Daily Archives: March 15, 2019

Cannabis legalization buzz is a smokescreen masking apartheid’s legitimization

By | 2019-03-15T23:54:09+00:00 March 15th, 2019|Israel|

In an election that is making fair game of the blood of one-fifth of the citizens of this country, people are occupied with the question of their freedom to openly hold a joint

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Gazans take to the streets in rare protest against high cost of living

By | 2019-03-15T23:01:30+00:00 March 15th, 2019|Israel|

Videos circulating on social media showed Hamas police officers shooting, beating and arresting protesters, as well as detaining journalists and human rights activists

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A hundred years ago, the Hebrew media already talked about high rents in Tel Aviv

By | 2019-03-15T22:13:54+00:00 March 15th, 2019|Israel|

The Historical Jewish Press Project has uploaded Haaretz issues from its first 13 years of existence - now digitally available, free of charge

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Tensions persist at Temple Mount as Palestinian protesters tear doors off contested building

By | 2019-03-15T22:07:57+00:00 March 15th, 2019|Middle East|

The doors were removed off Bab al-Rahma at the Golden Gate despite the stance of the holy site's custodian, the Waqf

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King Abdullah is caught between Jordan’s protests and Jerusalem’s tensions

By | 2019-03-15T21:59:19+00:00 March 15th, 2019|Middle East|

Demonstrations against corruption, rising unemployment and reports that the U.S. will support giving the Saudis and Moroccans a say on the Temple Mount are threatening the king’s throne

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N. Korea considers suspending talks with ‘gangster-like’ U.S., may unfreeze nuclear sites

By | 2019-03-15T20:27:56+00:00 March 15th, 2019|World|

U.S. State Secretary Pompeo says Washington wished to continue talks with Pyongyang, but gives no sign of willingness to soften demand North Korea give up its nuclear weapons

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Israeli who commanded massacre of dozens of Arab captives in 1948 dies at 93

By | 2019-03-15T20:05:04+00:00 March 15th, 2019|Israel|

Shmuel Lahis shot all remaining men in a Lebanese village and then blew up the house ‘to make a mass grave.' He received one year in prison, a punishment later revoked, was pardoned by the president and went on to head the Jewish Agency

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Painted as ‘the enemy,’ young Israeli Arabs struggle to see the point of voting

By | 2019-03-15T18:30:18+00:00 March 15th, 2019|Middle East|

In 2015, nearly two-thirds of Arab citizens voted in the general election. But Israel’s nation-state law, a resurgent far right and the collapse of Arab political unity has dimmed the mood

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