UK: Balfour Declaration was a catastrophe

Britain acknowledges that the Balfour Declaration was a Nakba, or catastrophe, for the Palestinians, the government’s Arabic spokesman Edwin Samuel has said. “Britain’s position...

UN Report claims: Gaza could become uninhabitable in less than five years due to...

In September 2015, the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development on assistance to the Palestinian people warned that the Gaza Strip could become...

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights criticize lenient sentence given by Israeli Court to convicted soldier Azaria  

 Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Ravina Shamdasani said on statement PNN received by email :”We are deeply disturbed at the...

Israel’s precarious identity is Palestine’s nightmare

The Israeli Knesset (parliament) has hurriedly passed a new bill that defines Israel as the “national home of the Jewish people.” Although the association...

Analysis: Abbas’s shortsighted Gaza policy

Palestinian Authority (PA) leader Mahmoud Abbas’s efforts to increase Hamas’s isolation -- by cutting salaries and then electricity to the Gaza Strip -- mirror...

Israel may be pushing its luck with EU too far

When it comes to the various stakeholders in the Israeli Palestinian conflict Israel has guaranteed American support in almost whatever it does. Other stakeholders,...

Settlements will be Israel’s downfall

For Israel, the settlement enterprise, as many refer to it, is about the stealth of land and legitimizing this covertness. It is an expansionist...

BDS activists defy US moves to curb Palestine advocacy

In the United States, far away from Israel, there is a related storm a-brewing. In recent months, state legislatures have been passing bills that...

I404 NOT FOUND: HOW SILICON VALLEY FORGOT PALESTINE

In the tech sector we often seek to avoid politics, and Israel and Palestine is perhaps the most political matter of all. Yet with...

Power to the People: Why Palestinian Victory in Jerusalem is a Pivotal Moment

Neither Fatah nor Hamas have been of much relevance to the mass protests staged around Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem. Neither have American pressure,...

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Das Recht auf Rückkehr ist nicht verhandelbar

Palestine Update Nr. 88 – Nov. 17, 2017  Das Recht auf Rückkehr ist nicht verhandelbar Meinung Diese Ausgabe von Palestine Updates bringt nur einen einzigen Artikel über...

UN envoy warns against ‘devastating’ conflict in Gaza

The UN envoy for the Middle East, Nickolay Mladenov, on Monday expressed support for the reconciliation efforts between Fatah and Hamas, warning that conflict...

How Israel is ‘cleansing’ Palestinians from Greater Jewish Jerusalem

Israel is putting in place the final pieces of a Greater Jewish Jerusalem that will require “ethnically cleansing” tens of thousands of Palestinians...