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Turning Lebanon into Gaza — Israel’s hole card against Iran deal?

Turning Lebanon into Gaza — Israel’s hole card against Iran deal?

Many observers have expressed concern that Israel could sabotage the Iran deal: fomenting a war with Hezbollah in southern Lebanon, and soon, so that the Israel lobby flips out in the U.S. and Iran and the United States are suddenly at dagger points rather than at the table. Trita Parsi […]

Dual-citizen Israelis hijacked US foreign policy: Analyst

Dual-citizen Israelis hijacked US foreign policy: Analyst

Dual-citizen Israelis have hijacked the foreign policy of the United States, says Mike Harris, an editor of Veterans Today. “Israeli dual-citizen infiltrators have hijacked the United States foreign policy that is no longer function to the benefit of the American people,” Harris told Press TV on Thursday. He made the […]

Smoke, dust and derbies rise after an Israeli strike in Gaza City in the northern Gaza Strip on Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014.

Israeli Air Force Carries Out Airstrikes On Besieged Gaza Strip

The Israeli army said the shelling was in retaliation for at least one shell, allegedly fired from Gaza into open areas in the Lachish Regional Council of Settlements. The Israeli Air Force carried out, on Wednesday at dawn, a series of air strikes targeting different areas of the besieged Gaza […]

Israelis rally against cuts to Christian schools funding

Israelis rally against cuts to Christian schools funding

Hundreds of Israelis have staged a demonstration to express their resentment over the Tel Aviv regime’s education policies, and demand that both private Christian and public ultra-Orthodox Jewish schools receive equal financial support. On Wednesday, students, parents and church members converged outside the Israeli Ministry of Education building to denounce Israeli authorities over […]

Israel will imprison soldier, 19, for publicly criticizing the occupation

Israel will imprison soldier, 19, for publicly criticizing the occupation

The Israeli government is imprisoning Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldier Shachar Berrin for criticizing its illegal occupation of the Palestinian territories. In the Q&A session during the public filming of a television program on May 14, the 19-year-old soldier spoke about the widespread racism he has seen among Israeli occupation […]

Netanyahu: Israel Will Make the Most of Natural Gas Deposits

Netanyahu: Israel Will Make the Most of Natural Gas Deposits

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has vowed that Israel will act as soon as possible to tap into massive natural gas deposits off the Israeli coast, and said he won’t allow the process to be delayed by the ongoing controversy over allegations it is being monopolized. “We will not repeat the […]

PLO official Ashrawi blasts Netanyahu plan to keep settlement blocs

PLO official Ashrawi blasts Netanyahu plan to keep settlement blocs

PLO official Hanan Ashrawi on Tuesday condemned as “disingenuous and manipulative” any talk of Israel annexing settlement blocs in the West Bank. Ashrawi was responding to reports that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was willing to enter talks with the Palestinian Authority regarding the borders of settlement blocs that Israel wishes […]

Apartheid in Israel is about more than just segregated buses

Apartheid in Israel is about more than just segregated buses

What in a different situation would be considered apartheid is tolerated by many because it is ostensibly temporary. But the occupation has long stopped being temporary. South Africa used to distinguish between two types of apartheid. The first, called “petty” apartheid, included the separation of public amenities like public benches, […]

Arrests at flashpoint Jerusalem mosque compound

Arrests at flashpoint Jerusalem mosque compound

OCCUPIED JERUSALEM: Israeli police said they arrested six Palestinians and six Israelis on Monday after a confrontation at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in east Jerusalem, the scene of frequent religious tensions. “The Palestinians were arrested while trying to prevent Jews from entering the Temple Mount,” police spokeswoman Luba Samri said, […]

75% of Palestinians in East al-Quds live below poverty

75% of Palestinians in East al-Quds live below poverty

An independent human rights group in Israel has released figures showing that three out of four Palestinians residing in the Israeli-occupied East al-Quds (Jerusalem) live below poverty levels. Publishing what it referred to as up-to-date facts and figures on the life of Palestinians in al-Quds, the Association for Civil Rights […]

Top Israeli Islamist: Arab-Jewish War Inside Israel ‘Inevitable’

Top Israeli Islamist: Arab-Jewish War Inside Israel ‘Inevitable’

