Hopes of reconciliation high after Palestinian Authority meets in Hamas-ruled territory
Wednesday 4th Oct 2017
posted by Morning Star in World
THE US ambassador to Israel drew ire from the Palestine Liberation Organisation and Washington alike after claiming that Tel Aviv only occupies 2 per cent of the West Bank.
Washington was forced to distance itself from David Friedman’s comments on Thursday after he said that the...
Saturday 30th Sep 2017
posted by James Tweedie in World
The Palestinian government’s decision to hold a cabinet meeting in the besieged Gaza Strip was welcomed by the Middle East Quartet group of peace mediators yesterday.
A statement from the envoys of the US, Russia, the EU and the UN welcomed efforts by neighbouring Egypt and...
Friday 29th Sep 2017
Israeli PM Netanyahu blames Palestinian Authority ‘incitement’
Wednesday 27th Sep 2017
THE family of a late Labour activist and Palestine campaigner have demanded that an award in his memory be revoked and the party apologise after it was presented to the Jewish Labour Movement.
International campaigner Del Singh was killed by a Taliban bomb in a restaurant in Kabul in...
posted by Peter Lazenby in Britain
THE Palestinian Authority will hold a cabinet meeting in the Israeli-besieged Gaza Strip next week, a spokesman said yesterday.
In a sign of warming relations between the Fatah and Hamas parties, authority spokesman Yousef al-Mahmoud said Fatah Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah made the...
Tuesday 26th Sep 2017
A PALESTINIAN teenager was assaulted and left for dead by a group of 20 Israeli settlers who launched an unprovoked attack against him and his cousin on Wednesday.
Speaking from his hospital bed in the West Bank city of Nablus yesterday, 16-year-old Osama Daghlas told the Palestinian...
Friday 8th Sep 2017
An open letter on the crisis facing the people of Gaza
Friday 1st Sep 2017
posted by Morning Star in Britain
ISRAELI MPs stoked tensions when they went to Jerusalem’s al-Aqsa mosque yesterday after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lifted a ban on visits by politicians.
Large numbers of heavily armed police and bodyguards accompanied Knesset members to Islam’s third-holiest site...
Wednesday 30th Aug 2017
ISRAELI government statements on a new law relating to West Bank settlements amount to “annexation” of the occupied territory, Palestinian human rights groups protested yesterday.
Adalah (Justice), the Legal Centre for Arab Minority Rights in Israel, was commenting on Tel...
Friday 25th Aug 2017