2019-09-10: Social Media Postees

Netanyahu Cries Wolf About a Nonexistent Iranian Nuclear Threat — Again
Stephen Lendman | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-10
Nuclear armed and dangerous Israel is a global menace, an indisputable fact. | It maintains unlawful stockpiles of chemical, biological, and other terror weapons as well. | The world community and establishment media remain silent about its existential threat to regional peace …

Netanyahu's Campaign Pledge to Annex West Bank Confirms: "Israel Is Greatest Threat to Region"
commondreams.org | 2019-09-10

Netanyahu Announces Plans to Annex Over a Third of the West Bank
telesurenglish.net | 2019-09-10
Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced Tuesday on Israeli TV that if he is to win the upcoming elections, then his government will formally annex the West Bank's Jordan Valley, along with the areas where there are currently illegal Israeli settlements. The annexation would mean that what remains around Jericho would be a small island within Israel. | RELATED: | Israeli Soldiers Kill 14, 17-Year-Old at Gaza Border, Wound 76 | "We haven't had such an opportunity sinc…

Hezbollah shoots down Israeli drone
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2019-09-10
Washington DC — The progressive Lebanese political party Hezbollah announced early September 9 that its military forces had shot down an Israeli Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) over Lebanon. | In a statement, Hezbollah's media relations office said their forces "repelled with appropriate weapons an Israeli drone as it crossed the Palestinian-Lebanese border towards the southern town of Ramieh." | "The drone was downed in the outskirts of the town and now it is in the hands of the Resistance fighters," the statement added. | Israel frequently violates Lebanon's airspace and launched an August 25 drone attack o…

With Strikes Against Iran, Netanyahu Risks Jeopardising his Closest Alliance
Jonathan Cook | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-09-10
Every Israeli prime minister — not least Benjamin Netanyahu — understands that a military entanglement with Hezbollah, Lebanon's armed Shia movement on Israel's northern border, is a dangerous wager, especially during an election campaign. It was Shimon Peres who lost to Mr Netanyahu in 1996, weeks after the former prime minister had incensed Israel's Palestinian …

Hezbollah Will Not Let Israeli Attacks Go Unanswered: Nasrallah
telesurenglish.net | 2019-09-10
Hezbollah's long-time leader Hassan Nasrallah addressed a large crowd in southern Beirut on Tuesday to commemorate the "martyrdom of Hussein ibn Ali" in Karbala, which is adhered to on the tenth day of Muharram, the first month of the Islamic calendar. | RELATED: | Following Hezbollah Attack, Israel 'Cannot Hide Anymore' | During the Hezbollah leader's address, he highlighted the recent Israeli drone attacks on one of his group's media centers in the southern suburbs of Beirut. | "The…

Netanyahu Risks Triggering an Unwinnable War to Avoid Losing Election
Jonathan Cook | globalresearch.ca | 2019-09-10
Every Israeli prime minister — not least Benjamin Netanyahu — understands that a military entanglement with Hezbollah, Lebanon's armed Shia movement on Israel's northern border, is a dangerous wager, especially during an election campaign. | It was Shimon Peres who lost …

Ahead of Israeli Election, Netanyahu Vows to Annex Large Swathes of West Bank 'In Maximum Coordination With Trump'
Jake Johnson, staff writer | commondreams.org | 2019-09-10
"A reminder that Israel is a state where apartheid policies are used to appeal to voters." | www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/benjamin_netanyahu.jpg

From a Lebanese Refugee Camp to Harvard, Ismail Ajjawi Inspires Other Palestinian Students
Staff | democracynow.org | 2019-09-10
Today marks a week since Ismail Ajjawi, a 17-year-old Palestinian student who was denied entry into the United States, began classes with his fellow Harvard freshmen. Ajjawi was initially turned away at Boston's Logan Airport after immigration officials searched his phone and computer, and interrogated him about his religion and social media posts by friends that were critical of U.S. policy. He was then forced to return home to Lebanon, but his case provoked outrage on the Harvard campus and among some Palestinian rights and academic freedom groups. Ajjawi, who is attending Harvard on a full scholarship, was edu…

The Coming Drone War Over Lebanon
Robert Fisk | counterpunch.org | 2019-09-09
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…

Both Israel and Hezbollah Imagined a Horrid Black Hole and Stopped
Andre Vltchek | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-09-09
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 …

Is internationalism terrorism?
àÅngeles Maestro | workers.org | 2019-09-06
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

The War Ahead: Netanyahu's Elections Gamble Will be Costly for Israel
Ramzy Baroud | dissidentvoice.org | 2019-09-05
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 …

Israeli Security Tech on US-Mexican Border Threatens Nation's Civil Liberties
Staff | therealnews.com | 2019-09-05
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…

Military deal makes Australia complicit in Palestine's oppression
pip.hinman | greenleft.org.au | 2019-09-05
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…

Tohono O'odham Invaded By Border Patrol & Israeli Surveillance Tech
Staff | therealnews.com | 2019-09-04
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…

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

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

Matan Kahana: Will Ultra-Right Candidates Upset Netayahu's Re-Election Plans?
Miko Peled | mintpressnews.com | 2019-08-31
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.

Systematic Palestinian Isolation: What Is Missing from the Omar, Tlaib Story
Ramzy Baroud | mintpressnews.com | 2019-08-28
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.

Pacbi Welcomes Statement by More Than 500 Filmmakers Against "Close Up" Initiative Normalizing Israeli Apartheid
PACBI | bdsmovement.net | 2019-08-28
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…

Recent Israeli Attacks "Significantly Weakened" Syria's Air-Defense Systems
Robert Inkalesh | mintpressnews.com | 2019-08-28
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.

Abby Martin's Film Gaza Fights For Freedom Humanizes World's Largest Concentration Camp
Miko Peled | mintpressnews.com | 2019-08-27
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.

US and Israeli Collectors Buy Up What Remains of Yemen's Ancient Heritage
Ahmed Abdulkareem | mintpressnews.com | 2019-08-26
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.

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

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

Mystery Airstrikes Rock Baghdad Base With US Forces Present; Deaths Reported

The BDS movement calls to boycott three anti-Palestinian German clubs
SAMIR | bdsmovement.net | 2019-08-15
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…

BDS condemns antisemitic, fascist forces in Germany and worldwide
patrick | bdsmovement.net | 2019-08-14
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) …

BDS movement condemns U.S. Congress' anti-BDS resolution
patrick | bdsmovement.net | 2019-08-13
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) …

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