2020-05-18: Social Media Postees

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Twenty Years After the Unconditional Israeli Withdrawal From Lebanon, What Has Been Achieved?
Elijah J. Magnier | globalresearch.ca | 2020-05-18
"We were Hezbollah trainers. It is an organisation that learns quickly. The Hezbollah we met at the beginning (1982) is different from the one we left behind in 2000". This is what the former Chief of Staff and former Minister …

Over 250 Artists, Writers Urge Israel to Stop Siege of Gaza
The Levant | globalresearch.ca | 2020-05-18
More than 250 global artists and writers including rocker Peter Gabriel, director Ken Loach and actor Viggo Mortensen have appealed to Israel to stop the "siege" of Gaza. | The coronavirus epidemic could have a devastating effect in "the world's largest …

Remembering Palestine on Nakba Day: Use the Hashtag COVID1948
Philip Giraldi | globalresearch.ca | 2020-05-17
Palestinians worldwide have an annual day of remembrance called Nakba Day. Nakba comes from the Arabic al-Nakbah and means "disaster" or "catastrophe." It takes place on May 15th, the day after the Gregorian calendar date for Israeli …

Boisterous Nakba Day car rally rolls through Minneapolis suburb
Fight Back | fightbacknews.org | 2020-05-17
Columbia Heights, MN – Just outside city limits from Northeast Minneapolis, Central Avenue was awash with Palestine flags during Friday rush hour as Palestinian-Americans and solidarity activists commemorated Al-Nakba. Nakba Day, held each year on May 15, remembers the 1948 ethnic cleansing of hundreds of thousands of indigenous Palestinians from their national homeland by Zionist settlers. Around 60 cars and dozens of families drove in a long caravan through the heavily Arab-American neighborhood, with chants of "From the river to the sea…" echoing for blocks. The protest was one of many actions that happened…

Jews to Palestinian Whose Home They Occupy: What Do You Want?
Najwan Simri | globalresearch.ca | 2020-05-17
"On the anniversary of the Nakba… a tour through depopulated Palestinian villages within Israel … and rare meetings between the owners of the original Palestinian homes and their current Jewish residents"

Tunisian President Reiterates Support for Palestinian Cause
IMEMC & Agencies | imemc.org | 2020-05-17
Tunisian President, Qais Said, reportedly said, on Saturday, that his country continues to support the Palestinian people and their cause of justice. The president's remarks came on the sidelines of a Ramadan breakfast banquet, he held for various Arab and Islamic ambassadors to Tunisia. "We in Tunisa are still dedicated …

Armed Israeli Settlers Uproot 40 Olive Trees, South of Nablus
IMEMC & Agencies | imemc.org | 2020-05-17
Armed Israeli colonists reportedly uprooted, early on Sunday morning, forty olive trees, owned by local Palestinian farmers, south of Nablus city, in the occupied West Bank. Ghassan Daghlas, Palestinian chief for the Israeli settlements' file in the northern West Bank, told media outlets that dozens of armed Israeli settlers invaded …

The Nakba has two narratives, one based on facts, the other on lies
Tayseer Khaled | peoplesdispatch.org | 2020-05-16
Tayseer Khaled of the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine writes about the Israeli and Palestinian versions of the Nakba. The Israeli version, despite being based on lies, has dominated global understanding of the events of 1948…

On Nakba Day, Palestinians vow to continue resistance
Peoples Dispatch | peoplesdispatch.org | 2020-05-16
May 15 is the anniversary of the Nakba, which means catastrophe or disaster. The day marks the forced exodus of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians from their homes during the formation of Israel in 1948. This year, despite the COVID-19 quarantine, Palestinians across the world will mark the Nakba. Despite Netanyahu's apartheid policies and Trump's fradulent deal of the century, the resistance of the people of Palestine continues.

