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'Breaking the Silence' documents testimonies of Israeli veterans of Palestinian Occupation
Cathy Deppe | peoplesworld.org | 2020-03-10
Testimonies of Israeli veterans who served in the Occupied Palestinian territories take us out of our comfort zones. The documentary Breaking the Silence does that by highlighting the voices of these soldiers turned activists. The film title is taken from the name of the organization they established to transmit what they have seen and experienced …

Israeli IDF Snipers Boast of Shooting 'Ducks' in Gaza'. Boasting About Their Hits. Unspoken Crimes against Humanity
Jonathan Ofir | globalresearch.ca | 2020-03-10
Two days ago (Friday) a piece came out in Haaretz by Ido Glazer, featuring stories from five anonymous snipers who told how they gunned down unarmed protesters at the March of Return near the Gaza perimeter fence. | These accounts are …

Abuse, Oppression and Murder: The PA Does Israel's Dirty Work in the West Bank
Ramzy Baroud | mintpressnews.com | 2020-03-10
Arbitrary arrests, torture, and violence are regular occurrences in occupied Palestine. While Israel is responsible for the greater share of the violation of Palestinian human rights, the PA is part and parcel of that same Israeli strategy.

IDF Knee-Capping Besieged Gazans. Hundreds of Palestinians Killed
Stephen Lendman | globalresearch.ca | 2020-03-10
Live fire by Israeli soldiers, police, and other security forces against defenseless Palestinians threatening no one is official Jewish state policy. | What was instituted on the pretext of preventing harm to Israelis is systematically and repeatedly breached by IDF and …

Italy Locks Down Entire Country; Israel Tightens Entry
Staff | truthdig.com | 2020-03-10
Virus fears also cause biggest drop in Wall Street stocks since 2008, and global oil prices suffer their worst percentage losses since 1991.

Italy Locks Down Entire Country; Israel Tightens Entry
Staff | truthdig.com | 2020-03-10
Virus fears also cause biggest drop in Wall Street stocks since 2008, and global oil prices suffer their worst percentage losses since 1991.

EU Condemns Netanyahu Promise to Build Settlement Homes in West Bank's E1 Area
Muhamed Munir Abu Nahl | globalresearch.ca | 2020-03-10
Israel faced harsh international criticism on Friday 28 Feb, 2020 after it advanced plans for the construction of 3,500 housing units in the contentious E1 area, located adjacent to and northeast of East Jerusalem and to the west of Al-Eizariya …

Israel hits a brick wall
Eds. | mronline.org | 2020-03-10
Elections are supposed to solve problems by reordering government, adopting new policies, and putting new people in control. But how many elections must Israel have before it realizes it can do none of those things because it's caught in an intractable constitutional bind? | Source…

Israel's Third Election: Netanyahu Wins, Justice Loses
James J. Zogby | globalresearch.ca | 2020-03-10
Israel just completed its third national election in less than a year. The first two votes in April and September 2019 ended in an impasse with no party able to form a governing coalition of 61 Knesset Members (i.e. a …

Palestinian Rights Organization Challenges Meritless Lawsuit Filed Against It

| globalresearch.ca | 2020-03-10
Last night, the US Campaign for Palestinian Rights (USCPR) moved to dismiss a meritless lawsuit filed against it by the Jewish National Fund (JNF) and several individuals. Human rights attorneys say the lawsuit targets USCPR's support of Palestinian rights and …

Airlines suspend flights from, to Israel over outbreak
yenisafak.com | 2020-03-10
Domestic and international airlines temporarily suspended flights to and from Israel over the coronavirus outbreak. | Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday asserted that the government has decided to quarantine all passengers arriving to Israel from abroad for 14 days. | "This is a tough decision, but it is essential to maintain public health," Netanyahu said, "and public health precedes everything." | The Hungarian Wizz Air company decided to suspend its flights to and from Israel until March 23, according to the Israeli Broadcasting Corporation. | Also, the "Times of Israel" news website said on T…

What's Wrong With Israel's Election Process? Mainly Smaller Parties' Extortion Techniques
sputniknews.com | 2020-03-10
President Reuven Rivlin is set to open a round of talks in a bid to determine who the next prime minister of Israel will be. But the road to naming a new PM promises to be long, primarily because the future PM will need to form a coalition relying on Israel's smaller parties, that will use their seats to extort political gains.

