Daily Archive: Monday, May 14, 2018

37 Palestinians killed in Gaza protests ahead of US embassy opening
At least 37 Palestinians were killed by Israeli forces during clashes at the Gaza border on Monday, the largest number of fatalities suffered in one day since the latest round of protests began more than six weeks ago, the Palestinian Ministry of Health announced.

The demonstrations were taking place hours before the new US embassy was due to officially open in Jerusalem. The Palestinian Health Ministry said more than 1,600 had suffered injuries, and that many of the dead had not …

Robert Peston challenges Israel’s ambassador on Gaza. His response is extraordinary
Israel may have wooed the world with their Eurovision victory, but state representatives are still courting controversy. On 13 May, Israel’s ambassador to the UK Mark Regev appeared on Peston on Sunday. In the interview, Robert Peston challenged the ambassador about Israel’s actions in Gaza. Regev’s response was extraordinary.

Palestine “refuse to engage” Robert Peston opened the interview  by asking the ambassador about the feasibility of peace between Israel and Palestine through a two state solution: We’re also at the 70th anniversary of the founding …
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The Coordination Committee held a popular vote campaign to select the first terrorist character in the world, as part of the sixth "Wet Gun" award.

The voting campaign was accelerated with heavy popular turnout to choose one of three people – US President Donald Trump, US delegate Nicky Hayley and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Lebanon’s round of voting has been …