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Israel uses fake people, stories to promote Jewish immigration

Fabricated immigrant stories and quotes along with stock images of people were posted on Twitter by the Israeli Immigrant Integration Ministry to encourage Jews to relocate to the occupation state. An investigation undertaken by the Times of Israel failed to find any of the supposed immigrants quoted on its social media accounts. Following an inquiry, many of the fake posts – using …

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WhatsApp sues Israel’s NSO for allegedly helping spies hack phones around the world

WhatsApp sued Israeli surveillance firm NSO Group on Tuesday, accusing it of helping government spies break into the phones of roughly 1,400 users across four continents in a hacking spree whose targets included diplomats, political dissidents, journalists, and senior government officials, Reuters reports. In a lawsuit filed in federal court in San Francisco, messaging service WhatsApp, which is owned by Facebook Inc, …

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Gas deal with Israel proves Jordan is still a client state

Considerable attention is paid by Western media to the governments of official enemies, when they lack democracy. The Western media’s long attention span for Syria’s democratic deficiencies, as one example, is all too often not motivated by genuine concern for the peoples of the region, but by subservience to their governments’ foreign policies. How do we know this? We know this …

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Blatant Case of Torture Exposes Israeli Occupation Methods

Twenty years after the Israeli High Court ruled against the use of torture, the law allows the secret police to continue to use it. Human rights groups warn that these circumstances are frequently evoked in cases like that of Samer Al-Arbid, who was almost tortured to death. Richard Silverstein blogs at Tikun Olam, where he covers the the Israeli national …

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Israeli Mossad recognises assassination of Hamas leaders abroad

Chief of Israeli Mossad, Yossi Cohen, acknowledged on Thursday the assassination of Hamas leaders abroad, Mishpacha, an ultra-Orthodox Israeli newspaper reported. In an interview with Mishpacha, reported by the Times of Israel, Cohen stated “there are more than a few assassinations, but the enemy [Hamas] has changed tactics,” noting that Hamas “is not quick to attribute assassination to us, for its own reasons.” However, he …

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Israel wrecks Palestine Cup final

THE ELECTRONIC INTIFADA – Maureen Clare Murphy   While posing as a humanitarian body on Twitter, the bureaucratic arm of Israel’s military occupation is waging war on Palestinian football.   COGAT – as that arm of the occupation is called – has denied a football team in Gaza permission to travel to the West Bank for a Palestine Cup rematch. …

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Israel Still Holding the Bodies of 253 Slain Palestinians

Israeli occupation authorities are holding the bodies of 253 Palestinians in the “numbers” cemetery and 45 bodies in refrigerators, the National Campaign reported, according to Al Ray Palestinian Media Agency. The coordinator of the campaign, Salwa Hammad, said in a statement, Monday, that the official and popular efforts are ongoing until the return of the bodies, noting efforts to raise …

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Killing Tariq: Why We Must Rethink the Roots of Jewish Settlers Violence

85% of cases involving settler violence against Palestinians are never pursued by law. Of the remaining cases, only 1.9% led to a conviction. Seven-year-old Tariq Zabania from Al-Khalil (Hebron) was killed on the spot when an Israeli Jewish settler ran his car over him on July 15. Little Tariq’s photograph, lying face down on the road, was circulated on social …

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Israel Blacklisted by UN Among Top Child Killers of 2018

The United Nations has, for the third year in a row, put Israel on the world body’s blacklist of child killers. According to a report by United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, in 2018, Israel killed 59 Palestinian children during that year. The UN chief’s report, which was presented to the Security Council on Friday, states that Palestinian casualties caused by …

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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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