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Foreign Press Association petitions Israel's High Court over interference - The Jerusalem Post

The FPA regards journalists' treatment as “a shameful performance for a country that boasts that it is the Middle East's only democracy and claims to be committed to freedom of the press.” By Greer Fay Cashman. August 3, 2017 04:19. 2 minute read. >.and more »

Top Palestinian official looks to Israel for life-saving transplant - The Jerusalem Post

After a career as Israel's chief adversary at the negotiating table, Erekat may now rely on Israel for life-saving treatment. By Eytan Halon. August 1, 2017 14:25. 1 minute read. > Erekat: We'll counter Jerusalem embassy move · >. Saeb Erekat at UN ...and more »

The Young Palestinian Men of East Jerusalem Have Nothing to Lose - Haaretz

The decision by Israeli authorities to remove the metal detectors at the site of the Al Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem was correct. However, as this crisis hopefully abates, it would be wise to acknowledge the underlying conditions that have caused young ...and more »

Jerusalem's Forever Crisis - Foreign Policy (blog)

The epicenter of the Arab-Israeli crisis will always be the Temple Mount, where both sides struggle over ancient history and modern-day politics. By Yardena Schwartz. | August 2, 2017, 12:02 PM. domeoftherock. TEL AVIV, Israel — If what's happening in ...and more »

Why it's still important to talk about peace - +972 Magazine

By Raef Zreik. Palestinian and Israeli activists take part a protest against occupation, Route 60, between Jerusalem and the West Bank city of Bethlehem, July 7, 2017. (Wisam Hashlamoun/Flash90). The rhetoric of “peace” as a resolution to the ...and more »

Kushner: There may be no solution to ME peace - The Jerusalem Post

WASHINGTON – In an off the- record conversation with US Congressional interns on Monday, Jared Kushner said he was proud that details of his diplomatic efforts with Israelis and Palestinians have not yet leaked to the press. No longer. Be the first to ...and more »

Palestinian suffering: Occupation is just terrorism - New Straits Times Online

AL-AQSA. The mere mention of it reminded me of the time I visited the Old City in Jerusalem, the location for Al-Aqsa, the (Buraq) Wailing Wall and Church of Holy Sepulchre. It made me reflect that history has not been kind to the Palestinians since 1947.and more »

Public opinion poll: 'No Palestinian state in five years' - The Jerusalem Post

Researchers spoke face-to-face with 1,200 Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza and held telephone conversations with 900 Israelis, including settlers and Israeli-Arab citizens. By Tovah Lazaroff. August 1, 2017 17:27. 4 minute read. > Palestinian ...and more »

“The sense of empowerment was evident two days after the Israeli backdown” - Your Middle East

A web of formal and informal Israeli-Arab relations, and common fears of renewed popular uprisings that could threaten regimes and benefit Islamist groups like the Muslim Brotherhood, facilitated Israel's backing down in the crisis over Jerusalem's ...and more »

The Next War in Gaza Is Brewing. Here's How to Stop It. - New York Times

When violence erupts in Jerusalem and the West Bank, it is usually not long before the Gaza Strip follows. At Gaza's border with Israel on Friday, a Palestinian teenager was killed while protesting in solidarity with Palestinians in Jerusalem. Several ...and more »