West Bank

Begin Presents Palestinian Autonomy Plan to Cabinet Group

By William Claiborne<p>Prime Minister Menachem Begin today submitted to a Cabinet committee his own vision of what autonomy will mean for the 1.1 million Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip.<p>Begin did not disclose the contents of his plan, saying it can be amended by other ministers …

Israel

Israel's Shin Bet Detains High-Profile Figures

The Israeli security agency Shin Bet, has been detaining high-profile figures in the past few weeks. One of them is activist and author Moriel Rothman-Zecher, who talks with NPR's Jennifer Ludden.

Israel

IOF carries out fresh raids in West Bank

The Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) stormed at dawn Tuesday Ya’bad town, to the south of Jenin, and carried out a raid and search …

Israel

Sharon Aide Says Goal of Gaza Plan Is to Halt Road Map (washingtonpost.com)

JERUSALEM, Oct. 6 -- A senior aide to the Israeli prime minister, Ariel Sharon, said in an interview published Wednesday that Sharon's plan to withdraw troops and Jewish settlers from the Gaza Strip had "frozen" the Israeli-Palestinian peace process and guaranteed that Israel would never have to …

Israel

Abbas calls for intensifying 'popular resistance' against Israel

The Palestinians, he said, should not "underestimate the importance of popular resistance."<p>><br>• ><p>Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas speaks …

Israel

UN chief presents Palestinian protection proposals

Among the UN's proposals for protecting Palestinians is a UN-mandated armed military presence. All of the proposals would need the cooperation of …

Israel

Beloved Westwego coach killed in shooting Thursday night | NOLA.com

A popular Westwego Recreation Department basketball and football coach was gunned down in front of his West Bank home Thursday night (Aug. 16).<p>Jamal …

Israel

Man wounded in Harvey shooting: JPSO | NOLA.com

A man was shot in the abdomen late Friday afternoon (Aug. 17) in Harvey, the Jefferson Parish Sheriff's Office reported.<p>The shooting took place in …

Israel

Palestinian Journalist Zeiad Abbas: ‘God Is Not a Real Estate Agent’

On this week’s episode of “Scheer Intelligence,” Palestinian journalist and filmmaker Zeiad Abbas Shamrouch tells of his childhood living in a …

Israel

Letters to the Editor, Aug. 18

<b>SPEAKING TRUTH TO POWER</b>Maxime Bernier spoke truthfully about excess multiculturalism emphasized by the PM. It implies assimilation is inferior and …

Canadian News

Egypt finalizing details of long-term Hamas-Israel truce

Bullets: Cairo has brokered an interim truce that has allowed commercial goods into Gaza ahead of the Muslim Eid Al-Adha“We are putting the final …

ANALYSIS: Long-term Truce Between Hamas and Israel Doomed to Fail

After several days of relative quiet in the Gaza belt Israel and the terrorist organization Hamas- via mediation by Egypt, the United Nations, and …

Israel

Jewish settlers torch Palestinian bulldozer in Nablus

A horde of extremist Jewish settlers on Thursday evening set fire to a Palestinian-owned bulldozer on a road in southern Nablus in the occupied West …

Israel

Israel releases Palestinian teen after 40 months of prison

Seventeen-year-old Murad Alqam<p>JERUSALEM (Ma'an) -- The Israeli authorities released a Palestinian 17-year-old boy, on Friday, after ten months of …

Israel

Former Mossad chief reveals revolutionary plan for defeating Hezbollah

In his second solo interview, as part of this extended profile by The Jerusalem Post, Pardo elaborated at length about what was an unheard-of idea …

Israel

Police shoot assailant dead during attempted Jerusalem stabbing attack

An Israeli Arab man was shot dead in Jerusalem's Old City Friday after he tried to stab a group of police officers, Israel Police said.<p>The …

Extremism

The Machiavellian Opponents of the Nation State Law

The elite Herev Battalion, comprised of Druze, Jewish and Christian soldiers, specially trained in the Northern Command, photo by IDF via Wikimedia …

Israel

J Street Withdrew Its Endorsement Of Rashida Tlaib. Here’s What It Means.

On Friday, the pro-Israel, pro-peace lobbying group J Street took an unprecedented step: It rescinded its endorsement of Rashida Tlaib after she …

Israel

Israel extends detention of Palestinian woman on day of release

(File)<p>HEBRON (Ma'an) -- The Israeli authorities renewed, on Friday morning, the administrative detention of Palestinian prisoner Fidaa Muhammad …

Israel

BDS has nothing useful to contribute to the Middle East peace process | Letter

Nathan Thrall’s 10,000-word polemic on the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement (‘Something needs to happen’, Long read, 14 August) airbrushes the very nature of a movement whose leaders fundamentally “oppose a Jewish state in any part of Palestine”, even inside the 1967 lines that are often …

Israel

Gaza’s lifeline is the sea

Rashad al-Hissi has been fishing in the Gaza sea for 60 years.<p>“We have inherited this profession from our fathers and grandfathers,” he told The …

Siblings

Ramming victim identified as Hava Ruizin

The victim of last night's deadly ramming incident near Havat Gilad in Samaria was identified as Hava Ruizin, a 42-year-old resident of Emmanuel.<p>The …

Shin Bet

Israel’s New Policies Are Condemning Jewish-American Critics to a New Kind of Exile

Passengers queue for security control before departure at the Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv on July 22, 2014. Siegfried …

Israel

Nathan Thrall’s deep dive into BDS, the Palestinians’ ‘last resort’

A history that is often forgotten is that not too long ago Palestinians had a thriving civil society where union reps had voting spots in the …

Israel

Leading Palestinian group casts doubt on Labour claims about Jeremy Corbyn wreath-laying ceremony

Labour claims that no perpetrators of the Munich massacre are buried where Jeremy Corbyn attended a wreath-laying ceremony have been cast into doubt …

Great Britain

Far-left students praise Palestinian terrorist group leader at 'liberation' event

Temple University's Students for Justice in Palestine last week held an anti-Israel event that featured readings from the leader of a U.S.-designated terrorist group.<p>SJP and the Saturday Free School co-hosted the event, "Palestine & Black America: A Strategy for Liberation", which highlighted works …

Israel

Israeli forces suppress weekly Kafr Qaddum march

QALQILIYA (Ma'an) -- Dozens of Palestinians suffered tear-gas suffocation as Israeli forces suppressed the weekly Kafr Qaddum march in the northern …

Israel

Peter Beinart’s Interrogation Signals The End Of Liberal Zionism

This hasn’t been an easy month for Jewish American progressiveswho support Israel. Early this week, Peter Beinart, a prominent journalist and critic …

Israel

Union chief Len McCluskey brands Jewish group's 'hostile' in Labour anti-Semitism row

JEREMY Corbyn’s main union backer stepped up Labour’s anti-Semitism row by branding Jewish groups “hostile”.<p>Unite boss Len McCluskey accused the …

Israel

One State: A view from Gaza

There are those who believe that Israel’s recently-passed Nation-State Law represents a failure of the one-state option, as it formalizes the …

Israel