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Forget Putin, Trump is Acting in Every Way Like Netanyahu’s Manchurian Candidate

    Forget Putin, Trump is Acting in Every Way Like Netanyahu’s Manchurian Candidate

WASHINGTON — (Analysis) In the months leading up to the 25th anniversary of the Oslo Accords, the U.S. has colluded with Israel in a string of policies and decisions that completely undermine the legitimacy of the agreement, not to mention Palestinian claims to justice, freedom and ultimately peace. As these policies unfold, one cannot help…

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Jewish Voters in Jerusalem Elections Have 187 Polling Stations, Palestinians Only Have Six

    Jewish Voters in Jerusalem Elections Have 187 Polling Stations, Palestinians Only Have Six

Palestinians in Jerusalem will be given only six polling stations in the upcoming municipal elections while Jews will have 187, it emerged yesterday. Pointing to plans by Israel’s Interior Ministry, Haaretz reported that despite the fact that occupied East Jerusalem is home to 40 per cent of Jerusalem’s population, these Palestinian neighbourhoods will be serviced by only…

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De-Arabizing Jerusalem: Biblical “History” Underwrites Israel’s Ethnic Cleansing

    De-Arabizing Jerusalem: Biblical “History” Underwrites Israel’s Ethnic Cleansing

JERUSALEM, PALESTINE — It is 2:30 p.m. on a weekday in Jerusalem’s Old City, and one would expect the stores and restaurants to be open and busy. Standing near one of the first stations along the Via Dolorosa, the final path Jesus took as he carried his cross to his own crucifixion,  I was looking…

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Saudi Arabia’s Religious Diplomacy Targets Jerusalem

    Saudi Arabia’s Religious Diplomacy Targets Jerusalem

A United Arab Emirates-backed Saudi effort to wrest control from Jordan of Islam’s holy places in Jerusalem signals a sharper, more overt edge to Saudi religious diplomacy and the kingdom’s quest for regional hegemony that risks deepening divides in the Muslim world. The effort also serves to support Donald J. Trump’s plan for a resolution of…

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Lockheed Martin Opening Jerusalem Preschool for Israelis

  Lockheed Martin Opening Jerusalem Preschool for Israelis

JERUSALEM — American aerospace contractor and maker of the F-35 stealth fighter jet, Lockheed Martin, is opening a “one of a kind” science-focused preschool in Jerusalem, with plans to serve Israeli children as young as five, according to a press release from Jerusalem’s municipality. In May of this year, an Israeli military official openly bragged…

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US Ambassador to Israel Poses with Photoshopped Image Depicting Jewish Temple Replacing Mosque

  US Ambassador to Israel Poses with Photoshopped Image Depicting Jewish Temple Replacing Mosque

US Ambassador to Israel David Friedman was yesterday photographed posing with a picture of Jerusalem in which a Jewish temple stands in place of Al-Aqsa Mosque. The photo of Freidman being gifted the poster was taken during a visit to the city of Bnei Brak’s ultra-Orthodox Achiya institute, which helps children that suffer from learning…

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US Embassy Move Tears Last Fig Leaf Off of Long-Standing US-Israeli Designs for Palestine

  US Embassy Move Tears Last Fig Leaf Off of Long-Standing US-Israeli Designs for Palestine

It is our right to transfer the Arabs … The Arabs should go!” – Yosef Weitz, leading Zionist figure, director of the Land and Afforestation Department of the Jewish National Fund (JNF), 1940 The Arabs will have to go, but one needs an opportune moment for making it happen, such as a war.” – David…

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American Jews Stand Against the US Embassy Move and Israel’s Mass Killing of Protesters in Gaza

  American Jews Stand Against the US Embassy Move and Israel’s Mass Killing of Protesters in Gaza

WASHINGTON – As the ceremony to open the U.S. Embassy in Jerusalem is taking place, Israeli military forces are killing Palestinian protesters in Gaza. In moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem, U.S. President Trump is cementing the U.S. – Israeli partnership to annex Jerusalem and further repress Palestinian rights. “This is the ongoing Nakba,” said…

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This Week Could See Even More Palestinian Slaughter and Conflict With Iran

  This Week Could See Even More Palestinian Slaughter and Conflict With Iran

There will be a confluence of trigger events this week that could lead to an escalation of conflict. At the same time that the US has reneged on the nuclear agreement and Israeli missiles are attacking Iranians in Syria, the US embassy will be moved to Jerusalem and Palestinians will protest the 70th anniversary of the…

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A Professor and Student Weigh in on the US’ Jerusalem Embassy Move

  A Professor and Student Weigh in on the US’ Jerusalem Embassy Move

The United Nations has shared a global sentiment in their recent vote to admonish the current American administration lead by President Donald Trump.  The world body’s recent 128 to 9 vote, (with 35 abstentions), was meant to reject the United States’ choice to move its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. It is clear that…

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