Bernie Sanders Is Set to Introduce a Resolution to End Arms Sale to Israel

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is set to introduce a resolution condemning the United States’ sale of $735 million in weapons to Israel, according to a draft obtained by multiple news outlets. The resolution, along with a similar push in the House, led by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), signals a significant departure among progressives from President Joe Biden’s stance towardContinue reading “Bernie Sanders Is Set to Introduce a Resolution to End Arms Sale to Israel”

CBS host confronts Israel’s Netanyahu: Are you killing Palestinians as a plot ‘to stay in power’?

CBS host John Dickerson on Sunday pressed Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu about his motivations for using disproportional force to kill Palestinian people, including civilians and children. “You are under investigation for bribery, fraud, breach of trust,” Dickerson noted. “You’ve also had some difficult — four failed attempts to put together a government in theContinue reading “CBS host confronts Israel’s Netanyahu: Are you killing Palestinians as a plot ‘to stay in power’?”

Rashida Tlaib Physically Confronts Biden Over Israel – The Rational National

Democratic congresswoman Rashida Tlaib confronted President Joe Biden over his unwavering support of a right-wing Israeli government and their ongoing human rights violations.

Senior Gaza doctor killed in Israeli airstrike remembered for his compassion and skill

Dr. Ayman Abu Al-Ouf was the head of internal medicine at the largest hospital in Gaza The death of one of Gaza’s top doctors is a devastating loss to the community, says one of his former colleagues and students. Dr. Ayman Abu Al-Ouf was one of two senior doctors killed in Israeli airstrikes on Sunday.Continue reading “Senior Gaza doctor killed in Israeli airstrike remembered for his compassion and skill”

Israel’s ‘shocking disregard’ for Palestinian lives may amount to war crimes, says Amnesty

‘Entire families were buried beneath the rubble when the buildings they lived in collapsed’ Attacks by Israeli forces on residential homes in Gaza should be investigated as “war crimes,” Amnesty International said on Monday. Calling the attacks “crimes against humanity”, the human rights body said that Israel was displaying a “shocking disregard” for the lives of Palestinian civilians. AmnestyContinue reading “Israel’s ‘shocking disregard’ for Palestinian lives may amount to war crimes, says Amnesty”

Biden approves $735M weapons sale to Israel

The Biden administration has approved $735 million worth of precision-guided weapons to be sold to Israel, a congressional aide confirmed to The Hill on Monday. The sale, which Congress was officially notified of on May 5, has concerned some House Democrats who have pressed the administration to limit military support for the Israeli government in theContinue reading “Biden approves $735M weapons sale to Israel”

Israeli Airstrikes Kill at Least 42 in Gaza as U.N. Warns of “Uncontainable” Crisis

Israeli airstrikes on several homes in Gaza City killed at least 42 people, including 10 children, early Sunday in what amounted to the deadliest single attack in the latest round of violence that began last week. There’s no end in sight to the violence as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said the airstrikes would continue amid international callsContinue reading “Israeli Airstrikes Kill at Least 42 in Gaza as U.N. Warns of “Uncontainable” Crisis”

Israel-Gaza crisis: Netanyahu, Hamas vow to continue fighting as casualties rise

Israel and Hamas have continued to fight, with no signs of deescalation. Israeli airstrikes hit multiple buildings in Gaza, killing civilians, while Hamas rained a barrage of rockets on southern Israel. Israel and Hamas traded blows on Saturday, with no signs of deescalation between the two sides. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to continueContinue reading “Israel-Gaza crisis: Netanyahu, Hamas vow to continue fighting as casualties rise”

Israel’s “change bloc” collapses, leaving Netanyahu in charge

In a dramatic shift that comes amid fighting in the Gaza strip and clashes between Jewish and Arab citizens in Israel, right-wing kingmaker Naftali Bennett has announced he will no longer seek an alternative government to oust Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Why it matters: Bennett had been on the verge of a power-sharing deal with centrist oppositionContinue reading “Israel’s “change bloc” collapses, leaving Netanyahu in charge”

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