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21 Mar

Ex-Mossad Chief: Occupation Is Israel’s Only Existential Threat

Former Mossad chief Tamir Pardo asserted, on Tuesday, that the Israeli occupation and the conflict with the Palestinians are the only existential threat facing Israel. Pardo stated, according to Haaretz: “Israel has one existential threat. It is a ticking time bomb. We chose to stick our head in the sand, […]

06 Feb

Trump Aides Met with Mossad

Senior officials from Israel’s Mossad intelligence agency, two weeks ago, made a covert visit to Washington D.C. and met with U.S. President Donald Trump’s national security aides in order to coordinate their policies on a range of Middle East issues, Ha’aretz daily newspaper reported Sunday. According to the report, which […]

06 Jul

Mossad Agent Sent To Court In Warsaw

A Mossad agent, involved in the assassination of Hamas official, Mahmoud al-Madbouh, in Dubai this past January, was sent to a court in Poland in preparation for his possible deportation to Germany.The agent is one of at least 26 suspects carrying European passports, will likely be sent to Germany upon […]

25 May

Suspected Mossad Agent Expelled From Australia

An Israeli diplomat in Australia who is believed to have been involved in forgery of passports used in the Israeli assassination of Hamas leader Mahmoud al-Madbouh in Dubai earlier this year is being expelled from the country.The Israeli Mossad has an intelligence officer operating at Israel’s embassy Canberra, reported The […]

24 Feb

Dubai Police: “We Have Evidence That Incriminates The Mossad”

February 24, 2010 1:00 AM Saed Bannoura Arab World, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Lieutenant Dahi Khalfan Tamim, Chief of Police in Dubai, stated that the police obtained sufficient evidence that prove that the assassination of an Hamas official in Dubai was carried out by agents working for the Israeli Mossad. Tamim added that the tactical success of the assassination of Mahmoud al-Madbouh on […]

28 May

Former Mossad Chief: `“Road Map Plan contradicts with the Israeli interest`

May 28, 2006 7:13 AM IMEMC & Agencies Diplomacy, Israel, News Report 0

Former Mossad head, Efraim Halevy, said on Saturday that the Road Map Plan includes articles that contradict with the interests of the State of Israel; the Mossad is the Israeli Government’s Intelligence Agency. The statements of Halevy came during an interview with the Israeli Radio. He said that Israel objects […]

17 Jan

Report: ‘German Federal Intelligence Service provided passports to Mossad agents’

January 17, 2006 6:50 PM IMEMC & Agencies Diplomacy, International, News Report 0

A report published by the German newspaper Koelner Stadtanzeiger revealed that German Federal Intelligence Service (BND) provided the Israeli Mossad espionage agency with German passports, which were used for carrying out missions in the Middle East. The paper quoted a former senior official in the German intelligence service as saying […]

03 May

Tehran Times: Five Mossad agents arrested in Syria

Monday about arresting five Israeli Intelligence Service (Mossad)George N. Rishmawi, May 3, 2004 16:37 The Irani online newspaper ‘Tehran Times’ revealed information, Monday about arresting five Israeli Intelligence Service (Mossad) agents in Damascus. The five Jewish men of Yemenite origin, reportedly fomr what the paper called a reliable source, were […]

06 Dec

The Systematic Torture of Palestinians in Israeli Detention

by Yara Hawari, for Al Shabaka Palestinian Policy Network Since the establishment of Israel in 1948, the Israeli Security Agency has been torturing Palestinians. Al-Shabaka Senior Palestine Policy Fellow Yara Hawari argues that the use of torture in Israeli detention is systematic and legitimized through domestic law, and outlines steps for the […]

13 Oct

Blatant Case of Torture Exposes Israeli Occupation Methods

Twenty years after the Israeli High Court ruled against the use of torture, the law allows the secret police to continue to use it. Human rights groups warn that these circumstances are frequently evoked in cases like that of Samer Al-Arbid, who was almost tortured to death. Richard Silverstein blogs […]

25 Sep

New Legislation in Congress Puts Palestinians in a Catch-22

New legislation introduced in Congress would potentially destroy the ability of the Palestinian leadership to engage in diplomatic and legal channels to support Palestinian national aspirations. The legislation would give Palestinian leaders two options: withdraw from international bodies that are integral to their pursuit of justice or be held liable […]

31 Aug

BDS Calls for Boycott on AnyVision, Israel’s “Field-tested” Facial Recognition Surveillance Company

August 30, 2019 / Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC)  / Israel, United States The Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC) is calling for the boycott of AnyVision, Israel’s facial recognition technology firm, due to its irrefutable complicity in Israel’s occupation and repression of Palestinians.  The Palestinian BDS National Committee (BNC) calls for boycotting AnyVision, […]

25 Aug

Ramzy Baroud : The Decades-old War on Palestinian Workers

Over the past month, the Lebanese authorities have unleashed a brutal crackdown on Palestinian workers. In June, Lebanese Minister of Labour Kamil Abu Sleiman decreed that Palestinian refugees in Lebanon must obtain work permits like other foreign workers. This move added to the already precarious situation of many Palestinian workers […]

