Daily Archives: March 14, 2020

2020-03-14: News Headlines

WSWS (2020-03-14). Coronavirus hits Israel, threatens catastrophe for West Bank and Gaza. wsws.org Israel's caretaker Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is exploiting the coronavirus outbreak to shore up his political position.

sputniknews (2020-03-14). Coronavirus in Israel: Cash is Being Pumped, Measures Are Being Taken, But Will It Be Enough? sputniknews.com Israel's PM Benjamin Netanyahu is mulling over shutting down all of the country's educational institutions and considering limiting public transport in another attempt to curb the spread of the virus that has seen more than 140 people infected in the country and with estimates suggesting the number will reach a thousand in just a matter of days.

Ed Sykes (2020-03-14). Young Jews endorse Bernie Sanders 'to model what anti-occupation Jewish leadership looks like'. thecanary.co We are proud to be the first Jewish organ…

Ramzy Baroud (2020-03-13). Abuse, Oppression and Murder: The PA Does Israel's Dirty Work in the West Bank. counterpunch.org 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

IMEMC News (2020-03-12). Israeli Colonists Attack Palestinian Homes Near Nablus. imemc.org Several illegal Israeli colonists attacked, on Thursday at dawn, a few Palestinian homes in Einabus village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, causing damage. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official who monitors Israel's illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said the Israeli assailants infiltrated into the …

IMEMC News (2020-03-12). Defying Coronavirus Closure, Soldiers Allow Dozens Of Colonists Into Sebastia Archaeological Site. imemc.org Israeli soldiers accompanied, Thursday, dozens of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers into the archaeological site in Sebastia Palestinian town, northwest of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, defying a closure by Palestinian Ministry of Tourism and Nablus governor in an effort to stop the spread of coronavirus disease. Mohammad Azem, …

If Americans Knew (2020-03-12). Israel kills 10,000th Palestinian since 2000, US media largely ignore it. imemc.org If Americans Knew Blog: By Alison Weir: Israeli forces invading Palestinian Territory have just killed a 15-year-old unarmed Palestinian boy.

PCHR (2020-03-12). New IOF Crime in Nablus: Palestinian Child Killed and 14 Civilians Wounded including a Journalist. imemc.org The Palestinian Centre For Human Rights (PCHR): Israeli occupation forces (IOF) killed on Wednesday, 11 March 2020, a Palestinian child and wounded 14 other civilians, including a journalist during its suppression of civilian gathering on al-'Arma Mountain, southeast Bita village, Nablus, Northern West Bank. Two of the wounded were deemed …

Ali Salam (2020-03-12). Israeli Settlers Attack, Injure Palestinian Woman and Minor in Hebron. imemc.org A Palestinian woman and a minor were injured, Wednesday, when illegal Israeli settlers attacked Palestinian homes in the city of Hebron in the southern occupied West Bank, according to local sources. Sources told Palestinian WAFA News Agency settlers attacked homes in Wadi al-Hussein area, located near the illegal Israeli settlement …

Ali Salam (2020-03-12). Palestinians Stop Israeli Attempt to Seize Their Land in Jerusalem. imemc.org Palestinian landowners in the Silwan neighborhood of occupied East Jerusalem, Thursday, blocked an intrusion attempt by a team from the Israeli Nature Preservation Authority, according to one of the land owners, Saeed Abbasi. Abbasi told Palestinian WAFA News Agency that members of the so-called Israeli nature authority stormed his 4-dunam …

IMEMC News (2020-03-12). P.A Responds To US Dep. Of State Regarding The Palestinians In Jerusalem. imemc.org In response to a decision by the American Department of State, in which it decided to replace the definition of the indigenous Palestinians in occupied Jerusalem from Palestinian citizens to "Arab residents," Palestinian Presidency spokesperson, Nabil Abu Rodeina, said the United States is trying to falsify history and grant legitimacy …

IMEMC News (2020-03-12). PPS: "Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In West Bank" imemc.org The Palestinian Prisoners' Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, fifteen Palestinians in several parts of the occupied West Bank, after the army invaded and violently searched many homes. The PPS stated that the soldiers invaded Sa'ir town, northeast of the southern West Bank city …

