Egypt, Israel in close cooperation against Sinai fighters: Sisi
aljazeera | aljazeera.com | 2019-01-05
Egyptian president tells CBS the former enemies are in 'wide-ranging' military coordination against armed groups.
Officials: Gunmen Storm Palestine TV, Destroy Equipment
teleSUR | telesurenglish.net | 2019-01-05
According to officials, tensions between Palestinian Authority and Hamas could escalate after the offices of Palestine TV in Gaza was raided by armed men. | RELATED: | HSBC: War Crimes, Not BDS, Behind Divesting from Israeli Arms Maker | The Palestinian Broadcast Corporation (PBC) issued a statement saying the attack was a…
Durham NC Becomes First City to Ban Training By Israeli Police and Then be Forced to Reconsider It
Shared by Hezvo Mpunga | therealnews.com | 2019-01-05
Jazmynne Williams of Jewish Voices for Peace discusses the organizing efforts underway to ensure the ban remains | The post Durham NC Becomes First City to Ban Training By Israeli Police and Then be Forced to Reconsider It appeared first on The Real News Network.
Judge Richard Goldstone Suffered for Turning His Back on Gaza, But Not as Much as the Palestinians He Betrayed
Robert Fisk | counterpunch.org | 2019-01-04
When a hero lets you down, the betrayal lasts forever. I'm not alone, I know, when I say that Richard Goldstone was a hero of mine — a most formidable, brilliant and brave judge who finally spoke truth to power in the Middle East. And then recanted like a frightened political prisoner, with protestations of love for…
Analysts Confirm: Israel Used Civilian Airliners as Cover in Christmas Day Airstrikes in Syria
Philip M. Giraldi | mintpressnews.com | 2019-01-04
Analysts have confirmed that the Israelis carried out the strikes in Syria by deliberately using scheduled airline departures and arrivals as cover to foil the improved and upgraded Syrian air defenses. | The post Analysts Confirm: Israel Used Civilian Airliners as Cover in Christmas Day Airstrikes in Syria appeared first on MintPress News.
HSBC: War Crimes Behind Divesting from Israeli Arms Maker
teleSUR | telesurenglish.net | 2019-01-04
HSBC issued a statement Friday clarifying that its decision to pull out of the Israeli defense company Elbit Systems a few weeks ago was not related to the pro-Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, but instead with the company's decision to produce the widely-banned and deadly Cluster munitions. | RELATED: | BDS Victory: Banking Giant Pulls Support From Israeli Arms Firm | "HSBC's decision to divest from Elbit Systems was not the result of campaigning by the Boy…
Israeli Soldier Shoots Live Ammunition and Tear Gas at Palestinian Students
Middle East Monitor | theantimedia.com | 2019-01-04
(MEMO) — An Israeli soldier shot live ammunition and tear-gas bombs at Palestinian students who were leaving their school in the northern occupied West Bank village of Tell in Nablus yesterday. Palestinian security sources said Israeli settlers attacked Palestinian vehicles as they traveled along the main Nablus-Qalqilya road near the illegal Israeli settlement of Yitzhar. No …
Israeli Soldier Shoots Live Ammunition and Tear Gas at Palestinian Students
1st Palestinian woman in Congress calls for impeaching 'the motherf***er'
RT | rt.com | 2019-01-04
Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) wasted no time after her historic swearing-in, stepping into the spotlight again with a call to "impeach the motherf***er," which she made at a reception to a storm of applause from the crowd. | …
Why Should My Newspaper Pledge Not to Boycott Israel?
ACLU | aclu.org | 2019-01-03
An unconstitutional Arkansas law requires companies contracting with the state to certify that they will not boycott Israel. | Last year, letters from the state of Arkansas began drifting across my desk, demanding that our weekly newspaper, the Arkansas Times, either sign a pledge not to boycott Israel or forfeit all state advertising. | The letters were the result of an obscure, cookie-cutter law passed in 2017 by our Republican-controlled legislature. Specifically, it requires any company entering into a contract with a public entity to certify that it "is not currently engaged in, and agrees for the duration o…
Syria: The Western Rogue States Must Confess Their Crimes Against Humanity and be Held Accountable
Vanessa Beeley | globalresearch.ca | 2019-01-03
The West and its allies in the Gulf States, Turkey and Israel have waged an eight year war against the Syrian people. The West has besieged, starved and deprived the Syrian people of humanitarian aid while pouring "aid" into the … | The post Syria: The Western Rogue States Must Confess Their Crimes Against Humanity and be Held Accountable appeared first on Global Research.
Remembering Amos Oz, the Humane Heart of Israel
Amy Wilentz | thenation.com | 2019-01-02
Remembering Amos Oz, the Humane Heart of Israel…
Amos Oz Remembered: The Sharp Talons of a Zionist "Dove"
Miko Peled | mintpressnews.com | 2019-01-02
It is wrong to speak ill of the dead. Amos Oz, however, was not a private man, not just an individual but an icon. He thrived and benefited greatly from his image as a Zionist, a patriot, and with that, a peace-loving man, a true "dove." Oz was the icon of the culture of the colonizer. | The post Amos Oz Remembered: The Sharp Talons of a Zionist "Dove" appeared first on MintPress News.
Noam Chomsky on Pittsburgh Attack: Revival of Hate Is Encouraged by Trump's Rhetoric
Democracy Now! | democracynow.org | 2018-12-31
On October 27th, a gunman stormed the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, killing 11 Jewish worshipers. The massacre has been described as the worst anti-Semitic attack in U.S. history. After the shooting, we spoke with Noam Chomsky, the world-renowned professor, linguist and dissident, about Pittsburgh, Israel's policies toward Gaza and other recent white supremacist and right-wing attacks in the U.S.
Seeing Is Believing: The Intercept's 2018 Visual Journalism
The Intercept | theintercept.com | 2018-12-29
Visual journalism, in its many forms, is a vital part of news: It can provide evidence that allows us to hold people and institutions accountable, and it can help us build empathy for the plight of others. This year, The Intercept sent photographers and video journalists into the field to bring viewers to places they might not otherwise see, and to move them with human stories — from the release of Palestinian activist Ahed Tamimi to the reunification of families separated at the U.S.-Mexico border. Our illustrations and data visualizations helped elucidate complex issues, from the scope of sexual abuse in…
How to Respond to LeBron James
Dave Zirin | thenation.com | 2018-12-27
How to Respond to LeBron James…
German Court Confirms BDS Advocacy is Protected Freedom of Expression and Assembly
LEILI | bdsmovement.net | 2018-12-08
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…
Palestinians and Brazilians Call For Joint Struggle Against Israel-Bolsonaro Alliance
PEDRO | bdsmovement.net | 2018-12-06
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…