Paris Conference a Tired and Cliched Failure

By Ramzy Baroud Matthew Duss is right. The Paris Peace Conference is different, and the fact that the United States’ stronghold of supposedly trying to resolve conflicts in the Middle East is being challenged, is a point worth noting. Yet, this is hardly important. “The multilateral nature of the conference is a Palestinian strategic victory, […]

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EU Commissioner Arrives in Gaza for Short Visit

By Palestine Chronicle Staff Johannes Hahn, the Commissioner for European Neighborhood Policy & Enlargement Negotiations, along with 18 delegates, have arrived in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday 14 June 2016. The few-hour-visit will include holding meetings with UN officials as well as ministers in the national unity government. The delegates opened a desalination water facility […]

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Knesset Continues to Deny Palestinians Legal Status through Family Unions

Israel’s “Citizenship and Entry into Israel” provision was on Monday extended by Israel’s parliament, the Knesset. This provision prohibits Palestinians from the occupied West Bank and the besieged Gaza Strip from automatically obtaining legal status in Israel or East Jerusalem through family unions. The law prevents the granting of Israeli citizenship or residency permits to […]

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Bodies of 7 Palestinians Slain During Intifada to be Returned by Israel

The Israeli minister of public security and the Israeli general prosecution agreed on Monday to return seven detained bodies of Palestinians to their families. The deadline for their release has not been confirmed as yet. Lawyer, Muhammad Mahmoud, submitted a petition to an Israeli court asking for the return of bodies of Palestinians who were […]

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Don’t Allow the Palestine Chronicle to Shut Down – Contribute Today!

Dear Readers,  The commitment of the Palestine Chronicle to the Palestinian course spans more than 15 years. During this time, it has expanded its readership significantly, grown in terms of content as well as a limited but highly effective staff, and remained committed to being at the forefront of current news. However, and most unfortunately, […]

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The First Friday of Ramadan at Qalandiya (PHOTOS)

Palestine Chronicle contributor, Tamar Fleishman was at the Qalandiya Checkpoint, linking the occupied West Bank to occupied Jerusalem on the first Friday of Islam’s holy month of Ramadan. Hundreds of Palestinians were turned back, denied entry to Jerusalem, thus prevented from praying at Al-Aqsa Mosque. She took these photos.

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