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Video: ‘What has been going on in occupied Palestine in many ways is crime against humanity’

Israeli soldiers have killed a 17-year-old Palestinian boy on the Gaza border. The incident happened when a group of youngsters approached the border fence … Via Youtube

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Video: Palestinian toddler burns to death in suspected Jewish ‘price tag’ attack

A suspected ‘price tag,’ or retaliation, arson attack by right-wing Jewish settlers killed an 18-month-old Palestinian child in a house in the occupied West Bank … Via Youtube

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Video: RAW: ‘Illegal buildings’ demolished in Palestine

2 illegaly built Beut El houses destroyed in Palestine despite PM Netanyahu’s protest. COURTESY: RT’s RUPTLY video agency, NO RE-UPLOAD, NO REUSE … Via Youtube

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Video: Israel passes law to force feed Palestinian prisoners

The Israeli parliament has passed a bill that allows the force-feeding of Palestinian prisoners who resort to hunger strikes to protest their administrative detention … Via Youtube

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Video: 6 stabbed at gay pride parade in Jerusalem

At least six people were stabbed at an LGBT pride parade by in Jerusalem on Thursday, local media reported, citing Israeli police and paramedics. Via Youtube

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Video: CrossTalk: Neocon Retreat?

As the Iran deal becomes a reality, Washington’s neoconservatives and their allies are bristling. A sanctioned and isolated Iran had long been one of their policy … Via Youtube

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Video: Spoof News? Satirical site predicts Israel – US arms deal

After exhausting talks on Iran finally saw a deal reached, the spoof news website, the Onion, came up with its own headline – US Soothes Upset Netanyahu with … Via Youtube

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Video: Israel urge residents back to rocket-risk Gaza border, promises ‘Las Vegas’ soon

More than 2200 Palestinians were killed during the conflict. 73 Israelis also lost their lives. Hamas militants barraged southern Israel with rocket fire, forcing … Via Youtube

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Video: Lebanon recovers crashed ‘Israeli drone’

Courtesy: Lebanese Army Footage shows a drone which the military says was found in the sea off the northern coastal city of Tripoli, Saturday. According to the … Via Youtube

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Video: ‘Looks like war was yesterday': Gaza still in ruins 1 year after Israeli ‘Protective Edge’ op

It’s been a year since Israel launched Operation Protective Edge in Gaza – it’s aim, according to Tel Aviv… to put an end to cross-border rocket fire by Hamas. Via Youtube

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Video: Living Amongst Ruins: War-torn Gaza a year after ‘Protective Edge’

It’s been a year since Israeli Defense Forces launched Operation Protective Edge in Gaza. Israel said it was meant to put an end to cross-border rocket fire by … Via Youtube

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Video: Israelis, Palestinians share house in Hebron, separated by brick wall

The divisions between Palestinians and Israelis are probably nowhere as evident as in one house in the city of Hebron. Two families live in it, separated by a … Via Youtube

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Video: Freedom Flotilla achieved its goal, attracting worldwide attention to Gaza blockade – passenger

The Freedom Flotilla ship failed to arrive in Gaza after being intercepted by IDF. It was then escorted to the port of Ashdod. RT’s Paula Slier has more: READ … Via Youtube

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Video: Ehud Barak: US lost negotiation leverage with Iran by committing publicly to reach nuclear deal

As the deadline approaches for a deal on Iran’s nuclear program, many in the US and the Middle East remain skeptical that it will prevent Iran from developing a … Via Youtube

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Video: Israeli Report Finds 2014 Gaza War “Lawful” and “Legitimate” Ahead of Critical U.N. Investigation

http://democracynow.org – The Israeli government has released a report that concludes its military actions in the 2014 war in Gaza were “lawful” and “legitimate. Via Youtube

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Video: Israel tests radioactive ‘dirty bombs’ in fear of enemy attacks – report

There are fears that Israel has been testing out radioactive ‘dirty bombs.’ The claim’s emerged in one of the country’s biggest newspapers. RT’s Paula Slier … Via Youtube

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OPINION: Is Israel America’s Friend? Or America’s Enemy?