14 Jun

Israeli Private Intelligence Company Black Cube Out of Control

Shir Hever discusses the dangers of privatizing security and intelligence, as a private company called Black Cube, that claims to use Israeli Mossad procedures, hires out its services to the highest bidder and goes after international as well as Israeli activists, business people, and politicians. TRNN Video & Transcript GREG […]

19 Oct

Israeli Private Intelligence Companies Turn Civilians into Enemies

Shir Hever talks about Psy-Group and other Israeli private intelligence companies, and the role which they play in undermining democracy when intelligence gathering is privatized. TRNN Video & Transcript: MARC STEINER: Welcome to The Real News. I’m Marc Steiner. Earlier this month, it was revealed that the Israeli private intelligence company […]

23 Jul

Two Palestinian Scientists Found Dead in Algeria

Two Palestinian scientists were found dead in an Algerian apartment, reports in Gaza said, on Sunday. The two, identified as Suliman al-Farra, aged 34, and Mohammed Albana, a 35-year-old physician from Khan Younis, in the Gaza Strip. According to reports, they were found in al-Farra’s apartment, and the Palestinian embassy in […]

07 Jun

Georges Ibrahim Abdallah: “He is part of our struggles and we are part of his fight!”

The following interview was conducted by, written by and published originally in French on the website of the Chronique de Palestine. The Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network thanks the editors of Chronique de Palestine for the English translation, which is published today below. Samidoun encourages all supporters of Palestine and Palestinian political […]

03 Apr

US Blocks UN Investigation into Israeli Military Killings in Gaza (pt. 1/2)

Reacting to Trump administration blocking of a UN investigation into Israeli military’s killings of Palestinians, Col. Larry Wilkerson says the United States is “in the back pocket of Israel like we have never been associated with any other country in the world.” Distinguished Adjunct Professor of Government and Public Policy […]

12 Jan

After Israel Decimated Gaza, Human Rights Defenders Failed It (4/4)

In his new book “Gaza: An Inquest into Its Martyrdom,” Norman Finkelstein argues that Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch, the UN Human Rights Council, and other defenders of international law have succumbed to Israel’s pressure and whitewashed its crimes in the Gaza Strip. Norman G. Finkelstein received his doctorate in 1988 […]

17 Nov

Blumenthal: Harvey Weinstein Hired Israeli Spies to Silence His Victims

The disgraced film producer contracted the Israeli firm “Black Cube” to spy on his accusers. Journalist and best-selling author Max Blumenthal says that’s no surprise given Israel’s role as a “leading expert on repression”. Max Blumenthal is an award-winning journalist and bestselling author whose articles and video documentaries have appeared […]

21 Jun

Israel Secretly Aids Anti-Assad Forces in Syria Proxy War (VIDEO)

Beirut-based journalist Nour Samaha has uncovered extensive Israeli government support of anti-Assad forces in southern Syria. TRNN transcript: AARON MATÉ: It’s The Real News. I’m Aaron Maté. Of all the foreign countries involved in the Syrian proxy war, one that does not get much attention is Israel. We’ve known for […]

05 Jun

Norman Finkelstein (pt1): Six-Day War, 50-Year Occupation — What Really Happened in June 1967?

In the first of an extended three-part interview on the 50th anniversary of the June 1967 Arab-Israeli war, author and scholar Norman Finkelstein debunks the enduring myths surrounding that historic confrontation — myths that have sustained​ the ensuing Israeli ​occupation of Palestinian lands​. Norman G. Finkelstein received his doctorate in […]

31 Mar

Hamas Publishes Video Threatening Israeli Officials

The Hamas movement released a video on Wednesday, threatening top Israeli security officials, as the group continued to vow revenge for the alleged assassination of Mazen Fuqaha, a senior member of the Izz al-Din al-Qassam Brigades — Hamas’ armed wing. According to Israeli news outlet Ynet, the video displays images […]

14 Feb

UN Suggests Tzipi Livni for Assistant Secretary of State

Media sources report, according to Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency, that the United Nations has advanced a suggestion to assume former Foreign Minister of Israel, Tzipi Livni, the post of the Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs. The reports point out that, if that happens, it will be the […]

10 Feb

Palestinian Intelligence Chief Met with US Officials

Palestinian chief of intelligence,  Majed Faraj, has reportedly met with US security and intelligence officials, in Washington, in the first meetings between the Palestinians and the Trump administration. High-level Palestinian sources told the PNN  that the meeting was “good” and took place in a positive atmosphere, and that it came upon […]

06 Oct

By Blaming Facebook for Palestinian Resistance, Israel Finds a New Partner in Crime

Photo: Israeli politicians, citizens and organizations have been depoliticizing the Jerusalem Intifada by chalking it up to ‘incitement’ on Facebook since it began in October 2015. Now, Facebook has partnered with the Israeli government to censor Palestinian speech.  In October 2015, just as the Jerusalem Intifada erupted, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin […]

