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Israel sides with anti-Semites - Haaretz Editorial - Israel News. The Hungarian government’s announcement that it will remove posters denouncing Hungarian-born Jewish tycoon George Soros before Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s arrival in the country does not in any way mitigate the premier’s scandalous behavior in this matter. Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban and his party, Fidesz, are conducting a nationalist, racist and Islamophobic election campaign. With rhetoric that is most familiar to the Israeli ear, they claim that Soros is funding civil society organizations and liberal nonprofits in Hungary. The Jewish community in Hungary has expressed concern that the campaign is encouraging anti-Semitism, and the Israeli ambassador in Hungary issued a condemnation and demanded the posters be removed.

Ultra-nationalism is and has always been inherently linked to anti-Semitism, including hatred of the “universal Jew,” whose very existence is seen as a threat to subvert the world’s division into nations. Keep updated: Sign up to our newsletter Oops. Speciale difesa: arrestato muftì di Gerusalemme | Agenzia Nova. Gerusalemme, 14 lug 16:15 - (Agenzia Nova) - Le forze di sicurezza israeliane hanno arrestato il muftì di Gerusalemme, Sheikh Mohammed Hussein. Lo riferisce l’agenzia di stampa palestinese "Wafa". L’arresto potrebbe essere legato all’attacco condotto oggi da tre uomini armati arabo-israeliani sul Monte del Tempio, nota come Spianata delle moschee per i musulmani, che ha provocato la morte di due agenti di polizia israeliani. Al termine della sparatoria hanno perso la vita anche i tre aggressori. I due militari israeliani sono morti in seguito in ospedale per le ferite riportate, mentre un terzo militare è rimasto ferito.

Si tratta del secondo attacco armato in tre settimane condotto da palestinesi provenienti dall’interno di Gerusalemme anche se è il primo che ha visto un conflitto a fuoco all’interno della spianata della moschea di al Quds. . © Agenzia Nova - Riproduzione riservata. Israele: checkpoint 1967. Mcc43 L’articolo è pubblicato nel Blog L’Altra Israele la voce di un cittadino israeliano cui possiamo accedere in lingua italiana. I media internazionali riportano diligentemente le notizie dell’attività di governo, a volte stralci del dibattito politico, ma lasciano in ombra l’umore del cittadino comune. Soprattutto per quanto riguarda il complicato e doloroso tema del rapporto con i Palestinesi, le notizie riportate sono esclusivamente a livello del governo di Tel Aviv, dell’Autorità di Ramallah e di Hamas di Gaza.

Per intravedere – in modo non propagandistico – le dinamiche relazionali fra i due popoli si deve ricorrere alla letteratura, ai molto noti scrittori ebrei e ai meno tradotti, pertanto meno famosi, scrittori palestinesi. Da: Una strada senza uscita “Un interessante contributo al riguardo viene dal dott. Da qui il paradosso del “comma 67”, tutti hanno ragione e non esiste un’apparente via d’uscita. Google+ Mi piace: Mi piace Caricamento... Correlati In "MEDIO ORIENTE" Hacked Emails Expose US Working With UAE Against Iran and Qatar. The email account of one of Washington’s most influential foreign operatives, Yousef Al-Otaiba, has been hacked. A number of those emails were sent to the Intercept, as well as the Huffington Post and the Daily Beast, the Intercept reports. The hacker has allegedly promised to release a trove of these emails publicly.

Otaiba is the United Arab Emirate’s ambassador to the United States, and the Intercept confirms that the Hotmail account in question is the one he used for his business in Washington. The Huffington Post further confirmed that at least one of the emails is authentic, and a UAE spokesperson confirmed Otaiba account had been hacked. None of the eight individuals whose names were involved in the email exchanges – and who were contacted by the Huffington Post for comment – denied that the exchanges took place. Otaiba is well-connected inside Washington. The Intercept reports: Either the hackers are connected to Russia or someone wants to give the appearance that they are.

