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Palestine Solidarity on Israel/Palestine – Palestine Solidarity Network

Two more Palestinian children were killed by an Israeli missile yesterday as Israel intensified its bombing of the Gaza Strip. According to the …

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Big Money As Private Immigrant Jails Boom

The Trump administration wants to expand its network of immigrant jails. In recent months, Immigration and Customs Enforcement has called for five new detention facilities to be built and operated by private prison corporations across the country. Critics are alarmed at the rising fortunes of an …

Immigration

Christian misunderstandings of Gaza and Israel

It is easy for us Americans to criticize a government trying to protect its people whose very existence is threatened on a daily basis. We do not …

Jeff Flake: Someone Should Really Do Something About This Trump Guy

Few people have gotten more mileage out of superficial opposition to Donald Trump than Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake, who has voted with the president (who …

Photos: Remembering Trump’s Russia Probe Martyrs

We thought that President Trump had exhausted every angle to attack Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russia’s 2016 election meddling. He has …

China calls U.S. warships in South China Sea 'a provocation'

Chinese officials reacted angrily to the presence of two U.S. Navy warships in the South China Sea on Sunday, with a Defense Ministry spokesman calling it a "provocation" and "a serious infringement on China's sovereignty."<p>In a statement, the ministry said the military immediately dispatched naval …

Controversial J'lem photo gifted to U.S. Ambassador Friedman causes storm

The seemingly authentic photo of the capital was in fact edited to depict a rebuilt third temple on the Temple Mount, the site where the Dome of the …

Ah, No, Moving the US Embassy to Jerusalem is Not Fulfilling Prophecy

I've read my Bible cover to cover several times, I have a PhD in NT, I've been to Jerusalem, and let me tell you that moving the US embassy to …

When Jewish Americans uphold occupation, it corrodes our souls | Mariyama Scott

Our Jewish tradition teaches us that life is sacred. It is long past time to embrace the call for freedom and dignity for all<p>On Monday, I joined over a hundred other young American Jews in Washington DC to protest Trump moving the US embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. As we marched, news …

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Trump Explodes at Staff for Not Deporting Immigrants Faster

“Why don’t you have solutions? How is this still happening?” he reportedly raged during a Cabinet meeting. “We need to shut it down.”<p>Frustrated by lawmakers who have prevented him from building a wall on the southern border, and by laws preventing him from deporting more migrants from the United …

Trump Has No Plan to Counterpunch Michael Avenatti

A president who loves to counterpunch has, for some reason, stayed out of the ring.<p>Michael Avenatti, the pitbull lawyer representing the porn star …

Most Unwelcome: Prominent US Human Rights Campaigners Denied Entry to Israel

The executive director and board chair of a prominent U.S. human rights group were denied entry by the Israeli government on Monday—detained at the …

Palestinians killed as Israeli troops fire at protesters in Gaza

Multiple deaths are reported after Israeli troops opened fire at Palestinian protesters holding their weekly rally near the Gaza border. Israeli …

Israel: Army Demolishing West Bank Schools

Expand Palestinian Bedouin school children walk towards their tents on September 15, 2010 at their Bedouin camp outside the Israeli West Bank …

What We All Get Wrong About Israel

As an Israeli student at Columbia Law School, Barnard’s BDS vote didn’t surprise me. After all, how different could things be on the campus across …

Snipers ordered to shoot children, Israeli general confirms

Zvika Fogel’s statements could constitute evidence in war crimes trials of Israeli leaders.

Video shows Israeli sniper shooting Palestinian as soldiers celebrate

<b>Jerusalem (CNN) —</b> With international criticism of Israel's response to the Gaza protests growing, video emerged on Monday appearing to show an Israel Defence Forces (IDF) sniper shooting a Palestinian man standing near the border fence.<p>After the Palestinian man falls to the ground, soldiers are …

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Pre-meditated murder in Gaza

A week on from Israel’s deadly crackdown on Palestinian protests in the occupied Gaza Strip on Land Day it is clear that the killing of demonstrators …

Israel

Inside the Afghan School Where Girls Can Dress Like Girls

Shabana Basij-Rasikh, a 2014 National Geographic Explorer, wants to bring an end to the “bacha posh” tradition in Afghanistan.<p>In Afghanistan, obtaining a formal education can be a near-impossible goal for girls.<p>Having grown up in Afghanistan—and having become one of the few women to go to …

How Close Is Donald Trump to a Psychiatric Breakdown?

Last fall, prominent psychiatrists broke with the American Psychiatric Association to warn that President Trump is dangerous and mentally unstable. A …

West Bank teen, Ahed Tamimi, gets eight months in prison

Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi has been sentenced to eight months in prison for slapping and kicking Israeli soldiers in the West Bank.<p>The sentence was part of a plea deal that allowed her to avoid more serious charges that could have put her behind bars for years.<p>Tamimi's prosecution drew …

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Police seek to hold woman who slapped prosecutor in Palestinian teen’s trial

Police are seeking to extend the remand of an Israeli woman who slapped a military prosecutor on Wednesday, during the sentencing of Palestinian …

Defamation case against Trump to move forward

<b>(CNN) —</b> A New York judge on Tuesday denied an attempt by lawyers for President Donald Trump to dismiss a defamation case against a former "Apprentice" contestant who claims Trump groped her a decade ago.<p>This means that Summer Zervos' complaint will now move forward.<p>Zervos, a former contestant on …

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What Is Donald Trump Hiding?

A report that the president had senior White House staff sign non-disclosure agreements is the latest reminder of how much he conceals from public view.<p>Donald Trump has little regard for the privacy of the masses. During the 2016 campaign, he bought access to psychological profiles of millions of …

Fulbright exchange program battles White House antipathy

President Donald Trump's budget foresees a radical cut to the prestigious Fulbright program. With cultural diplomacy out of fashion in the White …

Veteran CIA agent on Trump: “Corruption like we’ve never seen before”

<b>(AP/Evan Vucci/City Lights Publishers/Salon)</b><p>Longtime CIA analyst Melvin Goodman: Russian hacking isn’t as dangerous as the “dumbing down of this country”<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>March 12, 2018 9:00am (UTC)<p>The cauldron that is the Russia scandal and its related tendrils -- including possible money laundering …

Slap heard 'round the world: Ahed Tamimi becomes symbol of Palestinian resistance

<i>Palestinian teenage protest icon Ahed Tamimi was sentenced to eight months in prison by an Israeli military court on Wednesday for slapping soldiers after a plea bargain was reached. NBC News visited Tamimi's home in the occupied West Bank in the lead up to the sentencing to report the following</i> …

Florida Gov. Rick Scott breaks with NRA to sign new gun regulations

Florida Gov. Rick Scott (R) defied his longtime allies at the National Rifle Association on Friday to sign into law a new set of gun regulations, more than three weeks after a school shooting claimed 17 lives in his state.<p>“I am going to do what I think are common-sense solutions,” Scott said after …

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Who Gains From Trump's Tariffs? China

This isn't the start of a trade war, it's friendly fire.<p>If Donald Trump was aiming at China with his lofty proposed tariffs on imported steel and aluminum, he’s a terrible marksman. Not only will Chinese leaders likely brush off the measures. They have good reason to embrace them.<p>China is …

Trump’s name is stripped from Panama hotel

PANAMA CITY — A worker with a crowbar on Monday pried the word “Trump” from the sign in front of the only Trump-branded hotel in Latin America, after the building’s owner said he’d won a legal fight to take control of it.<p>The removal of the Trump name from the Trump International Hotel Panama came …

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