Haaretz; Fatah ground commander: Palestinians not interested in escalation.
Jerusalem terror attack victims laid to rest
President Reuven Rivlin speaks defiantly at funeral of Nehemia Lavie and Aharon Benita, calls on Jews to continue visiting Western Wall.
Ambassador: Indian president's visit in Israel will be a 'landmark' in relations
The first-ever visit by an Indian head of state to Israel later this month signals efforts to ramp up bilateral relations, Indian news agency PTI reported Sunday, quoting Israel's ambassador to India.
Palestinians report more than 100 wounded after violent clashes erupt in West Bank
Less than a day after deadly attack in Jerusalem's Old City, Israel Defense Forces carry out numerous arrest operations.
Day after stabbing attacks, Palestinians barred from Jerusalem's Old City for two days
Israeli forces arrest father and brother of Palestinian behind stabbing attack in East Jerusalem, as well as two Palestinian suspects in Thursday's West Bank shooting.
Lack of Israeli-Palestinian cooperation may drag West Bank into long wave of violence
Israelis and Palestinians are clearly standing on a slippery slope. Further incidents could release violent energies that both sides have generally managed to keep on a low flame.
Netanyahu's aides slam Bennett for criticizing security situation
'You can't be in the cabinet and in the opposition at the same time,' Netanyahu's aides say, after Bennett calls for a new settlement to be built after every terror attack.
Jewish teen moderately wounded in latest Jerusalem stabbing attack
Assailant shot dead by police.
Recent attacks in Jerusalem prove the futility of Israeli policy
The broad deployment of police is only effective insomuch as it quickly ends violence that erupts, but it doesn't prevent it.
When it comes to Israel's latest security crisis, Netanyahu is on his own
After trading barbs from the UN podium, Netanyahu and Abbas head back to their shared neighborhood to try and work something out. Or not.
Far-right activists chant 'death to Arabs,' assault passersby in Jerusalem after terror attack
Several violent incidents reported as hundreds march through capital, block traffic.
2 ultra-Orthodox Jews killed in terror attack in Jerusalem's Old City
Two more wounded after attacked on way to Western Wall; terrorist shot dead by security forces.
'Significant progress' made in probe into West Bank shooting that killed Israeli couple
Dozens of Palestinians wounded in clashes with Israeli security forces in West Bank amid Shin Bet arrest raids.
Palestinian boy believed shot accidentally while playing with gun
Palestinian sources say family fabricated story that boy was shot by Israeli settler in order to protect older brother and win Palestinian Authority stipend; IDF denies Israeli involvement, holds brother for questioning.
Defense Minister Ya'alon awards controversial church to settlement bloc
Army radio reports that the area will be a tourist site — not a settler compound — in the Gush Eztion region.
  Palestinian Center for Human Rights
PCHR Calls for Forming Committee to Investigate Use of Force against Peaceful Protest in Bethlehem by Palestinian Securi...
Palestinian Center for Human Rights
Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (17 - 30 Sep. 2015)
Palestinian Center for Human Rights
  International Solidarity Movement
Mental disability on the rise under the Israeli siege
6/9/2015 - International Solidarity Movement - Miguel Hernandez, Gaza, Occupied Palestine - The number of mentally disabled people in the Gaza Strip has increased substantially in the last years. It so happens that 70% of the cases come from the communities located near the fence that separates Gaza from the...
Palestinian killed and hundreds wounded in West Bank
10/04/2015 - Teenager shot dead as clashes with army and settlers continue, after Palestinians barred from Jerusalem's Old City.
Sabra: Lives on hold
10/04/2015 - A Palestinian woman juggles her work and family life to look after Syrian refugees at Lebanon's Sabra refugee camp.
  Daily Star
Putin campaign key to saving entire region, Assad warns
4 Oct 2015 Syria’s President Bashar Assad said Sunday that the air campaign by Russia against terrorists in his country must succeed or the whole region will be destroyed, stressing that the fight against terrorism must precede a political...
Israel bars Palestinians from Jerusalem Old City
4 Oct 2015 Israel Sunday took the drastic step of barring Palestinians from Jerusalem’s Old City as fears of a further escalation in violence mounted after attacks that killed two Israelis and wounded a child.
  YNet News
Jordanian MP says son joined ISIS, carried out suicide attack
4 Oct 2015 - ....
PM orders new steps against terror
4 Oct 2015 - Violence continues Sunday across the West Bank, East Jerusalem; Palestinian teen killed in clashes as speculation increases of Third Intifada. ....
Gaza rocket strikes southern Israel
4 Oct 2015 - Alert heard in communities of Nahal Oz and Alumim amidst rising tensions in the West Bank and Jerusalem; no injuries or damage reported.....
Code red sirens blare in southern Israel
4 Oct 2015 - ....
BBC's Jerusalem attack headline sparks criticism
4 Oct 2015 - British media outlet acknowledges inaccuracies in headline allegedly biased toward Palestinian attacker, but falls short of apologizing. ....
