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Al Jazeera English – Europe – EU endorses Goldstone report

11/03/2010

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UK cuts some arms sales to Israel after Gaza war

13/07/2009

Source: Reuters * Five arms export licenses revoked * UK denies move constitutes embargo (Adds new British comment) By Dan Williams JERUSALEM, July 13 (Reuters) – Britain has scrapped the sale of some military components to Israel as part of an export review prompted by the war in the Gaza Strip, officials said on Monday. […]

International day of solidarity with East Jerusalem residents facing eviction or demolition of their homes

13/07/2009

From ISM 12 pm, Monday, 13 July 2009: Israeli and international solidarity activists will set up tents on King George St. in West Jerusalem as part of a coordinated campaign in solidarity with Palestinians facing home evictions and demolitions in East Jerusalem. 4 pm, Monday 13 July 2009: A press conference will be held at […]

Cheney hid CIA program from Congress: senator

13/07/2009

From Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The CIA withheld information from the U.S. Congress about a secret counterterrorism program on orders from former Vice President Dick Cheney, a senator said on Sunday as Democrats called for an investigation. Democratic Senator Dianne Feinstein told “Fox News Sunday” that CIA Director Leon Panetta disclosed Cheney’s involvement when he […]

Roberto Micheletti Blames Chavez For Honduras Crisis

02/07/2009

From The Huffington Post TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras — Honduras’ interim leader accused Venezuela’s Hugo Chavez of instigating his nation’s crisis and lawmakers tightened a curfew aimed at stemming unrest, as coup leaders showed few signs of bending to international pressure to restore the exiled president. Roberto Micheletti, who was named by Congress to replace President Manuel […]

Amnesty says Israel “wantonly” destroyed Gaza

02/07/2009

From Reuters JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Amnesty International said on Thursday Israel inflicted “wanton destruction” in the Gaza Strip in attacks that often targeted Palestinian civilians during an offensive in December and January in the Hamas-run enclave. The London-based rights group, in a 117-page report on the 22 days of fighting, also criticized the Islamist movement […]

Israel sees deal soon with Obama over settlements

17/06/2009

From Reuters JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is negotiating a deal with Washington under which Israeli building in existing Jewish settlements could go forward in certain cases, Israeli and Western officials said on Tuesday. In talks with U.S. President Barack Obama‘s Middle East envoy, Netanyahu has asserted that his government does not have […]

Israelis liked PM speech, but peace still far: poll

16/06/2009

From Reuters JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s keynote speech on Middle East peace this week received massive support from the Israeli public but they do not think it will further its aim, a poll showed on Tuesday. The survey, published in the Haaretz daily, showed that 71 percent of respondents said they […]

Israel’s war crimes

15/06/2009

From Le Monde Diplomatique Israel blamed its earlier wars on the threat to its security, even that against Lebanon in 1982. However, its assault on Gaza was not justified and there are international calls for an investigation. But is there the political will to make Israel account for its war crimes? by Richard Falk For […]

CIA chief believes Cheney almost wants U.S. attacked

15/06/2009

From Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) – CIA director Leon Panetta says it’s almost as if former vice president Dick Cheney would like to see another attack on the United States to prove he is right in criticizing President Barack Obama for abandoning the “harsh interrogation” of terrorism suspects. “I think he smells some blood in the […]