Kerry Slams Israeli Settlement Expansion, Says Israel Heading in ‘Wrong Direction’

United States Secretary of State John Kerry delivered harsh criticism of the Israeli government’s settlement expansion policies at the Saban Forum in Washington D.C. on Sunday, saying “things are moving in the wrong direction” regarding Israeli-Palestinian peace. An annual dialogue between American and Israeli leaders from across the political and social spectrum, the Saban Forum […]

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Joint List to Sue Netanyahu for ‘Incitement against Arabs’

The Joint List, the Israeli parliament coalition representing Palestinian citizens of Israel, said they planned to file a lawsuit against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday, in the wake of accusations that a recent wave of mass fires in Israel and the occupied West Bank were caused by Palestinians though politically motivated arson. In […]

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It’s Christmas Time: Bethlehem Lights up (PHOTOS)

Occupied Bethlehem lit up its Christmas tree in Manger Square on Saturday as the countdown to Christmas began. The #Christmas season just began in #Palestine with the lighting of the #Bethlehem tree. A message of love, hope, justice and peace 🇵🇸 pic.twitter.com/HTHS4oEiUl — Palestine PLO – NAD (@nadplo) December 3, 2016 Hundreds of Palestinians gathered […]

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Archbishop Atallah Hanna Reportedly Fired for Anti-Occupation Stance

Palestinian factions have condemned the decision of the Greek Patriarch Theophilos to cut off the salary of Palestinian archbishop Atallah Hanna due to his outspokenness and principled stances on Palestinian rights. Palestinian factions issued a statement highlighting the continuing support of Hanna and his struggle for Palestinian people along with Archbishop Manuel Musallam and their […]

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Egypt Floods Gaza Tunnel, 4 Palestinians Found Dead

Palestinian Civil Defense workers recovered the bodies of four Palestinians between Saturday night and Sunday morning, after they went missing when a tunnel collapsed on them last week. The Palestinian Civil Defense in Gaza said the tunnel collapsed after Egyptian authorities deliberately flooded it with seawater, launching an immediate search operation for four men who […]

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Under Pressure and ‘Reputational Damage’ Caused by BDS: G4S Ends Most Illegal Business with Israel

In a press released issued December 2, the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement said the the world’s largest security company, G4S, announced today that “it is selling most of its Israeli business after an effective campaign against the company, waged by the Palestinian-led, global Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement for Palestinian rights, caused […]

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