2019-01-18: News Headlines

Joel Braunold (2019-01-18). Building Israeli-Palestinian Peace From The Ground Up. indybay.org 800 Foster City Blvd, Foster City…

teleSUR (2019-01-17). Palestine Rejects US Peace Draft on Shared Jerusalem. telesurenglish.net On Wednesday, the Palestinian Authority (PA) responding to multiple reports of a United States-drafted Peace Plan, said that "any peace plan that does not include an independent Palestinian state — with all of East Jerusalem as its capital — on the 1967 borders, is destined to fail." | RELATED: | Palestinians Launch Bid for Full UN Membership | The U.S. Israel-Palestinian plan will reportedly propose that Jerusalem be divided into territories, designating some annexed Palestine regio…

Sarah Seltzer (2019-01-17). There's a Good Reason Many Jewish Women Will Be Joining the Women's March. thenation.com There's a Good Reason Many Jewish Women Will Be Joining the Women's March…

John Feffer (2019-01-17). Trump Punts on Syria: The Forever War in the Middle East is Far From Over. mintpressnews.com With Bolton and Pompeo by his side and Mattis departed, Trump may well go with his gut and attack Iran militarily and he'll be encouraged in this delusion by Israel and Saudi Arabia.

Ramzy Baroud (2019-01-17). The War on BDS: How Israel's Agenda Became a US Priority. mintpressnews.com Cheered on by American Israeli Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) and other pro-Israel lobbies, the US Congress is now leading Israel's war on Palestinians and their supporters. In the process, they are attempting to demolish the very core of American democratic values.

teleSUR (2019-01-17). CNN Brazil Will Have an Evangelical Pastor as CEO. telesurenglish.net Edir Macedo, an evangelist pastor will be the CEO of CNN Brazil. The United States media giant Cable News Network (CNN) will open for the first time in the Latin American country during the first year of the far-right President Jair Bolsonaro's administration. | RELATED: | Brazil: Police Attack Protesters Against Bolsonaro Policies | Edir Macedo is the fo…

Zero Hedge (2019-01-17). Israel's Top Commander Finally Spills Secrets of "Invisible War" in Syria. globalresearch.ca For years Israel denied allegations that it had a role in funding and weaponizing the anti-Assad insurgency in Syria, and more often military officials responded "no comment" even when confronted with overwhelming evidence of Israeli weapons documented in al-Qaeda linked …

Alexander Rubinstein (2019-01-17). Amnesty International's Troubling Collaboration With US and UK Intelligence. theantimedia.com (MPN) — Amnesty International, the eminent human-rights non-governmental organization, is widely known for its advocacy in that realm. It produces reports critical of the Israeli occupation in Palestine and the Saudi-led war on Yemen. But it also publishes a steady flow of indictments against countries that don't play ball with Washington — countries like Iran, China, Venezuela, …

Middle East Monitor (2019-01-17). United States to Purchase 2 Israeli Iron Dome Missile Systems. theantimedia.com (MEMO) — The United States plans to buy two Iron Dome anti-missile defense systems from Israel. Israel's Yedioth Ahronoth reported yesterday that the US administration had asked Congress for $373 million to buy the two systems from Israel. The US rarely buys armed systems from other countries due to national security considerations, but also because the US usually has …

Consortiumnews (2019-01-16). Israeli Politics Enter Grubby Realm of Reality TV. consortiumnews.com Netanyahu demands a TV showdown with his corruption accusers and Roseanne Barr prepares to address the Knesset. The poverty of public discourse has never been more apparent, writes Jonathan Cook. By Jonathan Cook Jonathan-Cook.net Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu commandeered… Read more →

Ramzy Baroud (2019-01-16). The Moral Travesty of Israel Seeking Arab, Iranian Money for its Alleged Nakba. zcomm.org For Israel to be seeking compensation from Arab countries and Iran is a moral travesty, especially as Palestinians refugees continue to languish in refugee camps across Palestine and the Middle East…

Shared by Jocelyn Dombroski (2019-01-16). Will Coming Israeli Elections Change Anything? (Pt 1/2). therealnews.com David Sheen divided Israel political parties into their positions on segregation, integration, domination and elimination. He joins us to debate Real News Correspondent Shir Hever on what it really means.

