Viral Video Shows IDF Arresting Vegetable-Picking Palestinian Kids at Behest of Israeli Settlers

“There were [dozens] of soldiers around, and one of the soldiers dragged one of the children to the vehicle and the other soldiers followed and started to arrest them… We begged the soldiers to wait until the children’s families could come and talk to their families, but that didn’t help.”

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OCCUPIED WEST BANK -- On March 10, five Palestinian boys hoped to spend their day foraging for vegetables south of their home in the occupied West Bank. Instead, they spent it detained for hours in Israeli custody. The children -- ages eight to thirteen -- were violently arrested by Israeli forces in southern Hebron while picking akoub, a wild,

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With All Israelis IDF Veterans, Public Apathy Over Israeli War Machine is Near Universal

Most Israelis don’t have much sympathy for Palestinians. A recent poll showed that 53 percent of Israelis thought Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s recent bombardment of Gaza following the rocket attack was “too weak” while only 3 percent believed it to be excessive.

Opinion -- On March 25, Israel fired 72 rockets and hit 23 targets in Gaza, injuring at least two and destroying several houses in Gaza City. This was in response to two rockets that hit Tel Aviv, wounding seven, the first time since 2014 that a rocket attack hit Tel Aviv -- clearly not the status quo. The Israeli government accused Hamas of

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Outgoing IDF Chief Says Yes, We Armed Anti-Government Extremists in Syria

That Israel was assisting rebel groups with extremist ideologies in Syria has been widely believed by a number of observers, who were often derided as “conspiracy theorists” for floating the notion. Eisenkot’s statements confirm those suspicions.

Two men, not specified which group of rebels, ride a motorcycle towards an abandoned UN base at Syria's Quneitra border crossing between Syria and the Israeli-controlled Golan Heights, Monday, Nov. 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL -- Israel’s covert war against Iran in Syria was officially corroborated by Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) chief Lieutenant-General Gadi Eisenkot, the architect of the campaign. “In January 2017 we began attacking the infrastructure the Iranians were building in Syria,” Eisenkot told The Sunday Times as he awaits his impending

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IDF’s Apparent War Crime of “Perfidy” Breeds Suspicion of Aid Workers in Gaza

The IDF’s decision to disguise itself as members of humanitarian organizations has now placed all such workers within Gaza under suspicion.

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GAZA CITY -- Soldiers involved in a botched Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) raid on Hamas military leadership in Gaza earlier this month impersonated humanitarian aid workers in the Palestinian enclave, according to recent Israeli media reports. Impersonating humanitarian aid workers for the purposes of conducting a military operation is a violation

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IDF Shoots AP Cameraman in Press Vest Covering Gaza Protests

There has been little international outrage over Israel’s repeated targeting of journalists both in Gaza and in the occupied West Bank — even though many of the journalists shot have worked for major international news organizations like the Associated Press and Middle East Monitor.

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GAZA CITY -- An Israeli military sniper shot and gravely wounded a Palestinian cameraman working for the Associated Press. Rashed Rashid was shot in the leg on Monday during protests in the Gaza enclave, resulting in multiple fractures above the ankle that will require surgery, he is expected to survive. At the time of the shooting, Rashid had

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Photo of Brazil President-Elect Bolsonaro’s Sons Wearing IDF and Mossad Shirts Goes Viral

A senior Israeli diplomat, quoted by Haaretz, stated that with Bolsonaro in charge, “Brazil will now be colored in blue and white” — a reference to the colors of Israel’s national flag.

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RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL -- Just a week after far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro’s electoral victory in Brazil’s presidential election, the consequences of fascism and support for apartheid and ethno-nationalism rising to power are already coming to fruition. A photo of Bolsonaro’s sons donning shirts depicting logos of Israel’s Mossad spy agency

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