Monthly Archives: July 2016

DM scolds Army Radio chief for airing Palestinian poet

Jpost Reports- ‘Including Darwish is as logical as praising ‘Mein Kampf ’’ Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman scolded the commander of Army Radio, Yaron Dekel, on Thursday over the broadcast of texts by the prominent late Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish. After … Continue reading

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MK impeachment bill passes final vote

Jpost Reports- “The threat of expulsion will serve as a silencing tactic, while also impeding MKs’ ability to faithfully fulfill the mandate they promised to their voters.” The Knesset has passed a much-disputed law allowing legislators to impeach errant colleagues … Continue reading

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Three people sentenced to death in Gaza for allegedly aiding Israel

Jpost Reports- By YASSER OKBI/ MAARIV HASHAVUA \ 07/19/2016 14:25 Three people accused of collaborating with Israel were sentenced to death at a military court in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday. The suspects were convicted of “aiding the occupation.” In … Continue reading

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World is ignoring Iran’s violations, Liberman says

Jpost Reports- Iran still biggest threat to Israel, new Defense Minister says in debut appearance at Knesset Foreign Affairs and Defense Committee The international community is ignoring Iran’s violation of its nuclear agreement with world powers, Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman … Continue reading

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MKs submit Ma’aleh Adumim annexation bill

Jpost Reports- Edelstein: Hesitation only delays peace; we will reverse the trend on annexation. Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein threw his support behind a bill to annex Ma’aleh Adumim Monday. Knesset Land of Israel Caucus chairman Yoav Kisch (Likud) and Bezalel … Continue reading

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Erdogan says Turkey should avoid delay in using death penalty

Jpost Reports- ISTANBUL – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Sunday said there could be no delay in using capital punishment after a failed coup attempt, adding the government would discuss it with opposition parties. Speaking to a crowd of supporters … Continue reading

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Israel to EU: Voting to recognize Temple Mount as solely Muslim site akin to ignoring Jesus

Jpost Reports- “There is no Christianity without Judaism and there is no Jesus without a Jewish Jerusalem and the Temple Mount,” Israel warned the European Union on Thursday night that supporting a UNESCO resolution which views the Temple Mount as … Continue reading

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Arafat’s nephew makes his move to succeed Abbas

Jpost Reports- Nasser al-Qudwa first rose to the upper echelons of the Palestinian leadership when he served as PLO ambassador to United Nations in the 1990s and early 2000s. Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas still has not made a significant move … Continue reading

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Amnesty: Hundreds face torture and enforced disappearance in Egypt

Jpost Reports- CAIRO – Egyptian security agents have abducted and tortured “at least several hundred people,” some as young as 14, in an unprecedented spike in enforced disappearances aimed at silencing opponents, Amnesty International asserted in a report published on … Continue reading

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Facebook closes Hamas leader’s account

Jpost Reports- Facebook has said recently that there is no place for encouraging violence on its website and is committed to taking action against inciters. Facebook closed Hamas Politburo member and Khaled Meshaal confidante Ezzat al-Rishq’s Facebook account for the … Continue reading

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