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Jerusalem Correspondent — The Guardian, The Observer

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

Israeli bill targeting pro-Palestinian rights groups passes first hurdle

theguardian.com — An Israeli bill targeting groups that campaign largely on Palestinian human rights issues has overcome its first hurdle in the process to become law. The proposed legislation, which would compel NGOs receiving most of their funding from foreign governments to declare it in official reports, passed its first reading in the Israeli parliament by 50 votes to 43 on Tuesday.
Feb 09, 2016

Israeli bill targeting pro-Palestinian rights groups passes first hurdle gu.com/p/4ggnx/stw

Feb 09, 2016

Israeli bill targeting pro-Palestinian rights groups passes first hurdle flip.it/2fe48

Israel offers free holidays to Oscars contenders in effort to improve image

theguardian.com — The Israeli government is offering directors and actors shortlisted for this year's Oscars, plus the ceremony's presenters, a trip to the Holy Land worth $55,000 (£38,000) in the hope of countering recent bad press for the country.
Feb 08, 2016

Israel offers free holidays to Oscars contenders in effort to improve image gu.com/p/4gg8e/stw

Feb 09, 2016

#Israel stuffs infamous #Oscar Swag Bag of pricey promotional items w free vacation voucher for #Oscars contenders. gu.com/p/4gg8e/stw

Two Israelis given lengthy sentences for murder of Palestinian teenager

theguardian.com — Two Israeli youths who kidnapped and murdered Palestinian teenager Mohammed Abu Khdeir in 2014 in a notorious case in the run up to the Gaza war have been handed lengthy jail sentences by a Jerusalem court on Tuesday.

Israeli ambassador was repeatedly warned over London security breaches

theguardian.com — Israel's most recent ambassador to the United Kingdom, Daniel Taub, returned home after being repeatedly warned over security breaches at his residence in St John's Wood, London, it has emerged. According to several sources, the breaches related to late night visits by individuals to the embassy. Israeli officials raised the visits with Taub.
Feb 04, 2016

Israeli ambassador to London returned home after being warned of 'late-night visits' to his home theguardian.com/world/2016/feb…

Feb 04, 2016

“””””””””””””late night visits””””””””””””” theguardian.com/world/2016/feb…

Feb 04, 2016

RT @MatthewWells: Israeli ambassador to London returned home after being warned of 'late-night visits' to his home theguardian.com/world/2016/feb…

Feb 04, 2016

Israeli ambassador was repeatedly warned over London security breaches flip.it/QTPpP

Feb 05, 2016

Israeli ambassador was repeatedly warned over London security breaches gu.com/p/4gdb2?CMP=Sh…

Israeli police kill three Palestinian men who injured female officers

theguardian.com — Israeli police have killed three young Palestinian men who injured two female police officers, one of them seriously, in an attack at an entrance to Jerusalem's Old City.
Feb 03, 2016

Or as @guardian reported: "Israeli police kill Palestinian men who injured female officers" theguardian.com/world/2016/feb… twitter.com/natansachs/sta…

Palestinian families homeless as Israeli military demolishes West Bank houses

theguardian.com — Israeli military bulldozers on Tuesday demolished 23 houses in two impoverished southern West Bank villages, including structures that were home to more than 100 people. The demolitions, one of the most significant in recent memory, occurred in a controversial Israeli-designated military area known as Firing Zone 918, which comprises approximately 115 square miles (300 sq km) and was declared restricted by the Israelis in the 1970s.
Feb 02, 2016

More than 100 Palestinians homeless as Israeli military demolishes houses in the occupied West Bank. theguardian.com/world/2016/feb…

Feb 02, 2016

Palestinian families homeless as Israeli military demolishes West Bank houses gu.com/p/4gbyx/stw

Feb 02, 2016

Palestinian families homeless as #Israel's military demolishes West Bank houses - theguardian.com/world/2016/feb… such callousness & contempt

Feb 02, 2016

RT @MairavZ: Palestinian families homeless as Israeli military demolishes West Bank houses gu.com/p/4gbyx/stw

Feb 02, 2016

RT @imAK48: Dozens of children made homeless so Israel can set up military "firing zone" in the West Bank gu.com/p/4gbyx/stw

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Snowden files reveal US and UK spied on feeds from Israeli drones and jets

theguardian.com — A joint UK-US intelligence programme has been spying on electronic feeds - including video - from Israel's military drones and jet fighters going back to 1998.
Jan 29, 2016

