Apr 27 2015 - 11:17am US boycott law will further damage the peace process
April 27, 2015

Israel and its allies are playing a dangerous game regarding settlements and the boycott divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement. It stands to backfire on them very badly.

Apr 24 2015 - 9:58am Gaza women shed veil, spark conversation
April 24, 2015

Journalist Razan Madhoon has stirred debate about religiosity in the Gaza Strip by posting pictures of herself unveiled on Facebook.

Apr 24 2015 - 9:56am PLO, UNRWA pledge to aid refugees
April 24, 2015

PLO Executive Committee Member Hanan Ashrawi met with UNRWA Commissioner-General Pierre Krahenbuhl on Thursday to discuss the ongoing crisis for refugees in Gaza and Yarmouk.

Apr 24 2015 - 9:55am Israeli tanks shell northern Gaza following rocket fire
April 24, 2015

Israeli tanks fired three shells at the northern Gaza Strip late Thursday after a rocket was fired from the coastal territory, witnesses and Israel's army said.

Apr 23 2015 - 10:42am Social divide widens between West Bank, Gaza Strip
April 23, 2015

The inequitable distribution of resources and political and social opportunities between the West Bank and Gaza Strip is deepening the rift between the two territories, feeding people’s growing dissatisfaction on each side.

Apr 23 2015 - 10:39am Hamas wins student council vote at top West Bank university
April 23, 2015

Supporters of Hamas have won student council elections at the West Bank's flagship university, Bir Zeit, defeating rivals from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' Fatah movement.

Apr 23 2015 - 10:38am PLO: Absentee property law 'perpetuates the Nakba'
April 23, 2015

The PLO on Wednesday decried the continued implementation of the Absentee Property Law by Israel, condemning it as a flagrant violation of International Humanitarian Law and a tool used to dispossess Palestinians.

Apr 22 2015 - 10:03am Debate ignites over Arab journalist’s role in Israeli independence event
April 22, 2015

She will not be the first Arab Israeli chosen to light one of the torches. But over the past two decades, wars and failed Israeli-Palestinian peace talks have left Israel’s Arabs — about 20 percent of the country’s population — more marginalized than ever.

Apr 22 2015 - 10:00am Israel to Remove Name of Slain Palestinian Teenager From Memorial
April 22, 2015

Israeli authorities said that the name of Muhammad Abu Khdeir, the Palestinian teenager from East Jerusalem who was abducted, beaten and burned to death by three Israelis last summer, would be removed from the state’s memorial to victims of hostile acts at the request of his father.

Apr 22 2015 - 9:58am New Zealand seeks UN resolution on Israel-Palestine
April 22, 2015

UN Security Council member New Zealand is working on a draft resolution to revive long-stalled peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians.

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