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Sanders: ‘The Netanyahu Gov’t Should Not Receive Another Penny from US’

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders speaking with supporters at the Agriculture Center at the Arizona State Fairgrounds in Phoenix, Arizona. Photo from Wikimedia Commons by Gage Skidmore from March 19, 2016. By Common Dreams Staff / Common Dreams Following the passing of the U.S. government appropriations bill early Saturday morning, Senator Bernie Sanders said: I voted NO on […]

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‘Operation Al-Aqsa Flood’ Day 171: ‘Horrific’ Eyewitness Accounts Continue to Emerge From Israel’s Siege on Gaza’s Hospitals

Palestinians mourning over the body of a martyr. Photo from October 29, 2023 by Hosni Salah given to ScheerPost with permission to share. By Leila Warah / Mondoweiss Casualties  32,333 + killed* and at least 74,694 wounded in the Gaza Strip. 435+ Palestinians killed in the occupied West Bank and East Jerusalem.** Israel revises its […]

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Defunding UNRWA Was Never About Hamas

By Yousef Aljamal / In These Times Ahmad Alhaaj, a 90-year old Palestinian, was displaced from his village of Al-Sawafir Al-Sharqiya at gunpoint by a Zionist militia in 1948. He lived his entire life in a rental house in the hope that he would one day return, but passed away on January 17 in the north of Gaza under Israel’s siege.  Alhaaj was among […]

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Canada, Sweden Restore UNRWA Funds as Report Accuses Israel of Torturing Agency Staff

Palestinian charitable organizations, with European support, distribute food “takiya” to displaced people in schools in the city of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, on February 20, 2024. By Jon Queally / Common Dreams The governments of Canada and Sweden have announced they will resume funding for the United Nation’s agency that provides humanitarian aide […]