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IDF, court, liable for ‘war crimes' in Palestinian home razing - B’Tselem

Wed, 02/06/2019 - 02:44

The court’s support of Israeli planning policy is tantamount to support for “forcible transfer,” a war crime under international law, the report stated.

All Likud MKs eyeing reelection, but Netanyahu, favor West Bank annexation

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 11:44

Out of the 30 Likud members who hold Knesset seats, 28 have made statements or signed a declaration in support of the application of sovereignty in Judea and Samaria.

Abbas accuses U.S. of no longer being qualified to act as peace broker

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 10:40

“We have the first and last word on the Palestinian cause,” he stressed. “No one can represent us or speak on our behalf.”

Givati recon battalion completes drill simulating war with Hezbollah

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 10:04

Maj. Alon Peiser: ‘The Lebanese shouldn’t try us. But if they try something, they will pay a price.’

Greenblatt, PA officials face-off in form of Twitter diplomacy

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 09:23

As a result of the law, the PA said it would forgo receiving US financial aid.

U.S. arms land in hands of terror groups in Yemen, incl. Iranians - report

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 07:44

The weapons were transferred directly by the Saudi government and its coalition partners to groups waging war on its behalf to push the Iranian-backed Houthi rebels out of the country.

Russians fight U.S. in Syria, then hide their losses

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 07:02

Deir al-Zor battle on Feb 7 2018 was the first direct confrontation between the United States and Russia since the collapse of the Soviet Union. Evidence of Russian casualties was hidden.

Iran dismisses EU concern about missile tests as "non-constructive"

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 01:19

"Raising such baseless and hollow in line with the goals of enemies who seek to undermine Iran’s relations with Europe," Iran's foreign ministry said in a statement.

Cradle of 'Arab Spring' in flux as massive protests rock Tunisia

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 23:17

The IMF has urged the country to freeze public sector wages and reduce the government’s ballooning deficit

U.S. military presence in Syria vital to defend American interests

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 21:53

President Trump cites the Jewish state—and not American security—as a reason for U-turn on declared Syria policy

New constitutional amendments could allow Sisi to stay in power till 2034

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 14:39

The proposed amendments were submitted to the speaker of parliament on Sunday. Any changes need approval by two-thirds of parliament members, followed by a referendum.

Hamas praises PLO groups for refusing to join new government

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 09:51

Last week, PA Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah submitted his government’s resignation to President Mahmoud Abbas.

On historic trip, Pope Francis meets UAE leaders, gets royal welcome

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 06:43

Writing in the palace guest book, Pope France asked that God grant the United Arab Emirates "divine blessings of peace and fraternal solidarity."

Chronicler of Iraq’s Jewish history murdered in Karbala

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 05:46

Alaa Mashzoub was an Iraqi writer and intellectual. He was shot 13 times while riding his bicycle.

Israel is not ready for a confrontation with Lebanon: Nasrallah’s deputy

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 19:19

Last week, Hezbollah Secretary-General Hassan Nasrallah spoke out for the first time since Operation Northern Shield in a public interview with the Lebanese Al-Mayadeen station.

U.S. Envoy Greenblatt engages in flame war with PA official

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 13:59

"The instant gratification of a tweet can never be a substitute for a serious engagement in search of genuine solutions," Ashrawi wrote.

Trump: ‘We have to protect Israel,’ shifting again on Syria withdrawal

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 09:08

Trump claimed in an interview that “99 percent” of ISIS’ territory had been reclaimed.

Netanyahu: Iran controls Lebanon, wants to take over Mideast

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 08:59

Netanyahu voiced his statement on Lebanon during a meeting of visiting UN ambassadors led by Israel's ambassador to the UN Danny Danon.

Israel Police thwart stabbing at Cave of the Patriarchs

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 04:40

Security forces noticed that the suspect’s behavior was different from others in the group and called him aside for further inspection

Spanish firm refuses to build Jerusalem train that aids 'settlers': report

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 02:30

Construction company reportedly refused to work on project because Palestinian land was to be confiscated.