Sunday, 28 November , 2021

Palestine

China sends a signal to Israel

Lack of Palestinian State ‘Unfair’ and a ‘Terrible Injustice’ - China On Thursday, during the visit of Palestinian Foreign Affairs Minister Riyad al-Maliki to Beijing,...

Netanyahu satisfied with Trump

Melania Trump told Sara Netanyahu, the wife of Israel’s prime minister, on Saturday that relations between the US and Israel, and between their two families, “will be wonderful,” and that she and President-elect Donald Trump are looking forward to hosting them in the United States “at the first opportunity.”

Israel will “completely destroy Hamas”, defence minister says

Israel’s Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman has said in an interview that any future hostilities between the Jewish state and Hamas militants in the Gaza Strip will be the last, “because we will completely destroy them”.

Israelis and Palestinians – If true amazing!

Since last October, the Israeli government has accused Palestinians and their allies of “inciting violence” against Israelis, despite the fact that only 34 Israelis have died in that time frame compared to 230 Palestinians. The uptick in violence has been attributed to an internationally condemned Israeli encroachment of Palestinian lands in the contested West Bank.

Οn the legacy of Shimon Peres – very conflicting views

When the world heard that Shimon Peres had died, it shouted “Peacemaker!” But when I heard that Peres was dead, I thought of blood and fire and slaughter. I saw the results: babies torn apart, shrieking refugees, smouldering bodies. It was a place called Qana and most of the 106 bodies – half of them children – now lie beneath the UN

Facebook ‘blocks accounts’ of Palestinian journalists

Account suspensions come on heels of agreement between social media giant and Israel to team up against "incitement". By Sophia Hyatt Editors from two Palestinian news publications based in...

How Israel Is Losing America

To be sure, to some extent, Ball’s position still represents a cry in the desert. After all, America has not wavered in its commitment to maintaining Israel’s “qualitative military edge.” In fact, US President Barack Obama’s administration has broken all historical records in its military aid to Israel, even as Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has shown no

Vatican Fully Recognizes Palestine State

The Vatican announced Saturday that its “Comprehensive Agreement” with the “State of Palestine” signed in June 2015 has come into full force, in which the Holy See bolstered support for the two-state solution of the long-standing Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Google “erases” Palestine from the map

Over 150,000 signatories have backed a Change.org petition entitled “Google: Put Palestine on your maps” as of Monday, accusing Google Maps of “making itself complicit in the Israeli government’s ethnic cleansing of Palestine” either on purpose or inadvertently. The petition, drafted by Zak Martin, slams the omission of the UN non-member observer state’s name on the map as a “grievous insult” to Palestinians.

Over 100 Palestinian Political Prisoners on Hunger Strike

Israel is currently holding 7,500 Palestinians as political prisoners; around 750 of them are in administrative detention, including several children. The UK government has noted these high numbers and has stated that it will continue to “lobby” the Israeli government on the topic. The UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office has also admitted recently that its attempts to press Israel on the issue, or even to investigate it, have been blocked by the Israeli government.