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TX City Requires That Aid Recipients Do Not Boycott Israel

Washington D.C. (TLS) – Dickinson, Texas released applications for Hurricane Harvey relief that requires applicants to verify that they will not boycott Israel during the term of their agreement with the city. In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, one of the most devastating tropical storms in the history of the United States, the city of Dickinson, […]

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Over 2,000 Israeli Settlement Housing Units Advanced in One Week

Tel Aviv (IMEMC) – The Israeli Civil Administration’s High Planning Committee convened, on Tuesday and Thursday, and advanced plans for 2,615 housing units in illegal Israeli settlements across the occupied West Bank, according to settlement watchdog Peace Now. Peace Now released a statement on Thursday detailing the committee’s decisions, saying that over the course of […]

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Netanyahu to Shoigu: Israel ‘Won’t Tolerate’ Iranians in Syria

Two Aviv (GPA) – Russia and Israel have reached a deal for a 10-15 kilometer wide buffer zone between the Israeli border and Iranians in Syria. Earlier this week, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu met with Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu a day after Israel targeted a Russian-made air defense system in Syria. The two […]

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Netanyahu’s Likud Party Drafts Bill to Protect PMs From Criminal Investigations

Tel Aviv (GPA) – The Israeli government, led by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his Likud party, seek to protect the Prime Minister’s Office from criminal investigation. This week, a committee of Israeli Cabinet Ministers will be working out the final wording of a bill to protect Israeli PMs from criminal investigation while in office. […]

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Daesh in The Sinai: Weekend of Attacks & Rockets Fired at Israel

Cairo (GPA) – Following a weekend of Daesh attacks on Egyptian forces in the Sinai, the organization ended their weekend by firing missiles into southern Israel. Thursday: 6 Egyptian Police Killed at Checkpoint Terrorists, most likely members The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant – Sinai Province, started the weekend off early with an attack on a northern […]

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Trump calls Netanyahu ‘a bigger problem’ than Abbas: Reports

New York (MEE) – Comments are said to have come during a meeting between US president and UN chief in New York last month. The US President Donald Trump described Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as the harder side to convince in his efforts to mediate between the Israelis and Palestinians, according to well-placed sources. A Western diplomat […]

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Israelis Speak Candidly to Abby Martin About Palestinians [VIDEO]

Tel Aviv (MR) – On the streets of Jerusalem, Abby Martin interviews Jewish Israeli citizens from all walks of life. In several candid interviews, disturbing comments reveal commonly-held views about Palestinians and their future in the region. Israeli-born human rights activist Ronnie Barkan explains why these attitudes dominate Israeli society. On September, 12th an Israeli party […]

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Netanyahu Pledges to Build in Settlement, Annex It to Israel

Tel Aviv (TNA) – Israel’s prime minister on Tuesday pledged to build thousands of new homes in one of the West Bank’s biggest Jewish settlements and annex it to Israel. The comments drew an angry condemnation from the Palestinians and created a new test for the Trump administration, which has been working for over eight […]

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Goods from Israel Settlements Granted Preferential EU Trade Deals

Brussels (MEMO) – Goods from illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank have been bypassing European Union (EU) laws and profiting from the preferential trade tariffs with the EU, MEMO has learned. The EU has admitted that it has become “impossible” to monitor the source of goods imported to Europe from Israel despite a […]

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Israeli Settlements: Plans for 2,000 Homes to be Approved Next Week

Jerusalem (MEMO) – Israeli authorities are expected to advance plans as soon as next week for up to 2,000 new settlement homes in the occupied West Bank. According to a report in Haaretz on Monday, citing an unnamed senior government official, most of the homes in question will be advancing to another stage in the planning process. However, some plans will be […]

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