Israel Penalizes Palestinians for Payments to Prisoners and ‘Martyrs’

Israel Penalizes Palestinians for Payments to Prisoners and ‘Martyrs’

Issa Qaraqe, the Palestinian Authority’s commissioner of prisoner affairs, informed the official Voice of Palestine Radio on Tuesday, “The goal of this law is not only theft, but to delegitimize the Palestinian struggle, which is represented by our martyrs and prisoners, by branding them as criminals and terrorists.” “What they don’t know is that no […]

From Jewish Saint, to Israeli Pol, to Diaspora’s Ally

From Jewish Saint, to Israeli Pol, to Diaspora’s Ally

Now, nevertheless, Mr. Sharansky says that what is required is for these returning Israelis to show their compatriots what it means to be a Jew within the United States, the place “pluralism,” the event of extra liberal strains of Judaism past Orthodox, was a crucial technique for surviving as Jews. Currently, secular Israelis, who face […]

Head of U.N. Agency for Palestinian Refugees Warns of Cuts

Head of U.N. Agency for Palestinian Refugees Warns of Cuts

UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations company that helps the 5.four million Palestinians categorised as refugees may begin operating out of cash subsequent month due to a $250 million shortfall, largely due to American help cuts, its prime official stated Monday. The official, Pierre Krähenbühl, commissioner common of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency, […]

As Israel Pushes to Build, Bedouin Homes and School Face Demolition

As Israel Pushes to Build, Bedouin Homes and School Face Demolition

KHAN AL-AHMAR, West Bank — The herders are being herded. Any day now, the Israeli military says, bulldozers will arrive to wipe the West Bank Bedouin neighborhood of Khan al-Ahmar off the map. For many years, Israel has needed to clear a big part of the West Bank of a number of thousand Bedouins who […]

Transcript: Jared Kushner’s Interview With a Palestinian Newspaper

Transcript: Jared Kushner’s Interview With a Palestinian Newspaper

REPORTER: Do you see a world the place the Israelis and Palestinians can coexist peacefully? KUSHNER: I actually hope so. Lots of people inform me that this may by no means occur as a result of there’s a variety of mistrust and hatred that comes from years of battle and other people utilizing politics guilty […]

Prince William Lands in Jordan for ‘Historic’ Middle East Trip

Prince William Lands in Jordan for ‘Historic’ Middle East Trip

In all three locations, he’s anticipated to hobnob with younger entrepreneurs, examine the tech and media sectors, go to historic websites and meet with senior political and non secular leaders, in addition to with leaders in enterprise, civil society, the humanities, media and different industries. Itinerary Highlights Jordan: William left Britain on Sunday morning, touchdown […]

Jared Kushner Criticizes Abbas, Questioning His Ability to Make Peace

Jared Kushner Criticizes Abbas, Questioning His Ability to Make Peace

JERUSALEM — Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and prime adviser on the Middle East, mentioned the Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas, was afraid to make peace with Israel, bore duty for the deteriorating scenario in Gaza and was prioritizing his personal political survival on the expense of his folks’s wants. Mr. Kushner, who’s on a multination […]

U.N. General Assembly Vote Castigates Israel Over Gaza Deaths

U.N. General Assembly Vote Castigates Israel Over Gaza Deaths

Criticism of Israel’s deadly pressure towards Palestinian protesters on the Gaza border shifted on Wednesday to the United Nations General Assembly, which overwhelmingly handed a decision that principally blamed the Israelis for the casualties in 10 weeks of clashes. Loud applause greeted the result of the vote posted on a digital board within the cavernous […]

At Gaza Protests: Kites, Drones, Gas, Guns and the Occasional Bomb

At Gaza Protests: Kites, Drones, Gas, Guns and the Occasional Bomb

NAHAL OZ, Israel — The final Friday of Ramadan once more introduced hundreds of Palestinians to the fence that separates the Gaza Strip from Israel for a day of peaceable protests, or violent riots, relying on which facet you help within the battle. For me, it was an opportunity to see issues the best way […]

Israeli Video Portrays Medic Killed in Gaza as Tool of Hamas

Israeli Video Portrays Medic Killed in Gaza as Tool of Hamas

An identical public relations battle erupted after the death of an 8-month-old girl, Layla Ghandour, who died after having been uncovered to tear gasoline on the Gaza protest final month. The Hamas-run Gaza Health Ministry mentioned she had been killed by the tear gasoline. The Israeli authorities and others pushed again, saying the kid’s pre-existing […]