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EU warns Serbia, Kosovo over Israel embassy move to Jerusalem

BRUSSELS: The European Union warned Serbia and Kosovo on Monday that they could undermine their EU membership hopes by moving their Israeli embassies to Jerusalem, as US President Donald Trump’s surprise announcement about the change left officials in Belgrade and Pristina scrambling to limit the political fallout. In an unexpected…
bubmag
September 7, 2020
Palestine

Iran’s Khamenei says UAE ‘betrayed’ Muslim world with Israel deal

The United Arab Emirates betrayed the Islamic world and the Palestinians by reaching a deal towards normalising ties with Israel, Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said in a speech. The Palestinians have fiercely opposed the normalisation as weakening traditional Arab refusal to form ties with Israel before the establishment…
bubmag
September 1, 2020
Palestine

Denied permits, Palestinians raze own homes in Jerusalem

JERUSALEM: Palestinian Alaa Borqan preferred to tear down his own house in Israeli-annexed East Jerusalem after a court ruled that it was constructed illegally and must be demolished. The 35-year-old was given two options: To destroy his four-bedroom home in the Jabal Mukaber neighborhood himself, or to let the city…
bubmag
August 31, 2020
Palestine

The liberal-democratic West is on the brink of total collapse

The West is in freefall. Liberal-democratic institutions have suffered a near-fatal blow in the United States; Europe, caught leaderless as the United States vacates this position, is in disarray. Three words have come to define this moment: I can't breathe. These devastating words -- spoken by George Floyd, Eric Garner and the legion of…
bubmag
August 21, 2020
Palestine

What is inside the White House agreement with Israel and UAE?

The Independent employs reporters around the world to bring you truly independent journalism. To support us, please consider a contribution. Donald Trump has announced the “full normalisation of relations” between Israel and the United Arab Emirates, suspending Israel’s efforts to declare sovereignty over a third of occupied West Bank territories to…
bubmag
August 13, 2020
Palestine

When Jews from pre-state Israel vacationed in Lebanon

There was a time when Lebanon's coastal cities and snowy peaks were leading tourist destinations for the Jewish residents of Mandatory Palestine By AMIT NAOR/NATIONAL LIBRARY OF ISRAEL  AUGUST 9, 2020 17:36 An advertisement for a trip for Jews from Mandatory Palestine to Lebanon, Syria and Transjordan, seen in English…
bubmag
August 9, 2020
Palestine

A Century of Struggle in Palestine

A century of struggle in Palestine. Here’s the script: Criminalize the boycotts, deport the human rights advocates, rebrand anti-Zionism as anti-Semitism, smear the leftist Jews, infiltrate the leftist organizations, defund the aid programs, torpedo the political campaigns, fire the high school teachers and speech pathologists and network commentators, and pinkwash…
bubmag
July 27, 2020