Israel, White House Abandon Pretense of Peace Process

The remarkable run of international attention aimed at solving the Israel-Palestine conflict has run its course. In the decades from the Security Council deliberations...

The road from apartheid: Lessons, warnings and hope from South Africa

Democracy didn’t solve apartheid’s problems – it sparked a process of addressing them that could not start beforehand. South Africa should remind Israeli and...

Don’t do injustice to Gaza

More than three years ago, Gaza lived through an indescribable inferno due to criminal Israeli aggression, which resulted in the martyrdom of 2,250 people,...

Palestinians may be on verge of charting new political path

At a time of political indecisiveness and the absence of a vision or agreed-upon strategy, the Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) is seriously considering calling...

Criminalizing support for Palestinian human rights

Progressive American senators are having a hard time explaining their support for a law that would criminalize support for the Palestinian boycott movement, BDS. It...

The new normal of today

Israelis uphold their discriminatory policies in several ways and are severely affecting life in the West Bank. The enforced permit system, were the Palestinians have...

The Arab condition and Palestinian perseverance in Jerusalem

It is difficult to convince Arab nations of the usefulness of the League of Arab States, with all its infrastructure and institutions. It is...

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,...

Netanyahu’s new plan: Getting rid of Israel’s Palestinians

The idea of territorial or population swaps as part of a final-status agreement with the Palestinians is not new. Many have previously propounded it,...

Jerusalem’s identity and the current Palestinian-Israeli conflict

The identity and the special status of the old city of Jerusalem have already complicated the core issues of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict since the...

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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...