EU states call on Israel to halt settlement construction in the West Bank as the plan violates intl law

Britain, France, Germany, Italy and Spain condemned Tel-Aviv’s plans to build over 4,900 new settler homes in the occupied West Bank, urging Israel and Palestine to resume a “credible dialogue.” … Read More >EU states call on Israel to halt settlement construction in the West Bank as the plan violates intl law

Hero or Lunatic? How do Palestinians View Naftali Bennett, PM Netanyahu’s Main Challenger?

While many in Israel regard the former defence chief as a potential replacement for Benjamin Netanyahu, Palestinians are dreading that prospect, says a Ramallah-based expert. The prime reason for this is his hawkish views and zero compromise on key issues including Jerusalem and Jewish settlements. … Read More >Hero or Lunatic? How do Palestinians View Naftali Bennett, PM Netanyahu’s Main Challenger?

Arab League head DENOUNCES Israel’s approval of over 2,000 new settlement units in occupied West Bank

Secretary-General of the Arab League Ahmed Aboul Gheit has condemned Israel’s move to approve the construction of around 2,000 new housing units in the settlements of the occupied West Bank. … Read More >Arab League head DENOUNCES Israel’s approval of over 2,000 new settlement units in occupied West Bank

alestinian Curriculum Won’t Embrace Israel Unless It Moves Away From Violations, Says PA Official

21 members of the European Parliament have called on the EU to withhold the funds the bloc gives the Palestinian Authority, following the release of a study that showed PA textbooks still harboured notions of hatred and intolerance towards Israel and the Jewish people. … Read More >alestinian Curriculum Won’t Embrace Israel Unless It Moves Away From Violations, Says PA Official

Joe Biden’s inner circle full of neoliberal foreign policy hawks! (Amer Zahr) (E930)

Palestinian-American comedian Amer Zahr discusses his thoughts on the presidential debate between Biden and Trump, the neoliberal policy positions of both Biden and VP candidate Harris, why the Biden campaign’s strategy of appealing to the centre could be a recipe for disaster, anti-Palestinian and pro-Israeli thinking at the heart of Biden’s inner circle … Read More >Joe Biden’s inner circle full of neoliberal foreign policy hawks! (Amer Zahr) (E930)

Arrest of Hamas co-founder by Israeli security forces denounced as attempt to undermine Palestinian reconciliation

Israeli security forces have arrested senior Hamas leader Hassan Youssef. The two rival Palestinian groups, Hamas and Fatah, have both condemned the move as being politically-charged and a bid to ruin their reconciliation talks. … Read More >Arrest of Hamas co-founder by Israeli security forces denounced as attempt to undermine Palestinian reconciliation