Hurricane Harvey Victims Told: Boycott Israel and You Won’t Get Aid Donations

Residents in a Houston suburb will not receive funds donated for Hurricane Harvey relief efforts if they support boycotting Israel, according to a funding application form issued in the wake of the devastating storm. The city of Dickinson, Texas, told individuals and businesses on Monday that they are now accepting applications for “grants from the […]

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Justice Minister Shaked Changing Israel Court’s Ruling on Settlements

Minister of Justice, Ayelet Shaked, appointed an external adviser for settlement cases presented to the Supreme Court in order to dictate the state attorney’s positions and what it should say in court, making the court’s positions on settlements “different to what they had been in the past”. According to an article published this morning by […]

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Decertification: Trump Shares Netanyahu’s Bellicose Thunder

By Iqbal Jassat Israel’s antagonism and hostility towards Iran is no secret. No current or previous leader of the settler colonial regime has ever shied away from proclaiming belligerent policies which does not exclude plotting regime change in Tehran. Netanyahu is neither the first nor will be the last Zionist to peddle lies and fabricate […]

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Israel Advances More than 2,000 Settlement Housing Units in One Week

The Israeli Civil Administration’s High Planning Committee convened on Tuesday and Thursday, and advanced plans for 2,615 housing units in illegal Israeli settlements across the occupied West Bank, according to settlement watchdog Peace Now. Peace Now released a statement on Thursday detailing the committee’s decisions, saying that over the course of two days of meetings, […]

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The Truth behind Trump’s Angry Diplomacy in North Korea

By Ramzy Baroud To understand the United States’ stratagem in the Pacific, and against North Korea in particular, one has to understand the fundamental changes that are under way in that region. China’s clout as an Asian superpower and as a global economic powerhouse has been growing at a rapid speed. The US’ belated ‘pivot […]

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The Real Reasons Trump is Quitting UNESCO

By Jonathan Cook – Nazareth At first glance, the decision last week by the Trump administration, followed immediately by Israel, to quit the United Nation’s cultural agency seems strange. Why penalize a body that promotes clean water, literacy, heritage preservation and women’s rights? Washington’s claim that the UN’s Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) is […]

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