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IDF Soldier Sentenced For Killing Injured Palestinian Attacker

IDF Soldier Sentenced For Killing Injured Palestinian Attacker

Today’s Top Stories 1. An Israeli military court sentenced IDF soldier Elor Azaria to 18 months in jail for killing an incapacitated Palestinian attacker in Hebron. Azaria was convicted of manslaughter for shooting Abdel Fatah al-Sharif after Sharif and another Palestinian tried to stab Israeli soldiers last March. Azaria was caught on film shooting Sharif

Video: The Western Wall is an Illegal Settlement

United Nations Security Council Resolution #2334 is worded in a way that creates some very odd results. Yes, the Western Wall is now an “illegal settlement,” and any Israeli activity there is a “flagrant violation of international law.” Cover image: Zack Wajsgras/Flash90 with modifications by HonestReporting  

UN Passes Six Israel-Bashing Resolutions in One Day

Today’s Top Stories 1. It was busy day at Turtle Bay, where the UN General Assembly passed six resolutions bashing Israel. One called on Israel to return the Golan Heights to Syria, another ignored Jewish ties to Jerusalem’s holy sites. See the Jerusalem Post and UN Watch for more. The Jerusalem resolution was one of

Trump Victory Stuns Mideast

Today’s Top Stories 1. Stunning the world, Donald Trump was elected president of the United States. In the aftermath, the world began pondering the ramifications while internationals leaders, including Israeli officials, congratulated Trump. Regional reactions weren’t long in coming: – Abbas congratulates Trump, urges him to pursue peace deal – Hamas urges Trump to re-evaluate

Palestinian Weapons Network Uncovered

Today’s Top Stories 1. Turkish tanks cross Syrian border, apparently as part of a military operation backed by jets and US-led coalition warplanes to clear ISIS from the Syrian border town of Jarablus. 2. Israel uncovers an illegal Palestinian weapons making network: including 29 weapons factories, 49 weapons-making machines and more than 300 firearms. 3. As Israel and the US finalize

CNN’s Anti-Israel “Comedian” Rages Against Israel – And It’s Not Funny

CNN published a furious rage against Israel by Amer Zahr, who the network describes as “a Palestinian-American comedian and adjunct professor at University of Detroit Mercy School of Law.” But Zahr’s delusional tirade is far from funny.

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