Shared by Jocelyn Dombroski (2019-01-16). Will Coming Israeli Elections Change Anything? (Pt 2/2). therealnews.com David Sheen divided Israel political parties into their positions on segregation, integration, domination and elimination. He joins us to debate Real News Correspondent Shir Hever on what it really means

Shared by Jocelyn Dombroski (2019-01-16). Is Canada's 'Left' Marching To The Beat of America's Imperial Drum? (1/2). therealnews.com Canadian author Yves Engler discusses the New Democratic leadership's support for war, militarism and Israel

Shared by Hezvo Mpunga (2019-01-14). Cracks in the Wall: Beyond Apartheid in Palestine/Israel. therealnews.com Ben White discusses his new book Cracks in the Wall, it examines narratives that challenge the Israeli colonization of Palestine and their recent successes

Democracy Now! (2019-01-11). Exclusive: Angela Davis Speaks Out on Palestine, BDS & More After Civil Rights Award Is Revoked. democracynow.org In a Democracy Now! exclusive, legendary activist and scholar Angela Davis speaks out after the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute rescinded a human rights award for her, reportedly due to her activism for Palestinian rights. In September, the institute announced that it would award Davis the Fred L. Shuttlesworth Human Rights Award, named after the civil rights icon. But last Friday, the institute voted to withdraw the award and cancel this year's gala event. The institute rescinded the award days after the Birmingham Holocaust Education Center sent a letter urging the board to reconsider honoring Davis due to he…

SAMIR (2019-01-10). The BDS movement salutes Angela Davis. bdsmovement.net The BDS movement salutes Angela Davis : PACBI StatementThe Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI), a founding member of the BDS movement for Palestinian rights, salutJanuary 10, 2019 | By: | | Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI)

Stephen Zunes (2019-01-10). Rescinding a Human Rights Award to Angela Davis Was Cowardly and Unfair. progressive.org One would think that opposing Israel control of Palestinian territories seized in the 1967 war, which the international community recognizes as a foreign belligerent occupation, would not be particularly controversial.

LEILI (2018-12-08). German Court Confirms BDS Advocacy is Protected Freedom of Expression and Assembly. bdsmovement.net German Court Confirms BDS Advocacy is Protected Freedom of Expression and Assembly: In the NewsA German court confirms that advocating for BDS and Palestinian rights constitutes freedom of expression and assembly, rights that are protected by the German constitution and are essential for democracy. The court ruled that the German city of Oldenburg unlawfully violated these fundamental rights when it revoked a perm…

PEDRO (2018-12-06). Palestinians and Brazilians Call For Joint Struggle Against Israel-Bolsonaro Alliance. bdsmovement.net Palestinians and Brazilians Call For Joint Struggle Against Israel-Bolsonaro Alliance: BNC StatementWhile Brazil's new president wants to follow in the footsteps of Donald Trump moving the Brazilian embassy to Jerusalem, and Rio de Janeiro's new governor wants to buy Israeli weaponized drones, Palestinian and Rio de Janeiro's favelas' social movements call for a joint and global struggle agains…

LEILI (2018-11-26). Palestinian Civil Society Urges World Governments to Impose a Military Embargo on Saudi Regime Over Khashoggi Murder and War Crimes in Yemen, On Israel for War Crimes and Apartheid Against Palestinians. bdsmovement.net Palestinian Civil Society Urges World Governments to Impose a Military Embargo on Saudi Regime Over Khashoggi Murder and War Crimes in Yemen, On Israel for War Crimes and Apartheid Against Palestinians: Update"We appeal to progressives and social movements everywhere to pressure their governments to impose strict military embargoes on all states that are perpetrating crimes against hu…

Phyllis Bennis (2018-11-14). The Crisis in Gaza and a Potential Ceasefire. zcomm.org Discussing the recent Israeli special forces operation inside the Gaza Strip that killed 7 Palestinians and one Israeli soldier, as well as Israeli air strikes and a potential ceasefire…

