The Israeli government has had to suspend a recently passed law that would have prevented Palestinians from travelling on the same buses as Israelis.
The apartheid-style segregation law was introduced by Israel’s Defence Minister Moshe Yaalon on Wednesday but provoked … Read the rest
Nothing in the western media covered what the Turkish Anadulu Agency released, when Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan gave a speech this Friday.
Erdogan called on all Turks to refocus on the Ottoman goal to re-conquer Jerusalem for Islam:
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Israel says it is “disappointed” that the Vatican has recognized the state of Palestine in a new treaty.
In a statement, the Israeli Foreign Ministry says the move doesn’t help the peace process and “distances the Palestinian leadership from returning … Read the rest
Hundreds of people marched through Brixton to protest police brutality and racism, and to show solidarity with the people of Baltimore, US. Baltimore has been seeing a surge in protests after a 25-year-old African American died in police custody.
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A former employee of Al Jazeera America is suing the network for $15 million, alleging that a manager with close ties to top executives discriminated against female employees and made disparaging remarks about Jews and Israel.
Matthew Luke, who started … Read the rest
Iran has demanded that Israel give up its nuclear weapons, as it spoke on behalf of the 120-nation Non-Aligned Movement. Iran’s Foreign Minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif said the bloc also wants a nuclear free-zone in the Middle East.
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The South African Government is outraged that Israel has denied a visa to South African Minister of Higher Education Blade Nzimande to visit Palestine with an official delegation.
“The Israeli Government is trying by all means to hide their atrocities … Read the rest
Britain and France are urging the UN Security Council to restart the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, while New Zealand has begun drafting a resolution on the issue. This was prompted by the US saying it may “reassess” its position on the … Read the rest
Germany’s Federal Security Council has approved the export of a fifth submarine to Israel.
It’s the penultimate submarine promised to Israel by German Chancellor Angela Merkel and will be handed over by the company Thyssen Krupp.
Süddeutsche Zeitung newspaper revealed … Read the rest
Thousands of Christians have fled their historic cities, towns, and monastic communities for safety in other countries outside the rule of the self-proclaimed Islamic “caliphate” of ISIS.
The Middle East’s ancient Christian communities are targeted by Islamic State violence and … Read the rest
As Iran talks appear to be coming to a close with a successful agreement that would both lead to the lifting of international sanctions and restrictions that would prevent the country from obtaining nuclear weapons, most in the international community … Read the rest
The P5+1 group and Iran agreed on all key aspects and are due to start drafting preliminary deal on Tehran’s nuclear program, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Wednesday.
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A massive escalation of the tribal conflict in Yemen has brought the region closer to an all-out war.
The Shi’ite Houthi rebels have ousted the sitting president and control large parts of the country, a move that riled Saudi-Arabia.
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Patrick J. Buchanan says the US is headed for a collision with Israel as serious as Suez ’56, and they are about to see what Barack Obama is made of.
In November 1956, President Eisenhower, enraged he had not been
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