Palestine

Easter Festivities in Jerusalem

Easter Festivities in Jerusalem

The dwindling Palestinian Christian population celebrated Palm Sunday in Jerusalem, Bethlehem and even in Gaza.

A change in Palestinian political strategies is long overdue

A change in Palestinian political strategies is long overdue

The political atmosphere now prevailing in the Middle East gives Israelis the perception they have the upper hand. There is no longer an existential threat and no one could force them to concede to the demands of the Palestinians.

What Washington Is Missing in the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks

What Washington Is Missing in the Israeli-Palestinian Peace Talks

To prevent another failure that would further dishearten the Israeli and Palestinian publics, the Obama administration should focus on direct, low-profile engagement between the two sides, lapsed economic reform, and other helpful efforts.

Returning all of Palestine to the negotiations

Returning all of Palestine to the negotiations

A few days ago, I spoke at the Palestinian Centre for Policy Research and Strategic Studies "Masarat" Conference held in al-Bireh, titled "The Future of Negotiations".

Jerusalem: The city we love most and visit least

Jerusalem: The city we love most and visit least

Taking the twelve disciples aside, Jesus said, "Listen, we're going up to Jerusalem, where all the predictions of the prophets concerning the Son of Man will come true." Then Jesus had his disciples bring him a colt, and they threw their cloaks over it for him to ride. The news of his arrival rippled through the city, and crowds poured out onto the road to see him.

Ill take half your cheese as you did with Palestine

Ill take half your cheese as you did with Palestine

AN American was subjected to an anti-Semitic rant just because he was taking too long to choose some cheese in a north Oxford shop.

The gender card in the security apparatus of the Israeli occupation

The gender card in the security apparatus of the Israeli occupation

Last week, in both print and broadcast English media, a story was picked up by many outlets such as the Independent, the Guardian and USA Today

Palestinian political prisoners pay the price of freedom

Palestinian political prisoners pay the price of freedom

The issue of Palestinian political prisoners and detainees held in Israeli jails continues to inflame the Palestinian public

Palestinian Public Opinion Offers Abbas Much Room for Maneuver

Palestinian Public Opinion Offers Abbas Much Room for Maneuver

A closer look at Palestinian views on prisoner releases, the Jewish state question, economic needs, and other issues suggests diplomatic openings are far from exhausted.

Whats stopping young Palestinians from moving forward?

Whats stopping young Palestinians from moving forward?

Despite living under Israeli occupation, youth work in Palestine has been flourishing over the past few years. Largely fuelled by international organizations making their way into the country