Phil Miller (2019-01-21). Human Rights Activists Condemn Britain's 'Shameful' War Games with Israeli Air Force. globalresearch.ca The RAF is facing a barrage of criticism after it invited Israel to send its war planes to take part in a training exercise in Britain. | Last night the Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) slammed the offer as "shameful" and "deeply ...

aljazeera (2019-01-21). Israeli army says it hit Iranian targets in Syria. aljazeera.com Unusual Israeli confirmation of military action comes as Syria says most missiles were shot down by its air defences.

IMEMC News & Agencies (2019-01-21). Palestinians Forced Off Bus, Israeli Passengers Remain. imemc.org An Israeli hospital in city of Ashkelon, in southern Israel, is forcing Palestinians to get off public buses to undergo a security check before allowing the vehicles to enter on hospital grounds, while Israeli passengers continue their passage uninterrupted. Haaretz news outlet reported, according to Ma'an, that the Association for ...

IMEMC News (2019-01-21). Army Assaults And Abducts Four Palestinians In Jerusalem. imemc.org Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at night, four young Palestinian men in Silwan town, south of the Al-Aqsa Mosque in occupied Jerusalem, after assaulting and wounding them. The Wadi Hilweh Information Center in Silwan (Silwanic) said the soldiers assaulted and injured Tha'er Maswada, Nour Asfour, Montaser Siyam and Yazan Siyam, ...

IMEMC News & Agencies (2019-01-21). Israel Allows Qatari Cash Transfer to Gaza. imemc.org The Israeli government has allowed the transfer of Qatari funds to the blockaded Gaza Strip, according to Israeli army radio. The radio said a Qatari envoy will arrive at Ben Gurion Airport in Tel Aviv, on Sunday or Monday, before heading to the Palestinian territory. The move came two weeks ...

teleSUR (2019-01-21). CMS ERROR: DNP. telesurenglish.net An Israeli hospital in the city of Ashkelon, in southern Israel showed clear bias, and some may argue, unethical behaviour after forcing Palestinians off a bus headed to their premises, before being searched. | RELATED: | Gaza: Children at Risk as Hospitals Struggle with Fuel Crisis | The controversy stems from the fact that Israeli passengers can continue their ride uninterrupted, while Palestinians are forced to undergo a security check. | Haaretz news outlet reported that the As...

IMEMC News (2019-01-21). Israeli Soldiers Injure Several Palestinians In Nablus. imemc.org Several armored Israeli military jeeps invaded, on Sunday at night, the eastern areas of the northern west Bank city of Nablus, injured one Palestinian with live fire and caused many others to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. Media sources in Nablus said the military vehicles, accompanied by an armored ...

IMEMC News (2019-01-21). Israeli Soldiers Abduct 20 Palestinians, Injure Many Others, In West Bank. imemc.org Israeli soldiers invaded, on Monday at dawn, several Palestinian areas in the occupied West Bank, searched and ransacked homes, and abducted twenty Palestinians, including a lawyer and the wife of a political prisoner. Media sources in Nablus, in northern West Bank, said the soldiers invaded and ransacked the home of ...

teleSUR (2019-01-21). 'Racist' Israeli Hospitals' Unethical Search of Palestinian's. telesurenglish.net An Israeli hospital in the city of Ashkelon, in southern Israel showed clear bias, and some may argue, unethical behaviour after forcing Palestinians off a bus headed to their premises, before being searched. | RELATED: | Gaza: Children at Risk as Hospitals Struggle with Fuel Crisis | The controversy stems from the fact that Israeli passengers can continue their ride uninterrupted, while Palestinians are forced to undergo a security check. | Haaretz news outlet reported that the As...

IMEMC News & Agencies (2019-01-21). Palestinian Home in Lod Demolished by Israeli Forces. imemc.org Israeli bulldozers demolished, on Sunday, a Palestinian-owned home in the city of Lod, in central Israel. According to local WAFA sources, the home belonged to the Abu-Sa'louk family, and was demolished on the pretext of being built without an Israeli permit. This was the second time that Israeli occupation forces ...

