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Israel defense chief plans 2,500 new West Bank settler homes

Israel's defense minister said Thursday he will seek approval next week to fast-track construction of 2,500 new West Bank settlement homes in 2018, an announcement likely to further ratchet up tensions between Israelis and Palestinians......»»

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Israel says first to use F-35 stealth fighter jets in combat

JERUSALEM, Undefined – The Israeli military has used its newly acquired F-35 stealth fighters in combat, making it the world's first to do so, the air force commander said Tuesday, May 22. "The Adir aircraft are already operational and flying combat missions," Major General Amikam Norkin said at a conference in ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsMay 22nd, 2018Related News

Foreign students suing Canadian school, consultant for ‘false’ immigration promise

EDMONTON, Alberta -- Dozens of foreign students, led by two Filipinos, are suing a private Edmonton college and an immigration consultant for allegedly promising them falsely that they could extend their stay in Canada by signing up for a diploma program. "These individuals, through no fault of their own, were taken advantage of and now are left in limbo," Edmonton lawyer AvnishNandatold CBCRadio'sEdmonton AM last Wednesday, according to a report by CBC News. Nanda represents a dozen students from the Philippines, Israel, and Ukraine in a class-action lawsuit against Solomon College and immigration consultantAmarjotSingh. Some 100 current and former students have come forward t...Keep on reading: Foreign students suing Canadian school, consultant for ‘false’ immigration promise.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: May 22nd, 2018Related News

NPC picks bets for 2019 polls in Japan meeting

By JUNE S. BLANCO THE Nationalist People’s Coalition (NPC) is now drafting the names of its candidates to carry the party colors during the 2019 polls. Fresh from his study tour to Israel, Rep. Erico Aristotle “Aris” Aumentado of Bohol’s 2nd district flew Thursday to Japan for the national NPC meeting called by their president, Eduardo “Danding” Cojuangco. […].....»»

Source: Boholnewsdaily BoholnewsdailyCategory: NewsMay 20th, 2018Related News

Israel hits Hamas base but Gaza protests fade

GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories – Israel hit a Hamas base in an air raid Thursday, May 17, in response to gunfire from the Gaza Strip, but weeks of deadly mass protests and clashes along the border may be reaching an end as Ramadan begins. Tens of thousands have protested along Gaza's ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsMay 17th, 2018Related News
Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsMay 17th, 2018Related News

Egypt President Sisi says in talks with Palestinians, Israel

CAIRO, Egypt – Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Wednesday, May 16, urged Israel and the Palestinians to abstain from further steps that could lead to more Palestinian deaths, following Monday's deadly violence on the Gaza-Israel border . Israel has come under international pressure after its border forces on Monday, May 14, killed some ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsMay 17th, 2018Related News

Guatemala opens Israel embassy in Jerusalem after US move

JERUSALEM: Guatemala inaugurated its Israel embassy in Jerusalem on Wednesday, becoming the first country to follow in the footsteps of the United States’ deeply controversial move. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Guatemalan President Jimmy Morales were among officials attending an inauguration ceremony at the new embassy at an office park in the disputed city [...] The post Guatemala opens Israel embassy in Jerusalem after US move appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsMay 16th, 2018Related News

Israeli forces kill two Palestinians near border as Gaza buries dead

Palestinians buried the dead on Tuesday from the bloodiest day in Gaza in years, after Israeli forces killed 60 Palestinians near the Gaza-Israel border during demonstrations against the opening of the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem......»»

Source: Interaksyon InteraksyonCategory: TopMay 16th, 2018Related News

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BS ! where is Israel in the Global Top 10?.....»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: NewsMay 16th, 2018Related News

Gaza deaths spark widespread condemnation of Israel

JERUSALEM – Israel faced widespread condemnation on Monday, May 14, after its forces killed at least 55 Palestinians in Gaza during protests coinciding with the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem. Many countries including Britain, France and Russia had already slammed the US decision to move the embassy , while 128 nations have ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsMay 15th, 2018Related News

