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Israel Border Police Fatally Shoot 16-Year-Old Palestinian Girl

Tel Aviv (TeleSUR) – “Why do you continue to tell lies? What did that girl do? What did she do? Do you actually want peace?” one bystander shouted at Israeli police. Israeli border police shot and killed 16-year-old Fatima Afif Abd al-Rahman Hjeiji in occupied East Jerusalem Sunday evening, with witnesses saying she was “executed in cold blood,” Palestinian […]

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Israel’s Cabinet Submits Bill to Declare ‘Jewish Nation State’

Tel Aviv (MEE) – Cabinet drafts bill declaring Israel as ‘national home of the Jewish people’ and degrades Arabic from official language status. Israel’s cabinet breathed new life on Sunday into efforts to anchor in law the country’s status as a Jewish state and revokes Arabic’s “official language” status, in legislation Palestinians have described as an […]

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Hamas Drops Hard Line Rhetoric on Israel, Seeks pre-1967 Borders

Doha (GPA) – Yesterday the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) removed some of the harsher rhetoric towards Israel from their 1988 charter, but Tel Aviv isn’t buying it. Speaking at a press conference in Doha, Qatar, exiled Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal laid out changes to the founding charter of the radical organization turned political party […]

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‘Israel Blackmails Developing Countries For Votes at UN’

Tel Aviv (MEMO) – Israel is blackmailing developing countries to force them to vote in its favour at the UN, Arabi21 reported the Coalition for Accountability and Integrity revealing yesterday. According to the site, the organisation’s Director, Azmi Shuaibi, said that Israel uses the funds allocated to the UN to buy votes. “During the last three years, the organisation […]

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Media Ignores US and Allies’ Use of Chemical Weapons

Mosul (GPA) – Accusing an entity of using chemical weapons is a serious charge. Using chemical weapons on enemy troops and civilian populations is certainly a war crime deserving of punishment. So why aren’t the US government and their allies held accountable in the same way the Syrian government is? The international community rushed to blame […]

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PA Accuses Israel of War Against Palestinian Children

Gaza (MEMO) – The Palestinian Authority Information Ministry accused the Israeli occupation authorities on Monday of launching a war against Palestinian children, Anadolu has reported. In a statement in advance of Palestinian Children’s Day on 5 April, the ministry said that the Israeli occupation forces killed 35 children and arrested 350 others during 2016. Furthermore, […]

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EU Snubs Russia in Favor of New Israeli Pipeline. Will Turkey Follow Suit?

Tel Aviv (GPA) – At 1,248 miles long and almost 6 miles deep, this will be the longest and deepest undersea pipeline ever built. Israel hopes that becoming a major energy exporter will improve relations with current foes. How will this change the geopolitical landscape? The Pipeline Israel and the European Union signed a new natural […]

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Nikki Haley champions Israel’s anti-BDS policy

New York (MEE) – As calls gain momentum for boycott against Israel, its supporters are looking for ways to push back against Palestinian activism. Nikki Haley is the new pro-Israel rock star in the United States. At the sound of the UN ambassador’s name at a pro-Israel conference on Wednesday, the crowd broke into applause. When Haley walked […]