Victims of Israeli raid on Gaza flotilla fear legal case will be dropped over new political deal

There is concern from plaintiffs that ‘politics is trampling on justice’ following an agreement to restore diplomatic relations between Israel and Turkey, writes Robert Fisk  Robert Fisk @indyvoices Tuesday 18 October 2016 66 comments Turkish cruise ship Mavi Marmara, carrying pro-Palestinian activists and humanitarian aid to Gaza, leaves from Sarayburnu port in […]


Source: Times of Israel The Talmud is mystified too: “Cleopatra the queen asked Rebbi Meir, ‘I can understand that dead people can be brought back to life, but will I come back with my clothes on or without them?’” No fashionista like Cleopatra would want to be brought back to […]

Palestinian assailant wounds six people in Jerusalem, then shot dead – police

 Reuters International OCT 9, 2016 –  Israeli police secure the area following a shooting incident in what an Israeli police spokesperson described as a terrorist attack, near police headquarters in Jerusalem October 9, 2016. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun (reuters_tickers) JERUSALEM (Reuters) – A Palestinian assailant, firing from a car, shot and wounded […]

Another Israeli transgression

Oct 08,2016 – JORDAN TIMES – EDITORIAL The recent interception of Zaytouna-Oliva boat by Israeli naval units in international waters off the coast of Gaza is another demonstration of Israel’s blatant disregard for peaceful gestures from Palestinians and their supporters to end the decades-long suffering of the people under occupation […]

JORDAN: The gas deal

Oct 05,2016 – JORDAN TIMES – DAOUD KUTTAB The American Noble Energy Company signed a 15-year agreement with the National Electric Power Company to ensure its supply with natural gas at the cost of $10 billion. The gas will be coming from the newly discovered huge gas wells in the […]