Qatar rift provides 'new opportunity for Israel': Lieberman. Addressing Israel's Knesset in a televised question and answer session, Lieberman said the decision by Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, the UAE, Egypt, Yemen and the Maldives to cut ties with Doha over its alleged support of terror showed that a new realisation was taking place. "Arab states understand that the danger is not Zionism but terrorism," Lieberman said. "We saw the United States president visit Saudi Arabia and he spoke first and foremost about a coalition against terror," he added, referring to Donald Trump's trip last month.

"The state of Israel is really open to cooperation. The ball at the moment is with the other side," he said. Tensions between Saudi Arabia and Qatar came to a head on Monday when Riyadh cut official ties with its neighbour, citing "gross violations committed by authorities in Qatar". The Saudis also accused Doha of harbouring "terrorist" and sectarian groups that aim to destabilise the region - an allegation it vehemently denies. 'Baseless fabrications' Israel approves plans to tighten grip on East Jerusalem | Palestine | Al Jazeera. Story highlights Palestinians have long complained that Jewish extremists are being allowed to pray at the site, in contravention of agreements.Israel's efforts to bring larger numbers of Jews into the Old City were highlighted with a new government-sponsored programme of ceremonies at the Western wall.

Palestinian leaders have denounced new construction projects they say will further tighten Israel's grip on occupied East Jerusalem and its holy places, including the incendiary site of Al-Aqsa mosque. The most elaborate plan is for a cable car intended to bring thousands of visitors an hour to the Western Wall and its Jewish prayer plaza immediately below al-Haram al-Sharif, a compound containing Al-Aqsa and the golden-topped Dome of the Rock. The $56m project was unveiled at a meeting of the Israeli cabinet in tunnels below the al-Haram al-Sharif. It is the first time the cabinet has met in Jerusalem's Old City, which Israel annexed in violation of international law. Source: Al Jazeera. Israel's Tzipi Livni faces Swiss war crimes probe. Switzerland’s top prosecutor is investigating former Israeli foreign minister Tzipi Livni for war crimes.

The Office of the Attorney General confirmed to Swiss media that it is examining a complaint brought against Livni in relation to “Operation Cast Lead” – Israel’s assault on Gaza in December 2008 and January 2009 that killed more than 1,400 Palestinians. The complaint was lodged by the Palestinian rights advocacy group Collectif Urgence Palestine in Geneva when it learned that Livni planned to enter the country. According to the publication, Livni visited the city of Lugano for a pro-Israel event on 28 May and left the following day to Italy. “It is unclear what action the attorney general’s office will take action in the future, especially if Livni plans to return to Switzerland,” added.

“Real hooliganism” In January, Livni canceled a visit to Brussels. It then carried out its major assault on Gaza that had been in the works for six months. Complicity Tags. Trump declines to move US Embassy to Jerusalem, for now. WASHINGTON (AP) — Stepping back from a campaign promise and incurring Israeli ire, President Donald Trump acted Thursday to keep the U.S. Embassy in Israel in Tel Aviv for now instead of moving it to Jerusalem, a cautious move aimed at bolstering prospects for an Israeli-Palestinian peace accord. Trump avoided a step that threatened to inflame tensions across the Middle East and undermine a push for peace before it even started. Still, the White House insisted Trump was merely delaying, not abandoning, his oft-cited pledge to relocate the embassy. “The question is not if that move happens, but only when,” said White House press secretary Sean Spicer.

The praise from Palestinian and Arab leaders and the protest from Israelis showed just how far Trump has shifted from the unwavering support for Israel’s policies that he expressed during the 2016 campaign. “The time has come to put an end to this farce,” Steinitz told Army Radio. Ocampo: Israeli settlement activity war crime. Luis Moreno Ocampo, former chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC), said on Wednesday that the investigation being conducted by the ICC Public Prosecution Office in the file of the Israeli settlement activity in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, will most likely lead to the conviction of Israeli leaders. Ocampo explained that the Israeli settlement activity is an ongoing war crime that constitutes a blatant violation of the Rome Statute and the principles of the international law which prohibit the occupying power to transfer its civilians to the occupied territory.

