UNRWA, the UN agency providing for Palestinian refugees has always had a precarious existence because Israel and its allies have insisted the refugees must be integrated by host countries and forget about being Palestinians. UNRWA has so far survived for nearly 70 years because there has been no political
Just about all the decisions taken by Donald Trump since he moved into the White House have been motivated by his determination to be re-elected this fall. His “Deal of the Century,”
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s assertion that Israel has begun to draw up maps of land in the occupied West Bank that will be annexed in accordance with US President
Land grabber Israel is at it again. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s announcement of plans to build thousands of new homes for Jewish settlers in occupied east Jerusalem
US President Donald Trump’s Mideast initiative, which heavily favours Israel on all the most contentious issues of the conflict and would allow it to annex large parts
Pope Francis is absolutely correct in opposing inequitable solutions aimed at ending the decades-long Israeli-Palestinian conflict, as they would only be a prelude to new crises.
During the formation of Israel’s “national unity” coalition the sole issue under negotiation was Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s plan to annex illegal colonies in the occupied West Bank and Jordan Valley. The coalition agreement says that from July 1, the government can submit for Knesset approval annexations proposed in Donald Trump’s “Deal of the Century.” Since the coalition was confirmed by 73 of the 120 Knesset members, it is certain that they will vote in favour.
Instead of joining the global community in the war against the deadly COVID-19 pandemic that has been mercilessly claiming lives across the world, Israel is busy planning nefarious activities.
Village residents said there were no disturbances or clashes in the area at the time of the shooting, which occurred near the village of Beit Ur Al-Tahta, west of the city of Ramallah. The man was returning from work in Israel when he was shot, they said.