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18 May
8:17

Memorializing Slain Palestinian Protesters is ‘Incitement,’ Israeli Politicians Say

Palestinians protest at Hebrew University in Jerusalem, May 23, 2012. Photo credit: Afif Amira for WAFA. POSTED BY: COREY SHERMAN MAY 17, 2018 Palestinian student organizers respond to backlash: ‘if we irritated some people then we did our job.’ On May 16, 2018, Palestinian students at Jerusalem’s Bezalel Academy of Arts and […]

10 Apr
7:24

Israeli Officials Commend Soldier Cheering after Sniping Palestinian Boy (VIDEO)

Several Israeli ministers and Knesset Members praised an Israeli sniper who cheered after shooting an unarmed Palestinian boy near Gaza’s borders. (See video below.) Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said that the soldier “deserves an appreciation certificate” for doing his job properly. Education Minister Naftali Bennett came “Anyone who was […]

10 Jan
9:37

Israeli Settler Shot and Killed in Drive-By Shooting

An Israeli settler, identified as 35-year old Rabbi Raziel Shevach, was shot and killed Tuesday while driving on an Israeli settler-only road near a colonial outpost in the northern part of the West Bank, near Nablus. update 9:40 am January 10th 2018: Israeli Education Minister, Naftali Bennett, the head of […]

17 Oct
7:24

Fundamentalist MK To File Appeal Against Participation Of Arab Party In Elections

October 17, 2012 7:24 AM Saed Bannoura Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

Israeli Member of Knesset (MK) David Rotem, member of the fundamentalist Yisrael Beiteinu (Israel Our Home) party, headed by Israeli Foreign Minister, Avigdor Lieberman, intends to file an appeal to the Central Elections Committee demanding it to prevent the National Democratic Assembly (Balad) Arab party from participating in the upcoming […]

21 Nov
1:13

Israeli sources: Bill to limit Israeli human rights groups’ funding stalled by Prime Minister

November 21, 2011 1:13 AM Saed Bannoura Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

Unnamed Israeli sources in Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s office told Israeli reporters on Sunday that a bill to severely restrict funding to Israeli human rights groups, which was passed by the Israeli Knesset last week, has been stalled by the Prime Minister’s office.Israeli human rights groups, many of which work […]

18 Nov
9:21

Israel Confiscates Palestinian Lands To Expand Religious Kibbutz

The Israeli daily, Haaretz, reported that the Israeli government confiscated privately owned Palestinian lands in the Jordan Valley, and gave the lands to Kibbutz Merav, inhabited by Jewish settlers.The Israeli government re-routed the Annexation Wall in the area in order to secure the illegal takeover of nearly 1500 Dunams (375 […]