Monthly Archives: April 2020

2020-04-30: News Headlines

Newsclick (2020-04-29). Roger Waters: We need to save this fragile planet. peoplesdispatch.org Vijay Prashad speaks to Roger Waters on issues ranging from the United Nations' Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the protests in Chile to the coup against Evo Morales Ayma in Bolivia and the struggle to liberate Palestine.

Gareth Porter (2020-04-29). With apparently fabricated nuclear documents, Netanyahu pushed the US towards war with Iran. thealtworld.com An investigation of supposed Iranian nuclear documents presented in a dramatically staged Netanyahu press conference indicates they were an Israeli fabrication designed to trigger US military conflict with Iran. | President Donald Trump scrapped the nuclear deal with Iran and continued to risk war with Iran based on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's claim to have proven definitively that Iran was determined to manufacture nuclear weapons. Netanyahu not only spun Trump but much of the corporate media as well, duping them with the public unveiling of what he claimed was the entire secret Iranian "nuclear…

Ali Salam (2020-04-29). Israel Orders One Halt Construction and Two Demolition Orders of Palestinian Structures. imemc.org The Israeli army, on Tuesday, ordered a Palestinian resident of Bardala village in the northern Jordan Valley to halt construction on his home, citing a lack of Israeli permission to build, a local source reported. Aref Daraghme, a human rights activist, told Palestinian WAFA News Agency that occupation authorities instructed …

Miko Peled (2020-04-29). Bezalel Smotrich: Israel's New Minister for Jerusalem Affairs Takes Aim at the Holy Sanctuary. mintpressnews.com Israel's right-wing poster boy has been slated for the role of Minister for Jerusalem Affairs, giving him both the position and power to carry out his apocalyptic vision of building a Jewish Temple on the site of the Dome of the Rock.

Haggai Matar (2020-04-29). In Israel, the Betrayal that Made Netanyahu King. thenation.com Benny Gantz chose chauvinism and corruption.

Ramzy Baroud (2020-04-29). Hating Arabs as a Common Ground: Why Israel's Coalition Government is Likely to Survive. dissidentvoice.org Shortly after an agreement to form a "national emergency government" in Israel, leader of the Blue and White (Kahol Lavan) party, Benny Gantz, tweeted triumphantly that 'democracy' in Israel has been 'safeguarded'. But how is a deal that would grant Israel's right-wing Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, a veto power over the very judicial system which …

RT (2020-04-29). NYC mayor blasted for 'anti-Semitism' after threatening to arrest Jews for flouting Covid-19 distancing rules at rabbi's funeral. rt.com A tightly-packed funeral procession of Orthodox Jews attracted the ire of Bill de Blasio, but netizens had something to say about the mayor's own distancing policy and said his outburst had "invited anti-Semitism." | The New York City mayor tweeted his anger at members of Brooklyn's Jewish community who gathered on Tuesday night for the funeral of Rabbi Chaim Mertz. "My message to the Jewish community, and all communities, is this simple: the time for warnings has passed," he wrote. | Photos of the procession were circulated in the media, with many of the participants visibly defying social distancing rules, w…

Ramzy Baroud (2020-04-29). Hate as a Common Ground: Why Israel's Coalition Government Is Likely to Survive. mintpressnews.com Israeli leaders insist that democracy, transparency, and inclusion are achievable, even when millions of the country's Arab citizens are marginalized and continue to be victims of institutional racism that dates back to the very foundation of Israel.

South Front (2020-04-29). Video: Israeli Military Buildup Near Golan Heights Follows Strikes on Syrian Capital. globalresearch.ca Israel has deployed additional units of the Iron Dome and Patriot air defense systems near the borders of Lebanon and Syria. Pro-Israeli sources claim that the country's military is preparing to repel possible retaliatory strikes from Hezbollah and other Iranian-backed …

Ryan Cristián (2020-04-29). Israel Attacks Syria, US OKs Annexation, OPCW Caught Again & Impending (Already Here) Bio False Flag. thelastamericanvagabond.com 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 …

