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Israel Ruling Party Votes for Push to Annex Parts of West Bank

Tel Aviv (MEE) – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud Party unanimously urged legislators in a non-binding resolution on Sunday to effectively annex Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, land that Palestinians want for a future state. By enacting civilian law over settlements, the move may streamline procedures for their construction and expansion. That land is currently under […]

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Israeli Soldiers Abduct Fifteen Palestinians In The West Bank

West Bank (IMEMC) – Israeli soldiers abducted, earlier Sunday, at least fifteen Palestinians in the occupied West Bank, including ten in occupied East Jerusalem, during violent invasions and searched of homes. In Jerusalem, the soldiers invaded the al-Isawiya town, broke into and violently searched many homes, and abducted nine Palestinians, identified as Mohammad Mansour Mahmoud, […]

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Balfour 100: Celebrating 100 Years of Injustice and Oppression

London (AHT) – On 7 November, in London’s famous Royal Albert Hall, there’s to be “a unique event drawing Christians and Jews together in celebration of the centenary of the Balfour Declaration and all that it led to.” Christians will be reaching out to support the Jewish community and the state of Israel, or so the organizers […]

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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 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 Firm Chosen to Build Trump’s Wall in Mexico as Netanyahu Visits

Tel Aviv (TLS) – Netanyahu’s trip comes amid news that a subsidiary of Israel Aerospace Industries, an IDF contractor, has won a bid to help build Trump’s border wall. As Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu prepares for talks with Mexico’s President Enrique Pena Nieto on the latest stage of his Latin American tour, a report […]

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Israel Resorts to Scare Tactics as UN Calls to End Gaza Blockade

Gaza City (GPA) – United Nations chief Antonio Guterres is touring Gaza and proposing changes, even as Israel tries to scare him into compliance. Today saw UN chief Antonio Guterres take a tour of the Gaza Strip to view the current humanitarian crisis underway in the small slice of Palestinian territory. While Guterres did remark […]

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Fake Companies in Jordan Buy Land in Occupied West Bank for Jewish Settlers

Amman (MEMO) – A local official revealed on Tuesday that a network of fake companies based in Jordan has been established in order to buy Palestinian land in the occupied West Bank for Jewish settlers, Al-Araby Al-Jadeed has reported. The settlers, it is claimed, are from the settlement of Amona, which Israel also regarded as illegal; and evacuated earlier this […]

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Israeli Officer Shot Dead During Training Exercise While Pretending to be a Palestinian

Hebron (teleSUR) – Lethal force against Palestinians is common in Tel Rumeida, where roughly 850 Israeli settlers and a heavy military presence occupy Palestinian territory. An Israeli Army officer was accidentally shot and killed by one of his own troops during a training operation in which he was pretending to be a Palestinian at an Israeli […]

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