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  • Sep 19 / 2016
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Middle East

Is Pakistans worst nightmare of Jew-Hindu plot coming true

It may be what Americans call a double whammy for Pakistan Army generals. To the delight of the Baloch and the anguish of Pakistan, Islamabad’s nightmare about a Yehud o Hunood sazishor “Jewish-Hindu Plot” to undo the Islamic Republic may finally be taking shape – not as a sinister cloak-and-dagger plot but as state policies [...]

  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Middle East

UNRWA Calls for Investigation into Killing of Palestinian Refugee

Palestine Chronicle Staff The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) has called on Israel, in a statement released today, to investigate the killing of a Palestinian youth in Alfuwar refugee camp in the West Bank. Mohammed Yousef Abu hash-hash, 19, was killed on August 16, and others were injured. [...]

  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Middle East

Erekat: Israel investigating own war crimes, clearing itself of all wrongdoing

By Dr. Saeb Erekat We did not expect anything less than Israel’s justification of war crimes during its last major military attack on Gaza, by clearing itself of all wrongdoing in an investigation conducted by its own colonial regime. This highlights Israel’s attitude toward bombing civilian areas, United Nations buildings (including shelters), hospitals, and other [...]

  • Sep 02 / 2016
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Middle East

Israel is behaving as a settler colonial state: Richard Falk

Earlier this month, a video clip of an Israeli soldier snatching a bicycle from a Palestinian girl went viral on social media. From the footage one can hear the eight-year-old crying while another soldier throws her bicycle into the bushes. Prior to that, in February this year, another video of an Israeli soldier tipping over [...]

  • Sep 01 / 2016
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Middle East

How Google Maps refocused our attention on Palestine’s borders

Tony Karon Google found itself at the centre of a social media firestorm last week, accused of erasing Palestine from its maps. The company said it had never, in fact, used the term “Palestine” in the first place, and promised to fix what it said was a software bug that had removed the designations “West Bank” [...]

  • Aug 23 / 2016
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Europe

Cisjordanie: importante opération israélienne contre les ateliers d’armes

  Cisjordanie: importante opération israélienne contre les ateliers d’armes 425 words 23 August 2016 01:20 PM Agence France Presse AFPFR French Copyright Agence France-Presse, 2016 All reproduction and presentation rights reserved.   L’armée israélienne a annoncé mardi avoir démantelé sept ateliers clandestins de fabrication d’armes en Cisjordanie et saisi des dizaines d’armes et de munitions [...]

  • Jul 26 / 2016
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Middle East, North America

The right to intervene

Srinagar, June 1 — Sitting in his presidential palace in 1991, Iraq’s President Saddam Hussein and his Culture Minister Hamad Hammadi drafted a letter to Mikhail Gorbachev, President of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (U.S.S.R.). Hussein and Hammadi hoped that the U.S.S.R. would help save Iraq from the West’s barrage. Hammadi, who understood the [...]

  • Jul 20 / 2016
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Middle East

No Holds Barred: The Israel warrior

When Jews living peacefully in their ancient homeland are targeted for murder, the Israel warrior builds a defensive army to protect life. A few days ago, after spending Passover in Israel with my family, I brought my eldest son close to me and placed my hands on his head (he’s taller than me). We had [...]

  • Jul 20 / 2016
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Middle East

UN Security Council to informally discuss international protection for Palestinians

The Palestinian efforts at the UNSC is part of drive to make sure that the international community does not ignore the plight of the Palestinians given the other issues in the Middle East. The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) will discuss providing international protection for Palestinians during an informal May 6 meeting, PLO Ambassador to the UN in New [...]

  • Jul 14 / 2016
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Middle East

An Open Letter to Ban Ki-moon

By Richard Falk Dear Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary General of the United Nations, Having read of the vicious attacks on you for venturing some moderate, incontestable criticisms of Israel’s behavior, I understand well the discomfort you clearly feel. Not since the Richard Goldstone chaired the group that released the report detailing apparent Israeli war crimes during [...]