Daily Archives: January 27, 2019

2019-01-27: News Headlines

aljazeera (2019-01-27). Qatari financial aid distributed to thousands of families in Gaza. aljazeera.com Post offices in Gaza are distributing financial aid donated by Qatar to 94,000 Palestinian families.

aljazeera (2019-01-27). Killing of Palestinian by Israeli settlers 'shocking': UN envoy. aljazeera.com Nikolay Mladenov calls on Israel to bring killers of Palestinian man Hamdi Naasan to justice.

Elijah J. Magnier (2019-01-27). Netanyahu's Election Bombing Campaign May Lead to Battle: Syria and Hezbollah Have Their Fingers on the Trigger. globalresearch.ca Israel has attacked Syria many times during the last seven years of war imposed on Syria. It has run red-lights and broken taboos in order to provoke the "Axis of the Resistance" inside Syria, but has refrained from infuriating Hezbollah …

Prof. Marjorie Cohn (2019-01-27). Michelle Alexander Is Right About Israel-Palestine. globalresearch.ca As a progressive Jew, I find that many of my family members and friends are still what we call "PEP" — progressive except Palestine. Amid ever-worsening injustices created by the Israeli system of apartheid and Israel's illegal occupation of Palestinian …

aljazeera (2019-01-27). Malaysia stripped of Paralympic swim tournament over Israel ban. aljazeera.com The move follows PM Mahathir Mohamed's decision to ban Israeli athletes citing abuses against Palestinians.

Marjorie Cohn (2019-01-27). Michelle Alexander Is Right About Israel-Palestine. zcomm.org As a progressive Jew, I find that many of my family members and friends are still what we call "PEP" — progressive except Palestine. Amid ever-worsening injustices created by the Israeli system of apartheid and Israel's illegal occupation of Palestinian lands, it is past time for this to change. I am hopeful that the firestorm Read more…

Shared by Hezvo Mpunga (2019-01-27). Netanyahu Forms Alliances with Far-Right Authoritarian Leaders. therealnews.com Shir Hever says Netanyahu is abusing his image as a protector of the Jewish people, and cuts deals with far-right and anti-Semitic heads of state, absolving them of their racism towards Jews in exchange for their superficial support for the State of Israel. All this, to win the upcoming Israeli elections

Tyler Durden (2019-01-27). Israel Wants US to Keep Troops at Military Base in Syria to Counter Iran. theantimedia.com (ZH) — As the Pentagon appears to be moving forward on President Trump's ordered troop draw down from Syria, administration hawks as well as foreign allies like Israel have one final card to play to hinder a total withdrawal. They argue that some 200 US troops in Syria's southeast desert along the Iraqi border and its 55-kilometer "deconfliction zone" at al-Tanf …

Manlio Dinucci (2019-01-27). Video: Israel, "Licensed to Kill" globalresearch.ca "With its totally unexpected action, Israel has officialised attacks against military targets in Syria, and has warned Syrian authorities not to exact vengeance on Israel" — this was how the Italian medias reported yesterday's Israeli attack in Syria with cruise …

RT (2019-01-25). US family booted off flight 'for overpowering BO' accuse airline of anti-Semitism. rt.com A family taken off an American Airlines flight following passenger and crew complaints of overpowering body odor say they were unfairly targeted because they are Jewish. |

Robert Mackey (2019-01-25). Israeli Campaign Ad Stars Former Soldier Lauded for Executing Palestinian Suspect. theintercept.com An ally of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been endorsed by Elor Azaria, a former soldier who publicly executed a Palestinian suspect in 2016.

Deconstructed (2019-01-24). What You Can't Say About Israel (with Marc Lamont Hill). theintercept.com There are signs that U.S. opinion might be shifting on Israel and Palestine, but defenders of the Israeli government aren't backing down. What's the price of criticizing Israel in the U.S.?