Marwa Osman (2020-04-29). Hunger Grows in Lebanon—MES EP.51. thealtworld.com The past six months have brought hardships unseen in Lebanon even during the bitter days of its 15-year civil wae that ended in 1990. Decades of corruption and financial mismanagement by warlords-turned-politicians and a cabal of business elites combined with greedy Banks to plunge Lebanon's economy into its worst crisis in living memory. We discuss this segment with Dr. Nasri Harb, economist at USAL university. | In the meantime, Israelis are sparing no effort to complete the process of Judaization. In light of the world's preoccupation with the fight against the COVID-19 epidemic, the pace of settlement expansi…

Dana Johnson (2020-04-29). A Big Win for the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness and a Call to Protect Wolves and Wilderness in Idaho. counterpunch.org In January 2016 the U.S. Forest Service authorized the Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG) to make 120 helicopter landings in the River of No Return Wilderness to place radio telemetry collars on 60 elk, despite the Wilderness Act's clear prohibition on motorized intrusions and its directive to preserve an untrammeled Wilderness. To our

David Swanson (2020-04-28). How Are You Gonna Pay For It? Stop Giving Money to Israel. mintpressnews.com Israel is not a poor country. It is certainly not the poorest in the world. So why is it the top recipient of US military "aid?"

Ali Salam (2020-04-28). Palestinian Youth Abducted from Qalandia, Several Suffer Tear-gas Inhalation in Hebron. imemc.org Israeli forces attacked, on Sunday night, several Palestinian youths in al-Fawwar refugee camp in southern Hebron, southern occupied West Bank, in addition to abducting one in Qalandia, in the Jerusalem district, Days of Palestine reported. Local sources said that Israeli soldiers invaded al-Fawwar camp and brutalized some Palestinian civilians near …

IMEMC & Agencies (2020-04-28). Erekat Briefs European Officials on Israeli Annexation Plans. imemc.org Top Palestinian negotiator and executive member of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), Dr. Saeb Erekat, briefed a number of Palestinian officials on the latest announcement by Israel regarding the planned annexation of the occupied West Bank. During phone calls, Erekat was reportedly introduced to the Swedish Foreign Minister, Anne Lindy …

IMEMC & Agencies (2020-04-28). Israeli Forces Abduct Five Palestinian Youths in East Jerusalem Neighborhood. imemc.org Israeli troops in East Jerusalem, southern occupied West Bank, abducted five Palestinian youths, early on Tuesday, from the al-'Isawiya neighborhood. Local media sources and witness said that Israeli troops invaded the al-'Isawiya Palestinian-populated neighborhood and invaded several homes. Sources added that the soldiers conducted thorough searches of homes, before abducting …

Staff (2020-04-27). The Joint Israeli-Palestinian Memorial Ceremony. therealnews.com Co-hosted by Combatants for Peace and the Parents Circle — Families Forum. Co-sponsored by over sixty peace organizations and religious institutions around the world Anat Marinin and Ahmed Aljaafri — Bereaved Israeli sister, Anat, who lost her two brothers, Pinchas (Pinka) and Yair, during the Yom Kippur War will hold a conversation with bereaved Palestinian,…

Miko Peled (2020-04-27). How Israel Legitimizes the Abuse of Palestinian Political Prisoners. mintpressnews.com Each year Palestinian Prisoners Day comes and goes while the prisoners remain in their cells and their conditions worsen. The destructive effects that Israel's imprisonment of thousands of Palestinians has on society cannot be overstated. Israel justifies its treatment of these prisoners with false claims that the Palestinian men, women, and children who languish in its jails are terrorists. These false claims must be rejected in their entirety. Palestinian prisoners are political prisoners, they are prisoners of conscience and must be viewed and treated as such by the international community. | Israeli claims th…

Staff (2020-04-27). Has The Coronavirus Crisis Softened Hamas? therealnews.com The Gaza Strip lacks protective gear, clean water, and ventilators, putting immense pressure on Hamas to sign a ceasefire agreement with Israel. But the Israeli side isn't as eager to make a deal.