2019-01-18: Social Media Postees

Building Israeli-Palestinian Peace From The Ground Up
Joel Braunold | indybay.org | 2019-01-18
800 Foster City Blvd, Foster City…
indybay.org/newsitems/2019/01/15/1882039…

There's a Good Reason Many Jewish Women Will Be Joining the Women's March
Sarah Seltzer | thenation.com | 2019-01-17
There's a Good Reason Many Jewish Women Will Be Joining the Women's March…
thenation.com/article/womens-march-2019-…

Israel's Top Commander Finally Spills Secrets of "Invisible War" in Syria
Zero Hedge | globalresearch.ca | 2019-01-17
For years Israel denied allegations that it had a role in funding and weaponizing the anti-Assad insurgency in Syria, and more often military officials responded "no comment" even when confronted with overwhelming evidence of Israeli weapons documented in al-Qaeda linked … | The post Israel's Top Commander Finally Spills Secrets of "Invisible War" in Syria appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/israels-top-commander-…

Palestine Rejects US Peace Draft on Shared Jerusalem
teleSUR | telesurenglish.net | 2019-01-17
On Wednesday, the Palestinian Authority (PA) responding to multiple reports of a United States-drafted Peace Plan, said that "any peace plan that does not include an independent Palestinian state — with all of East Jerusalem as its capital — on the 1967 borders, is destined to fail." | RELATED: | Palestinians Launch Bid for Full UN Membership | The U.S. Israel-Palestinian plan will reportedly propose that Jerusalem be divided into territories, designating some annexed Palestine regio…
telesurenglish.net/news/Palestine-Reject…

The War on BDS: How Israel's Agenda Became a US Priority
Ramzy Baroud | mintpressnews.com | 2019-01-17
Cheered on by American Israeli Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) and other pro-Israel lobbies, the US Congress is now leading Israel's war on Palestinians and their supporters. In the process, they are attempting to demolish the very core of American democratic values. | The post The War on BDS: How Israel's Agenda Became a US Priority appeared first on MintPress News.
mintpressnews.com/the-war-on-bds-how-isr…

Trump Punts on Syria: The Forever War in the Middle East is Far From Over
John Feffer | mintpressnews.com | 2019-01-17
With Bolton and Pompeo by his side and Mattis departed, Trump may well go with his gut and attack Iran militarily and he'll be encouraged in this delusion by Israel and Saudi Arabia. | The post Trump Punts on Syria: The Forever War in the Middle East is Far From Over appeared first on MintPress News.
mintpressnews.com/trump-punts-on-syria-t…

Amnesty International's Troubling Collaboration With US and UK Intelligence
Alexander Rubinstein | theantimedia.com | 2019-01-17
(MPN) — Amnesty International, the eminent human-rights non-governmental organization, is widely known for its advocacy in that realm. It produces reports critical of the Israeli occupation in Palestine and the Saudi-led war on Yemen. But it also publishes a steady flow of indictments against countries that don't play ball with Washington — countries like Iran, China, Venezuela, …

Amnesty International’s Troubling Collaboration With US and UK Intelligence

United States to Purchase 2 Israeli Iron Dome Missile Systems
Middle East Monitor | theantimedia.com | 2019-01-17
(MEMO) — The United States plans to buy two Iron Dome anti-missile defense systems from Israel. Israel's Yedioth Ahronoth reported yesterday that the US administration had asked Congress for $373 million to buy the two systems from Israel. The US rarely buys armed systems from other countries due to national security considerations, but also because the US usually has …

United States to Purchase 2 Israeli Iron Dome Missile Systems

The Moral Travesty of Israel Seeking Arab, Iranian Money for its Alleged Nakba
Ramzy Baroud | zcomm.org | 2019-01-16
For Israel to be seeking compensation from Arab countries and Iran is a moral travesty, especially as Palestinians refugees continue to languish in refugee camps across Palestine and the Middle East…
zcomm.org/znetarticle/the-moral-travesty…