Consortiumnews (2019-01-23). The Unwritten Rule Between the US and Hizbullah. consortiumnews.com The two sides have long agreed to keep their hostilities covert, writes As`ad AbuKhalil, but Israel would like that to change. By As`ad AbuKhalil in Beirut Special to Consortium News David Hale, the U.S. under secretary for political affairs, went… Read more →

Akela Lacy (2019-01-23). Trump Administration Grants South Carolina Foster Care Agencies Authority to Discriminate Against Jewish and Muslim Families. theintercept.com The Trump administration on Wednesday made a quiet move that opens the door for the religious right to use the Religious Freedom and Restoration Act to discriminate against able foster parents whose religious views are in conflict with those of an agency. | On the 33rd day of the government shutdown, Steven Wagner, principal deputy assistant secretary at the Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families, signed a waiver giving special permission to a federally funded Protes…

Democracy Now! (2019-01-22). Headlines for January 22, 2019. democracynow.org Gov't Shutdown Drags On as Dems Reject Trump DACA Proposal, Indigenous Elder and MAGA Hat-Wearing Student Face Off in Viral Video, Protesters Hit the Streets for 3rd Annual Women's March, Special Counsel Rebukes BuzzFeed Claim Trump Told Cohen to Lie to Congress, Sen. Merkley Calls for Probe into DHS Secretary over Family Separation, Afghanistan: Taliban Kill Dozens in Military Base Attack, Syria: Car Bomb Targets Kurds, as Israeli Airstrikes Kill At Least 21, Yemen: Saudi Airstrikes Pound Capital Sana'a, Reports: Shipwrecks in Mediterranean Kill 170 Migrants, Serbia: 10,000+ People Take to the Streets in 8th Wee…

Ramzy Baroud (2019-01-19). That Single Line of Blood: Nassir al-Mosabeh and Mohammed al-Durrah. zcomm.org This is not simply bad journalism, but part of a calculated Israeli campaign aimed at preemptively justifying the killing of children such as Nassir and Mohammed, and thousands like them…

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.

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)

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…

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…

2019-01-27: Social Media Postees

Michelle Alexander Is Right About Israel-Palestine
Marjorie Cohn | zcomm.org | 2019-01-27
As a progressive Jew, I find that many of my family members and friends are still what we call "PEP" — progressive except Palestine. Amid ever-worsening injustices created by the Israeli system of apartheid and Israel's illegal occupation of Palestinian lands, it is past time for this to change. I am hopeful that the firestorm Read…
zcomm.org/znetarticle/michelle-alexander-is-right-about-israel-palestine/

Malaysia stripped of Paralympic swim tournament over Israel ban
aljazeera | aljazeera.com | 2019-01-27
The move follows PM Mahathir Mohamed's decision to ban Israeli athletes citing abuses against Palestinians.
aljazeera.com/news/2019/01/malaysia-stripped-paralympic-swim-tournament-israel-ban-190127112805923.html

Killing of Palestinian by Israeli settlers 'shocking': UN envoy
aljazeera | aljazeera.com | 2019-01-27
Nikolay Mladenov calls on Israel to bring killers of Palestinian man Hamdi Naasan to justice.
aljazeera.com/news/middleeast/2019/01/killing-palestinian-israeli-settlers-shocking-envoy-190127170421052.html

Michelle Alexander Is Right About Israel-Palestine
Prof. Marjorie Cohn | globalresearch.ca | 2019-01-27
As a progressive Jew, I find that many of my family members and friends are still what we call "PEP" — progressive except Palestine. Amid ever-worsening injustices created by the Israeli system of apartheid and Israel's illegal occupation of Palestinian … | The post Michelle Alexander Is Right About Israel-Palestine appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/michelle-alexander-is-right-about-israel-palestine/5666622

Netanyahu's Election Bombing Campaign May Lead to Battle: Syria and Hezbollah Have Their Fingers on the Trigger
Elijah J. Magnier | globalresearch.ca | 2019-01-27
Israel has attacked Syria many times during the last seven years of war imposed on Syria. It has run red-lights and broken taboos in order to provoke the "Axis of the Resistance" inside Syria, but has refrained from infuriating Hezbollah … | The post Netanyahu's Election Bombing Campaign May Lead to Battle: Syria and Hezbollah Have Their Fingers on the Trigger appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/netanyahus-election-bombing-campaign-may-lead-to-battle-syria-and-hezbollah-have-their-fingers-on-the-trigger/5666661

Qatari financial aid distributed to thousands of families in Gaza
aljazeera | aljazeera.com | 2019-01-27
Post offices in Gaza are distributing financial aid donated by Qatar to 94,000 Palestinian families.
aljazeera.com/news/2019/01/qatari-financial-aid-distributed-thousands-families-gaza-190127155546107.html

