Israeli Palestinian Conflict

Israelis ‘dig in’ in Jerusalem

ANKARA: Turkey withdrew its troops from a NATO drill in Norway on Friday when a poster was unveiled...

Israel

Settlements watchdog warns of accelerated Israeli land seizures

Peace Now has slammed a recently issued legal opinion by Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit permitting the confiscation of private Palestinian land …

Israel

Kuwait Airlines and limited Israeli mobility in Middle East

A German court's ruling that allowed Kuwait Airlines to deny an Israeli travel has focused attention on an enduring multination boycott of Israel. …

World News

Liberal Israeli leaders were contemplating genocide in Gaza already in 1967

“Perhaps if we don’t give them enough water they won’t have a choice, because the orchards will yellow and wither.”<p>That is what Israeli Prime Minster …

Israel

Voices from the Arab press

A weekly selection of opinions and analyses from the Arab media around the world.<p><b>AN UNCERTAIN FUTURE FOR LEBANON</b> <i><br>Al-Araby Al-Jadeed, London, November …

Middle East

Palestinian Authority's intelligence chief travels to Gaza amid crisis with Hamas

Majid Faraj's meetings with Hamas officials concern PA demands for security control of the Gaza Strip, including border crossings

Israel

Israel Isn't Going to Fight Saudi Arabia's Wars

The late Shimon Peres, Israel’s former president and prime minister, wasn’t very fond of his country’s intelligence agencies. Peres used to mock the …

Middle East

Israel's right to steal Palestinian land

Attorney General Avichai Mendelblit on Wednesday authorized the confiscation of private Palestinian land for the needs of West Bank settlers. His …

West Bank

Jordan braces for 'turmoil' as Saudis rush to embrace Israel

Saudi Arabia is bypassing Jordan in its headlong rush to normalise relations with Israel, offering concessions on Palestinian refugees which could …

Middle East

US puts Palestinians on notice: DC office may be shuttered

The Trump administration is putting the Palestinian Liberation Organization on notice that it may shutter their Washington office following a …

Donald Trump

The EU Violates International Law, Steals Palestinian Land, and Then Demands Compensation from Israel

Last month, the eight European countries that make up the West Bank Protection Consortium sent a formal letter demanding €30,000 in compensation for …

Jewish Culture

The Saudis and Israel

This past week the Chief of Staff of the Israel Defense Force gave an interview to a Saudi news site, Elaph, and said Israel would be ready to share …

Middle East

Bret Stephens equates anti-Zionists with white nationalists in the ‘New York Times’

Here is a clever but repellent variation of hasbara, or propaganda for Israel: <i>New York Times</i> columnist Bret Stephens equates Jewish Voice for Peace …

Linda Sarsour

Zionism's calm destruction of Palestine

Two stories reported by <i>Haaretz</i> on Wednesday underscore the unchanging goal of Zionism: the destruction of the Palestinians as a people and as viable …

Israel

House advances bill penalizing Palestinian Authority for payments to attackers’ families

WASHINGTON (JTA) — A key House panel has advanced a bill that would reduce U.S. payments to the Palestinian Authority if it continues to pay …

Jewish Culture

House Committee Sanctions PA Over Stipends to Terrorists While Democrats Introduce Bill That Aims to Curb Israel's Ability to Fight Terror

In a bipartisan vote Wednesday, the House Foreign Affairs Committee adopted the Taylor Force Act, legislation that aims to end direct U.S. financial …

Conservative View

The international community should prioritise Palestine’s security

The reconciliation agreement between the Palestinian Authority and Hamas increasingly resembles other political miscalculations which the …

Middle East

Are Hamas drones really a threat to Israel?

Hamas is highly motivated to develop its drone capabilities, according to an urgent report by Israel's state comptroller.

Israel

Elkin to ‘Post’: Plan to cut Arab neighborhoods from Jerusalem moving forward

A plan to separate the east Jerusalem neighborhoods located beyond the security barrier has gained steam and moved from the legislative phase to the …

Israel

German banks close accounts for Marxist-Leninist Party with ties to Palestinian terrorists

The Marxist-Leninist Party of Germany announced on Thursday that the Deutsche Bank and the Postbank shut down all of the party's bank accounts in …

Germany

Bannon and the anti-Israel establishment

Bannon invited the pro-Israel activists to join what he referred to as the “insurgency movement against the Republican establishment and against the …

Israel

Israel bars Palestinian grandmother from visiting slain father’s grave for 70 years

Salwa Salem-Copty hopes to someday return to live in her family’s village in the north of Israel, but at 70 years old, she thinks it is unlikely. …

Israel

‘Want to boycott Israel? Be my guest, there will be a pricetag’ — Israeli official warns Europe

A high official in the Israeli government says that the groups supporting BDS, or Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel, are doing a …

Israel

Kuwait Airways can bar Israeli passengers, German court rules

Kuwait Airways canceled an Israeli passenger's ticket because of their citizenship. Nothing wrong with that said a court in Frankfurt and provoked an …

Israel

Spanish court suspends anti-Israel boycott in Seville

La Roda has claimed to be first Spanish city council to implement BDS.<p>A Spanish court has suspended a city council’s anti-Israel boycott, according …

Judiciary

A first-of-its-kind bill introduced this week focusing on the rights of Palestinian children could pave the way for greater transparency and accountability in America’s dealings with Israel. Members of Congress on Tuesday introduced a bill requiring…

<b>A first-of-its-kind bill introduced this week focusing on the rights of Palestinian children could pave the way for greater transparency and</b> …

Palestinian Authority

A Marshall Plan for Gaza is a bad idea

Saudi Arabia and its allies in the Sunni moderate camp detest the Muslim Brotherhood and Hamas.<p>Dear Mr. Netanyahu, As you know, voices inside and …

Opinion

Abbas: We won't relinquish the 'right of return'

Palestinian Authority (PA) chairman Mahmoud Abbas vowed to the Palestinian people that the free and independent state of Palestine within the June 4, …

Israel

Tourists Barred From Gaza Border as Palestinian Islamic Jihad Vows Revenge

TEL AVIV — Israel has barred tourists from visiting part of its border with Gaza amid fears an Iranian-funded militant group is planning to retaliate for the destruction of a cross-border tunnel.<p>Palestinian Islamic Jihad, which is classed as a terrorist organization by the United States, has vowed …

Israel

U.S. House foreign affairs committee approves bill cutting U.S. funds to Palestinian Authority

WASHINGTON - The House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee approved on Wednesday the "Taylor Force Act," a bill that would cut U.S. funding …

Palestinian Authority