Tag Archives: Israel

Pence revives talk of Tel Aviv embassy move to Jerusalem

US Vice President Mike Pence on Sunday revived talk of the possibility the United States may move its embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv, saying President Donald Trump was seriously considering the matter. During the 2016 US presidential campaign, Trump’s

Israel can shoot the messenger, but cannot kill the message

Baria Alamuddin

By : Baria Alamuddin Most of the world’s media conveniently missed the fact that a UN agency earlier this month issued a report describing Israel as an “apartheid regime.” The report used the word “apartheid” in its strictest sense under

Iran to sanction 15 US companies for Israel ties

Iran will impose sanctions on 15 US companies for their support for Israel and its “terrorist actions”, state news agency IRNA said Sunday. The decision, which is largely symbolic because the firms do not do business with Iran, comes two

From the Golan, Iran is paving the way for a new war in Lebanon

Huda al Husseini

By : Huda al Husseini ‘Harkat al Nujaba’ or the ‘Movement of the Nobles’ is not temerarious enough to contend the Arabic language printed by the Iranians on placards carried by masked members to declare the formation of the Golan

Gunmen kill Hamas official who was swapped for Israel’s Gilad Shalit in 2011

Gunmen in the Gaza Strip on Friday shot dead a Hamas official who was freed by Israel in a 2011 prisoner swap, the interior ministry in the Palestinian enclave said. Mazen Faqha was released along with more than 1,000 other

Israel ‘ignoring’ a UN resolution to immediately halt settlements

Israel has ignored a United Nations resolution demanding it halt settlement building in the occupied Palestinian territory that was criticized by the Trump administration, the UN Middle East envoy said Friday. Although the UN Security Council resolution passed December 23

Israeli soldiers seize boy, shoot dead teen

An Israeli rights group has released an amateur video that shows soldiers seizing a terrified 8-year-old Palestinian boy. The soldiers in the video are trying to get him to identify people who had thrown a firebomb in the occupied West

Hezbollah and the gullible Arabs

Mohammed Al Shaikh

By : Mohammed Al Shaikh The Russians would not save Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his regime without Israeli approval. It is widely known that Israel has normal, if not strong, relations with Russia. Tense relations are neither in Israel

Washington talks end without agreement on Israeli settlements

The Trump administration reiterated its concerns about Israeli settlement activity, the two sides said on Thursday, as a round of talks ended without agreement over limiting future construction on land the Palestinians want for a state. The four days of

Israel arrests hacker linked to threats on US Jewish centers

A 19-year-old American-Israeli Jew was arrested Thursday as the prime suspect in a wave of bomb threats against US Jewish community centers, a startling turn in a case that had stoked fears of rising anti-Semitism in the United States. The

Israeli troops shoot dead Palestinian teen

Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian teenager Thursday in the occupied West Bank and seriously wounded three other Palestinians, the Palestinian health ministry said in a statement. It did not give the circumstances, but said the shooting happened near the

Israel’s dual system of justice for Jews and non-Jews

Ray Hanania

By : Ray Hanania Many people argue that racism is fundamentally the hatred or dislike of someone based on their race or origins. Israel has redefined what it means to be racist, broadening it out to include someone who hates

Palestinian killed by Israeli artillery fire in Gaza

A Palestinian was killed and two others injured before dawn on Wednesday by Israeli artillery fire in Gaza, according to a Palestinian official. According to the Israeli army, the three men were in the border area between the Palestinian enclave

Assad: Russia can play a role so that Israel no longer attacks Syria

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Monday said Russia can play an important role in the crisis following Syria’s firing missiles at Israeli warplanes carrying out strikes in the conflict-torn country. “Russia can play a role so that Israel no longer

Israel’s Arab minority angry over police shooting

On a wind-swept hilltop in this Bedouin village, a cracked solar panel lying atop a mattress and slabs of broken concrete provide an eerie reminder of a clash that has come to symbolize the strained relations between Israel’s government and

Russia says summoned Israel’s Ambassador over Israeli strike in Syria

The Russian Foreign Ministry summoned Israel’s Ambassador to Moscow to protest an Israeli military strike near the Syrian city of Palmyra, news agency Interfax quoted a ministry official as saying on Monday. Ambassador Gary Koren was called for discussions at

Gaza rocket hits Israel prompting retaliatory shelling

A rocket fired by Palestinians in the Gaza Strip slammed into southern Israel on Saturday, prompting retaliatory Israeli tank fire, sources on both sides said. The Israeli army said the rocket hit an open area. “No casualties have been reported.”

Netanyahu: our raids targeted advanced weapons of Hezbollah in Syria

The Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu announced that the Israeli raids on Syria targeted advanced weapons of the Hezbollah militia, stressing that Tel Aviv will not allow the transfer of these weapons and that it will continue to target potential

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