Middle East Eye (2019-01-21). Israeli Warplanes Launch New Airstrikes on Damascus. theantimedia.com (MEE) — Israel's military said it carried out strikes on Iranian targets in Syria early Monday after it intercepted a rocket fired from Syrian territory hours before. It said in a statement earlier that it was "currently striking" the Iranian Quds Force in Syria and warned Syria's military against "attempting to harm Israeli territory or forces", AFP ...

IMEMC News & Agencies (2019-01-21). Israel to Close UNRWA Schools in Jerusalem. imemc.org Israeli authorities have decided to close schools run by the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees (UNRWA), as soon as early 2020. Israeli Channel 12 reported, earlier, according to the PNN, that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu discussed the decision with members of the Israeli National Security Council, during ...

IMEMC News (2019-01-20). Army To Demolish Family Home Of Slain Palestinian Near Ramallah. imemc.org Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, Kobar town, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and handed the family of a slain son, and his detained brother, a military order for the demolition of their home. Media sources said dozens of soldiers invaded Kobar after surrounding it, ...

teleSUR (2019-01-20). Israel to Shut UNRWA-Run Schools in Occupied East Jerusalem. telesurenglish.net In the latest blow to United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), Israeli authorities are prepared to shut down the agency-run schools in occupied East Jerusalem next year. | RELATED: | UN: Israeli Demolition of Palestinian Structures in West Bank Up 10% in 2018 | The schools will be replaced by Jerusalem municipal-run sch...

Stephen Lendman (2019-01-21). US Training Saudi and UAE Pilots for Combat in Yemen. globalresearch.ca Yemen is one of many US forever wars — key NATO countries, Israel, Jordan, the Saudis and UAE partnering in them. | US special forces operate in Yemen. A Pentagon drone war has been ongoing in the country without letup since ...

Fight Back (2019-01-20). Thousands join Women's March in DC, ignore right-wing rants. fightbacknews.org Washington, DC — Thousands converged on Washington, DC today, January 19, for the third yearly Women's March. The protest comes amidst the Trump administration's attempts to legitimize misogyny and attacks reproductive rights, trans rights, the rights the survivors of rape on campuses. | The huge turnout came despite a concerted attack by right-wing commentators and Zionists. These reactionaries are distraught because some of the march organizers have demanded justice for the Palestinian Rasmea Odeh, a heroic Palestinian American who faced trumped-up charges and who was later deported. | Large numbers of th...

Shared by Jocelyn Dombroski (2019-01-20). Israeli Companies Sell Spy Tech They Perfected for Occupying Palestine. therealnews.com We speak to Antony Loewenstein, author of an article on "Exporting the Technology of Occupation." He shows the growing connection between Israeli offensive cyber companies and mass surveillance in the service of authoritarian governments around the world

STAFF (2019-01-20). GOP Congressman Aims to Block Rashida Tlaib's Delegation to West Bank. truthdig.com Republican Rep. Brian Babin is trying to have funding pulled for a trip by a group of Democrats to the Palestinian territory.

IMEMC News (2019-01-20). Israeli Soldiers Abduct A Palestinian Near Jerusalem. imemc.org Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, a young Palestinian man from Beit Doqqo village, northwest of occupied East Jerusalem. Media sources said the soldiers invaded the village, before breaking into the home of Hussein Adel Badr, and violently searched it, before abducting him. They added that the soldiers cuffed ...

Ramzy Baroud (2019-01-20). War on BDS. zcomm.org How AIPAC-Israel agenda became US priority...

teleSUR (2019-01-20). Palestinians Release Dual US National Convicted Over Land Sales. telesurenglish.net The Palestinian Authority has handed over to U.S. authorities an American-Palestinian it had sentenced to life imprisonment for violating a ban on selling land to Israelis, two senior Palestinian officials said on Sunday. | RELATED: | Israel to Shut UNRWA-Run Schools in Occupied East Jerusalem | "Issam Akel holds an American passport and he was handed over to the U.S. authorities upon their request," one senior security official, who asked not to be named, told Reuters. A second off...

