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Shafaqna Exclusive: What is inside the classified Volume 10 of the JIT report?

Hindu nationalism risks pushing India into war with China

Trump ends CIA arms support for anti-Assad Syria rebels: Who believes?

How Raheel Sharif’s appointment will push Pakistan into another war?

Shutting Iranian cultural mission: Did Saudia threatened Kuwait by Qatar like consequences?

Houthi forces kill 3 soldiers inside Saudi Arabia

US airstrikes in Iraq and Syria kills 12 civilians per day

Plan of the United Arab Emirates to divide Yemen

JIT law firm is ‘one man show’

Cost benefit analysis: Why India cannot wage a war with China?

Stranded at border: Why Pakistan always neglected Shia pilgrims?

Hanging fate: What is better choice for PM, NAB or Court’s verdict?

Ayatollah Sistani: silent force behind ISIS defeat

NA-260 polls: How terrorists became blatant stakeholders in the constituency?

Mirzakhani, Iranian mathematician, was terrorized biologically in US; Russian intelligence services reveal

US speeds up military aid to PKK/PYD

US military, intelligence bodies harbor terrorists in region: Iranian lawmakers

Russia concerned of ISIS members being transported by unidentified helicopters to Afghanistan

ISIS, Al-Nusra, Al-Qaeda Get Their Money and Ideology From America’s Allies

SHAFAQNA | 8 British Muslims kick off Hajj journey on bikes

Spanish football federation chief arrested in fraud probe

SUCH TV | Russian airstrike obliterates Daesh ammo truck in southern Raqqa

China ‘Ready’ for Long-Term War With India

Intelligence Reports Suggest IS Leader Al-Baghdadi is Still Alive

Hazara's again: Four Hazaras shot dead near Mastung as gunmen open fire on vehicle

Confession of Saudia Iqama: Is Nawaz Sharif has been screwed?

Leaked documents reveal Saudia and Emirati crown princes support for Al-Qaeda and ISIS in Yemen

An inside informer to JIT: Who betrayed Sharif family?

Arrival of Qatar Foreign Minister: Is there give and take on Panama case?

Why West created ISIS?

Ruthless Saudi crackdown continues in Shiite regions with US green light

MEHR NEWS | Iran may opt to drop N-deal in face of major violation by US

ALMANAR | Saudi Arabia’s Rule: Grandson’s Era, Hatred Era

IQNA | Egyptian Qari Says Mostly Inspired by Minshawi

PRESS TV | US adding new sanctions against Iran over missile program

LUBP | Mr Sharif please don’t resign

Party rifts: Why is Ch Nisar angry over PM?

Pakistan’s journey to terrorism: From Madrassahs to high grade universities

Using the analogy of Gullen for Imran Khan: Is PML-N portraying PM as Erdogan?

End of Panamagate: All stage set to disqualify PM

Israel’s diplomatic expansion in the face of Arab retraction

Iran’s Zarif hopes Yemen war does not lead to Iran, Saudi conflict

Iran warns US of 'big risk' if it blacklists IRGC

At daggers drawn: Chinese cross border rocket attack kills 158 Indian soldiers

Takfiris fight each other as Assad ouster fades away

Trump Puts US Centcome in Al-Udeid on Auction to Blackmail S. Arabia, UAE

Saudi Arabia’s march towards civil war

What is the the Int'l Plot against Syria Using Refugee Issue?

Prof. Stephen Hawking Says Alien Life is Real, Warns Humans Not to Make Contact

A wind of change: Pakistan towards a corruption free state

Where the law prevails: Iranian president’s brother arrested on financial crime charges

US divorce to Pakistan: Would Russia take the revenge?

JIT Report: Top 10 legal minds on what next

Explosion hits Peshawar's Hayatabad, 2 FC men martyred several injured

Washington Post: US intelligence confirms UAE planned Qatar fake news hack

Saudi Arabia recognized death of 155 of its soldiers and commanders in Yemen

Ex-Saudi Crown Prince's Absence in Funeral Prayer for Uncle Proves Rumors about House Arrest

A message by Iran : Our forces can combat US troops 

Saudi breeds ‘fodder for terrorism’, says former British ambassador

Qatari camels die of thirst after farmers kicked out by Saudi Arabia as diplomatic rift deepens

Should Pakistan allow Jhadav’s mother to Pakistan?

