Unprecedented’ exposure to tear gas in Palestinian refugee camp

New research released this month raises serious concerns about the health effects of “unprecedented” exposure to tear gas in Palestinian communities in the occupied...

Trump’s threats to punish Palestinians should worry Israel

Until the signing of the Oslo Accords, Israel was responsible for managing the day-to-day lives of Palestinians in the occupied territories. Infrastructure, welfare, education,...

‘All the money of the world won’t make us surrender Jerusalem’ – Fatah

Trump issued an ultimatum to the Palestinians to force them to return to the negotiating table over the decades-old conflict with Israel. He flaunted...

PA has to announce ‘death’ of Oslo Accords, insists Hamas official

A senior Hamas official in Gaza has insisted that the Palestinian Authority should announce the “death” of the Oslo Accords signed with Israel in...

Israel’s ‘realities on the ground’ make a solution to the conflict harder to achieve

When announcing his recognition of Jerusalem (including occupied East Jerusalem) as Israel's capital, Trump referred to reality on the ground claiming "today we finally...

PA looks for replacement to US as Mideast peace process sponsor

US President Donald Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and move the US Embassy there has angered Palestinians who decided...

Trump plan to move U.S. embassy to Jerusalem angers Middle East Christians

Some of the festive cheer was missing this weekend at a public Christmas tree lighting near the site where Christians believe an angel proclaimed...

Oslo revisited: Was the US ever the ‘honest broker’?

The Oslo Accords marked the first time Israel and the Palestinian Liberation Organisation formally recognised one another.   Not a peace treaty in itself, the Oslo...

70 Years of Broken Promises, The Untold Story of Israel’s Partition Plan

In a recent talk before Chatham House think-tank in London, Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, approached the issue of a Palestinian state from an...

Palestinian citizens of Israel won’t be bullied into silence any longer

A recent campaign against Palestinian journalist Makbula Nasser, who was attacked on the front page of Israel’s most-read newspaper, was meant to strike fear...

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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 …

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