JERUSALEM (AP) - A former Israeli government minister, once imprisoned for trying to smuggle drugs, is back behind bars after being charged with spying for archenemy Iran, the country's internal security agency said Monday. The Shin Bet said Gonen Segev was extradited from Guinea and arrested upon arrival in Israel ...
BERLIN (AP) — Germany will likely miss its goal of cutting emissions by 40 percent by 2020, the country's environment minister said Monday, an embarrassing admission for a government that wants to lead the charge on limiting climate change. Official estimates project that Europe's biggest economy will trim its greenhouse ...
The Trump administration's zero-tolerance policy that has resulted in thousands of family separations at the border hasn't deterred immigrants from trying to enter the country illegally, despite the administration's predictions that it would, internal Department of Homeland Security documents obtained by CNN show.
Watch "Fareed Zakaria GPS," Sundays at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. ET on CNN The Paris terror attacks were barbaric but also startling, leading many to ask what could be done to prevent this kind of terrorism in the future. Well, one man has a clear answer. "That attack you saw in Paris? You'll see […]
The president defends controversial practice of separating migrant children from their parents at the borderQ&A: why are families being separated at the US border?Donald Trump said the US will not be a “migrant camp” as his administration defended its controversial practice of separating migrant children from their parents at the border.“The United State […]
Rolling coverage of the day’s political developments as they happen, including Theresa May’s speech on the NHS and the Lords debate on the EU withdrawal billJeremy Hunt’s morning interviews - Summary 5.52pm BST Viscount Hailsham is winding up now. He puts his amendment to a vote.Peers are voting now. 5.51pm BST Lord True is winding up now. He says it would b […]
Liberal Zionist scholar Shaul Magid served in the Israeli army but he has had enough of Israel. Ben-Gurion miscalculated the nature of Jewish relations to the world, and that's why Israelis are now flocking to Berlin and L.A. Magid left for Indiana and says if he had to live in Israel now, "It would actually drive me insane."
Israel is involved in an ideological war against incendiary kites and balloons from Gaza. Israelis at Kibbutz Nir Am launched 'candy balloons' in order to counter this supposed 'hate' with supposed 'love'. The gesture is a form of hasbara, aimed at denying the cause of the fire kites: Palestinian expulsion and the recent massacr […]
Fifty years after she first went to Israel with other teenagers on a Ramah religious trip, Menucha Sara professes her anti-Zionism at a reunion. "I believe my fellow Ramah-niks oppose racism and injustice in our country. If they do, why won’t they see the racism of Israeli society?"
MEMO | Sept 2, 2014 Senior Hamas leader Mahmoud Al-Zahar said on Monday that the United States is a partner to the Israeli occupation and its crimes committed in the Gaza Strip.Speaking to the Palestinian Al-Quds television, he said: “We mean the US administration, not the American people, who took to the streets in … … Continue reading →
MEMO | Tuesday, 02 September 2014 11:46 IMAGES The explosives engineering division in the Ministry of Interior in the Gaza Strip yesterday destroyed around five tonnes of unexploded bombs that were launched by the Israeli army on the sector during their latest assault. Imad Al-Amasi, director of the division, told the Anadolu news agency: “Today, … … Continu […]
Ma’an News Agency | Sept 1, 2014 | 16:57 HEBRON (Ma’an) — Palestinian police rescued a man who tried to commit suicide in Hebron on Monday because he couldn’t find work, police said. Mahmoud Nimir al-Humouz, 29, from al-Fawwar refugee camp, went to the roof of a building belonging to the UN agency for Palestinian … … Continue reading →
This is my last post for the day. Starting in a few minutes we'll be replacing the guts of our website with something newer and better than what we have now, and no one at MoJo is allowed to edit the site until we're done. That will be Tuesday morning according to our tech boffins. I fully expect everything to go flawlessly during this conversion, […]
On Monday, the Intercept published a classified internal NSA document noting that Russian military intelligence mounted an operation to hack at least one US voting software supplier—which provided software related to voter registration files—in the months prior to last year's presidential contest. It has previously been reported that Russia attempted to […]
There’s a new road sign outside Arapaho United Methodist Church in Richardson. “Please don’t use scripture to justify policies that harm families,” reads the sign. The message, which was also posted to the church’s Facebook page, seems directed at one person in particular: Attorney General...
CNN has obtained “exclusive” internal documents from the Department of Homeland Security that undermine one of the administration’s stated goals for separating families and keeping children detained along the southern border. “The full impact of policy initiatives are not...
By Sonali Kolhatkar at Uprising Radio This past Monday saw the deadliest “intentional” attack on Afghan civilians by the US since the start of the ten year long war in Afghanistan. An unnamed US Army staff sergeant walked a mile in the middle of the night to two different villages near his base in southern [...]
Robert Greenwald, Brave New Films & Eli Clifton, Think Progress.org join Thom Hartmann on The Big Picture. An American soldier kills 16 unarmed Afghan civilians. How will this rampage affect US-Afghan relations – and is it time we withdraw from the country altogether? Plus – a twist to this story that should leave us all [...]
After being taken down twice by Blogger within a single week, we got the message:It’s Time To Go. Gates of Vienna has moved to a new address:http://gatesofvienna.net/Not everything over there is fully functional yet, and the internal links still point to this blog, and will for the indefinite future. So all the old material will be left here for archival pur […]
For the past four years, the Kremlin has sought to stigmatize criticism or alternative views of government policy as disloyal, foreign-sponsored, or even traitorous. It is part of a sweeping crackdown to silence critical voices that has included new legal restrictions on the internet, on freedom of expression, on the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and tra […]
Written by Ken O’Keefe (September 25, 2016) NOTE: If you read this document fully and view the EXHIBITS, images and videos in order, the verifiable evidence within establishes that Max Igan, William Genske, Susanne Pietz, Samantha Bachman and Richie Allen... Continue Reading →
In this week’s New Yorker, I wrote about NGLY1 disorder, a new genetic disease first identified in 2012. Bertrand Might, a six-and-a-half-year-old boy who lives in Salt Lake City with his family, was the index patient, and I began reporting the story not long after Bertrand was first diagnosed just over two years ago. I […]