CIA Agent Confesses On Deathbed: ‘We Blew Up WTC7 On 9/11’

Dump the Trump: Anti-Trump protests held across US demanding impeachement

Trying to protect Saudi Arabia,UK refuses to publish report on ‘funding of extremism’

Is Ch.Nisar happy over PM’s indictment?

A secrete story of success: How Pakistan helped Iraq in defeating ISIS?

ABNA | Three Shia martyred in attack by Saudi forces in Qatif / PHOTOS

TASNIM | Saudi Hypocrisy Targeting Qatar Nothing but Insanity: US Analyst

SHABESTAN | Ten days of blessings is a golden chance to explain Islamic joy based on Rizvi culture

IQNA | US Supreme Court Asked to Overturn Muslim Ban Ruling

PRESS TV | Iran blasts Israel’s closure of al-Aqsa Mosque

Al-Qaeda-Linked Filmmaker's Work on CNN Syria Documentary Unmentioned by Network

Tillerson's failed attempt: Did Saudia demand a regime change in Qatar?

Cholera outbreak in Yemen poses risk to Hajj pilgrims: WHO

A crooked PM: Another corruption scandal embroils Netanyahu

Trump’s son-in-law tried to get $500mn loan from Qatar

Hard days ahead: Can Pakistan survive without US aid?

Accountability for all : Are the Judges and General next after politicians?

Trump declares ‘Zionist Holy war’ on Iran

A tainted PM: Hanging sword of disqualification on Sharif’s family

Seizure of assets: Is Countdown beginning for Imran Khan?

Why Iran’s supreme leader clubbed Kashmir with Yemen, and not with Palestine

IQNA | Riyadh Regime Seeking to Silence Shia Dissent with Execution

MEHR NEWS | Saudis fail to issue anti-Iran statement at OIC

SUCH TV | Reko Diq case: Pakistan rejects $11.5b damages claim

Secrete eyes: 25,000 Chinese Spies Embedded in U.S.

Why the International community takes no responsibility toward Yemen?!!

British Jews urge London Mayor to get Hizbullah banned

Shrugging off resignation: Is Zardari’s show once again on to save Nawaz Sharif?

PM trapped: What is that evidence that alone can send Nawaz Sharif packing?

Shafaqna Special: Indo-Israel secrete venture to fund for separate Balochistan?

Pentagon Can Keep Secret Chemical Weapons Tests on US Troops

Bin Salman’s difficult journey to Saudi throne

Erdogan will be arrested in Sweden over genocide and crimes against humanity

150 Saudi intelligence officers joined Daesh in Mosul battle: Report

Amnesty: Saudi Arabia silence Shia dissent with execution

Did Saudia use biological weapons that unleashed cholera in Yemen?

Saudia's economic death: 670,000 expats to leave Saudi Arabia in 3 years

US Forces Could Have Killed Kim Jong-un on July 4 But Didn’t Take the Shot

UK Profiting From Yemeni Civilians Suffering: HRW

Palestine


Israel’s diplomatic expansion in the face of Arab retraction

1396/4/27 | 17:52
One of the manifestations of the fragmentation of the Arab nation is the decline of the Palestinian cause on the list of regional government priorities.   Palestine was the focus of the Arab unity project from the start of the occupation nearly seventy years ago, but no more. There are many reasons for this decline, including US hegemony in the Middle East and the evil alliance against the Arab people and their aspirations. This has pushed many Arab countries not only to abandon the Palestinian cause, but also to seek normalisation with ...

Why Iran’s supreme leader clubbed Kashmir with Yemen, and not with Palestine

1396/4/24 | 17:52
  In subsequent decades, Iranians watered down their rhetoric on Kashmir and strengthened ties with New Delhi.   When the then foreign minister Inder Kumar Gujral was about to undertake an official visit to Iran in 1991, the Iranian government conveyed to New Delhi that the minister was not welcome in Tehran. The Iranian rebuke came in the wake of an Indian military crackdown on pro-independence activists in Kashmir who Tehran considered were waging a legitimate struggle for independence. Four years later, in 1994, Iranians abstained ...

