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Arab League Secretary General Nabil al-Arabi attends a meeting of Arab foreign ministers to elect a new secretary general of the Arab League in the Egyptian capital Cairo, on March 10, 2016.

Arab League Chief Denounces Israel At Peace Talks Meeting

Arab League chief Nabil al-Arabi (pictured) blasted Israel as a bastion of “fascism and racial discrimination” on Saturday at a meeting of Arab foreign ministers that backed France’s Middle East peace initiative. The Arab ministers at the end of the

Pro Palestinian demonstrators march through central London on July 25, 2014 in London, England.

20 Israeli Academics Encourage BDS, Israeli NGO Says

The Jerusalem Post reports: 20 Israeli academic have encouraged the American Anthropological Association to boycott Israeli higher academic institutions, according to a report released Thursday by the right-wing Im Tirtzu organization.

Anti-Israel demonstrators march behind a banner of the BDS organization in Marseille, June 13.. (photo credit:GEORGES ROBERT / AFP)

In Huge Blow To Israel, Netherlands Declares BDS ‘Free Speech’

The Jerusalem Post reports: Dutch Foreign Minister Bert Koenders announced Thursday that calls to boycott the Jewish state fall within the limits of free speech, undermining intensive Israeli diplomatic efforts to sway European capitals to outlaw the Boycott, Sanctions and Divestment Movement.

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Iranian Commander: We Can Destroy Israel ‘In Under 8 Minutes’

A senior Iranian military commander boasted that the Islamic Republic could “raze the Zionist regime in less than eight minutes.” Ahmad Karimpour, a senior adviser to the Iranian Revolutionary Guards’ elite unit al-Quds Force, said if Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei gave the order to destroy Israel, the Iranian military had the capacity to do so quickly.

A Capitol Hill Police Officer stands guard on the steps of the US House of Representatives on September 15, 2009 on Captiol Hill in Washington. AFP PHOTO/Paul J. Richards (Photo credit should read

U.S. Lawmakers: UNHRC Resolution ‘Assault on Israel’

Arutz Sheva reports: US Representatives Peter J. Roskam (R-IL) and Juan Vargas (D-CA), along with Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) and Ben Cardin (D-MD) sent a letter to Secretary of State John Kerry and Trade Representative Michael Froman this week, calling on them to oppose a UN Human Rights Council’s (UNHRC) supporting the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement.

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Israeli Minister: Criticizing Israel Is The New Anti-Semitism

The Washington Post reports: JERUSALEM — Israel’s justice minister, Ayelet Shaked, on Wednesday slammed European leaders who criticize Israel and advocates of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement against the country, accusing them of simply swapping old anti-Semitic tropes for a new format.

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Branstad To Sign Israel Anti-Boycott Bill

The Des Moines Register reports: Gov. Terry Branstad said Monday he will sign a bill that prohibits state funds from being directly invested in companies that boycott Israel.

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Anti-BDS Office Moving From Jerusalem To Tel Aviv

Ynetnews reports: It has recently come out that the Directorate for the Fight against BDS (Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions) will move its offices from Jerusalem to Tel Aviv.

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WATCH: Palestinian TV Report Extols Anti-Israel BDS Campaign

JAFFA, Israel – The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign in the United States has been a major success with many hitherto unaffiliated populations signing up for the anti-Israel cause, a top Palestinian journalist reported.

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Islamic Leader: Netanyahu Will Break Into Al-Aqsa

Deputy Leader of the outlawed Islamic Movement in Israel Sheikh Kamal Khatib repeatedly accused the Israeli government of trying to take over the Al-Aqsa Mosque on the Temple Mount, in a common incitement claim used to fuel Arab terror.

File picture dated June 1, 2010 shows Swedish Parliament member Mehmet Kaplan during a press conference at Stockholm Arlanda Airport.

Swedish Minister Quits After Comparing Israel to Nazi Germany

STOCKHOLM (AFP) –  A Swedish cabinet minister of Turkish origin who compared Israel to Nazi Germany and was photographed with Turkish ultranationalists resigned on Monday, Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Lofven announced. “Mehmet Kaplan has submitted his resignation and I have accepted

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UN Censors Exhibit On Israel Set For NY Headquarters

The Times of Israel reports: The United Nations has censored an exhibition about Israel set to go on display at the organization’s headquarters in New York. Three of the 13 panels in the exhibition “Israel Matters,” which is set to open

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Brown University Investigating ‘Violent’ Anti-Semitic, Homophobic Graffiti

TEL AVIV – Police are investigating anti-Semitic and anti-gay graffiti found on the wall of a Brown University fraternity complex on Friday. The graffiti targeted the Jewish Beta Rho Pi fraternity and the co-ed LGBTQ Zeta Delta Xi fraternity, both of which reside in the building. The messages were described by students as “violent” and “threatening,” according to Campus Reform.

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BBC Journalist Who Said ‘Israel Hasn’t Really Worked Out’ Told To Apologise

A BBC journalist who told radio listeners “Israel hasn’t really worked out” has been told to apologise. Chris Rogers (pictured), an award-winning presenter who has won acclaim for investigative work for Sky News, ITV and BBC’s Panorama programme, made the comments while taking a call from someone who said migrants to Britain should be shipped off to Africa.

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Iran Tests More Missiles, ‘Capable of Reaching Israel’

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) test-fired two ballistic missiles on Wednesday morning that it said were designed to be able to hit Israel, defying a threat of new sanctions from the United States. The launches followed the test-firing of

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Colorado Governor Stands With Israel And Rejects Boycott Call

DENVER (AP) — Colorado’s governor says he supports a proposal to have the state’s public employee pension fund oppose a boycott seeking to punish Israel for its treatment of Palestinians. The bill won tentative approval in the state Senate on

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Telegraph Columnist: Media is Twisting Knife Into Israel Over Palestinian Terrorism

TEL AVIV – A column published in the London Daily Telegraph on Tuesday accuses the media of “click-baiting” by writing “fallacious” and “malicious” reports of Palestinian terror attacks that portray the terrorists as victims. British-Israeli political commentator Eylon Aslan-Levy charges the