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Israel is pushing its luck with the EU

  • 2017-10-21
  • kamelhawwash
  • Reading : 23

When it comes to the various stakeholders in the Israeli Palestinian conflict Israel has guaranteed American support in almost whatever it does. Other stakeholders, including the EU, have consistently criticised Israeli government policy but consistently failed to back it up with any action. That is, possibly, until now.

Far from exercising their right to reporting, Israel and the Palestinian Authority have ensured that Palestinian journalists continue to face restrictions, violations and punitive measures from both ends. On Wednesday, Maan news agency reported that another two Palestinian journalists were arrested by Israel during dawn raids upon several Palestinian media outlets, claiming the broadcasting of inciting material.

Israel and the PA demand unity without resistance

  • 2017-10-18
  • Ramona Wadi
  • Reading : 31

It cannot be denied that, despite signing a reconciliation agreement with Hamas, the Palestinian Authority shares common aims with Israel. Coercion of Palestinians in Gaza is one such aspect. Imposing restrictive conditions upon Hamas, particularly that the movement abandons all resistance and disarms, is another mutual requirement.

Forgiveness must be part of the Palestinian armoury

  • 2017-10-16
  • Yvonne Ridley
  • Reading : 31

The Hamas-Fatah reconciliation in Cairo has silenced critics as the decade-long rift between the two main Palestinian factions ended we hope finally a few days ago. Among those waiting anxiously for news of the outcome was 87-year-old Laloo Isu Chiba from his office in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Last month saw yet another attack on the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA), the body supporting Palestinian refugees in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) and wider region.

Palestinian women are symbols of heroism

  • 2017-10-14
  • Hanaa Hasan and Marwa Assem
  • Reading : 45

At just 26 years-old, Yousra Badwan is Palestines youngest female mayor after being elected to the post in the Azzun municipality of the occupied West Bank earlier this year. Badwan tells MEMO about her reasons for pursuing political office, and how she hopes to help her community in the face of the Israeli occupation.

What Is Behind the Hamas-Fatah Reconciliation?

  • 2017-10-12
  • By Ramzy Baroud
  • Reading : 36

Egypts enthusiasm to arbitrate between feuding Palestinian factions, Hamas and Fatah, is not the outcome of a sudden awakening of conscience. Cairo has, in fact, played a destructive role in manipulating Palestinian division to its favor, while keeping the Rafah border crossing under lock and key.

The approval of thousands more housing units in Israels illegal colony-settlements across the occupied West Bank is the latest undertaking by the countrys extreme right-wing regime led by war-criminal Benjamin Netanyahu.

Some promises are made and kept; others disavowed. But the promise made by Arthur James Balfour in what became known as the Balfour Declaration to the leaders of the Zionist Jewish community in Britain one hundred years ago, was only honored in part: it established a state for the Jews and attempted to destroy the Palestinian nation.

Jerusalem is one of the worlds oldest and holiest cities, home to the most important historical and religious sites