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Eric Zuesse Israel’s Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, has selected as his Minister of Justice a woman who has expressed hatred against all Palestinians, and he has appointed as his negotiator with the Palestians a man who said, and who has ...

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Israel’s New Justice Minister Expressed Hatred Against All Palestinians

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Eric Zuesse A few days ago, on May 14th, Ms. Ayelet Shaked, who has no training in the law, took office as the new Minister of Justice in Israel, after having been appointed to this high post by Prime Minister ...

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Is the U.S. a Force for Good in the World?

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Eric Zuesse First of all, in terms of popularity worldwide, the U.S. is a mixed picture. A Gallup International poll of 65 countries, issued on 30 December 2013, found that:  “The US was the overwhelming choice (24% of respondents) for the country ...

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Massive News-Suppression That’s Become History-Suppression

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Eric Zuesse While I have always been puzzled at why Americans endorse the existence of a religious and therefore discriminatory nation, Israel, and at why we give more of our tax-money to that nation than to any other; and while ...

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Nazism Is Back

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And It’s Winning in U.S., Europe, Israel, and Japan. The New, More-Sophisticated, CIA-Trained, Nazis. Here’s a Video-Tour through Today’s, CIA-Led, Nazism. This tour is through reality that violates and smashes practically every stereotype (which is probably why the CIA thinks ...

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Palestinians barred from Israelis buses

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Discrimination against Palestinians is escalating following the announcement of #israel’s plans to ban Palestinian #workers from riding the same buses as Israeli #settlers in the West Bank. Local sources say Israeli Ministry for Military Affairs has issued a directive, due ...

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Obama Misrepresents the Russian Economy

Eric Zuesse A report posted October 15th at Russia Insider (a Russian website), headlined “Russian Industry Expands Rapidly In September, Hammers Expectations: Fastest growth since 2012. Manufacturing up 3.6%. Food production shows double digit growth.” This contradicts many reports in U.S. media, ...

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Pervasive Lying in U.S. & UK ‘News’ Media

Why are these questions being asked on Russian TV, but not on U.S. TV? Eric Zuesse The lying is intentional, and it is systematic; but it is so on only the most important news-topics, the ones that affect the nation’s ...

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What Obama’s Ukrainian Stooges Did

Eric Zuesse Here are highlights from a one-hour-and-thirty-seven-minute video documenting the ethnic cleansing or attempted genocide against the residents in southeast Ukraine, the Ukrainian area that had voted overwhelmingly for the man whom Obama overthrew on February 22nd. If the voters in that region were ...

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Headlines in the World’s Only Great Newspaper

Headlines in the World’s Only Great Newspaper: Starting This Past Weekend, Till Today Eric Zuesse Where can one go in order to find honestly reported news in the English language? I have long searched to find the answer to that ...

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The Zionist War Machine Built By Cowards

A Palestinian woman sits on the remains of her destroyed house after returning to Beit Hanoun town, which witnesses said was heavily hit by Israeli shelling and air strikes during the Israeli offensive, in the northern Gaza Strip August 5, 2014. (Reuters / Suhaib Salem)

John Chuckman RINF Alternative News What else can you fairly call a people who attack a population of refugees confined to a small space surrounded on every side by fences and machine-gun towers, a population with nowhere to run? No, ...

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U.S. Heads Far Right: Gallup Poll Shows Doom for Dems in November, But One Hope Remains

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Eric Zuesse  RINF Alternative News The 11 September 2014 Gallup Poll report shows that Americans are turning against the Democratic Party just months before the upcoming November elections. The answers to the survey question that has always correlated the most with which ...

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Falsehoods in the NYT’s Editorial, ‘Mr. Putin Tests the West in Ukraine’

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Eric Zuesse RINF Alternative News The only way to expose lies is within context; so, this will be somewhat lengthy: The Times  editorial opens with a falsehood: “There is no longer any doubt: Russian troops are in Ukraine, not as volunteers, as the ...