The ŸêAnnexation After Seventy-Two Years Of Continuous Nakba
Staff | imemc.org | 2020-05-16
By: Marwan E. Toubassi, Ambassador of the State of Palestine in Greece:…

My Beit Daras, My Nakba: Two Palestinian Intellectuals Reminiscing about Their Destroyed Village
Romana Rubeo | dissidentvoice.org | 2020-05-16
Dr. Ghada Ageel and Dr. Ramzy Baroud have more in common than their scholarly research on Palestinian history and politics. They are both refugees, and the direct descendants of Palestinian refugees who have been expelled from their historic village of Beit Daras at gunpoint during the catastrophic events that led to the Palestinian Nakba of …

Missing the Context of De Blasio's 'Jewish Community' Tweet
Ari Paul | fair.org | 2020-05-16
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio's tweet ( 4/28/20) to "the Jewish community." | Time for a Yiddish lesson: Shanda, meaning a shame or disgrace; a scandal. | Right-wing voices throughout the media thought they found one with New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio's tweet ( 4/28/20) about a Hasidic funeral that violated Covid-19 social-distancing rules. But their shoddy coverage was the real shanda. | The background is this: Some Hasidic Jews in Brooklyn, members of a strictly Ort…

Israeli Forces Shoot, Assault and Injure 5 Palestinian Protestors near Nablus
Ali Salam | imemc.org | 2020-05-16
Israeli forces attacked a peaceful protest, on Friday, and wounded five Palestinians in the village of As-Sawiya, south of Nablus, in the northern occupied West Bank. Quds News Network correspondent stated that dozens of Palestinians held a peaceful protest, waving Palestinian flags, to express their opposition to Israel's illegal settlement …

Israeli Courts Extend Detention of 47 Palestinian Prisoners
IMEMC & Agencies | imemc.org | 2020-05-16
Two Israeli military courts reportedly extended, on Saturday, the detention of 47 Palestinian prisoners. The Ramallah-based Palestinian Prisoners' Society (PPS) said, early this morning, that the Israeli military courts of Ofer and Salem, extended the detention of 47 Palestinian prisoners, under some pretexts. The PPS noted that the courts' decisions …

Israeli Forces Isolate Ya'bad Town, Assault Disabled Palestinian Man
Ali Salam | imemc.org | 2020-05-16
Israeli forces blocked all entrances to Ya'bad town, west of Jenin city, on Friday morning, after several days of military invasions into the northern West Bank town. On Tuesday, a 21-year old Israeli soldier was killed during a pre-dawn invasion of the town, the military has since invaded the town …

Israeli Troops Throw Fire Bombs, Burn Palestinian Homes, Farm Land in Hebron
IMEMC & Agencies | imemc.org | 2020-05-16
Israeli troops reportedly fired, on Friday evening, fire bombs in the southern occupied West Bank city of Hebron, causing Palestinian-owned farm lands to be set ablaze. Palestinian sources in Yatta village, south of Hebron, said that Israeli troops fired some torch bombs in the sky over Hebron, which burned half …

Israeli Hospital Guards Kill Epileptic Palestinian Man
Staff | imemc.org | 2020-05-16
Security guards at a Tel Aviv hospital on Wednesday killed an epileptic Palestinian man in front of his mother. He was killed at the entrance to the hospital where he frequently received treatment for his epilepsy. Mustafa Younis, from Aara town, was killed by the guards after an argument at …

20 years after the unconditional Israeli withdrawal from Lebanon: what has been achieved? (1)
Elijah Magnier | thealtworld.com | 2020-05-16
"We were Hezbollah trainers. It is an organisation that learns quickly. The Hezbollah we met at the beginning (1982) is different from the one we left behind in 2000". This is what the former Chief of Staff and former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Gabi Ashkenazi, said twenty years after the Israeli unconditional withdrawal from Lebanon. | …

20 years after the unconditional Israeli withdrawal from Lebanon: what has been achieved? (1)

20 ans après le retrait inconditionnel d'Israà´l du Liban, où en sommes-nous? 1/3
Elijah Magnier | thealtworld.com | 2020-05-16
´ Nous avons formé le Hezbollah. C'est une organisation qui apprend vite. Le Hezbollah que nous avons connu à notre arrivée (1982) était différent de celui que nous avons laissé derrière nous en 2000. ª Ce sont les mots de l'ancien chef de cabinet et ministre des Affaires étrangères Gabi Ashkenazi, vingt ans après le retrait inconditionnel d'Israà´l du Liban. | ´ C'était notre premier affrontement avec une armée non conventionnelle, qui était aussi une organisation idéologique animée d'une foi profonde, une foi qui a…