In this context, Ocampo denied statements attributed to him by a Hebrew newspaper a year and a half ago that the settlements do not violate the law, noting that it is not the first time that the Hebrew media claim such statements and that what was said is contrary to his firm legal convictions. In-response-to-David-Hearst. Saudi Ambassador to the United Kingdom, Prince Mohammed bin Nawaf Al Saud, writes in response to allegations made by David Hearst, editor of the Middle East Eye, in an article claiming a Saudi-Israeli alliance against Gaza.

Is it your intention to insult? Or are you just completely ignorant of the history or politics of the Middle East? Or was it that you wanted to try to be different and really didn’t care what you said, so you decide to tip the world upside down and shake it about from your comfortable London desk with not a thought for the facts in your article titled “Attack on Gaza by Saudi Royal Appointment.” It is hard to believe that such utter rubbish, such baseless lies, could be written by someone who purports to be an editor of any kind. Have you tossed aside so quickly the claim you make on your website: “Our principal loyalty is towards our readers – and our principal task is delivering them the truth.” Israel is not defending itself. i24NEWS - Israel announces test of rocket propulsion system.

Israel's 'David's Sling' Missile Defense SystemIDF It is unknown if the test was successful Israel's Ministry of Defense on Monday announced that it had tested a rocket propulsion system at a military base in the center of the country. An announcement from the ministry made it clear that the test had been planned in advance, although it is unknown if the test was successful. Residents in the coastal region of the country reported seeing the launch, with some taking to social media to post pictures and videos, leading to the ministry having to officially acknowledge that the test had taken place. Rocket propulsion systems are designed to launch large systems such as satellites and ballistic missiles, but could also be used on ground-to-ground or ground-to-air missiles such as the Arrow system designed to counter the missile threat from Iran, or the Jericho system which according to foreign reports could carry a nuclear weapon although it is officially classified as a ballistic missile.

We Israelis have no right to deny Palestinians their freedom - Haaretz Conferences - Haaretz - Israel News. Listening to foreign news about the conflict, one might think that there exists a sovereign Palestine, which has some sort of territorial dispute with the State of Israel. Every once in a while, one of these parties gets violent; at other times they talk to each other, but with little success.

Well-intentioned mediators come and go, looking for a formula that will end the hostilities. The average news reader is left wondering how come they didn’t solve this problem yet. The answer is this: The story has very little to do with the reality on the ground. There is no Palestine. Israel is the only sovereign between the river and the sea. Israel controls all borders; the currency is the New Israeli Shekel and the central bank is Israel’s.

Under Israeli sovereignty, Jews have all the rights. The “conflict” is actually an internal Israeli problem – a regime that administrates different sets of rights for different ethnic groups. Nothing to offer Israel. Fuming Netanyahu orders ministers to attend Trump's reception after most refuse to show up - Israel News - Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has required all cabinet ministers to attend the reception ceremony for U.S. President Donald Trump at Ben-Gurion International Airport on Monday. A senior Israeli official said that Netanyahu issued his instructions after finding out that most ministers were not planning on attending the event. >> Get all updates on Trump's visit to Israel and the Palestinian Authority: Download our free App, and Subscribe >> During a Sunday meeting of coalition heads, Netanyahu was notified that there would be a sparse attendance of ministers at the reception and that most party heads wouldn't participate in it.

Netanyahu was furious and blew up the meeting, a senior official who attended the meeting said. >> Donald Trump's visit to Israel: Live updates and analyses ■ The Israeli right's love affair with Trump goes from ecstasy to agony >> Over the last two weeks the plans for Trump's reception at Ben-Gurion Airport have seen many changes. Thank you for signing up. 15,000 rally in Tel Aviv in support of two-state solution - Israel News - Some 15,000 people rallied in Tel Aviv on Saturday in support of the two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. A message from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas was read during the demonstration at Rabin Square. "There isn't a voice stronger than the voice of just and inclusive peace, just like there isn't a voice stronger than the right of people for self-determination and freedom from the burden of occupation," the message said.

