User: newstrust Topic: Crisis in Gaza
Category: Greater Middle East
Last updated: Nov 14 2019 13:40 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Israel-Gaza 'ceasefire begins' after two days of fighting 14.11.2019 BBC: Front Page
Israel is yet to confirm the reported truce, which is said to have come into effect early on Thursday.
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Israel-Gaza fighting continues for second day after militant's death 13.11.2019 BBC: World
After an overnight lull, militants fire more rockets towards Israel and Israeli aircraft hit Gaza.
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Israel's targeted killing of a Palestinian leader sends a chilling message to Hamas 13.11.2019 LA Times: Nation

Israel targeted two senior Islamic Jihad commanders, killing one and sparking the worst bout of fighting with Palestinian militants in recent months.

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Israel-Gaza violence spirals after killing of top Palestinian militant 12.11.2019 BBC: World
The death of a Palestinian commander triggers some of the most intense fighting for months.
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Israel kills Baha Abu al-Ata, top Palestinian militant in Gaza 12.11.2019 BBC: World
Dozens of rockets hit Israel after Palestinian Islamic Jihad vows to avenge Baha Abu al-Ata's death.
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Jordan ends border enclaves land lease for Israeli farmers 10.11.2019 BBC: World
King Abdullah's decision not to extend the lease is seen as a sign of worsening ties with Israel.
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The J Street Democrats 30.10.2019 NewsBusters
This week, four of the top candidates for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination — Pete Buttigieg, Amy Klobuchar, Julian Castro and Bernie Sanders — gathered at the J Street Conference to explain why the United States ought to pressure the state of Israel to make concessions to terrorists, why the Obama administration was correct to appease the Iranian regime and why American Jews ought to value the opinions of Bernie Sanders over those of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the future of Jewish ...
Israel’s Occupation Inspired the Brutal Security Regime at the US-Mexico Border 17.10.2019 Truthout.com
Israel’s Occupation Inspired the Brutal Security Regime at the US-Mexico Border
News Analysis: Trump's rash exit from Syria emboldens Russia and horrifies Israel 15.10.2019 L.A. Times - World News

President Trump's Syria withdrawal, decided after a single phone call, has been a gift to Russia and ISIS while it has worried Israel, other allies.

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'Deficit of trust': At U.N., leaders of a warming world gather 23.9.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
The planet is getting hotter, and tackling that climate peril will grab the spotlight as world leaders gather for their annual meeting at the United Nations this week facing an undeniable backdrop: rising tensions from the Persian Gulf to Afghanistan and increasing nationalism, inequality and intolerance.
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Why many Muslims treat Bernie Sanders like a rock star 22.9.2019 LA Times: Nation

Among 2020 Democratic contenders, Bernie Sanders has attracted an unusually strong fandom among Muslims. Can they get him into office?

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Betsy DeVos’ DOE threatens to cut university funding for positive portrayal of Islam 22.9.2019 Raw Story
The U.S Department of Education threatened to pull federal funding from a Middle East studies course jointly run by Duke University and the University of North Carolina because it portrays Islam too positively. The DOE ordered the universities to change their program or lose its federal grant money. In a letter to UNC, the department […]
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Israel heads into unknown as Netanyahu's election gamble fails 18.9.2019 L.A. Times - World News

Benjamin Netanyahu's gamble to hold elections for a second time this year backfired after a stunning deadlock left Israel rudderless and convulsed by a new wave of political turmoil.

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Putin aims a weaponized barb at Trump over Saudi attack – and hits the mark 18.9.2019 Raw Story
Russian President Vladimir Putin joked this week about selling defense systems to Riyadh following weekend attacks on Saudi oil facilities. The gag was aimed at US President Donald Trump and it hit the mark with the precision of a guided weapon. It was a masterful piece of trolling by the czar of trolls – a snide, disparaging […]
Tight race and high stakes for Israel's Netanyahu in Tuesday's vote 17.9.2019 LA Times: Nation

In second national election this year, Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is fighting to keep his job — and avoid criminal charges

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Israel's election: The most important things to know 17.9.2019 BBC: Front Page
Five things that matter about Israel's second election in just five months.
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Anger at Netanyahu’s West Bank annexation pledge 12.9.2019 Raw Story
Arab and Muslim countries Wednesday led a wave of outcry after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to annex a key part of the occupied West Bank if re-elected. Netanyahu’s controversial pledge involves extending Israel’s sovereignty over the Jordan Valley and the northern Dead Sea which account for one-third of the West Bank if he […]
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Netanyahu Throws Peace Process Out The Window 12.9.2019 Outside the Beltway
Faced with an election next week, Israel's Prime Minister is pushing a settlement plan that would be an utter disaster.
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A man in full: Raw Story interviews George Soros 11.9.2019 Raw Story
The following was originally published Sept. 18, 2006. Raw Story’s John Byrne: I know you didn’t want to get tied down on a particular presidential candidate, or individual personalities, but I’m wondering if the Democrats were to take the House in November, and you were sort of the leader of the party — or the […]
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Israeli PM Netanyahu Plans to Annex Part of the West Bank After Election, Claiming He Will Have Trump's Support 10.9.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
Netanyahu also promised to annex the West Bank, home to controversial Israeli settlements, just prior to his last election in April. "I'm going to extend sovereignty," he said in an interview with Israeli Channel 12 at the time.
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