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Israeli Airstrikes Target Sites In Northern Gaza Strip

Israeli warplanes out airstrikes across the besieged Gaza Strip, on predawn Thursday, allegedly in response to the launch of incendiary balloons by Palestinians, according to a statement by the Israeli army, Ma’an News reports. Hebrew-language news outlets said that Israeli warplanes carried out airstrikes, targeting several Hamas movement sites, located in northern Gaza. An Israeli army spokesperson Read More…

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US Issues New Map Showing Golan Heights As Israel Territory

The US has issued a new map showing the occupied Syrian Golan Heights as Israeli territory, just three weeks after US President Donald Trump announced he would recognize the region as belonging to Israel. The US’ Special Representative for International Negotiations, Jason Greenblatt, yesterday tweeted a picture of the new map with the words “welcome Read More…

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US Isolated At United Nations Over Golan Heights

The United States was isolated at the United Nations Security Council on Wednesday over President Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Israel’s sovereignty over the Golan Heights as the other countries on the council opposed the move, Reuters reports. In a letter requesting Wednesday’s meeting, Syria described the US decision as a “flagrant violation” of council resolutions, while Read More…

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UN War Crimes Investigators Urge Israel To Stop Killing Unarmed Protesters

UN war crimes investigators yesterday called on Israel to stop its snipers using lethal force against protesters in the Gaza Strip, as the anniversary approached of the start of demonstrations there, Reuters reported. The Commission of Inquiry said Israel should investigate the shooting of more than 6,000 people, far beyond the criminal inquiries it has announced into 11 killings. “The most Read More…

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Israel Warns It Will Use ‘Uncompromising Force’ Against Gaza

Israel yesterday warned it would use “uncompromising force” against the Palestinian people in the Gaza Strip should the UN Security Council not condemn the alleged launching of two rockets towards Tel Aviv. Israel’s Ambassador to the United Nations, Danny Danon, sent a letter to the UN Security Council in which he called on its members Read More…

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Federal Judge Dismisses Lawsuit Against BDS Supporters

In the court’s 20-page ruling, U.S. District Judge Rudolph Contreras wrote that the pro-Israeli group had “danced around key issues” and was unable to show that they had suffered enough monetary damages to warrant a federal case. Pro-Israeli groups have suffered a major defeat in a US court after a federal judge dismissed a lawsuit Read More…