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Jewish Nation-State Bill: Israel’s Precarious Identity Is Palestine’s NightmareAntiwar.com“Adalah”, the Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel, has established a database of new and proposed bills at the Knesset that discriminates against Palestinians and privileges the Jewish citizens of Israel. They are many. Reporting in Al … and more …read more Source:: Middle East News Al Jazeera Israel, Israeli, Palestine, Palestinian – Google News ...

Aljazeera.com“The Israeli government is incapable of dealing correctly with the Arab Bedouin population and the Arab population at large,” Sana Ibn Bari, a lawyer for the Association for Civil Rights in Israel (ACRI), told Al Jazeera. “Our living spaces are being … and more …read more Source:: Middle East News Al Jazeera Israel,...

Jordan TimesThe Israeli Knesset (parliament) has hurriedly passed a new bill that defines Israel as the “national home of the Jewish people”. Although the association between Jewishness and Israel goes back to the foundation of the state, the new law also carries …Gulf States Offer Better Relations If Israel Makes New Bid for PeaceWall Street Journal all...

Aljazeera.comA Jewish-American bankruptcy lawyer, Friedman has expressed scepticism over the two-state solution to the Israeli–Palestinian conflict – the basis of years of US diplomatic efforts. He has also advocated breaking with decades of precedent by moving the … and more …read more Source:: Middle East News Al Jazeera Israel, Israeli,...

Aljazeera.com… before the expulsion of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians during the 1948 creation of the state of Israel. This became known as the Nakba, or catastrophe, among Palestinians. “The happiest times of my life were in my village,” Lahham told Al … …read more Source:: Middle East News Al Jazeera Israel, Israeli,...

Aljazeera.comThe US has been arming Israel’s wars on Palestinians and Arabs, and generously funding and protecting Israel’s system of oppression, well before Trump. Obama, after all, has committed a record $38bn in military aid to Israel over ten years, even as …Palestinian president hopeful after talks with TrumppppFocusAbbas welcomes proposal...

Aljazeera.comIsrael has made publicly commemorating the Nakba increasingly difficult for Palestinians, with a “Nakba Law” that authorises Israel’s finance minister to revoke funding from institutions that reject Israel’s character as a “Jewish state” or mark the …Israel Arrests Palestinian Writer Ahmad Qatameshmalaysiandigest.comPalestinians...

Aljazeera.comHe said Trump’s decision would be informed by feedback from all sides, including “whether Israel views it as helpful to a peace initiative or perhaps a distraction”. The Palestinians and the Arab world fiercely oppose a move, and the international …Palestinian president hopeful after talks with TrumppppFocusRemarks by President...

Aljazeera.com“Until now, we don’t know what is going on or where he is,” she told Al Jazeera by telephone on Sunday morning, explaining that Israeli soldiers also searched her brother-in-law’s nearby home. In 2013, Qatamesh, a prominent 66-year-old … Throughout … …read more Source:: Middle East News Al Jazeera Israel,...

Aljazeera.comA Jordanian man was shot dead by Israeli police in East Jerusalem after he allegedly stabbed an officer in the neck. Eye witnesses told Al Jazeera that the incident took place at 1.30pm local time (1030 GMT) on Saturday near the Chain Gate which leads … and more …read more Source:: Middle East News Al Jazeera Israel, Israeli, Palestine,...

Aljazeera.comSince 1967, 72 Palestinian political prisoners have died as a result of torture by Israeli prison authorities, according to Jerusalem-based prisoners’ rights group Addameer. … Israel, told Al Jazeera. Palestinians have launched and engaged in mass …Incarcerated and persecutedNew Straits Times OnlineIsraeli doctors reject force-feeding...

Aljazeera.comNetanyahu, however, has already indicated that he will insist on a precondition that Mahmoud Abbas, president of Palestine, recognise Israel as a Jewish state. The new bill effectively sets out the terms of the state Abbas is expected to … that most …Jews made America great so ‘we deserve our influence’ on Israel policy, Dershowitz...

Aljazeera.comSeemingly it had escaped this pro-Israel media watchdog that the New York Times, like most US mainstream media largely accepts Israel’s discourse on Palestine uncontested, had itself taken a pro-Israel line since the very start of the conflict … and more …read more From:: Middle East News Al Jazeera Israel, Israeli, Palestine,...

Aljazeera.com“Following the report by chairman of the Monitoring Committee Israel–Palestine, Tokyo Sexwale, the FIFA Council considered that at this stage it is premature for the FIFA Congress to take any decision,” read the statement. It is not clear after … In … and more …read more From:: Middle East News Al Jazeera Israel,...

HaaretzIsraeli Food Companies on Edge, Step Up Food Warnings – Business – Haaretz … and more …read more From:: Haaretz News by Google News ...

HaaretzHaaretz – Israel News Friday, June 10, 2016. Sivan 4, 5776 Time in Israel: 1:47 PM. Search. Click to search. Share Tweet Email Zen. Israel News · Jewish World · Opinion · Middle East News · World News · Culture · U.S. Election 2016. All sections …Tel Aviv shooting: Market attack kills four IsraelisAljazeera.comTel Aviv police officer allows gunman into family’s apartmentNew York Daily NewsIsrael revokes travel permits, deploys troops after attackUSA TODAYNPR –Arutz Sheva –Fox Newsall 1,332...

Today is a historic one in Egypt, as the nation holds its first elections in its history. According to Aljazeera, “large numbers” of voters turned out to participate in what is the first day of “a three-stage” election process. Egyptian voters are electing a new lower house of parliament today, and are choosing 168 of 498 deputies. It’s the first part of a process that lasts through March 2012. But the process is not without controversy. In some cases, at voting areas, ballots are showing up late,...

After refusing to sit down and talk with Iran regarding nuclear weapons, then criticizing Senator Barack Obama for saying we should do so, the Bush Administration finally joined the effort to talk with Iran about it’s nuclear program. The talks just ended, but were called “constructive and progressing” leaving the door open to future meetings. What the U.S. seeks is an end to the possible development of nuclear weapons, and so calls for assurances that Iran suspend enrichment of uranium. That did not happen at the...

The issue is honesty, justice, and fairness in American politics. Rumors abound questioning Senator Barack Obama’s commitment to a free and democratic Israel. Gary Hart says, in this piece at Huffington Post, “I find it outrageous and the height of political cynicism for any other candidate or campaign, Democratic or Republican, to question Senator Obama’s commitment to continuation of the U.S.-Israeli partnership and particularly to do so in a sinister, duplicitous, and scurrilous manner by spreading false rumors. When...