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Israel’s Embedded American Operatives Aid the Genocide in Gaza

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Donn Marten RINF Alternative News Extremist Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin “Bibi” Netanyahu enjoys an overwhelmingly accommodating media in the United States along with a contemptible Congress packed with corrupt and cowardly weasels, lickspittles and nut case religious zealots whose dedication ...

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What The Corporate Media Isn’t Reporting About Israel And Palestine

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Stephen Lendman RINF Alternative News On Tuesday, Israel’s Operation Protective Edge aggression entered day 50. Mass slaughter and destruction continue. MSM scoundrels largely lost interest. Killing Palestinians no longer matters. Justifiable outrage is absent. So-called halted US arms shipments to ...

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Steven Salaita’s Academic Lynching

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Stephen Lendman RINF Alternative News Criticizing Israel is the third rail in American politics, the major media and academia. Cynthia McKinney twice lost her congressional seat in 2002 and 2006. Supporting Palestinian rights was costly. DePaul University denied Norman Finkelstein ...

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U.S. ‘News’ Media Propagandize for War Against Russia

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Eric Zuesse  RINF Alternative News Typical is TIME  Magazine, which headlined on 24 July 2014, “In Russia, Crime Without Punishment.” The sub-head, from Simon Shuster, “reporting” for the Russia-hating regime of Barack Obama, in the Russia-hating Ukrainian capital Kiev, was the ...

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America’s Nazi Allies in Israel and Ukraine

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Eric Zuesse  RINF Alternative News The U.S. is now the chief sponsor of two nazi, ethnically cleansing, nations. In one of them (Ukraine), the U.S. President, Barack Obama, himself placed nazis into control there; the nazi control was imposed by him, ...

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Capitalist competition breeds bloody wars

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The news seems to drip with horror wherever you look. Charred bodies and broken toys litter the wreckage of a shot down airliner in Ukraine. Meanwhile Israel has unleashed even more horrific carnage in Gaza. Hundreds have been killed and thousands ...

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The Unreported Ethnic Cleansing Of Palestine

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Ilan Pappe, professor of history and director of the European Centre for Palestine Studies at the University of Exeter, details how a disturbing agenda to eradicate the Palestinian people began... and where it's going.

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Israel Turns Up The Heat For U.S. Military Action Against Iran

Israel is again turning up the pressure on the Obama administration to issue an ultimatum threatening military action if Iran refuses to abandon its suspected pursuit of an atomic weapons capability. Israeli Finance Minister Yuval Steinitz is the latest member ...

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Jewish advocacy groups slam Israel construction plan

Press TV | American Jewish advocacy groups have called on the Israeli regime to stop its plan to construct illegal settler units in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, warning the move will “violate Palestinian human rights.” Over 400 American Jewish rabbis, ...

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Supporters of Israel Seek to Ban Hamas from Social Media

Activist Post |  Social networks have become an influential part of the information battlefield, especially during uprisings and armed conflicts. In the recent conflict between Israel and Hamas on the Gaza strip, many suggest it was the first war started on ...

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When Propaganda Masquerades as News

Prof. James F. Tracy | November 25, 2012 “Information Clearing House” – The week-long Israeli onslaught against largely defenseless Palestinians in Gaza that began on November 14 provides a basis for assessing how Western corporate media whitewash the war crimes ...

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Dismissal of Gaza Ignores the Key Role of the US Government

Glenn Greenwald | Everything about the Israeli/Palestinian conflict follows the same pattern over and over, including the reaction of Americans. In the first couple of days after a new round of violence breaks out, there is intense interest and passion, which ...

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Elites Will Make Gazans of Us All

Chris Hedges | Gaza is a window on our coming dystopia. The growing divide between the world’s elite and its miserable masses of humanity is maintained through spiraling violence. Many impoverished regions of the world, which have fallen off the ...

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Israeli Aggression: Dress Rehearsal for Iran?