Libyan Red Crescent says bodies of 95 migrants washed ashore
4 Oct 2015 - ....
How to save Israel from the Third Intifada
4 Oct 2015 - Op-ed: After the stabbing terrorist attacks in Jerusalem it is necessary to take dramatic steps to minimize friction between Jews and Arabs. In addition, unusual diplomatic steps need to be taken, such as a complete, if temporary, curfew at the Temple Mount. ....
Assad says any discussion of political system is for Syrians only
4 Oct 2015 - ....
Rioting and throwing stones across the West Bank, the IDF responds with riot control measures
4 Oct 2015 - ....
Trump, Israel, and the Jewish vote
3 Oct 2015 - Analysis: Even though his daughter converted to Judaism and he keeps calling Netanyahu his friend, Jewish Americans will probably keep supporting Democratic candidates. ....
'We are not neutral': Angela Merkel on Israeli-German relations
3 Oct 2015 - The world's most powerful woman sits down for an interview ahead of annual meeting with Netanyahu and the 50th anniversary of Israeli-German relations. ....
Beyond Compromise: “Our future is in our hands”
Palestine Monitor 4 Oct 2015 - June 26, 2012- Earlier this month, a new website titled Beyond Compromise was launched amidst much fanfare in the Palestinian blogosphere...
Susiya fighting for survival
Palestine Monitor 4 Oct 2015 - June 25, 2012-Five hundred people marched in Susiya, South Hebron on Friday to protest the planned demolition of 45 structures in the village. The peaceful march was violently stopped by ....
16 killed in Gaza in a week of Israeli bombardment
Palestine Monitor 4 Oct 2015 - June 25, 2012-On Monday morning June 18 a group of unknown armed men crossed the Sinai desert from the Egyptain border and killed an Israeli civilian....
Jenin Diaries: Burried Jewels, But Where?
Palestine Monitor 4 Oct 2015 - June 26, 2012- Koufrdan is a small village located a few kilometers west of the Palestinian city of Jenin. Its wells provide the main source of water for Palestinian farmers in the area due to its large amount of groundwater. It is the only village in...
Israeli Authorities Breach Last Month’s Prisoner Agreement
Palestine Monitor 4 Oct 2015 - June 24, 2012- After undergoing 71 days without food, Palestinian prisoner Hasan Safadi is back on hunger strike protesting the renewal of his administrative detention, a breach of the....
Jerusalem Old City ban follows killings
BBC 4 Oct 2015 - Israeli police ban some Palestinians from entering Jerusalem's Old City after two Israelis were killed and three wounded in separate attacks.
What we really need now? A politics of love
+972 Magazine 4 Oct 2015 - The fear and pain flow in the streets, between Gaza and Sderot, between Hebron and Jerusalem, force us to think about providing enough compassion for one another so we can come to solutions. By Mijal Simonet Corech Once, Israeli academic Yael Berda and I came up with...
Thirteen killed, no one punished: Remembering October 2000
+972 Magazine 4 Oct 2015 - During a single week in October of 2000, Israeli Police shot dead 13 Palestinians — 12 of them Israeli citizens — who took to the streets to show solidarity with demonstrators in the West Bank and Gaza. The violence profoundly impacted the Palestinian community in Israel. Just...
In ‘NYT’ coverage of violence, only Israeli Jewish victims count
Mondoweiss 4 Oct 2015 - This long New York Times article on the wave of violence in Israel and Palestine describes many Palestinian attacks but says not one word about settler violence. The entire article is from the Israeli Jewish perspective. Right at the start we are told this is “a...
‘Third intifada was launched,’ Palestinian law student posted before fatal attack in Jerusalem
Mondoweiss 4 Oct 2015 - Overnight, one mosque outside Ramallah chose not play the melodic hum of the call to prayer to mark pre-dawn worship. Amid fierce clashes that took place across the West Bank and Jerusalem following two attacks on Israelis, and the killing of the Palestinian assailants and raiding of their homes,  the mosque  amplified...
WATCH: Settlers hurl burning tires, boulders at Palestinians
+972 Magazine 3 Oct 2015 - Hundreds of settlers launch dozens of attacks against Palestinians across the West Bank, in the wake of two Palestinian attacks that left four Israelis dead. Rights groups demand the army intervene to protect Palestinians from settler violence. Israeli soldiers accompany Israeli settlers as settlers carry out...
Today in Palestine for October 2, 2015
Occupation Magazine 3 Oct 2015 - Today in Palestine--A compilation of reports and commentaries on current events in the oPt. dn
Israeli disinformation sullies a rare moment of wartime compassion
Occupation Magazine 3 Oct 2015 - Robert Fisk--When will the Israeli government stop misusing the RAF’s wartime raid on the Gestapo’s Danish headquarters to justify their killing of children? Their shameful and dishonest version of the 1945 air attack in Copenhagen is repeated constantly by Israeli spokesmen whenever the world responds in...
