Palestinian leaders advise suspending recognition of Israel

Jerusalem (CNN) Palestinian leaders have called on the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) to suspend its recognition of Israel just days after Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas urged the group to “revise” its agreements with the Jewish state. Abbas is head of … Read More

What is an intifada?

The leader of Hamas called Thursday for a third “intifada,” a day after President Trump said the United States would recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and begin moving its embassy to the city. Israeli authorities welcomed the announcement, but Palestinians and other world leaders say the move … Read More

Refugees, Intersectionalists, and Jews

According to a leaked German government report, up to 6.6 million migrants — both refugees and migrants seeking a better life — are currently waiting to cross to Europe from Africa. The “mistake” the Israelis made seems to have been … Read More

Kushner chases Trump’s ‘ultimate deal’ in Middle East

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Tel Aviv (CNN)In a bid to restart a moribund Israeli-Palestinian peace process, Jared Kushner, US President Donald Trump’s adviser and son-in-law, met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Tel Aviv on Thursday. Accompanied by a high-level American delegation, Kushner … Read More