Abbas Visits Egypt to Try to Derail Hamas Rapprochement

1396/4/21 | 17:52
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas has made an “emergency” visit to Cairo this weekend to meet with Egypt junta leader Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi, seeking “clarification” on Egypt’s growing rapprochement with Hamas, and hoping to derail the move. Egypt recently reopened the Gaza border crossing, which threatens to derail Abbas’ efforts to destabilize the Gaza Strip and try to force Hamas to relinquish control. The risks have gotten even bigger for Abbas, however, with key rival Mohammed Dahlan now working on a power-sharing ...

Israeli settler runs over, injures pregnant Palestinian woman

1396/4/19 | 17:52
An Israeli settler has reportedly run over and injured a pregnant Palestinian woman in the southern part of the occupied West Bank. Local sources, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said the 28-year-old victim, identified as Abeer Bassam Joubarah, was walking along the main road next to al-Arroub refugee camp, located 15 kilometers south of Bethlehem, on Sunday morning when she was struck by a settler's vehicle, Arabic-language Safa news network reported. Palestinian medics quickly rushed to the scene and provided the injured woman with ...

Palestinians angered by Indian leader Modi's 'biased' Israel visit

1396/4/16 | 17:52
Ramallah has expressed disappointment at Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's refusal to visit the Palestinian territories during his state visit to Israel.   Palestinian Deputy Foreign Minister Tasir Jaradat told Al Jazeera that the Indian leader's historic visit to Israel would be overshadowed by his decision not to meet President Mahmoud Abbas during the three-day tour. "We expected him [Modi] to visit both Israel and Palestine," Jaradat told Al Jazeera."To play an important role between the two sides and to be able ...

Visiting Israel: Is Modi isolating India from Muslim countries?

1396/4/13 | 17:52
  Narendra Modi becomes the first Indian prime minister to visit Israel when he arrives on Tuesday, the result of growing ties that have led to billions of dollars in defence deals.     Israel, in constant search of allies to vote in its favour at UN bodies as well as business partners, has been portraying the visit as historic.     Israeli analysts have also noted Modi will apparently not travel to Ramallah to meet with Palestinian leaders during his three-day stay, as is common for many foreign dignitaries. Modi ...

Abbas’ siege on Gaza: The goals and the financial benefits

1396/4/11 | 17:52
  Since Hamas’ victory in the parliamentary elections on 25 January 2006, the president of the PLO, Mahmoud Abbas, has been collaborating with the forces of the occupation to place Gaza under siege for approximately ten years now.   These endeavours – directly or indirectly – have been aiming to suffocate Palestinian resistance and any potential to establish a viable and independent Palestinian state. Abbas’ latest measures, which include cutting the salaries of the families of martyrs and the wounded, as well as all employees, ...

Zionist indoctrination: The nefarious plan to change Palestinian’s ideology

1396/4/11 | 17:52
  Young Palestinian Faris Abu-Mayyaleh will soon find out how he did in his final high school exams, in which he answered questions about Israel’s founding fathers and the history of Zionism.     Faris, 18, chose to study the Israeli curriculum instead of the Palestinian equivalent in the hope that it will open more doors at colleges in Israel and help him get work there. “I know it’s the ‘Occupation’. But Palestine, Israel — I don’t care. I just want to go to university,” said Abu-Mayyaleh, who lives and studies ...

Fear of unrest: #Saudis_against_normalisation with Israel

1396/4/8 | 17:52
Saudis have taken to social media to counter a campaign to encourage normalisation with Israel, tweeting using the hashtag “Saudis against normalisation”. Activists described normalising relations with Israel as “an explicit act of treason that must be reconsidered and whose dangers must be unveiled.” This comes as news has been circulating that Saudi Arabia’s actions against Qatar in recent weeks have been to harm the Palestinian resistance and edge it closer to the occupation state, Israel. They also demanded people not adhere to ...

