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US envoy urges ‘transparent’ investigation of UNRWA over alleged misconduct by AFP and TOI staff

ap_18022389077206-640x400.png After internal report alleges sex crimes and corruption at highest levels of refugee agency, Jason Greenblatt says its model is ‘broken’ and Palestinians ‘deserve much better’ ...
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US House of Reps overwhelmingly condemns movement to boycott Israel by Sheryl Gay Stolberg

23dc-bds1-articlelarge.jpg?quality=75_xtr_auto=webp_xtr_disable=upscale.png The House, brushing aside voices of dissent over American policy in the Middle East, on Tuesday overwhelmingly passed a bipartisan resolution condemning the boycott-Israel movement in a 398-to-17 vote. "If a boycott is being used to advance freedom, that's one we should support," said Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.). "But if a boycott is being used to undermine the very freedoms that exist in the only real elective democracy in the Middle East, we all need to rise up against that." ...
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Iran seizes British tanker in Strait of Hormuz by Editors

_107952620_stenaerwinwillemse.png There will be "serious consequences" if Iran does not release a British-flagged tanker seized in the Gulf, Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has said. ...
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Why Trump thinks this is the moment to resolve Israeli-Palestinian conflict by Judy Woodruff interviewing Jason Greenblatt

U.S. presidents have long tried, and failed, to resolve the decades-old Israeli-Palestinian conflict. In June, President Trump’s team unveiled the first part of its peace plan, an economic proposal. The plan’s all-important political component is yet to come. Judy Woodruff speaks with Jason Greenblatt, a former Trump real estate lawyer helping lead the U.S. effort, about what’s at stake. ...
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UN Launches all-out war on free speech by Judith Bergman

3976.png In January, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres commissioned "a global plan of action against hate speech and hate crimes on a fast-track basis," and said that governments and institutions need "to mobilize solutions that respond to people's fears and anxieties with answers..." One of those answers, Guterres appeared to suggest, is shutting down free speech. ...
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The best deal for the U.S. isn’t a new nuclear agreement, but an entirely new Iran by Alireza Nader

la-1562807157-7bjxdh2z2s-snap-image.png The old way of dealing with the Islamic Republic of Iran will no longer work. The regime’s march toward a nuclear weapons capability is not only a threat to U.S. national security interests, but global peace. And merely engaging the regime and hoping for its evolution is completely unrealistic. ...
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Peace to Prosperity - a new plan by Jared Kushner

The Whitehouse 50B prosperity plan for the Middle East ...
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Download the PDF of Kushner’s economic plan for the Middle East by Jared Kushner

mep-narrative-document_final.png This is the PDF of the Kushner 50B peace to prosperity plan ...
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A first: IDF reservists in British parliament by Arutz Sheva Staff

903977.png IDF reservists testify to British Parliament about terrorists' use of human shields, abuse of civilian population. ...
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The law of war permits Israel to destroy Hamas by David French

israel-gaza-rockets.jpg?fit=789%2c460_xtr_ssl=1.png It’s time to change the terms of the international debate. It’s time for the world community to stop imposing these double standards on Israel, and start doing what international law requires: holding Hamas responsible for the devastation that results from Israel’s legal, necessary, and proper responses to its provocations. ...
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Lessons for holocaust day by Dennis Prager

439524.png Dennis Prager's words suggest we need a paradigmatic shift in our thinking ...
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European leaders strongly condemn Gaza rocket fire on Israel by Raphael Ahren

000_1g55ko-e1556959538603-640x400.png Attacks ‘must stop immediately,’ EU says; Israel’s security is ‘a raison d’état,’ Austria declares; Berlin and Madrid urge restraint ...
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Federal election 2019: ALP headaches over Israel get worse by Lanai Scarr and Annabel Hennessy

