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A series of events linked to West Asia in the last nine months has brought to the surface the under-currents and cross-currents in the region's perennial struggle between occupation and hegemony, on the one hand, and resistance and liberation, on the other. It is crucial to understand how these events are ...
Jerusalem, Feb. 18 (Xinhua) -- Israeli security agency Shin Bet said Sunday it has thwarted a plot by Palestinian militants to carry out a bombing attack against Israel's Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman. Six members of a Palestinian cell associated with the Islamic Jihad militant group were arrested "in ...

In this context, we must foreground Palestinian women's long history as full agents of resistance, sumoud, and ultimately, liberation. In Palestine, there is no distant battlefront to which armed grown men go and engage other armed grown men. There is an occupying army of male and female Israeli soldiers, ...
The term "non-violent resistance" is recurring in Palestinian media, with many protests and activists being described as "non-violent." This narrative has had a recent upsurge with the arrests of 17-year-old Ahed Tamimi and social worker Munther Amira, two well-known Palestinians often described as ...
Essentially, the story of Palestine is the story of the Palestinian people, for they are the victims of oppression and the main channel of resistance, starting with the creation of Israel on the ruins of Palestinian villages in 1948. If Palestinians hadn't resisted, their story would have concluded right then and there, ...
Leila Khaled, a leader of the People's Front for the Liberation of Palestine, took part in the Third Congress of the Peoples' Democratic party (HDP) that was held in Ankara, Turkey, on February 11. "I have brought you greetings from the Palestinian people," Khaled told the congress. "The General Secretary ...

An Israeli military court has sentenced a Palestinian resistance fighter to four life sentences after three settlers were killed in an illegal outpost last year, according to Ynet News. Omar Al-Abed was convicted in December of three counts of murder after an attack in July in the settlement of Halamish. He was ...
The act of defiance by a 16-year-old Palestinian girl Ahed Tamimi who confronted Israeli soldiers when they attacked her village of Nabi Saleh in the West ... The Zionists are illegal occupiers of the land of Palestine; unlike the Palestinians, the overwhelming majority of Zionists have no link to Palestine.
The report reviews statements by Hamas and the Palestinian factions about forming a joint resistance front against Israel following the February 10 events in ... A statement issued by the military wing of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), the Abu 'Ali Mustafa Brigades, said that "Israeli ...
As has been widely noted, Ahed Tamimi is a heroic victim for those in Palestine and elsewhere who approve of the Palestinian national struggle, and commend such symbolic acts of nonviolent resistance. Ahed has also been often called 'iconic' because her story, now and before, is so emblematic of the ...
Today, Bassem's daughter is the face of the Palestinian resistance. Over the last month, campaigns to "free Ahed" have made the rounds of social media across the Arab world. But that's of little consolation to Bassem, who has been jailed nine times for his activism. "It is not easy for a father… when I go to ...
Gaza City, Gaza Strip -- gunmen from Fatah destroyed a memorial for the founder of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), ... Its current leader, Mahmoud Abbas, pledged when he took office as president of the Palestinian Authority in 2005 to reject armed resistance against Israel, and ...
12, 2014 file photo, Palestinian top Hamas leader Ismail Haniyeh greets supporters during a rally to commemorate the 27th anniversary of the Hamas militant group, at the main road in Jebaliya in the northern Gaza Strip. Haniyeh has left the blockaded territory for talks in neighboring Egypt after the country ...
The Balfour Declaration - Empire, the Mandate and Resistance in Palestine ... Once the Balfour letter was adopted as official policy (it was not international law as interpreted by some) followed by the creation of the Palestinian mandate the central theme is the overriding bias of British imperialism using ...
cultural resistance has been associated with Palestinian music and songs since the forcible expulsion of Palestinians from their villages in 1948. For many of its composers and Singers, the Palestinian crisis has continued to figure in their work as a symbol of the struggle to establish political sovereignty ...
A former Palestinian intelligence chief and the head of the West Bank bar association are suing the Palestinian self-rule government after a purported ... a joint electronic surveillance unit in mid-2014 and monitored the phone calls of thousands of Palestinians, from senior figures in militant groups to judges, ...
No Hamas leader would comment to Al-Monitor, but the movement did praise the execution in a statement published by Hamas-affiliated al-Resalah on Jan. 19: "The Islamic Resistance Movement Hamas in Rafah appreciates the measures this family of martyrs and mujahedeen, the Barhoum family, has ...

