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IPPNW: Israel’s nuclear activities in the Negev contaminate the air all the year

Al Qassam website | 27-08-2013,09:11   Ramallah- The international physicians for the prevention of nuclear war (IPPNW)-Palestine branch said that a recent study conducted by the Finnish association DHF in the Negev region, where the Dimona nuclear facility is located, showed that Negev air is contaminated almost during all days of the year, which poses serious […]

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Netanyahu uses settlement pledge to get coalition support for prisoner release

“Settling” constitutes a warcime according to international law and ICC statute. Even under US’ own military legislations’ Law resources below this article MEMO | July 31, 2013 Israeli newspaper Maariv reported on Wednesday that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu pledged to continue settlement building in return for support from coalition partners for the prisoner release deal. […]

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Jonathan Cook: Israel’s thriving arms trade is a setback to peace agreement

By Jonathan Cook | The National – 23 July 2013  Jonathan Cook Over the past decade, Israel has surged up the arms trade’s international rankings. Despite having a population smaller than New York City, Israel has emerged as one of the world’s largest exporters of armaments. Last month, defence analysts Jane’s put Israel in sixth […]

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Israel to Sign Guns for Refugees Deal With African States ~ by Richard Silverstein (@Richards1052)

Richard Silverstein | Global Research | July 22, 2013 Writing this blog as long as I have, I’ve seen some pretty low blows from the Israeli government. But this one ranks right up there. Those of you old enough remember Ronald Reagan’s arms for hostages deal with the Iranians–now, Israel proposes an arms for refugees […]

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Israel operates outside all arms control laws

Jews for Justice for Palestinians – July 19, 2013 Report from Independenet (1) and Times of Israel (2); extracts from the Report from House of Commons Committees on Arms Export Control (3) , Notes and links (4) Blood money: UK’s £12.3bn arms sales to repressive states Government approves thousands of deals with states it condemns […]

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Israel: A Theater of Horrors: In Israel’s trade catalog, arms and asylum seekers are equal commodities

More at http://bit.ly/arms4africans In Israel’s trade catalog, arms and asylum seekers are equal commodities With arbitrary arrest and detention, forcible transfer, withholding of basic human rights, the imposition of birth control measures and now an arms-for-asylum-seekers deal which amounts to little more than human trafficking, Israel has become a theater of horrors for Africans. By […]

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Palestinian trade unions refuse all forms of normalization with Israel

[ PIC 02/06/2013 – 10:03 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Palestinian trade unions reiterated their rejection of all moves to normalize relations with the Israeli occupation and stressed their adherence to the national rights and constants. In a press release on Saturday, the unions denounced the recent initiative that was made by Mahmoud Abbas to […]

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Arab and Turkish businessmen visit Gaza

[ PIC 24/05/2013 – 05:44 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– A delegation of Arab and Turkish businessmen arrived on Thursday in the Gaza Strip on a solidarity trip. The delegation, which includes thirty-nine businessmen, was received at the Rafah crossing by the Undersecretary of the Ministry of National Economy Hatem Owaida and a number of Palestinian […]

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Palestinian children meet football star Messi in Qatar

Maan News Agency | May 21, 2013 DOHA, Qatar (Ma’an) — Two Palestinian children had the chance to meet international soccer star Lionel Messi in the Qatari capital of Doha on Monday. Messi visited Doha as the global brand ambassador of the Qatari telecommunications company Ooredoo. Thanks to a partnership between Ooredoo and Palestine’s Wataniya […]

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Report: Israeli regime sells $400mn of drones annually

An Israeli spy drone (file photo) PressTV | Sun May 19, 2013 6:19AM GMT On May 11, the Israeli regime shot down one of its Shoval-type drones over the Mediterranean Sea due to a ‘technical malfunction.’ The Israeli regime exports about $400 million worth of drones per year, an Israeli daily reports. The Ynet daily […]

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Israeli football, racism and politics – the ugly side of the beautiful game ~ by Jonathan Cook

By Jonathan Cook | Jonathan-Cook.net | 25 April 2013 Israel’s increasing integration into European competitions, despite its refusal to revive peace talks with the Palestinians, respect human rights and halt illegal settlement, is, according to critics, contrary to sporting values and should be met with international opposition of the kind faced by apartheid South Africa. […]

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Israel says it will stop using white phosphorous

The Telegraph | April 26, 2013 Israel’s army said Thursday that it would soon halt its use of white phosphorus shells after years of international criticism for using the incendiary munitions in crowded Palestinian areas. White phosphorous munitions are blown up by UN and Hamas sappers in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip in 2010 […]

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Iran: US-Israel arms deal to destabilize region

Maan News Agency | April 23, 2013 TEHRAN (AFP) – Iran criticized on Tuesday a US deal to sell advanced missiles and aircraft to Israel, saying the move will only destabilize the region. “This kind of aid will only lead to instability and insecurity in the region,” foreign ministry spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast told reporters at […]

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Pentagon chief Check Hagel hails arms deal on Israel trip

Maan News Agency | Apr 22, 2013 TEL AVIV, Israel (AFP) — Pentagon chief Chuck Hagel and his Israeli counterpart on Monday hailed a major arms deal as a sign of “ironclad” US support for Israel after talks on Iran’s nuclear drive and Syria’s war. The US defense secretary, who has been accused of being […]

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Israel bars 26 Gaza runners from 1st West Bank marathon

Palestinian Olympic athlete Nader al-Masri (L) and a fellow runner speed along the waterfront in Gaza City. (File photo) PressTV | Sat Apr 20, 2013 12:38PM The Israeli regime has barred 26 Palestinian runners from the Gaza Strip to take part in a marathon in the occupied West Bank. The Gaza runners, including former Olympics […]

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