1555376173680_g9425sit8.1-0.jpg?imwidth=810_xtr_impolicy=wan_v3.png Video has emerged of Labor MP Josh Wilson, the member for Fremantle, discussing the Israel Palestine conflict and describing Israeli checkpoints as “places you go to and you go to jail … sometimes they are places you go to and you die”. ...
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Trump administration applauds international court’s decision to abandon Afghan war crimes probe by Carol Morello

p3ppags5mmi6tfrfahki2uhpou.png The International Criminal Court decided not to proceed with an investigation into American war crimes in Afghanistan ...
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Victory Against BDS: Airbnb Includes Rentals in Judea, Samaria by Nitsana Darshan-Leitner

airbnb-for-everyone-video-e1543265803723.png Airbnb has agreed to completely retract its policy of delisting Jewish homes in Judea and Samaria, the Tel Aviv-based Shurat HaDin-Israel Law Center announced on Tuesday. ...
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South African activists talk apartheid, Arab-Israeli conflict by Liat Weinstein

stk.new_.southernafricanactivists.4.1.19.0225online.jpg?itok=if3v7o5p.png Mokgomole was an active member of the BDS student group at the University of Witwatersrand. Molepo never officially joined the movement as a student at the University of Cape Town, but still believed Israel was an apartheid state. ...
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Rockets from Gaza: Israel doesn't believe they were accidents by Shlomi Eldar

rts2euno-870.png The rockets "accidentally" fired agaist Israel on Monday following so quickly on from the rockets "accidentally" fired on Tel Aviv demonstrate that these attacks are indeed being orchestrated - probably by Iran ...
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Proclamation on recognizing the Golan Heights as part of the State of Israel by Whitehouse staff

America recognises Israel's sovereignty over Golan Heights ...
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Thanks to Trump, diplomatic taboo around Western Wall comes tumbling down by Raphael Ahren

trump-us-israel_horo-1-1024x640.png Foreign VIPs used to insist no Israeli officials escort them to site, lest they be seen as tacitly recognizing Israeli sovereignty there. Now, the US is not alone in flouting rule ...
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Don't Mention It - New Zealand’s Orwellian Approach to Terror by Seth Frantzman

5437.png Jacinda Ardern has vowed never to mention the name of the perpetrator of the massacre at two mosques ....-- ... Imagine if we just banned all images of the Holocaust and mention of Hitler. Would that make Nazism go away? ...
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Review of Palestinian textbooks launched amid British concern curriculum promotes anti-Israel violence by Lee Harpin

penny-mordaunt.png Children's minds are 'being poisoned', the House of Commons was told in January ...
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The ACLU’s shameful role in promoting antisemitism by David E Bernstein

By falsely portraying state anti-BDS laws as requiring "loyalty oaths," the ACLU is appealing to -- thereby propagating -- latent and blatant antisemitism. ...
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Labour’s antisemitism crisis: an open letter to Jeremy Corbyn by Sean Matgamna

jc_2.png Dear comrade Corbyn, How has the crisis that grips the new, new Labour Party on antisemitism come about? How has it come to be the major scandal it is now? ...
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Trump’s Special Envoy Greenblatt “is a mongoloid” - op-ed in official PA daily by Maurice Hirsch, Nan Jacques Zilberdik

In an unprecedented personal attack, Omar Hilmi Al-Ghoul, a regular columnist for the official PA daily and once the advisor to former PA Prime Minister Salam Fayyad on national affairs called US President Trump’s Special Representative for International Negotiations, Jason Greenblatt, a “mongoloid.” ...
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US says closing consulate in Jerusalem is no policy shift by Isabel Debre

880a413f94de4cdabe8cfa7cf5d52dd8.png FILE - In this June 30, 201, file photo, then U.S. Consul General of Jerusalem Daniel Rubinstein gives a speech during a reception for the upcoming July 4 U.S. Independence Day celebrations at the American Consulate in Jerusalem. The United States has officially shuttered its consulate in Jerusalem, downgrading the status of its main diplomatic mission to the Palestinians by folding it into the U.S. Embassy to Israel. The announcement from the State Department came early Monday, March 4, 2019 in Jerusalem, the merger effective that day. (Gali Tibbon/Pool Photo via AP, FIle) ...
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US closes Jerusalem consulate in sign of souring relations with Palestine by Foreign Staff