Netanyahu Forms Alliances with Far-Right Authoritarian Leaders
Shared by Hezvo Mpunga | therealnews.com | 2019-01-27
Shir Hever says Netanyahu is abusing his image as a protector of the Jewish people, and cuts deals with far-right and anti-Semitic heads of state, absolving them of their racism towards Jews in exchange for their superficial support for the State of Israel. All this, to win the upcoming Israeli elections | The post Netanyahu Forms Alliances with Far-Right Authoritarian Leaders appeared first on The Real News Network.
therealnews.com/stories/netanyahu-forms-alliances-with-far-right-authoritarian-leaders

Israel Wants US to Keep Troops at Military Base in Syria to Counter Iran
Tyler Durden | theantimedia.com | 2019-01-27
(ZH) — As the Pentagon appears to be moving forward on President Trump's ordered troop draw down from Syria, administration hawks as well as foreign allies like Israel have one final card to play to hinder a total withdrawal. They argue that some 200 US troops in Syria's southeast desert along the Iraqi border and its 55-kilometer "deconfliction zone" at al-Tanf …

Israel Wants US to Keep Troops at Military Base in Syria to Counter Iran

Video: Israel, "Licensed to Kill"
Manlio Dinucci | globalresearch.ca | 2019-01-27
"With its totally unexpected action, Israel has officialised attacks against military targets in Syria, and has warned Syrian authorities not to exact vengeance on Israel" — this was how the Italian medias reported yesterday's Israeli attack in Syria with cruise … | The post Video: Israel, "Licensed to Kill" appeared first on Global Research.
globalresearch.ca/video-israel-licensed-kill/5666617

US family booted off flight 'for overpowering BO' accuse airline of anti-Semitism
RT | rt.com | 2019-01-25
A family taken off an American Airlines flight following passenger and crew complaints of overpowering body odor say they were unfairly targeted because they are Jewish. | …
rt.com/usa/449727-american-airlines-body-odor-jewish/

Israeli Campaign Ad Stars Former Soldier Lauded for Executing Palestinian Suspect
Robert Mackey | theintercept.com | 2019-01-25
An ally of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been endorsed by Elor Azaria, a former soldier who publicly executed a Palestinian suspect in 2016. | The post Israeli Campaign Ad Stars Former Soldier Lauded for Executing Palestinian Suspect appeared first on The Intercept.
theintercept.com/2019/01/25/israeli-campaign-ad-stars-former-soldier-executed-prone-palestinian-suspect/

What You Can't Say About Israel (with Marc Lamont Hill)
Deconstructed | theintercept.com | 2019-01-24
There are signs that U.S. opinion might be shifting on Israel and Palestine, but defenders of the Israeli government aren't backing down. What's the price of criticizing Israel in the U.S.? | The post What You Can't Say About Israel (with Marc Lamont Hill) appeared first on The Intercept.
theintercept.com/2019/01/24/what-you-cant-say-about-israel-with-marc-lamont-hill/

The Unwritten Rule Between the US and Hizbullah
Consortiumnews | consortiumnews.com | 2019-01-23
The two sides have long agreed to keep their hostilities covert, writes As`ad AbuKhalil, but Israel would like that to change. By As`ad AbuKhalil in Beirut Special to Consortium News David Hale, the U.S. under secretary for political affairs, went… Read more ?…
consortiumnews.com/2019/01/23/the-unwritten-rule-between-us-and-hizbullah/

Trump Administration Grants South Carolina Foster Care Agencies Authority to Discriminate Against Jewish and Muslim Families
Akela Lacy | theintercept.com | 2019-01-23
The Trump administration on Wednesday made a quiet move that opens the door for the religious right to use the Religious Freedom and Restoration Act to discriminate against able foster parents whose religious views are in conflict with those of an agency. | On the 33rd day of the government shutdown, Steven Wagner, principal deputy assistant secretary at the Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families, signed a waiver giving special permission to a federally funded Protes…
theintercept.com/2019/01/23/trump-administration-grants-south-carolina-foster-care-agencies-authority-to-discriminate-against-jewish-muslim-families/

That Single Line of Blood: Nassir al-Mosabeh and Mohammed al-Durrah
Ramzy Baroud | zcomm.org | 2019-01-19
This is not simply bad journalism, but part of a calculated Israeli campaign aimed at preemptively justifying the killing of children such as Nassir and Mohammed, and thousands like them…
zcomm.org/zmagazine/that-single-line-of-blood-nassir-al-mosabeh-and-mohammed-al-durrah/

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-award-angela-davis-cowardly-zunes-190110/

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