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...

Erekat says US wants to drop Jerusalem and refugees from negotiations

The United States is embarking on a new path for the Palestinian-Israeli peace process that includes dropping the issues of Jerusalem and refugees from...

Could a mass march on Jerusalem ignite the Middle East

According to Zalman Shoval, “No security fence or even a concrete barrier can stop an organized mass attempt to breach the Israeli border along...

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,...

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...

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...

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Hört auf die Stimme der Palästinenser

Palestine Update Nr. 132  -  17. April 2018 Meinung                          Hört auf die Stimme der Palästinenser  Die Palästinenser fühlen den Schmerz der Besetzung in einer Art, die...

World Bank warns of ‘worrying’ outlook for Palestinian economy in West Bank, Gaza

The World Bank has warned of a “worrying” outlook for the Palestinian economy in the Israeli-occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip, in its latest...

Palestinian activists move tents 50 meters closer to security fence in Gaza

Local activists in Gaza announced on Thursday that they had moved tents that were set up along the border with Israel as part of...