Israel Amputates Leg of Palestinian Teen after Shooting Him
Occupation Magazine 3 Oct 2015 - Palestine Chronicle--A 13-year-old Palestinian boy has had his right leg amputated after Israeli soldiers shot him, the victim’s lawyer said. dn
Palestinian kills two Israelis in Old City [another stabbed this AM]
Occupation Magazine 3 Oct 2015 - BBC--Two Israelis have been killed and another two injured in a knife attack by a Palestinian man in the Old City of Jerusalem, police say. The victims are said to be from an ultra-Orthodox Jewish family who were walking to the Western Wall. dn
As pro-Israel extremism reaches new depths with the notorious Canary Mission project, the FBI investigates growing threats against BDS activists.
Occupation Magazine 3 Oct 2015 - Max Blumenthal, Julia Carmel--As pro-Israel extremism reaches new depths with the notorious Canary Mission project, the FBI investigates growing threats against BDS activists.dn
Genesis not first chapter in Rabinowitz high-tech career
Globes Main News 3 Oct 2015 - Barak Rabinowitz, the youngest partner at Genesis, explains why he hung up his angel investor boots to join a veteran VC fund.
Searching for hope on days of unconscionable tragedy
+972 Magazine 3 Oct 2015 - The only thing that can stop the killing, that can turn desperate people from violence, that can stop the creation of new orphans, is hope. Unfortunately, it’s nowhere to be found. File photo of Jewish Israelis mourning at a funeral for murder victims. (Oren Ziv/Activestills.org) The...
Bon Jovi’s Tel Aviv gig is upstaged by Roger Waters’s incantation of Israeli victims, including Dawabshe boy
Mondoweiss 3 Oct 2015 - Bon Jovi will be playing Israel in a matter of hours. Forty thousand fans expected, in Tel Aviv. But the news is Roger Waters’s stirring letter to the group, posted at Salon , explaining their moral failure in playing Israel. Rolling Stone is covering the interchange between...
Iran Deal coalition breaks apart, and J Street looks more and more like AIPAC
Mondoweiss 3 Oct 2015 - The Iran Deal was approved in part because of a diverse coalition backing the Obama administration that included liberal Zionists, establishmentarians, and non- and anti-Zionist grassroots folks. Among those pulling on the oars were J Street, Jewish Voice for Peace, Code Pink, and the National Iranian...
The refreshing bluntness of Ayelet Shaked
Mondoweiss 3 Oct 2015 - Last summer, about a week before Israel invaded Gaza and just one day before settlers in East Jerusalem kidnapped and murdered Palestinian teenager Mohammed Abu Khdeir, Israeli politician Ayelet Shaked took to Facebook to call for the genocide of Palestinians. Quoting an unpublished article by a...
Oslo has become a tool for Israeli expansionism — it’s time to let go
+972 Magazine 3 Oct 2015 - The Oslo Accords have been manipulated for the unspoken goal of Jewish annexation of West Bank land. So long as both governments adhere to this failed system, they will be unable to pursue a real peace agreement. By Nathan Hersh U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright (C),...
Hajj dead arrive back in Iran
BBC 3 Oct 2015 - The first bodies of Iranian pilgrims killed in a stampede during the Hajj pilgrimage in Mecca arrive back in Iran, but scores are still missing.
David Cameron urges Putin to not back Assad
Middle East Eye 4 Oct 2015 - Language Undefined Cameron said he would not order air strikes against IS without a parliamentary vote
Clashes take place in Palestine, wounding scores
Middle East Eye 4 Oct 2015 - Language Undefined Nearly 80 Palestinians are wounded from clashes with Israeli security forces in the occupied West Bank
Locals support family of Jerusalem knife attacker ahead of home demolition
Middle East Eye 4 Oct 2015 - Language Undefined Hundreds of Palestinians gather to halt reprisal against family home of young man shot dead after killing two ultra-orthodox Jews in Old City
LIVE BLOG: Tensions mount in Jerusalem
Middle East Eye 4 Oct 2015 - MEE follows the mounting tensions in Jerusalem and the West Bank after clashes and attacks in the occupied territories
Israel bars Palestinians from Jerusalem Old City as tensions mount
Middle East Eye 4 Oct 2015 - Language Undefined Israel's security cabinet to meet on Monday amid fears that sporadic violence could spin out of control, leading to a third Palestinian intifada
ANALYSIS: Drone deals heighten military ties between Israel and Russia
Middle East Eye 3 Oct 2015 - Language Undefined The significant arms deal between Russia and Israel has had very little coverage in the media
Jewish 'Little House on The Prairie' Star Running for Congress as Michigan Democrat
The Forward New 3 Oct 2015 - Melissa Gilbert, who played Laura Ingalls, is fighting to go from the Little House on the Prairie to the House on the hill. Capitol Hill.