20 ans après le retrait inconditionnel d'Israël du Liban, où en sommes-nous? 1/3

72 years after 'al-Nakba' in Palestine
Richard Becker | liberationnews.org | 2020-05-15
May 14 marks the 60th anniversary of what is billed in the U.S. and Israeli mainstream media as Israel's "independence," and what the Palestinian and Arab peoples as a whole know as al-Nakba–the Catastrophe.

With Corbyn Gone, the Israel Lobby is targeting Palestinians Directly
Jonathan Cook | dissidentvoice.org | 2020-05-15
An attack on a prominent British-Palestinian doctor and academic, Ghada Karmi, by a self-styled "antisemitism watchdog" looks suspiciously like a new trend in anti-Palestinian bigotry and bullying dressed up as victimhood. Late last month, the Campaign Against Antisemitism (CAA), which claims to represent the interests of the UK's Jewish community, said it was writing to …

For Palestinians under occupation, every day is Nakba
Abdul Rahman | peoplesdispatch.org | 2020-05-15
May 15 is Nakba Day, which marks the death of thousands of Palestinians and the forced exile of many more during the formation of Israeli in 1948. To this day, the Palestinians living under occupation continue to resist the apartheid policies of Israel…

Old Faces, New Positions: Who's Who in Israel's 35th Government
sputniknews.com | 2020-05-18
After a year and a half of political turmoil, Israel's 35th government was finally sworn in on Monday. Featuring 34 ministers and half a dozen deputies, amid an economic crisis caused by the spread of COVID-19, the coalition has become the most expensive in the history of the country, stirring criticism from left, right, and centre.

Intl. professors, figures to discuss Palestine via webinars
en.mehrnews.com | 2020-05-18
TEHRAN, May 18 (MNA)

NAM blasts Zionist regime's illegal annexation plan
en.mehrnews.com | 2020-05-18
TEHRAN, May 18 (MNA)

US forced by Zionism lobby to assist in establishing Israel despite its will
en.mehrnews.com | 2020-05-18
TEHRAN, May 17 (MNA)

Details of anti-Zionism motion adopted by Iranian Parliament
en.mehrnews.com | 2020-05-18
TEHRAN, May 17 (MNA)

Zionist regime disturbing region by its hostile activities: Larijani
en.mehrnews.com | 2020-05-18
TEHRAN, May 18 (MNA)

Parl. ratifies outlines of a motion to counter Zionist regime's hostile moves
en.mehrnews.com | 2020-05-18
TEHRAN, May 18 (MNA)

Chinese Ambassador To Israel Found Dead, Sparking Avalanche Of Rumors Amid Tensions
Zero Hedge | iranian.com | 2020-05-17
China's Ambassador to Israel has been found dead inside his home near Tel Aviv Sunday morning, Israel's Foreign Ministry has confirmed. 57-year old ambassador Du Wei had only assumed his post in February 2020 in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, due to which he entered a two week mandatory self-quarantine upon his arrival. He'd previously been China's envoy to …

Oppose the Israeli Annexation of West Bank Settlements
Howie Hawkins | dissidentvoice.org | 2020-05-15
It is time for the United States to end its bipartisan blanket support for Israeli policies that violate the human rights of Palestinians. At this critical moment, where Israel has announced its intention to annex Israeli settlements on the West Bank with the support of the Trump administration, we must speak out and resist this …

Israeli Troops Detain 5 Palestinians, Including a Minor and Former Prisoner
Ali Salam | imemc.org | 2020-05-15
Israeli forces, on Thursday evening, detained five Palestinians from the northern districts of Nablus and Qalqilia, in the occupied West Bank. Local Fatah official, Munir Gaghoub, stated that Israeli troops abducted three Palestinians, including a former prisoner, seized a vehicle at the entrance of Beita town, south of the city …

