2019-09-09: News Headlines

Robert Fisk (2019-09-09). The Coming Drone War Over Lebanon. counterpunch.org After two civil wars, multiple invasions and political assassinations galore, you might think Lebanon deserves a break from the greatest crisis since its last greatest crisis. But no — here we were this week with the Israelis claiming the Hezbollah were running a missile factory in the Bekaa Valley and the prime minister — the More

teleSUR (2019-09-09). Pakistan Arrests 22 Protesters at Pro-Freedom Kashmir Rally. telesurenglish.net Pakistani police arrested 22 pro-independence protesters in Pakistan administered Kashmir. The protesters were demonstrating near the village of Tatrinote, close to the Line of Control about 80km south of the capital of Pakistan-administered Kashmir, Muzaffarabad. | RELATED: | 'United Struggle Against United Oppressors': Pro-Palestine BDS Stands in Solidarity With Kashmir | The Line of Control (LoC) is the de facto border dividing India's Kashmir…

Philip Giraldi (2019-09-09). Revisiting Stuxnet: The Israeli-American Computer Virus that Started Cyber-Warfare. globalresearch.ca New evidence has surfaced to demonstrate how both American and Israeli intelligence services, aided by European partners, have long been targeting Iran in spite of clear evidence that it constituted no threat. The story involves the Stuxnet virus or "worm," …

Stephen Lendman (2019-09-09). Netanyahu Fighting for His Political Life. globalresearch.ca On April 9, Israeli Knesset elections were held, 61 coalition seats needed for majority rule. | New elections were called after Netanyahu failed to cobble together enough support for reelection as prime minister. He remains interim PM. | On September 17, Israelis …

Andre Vltchek (2019-09-09). Both Israel and Hezbollah Imagined a Horrid Black Hole and Stopped. dissidentvoice.org There are rare moments in history, when even the most determined enemies can suddenly recognize the futility of battle. Sometimes, just for a moment or two. Sometimes, for longer. Such moments of sanity may save thousands, even millions human lives. And, such moments are not expressions of weakness or cowardice; on the contrary; they are …

Andre Vltchek (2019-09-09). Both Israel and Hezbollah Imagined a Horrid Black Hole and Stopped… globalresearch.ca There are rare moments in history, when even the most determined enemies can suddenly recognize the futility of battle. Sometimes, just for a moment or two. Sometimes, for longer. Such moments of sanity may save thousands, even millions of human …

Staff (2019-09-09). Headlines for September 9, 2019. democracynow.org Trump Calls Off Secret Afghanistan Meeting, Putting Fate of Possible Peace Deal in Question, Bahama Grapples with Hurricane Dorian's Devastation as U.S. Turns Away Asylum Seekers, FBI Investigates Shooting of Undocumented Man by ICE Agent in Tennessee, Trump Admin Failing to Provide Legal Aid for Migrant Children, 8.5-Month-Pregnant Asylum Seeker Kicked Out of U.S. Under "Remain in Mexico" Policy, U.S. Air Force & House Dems Investigate Spending at Trump's Scottish Turnberry Resort, Heating of Pacific Ocean Threatens Marine Life, Endangered Species, Israeli Military Fatally Shoots Two Palestinian Teens in Gaza, S…

Juan Cole (2019-09-08). Netanyahu's Miscalculations About Iran Will Cost Him Dearly. truthdig.com This piece originally appeared on Informed Comment. | The Israeli prime minister Binyamin Netanyahu is one of the world players who pushed Trump to breach the 2015 treaty with Iran. Trump then slapped the severest economic sanctions on Iran ever imposed on any country in the absence of war. Trump went around the world menacing other countries into ceasing to buy Iranian petroleum and threatening billions in fines against any company anywhere in the world that invested in or traded with Iran. | Related Articles: …

Reese Erlich (2019-09-08). Foreign Correspondent: Will Trump Bring Peace to Afghanistan? commondreams.org U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during the Republican Jewish Coalition's annual leadership meeting at The Venetian Las Vegas on April 6, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo: Ethan Miller/Getty Images) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/trump_afghan.jpg

teleSUR (2019-09-08). Palestinians Forcibly Disappeared in Saudi Arabia: NGO Warns. telesurenglish.net The Geneva-based Euro-Mediterranean for Human Rights Monitor called on the Saudi authorities Saturday to disclose the fate and whereabouts of dozens of Palestinians who have disappeared inside the kingdom. | RELATED: | Saudi Arabia Uses Human Trafficking to Hire Soldiers: Report | The group named 60 people but said it could not give the exact number of the detainees. Within…

Staff (2019-09-08). The Apartheid System in Hebron Persecutes and Subjugates Palestinians. truthout.org | | There are two roads leading to the Abraham Mosque in Hebron, Palestine. The roads are side by side, separated only by a fence and barbed wire. One of the roads is for the Jewish settlers of Hebron, and the other is for the Palestinians. | The settler's side is a nice, clean, asphalt-paved road, easily accessible for everyone, including the elderly and those with disabilities. The Palestinians' side is a narrow, uneven dirt path, littered with trash and rubble, and unfit for walking. These dua…

Staff (2019-09-08). Gazan's Death Abroad Shines Light on Middle-Class Exodus. truthdig.com A Palestinian man's death has drawn attention to the growing exodus of middle-class Gazans who can no longer bear to live in the isolated coastal territory.

