Day: 14/09/2018

Israel claims Hamas has women activists in Hebron

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Israeli security forces say they have evidence that Hamas has recruited women to a cell in Hebron, though political analysts believe it’s very unlikely that Hamas would involve women in military actions in the West Bank.

Source: Israel claims Hamas has women activists in Hebron

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Israel is ‘in our blood,’ outgoing Australian ambassador says

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Packing up after four years in Tel Aviv, Dave Sharma reflects on close relationships, lessons learned, and a few ‘difficult conversations’

Source: Israel is ‘in our blood,’ outgoing Australian ambassador says

Egypt tightens screws on Hamas with threat to close Rafah crossing

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Hamas wants to resume mass demonstrations along Israel’s border to attract international attention to Gaza, but doing so threatens to unleash harsh Israeli and Egyptian reprisals.

Source: Egypt tightens screws on Hamas with threat to close Rafah crossing

Jeremy Corbyn ally suggests Israel ‘created’ Labour anti-Semitism row

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A trade union boss and ally of Jeremy Corbyn has suggested Israel “created” the anti-Semitism storm in the Labour party to deflect from its actions in Palestine.

Source: Jeremy Corbyn ally suggests Israel ‘created’ Labour anti-Semitism row

More international artists join Israel boycott

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As Israeli politicians do their best to ignore international condemnation of the occupation, perhaps Israelis will hear the voices of artists like Lana Del Rey as the cultural boycott builds.

Source: More international artists join Israel boycott