News and Analysis (7/24/19)

“The protest leaders were certain that as soon as the soldiers saw that the villagers had retreated, they would stop shooting. But the troops kept up their fire” …

… “[T]he demolition of some 10 apartment buildings … left 17 people homeless, including 11 children. Another 350 Palestinians await the imminent arrival of bulldozers on their doorsteps too” …

… “[R]aids … take place also in areas under the full control of the Palestinian Authority, … conducted with no need for a search warrant, whenever and wherever the military chooses in keeping with its … arbitrary powers”:

Passage of the nonbinding House version notwithstanding, “House Democrats have voiced concerns that the Senate bill [would] … penalise free speech otherwise guaranteed by the First Amendment”:

Civilization brought to Europe “primarily … by the Black Africans of the Nile Valley” was passed on by the Greeks “to the Romans who ultimately lost it …[until other] Black Africans. he Moors, brought the Dark Ages to an end”:

In appreciation, she founded “a nonprofit that works with the city’s homeless population, seniors, youth, and families and orphans in Bosnia”:

“Human Rights groups say Zakzaky, who is being held with his wife, deserves a speedier trial”:

One of six Arab  ‘journalists officially hosted by the Israeli foreign ministry” aimed  at normalization of relations, Saud professed his love for Israel; Israelis called it a step towards peace and Palestinians called it treason:

“[T]he EU ban on oil sales to Syria concerned only EU member states[,] … the Grace I was in international waters and seizing it is a form of piracy[, and] there is no proof it was headed for Syria”:

Energy subsidies have been problematical so “government ministers will vote on a measure to approve an electricity rate for mining farms”:

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