Selected Stories: “Greater Israel” and the Occupation of Palestine

18 May 2017 — Global Research 

Gaza’s Territorial Waters: Fisherman Mohammed Baker Killed by Israeli Naval Forces

By Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, May 18, 2017

Yesterday afternoon, 15 May 2017, Palestinian fisherman Mohammed Majed Fadel Baker succumbed to his wounds after the Israeli naval soldiers opened fire from a distance of 3 meters at the boat manned by him, his brothers and cousin in the northern Gaza Sea. This indicates a new crime committed by the Israeli forces though none of the fishermen posed any threat to the live of Israeli soldiers.

“Greater Israel”: The Zionist Plan for the Middle East

By Israel Shahak, May 17, 2017

When viewed in the current context, the war on Iraq, the 2006 war on Lebanon, the 2011 war on Libya, the ongoing wars on Syria and Iraq, the war on Yemen, the process of regime change in Egypt, must be understood in relation to the Zionist Plan for the Middle East.

The latter consists in weakening and eventually fracturing neighboring Arab states as part of an Israeli expansionist project.

Israeli Official Calls for Syrian President Assad’s Assassination

By Richard Edmondson, May 17, 2017

The mainstream media are now pedaling a State Department claim about Syria operating a “crematorium,” ostensibly to dispose of the bodies of thousands of murdered prisoners, and a member of the Israeli cabinet, Housing Minister Yoav Galant, has used the opportunity to issue an open call for the assassination of Syrian President Bashar Assad.

Israel Tutors Its Children in Fear and Loathing of Palestinians

By Jonathan Cook, May 17, 2017

In Israel, they do things differently. The video shows four officers staging a mock anti-terror operation in a park close to Tel Aviv. The team roar in on motorbikes, firing their rifles at the “terrorist”.

Israel Minister: “The Time Has Come to Assassinate Bashar Assad”

By Tyler Durden, May 17, 2017

Israel’s Housing and Construction Minister Yoav Galant called for the assassination of Syrian President Bashar Assad following yesterday’s US State Department report that the Syrian regime was using a prison crematorium to hide mass killings outside Damascus, the Jerusalem Post reported.

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