telemmglpict000190360422_trans_nvbqzqnjv4bqpvlberwd9egfpztclimqfyf2a9a6i9ychsjme The United States downgraded its diplomatic mission to the Palestinians on Monday, the latest in a series of steps by President Donald Trump's White House Palestinian leaders say is aimed at wiping out their cause. ...
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Palestinians reject monthly tax transfer from Israel over prisoners dispute by Rami Ayyub Ali Sawafta Maayan Lubell Mark Heinrich

keren-shalom.png RAMALLAH, West Bank (Reuters) - The Palestinian Authority has rejected the first 2019 monthly tax transfer from Israel because it slashed the portion designated for financial support to families of militants who are jailed in Israel, a PA minister said. ...
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Jared Kushner : 'We've been working hard on the peace initiative for two years now' by Interviewers

kushner.png?f=16x9_xtr_w=1200_xtr_$p$f$w=1cba661.png the White House senior adviser's comments on President Donald Trump's Middle East peace plan ...
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Hezbollah to be added to UK list of terrorist organisations by BBC Editors

_103536768_mediaitem103536804.png UK Parliament set to classify all of Hezbollah as a terrorist ...
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Australia and Denmark call on UNHRC to stop biased treatment of Israel by Tovah Lazaroff

436231.png United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned against a rising tide of xenophobia, including antisemitism and anti-Muslim hatred. ...
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Luciana Berger’s exit was a distressing sight for Jews by Daniel Finkelstein

For all her bravery and grace, it is profoundly upsetting that a Jewess has been hounded out of the Labour Party ...
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Interview: Worldwide Antisemitism and the visit to Australia of David Icke by Julie Nathan

logo.png The Executive Council of Australian Jewry’s Research Director, Julie Nathan, was interviewed by 2GB’s Ben Fordham on worldwide antisemitism and the visit to Australia of David Icke. Listen to their discussion here. ...
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U.S. Palestinian mission to merge with Israel embassy in March by Dan Williams, Maayan Lubell, Frances Kerry

?m=02_xtr_d=20190219_xtr_t=2_xtr_i=1358273949_xtr_r=lynxnpef1i1mp_xtr_w=20.png The United States Consulate General in Jerusalem, which serves Palestinians, will be absorbed into the new U.S. Embassy to Israel in March, a U.S. official said on Tuesday, giving a date for a merger that has been condemned by Palestinians. ...
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The left has been denying antisemitism for years and now I’m worried it is about to get even worse by Nicole Lampert

labour-reaction-1.jpg?width=1000_xtr_height=614_xtr_fit=bounds_xtr_format=pjpg_x We have long been the hard left’s bogeyman but now there is something they can really blame the Jews for ...
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After Warsaw summit, Arabs launch ‘anti-normalization’ campaign by Khaled Abu Toameh

435738.png The campaign, launched on Saturday on Twitter, is being waged under the hashtag “Normalization is Treason.” ...
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The Anti-Israel Religion by Dr. Asaf Romirowsky

anti-israel-protest-in-washington-dc-2017-photo-by-ted-eytan-via-wikimedia-commo EXECUTIVE SUMMARY: Anti-Israelism is the modern face of anti-Semitism and just as toxic. Anti-Israelism is a modern-day religion in that it demands unquestioning adherence to a dogmatic doctrine and rejects non-believers as morally inferior. ...
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The progressive assault on Israel by Brett Stephens

merlin_150331608_674f736c-0ca0-4557-a89b-439fd0188e0d-articlelarge.jpg?quality=7 A movement that can detect a racist dog-whistle from miles away is strangely deaf when it comes to some of the barking on its own side of the fence. ...
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Human Rights Watch head claims Israel interfering in UK politics by Herb Keinon

435461.png LA-based Israel advocacy group StandWithUS calls Sarah Whitson's claims antisemitic conspiracy theory ...
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Senate passes anti-BDS measure with notable Democrats in dissent by Ron Kampeas

marco-rubio-synagogue.png The U.S. Senate approved in a 77-23 vote a bill that codifies $38 billion in defense assistance to Israel and which provides legal cover to states that target the boycott Israel movement. ...
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Iraq war veteran, grandson of Holocaust survivors Elan Carr tapped as anti-Semitism envoy by Jackson Richman

