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Dutch ex-PM calls visiting Netanyahu ‘war criminal’ amid anti-Israeli protests in The Hague

Dutch ex-PM calls visiting Netanyahu ‘war criminal’ amid anti-Israeli protests in The Hague

Instead of rolling out a welcome mat for Israel’s PM Benjamin Netanyahu, who kickstarted his visit to the Netherlands on Tuesday amid huge pro-Palestine protests, the Dutch should “send him right away to the International Criminal Court,” Dries Van Agt said. Ahead of Netanyahu’s two-day visit to the country, Van Agt, who served as Dutch PM from 1977 to 1982, …

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Israel Begins Huge Gaza Barrier Project

Israel Begins Huge Gaza Barrier Project

In what stands to be a massive project, Israel’s Southern Command has begun the construction of a “huge barrier around the Gaza Strip,” which is going to include multiple fences and walls on the surface, as well as underground barriers to try to prevent tunnels being dug. The surface-level fences and walls are said to mirror what Israel built on …

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Israel admits it kills innocent Palestinian

Israel admits it kills innocent Palestinian

A familiar narrative unfolded on Monday: Israeli forces killed a Palestinian, and media dutifully published a police spokesperson’s claim that the young man was shot dead during an attempt to attack soldiers with a car. But for the second time in just over a week, Israel soon admitted that the young man shot dead by its forces in Shuafat refugee …

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US, Western allies know Saudi Arabia is backing terror groups: Noam Chomsky

US, Western allies know Saudi Arabia is backing terror groups: Noam Chomsky

Noam Chomsky, a renowned American political activist and philosopher, has accused the United States and its Western allies of knowing about but choosing to turn a blind eye to Saudi Arabia’s support for terrorist groups. In an interview with Lebanese Al-Mayadeen television channel on Saturday, Chomsky said Riyadh is engaged in spreading extremist outfits, something the US and the West …

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California lawmakers approve bill to deny state contracts to companies that boycott Israel

California lawmakers approve bill to deny state contracts to companies that boycott Israel

Lawmakers took action Tuesday to prevent California state government agencies from awarding contracts to companies that participate in a boycott of Israel. AB 2844 requires any company that accepts a state government contract of $100,000 or more to certify that it’s not in violation of California civil rights law — which, said the Assembly members who wrote the bill, would …

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Saudi Arabia Training 5,000 Militant Terrorists from Libya in Eritrea for War in Yemen

Saudi Arabia Training 5,000 Militant Terrorists from Libya in Eritrea for War in Yemen

Riyadh has transferred nearly 5,000 militants from a number of terrorist groups from Aden port to Eritrea’s Assab port to go under military trainings and then be sent to the Saudi provinces bordering Yemen, sources said. “The terrorists, some of whom are from the Al-Qaeda, will be dispatched to Najran, Jizzan and Asir provinces to fight against the Yemeni army …

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Webb says U.S. has 5 percent of world’s population, 25 percent of its “known” prisoners

Webb says U.S. has 5 percent of world's population, 25 percent of its "known" prisoners

The United States has too many people in behind bars, says former U.S. Sen. Jim Webb, who’s considering running for president. “We have 5 percent of the world’s population, 25 percent of the world’s known prison population,” Webb, a Democrat, said during a Dec. 3 conference with Virginia journalists that was coordinated by the Associated Press. The statement isn’t new …

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Far-Right blamed as entrance to mosque in Germany bricked up

Far-Right blamed as entrance to mosque in Germany bricked up

Muslims living in a small town in northern Germany were shocked to find someone had bricked up the entrance to their mosque during the night. Those gathering for prayers last Friday in the town of Parchim found the door to the mosque jammed with concrete breeze blocks, on which crude flyers with anti-Muslim slogans had been stuck. “You call yourselves …

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Israel Space Chief Calls Loss of Satellite SpaceX Crash a Major Blow

Israel Space Chief Calls Loss of Satellite SpaceX Crash a Major Blow

The loss of an Israeli communications satellite in a blast in Florida in which a SpaceX launcher exploded on Thursday, was a major blow to the Israeli communications satellite industry, Israel’s leading space official said. The Amos-6 satellite, owned by Space Communications , was destroyed when an explosion destroyed a Falcon 9 rocket belonging to Elon Musk’s SpaceX during routine …

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Oklahoma: Police Pepper-Spray 84-Year-Old Woman in Her Home

Oklahoma: Police Pepper-Spray 84-Year-Old Woman in Her Home

Police in Oklahoma have released body camera video showing an officer pepper-spraying an 84-year-old African-American woman in her own home. The video shows Muskogee officers kicking in the door of Geneva Smith’s residence on August 7 as they pursued her son for allegedly running a stop sign and fleeing from police. The son, Arthur Paul Blackmon, is seen holding his …

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