Under criticism from UNESCO, Israel reportedly removed Rachel's Tomb and the Cave of the Patriarchs from its "National Heritage Sites" list—but provocation by far-right settlers seeking to secure the sites as exclusively Jewish sparked violence.
Under pressure from UNESCO, Israel has agreed to remove the Cave of the Patriarchs and Rachel's Tomb—two Jewish holy sites on the West Bank—from its list of "National Heritage Sites." This of course immediately sparked a backlash from Israel's religiou
Despite the media line that Greece's new "austerity" government is staffed by non-ideological "technocrats," the administration includes figures from the old-line Greek fascist right, spawn of the military junta that ruled from 1967 to 1974.
The hegemonic media line that Greece's new "austerity" government is being staffed by non-ideological "technocrats" is deflated by Mark Ames on the N
Dozens of armed Israeli settlers attacked residents of Qusra village in the northern West Bank, as Israeli troops broke up a an anti-settlement rally in Iraq Burin and conducted raids across the occupied territory.