Stephen Lendman, rinf.com | Longstanding US and Israeli policies call for regime change in Iran. Replacing its independent government with a pro-Western puppet one is planned. War is the bottom line option if other methods fail. Both countries have longstanding ...

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Straight Talk on Gaza

Stephen Lendman, rinf.com | Palestine’s democratically elected government is targeted. West Bank coup d’etat authority has no legitimacy. Abbas’ term as president expired in January 2009. Israel rigged his 2005 election. What’s ongoing is illegal aggressive war. Israeli provocations caused ...

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Naked Israeli Aggression

Stephen Lendman, rinf.com | Since 1948, Israel waged varying intensity war on Palestine. Crimes of war, against humanity, and genocide are committed regularly. World community inaction lets Israel get away with murder. Operation Pillar of Cloud (aka Cloud Column/Pillar of ...

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Israel assassinates Hamas military chief

The Israeli airforce has killed Ahmad Jabari, the head of Hamas’ military wing, in an aerial attack on his vehicle in Gaza City. Wednesday’s attack comes after several days worth of Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip, leaving at ...

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Pro-Israeli Media Coverage

Stephen Lendman, rinf.com | Gaza rockets respond defensively to provocative Israeli bombing and shelling. Blame the victim articles and commentaries follow. It’s standard Western media practice. Haaretz knows better. More below on woeful coverage. Since Saturday, Israeli air strikes killed ...

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Israel Shells Syria and Gaza

Stephen Lendman, rinf.com | A previous article said beware of false flags. For months throughout the Syrian conflict, possible full-scale Western intervention loomed. It still does. Post-US elections, it’s more likely, not certain, but reports suggest expect it. Several stray ...

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Families torn apart by Israel’s strict ‘separation policy’

Mya Guarnieri | To Westerners and Palestinians, Gaza “is hell”, says Ali Batha. “It’s a scary place … It’s the last place in the world [people want to go].” There’s Gaza’s 30 per cent unemployment rate, and the Israeli blockade that ...

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Israeli Justice Endorses Continued Abuse of Dirar Abusisi

Richard Silverstein | Israeli Mossad agents collaborating with Ukrainian authorities kidnapped Gaza civil engineer Dirar Abusisi on a Ukrainian train nearly two years ago.  He was spirited to a Kiev apartment and by some accounts drugged and shipped in a coffin to ...

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Denis McShane – Zionist exposed as a crook

Gilad Atzmon | The list of Zionist swindlers never stops expanding. The shameless Labour MP and former minister Denis MacShane, who made a political career out of chasing and harassing critics of Israel and Jewish power, resigned from Parliament on 2 ...

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Poll: Israeli regime biggest threat to Mideast

Press TV | A considerable percentage of the participants in a recent survey think that the Israeli regime is the biggest threat to the Middle East, a report says. According to a report by Turkey’s Hurriyet daily, the Turkish Economic and Social ...

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Christian leaders ask US Congress to withdraw aid to Israel over human rights violations

A letter signed by 15 leaders of Christian churches that calls for the US Congress to reconsider giving aid to Israel because of accusations of human rights violations has outraged Jewish leaders and threatened to derail longstanding efforts to build ...

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Israeli envoy calls “Estelle” a provocation

Ann Wright | Calling the latest sailing of a boat to challenge the Israeli naval blockade of Gaza a “provocation”, Israel’s ambassador to the United Nations Ron Prosor, called on the UN Secretary-General, the Security Council, and all responsible members ...

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U.S. and Israel try to provoke Iran

Spencer Ackerman, Wired | Just in time for a presidential election in which both candidates compete to be besties with Israel, the U.S. and Israeli militaries are holding a big, high-profile exercise to practice shooting Iranian missiles out of the sky. Only ...

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Has Israel’s racism become unstoppable?

Stuart Littlewood | So the Albuquerque Episcopalians got jumpy and ‘disinvited’ the Friends of Sabeel who had booked their cathedral for a conference. Sabeel is an international peace movement which calls itself the Voice of Palestinian Christians. Why would one ...

