Netanyahu Turned Down Regional Peace Initiative Last Year: Former US Officials

Israel’s prime minister turned down a regional peace initiative last year that was brokered by then-US secretary of state John Kerry, former US officials confirmed. The revelation, first reported by the Haaretz daily, was in apparent contradiction to Benjamin Netanyahu’s stated goal of involving regional Arab powers in resolving Israel’s conflict with the Palestinians. Netanyahu […]

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Israeli University to Be Established on Occupied Palestinian Land in the West Bank

Israeli forces leveled Palestinian lands in Mesha village, to the west of Salfit province, in favor of illegal settlement expansion, the PIC reported. Head of Mesha village council, Sabah Amer, said “Palestinian lands have been increasingly seized and leveled by the Israeli occupation forces and authorities as part of underway endeavors to expand the Qana […]

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Israel and the UN Are Allies in Colonial Endeavors

By Ramona Wadi News that Tzipi Livni could be nominated for the post of UN under-secretary-general was overshadowed swiftly by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s meeting with Donald Trump. It is safe to say that even the most elementary norms have long been shunned by the international institution, despite the unabashed pontificating at its manipulated […]

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Petition: UK Government Should Apologize to Palestinians for Balfour Declaration

The Balfour Apology Campaign (BAC) has launched a petition which calls on the British government to apologize for the Balfour Declaration that lead to the colonization of Palestine that continues to this day. BAC also called on the British government to lead peace efforts in Palestine. The campaign, which was initiated by the UK-based Palestinian […]

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The Kiss of Life – A Poem

By Chris Lane is a cold plunge from the womb to a mother’s warm breast for kittens and kids the lick of a rasping tongue for desert life, rare droplets of water for chimps clasping hands. living is an enormous void an incalculable, unpredictable present a confusion of choices simply given, simply taken away. one […]

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Record Number of Palestinian Homes Destroyed by Israel in 2016: Rights Group

In 2016, Israeli authorities had sped up demolishing homes of Palestinians in the occupied territories, Israeli rights group B’Tselem reported. The number was the highest in 12 years, during which the group kept systematic statistics of the demolitions. B’Tselem says the demolitions campaign intensified in August 2015 and unofficially halted later in the year, only […]

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