2020-01-27: News Headlines

Kevin Gosztola (2020-01-27). DNC's Tom Perez nominates regime-change agents, Israel lobbyists, and Wall Street consultants to rig the game against Bernie. thegrayzone.com With Sen. Bernie Sanders surging in the polls, DNC chair Tom Perez has put forward a cartoonishly neoliberal cast of…

sputniknews (2020-01-27). Trump Reportedly Wants Both Netanyahu and Gantz to Work on 'Deal of the Century'. sputniknews.com The US president earlier announced that he wants to release a peace plan for resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in full sometime before Israeli PM Netanyahu's visit to Washington.

sputniknews (2020-01-27). Jordan Valley Mayor: Sovereignty in Area to Benefit All, Israel Should Ignore Background Noise. sputniknews.com Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party is set to introduce a bill that would apply Israeli sovereignty to the Jordan Valley that makes up some 30 per cent of the predominately Palestinian West Bank.

sputniknews (2020-01-27). Legal Procedures Underway Regarding Issachar's Pardon Petition – Kremlin. sputniknews.com MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Legal procedures are underway regarding the pardon petition by Israeli woman Naama Issachar, serving a prison term in Russia for drug trafficking, they are necessary for President Vladimir Putin to make a decision on the issue as soon as possible, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters Monday.

sputniknews (2020-01-27). Netanyahu Says He is Going to 'Make History' With Trump – Foreign Ministry. sputniknews.com MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has departed for Washington to discuss the upcoming US plan to settle the conflict between Israel and Palestine with US President Donald Trump on 28 January, hinting at the meeting's potential historic repercussions, Israel's Foreign Ministry announced.

IMEMC News & Agencies (2020-01-26). Zionist Outrage Over BBC Coverage Of Holocaust Memorial. imemc.org The Board of Deputies of British Jews (BoD), described by Jewish activist Tony Greenstein as a "pro-Israeli advocacy group", has expressed outrage over a BBC correspondent's remarks made during a report on the Holocaust memorial at the Yad Vashem's Hall of the Dead, marking 75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz by …

IMEMC News & Agencies (2020-01-26). REPORT: Trump "Peace Plan" to be Published This Week. imemc.org Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said, on Sunday, that US President Donald Trump will publish the "Deal of the Century" plan this week. During his weekly cabinet meeting, Netanyahu indicated that he will fly to the United States today, to meet President Trump tomorrow and the day after tomorrow, to …

teleSUR (2020-01-26). Palestinians Threaten to Quit Oslo Agreement Over Trump Plan. telesurenglish.net The Palestinian Liberation Organization has threatened to quit the Oslo Accords agreement that was brokered by former U.S. President Bill Clinton in 1993 after U.S. President Donald Trump announced he was planning to unveil his so-called "peace plan" in the coming days. | RELATED: | Citing the member of the Palestinian Legislative Council and former representative at the Oslo Accords, Saeb Erekat, the AFP…

IMEMC News (2020-01-26). Soldiers Injure Thirteen Palestinians Near Jerusalem. imemc.org Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday evening, the al-'Ezariya town, east of occupied Jerusalem, and injured thirteen Palestinians, during ensuing protests. The soldiers invaded Ras Kabsa area in the town, and fired a barrage of gas bombs and concussion grenades at protests, and several surrounding homes. The Palestinian Red …

IMEMC News & Agencies (2020-01-26). Fateh IRC: Ethnically Cleansed Palestinians Like Victims of Nazi Occupation. imemc.org The Fateh International Relations Commission said, in a statement commemorating the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, that the Palestinian people, ethnically cleansed by Jewish militias since 1948 and occupied by Israel since 1967, are like the victims of the Nazi occupation of Europe. Fateh said that open or …

IMEMC News (2020-01-26). Israeli Colonists Seriously Injure A Palestinian Man Near Nablus. imemc.org Palestinian medical sources have reported that a man was seriously injured, on Saturday evening, after a group of fanatic illegal Israeli colonists invaded the as-Sawiya village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and attacked him and his son. Morad Abu Rad, the head of as-Sawiya Village Council, …

IMEMC News (2020-01-26). Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian, Confiscate A Bulldozer In Nablus. imemc.org Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, a former political prisoner, and summoned another Palestinian for interrogation, in addition to confiscating a bulldozer in the northern West Bank governorate of Nablus. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official who monitors Israel's illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded and searched …

teleSUR (2020-01-26). Israel Authorizes Religious, Business Trips to Saudi Arabia. telesurenglish.net In the latest sign of rapprochement between the two nations, the Israeli government announced Sunday that it would authorize its citizens to travel under certain circumstances to Saudi Arabia, according to Haaretz. | RELATED: | After having held discussions with the country's security and diplomatic services, Israel's Minister of the Interior Aryeh Deri released a statement saying Israelis would be permitted to travel to th…

