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Jerusalem unrest prompts fears of third Intifada

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Fears grow over Jerusalem unrest
Source: Financial Times

With the world’s attention focused on the war in the Gaza Strip, another front in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is quietly heating up in Jerusalem, one of the few places where Israelis and Palestinians – elsewhere divided by walls or fences — mingle and meet.

Since the killing last month of Mohammed Abu Khdeir, a Palestinian teenager, by Jewish extremists, the city has seen protests and rioting nearly every night — usually clashes between Arab youths and Israeli police or soldiers. It has accelerated this week, when more than 100 young Palestinians were arrested over two nights. Continue reading ‘Jerusalem unrest prompts fears of third Intifada’

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Israeli settlers: Patriots or invaders?

A UN report says Israeli settlements violate human rights and could be prosecuted as war crimes, but many Israeli settlers consider themselves patriots. So what hope is there for peace in the Middle East?In a country where settlers are now one of the biggest and strongest political movements, Dani Dayan, a Netanyahu advisor and the outgoing chairman of the Yesha (Settlers) Council, says there is no two-state solution to the conflict and that he is happy with the status quo.Dayan has been a major in the Israeli army, a successful IT entrepreneur, and a University lecturer. Continue reading ‘Israeli settlers: Patriots or invaders?’

Sony produces components for Israeli war drones

These are Sony pieces that Palestinians in Gaza discovered in Khozaa, Khan Younes. After inquiring with several engineers, they were told that this might be a part of an Israeli drone. An Israeli drone uses camera to identify the target, records it, and then shoot to kill. These pieces are believed to a drone as a lens, RG socket, and places to insert disks were found.

10,000 Rally in Tel Aviv, Say: Finish the Job in Gaza!

At a time when the world is denouncing Israel’s atrocities towards the people of Gaza, Zionists converge in their capital announcing their intentions to urge their government to continue their genocidal rampage. If these people are not monsters, then what are they?

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10,000 Rally in Tel Aviv, Say: Finish the Job in Gaza!
Rabin Square sees the first major demonstration since the country went to war against Hamas on July 8.
By AFP, Gil Ronen
First Publish: 8/14/2014, 7:28 PM

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Around 10,000 Israelis poured into downtown Tel Aviv late Thursday, calling on the government and the army to end Palestinian rocket attacks from Gaza once and for all.

It was the first major demonstration in Israel since the country went to war against Hamas on July 8, launching a punishing air campaign followed by a ground offensive designed to stop rocket attacks and destroy attack tunnels.

Organizers said the rally united people across Israel’s often bitter divides of left and right-wing, as well as religious and secular Jewish communities. Continue reading ’10,000 Rally in Tel Aviv, Say: Finish the Job in Gaza!’

Wailing for war at the Western Wall

On July 24th, 2014, during Operation Protective Edge, Israelis held a prayer vigil for the well-being of their soldiers in Gaza. How young Israeli Jews view Palestinians in general: they want them to die or leave the country. These Israeli youths will serve in the military in few years and will be sent to the West Bank or Gaza.