IMEMC News (2020-03-12). Soldiers Demolish A Palestinian Home In Bethlehem. imemc.org Israeli soldiers demolished, Thursday, a Palestinian home in al-Ferdis village, in the Eastern Bedouin area, east of Bethlehem, south of occupied Jerusalem in the West Bank. Hasan Breijiyya, the head of the Colonization & Wall Resistance Commission in Bethlehem, said the soldiers invaded the village, and demolished a one-story, 130 …

Larry Romanoff (2020-03-12). Gaza: Murdering Children for Sport. globalresearch.ca Ayman Mohyeldin was an Egyptian reporter for al-Jazeera English who had covered dozens of major events in the Middle East for many American and other networks. His reputation was enormous, and his reporting on the Israeli assault on Gaza was …

Whitney Webb (2020-03-11). US Army Cites Cybersecurity Concerns In Scrapping Planned Purchase of Israeli Military Tech. mintpressnews.com US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, a former lobbyist for Raytheon, may soon step in to reverse the decision following pressure from Israel, given that Raytheon co-develops the system with Israeli firms.

Stansfield Smith (2020-03-11). A Case Study of Corporate Media Disinformation. dissidentvoice.org Some alternative media have exposed the US government and its corporate media fake news reporting on Russian "election interference," on Venezuela, the war on Syria, China's Xinjiang and Hong Kong, Nicaragua, Palestine, among others. One of the longest running media disinformation campaigns has been directed at Cuba, well covered in Keith Bolender's Manufacturing the Enemy: …

Ali Salam (2020-03-11). Palestinian FM Denounces Israeli Plans for So-Called "Sovereignty Road" imemc.org The Palestinian Foreign Ministry, on Monday, strongly condemned the announcement by Israeli Defense Minister, Naftali Bennett of his intention to build, what he described as "sovereignty road" in the occupied West Bank, Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported. In a statement, the Foreign Ministry stated that it "condemns in the strongest …

Staff (2020-03-06). Headlines for March 6, 2020. democracynow.org 3,500 Cruise Ship Passengers Quarantined Off California Coast over Coronavirus Fears, Seattle Area Residents Urged to Work from Home as Coronavirus Spreads Across U.S., World Health Organization's Coronavirus Warning: "This Is Not a Drill", Stocks Tumble as Coronavirus Rattles Global Economy, Sen. Elizabeth Warren Suspends 2020 Presidential Bid, Bernie Sanders Campaign Rally Disrupted by Protester with Nazi Flag, Russia and Turkey Agree to a Ceasefire in Syria's War-Torn Idlib, Israel Accused of Collective Punishment After Demolishing Palestinian Homes, Israeli Opposition Parties Bidding to Unseat Netanyahu After…

Middle East Eye (2020-02-07). Russia Says Israel Used Civilian Plane as Human Shield During Syria Strikes. theantimedia.com Russia accused Israel of "making a total mockery of the lives of hundreds of innocent civilians."

CounterSpin (2020-01-31). Omar Baddar on Israel/Palestine 'Peace' Plan, Rainey Reitman on Greenwald Persecution. fair.org MP3 Link This week on CounterSpin: It is strange to think that you could create a plan to shape the relationship between two entities, in consultation with one but not the other, and then not just declare it, yourself, a "win-win," but also say to the unconsulted party, "You better take it, or else." Yet …

2020-03-14: Social Media Postees

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Young Jews endorse Bernie Sanders 'to model what anti-occupation Jewish leadership looks like'
Ed Sykes | thecanary.co | 2020-03-14
IfNotNow is "a movement of young Jews fighting for freedom and dignity for all". This week, it became "the first Jewish organization to endorse Senator Bernie Sanders for President", with 80% of its members backing the decision. The organisation described its endorsement as "a commitment to model what anti-occupation Jewish leadership looks like": | We are proud to be the first Jewish organ…
thecanary.co/us/us-analysis/2020/03/14/young-jews-endorse-bernie-sanders-to-model-what-anti-occupation-jewish-leadership-looks-like/

Coronavirus hits Israel, threatens catastrophe for West Bank and Gaza
wsws.org | 2020-03-14
Israel's caretaker Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is exploiting the coronavirus outbreak to shore up his political position.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2020/03/14/gaza-m14.html

