Tag Archives: Israel

Trump: Saudi Arabia Not Paying ‘Fair Share’ For US Defense By
US President Donald Trump complained on Thursday that US ally Saudi Arabia was not treating the United States fairly and Washington was losing a “tremendous amount of money” defending the kingdom. In an interview with Reuters,...
US State Dept Defends Israeli NGO’s Targeted By Netanyahu By
Under intense attack from the far-right Netanyahu government, Israel’s anti-occupation NGOs B’Tselem and Breaking the Silence got support from an unlikely source today: the Trump Administration, whose State Department defended the groups’ rights to express viewpoints...
Fordham University Sued For Playing Politics With Student Groups By
Four Fordham undergraduates filed a lawsuit accusing the university of viewpoint discrimination over its decision to reject their application to form a local chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine. Ahmad Awad, a Fordham senior leading Wednesday’s lawsuit, traces...
Tortured Women’s Rights Advocate Smeared By CNN Following Guilty Plea By
Published in partnership with Shadowproof. Recognizing the United States government would probably deport her eventually whether she won or lost her case, Rasmea Odeh pled guilty to a charge that she “procured” U.S. citizenship by failing to disclose she was previously...
Former Israeli Defense Minister Says ISIS Once Apologized For Attacking Israeli Soldiers By
Speaking at a cultural event in Afula, Israel, former Israeli Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon acknowledged that Israel maintains open communications with a Daesh (ISIS) cell, known as the Khalid ibn al-Walid Army, operating in the annexed Golan Heights. Ironically, Ya’alon’s...
Israeli PM Cancels Meeting With German FM Over Dialogue With Human Rights Groups By
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday canceled a meeting with the visiting German foreign minister over the latter’s plans to sit down with Israeli rights groups, sparking a rare diplomatic feud with one of Israel’s closest and most important allies. The...
Pot And Kettle: Israel Points Fingers At Assad While Stockpiling Its Own Chemical Weapons By
TEL AVIV– During a visit to Israel, Secretary of Defense James Mattis declared at a press conference that the United States is confident that the Syrian government continues to hold stockpiles of chemical weapons, telling reporters on Friday: “I can say authoritatively...
6 Israelis Charged For Racist Attacks Against Palestinians By
Six Israelis, including two Israeli soldiers and one minor, have been charged over their involvement in committing “racist” attacks against Palestinians in recent months, according to an Israeli police spokesperson. Luba Al-Samri said in a written statement that the...
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 near the Baladim outpost. Four of the activists...
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. According...