24% of Israeli Jews believe West Bank annexation is main government objective

Around 24 per cent of Israeli Jews believe that the main political objective of their government is to annex the occupied Palestinian West Bank...

Why stop at corruption charges for Netanyahu?

Police in Israel have wrapped up an investigation that took well over a year into accusations of bribery and corruption against Israeli Prime Minister...

PLO prepares to boycott US goods over Jerusalem decision

In response to US President Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, the Palestinian Liberation Organisation (PLO) is seeking to...

The Middle East process is dead, not stalled

Is it a sign of incorrigible optimism or mass delusion that so many of us still refer to the Middle East peace process in...

U.S. ‘Deal of the Century’ would create new Palestinian Capital, report says

The Palestinian leadership in Ramallah have received via a third party the initial outlines for the forthcoming U.S. peace plan, dubbed ‘the deal of...

US BILL TO END ISRAEL’S ABUSE OF CHILDREN

Promoting Human Rights by Ending Israeli Military Detention of Palestinian Children Act, sponsored by Betty McCollum (D-MN-4) was introduced in the House on Nov...

A $1 billion proposal will exploit Gaza for the benefit of Israel’s security narrative

When considering Gaza’s dire humanitarian conditions, it is impossible not to remember what Israeli government adviser Dov Weisglass said in 2006 when the Israeli...

EU accuses Israel of using tourism to promote settlements

EU diplomats have reportedly warned that Israel is developing archaeological and tourism sites in Palestinian neighborhoods of Jerusalem. The suggestion is officials see this...

One state or two states? You’re asking the wrong question

What we desperately need now is to go back to the basics and recognize that guaranteeing Palestinians’ rights is the  foundation for any political solution. A new...

World leaders are starting to go around Trump

With Vice President Mike Pence receiving a hero's welcome in Jerusalem from Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu but a cold shoulder from Arab leaders from...

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Trump’s aid cuts have turned Gaza into a ‘time bomb,’ warns UNRWA chief

The chief of the UN agency for Palestinian refugees has slammed the US decision to cut funding to the organisation, designating it as a...

Al Mezan Briefing Paper: Effects of Aerial Spraying on Farmlands in the Gaza Strip

A briefing paper from Al Mezan points out the risks of chemical spraying of farmlands, by Israeli forces, in the conflict-stricken Gaza Strip. The...

Verbannt Apartheid und Diskriminierung …

Palestine Update Nr. 111 – 7. Februar 2018 Verbannt Apartheid und Diskriminierung aus allen zivilisierten Gesellschaften Meinung Verbannt Apartheid und Diskriminierung … Israel mag nicht die einzige Gesellschaft...