Yoav Litvin (2019-09-06). The Case Against the Zionist "Left" counterpunch.org Zionist historical revisionism constructs an erroneous presentation of Israel as accommodating a left-to-right political milieu, the left-flank of which amenable to a peaceful resolution of "the conflict", instead of recognizing the entirety of Zionism, including its "liberal" faction, as inherently white supremacist, settler colonialist and genocidal. The supposed left, "liberal" wing of Zionism, comprising Israeli political More

Sarang Narasimhaiah (2019-09-06). "Everywhere is Kashmir": Unraveling Weaponized, Corporatized Hindustan in India's Northeast. counterpunch.org "In India today," said an Indigenous activist I recently interviewed in the northeastern Indian state of Jharkhand, "everywhere is Kashmir." At first glance, this statement seems overblown, perhaps even outrageous. No other part of India is as much of a consolidated internal colony as Kashmir. For that matter, Palestine is one of the only other More

teleSUR -EF (2019-09-06). Israeli Soldiers Kill 14, 17-Year-Old at Gaza Border, Wound 76. telesurenglish.net The Israeli army killed two more Palestinians Friday during a Great March of Return protest at the Gaza Strip, and at least 76 people were wounded as violence between the two sides has continued to escalate after Israel has responded to border jumpers with bullets and bombs. | RELATED: | Israel Punishes Gaza With Fuel Cuts Over Alleged Rocket Attacks | A 14 and a 17-year-old died, and 66 Palestinians were injured in the Gaza Strip in clashes with the Israeli army, over half f…

Ramzy Baroud (2019-09-06). The War Ahead: Netanyahu's Elections Gamble Will be Costly for Israel. counterpunch.org On September 1, the Lebanese group Hezbollah, struck an Israeli military base near the border town of Avivim. The Lebanese attack came as an inevitable response to a series of Israeli strikes that targeted four different Arab countries in the matter of two days. The Lebanese response, accompanied by jubilation throughout Lebanon, shows that Israeli More

David Klein (2019-09-06). Boycotts, Benjamins, and America's University Leaders. commondreams.org A Palestinian student takes a selfie during his graduation ceremony at the end of the academic year on May 20, 2016 at Birzeit University in the West Bank town of Birzeit, near Ramallah. / AFP / ABBAS MOMANI (Photo credit should read ABBAS MOMANI/AFP/Getty Images) | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/views-article/thumbs/gettyimages-533091660.jpg

àÅngeles Maestro (2019-09-06). Is internationalism terrorism? workers.org Angeles Maestro The author, a spokesperson for the organization Red Network (redroja.net) based in the Spanish state, faces charges based on her organization's collection of funds in solidarity with Palestine, specifically to repair healthcare facilities in Gaza. Translation by John Catalinotto. Aug. 29 — Recently, the National High Court charged . . . | Continue reading Is internationalism terrorism? at Workers.org

Staff (2019-09-05). Israeli Security Tech on US-Mexican Border Threatens Nation's Civil Liberties. therealnews.com The ACLU's Jay Stanley says that the Border Patrol's repurposing of surveillance technology and drones could open doors that put our liberty and privacy at risk…

Ramzy Baroud (2019-09-05). The War Ahead: Netanyahu's Elections Gamble Will be Costly for Israel. dissidentvoice.org On September 1, the Lebanese group Hezbollah, struck an Israeli military base near the border town of Avivim. The Lebanese attack came as an inevitable response to a series of Israeli strikes that targeted four different Arab countries in the matter of two days. The Lebanese response, accompanied by jubilation throughout Lebanon, shows that Israeli …

Mairav Zonszein (2019-09-05). From Harvard Students to Diplomats—the US Is Turning Away Ever More Palestinians. thenation.com From Harvard Students to Diplomats—the US Is Turning Away Ever More Palestinians…

Mairav Zonszein (2019-09-05). From Harvard Students to Diplomats—the US Is Blocking Visas to Ever More Palestinians. thenation.com From Harvard Students to Diplomats—the US Is Blocking Visas to Ever More Palestinians…

pip.hinman (2019-09-05). Military deal makes Australia complicit in Palestine's oppression. greenleft.org.au weapons and military equipment Mark GovierIssue 1236 Australia Iron Dome Weapon SystemSeptember 5, 2019An Israeli government-owned military company has joined forces with an Australian firm to produce precision-guided missiles and other equipm…

Staff (2019-09-04). Leading Israeli Journalists Launch Racist Rants about Palestinians. therealnews.com Israeli columnist Gideon Levy confronts the journalists, the depth of racism in Israeli society, and asks which is the murderous society…

Staff (2019-09-04). Tohono O'odham Invaded By Border Patrol & Israeli Surveillance Tech. therealnews.com The Tohono O'odham nation sits on the US-Mexico border. Tribal member, activist, and scholar Nellie Jo David describes the threats to the Native American nation, including surveillance and physical harassment…

