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The Occupation Forces
Palestinians Commemorate Naksa, Israeli Military Attacks Rallies Israeli troops block and attack rallies in different Palestinian cities and villages commemorating the Naksa day on 5 June.
Another Palestinian Woman Killed at Israeli Checkpoint Ansar Hussam Harasha, twenty five, was shot and killed by Israeli forces at a military checkpoint in the northern occupied West Bank.
B’Tselem Reveals: Palestinian Killed Alongside Abd al-Fattah al-Sharif also Executed Human rights organization, B`Tselem, claimed that the death of Ramzi al-Qasrawi, twenty, who was killed on March before Abd al-fattah al-Sharif is also an execution.
Palestinian Youth Shot in the Head by Israeli Forces Friday Succumbs to Wounds Jamal Muhammad Dweikat, 20-year-old, from Nablus died this week after being shot in the head by live fire by Israeli forces last week.
Nablus-area Homes Slated For Demolition by Israel Israeli authorities continue its policy of Palestinians` homes demolition in the West Bank and East Jerusalem. This week they delivered a demolition warning to the owners of two building from Duma village.
Israeli Forces Open Fire on Farmers, Shepherds in Gaza "On a near daily basis, the Israeli army fires `warning shots` on Palestinian fisherman, farmers, and shepherds entering the Israeli-enforced `buffer zone,` implemented after Israel imposed a blockade on the Gaza Strip a decade ago."
Israeli police: following incitement, Palestinian attackers not to be buried in their villages Israeli police decides to punish Palestinians in Occupied Jerusalem and declares that slain Palestinians from East Jerusalem accused of `terrorism` will no longer be buried in their villages but in cementers chosen by the Israeli police.
Israel wants a peace process – but only if it’s doomed to fail Jonathan cook elaborates on the French peace initiative, its effect on Netanyahu and his `new` strategies to undermine it.
78% of Israelis Support Unilateral Annexation of Ma`ale Adumim, Poll Finds A poll conducted by Midgam, prominent research institute, found that almost seventy eight per cent of Israelis think Israel should annex Ma`ale Adumim even if there`s no agreement with the Palestinians.
Will Lieberman Order a New Attack on Gaza? Now that Israeli parliament member, Avigdor Lieberman, holds the second most powerful ministry in Israel, would he keep one of his `promises` and order a new attack on Gaza?
Ashrawi: Nominating Israel to Chair UN Committee is `asking the wolf to guard the sheep` Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) Executive Committee member Hanan Ashrawi slams the decision to nominate Israel to chair the United Nations General Assembly.
Despite Voicing Criticism, Susan Rice Promises Israel `Largest Military Aid Package in U.S. History` U.S National Security Adviser Susan Rice promises Israel a significant increase in the new decade-long aid package.
Frenchman on Trial for Fraud: Netanyahu Received €1m to Fund Election Israel`s attorney ordered an investigation into new disclosures about a wealthy French business man giving Prime Minister Netanyahu one million euro to fund election.
The Paris Peace Gambit: Everyone Gains Except the Palestinians "However, the French peace initiative-turned-conference in Paris on June 3 is nothing but a charade, and they all know it, Palestinians included. So, why the colossal waste of time?"
Settlers and Illegal Settlements
Israel`s Extremist Settlers are Aiming for the Mainstream Orly Noy narrates her experience in this year`s Jerusalem Day that unlike in previous years was not violent and claims: the extremist settlers are aiming for the hearts of the mainstream in Israel.
Global Protests Target Airbnb Over Israeli Settlement Rentals A coalition of international organizations organized protests in different cities around the world calling on Airbnb to pull out of Israeli settlements.
Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions
Attacks on BDS Websites Linked to Israel A new report reveals that Israel might be directly involved in attacks made on the website of the Palestinian BDS national committee and organizations supporting Palestinian rights.
Pro-Israel Groups Vow to “eliminate” BDS Last week, about thousand and five hundred people gathered at the United Nation headquarters in New York City for the first international `stop BDS conference`.
BDS Movement in Morocco Gets dozens of Shop Owners to Boycott Israeli Dates The campaign of the BDS movement in Morocco has successfully led dozens of shops to boycott the Israeli "Mejdoul" dates and refuse to sell them.
NY Governor’s Decree Escalates Israel’s Fight Against BDS "New York governor Andrew Cuomo signed a decree on Sunday ordering state agencies to divest from companies and institutions that adhere to the boycott, divest and sanctions movement."
Jewish Extremist Flees French Prison Sentence to Israel The leader of a Zionist extremists` gang called the Jewish Defense League escaped jail and a year in prison by fleeing to Israel before the trail.
Economy and Development
Israel has Destroyed $74 Million Worth of EU Projects At least one hundred and fifty European Union funded structures in the West Bank were demolished by Israel in the first quarter of 2016.
Gaza Welcomes Ramadan Amidst a Dwindling Economy Gaza strip acknowledge the holy month of Ramadan for the tenth year under Israeli siege while most families lack the money to buy food and other necessary items.