PCHR (2020-04-27). PCHR Condemns Restrictions on Freedom of Journalistic Work in Gaza. imemc.org At approximately 12: 30 on Saturday, 25 April 2020, Palestinian police in Gaza city arrested a Palestine TV Satellite's press crew while recording an interview in Jabalia refugee camp, claiming that they did not have the necessary authorization for photographing and conducting interviews. The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) condemns …

Ali Salam (2020-04-27). 22 Palestinian Structures Receive Demolition Notices in Salfit. imemc.org Israeli authorities, on Sunday, issued demolition orders targeting 22 Palestinian homes and agricultural facilities in Qarawat Bani Hassan village in the central occupied West Bank district of Salfit, Days of Palestine reports. Salfit's governor, Abdullah Kmeil, said that the Israeli authorities are using the coronavirus crisis to escalate demolitions against …

IMEMC & Agencies (2020-04-27). Colonial Israeli Settlers Uproot Dozens of Palestinian-owned Olive Trees. imemc.org Israeli colonial settlers, near the northern West Bank city of Nablus, uprooted on Monday, at least 40 Palestinian-owned olive trees. Chief of the Israeli settlements profile, Ghassan Daghlas, reported that the settlers invaded the Saqya village, south of Nablus city and began uprooting 40 old olive trees, owned by local …

IMEMC & Agencies (2020-04-27). Israeli Troops Abduct a Palestinian Youth from Bethlehem. imemc.org Israeli troops abducted, on Monday, a Palestinian young man from the southern occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem. Local media sources and witnesses said that Israeli soldiers broke into and vandalized the home of Laith Youman, 19, before they abducted him. The sources, on Alsaf Street, noted that the Israeli …

Ali Salam (2020-04-27). Family Receives Body of Deceased Palestinian Prisoner. imemc.org The Palestinian Authority's Detainees Affairs Commission announced on Sunday that Israeli authorities are set to release the corpse of the Palestinian detainee, Nour Barghouthi to his family late on Sunday evening, the Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported. After serving 4 years in Israel's Naqab prison, Barghouthi, 23, died on Wednesday, …

Jonathan Cook (2020-04-27). Netanyahu's Coalition Deal paves the Way to Annexation. dissidentvoice.org Only weeks ago, Benjamin Netanyahu was a hair's breadth from being ousted from the Israeli Prime Minister's Office in disgrace, after 11 years of continuous rule. But after a dramatic turnaround in fortunes last week — that saw him signing a pact with Benny Gantz, his chief political rival — Netanyahu has begun to rapidly …

Staff (2020-04-24). "We Don't Have the Capacity to Treat": Palestinian-Canadian Doctor Says Israel Must Lift Gaza Siege. democracynow.org As fears continue to grow about what a rampant outbreak of the coronavirus might do to the occupied Palestinian territory, already crippled by years of Israeli sanctions, we get an update from Dr. Tarek Loubani, Palestinian-Canadian doctor and emergency physician who volunteers in the Gaza Strip and returned from a trip there last month. "Testing is severely limited," he says. "There have been fewer tests in Gaza so far throughout the entire pandemic than there were in South Korea yesterday."

Staff (2020-04-24). Israelis Cheer Palestinian Party Leader Ayman Odeh At Rally Against Netanyahu Coalition Government. therealnews.com After three election cycles, Netanyahu and Gantz's coalition formed the largest government in Israeli history, even as Netanyahu faces a corruption trial.

Staff (2020-04-23). Israel Is Involving Itself In Libya's Civil War. Why? therealnews.com Khalifa Haftar's onslaught on the Libya's capital was openly supported by the UAE, but evidence has emerged that his forces received weapons and training from Israel.

Ryan Cristián (2020-04-12). Robert Inlakesh Interview — Israel Uses Palestinians As Human Experiments, COVID-19 Is No Different. thelastamericanvagabond.com I find it incredibly insulting that the western mainstream world can willfully ignore places like Gaza and Yemen, even while they have been suffering intentionally created humanitarian crises at the hands of the "good guys" for years. And many out there still lost to the two-party deception simply toe the line and act like it's …

Alison Weir (2020-04-30). As US Approaches Record Deficit, Israel Asks for Record Handout. iranian.com Breaking Defense, a digital magazine that covers military issues, reports that Israel may ask for its U.S. aid early, possibly in a lump sum that could be as high as $7.6 billion. This would work out to almost $21 million per day from American taxpayers, even though the U.S. is approaching a $4 trillion deficit (the largest in the world), …

Ryan Cristián (2020-04-08). US Gov Gives 1M Masks To Israel During Shortage, Coronavirus Censorship & Trump 'Holds' WHO Funding. thelastamericanvagabond.com 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 (4/7/19). 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 …

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."

