Posts Tagged ‘israeli’

Israeli siege causes vital medicines to run out in Gaza

Stocks of medicines are dangerously low at al-Shifa hospital in Gaza City. Mohammed AsadAPA images A new report by the World Health Organization indicates Israel’s siege – imposed since 2007 – has disastrously affected Gaza’s healthcare system. By Yousef M. Aljamal, reposted from The Electronic Intifada Shaaban is a 10-year-old child with autism. He requires […]

Saudi-Israeli ties score goal with West Bank football match

Tamara Nassar Activism and BDS Beat 17 October 2019 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip watch the football match between the Saudi and Palestinian national teams. They would require almost impossible to obtain Israeli permits to watch the game live in the occupied West Bank just a few kilometers away.  Ashraf Amra APA images The match […]

In rare formal visit, Israeli official attends anti-Iran conference in Bahrain

A senior Israeli official took part in a security conference in Bahrain on Monday, in a fresh sign of warming ties between Israel and some Arab states. Dana Benvenisti-Gabay, the head of the Foreign Ministry’s regional security and counter-terrorism department, represented Israel at the conference in Manama, known as the Working Group on Maritime and […]

Govt. spox reacts to Israeli regime’s rep. participation in Manama meeting

MNA – Iranian Government Spokesman Ali Rabiei played down the effectiveness of a so-called security conference which is being participated by the Israeli regime that has sowed more insecurity in the region than any other player. “The occupying regime of Israel in an intruding and uninvited element in the region and its perspectives have no […]

Last chance? Record Israeli group tours Naharayim, set to be reclaimed by Jordan

A record-breaking group of some 150 Israelis on Saturday visited a parcel of border land that has been worked by Israeli farmers for decades but that is likely to be reclaimed by Jordan next week. “There is a sense that many Israelis want to take a last chance to visit,” site manager Shai Hadar told […]

Israeli baby girl dies on flight home from Thailand

An Israeli baby died while returning with her family to Israel from a vacation in Thailand. According to Hebrew media reports Saturday, the one-year-old was on an Aeroflot flight from Thailand to Moscow when she began experiencing health problems. The pilot of the airplane made an emergency stop in the Russian city of Kazan, but […]

NEO – Israeli Post-Election Countdown – Can Bibi Survive?

… by Jim W. Dean, VT Editor,  …with New Eastern Outlook, Moscow “Just societies cannot be run by big money or armed forces with their too narrow agendas. Limitless desire for wealth and blind ambition must be watched and contained as potential public dangers.” – Plato [ Editor’s Note: The Syrian War has focused attention […]

Detailed report on Israeli human rights violations in past week

Israeli soldier aim at Palestinians protesting confiscation of their land by Jewish settlements in Kufr Qadoom vsillage near the West Bank city of Nablus, Oct. 11, 2019. (Photo by Nidal Eshtayeh/Xinhua) Israeli violations of human rights in the occupied Palestinian territory October 10-16, 2019  Reposted from PCHRGaza (which publishes these detailed reports every single week):  […]

Family of Israeli jailed in Russia seeks to delay extradition of hacker

The family of an Israeli woman imprisoned in Russia on drug charges met Friday with Justice Minister Amir Ohana, asking him to hold off on extraditing a Russian hacker whose detention is believed to be central to the case. “Our request at this stage was a modest one… to ask the minister at this point […]

Settlers attack olive harvesters, Israeli volunteers in West Bank village

Masked settlers uproot olive trees, set groves ablaze, and beat several Israeli volunteers with stones and metal rods in the West Bank village of Burin. Rabbi Moshe Yehudai is evacuated from the village of Burin during an olive harvest after being attacked by Israeli settlers from the nearby settlement of Yitzhar. (Rabbis for […]

Dem candidates mostly turn a blind eye to Israeli atrocities and Palestinian rights

Dem candidates have yet to address the Israel/Palestine issue in a debate. (Photo from the first night of the Democratic presidential debate on June 26, 2019, in Miami.) On the critical issue of Israel/Palestine, Democratic presidential hopefuls reveal a strong pro-Israel leaning that does not match the sentiments of a huge swath of Democratic voters. […]

More than 1,000 Palestinians in Gaza have bone infections after being shot by Israeli forces

Welcome to Jewish Voice for Peace’s monthly Health and Human Rights Media Watch. Members of the Health Advisory Council monitor relevant organizations and websites and compile a list of important news and issues which are summarized here. Gaza Treating drug-resistant infections in Gaza under the blockade Medicin Sans Frontieres 2 Sept. 2019-More than 7,400 Palestinians have […]

300 Israeli settlers violate Aqsa Mosque

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Meet Yossi Cohen, the Israeli spy chief seen as the heir to Netanyahu

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is fighting for his political survival, but it is clear also to him that at some point, there will be a post-Netanyahu era. He has already broken Ben-Gurion’s record of 13 years at premiership, but he doesn’t want a shift to happen too fast. When he recently called for snap Likud […]

‘Only God and Israeli officials know what happened,’ wife of hospitalized Palestinian detainee speaks out

A few weeks ago Rita Arbeed, eight years old, looked at her mother Noura and asked the question, “what does critical condition mean?” Rita’s father, Noura’s husband, Samer Arbeed, 44, was arrested by Israeli forces on September 25 while in “good health,” yet two days later he was hospitalized with a fractured rib cage, kidney […]

Russia says Putin to weigh plea to pardon jailed Israeli; mother granted visit

Russian President Vladimir Putin will consider Israel’s requests to issue a pardon for Israeli Naama Issachar once they are submitted through the proper channels, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said on Monday, as a Russian court granted her mother visitation rights. Peskov told RT (Russia Today), a Russian television network funded by the government and widely […]

Rivlin pleads with Putin to pardon Israeli woman jailed in Russia

President Reuven Rivlin on Sunday sent an official plea to his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, seeking the pardon of an Israeli woman sentenced Friday to 7.5 years in a Russian prison on Friday for alleged drug smuggling. Naama Issachar has been held by Moscow for six months after a reported 10 grams of marijuana were […]

Israeli attack on Iran would have nightmare global consequences — a thriller explains

People in foreign policy circles can’t stop talking about a war with Iran, as if there’s sense in such hostilities. Benjamin Netanyahu has been pumping for such a war for years and in his political predicament come very close to unleashing it. Now Trump’s absence of relish for Middle East conflict has upped Israeli fears […]

Israeli-American jailed by Russia for 7.5 years for smuggling marijuana

Russia on Friday jailed an Israeli-American woman accused of smuggling marijuana for 7.5 years. Israel had reportedly rejected repeated Russian offers for a prisoner exchange that would have seen Moscow free Naama Issachar in exchange for the release of a Russian hacker who is due to be extradited from Israel to the United States. Israel’s […]

Mysterious Russian jets intercept non-existing Israeli one – Report

…from Southfront [ Editor’s Note: This was some interesting news. We had always wondered how the Israelis got Russia to stand down while it bombed Russia’s Syrian and Iranian allies fighting terrorism in Syria. Sure, Russia has had lone ties with Israel, but it looked more like the tail wagging the dog, and hard to […]

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