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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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Over 1 Million Palestinians Tortured in Israeli Jails: Report

Tel Aviv (GPA) – According to a report from the Palestinian Committee for Prisoners’ Affairs, over one million prisoners have been tortured in Israeli jails to date. The report was announced just before International Day in Support of Victims of Torture which takes place June 26th. Just last month, over 1,500 Palestinian prisoners participated in a 40 day […]

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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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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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Israel Wants Land Not Peace In The Middle East

“With every new settlement, the prospect of peace and the future of a Palestinian state becomes less achievable.” ~ Dr Rami Hamdallah Prime Minister of the State of Palestine. (TFC) – Palestine/Israel  Is Israel above international law? It sure seems like it believes that it is. On December 23, the United Nations Security Council passed resolution 2334, […]

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