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The Israeli occupation government did not demand through any mediators to open the case of missing soldier Abraham Mengistu

Because of his original nationality… Israel did not include him in the list of prisoners detained by Hamas, and will not be in any coming negotiations! A leader of the Qassam Brigades to Russia Today: The Israeli occupation government did not demand through any mediators to open the case of missing Abraham Mengistu within the issue of Israeli prisoners since …

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Israel far-right party launches election campaign calling for expulsion of Palestinians

Far-right Israeli political party Otzma Yehudit (Jewish Power) has launched its election campaign by calling for the expulsion of Palestinians to their “countries of origin”. Otzma Yehudit launched its campaign in Jerusalem yesterday ahead of Israel’s general election, which will be held on 17 September after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a ruling coalition following his re-election on 9 April. Party head …

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Prominent Israel rabbis say women should not be involved in politics

A number of Israeli rabbis have signed a letter criticizing the possibility of appointing former Israeli Justice Minister, Ayelet Shaked, as head of the Union of Right-Wing Parties because “women should not be involved in politics”. Prominent religious Zionist Rabbi Shlomo Aviner, who signed the letter along with some 40 rabbis, said yesterday that “while Shaked is really wonderful, however, …

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Israel disappointed with appointment of new EU foreign minister

Israel Hayom reported, Thursday, that Israel is disappointed with the expected appointment of Spanish Foreign Minister Josep Borrell as the new EU High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy. According to the newspaper, Borrell will replace the current fHigh Representative, Federica Mogherini, who was an unpopular figure in Israel because of her stubborn support for the Iran …

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Ethiopian Jews clash with Israeli police over shooting

At least 47 police officers were injured and 60 people were arrested following protests across Israel after a police officer shot and killed an unarmed Ethiopian teen, Israeli authorities said Tuesday, reports Anadolu Agency. Ethiopian-Israeli Solomon Tekah who was shot dead by an off-duty policeman on 27 June, 2019 [Twitter] Nineteen-year-old Solomon Tekah, a black Ethiopian Jew, was killed Sunday night when the …

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Football: Salah sets up Egypt win over Uganda who reach last 16

Egypt’s Mohamed Salah produced another moment to savour when he curled in a free kick, his second goal of the tournament, to set the hosts on the way to a 2-0 win over an unlucky Uganda who still made the last 16 at the Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday, Reuters reports. Egypt, already qualified, topped Group A with a 100 per …

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Rape, sexual harassment among Israel soldiers increased

The number of rape and sexual harassment cases among Israeli soldiers has increased by 20 percent during the past two years. The Israeli military police opened 158 investigation cases related to physical and verbal sexual harassment in 2018, Shehab reported yesterday, citing a broadcast by Israel’s Army Radio. In July 2018, Israeli newspaper the Jerusalem Post reported a 43 percent increase in complaints related …

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Saudi Arabia buys $300m spyware from Israel

Saudi Arabia has bought $300 million worth of spy software from Israel as part of a large scale military deal. Senior Arab sources told Al Khaleej Online that the deal was struck without a mediator, despite the fact that the two countries do not maintain formal diplomatic relations. The sources stressed that the Saudi intelligence services have sought to obtain advanced spyware …

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Family Unification, Entry Restrictions and other Israeli Policies of Fragmenting Palestinians

The independent Palestinian non-governmental human rights organisation based in Ramallah Al Haq published a new report titled:”Engineering Community: Family Unification, Entry Restrictions and other Israeli Policies of Fragmenting Palestinians”. This report broadly examines how Israel has defined belonging to mandate Palestine, and has sought to diminish Palestinian presence through an array of targeted, systematic policies and practices. A special focus …

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Israel demolished 5,000 Palestinian homes in Jerusalem since 1967

Israel has demolished 5,000 Palestinian homes in Jerusalem since the occupation of the city in 1967. According to a report by the Land Research Center, the number of buildings destroyed between 2000 and 2017 rose to 1,700. Al-Quds International Foundation said that Israel demolishes Palestinian homes in Occupied Jerusalem under the pretext that they are unlicensed. Al-Quds Foundation said in …

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