Israeli Troops Halt Construction of Palestinian Home in Bethlehem
IMEMC & Agencies | imemc.org | 2020-05-15
Israeli troops reportedly intercepted, on Friday, the construction of a Palestinian home in the southern occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem. Local sources in Bethlehem told media outlets that an Israeli army force stormed the site of the construction and prevented workers from building. Mayor of the Palestinian municipality of …

My Israeli Nemesis is Moving to America
Ariel Gold | counterpunch.org | 2020-05-15
My first run-in with Israeli politician Gilad Erdan took place on July 1, 2018, when I arrived at Ben Gurion airport in Tel Aviv, passport and visa in hand. After seven hours of interrogation, I was told that Erdan had had my visa revoked and was sending me directly back to the U.S.

Gaza Holds Its Breath as the Threat of Coronavirus Looms
Ahmed Abu Artema | thenation.com | 2020-05-15
Gaza Holds Its Breath as the Threat of Coronavirus Looms…

Arabs, UN Must Move to Swiftly Protect the Status of Palestinian Refugees
Ramzy Baroud | dissidentvoice.org | 2020-05-14
'Heinous racism,' is how the Geneva-based Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor described a recent decision by Lebanese authorities to bar Palestinian refugee expats from returning to Lebanon. Lebanon's restrictions on its ever-diminishing population of Palestinian refugees is nothing new. However, this event is particularly alarming as it may be linked to a long-term official policy regarding …

Israel Strips Financial Aid From Palestinian Prisoners, Leaving Them To Face COVID-19 Alone
Staff | therealnews.com | 2020-05-14
Calls and visits are denied to many of Israel's Palestinian prisoners, leaving their fate in the pandemic unknown.

From Lebanon to Syria, the Arab World is Failing Palestinian Refugees
Ramzy Baroud | mintpressnews.com | 2020-05-13
Heinous racism. That is how the Geneva-based Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor described a recent decision by Lebanese authorities to bar Palestinian refugee expats from returning to Lebanon. | Lebanon's restrictions on its ever-diminishing population of Palestinian refugees is nothing new. However, this event is particularly alarming as it may be linked to a long-term official policy regarding the residency status of Palestinian refugees in this Arab country. | Many were ta…

Why is Mike Pompeo risking a One-day Trip to Israel Amid the Pandemic?
Jonathan Cook | dissidentvoice.org | 2020-05-13
As part of its battle against Covid-19, Israel has closed it borders to foreigners and imposed a two-week quarantine on anyone entering the country. There are also strict requirements to wear masks in public places. Israel, however, has thrown the rules

Palestinians And Israelis Remember Casualties Together
Staff | therealnews.com | 2020-05-08
The alternative memorial service organized by peace organizations in Israel/Palestine challenges the racist official memorial services of the State of Israel in which only Israeli casualties are remembered.

UK Supreme Court Reverses BDS Ban
Staff | therealnews.com | 2020-05-07
The Palestine Solidarity Campaign, the largest British Palestinian solidarity group, successfully petitioned to reverse a 2016 ban preventing local governments divesting from companies involved in the Israeli occupation.

FBI Finds Evidence Of Israeli Intervention In Trump's 2016 Campaign
Staff | therealnews.com | 2020-05-07
An Israeli minister met with Roger Stone to provide information that may have benefited the Trump campaign. The discovery implicates Netanyahu in an attempt to distort the 2016 US election result.

The FULL Story Behind "Fauci's" 3.7 Million To Wuhan, Flu/CV Overlap & It Was Always Israelgate
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2020-05-03
Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (5/2/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …

Israel Attacks Syria, US OKs Annexation, OPCW Caught Again & Impending (Already Here) Bio False Flag
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2020-04-29
Welcome to The Daily Wrap Up, a concise show dedicated to bringing you the most relevant independent news, as we see it, from the last 24 hours (4/28/19). As always, take the information discussed in the video below and research it for yourself, and come to your own conclusions. Anyone telling you what the truth …