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Lieberman calls to shut down Israeli Embassy in Ireland over boycott bill

Lieberman calls to shut down Israeli Embassy in Ireland over boycott bill Defense minister says Israel should not ‘engage with Israel’s oppressors’ after Irish Senate passes bill with overwhelming majority to criminalize Israeli imports from West Bank, setting Ireland on path to be first EU country to do so.   Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman called…

Israeli Rights Activists Ask Court to Stop Exporting Arms to Ukraine – Reports

Israeli Rights Activists Ask Court to Stop Exporting Arms to Ukraine – Reports TEL AVIV (Sputnik) – Over 40 Israeli rights activists have asked the country’s High Court of Justice to halt arms exports to Ukraine over concerns that the weapons might be used by forces with neo-Nazi beliefs, Haaretz reported on Monday.Source: Israeli Rights…

Israeli Warplanes Strike Iranian Forces at Military Base in Syria: Reports

Israeli Warplanes Strike Iranian Forces at Military Base in Syria: Reports (MEE) — Syria on Sunday accused Israel of targeting an air base in central Homs province, adding that its defences hit a jet involved in the attack. “Our air defences are responding to an Israeli aggression and intercepting a number of missiles targeting the airport, hitting…

Israeli Lawyer Appointed Chairman of UN Human Rights Committee

Israeli Lawyer Appointed Chairman of UN Human Rights Committee (MEMO) — An Israeli lawyer was chosen this week to chair the UN Human Rights Committee, despite the country’s dire human rights record. The UN Human Rights Committee, not to be confused with the UN Human Rights Council, is a panel of legal professionals which reviews states’ adherence…

An Israeli-Palestine confederation could work where one- and two-state solutions have fallen short

An Israeli-Palestine confederation could work where one- and two-state solutions have fallen short Peace between Israel and Palestine seems further than ever, with protests and fighting at the Gaza border and the Trump administration’s favor of Israel. Benjamin Netanyahu has thwarted a two-state solution, while mainstream Israeli political and security leaders find a one state idea…

Hezbollah Reportedly Commanding Syrian Fighters Near Israeli Border: Offensive Will Move Towards Quneitra On The Golan

Hezbollah Reportedly Commanding Syrian Fighters Near Israeli Border: Offensive Will Move Towards Quneitra On The Golan Hezbollah reportedly commanding Syrian fighters near Israeli border – exposing limits of Israeli and U.S. policy Hezbollah’s role in the offensive near the border with Jordan and Israel’s Golan Heights has also defied Israeli demands that Iranian proxies be…

French firm said to pull out of Israeli settlement railway

French firm said to pull out of Israeli settlement railway Human rights defenders say they have received a commitment from French firm Systra to pull out of a project to expand Israel’s Jerusalem light rail.   The International Federation for Human Rights – FIDH hailed the decision as “a first victory on a just path.”…

Syria Says Israeli Missiles Attack Near Damascus Airport

by https://www.aljazeera.com/Syrian state media says two missiles came down near the Damascus airport while Israeli military declines to comment.–Two Israeli missiles struck targets near Damascus airport early on Tuesday, Syrian state media said. The Syrian state news agency, Sana, said “two Israeli missiles came down near Damascus international airport”.–Syrian opposition sources told DPA news agency…

New Israeli Law to Allow Seizure of Christian Properties

New Israeli Law to Allow Seizure of Christian Properties The Islamic Christian Commission for the Support of Jerusalem and Holy Sites has warned of a draft law for a project which allows the Israeli occupation government to confiscate land sold by the Orthodox Church to private investors.   According to Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency,…

Israeli government intensifies efforts to link BDS to ‘terrorism’

Israeli government intensifies efforts to link BDS to ‘terrorism’ Israeli Strategic Affairs Minister Gilad Erdan upped his government’s efforts to link the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) campaign with “terrorism”, in a presentation to pro-Israel activists on Tuesday night, reported The Jerusalem Post. Erdan unveiled what he described in a post on Twitter as a “map…