Armed US citizen spotted in confrontations between Jewish settlers and Armenians has ties to Jerusalem’s Deputy Mayor Arieh King and the Israel Land Fund, a group whose mission is to settle Jews in occupied East Jerusalem.
In 2015 leaked emails revealed Lebanon's likely purchase of spyware that could be used in illicit surveillance. The New Arab raises questions about ongoing risks to citizens' privacy rights in the lack of institutional oversight and accountability.
After the Armenian Patriarchate requested to cancel a land lease, Danny Rothman, the man behind the deal, was seen next to armed settlers in Jerusalem’s Armenian Quarter. A settler linked to Israel’s minister of national security was also there.
Experts have expressed doubt after Israel released a recording allegedly featuring two Hamas operatives discussing Palestinian Islamic Jihad's potential responsibility for the al-Ahli Arab Baptist Hospital massacre.