Jews Push Washington to Admit More Syrian Refugees, Even as Some Worry About Backlash
The Forward New 2 Oct 2015 - Jewish groups hope that petitions and calls to the White House will convince the government to let in more Syrian refugees. But will it be enough?
Egypt: Saudi Tragedy - Iran, Egypt, Nigeria Top List of Foreign Casualties
allAfrica.com 2 Oct 2015 - [This Day] Saudi authorities have yet to provide a breakdown of the nationalities of the 769 Muslim pilgrims they say were killed in the hajj stampede, but a number of countries have announced the deaths of their citizens.
Genesis not first chapter in Rabinowitz high-tech career
Globes Main News 3 Oct 2015 - Barak Rabinowitz, the youngest partner at Genesis, explains why he hung up his angel investor boots to join a veteran VC fund.
Israeli startup Dome9 Security raises $8.3m
Globes Main News 2 Oct 2015 - The investment will enable the company to expand its product portfolio for purpose-built cloud security solutions.
Israeli couple killed in West Bank attack
Globes Main News 1 Oct 2015 - The husband and wife were driving with their four children when they were shot near Itamar.
9/09/2011 AIPAC Junkets to Israel Illegal: IRS-DOJ Complaint Filing
IRMEP 4 Oct 2015 - 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 4 Oct 2015 - 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 4 Oct 2015 - 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 4 Oct 2015 - 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 4 Oct 2015 - 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 4 Oct 2015 - 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...
Sign the Petition: #NoWeapons4Israel
US Campaign to End the Occupation 4 Oct 2015 - Sign the petition to President Obama asking him not to renew a ten-year military aid deal for Israel which could provide up to $45 billion in additional weapons.
  Ma'an News
Settlers riot, attack Palestinians after West Bank shooting
10/2/2015 - NABLUS (Ma'an) -- Hundreds of Israeli settlers rioted across the occupied West Bank late Thursday, with multiple attacks reported on Palestinian homes and vehicles in the aftermath of an earlier shooting which killed two settlers near Nablus. In the Palestinian village...
Palestinian injured as settlers open fire south of Bethlehem
10/2/2015 - BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- A Palestinian man was injured on Friday as Jewish settlers opened fire  at a major crossroads in the Gush Etzion settlement bloc south of Bethlehem, Palestinian medics said. Walid Khalid Qawwar, 35, from Aida refugee camp was moderately injured...
Israeli forces injure 2 Palestinians in Kafr Qaddum with live fire
10/2/2015 - QALQILIYA (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces injured two Palestinians with live fire during the weekly Kafr Qaddum march in the occupied West Bank on Friday. A Ma'an reporter said that Ahmad Talaat, a photographer for an Italian news agency, and...
Settlers attack Palestinian ambulance, 3 medics injured
10/2/2015 - SALFIT (Ma'an) -- Three Palestinian medics were injured on Friday as Israeli settlers attacked an ambulance travelling from Nablus to Salfit, medical staff said. Dr. Issa al-Imla from the Salfit governmental hospital told Ma'an that Dr. Samel al-Att, nurse...
2 Israeli settlers injured near Ramallah as rocks thrown at their car
10/2/2015 - RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- Two Israeli settlers were injured late Thursday after Palestinians threw rocks at their car in the Ramallah-area town of Silwad, locals said. Israeli forces raided the town following the incident and clashed with Palestinians, firing rubber-coated steel bullets...
Clashes erupt between settlers, Palestinians near Ramallah
10/2/2015 - NABLUS (Ma'an) -- Clashes erupted between Israeli settlers and Palestinian youth from the al-Jalazone Refugee Camp near the occupied West Bank town of Ramallah on Friday. Dozens of Israeli settlers from the Beit El settlement closed the main street between Nablus...
Israeli forces detain 6 Palestinians after clashes with settlers
10/2/2015 - BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Israeli forces detained six Palestinian teens early Friday following clashes between Israeli settlers and local Palestinians near the town of Tuqu east of Bethlehem a day earlier. Locals said that Israeli forces raided the town at dawn and...
Clashes, detentions across occupied East Jerusalem
10/2/2015 - JERUSALEM (Ma'an) -- Clashes erupted late Thursday in the al-Issawiya village of occupied East Jerusalem during a raid by Israeli special forces as several Palestinians were detained across the city. The local follow-up committee of al-Issawiya said that dozens of Palestinian...
Israeli settlers set fire to Palestinian agricultural land in Nablus
10/2/2015 - NABLUS (Ma'an) -- Israeli settlers set fire to dozens of olive trees on Palestinian agricultural land near the Nablus village of Burin on Friday as tensions remain high in the occupied West Bank following the killing of two settlers and reprisal...
