Palestine

Palestinian rushed to hospital after health gets worse in Israeli jail

Palestinian prisoner Fadi Sarsour, aged 23, was transferred to the Israeli Soroka Hospital following a sudden health …

Middle East

Jordan, US Agree on Establishing Logistic Airport in Mafraq

The Jordanian government has reached a deal with a US company to establish an airport for logistics services in Mafraq, which is located northeast of …

Middle East

Terror victim remains in serious condition

Terror victim Even Ezer Holaring, 35, remained in serious condition on Saturday night after he was wounded in an attack at the Gush Etzion junction …

Crime

Israel’s Universal Periodic Review: Calling on the UK to raise Palestinians’ right to health - MAP News - Medical Aid for Palestinians

17 November 2017<p>Today Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP) and Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights (LPHR) have called on the UK Government to engage …

Middle East

Video shows Israeli soldiers standing by as settlers pelt Palestinians with stones

Israeli oldiers were documented standing by as a group of settlers threw stones at Palestinians in the Nablus area on Friday.<p>The incident was caught …

Israel Defense Forces

Israel demolishes Palestinian village Al-Araqeeb for 121st times

Israeli authorities yesterday demolished the Palestinian village of Al-Araqeeb in the Negev Desert for the 121st time.The head of Al-Araqeeb Popular …

Middle East

Adult hate: A Curse on Children - Blogs - Jerusalem Post

"Jeenak Bhaya" is an Iraqi song that has become quite popular. It is a perfect example of Iraqi tribal music; the traditional beat is catchy and the …

Opinion

Christian leaders, organizations send message to Congress: NO to anti-BDS bill

aclu, BDS, Christian, Congress, free speech, hr1697, s720<p>20 Christian leaders representing 17 national organizations send open letter to Congress, …

Religion

Victory for academic freedom: Judge dismisses Israel Lobby suit against SF State and Palestinian professor

The popular San Francisco State University Professor Rabab Abdulhadi, who is a target of the Israel Lobby, is surrounded by student activist …

Middle East

Barghouti: Cambridge's Interference in BDS Event is 'Ludicrous'

Cambridge University threatened to shut down an event about the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Movement, citing concerns about the Palestinian …

Middle East

University of Maryland student government scraps BDS bill before vote

The legislation was put forward at the urging of the Students for Justice in Palestine group on campus.<p>Members of the University of Maryland student …

World News

Israeli Courts Issue 24 Administrative Detention Orders

16 Nov<p>1:16 PM<p>The Palestinian Prisoners Society (PPS) has reported, Thursday, that the Israeli authorities have issued Administrative Detention orders …

Middle East

Palestinian lawyer attempted to report being attacked by settlers. Then he was detained over back taxes

A Palestinian lawyer said that when he went to an Israeli...<p>Want to enjoy 'Zen' reading - with no ads and just the article? Subscribe today

Middle East

Ghost village perched in Jerusalem's hills may soon vanish

Near the stone ruins of the home where he says he lived as a boy, Yacoub Odeh laments that his native village on Jerusalem's hillside may soon be …

Middle East

Unemployed women in Lebanon find creative ways to feed their families

A network of women is helping to highlight the cultural heritage of their country.<p>Lebanon is a beautiful land that has seen numerous cultures grow …

Palestine Liberation Organization

Palestinian Detainees to be Moved to Tents Due to Overcrowding

16 Nov<p>8:59 AM<p><b>Israeli occupation authorities are preparing to move number of Palestinian detainees from prison cells to tents, Israeli media revealed,</b> …

Middle East

‘First-ever’ bill on Palestinian child rights introduced in US Congress

<b>WASHINGTON, DC -</b> It was approximately 2:30 a.m. on 16 May when Israeli soldiers came for Kareem H., a 13-year-old Palestinian from the town of Azzun …

Middle East

House Dems Introduce 'Groundbreaking and Much Overdue' Bill on Palestinian Rights

A group of 10 Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday introduced "groundbreaking and much overdue legislation" that would attempt …

Liberal View

US bill would prevent funding jailing of Palestinian minors

A Minnesota congresswoman has introduced a bill that seeks to prevent the United States from funding Israel’s military detention of Palestinian …

Middle East

WATCH: How Jailed Palestinians Smuggled Sperm To Their Wives

A new Al Jazeera documentary details how Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails smuggled semen to their wives in the Gaza Strip in order to have …

Jewish Culture

Ban Killer Robots Before It’s Too Late, Experts Warn the UN

The future, straight to your inbox.<p>The Campaign to Stop Killer Robots has taken its cause to the United Nations. Experts gathered in Geneva on Monday …

Robots

Palestinian torture survivors hunt ghosts of their past

Somewhere in Ramallah, footsteps echo against the concrete of an empty warehouse basement. Raed Andoni guides a handcuffed and hooded man into a …

Middle East

Cambridge University officials threatened to cancel BDS event on ‘health and safety’ grounds

University of Cambridge officials told students that a panel event on the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign would be cancelled on …

Middle East

Petition aims to strip Mario Cuomo's name off Tappan Zee Bridge

An online petition seeking to strip Mario Cuomo’s name off the new Tappan Zee Bridge had generated nearly 44,000.

Palestinian Media Agency

Istanbul, ALRAY -- A number of members of Association of International Youth Activists demonstrated on Monday in front of the Israeli consulate in …

Middle East

Al-Qeeq: Conditions for Palestinian prisoners worse than before hunger strike

The conditions in which Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails are being held have been regressing since the end of the mass hunger strike six months …

Middle East

Motherhood and resistance in Palestine

For Manal Tamimi, fighting Israeli occupation is part of being a mother.<p>Manal Tamimi wears many hats: mother, activist and a Palestinian resisting occupation, alongside her children.<p>For her, these roles are inseparable because she is part of a family that has become known for their protests in the …

Middle East

On the margins of the murder

1.Shortly after the funeral of Mohammed Musa of Deir Ballut, people suspected that Israel had stolen his organs. This suspicion added to the …

Middle East

Cambridge denounced for replacing chair of Palestine BDS event: Reports

The University of Cambridge faces censorship accusations after it threatened to ban a meeting about the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) …

Middle East

Cambridge University accused of censorship for threatening to cancel BDS event

BDS co-founder Omar Barghouti spoke at the university on Wednesday amidst controversy.<p>Academics and student activists have slammed Cambridge …

Middle East