Israeli settler violence – with IDF complicity – is becoming more and more commonplace, even targeting elementary schools. The government has also approved extensive Israeli settlement expansions a…
On Thursday, Moshe Feiglin, a rightwing political figure in Israel, went on television and explained his plan for the Gaza Strip: ethnically cleansing it, and those who survive the IDF can then ask for refugee status in the EU. Yossi Gurvitz has written to the government’s counsel demanding an investigation under the law of preventing or punishing the crime of genocide.
Eight Democratic women of color newly elected to Congress appear to epitomize the progressive base’s ambivalence on Israel. Deb Haaland of New Mexico condemned the “murder” of Palestinians last March. Ayanna Pressley in Massachusetts backs a bill to withdraw US funds from Israeli detention of children.
In July 2017, five-year-old Mohammad al-Sayis died in the Gaza Strip after ingesting contaminated water while swimming in seawater polluted with sewage. Dozens of others had reportedly been hospitalized after swimming in Gaza’s seawater during the months of July and August 2018, including Mohammad’s brothers. This incident shed light on the severe health risks associated […]
Israel’s outgoing defense minister has slammed the security cabinet for capitulating to Hamas and terrorism, blaming politicians for feeding a “monster” that will soon match the power of the Lebanese Hezbollah.
Mr Netanyahu could opt for an escalation if he feels he is loosing electoral ground to the country’s far-right