12 Sep

Israel’s Anti-BDS Task Force Enjoys Unchecked Power to ‘Struggle Against Terror’ (VIDEO)

09/12/16, Sergio Yahni, Alternative Information Center (AIC) Even Israeli occupation officials question the amount of secrecy afforded to the Ministry of Strategic Affairs’ anti-BDS campaign.  Yossi Melman details in his recent article [link: Hebrew] in Maariv newspaper what little is known about the Israeli government’s efforts to undermine the Boycott Divestment and […]

16 Jul

21 Years Imprisonment for Palestinian Rocket Engineer

July 16, 2015 7:12 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

On Tuesday, an Israeli court sentenced Dirar Abu Sisi, a rocket engineer and director of Gaza’s sole power plant — destroyed last year by Israeli missiles — to prison for 21 years. According to JPost, the reason for the sentence was for assisting Hamas improve its rockets.The 46 year old […]

09 Jul

Ghassan Kanafani’s Ongoing Resistance

Thank to Kanafani the Palestinians started to believe more and more in their struggle. It is therefore easy to understand why the Israeli Mossad killed him: he was not just a writer, but a leader.On 8 July 1972, the Israeli Mossad murdered Ghassan Kanafani, of the most prominent Palestinian writers, […]

08 Mar

Tel Aviv: Tens of Thousands Rally against Netanyahu

Tens of thousands of Israelis rallied on Saturday evening, in Yitzhak Rabin Square, Tel Aviv, calling for the current Israeli Prime Minister to be replaced in the upcoming parliamentary elections, according to Israeli and international media.The event’s organizers, Israel Wants Change, said that more than 35 thousand people attended, while […]

04 Sep

ISM Report: Night Raid in Far’a Refugee Camp

We arrived around one o’clock in the afternoon of September 1st to the Far’a Refugee Camp and found that we had awakened the three Mansour family households.3 September 2014 | International Solidarity Movement | Far’a, Occupied Palestine “We didn’t have much sleep last night,” explained one sister. “The army kept […]

24 Mar

Prisoner Abu Sisi Transferred to Hospital

March 24, 2014 8:52 PM IMEMC News & Agencies Israel, News Report, Prisoners 0

Spokesperson of Waed Association for Prisoners and Ex-prisoners, Abdullah Qandil, said that prisoner Dirar Abu Sisi was transferred today [Monday, March 24, 2014] from “Eshel” prison to “Soroka” hospital, in Beersheba, due to the deterioration in his health.Al Ray reports that Qandil confirmed the Israeli Prison Service (IPS) transferred Abu […]

06 Feb

Israeli Army Report Reveals Intelligence and Security Relations With Several Arab Countries

The official website of the Israeli army released an unprecedented report on Tuesday claiming that Israel’s Mossad intelligence agency has been cooperating closely with a number of Arab and Muslim countries on issues of security, intelligence and military exports. The collaborating countries include: Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Afghanistan and […]

29 Aug

Sisi Stops His Hunger Strike In Eshil Prison

August 29, 2013 4:43 AM IMEMC News News Report, Palestine, Prisoners 0

Wednesday [August 28, 2013] Palestinian detainee Dirar Abu Sisi stopped his hunger strike after reaching an agreement with the Administration of Israeli Bir Shiva (Be’er As-Sabe’) Prion, south of the country, to remove him from his solitary confinement.The Ahrar Center for Detainees Studies and Human Rights has reported that The […]

12 Jan

Peres: “Arafat Should Not Have Been Assassinated, Abbas Is A Partner In Peace”

January 12, 2013 1:41 PM Saed Bannoura Diplomacy, Israel, News Report 0

In an interview that was conducted by the New York Times several months ago, and was only published Wednesday (and then republished by Israeli Radio), Israeli President, Shimon Peres, stated that late Palestinian President, Yasser Arafat, should not have been assassinated, adding that “without Arafat, the current situation is more […]

04 Dec

Israel Asked Jordan’s Approval To Strike Syrian Facilities

December 4, 2012 12:06 AM Saed Bannoura Arab World, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

Israeli sources reported Monday that the Israeli government of Benjamin Netanyahu asked Jordan, twice in the last two months, to grant Tel Aviv a green light to strike what Israeli claims to be Syrian chemical weapons facilities.The issue was revealed in a report by Jeffery Goldberg of The Atlantic, who […]

16 Sep

Gaza engineer kidnapped from Ukraine goes on hunger strike over solitary confinement

September 16, 2012 12:54 AM IMEMC & Agencies Gaza Strip, News Report, Prisoners 0

Dirar Abu Sisi, the 43-year-old deputy engineer of the only power plant in the Gaza Strip, went on a one-day hunger strike Thursday to protest against being held in solitary confinement by Israel. His fast marks the latest episode in a mysterious story of abduction and torture.In February 2011, Abu […]

07 Aug

Palestine Today 08 07 2012

August 7, 2012 8:17 PM IMEMC News Audio report, Palestine 0

Click on Link to download or play MP3 file || 4 m 24s || 4.03 MB || Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center,, for Tuesday August 7, 2012. Questions continue regarding the attacks in Sinai over the weekend, and the Israeli military […]

