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Iran Condemns US-Sponsored Terrorism by Imposing Sanctions

Tehran, Iran (GPA) – In a response to blatant US aggression, Iran has imposed sanctions on 15 US companies for supporting Zionism, sponsoring terrorism, and violating basic human rights internationally. US-Sanctions Against Iran Just days ago, the United States announced new sanctions on 11 companies and individuals from China, the UAE, and North Korea. US-imposed sanctions […]

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UN Agency Calls Israeli Policy What it is: Apartheid

New York (GPA) – A report was issued this morning by the UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA) that found Israel’s treatment of Palestinians fits the definition of apartheid by the standards of international law. ESCWA, which is composed of 18 Arab countries, published the report this morning claiming Israeli policy fits […]

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Israeli Troops Evict Illegal Settlers and Demolish Homes

Ofra, West Bank (GPA) – Israeli illegal settlers are getting a taste of their own medicine as they’re evicted from homes constructed in the West Bank that were deemed illegal by the Supreme Court. Earlier today, nine settler homes in the West Bank village of Ofra were subjected to a forced evacuation by Israeli police. […]

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Israeli Soldier Gets Lenient 18 Month Sentence for Killing Wounded Palestinian

Jerusalem – (teleSUR) The victim’s family criticized the case as a “show trial” distracting from a deep culture of impunity for Israeli soldiers who execute Palestinians. An Israeli soldier who shot dead a wounded Palestinian in an execution-style killing that a court deemed revenge was sentenced Tuesday to 18 months in jail for manslaughter, sparking […]

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Trump and Netanyahu Say There May be ‘No Need’ for a Palestinian State

Washington (GPA) – In Trump’s first meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu there was some possible good short term news about curbing settlement activity in Palestine. But then this was followed up by statements that may turn out to be bad news for the Palestinians in the long term. Trump Changes Tone on Settlements […]

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Israel to Build 3,000 Homes in Illegal West Bank Settlements

West Bank – (teleSUR) This is the third settlement construction plan Israel announced this month as U.S. President Trump remains silent on the illegal activity. Israel announced plans Tuesday for 3,000 more settlement homes in the occupied West Bank, the third such declaration in 11 days since U.S. President Donald Trump took office. A statement […]

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Hamas and Abbas Both Warn US Over Proposed Embassy Move

(GPA) Gaza – In two separate statements, leaders from both Palestinian National Authority (PNA) and Hamas warned about the dangers of Donald Trump’s proposal to move the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem. The first statement, in the form of a warning, was sent to the White House on Sunday by PNA President, Mahmoud Abbas. […]

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Trump and Xi Engage in First Conflict Over Jerusalem

(GPA) Tel Aviv – Following the first statement by the new White House press secretary that the move of the US embassy to Jerusalem was “coming soon,” Chinese President Xi Jinping has declared that East Jerusalem should be the official capital of a Palestinian state. In a press conference on Thursday, the new White House […]

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Israeli Arabs Stage General Strike Over Settlement Activity

(GPA) Tel Aviv – A strike swept through Arab areas of Israel last week as a wave of new demolitions were carried out in an Arab town in northern Israel. Wednesday saw a strike that closed down stores, schools and local government offices across Arab majority areas of Israel. The strike was staged in solidarity […]

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How America’s Support for Israel Helps Daesh Find New Recruits

(SCF) Tel Aviv – Place yourself in the mind of a Palestinian. You have just been told by the Secretary of State of the outgoing US Administration in Washington that your people should have «a future of freedom and dignity» and «the Israeli Government’s program of establishing civilian settlements in the occupied territory is inconsistent with international law». […]

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