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Israeli Troops Kill Palestinian Teenager in the West Bank, the 2nd in 8 Days

Israeli Troops Kill Palestinian Teenager in the West Bank, the 2nd in 8 Days | Because they can... | Scoop.it

Israeli troops on Friday shot and killed a Palestinianteenager who also held American citizenship.

Local residents said that Palestinians throwing stones clashed with Israeli soldiers in the village after Friday Prayer, but that Orwa was apparently killed hours later.

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Ateret Cohanim Yeshiva Students Sport Sweatshirts Calling for Destruction of Dome of Rock

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Far-right Ateret Cohanim sweatshirt calling for destruction of Dome of Rock: "Sometimes you have to take off the kippah."

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List of op-eds calling for the elimination of Gaza

List of op-eds calling for the elimination of Gaza | Because they can... | Scoop.it

This list includes only those editorials published since Israel commenced its 2014 operation against the Gaza Strip on July 8. We have been made aware of many others that were published before then and we are working on publishing another list with those editorials and articles included.

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'Mothers of all Palestinians should also be killed,' says Israeli politician Ayelet Shaked

'Mothers of all Palestinians should also be killed,' says Israeli politician Ayelet Shaked | Because they can... | Scoop.it

They are all enemy combatants, and their blood shall be on all their heads. Now this also includes the mothers of the martyrs, who send them to hell with flowers and kisses. They should follow their sons, nothing would be more just. They should go, as should the physical homes in which they raised the snakes. Otherwise, more little snakes will be raised there."

"They have to die and their houses should be demolished so that they cannot bear any more terrorists," said Ayelet Shaked, Israeli parliament member and law-maker

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Beitunia killings: Autopsy reveals Palestinian teen shot by live fire

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An autopsy of Nadim Syam Nuwara, one of the two teenagers killed last month during the Nakba Day protests in Beitunia, reveals that that the teen was killed by live fire

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Human Rights Watch: Death of Palestinians in protest may be Israeli war crime

Human Rights Watch: Death of Palestinians in protest may be Israeli war crime | Because they can... | Scoop.it
The rights group claims that Israeli security forces are responsible for killing two West Bank teenagers in May.
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Hawks question need for peace with Palestinians

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News: Speeches at Herzliya Conference suggest some no longer hold peace with Palestinians to be in Israel's interest; former security advisor warns of Hezbollah threat.
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Female soldiers break their silence

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News, Magazine: Six years after first collection of Breaking the Silence testimonies, organization releases booklet of testimonies from female soldiers who served in territories. Stories include systematic humiliation of Palestinians, reckless and cruel violence, theft, killing of innocent people and cover-up. Here are only some of testimonies
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Israel drops probe into illegal construction at Beit El settlement - National

Israel drops probe into illegal construction at Beit El settlement - National | Because they can... | Scoop.it
State cites 'lack of public interest' even though developer admitted he knew he was building on private land.
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While all have equal rights, PM says Israel is the nation state of only one people: The Jews

While all have equal rights, PM says Israel is the nation state of only one people: The Jews | Because they can... | Scoop.it

Netanyahu said this law would reinforce the status of the Law of Return as a Basic Law, and anchor into a Basic Law the status of national symbols such as the flag, the national anthem, the status of Hebrew, “and other components of our national identity.”

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‘Trigger-happy’ Israeli army and police use reckless force in the West Bank | Amnesty International

‘Trigger-happy’ Israeli army and police use reckless force in the West Bank | Amnesty International | Because they can... | Scoop.it

The frequency and persistence of arbitrary and abusive force against peaceful protesters in the West Bank by Israeli soldiers and police officers – and the impunity enjoyed by perpetrators – suggests that it is carried out as a matter of policy.

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Six Border Policemen hurt, IDF post destroyed in settlers' rampage near Yitzhar

Six Border Policemen hurt, IDF post destroyed in settlers' rampage near Yitzhar | Because they can... | Scoop.it

Following demolition of illegal structures, far-right activists tear down tents, destroy water stores and toilets at IDF post for reservists guarding the area.

