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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 hints at easing rules on firing at Palestinian stone-throwers

theguardian.com — Israel's prime minister, Binyamin Netanyahu, has ordered his security officials to examine changing the rules governing when soldiers can shoot young Palestinian stone-throwers. A statement issued by his office on Wednesday revealed that Netanyahu was considering giving security forces a freer hand to open fire with live ammunition after meeting with his cabinet to discuss a recent increase in the number of incidents involving firebombs and stone-throwing in Jerusalem and on the West Bank.
Sep 02, 2015

RT @avivash: Police already kill Palestinian teenagers for throwing stones, so now Netanyahu wants to legally sanction it theguardian.com/world/2015/sep…

Sep 02, 2015

RT @avivash: Police already kill Palestinian teenagers for throwing stones, so now Netanyahu wants to legally sanction it theguardian.com/world/2015/sep…

Sep 02, 2015

RT @ChrisGunness: #Netanyahu considering giving security forces a freer hand 2 open fire with live ammunition @ stone throwers theguardian.com/world/2015/sep… RT

Nabi Saleh images illustrate changing asymmetry of Israeli-Palestinian conflict

theguardian.com — Late last Friday night a series of photographs from a protest in the Palestinian village of Nabi Saleh dropped on the news wires. They portrayed a masked IDF soldiertrying to arrest a boy accused of throwing stones (denied by villagers) before his mother and teenage sister intervened.
Sep 01, 2015

Narrative battle: Nabi Saleh images illustrate changing asymmetry of #Israel-#Palestine conflict gu.com/p/4cxma/stw

Sep 02, 2015

Sharp analysis by @petersbeaumont of the "Palestinian women overpowering an Israeli soldier" video gu.com/p/4cxma/stw

Sep 02, 2015

from the excellent @petersbeaumont. Nabi Saleh images illustrate changing asymmetry of Israeli-Palestinian conflict gu.com/p/4cxma/stw

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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.
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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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