Coronavirus in Israel: Cash is Being Pumped, Measures Are Being Taken, But Will It Be Enough?
sputniknews.com | 2020-03-14
Israel's PM Benjamin Netanyahu is mulling over shutting down all of the country's educational institutions and considering limiting public transport in another attempt to curb the spread of the virus that has seen more than 140 people infected in the country and with estimates suggesting the number will reach a thousand in just a matter of days.
sputniknews.com/middleeast/202003141078563531-coronavirus-in-israel-cash-is-being-pumped-measures-are-being-taken-but-will-it-be-enough/

Abuse, Oppression and Murder: The PA Does Israel's Dirty Work in the West Bank
Ramzy Baroud | counterpunch.org | 2020-03-13
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…
counterpunch.org/2020/03/13/abuse-oppression-and-murder-the-pa-does-israels-dirty-work-in-the-west-bank/

Air Pollution Clears in Northern Italy After Coronavirus Lockdown
telesurenglish.net | 2020-03-13
Air pollution over northern Italy fell after the government introduced a nationwide lockdown to combat coronavirus, satellite imagery showed on Friday, in a new example of the pandemic's potential impact on emissions. | RELATED: | Italy, Israel, Others Take Extensive Measures as Virus Spreads | China, where the outbreak started, showed a marked reduction in pollution after the government imposed travel bans and quarantines, and the data from Italy, which was struck several wee…
telesurenglish.net/news/Air-Pollution-Clears-in-Northern-Italy-After-Coronavirus-Lockdown-20200313-0016.html

New IOF Crime in Nablus: Palestinian Child Killed and 14 Civilians Wounded including a Journalist
PCHR | imemc.org | 2020-03-12
The Palestinian Centre For Human Rights (PCHR): Israeli occupation forces (IOF) killed on Wednesday, 11 March 2020, a Palestinian child and wounded 14 other civilians, including a journalist during its suppression of civilian gathering on al-'Arma Mountain, southeast Bita village, Nablus, Northern West Bank. Two of the wounded were deemed …
imemc.org/article/new-iof-crime-in-nablus-palestinian-child-killed-and-14-civilians-wounded-including-a-journalist/

Israel kills 10,000th Palestinian since 2000, US media largely ignore it
If Americans Knew | imemc.org | 2020-03-12
If Americans Knew Blog: By Alison Weir: Israeli forces invading Palestinian Territory have just killed a 15-year-old unarmed Palestinian boy.
imemc.org/article/israel-kills-10000th-palestinian-since-2000-us-media-largely-ignore-it/

Israeli Settlers Attack, Injure Palestinian Woman and Minor in Hebron
Ali Salam | imemc.org | 2020-03-12
A Palestinian woman and a minor were injured, Wednesday, when illegal Israeli settlers attacked Palestinian homes in the city of Hebron in the southern occupied West Bank, according to local sources. Sources told Palestinian WAFA News Agency settlers attacked homes in Wadi al-Hussein area, located near the illegal Israeli settlement …
imemc.org/article/israeli-settlers-attack-injure-palestinian-woman-and-minor-in-hebron/

Gaza: Murdering Children for Sport
Larry Romanoff | globalresearch.ca | 2020-03-12
Ayman Mohyeldin was an Egyptian reporter for al-Jazeera English who had covered dozens of major events in the Middle East for many American and other networks. His reputation was enormous, and his reporting on the Israeli assault on Gaza was …
globalresearch.ca/murdering-children-sport/5706188

Soldiers Demolish A Palestinian Home In Bethlehem
IMEMC News | imemc.org | 2020-03-12
Israeli soldiers demolished, Thursday, a Palestinian home in al-Ferdis village, in the Eastern Bedouin area, east of Bethlehem, south of occupied Jerusalem in the West Bank. Hasan Breijiyya, the head of the Colonization & Wall Resistance Commission in Bethlehem, said the soldiers invaded the village, and demolished a one-story, 130 …
imemc.org/article/soldiers-demolish-a-palestinian-home-in-bethlehem/

Israeli Colonists Attack Palestinian Homes Near Nablus
IMEMC News | imemc.org | 2020-03-12
Several illegal Israeli colonists attacked, on Thursday at dawn, a few Palestinian homes in Einabus village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, causing damage. Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official who monitors Israel's illegal colonialist activities in northern West Bank, said the Israeli assailants infiltrated into the …
imemc.org/article/israeli-colonists-attack-palestinian-homes-near-nablus-2/

