Posts Tagged “terrorism”

Video: Israeli soldiers cheer shooting of Palestinian civilians

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Video: Israeli soldiers cheer shooting of Palestinian civilians

Video: Israeli soldiers cheer shooting of Palestinian civilians The Israeli Human Rights organization B’Tselem released a video showing Israeli soldiers cheer after shooting a Palestinian protester in the village of Madama, south of Nablus in the Israeli occupied West Bank. At around 2:00 P.M. on Friday afternoon, 13 April 2018, some thirty residents of the Palestinian…

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Western media provides cover for Israeli violence

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Western media provides cover for Israeli violence

Western media provides cover for Israeli violence The violent reaction of the Israeli government to protesters demonstrating against Israel’s oppressive policies in the occupied territories and against Christian and Muslim citizens inside Israel is being enabled by a biased mainstream American and Israeli news media that plays down Israeli atrocities while exaggerating Palestinian crimes. The…

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Invoking God’s affiliation in Mideast conflicts

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Invoking God’s affiliation in Mideast conflicts

Invoking God’s affiliation in Mideast conflicts A close look at the tenuous relationship between Lebanon and Hezbollah. Hezbollah is neither a unique “state-within-a-state” phenomenon in the region nor the only entity proclaiming to be a “Party of God”.  One can see analogous dynamics in Israel settlers’ movement. By Ghassan Michel Rubeiz In Arabic “Hezbollah” stands for…

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Knights of Columbus save Christian town in Iraq

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Knights of Columbus save Christian town in Iraq

Knights of Columbus save Christian town in Iraq In a move that will give many Christians and other religious minorities in Iraq hope for the future, the Knights of Columbus will raise and donate $2 million to save Karamdes (Karemlash), a predominantly Christian town on the Nineveh Plain which was liberated from ISIS late last year. The Knights’ action…

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Even Israeli terrorism is not justification for Palestinian violence

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Even Israeli terrorism is not justification for Palestinian violence

Even Israeli terrorism is not justification for Palestinian violence A recent surge in violence by Palestinians against Israeli military, police and civilians is not justified even in the face of increasing terrorism and violence by Israelis against Palestinians. The knife attacks by Palestinians are only undermining the larger interests of Palestinians to achieve freedom from…

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Most Americans view Qatar negatively, poll cites

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Most Americans view Qatar negatively, poll cites

Most Americans view Qatar negatively, poll cites Only 27% of Americans see Qatar as ‘US friend or ally’ according to a new Arab News / YouGov poll Survey marking two months since crisis began finds that most Americans aware of it identify terror accusations against Doha as main reason for rift. 69% either unsure if US…

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