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

UN vote Israel

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 rejected by decent people everywhere.” Meeting in Geneva, the 46-member ... Read More »

Israeli ambassador to US: IDF deserves Nobel Peace Prize

Ron Dermer

Speaking at this year’s Christians United for Israel gala, Israeli ambassador to the United States Ron Dermer claimed that, contrary to what human rights groups and the United Nations have claimed, the Israeli Defense Force (IDF) has conducted its assault on Hamas in Gaza with such caution and care for civilian lives that it deserves a Nobel Peace Prize for “unimaginable restraint.” ... Read More »

Israel paying students to spread propaganda online

Israel student propaganda

This article was published in August 2013, but it is even more relevant today, as the world witnesses more attacks on Gaza and an important propaganda operation from Israel. In a campaign to improve its image abroad, the Israeli government plans to provide scholarships to hundreds of students at its seven universities in exchange for their making pro-Israel Facebook posts ... Read More »

Chile suspends trade talks with Israel over Gaza bombings

Chile stops trade talks with Israel over Gaza bombings of Palestinians

Chile has suspended Free Trade Agreement (FTA) negotiations with Israel and is considering the withdrawal of its ambassador to Tel Aviv in protest against the Israeli bombing campaign on Palestinian civilians in the Gaza Strip. The Chilean-Palestinian parliamentary group told HispanTV that the Chilean government will also seek Israel’s condemnation by the UN Security Council (UNSC) after meeting with the Chilean Foreign Heraldo Munoz. Chilean ... Read More »

Israelis gather to watch and applaud bombing of Gaza

Israel Palestine Gaza bombing

An image of Israelis in Sderot who gathered on a hill to watch and celebrate Gaza being bombed has gone viral on Twitter. The photo posted by a Danish journalist caused uproar online. Allan Sørensen, the Middle Eastern correspondent for the Danish newspaper Kristeligt Dagblad, said that he took the image on Wednesday in Sderot, a city about two kilometers ... Read More »

Palestinian boy made to drink petrol before being set alight

Mohammed Abu Khdeir

With each day that goes by the murder of Mohammed Abu Khdeir becomes ever more bestial. Haaretz reports (Hebrew print edition only so far) that before he was burned to death he was doused with gasoline and forced to drink the fluid. No doubt, the killers wanted him to burn from the outside and inside: According to Palestinian public prosecutor, the ... Read More »

Israel bombs 9 military targets inside Syria

Israeli jet

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 to protect the citizens of Israel. The strikes on targets in Golan Heights were carried out shortly after midnight, Haaretz reports citing an IDF official, who called it a direct response to ... Read More »

NSA sends all intel directly to Israel

Israel and USA flag

The US National Security Agency (NSA) directly sends all of the intelligence that it gathers to the Israeli regime, a political analyst tells Press TV. “We now know that all of the NSA’s spying is going directly to Israel,” James H. Fetzer, a professor at the University of Minnesota Duluth, said in a Saturday interview. “I believe that all of ... Read More »

Israel vs Palestine

Palestine Israel

A brilliantly accurate educational and entertaining look at the situation between Israel and Palestine. The guys at Juice Rap News have knocked it out of the park with this one. SEE ALSO: - Nazi Germany 1940 = Zionist Israel 2013 - Israel an apartheid state? A majority of Jews say yes - 5,000 prominent US scholars vote to boycott Israel - ... Read More »