Palestine

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Why Does Israel Want To Annex The West Bank?

Israel is plans to annex parts of that territory – to officially make it part of Israel.

Home Gardening Plants Seeds For Palestinian Self-Sufficiency

Palestinians are digging in their yards and potting plants on roofs to tackle the economic fallout of the coronavirus crisis.
Hundreds of Jews take part in a protest in support of Black Lives Matter, New York City, August 11, 2016. (Gili Getz)

U.S. Jews Are Standing Up For Black Lives. Why Aren’t We Doing So For Palestinians?

An unarmed autistic Palestinian man, was murdered by Israeli police in Jerusalem the same week.
Palestinian workers wear face masks for fear of the coronavirus at a shop in Gaza City, March 9, 2020. (Ali Ahmed/Flash90)

Palestinians Worry For Livelihoods As Covid-19 Cripples Blockaded Gaza

The coronavirus crisis has deteriorated the already-low quality of life for Palestinians in Gaza. Without a recovery plan free from siege, it will get worse.
Workers ride a tractor at the dates plantation near the Israeli settlement of Naama in the occupied West Bank on September 11, 2019 [File: Ronen Zvulun/Reuters]

Boycotting Israeli Dates Is Working And We Need To Keep Going

This Ramadan, make the right choice and do not buy dates from companies that exploit Palestinian land and labour.

Palestinian Mission In Washington Given A Month To Pack Up

Palestinian envoy to Washington says US has given his staffers a month to shut PLO office.
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Palestinian Mail Reaches The West Bank, 8 Years Late

10 tonnes of mail was blocked by Israel from entering the occupied West Bank and Gaza from 2010 to and this year.

Why Does Israel Keep Destroying Cultural Heritage Sites In Gaza?

The Said Al-Mashal Foundation for Arts and Culture was a place where cultural heritage was preserved and maintained.
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Swedish Man Who Walked 3,000 Miles To Occupied Palestine, Denied Entry By Israel

Human rights activist Benjamin Ladraa speaks out after he was denied entry by Israeli border guards. He spent 11 months walking from Sweden to Palestine.

Israel Orders Facebook To Delete Accounts Of Palestinians

Facebook Says It Is Deleting Accounts at the Direction of the U.S. and Israeli Governments.

US Will Veto A UN Resolution Protecting Palestinians

The United States will "unquestionably veto" a UN draft resolution calling for the protection of Palestinians in Gaza and the West Bank.

Palestine Submits ICC Referral To Open Probe Into ‘Israel Crimes’

In a first, Palestinian leadership submits referral to International Criminal Court to investigate 'Israeli crimes'.
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Yaser Murtaja: The Journalist Killed By Israeli Forces

A Palestinian journalist shot by Israeli forces during a mass demonstration along the Gaza border has died of his wounds.

Catastrophe In Gaza

Israeli forces killed 17 Palestinians at the border fence that separates Israel from Gaza. More than 1,000 Palestinians were injured.

Israeli Forces Kill Palestinian In West Bank Raid

Israeli forces shot dead at least one Palestinian during a raid in the occupied West Bank.

Hamas Leader Ismail Haniyeh Added To US Terror List

The United States has designated Ismail Haniyeh, the senior political leader of Hamas, as a "global terrorist".

Israel Had Plan To Shoot Down Passenger Plane To Kill Arafat

Ariel Sharon allegedly told air force to attack planes if thought to be carrying Palestinian leader.
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14-Year Old Palestinian Girl Invention For Deaf Parents

A 14-year-old Palestinian girl is changing lives for deaf parents with her invention.

US Cuts Funding For Palestinians

The US has announced that it will hold back more than half the foreign aid that supports Palestinians.
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A Family Under Fire: The Tamimi’s Resistance In Nabi Saleh

Ahed Tamimi, a 16-year-old girl, was arrested by Israeli forces and may spend 10 years in jail for slapping an Israeli soldier.

Palestinians Rally Against Greek Orthodox Patriarch

Protests have broken out in Bethlehem as Palestinians rallied against the Greek Orthodox patriarch, accusing him of selling church land to Israelis.