IMEMC News (2019-01-20). Army Denies Five Aqsa Mosque Guards, Fateh Official, Access To The Holy Site For 4-6 Months. imemc.org The Israeli army and police have issued orders targeting five guards of the Al-Aqsa Mosque, in occupied Jerusalem, and one Fateh movement official, denying them access to the holy site for periods ranging between four and six months. Firas ad-Dibis, the head of the Waqf and Islamic Endowment Department, said ...

teleSUR (2019-01-20). Syrian Air Defense Thwarts Israel Attack, State Media Reports. telesurenglish.net Syrian military air defenses thwarted an Israeli attack Sunday, it's state media reported. The defense system shot down seven missiles targeting an airport in southeastern Damascus, Russia's National Defense Control Center was cited by RIA news agency as saying. | RELATED: | US-led Coalition Withdrawing Equipment From Syria | The attack, launched by four Israeli F-16 jets, did not damage the airport and there were no casualties, the control center was cited as saying. | "Our air defense syste...

teleSUR (2019-01-20). Gaza: Children at Risk as Hospitals Struggle with Fuel Crisis. telesurenglish.net Gaza's fuel crisis is putting children at risk, the federal health ministry said Sunday, warning that five hospitals are on the verge of closing without the means to activate power generators. | RELATED: | Israeli Military Launches New Airstrikes on Gaza Border | "Hundreds of patients at Gaza hospitals will be facing an unknown fate when their electric generators shut down due to the fuel crisis," said Ashraf al-Qidra, spokesperson of Gaza's health ministry. | A week ago, the Beit Hano...

Middle East Monitor (2019-01-19). Two More Journalists Shot By Israeli Soldiers While Covering Friday Protests. iranian.com Two journalists have been wounded in Gaza as they covered weekly Friday protests taking place as part of the Great March of Return. Mohammed Abu Qadous was injured in the leg are a tear gas canister was fired at him by Israeli soldiers on the Gaza border. Al-Mayadeen correspondent Ahmad Ghanem was also injured in the east [...]

Ramzy Baroud (2019-01-19). That Single Line of Blood: Nassir al-Mosabeh and Mohammed al-Durrah. zcomm.org This is not simply bad journalism, but part of a calculated Israeli campaign aimed at preemptively justifying the killing of children such as Nassir and Mohammed, and thousands like them...

Middle East Monitor (2019-01-19). Palestinian Man Rejects $100 Million Israeli Offer to Buy His Home. theantimedia.com (MEMO) — A Palestinian from Hebron has rejected a $100 million Israeli offer to buy his home. An inhabitant of the West Bank city of Hebron, Abdul Raouf Al-Mohtaseb rejected an Israeli offer worth $100 million for his house and shop, located in the center of the old neighborhood of Al-Sahla, Hebron, Arabi 21 reported on Friday. Al-Mohtaseb has ...

Robert Fisk (2019-01-18). Bernie Sanders, Israel and the Middle East. counterpunch.org If you're an American, he's still out there among the "maybe" candidates. But if you live in the Middle East — whether you're Arab or Israeli, Muslim, Jew or Christian — you should keep your eye on Bernie Sanders. He's no shoo-in, of course — certainly not after his pitiful handover to the awful Hillary Clinton in the 2016 US presidential More

Andrea Germanos, staff writer (2019-01-18). GOP Lawmaker Really Doesn't Want Rep. Rashida Tlaib to Let Lawmakers Know What Life Is Like in Occupied West Bank. commondreams.org Newly-elected Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) wants to offer members of Congress an alternative to the "sugar-coated" junket to Israel an American Israel Public Affairs Committee-affiliated group offers members of Congress by leading a delegation to the West Bank. For a Republican lawmaker, however, giving lawmakers a view of life in the occupied territory is an "exceedingly dangerous" plan that must be stopped. | https://www.commondreams.org/sites/default/files/styles/cd_special_coverage/public/headline/thumbs/rashida_tlaib_cole.jpg...

Dana E. Abizaid (2019-01-18). Kafka's Grave: a Pilgrimage in Prague. counterpunch.org An Arab-American might at first glance appear an ironic pilgrim in Prague's main Jewish Cemetery. Stereotypically anyway, Arabs and Jews find very little to respect in each other, let alone travel thousands of miles to admire. Adding to the irony, in Europe these days there are hardly two peoples more reviled than Americans and Arabs. More

Shared by Hezvo Mpunga (2019-01-18). Justin Trudeau's Description of BDS: 'A Pack of Lies'. therealnews.com Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau repeated his belief that the Boycott, Sanctions, and Divestment (BDS) movement is anti-Semitic. We speak to Ali Abunimah, who says Trudeau has adopted Netanyahu's talking points

Ramzy Baroud (2019-01-17). The War on BDS: How Israel's Agenda Became a US Priority. mintpressnews.com Cheered on by American Israeli Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) and other pro-Israel lobbies, the US Congress is now leading Israel's war on Palestinians and their supporters. In the process, they are attempting to demolish the very core of American democratic values.

