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Israeli forces shoot Palestinian paramedic in the head during Gaza protest

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Gaza health ministry said that Israeli troops wounded five Palestinian medical workers on Friday

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Donald Trump has destroyed the US Jewish consensus on Israel (and that’s a good thing)

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American liberal Zionists and rightwing Zionists wrote opposing letters to Trump this week over Netanyahu’s plans to annex West Bank settlements. The open squabbling is a result of Trump’s extreme support for Israel and also the 52-year-long occupation, which has at last brought a crisis to the Jewish establishment’s consensus, that to be Jewish means to support Israel.

Source: Donald Trump has destroyed the US Jewish consensus on Israel (and that’s a good thing)

Is Jared Kushner the messiah we’ve been waiting for?

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Not even Israel advocates want his plan to see the light of day.

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USAID to lay off 85% of local employees on Palestinian projects

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In the latest blow dealt by the American government to the Palestinians, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), which was responsible for millions of dollars of aid projects in the occupied Palestinian territory, will be laying off some 85% of its local staff in the coming weeks. There has been speculation that the Trump administration ordered the job cuts as part of the lead up to unveiling its peace plan, which is set to be released in the coming months.

Source: USAID to lay off 85% of local employees on Palestinian projects

Instagram Acts as Arm of US Govt, Bans Top Iranian Officials After IRGC ‘Terrorist’ Designation

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Top Iranian government officials were suspended from Facebook-owned Instagram just hours after Trump dubbed the IRGC a “terrorist” organization. By Ben Norton A curious decision by Instagram, which is owned by social media giant Facebook, has called

Source: Instagram Acts as Arm of US Govt, Bans Top Iranian Officials After IRGC ‘Terrorist’ Designation

Arizona’s amended anti-boycott law still constitutionally flawed

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Months after a federal court blocked Arizona from enforcing its anti-boycott law saying it was unconstitutional, the state has attempted to revive the law by amending it so that it no longer applies to the man who challenged it. On Tuesday, Arizona Governor Doug Ducey signed SB 1167 amending the

Source: Arizona’s amended anti-boycott law still constitutionally flawed

Palestinians fear nothing will stop Israel’s annexation of West Bank

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Following the Israeli prime minister’s vow to annex West Bank settlements, Palestinians say moves to claim their land have long been a grim reality, even before the electoral promises.

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