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Jerusalem Correspondent — Guardian, The Observer

Jerusalem correspondent of the Guardian and the Observer. Tweets my own. RTs not an endorsement. The usual drill.

Sun sets on era of the Humvee as US military retires its fleet

theguardian.com — It became the symbol of half a dozen US military interventions - a vehicle instantly recognisable across the globe, and as popular with the US military (if not with the actual soldiers) as with Islamic State who stole 2,300 of them in Iraq during the fall of Mosul in 2014.
Aug 26, 2015

RT @guardianscience: Sun sets on era of the Humvee as US military retires its fleet d.gu.com/ByvZPw

Aug 26, 2015

Sun sets on era of the Humvee as US military announces successor -- Oshkosh's Joint Light Tactical Vehicles or JLTVs buff.ly/1PTNXgm

Aug 28, 2015

US military starts replacing its Humvees that symbolized wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Poorly suited to urban combat. theguardian.com/us-news/2015/a…

Israel hit by rockets fired from Syria amid confusion over who is to blame

theguardian.com — Northern Israel has been hit by four rockets fired from Syrian territory, amid contradictory claims from Israeli defence spokesmen over who was responsible. Initially blaming Palestinian Islamic Jihad, Israeli defence sources later briefed journalists that the source of the fire was a group under the direction of a Palestinian figure in Iran's Quds Force, declining to disclose either the source of the intelligence or the source of the fire.

Palestinian lawyer has brain damage from hunger strike, say doctors

theguardian.com — Doctors treating a Palestinian man who has been on hunger strike for 65 days in an Israeli prison say he has suffered "brain damage", amid suggestions Israel may be preparing to release him. An MRI scan was ordered for Mohammed Allan after a lawyer for the Israeli state told a supreme court hearing that Allan would be immediately released if he had irreversible brain damage.

Mike Huckabee blunders his way through Israel press conference

theguardian.com — Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee delivered a confused and garbled press conference in Jerusalem during a brief campaign stop, which included a controversial fundraising visit to a settlement in the occupied Palestinian territories.
Aug 19, 2015

Lenape Tribe, your time has come: Huckabee says "occupation" of Judea and Samaria is like "occupation" of Manhattan gu.com/p/4bjpk/stw

Aug 19, 2015

[Sigh...] Mike Huckabee blunders his way through Israel press conference gu.com/p/4bjpk/stw

Aug 19, 2015

RT @ChemiShalev: [Sigh...] Mike Huckabee blunders his way through Israel press conference gu.com/p/4bjpk/stw

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Israel resumes work on controversial separation wall in Cremisan ​​valley

theguardian.com — Israel has resumed construction of a section of its controversial separation wall in the Cremisan valley near Bethlehem, despite a court appearing to rule against further work on the barrier in April. The wall will separate the West Bank city of Beit Jala from the settlement of Har Gilo and the village of Walaja.

Jewish activists launch appeal to breed perfect red heifer

theguardian.com — A Jewish activist group dedicated to the controversial project of building a Third Temple in Jerusalem has launched a crowd-funding appeal to scientifically breed the "perfect red heifer". The creation of a Third Temple as a permanent house in which God will reside was prophesied by Ezekiel, and most orthodox Jewish authorities regard it as something that will be a miraculous event.

Up to six stabbed at Gay Pride march in Jerusalem

theguardian.com — As many as six participants in the Jerusalem Gay Pride march have been stabbed by an assailant described by police as a suspected ultra-Orthodox Jewish man. Israeli media reports said paramedics were treating two people in a serious condition.
Jul 30, 2015

Six stabbed by ultra-Orthodox knifeman at Jerusalem LGBT pride parade - theguardian.com/world/2015/jul… #terrorism

Jul 30, 2015

Six people stabbed by ultra-Orthodox Jewish man at gay pride event in Jerusalem - bit.ly/1IbfK6U pic.twitter.com/c2QT95RGYK

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Netanyahu approves more West Bank construction despite demolition ruling

theguardian.com — Binyamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, has approved the "immediate construction" of hundreds of settlement units in the occupied West Bank and east Jerusalem in an effort to stave off a growing threat posed by pro-settler parties in his rightwing coalition government.

Christians under pressure: from bigotry at school to imprisonment and murder

theguardian.com — As a boy growing up in a country where football is a national passion, Mina Fayek joined a youth programme at a local sports club in the wealthy Cairo neighbourhood of Heliopolis. He started training, but one day he overheard his coach make an offhand remark: no Christians would join the first team, or make it to the championships.
Jul 27, 2015

Christians under pressure: case studies from Egypt, Pakistan, Israel & here in China theguardian.com/world/2015/jul…

Jul 27, 2015

Guardian - Christians under pressure: from bigotry at school to imprisonment and murder tinyurl.com/oksdfgd

Jul 27, 2015

RT @BikoIntellect: An interesting look at persecution against Christians in several countries Pakistan, Israel, Egypt and China theguardian.com/world/2015/jul…

Jul 27, 2015

RT @jmalsin: I spoke with @minafayek for this Guardian piece on persecution of Christians in various parts of the world: gu.com/p/4amz6/stw#im…

Jul 27, 2015

"Repression will only serve to help spread of Christianity" says Beijing pastor Xu Yonghai theguardian.com/world/2015/jul… pic.twitter.com/cAqpVSyvKe

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Palestinian man dies during attempted arrest by Israeli security forces

theguardian.com — A Palestinian man has died during an attempted arrest by Israeli security forces, in the third such fatal incident in less than a week. Mohammad Abu Latifa, aged 20, was killed after being shot and falling from a roof as he reportedly attempted to flee an arrest raid in Qalandia refugee camp near Ramallah.
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May 29, 2015

Blatter said publicly in Jlem that he has no authority to block vote even tho opposed to it. Watch this space

May 29, 2015

Hearing from Palestinian delegation that efforts may be underway to try to block Palestinian vote happening at Fifa. Agenda item in 20 mins

May 29, 2015

RT @MotherJones: Dennis Hastert was just indicted on federal charges. Read the full indictment. mojo.ly/1G4Far8 pic.twitter.com/WW0PyPS9YT

May 29, 2015

@rudoren a mirror image of what Palestinian officials saying. secret ballots eh .... you can say what you like and vote how you choose

May 29, 2015

RT @TouchingTheVoid: FIFA wonderfully illustrates the saying ‘a fish rots from the head”

May 29, 2015

@rudoren in other there is no deal .... neither side backing down on the settlement teams and Fifa buying time ....

May 29, 2015

@Marianhouk all that has happened is that Fifa pushing for more time to try and reach deal by pushing down agenda

May 29, 2015

Israeli reports that palestinian delegation not going ahead with vote on israel's suspension denied to me by member of Palestinian deleg

Apr 27, 2015

Meanwhile helicopters have reached stranded climbers on Everest and evacuation underway. Some already at EBC

Apr 27, 2015

Jason Burke's dispatch from Nepal earthquake: thousands in need of shelter in country little able to cope gu.com/p/47pfh/stw


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