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UNRWA Suspends Staffer Accused of Having Hamas Leadership Role

UNRWA Suspends Staffer Accused of Having Hamas Leadership Role

Today’s Top Stories 1. The UNRWA suspended staffer Suhail al-Hindi, who Israel accused of having a leadership role in Hamas. The Times of Israel explains: COGAT, the Israeli Defense Ministry agency responsible for civilian affairs in the West Bank and Gaza, says that al-Hindi was appointed to the terror group’s leadership in a February 13

The ABC Of Distorting History

An ABC guide to the two-state solution aims to clear up any confusion on the issue for its readers. Instead it leads its readers to adopt the Palestinians’ favored and distorted version of history and the conflict, leading to only more confusion.

BDS Leaders of Matisyahu Boycott to Go on Trial

Today’s Top Stories 1. Nine BDS leaders in Spain are going on trial “for the boycott and harassment of Jewish American singer Matisyahu in the summer of 2015.” The Jewish-American singer’s performance at a Spanish reggae festival was cancelled — then reinstated — when boycott activists sought to force him to issue a pro-Palestinian statement

Senior UN Post for Tzipi Livni in the Works?

Today’s Top Stories 1. Israeli media was buzzing with weekend reports that MK Tzipi Livni may be appointed UN Under-Secretary-General. It all stems from a US veto on Friday of former Palestinian prime minister Salam Fayyad’ appointment as UN’s envoy to Libya, a block hailed by Israel. According to the Jerusalem Post, Livni and Secretary-General

Knesset Legalizes Settlements

Today’s Top Stories 1. Israel’s Knesset approves legislation retroactively legalizing certain settlements, but the issue isn’t as simple as some headlines imply. Certain West Bank “settlements” (which are typically called “outposts” by Israelis) are actually illegal under Israeli law, if they are not properly approved and permitted by the Israeli government. One example is the recently evacuated Amona

Victoire ! Le Monde corrige son article suite à l’intervention de HR France

VICTOIRE ! Suite à notre demande, Le Monde a corrigé un article tiré d’une dépêche AFP sur l’échange de tir entre les groupes terroristes à Gaza et Israël suite au tir d’une roquette sur Ashkelon depuis la bande de Gaza. Le titre de l’article en question ne précisait pas que c’est une roquette qui a été tirée sur Israël.

Settlers Clash With Police Evacuating Amona Outpost

Today’s Top Stories 1. Settlers clashed with Israeli police who came to evacuate the Amona settlement outpost today. The settlement — home to some 40 families — was built without state permission on privately owned Palestinian land and faced a court-imposed February 8 deadline for evacuation. A compromise in which some of the settlers would

Jared Kushner to Broker Mideast Peace

Today’s Top Stories 1. The Israeli media picked up on a Times of London interview with Donald Trump for this snippet at the very end about Mideast peace: Mr Trump also confirmed that he would appoint Jared Kushner, his son-in-law, to broker a Middle East peace deal, urged Britain to veto any new UN Security

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