U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman called out Palestinian leadership Tuesday for praising the terror attack that left Itamar Ben Gal, a 29-year-old father of ... After the attack a spokesman for Hamas praised the stabbing, saying it was "a continuation of the resistance to Trump's Jerusalem declaration.
Israeli forces have tracked down and killed a Palestinian militant responsible for murdering an Israeli rabbi in the occupied West Bank, authorities have said. Rabbi Raziel Shevach, a 35-year-old father of six, was killed in a driveby shooting on January 9 near his home in the illegal settlement outpost of ...
The military trial of a Palestinian teenager charged after a viral video showed her hitting two Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank has been delayed, for ... the judge ruled at the time, referring to 16-year-old Ahed Tamimi who has since become a revered figure for the Palestinian resistance movement.
A Palestinian student from the Balata refugee camp near Nablus in the Israeli occupied West Bank protests against the reduction of the services of the UN ... For many Palestinians, the only realistic and possible alternative to US-led peace talks is what Abbas referred to as "peaceful popular resistance."
The Atlantic did a story on Ahed under the headline "A Symbol of the Palestinian resistance for the Internet Age." CNN asked if Tamimi was a Palestinian heroine or dedicated troublemaker. Ahed became a Palestinian symbol who turned the spotlight on the Israeli occupation in the West Bank and on the ...
23 (Xinhua) -- The visit by U.S. Vice President Mike Pence to Israel has brought nothing hopeful for the worsening Israeli-Palestinian conflict, despite the ... speech in the parliament, Arab-Israeli lawmakers were forcibly banished from the plenum as they raised flags calling Jerusalem the capital of Palestine.
The self proclaimed Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas, in all of this has been attempting to make Palestine a full member of the United Nations ... into a corner, with the PA betraying them at every turn, Palestinian resistance organisations now suggest that armed struggle is the only option on the table.
Israelis accuse the U.N. agency of contributing to Palestinian militancy and allowing its facilities to be used by militants. They also complain that some of ... be particularly hard hit. Some officials, including Israelis, warn that it might push people closer to the militant Hamas movement, which controls Gaza.
A 16-year-old Palestinian at the center of a powerful photograph in which he is seen blindfolded and detained by a dozen heavily armed Israeli soldiers late last year during Palestinian opposition against a U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital left the West Bank and arrived in Turkey on ...
Fawzi al-Juneidi, a Palestinian teen who became a symbol last month of Palestinian opposition to the U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, arrived Turkey's Istanbul Tuesday. Al-Juneidi, 16, was welcomed by Istanbul Municipality officials at the Ataturk International airport in Istanbul, ...
Fawzi al-Juneidi, who became a symbol last month of Palestinian opposition to the recent U.S. decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, has left the Israeli-occupied West Bank for Turkey at the latter's invitation. Rashad al-Juneidi, the 16-year-old's uncle, told Anadolu Agency by phone that his ...
The detention of teenage Palestinian activist Ahed Tamimi caused a stir on multiple levels. The feisty blonde activist challenged not only the Israeli occupation of Palestine and its violent oppression methods, but more importantly she raised questions about the "brand" of resistance in Palestine -- among ...
The detention of teenage Palestinian activist Ahed Tamimi caused a stir on multiple levels. The feisty blonde activist challenged not only the Israeli occupation of Palestine and its violent oppression methods, but more importantly she raised questions about the "brand" of resistance in Palestine -- among ...
But the threats also raised alarm among Israelis who have been some of fiercest critics of the U.N. Relief and Works Agency for Palestine refugees in the ... worry that without help from UNRWA, Palestinian refugees will become more susceptible to recruitment efforts by Hamas and other militant factions.
For Palestinians, she appears to have emerged as a national hero representing of a new generation of Palestinian resistance. ... Unlike these leaders from generations past, Ahed is both young and very much online--recognizable not only to those within Israel and Palestine, but to viewers around the ...
Deputy Chief of Hamas Political Bureau Saleh al-Arouri said Wednesday that Iran's government's attitude towards the Palestinian cause was clear and steady, Anadolu reports. "Tehran government is ready to support the Palestinian resistance," Arouri said in a program on Qatar-based Al Jazeera channel.