In photos: Palestinians pray in Jerusalem streets amid restrictions
10/2/2015 - JERUSALEM (Ma'an) -- Palestinians performed Friday prayers across the streets of occupied East Jerusalem as Israel banned those under the age of 50 from entering the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound during the Jewish Sukkot holiday. Israeli authorities deployed special forces, police, border...
Settlers carry out reprisal attacks, Netanyahu calls to 'take action'
10/2/2015 - BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to US Secretary of State John Kerry Friday that he would 'take action' against those responsible for the death of two Israeli settlers, Israeli media reported. His statement came as Israeli...
Israel mulls authorizing illegal West Bank settlement outposts
10/2/2015 - JERUSALEM (AFP) -- Israel is considering authorizing illegal settlement outposts in the West Bank near a village where a firebombing killed an 18-month-old Palestinian boy and his parents, court documents showed Thursday. The government confirmed it was considering the authorization in a...
Palestinian factions praise deadly shooting of Israeli settlers
10/2/2015 - GAZA CITY (Ma'an) -- Palestinian factions and military wings on Friday praised the killing of two Israeli settlers, a married coupled, who were shot dead between the illegal Israeli settlements of Itamar and Elon Moreh near Nablus. Eitam and Naama Henkin...
Abbas reiterates commitment to UN speech
10/2/2015 - RAMALLAH (Ma'an) -- Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas on Friday reiterated his commitment to promises made during his United Nations General Assembly speech earlier in the week. At his presidential headquarters in the city of Ramallah in the occupied West Bank, Abbas...
Israeli journalist kicked out of Ramallah event
10/2/2015 - BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Israeli Journalist Ohad Hemo was kicked out by Palestinians from Ramallah on Thursday while covering an event. Hemo, Palestinian affairs correspondent for Israeli Channel 2 News, told Ma'an he and his crew were forced to leave...
Israel detains 4 Palestinians after crossing Gaza border
10/2/2015 - BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Four Palestinians were detained after they crossed the barbed wire border fence between the Gaza Strip and Israel, the Israeli army said. The four were arrested on the Israeli side of the border Eshkol after crossing from the...
Hundreds of Israeli forces search Nablus area after settler shooting
10/2/2015 - BEIT FURIK (Ma'an) -- Hundreds of Israeli troops were searching for suspected Palestinian gunmen on Friday after the killing of a settler couple between the illegal Israeli settlements of Itamar and Elon Moreh near Nablus in the northern West Bank on...
  The Guardian
Binyamin Netanyahu promises 'harsh offensive' on Israel violence
4 Oct 2015 - Israel PM vows to move against ‘Palestinian Islamic terror’ after four Israelis killed in two attacks related to tensions over Jerusalem holy site Israel’s...
Israel bans Palestinians from Jerusalem's Old City after knife attacks
4 Oct 2015 - A 15-year-old Israeli suffered chest wounds, while a Palestinian man holding a knife was shot and killed at the scene in the second attack...
Two killed and two injured in Jerusalem during stabbing attack by Palestinian
4 Oct 2015 - An aggressive anti-Muslim protest broke out in central Jerusalem after the incident, in which the alleged perpetrator was shot by police Two Israeli men...
Two Israeli men killed in stabbing attack in Jerusalem's old city
3 Oct 2015 - Woman and child in serious condition after attack by 19-year-old Palestinian, who was shot dead by police officer A Palestinian fatally stabbed two Israelis...
'Militant leftwing' councils to be blocked from boycotting products
3 Oct 2015 - Government plans to prevent procurement campaigns that conflict with national policy – such as those against Israel and UK arms companies Councils and local...
  Ha'aretz National News
10,000 march in largest-ever animal rights parade in Israel
Ha'aretz - 4 Oct 2015
'Let the people of Israel enter the gates and kill Arabs'
Ha'aretz - 4 Oct 2015
Woman in Tel Aviv nightclub 'rape video': I consented, but wasn't sane
Ha'aretz - 4 Oct 2015
Israeli cinema is finally tackling Rabin's assassination, 20 years later
Ha'aretz - 4 Oct 2015
Beitar Jerusalem soccer fans arrested for attack on Hapoel Tel Aviv fan
Ha'aretz - 4 Oct 2015
Ten bullets, and she never got near the Israeli soldiers
Ha'aretz - 4 Oct 2015
Abbas: Palestinian Authority to start implementing new policies toward Israel soon
Ha'aretz - 4 Oct 2015
  Palestinian Information Center
IOF suppresses Palestinian march in support of al-Aqsa
2 Oct 2015 - The Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) suppressed Friday afternoon a Palestinian peaceful march organized by Hamas Movement in al-Khalil.
Israeli vandals torch olive trees, damage 200 vehicles in Nablus
2 Oct 2015 - Israeli settlers intensified Friday their attacks and violations against Palestinian citizens and properties in the northern West Bank city of Nablus.
