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The Israeli authorities must immediately release Palestinian prisoner of conscience Munther Amira, whose arrest, continued detention and sentencing to six ... Munther Amira was arrested by Israeli soldiers on 27 December 2017 while peacefully participating in a protest in the city of Bethlehem in the ...
Between Jerusalem and the West Bank city of Ramallah, Qalandia airport was opened in 1920. On the outskirts of the town of Lydda (known today as Lod), a second airport was built in 1936. It was built for military purposes, according to reports, during the British Mandate of Palestine. The airport's name ...

Nikki Haley bet the rest of the world would cover the costs of American aid cuts to Palestinian refugees. That hasn't ... Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, and Jared Kushner, a White House Senior Advisor, attend a U.N. Security Council meeting on February 20, 2018 in New York City.
According to the charge sheet filed in Rishon Letzion Magistrate's Court in January, in November 2016 Mohammed Shakir of Salfit, a Palestinian town adjacent to the settlement of Ariel, was arrested on suspicion of throwing rocks. The investigation file indicates that Shakir and a cousin decided to throw ...
Israel's new 'breach of loyalty' bill is yet another sinister attempt to erase the Palestinian identity from Palestine. ... take over Jerusalem after Trump recognised the city as the undivided capital of Israel, is not only an attack on the Palestinians of Jerusalem but implicitly acts to further attack Palestinian identity.
--The Statement says that "Jerusalem [is] to be the capital of Israel and Palestine, in the west and the east of the city respectively, an open city for the faithful of the three monotheistic religions." The Bush administration also left the borders of Jerusalem to be determined by the parties, and never insisted on ...

A Palestinian teen was killed during clashes with Israeli army forces near the West Bank city of Nablus Saturday, according to a Palestinian Red Crescent spokesperson. Amir Omar Shahada, 19, was shot in the chest in the village of Urif, said Ghassan Douglas, the Palestinian Authority official in charge of ...
Abu Nader, 73, owns an ice cream shop in Baddawi, a Palestinian refugee camp near Tripoli in northern Lebanon. His is a family ... Abu Nader's grandfather opened the family's first ice cream shop in the coastal Palestinian city in 1929. "Back then .... His family came to Haifa from the Galilee town of Lubya.
The United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA) in the Gaza Strip is to cancel the "temporary employment" contracts of 97 Palestinian engineers due to financial difficulties. Dozens of Palestinian engineers gathered in front of UNRWA's headquarters in Gaza City to protest ...
Dozens of Palestinian journalists have staged a demonstration outside the UN office in Gaza City to protest Facebook's practice of blocking Palestinian Facebook accounts. Demonstrators held banners saying "Facebook is complicit in [Israel's] crimes" and "Facebook favours the [Israeli] occupation.".
City officials on Monday named Gayle Cooper the new executive director of the Palestine Economic Development Corporation. The former director of the Economic Development Corporation in Winnsboro assumes the position in Palestine on March 19. The PEDC director's position has been vacant since ...
The battle between these two organizations is taking place under heavy siege by the Syrian army, which isn't managing to take over the camp. A Palestinian militia is active alongside the army but it is mainly occupied with defending residents. Food and medications are scarce, there is no fuel for heating ...
Israeli media outlets alleged that a 51-year-old Arab man from the town of Shfaram, whose identity was not immediately available, began his rampage in the northern coastal city of Acre on Sunday morning, after receiving a parking ticket of 1,000 Israeli shekels ($290.60). In the video footage that captured ...
Clashes broke out Wednesday afternoon between opposing Palestinian factions inside a Beirut-area refugee camp, a security source said. you've reached a subscriber-only article. Sign up now and access the full breadth of The Daily Star content in minutes. subscribe now unrestricted access 1 month.
Scores of settlers stormed the Arab town of Kifl Haris, in the occupied West Bank city of Salfit, to perform religious rituals at a Muslim holy site this morning. According to eyewitnesses, Israeli occupation forces were deployed in the town before the arrival of the settlers; they closed access points to the area ...
JENIN, March 5, 2018 (WAFA) - Israeli forces Monday detained 12 Palestinians during multiple predawn raids across the West Bank, said Palestine Prisoner's Society (PPS). Israeli forces detained two ... PPS said forces also raided Kufr Ra'i town, southwest of Jenin, where they detained a Palestinian.