Israeli Politics Enter Grubby Realm of Reality TV
Consortiumnews | consortiumnews.com | 2019-01-16
Netanyahu demands a TV showdown with his corruption accusers and Roseanne Barr prepares to address the Knesset. The poverty of public discourse has never been more apparent, writes Jonathan Cook. By Jonathan Cook Jonathan-Cook.net Israeli prime minister Benjamin Netanyahu commandeered… Read more ?…
consortiumnews.com/2019/01/15/israeli-po…

Is Canada's 'Left' Marching To The Beat of America's Imperial Drum? (1/2)
Shared by Jocelyn Dombroski | therealnews.com | 2019-01-16
Canadian author Yves Engler discusses the New Democratic leadership's support for war, militarism and Israel | The post Is Canada's 'Left' Marching To The Beat of America's Imperial Drum? (1/2) appeared first on The Real News Network.
therealnews.com/stories/is-canadas-left-…

Will Coming Israeli Elections Change Anything? (Pt 1/2)
Shared by Jocelyn Dombroski | therealnews.com | 2019-01-16
David Sheen divided Israel political parties into their positions on segregation, integration, domination and elimination. He joins us to debate Real News Correspondent Shir Hever on what it really means. | The post Will Coming Israeli Elections Change Anything? (Pt 1/2) appeared first on The Real News Network.
therealnews.com/stories/will-coming-isra…

Will Coming Israeli Elections Change Anything? (Pt 2/2)
Shared by Jocelyn Dombroski | therealnews.com | 2019-01-16
David Sheen divided Israel political parties into their positions on segregation, integration, domination and elimination. He joins us to debate Real News Correspondent Shir Hever on what it really means | The post Will Coming Israeli Elections Change Anything? (Pt 2/2) appeared first on The Real News Network.
therealnews.com/stories/will-coming-isra…

A Chance for a New US Congress to Rethink Knee-Jerk Support for Israel
Miko Peled | mintpressnews.com | 2019-01-15
If ever there was a chance to approach members of the U.S. Congress with challenging issues, and a re-examination of oppressive Israeli behavior, this is it. These first few weeks of the new Congress are the time to take advantage of the new energy — otherwise, it will fade away. | The post A Chance for a New US Congress to Rethink Knee-Jerk Support for Israel appeared first on MintPress News.
mintpressnews.com/a-chance-for-a-new-us-…

Cracks in the Wall: Beyond Apartheid in Palestine/Israel
Shared by Hezvo Mpunga | therealnews.com | 2019-01-14
Ben White discusses his new book Cracks in the Wall, it examines narratives that challenge the Israeli colonization of Palestine and their recent successes | The post Cracks in the Wall: Beyond Apartheid in Palestine/Israel appeared first on The Real News Network.
therealnews.com/stories/cracks-in-the-wa…

Exclusive: Angela Davis Speaks Out on Palestine, BDS & More After Civil Rights Award Is Revoked
Democracy Now! | democracynow.org | 2019-01-11
In a Democracy Now! exclusive, legendary activist and scholar Angela Davis speaks out after the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute rescinded a human rights award for her, reportedly due to her activism for Palestinian rights. In September, the institute announced that it would award Davis the Fred L. Shuttlesworth Human Rights Award, named after the civil rights icon. But last Friday, the institute voted to withdraw the award and cancel this year's gala event. The institute rescinded the award days after the Birmingham Holocaust Education Center sent a letter urging the board to reconsider honoring Davis due to he…
www.democracynow.org/2019/1/11/exclusive…

Rescinding a Human Rights Award to Angela Davis Was Cowardly and Unfair
Stephen Zunes | progressive.org | 2019-01-10
One would think that opposing Israel control of Palestinian territories seized in the 1967 war, which the international community recognizes as a foreign belligerent occupation, would not be particularly controversial.
progressive.org/dispatches/rescinding-aw…

The BDS movement salutes Angela Davis
SAMIR | bdsmovement.net | 2019-01-10
The BDS movement salutes Angela Davis : PACBI StatementThe Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI), a founding member of the BDS movement for Palestinian rights, salutJanuary 10, 2019 | By: | | Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) …
bdsmovement.net/news/angela-davis-BCRI