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Denmark Halts Donations to Palestinian Groups After PA Dedicates Women's Center to Terrorist - TheTower.org;

Denmark Halts Donations to Palestinian Groups After PA Dedicates Women's Center to Terrorist - TheTower.org

TheTower.orgDenmark Halts Donations to Palestinian Groups After PA Dedicates Women's Center to TerroristTheTower.orgDenmark's foreign minister has reportedly ordered a comprehensive review of his government's funding to Palestinian organizations suspected of promoting boycotts and inciting violence against Israel, The Times of Israel reported Wednesday. “We must be ...and more »

Gaza to see forced military retirement in June - Al-Monitor;

Gaza to see forced military retirement in June - Al-Monitor

Al-MonitorGaza to see forced military retirement in JuneAl-MonitorGAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — The Palestinian Authority (PA) is set to enact in June a controversial law that will force about half of Gaza's security personnel to retire, while leaving the West Bank's force intact. Officials in the security services have ...and more »

Power struggle risks more Gaza power cuts - The Daily Star

Power struggle risks more Gaza power cutsThe Daily StarA version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on June 01, 2017, on page 9. Recommended. Related Articles. U.N. fears Gaza energy crisis could spark fresh violence · UN fears Gaza energy crisis could spark fresh violence.and more »

UN: Palestinian, Israeli fatalities drop in 2016 - The Jerusalem Post;

UN: Palestinian, Israeli fatalities drop in 2016 - The Jerusalem Post

The Jerusalem PostUN: Palestinian, Israeli fatalities drop in 2016The Jerusalem PostPALESTINIAN PROTESTERS drag a burning tire during a protest in a-Ram, northeast of Jerusalem.. (photo credit:MOHAMAD TOROKMAN/REUTERS). Palestinian fatalities from violence related to the conflict with Israel dropped by 37%, according to the UN ...and more »

Non-violence in action in Palestine - Jordan Times;

Non-violence in action in Palestine - Jordan Times

Jordan TimesNon-violence in action in PalestineJordan TimesAfter 41 days of abstaining from all foods and drinks, save water and salt, Palestinian prisoners declared victory. A rigorous 20-hour negotiation process that included the Israeli Prison Services, Palestinian officials and the Red Cross resulted in ...and more »

Don't Believe the Israeli Government: Palestinian Hunger Strikers Won Important Victories - In These Times;

Don't Believe the Israeli Government: Palestinian Hunger Strikers Won Important Victories - In These Times

In These TimesDon't Believe the Israeli Government: Palestinian Hunger Strikers Won Important VictoriesIn These TimesPalestinian prisoners forced Israel to the negotiating table and inspired a global outpouring of support. BY Tamara Nassar · Share TweetReddit0 StumbleUpon0EmailPrint. Email this article to a friend. your email. your name. recipient(s) email (comma ...and more »

UN Slams Israeli Settlements as Main Cause of Palestinian Suffering - Sputnik International;

UN Slams Israeli Settlements as Main Cause of Palestinian Suffering - Sputnik International

Sputnik InternationalUN Slams Israeli Settlements as Main Cause of Palestinian SufferingSputnik InternationalHere's a shocker for you: a new United Nations report has taken a dim view of Israeli settlements. The report from the UN's Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) claims that the biggest obstacle to meeting the “humanitarian needs ...and more »

UN: 'Israeli policies cause of Palestinian hardship' - Shanghai Daily (subscription);

UN: 'Israeli policies cause of Palestinian hardship' - Shanghai Daily (subscription)

Shanghai Daily (subscription)UN: 'Israeli policies cause of Palestinian hardship'Shanghai Daily (subscription)FIFTY years after Israel occupied the Palestinian territories, its policies in the West Bank and Gaza are at the root of Palestinian hardship, the United Nations said yesterday. “Occupation policies and practices remain the key cause of humanitarian ...and more »

Beyond the binary: Two states, one state, failed state, no state - Ma'an News Agency (press release);

Beyond the binary: Two states, one state, failed state, no state - Ma'an News Agency (press release)

Ma'an News Agency (press release)Beyond the binary: Two states, one state, failed state, no stateMa'an News Agency (press release)An injured Palestinian protester carries an Palestinian flag during clashes on Oct. 13, 2015 (MaanImages/Sheren Khalel, File). By: Al-Shabaka. Al-Shabaka is an independent non-profit organization whose mission is to educate and foster public debate on ...and more »

Constrains on movement in occupied territory at root of Palestinian hardship – UN report - UN News Centre;

Constrains on movement in occupied territory at root of Palestinian hardship – UN report - UN News Centre

UN News CentreConstrains on movement in occupied territory at root of Palestinian hardship – UN reportUN News CentreA Palestinian girl inside her family's partially destroyed home, looks at the destruction outside, in the Shejaiya neighbourhood of Gaza City. Photo: UNICEF. Tweet. Print. 31 May 2017 – Israeli constraints on movement and economics, along with the ...and more »