IMEMC News & Agencies (2020-01-26). Sheikh Sabri Again Expelled from Al-Aqsa Mosque. imemc.org Israeli occupation forces, on Saturday, served Sheikh Ikrima Sabri' with an order of expulsion, from Al-Aqsa Mosque, for four months, after raiding his home. Eyewitness added that the order required him to appear for interrogation on Sunday. Last Sunday, the duration of the order was to last for seven days, …

Hans Stehling (2020-01-26). Trump's Threat to Dispossess Four Million Palestinians by Violent Annexation of East Jerusalem and West Bank. globalresearch.ca 50 million Christian Zionists, including US VP Mike Pence, have succeeded in persuading a gullible Donald Trump to propose the forced annexation of Palestinian East Jerusalem and the West Bank by hard-line extremist Israeli Prime Minister, Binyamin Netanyahu, …

IMEMC News (2020-01-26). Army Abducts A Palestinian In Hebron. imemc.org Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday before noon, a young Palestinian man at a military roadblock near the Ibrahimi Mosque, in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers stopped the Palestinian at a military roadblock near the mosque, and abducted him. The …

IMEMC News (2020-01-25). Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Journalist Near Hebron. imemc.org Israeli soldiers abducted, Saturday, a Palestinian journalist after the army invaded the al-'Arroub refugee camp, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, after the army invaded the camp and attacked protesters. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers fired many gas bombs and concussion grenades at the protesters and several surrounding …

teleSUR (2020-01-25). Israel Carries Out New Airstrikes Against Southern Gaza. telesurenglish.net The Israeli Defense Forces confirmed they launched a series of airstrikes striking a number of targets in eastern Khanyounes in the southern Gaza Strip Saturday night. | RELATED: | According to the IDF, the targets included a weapon-manufacturing depot and a military post operated by Hamas; in retaliation to alleged multiple explosive and incendiary balloons launched from the besieged territory over the past few weeks. | Hamas has not issued any…

IMEMC News (2020-01-25). Israeli Air Force Fires Missiles Into Khan Younis. imemc.org The Israeli Air Force fired, on Saturday at night, three missiles into two areas in Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Media sources in Khan Younis said the missiles caused damage to structures, apparently used by armed resistance groups, and several homes. The soldiers also fired …

CP Editor (2020-01-25). How Israel Exploits the Holocaust to Justify War Crimes Against Palestinians. counterpunch.org

Staff (2020-01-24). Headlines for January 24, 2020. democracynow.org Impeachment Managers Continue Opening Arguments in Trump's Senate Trial, 33 Million on Lockdown in Chinese Cities as Coronavirus Outbreak Spreads, Hundreds of Thousands of Iraqis March to Demand U.S. Troop Withdrawal, Trump Invites Israeli Leaders to White House for "Peace Plan" Unveiling, Mexican Soldiers Attack Central American Migrant Caravan, Arresting 800, U.S. to Send Ambassador to Bolivia After Coup That Ousted Evo Morales, Puerto Rican Protesters Demand Ouster of Gov. Wanda Vázquez, SC Official Switches Presidential Endorsement from Biden to Sanders, National Archives Replaces Doctored Women's March Photo…

Middle East Eye (2020-01-24). Families in Disbelief After Israeli Army Kills Three Gaza Teens. theantimedia.com Israel says Mohammed, Salem and Mahmoud snuck into Israel and attacked the army – but their relatives reject this version of events.

RT (2020-01-23). White House pours cold water on 'Prince Charles snubs Pence' claims (VIDEOS). rt.com A video showing the UK's Prince Charles appearing to dodge a handshake with US Vice President Mike Pence doesn't tell the whole story, the White House has insisted, claiming the two men greeted each other warmly earlier. | Prince Charles appears to snub Pence as he shakes the hands of a row of international leaders and VIPs at the World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem, sparing the American a brief glance and moving on to greet Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu instead. The British royal seems to mutter something under his breath as he conspicuously avoids engaging with Pence. | The vice president's staff entered d…

Ramzy Baroud (2020-01-22). In the Name of "Israel's Security": Retreating US Gives Israel Billions More in Military Funding. dissidentvoice.org Billions of US tax-payers' money will continue to be funneled into Israel in the next fiscal year, and for many years in the foreseeable future. Republican and Democratic Senators have recently achieved just that, passing a bill aimed at providing Israel with $3.3 billion in annual aid. The Bill, co-sponsored by Democratic Senator, Chris Coons …

