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Israeli settlers: Patriots or invaders?

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…

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Reply to common excuses given by Zionists to justify Israeli aggression on Gaza

Reply to common excuses given by Zionists to justify Israeli aggression on Gaza

1. “Hamas fired 2,000 rockets at Israel!” A: How many rockets, missiles, tank shells, cluster bombs, white phosphorous bombs, bullets, cannons and grenades has Israel unleashed on the Palestinians? It’s a sad situation and only reflective of the evident bias when you can count to the 3rd decimal point the number of Hamas projectiles but be completely clueless about Israel’s arsenal. 2. “Israel is defending itself. What would you do if someone was firing rockets at your country?!” A: If…

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Where Gazans sought refuge, UN schools hit by Israel

Where Gazans sought refuge, UN schools hit by Israel

For the first time since this recent round of violence in Gaza began, the UN, the White House and the French Presidency unanimously condemned an Israeli strike after a bombardment on a UN school in the Gaza Strip where Palestinians had taken refuge, thinking they would be safe from shelling.

Demonstrators in Washington voice their support for Gaza

Demonstrators in Washington voice their support for Gaza

Emotions are running high in this year’s annual observance of the international Quds Day. Participants have gathered from all around the Washington, DC to attend this rally that is also being hosted in several cities across the country. The observance of Al-Quds in the US started in 1979. This Al-Quds observance has a bigger emotional undertone because of the bloodshed happening in Gaza. On a day that many here feel a solidarity with Gazans there is a lot of sadness…

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