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Israel aims to ignite ‘religious war’

Israel aims to ignite ‘religious war’

Truth NGO – The Palestinian Authority says Israel seeks to ignite a religious war after an Israeli minister forced his way into the al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem al-Quds with a group of extremists Sunday. “The aggression on al-Aqsa Mosque by storming it is a hellish crime perpetrated by and initiated by an extremist terror ideology,” Palestinian Authority spokesman Yusef …

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Palestinian dies of Israel-inflicted wounds in West Bank

Another Palestinian dies of Israel-inflicted wounds in West Bank

Truth NGO – A Palestinian man has died of wounds he received from Israeli live fire during an anti-occupation protest in the occupied West Bank. In a statement, the Palestinian Health Ministry said Mohammed Shreyteh, 28, died in hospital in the city of Ramallah on Saturday. Shreyteh had been shot in the head during clashes on October 26. Another Palestinian …

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Israel working to spy on private social media messages

Israel working to spy on private social media messages

Truth NGO – The Israeli occupation army has bid to obtain spying systems that monitor the private messages of social media users, Haaretz has revealed. Haaretz said it had obtained a document showing that the Israeli army asked the cyber companies to present proposals for the spying system in 2016. The newspaper also said that the system being sought was …

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Israel arrests US student for supporting Palestinian cause

Israel arrests US student for supporting Palestinian cause

Truth NGO – US citizen Lara Alqasem, 22, has been held in detention in Israel’s Ben-Gurion Airport since last Tuesday, for supporting a Palestinian-led boycott campaign against the regime. Alqasem, who has a valid student’s visa and was registered to study a graduate course at Israel’s Hebrew University, was detained by Israeli authorities at the airport for supporting the Palestinian …

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Corbyne: Labour govt. will recognize Palestine state

British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has promised to recognize Palestinian state as soon as his party takes office after winning the next elections.

Truth NGO – British Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn has promised to recognize Palestinian state as soon as his party takes office after winning the next elections. “In order to help make the two-state settlement a reality we will recognize a Palestinian state as soon as we take office,” Corbyn said on Wednesday afternoon at the Labour Party conference in …

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Irish senator urges event to be canceled over ‘apartheid’ Israel

Irish senator urges event to be canceled over ‘apartheid’ Israel

Truth NGO – A senator from Irish nationalist party Sinn Fein has called Israel an apartheid regime and called on football officials in Belfast to withdraw from the upcoming games because they are to take place in Israel. Senator Niall Ó Donnghaile said the “apartheid” regime “is involved in the slaughter of Palestinian civilians, flagrant human rights abuses, while showing …

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‘Equality over apartheid’: Lana Del Rey cancels Israel concert

'Equality over apartheid' Lana Del Rey cancels Israel concert

Truth NGO – American pop star Lana Del Rey on Friday cancelled a concert in Israel, citing her inability to perform for Palestinian fans. Del Rey had faced criticism from the Boycott, Divestment and Sanction (BDS) movement over her decision to perform in Israel. She initially resisted the pressure while acknowledging grievances of Palestinian rights supporters. “It’s important to me …

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In Israel, prison number (25) 121.207, that is me

In Israel, prison number (25) 121.207, that is me

Truth NGO – Prison number (25) 121.207, that is me, Gerd von der Lippe, the only Norwegian delegate on Al-Awda (The Return). In total there were 22 people on the boat, of which 13 were selected by the Freedom Flotilla Coalition (FFC). In addition, there were two journalists and seven crew, including four Norwegians. Why did we sail to Gaza …

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Israel slams UN chief’s calls to boost protection of Palestinians

Israel slams UN chief's calls to boost protection of Palestinians

Truth NGO – The Israeli regime has rejected calls by the United Nations chief to boost protection of Palestinians against persisting Israeli atrocities on protesting civilians in Gaza Strip and the occupied territories, demanding action against Palestinian leaders instead. “Instead of delusional suggestions on how to protect the Palestinian people from Israel, the UN should hold the Palestinian leadership accountable …

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Pro-BDS US journalist detained, questioned at Israeli airport

Pro-BDS US journalist detained, questioned at Israeli airport

Truth NGO – A leading Jewish-American journalist, who supports a pro-Palestine boycott campaign against Israel, says he has been detained at Tel Aviv’s airport and questioned about his political activities. In an article published in The Forward magazine on Monday, Peter Beinart said that he had been taken to a separate room at the Ben Gurion airport and interrogated for …

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