VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 7 November 2013

7 November 2013 — VTJP

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PCHR Calls for Investigation into Death Palestinian Prisoner in Israeli Hospital
IMEMC – The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) calls for an immediate and independent investigation into the circumstances of the death of a Palestinian prisoner, Hassan al-Turabi, in Affoula Hospital inside Israel on Tuesday, 05 November 2013. …

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VTJP Palestine/Israel Newslinks 5 November 2013

5 November 2013 — VTJP

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Settlers Attack, Occupy, Home In Ibrahimi Mosque Yard
IMEMC – Hebron – Tuesday November 5, 2013, the Radio Bethlehem 2000 has reported that a number of extremist Israeli settlers occupied a Palestinian home in the yard of the Ibrahimi Mosque in the southern West Bank city of Hebron. …

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FOIA Sourcing: Cuban Intervention in Angola By Lauren Harper

2 November 2013 — Unredacted

Lobito Lighthouse 1995. Photo from Wikimedia Commons.

In November 1975 while Angola was battling for independence and internal and external forces were competing for primacy, Cuban forces militarily intervened in support of the leftist MPLA movement and against US-supported movements.“By the end of 1975 the Cuban military in Angola numbered more than 25,000 troops. Following the retreat of Zaire and South Africa, Cuban forces remained in Angola to support the MPLA government against UNITA in the continuing Angolan Civil War.” Continue reading

VTJP Palestine-Israel Newslinks 20 October 2013: Israel heightens campaign to demolish Al-Aqsa Mosque and build alleged Temple

20 October 2013 — VTJP

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Israel Refuses Entry Of 120 Trucks Into Gaza
IMEMC – Sunday October 20, 2013, the Israeli Authorities refused to allow 120 trucks, loaded with construction material, into the Gaza Strip as they tried to cross through the Karem Abu Salem (Kerem Shalom) terminal between Gaza and Israel. … 

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VTJP Palestine-Israel Newslinks 16 October 2013

16 October 2013 — VTJP

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Sources: “Egyptian Army Opens Fire At Palestinians in Rafah”
IMEMC – [Wednesday October 16, 2013] The Palestine Now News Agency has reported that Egyptian soldiers opened fires at the Palestinian side near the border area in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. …

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VTJP Palestine-Israel Newslinks 15 October 2013: Teenagers face 25 years imprisonment for allegedly throwing stones

15 October 2013 — VTJP

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UNICEF Publishes Report On Detained Palestinian Children
IMEMC – The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has reported that Israeli violations against detained Palestinian children are still ongoing, despite an alleged Israeli decision to improve their conditions, and the methods of interrogation. …

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Information Clearing House 15 October 2013: Edward Snowden’s Brave Integrity

15 October 2013 — Information Clearing House

Breaking: Iran, US Hold Direct Talks in Geneva

By Al-Monitor

The U.S. and Iranian nuclear negotiating teams met for one on one talks for one hour this evening, Iranian and American officials confirmed.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article36536.htm

 

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Information Clearing House 14 October 2013: How the World Health Organisation Covered Up Iraq’s Nuclear Nightmare

14 October 2013 — Information Clearing House

Obscuring the Details

A Panoramic Look at America’s Case Against Syria

By Mahdi Darius Nazemroaya

The US government and Israel want the fighting in Syria to continue as long as possible between all combating sides. Washington and Tel Aviv do not want to see anyone coming out totally victorious.

http://www.informationclearinghouse.info/article36524.htm

 

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VTJP Palestine-Israel Newslinks 13 October 2013: Court denial of Israeli nationality reinforces discrimination

13 October 2013 — VTJP

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Palestinian village continuously inhabited for 3,000 about to be destroyed by Israel
IMEMC – The Israeli High Court is set to rule on the forced expulsion of all of the residents of the village of Khirbat Zanuta, southwest of Hebron in the southern West Bank on Monday. …

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VTJP Palestine-Israel Newslinks 12 October 2013: As Egypt’s army fights its own civilians, Israel is on the verge of annexing Sinai

12 October 2013 — VTJP

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Israel To Build 1500 Units For Settlers In Occupied Jerusalem
IMEMC – Israeli sources have reported that bids for the construction of 793 new settlement units will be announced soon, as part of a plan to build 1500 new units in a number of Jewish settlements in the Jerusalem district, and around it. …

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Syria: Only Rebels Benefit from Recent Chemical Attack By grtv

22 August 2013 — grtv

Wildly varying reports have emerged of recent chemical weapons use in Syria, with hundreds allegedly killed in the latest attack.

This comes on the same day that the UN inspectors arrive in Damascus to investigate allegations of use of toxic arms. RT talks to reporter and international affairs analyst Patrick Henningsen. Continue reading

VTJP Palestine-Israel Newslinks 15 August 2013: The negotiations trap

15 August 2013 — VTJP

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Army Admits Alleged “Gaza Mall” Is In Malaysia
IMEMC – After being exposed by the Electronic Intifada, the Israeli army issued an apology for an image it published of a lavish mall, allegedly in the besieged Gaza Strip, admitting that the Mall is actually in Malaysia, and claiming that what happened was “an honest mistake”. …

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‘You don’t oppose settlements… once they’re built’ — AP says to State Dep’t By Philip Weiss

15 August 2013 — Mondoweiss

John Kerry’s statement that settlements are illegitimate–

Let me make it clear: The policy of the United States of America with respect to all settlements is that they are illegitimate, and we oppose settlements taking place at any time, not just the time of the peace process.

–has opened up new lines of questioning about US foreign policy. From the State Department briefing yesterday, with spokesperson Jen Psaki. Continue reading

VTJP Palestine-Israel Newslinks 14 August 2013: Futile Peace talks, again: The Jewish State’s Bottom Line

14 August 2013 — VTJP

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Nasrallah: “Hezbollah Fighters Behind Blast Targeting Soldiers Who Violated Border”
IMEMC – Secretary-General of the Lebanon-based Hezbollah Party, Hasan Nasrallah, stated during a televised interview with the Al-Mayadeen TV, on Wednesday August 14, 2013, that fighters of the Hezbollah part were behind last week’s attack against Israeli soldiers who violated Lebanese sovereignty. …

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VTJP Palestine-Israel Newslinks 13 August 2013: Israel Lobby Threatens Freedom of Speech in Germany

13 August 2013 — VTJP

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Release Of 26 Detainees Initiated
IMEMC – Israeli sources have reported that Israel started the release of 26 Palestinian political prisoners as part of the efforts to resume direct peace talks with the Palestinians. The release started after the Israeli High Court rejected appeals filed against the release. …

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VTJP Palestine-Israel Newslinks 11 August 2013:

11 August 2013 — VTJP

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Young Palestinian musicians perform in prestigious world festival
IMEMC – On August 8, seventeen young Palestinian musicians put Palestine on the ‘map’ of one of the world’s most prestigious international music festivals, the BBC Proms. Aged twelve to twenty-three years, they are members of the Palestinian Strings, a brainchild of the Edward Said National Conservatory of Music, Palestine’s preeminent music institution. …

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