Defying Coronavirus Closure, Soldiers Allow Dozens Of Colonists Into Sebastia Archaeological Site
IMEMC News | imemc.org | 2020-03-12
Israeli soldiers accompanied, Thursday, dozens of illegal Israeli colonialist settlers into the archaeological site in Sebastia Palestinian town, northwest of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, defying a closure by Palestinian Ministry of Tourism and Nablus governor in an effort to stop the spread of coronavirus disease. Mohammad Azem, …
imemc.org/article/defying-coronavirus-closure-soldiers-allow-dozens-of-colonists-into-sebastia-archaeological-site/

PPS: "Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In West Bank"
IMEMC News | imemc.org | 2020-03-12
The Palestinian Prisoners' Society (PPS) has reported that Israeli soldiers abducted, on Thursday at dawn, fifteen Palestinians in several parts of the occupied West Bank, after the army invaded and violently searched many homes. The PPS stated that the soldiers invaded Sa'ir town, northeast of the southern West Bank city …
imemc.org/article/pps-israeli-soldiers-abduct-fifteen-palestinians-in-west-bank-2/

Palestinians Stop Israeli Attempt to Seize Their Land in Jerusalem
Ali Salam | imemc.org | 2020-03-12
Palestinian landowners in the Silwan neighborhood of occupied East Jerusalem, Thursday, blocked an intrusion attempt by a team from the Israeli Nature Preservation Authority, according to one of the land owners, Saeed Abbasi. Abbasi told Palestinian WAFA News Agency that members of the so-called Israeli nature authority stormed his 4-dunam …
imemc.org/article/palestinians-stop-israeli-attempt-to-seize-their-land-in-jerusalem/

P.A Responds To US Dep. Of State Regarding The Palestinians In Jerusalem
IMEMC News | imemc.org | 2020-03-12
In response to a decision by the American Department of State, in which it decided to replace the definition of the indigenous Palestinians in occupied Jerusalem from Palestinian citizens to "Arab residents," Palestinian Presidency spokesperson, Nabil Abu Rodeina, said the United States is trying to falsify history and grant legitimacy …
imemc.org/article/p-a-responds-to-us-dep-of-state-regarding-the-palestinians-in-jerusalem/

A Case Study of Corporate Media Disinformation
Stansfield Smith | dissidentvoice.org | 2020-03-11
Some alternative media have exposed the US government and its corporate media fake news reporting on Russian "election interference," on Venezuela, the war on Syria, China's Xinjiang and Hong Kong, Nicaragua, Palestine, among others. One of the longest running media disinformation campaigns has been directed at Cuba, well covered in Keith Bolender's Manufacturing the Enemy: …
dissidentvoice.org/2020/03/a-case-study-of-corporate-media-disinformation/

US Army Cites Cybersecurity Concerns In Scrapping Planned Purchase of Israeli Military Tech
Whitney Webb | mintpressnews.com | 2020-03-11
US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, a former lobbyist for Raytheon, may soon step in to reverse the decision following pressure from Israel, given that Raytheon co-develops the system with Israeli firms.
mintpressnews.com/us-army-cites-cybersecurity-concerns-scrapping-purchase-israel-iron-dome/265644/

US Army Cites Cybersecurity Concerns In Scrapping Planned Purchase of Israeli Military Tech
Whitney Webb | mintpressnews.com | 2020-03-11
US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper, a former lobbyist for Raytheon, may soon step in to reverse the decision following pressure from Israel, given that Raytheon co-develops the system with Israeli firms.
mintpressnews.com/us-army-cites-cybersecurity-concerns-scrapping-purchase-israel-iron-dome/265644/

Palestinian FM Denounces Israeli Plans for So-Called "Sovereignty Road"
Ali Salam | imemc.org | 2020-03-11
The Palestinian Foreign Ministry, on Monday, strongly condemned the announcement by Israeli Defense Minister, Naftali Bennett of his intention to build, what he described as "sovereignty road" in the occupied West Bank, Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported. In a statement, the Foreign Ministry stated that it "condemns in the strongest …
imemc.org/article/palestinian-fm-denounces-israeli-plans-for-so-called-sovereignty-road/

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