2020-04-30: Social Media Postees

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With apparently fabricated nuclear documents, Netanyahu pushed the US towards war with Iran
Gareth Porter | thegrayzone.com | 2020-04-30
An investigation of supposed Iranian nuclear documents presented in a dramatically staged Netanyahu press conference indicates they were an Israeli…
thegrayzone.com/2020/04/29/fabricated-nuclear-documents-netanyahu-war-iran/

Roger Waters: We need to save this fragile planet
Newsclick | peoplesdispatch.org | 2020-04-29
Vijay Prashad speaks to Roger Waters on issues ranging from the United Nations' Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the protests in Chile to the coup against Evo Morales Ayma in Bolivia and the struggle to liberate Palestine.
peoplesdispatch.org/2020/04/29/roger-waters-we-need-to-save-this-fragile-planet/

Israel Orders One Halt Construction and Two Demolition Orders of Palestinian Structures
Ali Salam | imemc.org | 2020-04-29
The Israeli army, on Tuesday, ordered a Palestinian resident of Bardala village in the northern Jordan Valley to halt construction on his home, citing a lack of Israeli permission to build, a local source reported. Aref Daraghme, a human rights activist, told Palestinian WAFA News Agency that occupation authorities instructed …
imemc.org/article/israel-orders-one-halt-construction-and-two-demolition-orders-of-palestinian-structures/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=israel-orders-one-halt-construction-and-two-demolition-orders-of-palestinian-structures

Hating Arabs as a Common Ground: Why Israel's Coalition Government is Likely to Survive
Ramzy Baroud | dissidentvoice.org | 2020-04-29
Shortly after an agreement to form a "national emergency government" in Israel, leader of the Blue and White (Kahol Lavan) party, Benny Gantz, tweeted triumphantly that 'democracy' in Israel has been 'safeguarded'. But how is a deal that would grant Israel's right-wing Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, a veto power over the very judicial system which …
dissidentvoice.org/2020/04/hating-arabs-as-a-common-ground-why-israels-coalition-government-is-likely-to-survive/

Hate as a Common Ground: Why Israel's Coalition Government Is Likely to Survive
Ramzy Baroud | mintpressnews.com | 2020-04-29
Israeli leaders insist that democracy, transparency, and inclusion are achievable, even when millions of the country's Arab citizens are marginalized and continue to be victims of institutional racism that dates back to the very foundation of Israel.
mintpressnews.com/hate-as-a-common-ground-israel-coalition-government-survive/267091/

Video: Israeli Military Buildup Near Golan Heights Follows Strikes on Syrian Capital
South Front | globalresearch.ca | 2020-04-29
Israel has deployed additional units of the Iron Dome and Patriot air defense systems near the borders of Lebanon and Syria. Pro-Israeli sources claim that the country's military is preparing to repel possible retaliatory strikes from Hezbollah and other Iranian-backed …
globalresearch.ca/video-israeli-military-buildup-near-golan-heights-follows-strikes-syrian-capital/5711188

With apparently fabricated nuclear documents, Netanyahu pushed the US towards war with Iran
Gareth Porter | thealtworld.com | 2020-04-29
An investigation of supposed Iranian nuclear documents presented in a dramatically staged Netanyahu press conference indicates they were an Israeli fabrication designed to trigger US military conflict with Iran. | President Donald Trump scrapped the nuclear deal with Iran and continued to risk war with Iran based on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's claim to have proven definitively that Iran was determined to manufacture nuclear weapons. Netanyahu not only spun Trump but much of the corporate media as well, duping them with the public unveiling of what he claimed was the entire secret Iranian "nuclear…

With apparently fabricated nuclear documents, Netanyahu pushed the US towards war with Iran

