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Murder In The Mediterranean – The Perils Of Fishing In Gaza By
(Opinion) — On Al Nakba Day of all days, the Israeli Navy killed another Palestinian fisherman, Muhammad Majid Bakr.  The second in this year alone.  The Israeli Navy claims Bakr’s fishing trawler responded neither to their...
Palestinians Drop All Preconditions For Peace Talks With Israel By
In a move that could be a major change in the Israel-Palestine peace process, US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman today told Israeli media that the Palestinians have dropped all preconditions, including the call for a settlement freeze, related to peace talks. Friedman...
Gulf States Seek Normalized Relations With Israel Ahead Of Trump Visit By
Numerous Gulf states have offered to a deal to normalize relations with Israel if Tel Aviv takes steps to restart peace talks with the Palestinians, according to reports. The offer to normalize relations come a week before Donald Trump visits Saudi Arabia and Israel on...
Netanyahu Claims Embassy Move To Jerusalem Would ‘Advance’ Peace Process By
Israel has dismissed concerns in the United States over plans to relocate the US embassy to Jerusalem, saying the contentious issue would advance the peace process with the Palestinians, not harm it. US President Donald Trump had promised during his campaign to move...
South Africa’s Vice President Among Officials Engaging In Palestinian Solidarity Hunger Strike By
One of South Africa’s two vice presidents is going on a 24-hour hunger strike today in solidarity with the 1,600 Palestinian prisoners protesting their conditions in Israeli jails. Cyril Ramaphosa – explained the director of the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation, Nishan...
Israeli Parliament Moves To Cement Israel’s Status As An Ethnostate By
Israel’s parliament gave preliminary approval Wednesday to a bill defining the country as the “national home of the Jewish people” which downgrades Arabic from official language status. The bill, supported by 48 against 41 of the Knesset’s 120...
Despite Israeli Retaliation, Support For 1,500 Palestinian Hunger Strikers Grows By
ISRAEL — Over 1,500 Palestinian prisoners detained in Israeli prisons announced the beginning of a massive hunger strike on “Palestinian Prisoners’ Day,” an annual April event held in solidarity with Palestinian political prisoners. The strike was inspired by...
In Bizarre Social Media Rant, Netanyahu Lashes Out At CNN, New York Times By
Clearly upset with reporting by CNN and The New York Times, about a new political document from the Palestinian group Hamas, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu echoed President Trump in a social media posting on Sunday, asking “Ever wonder what fake news is?” As...
Poll: Over 40% Of Americans Back Sanctions on Israel For Crimes Against Palestinians By
MINNEAPOLIS — A new survey conducted by polling firm Nielsen Scarborough has produced some interesting and perhaps unexpected results that are sure to cause worry among the U.S.’ powerful Israel lobby. The results showed that 40 percent of respondents support imposing...
Israel Threatens to Legalize Apartheid, Opens Debate on Becoming Solely Jewish State By
Israel has greenlighted a national debate on a controversial bill that would anchor the apartheid state’s status as solely a Jewish one, further discriminating against Arabs and setting up a further barrier to a peace process with Palestine. Sunday saw an Israeli cabinet...