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Israelis excel at camouflaging the expulsion of Palestinians Media Roundup
Amira Hass, Haaretz

Israelis excel at camouflaging the expulsion of Palestinians

As the descendants of a people which was banished throughout history from its homes and various homelands, we Israelis have developed our own expulsion skills – skills that would not embarrass the kings, nobles and officials of the goyim. Our contribution to the family of banishing nations is great, especially considering our short existence as a sovereign entity.

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5-year-old Palestinian girl hit by settler car succumbs to wounds West Bank
Ma'an News Agency

5-year-old Palestinian girl hit by settler car succumbs to wounds

A young Palestinian girl who was struck by an Israeli settler vehicle earlier Sunday has succumbed to her wounds, medics told Ma'an. Einas Khalil, five, died after being hit by a car driven by an Israeli settler near the central West Bank town of Sinjil, medical sources at Palestine Medical Complex in Ramallah said.

about 1 day ago
Aqsa restrictions force thousands into Jerusalem streets for prayer Media Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Aqsa restrictions force thousands into Jerusalem streets for prayer

Thousands of Palestinians performed prayers in the streets and alleyways of the Old City of Jerusalem on Friday after men under the age of 50 were prevented by Israeli authorities from entering the al-Aqsa mosque compound. Hundreds of Israeli border guards, police, and special forces were deployed throughout Jerusalem streets, in addition to at least one drone and a surveillance balloon in the sky as authorities sought to prevent Muslim worshipers from reaching the holy site.

about 3 days ago
2 injured in Bilin protest Media Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

2 injured in Bilin protest

Two Palestinians were injured and dozens suffered from tear-gas inhalation as Israeli forces dispersed a weekly protest in Bilin village near Ramallah. Israeli forces stopped the weekly march as protesters neared their freed lands near the wall, firing rubber-coated steel bullets, tear gas, stun grenades and chased some of them through the village’s fields.

about 3 days ago
Testimony from Gaza: Shot by Israeli Forces and Left Bleeding for Hours Palestinians
Jehad Saftawi, IMEU

Testimony from Gaza: Shot by Israeli Forces and Left Bleeding for Hours

Forty-four-year-old Gaza farmer Shehda Al-Najjar tells the story of how he was shot and left bleeding for hours by Israeli forces in July.

about 3 days ago
Thousands Attend Funeral of Slain Palestinian Child Media Roundup
International Middle East Media Center

Thousands Attend Funeral of Slain Palestinian Child

In the central West Bank village of Beit Laqiya, this Friday, thousands of people attended the funeral of 13-year-old Bahaa Samir Badir, who was shot dead by Israeli soldiers on Thursday. Further restrictions imposed on al-Aqsa Mosque have forced thousands of people into the streets of occupied East Jerusalem for Friday prayer.

about 3 days ago
Arabs from Israel risk arrest for ‘Arab Idol’ show Media Roundup
Yahoo News/AP

Arabs from Israel risk arrest for ‘Arab Idol’ show

Their goal is to win Arab Idol, the Arab world's premiere television song competition. But the journey Manal Mousa, 25, and Haitham Khalaily, 24, have taken from their villages in Israel to the competition in Lebanon could comprise a television drama of its own — featuring travel to an enemy country, Israeli security interrogations, and the complicated identity crisis of Israel's Arabs.

about 3 days ago
PLO to submit UN resolution on occupation by end-Oct Media Roundup
Ma'an News Agency/AFP

PLO to submit UN resolution on occupation by end-Oct

The PLO will submit a draft resolution to the UN Security Council demanding the end of Israel's occupation by the end of October, a senior official said on Thursday. The PLO has been under intense pressure not to push forward with the resolution -- including with alleged threats of cuts to US aid -- but secretary general Yasser Abed Rabbo said a decision was taken late Wednesday to push ahead.

about 3 days ago
When a Story Becomes a Casualty of War Media Roundup
Erica Berenstein & Fares Akram, The New York Times

When a Story Becomes a Casualty of War

The weather was pleasantly warm on a day last spring when we made our way up the front steps of an ambulance depot in the Tel al-Hawa neighborhood of Gaza City. The medics and a few children loitering outside watched us as if we were the most notable sight of the day. Sounds drifting from inside came from little fingers hitting piano keys and plucking at violin strings — not sirens.

about 4 days ago