Hunger Grows in Lebanon–MES EP.51
Marwa Osman | thealtworld.com | 2020-04-29
The past six months have brought hardships unseen in Lebanon even during the bitter days of its 15-year civil wae that ended in 1990. Decades of corruption and financial mismanagement by warlords-turned-politicians and a cabal of business elites combined with greedy Banks to plunge Lebanon's economy into its worst crisis in living memory. We discuss this segment with Dr. Nasri Harb, economist at USAL university. | In the meantime, Israelis are sparing no effort to complete the process of Judaization. In light of the world's preoccupation with the fight against the COVID-19 epidemic, the pace of settlement expansi…

Hunger Grows in Lebanon–MES EP.51

Bezalel Smotrich: Israel's New Minister for Jerusalem Affairs Takes Aim at the Holy Sanctuary
Miko Peled | mintpressnews.com | 2020-04-29
Israel's right-wing poster boy has been slated for the role of Minister for Jerusalem Affairs, giving him both the position and power to carry out his apocalyptic vision of building a Jewish Temple on the site of the Dome of the Rock.
mintpressnews.com/bezalel-smotrich-apocalyptic-vision-israel-new-minister-jerusalem-affairs/267104/

As US Approaches Record Deficit, Israel Asks for Record Handout
Alison Weir | mintpressnews.com | 2020-04-29
The request would work out to almost $21 million per day from American taxpayers, even as the U.S. is approaching a $4 trillion deficit (the largest in the world), and Israel typically has a lower unemployment rate than the United States.
mintpressnews.com/us-approachs-record-deficit-israel-asks-record-handout/267077/

In Israel, the Betrayal that Made Netanyahu King
Haggai Matar | thenation.com | 2020-04-29
Benny Gantz chose chauvinism and corruption.
thenation.com/article/world/gantz-netanyahu-deal/

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 …
thelastamericanvagabond.com/daily-wrap-up/israel-attacks-syria-us-oks-annexation-opcw-caught-again-impending-already-here-bio-false-flag/

A Big Win for the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness and a Call to Protect Wolves and Wilderness in Idaho
Dana Johnson | counterpunch.org | 2020-04-29
In January 2016 the U.S. Forest Service authorized the Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG) to make 120 helicopter landings in the River of No Return Wilderness to place radio telemetry collars on 60 elk, despite the Wilderness Act's clear prohibition on motorized intrusions and its directive to preserve an untrammeled Wilderness. To our…
counterpunch.org/2020/04/29/a-big-win-for-the-frank-church-river-of-no-return-wilderness-and-a-call-to-protect-wolves-and-wilderness-in-idaho/

NYC mayor blasted for 'anti-Semitism' after threatening to arrest Jews for flouting Covid-19 distancing rules at rabbi's funeral
rt.com | 2020-04-29
A tightly-packed funeral procession of Orthodox Jews attracted the ire of Bill de Blasio, but netizens had something to say about the mayor's own distancing policy and said his outburst had "invited anti-Semitism." | The New York City mayor tweeted his anger at members of Brooklyn's Jewish community who gathered on Tuesday night for the funeral of Rabbi Chaim Mertz. "My message to the Jewish community, and all communities, is this simple: the time for warnings has passed," he wrote. | Photos of the procession were circulated in the media, with many of the participants visibly defying social distancing rules, w…
rt.com/usa/487184-de-blasio-coronavirus-jews/

How Are You Gonna Pay For It? Stop Giving Money to Israel
David Swanson | mintpressnews.com | 2020-04-28
Israel is not a poor country. It is certainly not the poorest in the world. So why is it the top recipient of US military "aid?"
mintpressnews.com/stop-giving-united-states-money-israel-miltiary-aid/267054/

Palestinian Youth Abducted from Qalandia, Several Suffer Tear-gas Inhalation in Hebron
Ali Salam | imemc.org | 2020-04-28
Israeli forces attacked, on Sunday night, several Palestinian youths in al-Fawwar refugee camp in southern Hebron, southern occupied West Bank, in addition to abducting one in Qalandia, in the Jerusalem district, Days of Palestine reported. Local sources said that Israeli soldiers invaded al-Fawwar camp and brutalized some Palestinian civilians near …
imemc.org/article/palestinian-youth-abducted-from-qalandia-several-suffer-tear-gas-inhalation-in-hebron/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=palestinian-youth-abducted-from-qalandia-several-suffer-tear-gas-inhalation-in-hebron

