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Israel tightens decade-long siege on Gaza

Israel tightens decade-long siege on Gaza

Israeli occupation authorities have tightened the more than decade-long Israeli siege on the Gaza Strip and cancelled hundreds of travel permits given for merchants, Israeli rights group Gisha revealed on Sunday. Israeli NGO Gisha, the Legal Centre for Freedom of Movement, reported information that indicated a “sharp decline in the number of valid merchant permits […]

‘Israel blackmails developing countries for votes at United Nations’

‘Israel blackmails developing countries for votes at United Nations’

Israel is blackmailing developing countries to force them to vote in its favour at the UN, Arabi21 reported the Coalition for Accountability and Integrity revealing yesterday. According to the site, the organisation’s Director, Azmi Shuaibi, said that Israel uses the funds allocated to the UN to buy votes. “During the last three years, the organisation monitored violations carried […]

United Nations Human Rights Council adopts resolutions against Israel

United Nations Human Rights Council adopts resolutions against Israel

The UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) adopted five resolutions against Israel on Friday, including four regarding violations of Palestinian rights and one regarding the occupied Syrian Golan Heights, AlKhaleejonline.com has reported. Commenting on the move, the Director of the UN Department in the Palestinian Authority Foreign Ministry, Omar Awad, told Anadolu, “The Council voted overwhelmingly […]

The Gaza doctor suing Israel for killing his daughters

The Gaza doctor suing Israel for killing his daughters

It was a dreary evening on 16 January 2009 as Operation Cast Lead – which rocked the Gaza Strip for almost three weeks – was nearing its end, when an Israeli tank rolled up outside Dr Izzeldin Abuelaish’s home. The next thing he knew, three of his daughters and his niece were in pieces – […]

Israeli occupation most malignant in the world, says UN rapporteur

Israeli occupation most malignant in the world, says UN rapporteur

The UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in the Palestinian territories occupied since 1967, Michael Lynk, has described the Israeli occupation as “the most malignant” in the world. The Canadian official added that perpetuating an alien rule over almost five million people, against their fervent wishes, inevitably requires the repression of rights, […]

Israel threatens to destroy Syrian air defense systems

Israel threatens to destroy Syrian air defense systems

Israel’s minister for military affairs, Avigdor Lieberman, has warned the Syrian government against launching ground-to-air missiles at Israeli warplanes carrying out strikes inside Syria, threatening to destroy Syrian air defense systems. “The next time the Syrians use their air defense systems against our planes we will destroy them without the slightest hesitation,” Lieberman said on […]

Report breaks new ground on the UN’s examination of the situation in occupied Palestine by using the word ‘apartheid’

Report breaks new ground on the UN’s examination of the situation in occupied Palestine by using the word ‘apartheid’

A new United Nations report accuses Israel of having established “an apartheid regime that oppresses and dominates the Palestinian people as a whole”. The publication comes amid renewed debate about whether, through its settlement policy and rejection of Palestinian self-determination, the Israeli government is creating – or even has already created – a de facto […]

New Lebanese army chief warns against ‘Israeli schemes’

New Lebanese army chief warns against ‘Israeli schemes’

Joseph Aoun, Lebanon’s newly-appointed military chief, said Friday that the Lebanese army must remain on guard against “Israeli ambitions and schemes” in the region. Addressing army officers in Beirut, Aoun cited perceived threats to Southern Lebanon. “I have full confidence that you will… be prepared to protect our southern border from the Israeli enemy’s sabotage,” […]

Muslim #CallToPrayer is a ‘declaration of war on our identity, existence and country’

Muslim #CallToPrayer is a ‘declaration of war on our identity, existence and country’

Arab members of the Israeli Knesset said yesterday that the approval of the bill banning the Muslim call to prayer is a “declaration of war on our identity, existence and country,” Masralarabia.com reported. In a press release, the Joint List party said: “Arabs will not respect a racist and fascist law,” noting that this law […]

Jesus age mate Prophet Walter Magaya received in Israel says Church

Jesus age mate Prophet Walter Magaya received in Israel says Church

Prophetic Healing and Deliverance Ministries founder, Prophet Walter Magaya, knelt down and took his prayer partners’ prayer requests before God in Israel on Wednesday. In an interview with H-Metro, Prophet Magaya’s most trusted lieutenant, overseer Admire Mango said the man of God’s arrival attracted visitors and Israelites who knew him from following his services on […]

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