"The time has come to live, you and us, in peace, harmony, security and stability. The only way to end the conflict and the fight against terror in the region and the entire world is a solution of two states based on the 1967 borders, Palestine alongside Israel. We've accepted the decisions of the UN, recognized Israel and accepted the two-state solution, and the world has recognized the state of Palestine. Now the time has come for the State of Israel to recognize our state and end the occupation. Keep updated: Sign up to our newsletter Click here.

OHCHR | Zeid urges Israel to respect the human rights of detainees. GENEVA (24 May 2017) - UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein on Wednesday expressed serious concern as the mass hunger strike by Palestinian prisoners in Israeli prisons entered its 38th day without resolution, and the health of hundreds of participating prisoners began to deteriorate significantly.

More than 1,000 Palestinian prisoners began a hunger strike on 17 April, demanding, amongst other things, an end to administrative detention and solitary confinement. The hunger strikers are also demanding an increase in the number and length of family visits and improved access to healthcare. Both Israeli and Palestinian human rights organisations have corroborated many of the complaints of the prisoners and have called on the Israeli authorities to improve the conditions of Palestinian prisoners.

The Israeli practice of administrative detention is in breach of the key safeguards of Article 9 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights. Haaretz: Israel should talk to hunger strikers before a 3rd intifada erupts – PNN. Hebrew U. cancels conference on Palestinian prisoners, following pressure | +972 Magazine. Hours of insult for minutes with my brother: My monthly trip to an Israeli jail. A Guide To HASBARA TROLLS | Pragmatic Witness.

Bennett: We must tell Trump the 'truth' about peace process. '$5,000 a Head': Yemenite Babies Who Disappeared in 1950s Israel Were Sold to U.S. Jews, Statistics on Palestinian minors in the custody of the Israeli security forces. Israeli Prisons and Palestinian Lives – Palestine Square. Israel hires doctors to force-feed Palestinians | World | The Times & The Sunday Times. Knesset gives first nod to so-called Facebook bill that would allow court to censor internet - Israel News - Israeli law, not Jewish law - Haaretz Editorial - Israel News. UNESCO 248139e. Unesco, approvata la risoluzione su Gerusalemme. L'Italia tra i Paesi contrari. La democrazia formale non serve più – intervista a Michel Warshawski | bocchescucite. One week in, Palestinian prisoners continue to join mass hunger strike. Zionism is anti-Semitism – Middle East Monitor. UN 'closely watching' Palestinian hunger strike following clashes.

Sharp decline in number of Jews migrating from US, France. Israel approves first new West Bank settlement in over 20 years for Amona evacuees - Israel News - Le leggi crudeli, parte terza: Israele e attivisti israeliani per i diritti. Is a new Middle East war on Israel's horizon? UN official resigns over Israel apartheid report | News | Al Jazeera. US Ambassador to Israel: “Great Advantage” to Netanyahu. The Policing of the Palestinian Minority in Israel: An International Law Perspective. Why Netanyahu’s supporters should not celebrate his meeting with Trump | Brookings Institution. Trump's poisonous gift to Netanyahu. Israeli torture of Palestinian children 'institutional' | Israel | Al Jazeera.