Middle East Eye (2020-01-22). Saudi Crown Prince Likely Used Israeli Spyware to Hack Bezos' Phone: UN Experts. theantimedia.com (MEE) — An examination of Jeff Bezos' mobile revealed "an anomalous and extreme change in phone behaviour" after the Amazon CEO received a file from a WhatsApp account associated with the Saudi crown prince, two UN special rapporteurs said on Wednesday. There is "reasonable belief" that the behaviour on Bezos' phone was the result of Pegasus spyware sold to the …

Ramzy Baroud (2020-01-21). In the Name of "Security" Retreating US Gives Israel Billions More in Military Funding. mintpressnews.com Despite the fact that the U.S. is retreating from the Middle East, lacking strategy and future vision, lawmakers are congratulating themselves on passing yet another generous aid package to Israel.

Ramzy Baroud (2019-12-02). The War on Truth: How Israel's Social Media Trolls Conquered Facebook. zcomm.org Israel may have found a way to circumvent the influence of Facebook on the discussions pertaining to Palestinian rights and the Israeli occupation…

2020-01-27: Social Media Postees

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DNC's Tom Perez nominates regime-change agents, Israel lobbyists, and Wall Street consultants to rig the game against Bernie
Kevin Gosztola | thegrayzone.com | 2020-01-27
With Sen. Bernie Sanders surging in the polls, DNC chair Tom Perez has put forward a cartoonishly neoliberal cast of…
thegrayzone.com/2020/01/27/dnc-perez-regime-change-agents-israel-lobbyists-wall-street-rig-game-bernie/

Trump Reportedly Wants Both Netanyahu and Gantz to Work on 'Deal of the Century'
sputniknews.com | 2020-01-27
The US president earlier announced that he wants to release a peace plan for resolving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in full sometime before Israeli PM Netanyahu's visit to Washington.
sputniknews.com/middleeast/202001271078151330-trump-reportedly-wants-both-netanyahu-and-gantz-to-work-on-deal-of-the-century/

Netanyahu Says He is Going to 'Make History' With Trump – Foreign Ministry
sputniknews.com | 2020-01-27
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has departed for Washington to discuss the upcoming US plan to settle the conflict between Israel and Palestine with US President Donald Trump on 28 January, hinting at the meeting's potential historic repercussions, Israel's Foreign Ministry announced.
sputniknews.com/world/202001271078151314-netanyahu-says-he-is-going-to-make-history-with-trump/

Jordan Valley Mayor: Sovereignty in Area to Benefit All, Israel Should Ignore Background Noise
sputniknews.com | 2020-01-27
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party is set to introduce a bill that would apply Israeli sovereignty to the Jordan Valley that makes up some 30 per cent of the predominately Palestinian West Bank.
sputniknews.com/analysis/202001271078148412-jordan-valley-mayor-sovereignty-in-area-to-benefit-all-israel-should-ignore-background-noise/

Legal Procedures Underway Regarding Issachar's Pardon Petition – Kremlin
sputniknews.com | 2020-01-27
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Legal procedures are underway regarding the pardon petition by Israeli woman Naama Issachar, serving a prison term in Russia for drug trafficking, they are necessary for President Vladimir Putin to make a decision on the issue as soon as possible, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters Monday.
sputniknews.com/russia/202001271078151063-legal-procedures-underway-regarding-issachars-pardon-petition—kremlin/

Zionist Outrage Over BBC Coverage Of Holocaust Memorial
IMEMC News & Agencies | imemc.org | 2020-01-26
The Board of Deputies of British Jews (BoD), described by Jewish activist Tony Greenstein as a "pro-Israeli advocacy group", has expressed outrage over a BBC correspondent's remarks made during a report on the Holocaust memorial at the Yad Vashem's Hall of the Dead, marking 75 years since the liberation of Auschwitz by …
imemc.org/article/zionist-outrage-over-bbc-coverage-of-holocaust-memorial/

Palestinians Threaten to Quit Oslo Agreement Over Trump Plan
telesurenglish.net | 2020-01-26
The Palestinian Liberation Organization has threatened to quit the Oslo Accords agreement that was brokered by former U.S. President Bill Clinton in 1993 after U.S. President Donald Trump announced he was planning to unveil his so-called "peace plan" in the coming days. | RELATED: | Palestinian Boy Allegedly Kidnapped by Israeli Settlers, Found Dead | Citing the member of the Palestinian Legislative Council and former representative at the Oslo Accords, Saeb Erekat, the AFP…
telesurenglish.net/news/Palestinians-Threaten-to-Quit-Oslo-Agreement-Over-Trump-Plan-20200126-0003.html