Saudi Arabia: Around 70 Palestinians Face Trial for 'Terrorism'
telesurenglish.net | 2020-03-09
Dozens of Palestinian activists residing in Saudi Arabia were accused by the kingdom of supporting Hamas, the governing authority in the Gaza Strip, and were put on trial according to Arabic press reports. | RELATED: | Saudi Crown Prince Expected to Meet Netanyahu: Report | Sixty-eight Palestinian and Jordanian citizens started to face Sunday the "special terrorism court" in the capital Riyadh the reports said. | Families of the accused said their relatives, who were arrested by Saudi…

Analysis: "42 Knees In One Day"- Israeli Snipers Open Up About Shooting Gaza Protesters
IMEMC & Agencies | imemc.org | 2020-03-09
By Hilo Glazer for Haaretz I know exactly how many knees I've hit, says Eden, who completed his service in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) as a sniper in its Golani infantry brigade six months ago. For much of the time, he was stationed along the border with the Gaza …

Don't Expect a Democratic President to Roll Back Trump's Policies
Robert Fisk | counterpunch.org | 2020-03-09
America's health care, its poor, its black and Hispanic minorities and the contest between Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders don't amount to a hill of beans in the Middle East. And many American voters

Abuse, Oppression and Murder: The PA Does Israel's Dirty Work in the West Bank
Ramzy Baroud | dissidentvoice.org | 2020-03-09
Merely two weeks after Palestinian Authority President, Mahmoud Abbas, declared that the PA will suspend all 'security coordination' with Israel, Palestinian security forces in the West Bank killed unarmed teenager, Salah Zakareneh. Zakareneh is not the first and, sadly, will not be the last Palestinian to be killed by the PA security forces, which in …

Netanyahu's Rival Gantz in Discussion With Smaller Parties
telesurenglish.net | 2020-03-09
Israel's Blue and White party leader Benny Gantz said Monday that he held talks with the Arab-led Joint List coalition to form a new government and prevent a fourth election. | RELATED: | Beyond Israeli Elections: Israel at the Cusp of a Bleak Era | Joint List chairman Ayman Odeh spoke on the importance of joint cooperation. "We stick to our goal of replacing Netanyahu's legacy, and it starts by respecting the united voice of the Arab public and our Jewish partners," Odeh tweet…

Italy, Israel, Others Take Extensive Measures as Virus Spreads
telesurenglish.net | 2020-03-09
Dozens of countries worldwide took extensive and unprecedented measures Monday in an effort to halt the rapid spread of the coronavirus, including a total lockdown of Italy and weeks-long quarantines. | RELATED: | Oil Falls 30% As Saudi Arabia Slashes Prices, Sparks Price War | "Now that the virus has a foothold in so many countries, the threat of a pandemic has become very real," said World Health Organization (WHO) chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus. | "The great advantage we h…

In Pre-Dawn Raids, Israeli Troops Abduct 12 Palestinians
IMEMC & Agencies | imemc.org | 2020-03-09
The Israeli forces launched pre-dawn raids Monday morning in various parts of the West Bank, abducting 12 Palestinians, including two previously-released prisoners. In Hebron, Israeli forces abducted: Abdel Karim Khaled Abu Sal (23 years), Amr Khaled Al-Badawi, Majid Tayseer Al-Titi (23 years), and Ahmed Ezzat Al-Sabatin, all from Al-Arroub camp …

Palestinians Suffer Tear-Gas Inhalation During Israeli Incursions in West Bank
Ali Salam | imemc.org | 2020-03-09
Dozens of Palestinians suffocated, on Saturday, on tear-gas fired at them by Israeli forces during confrontations that erupted in al-'Isawiya area of occupied Jerusalem, according to local sources. Sources told Palestinian WAFA News Agency that Israeli forces stormed several neighborhoods in al-'Isawiya and assaulted residents, firing concussion grenades, and tear-gas …