Trump, aides celebrate Jerusalem embassy, as border burns

Amid deadly clashes along the Israeli-Palestinian border, President Donald Trump declared yesterday a "great day" for Israel as his top aides celebrated the opening of the new US Embassy in Jerusalem as a campaign promised fulfilled......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsMay 15th, 2018Related News

Trump, aides celebrate Jerusalem embassy, as border burns

Amid deadly clashes along the Israeli-Palestinian border, President Donald Trump declared yesterday a "great day" for Israel as his top aides celebrated the opening of the new US Embassy in Jerusalem as a campaign promised fulfilled......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsMay 15th, 2018Related News

US blocks call for independent Gaza inquiry at UN – diplomats

The United States on Monday blocked the adoption of a United Nations Security Council statement that would have called for an independent probe of deadly violence on the Israel-Gaza border, which erupted as the new US embassy in Jerusalem was opened, diplomats said.   "The Security Council expresses its outrage and sorrow at the killing of Palestinian civilians exercising their right to peaceful protest," read a draft of the statement, a copy of which was seen by AFP.   "The Security Council calls for an independent and transparent investigation into these actions to ensure accountability," read the text. In the bloodiest day in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict sin...Keep on reading: US blocks call for independent Gaza inquiry at UN – diplomats.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: May 15th, 2018Related News

Deadly Gaza protests cloud US Embassy opening in Jerusalem

Published: 8:12 p.m., May 14, 2018 | Updated: 9:08 p.m., May 14, 2018 GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip --- Israeli fire killed at least 37 Palestinians during mass protests along the Gaza border on Monday, marking the deadliest day of violence there since a devastating 2014 cross-border war and casting a cloud over Israel's festive inauguration of the new US Embassy in contested Jerusalem. In a show of anger fueled by the embassy move, protesters set tires on fire, sending plumes of black smoke into the air, and hurled firebombs and stones toward Israeli troops across the border. The Israeli military said its troops had come under fire, and accused protesters of trying to break through th...Keep on reading: Deadly Gaza protests cloud US Embassy opening in Jerusalem.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: May 14th, 2018Related News

Palestinians protest as US moves embassy to Jerusalem

JERUSALEM: The United States moves its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem on Monday after months of global outcry, Palestinian anger and exuberant praise from Israelis over President Donald Trump’s decision tossing aside decades of precedent. While a White House delegation and Israeli officials gather for the inauguration ceremony Monday afternoon, Palestinians are expected to protest [...] The post Palestinians protest as US moves embassy to Jerusalem appeared first on The Manila Times Online......»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsMay 14th, 2018Related News

U.S. envoy sees peace, hope after Israel embassy move

WASHINGTON, United States – Despite Palestinian outrage over the opening of the United States (US) embassy in Jerusalem, Washington's ambassador to Israel said that there is still hope for peace in the region. "They are not reacting well," Ambassador David Friedman said on Saturday, May 13 of the Palestinians, who ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsMay 13th, 2018Related News

Rep. Aris says visit to Israel “informative”

  By JUNE S. BLANCO REP. Erico Aristotle Aumentado (Bohol, 2nd District) says his study visit to Israel to familiarize himself with drip and other alternative and modern forms of irrigation was “informative”. The solon is expected to be home tomorrow – in time to vote during the barangay elections. He says he will meet agriculture and irrigation […].....»»

Source: Boholnewsdaily BoholnewsdailyCategory: NewsMay 12th, 2018Related News

11 Iranians among dead in Israel strikes on Syria Thursday – monitor

BEIRUT, Lebanon – At least 11 Iranians were among those killed in unprecedented Israeli strikes on Syria this week, a monitor said Saturday, May 12. "At least 27 pro-regime fighters were killed" in Thursday's, May 10 strikes, said Rami Abdel Rahman, director of the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. He ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsMay 12th, 2018Related News

US Ambassador gives first glimpse of new Jerusalem embassy compound

Viewers were given a sneak preview of the compound housing what will be the new American Embassy in Jerusalem on Friday, when the U.S. Ambassador to Israel posted footage of preparations for the opening ceremony. Source link link: US Ambassador gives first glimpse of new Jerusalem embassy compound.....»»

Source: Manilainformer ManilainformerCategory: May 12th, 2018Related News