Max Blumenthal (2019-09-03). Meet the militantly pro-Israel Trump official directing the economic war on Iran. thegrayzone.com From her influential post at the Treasury Department, Sigal Mandelker has vowed to defend "our great partner, Israel" by sanctioning…

Jonathan Cook (2019-09-02). How Israel's Religious Right is Now in the Driving Seat. dissidentvoice.org The real fight in Israel's re-run election next month is not between the right wing and a so-called "centre-left" but between two rival camps within the nationalist right, according to analysts. The outcome may prove a moment of truth for the shrinking secular right as it comes up once again against an ever-more powerful camp …

Miko Peled (2019-08-31). Matan Kahana: Will Ultra-Right Candidates Upset Netayahu's Re-Election Plans? mintpressnews.com It is hard to imagine what it means to be to the "right of the Likud" or the "right of Netanyahu." However, Matan Kahana claims that he and his party are just that and so a vote for them will ensure a strong right-wing voice in the Israeli Knesset, as though that is what is missing from Israeli politics.

PACBI (2019-08-28). Pacbi Welcomes Statement by More Than 500 Filmmakers Against "Close Up" Initiative Normalizing Israeli Apartheid. bdsmovement.net Pacbi Welcomes Statement by More Than 500 Filmmakers Against "Close Up" Initiative Normalizing Israeli Apartheid: UpdateFilmmakers denounce "Close up," a new documentary film project that aims to normalize relations with Israel as if it were a normal state, not a regime of occupation, settler-colonialism and apartheid. | Cultural BoycottAugust 28, 2019 | B…

Ramzy Baroud (2019-08-28). Systematic Palestinian Isolation: What Is Missing from the Omar, Tlaib Story. mintpressnews.com This is the story of Palestinian isolation by Israel that we must not allow to die out, long after the news cycle covering the two Congresswomen's story move on beyond Omar, Tlaib and Israeli transgressions.

Robert Inkalesh (2019-08-28). Recent Israeli Attacks "Significantly Weakened" Syria's Air-Defense Systems. mintpressnews.com While an attack of this scale on virtually any sovereign nation aside from Syria would likely provoke a major response from the international community, this Israeli attack has barely registered.

Miko Peled (2019-08-27). Abby Martin's Film Gaza Fights For Freedom Humanizes World's Largest Concentration Camp. mintpressnews.com Abby Martin's new documentary film Gaza Fights for Freedom is an excellent movie that is difficult to watch, and disturbing at times, precisely because it presents a true, realistic view of life in Gaza.

Ahmed Abdulkareem (2019-08-26). US and Israeli Collectors Buy Up What Remains of Yemen's Ancient Heritage. mintpressnews.com Saada's old city, which is among the world's oldest human-carved landscapes, once consisted entirely of historic, centuries-old multi-story homes. Now, it has been wiped out, after Saudi Arabia declared it a military zone — even the city's hand-carved wooden doors have been reduced to ashes.

PACBI (2019-08-26). Israeli Filmmakers Letter on Greenhouse Project. bdsmovement.net Israeli Filmmakers Letter on Greenhouse Project: In the NewsLeonidas Kioussis
| Catherine COLOMB-NANCY
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| (European Commission Delegation in Morocco) Cultural BoycottFebruary 16, 2006 | By: | | Israeli filmmakers, producers, scholars and artists

Miriam Deprez (2019-08-23). Israel's Online Occupation of Palestine. progressive.org How a Facebook post can land you in prison.

Tyler Durden (2019-08-20). Mystery Airstrikes Rock Baghdad Base With US Forces Present; Deaths Reported. theantimedia.com The attack is already being blamed on Israel.

SAMIR (2019-08-15). The BDS movement calls to boycott three anti-Palestinian German clubs. bdsmovement.net The BDS movement calls to boycott three anti-Palestinian German clubs: PACBI StatementConne Island, Golden Pudel and : //about blank are complicit in Israel's oppression of Palestinians | Cultural Boycott Right To BoycottAugust 15, 2019…

patrick (2019-08-14). BDS condemns antisemitic, fascist forces in Germany and worldwide. bdsmovement.net BDS condemns antisemitic, fascist forces in Germany and worldwide: BNC StatementOur nonviolent movement opposes all forms of racism and racial discrimination. | Right To BoycottAugust 14, 2019 | By: | | Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC)

patrick (2019-08-13). BDS movement condemns U.S. Congress' anti-BDS resolution. bdsmovement.net BDS movement condemns U.S. Congress' anti-BDS resolution: UpdateThe resolution is based on lies and aims to to demonize peaceful resistance to Israel's military occupation and apartheid. | Right To BoycottJuly 23, 2019 | By: | | Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC)

splcenter (2019-08-10). Weekend Read: Neo-Nazi leader must pay more than $14 million in damages. splcenter.org A federal judge has ruled in an SPLC lawsuit that neo-Nazi leader Andrew Anglin must pay more than $14 million in damages for using his website to launch an antisemitic campaign of terror against a Jewish woman and her family.

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