“12 Years of Peaceful Resistance in Bil’in” demonstration repressed by IOF

Friday, 17 February 2017, marked 12th year of peaceful resistance in Bil’in, where dozens of Palestinian and international activists have went out to commemorate...

Is The Israeli Right On A Collision Course With Trump?

The Israeli political right was briefly euphoric over President Trump’s unexpected election. The most prominent was the head of the religious-right Jewish Home party,...

What did Abbas bring back from Washington?

What, Palestinians are wondering, did Mahmoud Abbas bring back with him from Washington? While some concurred that “there is nothing new under the sun”...

Israel fears ‘explosion of violence’ as US prepares to open embassy in Jerusalem

Police in Israel have started patrols and security sweeps of a southern Jerusalem neighbourhood, anxiously preparing for a US embassy inauguration that Israelis and...

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...

The two occupations

Kashmir and Palestine are two nations with too long a history but too small a geography. A history of mass-historical blunders; of occupation and...

Israel risks a brutal Intifada if it lets Palestinian hunger strikers die

FROM THE ROYAL INSTITUTE OF INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS On the surface, the hunger strike led by imprisoned Palestinian leader Marwan Barghouti is about a fairly mundane...

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...

‘We refuse to give in’- Bedouin of Jabal al-Baba fight to stay on the...

Palestinian residents of the community fear for the future as a looming Israeli settlement expansion threatens their forcible transfer. When asked if he would...

Will Israel pay a price for its latest Gaza massacre?

Palestinians are calling for escalating global campaigns to isolate Israel after its army killed 16 people in the Gaza Strip and wounded almost 1,500...

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Irish town to twin with Beit Sahour

A town in Ireland has completed the first step towards twinning with Beit Sahour in the occupied West Bank. Kerry County Council has passed...

Seeking ‘humanity’ in the Gaza truce agreement

Once again, the dust of fruitless political thinking and the “demagoguery” that plagued the Palestinian cause from the very beginning have surfaced to deny...

Israel rejects UN report on protecting Palestinians

Israel has rejected a report by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres outlining options for strengthening the protection of Palestinians in Israeli-occupied territories. Israel's UN Ambassador...