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Israeli banks may lose access to large loans under new EU rule on occupied lands

This is likely to set off further alarm bells among Israelis who fear the days of freely colonizing Palestinians while enjoying fully normal relations are coming to an end.

Why is New York Times reporting on Israeli settlements so timid?

Is the resort to timid and euphemistic language a form of reflexive self-censorship to avoid the wrath of the anti-Palestinian lobby?

Pinkwash, Greenwash, Hogwash: Ali Abunimah on Israel’s use of sex and marketing to distract from apartheid

Israel is attempting to counter the Palestinian rights movement by targeting its messages at progressive communities, especially LGBTQ people.

New York Jets’ Oday Aboushi faces anti-Palestinian smears

Football player Oday Aboushi, recently drafted to the New York Jets NFL team, is the target of an escalating media smear campaign to associate him with terrorism and extremism, apparently for no other reason than his Palestinian ancestry.

“We have become refugees again,” say Palestinians from Syria now in Gaza

As Palestine refugees face an increasingly dire situation in Syria, some have made their way to Gaza. But this route to safety is now closed off amid the turmoil in Egypt.

Egypt deporting Palestinians trying to return to Gaza

Palestinians trying to return home to the Gaza Strip from overseas, via Cairo airport, are being deported by Egyptian authorities to the countries they flew in from, at their own expense.

Another Israeli swimming pool caught refusing entry to Arab citizens

While Arabs were turned away allegedly for not being local, a Jewish undercover reporter had no trouble getting in.

Warning of humanitarian catastrophe as Egypt tightens siege of Gaza

An Egyptian general has said that President Morsi, who was overthrown by the army yesterday, may be charged with “collaborating” with Hamas.

As Israeli football season opens, violent racist attacks on Palestinians return too

Shouting anti-Muslim slurs, Israeli soccer fans attack Palestinian McDonald’s workers.

Israeli war crimes suspect cancels London visit

UK government assured immunity to Major General Doron Almog, who has an outstanding arrest warrant against him.


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