Clashes, arrests in Jerusalem ahead of Palestinian funeral

Clashes break out in east Jerusalem between Palestinians and Israeli police ahead of the funeral of a Palestinian who ploughed his car into a crowd of pedestrians, killing two. The heavily armed police used tear gas to repel hundreds of Palestinians taking part in a “symbolic funeral” ceremony for Abdelrahman Shaludi, the 21-year-old Palestinian shot […]

UN, Palestinians call for $550 million in Gaza aid

The United Nations and the Palestinian government called for international donors to provide $550 million in aid to help hundreds of thousands of Gazans affected by a devastating war with Israel.

Israel tech site pays “interns” to covertly plant stories in social media

Israel21c is registered in the US as a 501(c)(3) — a tax-exempt non-profit organization. Its information returns filed with the Internal Revenue Service show it to be registered in San Francisco, in an office only a five minute walk away from the Israeli consulate. The forms also show they have an office in Israel, with […]

Jerusalem unrest prompts fears of third Intifada

Fears grow over Jerusalem unrest Source: Financial Times With the world’s attention focused on the war in the Gaza Strip, another front in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is quietly heating up in Jerusalem, one of the few places where Israelis and Palestinians – elsewhere divided by walls or fences — mingle and meet. Since the killing […]