REPORT: Trump "Peace Plan" to be Published This Week
IMEMC News & Agencies | imemc.org | 2020-01-26
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said, on Sunday, that US President Donald Trump will publish the "Deal of the Century" plan this week. During his weekly cabinet meeting, Netanyahu indicated that he will fly to the United States today, to meet President Trump tomorrow and the day after tomorrow, to …
imemc.org/article/report-trump-peace-plan-to-be-published-this-week/

Soldiers Injure Thirteen Palestinians Near Jerusalem
IMEMC News | imemc.org | 2020-01-26
Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Saturday evening, the al-'Ezariya town, east of occupied Jerusalem, and injured thirteen Palestinians, during ensuing protests. The soldiers invaded Ras Kabsa area in the town, and fired a barrage of gas bombs and concussion grenades at protests, and several surrounding homes. The Palestinian Red …
imemc.org/article/soldiers-injure-thirteen-palestinians-near-jerusalem/

Fateh IRC: Ethnically Cleansed Palestinians Like Victims of Nazi Occupation
IMEMC News & Agencies | imemc.org | 2020-01-26
The Fateh International Relations Commission said, in a statement commemorating the 75th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, that the Palestinian people, ethnically cleansed by Jewish militias since 1948 and occupied by Israel since 1967, are like the victims of the Nazi occupation of Europe. Fateh said that open or …
imemc.org/article/fateh-irc-ethnically-cleansed-palestinians-like-victims-of-nazi-occupation/

Army Abducts A Palestinian In Hebron
IMEMC News | imemc.org | 2020-01-26
Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday before noon, a young Palestinian man at a military roadblock near the Ibrahimi Mosque, in Hebron city, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Media sources said the soldiers stopped the Palestinian at a military roadblock near the mosque, and abducted him. The …
imemc.org/article/army-abducts-a-palestinian-in-hebron-3/

Israel Authorizes Religious, Business Trips to Saudi Arabia
telesurenglish.net | 2020-01-26
In the latest sign of rapprochement between the two nations, the Israeli government announced Sunday that it would authorize its citizens to travel under certain circumstances to Saudi Arabia, according to Haaretz. | RELATED: | Palestinian Boy Allegedly Kidnapped, Found Dead | After having held discussions with the country's security and diplomatic services, Israel's Minister of the Interior Aryeh Deri released a statement saying Israelis would be permitted to travel to th…
telesurenglish.net/news/Israel-Permits-Citizens-Religious-Business-Trips-to-Saudi-Arabia-20200126-0007.html

Israeli Colonists Seriously Injure A Palestinian Man Near Nablus
IMEMC News | imemc.org | 2020-01-26
Palestinian medical sources have reported that a man was seriously injured, on Saturday evening, after a group of fanatic illegal Israeli colonists invaded the as-Sawiya village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and attacked him and his son. Morad Abu Rad, the head of as-Sawiya Village Council, …
imemc.org/article/israeli-colonists-serious-injure-a-palestinian-man-near-nablus/

Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian, Confiscate A Bulldozer In Nablus
IMEMC News | imemc.org | 2020-01-26
Israeli soldiers abducted, Sunday, a former political prisoner, and summoned another Palestinian for interrogation, in addition to confiscating a bulldozer in the northern West Bank governorate of Nablus. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official who monitors Israel's illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded and searched …
imemc.org/article/soldiers-abduct-a-palestinian-confiscate-a-bulldozer-in-nablus/

Sheikh Sabri Again Expelled from Al-Aqsa Mosque
IMEMC News & Agencies | imemc.org | 2020-01-26
Israeli occupation forces, on Saturday, served Sheikh Ikrima Sabri' with an order of expulsion, from Al-Aqsa Mosque, for four months, after raiding his home. Eyewitness added that the order required him to appear for interrogation on Sunday. Last Sunday, the duration of the order was to last for seven days, …
imemc.org/article/sheikh-sabri-again-expelled-from-al-aqsa-mosque/

Trump's Threat to Dispossess Four Million Palestinians by Violent Annexation of East Jerusalem and West Bank
Hans Stehling | globalresearch.ca | 2020-01-26
50 million Christian Zionists, including US VP Mike Pence, have succeeded in persuading a gullible Donald Trump to propose the forced annexation of Palestinian East Jerusalem and the West Bank by hard-line extremist Israeli Prime Minister, Binyamin Netanyahu, …
globalresearch.ca/18-un-likely-support-trump-threat-dispossess-4m-palestinians-violent-annexation-east-jerusalem-west-bank/5701735

Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Journalist Near Hebron
IMEMC News | imemc.org | 2020-01-25
Israeli soldiers abducted, Saturday, a Palestinian journalist after the army invaded the al-'Arroub refugee camp, north of the southern West Bank city of Hebron, after the army invaded the camp and attacked protesters. Eyewitnesses said the soldiers fired many gas bombs and concussion grenades at the protesters and several surrounding …
imemc.org/article/israeli-soldiers-abduct-a-journalist-near-hebron/

How Israel Exploits the Holocaust to Justify War Crimes Against Palestinians
CP Editor | counterpunch.org | 2020-01-25
counterpunch.org/2020/01/24/how-israel-exploits-the-holocaust-to-justify-war-crimes-against-palestinians/

Israeli Air Force Fires Missiles Into Khan Younis
IMEMC News | imemc.org | 2020-01-25
The Israeli Air Force fired, on Saturday at night, three missiles into two areas in Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Media sources in Khan Younis said the missiles caused damage to structures, apparently used by armed resistance groups, and several homes. The soldiers also fired …
imemc.org/article/israeli-air-force-fires-missiles-into-khan-younis/

Israel Carries Out New Airstrikes Against Southern Gaza
telesurenglish.net | 2020-01-25
The Israeli Defense Forces confirmed they launched a series of airstrikes striking a number of targets in eastern Khanyounes in the southern Gaza Strip Saturday night. | RELATED: | Israel Carries Out Fresh Airstrikes Over Gaza | According to the IDF, the targets included a weapon-manufacturing depot and a military post operated by Hamas; in retaliation to alleged multiple explosive and incendiary balloons launched from the besieged territory over the past few weeks. | Hamas has not issued any…
telesurenglish.net/news/Israel-Carries-Out-New-Airstrikes-Against-Southern-Gaza–20200125-0010.html

Families in Disbelief After Israeli Army Kills Three Gaza Teens
Middle East Eye | theantimedia.com | 2020-01-24
Israel says Mohammed, Salem and Mahmoud snuck into Israel and attacked the army – but their relatives reject this version of events.

Families in Disbelief After Israeli Army Kills Three Gaza Teens

White House pours cold water on 'Prince Charles snubs Pence' claims (VIDEOS)
rt.com | 2020-01-23
A video showing the UK's Prince Charles appearing to dodge a handshake with US Vice President Mike Pence doesn't tell the whole story, the White House has insisted, claiming the two men greeted each other warmly earlier. | Prince Charles appears to snub Pence as he shakes the hands of a row of international leaders and VIPs at the World Holocaust Forum in Jerusalem, sparing the American a brief glance and moving on to greet Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu instead. The British royal seems to mutter something under his breath as he conspicuously avoids engaging with Pence. | The vice president's staff entered d…
rt.com/news/479021-pence-charles-handshake-drama/

In the Name of "Israel's Security": Retreating US Gives Israel Billions More in Military Funding
Ramzy Baroud | dissidentvoice.org | 2020-01-22
Billions of US tax-payers' money will continue to be funneled into Israel in the next fiscal year, and for many years in the foreseeable future. Republican and Democratic Senators have recently achieved just that, passing a bill aimed at providing Israel with $3.3 billion in annual aid. The Bill, co-sponsored by Democratic Senator, Chris Coons …
dissidentvoice.org/2020/01/in-the-name-of-israels-security-retreating-us-gives-israel-billions-more-in-military-funding/

Saudi Crown Prince Likely Used Israeli Spyware to Hack Bezos' Phone: UN Experts
Middle East Eye | theantimedia.com | 2020-01-22
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In the Name of "Security" Retreating US Gives Israel Billions More in Military Funding
Ramzy Baroud | mintpressnews.com | 2020-01-21
Despite the fact that the U.S. is retreating from the Middle East, lacking strategy and future vision, lawmakers are congratulating themselves on passing yet another generous aid package to Israel.
mintpressnews.com/united-states-bill-gives-israel-billions-military-aid/264251/

The Miracle of Kindness
Chris Hedges | zcomm.org | 2020-01-19
Take a brief journey through the eyes of American, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Chris Hedges to Jerusalem, Gaza, and Iraq, and discover the sacred bonds that make us human…
zcomm.org/zvideo/the-miracle-of-kindness/