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Saudi Terrorism Court Sentences 13 People To Prison Over Al-Qaida Attack Plot On US Forces
World  (tags: U.S. military, Saudi court, AL-Qaida, terrorism, prison sentences, law, world )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - ibtimes.com
13 people were sentenced to jail by a Saudi court Tuesday for planning an attack against U.S. forces in the Middle East. A special terrorism court reportedly jailed about 11 Saudi people for between 18 months-25 years, while those hailing from Qatar...
Canada Parliament Shooting: One Suspect Confirmed Dead, City Still Under Lockdown (TEXT and VIDEO)
World  (tags: Canada, terrorist attack, Ottawa, National War Memorial, Parliament Hill, news, violence, society, world )

Carrie
- 1 day ago - theglobeandmail.com
The attack on Parliament Hill's Centre Block and the National War Memorial has left one Canadian soldier and one male suspect dead.
NYT: A British Friend of Israel Speaks Out
World  (tags: UK, British Parliament, Friends of Israel, disillusionment, concern, middle-east, israel, palestine, NYT )

Evelyn
- 3 days ago - newyorker.com
A junior minister in the Foreign Office responsible for the ME, said that settlement building made "it hard for Israel's friends to make the case that Israel is committed to peace." He went on, "Only an end to the occupation will ensure ...."
5-Year-Old Palestinian Girl Hit By Settler Car Succumbs to Wounds
World  (tags: palestine, West Bank, 5 year old girls, Einas Khalil, death, Nilin Asfour )

Evelyn
- 2 days ago - maannews.net
Einas Khalil, 5, died after being hit by a car driven by an Israeli settler near the central West Bank town of Sinjil,Israeli police arrived at the scene shortly after the incident and opened an investigation into whether it was deliberate, locals said.
International Community Promises to Rebuild Gaza ... With Sweat Shops to Exploit Palestinian Workers
World  (tags: violence, war, Israel, Palestine, Human Rights, sweat shops, dishonesty, ethics, politics, middle-east, interesting, society, news, corruption, conflict, government, world, freedoms )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - alternet.org
The Israeli siege of the Gaza Strip has brought with it a depressingly familiar ritual: The Israeli military destroys large swaths of the ghettoized coastal enclave, leaving tens of thousands homeless, a trail of carnage and piles of rubble.
Israeli Democracy: A Convenient Illusion
World  (tags: world, Israel, democracy, dishonesty, ethics, Arabs, Jews, rights, freedoms, power, government, politics, middle-east )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - globalresearch.ca
Israel's more hypocrisy than democracy. Rhetoric belies longstanding policy. Nothing ahead suggests change. Israel's an ethnocracy. It's polar opposite democracy. Jews alone have power. Arabs have no say. The Law of Return affords it solely to Jews.
Europe Wearies of Netanyahu's Diversions
World  (tags: Europe, Palestine, Israel, Netanyahu, Human Rights, illegal settlement expansion, middle-east, news, violence, world, politics, government, ethics, freedoms, conflict, society )

Carrie
- 3 days ago - mondoweiss.net
Stephens's piece is a full-on attack on Netanyahu for his latest settlement expansion, which guaranteed the passage of the British Parliament's Palestinian state recognition, a monument of bipartisanship in the House of Commons.
Gaza Plan 'Relieves Israel of Responsibility'
World  (tags: middle-east, Gaza, palestine, israel, Palestinian Authority, Hamas, Fatah, UN, donors, Gaza Plan, reconstruction )

Evelyn
- 2 days ago - m.aljazeera.com
"Complicated mechanisms are being created to manoeuvre around the problem, not address it," said Tartir, programme director of Al Shabaka. "This means more money is wasted and Palestinians' dependency status is entrenched."
Rename Columbus Day to Honor Native Americans ACTION
World  (tags: government, Columbus unholiday, Native American Day, human rights, slavery, abuse, violence, crime )

Nancy
- 8 days ago - change.org
We celebrate a sadistic monster who did nothing really noteworthy besides show natives how cruel people can be. It's time to set the record straight.
Arms Trade Treaty to Take Effect in December
World  (tags: ATT, Arms Trade Treaty, human rights, global rules, child soldiers, abuse, conflict, armed violence )

Nancy
- 7 days ago - amnesty.org.au
Protection for the millions of people whose lives are devastated by the poorly regulated arms trade has taken a giant leap forward! The hard-won treaty will finally come into force on 25 December this year.
 
 
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