Even after Donald Trump's Jerusalem decision, there is no feasible alternative to the two-state solution in Palestine. ... But even before Trump's controversial announcement, some western politicians were arguing that a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is no longer feasible due to Israel's ...
Attorney Raslan Mahagna of the Arab-Israeli town of Umm al-Fahm specializes in the defense of Palestinian suspects. He told Al-Monitor that his office is currently handling some 300 administrative detention cases. Mahagna said that if investigators are unable to elicit a confession during the initial 30-day ...
Israel barred the Palestinian education minister, Sabri Saidam,from visiting a school in the Old City of annexed East Jerusalem on Monday, officials said. "The minister entered Jerusalem but was prevented from entering the school. Israeli security banned him at the door of the school," ministry spokesman ...
WOODBRIDGE -- The gray walls of Faisal Saleh's Palestine Museum US are starting to be filled with paintings and photographs representing his ... who was killed in 2003 by an Israeli Defense Forces bulldozer in the Gaza Strip town of Rafah as she tried to stop a Palestinian home from being razed.
Israeli forces on Saturday raided a refugee camp in the West Bank city of Bethlehem and detained one Palestinian, according to local residents. Israeli forces entered the Dehisha camp in southern Bethlehem, triggering clashes with local residents, they said. A Palestinian youth was detained and another ...
The Palestine City Council Monday night approved higher fees for the Palestine Athletic Complex to pay for running and maintaining baseball fields behind the Palestine Civic ... To increase revenue, the city will now charge $1,500 for three days of tournament play, and $1,000 for a two-day tournament.
Israeli security forces arrested Shalaldeh, a reporter for the Hamas-affiliated Quds News Network, at his home in the southern West Bank town of Sa'ir, ... Recent stories includes a piece on a young Palestinian who continues to protest at al-Arroub refugee camp despite being injured several times by Israeli ...
On Feb. 23, Laudadio and other board members will meet with the Ennis Main Street Program officials to see what they were able to accomplish. The only cost to the city will be for the fuel used. "We all live in town," he said. "We see each other. We know what Palestine needs." He said the Ennis Main Street ...
Members of the Palestine City Charter Committee took the city council to task Monday night for what they felt was disregarding their work on the city charter. The council, after making numerous revisions to the charter recommendations, voted to have an election on May 5, when residents will make the final ...
12 from an attempted lynching in the West Bank city of Jenin. The soldier was in a military vehicle that took a wrong turn and found herself, along with a male soldier, in the Palestinian town. A crowd of Palestinians surrounded the car, banged on it, pulled the two soldiers out and stole one of their weapons.
Almost 60 percent of East Jerusalem's Palestinian residents believe they should participate in the city's municipal elections, while only 14 percent ... of the university's political science department, designed and commissioned the poll in conjunction with IPCRI - Israel-Palestine: Creative Regional Initiatives.
police detained several members of the Jewish group after arriving on the scene and took them to the district police station for questioning. The incident took place on Hashalshelet Street in the Old City. The Jews say they were attacked and tried to defend themselves, and blame the Palestinian's injuries on ...
A new report describes the Yarmoulk Palestinian refugee camp in Syria as "horrific," yet it is never talked about because it can't be used as a bludgeon against Israel. According to the Gatestone Institute, the Syrian Army and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine - General Command (PFLP-GC) ...
Russian president Vladimir Putin attends a wreath laying ceremony during an event to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the battle of Stalingrad in World War Two, at the Mamayev Kurgan memorial complex in the city of Volgograd, Russia February 2, 2018. Reuters/Maxim Shemetov Reuters.
19 in the southern Gaza Strip town of Rafah. The family accused him of providing the Israeli military with information that led to the assassination of three leaders from Izz ad-Din al-Qassam brigades, Hamas' military wing. Israeli warplanes struck the city of Rafah on Aug. 28, 2014, during the Israeli war on ...
6 decision of the U.S. administration to recognize Jerusalem as the undivided capital of Israel, breaking with international accords stating that the fate of the city should be decided as part of a final peace agreement between Israel and Palestine. The New York Times coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian ...
Haifa, the city of 300,000 people that hosts Manjm, is part of the modern-day State of Israel that is nestled firmly within the boundaries of historic Palestine. The city has seen a Palestinian art and culture boom in recent times, as Palestinian residents of the city are reclaiming culture, identity and space.
