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Another Netanyahu Ally Turns State’s Witness, Opposition Prepares for Elections

Tel Aviv (GPA) – The walls are closing in on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as the Attorney General weighs the possibility of an indictment for corruption charges. Over the past several weeks, the multiple corruption probes against Benjamin Netanyahu have reached a new stage following the recommendation by Israeli police that the Attorney General criminally charge the Prime Minister. There are […]

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Palestinian Authority Collaborated with CIA to Spy on Palestinian Dissidents

Jerusalem (MEMO) – As I’ve written in this column several times before, the “Palestinian Authority” is, at best, a misnomer. It is neither particularly Palestinian nor even remotely authoritative. Since its inception in the mid-nineties, the PA has been made to serve the interests of the Israeli occupier. Indeed, it was entirely designed with this […]

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Middle East Palestine

Israel Strikes Gaza After Soldiers Hurt, Two Palestinians Dead

Gaza City (MEE) – Israeli forces shot dead two Palestinian teenagers in the Gaza Strip, medical sources said on Sunday, as tensions rose after an apparent bomb attack that wounded several Israeli soldiers on the enclave’s border. The Saturday explosion and ensuing Israeli airstrikes marked one of the most serious escalations in the Hamas-ruled territory since the […]

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Japan to Recognize Palestine State, Increase Aid

Al Quds (MEMO) – Japan is to recognize the State of Palestinian and increase aid to UNRWA, Quds Press reported a senior Palestinian official saying yesterday. Speaking to media, a senior aide to Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas, Nabil Shaath, said Japan had pledged to support the Palestinian right to create an independent state with Jerusalem as its […]

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Middle East Palestine

Israeli Police to Recommend Indicting Netanyahu: Reports

Tel Aviv (MEE) – Israel’s police chiefs will recommend indicting Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli media reported. According to the Times of Israel and Ynet news, Police Commissioner Roni Alsheich and other police chiefs “are in unanimous agreement that there is sufficient evidence to indict Netanyahu for bribe-taking in Case 1,000 or the so-called ‘gifts affair’.” Netanyahu is […]

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Young US Jews Write 700 Letters of Solidarity to Ahed Tamimi

Jerusalem (TeleSUR) – More than 700 Jewish young people from the U.S. wrote letters of solidarity to Ahed Tamimi, the iconic Palestinian 17-year-old who was arrested by Israeli authorities last month and charged with 12 counts including assaulting an occupation soldier and stone throwing after a video of her slapping a soldier at her home’s yard went viral. […]

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South Africa Marks Birthday of Jailed Palestinian Teen Ahed Tamimi

Cape Town (MEMO) – South Africans gathered late Wednesday in Johannesburg to commemorate the 17th birthday of Palestinian activist Ahed al-Tamimi who was detained by Israeli security forces last year. Organizers launched a photo exhibition, which will last for a month, to celebrate her life. Al-Tamimi was arrested after a video spread on social media showing her purportedly […]

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Israel Alarmed by Growing Ukrainian Antisemitism

Kiev (GPA) – Israel is apparently surprised by the findings of the new report showing an uptick in Ukrainian antisemitism. This year’s report on global incidents of anti-Semitic hate-crimes by the Ministry for Diaspora Affairs (MDA) has singled out Ukraine as an odd case in Eastern Europe. Ukrainian Anti-Semitism Worst In Post-Soviet Europe According to […]

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US, EU remain at odds over Jerusalem

Brussels (MEMO) – In a fresh display of Western discord over Middle East peace efforts, the United States said on Monday its Israel embassy would move to Jerusalem by the end of 2019, while its European Union allies voiced support for EastJerusalem as the capital of a Palestinian state. Vice-President Mike Pence, visiting Jerusalem, announced the timing of the move in […]