Danish FM mulls cutting funding to pro-BDS NGOs in Palestinian territory - Ma'an News Agency (press release);

Danish FM mulls cutting funding to pro-BDS NGOs in Palestinian territory - Ma'an News Agency (press release)

Ma'an News Agency (press release)Danish FM mulls cutting funding to pro-BDS NGOs in Palestinian territoryMa'an News Agency (press release)Palestinians walk past a sign painted on a wall in the West Bank Town of Bethlehem calling for boycott Israeli products, June 5, 2015. (AFP/File). BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- The Danish Foreign Ministry has begun to re-examine its funding to Palestinian ...and more »

In first statement since end of hunger strike, Marwan Barghouti celebrates 'the victory of the strike of freedom and ... - Mondoweiss;

In first statement since end of hunger strike, Marwan Barghouti celebrates 'the victory of the strike of freedom and ... - Mondoweiss

MondoweissIn first statement since end of hunger strike, Marwan Barghouti celebrates 'the victory of the strike of freedom and ...MondoweissProfile picture of Marwan Barghouti as posted on his Facebook page, where he published today his first statement since announcing the end of his hunger strike. (Photo: Facebook).. Palestinian hunger strike leader Marwan Barghouti released ...and more »

Gazans unpleasant as economic recession shadows Ramadan - Xinhua;

Gazans unpleasant as economic recession shadows Ramadan - Xinhua

XinhuaGazans unpleasant as economic recession shadows RamadanXinhuaA Palestinian father buys Ramadam lights at a market in Gaza City, as the faithful prepare for the start of the Muslim holy fasting month of Ramadan, on May 26, 2017. (Xinhua/AFP Photo). GAZA, May 31 (Xinhua) -- In the main market in Downtown Gaza City ...and more »

NGO Targets 50 Years of Israeli Military Occupation - Palestine News Network;

NGO Targets 50 Years of Israeli Military Occupation - Palestine News Network

Palestine News NetworkNGO Targets 50 Years of Israeli Military OccupationPalestine News NetworkPalestine Advocacy Project (“PalAd”), a Cambridge-based non-profit supporting Palestinian human rights, has unveiled a high-profile, oversized mobile billboard trailer to protest the 50th anniversary of Israel's military occupation of the Palestinian ...and more »

ILO calls for urgent action to provide decent work for Palestinian workers - Palestine News Network;

ILO calls for urgent action to provide decent work for Palestinian workers - Palestine News Network

Palestine News NetworkILO calls for urgent action to provide decent work for Palestinian workersPalestine News NetworkA multitude of obstacles arising out of 50 years of Israeli occupation dominate the everyday reality of working women and men and their families in the occupied Arab territories, the International Labour Organization (ILO) says in a new report. The ...and more »

Barghouthi: Prisoners to resume strike if their demands not fulfilled - Palestine News Network;

Barghouthi: Prisoners to resume strike if their demands not fulfilled - Palestine News Network

Palestine News NetworkBarghouthi: Prisoners to resume strike if their demands not fulfilledPalestine News NetworkMarwan Barghouthi, the imprisoned Fatah leader who recently led a mass 41-day hunger strike, said in a statement issued from his prison cell that the Freedom and Dignity Strike was suspended to give the opportunity for dialogue with the Israeli Prison ...and more »

Palestinian prisoners have won a significant battle - gulfnews.com;

Palestinian prisoners have won a significant battle - gulfnews.com

gulfnews.comPalestinian prisoners have won a significant battlegulfnews.comPalestinians take part in rally in support of Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli jails who ended their hunger strike earlier in the day, in Gaza City on May 27, 2017. Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails on hunger strike since April 17 ...and more »

Cabinet schedules 'supplementary' elections in Gaza despite Hamas boycott - Ma'an News Agency (press release);

Cabinet schedules 'supplementary' elections in Gaza despite Hamas boycott - Ma'an News Agency (press release)

Ma'an News Agency (press release)Cabinet schedules 'supplementary' elections in Gaza despite Hamas boycottMa'an News Agency (press release)BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- The Palestinian Authority (PA) cabinet has decided to hold supplementary municipal elections in the Gaza Strip as well as in 66 West Bank councils where elections were not held on the regular election day earlier this month. The ...and more »

Energy minister refuses to cut further electricity to Gaza - The Times of Israel;

Energy minister refuses to cut further electricity to Gaza - The Times of Israel

The Times of IsraelEnergy minister refuses to cut further electricity to GazaThe Times of IsraelA silhouette of a Palestinian boy in the Khan Yunis refugee camp in the southern Gaza Strip on April 19, 2017. The Gaza Strip's only functioning power plant was out of action. (AFP/Mahmud Hams) ...and more »

General Election: What are the parties' policies on Israel-Palestine? - Independent Catholic News

General Election: What are the parties' policies on Israel-Palestine?Independent Catholic NewsThe UK General Election takes place on 8 June. As it is a 'snap election' - called unexpectedly - some parties have not included policies on the Holy Land in their campaign documents - but here is what each of the main political parties have said about ...and more »