Palestine

A PATH TO DEFUSING TENSIONS IN JERUSALEM

A PATH TO DEFUSING TENSIONS IN JERUSALEM

Washington should help Netanyahu and Abbas formulate a code of conduct for preventing an explosion that would imperil both leaders politically

UN setting the ground for Israels expanded siege on Gaza

UN setting the ground for Israels expanded siege on Gaza

Fifty-one days of war were not enough to erase the consequences of seven years of siege, which affected every facet of life in the Gaza Strip.

Israeli harassment curtails access to education for Hebron girls

Israeli harassment curtails access to education for Hebron girls

The first part in a series about the lives of Palestinian women affected by the Jewish settlements of Hebron's Old City

Donor complicity in Israeli violations of Palestinian rights

Donor complicity in Israeli violations of Palestinian rights

Palestinians have a right to request international aid, and donors have an obligation to provide it

Why is the Palestinian Authority waging a war on the Union of Public Employees?

Why is the Palestinian Authority waging a war on the Union of Public Employees?

The release of the two trade unionists who were detained by the Ramallah government last week does not mean the issue of the Union of Public Employees has been resolved

Egyptian-Israeli siege tightens noose around Gazas neck

Egyptian-Israeli siege tightens noose around Gazas neck

Egypt and Israel continue to hold the besieged Gaza Strip at knife point. This narrow piece of land, already plagued with political and social strife, is destined to remain hostage in the hands of both, as an enemy and a brother take turns at slaughtering its people. They have let the Strip breathe a bit, and then, whenever they choose, they quickly stopped the air from reaching its lungs by blocking the only three crossings linking Gaza to the outside world

STEALING PALESTINE: WHO DRAGGED PALESTINIANS INTO SYRIAS CONFLICT?

STEALING PALESTINE: WHO DRAGGED PALESTINIANS INTO SYRIAS CONFLICT?

Palestinians: But between my two trips to the camps in 2012 and 2014 there has been a marked hardening of Palestinian sentiment. These populations, many of them displaced several times over now, have washed their hands of Syrias rebellion

Hebron: Cracking down on Palestinian resistance under the pretext of criminal offenses and business interests

Hebron: Cracking down on Palestinian resistance under the pretext of criminal offenses and business interests

Unit 101 of the Palestinian Authority is carrying out a major security crackdown south of Hebron, which it claims it meant to pursue wanted fugitives

The Judaization of Jerusalem: an intro

The Judaization of Jerusalem: an intro

The Judaization of Jerusalem is a historic component of the greater occupation of Palestine which, even if examined at modest extents, reveals how deeply politicized the Zionist establishment has made everyday life for non-Jewish citizens and inhabitants of occupied Palestine

Falastiniyat: on a mission to shatter stereotypes of Palestinian women

Falastiniyat: on a mission to shatter stereotypes of Palestinian women

Palestinian media has always been rife with stereotypical cliches about women