Tag Archives: Palestine

WATCH: Israeli Settlers Attack, Injure Activists Accompanying Palestinian Shepherds By
Activists accompanying Palestinian shepherds near a West Bank settlement were attacked by settlers on Friday. Settlers threw stones at the activists, who belong to the Ta’ayush organization, and tried to hit them with clubs...
Israeli Extremists Taunt Hunger-Striking Palestinian Prisoners With BBQ By
TEL AVIV– After thousands of Palestinian inmates held in Israeli prisons announced a massive hunger strike earlier this week, some far-right Israeli extremists are using unusual means to express their disapproval of the prisoners’ demands for better conditions....
Massachusetts Dems Battle Over Proposal To Condemn Illegal Israeli Settlements By
The Massachusetts Democratic Party has been plunged into turmoil by a proposed resolution stating that Israel’s illegal settlements in the West Bank are an obstacle to peace between Israel and Palestine, the Boston Globe reported Friday. Carol Coakley of Millis,...
Israel Approves Construction Of 212 New Settlement Units In Jerusalem By
The Israeli Planning and Construction Committee has approved the construction of 212 new settlement units in Pisgat Ze’ev and Ramat Shlomo settlements in the occupied city of Jerusalem. The Israeli army radio said the project is part of a “large settlement plan to be...
Young American Jews Are Rejecting Brand Israel By
When David Friedman was sworn in two weeks ago as US ambassador to Israel, all went smoothly. The afternoon event was a straightforward affair; children and grandchildren were in attendance, and US Vice President Mike Pence hailed the bankruptcy lawyer as “literally...
Extremist Israeli Settlers Raid Muslim Holy Site By
With severe restrictions imposed on Muslims trying to pray in Al-Aqsa Mosque, extremist Jewish settlers yesterday raided the Noble Sanctuary protected by a heavy Israeli police presence, Safa news agency has reported. Former Deputy Knesset Speaker Moshe Feiglin was among...
Israel ‘Blackmailing’ Developing Countries For Favorable Votes At UN By
Israel is blackmailing developing countries to force them to vote in its favor at the UN, Arabi21 reported the Coalition for Accountability and Integrity revealing yesterday. According to the site, the organisation’s Director, Azmi Shuaibi, said that Israel uses the...
Fact-checking Israeli Ambassador Mark Regev By
In October, Mark Regev addressed Cambridge University students at its famous Debating Union. The event was recently uploaded onto YouTube, and of particular interest is the Q&A (beginning 27 minutes in). The questions are predominantly critical, or sceptical, and Regev...
Report: Israel Blocks Human Rights Workers From Gaza By
Human rights workers documenting abuses and advocating an end to them have been barred by the Israeli military authorities from entering and leaving the Gaza Strip, Human Rights Watch said in a report released on Monday. Since 2008, Human Rights Watch has only once received...
Amid AIPAC Protests, Two Alleged JDL Members Charged With Assaulting Protesters By
WASHINGTON, D.C.– Two alleged members of the Jewish Defense League face charges of assault and hate crimes after a vicious attack on a Palestinian-American man attending a protest against the policy conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, or AIPAC,...