Paris peace conference: A damp squib | | Al Jazeera. Why Netanyahu rushed to link Jerusalem attack to IS. The End of the Old Israel. Netanyahu questioned by police over gifts; AG: Evidence has mounted over last month - Israel News - Police questioning Netanyahu about suspicions of graft - Israel News -

The annexation of Palestine could be closer than you think | +972 Magazine. With the two-state solution a distant dream, Palestinians ask if it's time to push for a one-state solution. L’Onu e la lezione che Israele rifiuta di apprendere. Log In. Israel's attorney-general orders criminal probe against PM Netanyahu: TV. Ora è ancora più chiaro: Il mondo pensa che gli insediamenti sono un crimine. Tutti gli insediamenti e tutto il mondo – di Gideon Levy | bocchescucite. Leaked document: U.S. colluded with Palestinians 10 days before UN settlements vote - Israel News -

What’s new and what’s not in the U.N. resolution on Israeli settlements | Brookings Institution. Israel punishing the world for UN vote will be worse than BDS - Israel News - L’Onu vota contro gli insediamenti d’Israele, storica astensione degli Usa. Egypt: Trump convinced Sisi to withdraw UN resolution | Israel News | Al Jazeera. Egypt delays U.N. vote on settlements after Trump, Israel urge U.S. veto. Israel's envoy to U.S. calls on Trump to move embassy to Jerusalem as 'great step forward toward peace' - Israel News - Israeli settlers agree to leave illegal Amona outpost | Israel News | Al Jazeera.

Israel's PM Benjamin Netanyahu welcomes Donald Trump presidency - 60 Minutes. Are Israel supporters accelerating its moral degeneration? Netanyahu tells Hollande: Cancel peace summit and I'll meet Abbas in Paris - Israel News - Israel, a light of mediocrity unto the nations - Opinion - Israel News.

Jimmy Carter to Barack Obama: Recognize the State of Palestine. Abraham Yehoshua: "Israele è in fiamme ma non chiamatela Intifada del fuoco" Israel fire updates: 30 arrested in connection with fires, police official says - Israel News - ISIS fighters target Israel and are obliterated by warplanes after firing rockets are soldiers  Keep your kids away from Israel – it’s dangerous for Jewish children, says American Jewish father – Redress Information & Analysis. Netanyahu announces funding of right-wing archeological project following UNESCO vote.

246215e. Morocco tipped off Israeli intelligence, 'helped Israel win Six Day War' Has Israel’s defense minister given up on toppling Hamas? Bennett: We must act now and 'give our lives' for the annexation of the West Bank - Israel News - Arab lawmakers should be thanked, not reproached, for boycotting Peres' funeral - Opinion - Israel News. Eric Salerno - Ho incontrato molte volte Shimon Peres a...

Addio a Shimon Peres, 8 cose da sapere sul falco che diventò colomba. Israeli support for two-state solution based on racism. Why referendum on West Bank is unlikely to change anything. Has Israeli defense minister changed IDF's West Bank strategy? The Palestine-Israel language trap. Renouncing Jewishness: Shlomo Sand and Gilad Atzmon. Massive Money Laundering Reportedly Suspected in Latest Netanyahu Investigation - Israel News - Haaretz. Foreign Funds at Center of New Police Investigation Against Netanyahu - Israel News - Haaretz. In Unprecedented Move, British Police Summoned Tzipi Livni Over Suspected Gaza War Crimes - Israel News - Haaretz. Israel and Turkey have reconciled, now what? Turkish-Israeli reconciliation deal reached.

Roma: trovato l'accordo di riconciliazione israele-Turchia. Domani l'annuncio di Netanyahu. Israel’s Army Goes to War With Its Politicians. Brutale, hideuse et illégale : 9 choses que vous devez savoir sur l’occupation israélienne de la Palestine. Explosion on bus in Jerusalem, 16 hurt - Arab-Israeli Conflict. Is Israel forming an alliance with Egypt and Saudi Arabia? Egypt Informed Israel in Advance of Plan to Hand Over Red Sea Islands to Saudis - Middle East News - Haaretz.

Israeli Ex-Mossad Spy Chief Meir Dagan Dies at 71. Pew Survey: Almost Half of Israeli Jews Back Transfer or Expulsion of Arabs - Israel News - Haaretz. Why Israel needs Turkey now more than ever. Shin Bet uncovers Jewish extremist plot to destroy state. Byline.