10991368_795143470570134_5172414075002686155_n-880x495.png He is a committed Jew and pro-Israel advocate, and is smart as a whip. He is an extremely successful prosecutor,” said AEPi executive director Andy Borans. ...
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Removing coordinated ‘inauthentic’ behavior from Iran by Nathaniel Gleicher

irancontentexample1.png?w=960.png Facebook uncovered activity directed from Iran, repurposing Iranian state media content, and targeting people across the world, although more heavily in the Middle East and South Asia. It uncovered interconnected operations, creating networks of accounts to mislead others about who they were and what they were doing. ...
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Time to tell the truth about the Palestinian issue by Alan Dershowitz

palestine_11162018.jpg?itok=cipx6hfs.png Time to break the silence on Palestine?? There is NO silence on Palestine, compared to the silence regarding: Kurds, Syrians, Iranians, Chechens, Tibetans, Ukrainians, and many other suffering groups. ...
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Exclusive - Iraqi scientist: I helped ISIS make chemical weapons by Jobby Warwick

zmfwajqtlei6tk3zgdgu66jg6i.png he accepted the assignment. And so began his 15-month stint supervising the manufacture of lethal toxins for the world’s deadliest terrorist group. ...
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Yes, Jeremy Corbyn IS fuelling anti-Semitism by Devorah Lipstadt

8812748-6617157-image-a-45_1548110080885.png PROFESSOR DEBORAH LIPSTADT, whose epic court victory over a Holocaust denier was made into a film, lays out a damning charge sheet for the Labour leader ...
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No Holds Barred: France tries to humiliate Israel’s Eurovision champion by Shmuley Boteach

433579.png BDS activists tried to disrupt a French performance of Netta Barzilai, the reigning Eurovision champion from Israel. ...
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UN using Israeli radar system to protect bases in Mali by Al Venter

The United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) is using radars made by Israeli company RADA Electronic Industries to provide its bases with early warning of incoming projectiles, according to an industry source. The source told Jane’s that three systems using RADA’s Multi-Mission Hemispheric Radar (MHR) family were set up at outlying MINUSMA bases in late November and early December 2018. Each system consists of four ieMHR radars mounted on a tripod to provide 360° coverage of the surrounding airspace. The active electronically scanned array (AESA) S-band pulse doppler radars are compact and have no moving parts, making them easy to deploy and “relatively maintenance free”, the source said ...
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Iran official: We cannot wait to fight and destroy Israel by Daniel Salami

852115701001655640360no.png Iranian air force chief says his young airmen 'impatient to eliminate Zioinist regime,' following the IDF’s early morning attack on Revolutiuonary Guards weapon facilities in Damascus. ...
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No more mere ‘honorary consuls’ in Jerusalem, Israel tells world by TOI Staff

f140325ys02-e1509482231855-640x400.png Foreign Ministry sent a letter in November to all nations with which Israel has diplomatic relations, telling them any mission in Jerusalem must be more than honorary ...
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The genius of Jeremy Corbyn by Tamara Berens

corbyn-berens-main.png The much-documented anti-Semitism of the British Labor party leader is no accident ...
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Abbas told ‘Stop Spending 7% of Your Budget on Terrorist Salaries’ by Ben Cohen

screen-shot-2019-01-15-at-11.02.04-am.png After Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Tuesday told the UN in New York that Israel was an "obstruction" to the "cohesive development of all peoples" in the Middle East, Israeli Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon told Algemeiner: "As the United Nations very well knows from all of the development work Israel does, Israel is not what undermines development but actually helps it." "Instead, it is the Palestinian Authority that undermines its own capacity and development. The PA should stop spending 7% of its annual budget on inciting and paying terrorist salaries, and instead use it to develop its infrastructure and help its people." The PA spent $355 million of international donors' money in 2017 on paying salaries and other benefits to convicted or "martyred" terrorists and their families. ...
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Apologists for extremism in the West by Majid Rafizadeh

