User: newstrust Topic: Crisis in Gaza
Category: Greater Middle East
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Trump blasted for naming ‘war criminal’ and Iran-Contra convict Elliott Abrams as Iran envoy 7.8.2020 Raw Story
Following the resignation Thursday of State Department Iran envoy Brian Hook, President Donald Trump named as his replacement current special representative for Venezuela Elliott Abrams, a notorious warmonger and supporter of Latin American death squads who was convicted in 1991 of withholding information from Congress during the Iran-Contra scandal. “Like most Trump appointees, he is not fit for the position, and […]
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“Israeli Settlers Make a Living Out of Our Suffering,” Says Palestinian Activist 5.8.2020 Truthout.com
The Jordan Valley is an Israeli business based on stolen land and water, says teacher and activist Sireen ...
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U.S. allies, rivals move to crack down on foes and lock in gains in case Trump loses 29.7.2020 LA Times: Nation

Saudi Arabia, Israel and others may be taking advantage of what could be the final months of a Trump presidency that rarely objects to human rights abuses.

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Israel city’s bid to honor Egyptian diva stirs anger 28.7.2020 Raw Story
She was one of the Arab world’s most revered singers, praised by Bob Dylan and sampled by Beyonce: the late Egyptian legend Umm Kulthum seems worthy of having a street named in her honor. But when that street is in Israel, a country she condemned while championing the Palestinian cause, a decision to honor the […]
Editorial: Annexing the West Bank would only undermine Israel's security 3.7.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Israel would undermine its own security by annexing parts of the West Bank

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The Struggle Against Police Is International. Our Solidarity Must Be Global. 13.6.2020 Truthout.com
The Struggle Against Police Is International. Our Solidarity Must Be Global.
Israel’s Netanyahu welcomes Trump authorizing sanctions against ICC officials 12.6.2020 Raw Story
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday welcomed moves by US President Donald Trump to sanction any International Criminal Court officials who investigate US troops, as the tribunal examines alleged war crimes in Afghanistan. “This court is politicized and obsessed with carrying out a headhunt against Israel and the United States as well as other […]
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The “Woke” and the Left’s Israel Problem 9.6.2020 The Moderate Voice

Why is Israel bashing like hockey in Canada, drinking furniture stripper methanol in Russia or shooting in the US – why is it such a popular pastime? The media and politicians rarely miss a chance to rage against Israel, never seeming cognizant of the following facts and arguments: Remember first that America’s to-the-hilt backing of […]

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We Can’t Afford to Be Bystanders During a Pandemic, Says Activist Linda Sarsour 22.5.2020 Truthout.com
Sarsour is part of a generation that won’t take the government's word, but will ask questions and demand ...
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Iran’s Khamenei: fight to ‘liberate Palestine’ is ‘Islamic duty’ 22.5.2020 Raw Story
Iran’s supreme leader said it was an “Islamic duty” to fight for the “liberation of Palestine” in a landmark speech Friday amid rising tensions with regional arch-enemy Israel. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei lashed out at Western nations and their Arab “puppets” for supporting the Jewish state, in his first ever address marking Quds (Jerusalem) Day. The […]
Letters to the Editor: Palestinian intransigence has forced Israel to consider annexing the West Bank 15.5.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Palestinian refusals to accept peace offers or even negotiate have left Israel with no choice but to threaten annexing the West Bank.

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In poor and overcrowded camps, refugees contend with another threat: Coronavirus 14.5.2020 LA Times: Nation

With 10 million people around the world packed into refugee camps and settlements, advocates fear the onset of an undetected coronavirus crisis.

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Pompeo makes quick trip to Israel to strategize over Iran, Palestinians and China 13.5.2020 LA Times: Nation

Secretary of State's visit to Israel for strategy meetings is also seen as an endorsement of Israel's plan to annex a large part of the West Bank.

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Pompeo travels to Israel to give U.S. blessing to annexation of West Bank land 12.5.2020 LA Times: Nation

Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo travels to Israel to bestow the United States' blessing on its proposed annexation of West Bank land.

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What Can the Pandemic-Stricken World Learn From Palestinians’ Resilience? 10.5.2020 Truthout.com
Palestinians have relied on mutual solidarity and support to overcome a long history of injustices and ...
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Column: Another resurrection story for the unsinkable Bibi Netanyahu 7.5.2020 LA Times: Commentary

Benjamin Netanyahu, who has dominated Israeli politics for a quarter of a century, survives yet another challenge. Too bad for Israel.

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Coronavirus stokes Middle East boiling points 4.5.2020 BBC: World
Tensions on the streets were already high - now the disease has fuelled them, says Jeremy Bowen.
Israel’s New Government Is Exploiting Pandemic to Annex 30 Percent of West Bank 2.5.2020 Truthout.com
The deal requires the U.S. government agree to Israel’s illegal annexation, making Trump complicit in war ...
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Iran Caught Spreading Disinformation on Social Media Against US, Israel 17.4.2020 NewsBusters
Copying notes from China? The Iranian regime has been waging a massive disinformation war to accuse the United States for the COVID-19 virus. A special report has revealed that Iran has attempted to wage a massive disinformation campaign against the U.S. … but it may want to leave the election meddling to the pros. The International Union of Virtual Media (IUVM) specialized in pro-Iran and pro-Palestinian propaganda articles, videos, article and memes but “only accrued around 5,000 followers across platforms,” The Verge observed in its April 15 coverage. The ...
Emergency COVID-19 Laws May Become Permanent Features of the Security Landscape 8.4.2020 Truthout.com
Emergency COVID-19 Laws May Become Permanent Features of the Security Landscape
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