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American activist killed by Israeli army, family spied on by company with ties to US gov’t
Peaceful Palestinian Protester With No Legs Killed By IDF
Jeff Halper: Die Zweistaatenlösung ist längst passé(It's in English, I swear!)
Ilan Pappe's keynote address at Palestine Book Awards 2017
Ilan Pappe on Israel-Palestine (Part 1)
Trump threatens to cut aid over UN Jerusalem vote
UN defies threats to reject Trump's Jerusalem move
Why Jerusalem can make or break peace between Israelis and Palestinians
16-year-old Palestinian girl arrested by Israeli forces
What will the Jerusalem vote mean for US foreign policy?
France's Macron meets Palestine's Abbas
Israeli forces kill two Palestinians in Gaza protests
ANYONE PROPOSING the death penalty is either a complete fool, an incorrigible cynic or mentally disturbed – or all of these.
There is no effective therapy for any of these defects. I wouldn't even try.
A fool would not understand the overwhelming evidence for the conclusion. For a cynic, advocacy of the death penalty is a proven votecatcher. A mentally disturbed person derives pleasure from the very thought of an execution. I am not addressing any of these, but ordinary citizens of Israel.
Vatican disputes US decision on Jerusalem
Christmas in Gaza: Christian community is getting smaller
Jerusalem: Competing claims over a contested city
Evangelical beliefs still influence US politics
Christian groups in UK concerned about Jerusalem's fate
The Holy Land - Al Jazeera's news special
Exiled Palestinians in Gaza long for home
Monument of the past: Jordan's relationship with Jerusalem
Salman Abu Sitta: Jerusalem is Palestinian longer than London is English
Life under occupation: Hanukkah in Hebron’s Old City, 12 December 2017
NOBODY DESCRIBED the outbreak of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict better than the historian Isaac Deutscher.
A man lives in a house that catches fire. To save his life, he jumps out of the window. He lands on a passer-by in the street below and injures him grievously. Between the two a bitter enmity arises. Who is to blame?
Of course, no parable can reflect reality exactly. The man who jumped out of the burning house did not land on this particular passer-by by chance. The passer-by became an invalid for life. But on the whole, this parable is better than any other I know.
US President Donald Trump believed he would be able to secure a peace deal between the Palestinians and Israel in less than a year and was surprised by his predecessors' failure to resolve the issue, a Palestinian official involved in talks with the White House has told Turkey's Anadolu news agency.
"At the beginning, the American president was telling us that he was surprised how previous American presidents were unable to solve the conflict and said he would be able to find an agreement within nine months to a year maximum," the unnamed official was quoted as saying, adding that "We told him this is what we want".
Trump has met three times with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu since taking office in January 2017, and has made frequent references to an "ultimate deal" which he has said will bring peace to the region.
The US president also formed a team to sketch out a peace plan led by Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, and including Jason Greenblatt, Trump's special representative for international negotiations; David Friedman, the US ambassador in Israel; and Dina Powell, Trump's deputy national security adviser.
Ahed Tamimi, a 16-year-old Palestinian girl, was recently arrested in a night-time raid on her home. The Israeli authorities accuse her of "assaulting" an Israeli soldier and an officer. A day earlier she had confronted Israeli soldiers who had entered her family's backyard. The incident happened shortly after a soldier shot her 14-year-old cousin in the head with a rubber bullet, and fired tear-gas canisters directly at their home, breaking windows.
Her mother and cousin were arrested later as well. All three remain in detention.
There has been a curious lack of support for Ahed from Western feminist groups, human rights advocates and state officials who otherwise present themselves as the purveyors of human rights and champions of girls' empowerment.
Capital shift: US proposes 12,000-dweller village as capital of Palestine
Jake Tapper Implies Anti-Semitism To Blame For UN Denouncing Israel
And if Ahed Tamimi Were Your Daughter?
Analysis: Likud calls to annex parts of West Bank
[quote=CMOT Dibbler]Jake Tapper Implies Anti-Semitism To Blame For UN Denouncing Israel https://youtu.be/0czuPVn3rFQ
Happy New Year CMOT! Interesting. However some Nazis seem to quite dig what Israel's into...
Neo-Nazi Richard Spencer Says He Turns To Israel 'For Guidance'
"American neo-Nazi demagogue Richard Spencer has again praised Israel as a model for the Aryan homeland he wants to create in the United States. 'The most important and perhaps most revolutionary ethno-state, and it's one I turn to for guidance..."
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Knesset passes bill to hinder East Jerusalem withdrawal
Gaza cartoon: The story of life under a blockade
Lorde Called A Bigot
Is Facebook silencing Palestinians at government’s request?
I AM angry with the Mizrahi elite. Very angry indeed.
Mizrah is the Hebrew word for East. Eastern Jews are those who lived for many centuries in the Islamic world. Western Jews are those who lived in Christian Europe.
The words are, of course, misnomers. Russian Jews are "Westerners", Moroccan Jews are "Easterners". A look at the map shows that Russia is far to the East of Morocco. It would be more accurate to call them "Northerners" and "Southerners". Too late, now.
Egypt denies pressuring TV hosts over US' Jerusalem move
Will Trump cut all aid to Palestine and Pakistan? | Inside Story
Inside Story - Does Egypt support Donald Trump's Jerusalem move?
Palestinians mark Orthodox Christmas amid protests over land deals
Empire Files: Abby Martin Meets Ahed Tamimi—Message From A Freedom Fighter
Why is Israel jailing Palestinian minors? - The Stream
I'm speaking with Israeli Jew Miko Peled and Palestinian Baha Hilo.
NO, I don't want to write about the affair of Ya'ir Netanyahu. I refuse adamantly. No force in the world will compel me to do so.
Yet here I am, writing about Ya'ir, damn it. Can't resist.
And perhaps it is really more than a matter of gossip. Perhaps it is something that we cannot ignore.
IT IS all about a conversation between three young man in a car, some two years ago.
One of the young men was Ya'ir, the eldest of the two sons of the Prime Minister.
Ya'ir is named after the leader of the "Stern Gang", whose real name was Abraham Stern. The original Ya'ir split from the Irgun underground in 1940, when Britain stood alone against Nazi Germany. While the Irgun stopped its actions against the British government for the time being, Stern demanded the very opposite: exploit the moment in order to get the British out of Palestine. He was shot by the British police.
Do #BlackLivesMatter in Israel?
Gaza's weavers: Sales slowing for handmade carpets
Muslim guardians of Jerusalem's holy sites