Posts Tagged ‘israel’

Deval Patrick has unequivocally supported Israel at the height of its worst human rights abuses

Former Massachusetts Governor (and managing director of private equity firm Bain Capital) Deval Patrick has announced that he’s officially entering the race for the Democratic nomination in 2020. Patrick’s connections to the financial industry will presumably anger left-leaning voters, but his foreign policy record should also rankle progressives. Patrick has a long history of support […]

One-third of Gazans slain by Israel were women & children

One-third of Gazans slain by Israel were women & children   Source Article from https://stanstasblog.wordpress.com/2019/11/14/one-third-of-gazans-slain-by-israel-were-women-children/ Related Posts Looking beyond ‘women and children’ in Gaza’s casualties Once again, I am reading the statistics about the casualties from Israel’s latest raids on Study: Obese Women In U.S. Have 73% Increased Risk Of Death Or Injury in Car […]

Nearly every Democratic candidate rushed to defend Israel’s attack on Gaza, Warren only one to acknowledge Palestinian deaths

A ceasefire has been reached between Israel and groups in Gaza, after two days of violence that left 34 Palestinians dead. Many of the Democratic candidates have tweeted about the events, defending Israel’s actions while condemning rocket fire from Palestine. Senator Elizabeth Warren and Senator Bernie Sanders expressed concern for Israelis and Palestinians, while Warren […]

Flareup bequeaths a new ‘alliance’ as Hamas and Israel eschew mutual hostilities

The latest escalation of violence between Israel and the Gaza Strip may have looked much like the many that have preceded it, perhaps even marginal by comparison with rounds of conflict we have seen in the past. It was relatively limited. There was no loss of life on the Israeli side. And it was relatively […]

Why Hamas is staying out of Israel’s fight with Islamic Jihad

Israeli security and political coordination with Hamas has served mutual interests for many years. Now Hamas is hoping to stay out of the current fighting in order to potentially expand its political power in the West Bank. By Menachem Klein Palestinians gather around the home of Palestinian Islamic Jihad field commander Baha Abu Al-Atta after it was […]

New VR app circumvents Israel’s travel bans, takes viewers across Palestine

Palestine VR offers virtual tours across six regions in the West Bank and Gaza, allowing viewers to ‘see the reality on the ground’ themselves. By Jaclynn Ashly Rowaida Abu Eid tries Palestine VR, an app that offers virtual tours of six regions in the West Bank and Gaza. (Screenshot of a Palestine Institute for […]

What if Israel had decided to expel the settlers of Hebron?

After Baruch Goldstein massacred 29 Palestinians in the Cave of the Patriarchs, Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin could have taken action against the settlers of Hebron. Instead he put the Palestinians of the city under closure. The consequences of that decision reverberate until today. By Amiram Goldblum Israeli settlers stand near a mosque in the […]

The Real Reasons Behind Israel’s Arrest of Two Jordanian Nationals

The release on November 6 of two Jordanian nationals, Heba al-Labadi and Abdul Rahman Mi’ri from Israeli prisons was a bittersweet moment. The pair were finally reunited with their families after harrowing experiences in Israel. Sadly, thousands of Palestinian prisoners are still denied their freedom, still subjected to all sorts of hardships at the hands […]

Buttigieg supports Israel’s missile attacks on Gaza, but condemns Palestinians when they respond

Israel’s military campaign against Gaza has entered its second day and so far it has left 24 Palestinians dead (including a 7-year-old boy) and at least 70 injured. The current round of violence began on Tuesday after Israeli strikes killed Palestinian Islamic Jihad commander Bahaa Abu el-Atta, his wife, and four others. The attack prompted […]

Joe Biden declares that ‘Israel has a right to defend itself’ after its military kills multiple Palestinians with missile attacks

As Israel continues to launch dozens of missile strikes into Gaza, so far having killed at least 24 Palestinians, including children, and injuring 70 more, former vice president and current Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden took to Twitter to declare that he supports the country’s actions. “Israel has a right to defend itself against terrorist threats,” wrote […]