RT @guardian: Snowden files reveal US and UK spied on feeds from Israeli drones and jets trib.al/vrJlc1l

Jan 29, 2016

RT @paologanino: Snowden files reveal US and UK spied on feeds from Israeli drones and jets gu.com/p/4g8p5/stw

Jan 29, 2016

Israelis publicly playing down @Snowden files showing UK/US hack. That will not be how they're reacting in private.. gu.com/p/4g8p5/stw

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Rightwing Israeli group accused of McCarthyism over anti-artist campaign

theguardian.com — Some of Israel's most prominent artists have been described as "leftwing moles" by a far-right group at the forefront of a growing campaign targeting activists and cultural figures perceived of being "disloyal". The billboard campaign by Im Tirtzu denounces figures - including two of Israel's most internationally recognisable writers, Amoz Oz and David Grossman - as "infiltrators inside [Israeli] culture."

Ban Ki-moon calls Israeli settlement expansion an 'affront' to the world

theguardian.com — Israel's prime minister, Binyamin Netanyahu, has accused UN secretary general, Ban Ki-moon, of giving a "tailwind to terror" after the UN head slammed Israel for continuing to build settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories and describing it as an "affront" to the Palestinian people and the international community.
Jan 27, 2016

Ban Ki-moon calls Israeli settlement expansion an 'affront' to the world gu.com/p/4g6gx/stw

Jan 27, 2016

Ban Ki-moon calls Israeli settlement expansion an 'affront' to the world - theguardian.com/world/2016/jan… "violence born of Palestinians’ despair"

Jan 27, 2016

Israeli settlements are "an affront," says Ban Ki-moon. Ban giving a “tailwind to terror,” says Bibi theguardian.com/world/2016/jan…

Jan 28, 2016

RT @guardian: Ban Ki-moon calls Israeli settlement expansion an 'affront' to the world trib.al/Xju0Wgo

Jan 28, 2016

RT @guardian: Ban Ki-moon calls Israeli settlement expansion an 'affront' to the world trib.al/Xju0Wgo

My secret hideaway: foreign correspondents reveal all

theguardian.com — At first I felt critical of the many Africans I spoke to who had never heard of São Tomé e Principe. It is after all an African country, albeit one of the smallest (population 194,000) and remotest - an archipelago of tiny islands nestled in the watery armpit of west and central Africa, deep in the Atlantic, with Gabon to the east and Nigeria to the north.
Jan 24, 2016

My secret hideaway: foreign correspondents reveal all bit.ly/1ZWpuj8

Jan 24, 2016

I was v v pleased with this. I want to go to them all. Thanks to all who contributed: theguardian.com/travel/2016/ja…

Jan 24, 2016

Where our foreign correspondents go on holiday... gu.com/p/4gxjg/stw (Clue: it's not Skegness)

Jan 24, 2016

My secret hideaway: foreign correspondents reveal all gu.com/p/4gxjg/stw

Jan 24, 2016

RT @ObsMagazine: My secret hideaway: foreign correspondents reveal where they go to get away from it all gu.com/p/4gxjg/tw pic.twitter.com/6282EnB5JO

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Oct 01, 2015

RT @Lara_APN: Bibi on the record 6 mos ago: "anyone who moves to establish a Palestinian state...attacks against Israel" haaretz.com/news/israel-el…

Oct 01, 2015

RT @lisang: If you want the full facts on what the Bibi *really* says, stay in touch with @Lara_APN. twitter.com/Lara_APN/statu…

Oct 01, 2015

Where Bibi found inspiration for his long hard stare at the UN youtube.com/watch?v=q_XjlV…

Oct 01, 2015

Netanyahu's patronising tone towards UN will play great with GOPers but not designed to win friends outside

Oct 01, 2015

Netanyahu gives version of same UNGA speech every year with variations of same gags and same themes.

Oct 01, 2015

RT @ChemiShalev: Netanyahu in obligatory “I know America” part, quoting “the late and great Yogi Berra"

Oct 01, 2015

Ultimately Bibi is just underlining his lack of clout on the international stage while wrapping himself in his own egotistic certainties.

Oct 01, 2015

Shorter Bibi UNGA speech. I lost the argument but I'm still going to keep talking myself into irrelevance


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