Jerusalem patriarchate denounces Israeli law on seizure of Palestinian property

  The Latin-rite Catholic Patriarchate of Jerusalem has issued a statement decrying a new Israeli law that retroactively legalizes the seizure of Palestinian lands in...

Gaza mother holds baby in Jerusalem after six-month wait

A Palestinian baby was reunited with her mother after more than six months on Monday, after Israel granted Jumana Daoud a permit to travel...

Protesters denounce ‘racist’ planned closure of Beersheba Bedouin market

Dozens of Palestinian and Jewish citizens of Israel protested in front of the municipality of Beersheba on Sunday against the mayor’s decision to close...

Thousands join Bethlehem marathon for free movement rights

Usually tranquil, the city of Bethlehem sprang to life on March 31 as around 6,000 Palestinians and foreigners took part in the 5th Annual...

A question of occupation, fascism, and colonialism – not just “Us and them”

Israel is vigorously singling out international In truth, the world is at best indifferent to the ongoing violent oppression of Palestinians; at worst, it...

IDF uses stun grenades, tear gas to disperse rally in support of Palestinian hunger...

The Israeli Defense Force (IDF) used stun grenades and fired tear gas to disperse a rally in support of hunger striking Palestinian inmates in...

UN says there is ‘urgent need’ to address crisis in Gaza in latest report

In a report issued ahead of a United Nations meeting to discuss the situation in the occupied Palestinian territory, the United Nations Special Coordinator...

Teenage Palestinian girl ‘executed in cold blood,’ witnesses say

Palestinians who witnessed Israeli border police shooting and killing 16-year-old Fatima Afif Abd al-Rahman Hjeiji in occupied East Jerusalem on Sunday evening said the...

South African leaders on solidarity hunger strike with Palestinian prisoners

As the mass hunger strike by Palestinian prisoners now on its 27th day continues, several South African politicians, journalists and activists have declared a...

Tenth annual Palestinian festival of literature fights a ‘Cultural Siege’

The tenth annual Palestinian Festival of Literature (PalFest) took place this week, marking the 50th anniversary of the Occupation. The event featured well-known international...

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When criticism of Israeli misdoings are erroneously deemed anti-Semitism

Opinion Palestine Update  96 When criticism of Israeli misdoings are erroneously deemed anti-Semitism How long will Israel and its European supporters conceal the crimes of occupation using...

‘OIC declaration may lead to major changes in region’

The Istanbul Declaration is a turning point for Palestine and a strategic blow to President Donald Trump’s Jerusalem decision, head of the Council on...

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...