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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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How Israel uses Twitter, Facebook & Tinder to legitimize murder

Abby Martin cuts through the media narratives on the Israeli Palestinian conflict, going over the different ways Israel targets international audiences with “Hasbara”, a narrative that gives legitimacy to policies that have killed and displaced millions of Palestinian Arabs.

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Hanan Ashrawi: Israel is responsible for war crimes in Gaza

Hanan Ashrawi is a member of the PLO executive committee and she did an excellent job explaining why Israel is responsible for war crimes.

Quds Day: Muslims hold massive rallies throughout the world in support of Palestine

Muslims throughout the world are marking International Quds Day. It’s traditionally used to express solidarity with the Palestinian people — and this year, most of the banners in the streets are denouncing Israeli aggression in Gaza. Protesters in Iran were chanting anti-Israeli slogans and burning the country’s flag.

Bedouins stage “day of rage” in Israel

Yet another land-grab disguised as a “resettlement” programme. A plan to resettle thousands of Bedouins is causing controversy in Israel. More than 40,000 Palestinian Israelis will be evicted if the plan goes ahead.