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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 […]

Israel officially decriminalizes marijuana use

Israel officially decriminalizes marijuana use

Israel, which has been at the forefront of research into medical marijuana and the drug’s commercialization, took a major step on Sunday toward officially decriminalizing its recreational use. At a time when many American states and European countries are loosening marijuana laws, the Israeli cabinet approved a plan that would impose fines rather than criminal […]

Israeli forces and Saudi Arabia commit grave violations against children, say human rights organisations

Israeli forces and Saudi Arabia commit grave violations against children, say human rights organisations

A global network of human rights and humanitarian organisations – The Watchlist on Children and Armed Conflict – has called on UN Secretary-General António Guterres to list a number of parties, including Saudi Arabia and the Israeli army, as grave violators of children’s rights in the Secretary-General’s upcoming 2017 annual report on children and armed […]

Iran warns Arab states not to normalise relations with Israel

Iran warns Arab states not to normalise relations with Israel

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned Arab countries yesterday not to be enticed by Israeli attempts to find allies in the Arab world. “The occupying regime, in an attempt to normalise its situation, has for the first time referred to certain Arab countries as its allies against the resistance front instead of describing them as its […]

Indonesia takes revenge by preventing Netanyahu from using its airspace

Indonesia takes revenge by preventing Netanyahu from using its airspace

The decision to deny the flight of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu from flying over Indonesian airspace was intended as retaliation against Israel’s action last year, which banned the foreign minister of Indonesia from visiting Palestine. Indonesia’s foreign ministry confirmed today that the decision was taken because Israel did ‘the same’ to Indonesia, reported Anadolu […]

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