Arab Israelis rally against Jewish nation-state law

Arab Israelis rally against Jewish nation-state lawTens of thousands of Arab Israelis and their supporters chanted against “apartheid” and for “equality” on Saturday in central Tel Aviv at a rally protesting a law that declares Israel the nation state of the Jewish people. Israeli Jews also joined the demonstration, the second since last Saturday, when thousands from Israel’s Druze minority took to the streets in Tel Aviv to denounce the law they say makes them second-class citizens, AFP reporters said. Protesters waved Palestinian and Israeli flags at the rally, which Israeli state television said drew a crowd of more than 30,000 people.


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Arab Israelis in Haifa protest over Gaza killings

Arab Israelis in Haifa protest over Gaza killingsHundreds of Arab Israelis demonstrated Saturday evening in Haifa in solidarity with Gaza, where more than 60 Palestinians have died from Israeli fire in recent days, an AFP reporter said. Protesters shouted “down with the occupation, stop fascism” and denounced the arrests Friday of 19 people in the northern city during a previous rally held in solidarity with Gaza residents. A total of 62 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli gunfire on Monday, when thousands of Palestinians protested as the US officially moved its embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem after recognising the disputed city as the capital of Israel.


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Israelis kill 18 Palestinians in Gaza protesting US Embassy move to Jerusalem

  1. Israelis kill 18 Palestinians in Gaza protesting US Embassy move to Jerusalem  Washington Post
  2. US Jerusalem embassy: Gaza clashes before controversial opening  BBC News
  3. Deadly clashes ahead of US Embassy opening in Jerusalem  CBS News
  4. Israel and Palestine in 2018: Decolonisation, not peace  Aljazeera.com
  5. The Latest: Russia criticizes US Embassy move to Jerusalem  ABC News
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Israelis shoot dead Palestinian in Gaza border protests

Israelis shoot dead Palestinian in Gaza border protestsIsraeli soldiers shot dead a Palestinian man on Friday during a seventh week of protests on the Gaza border, the enclave’s health ministry said. Forty-year-old Jaber Abu Mustafa died after he was shot in the chest near Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip, the ministry said. Nearly 150 other Palestinians were shot by Israeli forces during the demonstrations, the ministry said.


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Iran Fires Rockets Into Golan Heights From Syria, Israelis Say

  1. Iran Fires Rockets Into Golan Heights From Syria, Israelis Say  New York Times
  2. The Latest: Israel says Iranians in Syria fired missiles  Washington Post
  3. Outlook for Israeli Leader Brightens as Prospects for Iran Nuclear Deal Dim  Wall Street Journal
  4. Trump the Oath Breaker: Low-Intensity War With Iran is About to Escalate  Al-Bawaba
  5. Opinion: Risk of war between Iran and Israel has risen markedly after Trump’s decision to scrap nuclear deal  MarketWatch
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The Latest: Not all Israelis oppose Iran nuclear deal

  1. The Latest: Not all Israelis oppose Iran nuclear deal  Washington Post
  2. Trump expected to strike blow at Iran nuclear deal  Politico
  3. Dollar builds on 4-month highs, ahead of Trump Iran announcement  MarketWatch
  4. How Trump’s Iran drama could upend European unity  CNN
  5. What is the Iran nuclear deal? Key questions and answers about the deal and its future  USA TODAY
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2 Arab Israelis in Saudi trial for alleged plot to attack hajj

2 Arab Israelis in Saudi trial for alleged plot to attack hajjTwo Arab Israelis went on trial in Saudi Arabia on Monday for allegedly plotting an attack during the Muslim hajj pilgrimage, according to the charge sheet and local media reports. The charge sheet, a copy of which AFP obtained from a source who attended the first hearing, said the two suspects had travelled to the kingdom which is home to Islam’s holiest site on passports of an Arab country. The two men were charged with spying for the Israeli intelligence agency Mossad and of planning “a terrorist act for the hajj season”, which this year falls in August, while one of them was also accused of contacts with the Islamic State jihadist group.


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Pompeo says Israelis have 'right to defend' Gaza border

  1. Pompeo says Israelis have ‘right to defend’ Gaza border  Washington Post
  2. Mike Pompeo Expresses Support for Israeli Response to Gaza Protests  New York Times
  3. Mike Pompeo defends Israel over Palestinian Gaza border deaths  CBS News
  4. Gaza News – the latest from Al Jazeera  Al Jazeera
  5. Israel: Arms embargo needed as military unlawfully kills and maims Gaza protesters  Amnesty International
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