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Vatican Fully Recognizes Palestine State. Pope Francis: Israel Will Disappear from The “Landscape of Geography”, Landmark Treaty Enters into Force

Vatican Fully Recognizes Palestine State. Pope Francis: Israel Will Disappear from The “Landscape of Geography”, Landmark Treaty Enters into Force
September 4, 2016 2 Comments »

By Whatsupic Whatsupic A treaty facilitating relationships between Vatican and Palestine – referred to as a “state” in the text – has entered full force, sealing de-facto recognition of Palestinian statehood by the Holy See. The Vatican announced Saturday that ... Read More »

The Attack on the Nuclear Deal, the “Israel Factor”, and the “Iran Peace Scare”

The Attack on the Nuclear Deal, the “Israel Factor”, and the “Iran Peace Scare”
September 2, 2015 No Comments »

By Stephen J. Sniegoski Council for the National Interest “…for the Israeli government and Israel’s American lobby, Iran’s alleged nuclear threat has served the same purpose as Saddam’s non-existent WMD—it generates public support against a target that is designated for ... Read More »

International Aid Agencies Call for Sanctions on Israel Over Gaza “Stalemate”

International Aid Agencies Call for Sanctions on Israel Over Gaza “Stalemate”
April 15, 2015 No Comments »

By Ali Abunimah Electronic Intifada A Palestinian man stands amid the rubble of his house, destroyed during last summer’s Israeli assault on Gaza, 2 April. Despite international promises, there has been no reconstruction of permanent housing since the 26 August ... Read More »

The U.S-Israel Alliance: War, Chaos and Netanyahu’s Big Lie

The U.S-Israel Alliance: War, Chaos and Netanyahu’s Big Lie
March 9, 2015 1 Comment »

By Timothy Alexander Guzman Silent Crow News The relationship between the U.S. and Israel in the last 6 years under the Obama administration has never been stronger.  In 2012, The National Jewish Democratic Council (NJDC) declared that President Obama’s aid package for Israel ... Read More »

Gas Deal with Israel Is “Knife at Jordan’s Throat,” Say Campaigners

Gas Deal with Israel Is “Knife at Jordan’s Throat,” Say Campaigners
March 7, 2015 No Comments »

By Patrick Strickland Electronic Intifada Jordanians protest against a gas deal with Israel in Amman, 28 November 2014. (EPA) Jordanian campaigners are demanding that an agreement on importing gas from Israel be scrapped. At least 26 organizations, including trade unions ... Read More »

Netanyahu Goes Nuclear…Now Wait for the Fallout

Netanyahu Goes Nuclear…Now Wait for the Fallout
February 26, 2015 No Comments »

By Jonathan Cook Jonathan Cook’s Blog The contents of a secret report by Israel’s Mossad spy agency on Iran’s nuclear programme leaked to the media this week are shocking and predictable in equal measure. Shocking because the report reveals that ... Read More »

Humanitarian Crisis: Israel’s Open Dams Flood Gaza, Hundreds Evacuated

Humanitarian Crisis: Israel’s Open Dams Flood Gaza, Hundreds Evacuated
February 24, 2015 No Comments »

By al Akhbar Al-Akhbar Hundreds of Palestinians were evacuated from their homes Sunday morning after Israeli authorities opened a number of dams near the border, flooding the Gaza Valley in the wake of a recent severe winter storm. The Gaza ... Read More »

From Left to Right: Israel’s Repositioning in the World

From Left to Right: Israel’s Repositioning in the World
February 7, 2015 No Comments »

By Prof. Yakov M. Rabkin Ide-Jethro In its pioneer years, Israel was largely associated with leftist ideas of collective endeavour and socialist solidarity. Early Israeli elites often came from the kibbutz and were vocal in their allegiance to social justice ... Read More »

Why the Palestinian Authority Can Be Sued in the US for “Terrorism” but Israel Can’t

Why the Palestinian Authority Can Be Sued in the US for “Terrorism” but Israel Can’t
February 5, 2015 No Comments »

By Charlotte Silver Electronic Intifada In January, a trial began in a Manhattan federal court against the Palestinian Authority and the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) on accusations of orchestrating “terrorism.” The civil suit, originally filed 11 years ago, alleges that the ... Read More »

How Israeli High-Tech Security Firms Are Turning the U.S.-Mexico Border into a “New Kind of Hell”

How Israeli High-Tech Security Firms Are Turning the U.S.-Mexico Border into a “New Kind of Hell”
January 28, 2015 No Comments »

By Todd Miller and Gabriel Schivone Alternet It was October 2012. Roei Elkabetz, a brigadier general for the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), was explaining his country’s border policing strategies. In his PowerPoint presentation, a photo of the enclosure wall that ... Read More »

