Daily Archive: Thursday, June 7, 2018

Religious extremism is at the heart of US support for Israel
One of the most important elements of the Israel lobby in the United States is right-wing Evangelical backing – or Christian Zionism.

The fanatically anti-Palestinian group Christians United For Israel, CUFI, claims to have more than 4 million members. It was founded in 2006 by a Texas mega-church televangelist, Pastor John Hagee. It now has smaller branches in the …

Palestinians score as Argentina cancels Israel match
Palestinians are celebrating the news that Argentina – and its star Lionel Messi – will not be playing the “friendly” football match that had been set for Jerusalem next weekend.

The cancellation is a huge blow to Israel and came after an intense global campaign that kicked off in Argentinaand continued in Latin America and the Spanish state, urging Argentina not to help Israel whitewash its …

Protest against Netanyahu shuts down Champs-Élysées
Hundreds of protesters shut down the Champs-Élysées on Tuesday evening to protest President Emmanuel Macron’s gala welcome for Benjamin Netanyahu.

The Israeli leader was in Paris for the official inauguration of the Saison France-Israël – or France-Israel Season – a series of propaganda events backed by both countries to boost Israel’s image. Earlier, France had canceled a visit by …