IOF intensifies presence in O. J’lem
2 Oct 2015 - The Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) imposed tight restrictions on Muslim worshipers’ access into al-Aqsa Mosque on Friday.
Jewish settlers burn Palestinian car near Ramallah
2 Oct 2015 - A horde of extremist Jewish settlers torched last night a Palestinian car in Beitillu town near Ramallah city, according to the Hebrew news website Walla.
Jordan sends strongly-worded letter to Israel
2 Oct 2015 - The Jordanian Foreign Ministry sent late Thursday a sharply-worded letter to the Israeli ambassador in Amman protesting against the Israeli recent attacks on al-Aqsa Mosque.
IOF kidnaps six kids from their homes in Bethlehem
2 Oct 2015 - The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) on Friday morning kidnapped six Palestinian children from their homes in Tuqua town, east of Bethlehem city.
Assaults by Israeli fanatics rock West Bank provinces
2 Oct 2015 - A wave of violent clashes burst out across cities of the West Bank overnight Thursday between Palestinian citizens and hordes of Israeli fanatic settlers.
Pro-Aqsa meeting held in Lebanese city of Sidon
2 Oct 2015 - Palestinian and Lebanese groups and societies last Wednesday organized in Sidon city, south of Lebanon, a solidarity meeting in support of Occupied Jerusalem and the Aqsa Mosque.
IOA bans Muslims from dawn prayers at al-Aqsa
2 Oct 2015 - The Israeli occupation authorities (IOA) at dawn Friday banned Muslim men aged below 50 from entering the holy al-Aqsa Mosque to perform dawn prayers in congregation.
Islamic Jihad: Nothing new in Abbas's UN speech
2 Oct 2015 - The Islamic Jihad Movement has criticized the speech president Mahmoud Abbas delivered last Wednesday at the UN General Assembly and said it did not bring anything new.
Hamas denies reports on 4 murdered Palestinians in Sinai
2 Oct 2015 - Hamas spokesperson Sami Abu Zuhri denied Thursday leaked reports, propagated by unidentified media outlets, on the murder of four Palestinians in Sinai Peninsula.
Gazans launch cry for help as Egypt continues to flood borders
2 Oct 2015 - The Egyptian authorities have continued to flood the Gaza-Egypt borders with high-salinity seawater as part of intents to destroy cross-border tunnel activity.
Young man injured by Israeli gunfire in Bethlehem
2 Oct 2015 - A Palestinian young man on Thursday evening suffered a serious bullet injury when an Israeli soldier opened fire at him in a Palestinian town near Bethlehem.
Netanyahu challenges Abbas to resume unconditional talks
2 Oct 2015 - Israel’s ill-famed Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu afternoon Thursday slammed Abbas’s speech at the UN General Assembly.
Hamas: Nablus shooting attack is a natural reaction to Israeli crimes
1 Oct 2015 - Hamas Movement praised Nablus shooting attack during which two Israeli settlers were killed, considering it “a natural reaction to Israeli crimes.”
Prisoners: Abu Diyak faces Israeli policy of assassination
1 Oct 2015 - Sick prisoners at Israeli Ramleh prison hospital said prisoner Sami Abu Diyak is currently in critical condition due to Israeli “medical assassination” policy.
Israeli settlers carry out attacks against Palestinians
1 Oct 2015 - Israeli settler groups carried out Thursday evening a number of systematic and hysteric attacks against Palestinian communities in the surrounding areas of the northern West Bank city of Nablus.
Lebanese security detain 40 Palestinian Syrians
1 Oct 2015 - Information Division of the Lebanese Internal Security Forces detained 40 Palestinian Syrian refugees including women and children on Wednesday.
Settlers storm Beit al-Barakah in al-Khalil
1 Oct 2015 - Jewish settlers stormed on Thursday Beit al-Barakah under protection by Israeli soldiers who arrested a Palestinian minor and erected a barrier in al-Khalil.
Two Israeli settlers shot dead near Nablus
1 Oct 2015 - Two Israeli settlers were killed in shooting attack near Beit Furik checkpoint east of Nablus to the north of occupied West Bank. Their 4 kids were not physically harmed.
How Europe's refugee crisis hurts Syrian NGOs
GAZIANTEP 07 September 2015 (IRIN) - Ask any aid organisation working on Syria their biggest problems and towards the top of every list will be one thing: you can’t get the staff, or, more accurately, you can’t keep the staff. >
  New York Times
Israel’s Netanyahu Vows ‘Harsh Offensive’ in Response to Wave of Violence
4 Oct 2015 - Under heavy domestic pressure from critics on both the right and left, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu promised action as he arrived back to a country battered by a wave of deadly violence.
Billions From U.S. Fail to Sustain Foreign Forces
3 Oct 2015 - Numerous American-trained security forces overseas have collapsed, stalled or defected, calling into question a central tenet of President Obama’s approach to combating insurgencies.
