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Peace Now Battles Netanyahu Over New West Bank Building Statistics

The Jerusalem Post reports: Peace Now went head-to-head with the Prime Minister’s Office on Thursday in a public dispute about statistics for the advancement of plans for new homes in West Bank settlements. In a rare move, the PMO published a

A Palestinian man rides a donkey as he herds camels near the Israeli settlement of Tomer in the Jordan Valley in the occupied West Bank on February 16, 2014.

U.S. Accuses Israel of Expropriating Hundreds of Acres of Land

TEL AVIV – The U.S. on Tuesday accused Israel of “expropriating land” in the Jordan Valley after Israel reclassified 2,342 dunams (578 acres) near the Palestinian city of Jericho as state land, the Jerusalem Post reported.

Israeli security forces stand at the scene of a stabbing attack on March 8, 2016 in the neighbourhood of Jaffa in the Israeli city of Tel Aviv as US vice president arrived in the city for a visit

Far Left ‘Peace Now’ Head Slams Terror Victim’s Act of Self-Defense

TEL AVIV – The head of the far-left Israeli NGO Peace Now blasted a stabbing victim’s act of self-defense in a terror attack on Tuesday, calling it an “extrajudicial killing.” Yariv Oppenheimer took to Twitter to condemn terror victim Yonatan Azarihab, who was stabbed multiple times in a store in Petah Tikva before he managed to pull the terrorist’s knife from his own neck and use it to stab and eventually kill his attacker.

German Bundestag (lower house of parliament) President Norbert Lammert (top L) speaks during a special session at the Knesset, Israel's parliament, to mark 50 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations between Israel and Germany

Israeli MPs Take First Step to Pass Contentious NGO Law

A controversial bill that would compel NGOs receiving most of their funding from foreign governments to declare it in official reports passed its first reading in the Israeli parliament early Tuesday. The proposal — denounced by critics as likely to