Remembering what the Supreme leaders of Iran said about Al-Quds day

1396/4/3 | 17:52
  Al-Quds Day (يوم القدس) takes place every year on the last Friday of the month of Ramazan. Soon after the Islamic revolution in Iran, Imam Khomeini called on Muslims to dedicate this day to demanding the rights of oppressed Muslims around the world - particularly in Palestine. On this day, rallies are organised before Friday prayer to protest against the occupation of Palestine.   Since the end of Ramzan varies from country to country, if the last day of Ramzan falls on Friday or Saturday in Iran, Al-Quds day will be held ...

Mass killing of Palestinians: Rabbi Calls for Poisoning of Palestinian Water Supply

1396/4/2 | 17:52
  Rabbi Shlomo Mlmad, the chairman of the so-called Council of Rabbis in West Bank settlements, called on settlers to poison Palestinians through their water supply, which came to light by the Israeli organization ‘Breaking the Silence’ . Group member Yehuda Shaul said, according to WAFA, that the aim behind poisoning water in the West Bank is to push Palestinians out of their towns and cities in order to allow settlers to take over Palestinian lands.   The ministry of foreign affairs said, in a press release, that Palestinians ...

Qaradawi accuses Saudi Arabia of cooperating with Israel

1396/3/26 | 17:52
Yusuf al-Qaradawi stressed that Muslim Brotherhood is a Muslim congregation, a true defender of Islam and Muslims' pivotal issue which is Palestine.   I ask god for forgiveness that I remained silent against Saudi ruling family and what they have done to Muslims so far, he added. Qaradawi said: “what is painful is that Sisi sold Tiran and Sanafir to the Saudis and Zionists so they oppose with the Muslim Brotherhood and the Islamic Resistance. They forced me to leave Qatar. It is a betrayal to Muslims and Egyptians. Emirati officials who ...

Israel Cuts Gaza Electricity at Abbas’ Request

1396/3/25 | 17:52
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’ effort to cut electricity to the Gaza Strip as a means of “pressuring” Hamas to hand over control of the region to him is finally getting support from Israel’s security cabinet, which today signed off on a plan to cut exports to the Gaza Strip by 40%, meaning about 45 minutes less of electricity per day in a strip that already is in a state of blackout more than three-quarters of the time.     Abbas had originally sought a 100% cut in Gaza’s electricity, but Israel refused, citing ...

The selective Justice: The politically tainted UN

1396/3/17 | 17:52
  Imperialism at the United Nations is still alive and kicking. The world body would have us applaud its efforts to investigate war crimes, including genocide, in Syria and hold those responsible to account.   However, the International Criminal Court is out of the picture for the time being given that Moscow has wielded its UNSC privilege to veto the move.   This is nothing new. The UN has long been known to have lost its bite. If it were a body that had teeth to bare we wouldn’t be sitting here talking of war crimes ...

Egyptian Writer: Indeed, Imam Khamenei is the Imam and the Leader of All Muslims, the Sunnis before the Shiites

1396/3/13 | 17:52
I have watched the conference of the Support of the Palestinian Uprising in Tehran. I have listened to the speech of Imam Khamenei about Palestine, and that the Zionist regime is a cancerous tumor that should annihilated.   Then, I realized that Imam Khamenei is an Imam and a Leader for all Muslims, the Sunnis before the Shiites. The proof is his support of the Palestinian issue; all the Palestinians are Sunnis, if Imam Khamenei was a leader solely for the Shiites, he would not care about Palestine, or call for liberating Palestine. I ...

Another gamble: Abbas to propose large-scale land swap with Israel

1396/3/2 | 17:52
  A Palestinian official says President Mahmoud Abbas will propose exchanging 6.5 percent of the Palestinian territory to Israel, more than triple the amount put forward in a previous land-swap initiative.   The official close to the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) told Middle East Eye on Sunday that Abbas would make the proposal during US President Donald Trump's forthcoming visit to the West Bank.   “The Palestinian side will be presenting a new vision which is quite detached from that of the majority of the ...

Prolonging hunger strike: Would UN feel any shame?

