Sep 16 2014 - 10:09am Palestinians should pursue their case through the ICC
September 16, 2014

Since its UN status was upgraded to non-member observer status in November 2012, the Palestinian Authority (PA) has repeatedly threatened to join the International Criminal Court. It is bad enough that this has not yet happened despite the greater urgency caused by Israel’s recent Gaza onslaught.

Sep 16 2014 - 10:03am Bill Clinton takes a shot at Netanyahu
September 16, 2014

Former President Bill Clinton says he agrees that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is “not the guy” for a peace deal.

Sep 16 2014 - 10:00am Palestinian economy to shrink in 2014, World Bank says
September 16, 2014

The Palestinian economy is expected to contract for the first time in seven years in 2014, the result of the recent Gaza war, continued Israeli and Egyptian restrictions on Palestinian trade and a drop in foreign aid, the World Bank said Tuesday

Sep 12 2014 - 10:32am Israeli navy forces open fire at Gaza fishermen
September 12, 2014

Israeli navy forces opened fire at Palestinian fishermen in Gaza early Friday, witnesses said, in the third incident off Gaza's coast this week.

Sep 12 2014 - 10:24am Evidence growing that Hamas used residential areas
September 12, 2014

Two weeks after the end of the Gaza war, there is growing evidence that Hamas militants used residential areas as cover for launching rockets at Israel, at least at times. Even Hamas now admits "mistakes" were made.

Sep 12 2014 - 10:11am Blockaded Gaza faces huge challenges to rebuild after war
September 12, 2014

Fifty days of war in one of the most densely populated parts of the world have left swathes of Gaza in ruins. With the economy reeling under an Israeli-Egyptian blockade, the enclave now faces an almost impossible task of rebuilding.

Sep 11 2014 - 10:45am World Bank: Palestine private sector hostage to Israeli restrictions
September 11, 2014

Secondary Right: The Palestinian private sector is hostage to instability and Israel's restrictions on movement, access and trade in the occupied territories, according to a new World Bank report.

Sep 11 2014 - 10:41am Time to end the turmoil of the Palestinians
September 11, 2014

The Palestinians, especially those in the Gaza Strip, need humanitarian assistance, mainly for rebuilding of schools, hospitals and homes​

Sep 11 2014 - 10:27am Title: 11-year-old boy dies from Gaza war injuries
September 11, 2014

An 11-year-old boy died on Thursday after being critically injured during Israel's military offensive on the besieged coastal enclave. Picture: Gaza

Sep 10 2014 - 11:54am Turkey and the ‘Jihadist Highway'
September 10, 2014

The most common accusation is that Turkey turns a “blind eye” to the group’s activities along the “Jihadist Highway” that feeds the pool of extremism in Syria.

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