A Palestinian who was wounded in clashes with Israel died of his wounds, Palestinian health services said Saturday. Earlier, Israeli forces surrounded homes in a village near the West Bank city of Jenin Saturday in search of militants who were involved in the drive-by shooting last month in which Rabbi ...
The foreign ministry also called on the U.S. "to respect the strong determination of the international community" regarding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Trump previously announced his decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and to move the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to the holy city.
Hilary DuBose, country representative to the Palestinian Territories for the U.S. bishops' Catholic Relief Services, said her agency is "deeply concerned about the impact such a dramatic cut in aid will have." The agency, UNRWA, "is one of the major providers of critical, basic life-sustaining support services ...
New Orleans City Council rescinds human rights resolution, igniting the movement for Palestinian rights .... (ADC), National Human Rights Cities Alliance, and Palestine Legal, note the resolution adheres to city, national and international standards, "especially in the context of business and human rights.".
New Orleans (AP) - New Orleans City Council members will take another look Thursday at an Anti-Discrimination resolution that drew them into an international controversy over Israel and the Palestinians. The January 11th resolution "encourages the creation of a process" to review city investments or ...
During a sometimes rowdy meeting, the city council rescinded a controversial resolution labeled anti-Semitic by some which was authored by Mayor-Elect and current councilwoman Latoya Cantrell. But supporters said council members caved to unfair pressure from the Jewish community. "Let us speak.
With the growth of online buying, sales tax revenue for Municipalities like Palestine have dropped dramatically. Now, the city is trying to recoup some of that money by amending state law to keep local sales taxes in Municipalities. As it stands, city officials say, Municipalities lose sales taxes for online ...
The resolution, which does not reference the BDS movement, was introduced to set up a process to review city investments in countries that commit human rights abuses. Members of the Palestinian Solidarity Committee said after the vote that Israel would be a target of that process, but that other nations ...
Bethlehem, occupied West Bank -- Palestinians in Bethlehem's Aida Refugee Camp have expressed their mounting anxiety over a US decision to slash funding to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). Earlier this month, the US State Department ...
The poll, conducted in December 2017 after US President Donald Trump's controversial backing of Israel's claim over the disputed city of Jerusalem, found less ... Palestinian refugees, and recognition of West Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and East Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine (with the Old City ...
The City of Palestine is issuing a boil water notice for residents on West Point Tap Road from Evergreen Drive to the Cedarville Mobile Home Park, according to a press release. Crews will be repairing a water valve in the area. To ensure destruction of all harmful bacteria and other microbes, water for ...
The BDS movement, as it's known, has been pushed by the New Orleans Palestinian Solidarity Committee since 2016, but Cantrell and Williams said the group didn't tell them the resolution was connected to BDS. It was approved with a 5-0, with Cantrell and Councilwoman Stacy Head absent. "While city ...
The New Orleans City Council is facing a torrent of criticism for its decision Thursday (Jan. 12) to unanimously approve a resolution pushed by the New Orleans Palestinian Solidarity Committee that critics say is an effort to marginalize Israel. The language of the resolution, which the Palestinian Solidarity ...
Beller includes a few historical flashbacks and the occasional random Israeli-Palestinian clash in Pomegranates, whose title is never explained in the film. (A press release notes that while the fruit symbolizes rebirth, its name is local slang for hand grenade.) But the bulk of the movie observes conversations ...
Jerusalem (JTA) -- The Israel Defense Forces is reopening an investigation into the killing in Gaza of a prominent wheelchair-bound Palestinian protester ... war II he spent time in a Displaced Persons Camp in Italy, and then joined a group of children with no parents in immigrating to Palestine in 1946.
The Action Group for Palestinians of Syria said that Daesh forces have prevented Palestinian refugees from leaving areas in Yarmouk Camp under their control to areas controlled by the Hay'et Tahrir al-Sham Organization. The group said in a report on Wednesday that Daesh imposed tight restrictions on ...


 

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