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US to provide a record $38 billion in military aid to Israel

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While the US relationship with Saudi Arabia can be described, perhaps courtesy of the latter’s donations to the Clinton campaign, as one of preferential treatment when it comes to arms deals, observed most recently a month ago when the US approves the sale of 130 Abrams tanks, 20 Armored vehicles …

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US officials: Netanyahu is a ‘chickenshit’ & ‘coward’

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US-Israeli relations have sunk to new lows after Obama administration officials were cited calling Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu a “chickenshit” and “coward” engaging in political posturing, instead of efforts at Middle-Eastern de-escalation. The comments were delivered in a conversation with The Atlantic’s Jeffrey Goldberg on condition of anonymity. To …

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British petition calls for Netanyahu to be arrested for war crimes

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Thousands of U.K. residents have signed a petition demanding the arrest of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for his war crimes against Gaza during last summer’s brutal offensive. Given the large scale of support and attention, the U.K. government may be forced to publicly respond in the near future. The …

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Israel bombs Syrian airport in latest act of terrorism

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In the early hours of Friday morning, the Syrian Army reported that Israel had carried out missile strikes targeting the Mezzeh military airport southwest of the Syrian capital of Damascus. Syrian military command has since warned Tel Aviv that it may take retaliatory measures. Several explosions rocked the area near …

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Israeli jailed 6 months for burning baby and father to death, Palestinians jailed 20 years for throwing stones

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Editor’s note: this ‘crackdown’ includes recent laws that sees Palestinians face 20 years jail for throwing stones and follows Israelis being found responsible for the major cyber attack on JP Morgan Chase, that saw 83 million customers data stolen. Israel has imprisoned two high-profile ultranationalists for six months without charge and arrested additional suspects in …

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Four identical mistakes on one day. Really?

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Fans of attorney Zion Amir’s legal virtuosity will have another opportunity to see him in action on Thursday: He’ll be at Jerusalem District Court in the case of The State vs. Ben Dery, who is accused of killing teenager Nadim Nuwara while serving as a Border Police company commander. A …

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Israel approves 20 year prison terms for stone throwers

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Editor’s note: meanwhile Israel‘s military cleared itself of any wrong doing in the thousands of Palestinian civilians deaths over the years including the slaughter of 4 Palestinian children playing soccer on the beach last year by Israeli forces. The Israeli Knesset has overwhelmingly passed a new law that radically toughens punishments for …

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Israeli Mossad posed as CIA to recruit terrorists to attack Iran

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Israeli Mossad agents posed as CIA officers in order to recruit members of a Pakistani terror group to carry out assassinations and attacks against the regime in Iran, Foreign Policy revealed on Friday, quoting U.S. intelligence memos. Foreign Policy’s Mark Perry reported that the Mossad operation was carried out in …

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Netanyahu asks US to help Israel avoid war crime charges

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu asked US lawmakers Wednesday to help fend off Palestinian claims that his country engaged in “war crimes” while defending itself against attacks from Gaza, one top lawmaker told The Post. The Israeli leader later told international reporters that his country employed “extraordinary measures” to avoid …

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Israel preparing for ground invasion of Syria

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Israeli Likud Minister Yuval Steinitz will tell the United States, Russia and other world powers Israel will not tolerate Iranian forces near its border, the Jerusalem Times reported on Tuesday. Steinitz made the remark as Israel’s prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, flew to New York to address the United Nations General Assembly on Thursday. …

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Bolivia declares Israel as a ‘terrorist state’

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Bolivia has declared Israel to be a “terrorist state” and renounced a visa exemption agreement with the country in protest over the ongoing Israeli military offense in Gaza which already killed more than 1,300 dead and left over 7,000 wounded. Cancelling the 1972 agreement which allowed Israelis to travel freely …

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Israel considers sending weapons to Ukraine to combat Russia

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Israel may start sending arms to Ukraine in response to Russia’s decision to lift its five-year embargo on the delivery of the S-300 missile system to Iran, NRG reports Tuesday, citing unnamed Israeli military sources. According to NRG, Israeli government has not made any decisions yet on sending weapons to Ukraine. Earlier on Tuesday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Russian …

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The day Israel attacked America

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In 1967, at the height of the Arab-Israeli Six-Day War, the Israeli Air Force launched an unprovoked attack on the USS Liberty, a US Navy spy ship that was monitoring the conflict from the safety of international waters in the Mediterranean. Israeli jet fighters hit the vessel with rockets, cannon …

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Chile files lawsuit against Netanyahu for ‘crimes against humanity’

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On the 22nd August 2014, Chilean congressman Hugo Gutierrez filed a lawsuit against Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli Prime Minister, for “crimes against humanity”. He was accompanied by the Palestinian Federation of Chile. The congressman noted that various international organizations, such as the United Nations, have already described the Israeli attacks as “crimes against humanity”. No one should …

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UN to investigate Israeli war crimes; US only nation to vote no

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The United Nations Human Rights Council on Wednesday launched a commission of inquiry into alleged Israeli war crimes in its current Gaza offensive, backing Palestinian efforts to have Israel held up to international scrutiny. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu‘s office fiercely condemned the UN council’s decision as a “travesty and should be …

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MSNBC apologises for showing map of disappearing Palestine

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Earlier this month, MSNBC aired a well-known, but controversial graphic that illustrates how Israel has taken over Palestine as the occupation of the region has grown over time. The graphic, which appeared during an Oct. 15 discussion between MSNBC anchor Kate Snow and Martin Fletcher, a Middle East correspondent, shows …

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