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Israel Navy shoots Palestinian fisherman

Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies | Palestinian medical sources in the Gaza Strip reported, Friday, that a Palestinian fisherman was killed by Israeli navy fire west of Beit Lahia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. The fisherman’s ...

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Former Israeli Spy Chief: Israeli Attack On Iran ‘Would Galvanize Iranian Society Behind The Leadership’

Meir Dagan, the formidable former head of Israel’s Mossad intelligence agency, in a new interview with the New Yorker, continued his campaign to warn against a hasty rush to war with Iran over its nuclear program.

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Israeli hires Internet soldiers

Straight out of Avigdor Lieberman’s Foreign Ministry: a new Internet Fighting Team! Israeli students and demobilized soldiers get paid to pretend they are just regular folks and leave pro-Israel comments on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and other sites. The effort is ...

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Israel’s war crimes not “collateral damage”

Israel sought to defend itself Thursday against the latest accusations by a major international organization that it committed war crimes against people in Gaza, claiming that the Islamist group Hamas manipulated the group responsible for the most recent report. Amnesty’s ...

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Israeli War Crimes Against Children

Following Israel’s Operation Cast Lead, the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) documented the toll on Gaza’s children and published it in May. It did so “in response to the unprecedented number of children who were killed (and injured) by ...

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UN moves to charge Israel with war crimes

The United Nations moves to set up a commission to look into Israeli war crimes and respond to its human rights violations in Gaza. After the United Nations Works and Relief Agency (UNRWA) compound became the target of GPS-guided Israeli ...

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Spain to stop investigations of Israeli war crimes

A day after a Spanish court ordered an investigation into an assassination of a Palestinian militant in 2002, the Spanish government has said it will cancel the investigation, and change the law to prevent such investigations being undertaken in the ...

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Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory

Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) Continue Systematic Attacks against Palestinian Civilians and Property in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT) and Continue to Impose a Total Siege on the Gaza Strip     A Palestinian farmer was killed by IOF, and two ...

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Israeli Troops Killed Gaza Children Carrying White Flag, witnesses say

McClatchy Newspapers — EZBT ABED RABBO, Gaza Strip — Nasser Abu Freeh was one of the first to see the Israeli soldiers as they entered this pastoral Gaza neighborhood overlooking the Israeli border on Jan. 3, hours after the Israeli government ...

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Q&A: ‘Gaza Will Take Years to Recover’

Gaza will need years to recover from the devastating Israeli assault, says Katharina Ritz, head of mission of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). Israel’s 22-day assault left more than 1,300 Palestinians dead, and decimated much of the ...

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Israeli PM Promises to Shield Troops From War Crime Trials

The BBC reports: “Any Israeli soldiers accused of war crimes in the Gaza Strip will be given state protection from prosecution overseas, the country’s PM has said.” At issue is Israel’s use of white phosphorous, a chemical agent that is ...

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Israel admits using white phosphorous in attacks on Gaza

After weeks of denying that it used white phosphorus in the heavily populated Gaza Strip, Israel finally admitted yesterday that the weapon was deployed in its offensive. The army’s use of white phosphorus – which makes a distinctive shellburst of ...

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Israeli military says complete withdrawal from Gaza “out of the question”

By Julie Hyland  Israel continued to withdraw some of its troops from the Gaza Strip Tuesday, in moves timed to coincide with the inauguration of US President-elect Barack Obama. Announcing an end to Operation Cast Lead early Sunday morning, Prime ...

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Israeli firing phosphorous after ceasefire

Israel has shelled Gaza with white phosphorus after it called for a unilateral ceasefire, in an obvious violation of its own declaration. A Press TV correspondent on the ground in Gaza reported the event soon after the ceasefire the ceasefire ...

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Outrage as Israel bombs UN

Aid workers allege use of banned white phosphorus as Hamas security leader dies in bombing raid on house By Kim Sengupta in Jerusalem  Israeli tanks thrust deep inside Gaza City last night as ferocious fighting raged in dense residential areas ...

