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Ireland’ Advancing Boycott Bill Could be Tipping Point for Justice for Palestine

Dublin (MEMO) – The Palestinian people are in need of some good news to boost their morale at an extremely difficult time in their struggle for freedom, justice, and equality. There has been little good news, particularly since US President Trump took office, recognized Jerusalem as capital of Israel, moved the US Embassy from Tel Aviv in record […]

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Israeli Bill Seeks to Criminalize Documentation of Soldiers’ Actions

Tel Aviv (MEMO) – The Israeli Ministerial Committee for Legislation will discuss, Sunday, a bill that would prohibit the documentation of Israeli soldiers’ human rights violations against Palestinian citizens. On Thursday, Israel Hayom explained that the chairman of Yisrael Beiteinu bloc in the Knesset, Robert Ilatov, proposed the bill with the support of his party’s leader, Israeli Defence Minister Avigdor […]

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Airstrikes, Tear Gas, & Snipers: Dozens Dead, Thousands Injured in Gaza

Al-Quds (GPA) – On May 14, the official date of the US’s and the Israeli entity’s declaration of moving of the U.S. embassy to occupied Jerusalem, Gazan ministry of Health Ashraf Al-Qidri reported 55 Palestinians were killed and over 2771 injured in the span of just a few hours — making the response to Monday’s […]

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Israeli Army Refuses to Disclose Engagement Policy on Gaza Protesters

Al-Quds (IMEMC) – The Israeli occupation army has refused to disclose their rules for opening fire on Palestinian protesters along the eastern borders of the Gaza Strip, Israeli newspaper Haaretz reported on Monday. The refusal came after a petition filed by a number of Israeli and Palestinian rights groups, to the Israeli High Court of […]

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US Blocks UN Statement for Investigation into Israeli Use of Live Fire in Gaza

Al-Quds (GPA) – Israeli forces responded to several thousand Palestinian protestors in Gaza with live fire this weekend: killing 17 and injuring over 1,400. The United Nations and European Union urged a “transparent and independent” investigation into Israel’s Gaza massacre. The United States has already blocked a UN statement on the matter. About 30,000 Palestinians […]

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Israel Is Making Big Bucks Off of the Humanitarian Catastrophe in Gaza

Gaza (AHT) – The Gaza Strip has just declared ‘a state of emergency.’ Whilst the BDS movement bolsters its wins, Gaza’s humanitarian crisis grows worse as the money pours into the hands of Israelis from international organizations seeking to help. The humanitarian crisis in the Gaza Strip right now – brought about as a result […]

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Israel Strikes Gaza After Soldiers Hurt, Two Palestinians Dead

Gaza City (MEE) – Israeli forces shot dead two Palestinian teenagers in the Gaza Strip, medical sources said on Sunday, as tensions rose after an apparent bomb attack that wounded several Israeli soldiers on the enclave’s border. The Saturday explosion and ensuing Israeli airstrikes marked one of the most serious escalations in the Hamas-ruled territory since the […]

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Hamas Calls for ‘Intifada’ if US Deems Jerusalem as Israeli Capital

Gaza (TeleSUR) – The Palestinian resistance movement Hamas called for a new “intifada” Saturday should U.S. President Donald Trump go ahead with his decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. “We warn against such a move and call on the Palestinian people to revive the intifada if these unjust decisions on Jerusalem are adopted,” the group said […]

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While Attacks in Israel Make Headlines, Humanitarian Crisis in Gaza Ignored

Palestine (FAIR) – The recent acute humanitarian crisis in Gaza—on top of the routine humanitarian crisis that defines everyday existence there—has gotten sparse coverage in US media over the past three weeks. Israeli officials have cut off electricity to almost 2 million Gazans for all but three or four hours a day—in conjunction with nominal Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, […]

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Israeli Warplanes Hit Multiple Targets in Gaza Strip

Tel Aviv (TN) – The Israeli army bombed several targets across the Gaza Strip overnight. Israeli attacks were recorded in at least three locations in Gaza, Palestinian security sources and witnesses said, with Hamas bases struck near the southern city of Rafah and Gaza City, as well as an empty area in the center of Gaza, […]

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