1396/2/26 | 17:52
  The Palestinians are demanding improved prison conditions, including the doing away with administrative detention, which flies in the face of any kind of procedural transparency.    The situation is different from anywhere else in the world. Israel is an occupying nation and its responsibility for Palestinian security is meant to extend to those whom it locks up.   Yet instead, the Israelis are force-feeding many of the hunger strikers, despite the fact that international legal norms recognise this from of prolonged fasting ...

Palestinian mass hunger strike takes dramatic turn

1396/2/24 | 17:52
    More Palestinian prisoners are joining the mass hunger strike which entered its 26th day Friday, with the campaign assuming global proportions amid worsening health conditions of hundreds of strikers languishing in Israeli jails.   Sawt al-Asra (Voice of Prisoners) radio cited anonymous sources as saying that nearly 100 Palestinian inmates from different political factions have decided to join the hunger strike.     The radio estimated that nearly 1,800 prisoners are currently participating in the strike. ...

Hamas’s gamble: Did Hamas put the ball in Israel’s court?

1396/2/23 | 17:52
  Hamas made headlines last week by releasing a new political document, with many hoping it could help usher a more hopeful phase in the longstanding occupation of Palestine by Israel.      Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal took to a podium in Doha to announce that Hamas would be open to accepting a Palestine based on the 1967 borders. The change in strategy came as a surprise to most international observers but seems to be the result of much deliberation within the Hamas leadership.   Hamas’s new political document suggests ...

Why Kashmir has become another Palestine?

1396/2/19 | 17:52
  India has launched a crackdown against Kashmiris turning it to another Palestine. The situation quite clearly is has become far more serious and simply cannot – must not – be ignored any longer.      The voices within the Indian parliament are not sufficiently strong. For this reason the world needs to come together and act in a unified fashion as has happened in other parts of the world, the Kashmiris on their own have struggled month after month against the most brutal of forces.     At least 90 people ...

Hamas’s policy shift: Is it a concrete step towards two-state solution?

1396/2/18 | 17:52
  While Israel’s rejection of it makes sense from the point of view of the long-term Zionist project, the policy document unveiled by the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) also evoked criticism from the Palestinian Authority, which reminded the Hamas leadership that wisdom had dawned on it 43 years late.   Monday’s documents outlining Hamas’s “principles and general policies” mark a major departure from the 1988 charter and call for establishing a Palestinian state on the pre-1967 war borders.   More ...

7,000 Soldiers Desert Israeli Army Annually

1396/2/6 | 17:52
  New figures announced by the Israeli army revealed on Wednesday the failure of its plan to reduce the number of desertions. The figures showed that some 7,000 soldiers desert the army, either due to illness or faking an illness, before the end of their military service. According to the Manpower Directorate in the army, one in seven soldiers in 2016 did complete their military service, were discharged or expelled, said a military source. The phenomenon of desertion is increasing despite Israeli attempts to limit it. Desertions by ...

Has Iran media declined support to Palestine issue?

1396/1/10 | 17:52
  In an op-ed published in Al-Araby Al-Jadeed by Adnan Abu Umer claims that Iran media is losing interest in Palestine’s problem.   He wrote” Iran has cut the expenses of its media offices in Palestine and has not paid debts of $3 million to local television production companies for the hire of equipment and satellite time; some of these companies have worked with the Iranians for up to 10 years, but that has made no difference; debts have not been paid.   Nor has Iran paid its correspondents for many months, and there ...

Zionist’s cat is out of bag: ISIS declares it will kill Palestinians “One By One”!

1396/1/6 | 17:52
  ISIS has declared war on Palestine, threatening genocide against the Palestinian people, following the murder of Hamas’ senior commander Saber Siam on Sunday.     ISIS militants said that Siam was killed due to the fact he was “a partner in a declared war against religion and against Muslims, working for the heretical government in Gaza”.     The attack was conducted by ISIS-affiliated Salafist rebels who have also warned local residents to stay away from Hamas offices and buildings as it plans to carry ...

A powerless organization: Is UN working against Muslims?

