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At least four Palestinians were injured in clashes with Israeli army troops after the latter stormed the Old Quarter of the city of Nablus in the occupied West Bank, according to eyewitnesses. "The army used teargas and live ammunition to disperse dozens of Palestinian youths who threw stones at Israeli ...
Mohammed al-Kurd's "Liberty we Breathe" is part of the exhibit. (Photo courtesy Mohammed al-Kurd. A rare look at the everyday life of Palestinians is on display at the Robert Else Gallery. Palestine Unlimited is a free photographic exhibit featuring images captured by 10 photographers from all over historic ...

The Palestinians argued that the new checkpoint would prevent them from accessing their lands and violate international law. The settlers argued that it would endanger them and cause massive traffic jams. But the committee ruled that "It's not possible to leave the park without security supervision.".
At the same time, Mr Modi has expressed the ritualistic wish to see an independent Palestine soon without specifying its nature. The truth is that Palestinians have never been more desperate and hopeless, with President Donald Trump even more pro-Israeli than the traditional Washington Establishment by ...
Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) on Thursday dawn have arrested 15 Palestinians from their homes during a raid and arrest campaign in areas all over the occupied West Bank. According to IMEMC, dozens of soldiers surround and invaded Deir Abu Mashal village, west of the central West Bank city of ...
Urging the Palestinian public to support the move, detainees warned that "dozens" of Palestinians had remained in custody for over 14 years, without trial or charge, under the administrative detention policy. "Administrative detention is the sword hanging over the necks of all Palestinians," the statement ...

As a veteran Israeli journalist who has been writing about Palestinians almost since the end of the 1967 war, I want to bear witness that in recent weeks, the Palestinians have been saying that their situation right now is the worst it has ever been. And it just deteriorated further in the aftermath of the political ...
Palestinians are dying at an increasingly higher rate because Israel is issuing fewer travel permits for people seeking lifesaving medical care, according to a group of human rights organizations. At least 54 people died in 2017 while waiting for an Israeli travel permit to seek medical treatment outside of ...
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu leaves the Muni World conference in Tel Aviv on February 14, 2018. Mr Netanyahu said today his government was "stable" and criticised the police investigation against him after detectives recommended his indictment for corruption, prompting calls for him to resign.
A total of 54 Palestinians died last year waiting for Israeli visas to allow them to leave Gaza for medical treatment, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has said, a figure it says shows the depth of suffering imposed on people in the coastal enclave. Only 54 per cent of 25,000 applications for travel permits ...
human rights organisations have criticised Israeli restrictions as new figures show 54 Palestinians died in 2017 while awaiting exit permits to leave the Gaza Strip for medical treatment.
Israel unilaterally withdrew from Gaza in 2005, leaving behind a thriving greenhouse industry that exported flowers and bulbs all over the world. The Gazans looted and destroyed the facilities. After persistent rocket attacks and the election of Hamas, Israel closed its border with Gaza in 2007. Advertisement.
Jerusalem - Israel is installing permanent checkpoints at a key entrance to Jerusalem's Old City in order to keep Palestinians with already limited access out, residents tell Middle East Eye. Construction at the Damascus Gate area - one of the most popular entrances used by Palestinians - started weeks ...
The distressing situation of Palestinians stuck on both sides of the Rafah border crossing and inside Cairo airport following the Egyptian authorities' decision to close the crossing for passengers traveling in and out of Gaza, constitutes a tragedy to many of stranded patients and students, the Euro-Mediterranean Human ...
Ever since US President Donald Trump's December announcement recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, Abbas and his top aides in Ramallah have been consistently signaling to the Palestinians that the peace process with Israel is "over." The Palestinians have also been assured by Abbas that ...
The US has dismissed reported discussions between Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Washington officials over plans to annex Jewish settlements in the occupied West Bank. "Reports that the United States discussed with Israel an annexation plan for the West Bank are false," said White ...
Palestinians are still wondering what effect last month's dismissal of the Egyptian intelligence chief will have on them. Lebanon's Al-Akhbar newspaper reported Jan. 17 that Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi had dismissed the director of the General Intelligence Directorate, Khaled Fawzy, with no ...