Gaza Stops Fire as ‘Israel’ agrees to Islamic Jihad Demands: Islamic Jihad

 November 14, 2019 The Gaza-based Palestinian Islamic Jihad movement says it is holding fire after ‘Israel’ accepted its key demands, including stopping targeted killings, as part of an Egypt-mediated truce aimed at ending the military confrontation between the two sides. Speaking on Thursday morning, the Islamic Jihad’s spokesman, Musab al-Braim, confirmed earlier reports of the […]

Israel to provide grants to attract savings funds to join tech bonanza

The Israel Innovation Authority, in charge of setting out the nation’s tech policies, is teaming up with the national securities regulator to draw local institutional investors into the nation’s booming tech scene. The board of the Innovation Authority on Wednesday approved a program to provide grants of some NIS 15 million ($4.3 million) to local […]

James Corbett Interview – ISIS Was Created, Armed And Funded By US/Israel & It’s An Open Secret

November 12, 2019 By Ryan Cristián, The Last American Vagabond The US government armed Osama Bin Laden; it armed Saddam Hussein with chemical weapons to be used against Iran in 1980; it armed the very groups that later became ISIS. Yet we are sold an entirely different yarn by the US government and its lap […]

Israel is silencing the last voices trying to stop abuses against Palestinians

It has been a week of appalling abuses committed by Israeli soldiers in the West Bank – little different from the other 2,670 weeks endured by Palestinians since the occupation began in 1967. The difference this past week was that several entirely unexceptional human rights violations that had been caught on film went viral on […]

Has The Final Apocalyptic Conflict Between Israel and Her Enemies Now Begun?

On Tuesday, terrorists in the Gaza Strip fired hundreds of rockets at Israel in retaliation for Israel’s targeted killing of the senior commander of Islamic Jihad in Gaza.  Many of the rockets were intercepted by the Iron Dome defense system, but quite a few got through, and some even reached as far as Tel Aviv.  […]

US And Israel Were Lone Votes Against UN Resolutions Opposing Space Arms Race, Nuclear Middle East, Cuba Embargo

US And Israel Were Lone Votes Against UN Resolutions Opposing Space Arms Race, Nuclear Middle East, Cuba Embargo Above Photo: From Thegrayzone.com The United States and Israel were the only countries that voted against UN General Assembly draft resolutions calling for a nuclear weapons-free Middle East, measures to stop an arms race in outer space, […]

US, Israel won’t partake in confab on WMD-free Mideast

The United States will not participate in a conference on establishing a zone free of all types of weapons of mass destruction (WMD) in the Middle East “because of Israel,” Russia has announced. “The Americans refused to take part because Israel refuses to participate,” said Mikhail Ulyanov, Russia’s permanent representative to international organizations in […]

Rouhani: Israel lobbies, reactionary regional pressures pushed Trump to quit JCPOA

IRNA – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said based on their own sayings, Israel and Saudi Arabia made US President Donald Trump decide to withdraw from Iran nuclear deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). Rouhani made the remarks addressing Kerman administrative council meeting on Tuesday. No one in the world is now […]

Russia: Israel okaying hacker’s extradition to US harms ties between us

Russia’s embassy in Israel on Monday slammed a High Court of Justice ruling rejecting the appeal of a Russian hacker jailed in Israel against extradition to the United States, calling the decision “a breach of his rights” and saying it does not help relations between Jerusalem and Moscow. “We regret the decision of Israeli’s High […]

Israel releases Jordanian citizens

Tamara Nassar Rights and Accountability 6 November 2019 Hiba al-Labadi embraces her family shortly after her release from Israeli prison on 6 November, at the Allenby Bridge crossing separating the occupied West Bank and Jordan. (via Twitter) Israel released on Wednesday Jordanian citizens Hiba al-Labadi and Abdulrahman Mirie after detaining them without charge or trial […]

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