Since the first in-vitro fertilisation (IVF) birth by an inmate's wife was reported, about 50 children have been born via IVF, with sperm from Palestinian prisoners. Having babies conceived from smuggled sperm is both a source of hope and a form of protest for the prisoners and their families. All these babies ...
Especially when examples of Palestinian nonviolent resistance undermine one of the basic assumptions of American Jewish attitudes toward the conflict: .... At the Forward, opinion writers may use "Palestine" just as they may use "Judea and Samaria" to describe the West Bank, because such terms reflect ...
Authorities in Singapore have banned "Radiance of Resistance," a U.S.-made documentary about the Palestinian-Israel conflict as see through the eyes of two Palestinian girls. The film had been set to screen Thursday at the Singapore Palestinian Film Festival held at independent cinema The Projector.
Israel has long charged that Iran supports Palestinian militant groups, such as Hamas and the Islamic Jihad. According to the Shin Bet, ... On Saturday, Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said three rockets fired by Gaza militants at Israel on the same day were "made by Iran." Israel is increasingly ...
The father of a detained teenage Palestinian activist has told Euronews he's pleased and proud she's becoming an icon for Palestinian freedom. ... generation, to hold the flag and to be strong enough to fight for their rights, freedom, justice and peace until they free Palestine from occupation," added Tamimi.
The photograph of 16-year-old Fawzi al-Junaidi who was blindfolded‚ handcuffed‚ and surrounded by more than 20 Israeli soldiers has become the new symbol of Palestinian resistance. Tens of thousands of Palestinians have taken to the streets across the occupied Palestinian lands after US president ...
The NBA has apologized for including the term "Palestine--occupied territory" in a list of countries on its official website after protests by a number of ... pro-Palestine activists militant groups such as Gaza-based Hamas, and Islamic Jihad regularly use the terminology "Palestine" or "occupied Palestine," ...
While relatives have claimed Abu Thraya lost his legs in an Israeli airstrike while trying to rescue people, AP records show that he was wounded on April 11, 2008, in a clash between Israeli forces and Palestinian militants in the Bureij refugee camp in central Gaza. AP television footage from that day shows ...
Sixteen-year-old Ahed Tamimi, who is being hailed as a national hero and an icon of resistance against Israeli occupation will face charges for 'insulting a soldier'.
Two Palestinian women walk alongside Israeli women during a rally held by the Women Wage peace movement, near the Dead Sea in the West Bank ... co-authors of Popular protest in Palestine: The Uncertain Future of Unarmed Resistance, "Palestinian activists dream of going back to the roots of the first ...
Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyad al-Malki has hailed three recent images as iconic reminders of resistance in the Palestinian-Israeli struggle. In his remarks at the United Nations General Assembly emergency meeting addressing the US decision on Jerusalem on Thursday, al-Malki said: "The ...
William Nassar, a 55-year-old resident of the Burj al-Brajneh refugee camp, attended a march there, protesting for the second day in a row. Like most Palestinian refugees in Lebanon, he has never set eyes on Jerusalem. But it remains a symbol of hope. "There is no Palestine without Jerusalem," said Mr.
Two Palestinian Islamic Jihad militants riding on a motorcycle in Gaza were killed in an explosion on Tuesday which the group implied was caused by an accidental detonation during preparations for an attack. The deaths followed rockets fired last night into Israel from the Gaza Strip and come amid ...
The move triggered outrage across the Muslim and Arab world, as well as from many others who feared the decision would finally destroy the already tattered "peace process." In the streets of the West Bank, Gaza, and East Jerusalem, hundreds of Palestinian protesters took to the streets, confronting Israeli ...
Nabi Saleh, West Bank -- Ahed Tamimi, a teenager who has become an emblem of the Palestinian cause, is to go on trial before an Israeli military court Tuesday on a charge of slapping and punching two Israeli soldiers. Palestinians have said the attack embodies their David vs. Goliath struggle against ...
The Tamimi family is well known in international circles that support Palestinian resistance to the Israeli occupation, which has spanned half a century. ... The advocacy group Defense for children International Palestine estimated that about 375 young Palestinians between the ages of 12 and 17 were ...
She is being hailed by Palestinians and their supporters as a new symbol of resistance. This was not the first time Ahed appeared in an online video that grabbed global attention. In 2013, a much younger and smaller Ahed is shown in a video shaking her fist in the face of an Israeli soldier nearly twice her ...


 

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