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Israel & Palestine Middle East

Palestinians Defy Restrictions at Al Aqsa After Day of Rage

Palestine (TeleSUR) – Fatah had called for protests over restrictions imposed at the Mosque. Hundreds of Palestinians have held evening prayers outside the Al Aqsa mosque in occupied East Jerusalem, refusing to pass through newly-installed Israeli security measures. Israel reopened the compound on Sunday, drawing protest from Muslim religious authorities over the installation of metal detectors at entrances. The site had […]

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Israel & Palestine Middle East

While Attacks in Israel Make Headlines, Humanitarian Crisis in Gaza Ignored

Palestine (FAIR) – The recent acute humanitarian crisis in Gaza—on top of the routine humanitarian crisis that defines everyday existence there—has gotten sparse coverage in US media over the past three weeks. Israeli officials have cut off electricity to almost 2 million Gazans for all but three or four hours a day—in conjunction with nominal Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas, […]

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The Saudi-Israeli Alliance

Riyadh (YE) – The evolving relationship between Israel and Saudi Arabia is set to become a key feature of regional politics in the forthcoming phase. This goes beyond the creeping normalization of relations between the two sides and the holding of discreet contacts, to the formation of an undeclared but far-reaching alliance. Retired Saudi general Anwar […]

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Israel & Palestine Middle East

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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Israel & Palestine Middle East Saudi Arabia

US Diplomat: New Saudi Crown Prince is Israel’s ‘Dream Come True’

Riyadh (MEMO) – An American diplomat said that appointing Mohammed Bin Salman as crown prince of Saudi Arabia was like a “dream come true for Israel”, Haaretz reported. The former US Ambassador to Israel, Daniel Shapiro, said that the appointment of Bin Salman opens an unprecedented opportunity for Israel to improve its regional position and supports it […]

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Israel & Palestine Middle East

Israeli Warplanes Hit Multiple Targets in Gaza Strip

Tel Aviv (TN) – The Israeli army bombed several targets across the Gaza Strip overnight. Israeli attacks were recorded in at least three locations in Gaza, Palestinian security sources and witnesses said, with Hamas bases struck near the southern city of Rafah and Gaza City, as well as an empty area in the center of Gaza, […]

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Israel & Palestine Middle East

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 & Palestine Middle East Yemen

Yemenis Honor Quds Day, Call for Unity Against Terrorism [PHOTOS]

Sana’a (GPA) – Yemenis filled the streets of the country’s capital– Sana’a– to commemorate al-Quds Day. Speakers called for Arab unity against terrorism and condemned Saudi Arabia as the world sponsor of terror. Millions around the world took to the streets today to honor the final day of Ramadan with protests against the Zionist state of […]

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Iran Israel & Palestine Middle East

Iran Foreign Ministry: Quds Day Symbol of Fight against Global Arrogance

Tehran (Tasnim) – The Iranian Foreign Ministry hailed the International Quds Day as the symbol of the campaign against the global arrogance and oppression, calling on all freedom-seekers around the world to attend rallies due to be held on the occasion in support of Palestine. “Today, more than ever, Muslim and Arab nations of the West Asia region […]

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Israel & Palestine Middle East Yemen

Israeli Doctors Conducted Medical Experiments on Missing Yemenite Children

Tel Aviv (GPA) – New documents and doctor testimonies reveal that Israeli doctors conducted unauthorized medical experiments– some racially-charged– on missing Yemenite children. US medical institutions were also involved. Experiments included fatal protein treatments, DNA testing for African blood, and heart disease. After the formation of Israel in 1948, Jewish families from different areas of the […]