Indian Prime Minister Narenda Modi pledged $41 million of aid to the Palestinians during a meeting with President Mahmoud Abbas on Saturday, according to the Associated Press. Modi's visit to Ramallah, the first by an Indian leader, was also marked by statements promising increased cooperation ...
Photo: Mikhail Klimentiev/AFP/Getty Images. Trump Administration apologists are probably delighted today to have discovered a silver lining to the president's, er, close relationship with Russian president/strongman Vladimir Putin. It seems Vlad is acting as something of a go-between with the Palestinians ...
Israeli soldiers abducted, on Sunday at dawn, twelve Palestinians, including one woman, from their homes, in several parts of the occupied West Bank. Media sources in occupied Jerusalem, said the soldiers invaded and ransacked a home in the at-Tour neighborhood (Mount of Olives), overlooking the ...
(CNN) US President Donald Trump declined to give a timeline for releasing the US plan for peace between the Israelis and the Palestinians, telling an Israeli newspaper that he is not convinced ... "Right now, I would say the Palestinians are not looking to make peace, they are not looking to make peace.
If the situation in Gaza doesn't improve, desperate Palestinians will have one place to go: Israel. If the situation in Gaza doesn't improve, ... Palestinians in the southern Gaza Strip wait to cross into Egypt through the Rafah border crossing after Egyptian authorities opened it Feb. 7 for humanitarian cases.
One worst-case scenario would be for a "deal" that would appear to fulfill some Palestinian rights after which the world would go home, leaving the Palestinians at Israel's mercy. No one will do anything for the Palestinian people - not the Europeans, or the US, or Israel - unless they are pressured to do so.
Donald Trump has told Israel it will have to make "significant compromises" if it wants to secure a peace deal with the Palestinians. Two months after he angered Palestinians and their supporters by unilaterally declaring the US was recognising Jerusalem as Israel's capital, the US president said both sides ...
A Palestinian is in life-threatening condition after being shot in the head with live fire during clashes Friday east of the Jabalya refugee camp near Gaza City, the Palestinian Health Ministry reported. Fifty-six others were wounded in clashes throughout the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. According to the ...
While providing foreign workers with a place to stay and expensive working conditions, the Palestinians could return to sleep at home," Deri explained. ... "Bringing the Palestinians, while expelling African workers, is more understandable for the countries of the world-- but expelling Africans and bringing ...
Two Palestinians were wounded by rubber bullets during clashes in the village following the raid, according to the Palestinian Red Crescent. One other Palestinian man has been killed and several others arrested for alleged involvement in Rabbi Shevach's killing and Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime ...
Why the need to keep reminding the world of the plight of the Palestinians in Syria? It is because the international community and pro-Palestinian groups around the world do not seem to care about the atrocities that are being committed against Palestinians in Syria or any Arab country because they were ...
The military said that clashes broke out between the soldiers and some 500 Palestinians during the raid, adding that rocks, firebombs and explosive devices were hurled at the forces, and that gun fire was also used against the soldiers. According to eye witnesses, the clashes erupted as Israeli forces were ...
27 the ongoing support for the Palestinians on diplomatic and economic levels, and called for ignoring US threats to halt aid to the Palestinians. During a Jan. 11 press conference in Ankara, Cavusoglu had said, "If the United States cuts aid to the Palestinians, we will step in because we are here for such ...
The Israeli army is imposing "harsh travel restrictions" in an effort to "drive Palestinians out" in the southern Hebron Hills area of the occupied West Bank, according to human rights NGO B'Tselem. Since the beginning of November 2017, B'Tselem says, Israeli occupation forces have targeted Palestinian ...
Israeli occupation authorities in January prevented 87 Palestinians from travelling through Al-Karama Crossing (Allenby) in to Jordan, Quds Press reported yesterday. In a statement, Palestinian police said that the 87 Palestinians were prevented from travel on security grounds by the Israeli occupation, ...
Ramallah, West Bank -- For many Palestinians, Fadwa Tuqan is more than a poet: She is the symbol of Palestinian resistance and pride. ... He said, "Fadwa's life resembles the life of the Palestinian people and the Palestinian revolution, in her capacity to stand up again and demand Palestinian rights.".
... phone, and it has little to do with Nikki Haley or the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. This video, which is from 2013, shows Arab Idol winner Mohammed Assaf performing at the United Nations in New York to mark the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian people: ...
