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Netanyahu Thanks Obama For ‘Unflinching Support’

The right-wing narrative is that President Obama hates Israel and, thus Jews. He is, after all, a Muslim, right?  Well, if he is, he’s one Muslim the Israeli prime minister likes. Netanyahu cozied up to U.S. President Barack Obama on Wednesday ahead of an Oval Office meeting, thanking him ‘for the unflinching support you gave […]

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – There is no value in peace talks with Israel unless the goal is ending its 47-year occupation of the Palestinian territories within a “firm timetable”, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told the United Nations General Assembly on Friday. “It’s high time for this settlement occupation to end now,” Abbas told the 193-member […]

#BREAKING Israeli-Palestinian talks to resume in Cairo Wednesday, officials say — Agence France-Presse (@AFP) September 20, 2014 Now read this:U.N. Chief Demands Israel Scrap East Jerusalem Settlement Plans (Oct 13, 2014) Netanyahu: Criticizing Israeli Settlements Un-American (Oct 5, 2014) Israel Shoots Down Syrian Jet (Sep 23, 2014) Sam Harris On Why He Supports Israel Vs. […]

Israel is being rebuked by the United States for what an anti-settlement group is calling the largest land grab in 30 years. Some 400 hectares (988 acres) in the Etzion Jewish settlement bloc near Bethlehem were declared “state land, on the instructions of the political echelon” by the military-run Civil Administration. We urge the government […]

JERUSALEM — When Issa Abu Khdeir drove a relative to the airport last month, police arrested two sons and him, and ransacked their Jerusalem home. Abu Khdeir, 58, said his family might have been targeted because they offered their home as a press center for Tariq Khdeir, 15, a nephew whose beating last month by […]

Palestinian officials say a Gaza ceasefire deal has been reached with the help of Egypt. There was no immediate confirmation from Israel, where a spokesman for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declined to comment. “An agreement has been reached between the two sides and we are awaiting the announcement from Cairo to determine the zero hour […]

Hamas political leader Khaled Meshaal wants President Obama to persuade Israel to  “lift the siege” of Gaza and push for a cease-fire in the conflict to stop a “holocaust” against the Palestinians. “You as the leader of the most powerful state in the world, I ask you to call [on] Israel to stop its aggression […]

The Target was Mohammad Deif, the head of the military wing of Hamas, but it’s unclear if he was home at the time of the bombing. The Israeli warplanes that dropped at least five bombs on a house in the Sheikh Radwan neighborhood of Gaza City late Tuesday were seeking Mr. Deif, in at least […]

MIT Professor Noah Chomsky was on my radio show Thursday night with his take on Gaza, Israel, Iraq and the United States. We first talked about the American media, that he says “tend to conform” to “state power and concentrated private power” that support Israel “and have no use for the Palestinians.” Americans “need to […]

“Why did they do it? Why? It is unfair, unfair! I am a peaceful man!”

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