Latest in Tag: palestinian Highlight
Latest in Tag: palestinian
As Israel cracked down against Palestinian stabbings this week, one Jerusalem restaurant was both a refuge and an awkward workplace as staff eyed each other over the daily grind of hummus. Daniella Cheslow reports. Moshe Shrefler, 39, runs Azura restaurant with his three brothers and their father, Ezra, who emigrated from Diyarbakir in the Kurdish …
43 Palestinians arrived in Cairo Airport on Tuesday from various countries, to be transported to the Rafah border crossing
International movement challenges Balfour Declaration, hopes to win Right of Return and compensation for Palestinians
Palestinian businessman Wael Diab associated with Gaza’s media, heading several local radio stations, according to Palestinian news agencies
By James M. Dorsey Legal and diplomatic battles in United Nations organisations and international sport associations involving charges of war crimes and efforts to suspend membership of one or the other are likely to shape future Israeli-Palestinian relations in the wake of last month’s electoral victory by Benjamin Netanyahu. The contours of the coming battles …
Arrested Palestinians currently being investigated, says military spokesman
The migrants had entered Egypt through underground smuggling tunnels
Change in status based on a technicality according to EU court statement
Oscar-nominated production team forced to relocate new film to Jordan
Over past 3 weeks clashes have flared in Jerusalem between Israeli police and Palestinians
Incursions by security forces could undermine stability in the region, according to Arab League
The two borders on the Israeli side were closed early Sunday in response to rocket fire from Gaza into the Eshkel region.
Detainees stranded at sea for five days according to Amnesty International
By James M. Dorsey Mounting tension between Israel and Palestinians in the occupied West Bank and in East Jerusalem have spilt onto Israeli Palestinian football pitches in Israel proper as Israel swings towards ultra-nationalists that make Prime Minister Benyamin Netanyahu look like the best card in a bad hand. Israeli human rights and legal advocacy …
By Dr Cesar Chelala On a rainy morning in April 1958, in Washington DC, Ezra Pound – then a 72-year-old man – was declared “incurably insane” by Judge Bolitha J. Laws, who set him free. As he prepared to leave for Italy, Pound declared: “Any man who could live in America is insane.” I wonder what Pound – …
By Wael Eskander A young black girl is raped and abused by two racist white men, who are then shot by the girl’s father during their trial. This is the premise of ‘A Time to Kill’, a book by John Grisham. In the courtroom drama the lawyer attempts to convince the jury to release the …
Hamas says ceasefire must be preceded by Israel’s commitment to Palestinian conditions
In order to avoid history repeating and tragedy multiplying, Arab leaders should convene in Gaza to end the deadly confrontation there and to present creative solutions to the wider conflict.
Death toll from the ongoing violence leaves 121 dead in Gaza; no deaths reported from Israel
The border crossing was opened Thursday under exceptional circumstances
By James M. Dorsey An Israeli investigation into the murder of 16-year old Mohammed Abu-Khdeir in apparent revenge for the killing of three teenage Israeli settlers on the West Bank has focused attention on Israel’s most militant, racist football fan group. The focus, irrespective of the group’s involvement in Abu-Khdeir’s death, is likely to end …
Foreign Minister Shoukry says escalation represents continuation of policies of “oppression and collective punishment”
By Fadi Elhusseini Palestinian success in burying a seven-year division has surpassed its domestic effects and has, without a doubt, regional and international implications. With the Palestinian unity government, the relationships between the Palestinians and Israelis on one side and the Palestinians, their Arab neighbours and the international community on the other side will experience …
AFP – Israel stepped up efforts to crush Hamas in the West Bank on Tuesday as the hunt for three Israeli teenagers believed kidnapped by the Islamist movement entered its fifth day. Thousands of Israel troops engaged in the search for the youths turned their attention during the night to the northern West Bank city …
The army says more than 150 Palestinians have been arrested in the search for the three youngsters Israel says were kidnapped by Hamas militants from a settlement bloc in the southern West Bank on Thursday night.
For the past 11 months, Egyptian authorities have repeatedly shut down the border crossing and it is estimated that thousands need to travel
The amendment would give the courts power to prevent Israel’s president from granting clemency or shortening the jail term of anyone imprisoned for murder.
The toll from Wednesday’s double car bombing rose to 11, after a woman died of her wounds
The meeting comes less than a fortnight after US Secretary of State John Kerry warned that Israel was facing a growing campaign of delegitimisation which could worsen if peace talks with the Palestinians collapsed.
The site reported that it occurred as the ambassador was opening a safe.