A full-blown war between Israeli Arabs and the Netanyahu government is “just a matter of time,” says Kamal Al-Khatib, deputy head of the radical Islamic Movement in Israel. In an interview with Hamas media, Al-Khatib said that the policies espoused by the new government of Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu leave […]

Israel On The Run: Becoming a global pariah

Israel On The Run: Becoming a global pariah

By Robert Fantina | May 23, 2015 These are desperate times for Israel. While Prime Murder Benjamin Netanyahu forms a new government with people who have said that Palestinians are not human, and who have openly called for genocide against them, he and they continue to talk about their security […]

Wounded anti-Syria militant being treated in Israel: Report

Wounded anti-Syria militant being treated in Israel: Report

Press TV, May 24, 2015: A recent report has disclosed that a Takfiri terrorist wounded during fierce exchanges of fire with Syrian government forces has been transferred to an Israeli hospital and is receiving medical treatment there. The 27-year-old militant, whose name has not been revealed, recently sustained shrapnel wounds […]

On Scott Walker’s ‘listening tour’ of Israel, Palestinians aren’t heard

On Scott Walker’s ‘listening tour’ of Israel, Palestinians aren’t heard

How the American Jewish establishment foists its isolation from Palestinians on American politicians. Last week, Scott Walker went to Israel on a “listening tour.” To emphasize that he was going purely to learn, the Wisconsin governor and Republican presidential hopeful gave no speeches or interviews. “It’s an educational trip,” he […]

Israel jails Palestinians for Facebook comments

Israel jails Palestinians for Facebook comments

Jerusalem – Iyab Shalabi has only been allowed to visit his father, Omar, in prison once since December, when he and eight other Palestinians from occupied East Jerusalem were arrested by Israel for posts they wrote on Facebook and other social media outlets. “Several months went by before they actually […]

In U.S. synagogue speech, Obama says Palestinians ‘not easy partners’

In U.S. synagogue speech, Obama says Palestinians ‘not easy partners’

“In U.S. synagogue speech, Obama says Palestinians ‘not easy partners,’” Harretz, May, 22, 2015: U.S. President Barack Obama said Friday that despite his support for a Palestinian state, the Palestinians “are not the easiest of partners.” In a speech in Adas Israel, a Conservative movement synagogue in Washington, Obama also […]

Erekat: New Israeli Government is ‘Racist’

Erekat: New Israeli Government is ‘Racist’

“Erekat: New Israeli Government is ‘Racist’”, Arutz Sheva, May 22, 2105: The Palestinian Authority’s (PA) chief negotiator, Saeb Erekat, is once again attacking Israel and its new government, calling it “racist” and “extremist”. According to the Ma’annews agency, Erekat’s comments were made during a meeting Wednesday with the European Union’s […]

Lieberman blasts Netanyahu for talks with Arab List

Lieberman blasts Netanyahu for talks with Arab List

“Lieberman blasts Netanyahu for talks with Arab List,” Agence France Presse, May 21, 2015: OCCUPIED JERUSALEM: Israel’s former foreign minister Avigdor Lieberman Thursday urged Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to cancel talks with the head of parliament’s Arab parties, accusing him of granting legitimacy to “terror supporters.” Lieberman, who heads the […]

Israel's Sorek nuclear reactor center near the central Israeli town of Yavne.

US Presses Israel On talks For Middle East Nuclear-Free Zone

“US Presses Israel On talks For Middle East Nuclear-Free Zone,” AP, May 21, 2015: UNITED NATIONS — The United States has sent a top official to Israel in an effort to revive talks on a Middle East zone free of nuclear weapons, a central issue of a nuclear treaty review […]

Netanyahu tells EU’s chief diplomat he is committed to two-state solution

Netanyahu tells EU’s chief diplomat he is committed to two-state solution

“netanyahu tells EU’s chief diplomat he is committed to two-state solution”, Gabe Friedman via Jewish Telegraphic Agency, May, 20, 2015: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the European Union’s top diplomat that he was committed to finding a two-state solution with the Palestinians, as long as they recognize the Jewish […]

Law or no law, Canadians better not criticise Israel

Law or no law, Canadians better not criticise Israel

Is Canada’s Prime Minister Stephen Harper inching towards criminalising criticism of Israel? Since first elected in 2006, his Conservative government has been pointing in that direction. Tiny gestures to be sure. But, taken together, they trouble many Canadians. The most recent signal came last Monday, when Neil Macdonald, the Canadian […]