Palestinian, Israeli and international peace protesters break into Rami Levi supermarket in the Sha'ar Binyamin settlement near Jerusalem, to protest against the Israeli occupation and call for a boycott of Israeli settlements, October 2012 (Photo: Activestills)

Israel ends export to the European Union of dairy and poultry products from settlements

Israel was to end its export of poultry and dairy produce to the European Union from settlements considered illegal by the international community and the Israeli peace camp, Israeli and European officials said on Sunday. The restrictions stem from directives issued by the European Commission in February and affect chicken and milk products from settlements…

Police look on as protesters occupy the roof of an Elbit owned factory in Birmingham. (Photo: London Palestine Action)

Australian police arrest seven protesters for storming roof of Elbit Systems

Police in Melbourne arrested seven pro-Palestinian protesters who stormed the roof of an Israel-based company, accusing it of supporting genocide. The protesters, from the Melbourne Palestine Action Group, surrounded the factory belonging to Elbit Systems Friday morning, chanting “Elbit, Elbit you can’t hide, you are supporting genocide.” Elbit Systems of Australia manufacture defense equipment, including…

Damaged classrooms lie in ruins following the overnight Israeli shelling of an UNRWA school where some 3,300 Palestinians were seeking shelter, Jabalyia, Gaza Strip, July 30, 2014. At least 20 people were killed in the attack which injured more than 100 (Photo: Activestills)

141 public schools and 6 universities damaged in Gaza

Some 141 public schools were damaged by the Israeli offensive on the Gaza Strip, according to the Gaza Ministry of Education on Monday. The undersecretary of the Palestinian Ministry of Education said that 22 schools were completely destroyed by the offensive and cannot be used for the upcoming school year. Anwar al-Baraawi added that 119…