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...

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...

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...

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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...