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Review: Israel's Next War

Israel’s Next War

Martin Archer’s Israel’s Next War was… strange. I’ve read my share of “boom boom goes the tank” war “thrillers” where there are what feels like five million characters (very few of whom are interesting) and five billion weapon descriptions (very few of which are relevant). 318 more words


Israeli PM Netanyahu's wife signs plea deal in meal fraud case

The Netanyahus have denied any wrongdoing, saying they are the victims of a “political witch hunt driven by a hostile leftist media and the courts”. … 34 more words

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Israeli missiles shot down by Syrian Air Defence

Damascus: Syrian Air Defence Wednesday shot down Israeli missiles targeting the south of the country, state media said, as a monitor reported positions of the regime’s Lebanese ally Hezbollah had been hit. 323 more words

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In Jerusalem, Afro-Palestinians Are the Hardest Hit in the Israeli Occup

Zohra al-Qadi, member of African community in Jerusalem, holding one of her grandchildren (BBC)

The conflict between the Israelis and the Palestinians continues to take its toll, and in Jerusalem, Palestinians of African descent are among those most severely impacted by the cycle of violence. 741 more words


Syria says Israeli attacks kill three soldiers, wound seven

Beirut: Israel attacked Syrian military positions in the country’s south early Sunday, killing three soldiers and wounding seven others, Syria’s state-run media reported. State news agency SANA quoted an unnamed military official as saying the attacks struck military positions in the southern region of Quneitra, near the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights. 231 more words

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Netanyahu threatens a second election as coalition talks stall

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has threatened to call fresh elections as talks to form a new coalition have stalled. By law, a new cabinet has to be in place by Wednesday, but former defence minister Avigdor Lieberman’s ultranationalist secular party, Yisrael Beiteinu has failed to find common ground with religious parties over plans to force ultra-orthodox religious students to undertake national service. 79 more words