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...

US offered Israel secret peace deal in 2016 ‘but Netanyahu walked away’

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu turned down a regional peace initiative last year that was brokered by then-American Secretary of State John Kerry, in apparent...

New York Times openly promotes formal apartheid regime by Israel

That the New York Times demonstrates a systematic editorial bias in favor of Israeli state power and against Palestinian rights is old news. Whether...

US made serious mistake in blocking Palestinian pick for Libya: UN

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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...

What EU shift in financial support policy means for Gaza

It is no secret that the Palestinian Authority's (PA) financial crisis is mounting with declining foreign support. Donors' funding is decreasing and the PA's financial...

Israeli PM Netanyahu’s visit to Australia opposed by 60 prominent locals

Business and religious leaders, lawyers, academics, entertainers and former politicians have joined forces to oppose Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's visit to Australia, saying his...

Indian-Jewish claiming to be ‘Lost Tribe’ to settle in Occupied Palestine

We now have a new group of “Jewish settlers” coming to lay claim to Palestinian land–only in this case they are coming all the...

Congresswoman tells Netanyahu to end abuse of Palestinian children

A member of Congress said she had “a clear message” for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who was in Washington on Wednesday: he must...

Jewish lawmaker’s slam Trump’s backtrack on Palestinian State

Jewish lawmakers in Congress ripped into President Donald Trump on Feb. 15 for abandoning the United States' longstanding commitment to a Palestinian state, warning...

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