Israeli Forces Seize Excavators South of Hebron, Deliver Demolition Notice in Jordan Valley
Ali Salam | imemc.org | 2020-03-08
Israeli forces, on Sunday, seized construction equipment in Birin area, south of Hebron, in the southern occupied West Bank, according to a local activist. Fuad al-'Amour, the coordinator of the Protection and Steadfastness Committee in Masafer Yatta, told WAFA correspondent that the soldiers seized two excavators belonging to local Palestinian …

Four Palestinians Abducted by Israeli Police in Jerusalem
Ali Salam | imemc.org | 2020-03-08
The Israeli occupation forces, Saturday night, detained four Palestinians from the old city of Jerusalem, according to local sources. Israeli police invaded several homes in the Sa'diya quarter in the occupied old city before detaining four Palestinians, two of whom are brothers from the al-Haddad family, Palestinian WAFA News Agency …

Israeli Soldiers, Settlers Storm Village in Nablus, One Palestinian Arrested
Ali Salam | imemc.org | 2020-03-08
Israeli settlers and Israeli soldiers, on Saturday, stormed the village of Madama in the northern occupied West Bank city of Nablus, Quds News Network (QNN) reports. The indigenous Palestinians confronted the illegal Israeli settlers, to which Israeli forces responded by firing tear-gas canisters, arresting one Palestinian young man, and causing …

Unemployment Among Gaza Women Hits Record High of 90%
Rami Almeghari | imemc.org | 2020-03-07
In new remarks by the Gaza-based head of the Popular Committee for Breaking the Israel-imposed Blockade of Gaza, Dr. Jamal Alkhodary said that Palestinian women in Gaza have been badly affected by the Israeli blockade, in terms of labor. The statement, released Saturday by Alkhudary to local media outlets, suggested …

AIPAC confirms two coronavirus cases at Israeli lobby gathering attended by US elites & veteran politicians
rt.com | 2020-03-07
Two people from New York who attended the AIPAC conference in the US capital have tested positive for Covid-19, raising the possibility that lawmakers in Washington DC were exposed to the potentially lethal contagion. | "At least" two conference-goers who came from Westchester County, New York have tested positive for the virus, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee said on Friday evening, adding that they've sent notice of this to the attendees, participants, speakers, administration staff and congressional offices. | Important Update: Coronavirus | As emailed to Policy Conference attendees, participan…

Israeli Troops Invade Birzeit University Dorms; Abduct 5 Students
Staff | imemc.org | 2020-03-07
Early Friday morning, Israeli forces raided student dormitories at Birzeit University in Ramallah, in the central West Bank, and abducted five students. According to local sources, Israeli troops kidnapped five students affiliated with the Islamic Bloc, the student branch of the Hamas movement, at Birzeit University in Ramallah. The sources …

Netanyahu may yet prove himself the Houdini of Israeli Politics
Jonathan Cook | dissidentvoice.org | 2020-03-06
It may have taken him a year and three elections to achieve it, but on Tuesday, Benjamin Netanyahu started to look like the Great Houdini of Israeli politics

A Terrifying Scenario: Coronavirus in "Quarantined" Gaza
Ramzy Baroud | dissidentvoice.org | 2020-03-05
What if the Coronavirus reaches the besieged Gaza Strip? While the question carries great urgency for all Palestinians living under Israel's military occupation, the Gaza situation is particularly complex and extremely worrying. Nearly 50 countries have already reported cases of COVID-19 disease, one of several epidemics that are caused by the Coronavirus. If developed countries, …

The Brooklyn Yeshiva Anthem Protest and Why It Is Not Antisemitic
Ira Glunts | dissidentvoice.org | 2020-03-03
An anti-Semite used to be a person who disliked Jews. Now it is a person who Jews dislike.

Free doco makes case for Palestine solidarity
Stuart Munckton | greenleft.org.au | 2020-03-03
Film & theatre Middle East National liberation Nora Barrows-FriedmanIssue 1256 PalestineMarch 3, 2020Often, I am asked for recommendations of video primers on the situation in Palestin…

Pipeline or a Pipedream
Ramzy Baroud | zcomm.org | 2020-03-02
Israel, Turkey Hydrocarbon Conflict is Brewing in the Mediterranean…