Erekat Briefs European Officials on Israeli Annexation Plans
IMEMC & Agencies | imemc.org | 2020-04-28
Top Palestinian negotiator and executive member of the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO), Dr. Saeb Erekat, briefed a number of Palestinian officials on the latest announcement by Israel regarding the planned annexation of the occupied West Bank. During phone calls, Erekat was reportedly introduced to the Swedish Foreign Minister, Anne Lindy …
imemc.org/article/erekat-briefs-european-officials-on-israeli-annexation-plans/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=erekat-briefs-european-officials-on-israeli-annexation-plans

Israeli Forces Abduct Five Palestinian Youths in East Jerusalem Neighborhood
IMEMC & Agencies | imemc.org | 2020-04-28
Israeli troops in East Jerusalem, southern occupied West Bank, abducted five Palestinian youths, early on Tuesday, from the al-'Isawiya neighborhood. Local media sources and witness said that Israeli troops invaded the al-'Isawiya Palestinian-populated neighborhood and invaded several homes. Sources added that the soldiers conducted thorough searches of homes, before abducting …
imemc.org/article/israeli-forces-abduct-five-palestinian-youths-in-east-jerusalem-neighborhood/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=israeli-forces-abduct-five-palestinian-youths-in-east-jerusalem-neighborhood

The Joint Israeli-Palestinian Memorial Ceremony
Staff | therealnews.com | 2020-04-27
Co-hosted by Combatants for Peace and the Parents Circle

22 Palestinian Structures Receive Demolition Notices in Salfit
Ali Salam | imemc.org | 2020-04-27
Israeli authorities, on Sunday, issued demolition orders targeting 22 Palestinian homes and agricultural facilities in Qarawat Bani Hassan village in the central occupied West Bank district of Salfit, Days of Palestine reports. Salfit's governor, Abdullah Kmeil, said that the Israeli authorities are using the coronavirus crisis to escalate demolitions against …
imemc.org/article/22-palestinian-structures-receive-demolition-notices-in-salfit/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=22-palestinian-structures-receive-demolition-notices-in-salfit

PCHR Condemns Restrictions on Freedom of Journalistic Work in Gaza
PCHR | imemc.org | 2020-04-27
At approximately 12: 30 on Saturday, 25 April 2020, Palestinian police in Gaza city arrested a Palestine TV Satellite's press crew while recording an interview in Jabalia refugee camp, claiming that they did not have the necessary authorization for photographing and conducting interviews. The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) condemns …
imemc.org/article/pchr-condemns-restrictions-on-freedom-of-journalistic-work-in-gaza/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=pchr-condemns-restrictions-on-freedom-of-journalistic-work-in-gaza

Colonial Israeli Settlers Uproot Dozens of Palestinian-owned Olive Trees
IMEMC & Agencies | imemc.org | 2020-04-27
Israeli colonial settlers, near the northern West Bank city of Nablus, uprooted on Monday, at least 40 Palestinian-owned olive trees. Chief of the Israeli settlements profile, Ghassan Daghlas, reported that the settlers invaded the Saqya village, south of Nablus city and began uprooting 40 old olive trees, owned by local …
imemc.org/article/colonial-israeli-settlers-uproot-dozens-of-palestinian-owned-olive-trees/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=colonial-israeli-settlers-uproot-dozens-of-palestinian-owned-olive-trees

How Israel Legitimizes the Abuse of Palestinian Political Prisoners
Miko Peled | mintpressnews.com | 2020-04-27
Each year Palestinian Prisoners Day comes and goes while the prisoners remain in their cells and their conditions worsen. The destructive effects that Israel's imprisonment of thousands of Palestinians has on society cannot be overstated. Israel justifies its treatment of these prisoners with false claims that the Palestinian men, women, and children who languish in its jails are terrorists. These false claims must be rejected in their entirety. Palestinian prisoners are political prisoners, they are prisoners of conscience and must be viewed and treated as such by the international community. | Israeli claims th…
mintpressnews.com/how-israel-legitimizes-abuse-palestinian-political-prisoners/267014/

