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“Top secret” Shin Bet memo suggested dead Arafat would benefit Israel

The memo, revealed in a book to be published this week by British-Israeli political scientist Ahron Bregman adds evidence to support the thesis that Arafat was assassinated.

Mahmoud Abbas: collaboration with Israeli army, secret police is “sacred”

Known euphemistically as “security coordination,” PA intelligence and security forces work closely with Israeli occupation forces to suppress any Palestinian resistance.

Video: Israeli “Jerusalem Day” mob attacks Palestinian

Annual celebration of conquest of Jerusalem habitually involves violent provocations by settlers who are protected by occupation forces, vandalism of Palestinian property and racist anti-Palestinian chants.

Palestinian activist Rasmea Odeh rejects US plea deal, prepares for October trial

Odeh’s history of torture during a decade of Israeli custody could become a relevant issue at trial, lawyer says.

Israeli army planned to use Paris synagogue as recruitment site

Israel recruits, arms and radicalizes hundreds of youths from around the world each year to participate in its violent occupation and colonization of Palestinian land.

Amnesty urges Abbas to drop criminal charges against Palestinian boycott activists

Palestinian Authority crackdown against grassroots activists must also be seen in light of Mahmoud Abbas’ high-profile opposition to the boycott of Israel.

Parents of Palestinian boys ask Pope to watch video of their sons' killings

The parents of two Palestinian boys who were shot dead in cold blood have called on Pope Francis to speak out against the killings of their sons and the systematic violence Palestinians face under Israeli occupation.

DePaul students vote for divestment despite Israeli government interference

Referendum passes by comfortable majority despite “scare tactics” and interference by Israeli consulate and lobby groups.

Video: Max Blumenthal and Ali Abunimah in San Francisco

Max Blumenthal and Ali Abunimah appeared together at the Roxie Theatre in San Francisco in a discussion on Palestine.

CNN camera catches Israeli soldier who fired at, killed Palestinian teen

CNN’s footage offers further clear proof that Israeli authorities are lying about how boys were killed.


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