Palestinian Kills 2 Israelis in Jerusalem
3 Oct 2015 - Two Orthodox Jewish men were killed in the attack inside Jerusalem’s Old City, and a woman and 2-year-old girl were injured.
Saudi Arabia Arrests 2 People Accused of Plotting Attacks
3 Oct 2015 - Saudi security forces arrested a Syrian man accused of plotting attacks and his Filipino accomplice in a raid on an illegal explosives factory in Riyadh, the Interior Ministry said.
World Briefing: Iraq: Explosions in Baghdad Kill at Least 18 People
3 Oct 2015 - Two large bombings in Shiite-majority neighborhoods in Baghdad killed at least 18 people on Saturday.
Airstrikes Kill Rescue Worker and Family of 5 in Syria
3 Oct 2015 - The attack followed a pattern that has come to be known as the double tap, where warplanes bomb an area, then bomb again, often after rescuers have arrived.
News Analysis: Syria Exposes Split Between Obama and Clinton
3 Oct 2015 - Hillary Rodham Clinton is arguing for a more robust approach to Syria, with the president dismissing her ideas as campaign politics.
Human Rights Groups Assail U.N. Panel’s Yemen Resolution
2 Oct 2015 - The United Nations Human Rights Council was accused of bowing to pressure from Saudi Arabia by shunning an international investigation into abuses in Yemen.
As Russia Returns to Middle East, a Look at Some of Its Weapons
2 Oct 2015 - The small force deployed to Russia’s new base in Syria has made outsized political and diplomatic gains.
Obama Sees Russia Failing in Syria Effort
2 Oct 2015 - Russia showed no hint of heeding Western demands to avoid bombing of fighters pushing to oust Syria’s weakened, Kremlin-backed president, Bashar al-Assad.
World Briefing: Turkey: Suspected Kurdish Militants Are Killed
2 Oct 2015 - Security forces killed more than 10 suspected militants amid intensifying clashes in the country’s southeast.
Obama Condemns Russia’s Role in Bombing Syria
2 Oct 2015 - The president said the United States would not cooperate in Russian military operations that he said would provide a recruiting tool for Islamic radicals.
Tensions High in West Bank After Killing of Israeli Settler Couple
2 Oct 2015 - The Israeli military deployed four infantry battalions in the West Bank to search for the suspects as settlers held protests and clashes broke out with Palestinians.
Israel’s Growing Stake in the Golan Heights
2 Oct 2015 - With Syria facing an uncertain future, Israel is looking at the Golan as a place where it can grow.
  Jerusalem Post
IDF shoots and kills Palestinian rioter in W. Bank city of Tulkarm during violent clash
4 Oct 2015 -
Palestinians clash with IDF across West Bank after multiple deadly attacks on Israelis
4 Oct 2015 - IDF shoots and kills Palestinian rioter in Tulkarm during violent clash.
Police arrest 18-year-old for rock throwing in Jerusalem
4 Oct 2015 -
Palestinian rocket lands in Israel near Gaza border
4 Oct 2015 - A rocket warning siren went off in recent minutes in the Sha'ar Hanegev region near the Gaza Strip on Sunday.
Rocket siren sounds in Gaza frontier region
4 Oct 2015 -
Israel announces series of punitive measures against Palestinian terrorism
4 Oct 2015 - Netanyahu convened a meeting with top security officials day after deadly terrorist attack in Jerusalem.
Germany's Jewish community head fears Muslim migrants' anti-Semitism
4 Oct 2015 -
UN chief Ban condemns Jerusalem stabbings 'in strongest possible terms'
4 Oct 2015 -
Israel eager to put rift with Obama over Iran deal in past, Netanyahu says
4 Oct 2015 -
UK says Russia can't fight ISIS and support Assad at the same time
4 Oct 2015 -
Al Jazeera apologizes for Jerusalem terror attack tweet
4 Oct 2015 - Al Jazeera noted that it was its audience that pointed out how the tweet diminished the killing of the two Israeli victims.
Former British MP George Galloway expresses support for third intifada
4 Oct 2015 - The controversial figure has been vocal about his dislike for Israel and "Zionists," though fiercely denies he is anti-Semitic.
George Galloway expresses support for intifada
4 Oct 2015 -
Succa catches fire at Jerusalem synagogue
4 Oct 2015 -
Rivlin: Terrorists will not harm our way of life
4 Oct 2015 - Rabbi Nahemiah Lavie, the father of seven children, was also an IDF veteran who served as a combat soldier.
Analysis: The dramatic rise of 'grassroots' terror in Jerusalem and the West Bank
4 Oct 2015 - Organized terror is actually on the decline, struggling to form effective cells.
The plight of agunot: The pen vs the chains
4 Oct 2015 - As halachic prenuptial agreements pick up speed in Israel – and Tzohar publishes its own version – many disagreements remain among activists.
