Friday, November 30, 2012

Israel/Palestine News


The UN General Assembly grants the Palestine Authority the status of 'non-member observer State', letting the PA join UN organizations, including the International Criminal Court.

The ceasefire in Gaza leads to joyful celebrations.

Palestinians assess the situation in Gaza after Israel's attacks.

French & Russian teams exhume Yasser Arafat's body in Ramallah.

A demo takes place in Nabi Saleh.

Rushdi Tamimi is shot by a soldier at a demo.  He dies several days later.

Likud holds party primaries, electing hard rightists over more moderate candidates.

Friday, November 23, 2012

Israel/Palestine News

After several days, Israel stops bombing Gaza & agrees to a ceasefire with Hamas.

WARNING: graphic images

Demos took place in Nabi Saleh & Ni'ilin.

Two men kiss in front of the Rabbinate in Tel Aviv to protest religious control of marriage.

Friday, November 16, 2012

Israel/Palestine News


MK Zvulun Orlev from the National Religious Party-Jewish Home talks about a Jewish State.

A Turkish court has started a trial of Israeli Generals for the deaths on the Mavi Marmara,

Internationals escort Gaza fishermen again.

There were demos in Nabi Saleh & Ni'ilin.

Al Jazeera's Inside Story reports Russia will send experts to help in the investigation of Yasser Arafat's death.

The big story is PM Netanyahu's decision to launch an attack on Gaza.  Here are several videos.

(At wedding in Beersheba)

Friday, November 9, 2012

Israel/Palestine News


Al Jazeera looks at the relationship of the US & Israel, especially concerning Iran.

Microsoft & the Israeli Ministry of Finance sign agreements.

Israelis march in Tel Aviv Oct. 28 demanding the expulsion of African refugees.

The Prohibition Game looks at Palestinian farmers with land behind the Wall.  Press 'CC' for English captions.

The Association France Palestine Solidarité helps plant olive trees in Ni'ilin.

The IDF flattens a Palestinian concrete & stone house in the South Hebron Hills.

A demo takes place in Nabi Saleh.

The IDF searches a house in the village of Tuwani.

Mehmet Kaya, IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation Gaza Representative, talks about the lawsuit filed against Israel in Istanbul, set to start Nov. 6.

The IDF tries to roust Ta'ayush activists.

Bir Nabala, a Palestinian village next to Jerusalem, is totally surrounded by the Wall.

Activists escort Gazan fishermen & are confronted by the Israeli Navy, which sprays their boat with water cannon.

Saturday, November 3, 2012

Israel/Palestine News


The Real News has Michael Ratner comment on the Holy Land Five.  The US Supreme Court declined to hear their appeal of their sentence.

The Israeli Cabinet approves implementing the Iron Dome defense system along the Gaza border.

15,000 people attend an anniversary rally in Tel Aviv remembering Yitzhak Rabin's assassination.

Refugee Jacob Berry talks about why he came from Darfur to Israel.

AIC Video profiles Palestinian artist Yousef Katalo.

The IDF arrests activist Abed Salaymeh's mother, who flat freaks out.

The activities of Youth Against Settlements are examined in this video.

The IDF stops Palestinian farmers from building a new cistern.

Palestinian companies are gaining a reputation for excellence in the IT field.

Al Jazeera reports on how international volunteers are helping Palestinians bring in the olive harvest with their presence.