News headlines for “Palestine and Israel”, page 5

  1. European Airlines Silence Palestine Protest

    Sunday, April 15, 2012

    As 60 percent of the international activists set to land at Ben Gurion airport Sunday had their plane tickets cancelled, organisers of the ‘Welcome to Palestine’ fly-in campaign condemned what they say is European complicity in Israel’s illegal restrictions on their right to travel freely.

  2. Syrian Strife Hits Lebanese Villages

    Friday, April 13, 2012

    A few kilometres separate the two Lebanese villages of Ersal and Qaa from the Syrian border, both of which have been unwillingly drawn into the violence of the Syrian uprising. Unrest has been brewing in the region for weeks and recently it was on the receiving end of intermittent gunfire from the Syrian army. The situation remains tense despite the fragile new ceasefire.

  3. U.S.-Israel Deal to Demand Qom Closure Threatens Nuclear Talks

    Thursday, April 12, 2012

    The Barack Obama administration has adopted a demand in the negotiations with Iran beginning Saturday that its Fordow enrichment facility must be shut down and eventually dismantled based on an understanding with Israel that risks the collapse of the negotiations.

  4. Muslim Brotherhood’s Presidential Aims Challenged

    Thursday, April 12, 2012

    Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood has surprised both supporters and rivals by abruptly announcing its own nominee for upcoming presidential elections, despite earlier promises that it would not field a candidate from within its own ranks.

  5. Israel-Iran Matters Get Worse in Verse

    Sunday, April 08, 2012

    A lyrical attack by Germany’s acclaimed novelist and essayist Günter Grass in which he labelled Israel’s alleged atomic arsenal and looming pre-emptive strike on Iran’s nuclear installations a threat to world peace has triggered fury and controversy amongst Israelis.

  6. After the Murder, a New Act at Freedom Theatre

    Friday, April 06, 2012

    Actors, musicians, activists and friends gathered in various locations throughout Israel and the West Bank this week to commemorate the life of actor and theatre director Juliano Mer-Khamis.

  7. Strong Majority of U.S. Jews Likely to Stick With Obama

    Tuesday, April 03, 2012

    Despite his repeated differences with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, a strong majority of U.S. Jews are likely to vote to re-elect President Barack Obama in November, according to major new survey of Jewish opinion released here Tuesday.

  8. Q&A: U.S. Funding Cuts in UNESCO More Audible than Visible

    Tuesday, April 03, 2012

    When the 194-member General Conference of the U.N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) was on the verge of admitting Palestine as a full-fledged member of the Paris-based U.N. agency last year, the United States warned against it - and threateningly.

  9. When Europe Develops, and Israel Destroys

    Tuesday, April 03, 2012

    The European Commission has released a document that lists projects it funded that were destroyed or damaged by the Israel Defence Forces between May 2001 and October 2011.

  10. Israeli Experts Mum on Iran Attack to Support Bibi's Bluff

    Monday, April 02, 2012

    A striking feature of the Israeli political landscape in recent months has been the absence of a serious debate on the issue of the threat of war with Iran led by national security figures.

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