Syria, Danger of Escalation. To Strike or Not to Strike, Israel’s Electoral Calculus

Syria, Danger of Escalation. To Strike or Not to Strike, Israel’s Electoral Calculus
January 22, 2015 No Comments »

By Jonathan Cook Jonathan Cook’s Blog An Israeli air strike in southern Syria on Sunday that killed 12 commanders from the Lebanese militia Hizballah and Iran’s Revolutionary Guard follows a long and ignoble tradition in Israeli politics. Prime ministers facing ... Read More »

Israeli Soldier Gives Water to Blind Elderly Palestinian Woman for Propaganda, Then Kills Her

Israeli Soldier Gives Water to Blind Elderly Palestinian Woman for Propaganda, Then Kills Her
January 22, 2015 No Comments »

By Global Research News Middle East Monitor 74-year-old Palestinian woman Ghalya Abu-Rida being given water by Israeli troops, minutes before she was executed. During the Israeli bombardment and shelling of the Gaza Strip last summer, an Israeli soldier approached a ... Read More »

Trolling Russia. Russia will not Support the US-NATO-Israel Crusade against the Middle East

Trolling Russia. Russia will not Support the US-NATO-Israel Crusade against the Middle East
January 21, 2015 No Comments »

By Israel Shamir Unz Review The edifice of the post-1991 world order is collapsing right before our eyes. President Putin’s decision to give a miss to the Auschwitz pilgrimage, right after his absence in Paris at Charlie festival, gave it ... Read More »

Netanyahu and Hollande “Hold Hands” at Paris Rally: “Dirtiest Joke of Our Time”

Netanyahu and Hollande “Hold Hands” at Paris Rally: “Dirtiest Joke of Our Time”
January 18, 2015 No Comments »

By Zaher Mahruqi Foreign Policy News The President of Turkey, Mr. Erdogan, is furious that a million-man march against the killings in France, a march intended to uphold and sanctify human life and the freedom of free speech, included Benjamin ... Read More »

Israel Bombs Syria … Again: Hits Agricultural Centers, Warehouses

Israel Bombs Syria … Again: Hits Agricultural Centers, Warehouses
December 9, 2014 No Comments »

By Brandon Turbeville Activist Post On Sunday December 7, Israel reportedly launched airstrikes inside Syria yet again, this time very close to Damascus in the area near Damascus International airport. Israeli airstrikes also took place in the town of Dimas which is ... Read More »

The Atlantic Alliance’s “Holy War” against the Islamic State (ISIS): NATO’s Role in the Recruitment of Islamic Terrorists

The Atlantic Alliance’s “Holy War” against the Islamic State (ISIS): NATO’s Role in the Recruitment of Islamic Terrorists
September 6, 2014 No Comments »

By Prof Michel Chossudovsky While NATO leaders in Newport Wales debate the Atlantic Alliance’s role “in containing a mounting militant threat in the Middle East”, it is worth recalling that in 2011 at the outset of the war in Syria,  ... Read More »

Israel Steals Gaza’s Offshore Natural Gas: $15 Billion Deal with Jordan

Israel Steals Gaza’s Offshore Natural Gas: $15 Billion Deal with Jordan
September 6, 2014 No Comments »

By Julie Lévesque While Gazans suffer from daily power shutdowns, Israel is signing an important deal to sell gas to Jordan, gas which, researchers say, was stolen from Palestinians. In addition to confiscating Palestine’s energy resources, Israel has destroyed Gaza’s ... Read More »

Israel strikes 9 military targets in Syria

Israel strikes 9 military targets in Syria
June 23, 2014 No Comments »

FILE Photo. An Israeli F16C fighter jet (AFP Photo / Menahem Kahana) Nine Syrian military targets have been hit by Israeli jets and guided missiles, the IDF says, claiming it was a decisive response to a series of cross-border shootings ... Read More »

Israel Wants To Give Mount Zion And The Tomb Of David To The Vatican?

Israel Wants To Give Mount Zion And The Tomb Of David To The Vatican?
May 6, 2014 No Comments »

Michael Snyder End of the American Dream What would make Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu want to hand over Mount Zion and the Tomb of David to the Vatican? One member of the Knesset has publicly stated that Chief Sephardic ... Read More »

Israel approved record 14,000 settlements during peace talks with Palestine

Israel approved record 14,000 settlements during peace talks with Palestine
April 30, 2014 1 Comment »

Reuters / Ammar Awad Israel approved “an unprecedented” number of 13,851 new settler homes during nine-months of peace talks with Palestine, an Israeli NGO revealed. Israel also declared a record amount of territories its state land, meaning more settlements may ... Read More »