1395/12/30 | 17:52
    The head of the United Nation’s West Asia commission resigned on Friday, after what she described as pressure from the secretary general to withdraw a report accusing Israel of imposing an “apartheid regime” on Palestinians.     The Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), which comprises 18 Arab states, published the report on Wednesday and said it was the first time a UN body had clearly made the charge.     UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres had asked the commission to remove ...

Israel arrested 15,000 Palestinian women since 1967

1395/12/23 | 17:52
  Israel has arrested some 15,000 Palestinian women since 1967, a Palestinian organisation revealed in a report today.     The Commission for Detainees and Ex-Detainees Affairs added that there are currently 65 women and girls held by Israel, 16 of them minors, 18 married, 11 sick, and one held under administrative detention.   The women are held in Sharon and Damon prisons, the report said ahead of International Women’s Day which is marked tomorrow.     Shireen Al-Issawi, sister of former hunger striker ...

Israeli army is world’s best terrorist organization

1395/12/22 | 17:52
    Before some idiot call me antisemite – the title of this post comes from Israel-American author and human rights activist Miko Peled 2012 statement.US Army Capt (ret) Joe Cortina made a similar statement about Israeli army during an interview he gave to Iranian journalist Kourosh Ziabari in August 2012.     On December 17, 2015, the Jewish News Online published an interview with Jurgen Todenhofer, the German reporter who had spent 10 days with the US-Israel created terrorist group ISIS in Iraq – claiming ...

Genocide plan of Palestinians: Israel to use ‘killer robots’ to eliminate Palestinians

1395/12/18 | 17:52
  Israel’s minister without portfolio Ayoub Kara has revealed that the Israeli army is to use robots to eliminate “terror leaders” from Hamas and Hezbollah, the media reported at the weekend.     Kara made his claim at a cultural event in Beer Sheva. “After what happened in Gaza and Lebanon, I don’t want Israel Defence Forces soldiers to enter any more,” he told the audience.     Brushing aside disbelieving comments, Kara pointed out that nobody could ever have imagined the extent to which unmanned drones have ...

Israel’s Dead-End Dilemma

1395/12/8 | 17:52
  With its steady encroachment on Palestinian lands, Israel has created a problem that it can’t solve.      That is why it has always been the case that the United States must pretty much dictate a solution, but it is unable to do so because it is paralyzed by the heavy influence of Israel on the U.S. political process and the power of America’s own apologists for Israel.     Trump’s suggestion of a one-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict is welcomed by some because Israel’s settler policy is said to have ...

Israel’s real concern: Hizbullah rockets are aimed at Israel’s nuclear stockpile

1395/12/7 | 17:52
  On Tuesday, Hizbullah leader Sheikh Hassan Nasrallah warned the Zionist regime that if it dared to start a new war with Lebanon, Hizbullah is prepared to hit Israel’s nuclear stockpiles under the so-called ‘textile factory’ at Dimona.     On Monday, French front-running presidential candidate Marine Le Pen met Lebanon’s president Michael Aoun who told Le Pen that if Israel attacked Lebanon it would suffer worse defeat than in 2006.       The 2006 invasion of Lebanon was an attempt by Israel ...

Iran’s call for Palestine support and vested interests of Arab countries

1395/12/7 | 17:52
    Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei says all Muslim countries have a responsibility to support Palestinian resistance, which should be a source of unity in the Islamic world.       The Leader made the remarks in an opening speech to the 6th International Conference in Support of the Palestinian Intifada (Uprising) in Tehran.   “Despite the differences that exist among Islamic countries — some of these differences are natural, some originate from the enemy’s ...

Sleeping with devil: An Arab-Israel alliance against Iran

1395/12/4 | 17:52
     With a new leader in the White House bent on disrupting the status quo, could it also be time for a fresh approach to Middle East peace?     The United States this week encouraged a "regional" solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, backing a proposal for the Jewish state to unite with Arab powers against Iran, their common foe.     The first meeting at the White House between President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took place on Wednesday, with the proceedings dominated ...

