Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said leadership will "freeze contacts" with Israel "on all levels" until it removes new security measures
Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas said Friday he was freezing contacts with Israel until it removes metal detectors that were installed recently at the Temple Mount, one of Islam’s holiest sites, after three people died and 200 more...Show More Summary
Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas said Friday he was freezing contacts with Israel over new security measures at a highly sensitive Jerusalem holy site, after deadly clashes erupted earlier in the day. Abbas said in a speech that the...Show More Summary
Palestinian leader's decision follows deadly clashes that left at least three people dead and hundreds injured.
JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Friday ordered the suspension of all official contact with Israel until it removed new security measures at a Jerusalem holy site.
The ACLU, The Intercept and AIPAC are all yelling about a nothingburger of a bill that fights an imaginary boycott, and no one is making any sense.
Following a joint eyewitness investigation and campaign by PETA, Anonymous for Animal Rights, and Let the Animals Live, Israel announced that—effective immediately—no new slaughterhouses will be approved for export to the... The post VICTORY: Israel Bans ‘Shackle and Hoist’ Slaughter Method for All Cattle Used for Beef appeared first on PETA.
Following a 10-year PETA campaign that included three eyewitness investigations in South America, Israel has banned the import of beef from slaughterhouses that use the archaic and cruel “shackle... The post 2017 – Israel Bans ‘Shackle and Hoist’ Slaughter Method for All Cows appeared first on PETA.
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Proponents of law targeting BDS in Massachusetts argue that Israeli companies would leave the state if the legislature fails to pass anti-BDS act. That's frankly absurd. Israel needs Massachusetts much more than Massachusetts needs Israel.
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[audio src="http://traffic.libsyn.com/democracynow/dn2017-0721-1.mp3"] U.S. lawmakers are seeking to criminally outlaw support for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign against Israel.... This is content summary only. Please visit Planet Waves for full links, other content, and more!
A dispute over metal detectors has led to rising tensions between Israel and the Muslim world.
A bill that would criminalise boycotts against Israel has been signed by 45 US senators and 237 congressman. The so-called “Israel Anti-Boycott Act” would impose fines of up to $250,000 (£192,000) on any US citizen “engaged in interstate or foreign commerce” who supports a boycott of Israeli goods and services. Show More Summary
A new initiative to stifle Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) in the Massachusetts legislature is a bill to "Prohibit Discrimination in State Contracts”, arguing that targeting Israel is a form of discrimination aimed at people's religion and national origin. Opponents showed that this is a facade to hide the anti-free-speech intent of the legislation.
JERUSALEM — Israeli police and protesters have clashed in Jerusalem after authorities barred men under the age of 50 from entering one of the city's holy sites. Read more...
Protesters clash with Israeli forces outside Old City as tensions rise over new security measures and limiting of access to holy site A Palestinian has died after being shot in the head in an East Jerusalem neighbourhood near the Old City, the Palestinian health ministry said, as clashes broke out in the area. Show More Summary
JERUSALEM Israel police severely restricted Muslim access to a contested shrine in Jerusalem's Old City on Friday to prevent protests over the installation of metal detectors at the holy site.
Israel says metal detectors will remain at the contested site.