Israel

In light of the Dream Defenders addressing oppression and taking initiative towards peace in Palestine, a 15-year-old Palestinian-American boy from Tampa, Florida, has been released on bail in Israel after being beaten before his arrest, which occurred during protests in East Jerusalem. Tariq Abu Khdeir, a Palestinian-American boy, was told today that he will be under […]

Johannes Mehserle, the former BART officer who killed 22-year-old Oscar Grant III, has won a lawsuit against Grant’s father on Tuesday. A San Francisco civil court awarded no damages to Oscar Grant Jr. who filed the federal lawsuit against Mehserle for the loss of his son. Oscar was killed in January 2009 when Mehserle mistakenly […]

Since 1948, Palestinians have suffered under the Israeli military occupation and struggled to obtain basic human rights. Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza, as well as within Israeli proper where they account for 20 percent of the population, face severe inequality and injustice. Israeli’s mistreatment of those that don’t fit the mold of who […]

Our very own NY Knick Amar’e Stoudemire took himself and his family on a little (that’s an understatement) family vacation. This time, the Stoudemires decided to be adventurous and do things differently. They hit the glorious streets of Israel, visiting Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, and many other amazing cities the Holy Land has to offer! His little ones even […]

  Israeli warplanes, who targeted Syria on Friday, have struck the country near its capital yesterday setting off “a series of explosions” while targeting a group of missiles. According to ABC News, Israel believes that the missiles are bound for the Hezbollah militant group. The site reports: The attack, the second in three days and […]

An air strike was launched by Israel on Syria early Friday morning, which targets a “container of weaponry” to be used against Lebanese terrorists part of the Hizbollah organization. According to the Associated Press, the weapons targeted are said to be long-range missiles, as this is the second strike on Syria by Israel. The Telegraph […]

For President Barack Obama’s first trip as president to Israel, he played nice and focused on unity and friendship. VIDEO: GO POTUS! Obama Moves Forward With “Energy Security Trust” Plan Calling the U.S. Israel’s “greatest friend,” Obama assured our Middle East ally that the administration’s commitment to Israel’s security is solid, but also cautioned that change […]

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says the country will continue forward with its plans to build Israeli settlements in East Jerusalem – despite the international backlash it has received.  STORY: Hillary Clinton Heads To Gaza To Help Aid Middle East Resolution 500,000 Israelis and 2.5 million Palestinians live in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, […]

Today US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi announced that Israel has agreed to a ceasefire with Hamas after a week of violent tension. STORY: PRAYERS! Bus Explosion Rocks Tel Aviv The ceasefire is scheduled to take effect at 9 pm, Cairo time and 2pm ET. Both sides agreed to call a truce, […]

A bomb exploded on a bus in Israel’s capitol of Tel Aviv yesterday, and officials are linking the explosion to a terrorist attack planned by Hamas. STORY: Historic Run! Obama Becomes The First President To Visit Cambodia The explosion went off around 12 noon in Tel Aviv on Wednesday, wounding at least 10 people. It took place on […]

The fierce rain of fire missiles that has dominated the skies in Gaza over the past week even shook up CNN’s veteran reporter Anderson Cooper. On Sunday, Cooper was reporting on the violence and missile attacks in Gaza, a Palestinian city, when a sudden loud explosion went off, causing the CNN show host to shout […]

President Obama has stated his support of Israel in its Government’s operations in Gaza where it is being threatened for being attacked with missiles. In a joint conference in Thailand with Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra, Obama said that he believes Israel should be able to defend itself. PHOTOS: Obama Tours Hurricane Sandy Damage He told […]