Killing the two-state solution: Israel is playing with fire

1395/12/3 | 17:52
    US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley says the United States still supports a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, a day after President Donald Trump suggested he is open to new ways to achieve peace.     "First of all, the two-state solution is what we support. Anybody that wants to say the United States does not support the two-state solution - that would be an error," Haley told reporters at the United Nations.     The latest report by an Israeli daily confirms that the ...

Test for Muslims: NetanYahu’s cat is out of bag

1395/11/30 | 17:52
    AS far as President Trump is concerned, America has abandoned the two-state solution to the Arab-Israeli dispute.    In a meeting with Donald Trump, Netanyahu toyed with the word “one” and said he had looked at “two state and one state, and I like the one that both parties like.   While dwelling on “one”, the president perhaps did not know that the “one-state” idea is also abhorrent to the Israeli far right. Were Tel Aviv to annex the West Bank and Gaza, Israel will lose its Jewish character, given the ...

Trump has not killed the two-state solution; it died long ago

1395/11/30 | 17:52
  The new US administration led by Donald Trump announced that ending the Israel-Palestine conflict through a two-state solution is no longer a strategic choice. One of Trump’s aides told reporters, “A two-state solution that doesn’t bring peace is not a goal that anybody wants to achieve.”     Trump has made a dramatic shift from a position held by the US for decades. His immediate predecessor, President Barack Obama, saw two states as the only way out for the conflict.      For the Israelis, though, pushing ...

Netanyahu’s Hysterical Rhetoric on Iran Is Just Diversion from West Bank

1395/11/24 | 17:52
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave Theresa May a frightening account during their meeting of the threat posed by Iranian aggression to Israel and everybody else.      In Mr Netanyahu’s eyes, Iran is a much more dangerous enemy than Isis or al-Qaeda, seeking “to annihilate Israel, it seeks to conquer the Middle East, it threatens Europe, it threatens the West, it threatens the world.”         Even by Mr Netanyahu’s standards the rhetoric sounds excessive and is probably ...

Crimes against Humanity? Israel Bans Delivery of Anaesthesia Gas to Gaza Hospitals

1395/11/22 | 17:52
  Israel has banned anaesthetic gas from entering the Gaza Strip, the Palestinian Ministry of Health revealed yesterday.     This is the third time that the occupation has prevented Nitrous Oxide (nitrox) gas, which is used for patients during surgery, from entering the besieged enclave, the ministry’s spokesman, Ashraf Al-Qidra, said. The ban means a number of urgent medical procedures have now been halted, he explained.     There are currently 200 patients awaiting urgent medical treatment in Gaza’s hospitals, ...

The pawn’s of Western power: How Arabs legalized new Jewish settlements?

1395/11/22 | 17:52
  On Monday, Israel passed a law that legalises with retrospective effect 4,000 Jewish homes built in 72 settlements and 55 ‘outposts’ on over 800 hectares of a land that belongs to the sons of the soil.     The Arab League, Turkey, Britain and France denounced the move, but perhaps the most alarming observation came from the UN’s Middle East envoy Nickolay Mladenov, who said Israel’s action had not only crossed the “thick red line”, it had also paved the way for the “full annexation of the West Bank”.     The ...

A secrete story: Why UK cannot oppose Israel on Palestine’s apartheid?

1395/11/16 | 17:52
  A six-month undercover investigation has revealed how Israel relentlessly penetrates different levels of British government and parliamentary democracy to safeguard its continued theft of Palestine with total impunity.     A key finding of this important piece of investigative journalism is the Israeli propagandists’ deliberate conflation of the critic of Zionism with anti-Semitism in order to paralyse the critical discourse and put on the defensive the slightest defence of the inalienable rights of Palestinians to their lives, ...

Mahmud Abbas’s visit: Can Pakistan help in stopping US embassy shift?

1395/11/14 | 17:52
  Pakistan urged the global community on Tuesday to play its role in an impartial and peaceful resolution of the decades-long Palestinian conflict.   President of the State of Palestine, Mahmoud Abbas’s Pakistan visit comes at a crucial time, with the future of his people at a defining crossroads.         At a time when the fortunes and morale of the Palestinian people are at their lowest ebb, the inauguration of the new Palestinian Embassy Complex in Islamabad’s Diplomatic Enclave jointly by the president ...

