Daily Archives: April 5, 2019

How the Israeli army shot dead a Palestinian paramedic in a refugee camp

By | 2019-04-05T23:31:41+00:00 April 5th, 2019|Israel|

Sajed Mizher, a volunteer paramedic, planned to arrive at school in time for a test. But as he walked over to a man wounded by a gunshot, he was shot himself

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U.S. to designate Iranian elite force as terrorist organization

By | 2019-04-05T23:02:58+00:00 April 5th, 2019|World|

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, a strident Iran hawk, has advocated for the change in U.S. policy as part of the Trump administration's hardening posture toward Tehran.

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Algeria’s president for 20 years is going, but not the system that enabled his rule

By | 2019-04-05T22:01:44+00:00 April 5th, 2019|Middle East|

It may seem that an era is ending with President Abdelaziz Bouteflika’s resignation, but the protesters have to oust the military leaders, too

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Four days before Israeli election, Netanyahu rival Lapid meets Macron in France

By | 2019-04-05T21:54:44+00:00 April 5th, 2019|Israel|

Kahol Lavan party says the two discussed recent developments in Syria, Iran and the situation in Gaza

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Supporters of Saudi women activists detained, including two U.S. citizens

By | 2019-04-05T21:06:47+00:00 April 5th, 2019|Middle East|

An official from the U.S. State Department confirmed the arrest of two U.S. citizens and said it had "engaged the Saudi government in this regard," without providing details.

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15 Jewish anti-occupation activists arrested while protesting outside Birthright offices in New York

By | 2019-04-05T20:55:49+00:00 April 5th, 2019|Israel|

Activists from IfNotNow were arrested following a protest against Birthright in which demonstrators held signs reading 'confront the crisis' and 'stop lying to young Jews'

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Final poll before Israeli election shows right-wing bloc with solid lead over center-left

By | 2019-04-05T20:44:40+00:00 April 5th, 2019|Israel|

Channel 13 poll has Netanyahu's and Gantz's parties tied with right-wing parties getting a total of 66 seats, with center-left parties receiving 54

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Turkey to continue buying S-400 missile defense system after U.S. halts F-35 shipments

By | 2019-04-05T19:51:07+00:00 April 5th, 2019|World|

The disagreement between Turkey and the U.S. over the F-35 is the latest of a series of diplomatic disputes between Washington and Ankara

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U.S. revokes ICC prosecutor’s visa amid White House crackdown on global tribunal

By | 2019-04-05T19:28:15+00:00 April 5th, 2019|World|

Pompeo has said in the past that Washington would revoke or deny visas to staff seeking to investigate alleged U.S. crimes and abuses as well as those seeking action against Israel

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