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Israel outlaws Palestinian rights groups, alleging terrorism

The Spokesman-Review 23 Oct 2021
The declaration appeared to pave the way for Israel to raid their offices, seize assets, arrest staff and criminalize any public expressions of support for the groups. Most of the targeted organizations document alleged human rights violations by Israel as well as the Palestinian Authority, both of which routinely detain Palestinian activists.
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Israel labels 6 Palestinian groups as terrorists

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 23 Oct 2021
The declaration appeared to pave the way for Israel to raid their offices, seize assets, arrest staff and criminalize any public expressions of support for the groups. Most of the targeted organizations document alleged human-rights violations by Israel as well as the Palestinian Authority, both of which routinely detain Palestinian activists.
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UN concerned by Israel labeling Palestinian rights groups terror organizations

Anadolu Agency 23 Oct 2021
The UN said Friday it is worried about Israel declaring six Palestinian rights groups terror organizations.  ... "The UN Human Rights Office calls on Israel to fully respect the rights to freedom of association and expression, without any interference or harassment against the organizations or their staff," it added.
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Palestinian NGOs fume at Israel's 'terrorist' declaration

The New Arab 23 Oct 2021
Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch on Friday condemned Israel for its declaration, which "authorises Israeli authorities to close their offices, seize their assets and arrest and jail their staff members, and it prohibits funding or even publicly expressing support for ...
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US demands answers from Israel over NGO terror designations

The New Arab 23 Oct 2021
“The designation decisions published by the National Bureau for Counter Terror Financing of Israel list extremely vague or irrelevant reasons, including entirely peaceful and legitimate activities such as provision of legal aid and “promotion of steps against Israel in the international arena,” the UN Human Rights Office in Ramallah said.
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Israel says foils drugs, weapons smuggling attempt from Lebanon

China.dot.org 23 Oct 2021
The Israel Defense Forces is investigating if the smuggling attempt was linked to Lebanon's Hezbollah group, according to the military statement.
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World briefs

News-Press Now 23 Oct 2021
Israel outlaws Palestinian rights groups, alleging terrorism ... The declaration appeared to pave the way for Israel to raid their offices, seize assets, arrest staff and criminalize any public expressions of support for the groups ... Many noted that Israel already outlaws even peaceful political activities in the occupied West Bank.
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Ancient coin with the head of Zeus found in northern Israel

Greek City Times 23 Oct 2021
 A rare coin, dated back to about 2,300 years ago, was discovered near the Arab city of Umm al-Fahm in northern Israel, the Israel Antiquities Authority (IAA) said Friday. It was found by police officers, who discovered two young men with shovels and metal detectors in a forest northeast of the city.
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Report: Bin Salman fund to give $2 billion to Kushner's firm

Press TV 23 Oct 2021
He was also said to be thinking about opening an office in Israel ... A watchdog group has filed a lawsuit seeking information about the cost of Mnuchin’s travel to the Middle East, which he visited extensively while in office.
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Free Palestinian aid worker Mohammed El-Halabi

Middle East Monitor 23 Oct 2021
He was kidnapped by Israeli army thugs in June 2016 during a routine trip between World Vision's Jerusalem and Gaza offices ... Israel has falsely accused ...
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Israel officer raped Palestinian woman in exchange for work permit

Middle East Monitor 22 Oct 2021
said that the Israeli officer abused his power by taking advantage of her need for a work permit and forced her to have sex with him.
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Israel declares war on Palestinian rights groups

The Electronic Intifada 22 Oct 2021
That UN office said that the terror designation lists “extremely vague ... “If they [Israel] were to raise their concerns or pass any evidence to us of illegal activity, we would of course look into the issue, working with the relevant authorities in the UK,” the Foreign Office said.
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Gantz names six Palestinian NGOs as terror groups, US asks Israel to clarify

Cleveland Jewish News 22 Oct 2021
State Department spokesman Ned Price telling reporters that Israel did not give them “advance warning.” ... Human Rights Office in Ramallah said in a statement, adding that Israel’s decision was based on “extremely vague or irrelevant reasons, including entirely peaceful and legitimate activities.”.
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Israel accuses Palestinian rights groups of terrorism

Federal News Radio 22 Oct 2021
The declaration appeared to pave the way for Israel to raid their offices, seize assets, arrest staff and criminalize any public expressions of support for the groups. Most of the targeted organizations document alleged human rights violations by Israel as well as the Palestinian Authority, both of which routinely detain Palestinian activists.
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2.5 mil. Christians visited Israel in 2019. Post-COVID, will they return?

The Jerusalem Post 22 Oct 2021
Evangelical Christians visit Israel on Passages - June 2021 (credit ... Unvaccinated individuals, even those who take a PCR test, are not considered protected and cannot come to Israel ... “All of those people who specialized in selling Israel in those offices either were moved out of the company or to deal with other destinations,” he said.
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