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Hamas condemns Israeli decision to shutdown Al-Jazeera

The Islamic Resistance Movement, Hamas, condemned the Israeli Occupation’s decision to close Al-Jazeera’s office and prevent it from covering news inside the occupied Palestinian territories. The spokesman of the movement, Hazem Qassem, said that this act aims to limit the transmission of the aggressive practices carried out by the Israeli …

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Switzerland considers “Livni” responsible for war crimes in Gaza

OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC) +- The office of Switzerland’s attorney general has confirmed that it is examining a legal complaint filed by a Geneva-based pro-Palestinian group against former Israeli foreign minister Tzipi Livni, over her involvement in committing war crimes in the Gaza Strip. According to Israel’s Channel 10, Livni has …

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Trump Considering Moving Us Embassy To Jerusalem

WASHINGTON — US President Donald Trump is seriously considering moving the US embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, US Vice President Mike Pence said on Tuesday, China’s Xinhua news agency reported. “The president of the United States, as we speak, is giving serious consideration to moving the American embassy in Tel …

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Israel ‘Lobbying FIFA’ To Prevent Settlement Teams’ Ban

Israel is using back-door diplomacy to block Palestinian calls for FIFA to impose sanctions over football clubs based in illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank, the Palestinian Football Association (PFA) has said. Palestinian leaders have demanded that the Israeli federation be suspended from world football unless it orders the …

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Israel promised to not accept needs of Palestinian hunger strikers

JERUSALEM, April 18 — Israeli Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan vowed today not to negotiate with hundreds of Palestinian detainees on the second day of a hunger strike led by popular leader Marwan Barghouti. More than 1,000 Palestinians in Israeli prisons launched the hunger strike on Monday, issuing a list …

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Britain condemns new Israeli settlement units

  The British government condemned Israeli proposals for additional settlement housing units in the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem on Thursday. “The UK condemns the Israeli authorities’ decision to issue tenders for a further 323 settlement units in East Jerusalem,” said Minister of State for Middle East Affairs Tobias Ellwood …

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Mother of Israeli soldier held in Gaza says he is alive

Zehava Shaul, mother of Israeli soldier Oron Shaul captured during Israels offensive against Gaza in 2014   The mother of Israeli soldier Oron Shaul, one of two captured during Israel’s major 2014 offensive on the Gaza Strip, has said that she has “solid” evidence that her son is alive, Quds …

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3 Israelis killed in Tel Aviv shooting attack

At least three Israelis were killed while six others were seriously injured Wednesday evening in a shooting attack in Tel Aviv. The shooting was reported at the open-air Sarona Market shopping center in the heart of Tel Aviv adjacent to Israeli War Ministry headquarters. Media sources said that the alleged …

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Life in prison for Israeli leader of trio who burned Palestinian teen alive

  An Israeli court on Tuesday handed down a life sentence to the ringleader of a gang who kidnapped, beat and burned alive a Palestinian teenager in 2014. Yosef Haim Ben-David, 31, was sentenced for killing 16-year-old Mohammed Abu Khdeir, and was also given 20 years for other crimes. He …

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Congress reps question Israeli rights abuses

The Congress   Vermont Senator (Democrat) Patrick Leahy and 10 members of the House of Representatives have asked US Secretary of State John Kerry to investigate alleged Israeli human rights abuses and to determine whether they are reason enough to cut military aid, according to a report released Wednesday. “There …

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