John Feffer (2019-01-17). Trump Punts on Syria: The Forever War in the Middle East is Far From Over. mintpressnews.com With Bolton and Pompeo by his side and Mattis departed, Trump may well go with his gut and attack Iran militarily and he'll be encouraged in this delusion by Israel and Saudi Arabia.

Sarah Seltzer (2019-01-17). There's a Good Reason Many Jewish Women Will Be Joining the Women's March. thenation.com There's a Good Reason Many Jewish Women Will Be Joining the Women's March...

Shared by Jocelyn Dombroski (2019-01-16). Is Canada's 'Left' Marching To The Beat of America's Imperial Drum? (1/2). therealnews.com Canadian author Yves Engler discusses the New Democratic leadership's support for war, militarism and Israel

Democracy Now! (2019-01-11). Exclusive: Angela Davis Speaks Out on Palestine, BDS & More After Civil Rights Award Is Revoked. democracynow.org In a Democracy Now! exclusive, legendary activist and scholar Angela Davis speaks out after the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute rescinded a human rights award for her, reportedly due to her activism for Palestinian rights. In September, the institute announced that it would award Davis the Fred L. Shuttlesworth Human Rights Award, named after the civil rights icon. But last Friday, the institute voted to withdraw the award and cancel this year's gala event. The institute rescinded the award days after the Birmingham Holocaust Education Center sent a letter urging the board to reconsider honoring Davis due to he...

Stephen Zunes (2019-01-10). Rescinding a Human Rights Award to Angela Davis Was Cowardly and Unfair. progressive.org One would think that opposing Israel control of Palestinian territories seized in the 1967 war, which the international community recognizes as a foreign belligerent occupation, would not be particularly controversial.

SAMIR (2019-01-10). The BDS movement salutes Angela Davis. bdsmovement.net The BDS movement salutes Angela Davis : PACBI StatementThe Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI), a founding member of the BDS movement for Palestinian rights, salutJanuary 10, 2019 | By: | | Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI)

LEILI (2018-12-08). German Court Confirms BDS Advocacy is Protected Freedom of Expression and Assembly. bdsmovement.net German Court Confirms BDS Advocacy is Protected Freedom of Expression and Assembly: In the NewsA German court confirms that advocating for BDS and Palestinian rights constitutes freedom of expression and assembly, rights that are protected by the German constitution and are essential for democracy. The court ruled that the German city of Oldenburg unlawfully violated these fundamental rights when it revoked a perm...

PEDRO (2018-12-06). Palestinians and Brazilians Call For Joint Struggle Against Israel-Bolsonaro Alliance. bdsmovement.net Palestinians and Brazilians Call For Joint Struggle Against Israel-Bolsonaro Alliance: BNC StatementWhile Brazil's new president wants to follow in the footsteps of Donald Trump moving the Brazilian embassy to Jerusalem, and Rio de Janeiro's new governor wants to buy Israeli weaponized drones, Palestinian and Rio de Janeiro's favelas' social movements call for a joint and global struggle agains...

LEILI (2018-11-26). Palestinian Civil Society Urges World Governments to Impose a Military Embargo on Saudi Regime Over Khashoggi Murder and War Crimes in Yemen, On Israel for War Crimes and Apartheid Against Palestinians. bdsmovement.net Palestinian Civil Society Urges World Governments to Impose a Military Embargo on Saudi Regime Over Khashoggi Murder and War Crimes in Yemen, On Israel for War Crimes and Apartheid Against Palestinians: Update"We appeal to progressives and social movements everywhere to pressure their governments to impose strict military embargoes on all states that are perpetrating crimes against hu...

Phyllis Bennis (2018-11-14). The Crisis in Gaza and a Potential Ceasefire. zcomm.org Discussing the recent Israeli special forces operation inside the Gaza Strip that killed 7 Palestinians and one Israeli soldier, as well as Israeli air strikes and a potential ceasefire...

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