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Israel tells aid ship for Gaza to leave

Israeli warships have ordered an Iranian vessel carrying humanitarian aid for Palestinians in Gaza to leave the area, an Iranian aid official was quoted as saying by the semi-official Fars News Agency on Wednesday. Iran, which has condemned the Jewish ...

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Canada complicit with Israeli war crimes

By Jim Miles | Canada lives in the unfortunate position of being under the thrall of U.S. media for most its information and cultural relevance. At the same time, its own media, apart from the national broadcast company CBC, is ...

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Holocaust in Gaza

By Rohini Hensman | In February 2008, Israel’s Deputy Defence Minister Matan Vilnai warned that if Hamas continued firing rockets, they would bring upon themselves a ‘bigger shoah,’ the word used by Israelis to refer to the Nazi genocide or ...

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Israel Rejected Hamas Ceasefire Offer in December

“Contrary to Israel’s argument that it was forced to launch its air and ground offensive against Gaza in order to stop the firing of rockets into its territory, Hamas proposed in mid-December to return to the original Hamas-Israel ceasefire arrangement, ...

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FREE GAZA TO ISRAEL: “WE ARE COMING IN ON TUESDAY”

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Israeli missiles hit village

By Richard Boudreaux and Rushdi abu Alouf  | Reporting from Jerusalem and Khan Yunis, Gaza Strip — Israeli troops and tanks thrust into the Gaza Strip’s densely populated capital from three directions today, drawing Hamas fighters into fierce combat in ...

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Israel accused of using white phosphorus in Gaza

Human rights groups have expressed concern that a highly flammable weapon used by Israel could be causing additional casualties among civilians in Gaza. Al Jazeera’s Tom Ackerman examines the controversy surrounding white phosphorus munitions.

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Both Parties Cheerlead Still More Loudly for Israel’s “War”

By Glenn Greenwald | World concern over, and opposition to, the Israeli war in Gaza is rapidly mounting: International pressure intensified sharply on Israel on Thursday, the 13th day of its Gaza assault, after the United Nations suspended food aid deliveries, ...

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Report: Israel Forced Civilians Into Single House, Repeatedly Bombed It

Israeli ground troops ordered around 110 Palestinian civilians into a single home in Gaza City’s Zeitun neighborhood and ordered them to stay indoors on Sunday. On Monday morning, Israeli forces repeatedly shelled the building, killing at least 30 of the ...

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‘All Citizens Must Be Equal’

Guardian | “When we’re inside Sadaka Reut, I believe that everyone is good to each other,” said Lena, describing her Arab-Israeli summer camp. “But then we go out on to the street, and it’s [a different story] …” Seconds later, her ...

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President George W Bush backs Israeli plan for strike on Iran

By Uzi Mahnaimi in Washington | President George W Bush has told the Israeli government that he may be prepared to approve a future military strike on Iranian nuclear facilities if negotiations with Tehran break down, according to a senior ...

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‘We have no alternative than peaceful protest’

Guardian.co.uk | Israeli troops have surrounded a Palestinian village in the occupied West Bank after several weeks of demonstrations against the latest stretch of the West Bank barrier. For at least the past two days the military has placed a cordon ...

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‘Iraq Troop Pullout Would Harm Israel’

US presidential candidate, Sen. John McCain on Monday criticized Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama’s calls for withdrawing US troops from Iraq, saying that such a pullout would harm Israel’s security. Speaking to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), ...

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Olmert urged to stand down over corruption claims

By Donald Macintyre | The Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert’s most powerful coalition partner has called on him to step aside in the face of widespread anger at allegations that he had repeatedly received envelopes stuffed with cash from a ...

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Iran rejects nuclear inspections unless Israel allows them

Associated Press | An Iranian envoy said Monday his government will not submit to extensive nuclear inspections while Israel stays outside the global treaty to curb the spread of atomic weapons. “The existing double standard shall not be tolerated anymore ...