07 Aug

Rafah Attack Raises Questions of Responsibility, Stability in Gaza

One day after a devastating attack near the Rafah crossing at the Egypt-Gaza border left more than a dozen Egyptian soldiers dead, authorities are struggling with who to blame.Sixteen Egyptian policemen were killed on Sunday during an early-morning raid near the Gaza Rafah crossing along the Egyptian border. The majority […]

07 Aug

Muslim Brotherhood: “Israel Is Connected To Sinai attack”

August 7, 2012 2:24 PM Saed Bannoura Arab World, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

The Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt stated that Sunday’s attack against an Egyptian military base in the Sinai, “could be attributed to the Israeli Mossad”, adding that this attack aimed to foil efforts of newly-elected Islamist President Mohammad Morsi.In an online statement, the Brotherhood said that Israel is trying to foil […]

06 Aug

Libya, Syria, And The Unquestioned Media Coverage: How Much Have We Learned?

Since the first weeks of the Libyan conflict, independent journalists clearly showed that facts in Libya were in neat contrast with what the big news agencies reported. While the Western media turned the spotlight on ‘Ghadaffi’s crimes’, NATO was carrying out a 24 hour non-stop bombing campaign on Libyan soil […]

28 Jun

Palestine Today 06 27 2012

June 28, 2012 10:28 PM IMEMC News Audio report, Palestine 0

Click on Link to download or play MP3 file || 5 m 00s || 4.57 MB || Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center,, for Thursday, June 28, 2012. Palestinian President Abbas to meet with the leader of the Israeli Kadim Party Mofaz […]

28 Jun

Hamas Official Assassinated At His Home In Damascus

The Islamic Resistance Movement, Hamas, announced Wednesday that one of its senior political leaders was assassinated at his home in the Syrian capital Damascus. On his Facebook page, Hamas official Izzat Al-Rishiq stated that Kamal Ghanaja, also known as Nizar Abu Mujahid, was assassinated in what he called “a cowardice […]

29 Mar

Israeli Envoys In Cairo To Discuss Spy Release

Egyptian sources reported that senior Israeli government envoys arrived in Cairo, on Wednesday, to hold talks with Egyptian officials on a prisoner-swap deal that would secure the release of a Bedouin Israeli spy in exchange for the release of 63 Egyptian detainees held by Tel Aviv.The Al-Ahram Egyptian paper reported […]

22 Jan

U.S. Newspaper Owner Writes Op-ed Proposing Israel Assassinate Obama

The editor and publisher of the Atlanta Jewish Times, Andrew Adler, has come under fire for an op-ed in which he surmised that the Israeli Prime Minister should “order a hit” on U.S. President Barack Obama in order to preserve the Jewish state.In the article, published over a week ago, […]

07 Nov

Hackers Shut Down Israeli Military and Intelligence Websites

A group of hackers, calling itself Anonymous, managed to infiltrate sensitive Israeli websites that belong to the Israeli Army and security services, and was able to shut them down. The attacks are said to be an act of retaliation against Israel’s interception of the two solidarity ships that were heading […]

03 Oct

Israeli Channel 10: ‘US Defense Secretary To Receive Israeli Spy “Gerabil”

Egyptian authorities are going to release, the American-born Israeli spy “Ilan Gerabil” after having confirmed that he does not work for the Israeli Intelligence “Mossad”, claiming that the photo taken with Egyptians in Cairo during a picnic does not prove spying, Israeli TV Channel 10 reported. US Secretary of Defense, […]

07 Sep

Turkey Freezes Trade, Military Ties With Israel

September 7, 2011 7:26 AM IMEMC News International, News Report, Peace process 0

Turkish Prime Minister, Recep Tayyip Erdgan, declared Ankara is freezing all trade and military ties with Israel, as well as stepping up Turkish naval patrols in the Mediterranean. Erdogan added that Turkey is discussing serious steps involving imposing sanctions on Israel in the light of the political crisis between the […]

04 Aug

Knesset Committee: “Palestinian UN Bid Would Harm Israel Internationally”

August 4, 2011 10:37 AM Saed Bannoura Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

The Foreign Affairs and Security Committee of the Israeli Knesset stated that the Palestinian UN bid to seek international recognition of an independent state this coming September, will worsen Israel’s stance in the international arena, and could lead to “ongoing escalation”.The Committee will publish its report on the issue later […]

12 Jun

Livni “Netanyahu Is A Danger To Israel”

June 12, 2011 12:13 PM Saed Bannoura Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

Opposition head in Israel, leader of the Kadima Party, Tzipi Livni, stated that Israeli Prime Minister, head of the Likud Party, Benjamin Netanyahu, is a danger to Israel as he wants to push it back to the 1948 border. In an interview with Israeli daily, Yedioth Aharonoth, Livni said that […]

20 Apr

Al Ahram: “New European Mediator In Shalit Talks”