949.png My message to apologists for Islamism is simple: Those who are whitewashing the purveyors of radical violence and extremism -- by changing the subject or accusing others, often unjustly, of racism, discrimination, oppression, or "Islamophobia" -- are contributing to their empowerment. ...
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BDS is anti-Semitic, aids terrorists, says Arizona attorney general by Yair Altman and Israel Hayom Staff

dwriter_15005473531.png Public funds should not support "economic warfare" against Israelis and their country, Mark Brnovich tells federal court • Stance could mark first time a U.S. government body has formally acknowledged that the BDS movement aids actors engaged in terror. ...
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Rift twixt PA and Hamas at all time high by Nidal al-Mughrabi

The Palestinian Authority said on Sunday it had ordered its employees to pull out from the Gaza-Egypt border crossing, effectively closing the main exit point from the impoverished Gaza Strip ...
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69 years after joining, Israel formally leaves UNESCO; so too, does the US by Raphael Ahrens

f170717sa10-640x400.png UN cultural agency’s efforts to convince Washington and Jerusalem fail; ‘we aren’t going to be a member of an organization that deliberately acts against us,’ Israeli envoy says ...
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Iran fumes over Brazil’s Jerusalem embassy move by Staff

ap_18271468463451-615x400.png Iran denounced Jair Bolsonaro’s plan to move Brazil’s embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, the capital of the Jewish state. ...
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Why did Abbas proclaim the dissolution of PA parliament? by Pinhas Inbari

joint_war_hamas.jpg?resize=500%2c282.png On Dec. 22, Palestinian Authority Chairman Mahmoud Abbas announced he will dissolve the Palestinian Parliament that was elected in accordance with the Oslo accords, to be followed by new elections. Abbas is attempting to revive the old PLO, but organizations such as the Popular and Democratic Fronts, and Islamic Jihad, as well as other parties and civil society groups, stand by Hamas. With Hamas, they have established a joint war room to manage the riots at the Gaza border fence. Following the move of the other organizations toward Hamas, Abbas was not able to convene the PLO institutions in Ramallah, which very likely led to his resolution to dissolve the Legislative Council. In any case, the Legislative Council has not convened since 2006. ...
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British taxpayers STILL fund 'lessons in hate' at Palestinian schools where children stage mock executions by Daniel Martin

7448546-6498175-image-a-36_1544834185190.png Plays put on at schools and have even included pupils staging mock executions ...
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UNIFIL confirms Hezbulla violations of UN resolution 1701 by Editors

Technical investigations conducted independently in accordance with UNIFIL's mandate, at this stage confirm that two of the tunnels cross the Blue Line. These constitute violations of UN Security Council resolution 1701. ...
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Australia stands by Jerusalem decision after backlash by AFP

ap_18349311085015-640x400.png Malaysia calls recognition of West Jerusalem as capital a ‘humiliation,’ but PM Scott Morrison cites Indonesia merely ‘noting’ move as proof of ‘measured’ international response ...
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US House of Reps passes bill condemning use of human shields by Congressmen from both sides

bills-115hr3342ih.png The House of Representatives passed a bipartisan bill on Monday that would enact sanctions on those who use human shields in war. The Senate unanimously passed its version in October. The bill now goes to the president to sign it into law. ...
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Australia to recognize Jerusalem as Israeli capital, delay embassy move – report by Tamar Pileggi

ap_18238341531848-640x400.png (I cannot verify this from an Australian source yet - R.Z.) Scott Morrison’s cabinet said to approve shift in foreign policy, while putting off relocating mission due to $200 million price tag ...
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Corbyn supporter sentenced for vile abuse against Jewish MPs Luciana Berger and Ruth Smeeth by Lee Harpin