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Bush And Sharon Had Secret Deal To Expand West Bank

By Glenn Kessler  | A letter that President Bush personally delivered to then-Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon four years ago has emerged as a significant obstacle to the president’s efforts to forge a peace deal between the Israelis and Palestinians ...

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Breaking the Silence – Israeli Soldiers Speak Out

By Stephen Lendman – RINF |  They’re called “Refuseniks” but not for refusing to serve. They’ve done it proudly and courageously, and here’s how “Courage to Refuse” members state their position: “We, reserve officers and soldiers of the Israel Defense Forces ...

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Fisk: Hizbollah turns to Iran in war on Israel

By Robert Fisk in Teir Dibba, south Lebanon Tuesday, 8 April 2008 The Shia “martyrs” of this hill village are normally killed in the dangerous, stony landscape of southern Lebanon, in Israeli air raids or invasions or attacks from the ...

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Israel threatens Iran with destruction

An Israeli minister has threatened Iran with destroying the country if the Islamic Republic launches ‘an attack on the regime’. “An Iranian attack against Israel would trigger a tough reaction that would lead to the destruction of the Iranian nation,” ...

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Israel’s airport security questioned

JERUSALEM – A civil rights group is challenging Israeli airport security practices. The group says Israel singles out Arabs for closer inspection, and that’s racisim. But experts say the practice, which is known as profiling, is vital to security and ...

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‘Israel must be tried for war crimes’

DAKAR: The head of the world’s biggest Muslim body, the Organisation of the Islamic Conference (OIC), called yesterday for Israelis to be tried by an international war crimes court for “heinous” attacks against Palestinians. Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, secretary-general of the 57-nation ...

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The Story The Press Didn’t Have Time For

SAFA ABU SEIF, 12, was fatally wounded as she stood in an upstairs room of her home in the Gaza City district of Jabaliya 10 days ago. She was one of 27 children identified by United Nations staff among the ...

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Israel to boycott Al-Jazeera

Israel will boycott Al-Jazeera over what it calls the channel’s ‘biased coverage’ of the regime’s military operation in Gaza. The regime’s foreign ministry has held discussions on the matter and decided to impose an official embargo on the Qatar-based station ...

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Gaza conditions ‘at 40-year low’

Gaza’s humanitarian situation is at its worst since Israel occupied the territory in 1967, say UK-based human rights and development groups. They include Amnesty International, Save the Children, Cafod, Care International and Christian Aid. They criticise Israel’s blockade on Gaza ...

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Israeli troops withdraw from Gaza

Israel has pulled back its troops from the Gaza Strip with an army spokesman saying that military operations in the territory were “winding down”. The move came after an intense Israeli assault that killed eight more Palestinians overnight on Monday, ...

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UN rights chief urges probe into Gaza killings

APP The top UN human rights official, reacting to the recent violence between Israel and the Palestinians,has called for an investigation into the reported killing of dozens of civilians, including children, in Gaza by Israeli military. While recognizing Israel’s right ...

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Saudi Arabia accuses Israel of ‘Nazi war crimes’

Daily Mail  US ally Saudi Arabia compared Israel’s offensive in the Gaza Strip to Nazi war crimes on Sunday and called on the international community to stop what it called the “mass killings” of Palestinians. Israeli forces killed 61 people ...

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Israelis kill 60 in Gaza offensive

The death toll of the Israeli assault on Gaza rises to 60 people on Saturday, marking it the deadliest day of fighting in the coastal region. Palestinian IMEMC news website quoted head of Gaza’s emergency services, Dr Muawiya Hassanein as ...

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Israeli War Minister Threatens Palestinian Holocaust

Paul Joseph Watson |  Propaganda Matrix Israel’s Deputy Defense Minister Matan Vilnai has provoked outrage after threatening Palestinians with a “holocaust,” but the same media who obsessed about Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s “wipe Israel off the map” misquote are scurrying to defend ...

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