April 20, 2011 4:35 PM Saed Bannoura Arab World, News Report, Prisoners 0

Egyptian Al Ahram Newspaper reported that a new European mediator has started mediation talks for the release of prisoner-of-war, corporal Gilad Shailt, captured by the resistance in Gaza since mid-June 2006.The paper quoted an anonymous Hamas source who refused to declare the nationality of the new mediator, but said that […]

22 Mar

Detainee Abu Sisi Discloses Details Of His Kidnapping In Ukraine To Pchr Lawyer

On 19 February 2011, members of the national intelligence agency of Israel (Mossad) kidnapped Derar Mousa Yousef Abu Sisi, 42 while he was in the Ukraine. Mr. Abu Sisi is the Director of the Operations, Department in Gaza Power Generation Plant. Mossad then transferred Abu Sisi to Israel. Abu Sisi […]

17 Mar

Egypt Uncovers Israeli Spy Network

March 17, 2011 7:37 PM Saed Bannoura Arab World, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

Egypt announced Wednesday that it managed to uncover a spy network working for Israel on Egyptian soil, and that its intelligence services are trying to locate two Israelis and one Egyptian reportedly involved in spying on Egypt’s Armed Forces.The Al Masry Al Youm Egyptian paper, reported that one of the […]

11 Mar

UN Believes Engineer Kidnapped In Ukraine, Held By Israel

The United Nations believes that a Palestinian Engineer, who lived in Gaza and worked as a senior engineer at the Gaza Power Plant, and went missing in Ukraine more than three weeks ago, is being held at an Israeli detention facility, American NPR reported.The Engineer, Dirar Abu Sisi, 42 years […]

08 Feb

Critical Connections: Egypt, The Us, And Israel

Minimally explored in all the coverage of the momentous Egyptian uprising taking place over the last 10 days are the Israeli connections. A central and critical reality is that it is US tax money that has propped up Hosni Mubarak’s despotic regime over the past 30 years, and that this […]

18 Jan

Palestine Today 01 17 2011

January 18, 2011 4:54 AM IMEMC News Audio report, Palestine 0

Click on Link to download or play MP3 file || 3 m 30s || 3.01 MB || Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center,, for Monday, January 17 2011 On Saturday, two prominent political prisoners in Israeli prison were placed in solitary confinement. […]

17 Jan

Arrest Warrant Issued Against Israeli National Believed To Be Involved In Dubai Assassination

Nearly a year after a number of Israeli Mossad Agents assassinated a senior Hamas member, at a hotel in Dubai, the German Authorities issued an arrest warrant against an Israeli national believed to have used a forged German passport to enter Dubai. The Der Spiegel German Weekly reported that the […]

11 Jan

Iran Arrests Spies Reportedly Linked To The Assassination Of Scientist

The Iranian Authorities stated that spies working for Israel and involved in the assassination of Iranian scientist, Massoud Ali Mohammadi, were arrested in Tehran.The scientist, Mohammadi, was assassinated one year ago by explosives hidden in a motorcycle’; he was killed outside of his home. Mohammadi carried a PHD in physics, […]

11 Oct

Ireland Voids Weapons Deal With Israel

The Irish Ministry of Defense had voided a weapons deal with Israel in which Israel was to provide Ireland with 20 Million rounds of live ammunition. The decision was attributed to the assassination of a Hamas leader in Dubai earlier this year.An Irish paper reported that that after Ireland spent […]

21 Aug

India Employing Israeli Oppression Tactics In Kashmir

The 2010 summer in the disputed area of Jammu and Kashmir, administered by India, has been marked by popular protests by Kashmiris and crackdowns by India’s military. The stream of violence has left more than fifty dead, mostly young protestors. The situation in Kashmir has some parallels with Israel’s occupation […]

14 Jun

The Truth Behind The Israeli Propaganda

I have, of course, been outraged at armed men boarding ships in international waters, killing passengers on board who attempt to resist and then forcing their ship to the hijackers’ home port. I am, of course, talking about the Somali pirates who are preying on Western ships in the Indian […]

03 Jun

Israel Deploys Nuclear Submarines Off The Coast Of Iran

In the midst of the international Israel’s attack on a humanitarian aid convoy, Israel has quietly deployed three nuclear submarines off the coast of Iran. This is the latest escalation by Israel against Iran, which the Israeli government has accused of developing nuclear technology. The submarines of Flotilla 7 — […]

31 May

Lawyers Say Spying Confession Inadmissible

A leading human rights activist from Israel’s Palestinian Arab minority was charged yesterday with the most serious security offences on Israel’s statute book, including espionage. Prosecutors indicted Ameer Makhoul, the head of Ittijah, an umbrella organisation for Arab human rights groups in Israel, with spying on security facilities on behalf […]

12 May

Vanunu Sentenced To Three Months

Israeli sources reported that Nuclear whistleblower, Mordechai Vanunu, was sentenced, Tuesday, to three months imprisonment after he refused to perform community service in West Jerusalem, fearing harassment from fundamentalist Jews. Yet, the Israeli Prosecution argued further than that and claimed that Vanunu can still harm the state’s security. The Israeli […]

