Whither the Palestinians
Media Mention of Hussein Ibish In Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars - July 7, 2014 - 12:00am


Experts Outline Challenges, Propose Solutions for Gaza at ATFP-UNRWA Briefing
Media Mention of Ghaith al-Omari In - May 19, 2014 - 12:00am

A group of prominent experts identified a number of key challenges facing the Gaza Strip and its Palestinian residents, and ways to address them, at a briefing jointly hosted by the American Task Force on Palestine (

Aid Hurting Palestinians
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Inter Press Service (IPS)
by Jillian Kestler-D'Amours - February 28, 2013 - 1:00am

Local food for local people. That’s the idea behind Sharaka (‘partnership’, in Arabic), an entirely volunteer-run, Palestinian organisation that aims to bring locally grown products directly to Palestinian dinner tables.

Palestinians establish first national disaster loss database with UN help
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from United Nations News Service
February 25, 2013 - 1:00am

With support from the United Nations, Palestinian officials today launched the first database designed to provide information on disaster losses that will help develop planning policies and strengthen community resilience.

PA official: Israel continues to withhold tax revenue
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Ma'an News Agency
February 13, 2013 - 1:00am

Israel is still withholding Palestinian tax revenue breaching the 2004 Paris agreement, an official in the Palestinian Ministry of Finance said Tuesday. Spokesman Rami Mahdawi told Ma'an that the ongoing breach "confirms that Israel is going on with its piracy on Palestinian money."

Israel Eases Economic Siege of Gaza
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Al-Monitor
by Shlomi Eldar - February 13, 2013 - 1:00am

We can not claim it clear and loud: The siege of Gaza has been lifted, or at least just about lifted.

Israel’s Navy Plans to Protect Offshore Gas Fields
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from The Media Line
by Linda Gradstein - February 7, 2013 - 1:00am


Dayan: Palestinian state further away than ever
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from The Jerusalem Post
by Tovah Lazaroff - February 4, 2013 - 1:00am

Dayan chastised the settlers that he charged drove former MK Bennie Begin (Likud) out of the Knesset. He also criticized Migron residents for breaking the council’s 2008 agreement with the government, a move that he said led to the outpost’s relocation last summer. The 57-year-old secular hitech businessman took over the council in July 2007, when it was demoralized in the aftermath of the 2005 disengagement and the violent clashes between settlers and border police during the demolition of nine homes in the Amona outpost in 2006.

Palestinian Authority Faces Crisis Over Salaries
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from Al-Monitor
by Omar Shaban - (Opinion) February 4, 2013 - 1:00am

The financial crisis facing the Palestinian Authority (PA), which has left it unable to pay its employees, has had negative consequences for Palestinian society. The crisis has affected the PA’s popularity and the stability of Palestinian society, and it has increased anger and tension between the PA and the people.

Barak approves 346 new Gush Etzion housing units
ATFP World Press Roundup Article from The Jerusalem Post
by Tovah Lazaroff - (Analysis) February 1, 2013 - 1:00am

  The Defense Ministry has advanced plans to build 346 housing units in the West Bank’s Gush Etzion region, area council head Davidi Perl reported on Thursday.

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