When the civil war broke out in Syria in March 2011, there were some people who tended to portray it as a continuation of the wave of revolutionary protests in the Arab world that started from Tunisia and swept Egypt, Yemen, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia. But as the time goes by, it becomes more and more evident that what’s happening in Syria is a foreign-plotted conspiracy aimed at bringing down the government of President Bashar al-Assad, not a popular movement nor a part of the Arab Spring.Read More »
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The strong criticism of Israel’s policies toward Palestinians by the leader of the largest Jewish group in North America is a “wakeup call” to the Zionist regime, an American writer and political commentator says.Read More »
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said Sunday she would take the relationship between the U.S. and Israel "to the next level," but warned that solving the Israeli-Palestinian conflict would not be enough to stabilize the entire region.Read More »
Sweden has strongly criticized the Israeli regime for conducting extrajudicial executions against the Palestinians implicated in alleged stabbing attacks.Read More »
Thirty-seven percent of Americans support sanctions against Israel as a response to settlement-building, according to a survey conducted ahead of the upcoming Saban Forum, which opens on Friday evening in Washington.Read More »
Israel will inaugurate for the first time an official – and visible – diplomatic mission in Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates, in the coming weeks.Read More »
According to a report issued by the Institute for Science and International Security, Israel has amassed between 400 to 915 Kg of fissile material since 1963.Read More »
The tide is turning: ‘I am tired of Israel using US-made rockets to bomb Palestinians so that ultra-conservatives can steal their land’
If you doubt that we are in the forefront of a growing movement to support human rights for Palestinians, then you have not read readers' comments on an article in the New York Times yesterday on the move by the European Union to label imports from the occupied Palestine as "settlement goods."
Even as Times editors sought to brand the move as anti-Semitic, Times readers overwhelmingly applauded the move and decried Israeli policies. Many called the settlements by their correct name, colonies. Many mentioned anti-Palestinian discrimination. And many said they used to support Israel but have been disgusted by Israel's landgrabbing and its killing of Palestinians. It was not till the 13th comment that you found one that was supportive of Israel.Read More »
The Israeli Knesset Thursday advanced a bill to ban the entry of individuals who support boycotting Israel. The Knesset announced in a press release that the preliminary reading of the bill was approved with a majority of 55 to 31 votes.
The bill was pushed a day after the European Union formally adopted a notice to label goods originating from Israeli settlements from the West Bank and Golan Heights, territories that has been occupied by Israel since 1967.
The ‘labeling policy’ would distinguish between products made inside Israel within its internationally accepted borders and those made outside, more specifically illegal Israeli settlements within the occupied West Bank and the Golan Heights.Read More »
The Israeli government is planning to issue tenders for the construction of 436 new housing units in the Jewish settlement of Ramat Shlomo in Jerusalem, according to Israeli daily Jerusalem Post.Read More »