He called one 'vile and useless' and another a 'red Tory traitor' ...
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Billionaire-turned-activist behind push for Australian Magnitsky act by Nick O'Malley

a82969a20abfb283a3d3f18d238d41c44170ff4c.png Explaining his bill in a comment piece for the Herald and The Age this week, Danby argued that since the murder of 38 Australians aboard a civilian airliner shot down by a Russian missile, Australia has a significant and immediate interest in seeing an Australian Magnitsky act passed. ...
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Australian Government votes against UN anti-Israel resolutions by Peter Wertheim

ecaj_statement_-_australian_un_voting_41218.png Congratulations to Australian Govt. Australia voted against three of the anti-Israel UN resolutions rather than abstaining as in previous years. ...
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EU, in unusual move, warns Palestinians to drop Muslim-only language for Temple Mount by Tovah Lazaroff

432447.png In an unusual move, the European Union has publicly warned the Palestinians that they must drop their United Nations bid to reference the Temple Mount solely by its Muslim name of al-Haram al-Sharif. ...
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Melbourne’s Petite, Shy, Honours-Student Jihadi by Daniel Pipes

4481.png But, as Momena took a 25 cm (10 inch) kitchen knife to her Bundoora room and repeatedly stabbed her bed, she signaled the danger to come. In the words of a magistrate, "She did the practice run on the mattress with the first family that hosted her and they felt intimidated enough to go to [AHN], saying, 'We're scared, we don't want her to continue living with us'." Out she went, facing homelessness. ...
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Magnitsky act second reading speech by Michael Danby

Michael Danby introduces a bill aiming to prevent prescribed foreign persons engaged in gross violations of human rights and corruption from visiting Australia and spending and investing their money here. It does this by enabling the Governor-General on the advice of the minister to target these individuals with immigration, financial and trade sanctions; ...
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Blocked in a car by a mob, kept from their HQ: Why UNRWA staff had to flee Gaza by Adam Rasgon

000_1985te-640x400.png UNRWA operations head: Untenable to be 'chased around Gaza' ...
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Killing free speech by Judith Bergman

3525.png The OIC's highly ambitious plans to remove all references of Islam from terrorist acts erode freedom of speech. Those plans go severely underreported in the West. Mainstream journalists do not appear to find it dangerous that their freedom of speech should be supervised by the OIC, while Western governments, far from offering any resistance, appear, perhaps for votes, to be cozily going along with everything. ...
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Egypt and Qatar are working on 2 very different deals for Gaza; both are stalled by Avi Issacharoff

000_x61o8-e1516396290305-1024x640.png The rivals are pushing for conflicting sequences en route to a truce with Israel, and for a different end result. Oh, and there's a battle for credit, too ...
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Even pro-Palestinian activists are appalled by Jeremy Corbyn’s approach to Israel by James Sorene

Many organisations manage to be deeply critical of Israel even within the IHRA definition. Somehow even those organisations (eg HRW) are able to avoid the deeply offensive rhetoric which is ubiquitous within British Labour. The dark side of British Labour are now more or less aligned with those groups who believe violence is the only solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. They fetishize armed “resistance” and harming Israeli civilians, believe there should be no dialogue with Israelis and deploy the most offensive antisemitic and extreme language in order to inflame communal tensions. ...
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PepsiCo is buying SodaStream for $3.2 billion by Rishi Iyengar

180820140914-sodastream-dispenser-780x439.png Indra Nooyi isn't done yet. The PepsiCo chief executive announced Monday that Pepsi is buying SodaStream, one of the world's top sparkling water brands. ...
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UN chief proposes military force to protect Palestinians from Israel by AP and Times staff

000_17z3o0-e1532770350691-640x400.png Armed international mission among options floated by Guterres in response to General Assembly request for report on Hamas-led Gaza clashes ...
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German firms ignore EU appeal, end Iran projects by Editors

3054a4d3-4999-4232-92d7-7612debf9008.png Deutsche Telekom and Deutsche Bahn, two state-owned German companies, are following car manufacturer Daimler and mechanical engineering company Herrenknecht to withdraw from Iran because of US sanctions. ...
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If Israel has such bad PR, why does it remain so popular? by Andrew Silow-Carroll

