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At Least 30 Israeli Airstrikes on Gaza, 'Worst Since 2014 War'

GAZA, Palestine, August 22, 2016 - People in the Palestinian Gaza Strip said at least 30 Israeli airstrikes took place in the territory on Sunday night after a rocket was fired earlier in the day from the territory into Israel, landing in an open area and injuring no one.

Israeli Firm Behind Gaza Border Wall Keen to Cash in with Trump

If Republican Donald Trump becomes president of the United States, at least one company will be looking to cash in on his incendiary plan to build a massive wall along the U.S.-Mexico border: an Israeli firm in the business of border fences that has made part of its fortune walling in Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.

Pharrell Williams Cancels Concert in Tel Aviv

U.S. singer and producer Pharrell Williams has cancelled a planned concert in Tel Aviv less than two weeks before the event, though it´s unclear if the entertainer caved to pressure from the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanction movement for an international embargo against Israel.

The Democratic Party Refuses to Support Palestine

Last weekend, supporters of non-candidate-elect and Hillary Clinton endorser Bernie Sanders begged the Democratic Platform Committee to do something—anything—positive for Palestine. Not a chance. Despite a scathing plea from the one principled high-profile figure of this election season, Cornel West, support for colonialism made it through the Committee basically unscathed.
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Palestine, Israel and the Sea-The freedom flotilla

There has long been controversy about Palestinian territorial waters. This issue was raised last year, during Israel’s genocidal assault on the Gaza Strip, wherein part of the so-called ‘cease-fire’ agreement included that Israel would respect international law relating to the sea. Now the issue is once again an area of international focus.
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