Family Receives Body of Deceased Palestinian Prisoner
Ali Salam | imemc.org | 2020-04-27
The Palestinian Authority's Detainees Affairs Commission announced on Sunday that Israeli authorities are set to release the corpse of the Palestinian detainee, Nour Barghouthi to his family late on Sunday evening, the Palestinian WAFA News Agency reported. After serving 4 years in Israel's Naqab prison, Barghouthi, 23, died on Wednesday, …
imemc.org/article/family-receives-body-of-deceased-palestinian-prisoner/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=family-receives-body-of-deceased-palestinian-prisoner

Israeli Troops Abduct a Palestinian Youth from Bethlehem
IMEMC & Agencies | imemc.org | 2020-04-27
Israeli troops abducted, on Monday, a Palestinian young man from the southern occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem. Local media sources and witnesses said that Israeli soldiers broke into and vandalized the home of Laith Youman, 19, before they abducted him. The sources, on Alsaf Street, noted that the Israeli …
imemc.org/article/israeli-troops-abduct-a-palestinian-youth-from-bethlehem/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=israeli-troops-abduct-a-palestinian-youth-from-bethlehem

Netanyahu's Coalition Deal paves the Way to Annexation
Jonathan Cook | dissidentvoice.org | 2020-04-27
Only weeks ago, Benjamin Netanyahu was a hair's breadth from being ousted from the Israeli Prime Minister's Office in disgrace, after 11 years of continuous rule. But after a dramatic turnaround in fortunes last week

Has The Coronavirus Crisis Softened Hamas?
Staff | therealnews.com | 2020-04-27
The Gaza Strip lacks protective gear, clean water, and ventilators, putting immense pressure on Hamas to sign a ceasefire agreement with Israel. But the Israeli side isn't as eager to make a deal.
therealnews.com/stories/has-coronavirus-softened-hamas-israel-ceasefire-gaza

"We Don't Have the Capacity to Treat": Palestinian-Canadian Doctor Says Israel Must Lift Gaza Siege
Staff | democracynow.org | 2020-04-24
As fears continue to grow about what a rampant outbreak of the coronavirus might do to the occupied Palestinian territory, already crippled by years of Israeli sanctions, we get an update from Dr. Tarek Loubani, Palestinian-Canadian doctor and emergency physician who volunteers in the Gaza Strip and returned from a trip there last month. "Testing is severely limited," he says. "There have been fewer tests in Gaza so far throughout the entire pandemic than there were in South Korea yesterday."
www.democracynow.org/2020/4/24/tarek_loubani_palestinian_canadian_doctor_gaza

Israelis Cheer Palestinian Party Leader Ayman Odeh At Rally Against Netanyahu Coalition Government
Staff | therealnews.com | 2020-04-24
After three election cycles, Netanyahu and Gantz's coalition formed the largest government in Israeli history, even as Netanyahu faces a corruption trial.
therealnews.com/stories/israel-ayman-odeh-rally-netanyahu-ganz-coalition-government-trial

As US Approaches Record Deficit, Israel Asks for Record Handout
Alison Weir | iranian.com | 2020-04-30
Breaking Defense, a digital magazine that covers military issues, reports that Israel may ask for its U.S. aid early, possibly in a lump sum that could be as high as $7.6 billion. This would work out to almost $21 million per day from American taxpayers, even though the U.S. is approaching a $4 trillion deficit (the largest in the world), …
iranian.com/2020/04/29/as-us-approaches-record-deficit-israel-asks-for-record-handout/

Israel Is Involving Itself In Libya's Civil War. Why?
Staff | therealnews.com | 2020-04-23
Khalifa Haftar's onslaught on the Libya's capital was openly supported by the UAE, but evidence has emerged that his forces received weapons and training from Israel.
therealnews.com/stories/israel-mossad-libya-civil-war-khalifa-haftar

US Gov Gives 1M Masks To Israel During Shortage, Coronavirus Censorship & Trump 'Holds' WHO Funding
Ryan Cristián | thelastamericanvagabond.com | 2020-04-08
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 (4/7/19). 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 …
thelastamericanvagabond.com/daily-wrap-up/us-gov-gives-1m-masks-israel-during-shortage-coronavirus-censorship-trump-holds-who-funding/