Israel remains hugely popular among the American public. According to Gallup, 64 percent of the U.S. population sympathizes with the Israelis over the Palestinians, and only 19 percent say they sympathize more with the Palestinians. Congress remains firmly pro-Israel. Yes, a Pew survey in January showed a wide partisan divide over Israel, with 79 percent of Republicans and only 27 percent of Democratic sympathizing more with Israel than with the Palestinians. But the poll questions forced respondents to choose between Israelis and Palestinians (why not both?), and the results may have reflected only the deeply partisan nature of American politics — not anything you can hasbarah away. ...
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Jeremy Corbyn 'must accept antisemitism claims are justified' by Jonathan Goldstein

jonathan-goldstein.jpg?f=16x9_xtr_h=576_xtr_w=1024_xtr_$p$f$h$w=2a7c5a2.png The Labour leader's lack of action on this issue speaks volumes - especially when he seems so happy to speak out on so much else ...
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Weakened, Hamas has limited options in besieged Gaza by Erin Cunningham

2775597699.png Loss of regional allies and an ever crippling blockade has stoked popular discontent ...
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Feckless West can’t keep falling for Hamas propaganda by Alexander Downer

The vast majority of Israelis favour a two-state solution with secure borders. But the Palestinians are more equivocal. At best, they regard the two-state solution as an interim arrangement. In the end they want one multicultural state incorporating Israel and the Palestinian Territories. ...
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In 1948, Palestinians lost land. But not to Israel by Michael Berenhaus

rex_protests_in_gaza_at_border_with_9683096h-2682.jpg?uuid=zckmufr-eeifjxk-y01gz .. the dark little secret that the manipulative sentence left out was that the Palestinians lost the West Bank not to Israel but to their land-grabbing brethren Jordan.. ...
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I said Israel should be ashamed – now I am the one who is ashamed by Daniel Sugarman

gaza9a.png On Tuesday Daniel Sugarman wrote an article on the clashes at the Gaza border. Today he acknowledges that he was wrong. ...
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Nikki Haley: Israel DID act with restraint by Carol Morello

t_1526394512047_name_1920_danny_danon_scaled.png Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, told an emergency meeting of the Security Council that Israel had acted with restraint. She dismissed suggestions that the violence was related to the opening of the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem, and said that Hamas, backed by Iran, had urged protesters to burst through the fence separating Israel from the Gaza enclave. ...
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Does the media really understand the Gaza violence? by Simon Plosker

gaza-border-riots-feature-747x400.png There is only one winner in the current situation and Israelis are certainly not celebrating the bloodshed. The images of Israelis celebrating the US Embassy move at the same time, however, create a false image of Israeli insensitivity. Meanwhile Hamas leaders rejoice while Palestinian Arabs mourn. ...
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Australia blames Hamas for death of Palestinians in Gaza by Primrose Riordan

widget_xtr_td_bio=false.png Details of Australia's current government's position on recognition of Jerusalem as capitol of Israel. ...
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Me too. I complied with Hamas censorship by Matti Friedman

merlin_138225027_fcddc255-6a0a-4924-96ca-98c78ff477a4-articlelarge.jpg?quality=9 I (New York Times) complied with Hamas censorship in the form of a threat to one of our Gaza reporters and cut a key detail from an article: that Hamas fighters were disguised as civilians and were being counted as civilians in the death toll. ...
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State of Palestine: Free engineer jailed for Facebook post by Editors

"The prosecution of Ahmad Awartani is the latest example of the Palestinian authorities’ use of draconian defamation laws to criminalize freedom of expression." says Magdalena Mughrabi, Middle East and North Africa Deputy Regional Director ...
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Why we must stand with Trump and Israel to stop Iran from creating a Shiite empire by Julie Lenarz

telemmglpict000162879241_trans_nvbqzqnjv4bqqvzuuqpflyliwib6ntmjwfym0yypw4nrz756g A new Iran deal needs to limit all the regime's crimes, not just its nukes ...
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US officials growing increasingly concerned Iran could attack Israel by Barbara Starr

140926154120-barbara-starr-profile-image-small-11.png There are increasing concerns Iran is on the cusp of an attack against Israel, several US military officials told CNN. ...
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Special alert by Emily Gian

Rocket strikes - upon Israel - by Iran - from Syria. And response by Israel. ...
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