In June 2017, the Senate reaffirmed the Jerusalem Embassy Act, which called on Washington to move the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, by a 90-0 vote. With not a single Democrat or Republican voting against the measure, it obviously was a bipartisan vote.
Wolf Alice , Shame , Portishead , Circa Waves and Carl Barat are among the hundreds of artists calling for a boycott of Israel, in unity against their continued and violent clashes with Palestinian protestors. In the continued conflict over occupation, last week saw reports of at least 52 Palestinians being killed after Israeli forces opened fire, with thousands more wounded as they protested in Gaza and the West Bank over the US Embassy moving to Jerusalem.
“People around the world will be surprised to read that Cave has chosen not to speak out about the trial of the Palestinian poet Dareen Tatour or the targeting of journalist Makbula Nasser in Israel; nor the indefinite imprisonment without charge or …
Professor Lawrence Freedman, a professor of War Studies at Kings College in London, said in an earlier article in the Times that Tehran and Tel Aviv were exchanging fire in Syria but they both agree that the remainder of Bashar Al-Assad in power is a …
As Israeli politicians continue to spin over a poem Mahmoud Darwish wrote in 1964, Dareen Tatour — who was set to return to her own village outside Nazareth yesterday, to continue her house arrest in a family home — was remanded instead to prison …
Israel’s parliament (Knesset) has reportedly discussed a bill that explores ways through which the Tel Aviv regime can help the Kurds establish an independent state supportive of the regime within Syria, Iraq and Turkey, where anti-Israel sentiments run high.
Palestinian Foreign Minister Riad Malki speaks during a press conference at the International Criminal Court on Tuesday May 22, 2018. The Palestinian foreign minister asked the International Criminal Court on Tuesday to open an “immediate investigation” into alleged Israeli “crimes” committed against the Palestinian people.
That’s the reaction of Arabic-speaking Israeli-American author Moriel Rothman-Zecher to the paroxysm of violence along the Gaza border this past week, in which Israeli forces killed dozens of Palestinians amid a mass protest largely against the controversial U.S. Embassy move to Jerusalem. Shattered, because of the deaths – the Palestinian Health Ministry pegs the toll at 60 at least – but unsurprised, as this recent violence must feel to Rothman-Zecher as though it erupted right from the pages of his just-released novel, Sadness is a White Bird.
The Palestinian foreign minister asked the International Criminal Court on Tuesday to open an “immediate investigation” into alleged Israeli “crimes” committed against the Palestinian people. The step was sure to worsen the already troubled relations between the internationally backed Palestinian Authority and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s government.
Dutch TV comedian blasts Israel with spoof of Eurovision winner ‘Toy’, song criticizes Israeli army for killing of Gazans: ‘Look how beautifully I launch missiles’