Israeli Palestinian Conflict

Will Abbas’s ‘Eff off, Trump’ fury play into the hands of rightwing Israelis?

The Palestinian leader’s Ramallah speech reads like a two-state epitaph, but his principled realism is an enduring point of light<p>Mahmoud Abbas is not known for coming up with catchy lines, and he has always painfully lacked the stature and charisma of the late Yasser Arafat. But the Palestinian …

Israel

Abbas speech condemned across political spectrum

Bennett: Time to prepare for the next era<p>EUROPEAN UNION Ambassador to Israel Emanuele Giaufret meets yesterday with Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi …

Israel

Palestinian Dictator Abbas: 'May God Demolish Trump's House,' Israel Isn't Jewish, I'll Keep Paying Terrorists

On Sunday, Palestinian Authority terrorist leader President Mahmoud Abbas, who has funneled millions of dollars toward terrorism, tore into President …

Israel

Israeli security forces find cell phone bomb in Joseph's Tomb

Protestors threw stones at security forces upon their entry and departure to the site.<p>Israeli soldiers stand guard at a window hole at Joseph's Tomb …

Palestinian Authority

Ahed Tamimi should stay in prison because she might slap again — Israeli ethicist

One month after she slapped a soldier in occupied Nabi Saleh, 16-year-old Ahed Tamimi faces a final bail hearing today at court.<p>Tamimi has been …

Ahed Tamimi

Palestinians See Gaza Peace Dividend Pass Them By

Share this:<p><b>Gaza:</b> Life began to look up for Gaza‘s Palestinians when reconciliation between its Hamas Islamist rulers and the West Bank-based …

Israel

Abbas’s speech is a grenade in the Israeli right’s lap

After nine years of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu telling us there is “no partner,” we finally received proof that the “magician from Balfour …

Israel

Having missed the boat, the Palestinian Authority is sinking

Under pressure, Abbas assumes scorched-earth policy of ripping Trump, calling Israel colonial project.<p>Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas attends a …

Israel

Netanyahu Backs Trump on Iran Ultimatum to European Leaders

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said world leaders are running out of time to fix the nuclear deal with Iran, backing U.S. President Donald …

Iran

Israel minister: Era of Palestinian state is over, era of annexation has begun

Israeli education minister Naftali Bennett has declared that the “era of the Palestinian state” is over, renewing calls for the annexation of land in …

Israel

Gaza's prison warden and the Strip's ever-rising collapse threshold

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Israel prevents Hamas members, relatives from travelling for treatment

Israel yesterday decided to prevent Hamas members and their relatives from leaving the besieged Gaza Strip for treatment, <i>Safa News Agency</i> …

Israel

Morning Brief: North Korea in the spotlight

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North Korea

Palestinian shot dead by Israeli army in West Bank clashes: officials

| <b>Published —</b> Monday 15 January 2018<p>An Israeli border guard takes position during clashes following protests against U.S. President Donald Trump's …

West Bank

We can oppose BDS – as well as the occupation, expansionism and blacklists

Israeli liberals like Amos Oz and David Grossman and thousands more support boycotts restricted to settlement products, and so can we.<p>ANTI-ISRAEL …

Israel

The speech in which Abbas dug his own grave

Dr. Mordechai Kedar<p>Dr. Mordechai Kedar is a senior lecturer in the Department of Arabic at Bar-Ilan University. He served in IDF Military …

Israel

Amnesty demands Israel release soldier-slapping Palestinian teen

Amnesty International on Monday demanded that Israel release a 16-year-old Palestinian teenager who faces assault charges after she was filmed …

Ahed Tamimi

Moscow 'understands' Palestinian anger at Trump: Lavrov

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday said Moscow "understands" the anger of Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas, who earlier denounced …

Israel

The genesis of Israeli violence

Hardly a day passes without a prominent Israeli politician or intellectual making an outrageous statement against Palestinians. Many of these …

Ahed Tamimi

There will be no one-state solution in Israel-Palestine

The latest trend in the debate on Israeli-Palestinian peace is to trumpet the inevitability of a one-state solution. The recognition of Jerusalem as …

Israel

Israeli Army Injures Several Palestinians Near Nablus, Abduct A Teen With Disability In Bethlehem

15 Jan<p>2:07 AM<p>Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday evening, the al-Lubban ash-Sharqiya village, south of Nablus, in northern West Bank, and caused many …

West Bank

Viral Israeli-Palestinian Facebook star discovers he's 1% Jewish

"When I got my results, I was surprised," Nuseir Yassin said in a video filmed in Shoham and posted Monday.<p>Nuseir Yassin.. (photo credit: FACEBOOK …

Israel

Israeli lawmaker moves to stop BDS groups from funding colleagues' trips abroad

The chairman of the Knesset House Committee, Yoav Kish, aims to get new ethics rules approved that would forbid groups that call for a boycott of …

Middle East

Army Invades Many Villages In Nablus

14 Jan<p>9:45 AM<p>Dozens of Israeli soldiers invaded, on Sunday at dawn, several Palestinian villages, in the northern West Bank governorate of Nablus, …

West Bank

DACA, Hawaii, Australian Open: Your Monday Briefing

<i>Good morning.</i><p><i>Here’s what you need to know:</i><p><b>Trying to keep the lights on</b><p>• With government funding set to expire by the end of the week, Congress would need to pass a stopgap spending measure to avoid a shutdown on Saturday.<p>As part of that effort, Democrats are pushing to protect hundreds of thousands …

Venus Williams

Vic Mensa’s searing piece in ‘Time’ on Israeli oppression is prefaced by clunky disclaimer re anti-Semitism

Two of the opening sentences of rapper Vic Mensa’s piece in Time Magazine about bearing witness to “oppression and abuse” in Palestine were obviously …

Vic Mensa

Are Negev Bedouin radicalizing?

Bedouin citizens in the Negev have begun embedding an image of Al-Aqsa mosque in the stone walls of their homes, <i>Israel Hayom</i> reported.<p>The new signs …

Israel

The big news: Narendra Modi and Israel PM will discuss trade and Palestine, and 9 other top stories

Other headlines: Bar councils discussed the judiciary rift with the CJI, and Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas denounced Trump’s peace plan for West …

Israel

January 16, 2017: From West Bank Life to BBC Entertainment

Letters. (photo credit: REUTERS)<p><b>What’s the big deal?</b><p>When I see a headline like “US Jewish groups slam Trump’s reference to ‘s***hole countries’ as …

Israel

(Video) Extremist Israeli Colonists Cut More Than 110 Palestinian Olive Trees In Nablus

13 Jan<p>7:00 PM<p>A group of extremist Israeli colonists, illegally living on stolen Palestinian lands in Huwwara and Burin villages, south of the …

West Bank