Major US Literary Festival Will Proceed without Israeli Government Sponsorship

Human rights advocates welcome the decision by PEN America to hold PEN’s annual World Voices literary festival without funding from the Israeli government. The...

Except In Ofer, Israel Denies Lawyers From Visiting With Hunger Striking Detainees

The joint media committee of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Society and the Palestinian Detainees’ Committee, has reported in a press release, Sunday, that the Israeli...

Israel settlements road to cut through East Jerusalem

Hundreds of Palestinians in the Jabal al-Mukaber area of occupied East Jerusalem say they are living in a state of anxiety and fear as...

Palestine activists in Spain could face prison over Matisyahu boycott call

Activists in Spain are facing criminal charges for calling on a music festival two years ago to cancel a performer who has used his...

A visit to the Banksy Hotel

While we do not have any proof that Lord Arthur James Balfour withdrew his signature on his famous 1917 declaration which established a home...

WORLD BANK WANTS PARADIGM SHIFT TO ENERGIZE PALESTINIAN ECONOMY

World Bank wants decisive policies to halt decline of the Palestinian Economy Foreign aid and investment alone will have limited impact on the Palestinian...

Pre-conditions for new talks with Israel set by Palestinians

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is expected to meet on Tuesday with US President Donald Trump’s envoy to the Middle East, Jason Greenblatt, in Ramallah,...

Knesset passes draft bill to annex illegal West Bank settlements

The Israeli Knesset approved in its preliminary reading a draft law allowing the application of Israeli law in the illegal Jewish settlements in the...

Ahead of UNESCO vote on Hebron, Israel bars fact-finding mission from city

Israel on Friday denied a fact-finding mission entry to the West Bank city of Hebron ahead of a Palestinian effort to have the Tomb...

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102 Settlers Storm Al-Aqsa Courtyard

102 settlers stormed the courtyard of Al-Aqsa Mosque on Tuesday morning, via the Moroccan Gate, with intensive presence of Israeli police. According to Jerusalemite...

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...

Judge dismisses suit against American Muslims for Palestine

A lawsuit against two Palestine advocacy groups and three individuals involved with them was dismissed by a US federal judge in Chicago on Friday,...