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Gaza will soon collapse and only Tel Aviv is helping, Israeli president claims

The Gaza Strip, chafed and numbed by a decades-old Israeli-imposed blockade is on the verge of collapse, and it’s all Hamas’ fault, Israel’s President Reuven Rivlin has said. “The time is coming near when the infrastructure in Gaza will collapse, leaving many civilians in distress, with no sanitary conditions, exposed to pollution, impure water and epidemics,” Rivlin said Sunday as ...

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Israeli troops fire live rounds & tear gas at Palestinian Day of Rage ‘inciters’ (VIDEOS)

At least 46 Palestinians have been injured in clashes with Israeli forces who again deployed tear gas and live ammunition at the weekly “Day of Rage” protests against the US decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. Around 2,000 Palestinians, enraged by US President Donald Trump’s decision to move the American embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, swarmed the streets ...

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UK minister on Ahed Tamimi: ‘Israeli soldiers should not have been there’

A UK government minister condemned the arrest of Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi, saying Israeli soldiers shouldn’t have been in the occupied territory of the West Bank in the first place. Foreign office minister Alistair Burt condemned the arrest of the Palestinian teenager, who made international headlines when a video emerged of her slapping a heavily-armed Israeli soldier standing on her ...

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Israeli police fail to respond to crimes against Palestinians – rights group

Published time: 7 Jan, 2018 17:56 Israel’s police fail to bring Israeli citizens to justice for ideologically motivated crimes against Palestinians in the occupied territories, bringing charges in little over 10 percent of all cases, a rights group says. Israeli human rights group Yesh Din monitored 225 complaints into hate crimes committed by Israelis against Palestinians from 2014 to August ...

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500,000yo hunter-gatherer ‘paradise’ discovered near Israeli highway

Published time: 7 Jan, 2018 15:40 A prehistoric “paradise” was unearthed near a busy Israeli highway, archaeologists have announced. Hundreds of artifacts were found at the site, which once boasted a stream and an abundance of animals for hunters. Read more The rare discovery was made at Jaljulia, northeast of Tel Aviv, just next to a major Israeli roadway. In ...

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Israeli MPs pass law impeding possible E. Jerusalem secession vote

Published time: 2 Jan, 2018 11:46 The Israeli parliament has passed a law requiring a two-thirds majority in any future vote to cede parts of Jerusalem to a foreign authority. The change from requiring a simple majority makes a two-state solution less likely. Under the new legislation, Israel’s 120-seat Knesset would have to cast 80 votes in favor of relinquishing ...

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Fatah and Hamas slam 'US-enabled' Israeli resolution on West Bank annexation

Published time: 1 Jan, 2018 23:18 Both rival Palestinian political groups have slammed a non-binding resolution passed by the ruling Israeli Likud party, which calls for the annexation of West Bank territory that the Palestinians see as their future state. On Sunday, the Likud Central Committee unanimously approved a non-binding resolution to annex Israeli settlements in Judea and Samaria in ...

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Israeli intel minister wishes Iranian rioters ‘success’ as violent unrest grips country

Published time: 1 Jan, 2018 14:23 Israel’s intelligence minister has encouraged Iranian anti-government demonstrators, saying many threats to the Jewish state will disappear if they prevail. The remark came as violent unrest snowballs across the country. “I can only wish success to the Iranian people in the struggle for freedom and democracy,” Intelligence Minister Israel Katz told Israeli Army Radio ...

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Israeli politicians appose Likud resolution to annex parts of West Bank, vote sparks fury

Netanyahu’s Likud party has approved a non-binding resolution to annex Israeli settlements in Judea and Samaria in the West Bank, which Palestinians recognize as theirs. The vote was met with mixed reactions. On Sunday, the Likud Central Committee voted unanimously for a resolution that calls upon Israel to impose sovereignty over illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank. Read more ...

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Israeli jets strike Gaza after shelling with ‘Iran-supplied missiles’

Israel conducted airstrikes in Gaza for a second straight day after shells reportedly launched from the area landed in its territory. The IDF blamed Iran for the attack, claiming it supplied the unknown attackers with weapons. The Israeli military said its warplanes targeted a Hamas position in southern Gaza late Saturday in response for  the shelling carried out by the ...

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