25 Mar

British Organizations To Sue Israel Over Forged Passports Used By Assassins

Several British organizations, along with Palestinian and Islamic Institutions in Britain, are conducting preparations to file a lawsuit against the Israeli Mossad for forging British passports that were used by some of the assassins who killed Hamas leader, Mahmoud Al Madbouh, in Dubai in January. The Qatar-based Al Jazeera reported […]

23 Mar

Britain To Formally Accuse Israel of Cloning Passports

The British Authorities will be formally accusing the Israeli Mossad of forging British passports that were used by some of the assassins who killed Hamas officials Mahmoud Al Madbouh in Dubai in January. 15 of the suspects carried British passports and the British body investigating the issue decided accuse the […]

23 Mar

Iraq Accuses Israel Of Stealing Ancient Manuscripts

March 23, 2010 10:05 AM Saed Bannoura Arab World, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

The Iraqi Tourism Ministry accused the Israeli Mossad, Israel’s Security Agency, of involvement in the theft and of ancient Iraqi manuscripts that were illegally transported out of Iraq and sold in Israel. The manuscripts are part of the Jewish archive at a number of museums in Iraq. They were stolen […]

10 Mar

Interpol Identifies 27th Suspect in Dubai Assassination

The International Police Agency, Interpol, managed to identify suspect number 27, believed to be involved in the assassination of Hamas leader, Mahmoud Al Madbouh, in his hotel room in Dubai in January. The Times of London reported that the suspect used the alias Joshua Aaron Krycer. He appears to be […]

09 Mar

Interpol Seeks Apprehension Of 16 More Suspected Assassins

The International Police Agency, Interpol, issued on Monday arrest warrants for 16 more persons, suspected in involvement in the assassination of Hamas leader, Mahmoud Al Madbouh, who was killed at a Dubai Hotel in January. Al Madbouh was assassinated in his room at a hotel in Dubai on January 20. […]

03 Mar

Dubai Seeks Netanyahu’s Arrest

Dahi Khalfan Tamim, Dubai police chief, stated that he would ask the state prosecutor to issue arrest warrants targeting Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, and the head of the Israeli Mossad, Meir Dagan. The Qatar-based al-Jazeera, reported that Khlafan stated that he is almost sure that Israeli Mossad agents were […]

02 Mar

Israelis Will Not Be Allowed In UAE

March 2, 2010 10:33 PM Saed Bannoura Arab World, Feature, Israeli attacks 0

Head of the Police department in Dubai, Dahi Khalfan Tamim, stated that the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will prevent any Israeli from entering the country, even if they carry foreign passports. His statements came during a press conference on Monday in Dubai. OSCAILTIMAGE(attachments/mar2010/madbouh.jpg 300 0) Mahmoud Al Madbouh Head of […]

25 Feb

26 Suspects For Al Madbouh Assassination

February 25, 2010 6:34 PM Saed Bannoura Arab World, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Dubai police stated Thursday that a total of 26 suspects, holders of different European Passports, are suspected of being involved in the assassination of Hamas leader Mahmoud Al Madbouh.Fifteen suspects were added to the original list of eleven, all possessing EU passports. According to Dubai Police, the number of suspects […]

24 Feb

Syria Apprehends A Close Friend OF Al Madbouh

February 24, 2010 11:50 PM Saed Bannoura Arab World, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

The Syrian security forces apprehended Mohammad Nassar, a close associate of the assassinated Hamas leader Mohmoud Al Madbouh, on suspicion that he worked for the Israeli Mossad and provided them with vital information that led to his assassination in Dubai. OSCAILTIMAGE(attachments/feb2010/madbouh_m.jpg 300 0) Mahmoud Al Madbouh – Maan Images The […]

24 Feb

Iran And The Arab Gulf Blame Israel For The Assassination of al-Madbouh

February 24, 2010 8:09 PM Saed Bannoura Arab World, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

The Iranian government issued a statement officially accusing Israel of assassinating senior Hamas member Mahmoud al-Madbouh in Dubai, and said that this assassination is an act of terror.The official Iranian statement comes coherent with statements made by countries in the Gulf, the Police in Dubai and the Hamas movement, directly […]

18 Feb

Al-Qassam Vows Retaliation For The Assassination Of al-Madbouh

February 18, 2010 12:20 PM Saed Bannoura Gaza Strip, Israeli attacks, News Report 0

Abu Obaida, spokesperson of the al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, vowed retaliation for the assassination of Mahmoud al-Madbouh, who was killed in Dubai, and said that the response will be “as big as the crime carried out against al-Madbouh.”He added that al-Qassam will not reveal when and where […]

17 Feb

New Details On Al Madbouh Assassination Could Lead To Crisis With Israel

The ongoing investigation conducted by the authorities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on the assassination of Hamas leader, Mahmoud Al Madbouh, revealed that Israeli agents used European passports, while at least three used Irish Passports. The Central Issues Israeli website reported on Wednesday morning that seven Israelis living in […]

