Tag Archives: Benjamin Netanyahu

Israeli discourse about “new intifada” is detached from colonial history

MEMO | March 2, 2013 Israel’s “concern” once again propels itself into news headlines as Tel Aviv warns that a “new intifada” could begin following the death of Ahmed Jaradat while being interrogated in Israeli custody. Refusing to accept responsibility for the escalation of protests against its policies, the government of Benjamin Netanyahu has instead […]

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Obama visit is off if Netanyahu fails to form government by mid-March

All Israeli Attacks – Timeline | All Israeli cease Fire Violations – Timeline MEMO | March 2, 2013 US officials preparing for President Barack Obama’s visit to Israel have told their Israeli counterparts that the visit will be cancelled if Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu fails to form a new government by mid-March. Obama is due […]

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Israel: Third Term or Third Reich?

By Parker Lawson | Jan 30, 2013 | Sabbah Report The world has already learned once that peace is built with bridges, not walls. By Parker Lawson Once you arrive in Israel, it doesn’t take much time at all to realize that the reality of the Israeli-Palestinian situation is not at all what the American […]

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Extreme right-winger says Israelis can’t have peace with Palestinians

MEMO | Jan 8, 2013 The leader of the extreme right-wing Jewish Home Party, Naftali Bennett, has claimed that Israelis “cannot have peace with the Palestinians”, who he called “the enemy”. Bennett was speaking as he attacked what he called “the Left’s obsession” with “relinquishing” land to the Palestinians. Criticising Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu for […]

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Legal expert counts 469 (illegal) settlements in occupied West Bank and Jerusalem

MEMO | Sept 20, 2012   A Palestinian expert in international law has revealed that the number of Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank is now 469, of which 29 are in Jerusalem. The settlements outside the Holy City house more than 500,000 Jewish settlers. All settlements in occupied territory are regarded as illegal […]

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Israel’s bogus case for bombing Gaza obscures political motives ~ by @MaxBlumenthal

By Max Blumenthal – Sun, 2012-03-11 10:17- Gadfly – Al Akhbar English In the last two days, Israeli forces have killed at least 15 residents of the Gaza Strip and wounded over 30. Among the dead are two young boys (see here and here), while the wounded included a reporter from the Ma’an News Agency […]

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In speech to hawkish US Jews, Netanyahu omits major threats

Wednesday, February 29 2012|Mairav Zonszein | 972 Magazine   Attention American Jewish leaders: In outlining the major threats facing Israel, the prime minister patronized you by leaving a few out, which I’m sure you must be well aware of. Last week on Sunday evening, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addressed leaders of the hawkishly-led Conference of […]

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Mr. Lieberman goes to Washington – and everybody hides ~ by @MaxBlumenthal

Truth does not matter for “Israel”. Buttons Do. To mute. Max Blumenthal | Al Akhbar English | Jan 21, 2012 Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman is reportedly scheduled to visit Washington next week. But no one in the Obama administration seems particularly excited about meeting him. What made Israel’s top diplomat so unpopular in Washington? […]

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Setting a price tag for Israeli supremacy

Related: Settler Violence Topic | Category | Pictures Jonathan Cook |  The Electronic Intifada | 14 October 2011 Inspecting the damage caused to a mosque following an arson attack by far-right Zionists.  (Chaska Katz /ActiveStills) Jewish far-right groups responsible for a series of arson attacks on West Bank mosques over the past year broke dangerous ground last […]

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September Surprise: Israeli Attack on Iran? ~ by Richard Silverstein

  July 5, 2011 | Richard Silverstein | Tikun Olam-תיקון עולם: Make the World a Better Place With specter of willing president looming, will new Defense Secretary Panetta abandon pragmatism of predecessor and support Iran attack? A retired journalist who covered the intelligence beat, and with extensive senior intelligence sources, reports to me that Israel […]

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Israel Law Center behind harassment of flotilla funded by homophobic End Timer Pastor John Hagee

On 06.27.11, By Max Blumenthal | maxblumenthal.com Pastor John Hagee is a major financial supporter of Shurat Hadin, the Israel Law Center behind the legal campaign against the Gaza Freedom Flotilla On June 24, Joseph Dana, a journalist who will traveling aboard the US boat to Gaza, discovered that an anonymous private legal complaint had […]

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US citizen in Jerusalem arrest video speaks to Electronic Intifada

  Maureen Clare Murphy | The Electronic Intifada |14 June 2011 American-Jewish young man is being harassed and treated unfairly he is then arrested in Jerusalem   American Jewish activist and university student Lucas Koerner was arrested in Jerusalem on 1 June — when thousands of right-wing Israelis, including settlers, marked “Jerusalem Day” by provocatively […]

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Death by Soccer

Wounded child brought to Gaza hospital after IDF massacre (Reuters)         You better not be a child and play soccer if you live in Gaza.  Otherwise, the IDF will punish you with death.  A group of five members of the Abu Hilu family including Muhammad Jihad Al-Hilu, 11, Yasser Ahed Al-Hilu, 16, Muhammad […]

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