‘Moroccans press charges against the Moroccan officer leading Israel’s operations in Gaza,’ Hibapress (Morocco), 4 August 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
A group of Moroccan politicians and law makers are seeking to press charges against IDF Southern Command leader Major General Sami Turgeman for his role in the current Israeli assault on the Gaza Strip. According to the group, Turgeman, whose family migrated to Israel from Morocco in 1965…

Egypt

‘Video: Ansar Beit al-Maqdis targets Israel with 5 rockets,’ Al-Masry Al-Youm (Egypt), 12 July 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
Egyptian terrorist organisation Ansar Beit al-Maqdis posted a video to YouTube in which it appears the group fires five rockets into Israeli territory from their border position in the Sinai peninsula. While the video cannot be independently verified, the group has claimed previous attacks in the past, and…

‘World News – 28/03/2014 – Mid Day News,’ MTV Lebanon

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
See video transcription and translation below. ___________________________________ Transcription أخبار دولية -Mid Day News – 28/03/2014 دعا الرئيس الأمريكي باراك أوباما روسيا إلی سحب قواتها المنتشرة علی طول الحدود مع أوكرانيا والتفوّض مع الأسرة الدولية. في المقابل، أكّد نظيره الروسي فلادمير بوتين أن الدور الذي لعبته القوات الروسية في…

‘Data: 88% of energy consumed in Palestine imported from Israel,’ Quds Press (Palestine), 20 March 2014

Originally posted on The Edinburgh Arabic Initiative:
With World Water Day approaching (22 March 2014) new data published by Palestine Central Bureau of Statistics (PCBS) and the Palestinian Water Authority (PWA) show that over a quarter of water consumed in Palestine domestically is purchased from Israel’s national water company Mekerot. Palestinians are denied access to…