Israeli Palestinian Conflict

When an Israeli settler is killed, everyone notices

On Sunday, the Israeli settler Ari Fuld was stabbed by a Palestinian child of 17, Khalil Jabarin, at the entrance to a mall near the West Bank’s Gush …

The Gaza Strip has been suffering from a severe electricity crisis for years. Now, solar energy is on the rise as a more reliable alternative, one that may afford Gazans a degree of independence from Israel. By Ibrahim…

<b>The Gaza Strip has been suffering from a severe electricity crisis for years. Now, solar energy is on the rise as a more reliable alternative, one</b> …

Gaza

Israeli settler runs over Palestinian child in al-Khalil

A Palestinian minor was injured after an Israeli settler ran over him on Friday in the Tel Rumeida neighborhood in the southern occupied West Bank …

West Bank

'Nasty, nasty man': Guardian reporter on being insulted by Trump and breaking the Snowden story

Ewen MacAskill, who has retired after 22 years at the Guardian, recalls encounters with MPs, Spies and presidents<p><i>During his time with the publication, MacAskill has been chief political correspondent, diplomatic editor, Washington bureau chief, New York-based reporter, and defence and intelligence</i> …

Edward Snowden

‘What I gave America and what America gave me’ — an interview with the incredibly charming Reja-e Busailah

<i>Last spring we urged readers to get</i> <i>Reja-e Busailah’s m</i><i>emoir, “In the Land of My Birth: A Palestinian Boyhood.” Busailah</i> <i>was born in Jerusalem in 1929</i> …

Indiana University

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to visit Ireland today

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is due to arrive in Ireland later today.<p>Mr Abbas is making a short visit to Dublin, during which time he will …

Leo Varadkar

Egypt releases 1978 Camp David Accords calling for Palestinian autonomy

Some analysts believe that the document was published now, to coincide with the 40th anniversary of the Accords, as a poke in the eye of United …

World News

PLO mission in Washington is a ghost of an office 2 weeks before closing

The Palestinian flag still hangs, limply, from a pole above the door of the PLO office in a red brick office building in Washington. It takes a few minutes for someone to answer the doorbell.<p>Peter Orinion buzzes a visitor into the otherwise deserted lobby, where the security officer’s desk is …

U.S. Dept. of State

After meeting Bedouins who are being relocated, I can't see how a Palestinian state can ever happen

Abu Yussef Abu Dahuk is 60 years old. But of course he looks around 75 or 80, because he is a Bedouin and lives under a corrugated iron roof and …

Opinion (UK)

Kahlon: We'll deduct payments to murderer from transfers to PA

Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon (Kulanu) said he has ordered that the Palestinian Authority's (PA) payment to the family of Ari Fuld's murderer be …

Palestinian Authority

Israel releases four Palestinian prisoners from Bethlehem

BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- The Israeli authorities released four Palestinian prisoners, from the southern occupied West Bank district of Bethlehem, after …

Activism

Tensions Mount at Israel-Gaza Border as Talks Stall

Hamas, the Islamic militant group that rules Gaza, is stepping up protests at its border with Israel to signal frustration with stalled talks with its neighbor, prompting new deadly clashes with Israeli forces.<p>In recent days, the Palestinian group has organized more frequent protests, including one …

World News

WATCH: European envoys warn Israel: Khan al-Ahmar demolition violates UNSC

The High Court of Justice earlier this month ruled that there was no legal impediment to the relocation of village’s evacuation, but the state has …

World News

Palestinians in the West Bank Respond to Trump’s Pressure With Defiance

RAMALLAH—“We lose Trump’s money, but we preserve our dignity,” Ahmed, 19, told me at Qalandia refugee camp near Ramallah when I asked him how he felt …

World News

Father's Death Reminds of Terrorism's Painfully Human Toll

Ari Fuld was murdered in cold blood by a 16-year-old Palestinian terrorist.<p>Ari was a dual citizen, he held both American and Israeli citizenship.<p>Ari …

Conservative View

Senate Dems to Trump: Reverse cuts to Palestinian aid

Dozens of Senate Democrats are demanding that President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump rallies in Nevada amid Supreme Court flurry: 'We're gonna get …

News

Jewish groups urge UM, feds to act in letter flap

More than 60 Jewish organizations expressed their "grave concern" about a UM associate professor's refusal to recommend a student for study in Israel

University of Michigan

8 EU countries urge Israel to reconsider village demolition

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Eight European Union nations are underlining their opposition to Israel's planned demolition of the Palestinian village of Khan al-Ahmar and are urging its government to reconsider the decision.<p>The statement was read by Dutch Ambassador Karel Van Oosterom outside the U.N. …

UN Security Council

Ari Fuld and the Palestinian Death Cult

On September 16, at a shopping mall south of Jerusalem, a Palestinian teenager fatally stabbed Ari Fuld, a dual citizen of the United States and …

Palestinian Authority

How Jared Kushner Flubbed The ‘Ultimate Deal’ — And Hurt Israel

Donald Trump and Jared Kushner do not represent something entirely new in the American government’s approach to Israel and Palestine. Rather, they …

Jewish Culture

Has the PA punished prisoners' families to please Trump?

It’s hard to care for children as a single, unemployed parent. It’s almost impossible when official financial assistance is suddenly slashed in …

Gaza

IDF chief: US steps could harm Israel, inflame West Bank

IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot warned the Security-Cabinet at the beginning of the week that there is a more than moderate chance that a violent …

West Bank

New Palestinian curriculum 'indoctrinates for death, martyrdom', report claims

The new Palestinian school curriculum was designed “to prepare Palestinian children to join in the resistance against Israel” and “indoctrinates for …

Palestinian Authority

Why the ‘Jordanian Option’ Won’t Die

TEL AVIV — In January 1968, only a few months after Israel conquered the territory on the West Bank of the Jordan River, Prime Minister Levi Eshkol received a memo. The reasonable way to deal with the newly occupied territory, wrote the memo’s author, a professor named Benjamin Akzin, was to join …

Opinion

Israel releases Palestinian student after 7 months

NABLUS (Ma'an) -- The Israeli authorities released Palestinian female prisoner, Ola Marshoud, a student at the al-Najah National University in Nablus …

Activism

Palestinians were never at the table

This month marks the 25th anniversary of the beginning of the Oslo accords and the signing of the Declaration of Principles in Washington in 1993.<p>The …

Middle East

Israel to build 610 settlement units in O. Jerusalem, Ramallah

Israel approved on Thursday plans to construct 610 illegal settlement units in occupied Jerusalem and Ramallah, Hebrew media sources …

Middle East

New Cosatu president calls for downgrade of relations with Israel

The newly-elected president of Cosatu Zingiswa Losi, has called on the ANC-led government to immediately downgrade diplomatic relations with Israel.

South Africa

How An App Funded By Sheldon Adelson Is Covertly Influencing The Online Conversation About Israel

<b>In early August</b>, after months of heightened tension in the region, Israel carried out airstrikes in the Gaza Strip in retaliation for rocket and …

Israeli Government

The man bun is destroying civilization and other comments

<b>Conservative: Court Confirmations Are a Disgrace</b><p>The battle over Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination shows just “how low we have sunk,” …

Opinion