As governments across the globe increasingly use the internet to crack down on dissent, manipulate information and control access, the idea of the web as a space of democracy and freedom has all but withered. In the past two years, Palestinians launched several campaigns accusing tech companies of ...
Conversations with Palestinians who can never go home again, forays to deserted tourist sites in Amman and a visit to a refugee camp. A quick trip to Jordan. Gideon Levy. Feb 03, 2018 2:36 AM. 0comments Print Zen Subscribe now · Shareshare on facebook · Tweet · send via email · reddit · stumbleupon. The Al-Baqa'a ...
Representatives of Israel, the Palestinian Authority and the United States participated in an emergency conference in Brussels on Wednesday of countries and organizations that provide financial support for Palestinians. Israel presented humanitarian assistance plans at the gathering for the rehabilitation of ...
The EU seems intent on rewarding the Palestinians for every act of intransigence and aggression. This asymmetry has created a situation in which the vast bulk of Israelis no longer trust the EU to play any diplomatic role, much less that of an honest broker. And the Palestinians feel no compulsion to enter ...
Israel erupted, and rightly so, when the lower house of the Polish parliament approved a bill that would make any mention of the participation of "the Polish nation" in crimes committed during the holocaust or use of the term "Polish death camp" to describe the camps where Jews and others were murdered ...
Netanyahu called on the Palestinians to "stop kvetching, you know. Let's get on with it. Sit down, enter the room, start negotiating." He said it is a "fantasy" to believe that a country other than the U.S. can arrange a peace agreement. Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in early December ...
"dignity is priceless," read the signs as thousands of employees of the UN agency for Palestinian refugees march through central Gaza City. They fear Washington's recent decision to withhold $65m (52.5m euros; £46m) in funds could affect their positions as well as basic services which most of them, ...
Palestinians say East Jerusalem, captured by Israel in a 1967 war, must be the capital of a state they seek in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. In the Aida Refugee Camp near Bethlehem on Saturday, effigies of Trump and Pence were hanged and burned in a protest attended by about 30 Palestinians.
MK Moti Yogev (HaBayit HaYehudi) has called Palestinian construction in Israeli-controlled Area C of the West Bank "construction terror," echoing settler activists who say the area must be defended against a "takeover" by Palestinians. "Our goal is to protect state lands, consistent with decisions by the state ...
Israel erupted, and rightly so, when the lower house of the Polish parliament approved a bill that would make any mention of the participation of "the Polish nation" in crimes committed during the holocaust or use of the term "Polish death camp" to describe the camps where Jews and others were murdered ...
Our concerns on Belize's relation to Israel, the move to boycott Israel for their policy to drive the Palestinian people into extinction and the small outcry to oppose these acts warrants much press. When we read Clinton Luna's article, "Always a Traitor Among Us", it helped us frame how to phrase these issues ...
At least 44 Palestinians were injured in clashes with the Israeli army Friday in the occupied West Bank, according to the Palestinian Red Cross. The incident occurred in the West Bank city of Jericho when Israeli forces used rubber bullets and teargas to disperse dozens of Palestinians protesting the U.S. ...
If the United States stops all aid to the Palestinians, someone else (like Iran) will step in, and instead of the moderating force provided by the US, we will have just the opposite. This change in approach is not in Israel's interest. The Palestinians have climbed up a tree, in terms of their refusal to negotiate with ...
Israel considers Shuafat under its jurisdiction - its residents pay tax - yet people say the only state presence they feel is when soldiers come in. Sewage spills on to the road, rubbish burns in old oil drums, and there is no mail system. Few streets have names. Israeli ambulances and fire trucks won't enter.
Like many of my generation who lived through the Lebanese civil war, I had looked forward to watching The Insult, a movie by Lebanese director Ziad Doueiri that recently received nomination as Lebanon's first ever entry in the Oscars. Most viewers agreed the movie was excellent, fair and balanced.
The five journalists were arrested shortly after Palestinian Authority (PA) President Mahmoud Abbas signed the controversial cyber-crime law in June 2017. Critics say the new law is aimed at silencing and intimidating journalists and political opponents of the PA and its president. Ammar Dweik, head of the ...


 

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