Police and protesters clash in the Greece capital Athens during a demonstration against European Union after the country officially launched its six-month presidency of the bloc. Greece at the epicenter of the eurozone debt crisis in its sixth year of recession, harsh austerity measures left thousands unemployed..
JPMorgan Chase will pay $1.7 billion to victims of Madoff Ponzi scheme to settle charges it failed to adequately police the accounts, to resolve criminal charges over its role in the 2008 Madoff scandal, the largest ever financial fraud to rock Wall Street. Largest penalty for a violation of the Bank Secrecy Act.
Rivalry over water supplies can lead to bitter conflicts.since the mid-20th century, the planet's seen nearly 180 conflicts connected to water resources. These include both small and large-scale clashes - a lot of them in the Middle East and Africa.
The Knesset passed an amendment to the Sexual Harassment Bill which stipulates that no sexually explicit image or video can be uploaded to the internet, a measure that is expected to curtail so-called revenge porn incidences, up to five years in jail.
Glenn Greenwald, the investigative journalist who first published Edward Snowden leaks, said that the NSA whistleblower still has "a huge number of very significant stories to reveal," including those relating to Israel.
Israel has approved a plan to construct 272 new illegal settlement units in West Bank as US Secretary of State John Kerry left Middle East. International community considers colonisation of occupied land illegal, Palestinians view settlement construction as obstacle to reaching a peace agreement.
Thousands of African migrants in Israel have marched to the embassies of the United States and a number of European countries on the second day of their mass strike. The protesters marched in Tel Aviv in Monday to demand asylum and work rights from Israeli authorities.
Former Labour Member of the British Parliament Clare Short says “Israel’s claim to be a democracy is eroding very fast” after being threatened with arrest by the Tel Aviv regime’s officials. She was an MP for Birmingham Ladywood from 1983 to 2010 and Secretary of State for International Development.
Rep. Peter King dismissed Congress calls for N S A to reform its information gathering practices.insisted that even members of Congress should be monitored by the NSA, just like every other American, in case they are “talking to an Al Qaeda leader in Iraq or Afghanistan.
More than 30,000 African asylum seekers who entered Israel illegally protested in Tel Aviv on Sunday, police said, in the biggest rally ever staged by migrants in the Jewish state."We are all refugees" and "Yes to freedom, no to prison!" they chanted in English, with Israeli rights activists also joining the march.
An Israeli ultra-orthodox rabbi says seminary students in Israel prefer getting tortured and killed to being conscripted into the regime’s armed forces. Another Israeli rabbi slammed the materialistic objectives of the Israeli army and said Israeli youths evade military service due to their awareness of such mentality.
H1N1 incidences, has doubled in the past two weeks. Michigan, emergency departments are filled with hundreds of patients with flu. Swine flu spreads fast because it is highly contagious, expected to spread across the nation. many states are seeing widespread flu. Hit southeastern states hardest.
Arrow III, an upgraded component of the Israeli missile shield, was successfully tested for the second time, the country’s Defense Ministry announced. The kamikaze satellites launched by the system are capable of intercepting missiles in space.
The aircraft targeted four sites in the central and northern Gaza Strip during the early hours of Friday No immediate reports of injuries in Gaza. Israeli military frequently bombs the besieged Gaza Strip, claiming the attacks are being conducted for defensive purposes
Israeli forces fired toward the source of the launch, the IDF said. At least 20 Israeli rockets landed in southern Lebanon, according to the IDF and the Lebanese official National News Agency. There were no initial reports of injuries on either side.
On Thursday, Israeli warplanes launched several strikes on Gaza City, injuring the Palestinians. Israel claims the latest attacks are in response to a rocket attack from Gaza. Israeli military often targets Palestinians along the border with the Gaza Strip, which remains literally cut off from the outside world.
The latest demolitions by Israeli bulldozers, which occurred near Ramallah and Jericho on Christmas Eve, have displaced over 70 Palestinians including at least 32 kids. UN relief agency said these acts violate the international law and leave thousands of Palestinians homeless in the cold.
White House: no change regarding Jonathan Pollard, former American intelligence analyst imprisoned three decades over spying for Israel. Israeli media: Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu would condition additional “peace talks” with the Palestinians on his freedom. Israel granted Pollard citizenship.
United States expressed fury at Israel's decision to sell military equipment to China. US insisted that the fact that equipment eventually made its way to China at all presents a security risk to the Middle East. US and Israel have clashed over weapons and air force transfers before
) Senior Israeli officials on Sunday demanded an end to U.S. spying on Israel, following revelations that the National Security Agency intercepted emails from the offices of the country's top former leaders. Israeli officials reacted with uncharacteristic anger toward the U.S., Israel's closest, most important ally.
