On the Palestinian Refugee Issue, President Trump Is Magnificently Right

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Palestinians clash with Israeli forces near the border between the Gaza Strip and Israel, east of Gaza City on May 14, 2018, f(Photo by Momen Faiz/NurPhoto/Sipa USA)(Sipa via AP Images) President Trump appears to have undertaken a revolution in Middle Eastern … Read More

Palestinians lash out at U.S. for Israeli settlement activity

posted in: Israel, News

“Israel’s latest settlement announcement reaffirms the commitment of the Israeli government to colonization and apartheid,” Erekat said. > Bolton: U.S. not discussing recognition of Israel’s Golan hold > Police investigating report of Israeli assault against two Palestinians Settlement Regulation Law to save … Read More

Support for two-state solution drops to historic low

JERUSALEM (JTA) — Support for a two-state solution among Israelis and Palestinians has dropped to a record low following years of a moribund peace process and several rounds of violent military confrontation. According to a new poll conducted by Tel … Read More

Jordan says Palestinian refugees at risk with UN agency in crisis

Palestinian refugee school boys play at their United Nations Relief and Work UNRWA school yard at Wihdat refugee camp in Amman. [Jamal Nasrallah/EPA] Jordan warned on Wednesday (8 August) that a severe financial shortfall facing a United Nations agency that … Read More

Riyadh to US: No Peace Plan Without East Jerusalem as Palestine Capital – Report

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Saudi Arabia has reportedly given a private guarantee to its Arab allies that it will not endorse a US’ Mideast peace plan that doesn’t address Jerusalem’s status or Palestinian refugees’ right to return. According to Haaretz, citing two senior diplomats, Saudi … Read More

Abbas vows to continue to pay terrorists ‘even if it costs PA its last penny’

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Comments about Jews by Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas triggered global condemnation – YURI KOCHETKOV (POOL/AFP/File) Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas on Monday defiantly vowed to continue make welfare payments to convicted terrorists and their families, even if it costs his government … Read More

Opinion Israel’s Only Policy on Gaza Is to Beat the Drums of War

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Israelis deserve a government that protects them. Instead it offers endless conflict, conscripts them, silences fallen soldiers’ families, and deflects responsibility for thousands of Palestinian deaths. Israeli soldiers from the Nahal Infantry Brigade wear night vision devices inside an underground … Read More

Israel Collected $100m From Palestinians. Now It Wants to Use the Money to Upgrade Roadblocks

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The Finance Ministry and the Population and Immigration Authority have accumulated millions of shekels in sick leave compensations belonging to Palestinian workers. Palestinian workers at a construction site near Ma’aleh Adumim, last year\  Credit: Gil Cohen-Magen Construction worker falls to … Read More

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