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UPDATE: I consulted a number of munitions experts before publishing this post. None responded till after it was published. An anthropologist specializing in guerrilla conflicts said he believed the bullets used in the massacre were high velocity munitions used normally to hit targets at long distances.
A video showing the raid by members of the self-styled anarchist group Rouvikonas outside the house of Israeli Ambassador in the northern suburb of Psychiko in northern Athens on Thursday was uploaded on Friday morning on an anti-establishment website. The video showed some 20 people throwing ...

The posting of a new Israeli ambassador would end one of the tensest episodes since the two countries signed a peace treaty in 1994. It began last summer when a security guard at the Israeli embassy in Jordan shot and killed two Jordanians, alleging one attacked him with a screw driver. The Israeli ...
Self-styled anarchist group Rouvikonas (Rubicon in Greek) threw flyers and shouted slogans in favor of the Palestinians outside the house of Israeli Ambassador Irit Ben-Abba in the northern suburb of Psyhiko on Thursday evening. “As we have said in the past, the Palestinian issue is a multifaceted ...
Jordan has accepted Israel's choice of new ambassador to the kingdom as relations between the two countries improve following a months-long dispute, The Times of Israel reported on Thursday. Israel's Foreign Ministry named Amir Weissbrod as ambassador last month and his appointment received final ...
Amman, Mar. 28 (Petra)- Jordan has approved a request sent by the Israeli government seeking its oponion to appoint its new ambassador Amir Weisbrod to the Kingdom. This approval is the Ministry of Foreign and Expatriates Affairs' rebuttal to an Israeli government's letter after relevant diplomatic and administrative ...

Jordan on Wednesday announced its readiness to receive Amir Weissbrod, Israel's newly-appointed ambassador to the Hashemite kingdom. The Israeli Foreign Ministry named Weissbrod as ambassador to Jordan in February, but he has yet to take up the post. The Israeli embassy in Amman has been ...
Israeli ambassador speaks on Churchill. Dermer delivers keynote for Westminster's Churchill Fellows Weekend. March 27th, 2018 by Helen Wilbers in Local News Read Time: 2 mins. Ron Dermer, Israeli ambassador to the U.S., was the keynote speaker Sunday at the Churchill Fellows Weekend at Westminster College.
The bilateral relations between Israel and Bulgaria are unique in the world because they are based on gratitude, ambassador Irit Lilian told an international academic conference in Sofia that is part of events marking the 75th anniversary of the rescue of Bulgarian Jews from the Holocaust. Israel consistently ...
Comments by the Israeli ambassador to Poland made as the country commemorated March 1968 were “poorly thought-out and uncalled for,” a senior ... Deputy Prime Minister Jarosław Gowin slammed Israeli Ambassador Anna Azari, who the Jewish Telegraphic Agency quoted as saying: “For the last ...
The accusation was raised by Prime Minister Netanyahu in a recent speech to the UN General Assembly. Describing the day of a typical 13 year old Palestinian boy called Ali, Netanyahu noted the exposure of Palestinian children to repeated instance of glorification violence and terrorism. “Sadly,” noted ...
As Israel approaches its 70th birthday celebrations in April, an invited Norwich audience of Jews and Christians recently heard the Israeli Ambassador, Mark Regev, give three major reasons why Britain should still be proud of the Balfour Declaration of 100 years ago.
Bulgarian Interior Minister Valentin Radev held his first official meeting with the Ambassador of the State of Israel, Irit Lilian, in Sofia on March 2, the Interior Ministry press office said. They discussed various aspects of bilateral co-operation, and praised the achievements reached, including in the area of ...
Israeli Ambassador to Ghana, H. E. Ami Mehl, has argued that universities in Israel offer the best education worldwide. He supported his argument with claims that renowned professors, including Professor Joseph Aryee, had their higher education in Israeli universities. H. E. Ami Mehl explained that, ...
The diplomat said she is the first and only Ethiopian woman to return to her home country as an Israeli ambassador. “I remember when I presented my credentials to the president, who was 89 years old and sitting in a wheelchair,” Zevadia said. “He said, 'It was my dream to see someone who was born here ...
An Israeli soldier does a mock dance with his rifle in “Foxtrot.” (Sony Pictures Classics). JERUSALEM (JTA) — Israel's ambassador to France will not attend the opening night of an Israeli film festival in Paris which will screen the controversial film “Foxtrot.” Ambassador to France Aliza Ben-Nun reportedly ...
There has been no Israeli ambassador in the Jordanian capital since an incident in July in which an Israeli security guard shot a Jordanian citizen who allegedly tried to stab him. A Jordanian bystander was also shot and killed in the incident. Israel immediately withdrew its embassy staff, including the ...

AMMAN — Jordan was not officially notified about Israel's naming of a new ambassador to Amman, a government official said on Thursday. "We have not been officially notified about the naming of a new Israeli ambassador to the Kingdom," the official told The Jordan Times on Thursday. Jordan and Israel ...
Gerry Adams has released a statement urging the Taoiseach to expel the Israeli Ambassador from Ireland following the killing of 16 Palestinians by the Israeli army on Friday. The Palestinian Authority declared yesterday a day of mourning after Israeli forces killed the Palestinian civilians during a protest ...
Q: In the past two-and-a-half years, you have been selected to the U.N. Legal Committee and as vice president of the General Assembly—positions no Israeli ambassador has held before. At the same time, we have seen continued anti-Israel resolutions in UNESCO and the U.N. Human Rights Council's ...
Israel's new ambassador to Jordan is set to be accredited at the weekly cabinet meeting on Sunday, Quds Press reported yesterday. The media revealed that Amir Weissbrod is the nominee for the position. Weissbrod is the head of the Middle East department at the Foreign Ministry's Political Research ...
After President Donald Trump apparently praised a group of white nationalists in Charlottesville last year, describing “some very fine people on both sides,” at last 20 groups cancelled events at Mar-a-Lago in protest. But South Florida communications executive Steven Alembik stood with the president amid ...


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