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Turkey: US JCPOA Exit A Threat to Diplomacy

Ankara (TNA) – The president of Turkey decried the US’ move to walk away from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal as a threat to diplomacy and international cooperation.     In a meeting with the Iranian president’s chief of staff in Ankara on Wednesday, Recep Tayyip Erdogan denounced the US president’s decision to pull his country out of […]

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Airstrikes, Tear Gas, & Snipers: Dozens Dead, Thousands Injured in Gaza

Al-Quds (GPA) – On May 14, the official date of the US’s and the Israeli entity’s declaration of moving of the U.S. embassy to occupied Jerusalem, Gazan ministry of Health Ashraf Al-Qidri reported 55 Palestinians were killed and over 2771 injured in the span of just a few hours — making the response to Monday’s […]

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Venezuela and Palestine Start Bi-National Bank With Petros

Caracas (teleSUR) –  The binational bank will fund technological and industrial initiatives between the two countries. Venezuela and Palestinian leaders agreed to start a binational bank between the two countries to be kickstarted with 20 million Venezuelan Petros. Newly re-elected Palestinian leader, Mahmoud Abbas landed in Caracas last night for a two-day diplomatic stay in Venezuela and already he and President Nicolas Maduro […]

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Watch: Israelis Demolish Palestinian Homes in ‘East Jerusalem’

Al Quds (GPA) – The Israelis spent this weekend destroying some more homes in East Jerusalem as tension continues to build before the big embassy move by the US. A video widely shared on Facebook this weekend shows a pair of Israeli backhoes demolishing a building that was primarily apartments occupied by Palestinians. This latest Israeli […]

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Israeli Army Refuses to Disclose Engagement Policy on Gaza Protesters

Al-Quds (IMEMC) – The Israeli occupation army has refused to disclose their rules for opening fire on Palestinian protesters along the eastern borders of the Gaza Strip, Israeli newspaper Haaretz reported on Monday. The refusal came after a petition filed by a number of Israeli and Palestinian rights groups, to the Israeli High Court of […]

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The Saudi-Israeli Embrace Will Doom Both Regimes

Riyadh (MEMO) – Last month The Intercept came out with an interesting report which suggested that US presidential advisor (and son-in-law) Jared Kushner was even closer to the ruling elite in Saudi Arabia than previously thought. According to the website’s sources, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman boasted that Kushner was “in his pocket”. Kushner allegedly used his White House security clearance […]

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Israeli Sniper Filmed Shooting Unarmed Palestinian Cleared by Military

Gaza (MEE) – An Israeli sniper who shot a Palestinian on the border with Gaza has been cleared of wrongdoing by a military inquiry, but those who filmed him and cheered at his shot are to be disciplined. The footage from last Friday was shared online, sparking further denunciation of the Israeli army’s open-fire rules against Palestinians. According […]

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Israeli Labour Party Breaks off Relations with Britain’s Corbyn

Tel Aviv (MEMO) – Israel’s Labour party said on Tuesday it had suspended relations with British Labour party leader Jeremy Corbyn, accusing him of sanctioning anti-Semitism and showing hatred towards Israeli policies. “It is my responsibility to acknowledge the hostility you have shown to the Jewish community and the anti-Semitic statements and actions you have allowed as leader of […]

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Gazans Return to Border in Defiance of Israeli Guns

Gaza City (MEE) – Thousands of Palestinians returned to the Gazan border for the second week of protests as Israel continued to threaten protesters attending the demonstration. Eight Palestinians were fatally shot by Israeli forces, while at least 1,060 protesters have been wounded at the border, according to the Ministry of Health in Gaza. Photojournalist Yasser Mortaja succumbed […]

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Gaza: Journalist 29th Palestinian Killed by Israeli Troops

Gaza (teleSUR) – A Palestinian journalist covering the Great March of Return in Gaza died Saturday after being wounded by live Israeli ammunition Friday. Yaser Murtaja, a 30-year-old cameraman with Ain Media, became the 29th Palestinian killed in protests that began on March 30th, which marks Palestinian Land Day. Murtaja was shot in the stomach by Israeli forces in Khuza’a in the south of the Gaza Strip while covering a demonstration […]

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