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Bahrain opposition rejects Israel normalisation

by on September 13, 2020 0
Bahraini opposition groups have rejected a decision by the Gulf state to normalise relations with Israel with a leading Shia Muslim leader calling on the people of the region to resist. Muslim scholar Ayatollah Sheikh Isa Qassim, who lives in Iran, said on Sunday he was against normalisation between Arab countries and Israel, in a statement... Read More

Lithuania bans Hezbollah affiliates in move hailed by Israel

by on August 13, 2020 0
Lithuania bans individuals affiliated with the Lebanese Shia Hezbollah movement from entering the country. Lithuania has announced that individuals affiliated with the Lebanese Shia Hezbollah movement will be banned from entering the country, in a moved welcomed by Israel, which sees the group as a regional threat. Lithuanian Foreign Minister Linas Linkevicius said the... Read More

Ofek 16: Israel launches new spy satellite

by on July 6, 2020 0
Electro-optical reconnaissance satellite will provide high-quality surveillance for military intelligence, Israel says. Israel has launched a new spy satellite that it said would provide high-quality surveillance for its military intelligence.  In a statement on Monday, Israel’s Ministry of Defence and Israel Aerospace Industries said “Ofek 16” was shot into space at 4am local time... Read More

South Africa’s top judge under fire for pro-Israeli remarks

by on June 26, 2020 0
South Africa’s chief justice, Mogoeng Mogoeng, on Friday came under fire over comments seen as pledging support for Israel. The ruling African National Congress (ANC) has openly voiced solidarity with the Palestinian cause, comparing it to the struggle against apartheid. Last year, South Africa downgraded its embassy in Tel Aviv. The judge sparked an... Read More

In West Bank, Israeli settler leaders complicate annexation plan

by on June 26, 2020 0
Jewish settler leaders who resist the creation of a Palestinian state are complicating Israel’s plans to annex scores of settlements in the occupied West Bank under U.S. President Donald Trump’s peace blueprint. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s cabinet is due next month to discuss the annexation plan, under which Israel would apply sovereignty over 30%... Read More