Pushing Palestinians towards Intifada

1395/11/11 | 17:52
  Bolstered  by new US President Donald Trump’s campaign vow to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Jewish state, Israeli authorities have approved permits for 566 new settler homes in East Jerusalem – the move that is not only against the larger will of international community but will further undermine the two-state solution of the decades long dispute.   Since 1967 War, Israel has incessantly been building a series of illegal settlements in East Jerusalem only to make it impossible to divide Jerusalem, in the future, into ...

New settlements: Israel makes fun of international law

1395/11/8 | 17:52
  We never really need more proof that Israel does not accept international law, but for any sceptics out there here’s one more.   Despite a UN Security Council resolution calling all Israeli settlements in the Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem illegal, Israel has announced plans to build 600 new settlements in occupied East Jerusalem.      Combined with the fact that the Trump administration is considering moving the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, any hope given by the UNSC resolution is fast dissipating.     Israel ...

Israel’s inhuman torture: Why the West’s human rights does not apply on Palestine?

1395/11/8 | 17:52
    Over the years, investigators and victims have kept quiet over Israel’s mysterious torture methods; but recently a conversation among investigators provided a chance to hear about the torture techniques, the Haaretz newspaper reported.     For years, the Israeli establishment has tried to conceal what happens in interrogation rooms. Even when testimony of torture reaches the public, the system does everything it can to leave the interrogators’ role in darkness, including signing lenient plea bargains with suspects who ...

Saving two-state solution: Can France sustain US pressure on Israel-Palestine issue?

1395/11/1 | 17:52
  A conference for peace in Middle East organised by France warned against unilateral steps on Jerusalem and borders saying such an approach could threaten a negotiated solution to the seven-decade old conflict.       Following the deadlock in peace process between Israel and Palestinians, France has advocated urgent and renewed mobilisation of international community in order to preserve the two-state solution and spark new momentum for peace.     Paris Summit was held with the same objective and we believe that ...

Paris gathering: Israel’s real fear begins

1395/10/29 | 17:52
    French President François Hollande told the Paris gathering of 70 nations on Sunday, a two-state solution wasn’t a dream; it remained “the goal of the entire international community for the future”.     Given its track record, Israel’s rejection of the Paris call shouldn’t surprise the world with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accusing the 69 nations (Britain didn’t sign the communiqué) of imposing conditions “incompatible with our needs”.     Israel’s fear is that the Paris statement could ...

Israel’s nefarious plan: Israel aims to end Palestine’s next generation

1395/10/19 | 17:52
  The Israel Defence Forces (IDF) killed 32 children in the past year as a result of violence in the West Bank and Jerusalem, human rights group Defence for Children International (DCI) has said.     A new report from the organisation found 2016 was the deadliest year on record in the last decade, with 32 Palestinian minors killed during raids and confrontations with the army.     More than 150 Palestinians have been fatally shot in cases where non-lethal force was not necessary in the same time period, Human ...

Israel’s shoot to kill policy: The systematic genocide of Palestinians

1395/10/18 | 17:52
  Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called for the pardon of an Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldier who had just been convicted of manslaughter for fatally shooting a wounded Palestinian man last year in the occupied West Bank city of Hebron.   Human Rights Watch has taken the Israeli regime to task Wednesday for its controversial “shoot-to-kill” policy, based on which Israeli forces are ordered to open fire on Palestinians during confrontations even in cases where they can be captured.   This “dangerous” and “deadly” ...

A horrible story: Israel’s secret plan of Palestinian’s ethnic cleansing

1395/10/17 | 17:52
  A former Dutch ambassador was due to plant 1,100 olive trees in the West Bank on Sunday to make amends, he said, for the fact that Israel had exploited his family’s name to “cover up an act of ethnic cleansing”.     Ader said he had been shocked to discover a decade ago that under the small conifer forest dedicated to his father were concealed the ruins of a Palestinian village.     All of the 2,400 Palestinian inhabitants of Bayt Nattif, south-west of Jerusalem, were expelled in 1948, the year Israel was established. ...