16 Feb

Dubai Police Releases Details on Persons Involved In Assassinating Hamas Leader

The police department in Dubai released on Monday significant details regarding the cell that carried out the assassination of Qassam Brigades leader, Mahmoud Al Madbouh at a hotel in the United Arab Emirates on January 20.Lieutenant Dahi Khalfan, head of the police department in Dubai, stated that eleven assassins participated […]

09 Feb

Israel Objects To Moscow’s Reception of Mashal

The Israeli embassy in Moscow sent a letter to the Russian government expressing dismay over Moscow’s reception of Hamas Political Bureau Chief, Khalid Mashal, and a number of Hamas officials. A senior official at the Israeli embassy stated that Israel requested, several days ago, that Moscow refrain from allowing Hamas […]

21 Jan

Israel: Global NATO’s 29th Member

As the North Atlantic Treaty Organization is pressuring its 28 member states and dozens of partnership affiliates on five continents to contribute more troops for the war in Afghanistan, the Jerusalem Post reported on January 13 that “Israel is launching a diplomatic initiative in an effort to influence the outcome […]

02 Oct

Fundamental Jewish Group Demands Court Not To Release Palestinian Female Detainees

October 2, 2009 3:42 AM IMEMC & Agencies Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

The Almagor fundamental Jewish group filed an appeal to the Israeli High Court of Justice demanding it to stop the release of 20 Palestinian female detainees in return to a video proving that the captured Israeli soldier, Gilad Shalit, is alive and well. The group claims that it defends what […]

12 Aug

Irish sources refute reports of assassination attempt on exiled Palestinian

August 12, 2008 2:57 AM George Rishmawi Diplomacy, International, News Report 0

Both Palestinian and Irish sources decried reports that a Palestinian exile in Ireland, Jihad Jaara, escaped an assassination attempt and describe the story as a total fabrication.The Irish Times reported on August 9, that reports which alleged that the Mossad, the Israeli intelligence service, tried to assassinate Jaara are false. […]

30 Jun

Israeli cabinet approves a swap deal with Hezbollah

June 30, 2008 6:52 AM Saed Bannoura Israel, Lebanon war, News Report 0

On Sunday, the Israeli cabinet approved a prisoner swap deal with the Lebanon-based Hezbollah party. The deal would see the release of the two Israeli soldiers (assumed dead) captured by Hezbollah, while Israel would release five Lebanese detainees, including Sameer Al Quntar, four Hezbollah members and the bodies of ten […]

30 Jun

El Gabinete israelí aprueba un intercambio con Hezbolá

June 30, 2008 6:52 AM Saed Bannoura News Report 0

El domingo, el gabinete israelí aprobó un canje de prisioneros con el partido de base en el Líbano de Hezbolá. El acuerdo consistiría en la liberación de los dos soldados israelíes (que se asumen muertos) capturados por Hezbolá, a cambio de que Israel ponga en libertad a cinco detenidos libaneses, […]

27 Jun

You Don’t Mess With the Racism

I love Adam Sandler. From Billy Madison to Happy Gilmore to the Chanukah Song, the predecessor of the Superbad generation has effortlessly conquered the domain of slapstick comedy and inappropriate jokes. But damn you Scuba Steve! If you’re going to propagate misinformation about the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, do it quietly—or at […]

23 Jun

Hezbollah insists on the release of hundreds of Palestinians detainees in a swap deal

Israeli sources reported on Sunday that the Lebanon-based Hezbollah group insists on the release of hundreds of Palestinian political detainees in exchange for releasing two Israeli soldiers captured by the group in Lebanon in 2006. The two soldiers are Eldad Regev and Ehud Goldwasser. The Israeli government was informed of […]

14 Feb

Prominent Hezbollah leader assassinated in Lebanon, Israel denies involvement

February 14, 2008 8:49 AM Saed Bannoura Arab World, Miscellaneous, News Report 0

Sources at the Lebanon-based Hezbollah party stated on Wednesday that Imad Mughaniya, deputy leader of the party was killed on Tuesday night in a car bomb blast that took place in a residential neighborhood in the Syrian capital. The party accused Israel of the attack, Israel denied any involvement.A statement […]

02 Feb

Winograd – The Failure of the System, Not the PM

If anyone believes that a different Prime Minister, under similar circumstances would have acted differently, then they refuse to look at the history of Israeli incursions and the power the military holds over the Israeli Government.The actions taken by the Prime Minister, Defense Minister and head of the military were […]

11 Apr

Israel to amend list of detainees Palestinian wants to see freed

April 11, 2007 5:19 AM Saed Bannoura Israel, Israeli Politics, News Report 0

Israeli sources reported on Tuesday at night that the Israeli Prime Minister, Ehud Olmert, is “disappointed” by the list of detainees that the Palestinian demand to be freed in a prisoner swap deal that would see the release of the captured Israeli soldier, Gilad Shalit.The sources stated that Israel will […]

25 Feb

Israeli Deputy Defense Minister denies report Israel is holding talks over attacking Iran

