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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.

Netanyahu approves more West Bank construction despite demolition ruling — 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 — 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…

Jul 27, 2015

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

Jul 27, 2015

RT @BikoIntellect: An interesting look at persecution against Christians in several countries Pakistan, Israel, Egypt and China…

Jul 27, 2015

RT @jmalsin: I spoke with @minafayek for this Guardian piece on persecution of Christians in various parts of the world:…

Jul 27, 2015

"Repression will only serve to help spread of Christianity" says Beijing pastor Xu Yonghai…

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Palestinian man dies during attempted arrest by Israeli security forces — 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.

Dutch climber dies in 950ft fall in Mont Blanc massif — An ambitious attempt by one of the world's leading mountaineers to ascend all 82 4,000-metre summits in the Alps consecutively in a single summer has been marred by tragedy after a climbing companion was killed in a fall.

Archaeologists find possible evidence of earliest human agriculture — Israeli archaeologists have uncovered dramatic evidence of what they believe are the earliest known attempts at agriculture, 11,000 years before the generally recognised advent of organised cultivation. The study examined more than 150,000 examples of plant remains recovered from an unusually well preserved hunter-gatherer settlement on the shores of the Sea of Galilee in northern Israel.
Jul 25, 2015

Suggestive evidence of Ice Age agriculture 23,000 years ago discovered at Sea of Galilee

EU protests against Israeli plans to demolish Palestinian village — EU foreign ministers have called on Israel to halt plans for the "forced transfer of population and demolition of Palestinian housing" in the West Bank village of Khirbet Susiya amid growing concerns that it may be demolished in the coming days.
Jul 21, 2015

EU protests against Israeli plans to demolish Palestinian village…

Beitar Jerusalem owner quits following fans violence at European game — The owner of Israeli football club Beitar Jerusalem has announced he is selling up and quitting the game in Israel in "shame" after fans wreaked havoc during a European fixture in Belgium.

Netanyahu slated in Israel for foreign policy failure over Iran nuclear accord — Israel's prime minister, Binyamin Netanyahu, appears determined to push allies in the US Congress to block the nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers, despite warnings that his strategy would fail and further damage relations with the Obama administration.

Netanyahu denounces Iran nuclear deal but faces criticism from within Israel — Israel's prime minister, Binyamin Netanyahu, moved pre-emptively to denounce the deal on Iran's nuclear programme, even before the details had emerged. Heading a chorus of condemnation from Israeli politicians - including members of his rightwing coalition - Netanyahu said the emerging agreement was a "capitulation" and a mistake of historic proportions.
Jul 14, 2015

RT @guardiannews: Netanyahu denounces Iran nuclear deal but faces criticism from within Israel

Jul 14, 2015

Iran nuclear deal gives Israeli opposition a stick to beat Nethanyahu with…

Video contradicts account of Israeli officer who killed Palestinian teenager — New video footage has emerged of the moments leading up to the fatal shooting of a teenage stone thrower by a senior Israeli army officer contradicting the officer's account of the killing. Doubts about the account of Colonel Yisrael Shomer, a brigade commander in the occupied territories, began to emerge last week in witness accounts and medical evidence collected by the Guardian, Washington Post and human rights groups.
Jul 13, 2015

Video contradicts account of Israeli officer who killed Palestinian teenager

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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.

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

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