Islamist rebels fighting the Syrian Army in southwestern Syria are desperately seeking more support from neighboring Israel. In a phone call made by an Israeli reporter and a field commander from the Saudi-backed Jaish al-Islam, the later confirmed that they are not abiding by the ceasefire with the Syrian government, offering the reporter – who spoke fluent Arabic– to send …Read More »
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Watch how two armed Israeli soldiers confiscate and throw away an eight-year-old Palestinian girl’s bicycle for no apparent reason in the West Bank city of al-Khalil (Hebron). The video was taken by a member of the Israeli human rights group B’tselem on July and recently published on YouTube. In the footage the Israeli troops can be seen bullying the girl …Read More »
Video obtained by The Daily Beast shows a corrections officer strangling an inmate to death for more than a minute inside an Oklahoma jail. A state medical examiner ruled that Darius Robinson was killed by “manual compression of the neck” and ruled his death inside the Caddo County jail to be a homicide. The county’s district attorney, Jason Hicks, has …Read More »
Authorities in New Hampshire and Massachusetts on Wednesday have vowed to investigate an incident captured on video in which police officers beat a man after a high-speed chase spanning both states. Footage taken from a helicopter shows officers drawing their weapons on the driver of a truck they had just stopped. The man gets out of the vehicle, drops to …Read More »
Youngest Palestinian Prisoner has released, she is a 12-year-old girl who had been jailed after she was arrested near a Jewish illegal settlement because she carrying a knife. Dima al-Wawi spent more than two months in prison. The youngster was handed over to Palestinian authorities at Tulkarem crossing point into the northern West Bank. She lives in family home near …Read More »
On the 28th January, in the Bulgarian capital, about a thousand people took part in a spontaneous protest against lawlessness in the country. People gathered on the square of the National Assembly and literally filled the center of the capital. National flags, portraits of Bulgarian national heroes as Vasil Levski, Hristo Botev, Ivan Vazov and posters with slogans “NATO get …Read More »
A video purportedly showing a Palestinian woman being shot by Israeli police in a bus station, before falling on the ground, circulated in social media and media outlets. The woman was identified as Israa Abed, from Nazareth, according to the website Arab48.com, which added that she is a mother of three and studies genetic engineering.
Israeli police said that the woman was carrying a knife and planning to use it, but activists said that that she clearly did not pose a threat that warrants being shot.
The woman's father has been taken by Israeli police for questioning, her friend told Middle East Eye, from Abde's family home.
The friend, who requested to remain anonymous, said the family do not believe their daughter, 29, was involved in any attack against police or others.Read More »