Thousands come to mourn slain rabbi in Jerusalem
4 Oct 2015 -
Molotov cocktail thrown at vehicles in Jerusalem's Isawiya neighborhood
4 Oct 2015 -
A female prism on the Torah
4 Oct 2015 - A nine-year project with 54 artists comes to its culmination at the Jerusalem Biennale for Contemporary Jewish Art.
US condemns deadly Jerusalem terror attacks
4 Oct 2015 -
Erekat: Recent outbreak in violence reminiscent of second intifada's early days
4 Oct 2015 - Palestinian official says that he is in contact with the international community discussing ways to prevent an escalation in violence and a possible ground incursion by Israeli forces.
US measure for Iran victims to get paid before sanctions waived inspired by Shurat Hadin
4 Oct 2015 - The White House has already vowed to veto the legislation which passed two weeks after efforts to kill the Iran nuclear deal failed in the US Congress.
Liberman calls for tough measures to punish Palestinians for terror attacks
4 Oct 2015 - The Yisrael Beytenu leader says money transfers to the Palestinian Authority must stop and that all terrorists should get the death penalty.
Special forces launch security, arms raids in Jenin
4 Oct 2015 - Riot breaks out near scene of raid, Palestinians hurl explosives, fire shots; No injuries reported.
'Wide-scale operation may be needed to control Jerusalem terror'
4 Oct 2015 - Police restrict access to Jerusalem's Old City in response to terrorist attacks.
Terrorist shot dead by police after stabbing youth in Jerusalem
3 Oct 2015 - The perpetrator was shot with the knife still in his hands.
Spotlight: Injured IDF officer Ziv Shilon goes the distance in inspirational Berlin marathon
3 Oct 2015 - They ran through the streets proudly wearing dry fit shirts designed for the race, replete with Givati emblems and Israeli flags boldly displayed.
British Conservatives want to block local councils from BDS activity
3 Oct 2015 - The UK has been ground zero in the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement.
Health scan: Israeli physicians slowly warming to medical marijuana
3 Oct 2015 - According to a questionnaire results, physicians recommend medical cannabis to some of the patients who asked for a prescription but not to all.
Netanyahu: Palestinians, our so-called peace partners, must fight terrorism
3 Oct 2015 - Incitement leads to attacks, PM says before meeting Kerry in NY.
Zahalka's hysterics
3 Oct 2015 - This has become the provocative staple of his parliamentary activity, bankrolled by the Jewish state’s taxpayers.
Security forces arrest Nablus residents for deadly West Bank terror shooting
3 Oct 2015 - The IDF has deployed four battalions to the West Bank to take part in searches for the terror cell, and respond to the deteriorating security situation.
Pressure grows on Netanyahu to act with 'iron fist' in light of Palestinian terror onslaught
3 Oct 2015 - Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel said that the wave of terror against "Jews who are only guilty of being Jewish" is growing.
Israel 'playing with fire' on Temple Mount, Erdogan warns
3 Oct 2015 - "What is taking place at al-Aksa mosque is a crime against the entire Islamic world," the Turkish president told Al-Jazeera.
WATCH: Olmert brushes aside accusations of war crimes in Gaza, Lebanon conflicts
3 Oct 2015 - In a 15-minute interview, the former premier also offered implicit criticism of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's attitude toward his Palestinian counterpart, Mahmoud Abbas.
IDF rebuffs Palestinian claims that Jewish settlers shot 6-year-old boy
3 Oct 2015 - Palestinian eyewitnesses told the local press that the boy was shot by Jewish settlers who drove by the town and opened fire with a gun, wounding him in the stomach.
After years abroad, top mob boss arrested after landing in Israel
3 Oct 2015 - Amir Mulner ordered to be kept in custody for five days on suspicion of money laundering and tax crimes.
Israel politics: In search of ‘industrial quiet’
3 Oct 2015 - With no French peace initiative, President Obama not mentioning Israel in his UN speech, and no real threat on the domestic political front, Benjamin Netanyahu is hoping things remain tranquil.
Israeli man killed in New York elevator tragedy
3 Oct 2015 - 37-year-old Eran Modan crushed after trying to escape from overcrowded lift that got stuck in Brooklyn building.
Rule of law: The Shin Bet’s stillborn revolution?
3 Oct 2015 - Despite appointment of external investigator to review alleged abuse of Palestinian detainees, outside observers would likely say changes have fallen short.
Brewery producing craft beer made from Boston river water taps Israeli tech
3 Oct 2015 - Desalitech – founded in Israel 7 years ago and since moved to Boston – is using its patented technology to provide water for Harpoon’s Charles River Pale Ale.
Lament for the Left: Is Herzog the right man for the job?
2 Oct 2015 - To return to power the center-left needs a well-crafted peace and democracy ideology and an attractive prime ministerial candidate – Herzog may not be the man.

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