Thursday, May 6, 2021

Tag: Israel

Princes of peace? Jared Kushner, MBZ and the Abraham Accords

Considering the widespread worry that other countries might want to influence the upcoming American election, it might be worth mentioning how much the UAE has given to Donald Trump over the years, most recently through his son in law.

Will Americans let Trump start World War III for Saudi Arabia...

On Saturday, September 14th, two oil refineries and other oil infrastructure in Saudi Arabia were hit and set ablaze by 18 drones...

Two elections, one apartheid state

As we watch this round of voting in Israel, let’s remember that only 30 percent of Palestinians living under Israeli rule have the right to vote.

Chomsky: Trump radically interfered with Israel’s election to help re-elect Netanyahu

Noam Chomsky talks about how President Trump directly interfered with the Israel election by repeatedly helping Netanyahu, from moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem to recognizing Israel's sovereignty over the Golan Heights in defiance of international law.

Foreign aid that costs an arm and a leg – literally

The U.S.-funded Israeli military is shooting so many unarmed Palestinians that the UN is warning of an amputation crisis in Gaza.

The Palestine marathon

The right to freedom of movement should be inalienable and inextricably linked to the right to be safe in one’s own home, the right to farm one’s own land, the right to fish in the sea.

Democratic senators help Republicans push Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement forward

"It is clear to me that this bill would violate Americans' First Amendment rights."

Elections don’t make Israel a democracy

Let’s not forget that the right to vote is only granted to 60% of the total population and only one third of Palestinians who live under Israeli rule.

Gaza is already unlivable: A response to Israel’s deadly airstrikes targeting...

Israel launched its heaviest airstrikes on the region since 2014, targeting scores of buildings, including the TV station Al-Aqsa TV. Israeli airstrikes also reportedly hit dozens of homes.

Debate: Jeremy Corbyn, antisemitism and the British media

It is the Labour party’s hesitation on this point, and Corbyn’s history of pro-Palestinian activism and criticisms of Israel, that have proven so problematic.

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2 Denver police officers suspended for use of force during George Floyd protests

“Once I dispersed the fogger, the female immediately put her window up and put her head down to read her phone. I realized that I made a mistake and walked away from the female and her car.”

The Clean Transit for America Plan unveiled to Senate

“Too many buses spew dirty diesel. That hurts the workers, that hurts the commuters, that hurts everyone.”

The true meaning of the Afghan “withdrawal”

Will the nightmare of Saigon's fall return in Kabul?

New lawsuit challenges ‘fast-track’ permits used for oil and gas pipelines nationwide

For nearly a decade, pipeline companies have relied on the contested Nationwide Permit 12 when their projects cross waterbodies in the U.S.

Public health crisis looms as California identifies 600 communities at risk of water-system failures

A new report puts into focus for the first time the scope of the state’s drinking-water problems and what it will take to fix them.