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Abbas, let us buy your UN ticket

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Israel and independent organizations must submit a lawsuit to The Hague against the Palestinian leadership for war crimes -- the killing of innocent civilians and incitement to terror.
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Israel Antiquities Authority taps politician with ties to rightist NGO

Israel Antiquities Authority taps politician with ties to rightist NGO | Because they can... | Scoop.it

The Israel Antiquities Authority has tapped the Kadima party’s Israel Hasson to be its next director — a politician controversial for his ties to the Elad NGO that encourages Jews to move to the Silwan neighborhood in Arab East Jerusalem.

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Israeli forces shoot, critically injure Jerusalem teen

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A Palestinian teenager was critically wounded late Sunday after an Israeli soldier shot him in the head with a rubber-coated steel bullet, relatives said.
Muhammad Abd Al-Majid Sunuqrut, 16, from Wadi al-Joz suffered a fractured skull after being shot, his father said

He underwent emergency surgery at Hadassah Medical Center to stop bleeding on his brain and to remove bone fragments caused by the impact of the bullet.

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Liberman appelle à reprendre Gaza et dénonce les efforts de trêve

Liberman appelle à reprendre Gaza et dénonce les efforts de trêve | Because they can... | Scoop.it
Dans une attaque à peine voilée contre Netanyahu, le ministre des Affaires étrangères fustige ses « tergiversations »
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Three new West Bank outposts erected since murder of Israeli teens

Three new West Bank outposts erected since murder of Israeli teens | Because they can... | Scoop.it

Since the murder of three Israeli teenagers on June 12, settlers have quietly set up three new outposts — named Ramat Hashlosha, Tkoa E and Talmei Haim – across the southern West Bank, according to a Peace Now report released Monday

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Don’t force-feed Palestinian hunger strikers Opinion

Don’t force-feed  Palestinian hunger strikers Opinion | Because they can... | Scoop.it
Efforts to end Palestinian prisoners' hunger strike should be focus on non-violent means.
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Radical Jews protest at holy Jerusalem site

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News: Likud MK Feiglin leads some 30 religious Jews to Cenacle, or Upper Room, on Mount Zion where they cause furor.
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IDF officer promoted despite role in Palestinian's death

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Brig. Gen. Roni Numa was found by state and military prosecutors to have approved operation that killed a man against rules of engagement; Army: Nothing about the incident discredits his conduct.
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Palestinian wedding interrupted by Israeli stun grenades, 1 hurt

Palestinian wedding interrupted by Israeli stun grenades, 1 hurt | Because they can... | Scoop.it

Israeli forces unexpectedly raided the village of al-Issawiya and fired stun grenades while crowds of Palestinians were participating in a traditional wedding march.
One man was hit directly in the forehead with a stun grenade and taken to the hospital.

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Israel aims to deport French photographer with ‘Arab-sounding’ name

Israel aims to deport French photographer with ‘Arab-sounding’ name | Because they can... | Scoop.it

Following Washington’s admission that Israel is being kept out of its  visa-waiver program due to discrimination against Arab-Americans, a French citizen is detained for three days under similar circumstances.

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Israeli Settlements: policy and violence - International Middle East Media Center

Israeli Settlements: policy and violence - International Middle East Media Center | Because they can... | Scoop.it
This newswire covers every story posted to the site The IMEMC is a media collective. We are independent journalists producing and distributing the authentic voices of the people. We are located in Beit Sahour, in the Occupied West Bank, and we welcome new volunteers and contributors. IMEMC is a media center developed in collaboration between Palestinian and International journalists to provide independent media coverage of Israel-Palestine.
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Getting rid of Israel's Arabs

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The goal of Lieberman's transfer plan cannot be described as anything other than ethnic cleansing – even if not by force of arms.
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Settlers attack Border Police during demolition in Israeli settlement of Yitzhar

Settlers attack Border Police during demolition in Israeli settlement of Yitzhar | Because they can... | Scoop.it

Forces were confronted by hundreds of violent settlers who threw rocks, burned tires and blocked streets. Six Border Police officers were wounded by rocks; two required hospitalization.

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