Tag Archives: US.Israel

STOP US AID TO ISRAEL: Anti-Israel ads to appear at US train stations

PressTV | Wed Mar 27, 2013 4:29AM Israel receives more than USD 3 billion from the United States in direct foreign assistance every year. It also gets USD 70 million more in military aid for its missile systems. A Pro-Palestine rights group in the United States has launched an advertising campaign to protest against Washington’s […]

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Hamas denies firing rockets into Israel during Barack Obama’s visit

Note occpal:  Full list of documented Israeli violations since cease-fire MEMO | March 22, 2013 A minister in the Hamas-led government in Gaza has denied that the movement fired rockets into Israel during Barack Obama’s visit. Minister of Religious Endowments Ismail Radwan accused Israel of fabricating the story to provide an excuse for an escalation […]

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Obama Comes to Bless Israel’s Government of Settlers ~ by Jonathan Cook

Dissident Voice | Jonathan Cook | March 20th, 2013 Those who hoped that Barack Obama would be arriving in Israel to bang Israeli and Palestinian heads together, after four years of impasse in the peace process, will be sorely disappointed. The US president’s trip beginning today may be historic – the first of his presidency […]

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VIDEO | As Obama lands : Palestinians erect new Bab al Shams neighbourhood

“Settling” by Israel constitutes a WARCRIME according to International Law and the ICC statute. Even under US’ own military legislation’ it is forbidden. A Reminder to all that the Universal Declaration of Human Rights Article 13:1 states:  “Everyone has the right to freedom of movement and residence within the borders of each state” Law resources […]

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Obama pledges unwavering commitment to Israeli security

QudsMedia | March 20, 2013 Quds Media Center – ALARABIYA WITH AGENCIES U.S. President Barack Obama said at the start of his first official visit to Israel on Wednesday that U.S. commitment to the security of the Jewish state was rock solid. “I see this visit as an opportunity to reaffirm the unbreakable bond between […]

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UPDATED – “#Obama” arrested on Shuhada Street

Demonstrators with Obama and MLK masks – photo by Youth Against Settlements 20th March 2013 | International Solidarity Movement, Hebron, Occupied Palestine By Team KhalilUpdate 20th March 20.45: Three Palestinians still being interrogated, three international activists now threatened with deportation. All will face court in Jerusalem on 21st March. Previously: Four Palestinians and three international […]

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#Potus2Palestine | Mustafa Barghouti: Palestinians are unenthusiastic about passive US President Obama‘s visit

19 March 2013 | IOA Mustafa Barghouthi at an Obama-visit press conference – 19 March 2013 (Image: Lazar Simenov) By Palestine Monitor – 19 March 2013 http://palestinemonitor.org/details.php?id=3si3dla3192ystwsc0iee At a press conference held today at the Palestinian Medical Relief Society in Al-Bireh, secretary general of the Palestinian National Initiative Dr Mustafa Barghouti stated two factors about […]

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#Potus2Palestine | Obama’s itinerary skirts settlements but not symbolism

Maan News Agency | March 19, 2013 JERUSALEM (Reuters) — US President Barack Obama will embrace Jewish history while skirting the morass of West Bank settlements when he visits Israel this week – a selective itinerary laden with diplomatic signals. The tour, running from Wednesday to Friday, is meant to warm Israelis to the cool-tempered, […]

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#VIDEO | Lia Tarachansky: Israeli Defense Minister rumored cooling on attacking Iran

The Real News | Sept 10, 2012 Reports in Israeli press suggest Netanyahu’s main supporter on attacking Iran may be backing off According to local press, the Israeli leadership has been “climbing down from the tree” this week with a distinct change in tone from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu regarding attacking Iran. The change in […]

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Akiva Eldar: Netanyahu’s speech of lies

  26 September 2011  — Israeli Occupation Archive | By Akiva Eldar, Haaretz Akiva Eldar Bertolt Brecht wrote, in his poem “The Necessity of Propaganda,” “Even the hungry must admit that the Minister of Nutrition gives a good speech.” (Translation from the German, Jon Swan. ) It must be admitted that Benjamin Netanyahu gave a […]

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