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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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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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Israeli Soldier Found Guilty for Executing Wounded Palestinian

(teleSUR) Tel Aviv – Israeli Sergeant Elor Azaria shot and killed Abdul Fatah Sharif in March in an act the verdict deemed revenge. The Israeli soldier who executed a Palestinian man while he was lying on the ground bleeding and incapacitated was found guilty Wednesday of manslaughter after facing a military trial that outraged far-right sectors […]

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7 Key Events That Changed the Geopolitical Landscape This Week

(GPA) Detroit – This has been a big week in world events and we here at Geopolitics Alert have covered a few major stories. Here are your key takeaways for the week of December 25th: Israel Reacts to the UNSC Settlement Decision. After the United Nations Security Council bite last week calling for a halt […]