The US Congress has authorized $284 million to fund Israel’s missile systems program, triple the amount the Obama administration had requested. House on Wednesday passed 399-0 a bill that would enhance the US commitment to Israel’s “qualitative military edge” in the region.
WASHINGTON (INTELLIHUB) — Last month it was revealed that a number of billionaires received government welfare in the form of farm subsidies. David Rockefeller was among the dozens of billionaires working the system for government subsidies, taking over $11 million of tax money.
United States “continues to maintain” it “will be able to launch an attack anywhere in the world with conventional weapons.”Weapons n developed in the United States under the ‘‘prompt global strike’’ program capable of striking targets anywhere in the world in an hour with deadly precision.
Israeli army shot two Lebanese soldiers after Israeli soldier Sergeant Shlomi Cohen killed by Lebanese sniper. Lebanese army has not officially commented on either incidents. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon: both sides "co-operating with United Nations,urged Israel, Lebanon exercise restraint.
An anti-drone motion was passed by Yemen’s parliament on Sunday, banning drone attacks in Yemeni airspace. Vote comes amid growing anger against Yemeni sovereignty. US unmanned aircrafts used to kill Al-Qaeda terrorists. Concerns for civilians. Washington increased drone strikes in Yemen
Growing campaign among US academics to isolate Israel reaches a milestone as members of the American Studies Association voted to endorse academic boycott of the Zionist regime. Boycott calls on American schools, academic groups to ban collaboration with Israeli institutions.
Dutch water supplier Vitens, has ended a partnership with the Israeli water company Mekorot. the Dutch company said it was “extremely hard” to work with Mekorot on future projects “because they cannot be taken out of the political context.” Becoming a serious reputational risk.
A US assassination drone strike has killed, wounded several people at a wedding party in southern Yemen. Washington claims that its airstrikes target militants, but local sources say civilians have been the main victims of the non-UN-sanctioned air strikes.
It seems that hardly a day passes by without someone – a country, a firm, an individual – ends their relationship with Israel, which is increasingly becoming a serious reputational risk.
British government has issued guidelines warning businesses of the risks of trading with Jewish colonies in the occupied Palestinian territories, including potential damage to a company’s reputation. We do not encourage or offer support to such activity.
Virginia State Police released a new “crime-fighting” app that encourages citizens to photograph citizens who are legally photographing in public, the latest chapter in the War on Terror that further criminalizes photography. Encourages citizens to snap a picture and send it (with a message) to police.
agreement to share information between the National Security Agency [NSA], a host of European, Russian, Canadian and Chinese spy agencies and the world’s Central Banks will ensure that the only relevant force in Global Stock markets will be the trading activity of the world’s Central Banks
Head of Egyptian Interests Section in Tehran has described the Israeli regime as the only possessor of nuclear arsenal and a serious threat to the entire region, reiterating Cairo's desire to see a Middle East free of nuclear or other weapons of mass destruction.
Israel’s Economy Minister believes the time has come to annex parts of the West Bank and install full economic and military control over Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territory, which are deemed illegal under international law. Called ongoing Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations a “joke.
Oil well lying a few dozen meters inside Palestinian territory, according to international law and the Oslo Accords, should belong to Palestine. Well is under Israeli control, most of the reserves lie under Palestinian territory. Israel has prevented Palestinians from gaining access to natural resources.
Office of the Gene Technology Regulator (OGTR) is on its way to approve a licence application from PaxVax Australia (PaxVax) for the intentional release of a GMO vaccine consisting of live bacteria into the environment in Queensland, South Australia, Western Australia and Victoria.
Press TV: The Gaza Strip remains without electricity and fuel for the upcoming winter as the Israeli regime steps up the pressure on the Palestinians. Only six hours of electricity per day, no gas makes Gaza’s homes cold. Past few months, electricity rationed, blackouts increased during rain.
Kuala Lumpur Tribunal:“The Tribunal is satisfied, beyond reasonable doubt, that the first defendant, (General) Amos Yaron, is guilty of crimes against humanity and genocide, and the second defendant, the State of Israel, is guilty of genocide. First-ever Tribunal to prosecute Israel for genocide.
five Port Authority toll increases passed since 2011. Many truckers are upset over the toll increase. Tolls were created so that those who use the road pay to fix it,“Where’s the money going? increase is causing small businesses to pay a business tax to do business in New York and New Jersey.
UN Humanitarian News Agency: Israel is destroying “all essential services, hospitals, clinics, sewage, water pumping stations.” Israeli blockade of Gaza Strip crippled Gaza’s main power plant. The power outage wrecked Gaza’s waste water treatment system, flooded the streets with raw sewage,”
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