Palestine

Clashes at Jerusalem holy site

Clashes at Jerusalem holy site

By Hassan Bleibel 06/11/2014 15:07

Israeli-Palestinian tensions flared again in Jerusalem on Wednesday, with police and youths clashing at one of the holiest sites in Judaism and Islam, and a Palestinian motorist slamming into pedestrians, killing one.

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UAE is selling Palestinian homes to Israel

UAE is selling Palestinian homes to Israel

By Angelo Lopez 05/11/2014 18:10

The United Arab Emirates has played a big role in selling the houses of Arabs in Silwan, south of Al-Aqsa Mosque, to Israeli settlement construction companies, a senior member of the Islamic Movement has revealed.

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Israel committed war crimes in Gaza

Israel committed war crimes in Gaza

By 05/11/2014 17:56

The Israeli military's killing of hundreds of Palestinian civilians during its summer 2014 military aggression against the Gaza Strip amounts to war crimes, Amnesty International says.

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Palestinians urge UN to demand Israel end settlements

Palestinians urge UN to demand Israel end settlements

By Chip Bok 01/11/2014 18:44

United Nations (United States) (AFP) - The Palestinians urged the UN Security Council on Wednesday to demand that Israel immediately reverse plans to build more Jewish settlements, at an emergency meeting called to address tensions in east Jerusalem.

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New rights on peace negotiations

New rights on peace negotiations

By Adam 21/10/2014 20:26

Residents of a hotly contested part of east Jerusalem said armed Israeli guards moved into two buildings in the area before dawn Monday - a step likely to raise already heightened tensions in the disputed neighborhood.

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Kerry and the illusory “peace plan”

Kerry and the illusory “peace plan”

By Paresh Nath 15/10/2014 12:43

Understanding the Israel’s won’t help or change a single thing, and it’s a travesty that Kerry is saying that it will. One wonders whether he says that to the Palestinians about the Israelis.

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Israel using thirst as a weapon of war on Palestinians

Israel using thirst as a weapon of war on Palestinians

By 16/03/2014 10:08

Martin Schulz, the president of the European Parliament, recently caused uproar in the Israeli Knesset (parliament) when he questioned the Israelis as to whether or not they were following agreements over water distribution with the Palestinians.

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Big Hearts unite to save children in cris

Big Hearts unite to save children in cris

By Ramachandra Babu 02/12/2013 09:27

When you watch the news you usually only see the dark side of humanity: wars and suffering, brother against brother, neighbour against neighbour, inflicting unspeakable atrocities on each other. But I prefer to focus on the good side of humanity: the volunteers who give up their high-paying jobs and travel halfway around the world to help refugees.

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The missing Palestinians

The missing Palestinians

By Stephff 17/08/2013 08:28

The rhetoric surrounding the current round of peace talks is seemingly omitting a rather significant constituency.

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US-run Israel-Palestine talks meaningless theatrics

US-run Israel-Palestine talks meaningless theatrics

By Nayer 11/08/2013 12:48

A political analyst has denounced the planned resumption of talks between Israel and the Palestinian Authority (PA) as “meaningless theatrics” aimed at covering up Washington and Tel Aviv’s agenda in the region.

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Israel-Palestine talks doomed to failure

Israel-Palestine talks doomed to failure

By Javad Tarighi Akbarpour 04/08/2013 18:12

Iran’s ambassador to Damascus says the US-backed negotiations between the Palestinian Authority and Israel are doomed to failure as Tel Aviv refuses to accept Palestinians’ demands.

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Thousands of Palestinians gather to commemorate ‘Nakba’

Thousands of Palestinians gather to commemorate ‘Nakba’

By Carlos Latuff 16/05/2013 14:13

Thousands of Palestinians gathered in Ramallah for the annual day of commemoration for what they call ‘Nabka catastrophe’.It is to mark the day in 1948 when they left or were forced to leave their homes. All over the West Bank, the sirens sounded at noon for 65 seconds – the number of years since then.

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Hawking snubs Israeli conference to back Palestinians

Hawking snubs Israeli conference to back Palestinians

By Carlos Latuff 16/05/2013 13:50

The British cosmologist Stephen Hawking has pulled out of a prestigious Israeli conference as part of an academic boycott to protest against Israel's occupation of Palestinian lands, Cambridge University said on Wednesday

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Still waiting to be addressed

Still waiting to be addressed

By Adam 01/05/2013 10:49

The Arab Spring may not have brought revolution or protest to the Palestinian people but a small group of young men and women in the Israeli-occupied West Bank may find greater democracy in the form of a new reality TV show called “The President.”

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