The Israeli Deputy Defense Minister Ephraim Sneh, denied on Saturday reports which stated that Israel is holding talks with the United States over a potential attack against nuclear facilities in Iran, an Israeli online daily reported.The daily added that British newspaper, the Daily Telegraph, reported early Sunday that Israel is […]

29 Nov

Egypt Intelligence Chief Omar Suleiman Arrives in Israel, meets with Peretz

November 29, 2006 7:07 PM IMEMC & Agencies Diplomacy, News Report, Palestine 0

Omar Suleiman, Egypt's Intelligence Chief, arrived in Israel on Wednesday for talks with Israeli officials over a prisoner swap deal that would see the release of captured soldier Gilad Shalit in return of releasing Palestinian detainees imprisoned by Israel. Suleiman met on Wednesday afternoon with Israel's Defense Minister, Amir Peretz. […]

08 Oct

Irish protesters challenge Israeli ambassador in Galway

Dr. Zion Evrony, the Israeli ambassador to Ireland was greeted with boos and hisses, shouted slogans and Palestinian flags as he began a speech at the Law School of the National University of Ireland in Belfast.  The protest was launched by Irish supporters of Palestine, and sponsored by the Ireland-Palestine […]

29 Sep

Challenging the Power of the Jewish Lobby: What Should Be Done?

September 29, 2006 7:16 PM IMEMC & Agencies Miscellaneous, Opinion/Analysis, Palestine 0

A number of writers have recently written critical articles or reviews about the power of the pro-Israel or Jewish Lobby and its influence on US policy in the Middle East. Most of these writings emphasize the power of the lobby over Congress, the two major parties (especially the Democrats) and […]

10 Aug

Israel responded to an unprovoked attack by Hizbullah, right? Wrong

Whatever we think of Israel’s assault on Lebanon, all of us seem to agree about one fact: that it was a response, however disproportionate, to an unprovoked attack by Hizbullah. I repeated this "fact" in my last column, when I wrote that "Hizbullah fired the first shots". This being so, […]

19 Jul

The Unending Preemptive War of Israel â€`“ and the limits of unilateralism

“We are at war!” claimed the Israeli leaders five years ago. A unique kind of war: a unilateral war, where only one side, Israel, is fighting, hitting, destroying, assassinating, arresting, torturing. And when, suddenly, the other side is fighting back, attacking Israeli military outposts and armored vehicles and taking prisoners […]

19 Jul

Letters from Lebanon: LEBANON IS KIDNAPPED!

Dear Family and Friends, Ha! I think I am becoming a reporter now! First, we are still safe, but hardly anyone sleeps. The bombing has been continuous, day and night with no reprieve. We are in the mountains and we are awakened by the sound of the explosions. And it’s […]

15 Jun

Barakeh calls on Katsav to release seven Shfa-Amr residents

General Secretary of Hadash Movement Israel, member of Knesset, Mohammad Barakeh, on Thursday called on the Israeli President Moshe Katsav to absolve seven Shfa-Arm residents suspected of killing a Jewish terrorist who staged, August 2005, on board a bus heading to the Arabic town and opened fire at the passengers […]

05 May

Israeli company negotiates largest arms deal ever with Nigeria

A few days ago, the American ambassador in Nigeria met with the Nigerian defense minister, Dr. Rabiu Kwankwaso. The ambassador complained about a major weapons deal that the Nigerian defense ministry had recently signed with the private Israeli company Aeronautics Defense Systems.  He was upset that the deal had been […]

17 Apr

Are 40 Percent of All Swedes ‘Anti-Semites?’

April 17, 2006 10:16 PM IMEMC News Miscellaneous, Opinion/Analysis, Palestine 0

Anatomy of a Statistical Flim-Flam On March 14, 2006, a report on anti-Semitism in was published with sensational findings. It claimed that a significant proportion of the Swedish public harbor "anti-Semitic views." As one could expect, this finding caught the attention of the Jewish world. The Israeli daily Ha’aretz warned, […]

28 Feb

Palestinian Intelligence; Egyptian`reported `“Assassination plot` a hoax

February 28, 2006 5:32 AM IMEMC & Agencies Miscellaneous, News Report, Palestine 0

The Palestinian Authority’s General Intelligence Bureau expressed its astonishment at the news coming from and Egyptian magazine and reprinted in the Al Quds daily Monday.The claim printed was that there was a plan between the US Security service CIA, the Israeli security services, Mossad and Shabak, and the Palestinian Preventative […]

04 Nov

Hamas hopes it can move headquarters to Egypt or Jordan

November 4, 2005 10:33 AM IMEMC & Agencies Diplomacy, News Report, Palestine 0

Hamas has asked Egypt and Jordan to host its headquarters from Damascus, Israeli newspaper Haaretz said on Friday.  Such a move stems from recent pressure on Syria to close Islamic movements’ offices in Damascus.     Apparently, both Egypt and Jordan have rejected Hamas’ request, Haaretz said.   Leaders of the […]